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Table 1 Educational attainment prevalence for men and women by age groups, South Korea 1995-2010

From: The population attributable fraction of low education for mortality in South Korea with improvement in educational attainment and no improvement in mortality inequalities

Thousand people (%)
  1995 2000 2005 2010
  Total Middle-school graduate or less High-school graduate College graduate or higher Total Middle-school graduate or less High-school graduate College graduate or higher Total Middle-school graduate or less High-school graduate College graduate or higher Total Middle-school graduate or less High-school graduate College graduate or higher
Men                 
 30-44 5,829 1,167 (20.0) 2,760 (47.3) 1,900 (32.6) 6,215 822 (13.2) 2,939 (47.3) 2,451 (39.4) 6,208 393 (6.3) 2,727 (43.9) 3,088 (49.7) 5,998 235 (3.9) 2,395 (39.9) 3,368 (56.2)
 45-59 3,214 1,532 (47.7) 1,105 (34.4) 576 (17.9) 3,641 1,493 (41.0) 1,405 (38.6) 741 (20.4) 4,515 1,355 (30.0) 1,926 (42.7) 1,234 (27.3) 5,293 1,221 (23.1) 2,320 (43.8) 1,753 (33.1)
 30-59 9,043 2,699 (29.9) 3,865 (42.7) 2,476 (27.4) 9,856 2,315 (23.5) 4,344 (44.1) 3,192 (32.4) 10,723 1,748 (16.3) 4,653 (43.4) 4,322 (40.3) 11,291 1,455 (12.9) 4,715 (41.8) 5,121 (45.4)
Women                 
 30-44 5,606 1,977 (35.3) 2,696 (48.1) 932 (16.6) 6,061 1,323 (21.8) 3,291 (54.3) 1,446 (23.9) 6,124 551 (9.0) 3,293 (53.8) 2,280 (37.2) 5,928 236 (4.0) 2,798 (47.2) 2,894 (48.8)
 45-59 3,228 2,458 (76.2) 597 (18.5) 171 (5.3) 3,630 2,400 (66.1) 954 (26.3) 275 (7.6) 4,519 2,255 (49.9) 1,711 (37.9) 553 (12.2) 5,345 1,972 (36.9) 2,434 (45.5) 939 (17.6)
 30-59 8,833 4,435 (50.2) 3,293 (37.3) 1,103 (12.5) 9,691 3,723 (38.4) 4,245 (43.8) 1,721 (17.8) 10,643 2,806 (26.4) 5,005 (47.0) 2,832 (26.6) 11,273 2,207 (19.6) 5,232 (46.4) 3,833 (34.0)