Monday, August 22, 2016

Educational Attainment of Asians

Asians are the mostly highly educated population segment in the United States. More than half of Asians aged 25 or older (52 percent) have a bachelor's degree, according to a report by the National Center for Education Statistics. This compares with 33 percent of non-Hispanic Whites, 19 percent of Blacks, and 14 percent of Hispanics. Among Asians, the percentage with a bachelor's degree varies greatly by ethnicity...

Percent of Asians with a bachelor's degree by ethnic origin
73% of Asian Indians
54% of Koreans
52% of Chinese
49% of Japanese
48% of Filipinos
28% of Vietnamese

Source: National Center for Education Statistics, Status and Trends in the Education of Racial and Ethnic Groups 2016

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