Saturday, December 03, 2011

Most Asian Americans Have a Bachelor's Degree

Among Asians aged 25 or older in the United States, 52 percent have a bachelor's degree or more education. Within the Asian population, educational attainment is far above average for most Asian ethnic groups. Take a look...

(percentage of Asians aged 25 or older with at least a bachelor's degree, by ethnicity, 2008-10)
Asian Indians: 75%
Koreans: 56%
Chinese: 53%
Filipinos: 52%
Japanese: 47%
Vietnamese: 28%
Other Asian: 39%

Among non-Asians, 29 percent have a bachelor's degree.

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, Monthly Labor Review, Asians in the U.S. Labor Force: Profile of a Diverse Population, November 2011

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