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Table 1 Comparison of shares of high-school graduation state and state of studying

From: Did tuition fees in Germany constrain students’ budgets? New evidence from a natural experiment

  2003 2006 2009
Pooled
 Higher education entrance qualification obtained in a fee state  
 Studying in a fee state 86 % 83 % 82 %
 Studying in a fee-free state 14 % 17 % 18 %
 Higher education entrance qualification obtained in a fee-free state
 Studying in a fee-free state 81 % 81 % 84 %
 Studying in a fee state 19 % 19 % 16 %
Men
 Higher education entrance qualification obtained in a fee state  
 Studying in a fee state 86 % 83 % 84 %
 Studying in a fee-free state 14 % 17 % 16 %
 Higher education entrance qualification obtained in a fee-free state
 Studying in a fee-free state 82 % 83 % 86 %
 Studying in a fee state 18 % 17 % 14 %
Women
 Higher education entrance qualification obtained in a fee state  
 Studying in a fee state 86 % 83 % 80 %
 Studying in a fee-free state 14 % 17 % 20 %
 Higher education entrance qualification obtained in a fee-free state
 Studying in a fee-free state 80 % 79 % 83 %
 Studying in a fee state 20 % 21 % 17 %
  1. Source: 17th, 18th, and 19th Social Survey of the DZHW, own calculations