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Table 2 Share of population in 6 different skill levels, employed persons

From: Wage inequality, skill inequality, and employment: evidence and policy lessons from PIAAC

  Level 0 + 1 Level 2 Level 3 Level 4 + 5
Country % % % %
Canada 18.76 32.00 34.84 14.39
Denmark 10.12 28.67 42.11 19.11
Finland 8.18 27.28 41.46 23.08
France 24.31 33.57 31.73 10.4
Germany 14.93 31.59 37.51 15.98
Ireland 20 37.63 32.66 9.71
Italy 26.55 37.59 29.61 6.24
Japan 6.84 26.03 45.35 21.78
Austria 12.11 32.20 40.11 15.57
Netherlands 9.63 27.26 43.34 19.77
Flanders (Belgium) 10.62 27.57 41.36 20.45
Norway 11.03 27.41 40.93 20.63
Spain 23.07 39.75 31.40 5.77
Sweden 10.84 26.97 40.34 21.86
England/N. Ireland (UK) 18.79 33.41 33.82 13.99
USA 25.41 33.43 30.47 10.69
  1. Source: calculations based on PIAAC