Distance in % of population with tertiary education in relation to National Targets

Definition. As in the other headline targets, national targets have been set. Again, there are relevant reasons for differentiate the targets at national level, nonetheless, the range is wide (from 60% in Ireland to 26.7% in Romania).

Key facts at European level. There are countries without their own targets and there are specificities such as Germany and Austria. The current national commitments expressed for countries’ targets seem to be not enough to ensure the achievement of the overall EU2020 target.