Educational paths and transitions

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Paths and transitions after compulsory education

In 2020, 91.4% of the approximately 82500 young people aged 25 who were already in Switzerland at the age of 15 obtained an upper secondary level qualification. Social background, length of stay and educational pathway have strong influence on the certification.

Paths and transitions in compulsory education

90.6% of the approx. 68 000 pupils who started the third year of primary school in 2013 completed a linear course of six successive school years or possibly an accelerated course by skipping one school year.

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