Young women more likely to have degrees than male peers

Ireland“Young women are much more likely to have third-level qualifications than young men, new figures show. A Central Statistics Office report notes a significant educational attainment gap between the genders among those aged in their 20s and early 30s. Among 20- to 24-year-olds, for example, 24% of males had a third-level qualification, compared to 33% of women …” (more)

[Carl O’Brien, Irish Times, 22 February]

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