December 13, 2016

Jews have the highest number of years of schooling


Jews have the highest number of years of schooling, on average

Average years of formal schooling

Jews

13.4 years

Christians

9.3

Unaffiliated

8.8

Buddhists

7.9

Muslims

5.6

7.7 years

global avg

Hindus

5.6

Note: Adults ages 25 years and older
as of 2010 (or latest year available).
Source: Pew Research Center analysis.
See Methodology for more details.
“Religion and Education Around the World”

PEW RESEARCH CENTER