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More Indians take bachelor's, post-grad degrees in the US than Americans

In comparison, the average percentage of Indians who have attended high school and college in the US is less than average percentage of Americans who attended high school and college

Khalid Anzar  |  New Delhi 


Almost 40 per cent of all the living in the US have a post-degree, much higher than -- show data from Pew Research Centre.

Not only is the percentage of Indian population with an associated degree in bachelor’s and post-higher than the average for all Asian countries, but it is much higher than the comparable numbers for neighbours – and – and even America.

According to Pew Research Centre data, 40 per cent of all living in the US -- whether born in – have a post-degree. Among foreign-born living in the US, 41 per cent have a post-degree.

By comparison, the percentages of all Asians with bachelor’s and post-degree living in the US are 30 per cent and 21 per cent, respectively.

Also, the percentages of all with bachelor’s and post-degree are 19 per cent and 11 per cent, respectively.


First Published: Fri, September 15 2017. 19:27 IST