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Mean percentage of tertiary students enrolled or graduating in the International Standard Classification of Education (ISCED) field of science and technology over years for which data is available. It is important to note when interpreting this map that data availability varies between countries. Data is sourced from the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) institute for statistics via the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) World Indicators of Skills for Employment (WISE) database
Comment: In looking at the mean conversion rates of tertiary Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) enrolees to graduates, the number of countries with poor data availability is striking.
Comment: Tunisia has the highest mean percentage of tertiary students enrolling in STEM subjects
Comment: When compared to enrolment levels, South Africa experiences a marked drop-off in STEM student graduation rates