Education

Average Education Level Attained, by State

March 20, 2002 1 min read

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GRADE

9 or

higher

9

Distrito Federal 9.74
19 Nuevo León 9.03

8 - 9

5 Coahuila 8.59
3 Baja California Sur 8.51
26 Sonora 8.31
11 Estado de México 8.27
2 Baja California 8.25
28 Tamaulipas 8.24
23 Quintana Roo 8.10
1 Aguascalientes 8.04

7 -8

22 Querétaro 7.93
8 Chihuahua 7.92
17 Morelos 7.86
29 Tlaxcala 7.83
6 Colima 7.81
15 Jalisco 7.74
25 Sinaloa 7.73
10 Durango 7.47
18 Nayarit 7.41
4 Campeche 7.39
27 Tabasco 7.31
24 San Luis Potosí 7.14

6 - 7

31 Yucatán 6.99
21 Puebla 6.98
14 Hidalgo 6.82
30 Veracruz 6.67
32 Zacatecas 6.67
12 Guanajuato 6.58
16 Michoacán 6.48
13 Guerrero 6.47

6 or

below

20 Oaxaca 5.96
7 Chiapas 5.71

SOURCE: National Program of Education 2001-2006, Mexican Ministry of Education

A version of this article appeared in the March 20, 2002 edition of Education Week as Average Education Level Attained, by State