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Educational attainment of Bangladeshi population in the U.S., 2019


% of those ages 25 and older, by educational attainment
CategoryHigh school or lessSome collegeBachelor’s degreePostgrad degree
All35%16%26%23%
U.S. born***************
Foreign born36%16%26%22%
       
All Asians27%19%30%24%
All Americans39%29%20%13%

The symbol *** indicates insufficient number of observations to provide a reliable estimate.
Note: “High school” refers to those who have attained a high school diploma or its equivalent, such as a General Education Development (GED) certificate. “Some college” includes those with an associate degree and those who attended college but did not obtain a degree. Figures may not sum to 100% due to rounding. Due to data limitations, figures for Bangladeshis based on single-race population only, regardless of Hispanic origin. Figures for all Asians based on mixed-race and mixed-group populations, regardless of Hispanic origin. See methodology for more detail.

Source: Pew Research Center analysis of 2017-2019 American Community Survey (IPUMS).

PEW RESEARCH CENTER

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