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Table 2 Male population distributed into particular age-education groups, as percentage shares, Mexico, 1960–2010

From: Demographic changes, educational improvements, and earnings in Brazil and Mexico

Age-education groups 1960 1970 1990 2000 2010
15–24 years; less than primary completed 26.53 20.75 6.66 3.78 1.75
15–24 years; primary completed 8.88 15.02 25.78 23.14 20.14
15–24 years; secondary completed 0.56 1.03 4.86 5.43 6.97
15–24 years; university completed 0.08 0.34 0.65 0.82 0.97
25–34 years; less than primary completed 19.68 16.72 6.78 3.82 2.50
25–34 years; primary completed 4.43 6.09 11.88 14.31 12.05
25–34 years; secondary completed 0.43 0.58 3.67 4.81 5.35
25–34 years; university completed 0.27 0.82 2.82 3.08 3.59
35–49 years; less than primary completed 20.23 19.57 11.02 7.32 4.80
35–49 years; primary completed 3.90 4.96 9.00 11.95 14.82
35–49 years; secondary completed 0.37 0.38 1.91 3.73 5.67
35–49 years; university completed 0.28 0.66 2.14 3.89 4.14
50–64 years; less than primary completed 12.24 10.52 8.45 7.14 5.80
50–64 years; primary completed 1.84 2.21 3.31 4.60 6.99
50–64 years; secondary completed 0.15 0.19 0.56 0.98 2.08
50–64 years; university completed 0.12 0.26 0.53 1.21 2.37
Total 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00
Sample size (n) 126,959 118,679 2,235,704 2,742,731 3,446,157
Population size (N) 8,506,253 11,867,900 22,357,040 27,403,338 34,401,639
  1. 1960, 1970, 1990, 2000, and 2010 Mexican Demographic Censuses (IPUMS-International)