Education level

A person is defined as low educated if their highest education level is primary education or preparatory secondary vocational education, (vmbo), secondary vocational education, level 1 (mbo 1), general secondary education, basic level (avo onderbouw).

A person is defined as secondary educated if their highest education level is higher secondary general education (havo), pre-university education (vwo), secondary vocational education level 2, 3, 4 (mbo 2, 3, 4).

A person is defined as highly educated if their highest education level is higher vocational education (hbo), university bachelor (BA), university masters (MA) or doctor (dr.).

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