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Table 2 Intercensal survivors’ stated educational attainment at the 2000 Census as a percentage of their self-classification at the 1990 Census, linked persons aged 60 and older by sex, Switzerland 1990 and 2000

From: On the plausibility of socioeconomic mortality estimates derived from linked data: a demographic approach

Educational attainment in 1990 Educational attainment in 2000 (in %)
  Primary Secondary Tertiary No information Total Numbers
Men
 Secondary I 64 12 2 22 100 148,408
 Secondary II 17 67 7 9 100 290,615
 Tertiary 3 16 77 4 100 117,665
 No information 42 20 6 33 100 9728
Women
 Secondary I 70 9 1 20 100 397,971
 Secondary II 23 63 4 10 100 317,474
 Tertiary 10 30 53 7 100 35,262
 No information 53 13 2 32 100 23,207
  1. Source: SNC 1990–2000