South Africa: university/college graduates 2015, by race and field of study

This statistic shows the total number of students that graduated from postsecondary institutions in South Africa in 2015, by field of study and race. In 2015, a total of 27,337 African students earned a degree in education.

Number of students who graduated from postsecondary institutions in South Africa in 2015, by race and field of study

AfricanColouredIndianWhiteUnknown
Business, Economics and Management Studies35,6393,2093,83710,547631
Education27,3372,1111,3425,374490
Engineering9,4086179183,536169
Social Sciences7,6946422221,140170
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences7,5921,1781,1723,468213
Public Management and Services5,87236911634314
Computer and Information Sciences4,6734083871,08387
Law4,3585805752,032166
Physical Sciences4,2162922461,22087
Agriculture, Agricultural Operations and Related Sciences3,25592408623
Life Sciences3,2104774022,249102
Psychology3,1865604472,162117
Communication, Journalism and Related Studies3,11121211558918
Languages, Linguistics and Literature2,03536994986122
Architecture and the Built Environment1,7681842201,08752
Mathematics and Statistics1,57310299500125
Visual and Performing Arts1,360318961,35364
Philiosophy, Religion and Theology5631354354824
Family Ecology and Consumer Sciences38528342673
Military Sciences10000
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Source

Release date

2017

Region

South Africa

Survey time period

2015

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