Even though most people are literate in Austria, fewer people are getting a higher education than their parents. As a matter of fact, only 21 percent of the people in Austria receive an education that is considered to be at a higher level than that of their parents. Ninety-nine percent of the people in Austria are literate and can read and write. Attendance at school is required for students when they become five years old and go to kindergarten.
Students must go to school until they are fifteen or for nine years. When most people get their education in Austria, they can go on to more school like college or get a job. There are many jobs they can do in Austria because so many people come to visit this country.