Educational Status and Average Income of people of Irish descent and other ethnic groups
Ethnicity Mean Years of Education Average Income in thousands of Dollars (over 1972-91)
Irish 12.6 9.8
Irish(Protestant) 12 9.4
Irish(Catholic) 13.2 10.2
USA (Total) 12.4 9.4
USA (Whites) 12.3 9.6
USA (Blacks) 11.2 8.2
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Other Ancestry Groups # #
Africa 11.6 8.7
French Canadian 12.1 10.3
Other Canadian 12.2 9.7
Denmark 13.3 9.7
England and Wales 13.3 9.9
Finland 11.7 8.9
France 12.9 9.7
Germany 12.5 9.7
Greece 12.9 10.9
Italy 12.3 9.8
Japan 14.2 10.3
Mexico 10.6 8.7
Netherlands 11.8 9.5
Norway 12.7 9.9
Poland 12.3 10.1
Russia 13.7 10.4
Scotland 13.3 9.8
Spain 12.3 9.5
Sweden 12.9 9.6
Switzerland 13.2 9.8
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