Portugal has hit the European target when it comes to higher education, with 43 percent of its population aged between 30 and 34 now having a qualification. This is according to the latest data from the Ministry of Science, Technology and Higher Learning. It claims figures from the last quarter of 2020 show Portugal has climbed 9 percentage points in comparison to the last quarter of 2015, and 16 percentage points of the last quarter of 2010.