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Table 13 Description of Dutch education levels

From: A machine learning approach to small area estimation: predicting the health, housing and well-being of the population of Netherlands

Education level Description
Basis Primary education
VMBObk Lower secondary education (predominantly practical)
VMBOgt Lower secondary education (predominantly theoretical)
MBO23 Post-secondary vocational education (lower levels)
MBO4 Post-secondary vocational education (highest level)
HAVO-VWO Higher secondary education
HBO-WO-BAC Undergraduate degree
HBO-WO-M/PhD Graduate/doctoral degree