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Country vs country: Australia and Djibouti compared: Education

Definitions

  • Elementary school > Gender ratio: Ratio of female to male primary enrollment is the percentage of girls to boys enrolled at primary level in public and private schools.
  • Elementary school teachers: Primary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers.
  • Enrolment ratio > Secondary level: Net enrolment ratio, secondary level, is the ratio of the number of children of official secondary school age enrolled in school to the number of children of official secondary school age in the population.
  • High school > Gender ratio: Ratio of female to male secondary enrollment is the percentage of girls to boys enrolled at secondary level in public and private schools.
  • High school enrolment rate: Progression to secondary school refers to the number of new entrants to the first grade of secondary school in a given year as a percentage of the number of students enrolled in the final grade of primary school in the previous year.
  • High school teachers: Secondary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers.
  • Literacy > Definition: This entry includes a definition of literacy and Census Bureau percentages for the total population, males, and females. There are no universal definitions and standards of literacy. Unless otherwise specified, all rates are based on the most common definition - the ability to read and write at a specified age. Detailing the standards that individual countries use to assess the ability to read and write is beyond the scope of our source. Information on literacy, while not a perfect measure of educational results, is probably the most easily available and valid for international comparisons.
  • Literacy > Female: This entry includes a definition of literacy and Census Bureau percentages for the total population, males, and females. There are no universal definitions and standards of literacy. Unless otherwise specified, all rates are based on the most common definition - the ability to read and write at a specified age. Detailing the standards that individual countries use to assess the ability to read and write is beyond the scope of our source. Information on literacy, while not a perfect measure of educational results, is probably the most easily available and valid for international comparisons.
  • Literacy > Male: This entry includes a definition of literacy and Census Bureau percentages for the total population, males, and females. There are no universal definitions and standards of literacy. Unless otherwise specified, all rates are based on the most common definition - the ability to read and write at a specified age. Detailing the standards that individual countries use to assess the ability to read and write is beyond the scope of our source. Information on literacy, while not a perfect measure of educational results, is probably the most easily available and valid for international comparisons.
  • Literacy > Total population: This entry includes a definition of literacy and Census Bureau percentages for the total population, males, and females. There are no universal definitions and standards of literacy. Unless otherwise specified, all rates are based on the most common definition - the ability to read and write at a specified age. Detailing the standards that individual countries use to assess the ability to read and write is beyond the scope of our source. Information on literacy, while not a perfect measure of educational results, is probably the most easily available and valid for international comparisons.
  • Preschool enrollment rate: Gross enrollment ratio is the ratio of total enrollment, regardless of age, to the population of the age group that officially corresponds to the level of education shown. Primary education provides children with basic reading, writing, and mathematics skills along with an elementary understanding of such subjects as history, geography, natural science, social science, art, and music."
  • School life expectancy > Male: School life expectancy and transition from primary to secondary for school years 1998/99 and 1999/00, published in http://www.uis.unesco.org accessed on Sept. 2002 and Women's Indicators and Statistics Database (Wistat), Version 4, CD-ROM (United Nations publication, Sales No. E.00.XVII.4) based on data provided by UNESCO in 1999.
  • School life expectancy > Total: School life expectancy and transition from primary to secondary for school years 1998/99 and 1999/00, published in http://www.uis.unesco.org accessed on Sept. 2002 and Women's Indicators and Statistics Database (Wistat), Version 4, CD-ROM (United Nations publication, Sales No. E.00.XVII.4) based on data provided by UNESCO in 1999.
  • Spending > USD: Education expenditure refers to the current operating expenditures in education, including wages and salaries and excluding capital investments in buildings and equipment."
  • Tertiary enrollment: Gross enrolment ratio, tertiary level is the sum of all tertiary level students enrolled at the start of the school year, expressed as a percentage of the mid-year population in the 5 year age group after the official secondary school leaving age.
STAT Australia Djibouti HISTORY
Elementary school > Gender ratio 99.85
Ranked 33th. 13% more than Djibouti
88.35
Ranked 118th.

Elementary school teachers 105,469
Ranked 31st. 64 times more than Djibouti
1,657
Ranked 115th.

Enrolment ratio > Secondary level 89.7%
Ranked 12th. 7 times more than Djibouti
12.4%
Ranked 7th.

High school > Gender ratio 95.35
Ranked 82nd. 37% more than Djibouti
69.64
Ranked 111th.

High school enrolment rate 99.86
Ranked 6th. 14% more than Djibouti
87.94
Ranked 66th.

High school teachers 183,020
Ranked 10th. 152 times more than Djibouti
1,201
Ranked 83th.

Literacy > Definition age 15 and over can read and write age 15 and over can read and write

Literacy > Female 99%
Ranked 24th. 70% more than Djibouti
58.4%
Ranked 125th.

Literacy > Male 99%
Ranked 34th. 27% more than Djibouti
78%
Ranked 116th.

Literacy > Total population 99%
Ranked 25th. 46% more than Djibouti
67.9%
Ranked 127th.

Preschool enrollment rate 105.52
Ranked 60th. 2 times more than Djibouti
46.24
Ranked 135th.

School life expectancy > Male 16.4 years
Ranked 1st. 4 times more than Djibouti
3.9 years
Ranked 95th.

School life expectancy > Total 16.6 years
Ranked 3rd. 5 times more than Djibouti
3.4 years
Ranked 107th.

Spending > USD 49.45 billion
Ranked 13th. 1460 times more than Djibouti
33.87 million
Ranked 139th.

Tertiary enrollment 63.3%
Ranked 6th. 70 times more than Djibouti
0.9%
Ranked 94th.

SOURCES: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) Institute for Statistics.; UNESCO; CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011; UNESCO Institute for Statistics; World Bank staff estimates using data from the United Nations Statistics Division's Statistical Yearbook, and the UNESCO Institute for Statistics online database.

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