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Country vs country: Canada and Pakistan compared: Education

Definitions

  • Elementary school > Enrolled students: Primary education pupils is the total number of pupils enrolled at primary level in public and private schools.
  • 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 graduate rate: Persistence to last grade of primary is the percentage of children enrolled in the first grade of primary school who eventually reach the last grade of primary education. The estimate is based on the reconstructed cohort method.
  • Elementary school repeaters > All: Repeaters in primary school are the number of students enrolled in the same grade as in the previous year, as a percentage of all students enrolled in primary school."
  • Elementary school repeaters > Female: Repeaters in primary school are the number of students enrolled in the same grade as in the previous year, as a percentage of all students enrolled in primary school."
  • Elementary school teachers: Primary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers.
  • 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 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."
  • Preschool enrollment rate > Female: 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. Preprimary education refers to the initial stage of organized instruction, designed primarily to introduce very young children to a school-type environment."
  • Spending > USD: Education expenditure refers to the current operating expenditures in education, including wages and salaries and excluding capital investments in buildings and equipment."
STAT Canada Pakistan HISTORY
Elementary school > Enrolled students 2.31 million
Ranked 46th.
18.18 million
Ranked 4th. 8 times more than Canada

Elementary school > Gender ratio 99.53
Ranked 43th. 20% more than Pakistan
82.6
Ranked 128th.

Elementary school graduate rate 97.66
Ranked 7th. 40% more than Pakistan
69.68
Ranked 79th.

Elementary school repeaters > All 0.0
Ranked 134th.
4.42
Ranked 54th.

Elementary school repeaters > Female 0.0
Ranked 132nd.
3.94
Ranked 53th.

Elementary school teachers 141,045
Ranked 27th.
446,925
Ranked 6th. 3 times more than Canada

High school > Gender ratio 97.9
Ranked 89th. 29% more than Pakistan
75.79
Ranked 104th.

High school teachers 136,873
Ranked 23th.
197,082
Ranked 19th. 44% more than Canada

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

Literacy > Female 99%
Ranked 29th. 3 times more than Pakistan
36%
Ranked 9th.

Literacy > Male 99%
Ranked 39th. 57% more than Pakistan
63%
Ranked 9th.

Literacy > Total population 99%
Ranked 30th. 98% more than Pakistan
49.9%
Ranked 10th.

Preschool enrollment rate 98.84
Ranked 107th. 17% more than Pakistan
84.78
Ranked 125th.

Preschool enrollment rate > Female 70.28
Ranked 48th. 59% more than Pakistan
44.31
Ranked 82nd.

Spending > USD 66.53 billion
Ranked 9th. 18 times more than Pakistan
3.6 billion
Ranked 49th.

SOURCES: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) Institute for Statistics.; CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011; 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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