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  • Average years of schooling of adults: Average years of schooling of adults is the years of formal schooling received, on average, by adults over age 15. (Data Source: Barro-Lee Data Set www.worldbank.org/html/prdmg/grthweb/ddbarle2.htm)
  • Children out of school, primary: Children out of school, primary. Out-of-school children of primary school age. Total is the total number of primary-school-age children who are not enrolled in either primary or secondary schools.
  • Children out of school, primary per 1000: Children out of school, primary. Out-of-school children of primary school age. Total is the total number of primary-school-age children who are not enrolled in either primary or secondary schools. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Children out of school, primary, female: Children out of school, primary, female. Out-of-school children of primary school age. Female is the total number of female primary-school-age children who are not enrolled in either primary or secondary schools.
  • College and university > Gender parity index: Country's gender parity index for college and university enrollment. For countries with a rating of over 1, more females are enrolled while countries with a rating under 1 have more males enrolled.
  • College and university > Share of total education spending: Percentage of government education funding that goes to post-secondary education.
  • Compulsary education duration: Number of years students are required to be enrolled in school for all levels of education. For instance, compulsary education lasts for 12 years in the United States.
  • Government spending on education > Proportion of GDP: Percentage of public funding for education out of country's total GDP.
  • Homeschooling legal status: Legal status of homeschooling.
  • 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.
  • Primary education, duration > Years: Primary education, duration (years). Duration of primary is the number of grades (years) in primary education.
  • Primary education, teachers per 1000: Primary education, teachers. Teaching staff in primary. Public and private. Full and part-time. All programmes. Total is the total number of teachers in public and private primary education institutions. Teachers are persons employed full time or part time in an official capacity to guide and direct the learning experience of pupils and students, irrespective of their qualifications or the delivery mechanism, i.e. face-to-face and/or at a distance. This definition excludes educational personnel who have no active teaching duties (e.g. headmasters, headmistresses or principals who do not teach) and persons who work occasionally or in a voluntary capacity in educational institutions. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Pupil-teacher ratio, primary: Pupil-teacher ratio, primary. Pupil-teacher ratio. Primary is the number of pupils enrolled in primary school divided by the number of primary school teachers.
  • Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary: Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary. Pupil-teacher ratio. Secondary is the number of pupils enrolled in secondary school divided by the number of secondary school teachers.
  • Secondary education, duration > Years: Secondary education, duration (years). Duration of secondary education is the number of grades (years) in secondary education (ISCED 2 & 3).
  • 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.
  • Children out of school, primary, female per 1000: Children out of school, primary, female. Out-of-school children of primary school age. Female is the total number of female primary-school-age children who are not enrolled in either primary or secondary schools. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • College and university > Gender ratio: Ratio of female to male tertiary enrollment is the percentage of men to women enrolled at tertiary level in public and private schools.
  • Child care (preschool) > Duration: Number of years students study at the pre-primary (preschool) level. It should be noted that not all countries require pre-primary education.
  • Secondary education > Teachers > Per capita: Secondary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Duration of compulsory education: Duration of compulsory education is the number of grades (or years) that a child must legally be enrolled in school.
  • Secondary education, pupils: Secondary education, pupils. Enrolment in total secondary. Public and private. All programmes. Total is the total number of students enrolled at public and private secondary education institutions.
  • Primary education, teachers: Primary education, teachers. Teaching staff in primary. Public and private. Full and part-time. All programmes. Total is the total number of teachers in public and private primary education institutions. Teachers are persons employed full time or part time in an official capacity to guide and direct the learning experience of pupils and students, irrespective of their qualifications or the delivery mechanism, i.e. face-to-face and/or at a distance. This definition excludes educational personnel who have no active teaching duties (e.g. headmasters, headmistresses or principals who do not teach) and persons who work occasionally or in a voluntary capacity in educational institutions.
  • Primary education, pupils: Primary education, pupils. Enrolment in primary. Public and private. All programmes. Total is the total number of students enrolled in public and private primary education institutions.
  • 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.
  • Spending per student > College and university: Public expenditure per student is the public current spending on education divided by the total number of students by level, as a percentage of GDP per capita. Public expenditure (current and capital) includes government spending on educational institutions (both public and private), education administration as well as subsidies for private entities (students/households and other privates entities)."
  • 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.
  • Compulsary education starting age: Age at which children must be enrolled in school.
  • Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary per million: Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary. Pupil-teacher ratio. Secondary is the number of pupils enrolled in secondary school divided by the number of secondary school teachers. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • 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.
  • High school > Upper secondary school duration: Number of years students study at the upper secondary (high school) level.
  • 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.
  • Spending > USD: Education expenditure refers to the current operating expenditures in education, including wages and salaries and excluding capital investments in buildings and equipment."
  • High school > Private school share: Percentage of secondary students who attend a private school.
  • Spending > Proportion: Education expenditure refers to the current operating expenditures in education, including wages and salaries and excluding capital investments in buildings and equipment. Expressed as a proportion of GNI."
  • Pupil-teacher ratio > Primary: Primary school pupil-teacher ratio is the number of pupils enrolled in primary school divided by the number of primary school teachers (regardless of their teaching assignment).
  • Child care (preschool) > Starting age: Average age at which students begin pre-primary (preschool) education.
  • 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."
  • Tertiary > Students studying abroad: Total number of post-secondary students who were studying abroad during given year.
  • Elementary (primary school) > Duration: Number of years students study at the primary level.
  • Secondary education, teachers per 1000: Secondary education, teachers. Teaching staff in total secondary. Public and private. Full and part-time. All programmes. Total is the total number of teachers in public and private secondary education institutions (ISCED 2 and 3). Teachers are persons employed full time or part time in an official capacity to guide and direct the learning experience of pupils and students, irrespective of their qualifications or the delivery mechanism, i.e. face-to-face and/or at a distance. This definition excludes educational personnel who have no active teaching duties (e.g. headmasters, headmistresses or principals who do not teach) and persons who work occasionally or in a voluntary capacity in educational institutions. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Secondary education, teachers: Secondary education, teachers. Teaching staff in total secondary. Public and private. Full and part-time. All programmes. Total is the total number of teachers in public and private secondary education institutions (ISCED 2 and 3). Teachers are persons employed full time or part time in an official capacity to guide and direct the learning experience of pupils and students, irrespective of their qualifications or the delivery mechanism, i.e. face-to-face and/or at a distance. This definition excludes educational personnel who have no active teaching duties (e.g. headmasters, headmistresses or principals who do not teach) and persons who work occasionally or in a voluntary capacity in educational institutions.
  • Child care (preschool) > Students per teacher: Number of students per teacher for pre-primary (preschool) education.
  • High school > Lower secondary school duration: Number of years students study at the lower secondary (middle school) level.
  • Children out of school, primary, male per 1000: Children out of school, primary, male. Out-of-school children of primary school age. Male is the total number of male primary-school-age children who are not enrolled in either primary or secondary schools. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Spending per student > High school: Public expenditure per student is the public current spending on education divided by the total number of students by level, as a percentage of GDP per capita. Public expenditure (current and capital) includes government spending on educational institutions (both public and private), education administration as well as subsidies for private entities (students/households and other privates entities)."
  • Secondary education, general pupils: Secondary education, general pupils. Enrolment in total secondary. Public and private. General programmes. Total is the total number of students enrolled in general programmes at public and private secondary education institutions.
  • High school > Gender parity index: Country's gender parity index for secondary level enrollment. For countries with a rating of over 1, more females are enrolled while countries with a rating under 1 have more males enrolled.
  • Scientific and technical journal articles: Scientific and technical journal articles refer to the number of scientific and engineering articles published in the following fields: physics, biology, chemistry, mathematics, clinical medicine, biomedical research, engineering and technology, and earth and space sciences.
  • College and university > Teachers > Proportion of teachers female: Percentage of country's college and university professors that are female.
  • Tertiary > Students studying abroad proportion: The number of students from a given country studying abroad in a given year, expressed as a percentage of total tertiary enrollment in that country. Ratios greater than 100 % are possible, because those currently studying abroad do not count towards total enrollment.
  • Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Scouting > Genders admitted: Admits boys/girls.
  • Elementary (primary school) > Starting age: Average age at which students begin primary education.
  • International Baccalaureate schools: Number of schools of any level teaching the curriculum of the International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO).
  • Children out of school, primary, male: Children out of school, primary, male. Out-of-school children of primary school age. Male is the total number of male primary-school-age children who are not enrolled in either primary or secondary schools.
  • High school > Students per teacher: Number of students per teacher for all levels of secondary education.
  • Secondary education > General pupils: Secondary general pupils are the number of secondary students enrolled in general education programs, including teacher training.
  • Spending per student > Elementary school: Public expenditure per student is the public current spending on education divided by the total number of students by level, as a percentage of GDP per capita. Public expenditure (current and capital) includes government spending on educational institutions (both public and private), education administration as well as subsidies for private entities (students/households and other privates entities)."
  • Secondary school starting age > Years: Secondary school starting age (years). Entrance age of 2A lower secondary is the age at which students would enter lower secondary education, assuming they had started at the official entrance age for the lowest level of education, had studied full-time throughout and had progressed through the system without repeating or skipping a grade.
  • High school starting age > Years: Secondary school starting age is the age at which students would enter secondary education, assuming they had started at the official entrance age for the lowest level of education, had studied full-time throughout and had progressed through the system without repeating or skipping a grade."
  • Primary education > Teachers > Per capita: Primary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • High school > Population with at least high school education > Women: Population with at least high school education > Women.
  • 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.
  • Public spending per student > Primary level: Public expenditure per student, primary level is the total reported current spending by the government on primary education, divided by the total number of pupils in primary education, expressed as a percentage of per capita GDP.
  • Secondary education, pupils per 1000: Secondary education, pupils. Enrolment in total secondary. Public and private. All programmes. Total is the total number of students enrolled at public and private secondary education institutions. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Primary education, pupils per 1000: Primary education, pupils. Enrolment in primary. Public and private. All programmes. Total is the total number of students enrolled in public and private primary education institutions. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level > Per capita: Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Universities > Top 100: Number of universities in the top 100
  • Tertiary > Students studying abroad per thousand people: Total number of post-secondary students who were studying abroad during given year. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Outcomes > Secondary education > Duration > Years: Secondary education, duration (years) is the number of grades (years) in secondary school."
  • Teacher student ratio > High school: Secondary school pupil-teacher ratio is the number of pupils enrolled in secondary school divided by the number of secondary school teachers (regardless of their teaching assignment).
  • Inequality adjusted index: Inequality-adjusted Human Development Index.
  • Teacher student ratio > Elementary school: Primary school pupil-teacher ratio is the number of pupils enrolled in primary school divided by the number of primary school teachers (regardless of their teaching assignment).
  • Proportion of education spending on teachers' salaries: Percentage of public education funding for all levels that goes to teachers' salaries.
  • Elementary school > Enrolled students: Primary education pupils is the total number of pupils enrolled at primary level in public and private schools.
  • Primary education > Duration > Years: Primary duration refers to the number of years of full-time equivalent duration in primary education in the school system according to ISCED.
  • Services, etc., value added > Constant 2000 US$ per capita: Services, etc., value added (constant 2000 US$). Services correspond to ISIC divisions 50-99. They include value added in wholesale and retail trade (including hotels and restaurants), transport, and government, financial, professional, and personal services such as education, health care, and real estate services. Also included are imputed bank service charges, import duties, and any statistical discrepancies noted by national compilers as well as discrepancies arising from rescaling. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources. The industrial origin of value added is determined by the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC), revision 3. Data are in constant 2005 U.S. dollars. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • School enrolment rate > 1st grade: Gross intake rate in grade 1 is the number of new entrants in the first grade of primary education regardless of age, expressed as a percentage of the population of the official primary entrance age."
  • Secondary education, general pupils per 1000: Secondary education, general pupils. Enrolment in total secondary. Public and private. General programmes. Total is the total number of students enrolled in general programmes at public and private secondary education institutions. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Elementary (primary) school) > Private school share: Percentage of primary students who attend a private school.
  • High school > Lower secondary starting age: Average age at which students begin lower secondary (middle school) education.
  • 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.
  • Duration of education > Secondary level: Duration of secondary education is the number of grades (or years) in general secondary education.
  • Public spending per student > Tertiary level: Public expenditure per student, tertiary level is the total reported current spending by the government on tertiary education, divided by the total number of pupils in tertiary education, expressed as a percentage of per capita GDP.
  • Primary education > Pupils: Primary education pupils is the total number of pupils enrolled at primary level in public and private schools.
  • High school > Population with at least high school education > Men: Gender Inequality Index.
  • Education enrolment by level > Secondary level > Per capita: Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Secondary education, vocational pupils: Secondary education, vocational pupils. Enrolment in total secondary. Public and private. Technical/vocational programmes. Total is the total number of students enrolled in technical/vocational programmes at public and private secondary education institutions.
  • Spending on education > Proportion spent on all staff salaries: Percentage of public funding for education that goes to school staff salaries.
  • Elementary (primary) school > Students per teacher: Number of students per teacher for primary education.
  • Secondary education > Teachers: Secondary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers.
  • School enrolment rate > 5th grade: Persistence to grade 5 (percentage of cohort reaching grade 5) is the share of children enrolled in the first grade of primary school who eventually reach grade 5. The estimate is based on the reconstructed cohort method.
  • Scientific and technical journal articles per million: Scientific and technical journal articles refer to the number of scientific and engineering articles published in the following fields: physics, biology, chemistry, mathematics, clinical medicine, biomedical research, engineering and technology, and earth and space sciences. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Duration of education > Primary level: Duration of primary education is the number of grades (or years) in primary education.
  • Participation > Children out of school > Elementary: Children out of school are the number of primary-school-age children not enrolled in primary or secondary school.
  • Participation > Ratio of girls to boys in primary and secondary education: Ratio of girls to boys in primary and secondary education is the percentage of girls to boys enrolled at primary and secondary levels in public and private schools.
  • Public spending per student > Secondary level: Public expenditure per student, secondary level is the total reported current spending by the government on secondary education, divided by the total number of pupils in secondary education, expressed as a percentage of per capita GDP.
  • High school > Upper secondary starting age: Average age at which students begin upper secondary (high school) education.
  • Elementary school starting age > Years: Primary school starting age is the age at which students would enter primary education, assuming they had started at the official entrance age for the lowest level of education, had studied full-time throughout and had progressed through the system without repeating or skipping a grade."
  • 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."
  • Universities > Top 200: Number of universities in the top 200
  • Secondary education > General pupils > Per capita: Secondary general pupils are the number of secondary students enrolled in general education programs, including teacher training. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Education enrolment by level > Primary level > Per capita: Per capita figures expressed per 1 population.
  • Education enrolment by level > Primary level per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Pupils-teacher ratio > Primary level: Pupil-teacher ratio, primary level is the average number of pupils per teacher in primary education. Cross-country comparisons may be affected by such factors as the composition of teachers by part- and full-time employment.
  • Elementary (primary school) > Teachers > Proportion of teachers female: Percentage of country's elementary, or primary, teachers that are female.
  • Primary education > Teachers: Primary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers.
  • Private school enrolment > Primary level: Private sector enrolment share, primary level is the share of primary school pupils who attend a privately managed school, regardless of whether or not the school receives subsidies from the government.
  • Outcomes > Primary education > Duration > Years: Primary duration refers to the number of years of full-time equivalent duration in primary education in the school system according to ISCED.
  • Primary education > Teachers per 1000: Primary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Female enrolment share > Primary level: Girls' enrolment share, primary level is the number of girls enrolled in primary school, expressed as a percentage of the total number of pupils in primary school.
  • Services, etc., value added > Constant 2000 US$: Services, etc., value added (constant 2000 US$). Services correspond to ISIC divisions 50-99. They include value added in wholesale and retail trade (including hotels and restaurants), transport, and government, financial, professional, and personal services such as education, health care, and real estate services. Also included are imputed bank service charges, import duties, and any statistical discrepancies noted by national compilers as well as discrepancies arising from rescaling. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources. The industrial origin of value added is determined by the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC), revision 3. Data are in constant 2005 U.S. dollars.
  • Universities > Top 200 per million: Number of universities in the top 200. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Universities > Top 50 per million: Number of universities in the top 50. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Proportion of primary education time spent learning technology: Intended instruction time spent studying technology, as a percentage of total intended instruction time for students 12 to 14 years of age. Data for 1999.
  • Primary school starting age > Years: Primary school starting age (years). Entrance age of primary is the age at which students would enter primary education, assuming they had started at the official entrance age for the lowest level of education, had studied full-time throughout and had progressed through the system without repeating or skipping a grade.
  • Scouting > Members: Members of boy or girl scout groups which are members of the World Organization of the Scout Movement (WOSM).
  • High school > Share of total education spending: Percentage of government education funding that goes to secondary education.
  • High school> Proportion of education spending on teachers' salaries: Percentage of public funding for secondary education that goes to teachers' salaries.
  • Elementary (primary) school) > Proportion spent on all staff salaries: Percentage of public funding for primary education that goes to school staff salaries.
  • Elementary (primary) school > Proportion of education spending on teachers' salaries: Percentage of public funding for primary education that goes to teachers' salaries.
  • Participation > Secondary education > General pupils: Secondary general pupils are the number of secondary students enrolled in general education programs, including teacher training."
  • Ratio of female to male primary enrollment: Ratio of female to male primary enrollment is the percentage of girls to boys enrolled at primary level in public and private schools.
  • Secondary education > Teachers per 1000: Secondary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Secondary education > General pupils per 1000: Secondary general pupils are the number of secondary students enrolled in general education programs, including teacher training. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Elementary (primary) school > Gender parity index: Country's gender parity index in primary, or elementary, school. For countries with a rating of over 1, more females are enrolled while countries with a rating under 1 have more males enrolled. 
  • Female enrolment share > Secondary level: Girls' enrolment share, secondary level is the number of girls enrolled in secondary school, expressed as a percentage of the total number of pupils in secondary school.
  • Post-Secondary Non-Tertiary > Teachers > Women: Number of female teaching staff in post-secondary non-tertiary education. Post-secondary non-tertiary education serves to broaden the knowledge of participants, who have already gained an upper secondary qualification.
  • Education enrolment by level > Secondary level per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Scouting > Members per thousand people: Membership (from 2012). Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Proportion of primary education time spent learning science: Intended instruction time spent studying science, as a percentage of total intended instruction time for students 12 to 14 years of age. Data for 1999.
  • Universities > Top 50: Number of universities in the top 50
  • Universities > Top 50 > Per $ GDP: Number of universities in the top 50 Per $ GDP figures expressed per 14.1 billion $ gross domestic product.
  • 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 repeaters > Male: 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 teachers: Secondary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers.
  • Universities > Top 100 per million: Number of universities in the top 100. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Participation > Secondary education > Pupils: Secondary education pupils is the total number of pupils enrolled at secondary level in public and private schools.
  • Proportion of primary education time spent learning vocational skills: Intended instruction time spent studying vocational skills, as a percentage of total intended instruction time for students 12 to 14 years of age. Data for 1999.
  • Universities > Top 200 > Per $ GDP: Number of universities in the top 200 Per $ GDP figures expressed per 1 billion $ gross domestic product.
  • Ratio of female to male secondary enrollment: Ratio of female to male secondary enrollment is the percentage of girls to boys enrolled at secondary level in public and private schools.
  • Primary education > Pupils per 1000: Primary education pupils is the total number of pupils enrolled at primary level in public and private schools. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Pupils-teacher ratio > Secondary level: Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary level is the average number of pupils per teacher in secondary education. Cross-country comparisons may be affected by such factors as the composition of teachers by part- and full-time employment.
  • Proportion of primary education time spent learning foreign languages: Intended instruction time spent studying modern foreign languages, as a percentage of total intended instruction time for students 12 to 14 years of age. Data for 1999.
  • Universities > Top 100 > Per $ GDP: Number of universities in the top 100 Per $ GDP figures expressed per 14.1 billion $ gross domestic product.
  • Labor force with primary education, male > % of male labor force: Labor force with primary education, male (% of male labor force). Labor force with primary education is the proportion of the labor force that has a primary education, as a percentage of the total labor force.
  • Expenditure per student, secondary > % of GDP per capita: Expenditure per student, secondary (% of GDP per capita). Public expenditure per pupil as a % of GDP per capita. Secondary is the total public expenditure per student in secondary education as a percentage of GDP per capita. Public expenditure (current and capital) includes government spending on educational institutions (both public and private), education administration as well as subsidies for private entities (students/households and other privates entities).
  • Expenditure per student, tertiary > % of GDP per capita: Expenditure per student, tertiary (% of GDP per capita). Public expenditure per pupil as a % of GDP per capita. Tertiary is the total public expenditure per student in tertiary education as a percentage of GDP per capita. Public expenditure (current and capital) includes government spending on educational institutions (both public and private), education administration as well as subsidies for private entities (students/households and other privates entities).
  • School enrollment, tertiary, female > % gross: School enrollment, tertiary, female (% gross). Gross enrolment ratio. Tertiary (ISCED 5 and 6). Female is the total female enrollment in tertiary education (ISCED 5 and 6), regardless of age, expressed as a percentage of the total female population of the five-year age group following on from secondary school leaving.
  • School enrollment, tertiary > % gross: School enrollment, tertiary (% gross). Gross enrolment ratio. Tertiary (ISCED 5 and 6). Total is the total enrollment in tertiary education (ISCED 5 and 6), regardless of age, expressed as a percentage of the total population of the five-year age group following on from secondary school leaving.
  • School enrollment > Secondary > Private > % of total secondary: Private enrollment refers to pupils or students enrolled in institutions that are not operated by a public authority but controlled and managed, whether for profit or not, by a private body such as a nongovernmental organization, religious body, special interest group, foundation or business enterprise.
  • School enrollment > Primary > Private > % of total primary: Private enrollment refers to pupils or students enrolled in institutions that are not operated by a public authority but controlled and managed, whether for profit or not, by a private body such as a nongovernmental organization, religious body, special interest group, foundation or business enterprise.
  • Unemployment with primary education > Female > % of female unemployment: Unemployment by level of educational attainment shows the unemployed by level of educational attainment, as a percentage of the unemployed. The levels of educational attainment accord with the International Standard Classification of Education 1997 of the United Nations Educational, Cultural, and Scientific Organization (UNESCO).
  • School enrollment, secondary, male > % gross: School enrollment, secondary, male (% gross). Gross enrolment ratio. Secondary. All programmes. Male is the total male enrollment in secondary education, regardless of age, expressed as a percentage of the male population of official secondary education age. GER can exceed 100% due to the inclusion of over-aged and under-aged students because of early or late school entrance and grade repetition.
  • Total enrollment, primary, female > % net: Total enrollment, primary, female (% net). Adjusted net enrollment is the number of pupils of the school-age group for primary education, enrolled either in primary or secondary education, expressed as a percentage of the total population in that age group.
  • Total enrollment, primary > % net: Total enrollment, primary (% net). Adjusted net enrollment is the number of pupils of the school-age group for primary education, enrolled either in primary or secondary education, expressed as a percentage of the total population in that age group.
  • Repeaters, primary, total > % of total enrollment: Repeaters, primary, total (% of total enrollment). Percentage of repeaters in primary. All grades. Total is the number of students enrolled in the same grade as in the previous year, as a percentage of all students enrolled in primary school. It is calculated by dividing the sum of repeaters in all grades of primary education by the total enrolment of primary education and multiplying the result by 100.
  • Repeaters, primary, female > % of female enrollment: Repeaters, primary, female (% of female enrollment). Percentage of repeaters in primary. All grades. Female is the number of female students enrolled in the same grade as in the previous year, as a percentage of all female students enrolled in primary school. It is calculated by dividing the sum of female repeaters in all grades of primary education by the total female enrolment of primary education and multiplying the result by 100.
  • Persistence to grade 5, male > % of cohort: Persistence to grade 5, male (% of cohort). Survival rate to grade 5. Male is the share of male children enrolled in the first grade of primary school who eventually reach grade 5. The estimate is calculated on the basis of the reconstructed cohort method, which uses data on enrolment and repeaters for two consecutive years.
  • High school > Proportion spent on all staff salaries: Percentage of public funding for secondary education that goes to school staff salaries.
  • Persistence to grade 5, female > % of cohort: Persistence to grade 5, female (% of cohort). Survival rate to grade 5. Female is the share of female children enrolled in the first grade of primary school who eventually reach grade 5. The estimate is calculated on the basis of the reconstructed cohort method, which uses data on enrolment and repeaters for two consecutive years.
  • Gross intake ratio in first grade of primary education, total > % of relevant age group: Gross intake ratio in first grade of primary education, total (% of relevant age group). Gross intake ratio in first grade of primary education is the number of new entrants in the first grade of primary education regardless of age, expressed as a percentage of the population of the official primary entrance age.
  • School enrollment, preprimary > % gross: School enrollment, preprimary (% gross). Gross enrolment ratio. Pre-primary. Total is the total enrollment in pre-primary education, regardless of age, expressed as a percentage of the total population of official pre-primary education age. GER can exceed 100% due to the inclusion of over-aged and under-aged students because of early or late school entrance and grade repetition.
  • Gross intake ratio in first grade of primary education, male > % of relevant age group: Gross intake ratio in first grade of primary education, male (% of relevant age group). Gross intake ratio in first grade of primary education is the number of new entrants in the first grade of primary education regardless of age, expressed as a percentage of the population of the official primary entrance age.
  • School enrollment, primary, male > % gross: School enrollment, primary, male (% gross). Gross enrolment ratio. Primary. Male is the total male enrollment in primary education, regardless of age, expressed as a percentage of the male population of official primary education age. GER can exceed 100% due to the inclusion of over-aged and under-aged students because of early or late school entrance and grade repetition.
  • Elementary (primary) school) > Share of total education spending: Percentage of government education funding that goes to primary education.
  • Gross intake rate in grade 1 > Female > % of relevant age group: Gross intake rate in grade 1 is the number of new entrants in the first grade of primary education regardless of age, expressed as a percentage of the population of the official primary entrance age.
  • Services, etc., value added > Current US$ per capita: Services, etc., value added (current US$). Services correspond to ISIC divisions 50-99. They include value added in wholesale and retail trade (including hotels and restaurants), transport, and government, financial, professional, and personal services such as education, health care, and real estate services. Also included are imputed bank service charges, import duties, and any statistical discrepancies noted by national compilers as well as discrepancies arising from rescaling. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources. The industrial origin of value added is determined by the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC), revision 3. Data are in current U.S. dollars. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Ratio of girls to boys in primary and secondary education: Ratio of girls to boys in primary and secondary education is the percentage of girls to boys enrolled at primary and secondary levels in public and private schools.
  • Unemployment with primary education > Male > % of male unemployment: Unemployment by level of educational attainment shows the unemployed by level of educational attainment, as a percentage of the unemployed. The levels of educational attainment accord with the International Standard Classification of Education 1997 of the United Nations Educational, Cultural, and Scientific Organization (UNESCO).
  • Services, etc., value added > Constant LCU per capita: Services, etc., value added (constant LCU). Services correspond to ISIC divisions 50-99. They include value added in wholesale and retail trade (including hotels and restaurants), transport, and government, financial, professional, and personal services such as education, health care, and real estate services. Also included are imputed bank service charges, import duties, and any statistical discrepancies noted by national compilers as well as discrepancies arising from rescaling. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources. The industrial origin of value added is determined by the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC), revision 3. Data are in constant local currency. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • School enrollment > Primary > Male > % gross: 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 enrollment > Preprimary > Female > % gross: 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.
  • High school > Upper Secondary > Students per teacher: Number of students per teacher for upper secondary (high school) education.
  • School enrollment > Preprimary > Male > % gross: 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.
  • Secondary education > Teachers > % female: Female teachers as a percentage of total secondary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers.
  • Gross intake rate in grade 1 > Total > % of relevant age group: Gross intake rate in grade 1 is the number of new entrants in the first grade of primary education regardless of age, expressed as a percentage of the population of the official primary entrance age.
  • Secondary education, vocational pupils per 1000: Secondary education, vocational pupils. Enrolment in total secondary. Public and private. Technical/vocational programmes. Total is the total number of students enrolled in technical/vocational programmes at public and private secondary education institutions. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Secondary education, teachers, female per 1000: Secondary education, teachers, female. Teaching staff in total secondary. Public and private. Full and part-time. All programmes. Female is the total number of female teachers in public and private secondary education institutions (ISCED 2 and 3). Teachers are persons employed full time or part time in an official capacity to guide and direct the learning experience of pupils and students, irrespective of their qualifications or the delivery mechanism, i.e. face-to-face and/or at a distance. This definition excludes educational personnel who have no active teaching duties (e.g. headmasters, headmistresses or principals who do not teach) and persons who work occasionally or in a voluntary capacity in educational institutions. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Primary education > Pupils > % female: Female pupils as a percentage of total pupils at primary level include enrollments in public and private schools.
  • Primary education > Pupils > Per capita: Primary education pupils is the total number of pupils enrolled at primary level in public and private schools. Per capita figures expressed per 1 population.
  • High school teachers > % female: Female teachers as a percentage of total secondary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers.
  • High School > Teachers > Proportion of teachers female: Percentage of country's high school, or secondary, teachers that are female.
  • Participation > School enrollment > Secondary > % gross: 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. Secondary education completes the provision of basic education that began at the primary level, and aims at laying the foundations for lifelong learning and human development, by offering more subject- or skill-oriented instruction using more specialized teachers."
  • Participation > School enrollment > Secondary > Male > % gross: 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. Secondary education completes the provision of basic education that began at the primary level, and aims at laying the foundations for lifelong learning and human development, by offering more subject- or skill-oriented instruction using more specialized teachers."
  • Elementary school graduate rate > Female: 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 > Enrolled students > % female: Female pupils as a percentage of total pupils at primary level include enrollments in public and private schools.
  • Elementary school graduate rate > Male: 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.
STAT India United States HISTORY
Average years of schooling of adults 5.1
Ranked 65th.
12
Ranked 1st. 2 times more than India
Children out of school, primary 1.39 million
Ranked 4th.
1.76 million
Ranked 3rd. 27% more than India

Children out of school, primary per 1000 1.14
Ranked 85th.
5.64
Ranked 47th. 5 times more than India

Children out of school, primary, female 6.11 million
Ranked 1st. 8 times more than United States
780,465
Ranked 3rd.

College and university > Gender parity index 0.726
Ranked 100th.
1.41
Ranked 33th. 94% more than India

College and university > Share of total education spending 35.89%
Ranked 3rd. 40% more than United States
25.65%
Ranked 26th.

Compulsary education duration 9
Ranked 64th.
12
Ranked 14th. 33% more than India

Government spending on education > Proportion of GDP 3.17%
Ranked 44th.
5.62%
Ranked 39th. 78% more than India

Homeschooling legal status Legal as alternative to the mandatory public school system. Legal under regulating conditions, varies by state.
Literacy > Total population 59.5%
Ranked 134th.
99%
Ranked 20th. 66% more than India

Primary education, duration > Years 5
Ranked 160th.
6
Ranked 53th. 20% more than India

Primary education, teachers per 1000 3.21
Ranked 104th.
5.49
Ranked 49th. 71% more than India

Pupil-teacher ratio, primary 35.15
Ranked 29th. 2 times more than United States
14.29
Ranked 98th.

Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary 25.92
Ranked 19th. 79% more than United States
14.49
Ranked 56th.

Secondary education, duration > Years 7
Ranked 50th. 17% more than United States
6
Ranked 102nd.

Literacy > Female 48.3%
Ranked 131st.
99%
Ranked 17th. 2 times more than India

Children out of school, primary, female per 1000 5.58
Ranked 38th. 2 times more than United States
2.5
Ranked 48th.

College and university > Gender ratio 69.94
Ranked 85th.
140.06
Ranked 29th. Twice as much as India

Child care (preschool) > Duration 3
Ranked 65th. The same as United States
3
Ranked 47th.

Secondary education > Teachers > Per capita 2.4 per 1,000 people
Ranked 103th.
5.5 per 1,000 people
Ranked 65th. 2 times more than India

Duration of compulsory education 8 years
Ranked 8th.
12 years
Ranked 10th. 50% more than India
Secondary education, pupils 113.73 million
Ranked 1st. 5 times more than United States
24.21 million
Ranked 4th.

Girls to boys ratio > Primary level enrolment 0.93
Ranked 115th.
0.99
Ranked 49th. 6% more than India

Primary education, teachers 3.92 million
Ranked 2nd. 2 times more than United States
1.71 million
Ranked 5th.

Primary education, pupils 137.75 million
Ranked 1st. 6 times more than United States
24.43 million
Ranked 5th.

Tertiary enrollment 10.5%
Ranked 20th.
72.6%
Ranked 1st. 7 times more than India
Spending per student > College and university 54.98
Ranked 18th. 2 times more than United States
22.04
Ranked 37th.

High school > Gender ratio 85.75
Ranked 116th.
99.5
Ranked 59th. 16% more than India

Compulsary education starting age 6
Ranked 46th. The same as United States
6
Ranked 66th.

Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary per million 0.0212
Ranked 98th.
0.0465
Ranked 96th. 2 times more than India

Literacy > Definition age 15 and over can read and write age 15 and over can read and write
High school > Upper secondary school duration 4
Ranked 27th. 33% more than United States
3
Ranked 73th.

Literacy > Male 70.2%
Ranked 131st.
99%
Ranked 28th. 41% more than India

Spending > USD 36.6 billion
Ranked 15th.
684.04 billion
Ranked 1st. 19 times more than India

High school > Private school share 41.89%
Ranked 11th. 5 times more than United States
8.27%
Ranked 86th.

Spending > Proportion 3.17
Ranked 121st.
4.79
Ranked 54th. 51% more than India

Pupil-teacher ratio > Primary 40.2
Ranked 27th. 3 times more than United States
14.21
Ranked 120th.

Child care (preschool) > Starting age 3
Ranked 125th. The same as United States
3
Ranked 103th.

Preschool enrollment rate 113.06
Ranked 30th. 14% more than United States
98.77
Ranked 94th.

Tertiary > Students studying abroad 198,512.54
Ranked 2nd. 3 times more than United States
56,943.33
Ranked 6th.

Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level 11.3 million
Ranked 3rd.
16.61 million
Ranked 1st. 47% more than India

Elementary (primary school) > Duration 5
Ranked 169th.
6
Ranked 59th. 20% more than India

Secondary education, teachers per 1000 3.59
Ranked 77th.
5.36
Ranked 56th. 49% more than India

Secondary education, teachers 4.39 million
Ranked 2nd. 3 times more than United States
1.67 million
Ranked 4th.

Child care (preschool) > Students per teacher 40.31
Ranked 4th. 3 times more than United States
14.96
Ranked 64th.

High school > Lower secondary school duration 3
Ranked 120th. The same as United States
3
Ranked 105th.

Children out of school, primary, male per 1000 4.44
Ranked 42nd. 42% more than United States
3.14
Ranked 43th.

Spending per student > High school 16.18
Ranked 49th.
24.56
Ranked 18th. 52% more than India

Secondary education, general pupils 100.95 million
Ranked 1st. 4 times more than United States
24.21 million
Ranked 3rd.

High school > Gender parity index 0.918
Ranked 115th.
1.01
Ranked 68th. 10% more than India

Scientific and technical journal articles 12,774
Ranked 14th.
211,233
Ranked 1st. 17 times more than India

College and university > Teachers > Proportion of teachers female 40%
Ranked 2nd.
47%
Ranked 7th. 18% more than India
Tertiary > Students studying abroad proportion 0.745%
Ranked 119th. 3 times more than United States
0.271%
Ranked 124th.

Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level per 1000 10.49
Ranked 92nd.
57.75
Ranked 4th. 6 times more than India

Scouting > Genders admitted both both for Venturing, boys only for non-Venturing
Elementary (primary school) > Starting age 6
Ranked 96th. The same as United States
6
Ranked 77th.

Education expenditure of government > As percentage of total government 10.7%
Ranked 57th.
15.3%
Ranked 38th. 43% more than India

International Baccalaureate schools 107
Ranked 5th.
1,489
Ranked 1st. 14 times more than India
Children out of school, primary, male 4.85 million
Ranked 1st. 5 times more than United States
976,866
Ranked 3rd.

Education expenditure of government > As percentage of GNI 3.8%
Ranked 76th.
5.9%
Ranked 23th. 55% more than India

High school > Students per teacher 25.92
Ranked 19th. 79% more than United States
14.49
Ranked 57th.

Secondary education > General pupils 83.13 million
Ranked 2nd. 3 times more than United States
24.19 million
Ranked 3rd.

Spending per student > Elementary school 8.86
Ranked 62nd.
22.35
Ranked 18th. 3 times more than India

Secondary school starting age > Years 11
Ranked 156th.
12
Ranked 59th. 9% more than India

High school starting age > Years 11
Ranked 138th.
12
Ranked 55th. 9% more than India

Primary education > Teachers > Per capita 3.14 per 1,000 people
Ranked 113th.
5.88 per 1,000 people
Ranked 44th. 88% more than India

Education enrolment by level > Primary level 125.57 million
Ranked 1st. 5 times more than United States
24.85 million
Ranked 4th.

High school > Population with at least high school education > Women 26.6%
Ranked 116th.
94.7%
Ranked 14th. 4 times more than India

Elementary school graduate rate 65.79
Ranked 84th.
95.34
Ranked 40th. 45% more than India

Public spending per student > Primary level 7.2
Ranked 61st.
17.9
Ranked 21st. 2 times more than India
Secondary education, pupils per 1000 93.13
Ranked 41st. 20% more than United States
77.71
Ranked 76th.

Primary education, pupils per 1000 112.8
Ranked 72nd. 44% more than United States
78.41
Ranked 97th.

Girls to boys ratio > Tertiary level enrolment 0.7
Ranked 77th.
1.4
Ranked 22nd. Twice as much as India

Girls to boys ratio > Secondary level enrolment 0.81
Ranked 118th.
1.02
Ranked 54th. 26% more than India

Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level > Per capita 10.77 per 1,000 people
Ranked 90th.
57.61 per 1,000 people
Ranked 4th. 5 times more than India

Universities > Top 100 2
Ranked 12th.
31
Ranked 1st. 16 times more than India
Tertiary > Students studying abroad per thousand people 0.163
Ranked 184th.
0.183
Ranked 178th. 12% more than India

Outcomes > Secondary education > Duration > Years 7
Ranked 44th. 17% more than United States
6
Ranked 86th.

Teacher student ratio > High school 32.7
Ranked 9th. 2 times more than United States
14.38
Ranked 51st.

Inequality adjusted index 0.264
Ranked 109th.
0.941
Ranked 3rd. 4 times more than India
Teacher student ratio > Elementary school 40.2
Ranked 23th. 3 times more than United States
13.69
Ranked 102nd.

Proportion of education spending on teachers' salaries 84.47%
Ranked 2nd. 77% more than United States
47.8%
Ranked 32nd.

Elementary school > Enrolled students 140.36 million
Ranked 1st. 6 times more than United States
24.68 million
Ranked 3rd.

Primary education > Duration > Years 5 years
Ranked 154th.
6 years
Ranked 54th. 20% more than India

Services, etc., value added > Constant 2000 US$ per capita $616.31
Ranked 74th.
$33,005.49
Ranked 3rd. 54 times more than India

School enrolment rate > 1st grade 128.4
Ranked 14th. 21% more than United States
105.99
Ranked 46th.

Secondary education, general pupils per 1000 85.94
Ranked 45th. 11% more than United States
77.71
Ranked 47th.

Elementary (primary) school) > Private school share 17.04%
Ranked 32nd. 95% more than United States
8.72%
Ranked 80th.

High school > Lower secondary starting age 11
Ranked 161st.
12
Ranked 61st. 9% more than India

Elementary school > Gender ratio 96.83
Ranked 104th.
100.68
Ranked 17th. 4% more than India

Education enrolment ratio > Net > Primary level 95%
Ranked 62nd. 1% more than United States
94%
Ranked 71st.

Duration of education > Secondary level 5
Ranked 155th.
6
Ranked 81st. 20% more than India
Public spending per student > Tertiary level 68.4
Ranked 9th. 3 times more than United States
23.9
Ranked 8th.
Primary education > Pupils 136.19 million
Ranked 1st. 6 times more than United States
24.56 million
Ranked 4th.

High school > Population with at least high school education > Men 50.4%
Ranked 88th.
94.3%
Ranked 22nd. 87% more than India

Education enrolment by level > Percentage girls > Tertiary level 38.45%
Ranked 105th.
56.64%
Ranked 34th. 47% more than India

Education enrolment by level > Secondary level > Per capita 77.29 per 1,000 people
Ranked 98th.
82.72 per 1,000 people
Ranked 88th. 7% more than India

Secondary education, vocational pupils 829,377
Ranked 12th.
0.0
Ranked 96th.

Spending on education > Proportion spent on all staff salaries 90.56%
Ranked 8th. 17% more than United States
77.19%
Ranked 38th.

Elementary (primary) school > Students per teacher 35.15
Ranked 28th. 2 times more than United States
14.29
Ranked 100th.

Secondary education > Teachers 2.59 million
Ranked 2nd. 60% more than United States
1.62 million
Ranked 3rd.

School life expectancy > Primary to tertiary 10 years
Ranked 24th.
16 years
Ranked 15th. 60% more than India
School enrolment rate > 5th grade 65.79
Ranked 74th.
94.45
Ranked 30th. 44% more than India

Education enrolment by level > Secondary level 81.05 million
Ranked 2nd. 3 times more than United States
23.85 million
Ranked 4th.

Scientific and technical journal articles per million 11.68
Ranked 70th.
728.12
Ranked 13th. 62 times more than India

Duration of education > Primary level 6
Ranked 62nd. The same as United States
6
Ranked 51st.
Participation > Children out of school > Elementary 5.56 million
Ranked 3rd. 3 times more than United States
1.71 million
Ranked 4th.

Participation > Ratio of girls to boys in primary and secondary education 92.18%
Ranked 116th.
100.09%
Ranked 51st. 9% more than India

Public spending per student > Secondary level 23.1
Ranked 26th. 3% more than United States
22.4
Ranked 28th.
Education enrolment by level > Percentage girls > Primary level 46.82%
Ranked 143th.
48.86%
Ranked 40th. 4% more than India

Education enrolment ratio > Net > Primary level > Women 91%
Ranked 83th.
94%
Ranked 66th. 3% more than India

High school > Upper secondary starting age 14
Ranked 186th.
15
Ranked 90th. 7% more than India

Elementary school starting age > Years 6
Ranked 89th. The same as United States
6
Ranked 73th.

Elementary school repeaters > All 3.45
Ranked 66th.
0.0
Ranked 116th.

Universities > Top 200 3
Ranked 13th.
54
Ranked 1st. 18 times more than India
Secondary education > General pupils > Per capita 76.99 per 1,000 people
Ranked 63th.
82.36 per 1,000 people
Ranked 51st. 7% more than India

Education enrolment by level > Primary level > Per capita 0.12 per capita
Ranked 76th. 40% more than United States
0.086 per capita
Ranked 119th.

Education enrolment by level > Primary level per 1000 116.62
Ranked 83th. 35% more than United States
86.39
Ranked 118th.

Education enrolment ratio > Net > Primary level > Men 98%
Ranked 33th. 5% more than United States
93%
Ranked 66th.

Pupils-teacher ratio > Primary level 40
Ranked 2nd. 3 times more than United States
15.4
Ranked 115th.
Elementary (primary school) > Teachers > Proportion of teachers female 44%
Ranked 3rd.
87%
Ranked 8th. 98% more than India
Primary education > Teachers 3.39 million
Ranked 2nd. 96% more than United States
1.73 million
Ranked 3rd.

Education enrolment by level > Percentage girls > Secondary level 42.56%
Ranked 140th.
48.72%
Ranked 92nd. 14% more than India

Private school enrolment > Primary level 16.5
Ranked 14th. 42% more than United States
11.6
Ranked 33th.
Outcomes > Primary education > Duration > Years 5
Ranked 142nd.
6
Ranked 49th. 20% more than India

Primary education > Teachers per 1000 3.05
Ranked 118th.
5.9
Ranked 45th. 93% more than India

Female enrolment share > Primary level 43.6%
Ranked 20th.
48.7%
Ranked 42nd. 12% more than India
Services, etc., value added > Constant 2000 US$ $762.18 billion
Ranked 2nd.
$10.28 trillion
Ranked 1st. 13 times more than India

Universities > Top 200 per million 0.00266
Ranked 30th.
0.183
Ranked 17th. 69 times more than India
Universities > Top 50 per million 0.000887
Ranked 11th.
0.0677
Ranked 7th. 76 times more than India
Proportion of primary education time spent learning technology a 3
Primary school starting age > Years 6
Ranked 97th. The same as United States
6
Ranked 77th.

Scouting > Members 3.37 million
Ranked 2nd. 13% more than United States
2.99 million
Ranked 3rd.
High school > Share of total education spending 37.49%
Ranked 12th. 6% more than United States
35.42%
Ranked 52nd.

High school> Proportion of education spending on teachers' salaries 80.11%
Ranked 13th. 46% more than United States
54.76%
Ranked 39th.

Elementary (primary) school) > Proportion spent on all staff salaries 87.94%
Ranked 27th. 8% more than United States
81.55%
Ranked 48th.

Elementary (primary) school > Proportion of education spending on teachers' salaries 80.11%
Ranked 15th. 46% more than United States
54.76%
Ranked 41st.

Participation > Secondary education > General pupils 95.31 million
Ranked 1st. 4 times more than United States
24.69 million
Ranked 2nd.

Ratio of female to male primary enrollment 93.44
Ranked 131st.
97.22
Ranked 93th. 4% more than India

Secondary education > Teachers per 1000 2.33
Ranked 104th.
5.52
Ranked 66th. 2 times more than India

Secondary education > General pupils per 1000 74.85
Ranked 67th.
82.6
Ranked 48th. 10% more than India

Elementary (primary) school > Gender parity index 0.999
Ranked 46th. 1% more than United States
0.991
Ranked 69th.

Female enrolment share > Secondary level 39.6%
Ranked 28th.
49%
Ranked 73th. 24% more than India
Post-Secondary Non-Tertiary > Teachers > Women 3,245
Ranked 9th.
25,000
Ranked 1st. 8 times more than India

Education enrolment by level > Secondary level per 1000 75.28
Ranked 104th.
82.94
Ranked 90th. 10% more than India

Scouting > Members per thousand people 2.73
Ranked 51st.
9.52
Ranked 14th. 3 times more than India
Proportion of primary education time spent learning science 11%
Ranked 18th.
14%
Ranked 9th. 27% more than India
Universities > Top 50 1
Ranked 10th.
20
Ranked 1st. 20 times more than India
Universities > Top 50 > Per $ GDP 0.02 per $14.1 billion of GDP
Ranked 8th.
0.024 per $14.1 billion of GDP
Ranked 7th. 20% more than India
Elementary school repeaters > Female 3.42
Ranked 60th.
0.0
Ranked 112th.

Elementary school repeaters > Male 3.48
Ranked 70th.
0.0
Ranked 113th.

Elementary school teachers 3.39 million
Ranked 1st. 88% more than United States
1.8 million
Ranked 2nd.

High school teachers 2.59 million
Ranked 1st. 51% more than United States
1.72 million
Ranked 2nd.

Universities > Top 100 per million 0.00177
Ranked 22nd.
0.105
Ranked 13th. 59 times more than India
Participation > Secondary education > Pupils 89.46 million
Ranked 2nd. 4 times more than United States
24.43 million
Ranked 3rd.

Proportion of primary education time spent learning vocational skills 3 5
Universities > Top 200 > Per $ GDP 0.004 per $1 billion of GDP
Ranked 19th.
0.005 per $1 billion of GDP
Ranked 17th. 25% more than India
Ratio of female to male secondary enrollment 79.83
Ranked 131st.
101.63
Ranked 58th. 27% more than India

Primary education > Pupils per 1000 122.63
Ranked 77th. 46% more than United States
83.88
Ranked 115th.

Pupils-teacher ratio > Secondary level 17.9
Ranked 58th. 20% more than United States
14.9
Ranked 79th.
Proportion of primary education time spent learning foreign languages 14 7
Universities > Top 100 > Per $ GDP 0.041 per $14.1 billion of GDP
Ranked 14th. 11% more than United States
0.037 per $14.1 billion of GDP
Ranked 15th.
Labor force with primary education, male > % of male labor force 15.1%
Ranked 50th. 1% more than United States
14.9%
Ranked 51st.

Expenditure per student, secondary > % of GDP per capita 12.58%
Ranked 34th.
25.25%
Ranked 32nd. Twice as much as India

Expenditure per student, tertiary > % of GDP per capita 51.39%
Ranked 14th. 2 times more than United States
21.66%
Ranked 66th.

School enrollment, tertiary, female > % gross 20.31%
Ranked 80th.
111.32%
Ranked 1st. 5 times more than India

School enrollment, tertiary > % gross 23.27%
Ranked 77th.
95.33%
Ranked 3rd. 4 times more than India

School enrollment > Secondary > Private > % of total secondary 41.89%
Ranked 14th. 5 times more than United States
8.81%
Ranked 67th.

School enrollment > Primary > Private > % of total primary 17.04%
Ranked 36th. 66% more than United States
10.29%
Ranked 59th.

Scouting > Membership > Guiding introduced 1911 1912
Unemployment with primary education > Female > % of female unemployment 25.3%
Ranked 33th. 46% more than United States
17.3%
Ranked 42nd.

School enrollment, secondary, male > % gross 70.52%
Ranked 94th.
93.35%
Ranked 56th. 32% more than India

Total enrollment, primary, female > % net 89.22%
Ranked 69th.
93.55%
Ranked 58th. 5% more than India

Total enrollment, primary > % net 98.87%
Ranked 22nd. 6% more than United States
92.89%
Ranked 75th.

Repeaters, primary, total > % of total enrollment 5.02%
Ranked 51st.
0.0
Ranked 137th.

Repeaters, primary, female > % of female enrollment 4.95%
Ranked 44th.
0.0
Ranked 135th.

Persistence to grade 5, male > % of cohort 59.71%
Ranked 71st.
98.33%
Ranked 16th. 65% more than India

High school > Proportion spent on all staff salaries 87.94%
Ranked 23th. 8% more than United States
81.55%
Ranked 40th.

Persistence to grade 5, female > % of cohort 63.54%
Ranked 67th.
89.05%
Ranked 54th. 40% more than India

Gross intake ratio in first grade of primary education, total > % of relevant age group 113.28%
Ranked 30th. 12% more than United States
101.34%
Ranked 79th.

School enrollment, preprimary > % gross 58.13%
Ranked 77th.
73.32%
Ranked 63th. 26% more than India

Gross intake ratio in first grade of primary education, male > % of relevant age group 112.38%
Ranked 33th. 9% more than United States
102.8%
Ranked 73th.

School enrollment, primary, male > % gross 111.38%
Ranked 41st. 13% more than United States
98.6%
Ranked 116th.

Elementary (primary) school) > Share of total education spending 24.81%
Ranked 39th.
32.42%
Ranked 47th. 31% more than India

Gross intake rate in grade 1 > Female > % of relevant age group 130.14%
Ranked 11th. 31% more than United States
99.02%
Ranked 86th.

Services, etc., value added > Current US$ per capita $799.51
Ranked 80th.
$36,945.60
Ranked 5th. 46 times more than India

Ratio of girls to boys in primary and secondary education 86.89%
Ranked 121st.
108.83%
Ranked 20th. 25% more than India

Unemployment with primary education > Male > % of male unemployment 27.6%
Ranked 36th. 44% more than United States
19.2%
Ranked 47th.

Services, etc., value added > Constant LCU per capita 26,517.35
Ranked 45th.
36,028.94
Ranked 52nd. 36% more than India

School enrollment > Primary > Male > % gross 120.02% gross
Ranked 18th. 20% more than United States
100.34% gross
Ranked 110th.

School enrollment > Preprimary > Female > % gross 35.84% gross
Ranked 88th.
60.55% gross
Ranked 61st. 69% more than India

High school > Upper Secondary > Students per teacher 20.67
Ranked 17th. 43% more than United States
14.46
Ranked 37th.

School enrollment > Preprimary > Male > % gross 35.91% gross
Ranked 87th.
63.25% gross
Ranked 58th. 76% more than India

Secondary education > Teachers > % female 33.92% female
Ranked 101st.
62.59% female
Ranked 37th. 85% more than India

Gross intake rate in grade 1 > Total > % of relevant age group 134.52%
Ranked 10th. 35% more than United States
99.44%
Ranked 92nd.

Secondary education, vocational pupils per 1000 0.706
Ranked 118th.
0.0
Ranked 96th.

Secondary education, teachers, female per 1000 1.48
Ranked 73th.
3.28
Ranked 51st. 2 times more than India

Primary education > Pupils > % female 46.82% female
Ranked 138th.
48.08% female
Ranked 104th. 3% more than India

Primary education > Pupils > Per capita 0.126 per capita
Ranked 71st. 50% more than United States
0.084 per capita
Ranked 115th.

High school teachers > % female 33.92%
Ranked 104th.
60.36%
Ranked 38th. 78% more than India

High School > Teachers > Proportion of teachers female 40%
Ranked 33th.
61%
Ranked 19th. 53% more than India
Participation > School enrollment > Secondary > % gross 57.03%
Ranked 106th.
94.11%
Ranked 41st. 65% more than India

Participation > School enrollment > Secondary > Male > % gross 61.2%
Ranked 102nd.
94.34%
Ranked 38th. 54% more than India

Elementary school graduate rate > Female 65.28
Ranked 74th.
87.47
Ranked 48th. 34% more than India

Elementary school > Enrolled students > % female 46.99%
Ranked 139th.
48.92%
Ranked 37th. 4% more than India

Elementary school graduate rate > Male 66.24
Ranked 70th.
100
Ranked 3rd. 51% more than India

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