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Country vs country: Israel and United States 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 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."
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Universities > Top 100: Number of universities in the top 100
  • Universities > Top 200: Number of universities in the top 200
  • 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.
  • Elementary school > Enrolled students: Primary education pupils is the total number of pupils enrolled at primary level in public and private schools.
  • School life expectancy > Female: 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.
  • 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."
  • 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 > 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."
  • School enrollment > Tertiary > 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. Tertiary education, whether or not to an advanced research qualification, normally requires, as a minimum condition of admission, the successful completion of education at the secondary level.
  • Children out of school > Primary > Male: Children out of school are the number of primary-school-age children not enrolled in primary or secondary school.
  • 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 > Primary > % 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • School enrollment > Secondary > Female > % net: Net enrollment ratio is the ratio of children of official school age based on the International Standard Classification of Education 1997 who are enrolled in school to the population of the corresponding official school age. 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.
  • School enrollment > Secondary > Male > % net: Net enrollment ratio is the ratio of children of official school age based on the International Standard Classification of Education 1997 who are enrolled in school to the population of the corresponding official school age. 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.
  • Secondary education > Teachers > % female: Female teachers as a percentage of total secondary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers.
  • Children out of school > Primary > Per capita: Children out of school are the number of primary-school-age children not enrolled in primary or secondary school. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Children out of school > Primary > Male > Per capita: Children out of school are the number of primary-school-age children not enrolled in primary or secondary school. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Children out of school > Primary > Female > Per capita: Children out of school are the number of primary-school-age children not enrolled in primary or secondary school. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level > Per capita: 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 > Secondary level > Per capita: Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Gross intake rate in grade 1 > Male > % 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.
  • Primary education > Teachers > Per capita: Primary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • 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.
  • Primary education > Pupils > % female: Female pupils as a percentage of total pupils at primary level include enrollments in public and private schools.
  • 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.
  • Secondary education > Teachers > Per capita: Secondary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • 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)
  • 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.
  • 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 > 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 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.
  • 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 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 teachers > % female: Female teachers as a percentage of total primary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers.
  • Government spending on education > % of GDP: Public expenditure on education consists of current and capital public expenditure on education 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)."
  • Government spending on education > % of government spending: Public expenditure on education consists of current and capital public expenditure on education 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 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."
  • High school teachers > % female: Female teachers as a percentage of total secondary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers.
  • Inputs > Secondary education > Teachers > Female: Secondary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers.
  • 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.
  • Outcomes > Secondary education > Duration > Years: Secondary education, duration (years) is the number of grades (years) in secondary school."
  • Participation > Children out of school > Elementary > Female: Children out of school are the number of primary-school-age children not enrolled in primary or secondary school.
  • Participation > Children out of school > Elementary > Male: Children out of school are the number of primary-school-age children not enrolled in primary or secondary school.
  • 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.
  • Participation > School enrollment > Preprimary > % 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."
  • Participation > School enrollment > Primary > % net: Net enrollment ratio is the ratio of children of official school age based on the International Standard Classification of Education 1997 who are enrolled in school to the population of the corresponding official school age. 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."
  • Participation > School enrollment > Primary > 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. 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."
  • Participation > School enrollment > Primary > Female > % net: Net enrollment ratio is the ratio of children of official school age based on the International Standard Classification of Education 1997 who are enrolled in school to the population of the corresponding official school age. 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."
  • Participation > 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."
  • Participation > School enrollment > Primary > Male > % net: Net enrollment ratio is the ratio of children of official school age based on the International Standard Classification of Education 1997 who are enrolled in school to the population of the corresponding official school age. 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."
  • Participation > 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 organisation, religious body, special interest group, foundation or business enterprise."
  • 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 > % net: Net enrollment ratio is the ratio of children of official school age based on the International Standard Classification of Education 1997 who are enrolled in school to the population of the corresponding official school age. 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 > 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. 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 > Female > % net: Net enrollment ratio is the ratio of children of official school age based on the International Standard Classification of Education 1997 who are enrolled in school to the population of the corresponding official school age. 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."
  • Participation > School enrollment > Secondary > Male > % net: Net enrollment ratio is the ratio of children of official school age based on the International Standard Classification of Education 1997 who are enrolled in school to the population of the corresponding official school age. 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 > 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 organisation, religious body, special interest group, foundation or business enterprise."
  • Participation > School enrollment > Tertiary > % 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. Tertiary education, whether or not to an advanced research qualification, normally requires, as a minimum condition of admission, the successful completion of education at the secondary level."
  • Participation > School enrollment > Tertiary > 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. Tertiary education, whether or not to an advanced research qualification, normally requires, as a minimum condition of admission, the successful completion of education at the secondary level."
  • Participation > School enrollment > Tertiary > 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. Tertiary education, whether or not to an advanced research qualification, normally requires, as a minimum condition of admission, the successful completion of education at the secondary level."
  • Participation > Secondary education > General pupils: Secondary general pupils are the number of secondary students enrolled in general education programs, including teacher training."
  • Participation > Secondary education > General pupils > % female: Secondary general pupils are the number of secondary students enrolled in general education programs, including teacher training."
  • Participation > Secondary education > Pupils > % female: Female pupils as a percentage of total pupils at secondary level includes enrollments in public and private schools.
  • Participation > Secondary education > Pupils: Secondary education pupils is the total number of pupils enrolled at secondary level in public and private schools.
  • Participation > Secondary education > Vocational pupils > % female: Secondary vocational pupils are the number of secondary students enrolled in technical and vocational education programs, including teacher training."
  • Participation > Total enrollment > Primary > % net: Total 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."
  • Participation > Total enrollment > Primary > Female > % net: Total 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."
  • Participation > Total enrollment > Primary > Male > % net: Total 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."
  • Preschool enrollment rate > Male: 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."
  • School enrolment rate > 1st grade > Female: 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."
  • School enrolment rate > 1st grade > Male: 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."
  • 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."
  • School enrolment rate > 5th grade > Female: 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.
  • School enrolment rate > 5th grade > Male: 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.
  • 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.
  • 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)."
  • 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)."
  • 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)."
  • 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).
  • 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).
  • 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.
  • Duration of education > Primary level: Duration of primary education is the number of grades (or years) in primary education.
  • 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.
  • Spending per primary school student: Primary school spending per pupil in 1998, converted into US dollars by purchasing power parity.
  • Spending per secondary school student: Secondary school spending per pupil in 1998, converted into US dollars by purchasing power parity.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Spending per primary school student > Per $ GDP: Primary school spending per pupil in 1998, converted into US dollars by purchasing power parity. Per $ GDP figures expressed per $1,000 of Gross Domestic Product.
  • 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.
  • Spending per secondary school student > Per $ GDP: Secondary school spending per pupil in 1998, converted into US dollars by purchasing power parity. Per $ GDP figures expressed per $1,000 of Gross Domestic Product.
  • 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.
  • Universities > Top 100 per million: Number of universities in the top 100. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Ratio of female to male enrollments in tertiary education: Ratio of female to male tertiary enrollment is the percentage of men to women enrolled at tertiary level in public and private schools.
  • Adjusted savings: education expenditure > % of GNI: Adjusted savings: education expenditure (% of GNI). Education expenditure refers to the current operating expenditures in education, including wages and salaries and excluding capital investments in buildings and equipment.
  • Universities > Top 200 per million: Number of universities in the top 200. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Primary education > Teachers > % female: Female teachers as a percentage of total primary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers.
  • Primary education > Teachers: Primary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers.
  • Universities > Top 100 > Per $ GDP: Number of universities in the top 100 Per $ GDP figures expressed per 14.1 billion $ gross domestic product.
  • Ratio of female to male primary enrollment > %: 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.
  • Ratio of girls to boys in primary and secondary education > %: 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.
  • Ratio of female to male secondary enrollment > %: 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.
  • Ratio of female to male tertiary enrollment > %: Ratio of female to male tertiary enrollment (%). Ratio of female to male tertiary enrollment is the percentage of men to women enrolled at tertiary level in public and private schools.
  • 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.
  • School enrollment, preprimary, female > % gross: School enrollment, preprimary, female (% gross). Gross enrolment ratio. Pre-primary. Female is the total female enrollment in pre-primary education, regardless of age, expressed as a percentage of the total female 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.
  • School enrollment, preprimary, male > % gross: School enrollment, preprimary, male (% gross). Gross enrolment ratio. Pre-primary. Male is the total male enrollment in pre-primary education, regardless of age, expressed as a percentage of the total male 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.
  • 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.
  • Primary completion rate, total > % of relevant age group: Primary completion rate, total (% of relevant age group). Primary completion rate. Total is the total number of new entrants in the last grade of primary education, regardless of age, expressed as percentage of the total population of the theoretical entrance age to the last grade of primary. This indicator is also known as "gross intake rate to the last grade of primary." The ratio can exceed 100% due to over-aged and under-aged children who enter primary school late/early and/or repeat grades.
  • Primary education, duration > Years: Primary education, duration (years). Duration of primary is the number of grades (years) in primary education.
  • 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.
  • Primary education, pupils > % female: Primary education, pupils (% female). Percentage of female students. Primary is the number of female students at the primary level expressed as a percentage of the total number of students (male and female) at the primary level in a given school 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.
  • School enrollment, primary > % gross: School enrollment, primary (% gross). Gross enrolment ratio. Primary. Total is the total enrollment in primary education, regardless of age, expressed as a percentage of the 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.
  • Universities > Top 200 > Per $ GDP: Number of universities in the top 200 Per $ GDP figures expressed per 1 billion $ gross domestic product.
  • School enrollment, primary, female > % gross: School enrollment, primary, female (% gross). Gross enrolment ratio. Primary. Female is the total female enrollment in primary education, regardless of age, expressed as a percentage of the female 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.
  • Gross intake ratio in first grade of primary education, female > % of relevant age group: Gross intake ratio in first grade of primary education, female (% 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.
  • 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.
  • 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, primary, female > % net: School enrollment, primary, female (% net). Net enrolment rate. Primary. Female is the ratio of female children of the official primary school age who are enrolled in primary school to the female population of the official primary school age.
  • School enrollment, primary > % net: School enrollment, primary (% net). Net enrolment rate. Primary. Total is the ratio of children of the official primary school age who are enrolled in primary school to the total population of the official primary school age.
  • School enrollment, primary, male > % net: School enrollment, primary, male (% net). Net enrolment rate. Primary. Male is the ratio of male children of the official primary school age who are enrolled in primary school to the male population of the official primary school age.
  • 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.
  • School enrollment, primary, private > % of total primary: School enrollment, primary, private (% of total primary). Percentage of private enrolment. Primary is the enrolment in private primary schools expressed as a percentage of total enrolment (public and private) in primary schools. 'Private' refers to all educational institutions not operated by a public authority, regardless of whether they receive financial support from public authorities. A high percentage indicates strong involvement of the non-governmental sector (including religious bodies, other organizations, associations, communities, private enterprises or persons) in providing organized educational programmes.
  • 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.
  • Persistence to grade 5, total > % of cohort: Persistence to grade 5, total (% of cohort). Survival rate to grade 5. Total is the share of 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.
  • Persistence to last grade of primary, female > % of cohort: Persistence to last grade of primary, female (% of cohort). Survival rate to last grade of primary. Female is the share of female children enrolled in the first grade of primary school who eventually reach the last grade of primary. The estimate is calculated on the basis of the reconstructed cohort method, which uses data on enrolment and repeaters for two consecutive years.
  • Persistence to last grade of primary, male > % of cohort: Persistence to last grade of primary, male (% of cohort). Survival rate to last grade of primary. Male is the share of male children enrolled in the first grade of primary school who eventually reach the last grade of primary. The estimate is calculated on the basis of the reconstructed cohort method, which uses data on enrolment and repeaters for two consecutive years.
  • 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 last grade of primary, total > % of cohort: Persistence to last grade of primary, total (% of cohort). Survival rate to last grade of primary. Total is the share of children enrolled in the first grade of primary school who eventually reach the last grade of primary. The estimate is calculated on the basis of the reconstructed cohort method, which uses data on enrolment and repeaters for two consecutive years.
  • Repeaters, primary, male > % of male enrollment: Repeaters, primary, male (% of male enrollment). Percentage of repeaters in primary. All grades. Male is the number of male students enrolled in the same grade as in the previous year, as a percentage of all male students enrolled in primary school. It is calculated by dividing the sum of male repeaters in all grades of primary education by the total male enrolment of primary education and multiplying the result by 100.
  • 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.
  • 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, teachers > % female: Primary education, teachers (% female). Percentage female teachers. Primary is the number of female teachers at the primary level expressed as a percentage of the total number of teachers (male and female) at the primary level in a given school year. 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.
  • 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.
  • 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, male > % net: Total enrollment, primary, male (% 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.
  • 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, 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Secondary education, pupils > % female: Secondary education, pupils (% female). Percentage of female students. Total secondary. All programmes is the number of female students enrolled in all secondary education programmes expressed as a percentage of the total number of students (male and female) enrolled at the secondary education level in a given school year.
  • 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.
  • Secondary education, general pupils > % female: Secondary education, general pupils (% female). Percentage of female students. Total secondary. General programmes is the number of female students enrolled in general programmes at the secondary education level expressed as a percentage of the total number of students (male and female) enrolled in general programmes at the secondary education level in a given school year.
  • 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, 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.
  • School enrollment, secondary > % gross: School enrollment, secondary (% gross). Gross enrolment ratio. Secondary. All programmes. Total is the total enrollment in secondary education, regardless of age, expressed as a percentage of the 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.
  • School enrollment, secondary, female > % gross: School enrollment, secondary, female (% gross). Gross enrolment ratio. Secondary. All programmes. Female is the total female enrollment in secondary education, regardless of age, expressed as a percentage of the female 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.
  • 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.
  • School enrollment, secondary > % net: School enrollment, secondary (% net). Net enrolment rate. Secondary. All programmes. Total is the ratio of children of the official secondary school age who are enrolled in secondary school to the population of the official secondary school age.
  • School enrollment, secondary, female > % net: School enrollment, secondary, female (% net). Net enrolment rate. Secondary. All programmes. Female is the ratio of female children of the official secondary school age who are enrolled in secondary school to the female population of the official secondary school age.
  • School enrollment, secondary, male > % net: School enrollment, secondary, male (% net). Net enrolment rate. Secondary. All programmes. Male is the ratio of male children of the official secondary school age who are enrolled in secondary school to the male population of the official secondary school age.
  • School enrollment, secondary, private > % of total secondary: School enrollment, secondary, private (% of total secondary). Percentage of private enrolment. Secondary is the enrolment in private secondary schools expressed as a percentage of total enrolment (public and private) in secondary schools. 'Private' refers to all educational institutions not operated by a public authority, regardless of whether they receive financial support from public authorities. A high percentage indicates strong involvement of the non-governmental sector (including religious bodies, other organizations, associations, communities, private enterprises or persons) in providing organized educational programmes.
  • 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.
  • Secondary education, teachers, female: 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.
  • Secondary education, teachers > % female: Secondary education, teachers (% female). Percentage female teachers. Secondary is the number of female teachers at the secondary level expressed as a percentage of the total number of teachers (male and female) at the secondary level in a given school year. 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.
  • 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, 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, male > % gross: School enrollment, tertiary, male (% gross). Gross enrolment ratio. Tertiary (ISCED 5 and 6). Male is the total male enrollment in tertiary education (ISCED 5 and 6), regardless of age, expressed as a percentage of the total male population of the five-year age group following on from secondary school leaving.
  • Expenditure per student, primary > % of GDP per capita: Expenditure per student, primary (% of GDP per capita). Public expenditure per pupil as a % of GDP per capita. Primary is the total public expenditure per student in primary 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, 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).
  • Public spending on education, total > % of government expenditure: Public spending on education, total (% of government expenditure). Public expenditure on education as % of total government expenditure is the total public education expenditure (current and capital) expressed as a percentage of total government expenditure for all sectors in a given financial year. Public education expenditure includes government spending on educational institutions (both public and private), education administration, and subsidies for private entities (students/households and other privates entities).
  • Public spending on education, total > % of GDP: Public spending on education, total (% of GDP). Public expenditure on education as % of GDP is the total public expenditure (current and capital) on education expressed as a percentage of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in a given year. Public expenditure on education includes government spending on educational institutions (both public and private), education administration, and transfers/subsidies for private entities (students/households and other privates entities).
  • Labor force with primary education, female > % of female labor force: Labor force with primary education, female (% of female 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.
  • 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.
  • Labor force with primary education > % of total: Labor force with primary education (% of total). 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.
  • Labor force with secondary education, female > % of female labor force: Labor force with secondary education, female (% of female labor force). Labor force with secondary education is the proportion of the labor force that has a secondary education, as a percentage of the total labor force.
  • Labor force with secondary education, male > % of male labor force: Labor force with secondary education, male (% of male labor force). Labor force with secondary education is the proportion of the labor force that has a secondary education, as a percentage of the total labor force.
  • Labor force with secondary education > % of total: Labor force with secondary education (% of total). Labor force with secondary education is the proportion of the labor force that has a secondary education, as a percentage of the total labor force.
  • Labor force with tertiary education, female > % of female labor force: Labor force with tertiary education, female (% of female labor force). Labor force with tertiary education is the proportion of labor force that has a tertiary education, as a percentage of the total labor force.
  • Labor force with tertiary education, male > % of male labor force: Labor force with tertiary education, male (% of male labor force). Labor force with tertiary education is the proportion of labor force that has a tertiary education, as a percentage of the total labor force.
  • Labor force with tertiary education > % of total: Labor force with tertiary education (% of total). Labor force with tertiary education is the proportion of labor force that has a tertiary education, as a percentage of the total labor force.
  • Unemployment with primary education, female > % of female unemployment: 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).
  • Unemployment with primary education, male > % of male unemployment: 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).
  • Unemployment with secondary education, female > % of female unemployment: Unemployment with secondary 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).
  • Unemployment with secondary education, male > % of male unemployment: Unemployment with secondary 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).
  • Unemployment with tertiary education, female > % of female unemployment: Unemployment with tertiary 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).
  • Unemployment with tertiary education, male > % of male unemployment: Unemployment with tertiary 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).
  • Unemployment with tertiary education > % of total unemployment: Unemployment with tertiary education (% of total 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).
  • Children out of school > Primary per 1000: Children out of school are the number of primary-school-age children not enrolled in primary or secondary school. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • 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.
  • Education enrolment by level > Primary level per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Education enrolment by level > Secondary level per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • 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.
  • Primary education > Teachers per 1000: Primary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • 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.
  • Children out of school > Primary > Male per 1000: Children out of school are the number of primary-school-age children not enrolled in primary or secondary school. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Public spending on education > Total > % of government expenditure: Public expenditure on education consists of current and capital public expenditure on education plus subsidies to private education at the primary, secondary, and tertiary levels.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 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, 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.
  • Education spending > % of GDP: Government Education Expenditure (% of GDP, 2000-2002)
  • School enrollment > Primary > Male > % net: Net enrollment ratio is the ratio of children of official school age based on the International Standard Classification of Education 1997 who are enrolled in school to the population of the corresponding official school age. 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 > Secondary > 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. 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.
  • 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).
  • 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.
  • 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, 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.
  • Expenditure per student > Secondary > % of GDP per capita: 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.
  • Secondary education, duration > Years: Secondary education, duration (years). Duration of secondary education is the number of grades (years) in secondary education (ISCED 2 & 3).
  • Children out of school > Primary: Children out of school are the number of primary-school-age children not enrolled in primary or secondary school.
  • 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).
  • Adjusted savings > Education expenditure > % of GNI: Education expenditure refers to the current operating expenditures in education, including wages and salaries and excluding capital investments in buildings and equipment.
  • Public spending on education > Total > % of GDP: Public expenditure on education consists of current and capital public expenditure on education plus subsidies to private education at the primary, secondary, and tertiary levels.
  • Unemployment with primary education > % of total 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).
  • Unemployment with secondary education > % of total 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 > Tertiary > % 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. Tertiary education, whether or not to an advanced research qualification, normally requires, as a minimum condition of admission, the successful completion of education at the secondary level.
  • Expenditure per student > Primary > % of GDP per capita: 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.
  • 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.
  • School enrollment > Secondary > % net: Net enrollment ratio is the ratio of children of official school age based on the International Standard Classification of Education 1997 who are enrolled in school to the population of the corresponding official school age. 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.
  • 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.
  • Expenditure per student > Tertiary > % of GDP per capita: 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Schools connected to the Internet: Schools connected to the Internet are the share of primary and secondary schools in the country that have access to the Internet.
  • Secondary education > Teachers: Secondary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers.
  • Secondary education > General pupils: Secondary general pupils are the number of secondary students enrolled in general education programs, including teacher training.
  • School enrollment > Primary > % net: Net enrollment ratio is the ratio of children of official school age based on the International Standard Classification of Education 1997 who are enrolled in school to the population of the corresponding official school age. 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.
STAT Israel United States HISTORY
Elementary school > Gender ratio 101.43
Ranked 12th. 1% more than United States
100.68
Ranked 17th.

Elementary school repeaters > Female 1
Ranked 82nd.
0.0
Ranked 112th.

Enrolment ratio > Secondary level 88.4%
Ranked 15th. About the same as United States
88.1%
Ranked 17th.
High school > Gender ratio 101.37
Ranked 48th. 2% more than United States
99.5
Ranked 59th.

Literacy > Definition age 15 and over can read and write age 15 and over can read and write
Literacy > Female 95.9%
Ranked 3rd.
99%
Ranked 17th. 3% more than Israel

Literacy > Male 98.5%
Ranked 3rd.
99%
Ranked 28th. 1% more than Israel

Literacy > Total population 97.1%
Ranked 3rd.
99%
Ranked 20th. 2% more than Israel

Preschool enrollment rate 110.66
Ranked 37th. 12% more than United States
98.77
Ranked 94th.

School life expectancy > Male 14.2 years
Ranked 24th.
14.8 years
Ranked 17th. 4% more than Israel
School life expectancy > Total 14.6 years
Ranked 21st.
15.2 years
Ranked 14th. 4% more than Israel
Spending > USD 11.74 billion
Ranked 31st.
684.04 billion
Ranked 1st. 58 times more than Israel

Tertiary enrollment 52.7%
Ranked 18th.
72.6%
Ranked 1st. 38% more than Israel
Universities > Top 100 1
Ranked 19th.
31
Ranked 1st. 31 times more than Israel
Universities > Top 200 3
Ranked 17th.
54
Ranked 1st. 18 times more than Israel
Elementary school teachers 63,550
Ranked 44th.
1.8 million
Ranked 2nd. 28 times more than Israel

High school teachers 52,580
Ranked 38th.
1.72 million
Ranked 2nd. 33 times more than Israel

Elementary school > Enrolled students 841,394
Ranked 68th.
24.68 million
Ranked 3rd. 29 times more than Israel

School life expectancy > Female 15.1 years
Ranked 19th.
15.7 years
Ranked 11th. 4% more than Israel
Elementary school graduate rate 99.63
Ranked 4th. 4% more than United States
95.34
Ranked 40th.

Elementary school repeaters > All 1.48
Ranked 81st.
0.0
Ranked 116th.

Preschool enrollment rate > Female 97.49
Ranked 21st. 69% more than United States
57.63
Ranked 64th.

Spending > Proportion 5.91
Ranked 24th. 23% more than United States
4.79
Ranked 54th.

School enrollment > Tertiary > Male > % gross 48.64% gross
Ranked 30th.
69.19% gross
Ranked 6th. 42% more than Israel

Children out of school > Primary > Male 9,332
Ranked 62nd.
593,372
Ranked 5th. 64 times more than Israel

School enrollment > Primary > Male > % gross 109.89% gross
Ranked 50th. 10% more than United States
100.34% gross
Ranked 110th.

School enrollment > Primary > % gross 110.19% gross
Ranked 43th. 11% more than United States
98.98% gross
Ranked 115th.

School enrollment > Preprimary > Female > % gross 111.54% gross
Ranked 7th. 84% more than United States
60.55% gross
Ranked 61st.

Gross intake rate in grade 1 > Female > % of relevant age group 101.88%
Ranked 64th. 3% more than United States
99.02%
Ranked 86th.

Gross intake rate in grade 1 > Total > % of relevant age group 100.51%
Ranked 82nd. 1% more than United States
99.44%
Ranked 92nd.

School enrollment > Preprimary > Male > % gross 112.41% gross
Ranked 7th. 78% more than United States
63.25% gross
Ranked 58th.

School enrollment > Secondary > Female > % net 89.21% net
Ranked 27th.
90.59% net
Ranked 20th. 2% more than Israel

School enrollment > Secondary > Male > % net 88.92% net
Ranked 17th. 1% more than United States
88.14% net
Ranked 23th.

Secondary education > Teachers > % female 70.86% female
Ranked 15th. 13% more than United States
62.59% female
Ranked 37th.

Children out of school > Primary > Per capita 2.38 per 1,000 people
Ranked 79th.
5.52 per 1,000 people
Ranked 57th. 2 times more than Israel

Children out of school > Primary > Male > Per capita 1.37 per 1,000 people
Ranked 76th.
2.02 per 1,000 people
Ranked 67th. 47% more than Israel

Children out of school > Primary > Female > Per capita 1 per 1,000 people
Ranked 84th.
3.5 per 1,000 people
Ranked 47th. 3 times more than Israel

Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level > Per capita 45.86 per 1,000 people
Ranked 22nd.
57.61 per 1,000 people
Ranked 4th. 26% more than Israel

Education enrolment by level > Primary level > Per capita 0.117 per capita
Ranked 81st. 36% more than United States
0.086 per capita
Ranked 119th.

Education enrolment by level > Secondary level > Per capita 91.83 per 1,000 people
Ranked 69th. 11% more than United States
82.72 per 1,000 people
Ranked 88th.

Gross intake rate in grade 1 > Male > % of relevant age group 99.21%
Ranked 97th.
99.85%
Ranked 91st. 1% more than Israel

Primary education > Teachers > Per capita 9.17 per 1,000 people
Ranked 5th. 56% more than United States
5.88 per 1,000 people
Ranked 44th.

Primary education > Pupils > Per capita 0.114 per capita
Ranked 81st. 36% more than United States
0.084 per capita
Ranked 115th.

Primary education > Pupils > % female 48.8% female
Ranked 38th. 1% more than United States
48.08% female
Ranked 104th.

Secondary education > General pupils > Per capita 70.92 per 1,000 people
Ranked 78th.
82.36 per 1,000 people
Ranked 51st. 16% more than Israel

Secondary education > Teachers > Per capita 8.98 per 1,000 people
Ranked 22nd. 63% more than United States
5.5 per 1,000 people
Ranked 65th.

Average years of schooling of adults 9.6
Ranked 12th.
12
Ranked 1st. 25% more than Israel
College and university > Gender ratio 131.09
Ranked 36th.
140.06
Ranked 29th. 7% more than Israel

Elementary school > Enrolled students > % female 48.93%
Ranked 35th. The same as United States
48.92%
Ranked 37th.

Elementary school graduate rate > Female 99.25
Ranked 11th. 13% more than United States
87.47
Ranked 48th.

Elementary school graduate rate > Male 100
Ranked 2nd. The same as United States
100
Ranked 3rd.

Elementary school repeaters > Male 1.94
Ranked 80th.
0.0
Ranked 113th.

Elementary school starting age > Years 6
Ranked 113th. The same as United States
6
Ranked 73th.

Elementary school teachers > % female 86.01%
Ranked 29th. About the same as United States
85.64%
Ranked 32nd.

Government spending on education > % of GDP 6.36%
Ranked 14th. 15% more than United States
5.54%
Ranked 21st.

Government spending on education > % of government spending 13.84%
Ranked 38th.
14.13%
Ranked 35th. 2% more than Israel

High school starting age > Years 12
Ranked 91st. The same as United States
12
Ranked 55th.

High school teachers > % female 72.33%
Ranked 12th. 20% more than United States
60.36%
Ranked 38th.

Inputs > Secondary education > Teachers > Female 38,032
Ranked 28th.
1.04 million
Ranked 1st. 27 times more than Israel

Outcomes > Primary education > Duration > Years 6
Ranked 90th. The same as United States
6
Ranked 49th.

Outcomes > Secondary education > Duration > Years 6
Ranked 115th. The same as United States
6
Ranked 86th.

Participation > Children out of school > Elementary > Female 8,553
Ranked 58th.
769,923
Ranked 4th. 90 times more than Israel

Participation > Children out of school > Elementary > Male 13,360
Ranked 54th.
944,307
Ranked 4th. 71 times more than Israel

Participation > Children out of school > Elementary 21,914
Ranked 57th.
1.71 million
Ranked 4th. 78 times more than Israel

Participation > Ratio of girls to boys in primary and secondary education 101.37%
Ranked 32nd. 1% more than United States
100.09%
Ranked 51st.

Participation > School enrollment > Preprimary > % gross 97.14%
Ranked 22nd. 68% more than United States
57.81%
Ranked 64th.

Participation > School enrollment > Primary > % net 97.06%
Ranked 26th. 6% more than United States
91.97%
Ranked 56th.

Participation > School enrollment > Primary > Female > % gross 111.47%
Ranked 27th. 12% more than United States
99.11%
Ranked 89th.

Participation > School enrollment > Primary > Female > % net 97.62%
Ranked 20th. 5% more than United States
92.61%
Ranked 54th.

Participation > School enrollment > Primary > Male > % gross 109.9%
Ranked 46th. 12% more than United States
98.45%
Ranked 102nd.

Participation > School enrollment > Primary > Male > % net 96.52%
Ranked 30th. 6% more than United States
91.37%
Ranked 60th.

Participation > School enrollment > Primary > Private > % of total primary 0.0
Ranked 122nd.
9.68%
Ranked 58th.

Participation > School enrollment > Secondary > % gross 89.98%
Ranked 54th.
94.11%
Ranked 41st. 5% more than Israel

Participation > School enrollment > Secondary > % net 86.48%
Ranked 26th.
88.31%
Ranked 22nd. 2% more than Israel

Participation > School enrollment > Secondary > Female > % gross 90.6%
Ranked 56th.
93.87%
Ranked 43th. 4% more than Israel

Participation > School enrollment > Secondary > Female > % net 87.53%
Ranked 25th.
88.98%
Ranked 21st. 2% more than Israel

Participation > School enrollment > Secondary > Male > % gross 89.38%
Ranked 54th.
94.34%
Ranked 38th. 6% more than Israel

Participation > School enrollment > Secondary > Male > % net 85.48%
Ranked 27th.
87.68%
Ranked 18th. 3% more than Israel

Participation > School enrollment > Secondary > Private > % of total secondary 0.0
Ranked 103th.
8.78%
Ranked 68th.

Participation > School enrollment > Tertiary > % gross 59.73%
Ranked 22nd.
82.92%
Ranked 4th. 39% more than Israel

Participation > School enrollment > Tertiary > Female > % gross 67.97%
Ranked 21st.
97.14%
Ranked 6th. 43% more than Israel

Participation > School enrollment > Tertiary > Male > % gross 51.85%
Ranked 21st.
69.36%
Ranked 5th. 34% more than Israel

Participation > Secondary education > General pupils 489,869
Ranked 61st.
24.69 million
Ranked 2nd. 50 times more than Israel

Participation > Secondary education > General pupils > % female 50.49%
Ranked 55th. 4% more than United States
48.63%
Ranked 95th.

Participation > Secondary education > Pupils > % female 49.08%
Ranked 55th. 1% more than United States
48.63%
Ranked 69th.

Participation > Secondary education > Pupils 610,341
Ranked 63th.
24.43 million
Ranked 3rd. 40 times more than Israel

Participation > Secondary education > Vocational pupils > % female 43.54%
Ranked 44th.
0.0
Ranked 111th.

Participation > Total enrollment > Primary > % net 97.12%
Ranked 39th. 4% more than United States
93.14%
Ranked 64th.

Participation > Total enrollment > Primary > Female > % net 97.68%
Ranked 26th. 4% more than United States
93.68%
Ranked 53th.

Participation > Total enrollment > Primary > Male > % net 96.58%
Ranked 32nd. 4% more than United States
92.62%
Ranked 60th.

Preschool enrollment rate > Male 96.8
Ranked 22nd. 67% more than United States
57.98
Ranked 63th.

School enrolment rate > 1st grade > Female 98.11
Ranked 84th.
108.63
Ranked 38th. 11% more than Israel

School enrolment rate > 1st grade > Male 95.7
Ranked 100th.
103.49
Ranked 59th. 8% more than Israel

School enrolment rate > 1st grade 96.87
Ranked 91st.
105.99
Ranked 46th. 9% more than Israel

School enrolment rate > 5th grade > Female 98.68
Ranked 15th. 1% more than United States
98.08
Ranked 22nd.

School enrolment rate > 5th grade > Male 100
Ranked 1st. 5% more than United States
95.67
Ranked 24th.

School enrolment rate > 5th grade 99.35
Ranked 8th. 5% more than United States
94.45
Ranked 30th.

Spending per student > College and university 23.37
Ranked 34th. 6% more than United States
22.04
Ranked 37th.

Spending per student > Elementary school 21.25
Ranked 20th.
22.35
Ranked 18th. 5% more than Israel

Spending per student > High school 20.5
Ranked 30th.
24.56
Ranked 18th. 20% more than Israel

Teacher student ratio > Elementary school 13.24
Ranked 106th.
13.69
Ranked 102nd. 3% more than Israel

Teacher student ratio > High school 11.69
Ranked 65th.
14.38
Ranked 51st. 23% more than Israel

Duration of education > Secondary level 6
Ranked 112th. The same as United States
6
Ranked 81st.
Public spending per student > Tertiary level 31.6
Ranked 46th. 32% more than United States
23.9
Ranked 8th.
Duration of education > Primary level 6
Ranked 92nd. The same as United States
6
Ranked 51st.
Public spending per student > Primary level 21.2
Ranked 13th. 18% more than United States
17.9
Ranked 21st.
Spending per primary school student $4,135 per student
Ranked 9th.
$6,043 per student
Ranked 4th. 46% more than Israel
Spending per secondary school student $5,115 per student
Ranked 14th.
$7,764 per student
Ranked 3rd. 52% more than Israel
Female enrolment share > Secondary level 48.6%
Ranked 81st.
49%
Ranked 73th. 1% more than Israel
Female enrolment share > Primary level 48.7%
Ranked 45th. The same as United States
48.7%
Ranked 42nd.
Public spending per student > Secondary level 22.5
Ranked 27th. About the same as United States
22.4
Ranked 28th.
Spending per primary school student > Per $ GDP $3.21e-05 per student per $1,000
Ranked 2nd. 62 times more than United States
$5.14e-07 per student per $1,000
Ranked 21st.
School life expectancy > Primary to tertiary 15 years
Ranked 33th.
16 years
Ranked 15th. 7% more than Israel
Pupils-teacher ratio > Primary level 12.2
Ranked 125th.
15.4
Ranked 115th. 26% more than Israel
Spending per secondary school student > Per $ GDP $3.97e-05 per student per $1,000
Ranked 3rd. 60 times more than United States
$6.61e-07 per student per $1,000
Ranked 21st.
Pupils-teacher ratio > Secondary level 10.4
Ranked 104th.
14.9
Ranked 79th. 43% more than Israel
School life expectancy > Primary to tertiary > Male 15 years
Ranked 29th. The same as United States
15 years
Ranked 24th.
School life expectancy > Primary to tertiary > Female 16 years
Ranked 27th. The same as United States
16 years
Ranked 25th.
Universities > Top 100 per million 0.144
Ranked 12th. 38% more than United States
0.105
Ranked 13th.
Ratio of female to male enrollments in tertiary education 133.1
Ranked 40th.
139.19
Ranked 29th. 5% more than Israel

Adjusted savings: education expenditure > % of GNI 5.64%
Ranked 31st. 18% more than United States
4.79%
Ranked 59th.

Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level 301,326
Ranked 49th.
16.61 million
Ranked 1st. 55 times more than Israel

Universities > Top 200 per million 0.433
Ranked 9th. 2 times more than United States
0.183
Ranked 17th.
Primary education > Teachers > % female 85.35% female
Ranked 28th.
88.58% female
Ranked 21st. 4% more than Israel

Education enrolment ratio > Net > Primary level 97%
Ranked 44th. 3% more than United States
94%
Ranked 71st.

Primary education > Teachers 62,387
Ranked 50th.
1.73 million
Ranked 3rd. 28 times more than Israel

Universities > Top 100 > Per $ GDP 0.12 per $14.1 billion of GDP
Ranked 7th. 3 times more than United States
0.037 per $14.1 billion of GDP
Ranked 15th.
Ratio of female to male primary enrollment > % 100.43%
Ranked 26th. The same as United States
100.37%
Ranked 26th.

Ratio of girls to boys in primary and secondary education > % 101.35%
Ranked 35th. 1% more than United States
100.42%
Ranked 47th.

Ratio of female to male secondary enrollment > % 102.41%
Ranked 45th. 2% more than United States
100.45%
Ranked 56th.

Ratio of female to male tertiary enrollment > % 129.68%
Ranked 52nd.
138.98%
Ranked 35th. 7% more than Israel

School enrollment, preprimary > % gross 97.24%
Ranked 32nd. 33% more than United States
73.32%
Ranked 63th.

School enrollment, preprimary, female > % gross 96.44%
Ranked 32nd. 33% more than United States
72.28%
Ranked 62nd.

School enrollment, preprimary, male > % gross 98%
Ranked 28th. 32% more than United States
74.31%
Ranked 60th.

Primary school starting age > Years 6
Ranked 126th. The same as United States
6
Ranked 77th.

Primary completion rate, total > % of relevant age group 101.6%
Ranked 26th. 4% more than United States
97.83%
Ranked 54th.

Primary education, duration > Years 6
Ranked 97th. The same as United States
6
Ranked 53th.

Primary education, pupils 807,424
Ranked 77th.
24.43 million
Ranked 5th. 30 times more than Israel

Primary education, pupils > % female 48.79%
Ranked 50th.
49.01%
Ranked 26th. About the same as Israel

Pupil-teacher ratio, primary 13.06
Ranked 109th.
14.29
Ranked 98th. 9% more than Israel

School enrollment, primary > % gross 104.14%
Ranked 76th. 5% more than United States
98.78%
Ranked 107th.

Universities > Top 200 > Per $ GDP 0.026 per $1 billion of GDP
Ranked 3rd. 5 times more than United States
0.005 per $1 billion of GDP
Ranked 17th.
School enrollment, primary, female > % gross 104.37%
Ranked 68th. 5% more than United States
98.97%
Ranked 97th.

Gross intake ratio in first grade of primary education, female > % of relevant age group 108.47%
Ranked 45th. 9% more than United States
99.82%
Ranked 86th.

School enrollment, primary, male > % gross 103.92%
Ranked 84th. 5% more than United States
98.6%
Ranked 116th.

Gross intake ratio in first grade of primary education, male > % of relevant age group 104.58%
Ranked 62nd. 2% more than United States
102.8%
Ranked 73th.

Gross intake ratio in first grade of primary education, total > % of relevant age group 106.47%
Ranked 55th. 5% more than United States
101.34%
Ranked 79th.

School enrollment, primary, female > % net 97.61%
Ranked 19th. 6% more than United States
92.48%
Ranked 52nd.

School enrollment, primary > % net 97.05%
Ranked 37th. 6% more than United States
91.88%
Ranked 70th.

School enrollment, primary, male > % net 96.52%
Ranked 28th. 6% more than United States
91.29%
Ranked 62nd.

Persistence to grade 5, female > % of cohort 97.89%
Ranked 23th. 10% more than United States
89.05%
Ranked 54th.

School enrollment, primary, private > % of total primary 21.64%
Ranked 39th. 2 times more than United States
8.72%
Ranked 78th.

Persistence to grade 5, male > % of cohort 100%
Ranked 1st. 2% more than United States
98.33%
Ranked 16th.

Persistence to grade 5, total > % of cohort 98.96%
Ranked 15th. 6% more than United States
93.68%
Ranked 44th.

Persistence to last grade of primary, female > % of cohort 97.74%
Ranked 27th. 11% more than United States
87.88%
Ranked 62nd.

Persistence to last grade of primary, male > % of cohort 100%
Ranked 1st. 2% more than United States
98.33%
Ranked 21st.

Repeaters, primary, female > % of female enrollment 0.787%
Ranked 93th.
0.0
Ranked 135th.

Persistence to last grade of primary, total > % of cohort 98.92%
Ranked 14th. 6% more than United States
93.08%
Ranked 58th.

Repeaters, primary, male > % of male enrollment 1.7%
Ranked 88th.
0.0
Ranked 136th.

Repeaters, primary, total > % of total enrollment 1.26%
Ranked 91st.
0.0
Ranked 137th.

Primary education, teachers 65,704.88
Ranked 40th.
1.71 million
Ranked 5th. 26 times more than Israel

Primary education, teachers > % female 85.32%
Ranked 35th.
86.71%
Ranked 33th. 2% more than Israel

Total enrollment, primary > % net 97.39%
Ranked 48th. 5% more than United States
92.89%
Ranked 75th.

Total enrollment, primary, female > % net 97.77%
Ranked 30th. 5% more than United States
93.55%
Ranked 58th.

Total enrollment, primary, male > % net 97.03%
Ranked 39th. 5% more than United States
92.27%
Ranked 66th.

Children out of school, primary 20,236
Ranked 67th.
1.76 million
Ranked 3rd. 87 times more than Israel

Children out of school, primary, female 8,413
Ranked 69th.
780,465
Ranked 3rd. 93 times more than Israel

Children out of school, primary, male 11,823
Ranked 60th.
976,866
Ranked 3rd. 83 times more than Israel

Secondary school starting age > Years 12
Ranked 97th. The same as United States
12
Ranked 59th.

Secondary education, pupils 708,340
Ranked 67th.
24.21 million
Ranked 4th. 34 times more than Israel

Secondary education, pupils > % female 49.26%
Ranked 57th. 1% more than United States
48.86%
Ranked 62nd.

Secondary education, general pupils 575,551
Ranked 66th.
24.21 million
Ranked 3rd. 42 times more than Israel

Secondary education, general pupils > % female 50.2%
Ranked 70th. 3% more than United States
48.86%
Ranked 96th.

Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary 9.76
Ranked 88th.
14.49
Ranked 56th. 48% more than Israel

Secondary education, vocational pupils 132,789
Ranked 52nd.
0.0
Ranked 96th.

School enrollment, secondary > % gross 101.95%
Ranked 28th. 9% more than United States
93.55%
Ranked 60th.

School enrollment, secondary, female > % gross 103.19%
Ranked 30th. 10% more than United States
93.76%
Ranked 61st.

School enrollment, secondary, male > % gross 100.77%
Ranked 29th. 8% more than United States
93.35%
Ranked 56th.

School enrollment, secondary > % net 97.95%
Ranked 6th. 12% more than United States
87.47%
Ranked 32nd.

School enrollment, secondary, female > % net 99.6%
Ranked 4th. 13% more than United States
88.17%
Ranked 31st.

School enrollment, secondary, male > % net 96.38%
Ranked 8th. 11% more than United States
86.8%
Ranked 32nd.

School enrollment, secondary, private > % of total secondary 10.52%
Ranked 75th. 27% more than United States
8.27%
Ranked 85th.

Secondary education, teachers 55,218.77
Ranked 39th.
1.67 million
Ranked 4th. 30 times more than Israel

Secondary education, teachers, female 40,550.17
Ranked 28th.
1.02 million
Ranked 4th. 25 times more than Israel

Secondary education, teachers > % female 73.44%
Ranked 8th. 20% more than United States
61.15%
Ranked 36th.

School enrollment, tertiary > % gross 62.38%
Ranked 29th.
95.33%
Ranked 3rd. 53% more than Israel

School enrollment, tertiary, female > % gross 70.58%
Ranked 28th.
111.32%
Ranked 1st. 58% more than Israel

School enrollment, tertiary, male > % gross 54.43%
Ranked 30th.
80.1%
Ranked 3rd. 47% more than Israel

Expenditure per student, primary > % of GDP per capita 21.73%
Ranked 31st.
22.93%
Ranked 23th. 5% more than Israel

Expenditure per student, secondary > % of GDP per capita 15.44%
Ranked 67th.
25.25%
Ranked 32nd. 64% more than Israel

Expenditure per student, tertiary > % of GDP per capita 19.97%
Ranked 71st.
21.66%
Ranked 66th. 8% more than Israel

Public spending on education, total > % of government expenditure 13.64%
Ranked 54th. 4% more than United States
13.07%
Ranked 60th.

Public spending on education, total > % of GDP 5.59%
Ranked 42nd.
5.62%
Ranked 41st. 1% more than Israel

Labor force with primary education, female > % of female labor force 7.3%
Ranked 73th.
11.8%
Ranked 48th. 62% more than Israel

Labor force with primary education, male > % of male labor force 17.3%
Ranked 60th. 16% more than United States
14.9%
Ranked 51st.

Labor force with primary education > % of total 12.7%
Ranked 71st.
13.4%
Ranked 51st. 6% more than Israel

Labor force with secondary education, female > % of female labor force 40.1%
Ranked 42nd.
51.6%
Ranked 23th. 29% more than Israel

Labor force with secondary education, male > % of male labor force 41.4%
Ranked 47th.
50.2%
Ranked 23th. 21% more than Israel

Labor force with secondary education > % of total 40.8%
Ranked 44th.
50.8%
Ranked 22nd. 25% more than Israel

Labor force with tertiary education, female > % of female labor force 50.7%
Ranked 4th. 39% more than United States
36.5%
Ranked 5th.

Labor force with tertiary education, male > % of male labor force 40.1%
Ranked 4th. 15% more than United States
35%
Ranked 4th.

Labor force with tertiary education > % of total 45.1%
Ranked 3rd. 26% more than United States
35.7%
Ranked 3rd.

Unemployment with primary education, female > % of female unemployment 13.6%
Ranked 70th.
15.1%
Ranked 64th. 11% more than Israel

Unemployment with primary education, male > % of male unemployment 30.3%
Ranked 51st. 50% more than United States
20.2%
Ranked 66th.

Unemployment with secondary education, female > % of female unemployment 53.9%
Ranked 26th. 63% more than United States
33%
Ranked 70th.

Unemployment with secondary education, male > % of male unemployment 42.2%
Ranked 49th. 12% more than United States
37.6%
Ranked 57th.

Unemployment with tertiary education, female > % of female unemployment 30.5%
Ranked 22nd.
51.9%
Ranked 4th. 70% more than Israel

Unemployment with tertiary education, male > % of male unemployment 25.8%
Ranked 12th.
42.2%
Ranked 2nd. 64% more than Israel

Unemployment with tertiary education > % of total unemployment 28.1%
Ranked 16th.
46.5%
Ranked 2nd. 65% more than Israel

Children out of school > Primary per 1000 2.37
Ranked 78th.
5.54
Ranked 58th. 2 times more than Israel

Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level per 1000 45.86
Ranked 22nd.
57.75
Ranked 4th. 26% more than Israel

Scientific and technical journal articles per million 1,037.57
Ranked 3rd. 42% more than United States
728.12
Ranked 13th.

Education enrolment by level > Primary level per 1000 117.18
Ranked 81st. 36% more than United States
86.39
Ranked 118th.

Education enrolment by level > Secondary level per 1000 91.83
Ranked 68th. 11% more than United States
82.94
Ranked 90th.

Secondary education > Teachers per 1000 8.98
Ranked 22nd. 63% more than United States
5.52
Ranked 66th.

Secondary education > General pupils per 1000 70.87
Ranked 79th.
82.6
Ranked 48th. 17% more than Israel

Primary education > Teachers per 1000 9.16
Ranked 7th. 55% more than United States
5.9
Ranked 45th.

Primary education > Pupils per 1000 113.82
Ranked 82nd. 36% more than United States
83.88
Ranked 115th.

Children out of school > Primary > Male per 1000 1.37
Ranked 75th.
2.03
Ranked 66th. 48% more than Israel

Public spending on education > Total > % of government expenditure 13.69%
Ranked 35th.
15.25%
Ranked 31st. 11% more than Israel

Primary education, pupils per 1000 105.91
Ranked 81st. 35% more than United States
78.41
Ranked 97th.

Primary education, teachers per 1000 8.46
Ranked 9th. 54% more than United States
5.49
Ranked 49th.

Children out of school, primary per 1000 2.65
Ranked 72nd.
5.64
Ranked 47th. 2 times more than Israel

Children out of school, primary, female per 1000 1.1
Ranked 74th.
2.5
Ranked 48th. 2 times more than Israel

Children out of school, primary, male per 1000 1.55
Ranked 70th.
3.14
Ranked 43th. 2 times more than Israel

Secondary education, pupils per 1000 92.91
Ranked 42nd. 20% more than United States
77.71
Ranked 76th.

Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary per million 1.3
Ranked 66th. 28 times more than United States
0.0465
Ranked 96th.

Secondary education, vocational pupils per 1000 17.42
Ranked 36th.
0.0
Ranked 96th.

Secondary education, teachers per 1000 7.11
Ranked 37th. 33% more than United States
5.36
Ranked 56th.

Secondary education, teachers, female per 1000 5.22
Ranked 25th. 59% more than United States
3.28
Ranked 51st.

Education spending > % of GDP 7.5%
Ranked 17th. 32% more than United States
5.7%
Ranked 38th.
Education enrolment ratio > Net > Primary level > Men 97%
Ranked 40th. 4% more than United States
93%
Ranked 66th.

Girls to boys ratio > Tertiary level enrolment 1.34
Ranked 28th.
1.4
Ranked 22nd. 4% more than Israel

Education enrolment by level > Percentage girls > Tertiary level 55.67%
Ranked 43th.
56.64%
Ranked 34th. 2% more than Israel

School enrollment > Primary > Male > % net 97.35% net
Ranked 27th. 3% more than United States
94.25% net
Ranked 51st.

School enrollment > Secondary > Female > % gross 92.6% gross
Ranked 57th.
95.47% gross
Ranked 47th. 3% more than Israel

Unemployment with primary education > Female > % of female unemployment 13.6%
Ranked 47th.
17.3%
Ranked 42nd. 27% more than Israel

Scientific and technical journal articles 6,941
Ranked 18th.
211,233
Ranked 1st. 30 times more than Israel

Duration of compulsory education 11 years
Ranked 1st.
12 years
Ranked 10th. 9% more than Israel
Secondary education, general pupils per 1000 75.5
Ranked 60th.
77.71
Ranked 47th. 3% more than Israel

Expenditure per student > Secondary > % of GDP per capita 23.42%
Ranked 34th.
25.85%
Ranked 24th. 10% more than Israel

Girls to boys ratio > Secondary level enrolment 0.99
Ranked 77th.
1.02
Ranked 54th. 3% more than Israel

Education enrolment by level > Percentage girls > Primary level 48.65%
Ranked 63th.
48.86%
Ranked 40th. About the same as Israel

Secondary education, duration > Years 6
Ranked 129th. The same as United States
6
Ranked 102nd.

Children out of school > Primary 16,168
Ranked 64th.
1.62 million
Ranked 2nd. 100 times more than Israel

Pupil-teacher ratio > Primary 12.42
Ranked 132nd.
14.21
Ranked 120th. 14% more than Israel

Adjusted savings > Education expenditure > % of GNI 7.31% of GNI
Ranked 8th. 53% more than United States
4.79% of GNI
Ranked 58th.

Public spending on education > Total > % of GDP 7.31%
Ranked 16th. 25% more than United States
5.85%
Ranked 34th.

Education enrolment by level > Primary level 769,856
Ranked 84th.
24.85 million
Ranked 4th. 32 times more than Israel

Education expenditure of government > As percentage of GNI 7.1%
Ranked 12th. 20% more than United States
5.9%
Ranked 23th.

Education expenditure of government > As percentage of total government 13.7%
Ranked 34th.
15.3%
Ranked 38th. 12% more than Israel

Unemployment with primary education > % of total unemployment 20.2%
Ranked 47th. 10% more than United States
18.4%
Ranked 49th.

Unemployment with secondary education > % of total unemployment 48.8%
Ranked 28th. 42% more than United States
34.3%
Ranked 47th.

School enrollment > Tertiary > % gross 56.48% gross
Ranked 28th.
82.44% gross
Ranked 5th. 46% more than Israel

Expenditure per student > Primary > % of GDP per capita 22.79%
Ranked 16th. 6% more than United States
21.51%
Ranked 20th.

Girls to boys ratio > Primary level enrolment 1.01
Ranked 16th. 2% more than United States
0.99
Ranked 49th.

Ratio of female to male secondary enrollment 99.75
Ranked 81st.
101.63
Ranked 58th. 2% more than Israel

School enrollment > Secondary > % net 89.06% net
Ranked 24th.
89.34% net
Ranked 22nd. About the same as Israel

School enrollment > Secondary > Male > % gross 92.83% gross
Ranked 48th.
93.94% gross
Ranked 43th. 1% more than Israel

Expenditure per student > Tertiary > % of GDP per capita 29.96%
Ranked 40th. 12% more than United States
26.68%
Ranked 46th.

Education enrolment by level > Secondary level 603,321
Ranked 75th.
23.85 million
Ranked 4th. 40 times more than Israel

Primary education > Duration > Years 6 years
Ranked 95th. The same as United States
6 years
Ranked 54th.

Ratio of girls to boys in primary and secondary education 105.37%
Ranked 35th.
108.83%
Ranked 20th. 3% more than Israel

Schools connected to the Internet 95%
Ranked 11th.
100%
Ranked 2nd. 5% more than Israel

Secondary education > Teachers 61,132
Ranked 51st.
1.62 million
Ranked 3rd. 26 times more than Israel

Secondary education > General pupils 482,534
Ranked 69th.
24.19 million
Ranked 3rd. 50 times more than Israel

School enrollment > Primary > % net 97.64% net
Ranked 23th. 6% more than United States
92.41% net
Ranked 62nd.

Education enrolment by level > Percentage girls > Secondary level 48.32%
Ranked 103th.
48.72%
Ranked 92nd. 1% more than Israel

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.; The Times, 2005; World Development Indicators database; Source: UNESCO UIS Data | UNESCO Institute for Statistics; Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (2001); All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; The Times, 2005. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; World Bank staff estimates; United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Institute for Statistics.; International Labour Organization, Key Indicators of the Labour Market database.; World Development Indicators database. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; Source: UNESCO UIS Data | UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; United Nations Human Development Programme