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Country vs country: Israel and United States compared: Education stats

Definitions

  • Average years of schooling of adults: Average years of schooling of adults is the years of formal schooling received, on average, by adults over age 15. (Data Source: Barro-Lee Data Set www.worldbank.org/html/prdmg/grthweb/ddbarle2.htm)
  • Children out of school, primary: Children out of school, primary. Out-of-school children of primary school age. Total is the total number of primary-school-age children who are not enrolled in either primary or secondary schools.
  • Children out of school, primary per 1000: Children out of school, primary. Out-of-school children of primary school age. Total is the total number of primary-school-age children who are not enrolled in either primary or secondary schools. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Children out of school, primary, female: Children out of school, primary, female. Out-of-school children of primary school age. Female is the total number of female primary-school-age children who are not enrolled in either primary or secondary schools.
  • College and university > Share of total education spending: Percentage of government education funding that goes to post-secondary education.
  • Compulsary education duration: Number of years students are required to be enrolled in school for all levels of education. For instance, compulsary education lasts for 12 years in the United States.
  • Government spending on education > Proportion of GDP: Percentage of public funding for education out of country's total GDP.
  • 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 > Total population: This entry includes a definition of literacy and Census Bureau percentages for the total population, males, and females. There are no universal definitions and standards of literacy. Unless otherwise specified, all rates are based on the most common definition - the ability to read and write at a specified age. Detailing the standards that individual countries use to assess the ability to read and write is beyond the scope of our source. Information on literacy, while not a perfect measure of educational results, is probably the most easily available and valid for international comparisons.
  • Primary education, duration > Years: Primary education, duration (years). Duration of primary is the number of grades (years) in primary education.
  • Primary education, teachers per 1000: Primary education, teachers. Teaching staff in primary. Public and private. Full and part-time. All programmes. Total is the total number of teachers in public and private primary education institutions. Teachers are persons employed full time or part time in an official capacity to guide and direct the learning experience of pupils and students, irrespective of their qualifications or the delivery mechanism, i.e. face-to-face and/or at a distance. This definition excludes educational personnel who have no active teaching duties (e.g. headmasters, headmistresses or principals who do not teach) and persons who work occasionally or in a voluntary capacity in educational institutions. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Pupil-teacher ratio, primary: Pupil-teacher ratio, primary. Pupil-teacher ratio. Primary is the number of pupils enrolled in primary school divided by the number of primary school teachers.
  • Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary: Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary. Pupil-teacher ratio. Secondary is the number of pupils enrolled in secondary school divided by the number of secondary school teachers.
  • Secondary education, duration > Years: Secondary education, duration (years). Duration of secondary education is the number of grades (years) in secondary education (ISCED 2 & 3).
  • 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.
  • Child care (preschool) > Duration: Number of years students study at the pre-primary (preschool) level. It should be noted that not all countries require pre-primary education.
  • Children out of school, primary, female per 1000: Children out of school, primary, female. Out-of-school children of primary school age. Female is the total number of female primary-school-age children who are not enrolled in either primary or secondary schools. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • College and university > Gender parity index: Country's gender parity index for college and university enrollment. For countries with a rating of over 1, more females are enrolled while countries with a rating under 1 have more males enrolled.
  • 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.
  • Duration of compulsory education: Duration of compulsory education is the number of grades (or years) that a child must legally be enrolled in school.
  • Child care (preschool) > Starting age: Average age at which students begin pre-primary (preschool) education.
  • Secondary education > Teachers > Per capita: Secondary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Compulsary education starting age: Age at which children must be enrolled in school.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Tertiary > Students studying abroad: Total number of post-secondary students who were studying abroad during given year.
  • 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."
  • College and university > Private school share: Percentage of post-secondary students who attend a private school, college, or university.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Elementary (primary school) > Duration: Number of years students study at the primary level.
  • 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.
  • 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)."
  • Children out of school, primary, male: Children out of school, primary, male. Out-of-school children of primary school age. Male is the total number of male primary-school-age children who are not enrolled in either primary or secondary schools.
  • High school > Upper secondary school duration: Number of years students study at the upper secondary (high school) level.
  • 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."
  • High school > Private school share: Percentage of secondary students who attend a private school.
  • Secondary education, pupils: Secondary education, pupils. Enrolment in total secondary. Public and private. All programmes. Total is the total number of students enrolled at public and private secondary education institutions.
  • Primary education, teachers: Primary education, teachers. Teaching staff in primary. Public and private. Full and part-time. All programmes. Total is the total number of teachers in public and private primary education institutions. Teachers are persons employed full time or part time in an official capacity to guide and direct the learning experience of pupils and students, irrespective of their qualifications or the delivery mechanism, i.e. face-to-face and/or at a distance. This definition excludes educational personnel who have no active teaching duties (e.g. headmasters, headmistresses or principals who do not teach) and persons who work occasionally or in a voluntary capacity in educational institutions.
  • Spending > USD: Education expenditure refers to the current operating expenditures in education, including wages and salaries and excluding capital investments in buildings and equipment."
  • Literacy > Reading performance > Overall reading skills: Overall.

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  • Literacy > Reading performance > Overall: Overall.

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  • Scouting > Genders admitted: Admits boys/girls.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Tertiary > Students studying abroad proportion: The number of students from a given country studying abroad in a given year, expressed as a percentage of total tertiary enrollment in that country. Ratios greater than 100 % are possible, because those currently studying abroad do not count towards total enrollment.
  • 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, 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.
  • Elementary (primary school) > Starting age: Average age at which students begin 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 secondary school student: Secondary school spending per pupil in 1998, converted into US dollars by purchasing power parity.
  • Secondary education, teachers per 1000: Secondary education, teachers. Teaching staff in total secondary. Public and private. Full and part-time. All programmes. Total is the total number of teachers in public and private secondary education institutions (ISCED 2 and 3). Teachers are persons employed full time or part time in an official capacity to guide and direct the learning experience of pupils and students, irrespective of their qualifications or the delivery mechanism, i.e. face-to-face and/or at a distance. This definition excludes educational personnel who have no active teaching duties (e.g. headmasters, headmistresses or principals who do not teach) and persons who work occasionally or in a voluntary capacity in educational institutions. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Secondary education, teachers: Secondary education, teachers. Teaching staff in total secondary. Public and private. Full and part-time. All programmes. Total is the total number of teachers in public and private secondary education institutions (ISCED 2 and 3). Teachers are persons employed full time or part time in an official capacity to guide and direct the learning experience of pupils and students, irrespective of their qualifications or the delivery mechanism, i.e. face-to-face and/or at a distance. This definition excludes educational personnel who have no active teaching duties (e.g. headmasters, headmistresses or principals who do not teach) and persons who work occasionally or in a voluntary capacity in educational institutions.
  • Elementary school > Enrolled students: Primary education pupils is the total number of pupils enrolled at primary level in public and private schools.
  • Child care (preschool) > Students per teacher: Number of students per teacher for pre-primary (preschool) education.
  • Tertiary > Students studying abroad per thousand people: Total number of post-secondary students who were studying abroad during given year. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • High school > Students per teacher: Number of students per teacher for all levels of secondary education.
  • Spending per student > Elementary school: Public expenditure per student is the public current spending on education divided by the total number of students by level, as a percentage of GDP per capita. Public expenditure (current and capital) includes government spending on educational institutions (both public and private), education administration as well as subsidies for private entities (students/households and other privates entities)."
  • Secondary 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.
  • High school > Lower secondary starting age: Average age at which students begin lower secondary (middle school) education.
  • 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.
  • Children out of school > Primary: Children out of school are the number of primary-school-age children not enrolled in primary or secondary 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 > Lower Secondary > Students per teacher: Number of students per teacher for lower secondary (middle school) education.
  • High school > Gender parity index: Country's gender parity index for secondary level enrollment. For countries with a rating of over 1, more females are enrolled while countries with a rating under 1 have more males enrolled.
  • 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).
  • 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.
  • 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).
  • High school > Lower secondary school duration: Number of years students study at the lower secondary (middle school) level.
  • Spending on education > Proportion spent on all staff salaries: Percentage of public funding for education that goes to school staff salaries.
  • Literacy > Reading performance > Continuous texts: Continuous texts.

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  • Elementary (primary school) > Teachers > Proportion of teachers female: Percentage of country's elementary, or primary, teachers that are female.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Elementary (primary) school) > Private school share: Percentage of primary students who attend a private school.
  • Elementary (primary) school > Students per teacher: Number of students per teacher for primary education.
  • High school > Share of total education spending: Percentage of government education funding that goes to secondary education.
  • Universities > Top 100: Number of universities in the top 100
  • 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).
  • High school > Population with at least high school education > Men: Gender Inequality Index.
  • Elementary (primary) school > Gender parity index: Country's gender parity index in primary, or elementary, school. For countries with a rating of over 1, more females are enrolled while countries with a rating under 1 have more males enrolled. 
  • 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 > General pupils: Secondary general pupils are the number of secondary students enrolled in general education programs, including teacher training.
  • 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.
  • Spending per primary school student: Primary school spending per pupil in 1998, converted into US dollars by purchasing power parity.
  • Elementary (primary) school) > Proportion spent on all staff salaries: Percentage of public funding for primary education that goes to school staff salaries.
  • 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."
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Literacy > Reading performance > Access and retrieve: Access and retrieve.

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  • Education enrolment by level > Primary level > Per capita: Per capita figures expressed per 1 population.
  • Elementary (primary) school) > Share of total education spending: Percentage of government education funding that goes to primary education.
  • Primary education > Teachers > Per capita: Primary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • 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.
  • Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level > Per capita: Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Literacy > Reading performance > Integrate and interpret: Integrate and interpret.

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  • Literacy > Reading performance > Non-continuous texts: Non-continuous texts.

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  • 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.
  • Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Education enrolment by level > Secondary level > Per capita: Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Scouting > Members: Members of boy or girl scout groups which are members of the World Organization of the Scout Movement (WOSM).
  • Scouting > Members per thousand people: Membership (from 2012). Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Outcomes > Secondary education > Duration > Years: Secondary education, duration (years) is the number of grades (years) in secondary school."
  • Secondary education > Teachers: Secondary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers.
  • Duration of education > Secondary level: Duration of secondary education is the number of grades (or years) in general secondary education.
  • Education enrolment by level > Secondary level per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Ratio of female to male secondary enrollment: Ratio of female to male secondary enrollment is the percentage of girls to boys enrolled at secondary level in public and private schools.
  • Primary education > Pupils: Primary education pupils is the total number of pupils enrolled at primary level in public and private schools.
  • Inequality adjusted index: Inequality-adjusted Human Development Index.
  • Literacy > Reading performance > Reflect and evaluate: Reflect and evaluate.

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  • High school > Proportion spent on all staff salaries: Percentage of public funding for secondary education that goes to school staff salaries.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • High school > Population with at least high school education > Women: Population with at least high school education > Women.
  • Duration of education > Primary level: Duration of primary education is the number of grades (or years) in primary 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.
  • Participation > Secondary education > General pupils: Secondary general pupils are the number of secondary students enrolled in general education programs, including teacher training."
  • Elementary school teachers: Primary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers.
  • School enrolment rate > 5th grade: Persistence to grade 5 (percentage of cohort reaching grade 5) is the share of children enrolled in the first grade of primary school who eventually reach grade 5. The estimate is based on the reconstructed cohort method.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Primary education > Teachers: Primary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers.
  • 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 200: Number of universities in the top 200
  • Universities > Top 200 per million: Number of universities in the top 200. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • 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.
  • 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."
  • Secondary education > Teachers per 1000: Secondary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • High school > Upper secondary starting age: Average age at which students begin upper secondary (high school) education.
  • 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.
  • Education enrolment by level > Primary level per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • 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.
  • Participation > Secondary education > Pupils: Secondary education pupils is the total number of pupils enrolled at secondary level in public and private schools.
  • 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 > Proportion of teachers female: Percentage of country's high school, or secondary, teachers that are female.
  • Inputs > Secondary education > Teachers > Female: Secondary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Universities > Top 100 per million: Number of universities in the top 100. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • 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.
  • 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."
  • Universities > Top 200 > Per $ GDP: Number of universities in the top 200 Per $ GDP figures expressed per 1 billion $ gross domestic product.
  • 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."
  • 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."
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Universities > Top 100 > Per $ GDP: Number of universities in the top 100 Per $ GDP figures expressed per 14.1 billion $ gross domestic product.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Primary education > Teachers per 1000: Primary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 > % 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 > 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 > 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 > 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.
  • Unemployment with primary education > Female > % of female unemployment: Unemployment by level of educational attainment shows the unemployed by level of educational attainment, as a percentage of the unemployed. The levels of educational attainment accord with the International Standard Classification of Education 1997 of the United Nations Educational, Cultural, and Scientific Organization (UNESCO).
  • School enrollment > 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.
  • Literacy and Attainment > Educational attainment: completed tertiary > Tertiary > Population 25+ years > % > Over 24 year olds: Percentage of population older than 24 years that has completed tertiary education.
STAT Israel United States HISTORY
Average years of schooling of adults 9.6
Ranked 12th.
12
Ranked 1st. 25% more than Israel
Children out of school, primary 20,236
Ranked 67th.
1.76 million
Ranked 3rd. 87 times more than Israel

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 8,413
Ranked 69th.
780,465
Ranked 3rd. 93 times more than Israel

College and university > Share of total education spending 16.88%
Ranked 69th.
25.65%
Ranked 26th. 52% more than Israel

Compulsary education duration 11
Ranked 40th.
12
Ranked 14th. 9% more than Israel

Government spending on education > Proportion of GDP 5.59%
Ranked 40th.
5.62%
Ranked 39th. 1% more than Israel

Literacy > Female 95.9%
Ranked 3rd.
99%
Ranked 17th. 3% more than Israel

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

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

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

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

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

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

Tertiary enrollment 52.7%
Ranked 18th.
72.6%
Ranked 1st. 38% more than Israel
Child care (preschool) > Duration 3
Ranked 87th. The same as United States
3
Ranked 47th.

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

College and university > Gender parity index 1.3
Ranked 52nd.
1.41
Ranked 33th. 8% more than Israel

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

Duration of compulsory education 11 years
Ranked 1st.
12 years
Ranked 10th. 9% more than Israel
Child care (preschool) > Starting age 3
Ranked 154th. The same as United States
3
Ranked 103th.

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.

Compulsary education starting age 5
Ranked 167th.
6
Ranked 66th. 20% more than Israel

College and university > Gender ratio 131.09
Ranked 36th.
140.06
Ranked 29th. 7% more than Israel

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

Tertiary > Students studying abroad 14,074.87
Ranked 57th.
56,943.33
Ranked 6th. 4 times more than Israel

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

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

College and university > Private school share 85.25%
Ranked 10th. 3 times more than United States
27.95%
Ranked 46th.

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

School life expectancy > Total 14.6 years
Ranked 21st.
15.2 years
Ranked 14th. 4% more than Israel
Elementary (primary school) > Duration 6
Ranked 102nd. The same as United States
6
Ranked 59th.

Literacy > Definition age 15 and over can read and write age 15 and over can read and write
Spending per student > College and university 23.37
Ranked 34th. 6% more than United States
22.04
Ranked 37th.

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

High school > Upper secondary school duration 3
Ranked 101st. The same as United States
3
Ranked 73th.

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

High school > Private school share 10.52%
Ranked 77th. 27% more than United States
8.27%
Ranked 86th.

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

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

Spending > USD 11.74 billion
Ranked 31st.
684.04 billion
Ranked 1st. 58 times more than Israel

Literacy > Reading performance > Overall reading skills 474
Ranked 35th.
500
Ranked 15th. 5% more than Israel
Literacy > Reading performance > Overall 474
Ranked 35th.
500
Ranked 15th. 5% more than Israel
Scouting > Genders admitted both both for Venturing, boys only for non-Venturing
High school > Gender ratio 101.37
Ranked 48th. 2% more than United States
99.5
Ranked 59th.

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

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

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

Tertiary > Students studying abroad proportion 3.78%
Ranked 82nd. 14 times more than United States
0.271%
Ranked 124th.

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

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

Elementary (primary school) > Starting age 6
Ranked 126th. The same as United States
6
Ranked 77th.

Public spending per student > Primary level 21.2
Ranked 13th. 18% more than United States
17.9
Ranked 21st.
Spending per secondary school student $5,115.00 per student
Ranked 14th.
$7,764.00 per student
Ranked 3rd. 52% more than Israel
Secondary education, teachers per 1000 7.11
Ranked 37th. 33% more than United States
5.36
Ranked 56th.

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

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

Child care (preschool) > Students per teacher 30.02
Ranked 10th. Twice as much as United States
14.96
Ranked 64th.

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

Tertiary > Students studying abroad per thousand people 1.81
Ranked 87th. 10 times more than United States
0.183
Ranked 178th.

High school > Students per teacher 9.76
Ranked 89th.
14.49
Ranked 57th. 48% more than Israel

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

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

High school > Lower secondary starting age 12
Ranked 98th. The same as United States
12
Ranked 61st.

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

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

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

Enrolment ratio > Secondary level 88.4%
Ranked 15th. About the same as United States
88.1%
Ranked 17th.
High school > Lower Secondary > Students per teacher 11.33
Ranked 66th.
14.52
Ranked 47th. 28% more than Israel

High school > Gender parity index 1.02
Ranked 49th. 1% more than United States
1.01
Ranked 68th.

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

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

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

High school > Lower secondary school duration 3
Ranked 142nd. The same as United States
3
Ranked 105th.

Spending on education > Proportion spent on all staff salaries 79.6%
Ranked 28th. 3% more than United States
77.19%
Ranked 38th.

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

Literacy > Reading performance > Continuous texts 477
Ranked 35th.
500
Ranked 13th. 5% more than Israel
Elementary (primary school) > Teachers > Proportion of teachers female 85%
Ranked 13th.
87%
Ranked 8th. 2% more than Israel
Pupils-teacher ratio > Primary level 12.2
Ranked 125th.
15.4
Ranked 115th. 26% more than Israel
Primary education, pupils per 1000 105.91
Ranked 81st. 35% more than United States
78.41
Ranked 97th.

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

Elementary (primary) school) > Private school share 21.64%
Ranked 41st. 2 times more than United States
8.72%
Ranked 80th.

Elementary (primary) school > Students per teacher 13.06
Ranked 111th.
14.29
Ranked 100th. 9% more than Israel

High school > Share of total education spending 25.65%
Ranked 77th.
35.42%
Ranked 52nd. 38% more than Israel

Universities > Top 100 1
Ranked 19th.
31
Ranked 1st. 31 times more than Israel
Pupil-teacher ratio > Primary 12.42
Ranked 132nd.
14.21
Ranked 120th. 14% more than Israel

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

High school > Population with at least high school education > Men 85.5%
Ranked 34th.
94.3%
Ranked 22nd. 10% more than Israel

Elementary (primary) school > Gender parity index 1
Ranked 30th. 1% more than United States
0.991
Ranked 69th.

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

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

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

Secondary education, general pupils per 1000 75.5
Ranked 60th.
77.71
Ranked 47th. 3% more than Israel

Spending per primary school student $4,135.00 per student
Ranked 9th.
$6,043.00 per student
Ranked 4th. 46% more than Israel
Elementary (primary) school) > Proportion spent on all staff salaries 83.25%
Ranked 39th. 2% more than United States
81.55%
Ranked 48th.

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

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

Elementary school > Gender ratio 101.43
Ranked 12th. 1% more than United States
100.68
Ranked 17th.

Public spending per student > Secondary level 22.5
Ranked 27th. About the same as United States
22.4
Ranked 28th.
Literacy > Reading performance > Access and retrieve 463
Ranked 40th.
492
Ranked 25th. 6% more than Israel
School life expectancy > Primary to tertiary 15 years
Ranked 33th.
16 years
Ranked 15th. 7% 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.

Elementary (primary) school) > Share of total education spending 41.17%
Ranked 25th. 27% more than United States
32.42%
Ranked 47th.

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

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.

Ratio of female to male primary enrollment 100.57
Ranked 15th. 3% more than United States
97.22
Ranked 93th.

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

Literacy > Reading performance > Integrate and interpret 473
Ranked 35th.
495
Ranked 20th. 5% more than Israel
Literacy > Reading performance > Non-continuous texts 467
Ranked 37th.
503
Ranked 14th. 8% more than Israel
Elementary school graduate rate 99.63
Ranked 4th. 4% more than United States
95.34
Ranked 40th.

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

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.

Scouting > Members 25,684
Ranked 44th.
2.99 million
Ranked 3rd. 116 times more than Israel
Scouting > Members per thousand people 3.25
Ranked 44th.
9.52
Ranked 14th. 3 times more than Israel
Outcomes > Secondary education > Duration > Years 6
Ranked 115th. The same as United States
6
Ranked 86th.

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

Duration of education > Secondary level 6
Ranked 112th. The same as United States
6
Ranked 81st.
Education enrolment by level > Secondary level per 1000 91.83
Ranked 68th. 11% more than United States
82.94
Ranked 90th.

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

School life expectancy > Male 14.2 years
Ranked 24th.
14.8 years
Ranked 17th. 4% more than Israel
Secondary education, teachers, female 40,550.17
Ranked 28th.
1.02 million
Ranked 4th. 25 times more than Israel

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

Primary education > Pupils 775,021
Ranked 79th.
24.56 million
Ranked 4th. 32 times more than Israel

Inequality adjusted index 0.84
Ranked 18th.
0.941
Ranked 3rd. 12% more than Israel
Literacy > Reading performance > Reflect and evaluate 483
Ranked 29th.
512
Ranked 8th. 6% more than Israel
High school > Proportion spent on all staff salaries 87.36%
Ranked 25th. 7% more than United States
81.55%
Ranked 40th.

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

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

High school > Population with at least high school education > Women 82.7%
Ranked 35th.
94.7%
Ranked 14th. 15% more than Israel

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

Duration of education > Primary level 6
Ranked 92nd. The same as United States
6
Ranked 51st.
Public spending per student > Tertiary level 31.6
Ranked 46th. 32% more than United States
23.9
Ranked 8th.
Participation > Secondary education > General pupils 489,869
Ranked 61st.
24.69 million
Ranked 2nd. 50 times more than Israel

Elementary school teachers 63,550
Ranked 44th.
1.8 million
Ranked 2nd. 28 times more than Israel

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

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

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

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

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

Pupils-teacher ratio > Secondary level 10.4
Ranked 104th.
14.9
Ranked 79th. 43% more than Israel
Universities > Top 200 3
Ranked 17th.
54
Ranked 1st. 18 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 > Duration > Years 6 years
Ranked 95th. The same as United States
6 years
Ranked 54th.

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

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

Education enrolment ratio > Net > Primary level > Women 98%
Ranked 28th. 4% more than United States
94%
Ranked 66th.

High school > Upper secondary starting age 15
Ranked 134th. The same as United States
15
Ranked 90th.

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

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

Female enrolment share > Secondary level 48.6%
Ranked 81st.
49%
Ranked 73th. 1% more than Israel
Participation > Secondary education > Pupils 610,341
Ranked 63th.
24.43 million
Ranked 3rd. 40 times more than Israel

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

High School > Teachers > Proportion of teachers female 73%
Ranked 5th. 20% more than United States
61%
Ranked 19th.
Education enrolment ratio > Net > Primary level > Men 97%
Ranked 40th. 4% more than United States
93%
Ranked 66th.

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

Spending per secondary school student > Per $ GDP $0.00 per student per $1,000
Ranked 3rd. 60 times more than United States
$0.00 per student per $1,000
Ranked 21st.
Secondary education > General pupils per 1000 70.87
Ranked 79th.
82.6
Ranked 48th. 17% more than Israel

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

Universities > Top 100 per million 0.144
Ranked 12th. 38% more than United States
0.105
Ranked 13th.
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

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

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

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

School life expectancy > Primary to tertiary > Male 15 years
Ranked 29th. The same as United States
15 years
Ranked 24th.
School life expectancy > Female 15.1 years
Ranked 19th.
15.7 years
Ranked 11th. 4% more than Israel
Participation > Children out of school > Elementary > Female 8,553
Ranked 58th.
769,923
Ranked 4th. 90 times more than Israel

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

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

Spending per primary school student > Per $ GDP $0.00 per student per $1,000
Ranked 2nd. 62 times more than United States
$0.00 per student per $1,000
Ranked 21st.
School life expectancy > Primary to tertiary > Female 16 years
Ranked 27th. The same as United States
16 years
Ranked 25th.
Primary education > Teachers per 1000 9.16
Ranked 7th. 55% more than United States
5.9
Ranked 45th.

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

Female enrolment share > Primary level 48.7%
Ranked 45th. The same as United States
48.7%
Ranked 42nd.
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 > % 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 > 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 > Male 95.7
Ranked 100th.
103.49
Ranked 59th. 8% more than Israel

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

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

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

Literacy and Attainment > Educational attainment: completed tertiary > Tertiary > Population 25+ years > % > Over 24 year olds 44.46%
Ranked 1st. 9% more than United States
40.66%
Ranked 3rd.

SOURCES: UNESCO; UNESCO Institute for Statistics; 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. Source tables; UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Source tables; UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Source tables; CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011; UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. 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