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Country vs country: Japan and United States compared: Education > School enrolment rate stats

Definitions

  • 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."
  • 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."
  • 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."
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
STAT Japan United States HISTORY
1st grade 101.49
Ranked 81st.
105.99
Ranked 46th. 4% more than Japan

1st grade > Female 101.4
Ranked 78th.
108.63
Ranked 38th. 7% more than Japan

1st grade > Male 101.57
Ranked 85th.
103.49
Ranked 59th. 2% more than Japan

5th grade 99.97
Ranked 1st. 6% more than United States
94.45
Ranked 30th.

5th grade > Female 100
Ranked 2nd. 2% more than United States
98.08
Ranked 22nd.

5th grade > Male 99.95
Ranked 1st. 4% more than United States
95.67
Ranked 24th.

SOURCES: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) Institute for Statistics.

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