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

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  • 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."
  • High school > Private school share: Percentage of secondary students who attend a private school.
  • 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)."
  • High school > Lower secondary school duration: Number of years students study at the lower secondary (middle school) level.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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).
  • 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.
  • Scouting > Genders admitted: Admits boys/girls.
  • 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.
  • Literacy > Reading performance > Overall reading skills: Overall.

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  • Literacy > Reading performance > Access and retrieve: Access and retrieve.

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  • College and university > Teachers > Proportion of teachers female: Percentage of country's college and university professors that are female.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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, 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.
  • 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 repeaters > Male: Repeaters in secondary school are the number of students enrolled in the same grade as in the previous year, as a percentage of all students enrolled in secondary school."
  • High school > Population with at least high school education > Women: Population with at least high school education > Women.
  • 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."
  • 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).
  • Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Primary education > Teachers > Per capita: Primary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • 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.
  • High school repeaters > Female: Repeaters in secondary school are the number of students enrolled in the same grade as in the previous year, as a percentage of all students enrolled in secondary school."
  • 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.
  • High school > Population with at least high school education > Men: Gender Inequality Index.
  • Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level > Per capita: Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • 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.
  • High school > Upper secondary starting age: Average age at which students begin upper secondary (high school) education.
  • Secondary education > General pupils: Secondary general pupils are the number of secondary students enrolled in general education programs, including teacher training.
  • Services, etc., value added > Constant 2000 US$ per capita: Services, etc., value added (constant 2000 US$). Services correspond to ISIC divisions 50-99. They include value added in wholesale and retail trade (including hotels and restaurants), transport, and government, financial, professional, and personal services such as education, health care, and real estate services. Also included are imputed bank service charges, import duties, and any statistical discrepancies noted by national compilers as well as discrepancies arising from rescaling. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources. The industrial origin of value added is determined by the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC), revision 3. Data are in constant 2005 U.S. dollars. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • 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.
  • High school > Lower secondary starting age: Average age at which students begin lower secondary (middle school) education.
  • Elementary (primary school) > Starting age: Average age at which students begin primary education.
  • Duration of education > Secondary level: Duration of secondary education is the number of grades (or years) in general secondary education.
  • 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.
  • Inequality adjusted index: Inequality-adjusted Human Development Index.
  • 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.
  • 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, 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.
  • Duration of education > Primary level: Duration of primary education is the number of grades (or years) in primary education.
  • Literacy > Reading performance > Reflect and evaluate: Reflect and evaluate.

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  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Elementary school > Enrolled students: Primary education pupils is the total number of pupils enrolled at primary level in public and private schools.
  • 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.
  • 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."
  • Primary education > Teachers: Primary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers.
  • 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.
  • Participation > Ratio of girls to boys in primary and secondary education: Ratio of girls to boys in primary and secondary education is the percentage of girls to boys enrolled at primary and secondary levels in public and private schools.
  • Public spending per student > 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.
  • Education enrolment by level > Primary level > Per capita: Per capita figures expressed per 1 population.
  • Education enrolment by level > Primary level per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Spending on education > Proportion spent on all staff salaries: Percentage of public funding for education that goes to school staff salaries.
  • Elementary (primary) school) > Private school share: Percentage of primary students who attend a private school.
  • High school > Students per teacher: Number of students per teacher for all levels of secondary education.
  • High school > Proportion spent on all staff salaries: Percentage of public funding for secondary education that goes to school staff salaries.
  • 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.
  • 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."
  • Primary education > Pupils: Primary education pupils is the total number of pupils enrolled at primary level in public and private schools.
  • Secondary education > Pupils: Secondary education pupils is the total number of pupils enrolled at secondary level in public and private schools.
  • Secondary education > Teachers: Secondary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers.
  • 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.
  • Literacy > Reading performance > Continuous texts: Continuous texts.

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  • 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.
  • 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."
  • Participation > Secondary education > Pupils: Secondary education pupils is the total number of pupils enrolled at secondary 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."
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Primary education > Teachers per 1000: Primary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Private school enrolment > Primary level: Private sector enrolment share, primary level is the share of primary school pupils who attend a privately managed school, regardless of whether or not the school receives subsidies from the government.
  • Elementary school teachers: Primary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers.
  • Services, etc., value added > Current US$ per capita: Services, etc., value added (current US$). Services correspond to ISIC divisions 50-99. They include value added in wholesale and retail trade (including hotels and restaurants), transport, and government, financial, professional, and personal services such as education, health care, and real estate services. Also included are imputed bank service charges, import duties, and any statistical discrepancies noted by national compilers as well as discrepancies arising from rescaling. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources. The industrial origin of value added is determined by the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC), revision 3. Data are in current U.S. dollars. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Services, etc., value added > Constant 2000 US$: Services, etc., value added (constant 2000 US$). Services correspond to ISIC divisions 50-99. They include value added in wholesale and retail trade (including hotels and restaurants), transport, and government, financial, professional, and personal services such as education, health care, and real estate services. Also included are imputed bank service charges, import duties, and any statistical discrepancies noted by national compilers as well as discrepancies arising from rescaling. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources. The industrial origin of value added is determined by the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC), revision 3. Data are in constant 2005 U.S. dollars.
  • Education enrolment by level > Secondary level > Per capita: Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Secondary education, vocational pupils: Secondary education, vocational pupils. Enrolment in total secondary. Public and private. Technical/vocational programmes. Total is the total number of students enrolled in technical/vocational programmes at public and private secondary education institutions.
  • 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.
  • Literacy > Reading performance > Non-continuous texts: Non-continuous texts.

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  • Literacy > Reading performance > Integrate and interpret: Integrate and interpret.

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  • Homeschooling prevalance: Prevalence of homeschooling.
  • High school > Share of total education spending: Percentage of government education funding that goes to secondary education.
  • High school > Upper Secondary > Students per teacher: Number of students per teacher for upper secondary (high school) education.
  • Elementary (primary) school > Students per teacher: Number of students per teacher for primary education.
  • Elementary (primary) school) > Share of total education spending: Percentage of government education funding that goes to primary education.
  • Secondary education > Teachers per 1000: Secondary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Elementary (primary school) > Teachers > Proportion of teachers female: Percentage of country's elementary, or primary, teachers that are female.
  • Education enrolment by level > Secondary level per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Outcomes > Secondary education > Duration > Years: Secondary education, duration (years) is the number of grades (years) in secondary school."
  • 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.
  • Secondary education > Pupils per 1000: Secondary education pupils is the total number of pupils enrolled at secondary level in public and private schools. 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.
  • 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.
  • High school teachers: Secondary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers.
  • Participation > Secondary education > General pupils: Secondary general pupils are the number of secondary students enrolled in general education programs, including teacher training."
  • 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.
  • Private school enrolment > Secondary level: Private sector enrolment share, secondary level is the share of students in general secondary education who attend a privately managed school, regardless of whether or not the school receives subsidies from the government.
  • 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.
  • Secondary education > Vocational pupils: Secondary vocational pupils are the number of secondary students enrolled in technical and vocational education programs, including teacher training.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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."
  • 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."
  • 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."
  • 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."
  • Services, etc., value added > Current US$, % of GDP: Services, etc., value added (current US$). Services correspond to ISIC divisions 50-99. They include value added in wholesale and retail trade (including hotels and restaurants), transport, and government, financial, professional, and personal services such as education, health care, and real estate services. Also included are imputed bank service charges, import duties, and any statistical discrepancies noted by national compilers as well as discrepancies arising from rescaling. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources. The industrial origin of value added is determined by the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC), revision 3. Data are in current U.S. dollars. Figures expressed as a proportion of GDP for the same year
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Services, etc., value added > % of GDP: Services, etc., value added (% of GDP). Services correspond to ISIC divisions 50-99 and they include value added in wholesale and retail trade (including hotels and restaurants), transport, and government, financial, professional, and personal services such as education, health care, and real estate services. Also included are imputed bank service charges, import duties, and any statistical discrepancies noted by national compilers as well as discrepancies arising from rescaling. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources. The industrial origin of value added is determined by the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC), revision 3. Note: For VAB countries, gross value added at factor cost is used as the denominator.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Tertiary education, teachers > % female: Tertiary education, teachers (% female). Percentage female teachers. Tertiary is the number of female teachers at the tertiary level expressed as a percentage of the total number of teachers (male and female) at the tertiary 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.
  • 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 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.
  • 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).
  • 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.
  • 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).
  • Education spending > % of GDP: Government Education Expenditure (% of GDP, 2000-2002)
  • 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.
STAT Latvia United Kingdom HISTORY
Children out of school, primary 1,985
Ranked 97th.
13,333
Ranked 69th. 7 times more than Latvia

Children out of school, primary per 1000 0.964
Ranked 88th. 5 times more than United Kingdom
0.212
Ranked 110th.

Children out of school, primary, female 527
Ranked 93th.
7,256
Ranked 64th. 14 times more than Latvia

College and university > Gender parity index 1.62
Ranked 11th. 18% more than United Kingdom
1.38
Ranked 37th.

College and university > Gender ratio 188.99
Ranked 9th. 35% more than United Kingdom
140.15
Ranked 28th.

College and university > Share of total education spending 15.88%
Ranked 78th.
16.39%
Ranked 76th. 3% more than Latvia

Compulsary education duration 9
Ranked 94th.
12
Ranked 22nd. 33% more than Latvia

Government spending on education > Proportion of GDP 5.02%
Ranked 55th.
6.3%
Ranked 25th. 25% more than Latvia

Homeschooling legal status Illegal, public education is mandatory without known exceptions. Legal as alternative to the mandatory public school system.
Literacy > Total population 99.8%
Ranked 2nd. 1% more than United Kingdom
99%
Ranked 23th.

Primary education, duration > Years 6
Ranked 49th. The same as United Kingdom
6
Ranked 90th.

Primary education, teachers per 1000 4.84
Ranked 60th. 19% more than United Kingdom
4.08
Ranked 80th.

Pupil-teacher ratio, primary 11.41
Ranked 114th.
17.27
Ranked 78th. 51% more than Latvia

Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary 8.33
Ranked 95th.
14.27
Ranked 55th. 71% more than Latvia

Secondary education, duration > Years 6
Ranked 99th.
7
Ranked 59th. 17% more than Latvia

Literacy > Female 99.8%
Ranked 1st. 1% more than United Kingdom
99%
Ranked 21st.
Children out of school, primary, female per 1000 0.256
Ranked 92nd. 2 times more than United Kingdom
0.116
Ranked 101st.

Child care (preschool) > Duration 4
Ranked 7th. Twice as much as United Kingdom
2
Ranked 164th.

Secondary education > Teachers > Per capita 10.8 per 1,000 people
Ranked 10th. 73% more than United Kingdom
6.23 per 1,000 people
Ranked 54th.

Tertiary enrollment 63.1%
Ranked 7th. 6% more than United Kingdom
59.5%
Ranked 9th.
Duration of compulsory education 9 years
Ranked 71st.
12 years
Ranked 14th. 33% more than Latvia
Girls to boys ratio > Primary level enrolment 0.97
Ranked 103th.
1
Ranked 42nd. 3% more than Latvia

College and university > Private school share 93.3%
Ranked 6th.
100%
Ranked 3rd. 7% more than Latvia

School life expectancy > Total 11.2 years
Ranked 60th.
16.4 years
Ranked 4th. 46% more than Latvia
Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary per million 4.05
Ranked 36th. 17 times more than United Kingdom
0.232
Ranked 94th.

High school > Gender ratio 102.58
Ranked 41st. About the same as United Kingdom
102.39
Ranked 44th.

Compulsary education starting age 7
Ranked 8th. 40% more than United Kingdom
5
Ranked 166th.

High school > Upper secondary school duration 3
Ranked 67th.
4
Ranked 32nd. 33% more than Latvia

Spending per student > College and university 16.35
Ranked 48th.
24.79
Ranked 32nd. 52% more than Latvia

Secondary education, pupils 136,448
Ranked 99th.
5 million
Ranked 15th. 37 times more than Latvia

Literacy > Male 99.8%
Ranked 3rd. 1% more than United Kingdom
99%
Ranked 31st.
Secondary education, teachers per 1000 7.96
Ranked 24th. 30% more than United Kingdom
6.11
Ranked 59th.

Primary education, pupils 113,668
Ranked 117th.
4.42 million
Ranked 22nd. 39 times more than Latvia

Child care (preschool) > Starting age 3
Ranked 92nd. The same as United Kingdom
3
Ranked 145th.

Spending > USD 1.84 billion
Ranked 61st.
136.4 billion
Ranked 5th. 74 times more than Latvia

Primary education, teachers 9,959
Ranked 90th.
255,994
Ranked 14th. 26 times more than Latvia

Literacy > Definition age 15 and over can read and write age 15 and over has completed five or more years of schooling
Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level 118,944
Ranked 74th.
2.29 million
Ranked 12th. 19 times more than Latvia

Tertiary > Students studying abroad 5,546.81
Ranked 105th.
26,949.64
Ranked 31st. 5 times more than Latvia

Elementary (primary school) > Duration 6
Ranked 54th. The same as United Kingdom
6
Ranked 95th.

Public spending per student > Primary level 23.6
Ranked 2nd. 69% more than United Kingdom
14
Ranked 34th.
Child care (preschool) > Students per teacher 11.36
Ranked 88th.
18.19
Ranked 45th. 60% more than Latvia

Spending > Proportion 5.57
Ranked 34th. 10% more than United Kingdom
5.06
Ranked 48th.

Literacy > Reading performance > Overall 484
Ranked 28th.
494
Ranked 23th. 2% more than Latvia
Preschool enrollment rate 98.15
Ranked 100th.
106.43
Ranked 57th. 8% more than Latvia

High school > Private school share 1.45%
Ranked 110th.
29.43%
Ranked 24th. 20 times more than Latvia

Spending per student > High school 24.15
Ranked 21st.
28.64
Ranked 12th. 19% more than Latvia

High school > Lower secondary school duration 3
Ranked 100th. The same as United Kingdom
3
Ranked 138th.

High school > Gender parity index 0.96
Ranked 74th.
1.01
Ranked 63th. 6% more than Latvia

Children out of school, primary, male per 1000 0.709
Ranked 78th. 7 times more than United Kingdom
0.0968
Ranked 100th.

Children out of school, primary, male 1,459
Ranked 84th.
6,077
Ranked 64th. 4 times more than Latvia

Pupil-teacher ratio > Primary 12.98
Ranked 128th.
18.09
Ranked 98th. 39% more than Latvia

Secondary education, general pupils 102,913
Ranked 108th.
4.55 million
Ranked 15th. 44 times more than Latvia

Scouting > Genders admitted both both
Tertiary > Students studying abroad proportion 5.34%
Ranked 57th. 5 times more than United Kingdom
1.08%
Ranked 110th.

Literacy > Reading performance > Overall reading skills 484
Ranked 28th.
494
Ranked 23th. 2% more than Latvia
Literacy > Reading performance > Access and retrieve 476
Ranked 35th.
491
Ranked 27th. 3% more than Latvia
College and university > Teachers > Proportion of teachers female 59%
Ranked 7th. 37% more than United Kingdom
43%
Ranked 14th.
Scientific and technical journal articles 153
Ranked 73th.
48,288
Ranked 3rd. 316 times more than Latvia

Schools connected to the Internet 97%
Ranked 8th.
99%
Ranked 8th. 2% more than Latvia

Girls to boys ratio > Tertiary level enrolment 1.72
Ranked 13th. 26% more than United Kingdom
1.37
Ranked 36th.

Spending per student > Elementary school 23.29
Ranked 14th.
23.42
Ranked 13th. 1% more than Latvia

Secondary education, teachers 16,380
Ranked 64th.
375,385
Ranked 10th. 23 times more than Latvia

Tertiary > Students studying abroad per thousand people 2.7
Ranked 70th. 6 times more than United Kingdom
0.429
Ranked 147th.

High school repeaters > Male 6.73
Ranked 39th.
0.0
Ranked 43th.
High school > Population with at least high school education > Women 98.6%
Ranked 8th.
99.6%
Ranked 5th. 1% more than Latvia

High school starting age > Years 11
Ranked 128th. The same as United Kingdom
11
Ranked 145th.

Teacher student ratio > High school 9.84
Ranked 82nd.
14.01
Ranked 66th. 42% more than Latvia

Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level per 1000 50.86
Ranked 12th. 32% more than United Kingdom
38.56
Ranked 30th.

Primary education > Teachers > Per capita 3.08 per 1,000 people
Ranked 117th.
4.33 per 1,000 people
Ranked 82nd. 41% more than Latvia

Primary school starting age > Years 7
Ranked 12th. 40% more than United Kingdom
5
Ranked 191st.

High school repeaters > Female 2.96
Ranked 52nd.
0.0
Ranked 43th.
Girls to boys ratio > Secondary level enrolment 1
Ranked 86th.
1.03
Ranked 58th. 3% more than Latvia

Education expenditure of government > As percentage of GNI 5.3%
Ranked 49th. The same as United Kingdom
5.3%
Ranked 46th.

Secondary education, pupils per 1000 66.3
Ranked 110th.
79.68
Ranked 73th. 20% more than Latvia

High school > Population with at least high school education > Men 98.2%
Ranked 10th.
99.8%
Ranked 5th. 2% more than Latvia

Education enrolment by level > Primary level 103,359
Ranked 135th.
4.49 million
Ranked 27th. 43 times more than Latvia

Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level > Per capita 50.87 per 1,000 people
Ranked 12th. 32% more than United Kingdom
38.58 per 1,000 people
Ranked 29th.

Teacher student ratio > Elementary school 11.11
Ranked 120th.
18.27
Ranked 70th. 64% more than Latvia

Education enrolment by level > Secondary level 276,072
Ranked 106th.
9.71 million
Ranked 10th. 35 times more than Latvia

Secondary school starting age > Years 13
Ranked 13th. 18% more than United Kingdom
11
Ranked 164th.

Education enrolment ratio > Net > Primary level 90%
Ranked 92nd.
100%
Ranked 6th. 11% more than Latvia

Education expenditure of government > As percentage of total government 15.4%
Ranked 27th. 27% more than United Kingdom
12.1%
Ranked 56th.

High school > Upper secondary starting age 16
Ranked 24th. 14% more than United Kingdom
14
Ranked 190th.

Secondary education > General pupils 235,289
Ranked 102nd.
4.4 million
Ranked 15th. 19 times more than Latvia

Services, etc., value added > Constant 2000 US$ per capita $4,837.42
Ranked 41st.
$26,253.64
Ranked 8th. 5 times more than Latvia
Primary education, pupils per 1000 55.23
Ranked 126th.
70.43
Ranked 107th. 28% more than Latvia

High school > Lower secondary starting age 13
Ranked 14th. 18% more than United Kingdom
11
Ranked 170th.

Elementary (primary school) > Starting age 7
Ranked 13th. 40% more than United Kingdom
5
Ranked 199th.

School life expectancy > Primary to tertiary 16 years
Ranked 13th. The same as United Kingdom
16 years
Ranked 19th.
Duration of education > Secondary level 8
Ranked 6th. 14% more than United Kingdom
7
Ranked 51st.
Public spending per student > Secondary level 25.2
Ranked 10th. 69% more than United Kingdom
14.9
Ranked 48th.
Inequality adjusted index 0.837
Ranked 20th. 4% more than United Kingdom
0.806
Ranked 28th.
Elementary school > Gender ratio 96.18
Ranked 94th.
99.95
Ranked 30th. 4% more than Latvia

School life expectancy > Male 11.2 years
Ranked 60th.
16 years
Ranked 4th. 43% more than Latvia
Education enrolment by level > Percentage girls > Tertiary level 61.71%
Ranked 13th. 10% more than United Kingdom
55.9%
Ranked 41st.

Secondary education, general pupils per 1000 50
Ranked 122nd.
72.5
Ranked 62nd. 45% more than Latvia

Duration of education > Primary level 4
Ranked 155th.
6
Ranked 84th. 50% more than Latvia
Literacy > Reading performance > Reflect and evaluate 492
Ranked 24th.
503
Ranked 12th. 2% more than Latvia
Primary education > Duration > Years 4 years
Ranked 174th.
6 years
Ranked 88th. 50% more than Latvia

Participation > Children out of school > Elementary 2,117
Ranked 98th.
6,643
Ranked 77th. 3 times more than Latvia

Elementary school > Enrolled students 117,129
Ranked 110th.
4.47 million
Ranked 23th. 38 times more than Latvia

Scientific and technical journal articles per million 65.8
Ranked 42nd.
810.66
Ranked 7th. 12 times more than Latvia

Elementary school repeaters > All 3.31
Ranked 64th.
0.0
Ranked 121st.

Education enrolment by level > Percentage girls > Primary level 48.2%
Ranked 104th.
48.79%
Ranked 50th. 1% more than Latvia

Primary education > Teachers 7,124
Ranked 106th.
258,966
Ranked 16th. 36 times more than Latvia

Enrolment ratio > Secondary level 74.4%
Ranked 35th.
93.7%
Ranked 5th. 26% more than Latvia
Participation > Ratio of girls to boys in primary and secondary education 100.03%
Ranked 55th.
101.28%
Ranked 33th. 1% more than Latvia

Public spending per student > Tertiary level 22.5
Ranked 18th.
26.3
Ranked 55th. 17% more than Latvia
Education enrolment by level > Primary level > Per capita 0.044 per capita
Ranked 156th.
0.076 per capita
Ranked 130th. 73% more than Latvia

Education enrolment by level > Primary level per 1000 44.2
Ranked 160th.
75.65
Ranked 132nd. 71% more than Latvia

Spending on education > Proportion spent on all staff salaries 75.26%
Ranked 45th. 13% more than United Kingdom
66.37%
Ranked 63th.

Elementary (primary) school) > Private school share 1.13%
Ranked 123th.
5.07%
Ranked 93th. 4 times more than Latvia

High school > Students per teacher 8.33
Ranked 97th.
14.27
Ranked 56th. 71% more than Latvia

High school > Proportion spent on all staff salaries 75.33%
Ranked 53th. 23% more than United Kingdom
61.19%
Ranked 72nd.

Outcomes > Primary education > Duration > Years 6
Ranked 46th. The same as United Kingdom
6
Ranked 82nd.

Elementary school repeaters > Male 4.59
Ranked 58th.
0.0
Ranked 118th.

Primary education > Pupils 92,453
Ranked 131st.
4.69 million
Ranked 24th. 51 times more than Latvia

Secondary education > Pupils 275,586
Ranked 95th.
5.7 million
Ranked 14th. 21 times more than Latvia

Secondary education > Teachers 24,989
Ranked 71st.
372,887
Ranked 15th. 15 times more than Latvia

Female enrolment share > Secondary level 49.3%
Ranked 66th.
52.7%
Ranked 12th. 7% more than Latvia
Literacy > Reading performance > Continuous texts 484
Ranked 31st.
492
Ranked 24th. 2% more than Latvia
Education enrolment ratio > Net > Primary level > Men 88%
Ranked 94th.
100%
Ranked 11th. 14% more than Latvia

Female enrolment share > Primary level 48.6%
Ranked 54th.
48.8%
Ranked 36th. About the same as Latvia
Elementary school starting age > Years 7
Ranked 14th. 40% more than United Kingdom
5
Ranked 170th.

Participation > Secondary education > Pupils 271,631
Ranked 92nd.
5.75 million
Ranked 14th. 21 times more than Latvia

Elementary school repeaters > Female 1.9
Ranked 72nd.
0.0
Ranked 117th.

Secondary education > General pupils per 1000 101.73
Ranked 29th. 38% more than United Kingdom
73.53
Ranked 69th.

Ratio of female to male primary enrollment 96.96
Ranked 97th.
99.93
Ranked 27th. 3% more than Latvia

Primary education > Teachers per 1000 3.08
Ranked 116th.
4.33
Ranked 82nd. 40% more than Latvia

Private school enrolment > Primary level 0.9
Ranked 83th.
4.8
Ranked 52nd. 5 times more than Latvia
Elementary school teachers 10,541
Ranked 89th.
244,391
Ranked 14th. 23 times more than Latvia

Services, etc., value added > Current US$ per capita $7,113.52
Ranked 41st.
$25,581.39
Ranked 17th. 4 times more than Latvia

Services, etc., value added > Constant 2000 US$ $10.83 billion
Ranked 67th.
$1.58 trillion
Ranked 5th. 146 times more than Latvia
Education enrolment by level > Secondary level > Per capita 118.08 per 1,000 people
Ranked 24th.
163.68 per 1,000 people
Ranked 2nd. 39% more than Latvia

Education enrolment by level > Percentage girls > Secondary level 48.82%
Ranked 90th.
54.2%
Ranked 6th. 11% more than Latvia

Secondary education, vocational pupils 33,535
Ranked 70th.
451,007
Ranked 18th. 13 times more than Latvia

Secondary education, vocational pupils per 1000 16.29
Ranked 38th. 2 times more than United Kingdom
7.19
Ranked 65th.

Literacy > Reading performance > Non-continuous texts 487
Ranked 26th.
506
Ranked 11th. 4% more than Latvia
Literacy > Reading performance > Integrate and interpret 484
Ranked 31st.
491
Ranked 24th. 1% more than Latvia
Homeschooling prevalance Virtually no homeschooling* 60000
Education enrolment ratio > Net > Primary level > Women 92%
Ranked 77th.
100%
Ranked 7th. 9% more than Latvia

High school > Share of total education spending 38.39%
Ranked 33th.
48.32%
Ranked 7th. 26% more than Latvia

High school > Upper Secondary > Students per teacher 8.87
Ranked 69th.
13.6
Ranked 46th. 53% more than Latvia

Elementary (primary) school > Students per teacher 11.41
Ranked 116th.
17.27
Ranked 78th. 51% more than Latvia

Elementary (primary) school) > Share of total education spending 28.49%
Ranked 66th.
30.09%
Ranked 59th. 6% more than Latvia

School life expectancy > Primary to tertiary > Male 14 years
Ranked 36th.
16 years
Ranked 14th. 14% more than Latvia
Secondary education > Teachers per 1000 10.8
Ranked 10th. 73% more than United Kingdom
6.23
Ranked 54th.

Elementary (primary school) > Teachers > Proportion of teachers female 93%
Ranked 10th. 7% more than United Kingdom
87%
Ranked 7th.
Education enrolment by level > Secondary level per 1000 118.05
Ranked 27th.
163.61
Ranked 2nd. 39% more than Latvia

School life expectancy > Primary to tertiary > Female 17 years
Ranked 7th. The same as United Kingdom
17 years
Ranked 14th.
Outcomes > Secondary education > Duration > Years 6
Ranked 84th.
7
Ranked 52nd. 17% more than Latvia

Ratio of female to male enrollments in tertiary education 171.64
Ranked 11th. 25% more than United Kingdom
137.34
Ranked 33th.

Secondary education > Pupils per 1000 119.16
Ranked 19th. 25% more than United Kingdom
95.2
Ranked 47th.

Secondary education > General pupils > Per capita 101.73 per 1,000 people
Ranked 26th. 38% more than United Kingdom
73.57 per 1,000 people
Ranked 70th.

Pupils-teacher ratio > Primary level 15
Ranked 116th.
18.2
Ranked 98th. 21% more than Latvia
High school teachers 18,575
Ranked 56th.
378,882
Ranked 13th. 20 times more than Latvia

Participation > Secondary education > General pupils 147,164
Ranked 96th.
4.64 million
Ranked 14th. 32 times more than Latvia

School life expectancy > Female 11.3 years
Ranked 55th.
16.8 years
Ranked 4th. 49% more than Latvia
Private school enrolment > Secondary level 0.4
Ranked 26th.
102.9
Ranked 1st. 257 times more than Latvia
Ratio of female to male secondary enrollment 99.82
Ranked 80th.
102.94
Ranked 49th. 3% more than Latvia

Secondary education > Vocational pupils 40,297
Ranked 67th.
1.3 million
Ranked 10th. 32 times more than Latvia

Ratio of girls to boys in primary and secondary education 114.86%
Ranked 4th. 7% more than United Kingdom
106.95%
Ranked 28th.

Pupils-teacher ratio > Secondary level 10.3
Ranked 106th.
17.2
Ranked 66th. 67% more than Latvia
Preschool enrollment rate > Female 88.08
Ranked 30th. 8% more than United Kingdom
81.29
Ranked 42nd.

Preschool enrollment rate > Male 89.69
Ranked 29th. 12% more than United Kingdom
79.8
Ranked 43th.

Participation > Total enrollment > Primary > Male > % net 98.73%
Ranked 15th.
99.75%
Ranked 2nd. 1% more than Latvia

Participation > School enrollment > Tertiary > Male > % gross 48.22%
Ranked 26th. About the same as United Kingdom
48%
Ranked 28th.

Services, etc., value added > Current US$, % of GDP 66.21%
Ranked 21st.
70.6%
Ranked 14th. 7% more than Latvia

School enrollment > Primary > Female > % net 91.5% net
Ranked 47th.
98.7% net
Ranked 10th. 8% more than Latvia

School enrollment > Primary > Male > % net 92.69% net
Ranked 51st.
98.69% net
Ranked 18th. 6% more than Latvia

Services, etc., value added > % of GDP 74.05%
Ranked 23th.
77.97%
Ranked 14th. 5% more than Latvia

Literacy and Attainment > Educational attainment: completed tertiary > Tertiary > Population 25+ years > % > Over 24 year olds 27.21%
Ranked 13th.
33.06%
Ranked 3rd. 21% more than Latvia
Primary education, teachers > % female 93.35%
Ranked 12th. 7% more than United Kingdom
86.98%
Ranked 28th.

Tertiary education, teachers > % female 58.69%
Ranked 8th. 35% more than United Kingdom
43.51%
Ranked 40th.

Public spending on education, total > % of government expenditure 11.33%
Ranked 71st.
12.01%
Ranked 63th. 6% more than Latvia

Public spending on education, total > % of GDP 5.02%
Ranked 57th.
6.3%
Ranked 25th. 25% more than Latvia

Labor force with secondary education, female > % of female labor force 53.7%
Ranked 13th. 29% more than United Kingdom
41.5%
Ranked 30th.

Labor force with secondary education, male > % of male labor force 63.7%
Ranked 12th. 44% more than United Kingdom
44.1%
Ranked 30th.

Labor force with secondary education > % of total 58.7%
Ranked 13th. 37% more than United Kingdom
42.9%
Ranked 31st.

Labor force with tertiary education, female > % of female labor force 39.6%
Ranked 12th.
40.4%
Ranked 9th. 2% more than Latvia

Unemployment with primary education, male > % of male unemployment 30.3%
Ranked 50th.
39.4%
Ranked 33th. 30% more than Latvia

Labor force with tertiary education, male > % of male labor force 22.3%
Ranked 24th.
36.2%
Ranked 4th. 62% more than Latvia

Unemployment with secondary education, female > % of female unemployment 60.3%
Ranked 16th. 26% more than United Kingdom
47.8%
Ranked 37th.

Unemployment with secondary education, male > % of male unemployment 61.7%
Ranked 14th. 35% more than United Kingdom
45.6%
Ranked 44th.

Unemployment with tertiary education, female > % of female unemployment 23.3%
Ranked 36th. 44% more than United Kingdom
16.2%
Ranked 58th.

Unemployment with tertiary education, male > % of male unemployment 7.9%
Ranked 70th.
12.9%
Ranked 52nd. 63% more than Latvia

Education spending > % of GDP 5.8%
Ranked 35th. 9% more than United Kingdom
5.3%
Ranked 47th.
School enrollment > Preprimary > % gross 79.33% gross
Ranked 45th. 34% more than United Kingdom
58.99% gross
Ranked 65th.

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