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

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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 > 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 > 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).
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Secondary education > Teachers > Per capita: Secondary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Duration of compulsory education: Duration of compulsory education is the number of grades (or years) that a child must legally be enrolled in school.
  • 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.
  • Compulsary education starting age: Age at which children must be enrolled in school.
  • Spending per student > College and university: Public expenditure per student is the public current spending on education divided by the total number of students by level, as a percentage of GDP per capita. Public expenditure (current and capital) includes government spending on educational institutions (both public and private), education administration as well as subsidies for private entities (students/households and other privates entities)."
  • High school > Gender ratio: Ratio of female to male secondary enrollment is the percentage of girls to boys enrolled at secondary level in public and private schools.
  • College and university > Private school share: Percentage of post-secondary students who attend a private school, college, or university.
  • Child care (preschool) > Starting age: Average age at which students begin pre-primary (preschool) education.
  • High school > Upper secondary school duration: Number of years students study at the upper secondary (high school) level.
  • 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.
  • 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) > Students per teacher: Number of students per teacher for 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."
  • 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.
  • Tertiary > Students studying abroad: Total number of post-secondary students who were studying abroad during given 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.
  • 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 > 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.
  • 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."
  • Literacy > Male: This entry includes a definition of literacy and Census Bureau percentages for the total population, males, and females. There are no universal definitions and standards of literacy. Unless otherwise specified, all rates are based on the most common definition - the ability to read and write at a specified age. Detailing the standards that individual countries use to assess the ability to read and write is beyond the scope of our source. Information on literacy, while not a perfect measure of educational results, is probably the most easily available and valid for international comparisons.
  • Spending > 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."
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Elementary (primary school) > Duration: Number of years students study at the primary level.
  • Scouting > Genders admitted: Admits boys/girls.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Literacy > Reading performance > Overall: Overall.

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  • High school > Lower secondary school duration: Number of years students study at the lower secondary (middle school) level.
  • 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).
  • 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 > Private school share: Percentage of secondary students who attend a private school.
  • College and university > Teachers > Proportion of teachers female: Percentage of country's college and university professors that are female.
  • Children out of school > Primary: Children out of school are the number of primary-school-age children not enrolled in primary or secondary school.
  • Literacy > Reading performance > Access and retrieve: Access and retrieve.

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  • Literacy > Reading performance > Overall reading skills: Overall.

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  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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. 
  • Primary education > Teachers > Per capita: Primary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Universities > Top 100: Number of universities in the top 100
  • Class size > Age 13: The average number of 13-year-old students per class.
  • 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 > Population with at least high school education > Men: Gender Inequality Index.
  • 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.
  • Elementary (primary school) > Starting age: Average age at which students begin primary education.
  • Elementary school > Gender ratio: Ratio of female to male primary enrollment is the percentage of girls to boys enrolled at primary level in public and private schools.
  • High school > Upper secondary starting age: Average age at which students begin upper secondary (high school) education.
  • Elementary school graduate rate: Persistence to last grade of primary is the percentage of children enrolled in the first grade of primary school who eventually reach the last grade of primary education. The estimate is based on the reconstructed cohort method.
  • Elementary school > Enrolled students: Primary education pupils is the total number of pupils enrolled at primary level in public and private schools.
  • 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).
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Secondary education > General pupils: Secondary general pupils are the number of secondary students enrolled in general education programs, including teacher training.
  • High school > Students per teacher: Number of students per teacher for all levels of secondary education.
  • 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."
  • Scientific and technical journal articles per million: Scientific and technical journal articles refer to the number of scientific and engineering articles published in the following fields: physics, biology, chemistry, mathematics, clinical medicine, biomedical research, engineering and technology, and earth and space sciences. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Duration of education > Secondary level: Duration of secondary education is the number of grades (or years) in general secondary education.
  • 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).
  • High school > Population with at least high school education > Women: Population with at least high school education > Women.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Primary education > Pupils: Primary education pupils is the total number of pupils enrolled at primary level in public and private schools.
  • Secondary education > Teachers: Secondary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers.
  • Elementary (primary school) > Teachers > Proportion of teachers female: Percentage of country's elementary, or primary, teachers that are female.
  • 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.
  • Primary education > Teachers: Primary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers.
  • 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."
  • 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.
  • Outcomes > Secondary education > Duration > Years: Secondary education, duration (years) is the number of grades (years) in secondary school."
  • Participation > Children out of school > Elementary: Children out of school are the number of primary-school-age children not enrolled in primary or secondary school.
  • 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.
  • Elementary (primary) school > Students per teacher: Number of students per teacher for primary education.
  • Literacy > Reading performance > Continuous texts: Continuous texts.

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  • Education enrolment by level > Secondary level > Per capita: Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Education enrolment by level > Secondary level per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Universities > Top 200: Number of universities in the top 200
  • Duration of education > Primary level: Duration of primary education is the number of grades (or years) in primary 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 > Tertiary level > Per capita: Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • 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.
  • Participation > Secondary education > General pupils: Secondary general pupils are the number of secondary students enrolled in general education programs, including teacher training."
  • High school teachers: Secondary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers.
  • Private school enrolment > Primary level: Private sector enrolment share, primary level is the share of primary school pupils who attend a privately managed school, regardless of whether or not the school receives subsidies from the government.
  • 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.
  • Universities > Top 200 per million: Number of universities in the top 200. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • High school starting age > Years: Secondary school starting age is the age at which students would enter secondary education, assuming they had started at the official entrance age for the lowest level of education, had studied full-time throughout and had progressed through the system without repeating or skipping a grade."
  • Primary education > 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.
  • 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.
  • Researchers in R&D > Per million people: Researchers in R&D; (per million people). Researchers in R&D; are professionals engaged in the conception or creation of new knowledge, products, processes, methods, or systems and in the management of the projects concerned. Postgraduate PhD students (ISCED97 level 6) engaged in R&D; are included.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Elementary (primary) school) > Private school share: Percentage of primary students who attend a private school.
  • High school > Lower secondary starting age: Average age at which students begin lower secondary (middle school) education.
  • Education enrolment by level > Primary level > Per capita: Per capita figures expressed per 1 population.
  • Elementary school repeaters > Male: Repeaters in primary school are the number of students enrolled in the same grade as in the previous year, as a percentage of all students enrolled in primary school."
  • Elementary school 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."
  • 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.
  • Scouting > Members: Members of boy or girl scout groups which are members of the World Organization of the Scout Movement (WOSM).
  • Universities > Top 100 per million: Number of universities in the top 100. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • High School > Teachers > Proportion of teachers female: Percentage of country's high school, or secondary, teachers that are female.
  • Secondary education > Teachers per 1000: Secondary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers. Figures expressed per thousand population 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.
  • Ratio of female to male secondary enrollment: Ratio of female to male secondary enrollment is the percentage of girls to boys enrolled at secondary level in public and private schools.
  • Ratio of female to male 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.
  • Primary education > Teachers per 1000: Primary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers. 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 teachers: Primary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers.
  • Participation > Secondary education > Pupils: Secondary education pupils is the total number of pupils enrolled at secondary level in public and private schools.
  • Students from households with more than 25 books > Age 13: Percentage of 13 year-old students who come from households owning more than 25 books.
  • Proportion of primary education time spent learning foreign languages: Intended instruction time spent studying modern foreign languages, as a percentage of total intended instruction time for students 12 to 14 years of age. Data for 1999.
  • 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.
  • Teacher qualifications > Share with special training > Age 13: Of those teachers who teach students aged 13, the percentage who have specialised teacher training.
  • Education enrolment by level > Primary level per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • 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."
  • Students from households with computer > Age 13: Percentage of 13-year-old students who come from households with at least one computer.
  • Universities > Top 100 > Per $ GDP: Number of universities in the top 100 Per $ GDP figures expressed per 14.1 billion $ gross domestic product.
  • Universities > Top 200 > Per $ GDP: Number of universities in the top 200 Per $ GDP figures expressed per 1 billion $ gross domestic product.
  • 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."
  • Ratio of female to male primary enrollment: Ratio of female to male primary enrollment is the percentage of girls to boys enrolled at primary level in public and private schools.
  • Ratio of girls to boys in primary and secondary education: Ratio of girls to boys in primary and secondary education is the percentage of girls to boys enrolled at primary and secondary levels in public and private schools.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Teacher qualifications > Years experience > Age 13: The average number of years of teaching experience, for teachers of students aged 13.
  • Students from households with computer > Age 13 per million: Percentage of 13-year-old students who come from households with at least one computer. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Proportion of primary education time spent learning science: Intended instruction time spent studying science, as a percentage of total intended instruction time for students 12 to 14 years of age. Data for 1999.
  • 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.
  • Students living with mother > Age 13: Percentage of 13-year-old students who live with their mother.
  • Proportion of primary education time spent learning arts: Intended instruction time spent studying arts, as a percentage of total intended instruction time for students 12 to 14 years of age. Data for 1999.
  • Proportion of primary education time spent in physical education: Intended instruction time spent studying physical education, as a percentage of total intended instruction time for students 12 to 14 years of age. Data for 1999.
  • Proportion of primary education time spent learning technology: Intended instruction time spent studying technology, as a percentage of total intended instruction time for students 12 to 14 years of age. Data for 1999.
  • Students from households with dictionary > Age 13: The percentage of 13-year-old students who come from a household with a dictionary.
  • Students from households with more than 25 books > Age 13 per million: Percentage of 13 year-old students who come from households owning more than 25 books. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Students whose father has secondary education: Percentage of students whose fathers have at least secondary education.
  • Proportion of primary education time spent learning mathematics: Intended instruction time spent practicing mathematics, as a percentage of total intended instruction time for students 12 to 14 years of age. Data for 1999.
  • 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
  • Students whose mothers have secondary education > Age 13: Percentage of 13-year-old students whose mothers have at least secondary education.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • School enrollment > Primary > Female > % gross: Gross enrollment ratio is the ratio of total enrollment, regardless of age, to the population of the age group that officially corresponds to the level of education shown. Primary education provides children with basic reading, writing, and mathematics skills along with an elementary understanding of such subjects as history, geography, natural science, social science, art, and music.
  • 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.
  • Primary education > Teachers > % female: Female teachers as a percentage of total primary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers.
  • Gross intake rate in grade 1 > Male > % of relevant age group: Gross intake rate in grade 1 is the number of new entrants in the first grade of primary education regardless of age, expressed as a percentage of the population of the official primary entrance age.
  • Participation > School enrollment > Primary > Female > % net: Net enrollment ratio is the ratio of children of official school age based on the International Standard Classification of Education 1997 who are enrolled in school to the population of the corresponding official school age. Primary education provides children with basic reading, writing, and mathematics skills along with an elementary understanding of such subjects as history, geography, natural science, social science, art, and music."
  • Government spending on education > % of GDP: Public expenditure on education consists of current and capital public expenditure on education includes government spending on educational institutions (both public and private), education administration as well as subsidies for private entities (students/households and other privates entities)."
  • Government spending on education > % of government spending: Public expenditure on education consists of current and capital public expenditure on education includes government spending on educational institutions (both public and private), education administration as well as subsidies for private entities (students/households and other privates entities)."
  • Participation > School enrollment > Primary > Female > % gross: Gross enrollment ratio is the ratio of total enrollment, regardless of age, to the population of the age group that officially corresponds to the level of education shown. Primary education provides children with basic reading, writing, and mathematics skills along with an elementary understanding of such subjects as history, geography, natural science, social science, art, and music."
STAT Russia United States HISTORY
Children out of school, primary 217,543
Ranked 30th.
1.76 million
Ranked 3rd. 8 times more than Russia

Children out of school, primary per 1000 1.53
Ranked 98th.
5.64
Ranked 47th. 4 times more than Russia

Children out of school, primary, female 88,353
Ranked 31st.
780,465
Ranked 3rd. 9 times more than Russia

College and university > Gender parity index 1.35
Ranked 44th.
1.41
Ranked 33th. 4% more than Russia

College and university > Share of total education spending 23.11%
Ranked 34th.
25.65%
Ranked 26th. 11% more than Russia

Compulsary education duration 10
Ranked 51st.
12
Ranked 14th. 20% more than Russia

Government spending on education > Proportion of GDP 4.1%
Ranked 76th.
5.62%
Ranked 39th. 37% more than Russia

Homeschooling legal status Legal since 1992, law sometimes ignored and not made legal. Legal under regulating conditions, varies by state.
Literacy > Female 99.5%
Ranked 9th. 1% more than United States
99%
Ranked 17th.

Literacy > Total population 99.6%
Ranked 8th. 1% more than United States
99%
Ranked 20th.

Primary education, duration > Years 4
Ranked 188th.
6
Ranked 53th. 50% more than Russia

Primary education, teachers per 1000 1.96
Ranked 142nd.
5.49
Ranked 49th. 3 times more than Russia

Pupil-teacher ratio, primary 18.06
Ranked 77th. 26% more than United States
14.29
Ranked 98th.

Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary 8.47
Ranked 100th.
14.49
Ranked 56th. 71% more than Russia

Secondary education, duration > Years 7
Ranked 37th. 17% more than United States
6
Ranked 102nd.

Child care (preschool) > Duration 4
Ranked 10th. 33% more than United States
3
Ranked 47th.

College and university > Gender ratio 135.63
Ranked 32nd.
140.06
Ranked 29th. 3% more than Russia

Children out of school, primary, female per 1000 0.623
Ranked 93th.
2.5
Ranked 48th. 4 times more than Russia

Secondary education > Teachers > Per capita 9.19 per 1,000 people
Ranked 21st. 67% more than United States
5.5 per 1,000 people
Ranked 65th.

Duration of compulsory education 10 years
Ranked 40th.
12 years
Ranked 10th. 20% more than Russia
Tertiary enrollment 64.1%
Ranked 5th.
72.6%
Ranked 1st. 13% more than Russia
Compulsary education starting age 6
Ranked 64th. The same as United States
6
Ranked 66th.

Spending per student > College and university 13.18
Ranked 66th.
22.04
Ranked 37th. 67% more than Russia

Girls to boys ratio > Primary level enrolment 1
Ranked 25th. 1% more than United States
0.99
Ranked 49th.

High school > Gender ratio 97.02
Ranked 75th.
99.5
Ranked 59th. 3% more than Russia

College and university > Private school share 14.78%
Ranked 75th.
27.95%
Ranked 46th. 89% more than Russia

Child care (preschool) > Starting age 3
Ranked 98th. The same as United States
3
Ranked 103th.

High school > Upper secondary school duration 2
Ranked 159th.
3
Ranked 73th. 50% more than Russia

Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary per million 0.0597
Ranked 100th. 28% more than United States
0.0465
Ranked 96th.

Primary education, pupils 5.02 million
Ranked 26th.
24.43 million
Ranked 5th. 5 times more than Russia

Child care (preschool) > Students per teacher 8.41
Ranked 106th.
14.96
Ranked 64th. 78% more than Russia

Spending > USD 57.78 billion
Ranked 11th.
684.04 billion
Ranked 1st. 12 times more than Russia

Secondary education, teachers per 1000 8
Ranked 28th. 49% more than United States
5.36
Ranked 56th.

Tertiary > Students studying abroad 50,947.63
Ranked 9th.
56,943.33
Ranked 6th. 12% more than Russia

Children out of school, primary, male 129,190
Ranked 25th.
976,866
Ranked 3rd. 8 times more than Russia

Secondary education, pupils 9.61 million
Ranked 8th.
24.21 million
Ranked 4th. 3 times more than Russia

Literacy > Definition age 15 and over can read and write age 15 and over can read and write
Preschool enrollment rate 96.83
Ranked 106th.
98.77
Ranked 94th. 2% more than Russia

Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level 8.15 million
Ranked 4th.
16.61 million
Ranked 1st. 2 times more than Russia

Literacy > Male 99.7%
Ranked 6th. 1% more than United States
99%
Ranked 28th.

Spending > Proportion 3.54
Ranked 106th.
4.79
Ranked 54th. 35% more than Russia

Children out of school, primary, male per 1000 0.91
Ranked 83th.
3.14
Ranked 43th. 3 times more than Russia

Primary education, teachers 277,657
Ranked 14th.
1.71 million
Ranked 5th. 6 times more than Russia

Elementary (primary school) > Duration 4
Ranked 198th.
6
Ranked 59th. 50% more than Russia

Scouting > Genders admitted both both for Venturing, boys only for non-Venturing
High school > Gender parity index 0.976
Ranked 98th.
1.01
Ranked 68th. 3% more than Russia

Primary school starting age > Years 7
Ranked 16th. 17% more than United States
6
Ranked 77th.

Literacy > Reading performance > Overall 459
Ranked 40th.
500
Ranked 15th. 9% more than Russia
High school > Lower secondary school duration 5
Ranked 8th. 67% more than United States
3
Ranked 105th.

Pupil-teacher ratio > Primary 16.65
Ranked 110th. 17% more than United States
14.21
Ranked 120th.

Primary education, pupils per 1000 35.34
Ranked 173th.
78.41
Ranked 97th. 2 times more than Russia

High school > Private school share 0.712%
Ranked 118th.
8.27%
Ranked 86th. 12 times more than Russia

College and university > Teachers > Proportion of teachers female 56%
Ranked 3rd. 19% more than United States
47%
Ranked 7th.
Children out of school > Primary 369,274
Ranked 22nd.
1.62 million
Ranked 2nd. 4 times more than Russia

Literacy > Reading performance > Access and retrieve 469
Ranked 37th.
492
Ranked 25th. 5% more than Russia
Literacy > Reading performance > Overall reading skills 459
Ranked 40th.
500
Ranked 15th. 9% more than Russia
Secondary education, general pupils 8.06 million
Ranked 9th.
24.21 million
Ranked 3rd. 3 times more than Russia

Education enrolment by level > Primary level 5.42 million
Ranked 22nd.
24.85 million
Ranked 4th. 5 times more than Russia

Scientific and technical journal articles 15,782
Ranked 11th.
211,233
Ranked 1st. 13 times more than Russia

Tertiary > Students studying abroad proportion 0.508%
Ranked 127th. 87% more than United States
0.271%
Ranked 124th.

Elementary (primary) school > Gender parity index 1
Ranked 39th. 1% more than United States
0.991
Ranked 69th.

Primary education > Teachers > Per capita 2.23 per 1,000 people
Ranked 136th.
5.88 per 1,000 people
Ranked 44th. 3 times more than Russia

Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level per 1000 56.1
Ranked 5th.
57.75
Ranked 4th. 3% more than Russia

Universities > Top 100 1
Ranked 21st.
31
Ranked 1st. 31 times more than Russia
Class size > Age 13 11.8 students
Ranked 27th.
18.3 students
Ranked 15th. 55% more than Russia
Tertiary > Students studying abroad per thousand people 0.356
Ranked 157th. 95% more than United States
0.183
Ranked 178th.

High school > Population with at least high school education > Men 96.2%
Ranked 15th. 2% more than United States
94.3%
Ranked 22nd.

Secondary education, pupils per 1000 67.74
Ranked 118th.
77.71
Ranked 76th. 15% more than Russia

Education enrolment ratio > Net > Primary level 92%
Ranked 78th.
94%
Ranked 71st. 2% more than Russia

Elementary (primary school) > Starting age 7
Ranked 17th. 17% more than United States
6
Ranked 77th.

Elementary school > Gender ratio 100.19
Ranked 27th.
100.68
Ranked 17th. About the same as Russia

High school > Upper secondary starting age 16
Ranked 27th. 7% more than United States
15
Ranked 90th.

Elementary school graduate rate 95.2
Ranked 33th.
95.34
Ranked 40th. About the same as Russia

Elementary school > Enrolled students 4.97 million
Ranked 20th.
24.68 million
Ranked 3rd. 5 times more than Russia

Girls to boys ratio > Secondary level enrolment 0.99
Ranked 75th.
1.02
Ranked 54th. 3% more than Russia

Girls to boys ratio > Tertiary level enrolment 1.36
Ranked 27th.
1.4
Ranked 22nd. 3% more than Russia

Teacher student ratio > High school 8.53
Ranked 92nd.
14.38
Ranked 51st. 69% more than Russia

Secondary school starting age > Years 11
Ranked 148th.
12
Ranked 59th. 9% more than Russia

Services, etc., value added > Constant 2000 US$ per capita $3,670.01
Ranked 29th.
$33,005.49
Ranked 3rd. 9 times more than Russia

Secondary education > General pupils 11.53 million
Ranked 5th.
24.19 million
Ranked 3rd. 2 times more than Russia

High school > Students per teacher 8.47
Ranked 102nd.
14.49
Ranked 57th. 71% more than Russia

Education expenditure of government > As percentage of total government 12.9%
Ranked 50th.
15.3%
Ranked 38th. 19% more than Russia

Elementary school repeaters > All 0.43
Ranked 98th.
0.0
Ranked 116th.

Scientific and technical journal articles per million 109.14
Ranked 34th.
728.12
Ranked 13th. 7 times more than Russia

Duration of education > Secondary level 7
Ranked 37th. 17% more than United States
6
Ranked 81st.
Teacher student ratio > Elementary school 17.45
Ranked 75th. 27% more than United States
13.69
Ranked 102nd.

High school > Population with at least high school education > Women 93.5%
Ranked 18th.
94.7%
Ranked 14th. 1% more than Russia

Schools connected to the Internet 43.3%
Ranked 10th.
100%
Ranked 2nd. 2 times more than Russia

Education expenditure of government > As percentage of GNI 3.6%
Ranked 78th.
5.9%
Ranked 23th. 64% more than Russia

Services, etc., value added > Current US$ per capita $7,184.50
Ranked 17th.
$36,945.60
Ranked 5th. 5 times more than Russia

Children out of school > Primary per 1000 2.57
Ranked 74th.
5.54
Ranked 58th. 2 times more than Russia

School life expectancy > Primary to tertiary 14 years
Ranked 43th.
16 years
Ranked 15th. 14% more than Russia
Primary education > Pupils 5.33 million
Ranked 21st.
24.56 million
Ranked 4th. 5 times more than Russia

Secondary education > Teachers 1.32 million
Ranked 4th.
1.62 million
Ranked 3rd. 22% more than Russia

Elementary (primary school) > Teachers > Proportion of teachers female 98%
Ranked 1st. 13% more than United States
87%
Ranked 8th.
Secondary education, vocational pupils 1.56 million
Ranked 7th.
0.0
Ranked 96th.

Education enrolment by level > Percentage girls > Primary level 48.73%
Ranked 52nd.
48.86%
Ranked 40th. About the same as Russia

Primary education > Teachers 320,168
Ranked 14th.
1.73 million
Ranked 3rd. 5 times more than Russia

School enrolment rate > 1st grade 98.95
Ranked 81st.
105.99
Ranked 46th. 7% more than Russia

Participation > Ratio of girls to boys in primary and secondary education 98.04%
Ranked 78th.
100.09%
Ranked 51st. 2% more than Russia

Education enrolment by level > Secondary level 14.49 million
Ranked 6th.
23.85 million
Ranked 4th. 65% more than Russia

Outcomes > Secondary education > Duration > Years 7
Ranked 34th. 17% more than United States
6
Ranked 86th.

Participation > Children out of school > Elementary 571,183
Ranked 14th.
1.71 million
Ranked 4th. 3 times more than Russia

Secondary education > General pupils > Per capita 80.13 per 1,000 people
Ranked 56th.
82.36 per 1,000 people
Ranked 51st. 3% more than Russia

Elementary (primary) school > Students per teacher 18.06
Ranked 75th. 26% more than United States
14.29
Ranked 100th.

Literacy > Reading performance > Continuous texts 461
Ranked 40th.
500
Ranked 13th. 8% more than Russia
Education enrolment by level > Secondary level > Per capita 99.69 per 1,000 people
Ranked 51st. 21% more than United States
82.72 per 1,000 people
Ranked 88th.

Education enrolment by level > Secondary level per 1000 99.7
Ranked 52nd. 20% more than United States
82.94
Ranked 90th.

Universities > Top 200 2
Ranked 22nd.
54
Ranked 1st. 27 times more than Russia
Education enrolment by level > Percentage girls > Tertiary level 56.77%
Ranked 32nd. About the same as United States
56.64%
Ranked 34th.

Duration of education > Primary level 4
Ranked 160th.
6
Ranked 51st. 50% more than Russia
Children out of school > Primary > Per capita 2.57 per 1,000 people
Ranked 76th.
5.52 per 1,000 people
Ranked 57th. 2 times more than Russia

Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level > Per capita 56.1 per 1,000 people
Ranked 5th.
57.61 per 1,000 people
Ranked 4th. 3% more than Russia

Outcomes > Primary education > Duration > Years 3
Ranked 177th.
6
Ranked 49th. Twice as much as Russia

Participation > Secondary education > General pupils 8.42 million
Ranked 8th.
24.69 million
Ranked 2nd. 3 times more than Russia

High school teachers 1.18 million
Ranked 5th.
1.72 million
Ranked 2nd. 45% more than Russia

Private school enrolment > Primary level 0.4
Ranked 90th.
11.6
Ranked 33th. 29 times more than Russia
Public spending per student > Tertiary level 15.8
Ranked 65th.
23.9
Ranked 8th. 51% more than Russia
Universities > Top 200 per million 0.014
Ranked 26th.
0.183
Ranked 17th. 13 times more than Russia
High school starting age > Years 10
Ranked 167th.
12
Ranked 55th. 20% more than Russia

Primary education > Duration > Years 3 years
Ranked 194th.
6 years
Ranked 54th. Twice as much as Russia

Secondary education > General pupils per 1000 80.13
Ranked 56th.
82.6
Ranked 48th. 3% more than Russia

Researchers in R&D > Per million people 3,092.31
Ranked 15th.
4,673.21
Ranked 8th. 51% more than Russia

Secondary education, general pupils per 1000 56.77
Ranked 111th.
77.71
Ranked 47th. 37% more than Russia

Secondary education, vocational pupils per 1000 10.97
Ranked 61st.
0.0
Ranked 96th.

Public spending per student > Secondary level 20.5
Ranked 33th.
22.4
Ranked 28th. 9% more than Russia
Elementary (primary) school) > Private school share 0.637%
Ranked 140th.
8.72%
Ranked 80th. 14 times more than Russia

High school > Lower secondary starting age 11
Ranked 152nd.
12
Ranked 61st. 9% more than Russia

Education enrolment by level > Primary level > Per capita 0.037 per capita
Ranked 163th.
0.086 per capita
Ranked 119th. 2 times more than Russia

Education enrolment ratio > Net > Primary level > Men 92%
Ranked 73th.
93%
Ranked 66th. 1% more than Russia

Education enrolment ratio > Net > Primary level > Women 93%
Ranked 70th.
94%
Ranked 66th. 1% more than Russia

Elementary school repeaters > Male 0.57
Ranked 105th.
0.0
Ranked 113th.

Elementary school repeaters > Female 0.57
Ranked 99th.
0.0
Ranked 112th.

Private school enrolment > Secondary level 0.0
Ranked 90th.
9.6
Ranked 12th.
Scouting > Members 7,186
Ranked 85th.
2.99 million
Ranked 3rd. 416 times more than Russia
Universities > Top 100 per million 0.00699
Ranked 20th.
0.105
Ranked 13th. 15 times more than Russia
High School > Teachers > Proportion of teachers female 81%
Ranked 2nd. 33% more than United States
61%
Ranked 19th.
Secondary education > Teachers per 1000 9.19
Ranked 21st. 67% more than United States
5.52
Ranked 66th.

Services, etc., value added > Constant 2000 US$ $526.77 billion
Ranked 7th.
$10.28 trillion
Ranked 1st. 20 times more than Russia

Ratio of female to male secondary enrollment 99.14
Ranked 86th.
101.63
Ranked 58th. 3% more than Russia

Ratio of female to male enrollments in tertiary education 136.04
Ranked 36th.
139.19
Ranked 29th. 2% more than Russia

Primary education > Teachers per 1000 2.23
Ranked 137th.
5.9
Ranked 45th. 3 times more than Russia

Secondary education, teachers 1.14 million
Ranked 6th.
1.67 million
Ranked 4th. 47% more than Russia

Elementary school teachers 284,789
Ranked 12th.
1.8 million
Ranked 2nd. 6 times more than Russia

Participation > Secondary education > Pupils 12.43 million
Ranked 5th.
24.43 million
Ranked 3rd. 97% more than Russia

Students from households with more than 25 books > Age 13 83%
Ranked 10th. 11% more than United States
75%
Ranked 16th.
Proportion of primary education time spent learning foreign languages x 7
Female enrolment share > Secondary level 50.8%
Ranked 32nd. 4% more than United States
49%
Ranked 73th.
Teacher qualifications > Share with special training > Age 13 98%
Ranked 4th. 1% more than United States
97%
Ranked 6th.
Education enrolment by level > Primary level per 1000 37.28
Ranked 167th.
86.39
Ranked 118th. 2 times more than Russia

Elementary school starting age > Years 7
Ranked 18th. 17% more than United States
6
Ranked 73th.

Students from households with computer > Age 13 35%
Ranked 21st.
54%
Ranked 13th. 54% more than Russia
Universities > Top 100 > Per $ GDP 0.024 per $14.1 billion of GDP
Ranked 18th.
0.037 per $14.1 billion of GDP
Ranked 15th. 54% more than Russia
Universities > Top 200 > Per $ GDP 0.003 per $1 billion of GDP
Ranked 25th.
0.005 per $1 billion of GDP
Ranked 17th. 67% more than Russia
Preschool enrollment rate > Male 90.73
Ranked 28th. 56% more than United States
57.98
Ranked 63th.

Ratio of female to male primary enrollment 99.54
Ranked 42nd. 2% more than United States
97.22
Ranked 93th.

Ratio of girls to boys in primary and secondary education 109.55%
Ranked 11th. 1% more than United States
108.83%
Ranked 20th.

Children out of school > Primary > Male per 1000 1.38
Ranked 74th.
2.03
Ranked 66th. 47% more than Russia

Participation > Children out of school > Elementary > Female 275,908
Ranked 15th.
769,923
Ranked 4th. 3 times more than Russia

Pupils-teacher ratio > Primary level 17.3
Ranked 103th. 12% more than United States
15.4
Ranked 115th.
Teacher qualifications > Years experience > Age 13 59.7 years experience
Ranked 1st. 2 times more than United States
27 years experience
Ranked 10th.
Students from households with computer > Age 13 per million 0.241%
Ranked 26th. 28% more than United States
0.188%
Ranked 27th.
School life expectancy > Primary to tertiary > Female 14 years
Ranked 43th.
16 years
Ranked 25th. 14% more than Russia
Proportion of primary education time spent learning science 15%
Ranked 5th. 7% more than United States
14%
Ranked 9th.
Primary education > Pupils per 1000 37.05
Ranked 166th.
83.88
Ranked 115th. 2 times more than Russia

Students living with mother > Age 13 96%
Ranked 9th. 7% more than United States
90%
Ranked 26th.
Proportion of primary education time spent learning arts 4 7
Proportion of primary education time spent in physical education 5 12
Proportion of primary education time spent learning technology 6 3
Students from households with dictionary > Age 13 85%
Ranked 25th.
95%
Ranked 17th. 12% more than Russia
Students from households with more than 25 books > Age 13 per million 0.571%
Ranked 27th. 2 times more than United States
0.261%
Ranked 28th.
Students whose father has secondary education 70% 70%
Proportion of primary education time spent learning mathematics 14%
Ranked 10th.
16%
Ranked 3rd. 14% more than Russia
Services, etc., value added > Current US$, % of GDP 51.18%
Ranked 59th.
76.79%
Ranked 5th. 50% more than Russia

Students whose mothers have secondary education > Age 13 78% 75%
School enrollment > Primary > Female > % net 91.93% net
Ranked 62nd. 2% more than United States
90.49% net
Ranked 71st.

School enrollment > Primary > Male > % net 91.05% net
Ranked 72nd.
94.25% net
Ranked 51st. 4% more than Russia

Children out of school > Primary > Male 198,350
Ranked 22nd.
593,372
Ranked 5th. 3 times more than Russia

Literacy and Attainment > Educational attainment: completed tertiary > Tertiary > Population 25+ years > % > Over 24 year olds 60.1%
Ranked 1st. 48% more than United States
40.66%
Ranked 3rd.
Education spending > % of GDP 3.8%
Ranked 89th.
5.7%
Ranked 38th. 50% more than Russia
School enrollment > Preprimary > % gross 84.71% gross
Ranked 39th. 37% more than United States
61.93% gross
Ranked 62nd.

School enrollment > Primary > Female > % gross 122.65% gross
Ranked 10th. 26% more than United States
97.55% gross
Ranked 117th.

School enrollment > Tertiary > Male > % gross 57.92% gross
Ranked 14th.
69.19% gross
Ranked 6th. 19% more than Russia

Primary education > Teachers > % female 98.5% female
Ranked 3rd. 11% more than United States
88.58% female
Ranked 21st.

Gross intake rate in grade 1 > Male > % of relevant age group 98.18%
Ranked 102nd.
99.85%
Ranked 91st. 2% more than Russia

Participation > School enrollment > Primary > Female > % net 92.35%
Ranked 27th.
92.61%
Ranked 54th. About the same as Russia

Government spending on education > % of GDP 4.1%
Ranked 76th.
5.62%
Ranked 39th. 37% more than Russia

Government spending on education > % of government spending 12.94%
Ranked 53th.
14.13%
Ranked 35th. 9% more than Russia

Participation > School enrollment > Primary > Female > % gross 96.93%
Ranked 100th.
99.11%
Ranked 89th. 2% more than Russia

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