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Country vs country: South Africa and United States compared: Education > High school stats

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STAT South Africa United States HISTORY
Gender parity index 1.05
Ranked 33th. 4% more than United States
1.01
Ranked 68th.

Gender ratio 104.66
Ranked 34th. 5% more than United States
99.5
Ranked 59th.

Lower secondary school duration 2
Ranked 192nd.
3
Ranked 105th. 50% more than South Africa

Lower secondary starting age 14
Ranked 3rd. 17% more than United States
12
Ranked 61st.

Population with at least high school education > Men 72.2%
Ranked 59th.
94.3%
Ranked 22nd. 31% more than South Africa

Population with at least high school education > Women 68.9%
Ranked 57th.
94.7%
Ranked 14th. 37% more than South Africa

Private school share 4.11%
Ranked 47th.
8.27%
Ranked 86th. 2 times more than South Africa

Proportion spent on all staff salaries 100%
Ranked 1st. 23% more than United States
81.55%
Ranked 40th.

Share of total education spending 31.45%
Ranked 63th.
35.42%
Ranked 52nd. 13% more than South Africa

Students per teacher 25.05
Ranked 18th. 73% more than United States
14.49
Ranked 57th.

Upper secondary school duration 3
Ranked 68th. The same as United States
3
Ranked 73th.

Upper secondary starting age 16
Ranked 25th. 7% more than United States
15
Ranked 90th.

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