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Country vs country: South Africa and United States compared: Education > School enrollment stats

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  • Preprimary > 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. Preprimary education refers to the initial stage of organized instruction, designed primarily to introduce very young children to a school-type environment.
  • Preprimary > 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. Preprimary education refers to the initial stage of organized instruction, designed primarily to introduce very young children to a school-type environment.
  • Primary > % 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.
  • Primary > % 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.
  • 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.
  • Primary > 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. 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.
  • Primary > Private > % of total primary: Private enrollment refers to pupils or students enrolled in institutions that are not operated by a public authority but controlled and managed, whether for profit or not, by a private body such as a nongovernmental organization, religious body, special interest group, foundation or business enterprise.
  • Secondary > % 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. Secondary education completes the provision of basic education that began at the primary level, and aims at laying the foundations for lifelong learning and human development, by offering more subject- or skill-oriented instruction using more specialized teachers.
  • Secondary > % 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. Secondary education completes the provision of basic education that began at the primary level, and aims at laying the foundations for lifelong learning and human development, by offering more subject- or skill-oriented instruction using more specialized teachers.
  • Secondary > 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. Secondary education completes the provision of basic education that began at the primary level, and aims at laying the foundations for lifelong learning and human development, by offering more subject- or skill-oriented instruction using more specialized teachers.
  • Secondary > 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. Secondary education completes the provision of basic education that began at the primary level, and aims at laying the foundations for lifelong learning and human development, by offering more subject- or skill-oriented instruction using more specialized teachers.
  • Secondary > 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. Secondary education completes the provision of basic education that began at the primary level, and aims at laying the foundations for lifelong learning and human development, by offering more subject- or skill-oriented instruction using more specialized teachers.
  • Secondary > Private > % of total secondary: Private enrollment refers to pupils or students enrolled in institutions that are not operated by a public authority but controlled and managed, whether for profit or not, by a private body such as a nongovernmental organization, religious body, special interest group, foundation or business enterprise.
  • Tertiary > % gross: Gross enrollment ratio is the ratio of total enrollment, regardless of age, to the population of the age group that officially corresponds to the level of education shown. Tertiary education, whether or not to an advanced research qualification, normally requires, as a minimum condition of admission, the successful completion of education at the secondary level.
  • Tertiary > Female > % gross: Gross enrollment ratio is the ratio of total enrollment, regardless of age, to the population of the age group that officially corresponds to the level of education shown. Tertiary education, whether or not to an advanced research qualification, normally requires, as a minimum condition of admission, the successful completion of education at the secondary level.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Secondary > 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. Secondary education completes the provision of basic education that began at the primary level, and aims at laying the foundations for lifelong learning and human development, by offering more subject- or skill-oriented instruction using more specialized teachers.
STAT South Africa United States HISTORY
Preprimary > Female > % gross 37.93% gross
Ranked 85th.
60.55% gross
Ranked 61st. 60% more than South Africa

Preprimary > Male > % gross 36.99% gross
Ranked 86th.
63.25% gross
Ranked 58th. 71% more than South Africa

Primary > % gross 104.07% gross
Ranked 74th. 5% more than United States
98.98% gross
Ranked 115th.

Primary > % net 87.07% net
Ranked 91st.
92.41% net
Ranked 62nd. 6% more than South Africa

Primary > Female > % net 87.2% net
Ranked 86th.
90.49% net
Ranked 71st. 4% more than South Africa

Primary > Male > % gross 105.92% gross
Ranked 73th. 6% more than United States
100.34% gross
Ranked 110th.

Primary > Private > % of total primary 2.04%
Ranked 102nd.
10.29%
Ranked 59th. 5 times more than South Africa

Secondary > % gross 93.41% gross
Ranked 51st.
94.68% gross
Ranked 44th. 1% more than South Africa

Secondary > % net 61.66% net
Ranked 65th.
89.34% net
Ranked 22nd. 45% more than South Africa

Secondary > Female > % gross 96.8% gross
Ranked 40th. 1% more than United States
95.47% gross
Ranked 47th.

Secondary > Male > % gross 90.06% gross
Ranked 59th.
93.94% gross
Ranked 43th. 4% more than South Africa

Secondary > Male > % net 58.23% net
Ranked 64th.
88.14% net
Ranked 23th. 51% more than South Africa

Secondary > Private > % of total secondary 2.6%
Ranked 96th.
8.81%
Ranked 67th. 3 times more than South Africa

Tertiary > % gross 15.65% gross
Ranked 79th.
82.44% gross
Ranked 5th. 5 times more than South Africa

Tertiary > Female > % gross 17.07% gross
Ranked 74th.
96.32% gross
Ranked 5th. 6 times more than South Africa

Primary > Male > % net 86.94% net
Ranked 93th.
94.25% net
Ranked 51st. 8% more than South Africa

Preprimary > % gross 37.46% gross
Ranked 89th.
61.93% gross
Ranked 62nd. 65% more than South Africa

Primary > Female > % gross 102.18% gross
Ranked 79th. 5% more than United States
97.55% gross
Ranked 117th.

Tertiary > Male > % gross 14.25% gross
Ranked 75th.
69.19% gross
Ranked 6th. 5 times more than South Africa

Secondary > Female > % net 65.13% net
Ranked 64th.
90.59% net
Ranked 20th. 39% more than South Africa

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