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  • Average years of schooling of adults: Average years of schooling of adults is the years of formal schooling received, on average, by adults over age 15. (Data Source: Barro-Lee Data Set www.worldbank.org/html/prdmg/grthweb/ddbarle2.htm)
  • 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.
  • 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).
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • College and university > Private school share: Percentage of post-secondary students who attend a private school, college, or university.
  • High school > Upper secondary school duration: Number of years students study at the upper secondary (high school) level.
  • Child care (preschool) > Students per teacher: Number of students per teacher for pre-primary (preschool) education.
  • Child care (preschool) > Starting age: Average age at which students begin pre-primary (preschool) education.
  • 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.
  • 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."
  • Tertiary > Students studying abroad: Total number of post-secondary students who were studying abroad during given year.
  • 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)."
  • 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, 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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)."
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 > 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Scouting > Genders admitted: Admits boys/girls.
  • College and university > Teachers > Proportion of teachers female: Percentage of country's college and university professors that are female.
  • High school > Private school share: Percentage of secondary students who attend a private school.
  • Children out of school > Primary: Children out of school are the number of primary-school-age children not enrolled in primary or secondary school.
  • 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.
  • High school > Lower secondary school duration: Number of years students study at the lower secondary (middle school) level.
  • Primary education > Teachers > Per capita: Primary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • 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).
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • High school > Population with at least high school education > Men: Gender Inequality Index.
  • High school > Population with at least high school education > Women: Population with at least high school education > Women.
  • Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • 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.
  • 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 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.
  • 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.
  • 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).
  • 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 school > Enrolled students: Primary education pupils is the total number of pupils enrolled at primary level in public and private schools.
  • 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.
  • 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. 
  • High school > Students per teacher: Number of students per teacher for all levels of secondary education.
  • 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."
  • Duration of education > Secondary level: Duration of secondary education is the number of grades (or years) in general 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."
  • Secondary education > General pupils: Secondary general pupils are the number of secondary students enrolled in general education programs, including teacher training.
  • 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 (primary school) > Starting age: Average age at which students begin primary education.
  • Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level > Per capita: Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • 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.
  • Education enrolment by level > Secondary level > Per capita: Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Services, etc., value added > Current US$ per capita: Services, etc., value added (current US$). Services correspond to ISIC divisions 50-99. They include value added in wholesale and retail trade (including hotels and restaurants), transport, and government, financial, professional, and personal services such as education, health care, and real estate services. Also included are imputed bank service charges, import duties, and any statistical discrepancies noted by national compilers as well as discrepancies arising from rescaling. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources. The industrial origin of value added is determined by the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC), revision 3. Data are in current U.S. dollars. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Inequality adjusted index: Inequality-adjusted Human Development Index.
  • Elementary (primary) school > Students per teacher: Number of students per teacher for primary education.
  • Primary education > Pupils: Primary education pupils is the total number of pupils enrolled at primary level in public and private schools.
  • Participation > Children out of school > Elementary: Children out of school are the number of primary-school-age children not enrolled in primary or secondary school.
  • School enrolment rate > 1st grade: Gross intake rate in grade 1 is the number of new entrants in the first grade of primary education regardless of age, expressed as a percentage of the population of the official primary entrance age."
  • Enrolment ratio > Secondary level: Net enrolment ratio, secondary level, is the ratio of the number of children of official secondary school age enrolled in school to the number of children of official secondary school age in the population.
  • Services, etc., value added > Constant 2000 US$ 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 > Teachers: Secondary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers.
  • 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.
  • 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."
  • High school > Proportion spent on all staff salaries: Percentage of public funding for secondary education that goes to school staff salaries.
  • High school > Share of total education spending: Percentage of government education funding that goes to secondary education.
  • Proportion of education spending on teachers' salaries: Percentage of public education funding for all levels that goes to teachers' salaries.
  • 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.
  • Primary education > Teachers: Primary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers.
  • Duration of education > Primary level: Duration of primary education is the number of grades (or years) in primary education.
  • 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.
  • Participation > Secondary education > General pupils: Secondary general pupils are the number of secondary students enrolled in general education programs, including teacher training."
  • Education enrolment by level > Secondary level per 1000: . 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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."
  • High school teachers: Secondary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Secondary education > Teachers per 1000: Secondary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • School enrolment rate > 5th grade: Persistence to grade 5 (percentage of cohort reaching grade 5) is the share of children enrolled in the first grade of primary school who eventually reach grade 5. The estimate is based on the reconstructed cohort method.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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, 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.
  • High school> Proportion of education spending on teachers' salaries: Percentage of public funding for secondary education that goes to teachers' salaries.
  • Elementary (primary) school) > Share of total education spending: Percentage of government education funding that goes to primary education.
  • Participation > Secondary education > Pupils: Secondary education pupils is the total number of pupils enrolled at secondary level in public and private schools.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Elementary school graduate rate > Female: 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.
  • Post-Secondary Non-Tertiary > Teachers > Women: Number of female teaching staff in post-secondary non-tertiary education. Post-secondary non-tertiary education serves to broaden the knowledge of participants, who have already gained an upper secondary qualification.
  • Education enrolment by level > Primary level > Per capita: Per capita figures expressed per 1 population.
  • Scouting > Members: Members of boy or girl scout groups which are members of the World Organization of the Scout Movement (WOSM).
  • 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 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Elementary school teachers: Primary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers.
  • Elementary school graduate rate > Male: 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.
  • Education enrolment by level > Primary level per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • 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 > School enrollment > 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."
  • Participation > School enrollment > 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."
  • Participation > Secondary education > Vocational pupils > % female: Secondary vocational pupils are the number of secondary students enrolled in technical and vocational education programs, including teacher training."
  • Participation > Secondary education > General pupils > % female: Secondary general pupils are the number of secondary students enrolled in general education programs, including teacher training."
  • Participation > Secondary education > Pupils > % female: Female pupils as a percentage of total pupils at secondary level includes enrollments in public and private schools.
  • 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."
  • School enrolment rate > 1st grade > Female: Gross intake rate in grade 1 is the number of new entrants in the first grade of primary education regardless of age, expressed as a percentage of the population of the official primary entrance age."
  • School enrolment rate > 1st grade > Male: Gross intake rate in grade 1 is the number of new entrants in the first grade of primary education regardless of age, expressed as a percentage of the population of the official primary entrance age."
  • School enrolment rate > 5th grade > Female: Persistence to grade 5 (percentage of cohort reaching grade 5) is the share of children enrolled in the first grade of primary school who eventually reach grade 5. The estimate is based on the reconstructed cohort method.
  • School enrolment rate > 5th grade > Male: Persistence to grade 5 (percentage of cohort reaching grade 5) is the share of children enrolled in the first grade of primary school who eventually reach grade 5. The estimate is based on the reconstructed cohort method.
  • 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 > 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."
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Services, etc., value added > Constant LCU: Services, etc., value added (constant LCU). 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 local currency.
  • 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).
  • 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 United States Venezuela HISTORY
Average years of schooling of adults 12
Ranked 1st. 82% more than Venezuela
6.6
Ranked 43th.
Children out of school, primary 1.76 million
Ranked 3rd. 9 times more than Venezuela
190,870
Ranked 17th.

Children out of school, primary per 1000 5.64
Ranked 47th.
6.37
Ranked 32nd. 13% more than United States

Children out of school, primary, female 780,465
Ranked 3rd. 7 times more than Venezuela
112,619
Ranked 16th.

College and university > Gender parity index 1.41
Ranked 33th.
1.69
Ranked 12th. 20% more than United States

College and university > Share of total education spending 25.65%
Ranked 26th. 14% more than Venezuela
22.6%
Ranked 39th.

Compulsary education duration 12
Ranked 14th.
14
Ranked 3rd. 17% more than United States

Government spending on education > Proportion of GDP 5.62%
Ranked 39th.
6.87%
Ranked 16th. 22% more than United States

Literacy > Female 99%
Ranked 17th. 6% more than Venezuela
93.1%
Ranked 60th.

Literacy > Total population 99%
Ranked 20th. 6% more than Venezuela
93.4%
Ranked 66th.

Primary education, duration > Years 6
Ranked 53th. The same as Venezuela
6
Ranked 96th.

Primary education, teachers per 1000 5.49
Ranked 49th.
6.14
Ranked 27th. 12% more than United States

Pupil-teacher ratio, primary 14.29
Ranked 98th.
25.68
Ranked 67th. 80% more than United States

Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary 14.49
Ranked 56th.
18.03
Ranked 42nd. 24% more than United States

Secondary education, duration > Years 6
Ranked 102nd. 20% more than Venezuela
5
Ranked 187th.

College and university > Gender ratio 140.06
Ranked 29th.
169.46
Ranked 10th. 21% more than United States

Child care (preschool) > Duration 3
Ranked 47th. The same as Venezuela
3
Ranked 86th.

Secondary education > Teachers > Per capita 5.5 per 1,000 people
Ranked 65th.
7.06 per 1,000 people
Ranked 19th. 28% more than United States

Children out of school, primary, female per 1000 2.5
Ranked 48th.
3.76
Ranked 27th. 50% more than United States

Duration of compulsory education 12 years
Ranked 10th. 71% more than Venezuela
7 years
Ranked 124th.
Tertiary enrollment 72.6%
Ranked 1st. 3 times more than Venezuela
28.5%
Ranked 44th.
Girls to boys ratio > Primary level enrolment 0.99
Ranked 49th. 1% more than Venezuela
0.98
Ranked 71st.

Compulsary education starting age 6
Ranked 66th. Twice as much as Venezuela
3
Ranked 108th.

High school > Gender ratio 99.5
Ranked 59th.
110.21
Ranked 11th. 11% more than United States

School life expectancy > Total 15.2 years
Ranked 14th. 39% more than Venezuela
10.9 years
Ranked 63th.
College and university > Private school share 27.95%
Ranked 46th.
28.85%
Ranked 51st. 3% more than United States

High school > Upper secondary school duration 3
Ranked 73th. 50% more than Venezuela
2
Ranked 181st.

Child care (preschool) > Students per teacher 14.96
Ranked 64th.
22.47
Ranked 18th. 50% more than United States

Child care (preschool) > Starting age 3
Ranked 103th. The same as Venezuela
3
Ranked 153th.

Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary per million 0.0465
Ranked 96th.
0.987
Ranked 59th. 21 times more than United States

Spending > Proportion 4.79
Ranked 54th. 36% more than Venezuela
3.53
Ranked 108th.

Tertiary > Students studying abroad 56,943.33
Ranked 6th. 5 times more than Venezuela
11,515.04
Ranked 72nd.

Spending per student > High school 24.56
Ranked 18th. 3 times more than Venezuela
8.11
Ranked 62nd.

Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level 16.61 million
Ranked 1st. 17 times more than Venezuela
983,217
Ranked 25th.

Spending > USD 684.04 billion
Ranked 1st. 62 times more than Venezuela
11.1 billion
Ranked 32nd.

Primary education, pupils 24.43 million
Ranked 5th. 7 times more than Venezuela
3.49 million
Ranked 17th.

Children out of school, primary, male 976,866
Ranked 3rd. 12 times more than Venezuela
78,251
Ranked 16th.

Secondary education, pupils 24.21 million
Ranked 4th. 10 times more than Venezuela
2.35 million
Ranked 13th.

High school > Gender parity index 1.01
Ranked 68th.
1.09
Ranked 16th. 8% more than United States

Spending per student > Elementary school 22.35
Ranked 18th. 2 times more than Venezuela
9.1
Ranked 61st.

Children out of school, primary, male per 1000 3.14
Ranked 43th. 20% more than Venezuela
2.61
Ranked 31st.

Secondary education, teachers per 1000 5.36
Ranked 56th. 59% more than Venezuela
3.37
Ranked 48th.

Literacy > Male 99%
Ranked 28th. 6% more than Venezuela
93.8%
Ranked 75th.

Preschool enrollment rate 98.77
Ranked 94th.
103.11
Ranked 71st. 4% more than United States

Literacy > Definition age 15 and over can read and write age 15 and over can read and write
Primary school starting age > Years 6
Ranked 77th. The same as Venezuela
6
Ranked 125th.

Primary education, teachers 1.71 million
Ranked 5th. 15 times more than Venezuela
112,157
Ranked 27th.

Scouting > Genders admitted both for Venturing, boys only for non-Venturing both
College and university > Teachers > Proportion of teachers female 47%
Ranked 7th. 38% more than Venezuela
34%
Ranked 4th.
High school > Private school share 8.27%
Ranked 86th.
28.3%
Ranked 15th. 3 times more than United States

Children out of school > Primary 1.62 million
Ranked 2nd. 7 times more than Venezuela
235,577
Ranked 21st.

Elementary (primary school) > Duration 6
Ranked 59th. The same as Venezuela
6
Ranked 101st.

Public spending per student > Primary level 17.9
Ranked 21st. 9 times more than Venezuela
2.1
Ranked 12th.
High school > Lower secondary school duration 3
Ranked 105th. The same as Venezuela
3
Ranked 141st.

Primary education > Teachers > Per capita 5.88 per 1,000 people
Ranked 44th.
6.94 per 1,000 people
Ranked 17th. 18% more than United States

Pupil-teacher ratio > Primary 14.21
Ranked 120th.
18.7
Ranked 70th. 32% more than United States

Tertiary > Students studying abroad per thousand people 0.183
Ranked 178th.
0.39
Ranked 153th. 2 times more than United States

Secondary education, general pupils 24.21 million
Ranked 3rd. 11 times more than Venezuela
2.23 million
Ranked 15th.

Elementary school graduate rate 95.34
Ranked 40th. 18% more than Venezuela
80.74
Ranked 61st.

Scientific and technical journal articles 211,233
Ranked 1st. 375 times more than Venezuela
563
Ranked 48th.

High school > Population with at least high school education > Men 94.3%
Ranked 22nd. 89% more than Venezuela
49.8%
Ranked 89th.

High school > Population with at least high school education > Women 94.7%
Ranked 14th. 72% more than Venezuela
55.1%
Ranked 77th.

Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level per 1000 57.75
Ranked 4th. 49% more than Venezuela
38.81
Ranked 28th.

Elementary school > Gender ratio 100.68
Ranked 17th. 3% more than Venezuela
97.34
Ranked 85th.

Teacher student ratio > High school 14.38
Ranked 51st. 41% more than Venezuela
10.23
Ranked 76th.

Secondary education, pupils per 1000 77.71
Ranked 76th.
78.6
Ranked 34th. 1% more than United States

Primary education, pupils per 1000 78.41
Ranked 97th.
116.39
Ranked 47th. 48% more than United States

Teacher student ratio > Elementary school 13.69
Ranked 102nd.
16.19
Ranked 86th. 18% more than United States

Tertiary > Students studying abroad proportion 0.271%
Ranked 124th.
0.597%
Ranked 126th. 2 times more than United States

Girls to boys ratio > Tertiary level enrolment 1.4
Ranked 22nd. 30% more than Venezuela
1.08
Ranked 84th.

Education enrolment by level > Primary level 24.85 million
Ranked 4th. 7 times more than Venezuela
3.45 million
Ranked 34th.

Elementary school > Enrolled students 24.68 million
Ranked 3rd. 7 times more than Venezuela
3.44 million
Ranked 33th.

Girls to boys ratio > Secondary level enrolment 1.02
Ranked 54th.
1.13
Ranked 13th. 11% more than United States

Education enrolment ratio > Net > Primary level 94%
Ranked 71st. 1% more than Venezuela
93%
Ranked 75th.

Secondary school starting age > Years 12
Ranked 59th. The same as Venezuela
12
Ranked 96th.

High school > Upper secondary starting age 15
Ranked 90th. The same as Venezuela
15
Ranked 133th.

Elementary (primary) school > Gender parity index 0.991
Ranked 69th. 2% more than Venezuela
0.974
Ranked 71st.

High school > Students per teacher 14.49
Ranked 57th.
18.03
Ranked 41st. 24% more than United States

High school starting age > Years 12
Ranked 55th. The same as Venezuela
12
Ranked 90th.

Duration of education > Secondary level 6
Ranked 81st. 20% more than Venezuela
5
Ranked 161st.
Elementary school repeaters > All 0.0
Ranked 116th.
3.37
Ranked 63th.

Secondary education > General pupils 24.19 million
Ranked 3rd. 12 times more than Venezuela
1.95 million
Ranked 16th.

Scientific and technical journal articles per million 728.12
Ranked 13th. 33 times more than Venezuela
21.82
Ranked 63th.

School life expectancy > Primary to tertiary 16 years
Ranked 15th. 33% more than Venezuela
12 years
Ranked 3rd.
Elementary (primary school) > Starting age 6
Ranked 77th. The same as Venezuela
6
Ranked 125th.

Education enrolment by level > Secondary level 23.85 million
Ranked 4th. 13 times more than Venezuela
1.87 million
Ranked 39th.

Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level > Per capita 57.61 per 1,000 people
Ranked 4th. 48% more than Venezuela
38.99 per 1,000 people
Ranked 27th.

Children out of school > Primary per 1000 5.54
Ranked 58th.
8.81
Ranked 41st. 59% more than United States

Education enrolment by level > Secondary level > Per capita 82.72 per 1,000 people
Ranked 88th. 12% more than Venezuela
73.99 per 1,000 people
Ranked 107th.

Services, etc., value added > Current US$ per capita $36,945.60
Ranked 5th. 7 times more than Venezuela
$5,292.46
Ranked 50th.

Inequality adjusted index 0.941
Ranked 3rd. 65% more than Venezuela
0.571
Ranked 63th.
Elementary (primary) school > Students per teacher 14.29
Ranked 100th.
25.68
Ranked 64th. 80% more than United States

Primary education > Pupils 24.56 million
Ranked 4th. 7 times more than Venezuela
3.45 million
Ranked 20th.

Participation > Children out of school > Elementary 1.71 million
Ranked 4th. 7 times more than Venezuela
263,698
Ranked 23th.

School enrolment rate > 1st grade 105.99
Ranked 46th. 4% more than Venezuela
102.06
Ranked 62nd.

Enrolment ratio > Secondary level 88.1%
Ranked 17th. 75% more than Venezuela
50.4%
Ranked 65th.
Services, etc., value added > Constant 2000 US$ per capita $33,005.49
Ranked 3rd. 14 times more than Venezuela
$2,395.19
Ranked 43th.

Secondary education > Teachers 1.62 million
Ranked 3rd. 9 times more than Venezuela
187,737
Ranked 6th.

Secondary education, general pupils per 1000 77.71
Ranked 47th. 4% more than Venezuela
74.39
Ranked 36th.

Elementary school repeaters > Female 0.0
Ranked 112th.
2.55
Ranked 65th.

High school > Proportion spent on all staff salaries 81.55%
Ranked 40th.
89.49%
Ranked 20th. 10% more than United States
High school > Share of total education spending 35.42%
Ranked 52nd. 86% more than Venezuela
19.04%
Ranked 89th.

Proportion of education spending on teachers' salaries 47.8%
Ranked 32nd.
57.38%
Ranked 28th. 20% more than United States
Primary education > Duration > Years 6 years
Ranked 54th. The same as Venezuela
6 years
Ranked 94th.

Primary education > Teachers 1.73 million
Ranked 3rd. 9 times more than Venezuela
184,409
Ranked 7th.

Duration of education > Primary level 6
Ranked 51st. The same as Venezuela
6
Ranked 91st.
Private school enrolment > Primary level 11.6
Ranked 33th. 29% more than Venezuela
9
Ranked 24th.
Participation > Secondary education > General pupils 24.69 million
Ranked 2nd. 12 times more than Venezuela
2.1 million
Ranked 31st.

Education enrolment by level > Secondary level per 1000 82.94
Ranked 90th. 13% more than Venezuela
73.66
Ranked 112th.

Secondary education > General pupils > Per capita 82.36 per 1,000 people
Ranked 51st. 12% more than Venezuela
73.4 per 1,000 people
Ranked 45th.

Outcomes > Primary education > Duration > Years 6
Ranked 49th. The same as Venezuela
6
Ranked 89th.

Education enrolment by level > Percentage girls > Tertiary level 56.64%
Ranked 34th. 11% more than Venezuela
51.02%
Ranked 73th.

Education enrolment by level > Percentage girls > Primary level 48.86%
Ranked 40th. 1% more than Venezuela
48.44%
Ranked 82nd.

Children out of school > Primary > Per capita 5.52 per 1,000 people
Ranked 57th.
8.86 per 1,000 people
Ranked 42nd. 61% more than United States

Participation > Ratio of girls to boys in primary and secondary education 100.09%
Ranked 51st.
102.2%
Ranked 22nd. 2% more than United States

Secondary education, vocational pupils per 1000 0.0
Ranked 96th.
4.21
Ranked 35th.

Education enrolment ratio > Net > Primary level > Men 93%
Ranked 66th. 1% more than Venezuela
92%
Ranked 75th.

Elementary (primary) school) > Private school share 8.72%
Ranked 80th.
17.66%
Ranked 26th. 2 times more than United States

High school > Lower secondary starting age 12
Ranked 61st. The same as Venezuela
12
Ranked 97th.

Elementary school repeaters > Male 0.0
Ranked 113th.
4.14
Ranked 61st.

High school teachers 1.72 million
Ranked 2nd. 8 times more than Venezuela
217,516
Ranked 15th.

Public spending per student > Secondary level 22.4
Ranked 28th. 5 times more than Venezuela
4.7
Ranked 18th.
Secondary education > General pupils per 1000 82.6
Ranked 48th. 13% more than Venezuela
72.99
Ranked 45th.

Secondary education > Teachers per 1000 5.52
Ranked 66th.
7.02
Ranked 19th. 27% more than United States

School enrolment rate > 5th grade 94.45
Ranked 30th. 12% more than Venezuela
84.34
Ranked 49th.

Ratio of female to male enrollments in tertiary education 139.19
Ranked 29th. 29% more than Venezuela
107.54
Ranked 83th.

Services, etc., value added > Constant 2000 US$ $10.28 trillion
Ranked 1st. 143 times more than Venezuela
$71.75 billion
Ranked 19th.

Education enrolment by level > Percentage girls > Secondary level 48.72%
Ranked 92nd.
52.53%
Ranked 13th. 8% more than United States

Secondary education, vocational pupils 0.0
Ranked 96th.
126,014
Ranked 19th.

Secondary education, teachers 1.67 million
Ranked 4th. 27 times more than Venezuela
61,671
Ranked 29th.

High school> Proportion of education spending on teachers' salaries 54.76%
Ranked 39th.
61.54%
Ranked 37th. 12% more than United States
Elementary (primary) school) > Share of total education spending 32.42%
Ranked 47th. 3% more than Venezuela
31.55%
Ranked 51st.

Participation > Secondary education > Pupils 24.43 million
Ranked 3rd. 12 times more than Venezuela
2.03 million
Ranked 33th.

Pupils-teacher ratio > Primary level 15.4
Ranked 115th.
20.8
Ranked 6th. 35% more than United States
Female enrolment share > Secondary level 49%
Ranked 73th.
53.6%
Ranked 8th. 9% more than United States
Elementary school graduate rate > Female 87.47
Ranked 48th. 5% more than Venezuela
83.5
Ranked 52nd.

Post-Secondary Non-Tertiary > Teachers > Women 25,000
Ranked 1st.
0.0
Ranked 50th.

Education enrolment by level > Primary level > Per capita 0.086 per capita
Ranked 119th.
0.137 per capita
Ranked 56th. 59% more than United States

Scouting > Members 2.99 million
Ranked 3rd. 201 times more than Venezuela
14,893
Ranked 60th.
School life expectancy > Primary to tertiary > Female 16 years
Ranked 25th. 33% more than Venezuela
12 years
Ranked 3rd.
Ratio of female to male primary enrollment 97.22
Ranked 93th.
97.99
Ranked 38th. 1% more than United States

Ratio of female to male secondary enrollment 101.63
Ranked 58th.
112.95
Ranked 9th. 11% more than United States

Female enrolment share > Primary level 48.7%
Ranked 42nd. About the same as Venezuela
48.5%
Ranked 77th.
Researchers in R&D > Per million people 4,673.21
Ranked 8th. 26 times more than Venezuela
182.64
Ranked 50th.

Participation > Children out of school > Elementary > Female 769,923
Ranked 4th. 6 times more than Venezuela
122,684
Ranked 24th.

Elementary school teachers 1.8 million
Ranked 2nd. 8 times more than Venezuela
212,425
Ranked 18th.

Elementary school graduate rate > Male 100
Ranked 3rd. 28% more than Venezuela
78.22
Ranked 56th.

Education enrolment by level > Primary level per 1000 86.39
Ranked 118th.
136.18
Ranked 58th. 58% more than United States

Children out of school > Primary > Male per 1000 2.03
Ranked 66th.
4.86
Ranked 41st. 2 times more than United States

Participation > School enrollment > Secondary > % net 88.31%
Ranked 22nd. 27% more than Venezuela
69.5%
Ranked 56th.

Participation > School enrollment > Secondary > Female > % gross 93.87%
Ranked 43th. 10% more than Venezuela
85.15%
Ranked 71st.

Participation > Secondary education > Vocational pupils > % female 0.0
Ranked 111th.
49.34%
Ranked 19th.

Participation > Secondary education > General pupils > % female 48.63%
Ranked 95th.
51.55%
Ranked 24th. 6% more than United States

Participation > Secondary education > Pupils > % female 48.63%
Ranked 69th.
51.43%
Ranked 12th. 6% more than United States

Preschool enrollment rate > Female 57.63
Ranked 64th.
69.39
Ranked 53th. 20% more than United States

Preschool enrollment rate > Male 57.98
Ranked 63th.
68.84
Ranked 53th. 19% more than United States

School enrolment rate > 1st grade > Female 108.63
Ranked 38th. 8% more than Venezuela
100.69
Ranked 67th.

School enrolment rate > 1st grade > Male 103.49
Ranked 59th. About the same as Venezuela
103.36
Ranked 60th.

School enrolment rate > 5th grade > Female 98.08
Ranked 22nd. 13% more than Venezuela
86.58
Ranked 42nd.

School enrolment rate > 5th grade > Male 95.67
Ranked 24th. 16% more than Venezuela
82.27
Ranked 45th.

Participation > Total enrollment > Primary > Male > % net 92.62%
Ranked 60th. 1% more than Venezuela
91.72%
Ranked 62nd.

Participation > School enrollment > Secondary > Female > % net 88.98%
Ranked 21st. 21% more than Venezuela
73.61%
Ranked 53th.

Participation > School enrollment > Tertiary > Male > % gross 69.36%
Ranked 5th. 18% more than Venezuela
58.62%
Ranked 13th.

Services, etc., value added > Current US$, % of GDP 76.79%
Ranked 5th. 97% more than Venezuela
39.03%
Ranked 138th.

School enrollment > Primary > Female > % net 90.49% net
Ranked 71st.
91.66% net
Ranked 29th. 1% more than United States

Children out of school > Primary > Male 593,372
Ranked 5th. 5 times more than Venezuela
129,789
Ranked 20th.

School enrollment > Primary > Male > % net 94.25% net
Ranked 51st. 4% more than Venezuela
90.9% net
Ranked 32nd.

Services, etc., value added > % of GDP 79.4%
Ranked 11th. 89% more than Venezuela
42.05%
Ranked 139th.

Services, etc., value added > Constant LCU 11.23 trillion
Ranked 13th. 389 times more than Venezuela
28.84 billion
Ranked 68th.

Literacy and Attainment > Educational attainment: completed tertiary > Tertiary > Population 25+ years > % > Over 24 year olds 40.66%
Ranked 3rd. 3 times more than Venezuela
15.9%
Ranked 4th.
Primary education, teachers > % female 86.71%
Ranked 33th. 4% more than Venezuela
83.24%
Ranked 7th.

Tertiary education, teachers > % female 47.68%
Ranked 22nd. 40% more than Venezuela
34%
Ranked 63th.

Public spending on education, total > % of government expenditure 13.07%
Ranked 60th.
25.58%
Ranked 2nd. 96% more than United States

Public spending on education, total > % of GDP 5.62%
Ranked 41st.
6.87%
Ranked 16th. 22% more than United States

Labor force with secondary education, female > % of female labor force 51.6%
Ranked 23th. Twice as much as Venezuela
25.7%
Ranked 59th.

Labor force with secondary education, male > % of male labor force 50.2%
Ranked 23th. 42% more than Venezuela
35.4%
Ranked 51st.

Labor force with secondary education > % of total 50.8%
Ranked 22nd. 85% more than Venezuela
27.4%
Ranked 60th.

Labor force with tertiary education, female > % of female labor force 36.5%
Ranked 5th. 28% more than Venezuela
28.5%
Ranked 32nd.

Unemployment with primary education, male > % of male unemployment 20.2%
Ranked 66th.
30.4%
Ranked 14th. 50% more than United States

Labor force with tertiary education, male > % of male labor force 35%
Ranked 4th. 27% more than Venezuela
27.6%
Ranked 16th.

Unemployment with secondary education, female > % of female unemployment 33%
Ranked 70th. 33% more than Venezuela
24.9%
Ranked 28th.

Unemployment with secondary education, male > % of male unemployment 37.6%
Ranked 57th. 6% more than Venezuela
35.6%
Ranked 23th.

Unemployment with tertiary education, female > % of female unemployment 51.9%
Ranked 4th. 54% more than Venezuela
33.6%
Ranked 9th.

Unemployment with tertiary education, male > % of male unemployment 42.2%
Ranked 2nd. 28% more than Venezuela
32.9%
Ranked 3rd.

School enrollment > Preprimary > % gross 61.93% gross
Ranked 62nd. 6% more than Venezuela
58.18% gross
Ranked 30th.

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