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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).
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Duration of compulsory education: Duration of compulsory education is the number of grades (or years) that a child must legally be enrolled in school.
  • 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.
  • College and university > Private school share: Percentage of post-secondary students who attend a private school, college, or university.
  • School life expectancy > Total: School life expectancy and transition from primary to secondary for school years 1998/99 and 1999/00, published in http://www.uis.unesco.org accessed on Sept. 2002 and Women's Indicators and Statistics Database (Wistat), Version 4, CD-ROM (United Nations publication, Sales No. E.00.XVII.4) based on data provided by UNESCO in 1999.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • High school > Gender ratio: Ratio of female to male secondary enrollment is the percentage of girls to boys enrolled at secondary level in public and private schools.
  • Compulsary education starting age: Age at which children must be enrolled in school.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • High school > Upper secondary school duration: Number of years students study at the upper secondary (high school) level.
  • 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 > USD: Education expenditure refers to the current operating expenditures in education, including wages and salaries and excluding capital investments in buildings and equipment."
  • High school > Private school share: Percentage of secondary students who attend a private school.
  • 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."
  • 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).
  • Child care (preschool) > Starting age: Average age at which students begin pre-primary (preschool) education.
  • 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."
  • Tertiary > Students studying abroad: Total number of post-secondary students who were studying abroad during given year.
  • Elementary (primary school) > Duration: Number of years students study at the primary level.
  • Children out of school > Primary: Children out of school are the number of primary-school-age children not enrolled in primary or secondary school.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Child care (preschool) > Students per teacher: Number of students per teacher for pre-primary (preschool) education.
  • High school > Lower secondary school duration: Number of years students study at the lower secondary (middle school) level.
  • 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.
  • 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)."
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • College and university > Teachers > Proportion of teachers female: Percentage of country's college and university professors that are female.
  • 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.
  • Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Scouting > Genders admitted: Admits boys/girls.
  • Elementary (primary school) > Starting age: Average age at which students begin primary education.
  • 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.
  • High school > Students per teacher: Number of students per teacher for all levels of secondary education.
  • Secondary education > General pupils: Secondary general pupils are the number of secondary students enrolled in general education programs, including teacher training.
  • Spending per student > Elementary school: Public expenditure per student is the public current spending on education divided by the total number of students by level, as a percentage of GDP per capita. Public expenditure (current and capital) includes government spending on educational institutions (both public and private), education administration as well as subsidies for private entities (students/households and other privates entities)."
  • Secondary 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 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 > Teachers > Per capita: Primary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • High school > Population with at least high school education > Women: Population with at least high school education > Women.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level > Per capita: Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • 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.
  • Outcomes > Secondary education > Duration > Years: Secondary education, duration (years) is the number of grades (years) in secondary school."
  • 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).
  • 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.
  • Inequality adjusted index: Inequality-adjusted Human Development Index.
  • 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).
  • Proportion of education spending on teachers' salaries: Percentage of public education funding for all levels that goes to teachers' salaries.
  • Elementary school > Enrolled students: Primary education pupils is the total number of pupils enrolled at primary level in public and private schools.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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."
  • 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 (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 > 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.
  • Duration of education > Secondary level: Duration of secondary education is the number of grades (or years) in general secondary education.
  • Primary education > Pupils: Primary education pupils is the total number of pupils enrolled at primary level in public and private schools.
  • High school > Population with at least high school education > Men: Gender Inequality Index.
  • Education enrolment by level > Secondary level > Per capita: Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Secondary education, vocational pupils: Secondary education, vocational pupils. Enrolment in total secondary. Public and private. Technical/vocational programmes. Total is the total number of students enrolled in technical/vocational programmes at public and private secondary education institutions.
  • Spending on education > Proportion spent on all staff salaries: Percentage of public funding for education that goes to school staff salaries.
  • Elementary (primary) school > Students per teacher: Number of students per teacher for primary education.
  • Secondary education > Teachers: Secondary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers.
  • 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.
  • 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 > Primary level: Duration of primary education is the number of grades (or years) in primary education.
  • 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.
  • Participation > Ratio of girls to boys in primary and secondary education: Ratio of girls to boys in primary and secondary education is the percentage of girls to boys enrolled at primary and secondary levels in public and private schools.
  • Public spending per student > 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.
  • 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.
  • High school > Upper secondary starting age: Average age at which students begin upper secondary (high school) education.
  • 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."
  • 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 > 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.
  • Education enrolment by level > Primary level > Per capita: Per capita figures expressed per 1 population.
  • Education enrolment by level > Primary level per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • 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.
  • Primary education > Teachers: Primary 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.
  • 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.
  • Primary education > Teachers per 1000: Primary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Children out of school > Primary > Female > 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Scouting > Members: Members of boy or girl scout groups which are members of the World Organization of the Scout Movement (WOSM).
  • High school > Share of total education spending: Percentage of government education funding that goes to secondary education.
  • High school> Proportion of education spending on teachers' salaries: Percentage of public funding for secondary education that goes to teachers' salaries.
  • Elementary (primary) school) > Proportion spent on all staff salaries: Percentage of public funding for primary education that goes to school staff salaries.
  • Elementary (primary) school > Proportion of education spending on teachers' salaries: Percentage of public funding for primary education that goes to teachers' salaries.
  • Enrolment ratio > Secondary level: Net enrolment ratio, secondary level, is the ratio of the number of children of official secondary school age enrolled in school to the number of children of official secondary school age in the population.
  • Participation > Secondary education > General pupils: Secondary general pupils are the number of secondary students enrolled in general education programs, including teacher training."
  • 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.
  • Secondary education > Teachers per 1000: Secondary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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. 
  • 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.
  • 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 > Secondary level per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Scouting > Members per thousand people: Membership (from 2012). Figures expressed per thousand people 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."
  • 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."
  • Children out of school > Primary > Male > 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.
  • Elementary school teachers: Primary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers.
  • High school teachers: Secondary 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Labor force with primary education, male > % of male labor force: Labor force with primary education, male (% of male labor force). Labor force with primary education is the proportion of the labor force that has a primary education, as a percentage of the total labor force.
  • Expenditure per student, secondary > % of GDP per capita: Expenditure per student, secondary (% of GDP per capita). Public expenditure per pupil as a % of GDP per capita. Secondary is the total public expenditure per student in secondary education 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).
  • Expenditure per student, tertiary > % of GDP per capita: Expenditure per student, tertiary (% of GDP per capita). Public expenditure per pupil as a % of GDP per capita. Tertiary is the total public expenditure per student in tertiary education 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).
  • School enrollment, tertiary, female > % gross: School enrollment, tertiary, female (% gross). Gross enrolment ratio. Tertiary (ISCED 5 and 6). Female is the total female enrollment in tertiary education (ISCED 5 and 6), regardless of age, expressed as a percentage of the total female population of the five-year age group following on from secondary school leaving.
  • School enrollment, tertiary > % gross: School enrollment, tertiary (% gross). Gross enrolment ratio. Tertiary (ISCED 5 and 6). Total is the total enrollment in tertiary education (ISCED 5 and 6), regardless of age, expressed as a percentage of the total population of the five-year age group following on from secondary school leaving.
  • School enrollment > 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.
  • School enrollment > 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.
  • Unemployment with primary 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).
  • School enrollment, secondary, female > % net: School enrollment, secondary, female (% net). Net enrolment rate. Secondary. All programmes. Female is the ratio of female children of the official secondary school age who are enrolled in secondary school to the female population of the official secondary school age.
  • School enrollment, secondary > % net: School enrollment, secondary (% net). Net enrolment rate. Secondary. All programmes. Total is the ratio of children of the official secondary school age who are enrolled in secondary school to the population of the official secondary school age.
  • School enrollment, secondary, male > % gross: School enrollment, secondary, male (% gross). Gross enrolment ratio. Secondary. All programmes. Male is the total male enrollment in secondary education, regardless of age, expressed as a percentage of the male population of official secondary education age. GER can exceed 100% due to the inclusion of over-aged and under-aged students because of early or late school entrance and grade repetition.
  • Total enrollment, primary, female > % net: Total enrollment, primary, female (% net). Adjusted net 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.
  • Total enrollment, primary > % net: Total enrollment, primary (% net). Adjusted net 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.
  • Repeaters, primary, total > % of total enrollment: Repeaters, primary, total (% of total enrollment). Percentage of repeaters in primary. All grades. Total is the number of students enrolled in the same grade as in the previous year, as a percentage of all students enrolled in primary school. It is calculated by dividing the sum of repeaters in all grades of primary education by the total enrolment of primary education and multiplying the result by 100.
  • Repeaters, primary, female > % of female enrollment: Repeaters, primary, female (% of female enrollment). Percentage of repeaters in primary. All grades. Female is the number of female students enrolled in the same grade as in the previous year, as a percentage of all female students enrolled in primary school. It is calculated by dividing the sum of female repeaters in all grades of primary education by the total female enrolment of primary education and multiplying the result by 100.
  • Persistence to grade 5, male > % of cohort: Persistence to grade 5, male (% of cohort). Survival rate to grade 5. Male is the share of male children enrolled in the first grade of primary school who eventually reach grade 5. The estimate is calculated on the basis of the reconstructed cohort method, which uses data on enrolment and repeaters for two consecutive years.
  • High school > Proportion spent on all staff salaries: Percentage of public funding for secondary education that goes to school staff salaries.
  • Persistence to grade 5, female > % of cohort: Persistence to grade 5, female (% of cohort). Survival rate to grade 5. Female is the share of female children enrolled in the first grade of primary school who eventually reach grade 5. The estimate is calculated on the basis of the reconstructed cohort method, which uses data on enrolment and repeaters for two consecutive years.
  • Gross intake ratio in first grade of primary education, total > % of relevant age group: Gross intake ratio in first grade of primary education, total (% of relevant age group). Gross intake ratio in first grade of primary education 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 enrollment, preprimary > % gross: School enrollment, preprimary (% gross). Gross enrolment ratio. Pre-primary. Total is the total enrollment in pre-primary education, regardless of age, expressed as a percentage of the total population of official pre-primary education age. GER can exceed 100% due to the inclusion of over-aged and under-aged students because of early or late school entrance and grade repetition.
  • 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.
  • Gross intake ratio in first grade of primary education, male > % of relevant age group: Gross intake ratio in first grade of primary education, male (% of relevant age group). Gross intake ratio in first grade of primary education 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 enrollment, primary, male > % gross: School enrollment, primary, male (% gross). Gross enrolment ratio. Primary. Male is the total male enrollment in primary education, regardless of age, expressed as a percentage of the male population of official primary education age. GER can exceed 100% due to the inclusion of over-aged and under-aged students because of early or late school entrance and grade repetition.
  • Elementary (primary) school) > Share of total education spending: Percentage of government education funding that goes to primary education.
  • Gross intake rate in grade 1 > Female > % 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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).
  • Services, etc., value added > Constant LCU per capita: 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. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • School enrollment > 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.
  • Net intake rate in grade 1 > Female > % of official school-age population: Net intake rate in grade 1 is the number of new entrants in the first grade of primary education who are of official primary school entrance age, expressed as a percentage of the population of the corresponding age.
  • School enrollment > 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.
  • School enrollment > 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.
  • School enrollment > 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 education > Teachers > % female: Female teachers as a percentage of total secondary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers.
  • Gross intake rate in grade 1 > Total > % 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.
  • 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.
  • Secondary education, teachers, female per 1000: Secondary education, teachers, female. Teaching staff in total secondary. Public and private. Full and part-time. All programmes. Female is the total number of female 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.
  • Net intake rate in grade 1 > % of official school-age population: Net intake rate in grade 1 is the number of new entrants in the first grade of primary education who are of official primary school entrance age, expressed as a percentage of the population of the corresponding age.
  • Net intake rate in grade 1 > Male > % of official school-age population: Net intake rate in grade 1 is the number of new entrants in the first grade of primary education who are of official primary school entrance age, expressed as a percentage of the population of the corresponding age.
  • Primary education > Pupils > % female: Female pupils as a percentage of total pupils at primary level include enrollments in public and private schools.
  • Primary education > Pupils > Per capita: Primary education pupils is the total number of pupils enrolled at primary level in public and private schools. Per capita figures expressed per 1 population.
  • High school teachers > % female: Female teachers as a percentage of total secondary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers.
  • Participation > School enrollment > 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."
  • Participation > School enrollment > 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."
  • 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.
  • Efficiency > Net intake rate in grade 1 > Male > % of official school-age population: Net intake rate in grade 1 is the number of new entrants in the first grade of primary education who are of official primary school entrance age, expressed as a percentage of the population of the corresponding age."
  • Elementary school > Enrolled students > % female: Female pupils as a percentage of total pupils at primary level include enrollments in public and private schools.
  • 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.
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.

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

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

Duration of compulsory education 12 years
Ranked 10th. 71% more than Venezuela
7 years
Ranked 124th.
Secondary education, pupils 24.21 million
Ranked 4th. 10 times more than Venezuela
2.35 million
Ranked 13th.

College and university > Private school share 27.95%
Ranked 46th.
28.85%
Ranked 51st. 3% more than United States

Girls to boys ratio > Primary level enrolment 0.99
Ranked 49th. 1% more than Venezuela
0.98
Ranked 71st.

School life expectancy > Total 15.2 years
Ranked 14th. 39% more than Venezuela
10.9 years
Ranked 63th.
Primary education, teachers 1.71 million
Ranked 5th. 15 times more than Venezuela
112,157
Ranked 27th.

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

Tertiary enrollment 72.6%
Ranked 1st. 3 times more than Venezuela
28.5%
Ranked 44th.
High school > Gender ratio 99.5
Ranked 59th.
110.21
Ranked 11th. 11% more than United States

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

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

Literacy > Definition age 15 and over can read and write age 15 and over can read and write
High school > Upper secondary school duration 3
Ranked 73th. 50% more than Venezuela
2
Ranked 181st.

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

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

High school > Private school share 8.27%
Ranked 86th.
28.3%
Ranked 15th. 3 times more than United States

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

High school > Lower secondary school duration 3
Ranked 105th. The same as Venezuela
3
Ranked 141st.

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

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

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

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

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

College and university > Teachers > Proportion of teachers female 47%
Ranked 7th. 38% more than Venezuela
34%
Ranked 4th.
Tertiary > Students studying abroad proportion 0.271%
Ranked 124th.
0.597%
Ranked 126th. 2 times more than United States

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

Scouting > Genders admitted both for Venturing, boys only for non-Venturing both
Elementary (primary school) > Starting age 6
Ranked 77th. The same as Venezuela
6
Ranked 125th.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Public spending per student > Primary level 17.9
Ranked 21st. 9 times more than Venezuela
2.1
Ranked 12th.
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

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

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

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.

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

Outcomes > Secondary education > Duration > Years 6
Ranked 86th. 20% more than Venezuela
5
Ranked 167th.

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

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

Inequality adjusted index 0.941
Ranked 3rd. 65% more than Venezuela
0.571
Ranked 63th.
Teacher student ratio > Elementary school 13.69
Ranked 102nd.
16.19
Ranked 86th. 18% more than United States

Proportion of education spending on teachers' salaries 47.8%
Ranked 32nd.
57.38%
Ranked 28th. 20% more than United States
Elementary school > Enrolled students 24.68 million
Ranked 3rd. 7 times more than Venezuela
3.44 million
Ranked 33th.

Primary education > Duration > Years 6 years
Ranked 54th. The same as Venezuela
6 years
Ranked 94th.

Services, etc., value added > Constant 2000 US$ per capita $33,005.49
Ranked 3rd. 14 times more than Venezuela
$2,395.19
Ranked 43th.

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

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

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

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

Duration of education > Secondary level 6
Ranked 81st. 20% more than Venezuela
5
Ranked 161st.
Primary education > Pupils 24.56 million
Ranked 4th. 7 times more than Venezuela
3.45 million
Ranked 20th.

High school > Population with at least high school education > Men 94.3%
Ranked 22nd. 89% more than Venezuela
49.8%
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 > Secondary level > Per capita 82.72 per 1,000 people
Ranked 88th. 12% more than Venezuela
73.99 per 1,000 people
Ranked 107th.

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

Spending on education > Proportion spent on all staff salaries 77.19%
Ranked 38th.
79.23%
Ranked 34th. 3% more than United States
Elementary (primary) school > Students per teacher 14.29
Ranked 100th.
25.68
Ranked 64th. 80% more than United States

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

School life expectancy > Primary to tertiary 16 years
Ranked 15th. 33% more than Venezuela
12 years
Ranked 3rd.
School enrolment rate > 5th grade 94.45
Ranked 30th. 12% more than Venezuela
84.34
Ranked 49th.

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

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

Duration of education > Primary level 6
Ranked 51st. The same as Venezuela
6
Ranked 91st.
Participation > Children out of school > Elementary 1.71 million
Ranked 4th. 7 times more than Venezuela
263,698
Ranked 23th.

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

Public spending per student > Secondary level 22.4
Ranked 28th. 5 times more than Venezuela
4.7
Ranked 18th.
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

Education enrolment ratio > Net > Primary level > Women 94%
Ranked 66th. 1% more than Venezuela
93%
Ranked 75th.

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

Elementary school starting age > Years 6
Ranked 73th. The same as Venezuela
6
Ranked 112th.

Elementary school repeaters > All 0.0
Ranked 116th.
3.37
Ranked 63th.

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.

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

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

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

Pupils-teacher ratio > Primary level 15.4
Ranked 115th.
20.8
Ranked 6th. 35% more than United States
Primary education > Teachers 1.73 million
Ranked 3rd. 9 times more than Venezuela
184,409
Ranked 7th.

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

Private school enrolment > Primary level 11.6
Ranked 33th. 29% more than Venezuela
9
Ranked 24th.
Outcomes > Primary education > Duration > Years 6
Ranked 49th. The same as Venezuela
6
Ranked 89th.

Primary education > Teachers per 1000 5.9
Ranked 45th.
6.9
Ranked 19th. 17% more than United States

Children out of school > Primary > Female > Per capita 3.5 per 1,000 people
Ranked 47th.
3.98 per 1,000 people
Ranked 43th. 14% more than United States

Female enrolment share > Primary level 48.7%
Ranked 42nd. About the same as Venezuela
48.5%
Ranked 77th.
Services, etc., value added > Constant 2000 US$ $10.28 trillion
Ranked 1st. 143 times more than Venezuela
$71.75 billion
Ranked 19th.

Primary school starting age > Years 6
Ranked 77th. The same as Venezuela
6
Ranked 125th.

Scouting > Members 2.99 million
Ranked 3rd. 201 times more than Venezuela
14,893
Ranked 60th.
High school > Share of total education spending 35.42%
Ranked 52nd. 86% more than Venezuela
19.04%
Ranked 89th.

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) > Proportion spent on all staff salaries 81.55%
Ranked 48th.
82.64%
Ranked 44th. 1% more than United States
Elementary (primary) school > Proportion of education spending on teachers' salaries 54.76%
Ranked 41st.
61.21%
Ranked 42nd. 12% more than United States
Enrolment ratio > Secondary level 88.1%
Ranked 17th. 75% more than Venezuela
50.4%
Ranked 65th.
Participation > Secondary education > General pupils 24.69 million
Ranked 2nd. 12 times more than Venezuela
2.1 million
Ranked 31st.

Ratio of female to male primary enrollment 97.22
Ranked 93th.
97.99
Ranked 38th. 1% more than United States

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

Secondary education > General pupils per 1000 82.6
Ranked 48th. 13% more than Venezuela
72.99
Ranked 45th.

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

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

Female enrolment share > Secondary level 49%
Ranked 73th.
53.6%
Ranked 8th. 9% more than United States
Post-Secondary Non-Tertiary > Teachers > Women 25,000
Ranked 1st.
0.0
Ranked 50th.

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

Scouting > Members per thousand people 9.52
Ranked 14th. 19 times more than Venezuela
0.497
Ranked 122nd.
Elementary school repeaters > Female 0.0
Ranked 112th.
2.55
Ranked 65th.

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

Children out of school > Primary > Male > Per capita 2.02 per 1,000 people
Ranked 67th.
4.88 per 1,000 people
Ranked 42nd. 2 times more than United States

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

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

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

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

Primary education > Pupils per 1000 83.88
Ranked 115th.
129.06
Ranked 53th. 54% more than United States

Labor force with primary education, male > % of male labor force 14.9%
Ranked 51st.
35.6%
Ranked 17th. 2 times more than United States

Expenditure per student, secondary > % of GDP per capita 25.25%
Ranked 32nd. 52% more than Venezuela
16.61%
Ranked 57th.

Expenditure per student, tertiary > % of GDP per capita 21.66%
Ranked 66th. 4% more than Venezuela
20.92%
Ranked 68th.
School enrollment, tertiary, female > % gross 111.32%
Ranked 1st. 13% more than Venezuela
98.68%
Ranked 6th.

School enrollment, tertiary > % gross 95.33%
Ranked 3rd. 22% more than Venezuela
77.91%
Ranked 10th.

School enrollment > Secondary > Private > % of total secondary 8.81%
Ranked 67th.
24.62%
Ranked 23th. 3 times more than United States

School enrollment > Primary > Private > % of total primary 10.29%
Ranked 59th.
14.11%
Ranked 32nd. 37% more than United States

Unemployment with primary education > Female > % of female unemployment 17.3%
Ranked 42nd.
47.2%
Ranked 16th. 3 times more than United States

School enrollment, secondary, female > % net 88.17%
Ranked 31st. 14% more than Venezuela
77.61%
Ranked 16th.

School enrollment, secondary > % net 87.47%
Ranked 32nd. 18% more than Venezuela
74.34%
Ranked 17th.

School enrollment, secondary, male > % gross 93.35%
Ranked 56th. 14% more than Venezuela
81.62%
Ranked 28th.

Total enrollment, primary, female > % net 93.55%
Ranked 58th. About the same as Venezuela
93.26%
Ranked 27th.

Total enrollment, primary > % net 92.89%
Ranked 75th.
94.41%
Ranked 32nd. 2% more than United States

Repeaters, primary, total > % of total enrollment 0.0
Ranked 137th.
3.17%
Ranked 47th.

Repeaters, primary, female > % of female enrollment 0.0
Ranked 135th.
2.73%
Ranked 47th.

Persistence to grade 5, male > % of cohort 98.33%
Ranked 16th. 5% more than Venezuela
93.33%
Ranked 16th.

High school > Proportion spent on all staff salaries 81.55%
Ranked 40th.
89.49%
Ranked 20th. 10% more than United States
Persistence to grade 5, female > % of cohort 89.05%
Ranked 54th.
99%
Ranked 5th. 11% more than United States

Gross intake ratio in first grade of primary education, total > % of relevant age group 101.34%
Ranked 79th. 4% more than Venezuela
97.74%
Ranked 55th.

School enrollment, preprimary > % gross 73.32%
Ranked 63th. 1% more than Venezuela
72.46%
Ranked 20th.

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

Gross intake ratio in first grade of primary education, male > % of relevant age group 102.8%
Ranked 73th. 4% more than Venezuela
99.23%
Ranked 51st.

School enrollment, primary, male > % gross 98.6%
Ranked 116th.
103.16%
Ranked 51st. 5% more than United States

Elementary (primary) school) > Share of total education spending 32.42%
Ranked 47th. 3% more than Venezuela
31.55%
Ranked 51st.

Gross intake rate in grade 1 > Female > % of relevant age group 99.02%
Ranked 86th. 1% more than Venezuela
98.34%
Ranked 58th.

School enrollment > Secondary > % net 89.34% net
Ranked 22nd. 42% more than Venezuela
63.03% net
Ranked 38th.

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

Ratio of girls to boys in primary and secondary education 108.83%
Ranked 20th. 5% more than Venezuela
104.07%
Ranked 51st.

Unemployment with primary education > Male > % of male unemployment 19.2%
Ranked 47th.
65.1%
Ranked 7th. 3 times more than United States

Services, etc., value added > Constant LCU per capita 36,028.94
Ranked 52nd. 37 times more than Venezuela
962.8
Ranked 96th.

School enrollment > Primary > Male > % gross 100.34% gross
Ranked 110th.
105.93% gross
Ranked 57th. 6% more than United States

Net intake rate in grade 1 > Female > % of official school-age population 71.58%
Ranked 32nd. 19% more than Venezuela
60.25%
Ranked 34th.

School enrollment > Preprimary > Female > % gross 60.55% gross
Ranked 61st. 3% more than Venezuela
58.53% gross
Ranked 29th.

School enrollment > Preprimary > Male > % gross 63.25% gross
Ranked 58th. 9% more than Venezuela
57.85% gross
Ranked 31st.

School enrollment > Secondary > Male > % net 88.14% net
Ranked 23th. 50% more than Venezuela
58.75% net
Ranked 38th.

Secondary education > Teachers > % female 62.59% female
Ranked 37th.
63.05% female
Ranked 15th. 1% more than United States

Gross intake rate in grade 1 > Total > % of relevant age group 99.44%
Ranked 92nd.
99.83%
Ranked 60th. About the same as United States

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

Secondary education, teachers, female per 1000 3.28
Ranked 51st. 3 times more than Venezuela
1.24
Ranked 32nd.

Net intake rate in grade 1 > % of official school-age population 69.78%
Ranked 40th. 17% more than Venezuela
59.88%
Ranked 38th.

Net intake rate in grade 1 > Male > % of official school-age population 68.07%
Ranked 43th. 14% more than Venezuela
59.53%
Ranked 36th.

Primary education > Pupils > % female 48.08% female
Ranked 104th.
48.45% female
Ranked 41st. 1% more than United States

Primary education > Pupils > Per capita 0.084 per capita
Ranked 115th.
0.13 per capita
Ranked 58th. 55% more than United States

High school teachers > % female 60.36%
Ranked 38th.
63.95%
Ranked 25th. 6% more than United States

Participation > School enrollment > Secondary > % gross 94.11%
Ranked 41st. 16% more than Venezuela
81.13%
Ranked 74th.

Participation > School enrollment > Secondary > Male > % gross 94.34%
Ranked 38th. 22% more than Venezuela
77.26%
Ranked 75th.

Elementary school graduate rate > Female 87.47
Ranked 48th. 5% more than Venezuela
83.5
Ranked 52nd.

Efficiency > Net intake rate in grade 1 > Male > % of official school-age population 73.96%
Ranked 27th. 18% more than Venezuela
62.59%
Ranked 45th.

Elementary school > Enrolled students > % female 48.92%
Ranked 37th. 1% more than Venezuela
48.26%
Ranked 89th.

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

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