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Bosnia and Herzegovina

Bosnian and Herzegovinian Education Stats

Definitions

  • Adult literacy rate > Female: Adult literacy rate is the percentage of people ages 15 and above who can, with understanding, read and write a short, simple statement on their everyday life."
  • Adult literacy rate > Total: Adult literacy rate is the percentage of people ages 15 and above who can, with understanding, read and write a short, simple statement on their everyday life."
  • Child care (preschool) > Duration: Number of years students study at the pre-primary (preschool) level. It should be noted that not all countries require pre-primary education.
  • College and university > Gender 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 > Private school share: Percentage of post-secondary students who attend a private school, college, or university.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Homeschooling legal status: Legal status of homeschooling.
  • Literacy > Adult literacy: Adult literacy rate (%).
  • 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, 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.
  • Secondary education, duration > Years: Secondary education, duration (years). Duration of secondary education is the number of grades (years) in secondary education (ISCED 2 & 3).
  • 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.
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Adult literacy rate > Female 95.9 2008 37th out of 110
Adult literacy rate > Total 97.6 2008 33th out of 110
Child care (preschool) > Duration 3 2012 122nd out of 204
College and university > Gender parity index 1.29 2011 37th out of 91
College and university > Private school share 20.26% 2012 26th out of 45
Compulsary education duration 9 2012 80th out of 109
High school > Gender ratio 101.93 2008 45th out of 116
Homeschooling legal status Illegal, public education is mandatory without known exceptions. 2014
Literacy > Adult literacy 96.7% 2000 2nd out of 15
Literacy > Female 94.4% 2000 10th out of 32
Literacy > Total population 96.7% 2000 10th out of 34
Primary education, duration > Years 5 2012 177th out of 200
Primary education, pupils 166,620 2012 63th out of 88
Secondary education, duration > Years 8 2012 18th out of 197
Secondary education, pupils 313,321 2012 43th out of 73

SOURCES: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) Institute for Statistics.; UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Source tables; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables; UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Source tables; UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Source tables; http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Homeschooling_international_status_and_statistics; World Health Organization. Source tables; CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011; UNESCO Institute for Statistics

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"Bosnia and Herzegovina Education Stats", NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/profiles/Bosnia-and-Herzegovina/Education

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  • Bosnia and Herzegovina ranked #4 for secondary education, duration > years globally in 2012.
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina ranked 22 places from the bottom for primary education, duration > years amongst Europe in 2012.