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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.
  • 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 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.
  • 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.
  • High school enrolment rate: Progression to secondary school refers to the number of new entrants to the first grade of secondary school in a given year as a percentage of the number of students enrolled in the final grade of primary school in the previous year.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • High school repeaters > Male: Repeaters in secondary school are the number of students enrolled in the same grade as in the previous year, as a percentage of all students enrolled in secondary school."
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Secondary education > General pupils: Secondary general pupils are the number of secondary students enrolled in general education programs, including teacher training.
  • 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.
  • 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).
  • Inequality adjusted index: Inequality-adjusted Human Development Index.
  • High school repeaters > Female: Repeaters in secondary school are the number of students enrolled in the same grade as in the previous year, as a percentage of all students enrolled in secondary school."
  • 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).
  • 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.
  • High school enrolment rate > Female: Progression to secondary school refers to the number of new entrants to the first grade of secondary school in a given year as a percentage of the number of students enrolled in the final grade of primary school in the previous year.
  • Duration of education > Secondary level: Duration of secondary education is the number of grades (or years) in general secondary education.
  • Secondary education > Pupils: Secondary education pupils is the total number of pupils enrolled at secondary level in public and private schools.
  • 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.
  • 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 > 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.
  • 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.
  • 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."
  • 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 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Education enrolment by level > Primary level > Per capita: Per capita figures expressed per 1 population.
  • 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.
  • Secondary education > Vocational pupils: Secondary vocational pupils are the number of secondary students enrolled in technical and vocational education programs, including teacher training.
  • 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.
  • Secondary education > Pupils per 1000: Secondary education pupils is the total number of pupils enrolled at secondary level in public and private schools. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Primary education > Teachers per 1000: Primary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • 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.
  • 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."
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Education enrolment by level > Secondary level per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • 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.
  • High school enrolment rate > Male: Progression to secondary school refers to the number of new entrants to the first grade of secondary school in a given year as a percentage of the number of students enrolled in the final grade of primary school in the previous year.
  • Participation > Secondary education > Pupils: Secondary education pupils is the total number of pupils 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.
  • 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.
  • Secondary education > Pupils > Per capita: Secondary education pupils is the total number of pupils enrolled at secondary level in public and private schools. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Efficiency > 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."
  • 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 teachers > % female: Female teachers as a percentage of total primary education teachers includes full-time and part-time 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 > Vocational pupils: Secondary vocational pupils are the number of secondary students enrolled in technical and vocational education programs, including teacher training."
  • 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."
  • 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.
  • 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).
  • School enrollment > Primary > Female > % gross: Gross enrollment ratio is the ratio of total enrollment, regardless of age, to the population of the age group that officially corresponds to the level of education shown. Primary education provides children with basic reading, writing, and mathematics skills along with an elementary understanding of such subjects as history, geography, natural science, social science, art, and music.
  • Primary education > Teachers > % female: Female teachers as a percentage of total primary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers.
  • Gross intake rate in grade 1 > Male > % 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.
  • Government spending on education > % of GDP: Public expenditure on education consists of current and capital public expenditure on education 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)."
  • Participation > 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."
  • Participation > School enrollment > Primary > Female > % gross: Gross enrollment ratio is the ratio of total enrollment, regardless of age, to the population of the age group that officially corresponds to the level of education shown. Primary education provides children with basic reading, writing, and mathematics skills along with an elementary understanding of such subjects as history, geography, natural science, social science, art, and music."
  • School enrollment, primary, private > % of total primary: School enrollment, primary, private (% of total primary). Percentage of private enrolment. Primary is the enrolment in private primary schools expressed as a percentage of total enrolment (public and private) in primary schools. 'Private' refers to all educational institutions not operated by a public authority, regardless of whether they receive financial support from public authorities. A high percentage indicates strong involvement of the non-governmental sector (including religious bodies, other organizations, associations, communities, private enterprises or persons) in providing organized educational programmes.
  • School enrollment, primary, female > % gross: School enrollment, primary, female (% gross). Gross enrolment ratio. Primary. Female is the total female enrollment in primary education, regardless of age, expressed as a percentage of the female 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.
  • Secondary education, general pupils > % female: Secondary education, general pupils (% female). Percentage of female students. Total secondary. General programmes is the number of female students enrolled in general programmes at the secondary education level expressed as a percentage of the total number of students (male and female) enrolled in general programmes at the secondary education level in a given school year.
  • Total enrollment, primary, male > % net: Total enrollment, primary, male (% 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.
  • Services, etc., value added > Current US$ per capita: Services, etc., value added (current US$). Services correspond to ISIC divisions 50-99. They include value added in wholesale and retail trade (including hotels and restaurants), transport, and government, financial, professional, and personal services such as education, health care, and real estate services. Also included are imputed bank service charges, import duties, and any statistical discrepancies noted by national compilers as well as discrepancies arising from rescaling. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources. The industrial origin of value added is determined by the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC), revision 3. Data are in current U.S. dollars. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Services, etc., value added > Current US$, % 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
  • 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.
  • Participation > 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."
  • Participation > School enrollment > Primary > % net: Net enrollment ratio is the ratio of children of official school age based on the International Standard Classification of Education 1997 who are enrolled in school to the population of the corresponding official school age. Primary education provides children with basic reading, writing, and mathematics skills along with an elementary understanding of such subjects as history, geography, natural science, social science, art, and music."
  • Participation > 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."
  • Participation > 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."
  • Primary education, pupils > % female: Primary education, pupils (% female). Percentage of female students. Primary is the number of female students at the primary level expressed as a percentage of the total number of students (male and female) at the primary level in a given school year.
  • 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.
  • Services, etc., value added > Constant 2000 US$, % of GDP: 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 as a proportion of GDP for the same year
  • Ratio of female to male tertiary enrollment > %: Ratio of female to male tertiary enrollment (%). Ratio of female to male tertiary enrollment is the percentage of men to women enrolled at tertiary level in public and private schools.
  • School enrollment, primary > % gross: School enrollment, primary (% gross). Gross enrolment ratio. Primary. Total is the total enrollment in primary education, regardless of age, expressed as a percentage of the 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.
  • School enrollment, primary, male > % net: School enrollment, primary, male (% net). Net enrolment rate. Primary. Male is the ratio of male children of the official primary school age who are enrolled in primary school to the male population of the official primary school age.
  • School enrollment > Primary > % gross: Gross enrollment ratio is the ratio of total enrollment, regardless of age, to the population of the age group that officially corresponds to the level of education shown. Primary education provides children with basic reading, writing, and mathematics skills along with an elementary understanding of such subjects as history, geography, natural science, social science, art, and music.
  • Participation > Total enrollment > Primary > Female > % 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."
  • School enrollment, secondary, male > % net: School enrollment, secondary, male (% net). Net enrolment rate. Secondary. All programmes. Male is the ratio of male children of the official secondary school age who are enrolled in secondary school to the male population of the official secondary school age.
STAT Afghanistan Australia HISTORY
Average years of schooling of adults 1.7
Ranked 96th.
10.9
Ranked 6th. 6 times more than Afghanistan
Children out of school, primary 1.86 million
Ranked 4th. 27 times more than Australia
68,417
Ranked 39th.

Children out of school, primary per 1000 122.81
Ranked 1st. 40 times more than Australia
3.06
Ranked 68th.

Children out of school, primary, female 1.08 million
Ranked 4th. 36 times more than Australia
29,573
Ranked 39th.

Children out of school, primary, female per 1000 71.13
Ranked 1st. 54 times more than Australia
1.32
Ranked 67th.

College and university > Gender parity index 0.238
Ranked 124th.
1.35
Ranked 39th. 6 times more than Afghanistan

Compulsary education duration 9
Ranked 132nd.
11
Ranked 41st. 22% more than Afghanistan

Government spending on education > Proportion of GDP 1.73%
Ranked 56th.
5.59%
Ranked 41st. 3 times more than Afghanistan

High school enrolment rate 56.15
Ranked 46th.
99.86
Ranked 6th. 78% more than Afghanistan
Literacy > Female 12.6%
Ranked 32nd.
99%
Ranked 24th. 8 times more than Afghanistan

Literacy > Total population 28.1%
Ranked 33th.
99%
Ranked 25th. 4 times more than Afghanistan

Primary education, duration > Years 6
Ranked 137th.
7
Ranked 20th. 17% more than Afghanistan

Primary education, teachers per 1000 4.18
Ranked 77th.
5.57
Ranked 46th. 33% more than Afghanistan

Pupil-teacher ratio, primary 43.52
Ranked 18th. 2 times more than Australia
17.88
Ranked 118th.

Secondary education, duration > Years 6
Ranked 157th. The same as Australia
6
Ranked 144th.

College and university > Gender ratio 27.86
Ranked 118th.
129.51
Ranked 38th. 5 times more than Afghanistan

Child care (preschool) > Duration 4
Ranked 21st. 4 times more than Australia
1
Ranked 201st.

Duration of compulsory education 6 years
Ranked 151st.
11 years
Ranked 29th. 83% more than Afghanistan
Secondary education, pupils 2.21 million
Ranked 34th.
2.33 million
Ranked 32nd. 5% more than Afghanistan

College and university > Private school share 1.33%
Ranked 98th.
8.79%
Ranked 92nd. 7 times more than Afghanistan

Girls to boys ratio > Primary level enrolment 0.59
Ranked 149th.
0.99
Ranked 53th. 68% more than Afghanistan

Primary education, teachers 121,593
Ranked 28th. 15% more than Australia
105,469
Ranked 36th.

Primary education, pupils 5.29 million
Ranked 17th. 3 times more than Australia
2.04 million
Ranked 48th.

High school > Gender ratio 38.02
Ranked 142nd.
95.35
Ranked 82nd. 3 times more than Afghanistan

Compulsary education starting age 7
Ranked 27th. 40% more than Australia
5
Ranked 172nd.

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 131st. 50% more than Australia
2
Ranked 188th.

Literacy > Male 43.1%
Ranked 30th.
99%
Ranked 34th. 2 times more than Afghanistan

High school > Private school share 1.27%
Ranked 112th.
35.24%
Ranked 16th. 28 times more than Afghanistan

Spending > Proportion 1.64
Ranked 132nd.
5.11
Ranked 46th. 3 times more than Afghanistan

Pupil-teacher ratio > Primary 83.37
Ranked 1st. 5 times more than Australia
17.88
Ranked 114th.

Child care (preschool) > Starting age 3
Ranked 192nd.
4
Ranked 50th. 33% more than Afghanistan

High school repeaters > Male 6.06
Ranked 32nd.
0.0
Ranked 104th.
Preschool enrollment rate 106.12
Ranked 58th. 1% more than Australia
105.52
Ranked 60th.

Tertiary > Students studying abroad 9,159.3
Ranked 82nd.
10,829.8
Ranked 75th. 18% more than Afghanistan

Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level 24,333
Ranked 87th.
1.01 million
Ranked 23th. 42 times more than Afghanistan

Elementary (primary school) > Duration 6
Ranked 145th.
7
Ranked 24th. 17% more than Afghanistan

Secondary education, teachers 32,817
Ranked 60th.
104,110
Ranked 23th. 3 times more than Afghanistan

Secondary education, teachers per 1000 1.25
Ranked 106th.
5.95
Ranked 28th. 5 times more than Afghanistan

High school > Lower secondary school duration 3
Ranked 177th.
4
Ranked 60th. 33% more than Afghanistan

Children out of school, primary, male per 1000 51.69
Ranked 3rd. 30 times more than Australia
1.74
Ranked 61st.

Secondary education, general pupils 2.19 million
Ranked 29th. 42% more than Australia
1.54 million
Ranked 35th.

High school > Gender parity index 0.549
Ranked 102nd.
0.951
Ranked 109th. 73% more than Afghanistan

Scientific and technical journal articles 1
Ranked 174th.
15,809
Ranked 10th. 15809 times more than Afghanistan

Tertiary > Students studying abroad proportion 9.39%
Ranked 34th. 11 times more than Australia
0.818%
Ranked 118th.

Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level per 1000 2.07
Ranked 103th.
51.51
Ranked 9th. 25 times more than Afghanistan

Elementary (primary school) > Starting age 7
Ranked 39th. 40% more than Australia
5
Ranked 205th.

Children out of school, primary, male 784,345
Ranked 4th. 20 times more than Australia
38,844
Ranked 37th.

Secondary education > General pupils 642,442
Ranked 33th.
1.45 million
Ranked 40th. 2 times more than Afghanistan

Secondary school starting age > Years 13
Ranked 34th. 8% more than Australia
12
Ranked 110th.

High school starting age > Years 13
Ranked 33th. 8% more than Australia
12
Ranked 102nd.

Primary education > Teachers > Per capita 1.73 per 1,000 people
Ranked 90th.
5.57 per 1,000 people
Ranked 40th. 3 times more than Afghanistan

Education enrolment by level > Primary level 3.27 million
Ranked 36th. 69% more than Australia
1.93 million
Ranked 57th.

High school > Population with at least high school education > Women 5.8%
Ranked 149th.
92.2%
Ranked 21st. 16 times more than Afghanistan

Secondary education, pupils per 1000 75.9
Ranked 86th.
104.3
Ranked 25th. 37% more than Afghanistan

Primary education, pupils per 1000 181.81
Ranked 19th. 99% more than Australia
91.48
Ranked 85th.

Girls to boys ratio > Tertiary level enrolment 0.28
Ranked 128th.
1.25
Ranked 37th. 4 times more than Afghanistan

Girls to boys ratio > Secondary level enrolment 0.33
Ranked 140th.
0.95
Ranked 97th. 3 times more than Afghanistan

Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level > Per capita 1.28 per 1,000 people
Ranked 116th.
51.54 per 1,000 people
Ranked 9th. 40 times more than Afghanistan

Tertiary > Students studying abroad per thousand people 0.315
Ranked 162nd.
0.485
Ranked 144th. 54% more than Afghanistan

Outcomes > Secondary education > Duration > Years 6
Ranked 139th. The same as Australia
6
Ranked 128th.

Teacher student ratio > High school 31.56
Ranked 9th. 3 times more than Australia
12.58
Ranked 83th.

Inequality adjusted index 0.205
Ranked 121st.
0.965
Ranked 2nd. 5 times more than Afghanistan
High school repeaters > Female 0.0
Ranked 18th.
0.0
Ranked 104th.
Teacher student ratio > Elementary school 42.96
Ranked 20th. 2 times more than Australia
17.88
Ranked 104th.

Elementary school > Enrolled students 4.89 million
Ranked 22nd. 2 times more than Australia
1.98 million
Ranked 47th.

Primary education > Duration > Years 6 years
Ranked 134th.
7 years
Ranked 20th. 17% more than Afghanistan

Services, etc., value added > Constant 2000 US$ per capita $215.05
Ranked 93th.
$24,308.11
Ranked 3rd. 113 times more than Afghanistan

School enrolment rate > 1st grade 101.3
Ranked 82nd.
102.78
Ranked 70th. 1% more than Afghanistan

Secondary education, general pupils per 1000 75.27
Ranked 50th. 9% more than Australia
69.08
Ranked 73th.

Elementary (primary) school) > Private school share 1.67%
Ranked 115th.
31.08%
Ranked 27th. 19 times more than Afghanistan

High school > Lower secondary starting age 13
Ranked 34th. 8% more than Australia
12
Ranked 113th.

Elementary school > Gender ratio 66.36
Ranked 135th.
99.85
Ranked 33th. 50% more than Afghanistan

High school enrolment rate > Female 59.19
Ranked 32nd.
99.8
Ranked 15th. 69% more than Afghanistan
Education enrolment ratio > Net > Primary level 27%
Ranked 152nd.
97%
Ranked 47th. 4 times more than Afghanistan

Duration of education > Secondary level 6
Ranked 3rd. The same as Australia
6
Ranked 122nd.
Secondary education > Pupils 651,453
Ranked 34th.
2.49 million
Ranked 29th. 4 times more than Afghanistan

Primary education > Pupils 4.32 million
Ranked 14th. 2 times more than Australia
1.93 million
Ranked 52nd.

High school > Population with at least high school education > Men 34%
Ranked 126th.
92.2%
Ranked 25th. 3 times more than Afghanistan

Education enrolment by level > Secondary level > Per capita 7.81 per 1,000 people
Ranked 132nd.
127.98 per 1,000 people
Ranked 14th. 16 times more than Afghanistan

Education enrolment by level > Percentage girls > Tertiary level 30.69%
Ranked 69th.
54%
Ranked 54th. 76% more than Afghanistan

Secondary education, vocational pupils 18,085
Ranked 83th.
786,296
Ranked 13th. 43 times more than Afghanistan

Elementary (primary) school > Students per teacher 43.52
Ranked 17th. 2 times more than Australia
17.88
Ranked 123th.

Secondary education > Teachers 11,250
Ranked 81st.
111,000
Ranked 28th. 10 times more than Afghanistan
School life expectancy > Primary to tertiary 8 years
Ranked 16th.
20 years
Ranked 1st. 3 times more than Afghanistan
School enrolment rate > 5th grade 89.31
Ranked 13th.
98.8
Ranked 5th. 11% more than Afghanistan
Education enrolment by level > Secondary level 362,415
Ranked 86th.
2.51 million
Ranked 32nd. 7 times more than Afghanistan

Scientific and technical journal articles per million 0.0569
Ranked 171st.
794.61
Ranked 8th. 13974 times more than Afghanistan

Duration of education > Primary level 6
Ranked 125th.
7
Ranked 19th. 17% more than Afghanistan
Participation > Ratio of girls to boys in primary and secondary education 57.74%
Ranked 140th.
97.3%
Ranked 83th. 69% more than Afghanistan

Participation > Children out of school > Elementary 1.87 million
Ranked 4th. 34 times more than Australia
54,848
Ranked 44th.

Education enrolment by level > Percentage girls > Primary level 32.92%
Ranked 171st.
48.61%
Ranked 69th. 48% more than Afghanistan

Education enrolment ratio > Net > Primary level > Women 19%
Ranked 155th.
97%
Ranked 43th. 5 times more than Afghanistan

High school > Upper secondary starting age 16
Ranked 59th. The same as Australia
16
Ranked 48th.

Elementary school starting age > Years 7
Ranked 40th. 40% more than Australia
5
Ranked 174th.

Secondary education > General pupils > Per capita 21.47 per 1,000 people
Ranked 97th.
72.08 per 1,000 people
Ranked 75th. 3 times more than Afghanistan

Education enrolment by level > Primary level per 1000 147.13
Ranked 49th. 50% more than Australia
98.4
Ranked 106th.

Education enrolment by level > Primary level > Per capita 0.052 per capita
Ranked 149th.
0.098 per capita
Ranked 104th. 88% more than Afghanistan

Education enrolment ratio > Net > Primary level > Men 34%
Ranked 153th.
97%
Ranked 42nd. 3 times more than Afghanistan

Pupils-teacher ratio > Primary level 42.7
Ranked 25th. 5 times more than Australia
9.1
Ranked 10th.
Primary education > Teachers 51,802
Ranked 28th.
105,469
Ranked 33th. 2 times more than Afghanistan

Secondary education > Vocational pupils 9,011
Ranked 50th.
1.04 million
Ranked 11th. 116 times more than Afghanistan

Education enrolment by level > Percentage girls > Secondary level 25.38%
Ranked 118th.
48.01%
Ranked 110th. 89% more than Afghanistan

Outcomes > Primary education > Duration > Years 6
Ranked 124th.
7
Ranked 19th. 17% more than Afghanistan

Secondary education > Pupils per 1000 26.2
Ranked 82nd.
123.82
Ranked 15th. 5 times more than Afghanistan

Primary education > Teachers per 1000 2.08
Ranked 83th.
5.57
Ranked 41st. 3 times more than Afghanistan

Female enrolment share > Primary level 32%
Ranked 4th.
48.6%
Ranked 61st. 52% more than Afghanistan
Services, etc., value added > Constant 2000 US$ $6.41 billion
Ranked 54th.
$551.40 billion
Ranked 6th. 86 times more than Afghanistan

Primary school starting age > Years 7
Ranked 39th. 40% more than Australia
5
Ranked 195th.

Enrolment ratio > Secondary level 14%
Ranked 6th.
89.7%
Ranked 12th. 6 times more than Afghanistan
Participation > Secondary education > General pupils 1.38 million
Ranked 36th.
1.51 million
Ranked 35th. 9% more than Afghanistan

Secondary education > General pupils per 1000 25.84
Ranked 94th.
71.95
Ranked 76th. 3 times more than Afghanistan

Secondary education > Teachers per 1000 0.892
Ranked 124th.
6.42
Ranked 34th. 7 times more than Afghanistan
Ratio of female to male primary enrollment 59.28
Ranked 106th.
99.56
Ranked 41st. 68% more than Afghanistan

Elementary (primary) school > Gender parity index 0.71
Ranked 116th.
0.994
Ranked 62nd. 40% more than Afghanistan

Female enrolment share > Secondary level 25.4%
Ranked 5th.
48.9%
Ranked 76th. 93% more than Afghanistan
Education enrolment by level > Secondary level per 1000 16.98
Ranked 155th.
127.91
Ranked 15th. 8 times more than Afghanistan

Elementary school teachers 113,763
Ranked 32nd. 8% more than Australia
105,469
Ranked 31st.

High school teachers 32,817
Ranked 60th.
183,020
Ranked 10th. 6 times more than Afghanistan

High school enrolment rate > Male 55.16
Ranked 34th.
99.92
Ranked 10th. 81% more than Afghanistan
Participation > Secondary education > Pupils 651,453
Ranked 61st.
2.49 million
Ranked 27th. 4 times more than Afghanistan

Primary education > Pupils per 1000 173.72
Ranked 23th. 81% more than Australia
96.12
Ranked 99th.

Ratio of female to male secondary enrollment 32.72
Ranked 96th.
95.96
Ranked 106th. 3 times more than Afghanistan

Secondary education > Pupils > Per capita 21.77 per 1,000 people
Ranked 88th.
124.04 per 1,000 people
Ranked 14th. 6 times more than Afghanistan

Efficiency > Net intake rate in grade 1 > Female > % of official school-age population 46.28%
Ranked 67th.
72.71%
Ranked 28th. 57% more than Afghanistan

Efficiency > Net intake rate in grade 1 > Male > % of official school-age population 66.96%
Ranked 37th. The same as Australia
66.94%
Ranked 39th.

Elementary school > Enrolled students > % female 38.23%
Ranked 143th.
48.62%
Ranked 62nd. 27% more than Afghanistan

Elementary school teachers > % female 29%
Ranked 116th.
76.21%
Ranked 26th. 3 times more than Afghanistan

Participation > Secondary education > Vocational pupils > % female 11.09%
Ranked 112th.
43.78%
Ranked 43th. 4 times more than Afghanistan

Participation > Secondary education > Vocational pupils 7,400
Ranked 94th.
1.03 million
Ranked 10th. 139 times more than Afghanistan

Participation > Total enrollment > Primary > Male > % net 40.78%
Ranked 55th.
96.58%
Ranked 33th. 2 times more than Afghanistan

Preschool enrollment rate > Female 0.71
Ranked 135th.
81.3
Ranked 41st. 115 times more than Afghanistan

Preschool enrollment rate > Male 0.88
Ranked 136th.
83.22
Ranked 38th. 95 times more than Afghanistan

School enrolment rate > 1st grade > Female 82.03
Ranked 133th.
102.72
Ranked 60th. 25% more than Afghanistan

School enrolment rate > 1st grade > Male 119.31
Ranked 28th. 16% more than Australia
102.84
Ranked 76th.

School enrolment rate > 5th grade > Female 89.32
Ranked 11th.
99.46
Ranked 4th. 11% more than Afghanistan
School enrolment rate > 5th grade > Male 89.31
Ranked 10th.
98.17
Ranked 4th. 10% more than Afghanistan
Primary education, teachers > % female 31%
Ranked 114th.
76.89%
Ranked 29th. 2 times more than Afghanistan

Tertiary education, teachers > % female 20.48%
Ranked 85th.
31.43%
Ranked 13th. 54% more than Afghanistan

Public spending on education, total > % of government expenditure 6.12%
Ranked 50th.
13.46%
Ranked 66th. 2 times more than Afghanistan

School enrollment > Primary > Female > % gross 63.86% gross
Ranked 98th.
102.6% gross
Ranked 78th. 61% more than Afghanistan

Primary education > Teachers > % female 34.46% female
Ranked 77th.
71.5% female
Ranked 43th. 2 times more than Afghanistan
Gross intake rate in grade 1 > Male > % of relevant age group 96%
Ranked 68th.
103.47%
Ranked 65th. 8% more than Afghanistan

Government spending on education > % of GDP 1.73%
Ranked 56th.
5.59%
Ranked 41st. 3 times more than Afghanistan

Participation > School enrollment > Primary > Female > % net 14.2%
Ranked 58th.
97.44%
Ranked 25th. 7 times more than Afghanistan

Participation > School enrollment > Primary > Female > % gross 84.07%
Ranked 122nd.
105.44%
Ranked 55th. 25% more than Afghanistan

School enrollment, primary, private > % of total primary 1.67%
Ranked 113th.
31.08%
Ranked 27th. 19 times more than Afghanistan

School enrollment, primary, female > % gross 80.64%
Ranked 138th.
104.24%
Ranked 64th. 29% more than Afghanistan

Secondary education, general pupils > % female 34.69%
Ranked 146th.
49.71%
Ranked 70th. 43% more than Afghanistan

Total enrollment, primary, male > % net 41.04%
Ranked 51st.
96.13%
Ranked 49th. 2 times more than Afghanistan

Services, etc., value added > Current US$ per capita $353.78
Ranked 96th.
$43,964.38
Ranked 2nd. 124 times more than Afghanistan

Services, etc., value added > Current US$, % of GDP 49.59%
Ranked 78th.
65.58%
Ranked 11th. 32% more than Afghanistan

Secondary education, vocational pupils per 1000 0.621
Ranked 109th.
35.22
Ranked 3rd. 57 times more than Afghanistan

Secondary education, teachers, female per 1000 0.344
Ranked 94th.
3.01
Ranked 23th. 9 times more than Afghanistan

Participation > School enrollment > Preprimary > % gross 0.8%
Ranked 140th.
82.29%
Ranked 40th. 103 times more than Afghanistan

Participation > School enrollment > Primary > % net 27.9%
Ranked 63th.
96.93%
Ranked 28th. 3 times more than Afghanistan

Participation > School enrollment > Primary > Male > % gross 126.69%
Ranked 9th. 20% more than Australia
105.6%
Ranked 62nd.

Participation > School enrollment > Primary > Male > % net 40.63%
Ranked 56th.
96.45%
Ranked 31st. 2 times more than Afghanistan

Primary education, pupils > % female 40.48%
Ranked 154th.
48.6%
Ranked 68th. 20% more than Afghanistan

School enrollment > Secondary > % gross 16.24% gross
Ranked 90th.
148.56% gross
Ranked 1st. 9 times more than Afghanistan

Services, etc., value added > Constant 2000 US$, % of GDP 30.66%
Ranked 72nd.
36.26%
Ranked 43th. 18% more than Afghanistan

Ratio of female to male tertiary enrollment > % 33.23%
Ranked 115th.
137.6%
Ranked 36th. 4 times more than Afghanistan

School enrollment, primary > % gross 97.4%
Ranked 113th.
104.42%
Ranked 70th. 7% more than Afghanistan

School enrollment, primary, male > % net 41.04%
Ranked 51st.
96.03%
Ranked 35th. 2 times more than Afghanistan

School enrollment > Primary > % gross 86.51% gross
Ranked 93th.
102.83% gross
Ranked 81st. 19% more than Afghanistan

Participation > Total enrollment > Primary > Female > % net 14.34%
Ranked 57th.
97.6%
Ranked 27th. 7 times more than Afghanistan

School enrollment, secondary, male > % net 39.08%
Ranked 81st.
85.16%
Ranked 37th. 2 times more than Afghanistan

SOURCES: UNESCO; UNESCO Institute for Statistics; UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables; UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Source tables; UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Source tables; United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) Institute for Statistics.; CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011; UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Source tables; UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Source tables; Source: UNESCO UIS Data | UNESCO Institute for Statistics; UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Source tables; UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Source tables; UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Source tables; World Bank staff estimates using data from the United Nations Statistics Division's Statistical Yearbook, and the UNESCO Institute for Statistics online database.; World Development Indicators database; UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Source tables; UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Source tables; UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Source tables; UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Source tables; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables; UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Source tables; Source: UNESCO UIS Data | UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Source tables; United Nations Development Programme. Source tables; UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Source tables. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; United Nations Development Programme. Source tables; World Bank national accounts data. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Source tables; UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Source tables; UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Source tables; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; World Development Indicators database. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Source tables; World Bank national accounts data; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables; World Bank national accounts data. GDP figures sourced from World Bank national accounts data, and OECD National Accounts data files.; United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Institute for Statistics.

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