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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.
  • Literacy > Female: This entry includes a definition of literacy and Census Bureau percentages for the total population, males, and females. There are no universal definitions and standards of literacy. Unless otherwise specified, all rates are based on the most common definition - the ability to read and write at a specified age. Detailing the standards that individual countries use to assess the ability to read and write is beyond the scope of our source. Information on literacy, while not a perfect measure of educational results, is probably the most easily available and valid for international comparisons.
  • Literacy > Total population: This entry includes a definition of literacy and Census Bureau percentages for the total population, males, and females. There are no universal definitions and standards of literacy. Unless otherwise specified, all rates are based on the most common definition - the ability to read and write at a specified age. Detailing the standards that individual countries use to assess the ability to read and write is beyond the scope of our source. Information on literacy, while not a perfect measure of educational results, is probably the most easily available and valid for international comparisons.
  • Primary education, duration > Years: Primary education, duration (years). Duration of primary is the number of grades (years) in primary education.
  • Primary education, teachers per 1000: Primary education, teachers. Teaching staff in primary. Public and private. Full and part-time. All programmes. Total is the total number of teachers in public and private primary education institutions. Teachers are persons employed full time or part time in an official capacity to guide and direct the learning experience of pupils and students, irrespective of their qualifications or the delivery mechanism, i.e. face-to-face and/or at a distance. This definition excludes educational personnel who have no active teaching duties (e.g. headmasters, headmistresses or principals who do not teach) and persons who work occasionally or in a voluntary capacity in educational institutions. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Pupil-teacher ratio, primary: Pupil-teacher ratio, primary. Pupil-teacher ratio. Primary is the number of pupils enrolled in primary school divided by the number of primary school teachers.
  • Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary: Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary. Pupil-teacher ratio. Secondary is the number of pupils enrolled in secondary school divided by the number of secondary school teachers.
  • Secondary education, duration > Years: Secondary education, duration (years). Duration of secondary education is the number of grades (years) in secondary education (ISCED 2 & 3).
  • College and university > Gender ratio: Ratio of female to male tertiary enrollment is the percentage of men to women enrolled at tertiary level in public and private schools.
  • Child care (preschool) > Duration: Number of years students study at the pre-primary (preschool) level. It should be noted that not all countries require pre-primary education.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 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.
  • Elementary (primary school) > Teachers > Proportion of teachers female: Percentage of country's elementary, or primary, teachers that are female.
  • Primary education > Teachers: Primary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers.
  • 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.
  • 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."
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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."
  • 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 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.
  • School enrollment > Tertiary > % gross: Gross enrollment ratio is the ratio of total enrollment, regardless of age, to the population of the age group that officially corresponds to the level of education shown. Tertiary education, whether or not to an advanced research qualification, normally requires, as a minimum condition of admission, the successful completion of education at the secondary level.
  • 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.
  • Services, etc., value added > Current US$: 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.
  • Services, etc., value added > Constant LCU: Services, etc., value added (constant LCU). Services correspond to ISIC divisions 50-99. They include value added in wholesale and retail trade (including hotels and restaurants), transport, and government, financial, professional, and personal services such as education, health care, and real estate services. Also included are imputed bank service charges, import duties, and any statistical discrepancies noted by national compilers as well as discrepancies arising from rescaling. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources. The industrial origin of value added is determined by the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC), revision 3. Data are in constant local currency.
  • Secondary education, teachers > % female: Secondary education, teachers (% female). Percentage female teachers. Secondary is the number of female teachers at the secondary level expressed as a percentage of the total number of teachers (male and female) at the secondary 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.
  • 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.
  • School enrollment, primary > % net: School enrollment, primary (% net). Net enrolment rate. Primary. Total is the ratio of children of the official primary school age who are enrolled in primary school to the total population of the official primary school age.
  • School enrollment, secondary > % gross: School enrollment, secondary (% gross). Gross enrolment ratio. Secondary. All programmes. Total is the total enrollment in secondary education, regardless of age, expressed as a percentage of the 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.
  • School enrollment, secondary, private > % of total secondary: School enrollment, secondary, private (% of total secondary). Percentage of private enrolment. Secondary is the enrolment in private secondary schools expressed as a percentage of total enrolment (public and private) in secondary 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, 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Post-Secondary Non-Tertiary > Teachers > Women per million people: 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. Figures expressed per million people for the same year.
  • Primary education > Pupils > % female: Female pupils as a percentage of total pupils at primary level include enrollments in public and private schools.
  • 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."
  • Inputs > Secondary education > Teachers > Female: Secondary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers.
  • Participation > Children out of school > Elementary > Male: Children out of school are the number of primary-school-age children not enrolled in primary or secondary school.
  • Participation > Children out of school > Elementary > Female: Children out of school are the number of primary-school-age children not enrolled in primary or secondary school.
  • Participation > School enrollment > Secondary > % net: Net enrollment ratio is the ratio of children of official school age based on the International Standard Classification of Education 1997 who are enrolled in school to the population of the corresponding official school age. Secondary education completes the provision of basic education that began at the primary level, and aims at laying the foundations for lifelong learning and human development, by offering more subject- or skill-oriented instruction using more specialized teachers."
  • Participation > School enrollment > Secondary > Female > % gross: Gross enrollment ratio is the ratio of total enrollment, regardless of age, to the population of the age group that officially corresponds to the level of education shown. Secondary education completes the provision of basic education that began at the primary level, and aims at laying the foundations for lifelong learning and human development, by offering more subject- or skill-oriented instruction using more specialized teachers."
  • Participation > Secondary education > General pupils > % female: Secondary general pupils are the number of secondary students enrolled in general education programs, including teacher training."
  • Participation > Secondary education > Pupils > % female: Female pupils as a percentage of total pupils at secondary level includes enrollments in public and private schools.
  • Participation > School enrollment > Secondary > Female > % net: Net enrollment ratio is the ratio of children of official school age based on the International Standard Classification of Education 1997 who are enrolled in school to the population of the corresponding official school age. Secondary education completes the provision of basic education that began at the primary level, and aims at laying the foundations for lifelong learning and human development, by offering more subject- or skill-oriented instruction using more specialized teachers."
  • Participation > School enrollment > Tertiary > Male > % gross: Gross enrollment ratio is the ratio of total enrollment, regardless of age, to the population of the age group that officially corresponds to the level of education shown. Tertiary education, whether or not to an advanced research qualification, normally requires, as a minimum condition of admission, the successful completion of education at the secondary level."
  • High school > Lower Secondary > Students per teacher: Number of students per teacher for lower secondary (middle school) education.
  • Services, etc., value added > % of GDP: Services, etc., value added (% of GDP). Services correspond to ISIC divisions 50-99 and they include value added in wholesale and retail trade (including hotels and restaurants), transport, and government, financial, professional, and personal services such as education, health care, and real estate services. Also included are imputed bank service charges, import duties, and any statistical discrepancies noted by national compilers as well as discrepancies arising from rescaling. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources. The industrial origin of value added is determined by the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC), revision 3. Note: For VAB countries, gross value added at factor cost is used as the denominator.
  • Public spending on education, total > % of GDP: Public spending on education, total (% of GDP). Public expenditure on education as % of GDP is the total public expenditure (current and capital) on education expressed as a percentage of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in a given year. Public expenditure on education includes government spending on educational institutions (both public and private), education administration, and transfers/subsidies for private entities (students/households and other privates entities).
  • Repeaters, primary, male > % of male enrollment: Repeaters, primary, male (% of male enrollment). Percentage of repeaters in primary. All grades. Male is the number of male students enrolled in the same grade as in the previous year, as a percentage of all male students enrolled in primary school. It is calculated by dividing the sum of male repeaters in all grades of primary education by the total male enrolment of primary education and multiplying the result by 100.
STAT Afghanistan United States HISTORY
Average years of schooling of adults 1.7
Ranked 96th.
12
Ranked 1st. 7 times more than Afghanistan
Children out of school, primary 1.86 million
Ranked 4th. 6% more than United States
1.76 million
Ranked 3rd.

Children out of school, primary per 1000 122.81
Ranked 1st. 22 times more than United States
5.64
Ranked 47th.

Children out of school, primary, female 1.08 million
Ranked 4th. 38% more than United States
780,465
Ranked 3rd.

Children out of school, primary, female per 1000 71.13
Ranked 1st. 28 times more than United States
2.5
Ranked 48th.

College and university > Gender parity index 0.238
Ranked 124th.
1.41
Ranked 33th. 6 times more than Afghanistan

Compulsary education duration 9
Ranked 132nd.
12
Ranked 14th. 33% more than Afghanistan

Government spending on education > Proportion of GDP 1.73%
Ranked 56th.
5.62%
Ranked 39th. 3 times more than Afghanistan

Literacy > Female 12.6%
Ranked 32nd.
99%
Ranked 17th. 8 times more than Afghanistan

Literacy > Total population 28.1%
Ranked 33th.
99%
Ranked 20th. 4 times more than Afghanistan

Primary education, duration > Years 6
Ranked 137th. The same as United States
6
Ranked 53th.

Primary education, teachers per 1000 4.18
Ranked 77th.
5.49
Ranked 49th. 31% more than Afghanistan

Pupil-teacher ratio, primary 43.52
Ranked 18th. 3 times more than United States
14.29
Ranked 98th.

Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary 31.56
Ranked 10th. 2 times more than United States
14.49
Ranked 56th.

Secondary education, duration > Years 6
Ranked 157th. The same as United States
6
Ranked 102nd.

College and university > Gender ratio 27.86
Ranked 118th.
140.06
Ranked 29th. 5 times more than Afghanistan

Child care (preschool) > Duration 4
Ranked 21st. 33% more than United States
3
Ranked 47th.

Duration of compulsory education 6 years
Ranked 151st.
12 years
Ranked 10th. Twice as much as Afghanistan
Secondary education, pupils 2.21 million
Ranked 34th.
24.21 million
Ranked 4th. 11 times more than Afghanistan

College and university > Private school share 1.33%
Ranked 98th.
27.95%
Ranked 46th. 21 times more than Afghanistan

Girls to boys ratio > Primary level enrolment 0.59
Ranked 149th.
0.99
Ranked 49th. 68% more than Afghanistan

Primary education, teachers 121,593
Ranked 28th.
1.71 million
Ranked 5th. 14 times more than Afghanistan

Primary education, pupils 5.29 million
Ranked 17th.
24.43 million
Ranked 5th. 5 times more than Afghanistan

High school > Gender ratio 38.02
Ranked 142nd.
99.5
Ranked 59th. 3 times more than Afghanistan

Compulsary education starting age 7
Ranked 27th. 17% more than United States
6
Ranked 66th.

Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary per million 1.2
Ranked 73th. 26 times more than United States
0.0465
Ranked 96th.

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. The same as United States
3
Ranked 73th.

Literacy > Male 43.1%
Ranked 30th.
99%
Ranked 28th. 2 times more than Afghanistan

High school > Private school share 1.27%
Ranked 112th.
8.27%
Ranked 86th. 6 times more than Afghanistan

Spending > Proportion 1.64
Ranked 132nd.
4.79
Ranked 54th. 3 times more than Afghanistan

Pupil-teacher ratio > Primary 83.37
Ranked 1st. 6 times more than United States
14.21
Ranked 120th.

Child care (preschool) > Starting age 3
Ranked 192nd. The same as United States
3
Ranked 103th.

Preschool enrollment rate 106.12
Ranked 58th. 7% more than United States
98.77
Ranked 94th.

Tertiary > Students studying abroad 9,159.3
Ranked 82nd.
56,943.33
Ranked 6th. 6 times more than Afghanistan

Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level 24,333
Ranked 87th.
16.61 million
Ranked 1st. 683 times more than Afghanistan

Elementary (primary school) > Duration 6
Ranked 145th. The same as United States
6
Ranked 59th.

Secondary education, teachers per 1000 1.25
Ranked 106th.
5.36
Ranked 56th. 4 times more than Afghanistan

Secondary education, teachers 32,817
Ranked 60th.
1.67 million
Ranked 4th. 51 times more than Afghanistan

Child care (preschool) > Students per teacher 7.23
Ranked 115th.
14.96
Ranked 64th. 2 times more than Afghanistan

High school > Lower secondary school duration 3
Ranked 177th. The same as United States
3
Ranked 105th.

Children out of school, primary, male per 1000 51.69
Ranked 3rd. 16 times more than United States
3.14
Ranked 43th.

Secondary education, general pupils 2.19 million
Ranked 29th.
24.21 million
Ranked 3rd. 11 times more than Afghanistan

High school > Gender parity index 0.549
Ranked 102nd.
1.01
Ranked 68th. 84% more than Afghanistan

Scientific and technical journal articles 1
Ranked 174th.
211,233
Ranked 1st. 211233 times more than Afghanistan

College and university > Teachers > Proportion of teachers female 16%
Ranked 10th.
47%
Ranked 7th. 3 times more than Afghanistan
Tertiary > Students studying abroad proportion 9.39%
Ranked 34th. 35 times more than United States
0.271%
Ranked 124th.

Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level per 1000 2.07
Ranked 103th.
57.75
Ranked 4th. 28 times more than Afghanistan

Elementary (primary school) > Starting age 7
Ranked 39th. 17% more than United States
6
Ranked 77th.

Children out of school, primary, male 784,345
Ranked 4th.
976,866
Ranked 3rd. 25% more than Afghanistan

High school > Students per teacher 31.56
Ranked 10th. 2 times more than United States
14.49
Ranked 57th.

Secondary education > General pupils 642,442
Ranked 33th.
24.19 million
Ranked 3rd. 38 times more than Afghanistan

Secondary school starting age > Years 13
Ranked 34th. 8% more than United States
12
Ranked 59th.

High school starting age > Years 13
Ranked 33th. 8% more than United States
12
Ranked 55th.

Primary education > Teachers > Per capita 1.73 per 1,000 people
Ranked 90th.
5.88 per 1,000 people
Ranked 44th. 3 times more than Afghanistan

Education enrolment by level > Primary level 3.27 million
Ranked 36th.
24.85 million
Ranked 4th. 8 times more than Afghanistan

High school > Population with at least high school education > Women 5.8%
Ranked 149th.
94.7%
Ranked 14th. 16 times more than Afghanistan

Secondary education, pupils per 1000 75.9
Ranked 86th.
77.71
Ranked 76th. 2% more than Afghanistan

Primary education, pupils per 1000 181.81
Ranked 19th. 2 times more than United States
78.41
Ranked 97th.

Girls to boys ratio > Tertiary level enrolment 0.28
Ranked 128th.
1.4
Ranked 22nd. 5 times more than Afghanistan

Girls to boys ratio > Secondary level enrolment 0.33
Ranked 140th.
1.02
Ranked 54th. 3 times more than Afghanistan

Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level > Per capita 1.28 per 1,000 people
Ranked 116th.
57.61 per 1,000 people
Ranked 4th. 45 times more than Afghanistan

Tertiary > Students studying abroad per thousand people 0.315
Ranked 162nd. 72% more than United States
0.183
Ranked 178th.

Outcomes > Secondary education > Duration > Years 6
Ranked 139th. The same as United States
6
Ranked 86th.

Teacher student ratio > High school 31.56
Ranked 9th. 2 times more than United States
14.38
Ranked 51st.

Inequality adjusted index 0.205
Ranked 121st.
0.941
Ranked 3rd. 5 times more than Afghanistan
Teacher student ratio > Elementary school 42.96
Ranked 20th. 3 times more than United States
13.69
Ranked 102nd.

Elementary school > Enrolled students 4.89 million
Ranked 22nd.
24.68 million
Ranked 3rd. 5 times more than Afghanistan

Primary education > Duration > Years 6 years
Ranked 134th. The same as United States
6 years
Ranked 54th.

Services, etc., value added > Constant 2000 US$ per capita $215.05
Ranked 93th.
$33,005.49
Ranked 3rd. 153 times more than Afghanistan

School enrolment rate > 1st grade 101.3
Ranked 82nd.
105.99
Ranked 46th. 5% more than Afghanistan

Secondary education, general pupils per 1000 75.27
Ranked 50th.
77.71
Ranked 47th. 3% more than Afghanistan

Elementary (primary) school) > Private school share 1.67%
Ranked 115th.
8.72%
Ranked 80th. 5 times more than Afghanistan

High school > Lower secondary starting age 13
Ranked 34th. 8% more than United States
12
Ranked 61st.

Elementary school > Gender ratio 66.36
Ranked 135th.
100.68
Ranked 17th. 52% more than Afghanistan

Education enrolment ratio > Net > Primary level 27%
Ranked 152nd.
94%
Ranked 71st. 3 times more than Afghanistan

Duration of education > Secondary level 6
Ranked 3rd. The same as United States
6
Ranked 81st.
Primary education > Pupils 4.32 million
Ranked 14th.
24.56 million
Ranked 4th. 6 times more than Afghanistan

High school > Population with at least high school education > Men 34%
Ranked 126th.
94.3%
Ranked 22nd. 3 times more than Afghanistan

Education enrolment by level > Secondary level > Per capita 7.81 per 1,000 people
Ranked 132nd.
82.72 per 1,000 people
Ranked 88th. 11 times more than Afghanistan

Education enrolment by level > Percentage girls > Tertiary level 30.69%
Ranked 69th.
56.64%
Ranked 34th. 85% more than Afghanistan

Secondary education, vocational pupils 18,085
Ranked 83th.
0.0
Ranked 96th.

Elementary (primary) school > Students per teacher 43.52
Ranked 17th. 3 times more than United States
14.29
Ranked 100th.

Secondary education > Teachers 11,250
Ranked 81st.
1.62 million
Ranked 3rd. 144 times more than Afghanistan

School life expectancy > Primary to tertiary 8 years
Ranked 16th.
16 years
Ranked 15th. Twice as much as Afghanistan
School enrolment rate > 5th grade 89.31
Ranked 13th.
94.45
Ranked 30th. 6% more than Afghanistan

Education enrolment by level > Secondary level 362,415
Ranked 86th.
23.85 million
Ranked 4th. 66 times more than Afghanistan

Scientific and technical journal articles per million 0.0569
Ranked 171st.
728.12
Ranked 13th. 12805 times more than Afghanistan

Duration of education > Primary level 6
Ranked 125th. The same as United States
6
Ranked 51st.
Participation > Children out of school > Elementary 1.87 million
Ranked 4th. 9% more than United States
1.71 million
Ranked 4th.

Participation > Ratio of girls to boys in primary and secondary education 57.74%
Ranked 140th.
100.09%
Ranked 51st. 73% more than Afghanistan

Education enrolment by level > Percentage girls > Primary level 32.92%
Ranked 171st.
48.86%
Ranked 40th. 48% more than Afghanistan

Education enrolment ratio > Net > Primary level > Women 19%
Ranked 155th.
94%
Ranked 66th. 5 times more than Afghanistan

High school > Upper secondary starting age 16
Ranked 59th. 7% more than United States
15
Ranked 90th.

Elementary school starting age > Years 7
Ranked 40th. 17% more than United States
6
Ranked 73th.

Elementary school repeaters > All 0.0
Ranked 124th.
0.0
Ranked 116th.

Secondary education > General pupils > Per capita 21.47 per 1,000 people
Ranked 97th.
82.36 per 1,000 people
Ranked 51st. 4 times more than Afghanistan

Education enrolment by level > Primary level per 1000 147.13
Ranked 49th. 70% more than United States
86.39
Ranked 118th.

Education enrolment by level > Primary level > Per capita 0.052 per capita
Ranked 149th.
0.086 per capita
Ranked 119th. 65% more than Afghanistan

Education enrolment ratio > Net > Primary level > Men 34%
Ranked 153th.
93%
Ranked 66th. 3 times more than Afghanistan

Pupils-teacher ratio > Primary level 42.7
Ranked 25th. 3 times more than United States
15.4
Ranked 115th.
Elementary (primary school) > Teachers > Proportion of teachers female 31%
Ranked 87th.
87%
Ranked 8th. 3 times more than Afghanistan
Primary education > Teachers 51,802
Ranked 28th.
1.73 million
Ranked 3rd. 33 times more than Afghanistan

Education enrolment by level > Percentage girls > Secondary level 25.38%
Ranked 118th.
48.72%
Ranked 92nd. 92% more than Afghanistan

Outcomes > Primary education > Duration > Years 6
Ranked 124th. The same as United States
6
Ranked 49th.

Primary education > Teachers per 1000 2.08
Ranked 83th.
5.9
Ranked 45th. 3 times more than Afghanistan

Female enrolment share > Primary level 32%
Ranked 4th.
48.7%
Ranked 42nd. 52% more than Afghanistan
Services, etc., value added > Constant 2000 US$ $6.41 billion
Ranked 54th.
$10.28 trillion
Ranked 1st. 1603 times more than Afghanistan

Primary school starting age > Years 7
Ranked 39th. 17% more than United States
6
Ranked 77th.

Enrolment ratio > Secondary level 14%
Ranked 6th.
88.1%
Ranked 17th. 6 times more than Afghanistan
Participation > Secondary education > General pupils 1.38 million
Ranked 36th.
24.69 million
Ranked 2nd. 18 times more than Afghanistan

Ratio of female to male primary enrollment 59.28
Ranked 106th.
97.22
Ranked 93th. 64% more than Afghanistan

Secondary education > Teachers per 1000 0.892
Ranked 124th.
5.52
Ranked 66th. 6 times more than Afghanistan

Secondary education > General pupils per 1000 25.84
Ranked 94th.
82.6
Ranked 48th. 3 times more than Afghanistan

Elementary (primary) school > Gender parity index 0.71
Ranked 116th.
0.991
Ranked 69th. 40% more than Afghanistan

Female enrolment share > Secondary level 25.4%
Ranked 5th.
49%
Ranked 73th. 93% more than Afghanistan
Post-Secondary Non-Tertiary > Teachers > Women 107
Ranked 29th.
25,000
Ranked 1st. 234 times more than Afghanistan

Education enrolment by level > Secondary level per 1000 16.98
Ranked 155th.
82.94
Ranked 90th. 5 times more than Afghanistan

Elementary school repeaters > Male 0.0
Ranked 121st.
0.0
Ranked 113th.

Elementary school repeaters > Female 0.0
Ranked 121st.
0.0
Ranked 112th.

Elementary school teachers 113,763
Ranked 32nd.
1.8 million
Ranked 2nd. 16 times more than Afghanistan

High school teachers 32,817
Ranked 60th.
1.72 million
Ranked 2nd. 52 times more than Afghanistan

Participation > Secondary education > Pupils 651,453
Ranked 61st.
24.43 million
Ranked 3rd. 38 times more than Afghanistan

Ratio of female to male secondary enrollment 32.72
Ranked 96th.
101.63
Ranked 58th. 3 times more than Afghanistan

Primary education > Pupils per 1000 173.72
Ranked 23th. 2 times more than United States
83.88
Ranked 115th.

School enrollment > Tertiary > % gross 1.08% gross
Ranked 128th.
82.44% gross
Ranked 5th. 76 times more than Afghanistan

Gross intake rate in grade 1 > Female > % of relevant age group 66.8%
Ranked 85th.
99.02%
Ranked 86th. 48% more than Afghanistan

Services, etc., value added > Current US$ $10.55 billion
Ranked 55th.
$11.51 trillion
Ranked 1st. 1091 times more than Afghanistan

Services, etc., value added > Constant LCU 231.12 billion
Ranked 45th.
11.23 trillion
Ranked 13th. 49 times more than Afghanistan

Secondary education, teachers > % female 27.59%
Ranked 90th.
61.15%
Ranked 36th. 2 times more than Afghanistan

School enrollment, preprimary > % gross 0.708%
Ranked 136th.
73.32%
Ranked 63th. 104 times more than Afghanistan

School enrollment, primary > % net 27.96%
Ranked 65th.
91.88%
Ranked 70th. 3 times more than Afghanistan

School enrollment, secondary > % gross 51.77%
Ranked 108th.
93.55%
Ranked 60th. 81% more than Afghanistan

School enrollment, secondary, private > % of total secondary 1.27%
Ranked 110th.
8.27%
Ranked 85th. 6 times more than Afghanistan

School enrollment, tertiary, female > % gross 1.85%
Ranked 115th.
111.32%
Ranked 1st. 60 times more than Afghanistan

Ratio of girls to boys in primary and secondary education 55.29%
Ranked 78th.
108.83%
Ranked 20th. 97% more than Afghanistan

School enrollment > Primary > Male > % gross 107.72% gross
Ranked 51st. 7% more than United States
100.34% gross
Ranked 110th.

School enrollment > Preprimary > Female > % gross 0.59% gross
Ranked 141st.
60.55% gross
Ranked 61st. 103 times more than Afghanistan

Post-Secondary Non-Tertiary > Teachers > Women per million people 4.63
Ranked 40th.
80.23
Ranked 14th. 17 times more than Afghanistan

Primary education > Pupils > % female 35.69% female
Ranked 107th.
48.08% female
Ranked 104th. 35% more than Afghanistan

High school teachers > % female 27.59%
Ranked 90th.
60.36%
Ranked 38th. 2 times more than Afghanistan

Participation > School enrollment > Secondary > % gross 28.59%
Ranked 131st.
94.11%
Ranked 41st. 3 times more than Afghanistan

Participation > School enrollment > Secondary > Male > % gross 40.74%
Ranked 121st.
94.34%
Ranked 38th. 2 times more than Afghanistan

Inputs > Secondary education > Teachers > Female 9,053
Ranked 68th.
1.04 million
Ranked 1st. 115 times more than Afghanistan

Participation > Children out of school > Elementary > Male 795,669
Ranked 4th.
944,307
Ranked 4th. 19% more than Afghanistan

Participation > Children out of school > Elementary > Female 1.07 million
Ranked 4th. 39% more than United States
769,923
Ranked 4th.

Participation > School enrollment > Secondary > % net 26.85%
Ranked 97th.
88.31%
Ranked 22nd. 3 times more than Afghanistan

Participation > School enrollment > Secondary > Female > % gross 15.49%
Ranked 136th.
93.87%
Ranked 43th. 6 times more than Afghanistan

Participation > Secondary education > General pupils > % female 29.42%
Ranked 134th.
48.63%
Ranked 95th. 65% more than Afghanistan

Participation > Secondary education > Pupils > % female 26.06%
Ranked 147th.
48.63%
Ranked 69th. 87% more than Afghanistan

Participation > School enrollment > Secondary > Female > % net 14.6%
Ranked 104th.
88.98%
Ranked 21st. 6 times more than Afghanistan

Participation > School enrollment > Tertiary > Male > % gross 1.95%
Ranked 114th.
69.36%
Ranked 5th. 36 times more than Afghanistan

High school > Lower Secondary > Students per teacher 42.79
Ranked 6th. 3 times more than United States
14.52
Ranked 47th.

Services, etc., value added > % of GDP 53.55%
Ranked 66th.
79.4%
Ranked 11th. 48% more than Afghanistan

Public spending on education, total > % of GDP 1.73%
Ranked 56th.
5.62%
Ranked 41st. 3 times more than Afghanistan

Repeaters, primary, male > % of male enrollment 8.94%
Ranked 32nd.
0.0
Ranked 136th.

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