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Education Stats: compare key data on Bahrain & Saudi Arabia

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  • Adult literacy rate > Total: Adult literacy rate is the percentage of people ages 15 and above who can, with understanding, read and write a short, simple statement on their everyday life."
  • Children out of school, primary: Children out of school, primary. Out-of-school children of primary school age. Total is the total number of primary-school-age children who are not enrolled in either primary or secondary schools.
  • Children out of school, primary per 1000: Children out of school, primary. Out-of-school children of primary school age. Total is the total number of primary-school-age children who are not enrolled in either primary or secondary schools. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Children out of school, primary, female: Children out of school, primary, female. Out-of-school children of primary school age. Female is the total number of female primary-school-age children who are not enrolled in either primary or secondary schools.
  • College and university > Gender parity index: Country's gender parity index for college and university enrollment. For countries with a rating of over 1, more females are enrolled while countries with a rating under 1 have more males enrolled.
  • 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.
  • Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary: Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary. Pupil-teacher ratio. Secondary is the number of pupils enrolled in secondary school divided by the number of secondary school teachers.
  • Secondary education, duration > Years: Secondary education, duration (years). Duration of secondary education is the number of grades (years) in secondary education (ISCED 2 & 3).
  • Children out of school, primary, female per 1000: Children out of school, primary, female. Out-of-school children of primary school age. Female is the total number of female primary-school-age children who are not enrolled in either primary or secondary schools. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • College and university > Gender ratio: Ratio of female to male tertiary enrollment is the percentage of men to women enrolled at tertiary level in public and private schools.
  • Child care (preschool) > Duration: Number of years students study at the pre-primary (preschool) level. It should be noted that not all countries require pre-primary education.
  • Secondary education > Teachers > Per capita: Secondary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Duration of compulsory education: Duration of compulsory education is the number of grades (or years) that a child must legally be enrolled in school.
  • Secondary education, pupils: Secondary education, pupils. Enrolment in total secondary. Public and private. All programmes. Total is the total number of students enrolled at public and private secondary education institutions.
  • College and university > Private school share: Percentage of post-secondary students who attend a private school, college, or university.
  • School life expectancy > Total: School life expectancy and transition from primary to secondary for school years 1998/99 and 1999/00, published in http://www.uis.unesco.org accessed on Sept. 2002 and Women's Indicators and Statistics Database (Wistat), Version 4, CD-ROM (United Nations publication, Sales No. E.00.XVII.4) based on data provided by UNESCO in 1999.
  • Literacy > Adult literacy: Adult literacy rate (%).
  • 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.
  • Adult literacy rate > Female: Adult literacy rate is the percentage of people ages 15 and above who can, with understanding, read and write a short, simple statement on their everyday life."
  • Tertiary enrollment: Gross enrolment ratio, tertiary level is the sum of all tertiary level students enrolled at the start of the school year, expressed as a percentage of the mid-year population in the 5 year age group after the official secondary school leaving age.
  • High school > Gender ratio: Ratio of female to male secondary enrollment is the percentage of girls to boys enrolled at secondary level in public and private schools.
  • Compulsary education starting age: Age at which children must be enrolled in school.
  • Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary per million: Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary. Pupil-teacher ratio. Secondary is the number of pupils enrolled in secondary school divided by the number of secondary school teachers. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Literacy > Definition: This entry includes a definition of literacy and Census Bureau percentages for the total population, males, and females. There are no universal definitions and standards of literacy. Unless otherwise specified, all rates are based on the most common definition - the ability to read and write at a specified age. Detailing the standards that individual countries use to assess the ability to read and write is beyond the scope of our source. Information on literacy, while not a perfect measure of educational results, is probably the most easily available and valid for international comparisons.
  • High school > Upper secondary school duration: Number of years students study at the upper secondary (high school) level.
  • Literacy > Male: This entry includes a definition of literacy and Census Bureau percentages for the total population, males, and females. There are no universal definitions and standards of literacy. Unless otherwise specified, all rates are based on the most common definition - the ability to read and write at a specified age. Detailing the standards that individual countries use to assess the ability to read and write is beyond the scope of our source. Information on literacy, while not a perfect measure of educational results, is probably the most easily available and valid for international comparisons.
  • Spending > USD: Education expenditure refers to the current operating expenditures in education, including wages and salaries and excluding capital investments in buildings and equipment."
  • High school > Private school share: Percentage of secondary students who attend a private school.
  • Spending > Proportion: Education expenditure refers to the current operating expenditures in education, including wages and salaries and excluding capital investments in buildings and equipment. Expressed as a proportion of GNI."
  • Pupil-teacher ratio > Primary: Primary school pupil-teacher ratio is the number of pupils enrolled in primary school divided by the number of primary school teachers (regardless of their teaching assignment).
  • Child care (preschool) > Starting age: Average age at which students begin pre-primary (preschool) education.
  • 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.
  • Children out of school > Primary: Children out of school are the number of primary-school-age children not enrolled in primary or secondary school.
  • Secondary education, teachers per 1000: Secondary education, teachers. Teaching staff in total secondary. Public and private. Full and part-time. All programmes. Total is the total number of teachers in public and private secondary education institutions (ISCED 2 and 3). Teachers are persons employed full time or part time in an official capacity to guide and direct the learning experience of pupils and students, irrespective of their qualifications or the delivery mechanism, i.e. face-to-face and/or at a distance. This definition excludes educational personnel who have no active teaching duties (e.g. headmasters, headmistresses or principals who do not teach) and persons who work occasionally or in a voluntary capacity in educational institutions. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Secondary education, teachers: Secondary education, teachers. Teaching staff in total secondary. Public and private. Full and part-time. All programmes. Total is the total number of teachers in public and private secondary education institutions (ISCED 2 and 3). Teachers are persons employed full time or part time in an official capacity to guide and direct the learning experience of pupils and students, irrespective of their qualifications or the delivery mechanism, i.e. face-to-face and/or at a distance. This definition excludes educational personnel who have no active teaching duties (e.g. headmasters, headmistresses or principals who do not teach) and persons who work occasionally or in a voluntary capacity in educational institutions.
  • Child care (preschool) > Students per teacher: Number of students per teacher for pre-primary (preschool) education.
  • High school > Lower secondary school duration: Number of years students study at the lower secondary (middle school) level.
  • Children out of school, primary, male per 1000: Children out of school, primary, male. Out-of-school children of primary school age. Male is the total number of male primary-school-age children who are not enrolled in either primary or secondary schools. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Spending per student > High school: Public expenditure per student is the public current spending on education divided by the total number of students by level, as a percentage of GDP per capita. Public expenditure (current and capital) includes government spending on educational institutions (both public and private), education administration as well as subsidies for private entities (students/households and other privates entities)."
  • Secondary education, general pupils: Secondary education, general pupils. Enrolment in total secondary. Public and private. General programmes. Total is the total number of students enrolled in general programmes at public and private secondary education institutions.
  • High school > Gender parity index: Country's gender parity index for secondary level enrollment. For countries with a rating of over 1, more females are enrolled while countries with a rating under 1 have more males enrolled.
  • Scientific and technical journal articles: Scientific and technical journal articles refer to the number of scientific and engineering articles published in the following fields: physics, biology, chemistry, mathematics, clinical medicine, biomedical research, engineering and technology, and earth and space sciences.
  • College and university > Teachers > Proportion of teachers female: Percentage of country's college and university professors that are female.
  • Tertiary > Students studying abroad proportion: The number of students from a given country studying abroad in a given year, expressed as a percentage of total tertiary enrollment in that country. Ratios greater than 100 % are possible, because those currently studying abroad do not count towards total enrollment.
  • Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Scouting > Genders admitted: Admits boys/girls.
  • Elementary (primary school) > Starting age: Average age at which students begin primary education.
  • Children out of school, primary, male: Children out of school, primary, male. Out-of-school children of primary school age. Male is the total number of male primary-school-age children who are not enrolled in either primary or secondary schools.
  • High school > Students per teacher: Number of students per teacher for all levels of secondary education.
  • Secondary education > General pupils: Secondary general pupils are the number of secondary students enrolled in general education programs, including teacher training.
  • Spending per student > Elementary school: Public expenditure per student is the public current spending on education divided by the total number of students by level, as a percentage of GDP per capita. Public expenditure (current and capital) includes government spending on educational institutions (both public and private), education administration as well as subsidies for private entities (students/households and other privates entities)."
  • Secondary school starting age > Years: Secondary school starting age (years). Entrance age of 2A lower secondary is the age at which students would enter lower secondary education, assuming they had started at the official entrance age for the lowest level of education, had studied full-time throughout and had progressed through the system without repeating or skipping a grade.
  • High school starting age > Years: Secondary school starting age is the age at which students would enter secondary education, assuming they had started at the official entrance age for the lowest level of education, had studied full-time throughout and had progressed through the system without repeating or skipping a grade."
  • Primary education > Teachers > Per capita: Primary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Literacy > Female literates > Aged 15-19 per thousand people: Number of females aged 15-19 years, who are literate. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • High school > Population with at least high school education > Women: Population with at least high school education > Women.
  • Elementary school graduate rate: Persistence to last grade of primary is the percentage of children enrolled in the first grade of primary school who eventually reach the last grade of primary education. The estimate is based on the reconstructed cohort method.
  • Literacy rate > People aged 15-24: Youth literacy rate is the percentage of people ages 15-24 who can, with understanding, read and write a short, simple statement on their everyday life."
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Literacy > Female literates > Aged over 10 per thousand people: Number of females older than 10 years, who are literate. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level > Per capita: Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Tertiary > Students studying abroad per thousand people: Total number of post-secondary students who were studying abroad during given year. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Outcomes > Secondary education > Duration > Years: Secondary education, duration (years) is the number of grades (years) in secondary school."
  • Teacher student ratio > High school: Secondary school pupil-teacher ratio is the number of pupils enrolled in secondary school divided by the number of secondary school teachers (regardless of their teaching assignment).
  • Children out of school > Primary per 1000: Children out of school are the number of primary-school-age children not enrolled in primary or secondary school. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • 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).
  • Literacy rate > Females aged 15-24: Youth literacy rate is the percentage of people ages 15-24 who can, with understanding, read and write a short, simple statement on their everyday life."
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Literacy > Literates > Aged 15-19 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • High school > Lower secondary starting age: Average age at which students begin lower secondary (middle school) education.
  • Elementary (primary) school) > Private school share: Percentage of primary students who attend a private school.
  • 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.
  • Literacy rate > Males aged 15-24: Youth literacy rate is the percentage of people ages 15-24 who can, with understanding, read and write a short, simple statement on their everyday life."
  • 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.
  • Elementary (primary) school > Trained teachers > Both sexes: Percentage of all primary teachers with at least the minimum level of traning required to teach at the primary level.
  • 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.
  • Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 30-34 per thousand people: Compares countries by number of illiterate individuals, in the age range 30 to 34. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • 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.
  • Illiterate population by sex > Aged 15+ per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Progression to secondary school: 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.
  • Children out of school > Primary > Per capita: Children out of school are the number of primary-school-age children not enrolled in primary or secondary school. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Literacy > Literates > Aged 15-19: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 35-39: Compares countries by number of illiterate individuals, in the age range 35 to 39. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems
  • 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.
  • Secondary education > Vocational pupils: Secondary vocational pupils are the number of secondary students enrolled in technical and vocational education programs, including teacher training.
  • Primary education > Teachers: Primary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers.
  • Literacy > Literates > Aged over 10 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 10-14: Compares countries by number of male illiterates, in the age range 10 to 14. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems
  • Literacy > Male illiterates > Aged 35-39 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Private school enrolment > Primary level: Private sector enrolment share, primary level is the share of primary school pupils who attend a privately managed school, regardless of whether or not the school receives subsidies from the government.
  • Outcomes > Primary education > Duration > Years: Primary duration refers to the number of years of full-time equivalent duration in primary education in the school system according to ISCED.
  • Primary education > Teachers per 1000: Primary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • 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.
  • Literacy > Men above 14 years: Percent of male population above the age of 14 years that is literate.
  • Children out of school > Primary > Female > Per capita: Children out of school are the number of primary-school-age children not enrolled in primary or secondary school. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Female enrolment share > Primary level: Girls' enrolment share, primary level is the number of girls enrolled in primary school, expressed as a percentage of the total number of pupils in primary school.
  • Primary school starting age > Years: Primary school starting age (years). Entrance age of primary is the age at which students would enter primary education, assuming they had started at the official entrance age for the lowest level of education, had studied full-time throughout and had progressed through the system without repeating or skipping a grade.
  • Scouting > Members: Members of boy or girl scout groups which are members of the World Organization of the Scout Movement (WOSM).
  • 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 > 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.
  • Secondary education > General pupils per 1000: Secondary general pupils are the number of secondary students enrolled in general education programs, including teacher training. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Children out of school > Primary > Male: Children out of school are the number of primary-school-age children not enrolled in primary or secondary school.
  • Elementary (primary) school > Gender parity index: Country's gender parity index in primary, or elementary, school. For countries with a rating of over 1, more females are enrolled while countries with a rating under 1 have more males enrolled. 
  • Female enrolment share > Secondary level: Girls' enrolment share, secondary level is the number of girls enrolled in secondary school, expressed as a percentage of the total number of pupils in secondary school.
  • Post-Secondary Non-Tertiary > Teachers > Women: Number of female teaching staff in post-secondary non-tertiary education. Post-secondary non-tertiary education serves to broaden the knowledge of participants, who have already gained an upper secondary qualification.
  • Private school enrolment > Secondary level: Private sector enrolment share, secondary level is the share of students in general secondary education who attend a privately managed school, regardless of whether or not the school receives subsidies from the government.
  • Education enrolment by level > Secondary level per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 25-29 per thousand people: Compares countries by number of illiterate individuals, in the age range 25 to 29. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 20-24: Compares countries by number of illiterate individuals, in the age range 20 to 24. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems
  • Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged 35-39 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 15-19 per thousand people: Compares countries by number of illiterate individuals, in the age range 15 to 19. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged 25-29 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Literates > Aged 40-44 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 50-54 per thousand people: Compares countries by number of illiterate individuals, in the age range 50 to 54. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Female literates > Aged 15-19: Number of females aged 15-19 years, who are literate.
  • Literacy > Male illiterates > Aged 35-39: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • Scouting > Members per thousand people: Membership (from 2012). Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Elementary school repeaters > Female: Repeaters in primary school are the number of students enrolled in the same grade as in the previous year, as a percentage of all students enrolled in primary school."
  • Elementary school repeaters > Male: Repeaters in primary school are the number of students enrolled in the same grade as in the previous year, as a percentage of all students enrolled in primary school."
  • Children out of school > Primary > Male > Per capita: Children out of school are the number of primary-school-age children not enrolled in primary or secondary school. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • High school teachers: Secondary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers.
  • Elementary school teachers: Primary 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.
  • Literacy > Women above 14 years: Percent of female population above the age of 14 years that is literate.
  • Gender ratio > Literacy rate of 15-24 year-olds: Literacy gender parity rate of 15-24 year olds in each country. This number is achieved by dividing the total amount of females who are literate by the total amount of males who are literate. Numbers below 1 mean that more males are literate, while numbers over 1 indicate that more females are literate, with the difference in the numbers indicating to what extent this is true. For instance, in Chad (with a parity rate of .42%) a substantial amount of more males are literate than females. These numbers are only for 15-24 year olds.
  • Teachers' Day date: Date when Teacher's Day is celebrated around the world.
  • Illiterate population by sex > Aged 15+ > Per capita: Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Illiterate population by sex > Aged 15+ > Women per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Intake ratio to last grade of primary > Females: Number of female entrants in the last grade of primary education (regardless of age) expressed as a percentage of the female population at entrance age to the last grade.
  • Pupils-teacher ratio > Secondary level: Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary level is the average number of pupils per teacher in secondary education. Cross-country comparisons may be affected by such factors as the composition of teachers by part- and full-time employment.
  • Pupils reaching grade 5: Pupils reaching grade 5 is the percentage of children who start primary school and eventually reach grade 5.
  • Progression to secondary level: Progression to secondary level is the number of new entrants to the first grade of general secondary education, expressed as a percentage of the number of pupils in the final grade of primary school in the previous year.
  • Participation > School enrollment > Secondary > % net: Net enrollment ratio is the ratio of children of official school age based on the International Standard Classification of Education 1997 who are enrolled in school to the population of the corresponding official school age. Secondary education completes the provision of basic education that began at the primary level, and aims at laying the foundations for lifelong learning and human development, by offering more subject- or skill-oriented instruction using more specialized teachers."
  • Participation > School enrollment > Secondary > Female > % gross: Gross enrollment ratio is the ratio of total enrollment, regardless of age, to the population of the age group that officially corresponds to the level of education shown. Secondary education completes the provision of basic education that began at the primary level, and aims at laying the foundations for lifelong learning and human development, by offering more subject- or skill-oriented instruction using more specialized teachers."
  • Participation > Secondary education > 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.
  • Literacy > Illiterates > Aged over 65: Compares countries by number of illiterate individuals aged over 65. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems
  • Literacy > Male literates > Aged 25-29: Compares countries by number of male illiterates, in the age range 25 to 29. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems
  • Literacy > Male literates > Aged 40-44: Compares countries by number of male literates, in the age range 40 to 44. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems
  • Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 25-29: Compares countries by number of illiterate individuals, in the age range 25 to 29. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems
  • Literacy > Female literates > Aged 60-64: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • Literacy > Male literates > Aged 50-54: Compares countries by number of male literates, in the age range 50 to 54. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems.
  • Literacy > Male illiterates > Aged 55-59 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • 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."
  • Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 20-24 per thousand people: Compares countries by number of illiterate individuals, in the age range 20 to 24. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Literates > Aged 35-39: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • Literacy > Female literates > Aged 30-34: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • 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.
  • Literacy > Female literates > Aged 20-24: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • 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.
  • Literacy > Literates > Aged 25-29: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged 20-24: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged 25-29: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • 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.
  • Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged 40-44: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • Literacy > Male illiterates > Aged 40-44: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • Literacy > Female literates > Aged 50-54: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • Literacy > Literates > Aged 55-59: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • Literacy > Female literates > Aged 45-49: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged 60-64: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • Unemployment with secondary education, male > % of male unemployment: Unemployment with secondary education, male (% of male unemployment). Unemployment by level of educational attainment shows the unemployed by level of educational attainment, as a percentage of the unemployed. The levels of educational attainment accord with the International Standard Classification of Education 1997 of the United Nations Educational, Cultural, and Scientific Organization (UNESCO).
  • Literacy > Literates > Aged 40-44: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • 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).
  • Literacy > Female literates > Aged 60-64 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged 20-24 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Literates > Aged 30-34 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Male illiterates > Aged 50-54 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Female literates > Aged 45-49 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Female literates > Aged 55-59 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Labor force with secondary education, female > % of female labor force: Labor force with secondary education, female (% of female labor force). Labor force with secondary education is the proportion of the labor force that has a secondary education, as a percentage of the total labor force.
  • Unemployment with secondary education, female > % of female unemployment: Unemployment with secondary education, female (% of female unemployment). Unemployment by level of educational attainment shows the unemployed by level of educational attainment, as a percentage of the unemployed. The levels of educational attainment accord with the International Standard Classification of Education 1997 of the United Nations Educational, Cultural, and Scientific Organization (UNESCO).
  • Literacy rate > Youth total > % of people ages 15-24: Youth literacy rate is the percentage of people ages 15-24 who can, with understanding, read and write a short, simple statement on their everyday life.
  • Grade 1 intake rate: Total number of new entrants in first grade of primary education, regardless of age, expressed as a percentage of the population at the official primary school-entrance age
  • 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.
  • Ratio of female to male enrollments in tertiary education: Ratio of female to male tertiary enrollment is the percentage of men to women enrolled at tertiary level in public and private schools.
  • Secondary education > Pupils > % female: Female pupils as a percentage of total pupils at secondary level includes enrollments in public and private schools.
  • Literacy rate > Adult total > % of people ages 15 and above: Adult literacy rate is the percentage of people ages 15 and above who can, with understanding, read and write a short, simple statement on their everyday life.
  • 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."
  • Government spending on education > % of government spending: 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 > % 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.
  • 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, 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.
  • Primary completion rate, total > % of relevant age group: Primary completion rate, total (% of relevant age group). Primary completion rate. Total is the total number of new entrants in the last grade of primary education, regardless of age, expressed as percentage of the total population of the theoretical entrance age to the last grade of primary. This indicator is also known as "gross intake rate to the last grade of primary." The ratio can exceed 100% due to over-aged and under-aged children who enter primary school late/early and/or repeat grades.
  • Gross intake ratio in first grade of primary education, female > % of relevant age group: Gross intake ratio in first grade of primary education, female (% of relevant age group). Gross intake ratio in first grade of primary education is the number of new entrants in the first grade of primary education regardless of age, expressed as a percentage of the population of the official primary entrance age.
  • 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.
  • Labor force with primary education, female > % of female labor force: Labor force with primary education, female (% of female labor force). Labor force with primary education is the proportion of the labor force that has a primary education, as a percentage of the total labor force.
  • Labor force with tertiary education > % of total: Labor force with tertiary education (% of total). Labor force with tertiary education is the proportion of labor force that has a tertiary education, as a percentage of the total labor force.
  • Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged over 65: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • Literacy > Male literates > Aged 45-49 per thousand people: Compares countries by number of male literates in the age range 45 to 49. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 10-14 per thousand people: Compares countries by number of male illiterates, in the age range 10 to 14. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Male literates > Aged 30-34 per thousand people: Compares countries by number of male literates, in the age range 30 to 34. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Male literates > Aged 50-54 per thousand people: Compares countries by number of male literates, in the age range 50 to 54. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Male literates > Aged 40-44 per thousand people: Compares countries by number of male literates, in the age range 40 to 44. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Female literates > Aged over 65 per thousand people: Number of females older than 65 years, who are literate. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Male literates > Aged 20-24 per thousand people: Compares countries by number of male literates, in the age range 20 to 24. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Literates > Aged 45-49 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Male literates > Aged 10-14 per thousand people: Compares countries by number of male literates, in the age range 10 to 14. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Male literates > Aged over 65 per thousand people: Compares countries by number of illiterate individuals aged over 65. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Female literates > Aged 35-39 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people 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."
  • Participation > School enrollment > Primary > Private > % of total primary: Private enrollment refers to pupils or students enrolled in institutions that are not operated by a public authority but controlled and managed, whether for profit or not, by a private body such as a nongovernmental organisation, religious body, special interest group, foundation or business enterprise."
  • Persistence to grade 5 > Male > % of cohort: 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.
  • Adjusted savings > Education expenditure > % of GNI: Education expenditure refers to the current operating expenditures in education, including wages and salaries and excluding capital investments in buildings and equipment.
  • Public spending on education > Total > % of GDP: Public expenditure on education consists of current and capital public expenditure on education plus subsidies to private education at the primary, secondary, and tertiary levels.
  • Unemployment with primary education > % of total unemployment: Unemployment by level of educational attainment shows the unemployed by level of educational attainment, as a percentage of the unemployed. The levels of educational attainment accord with the International Standard Classification of Education 1997 of the United Nations Educational, Cultural, and Scientific Organization (UNESCO).
  • Unemployment with secondary education > % of total unemployment: Unemployment by level of educational attainment shows the unemployed by level of educational attainment, as a percentage of the unemployed. The levels of educational attainment accord with the International Standard Classification of Education 1997 of the United Nations Educational, Cultural, and Scientific Organization (UNESCO).
  • School enrollment > Secondary > 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.
  • 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.
  • Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged 50-54: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • Literacy rate > Youth male > % of males ages 15-24: Youth literacy rate is the percentage of people ages 15-24 who can, with understanding, read and write a short, simple statement on their everyday life.
  • Literacy rate > Adult female > % of females ages 15 and above: Adult literacy rate is the percentage of people ages 15 and above who can, with understanding, read and write a short, simple statement on their everyday life.
  • Literacy > Male illiterates > Aged 25-29: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
STAT Bahrain Saudi Arabia HISTORY
Adult literacy rate > Total 90.8
Ranked 53th. 6% more than Saudi Arabia
85.5
Ranked 68th.

Children out of school, primary 648
Ranked 111th.
216,025
Ranked 15th. 333 times more than Bahrain

Children out of school, primary per 1000 1.01
Ranked 99th.
7.64
Ranked 31st. 8 times more than Bahrain

Children out of school, primary, female 560
Ranked 97th.
58,579
Ranked 18th. 105 times more than Bahrain

College and university > Gender parity index 2.52
Ranked 4th. 2 times more than Saudi Arabia
1.06
Ranked 54th.

Compulsary education duration 9
Ranked 77th. The same as Saudi Arabia
9
Ranked 67th.

Government spending on education > Proportion of GDP 2.93%
Ranked 101st.
5.14%
Ranked 52nd. 75% more than Bahrain

High school enrolment rate 96.29
Ranked 51st. 2% more than Saudi Arabia
94.15
Ranked 51st.

Literacy > Female 85%
Ranked 85th. 20% more than Saudi Arabia
70.8%
Ranked 110th.
Literacy > Total population 89.1%
Ranked 82nd. 13% more than Saudi Arabia
78.8%
Ranked 112th.
Primary education, duration > Years 6
Ranked 132nd. The same as Saudi Arabia
6
Ranked 80th.

Primary education, teachers per 1000 6.16
Ranked 20th.
11.16
Ranked 1st. 81% more than Bahrain

Pupil-teacher ratio, primary 11.77
Ranked 67th. 8% more than Saudi Arabia
10.89
Ranked 68th.

Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary 9.82
Ranked 34th.
11.32
Ranked 77th. 15% more than Bahrain

Secondary education, duration > Years 6
Ranked 153th. The same as Saudi Arabia
6
Ranked 118th.

Children out of school, primary, female per 1000 0.874
Ranked 86th.
2.07
Ranked 35th. 2 times more than Bahrain

College and university > Gender ratio 253.14
Ranked 4th. 53% more than Saudi Arabia
165.47
Ranked 13th.

Child care (preschool) > Duration 3
Ranked 108th. The same as Saudi Arabia
3
Ranked 75th.

Secondary education > Teachers > Per capita 7.47 per 1,000 people
Ranked 37th. 78% more than Saudi Arabia
4.21 per 1,000 people
Ranked 53th.
Duration of compulsory education 9 years
Ranked 6th. 50% more than Saudi Arabia
6 years
Ranked 140th.
Secondary education, pupils 84,883
Ranked 54th.
3.17 million
Ranked 8th. 37 times more than Bahrain

College and university > Private school share 48.86%
Ranked 27th. 10 times more than Saudi Arabia
4.86%
Ranked 39th.

Girls to boys ratio > Primary level enrolment 0.99
Ranked 57th.
1
Ranked 35th. 1% more than Bahrain

School life expectancy > Total 13.5 years
Ranked 35th. 50% more than Saudi Arabia
9 years
Ranked 85th.
Literacy > Adult literacy 88.8%
Ranked 60th. 4% more than Saudi Arabia
85%
Ranked 71st.

Primary education, teachers 8,117
Ranked 57th.
315,626
Ranked 4th. 39 times more than Bahrain

Primary education, pupils 95,524
Ranked 71st.
3.44 million
Ranked 19th. 36 times more than Bahrain

Adult literacy rate > Female 89.4
Ranked 53th. 11% more than Saudi Arabia
80.2
Ranked 70th.

Tertiary enrollment 25.2%
Ranked 10th. 13% more than Saudi Arabia
22.4%
Ranked 11th.
High school > Gender ratio 104.22
Ranked 31st. 22% more than Saudi Arabia
85.37
Ranked 97th.

Compulsary education starting age 6
Ranked 71st. The same as Saudi Arabia
6
Ranked 53th.

Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary per million 7.45
Ranked 16th. 18 times more than Saudi Arabia
0.422
Ranked 88th.

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 127th. The same as Saudi Arabia
3
Ranked 91st.

Literacy > Male 91.9%
Ranked 87th. 9% more than Saudi Arabia
84.7%
Ranked 102nd.
Spending > USD 914.94 million
Ranked 78th.
34.41 billion
Ranked 16th. 38 times more than Bahrain

High school > Private school share 22.68%
Ranked 22nd. 80% more than Saudi Arabia
12.61%
Ranked 63th.

Spending > Proportion 4.36
Ranked 75th.
7.19
Ranked 7th. 65% more than Bahrain

Pupil-teacher ratio > Primary 16.37
Ranked 126th. 5% more than Saudi Arabia
15.66
Ranked 124th.
Child care (preschool) > Starting age 3
Ranked 183th. The same as Saudi Arabia
3
Ranked 138th.

High school repeaters > Male 6.03
Ranked 43th. 14% more than Saudi Arabia
5.31
Ranked 47th.

Literacy rates > Aged 15-24 97%
Ranked 15th. 1% more than Saudi Arabia
95.8%
Ranked 21st.

Preschool enrollment rate 105.26
Ranked 62nd. 7% more than Saudi Arabia
98.38
Ranked 97th.

Tertiary > Students studying abroad 3,863.18
Ranked 123th.
50,637
Ranked 11th. 13 times more than Bahrain

Primary completion rate 101
Ranked 25th. 19% more than Saudi Arabia
85
Ranked 78th.

Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level 19,079
Ranked 101st.
525,344
Ranked 37th. 28 times more than Bahrain

Elementary (primary school) > Duration 6
Ranked 139th. The same as Saudi Arabia
6
Ranked 86th.

Children out of school > Primary 1,328
Ranked 61st.
792,714
Ranked 9th. 597 times more than Bahrain

Secondary education, teachers per 1000 6.56
Ranked 14th.
9.86
Ranked 10th. 50% more than Bahrain

Secondary education, teachers 8,646
Ranked 25th.
264,141
Ranked 16th. 31 times more than Bahrain

Child care (preschool) > Students per teacher 15.03
Ranked 33th. 41% more than Saudi Arabia
10.69
Ranked 46th.

High school > Lower secondary school duration 3
Ranked 175th. The same as Saudi Arabia
3
Ranked 130th.

Children out of school, primary, male per 1000 0.137
Ranked 96th.
5.57
Ranked 24th. 41 times more than Bahrain

Spending per student > High school 17.2
Ranked 53th.
18.7
Ranked 36th. 9% more than Bahrain
Secondary education, general pupils 78,679
Ranked 66th.
3.06 million
Ranked 10th. 39 times more than Bahrain

Illiteracy rates by sex > Aged 15+ 10.9%
Ranked 79th.
21.3%
Ranked 51st. 95% more than Bahrain

High school > Gender parity index 1.04
Ranked 41st. 18% more than Saudi Arabia
0.885
Ranked 80th.

Scientific and technical journal articles 29
Ranked 103th.
573
Ranked 47th. 20 times more than Bahrain

College and university > Teachers > Proportion of teachers female 38%
Ranked 42nd. The same as Saudi Arabia
38%
Ranked 43th.
Tertiary > Students studying abroad proportion 11.95%
Ranked 26th. 2 times more than Saudi Arabia
4.96%
Ranked 67th.

Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level per 1000 26.04
Ranked 60th. 8% more than Saudi Arabia
24.07
Ranked 65th.

Scouting > Genders admitted boys only boys only
Elementary (primary school) > Starting age 6
Ranked 157th. The same as Saudi Arabia
6
Ranked 108th.

Children out of school, primary, male 88
Ranked 104th.
157,446
Ranked 12th. 1789 times more than Bahrain

High school > Students per teacher 9.82
Ranked 34th.
11.32
Ranked 78th. 15% more than Bahrain

Secondary education > General pupils 55,907
Ranked 75th.
2.65 million
Ranked 11th. 47 times more than Bahrain

Spending per student > Elementary school 15.38
Ranked 47th.
18.77
Ranked 26th. 22% more than Bahrain
Secondary school starting age > Years 12
Ranked 123th. The same as Saudi Arabia
12
Ranked 83th.

High school starting age > Years 12
Ranked 120th. The same as Saudi Arabia
12
Ranked 77th.

Primary education > Teachers > Per capita 7.12 per 1,000 people
Ranked 22nd. About the same as Saudi Arabia
7.09 per 1,000 people
Ranked 26th.
Literacy > Female literates > Aged 15-19 per thousand people 28.16
Ranked 13th.
43.43
Ranked 3rd. 54% more than Bahrain
Education enrolment by level > Primary level 81,887
Ranked 140th.
2.34 million
Ranked 52nd. 29 times more than Bahrain

High school > Population with at least high school education > Women 74.4%
Ranked 45th. 48% more than Saudi Arabia
50.3%
Ranked 86th.

Elementary school graduate rate 98.71
Ranked 18th. 2% more than Saudi Arabia
96.42
Ranked 27th.
Literacy rate > People aged 15-24 99.7
Ranked 22nd. 2% more than Saudi Arabia
97.3
Ranked 55th.

Primary education, pupils per 1000 72.49
Ranked 67th.
121.47
Ranked 45th. 68% more than Bahrain

Secondary education, pupils per 1000 64.41
Ranked 50th.
112.03
Ranked 7th. 74% more than Bahrain

Girls to boys ratio > Tertiary level enrolment 2.23
Ranked 5th. 52% more than Saudi Arabia
1.47
Ranked 18th.

Illiterate population by sex > Aged 15+ 54,300
Ranked 113th.
2.77 million
Ranked 34th. 51 times more than Bahrain

Girls to boys ratio > Secondary level enrolment 1.06
Ranked 35th. 10% more than Saudi Arabia
0.96
Ranked 92nd.

Literacy > Female literates > Aged over 10 per thousand people 186.63
Ranked 22nd.
253.3
Ranked 4th. 36% more than Bahrain
Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level > Per capita 27.41 per 1,000 people
Ranked 57th. 13% more than Saudi Arabia
24.33 per 1,000 people
Ranked 66th.

Tertiary > Students studying abroad per thousand people 2.99
Ranked 68th. 64% more than Saudi Arabia
1.82
Ranked 86th.

Outcomes > Secondary education > Duration > Years 6
Ranked 142nd. The same as Saudi Arabia
6
Ranked 101st.

Teacher student ratio > High school 12.4
Ranked 91st. 13% more than Saudi Arabia
11.02
Ranked 69th.

Children out of school > Primary per 1000 1.51
Ranked 65th.
32.11
Ranked 14th. 21 times more than Bahrain

High school repeaters > Female 3.15
Ranked 50th. 2% more than Saudi Arabia
3.08
Ranked 51st.

Illiterate population by sex > Aged 15+ > Women 30,000
Ranked 113th.
1.73 million
Ranked 35th. 58 times more than Bahrain

Teacher student ratio > Elementary school 16.37
Ranked 118th. 52% more than Saudi Arabia
10.75
Ranked 121st.

Literacy rate > Females aged 15-24 99.7
Ranked 25th. 4% more than Saudi Arabia
96.2
Ranked 63th.

Percentage of pupils starting grade 1 reaching grade 5 98.7%
Ranked 16th. 2% more than Saudi Arabia
97.1%
Ranked 28th.

Elementary school > Enrolled students 86,084
Ranked 116th.
3.21 million
Ranked 35th. 37 times more than Bahrain

Primary education > Duration > Years 6 years
Ranked 129th. The same as Saudi Arabia
6 years
Ranked 78th.

School enrolment rate > 1st grade 106.7
Ranked 42nd. 6% more than Saudi Arabia
100.62
Ranked 66th.

Secondary education, general pupils per 1000 59.7
Ranked 58th.
108.04
Ranked 10th. 81% more than Bahrain

Literacy > Literates > Aged 15-19 per thousand people 57.89
Ranked 13th.
88.74
Ranked 3rd. 53% more than Bahrain
High school > Lower secondary starting age 12
Ranked 126th. The same as Saudi Arabia
12
Ranked 84th.

Elementary (primary) school) > Private school share 32.85%
Ranked 11th. 3 times more than Saudi Arabia
10.08%
Ranked 44th.

Elementary school > Gender ratio 98.43
Ranked 67th. 2% more than Saudi Arabia
96.18
Ranked 95th.

High school enrolment rate > Female 97.94
Ranked 41st. 1% more than Saudi Arabia
96.51
Ranked 43th.

Illiteracy rates by sex > Aged 15+ > Women 15%
Ranked 73th.
29.3%
Ranked 49th. 95% more than Bahrain

Education enrolment ratio > Net > Primary level 98%
Ranked 37th. 26% more than Saudi Arabia
78%
Ranked 119th.

Duration of education > Secondary level 6
Ranked 130th. The same as Saudi Arabia
6
Ranked 96th.
Secondary education > Pupils 71,645
Ranked 71st.
2.73 million
Ranked 11th. 38 times more than Bahrain

Primary education > Pupils 83,299
Ranked 78th.
3.26 million
Ranked 22nd. 39 times more than Bahrain

High school > Population with at least high school education > Men 80.4%
Ranked 45th. 39% more than Saudi Arabia
57.9%
Ranked 79th.

Literacy rate > Males aged 15-24 99.8
Ranked 12th. 1% more than Saudi Arabia
98.4
Ranked 43th.

Education enrolment by level > Secondary level > Per capita 96.5 per 1,000 people
Ranked 56th. 4% more than Saudi Arabia
92.43 per 1,000 people
Ranked 67th.

Education enrolment by level > Percentage girls > Tertiary level 61.9%
Ranked 12th. 6% more than Saudi Arabia
58.25%
Ranked 25th.

Secondary education, vocational pupils 6,204
Ranked 43th.
103,555
Ranked 58th. 17 times more than Bahrain

Elementary (primary) school > Students per teacher 11.77
Ranked 67th. 8% more than Saudi Arabia
10.89
Ranked 68th.

Elementary (primary) school > Trained teachers > Both sexes 82.06%
Ranked 37th.
91.5%
Ranked 37th. 11% more than Bahrain
Secondary education > Teachers 5,198
Ranked 93th.
71,149
Ranked 41st. 14 times more than Bahrain
School enrolment rate > 5th grade 98.86
Ranked 15th. 2% more than Saudi Arabia
97.05
Ranked 17th.

Education enrolment by level > Secondary level 67,160
Ranked 127th.
2 million
Ranked 38th. 30 times more than Bahrain

Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 30-34 per thousand people 5.34
Ranked 3rd.
10.32
Ranked 6th. 93% more than Bahrain
Scientific and technical journal articles per million 45.25
Ranked 56th. 80% more than Saudi Arabia
25.07
Ranked 59th.

Duration of education > Primary level 6
Ranked 122nd. The same as Saudi Arabia
6
Ranked 74th.
Women to men parity index > As ratio of literacy rates > Aged 15-24 1
Ranked 6th. 2% more than Saudi Arabia
0.98
Ranked 21st.

Participation > Children out of school > Elementary 607
Ranked 102nd.
503,376
Ranked 14th. 829 times more than Bahrain

Participation > Ratio of girls to boys in primary and secondary education 101.2%
Ranked 34th. 11% more than Saudi Arabia
90.89%
Ranked 100th.

Education enrolment by level > Percentage girls > Primary level 48.91%
Ranked 33th. 2% more than Saudi Arabia
47.93%
Ranked 118th.

Illiterate population by sex > Aged 15+ per 1000 70.33
Ranked 75th.
121.3
Ranked 54th. 72% more than Bahrain

Progression to secondary school 97.1%
Ranked 23th. 2% more than Saudi Arabia
95.34%
Ranked 25th.
Literacy rates > Aged 15-24 > Women 97.3%
Ranked 14th. 3% more than Saudi Arabia
94.7%
Ranked 21st.

Children out of school > Primary > Per capita 1.83 per 1,000 people
Ranked 63th.
34.29 per 1,000 people
Ranked 15th. 19 times more than Bahrain

Literacy > Literates > Aged 15-19 72,446
Ranked 12th.
2.12 million
Ranked 2nd. 29 times more than Bahrain
Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 35-39 4,002
Ranked 11th.
298,442
Ranked 2nd. 75 times more than Bahrain
Education enrolment ratio > Net > Primary level > Women 98%
Ranked 34th. 24% more than Saudi Arabia
79%
Ranked 111th.

High school > Upper secondary starting age 15
Ranked 155th. The same as Saudi Arabia
15
Ranked 119th.

Elementary school starting age > Years 6
Ranked 149th. The same as Saudi Arabia
6
Ranked 98th.

Elementary school repeaters > All 1.95
Ranked 74th.
3.31
Ranked 65th. 70% more than Bahrain

Secondary education > General pupils > Per capita 76.94 per 1,000 people
Ranked 42nd.
114.48 per 1,000 people
Ranked 13th. 49% more than Bahrain

Education enrolment by level > Primary level per 1000 111.78
Ranked 87th. 4% more than Saudi Arabia
107.32
Ranked 99th.

Illiteracy rates by sex > Aged 15+ > Men 8.1%
Ranked 70th.
15.3%
Ranked 56th. 89% more than Bahrain

Education enrolment by level > Primary level > Per capita 0.118 per capita
Ranked 80th. 9% more than Saudi Arabia
0.108 per capita
Ranked 97th.

Education enrolment ratio > Net > Primary level > Men 98%
Ranked 37th. 27% more than Saudi Arabia
77%
Ranked 116th.

Literacy rates > Aged 15-24 > Men 96.8%
Ranked 14th.
97%
Ranked 18th. About the same as Bahrain

Pupils-teacher ratio > Primary level 17.2
Ranked 105th. 46% more than Saudi Arabia
11.8
Ranked 127th.
Elementary (primary school) > Teachers > Proportion of teachers female 76%
Ranked 2nd. 52% more than Saudi Arabia
50%
Ranked 76th.
Secondary education > Vocational pupils 15,738
Ranked 44th.
85,620
Ranked 21st. 5 times more than Bahrain

Primary education > Teachers 4,953
Ranked 122nd.
119,881
Ranked 31st. 24 times more than Bahrain
Education enrolment by level > Percentage girls > Secondary level 50.2%
Ranked 51st. 8% more than Saudi Arabia
46.34%
Ranked 126th.

Literacy > Literates > Aged over 10 per thousand people 393.37
Ranked 22nd.
624.01
Ranked 4th. 59% more than Bahrain
Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 10-14 187
Ranked 22nd.
45,211
Ranked 4th. 242 times more than Bahrain
Literacy > Male illiterates > Aged 35-39 per thousand people 2
Ranked 5th.
5.69
Ranked 5th. 3 times more than Bahrain
Private school enrolment > Primary level 19.7
Ranked 22nd. 3 times more than Saudi Arabia
6.6
Ranked 47th.
Outcomes > Primary education > Duration > Years 6
Ranked 132nd. The same as Saudi Arabia
6
Ranked 72nd.

Primary education > Teachers per 1000 6.76
Ranked 28th.
7.16
Ranked 27th. 6% more than Bahrain
Secondary education > Pupils per 1000 81.46
Ranked 35th.
110.66
Ranked 15th. 36% more than Bahrain

Literacy > Men above 14 years 88.6%
Ranked 18th. 1% more than Saudi Arabia
87.5%
Ranked 24th.

Children out of school > Primary > Female > Per capita 0.878 per 1,000 people
Ranked 64th.
15.87 per 1,000 people
Ranked 16th. 18 times more than Bahrain

Female enrolment share > Primary level 48.9%
Ranked 32nd. 2% more than Saudi Arabia
48%
Ranked 103th.
Primary school starting age > Years 6
Ranked 156th. The same as Saudi Arabia
6
Ranked 109th.

Scouting > Members 1,790
Ranked 127th.
19,260
Ranked 50th. 11 times more than Bahrain
Enrolment ratio > Secondary level 92.1%
Ranked 7th. 80% more than Saudi Arabia
51.1%
Ranked 64th.
Participation > Secondary education > General pupils 65,849
Ranked 107th.
2.79 million
Ranked 23th. 42 times more than Bahrain

Secondary education > Teachers per 1000 7.1
Ranked 42nd. 67% more than Saudi Arabia
4.25
Ranked 55th.
Ratio of female to male primary enrollment 99.14
Ranked 26th.
100.34
Ranked 14th. 1% more than Bahrain

Secondary education > General pupils per 1000 63.56
Ranked 60th.
107.19
Ranked 19th. 69% more than Bahrain

Children out of school > Primary > Male 690
Ranked 60th.
425,916
Ranked 7th. 617 times more than Bahrain

Elementary (primary) school > Gender parity index 0.992
Ranked 58th.
0.995
Ranked 37th. About the same as Bahrain

Female enrolment share > Secondary level 50.2%
Ranked 46th. 8% more than Saudi Arabia
46.3%
Ranked 101st.
Post-Secondary Non-Tertiary > Teachers > Women 281
Ranked 4th.
0.0
Ranked 38th.

Private school enrolment > Secondary level 15.8
Ranked 42nd. 4 times more than Saudi Arabia
3.7
Ranked 21st.
Education enrolment by level > Secondary level per 1000 91.68
Ranked 69th. About the same as Saudi Arabia
91.43
Ranked 70th.

Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 25-29 per thousand people 6.56
Ranked 2nd.
7.68
Ranked 6th. 17% more than Bahrain
Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 20-24 3,132
Ranked 12th.
108,957
Ranked 3rd. 35 times more than Bahrain
Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged 35-39 per thousand people 1.2
Ranked 7th.
6.83
Ranked 5th. 6 times more than Bahrain
Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 15-19 per thousand people 0.213
Ranked 13th.
2.72
Ranked 6th. 13 times more than Bahrain
Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged 25-29 per thousand people 2.25
Ranked 3rd.
3.72
Ranked 5th. 66% more than Bahrain
Literacy > Literates > Aged 40-44 per thousand people 81.53
Ranked 4th. 74% more than Saudi Arabia
46.99
Ranked 5th.
Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 50-54 per thousand people 3.13
Ranked 7th.
10.04
Ranked 5th. 3 times more than Bahrain
Literacy > Female literates > Aged 15-19 35,239
Ranked 12th.
1.04 million
Ranked 2nd. 29 times more than Bahrain
Literacy > Male illiterates > Aged 35-39 2,500
Ranked 11th.
135,562
Ranked 2nd. 54 times more than Bahrain
Scouting > Members per thousand people 1.36
Ranked 76th. Twice as much as Saudi Arabia
0.681
Ranked 106th.
Primary completion rate > Women 102
Ranked 26th. 19% more than Saudi Arabia
86
Ranked 72nd.

Elementary school repeaters > Female 1.85
Ranked 73th.
3.15
Ranked 59th. 70% more than Bahrain

Elementary school repeaters > Male 2.05
Ranked 76th.
3.47
Ranked 67th. 69% more than Bahrain

Percentage of pupils starting grade 1 reaching grade 5 > Men 100%
Ranked 9th. The same as Saudi Arabia
100%
Ranked 4th.

Children out of school > Primary > Male > Per capita 0.95 per 1,000 people
Ranked 59th.
18.42 per 1,000 people
Ranked 13th. 19 times more than Bahrain

High school teachers 5,198
Ranked 88th.
261,731
Ranked 13th. 50 times more than Bahrain

Elementary school teachers 4,953
Ranked 115th.
298,644
Ranked 11th. 60 times more than Bahrain

High school enrolment rate > Male 94.72
Ranked 49th. 3% more than Saudi Arabia
91.94
Ranked 50th.

Literacy > Women above 14 years 83.6%
Ranked 17th. 10% more than Saudi Arabia
76.3%
Ranked 22nd.

Gender ratio > Literacy rate of 15-24 year-olds 1%
Ranked 8th. 2% more than Saudi Arabia
0.98%
Ranked 10th.

Teachers' Day date 2/28/2011 2/28/2011
Illiterate population by sex > Aged 15+ > Per capita 76.93 per 1,000 people
Ranked 77th.
125.69 per 1,000 people
Ranked 52nd. 63% more than Bahrain

Illiterate population by sex > Aged 15+ > Women per 1000 38.86
Ranked 77th.
75.65
Ranked 53th. 95% more than Bahrain

Primary completion rate > Men 101
Ranked 26th. 19% more than Saudi Arabia
85
Ranked 73th.

Participation > Secondary education > Pupils 71,645
Ranked 112th.
2.73 million
Ranked 24th. 38 times more than Bahrain

Primary education > Pupils per 1000 94.71
Ranked 79th.
132.18
Ranked 50th. 40% more than Bahrain

Secondary education > Pupils > Per capita 98.6 per 1,000 people
Ranked 24th.
118.18 per 1,000 people
Ranked 13th. 20% more than Bahrain

Ratio of female to male secondary enrollment 105.93
Ranked 26th. 10% more than Saudi Arabia
96.13
Ranked 56th.

Intake ratio to last grade of primary > Females None
None

Pupils-teacher ratio > Secondary level 12.8
Ranked 92nd. The same as Saudi Arabia
12.8
Ranked 91st.
Pupils reaching grade 5 100.7
Ranked 5th. 7% more than Saudi Arabia
93.7
Ranked 24th.
Progression to secondary level 98.4
Ranked 9th.
99
Ranked 7th. 1% more than Bahrain
Participation > School enrollment > Secondary > % net 89.36%
Ranked 18th. 22% more than Saudi Arabia
73.05%
Ranked 61st.

Participation > School enrollment > Secondary > Female > % gross 98.87%
Ranked 30th. 13% more than Saudi Arabia
87.15%
Ranked 65th.

Participation > Secondary education > General pupils > % female 52.09%
Ranked 16th. 9% more than Saudi Arabia
47.91%
Ranked 99th.

Participation > Secondary education > Pupils > % female 49.54%
Ranked 45th. 7% more than Saudi Arabia
46.41%
Ranked 102nd.

Literacy > Illiterates > Aged over 65 13,281
Ranked 1st.
469,152
Ranked 2nd. 35 times more than Bahrain
Literacy > Male literates > Aged 25-29 121,427
Ranked 12th.
1.26 million
Ranked 1st. 10 times more than Bahrain
Literacy > Male literates > Aged 40-44 69,028
Ranked 13th.
792,454
Ranked 1st. 11 times more than Bahrain
Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 25-29 8,212
Ranked 11th.
183,127
Ranked 3rd. 22 times more than Bahrain
Literacy > Female literates > Aged 60-64 4,503
Ranked 12th.
27,805
Ranked 3rd. 6 times more than Bahrain
Literacy > Male literates > Aged 50-54 38,243
Ranked 13th.
321,857
Ranked 2nd. 8 times more than Bahrain
Literacy > Male illiterates > Aged 55-59 per thousand people 0.708
Ranked 10th.
2.73
Ranked 6th. 4 times more than Bahrain
Participation > School enrollment > Tertiary > Male > % gross 17.56%
Ranked 67th.
22.58%
Ranked 56th. 29% more than Bahrain

Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 20-24 per thousand people 2.5
Ranked 5th.
4.57
Ranked 6th. 83% more than Bahrain
Literacy > Literates > Aged 35-39 127,700
Ranked 13th.
1.56 million
Ranked 1st. 12 times more than Bahrain
Literacy > Female literates > Aged 30-34 47,673
Ranked 13th.
721,544
Ranked 1st. 15 times more than Bahrain
School enrollment > Primary > Female > % net 97.15% net
Ranked 7th. 23% more than Saudi Arabia
79.16% net
Ranked 59th.

Literacy > Female literates > Aged 20-24 44,194
Ranked 12th.
884,390
Ranked 1st. 20 times more than Bahrain
School enrollment > Primary > Male > % net 97.15% net
Ranked 11th. 27% more than Saudi Arabia
76.75% net
Ranked 66th.

Literacy > Literates > Aged 25-29 174,020
Ranked 13th.
2.11 million
Ranked 1st. 12 times more than Bahrain
Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged 20-24 1,816
Ranked 10th.
62,040
Ranked 3rd. 34 times more than Bahrain
Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged 25-29 2,810
Ranked 10th.
88,602
Ranked 3rd. 32 times more than Bahrain
Services, etc., value added > % of GDP 59.19%
Ranked 61st. 68% more than Saudi Arabia
35.18%
Ranked 100th.

Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged 40-44 1,786
Ranked 10th.
167,134
Ranked 2nd. 94 times more than Bahrain
Literacy > Male illiterates > Aged 40-44 2,346
Ranked 11th.
131,419
Ranked 2nd. 56 times more than Bahrain
Literacy > Female literates > Aged 50-54 18,394
Ranked 12th.
97,026
Ranked 3rd. 5 times more than Bahrain
Literacy > Literates > Aged 55-59 32,026
Ranked 13th.
215,904
Ranked 2nd. 7 times more than Bahrain
Literacy > Female literates > Aged 45-49 26,828
Ranked 12th.
190,198
Ranked 2nd. 7 times more than Bahrain
Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged 60-64 2,290
Ranked 10th.
121,558
Ranked 2nd. 53 times more than Bahrain
Unemployment with secondary education, male > % of male unemployment 57.1%
Ranked 9th. 9% more than Saudi Arabia
52.4%
Ranked 13th.

Literacy > Literates > Aged 40-44 102,034
Ranked 13th.
1.12 million
Ranked 1st. 11 times more than Bahrain
Public spending on education, total > % of GDP 2.93%
Ranked 102nd.
5.14%
Ranked 52nd. 75% more than Bahrain

Literacy > Female literates > Aged 60-64 per thousand people 3.6
Ranked 14th. 3 times more than Saudi Arabia
1.17
Ranked 5th.
Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged 20-24 per thousand people 1.45
Ranked 4th.
2.6
Ranked 5th. 79% more than Bahrain
Literacy > Literates > Aged 30-34 per thousand people 123.66
Ranked 2nd. 57% more than Saudi Arabia
78.82
Ranked 2nd.
Literacy > Male illiterates > Aged 50-54 per thousand people 1.07
Ranked 9th.
3.92
Ranked 6th. 4 times more than Bahrain
Literacy > Female literates > Aged 45-49 per thousand people 21.44
Ranked 13th. 3 times more than Saudi Arabia
7.98
Ranked 5th.
Literacy > Female literates > Aged 55-59 per thousand people 7.89
Ranked 13th. 4 times more than Saudi Arabia
2.09
Ranked 5th.
Labor force with secondary education, female > % of female labor force 34.5%
Ranked 46th. 88% more than Saudi Arabia
18.4%
Ranked 55th.

Unemployment with secondary education, female > % of female unemployment 64.7%
Ranked 5th. 3 times more than Saudi Arabia
20.9%
Ranked 23th.

Literacy rate > Youth total > % of people ages 15-24 97.02%
Ranked 48th. 1% more than Saudi Arabia
95.91%
Ranked 55th.

Grade 1 intake rate 83.1
Ranked 14th. 89% more than Saudi Arabia
44
Ranked 52nd.
School enrollment > Preprimary > % gross 46.83% gross
Ranked 40th. 5 times more than Saudi Arabia
10.02% gross
Ranked 67th.

Ratio of female to male enrollments in tertiary education 223.09
Ranked 3rd. 52% more than Saudi Arabia
146.73
Ranked 13th.

Secondary education > Pupils > % female 49.97% female
Ranked 28th. 4% more than Saudi Arabia
48.12% female
Ranked 50th.

Literacy rate > Adult total > % of people ages 15 and above 86.55%
Ranked 62nd. 9% more than Saudi Arabia
79.35%
Ranked 73th.

Government spending on education > % of GDP 2.93%
Ranked 101st.
5.14%
Ranked 52nd. 75% more than Bahrain

Participation > School enrollment > Primary > Female > % net 97.45%
Ranked 24th. 16% more than Saudi Arabia
83.96%
Ranked 84th.

Government spending on education > % of government spending 11.72%
Ranked 41st.
19.26%
Ranked 18th. 64% more than Bahrain

Participation > School enrollment > Primary > Female > % gross 104.42%
Ranked 59th. 8% more than Saudi Arabia
96.45%
Ranked 103th.

School enrollment, primary, private > % of total primary 32.85%
Ranked 11th. 3 times more than Saudi Arabia
10.08%
Ranked 44th.

Primary education, pupils > % female 48.83%
Ranked 28th.
49.43%
Ranked 16th. 1% more than Bahrain

School enrollment, primary, female > % gross 102.41%
Ranked 65th.
105.96%
Ranked 36th. 3% more than Bahrain

Primary completion rate, total > % of relevant age group 99.08%
Ranked 28th.
105.96%
Ranked 7th. 7% more than Bahrain

Gross intake ratio in first grade of primary education, female > % of relevant age group 97.1%
Ranked 91st.
100.35%
Ranked 48th. 3% more than Bahrain

Secondary education, general pupils > % female 51.9%
Ranked 11th. 7% more than Saudi Arabia
48.29%
Ranked 51st.

Total enrollment, primary, male > % net 99.76%
Ranked 9th. 10% more than Saudi Arabia
90.95%
Ranked 31st.

Labor force with primary education, female > % of female labor force 17.8%
Ranked 42nd.
23.3%
Ranked 27th. 31% more than Bahrain

Labor force with tertiary education > % of total 9.8%
Ranked 61st.
20.7%
Ranked 38th. 2 times more than Bahrain

Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged over 65 9,055
Ranked 1st.
267,513
Ranked 2nd. 30 times more than Bahrain
Literacy > Male literates > Aged 45-49 per thousand people 40.41
Ranked 2nd. 77% more than Saudi Arabia
22.82
Ranked 4th.
Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 10-14 per thousand people 0.268
Ranked 19th.
1.9
Ranked 6th. 7 times more than Bahrain
Literacy > Male literates > Aged 30-34 per thousand people 85.57
Ranked 2nd. 76% more than Saudi Arabia
48.55
Ranked 2nd.
Literacy > Male literates > Aged 50-54 per thousand people 30.56
Ranked 3rd. 2 times more than Saudi Arabia
13.5
Ranked 5th.
Literacy > Male literates > Aged 40-44 per thousand people 55.16
Ranked 2nd. 66% more than Saudi Arabia
33.24
Ranked 3rd.
Literacy > Female literates > Aged over 65 per thousand people 3.39
Ranked 3rd. 2 times more than Saudi Arabia
1.4
Ranked 2nd.
Literacy > Male literates > Aged 20-24 per thousand people 51.98
Ranked 5th. 23% more than Saudi Arabia
42.43
Ranked 3rd.
Literacy > Literates > Aged 45-49 per thousand people 61.84
Ranked 6th. Twice as much as Saudi Arabia
30.8
Ranked 5th.
Literacy > Male literates > Aged 10-14 per thousand people 36.02
Ranked 14th.
52.18
Ranked 1st. 45% more than Bahrain
Literacy > Male literates > Aged over 65 per thousand people 6.92
Ranked 3rd. 27% more than Saudi Arabia
5.46
Ranked 2nd.
Literacy > Female literates > Aged 35-39 per thousand people 31.65
Ranked 8th. 44% more than Saudi Arabia
22.04
Ranked 5th.
Participation > School enrollment > Preprimary > % gross 53.81%
Ranked 68th. 5 times more than Saudi Arabia
10.86%
Ranked 102nd.

Participation > School enrollment > Primary > % net 97.85%
Ranked 18th. 16% more than Saudi Arabia
84.55%
Ranked 85th.

Participation > School enrollment > Primary > Male > % gross 106.08%
Ranked 60th. 6% more than Saudi Arabia
100.28%
Ranked 93th.

Participation > School enrollment > Primary > Male > % net 98.25%
Ranked 17th. 15% more than Saudi Arabia
85.13%
Ranked 85th.

Participation > School enrollment > Primary > Private > % of total primary 27.81%
Ranked 23th. 3 times more than Saudi Arabia
8.11%
Ranked 68th.

Persistence to grade 5 > Male > % of cohort 100%
Ranked 1st. The same as Saudi Arabia
100%
Ranked 2nd.

Adjusted savings > Education expenditure > % of GNI 4.36% of GNI
Ranked 72nd.
7.19% of GNI
Ranked 11th. 65% more than Bahrain

Public spending on education > Total > % of GDP 3.94%
Ranked 69th.
6.75%
Ranked 8th. 71% more than Bahrain

Unemployment with primary education > % of total unemployment 32.5%
Ranked 12th. 3 times more than Saudi Arabia
12.3%
Ranked 3rd.

Unemployment with secondary education > % of total unemployment 41.1%
Ranked 26th.
43.9%
Ranked 1st. 7% more than Bahrain

School enrollment > Secondary > Male > % gross 95.88% gross
Ranked 8th. 7% more than Saudi Arabia
89.25% gross
Ranked 19th.

Percentage of pupils starting grade 1 reaching grade 5 > Women 97.4%
Ranked 25th. 3% more than Saudi Arabia
94.2%
Ranked 35th.

School enrollment > Primary > % net 97.15% net
Ranked 9th. 25% more than Saudi Arabia
77.93% net
Ranked 68th.

Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged 50-54 2,578
Ranked 10th.
145,905
Ranked 2nd. 57 times more than Bahrain
Literacy rate > Youth male > % of males ages 15-24 96.83%
Ranked 50th.
98.07%
Ranked 39th. 1% more than Bahrain

Literacy rate > Adult female > % of females ages 15 and above 83.56%
Ranked 60th. 21% more than Saudi Arabia
69.29%
Ranked 76th.

Literacy > Male illiterates > Aged 25-29 5,402
Ranked 10th.
94,525
Ranked 3rd. 17 times more than Bahrain

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