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Education Stats: compare key data on Bangladesh & Pakistan

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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."
  • Average years of schooling of adults: Average years of schooling of adults is the years of formal schooling received, on average, by adults over age 15. (Data Source: Barro-Lee Data Set www.worldbank.org/html/prdmg/grthweb/ddbarle2.htm)
  • Children out of school, primary: Children out of school, primary. Out-of-school children of primary school age. Total is the total number of primary-school-age children who are not enrolled in either primary or secondary schools.
  • Children out of school, primary per 1000: Children out of school, primary. Out-of-school children of primary school age. Total is the total number of primary-school-age children who are not enrolled in either primary or secondary schools. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Children out of school, primary, female: Children out of school, primary, female. Out-of-school children of primary school age. Female is the total number of female primary-school-age children who are not enrolled in either primary or secondary schools.
  • College and university > Gender parity index: Country's gender parity index for college and university enrollment. For countries with a rating of over 1, more females are enrolled while countries with a rating under 1 have more males enrolled.
  • 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 > 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).
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Literacy > Adult literacy: Adult literacy rate (%).
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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."
  • 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.
  • Secondary education, teachers: Secondary education, teachers. Teaching staff in total secondary. Public and private. Full and part-time. All programmes. Total is the total number of teachers in public and private secondary education institutions (ISCED 2 and 3). Teachers are persons employed full time or part time in an official capacity to guide and direct the learning experience of pupils and students, irrespective of their qualifications or the delivery mechanism, i.e. face-to-face and/or at a distance. This definition excludes educational personnel who have no active teaching duties (e.g. headmasters, headmistresses or principals who do not teach) and persons who work occasionally or in a voluntary capacity in educational institutions.
  • Secondary education, teachers per 1000: Secondary education, teachers. Teaching staff in total secondary. Public and private. Full and part-time. All programmes. Total is the total number of teachers in public and private secondary education institutions (ISCED 2 and 3). Teachers are persons employed full time or part time in an official capacity to guide and direct the learning experience of pupils and students, irrespective of their qualifications or the delivery mechanism, i.e. face-to-face and/or at a distance. This definition excludes educational personnel who have no active teaching duties (e.g. headmasters, headmistresses or principals who do not teach) and persons who work occasionally or in a voluntary capacity in educational institutions. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Child care (preschool) > Students per teacher: Number of students per teacher for pre-primary (preschool) education.
  • High school > Lower secondary school duration: Number of years students study at the lower secondary (middle school) level.
  • Children out of school, primary, male per 1000: Children out of school, primary, male. Out-of-school children of primary school age. Male is the total number of male primary-school-age children who are not enrolled in either primary or secondary schools. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Secondary education, general pupils: Secondary education, general pupils. Enrolment in total secondary. Public and private. General programmes. Total is the total number of students enrolled in general programmes at public and private secondary education institutions.
  • High school > Gender parity index: Country's gender parity index for secondary level enrollment. For countries with a rating of over 1, more females are enrolled while countries with a rating under 1 have more males enrolled.
  • Scientific and technical journal articles: Scientific and technical journal articles refer to the number of scientific and engineering articles published in the following fields: physics, biology, chemistry, mathematics, clinical medicine, biomedical research, engineering and technology, and earth and space sciences.
  • College and university > Teachers > Proportion of teachers female: Percentage of country's college and university professors that are female.
  • Tertiary > Students studying abroad proportion: The number of students from a given country studying abroad in a given year, expressed as a percentage of total tertiary enrollment in that country. Ratios greater than 100 % are possible, because those currently studying abroad do not count towards total enrollment.
  • Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • 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.
  • 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."
  • Secondary education, pupils per 1000: Secondary education, pupils. Enrolment in total secondary. Public and private. All programmes. Total is the total number of students enrolled at public and private secondary education institutions. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Primary education, pupils per 1000: Primary education, pupils. Enrolment in primary. Public and private. All programmes. Total is the total number of students enrolled in public and private primary education institutions. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • 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).
  • Inequality adjusted index: Inequality-adjusted Human Development Index.
  • High school repeaters > Female: Repeaters in secondary school are the number of students enrolled in the same grade as in the previous year, as a percentage of all students enrolled in secondary school."
  • Teacher student ratio > Elementary school: Primary school pupil-teacher ratio is the number of pupils enrolled in primary school divided by the number of primary school teachers (regardless of their teaching assignment).
  • Proportion of education spending on teachers' salaries: Percentage of public education funding for all levels that goes to teachers' salaries.
  • 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.
  • Services, etc., value added > Constant 2000 US$ per capita: Services, etc., value added (constant 2000 US$). Services correspond to ISIC divisions 50-99. They include value added in wholesale and retail trade (including hotels and restaurants), transport, and government, financial, professional, and personal services such as education, health care, and real estate services. Also included are imputed bank service charges, import duties, and any statistical discrepancies noted by national compilers as well as discrepancies arising from rescaling. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources. The industrial origin of value added is determined by the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC), revision 3. Data are in constant 2005 U.S. dollars. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • School enrolment rate > 1st grade: Gross intake rate in grade 1 is the number of new entrants in the first grade of primary education regardless of age, expressed as a percentage of the population of the official primary entrance age."
  • Secondary education, general pupils per 1000: Secondary education, general pupils. Enrolment in total secondary. Public and private. General programmes. Total is the total number of students enrolled in general programmes at public and private secondary education institutions. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • 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.
  • Elementary (primary) school) > Private school share: Percentage of primary students who attend a private school.
  • High school > Lower secondary starting age: Average age at which students begin lower secondary (middle school) education.
  • Elementary school > Gender ratio: Ratio of female to male primary enrollment is the percentage of girls to boys enrolled at primary level in public and private schools.
  • High school enrolment rate > Female: Progression to secondary school refers to the number of new entrants to the first grade of secondary school in a given year as a percentage of the number of students enrolled in the final grade of primary school in the previous year.
  • Duration of education > Secondary level: Duration of secondary education is the number of grades (or years) in general secondary education.
  • Secondary education > Pupils: Secondary education pupils is the total number of pupils enrolled at secondary level in public and private schools.
  • Primary education > Pupils: Primary education pupils is the total number of pupils enrolled at primary level in public and private schools.
  • High school > Population with at least high school education > Men: Gender Inequality Index.
  • 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.
  • Spending on education > Proportion spent on all staff salaries: Percentage of public funding for education that goes to school staff salaries.
  • 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 > Ratio of girls to boys in primary and secondary education: Ratio of girls to boys in primary and secondary education is the percentage of girls to boys enrolled at primary and secondary levels in public and private schools.
  • Participation > Children out of school > Elementary: Children out of school are the number of primary-school-age children not enrolled in primary or secondary school.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Literacy > Literates > Aged 15-19: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • 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.
  • Primary graduation rate > Females: Females graduating from primary school, expressed as a percentage of the total female population currently at primary school graduation age.
  • 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.
  • Primary graduation rate > Males: Males graduating from primary school, expressed as a percentage of the total male population currently at primary school graduation age.
  • 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.
  • Female enrolment share > Primary level: Girls' enrolment share, primary level is the number of girls enrolled in primary school, expressed as a percentage of the total number of pupils in primary school.
  • Services, etc., value added > Constant 2000 US$: Services, etc., value added (constant 2000 US$). Services correspond to ISIC divisions 50-99. They include value added in wholesale and retail trade (including hotels and restaurants), transport, and government, financial, professional, and personal services such as education, health care, and real estate services. Also included are imputed bank service charges, import duties, and any statistical discrepancies noted by national compilers as well as discrepancies arising from rescaling. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources. The industrial origin of value added is determined by the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC), revision 3. Data are in constant 2005 U.S. dollars.
  • Primary school starting age > Years: Primary school starting age (years). Entrance age of primary is the age at which students would enter primary education, assuming they had started at the official entrance age for the lowest level of education, had studied full-time throughout and had progressed through the system without repeating or skipping a grade.
  • Scouting > Members: Members of boy or girl scout groups which are members of the World Organization of the Scout Movement (WOSM).
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Ratio of female to male primary enrollment: Ratio of female to male primary enrollment is the percentage of girls to boys enrolled at primary level in public and private schools.
  • Elementary (primary) school > Gender parity index: Country's gender parity index in primary, or elementary, school. For countries with a rating of over 1, more females are enrolled while countries with a rating under 1 have more males enrolled. 
  • Female enrolment share > Secondary level: Girls' enrolment share, secondary level is the number of girls enrolled in secondary school, expressed as a percentage of the total number of pupils in secondary school.
  • Education enrolment by level > Secondary level per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • 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 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 > 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 > 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 > 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 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.
  • 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
  • Scouting > Members per thousand people: Membership (from 2012). Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Elementary school repeaters > Male: Repeaters in primary school are the number of students enrolled in the same grade as in the previous year, as a percentage of all students enrolled in primary school."
  • Elementary school repeaters > Female: Repeaters in primary school are the number of students enrolled in the same grade as in the previous year, as a percentage of all students enrolled in primary school."
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Ratio of female to male secondary enrollment: Ratio of female to male secondary enrollment is the percentage of girls to boys enrolled at secondary level in public and private schools.
  • Secondary education > Pupils > Per capita: Secondary education pupils is the total number of pupils enrolled at secondary level in public and private schools. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Services, etc., value added > Constant LCU: Services, etc., value added (constant LCU). Services correspond to ISIC divisions 50-99. They include value added in wholesale and retail trade (including hotels and restaurants), transport, and government, financial, professional, and personal services such as education, health care, and real estate services. Also included are imputed bank service charges, import duties, and any statistical discrepancies noted by national compilers as well as discrepancies arising from rescaling. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources. The industrial origin of value added is determined by the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC), revision 3. Data are in constant local currency.
  • 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.
  • Literacy > Literacy rate, youth total > % of people ages 15-24: Literacy rate, youth total (% of people ages 15-24). Youth (15-24) literacy rate (%). Total is the number of people age 15 to 24 years who can both read and write with understanding a short simple statement on their everyday life, divided by the population in that age group. Generally, u2018literacyu2019 also encompasses u2018numeracyu2019, the ability to make simple arithmetic calculations.
  • Literacy > Literates > Aged 10-14 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • School enrollment, primary > % gross: School enrollment, primary (% gross). Gross enrolment ratio. Primary. Total is the total enrollment in primary education, regardless of age, expressed as a percentage of the population of official primary education age. GER can exceed 100% due to the inclusion of over-aged and under-aged students because of early or late school entrance and grade repetition.
  • Literacy > Male illiterates > Aged 15-19: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • 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.
  • Services, etc., value added > Constant LCU per capita: Services, etc., value added (constant LCU). Services correspond to ISIC divisions 50-99. They include value added in wholesale and retail trade (including hotels and restaurants), transport, and government, financial, professional, and personal services such as education, health care, and real estate services. Also included are imputed bank service charges, import duties, and any statistical discrepancies noted by national compilers as well as discrepancies arising from rescaling. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources. The industrial origin of value added is determined by the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC), revision 3. Data are in constant local currency. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Unemployment with primary education > Male > % of male unemployment: Unemployment by level of educational attainment shows the unemployed by level of educational attainment, as a percentage of the unemployed. The levels of educational attainment accord with the International Standard Classification of Education 1997 of the United Nations Educational, Cultural, and Scientific Organization (UNESCO).
  • School enrollment > Preprimary > Male > % gross: Gross enrollment ratio is the ratio of total enrollment, regardless of age, to the population of the age group that officially corresponds to the level of education shown. Preprimary education refers to the initial stage of organized instruction, designed primarily to introduce very young children to a school-type environment.
  • School enrollment > Secondary > Male > % net: Net enrollment ratio is the ratio of children of official school age based on the International Standard Classification of Education 1997 who are enrolled in school to the population of the corresponding official school age. Secondary education completes the provision of basic education that began at the primary level, and aims at laying the foundations for lifelong learning and human development, by offering more subject- or skill-oriented instruction using more specialized teachers.
  • Secondary education > Teachers > % female: Female teachers as a percentage of total secondary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers.
  • Unemployment with tertiary education > % of total unemployment: Unemployment with tertiary 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).
  • Progression to secondary school > 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.
  • Secondary education > Vocational pupils > Per capita: Secondary vocational pupils are the number of secondary students enrolled in technical and vocational education programs, including teacher training. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • High school teachers > % female: Female teachers as a percentage of total secondary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers.
  • Participation > School enrollment > Secondary > % gross: Gross enrollment ratio is the ratio of total enrollment, regardless of age, to the population of the age group that officially corresponds to the level of education shown. Secondary education completes the provision of basic education that began at the primary level, and aims at laying the foundations for lifelong learning and human development, by offering more subject- or skill-oriented instruction using more specialized teachers."
  • Participation > School enrollment > Secondary > Male > % gross: Gross enrollment ratio is the ratio of total enrollment, regardless of age, to the population of the age group that officially corresponds to the level of education shown. Secondary education completes the provision of basic education that began at the primary level, and aims at laying the foundations for lifelong learning and human development, by offering more subject- or skill-oriented instruction using more specialized teachers."
  • Elementary school graduate rate > Female: Persistence to last grade of primary is the percentage of children enrolled in the first grade of primary school who eventually reach the last grade of primary education. The estimate is based on the reconstructed cohort method.
  • Inputs > Secondary education > Teachers > Female: Secondary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers.
  • Participation > Children out of school > Elementary > Male: Children out of school are the number of primary-school-age children not enrolled in primary or secondary school.
  • Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 30-34: 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
  • Literacy > Literates > Aged 50-54: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • Illiterate population by sex > Aged 15+ > Men per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Participation > Children out of school > Elementary > Female: Children out of school are the number of primary-school-age children not enrolled in primary or secondary school.
  • Participation > School enrollment > Secondary > % net: Net enrollment ratio is the ratio of children of official school age based on the International Standard Classification of Education 1997 who are enrolled in school to the population of the corresponding official school age. Secondary education completes the provision of basic education that began at the primary level, and aims at laying the foundations for lifelong learning and human development, by offering more subject- or skill-oriented instruction using more specialized teachers."
  • Participation > School enrollment > Secondary > Female > % gross: Gross enrollment ratio is the ratio of total enrollment, regardless of age, to the population of the age group that officially corresponds to the level of education shown. Secondary education completes the provision of basic education that began at the primary level, and aims at laying the foundations for lifelong learning and human development, by offering more subject- or skill-oriented instruction using more specialized teachers."
  • Participation > Secondary education > General pupils > % female: Secondary general pupils are the number of secondary students enrolled in general education programs, including teacher training."
  • Participation > Secondary education > Pupils > % female: Female pupils as a percentage of total pupils at secondary level includes enrollments in public and private schools.
  • 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 > 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.
  • Ratio of female to male tertiary enrollment > %: Ratio of female to male tertiary enrollment (%). Ratio of female to male tertiary enrollment is the percentage of men to women enrolled at tertiary level in public and private schools.
  • 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."
  • Services, etc., value added > Constant 2000 US$, % of GDP: Services, etc., value added (constant 2000 US$). Services correspond to ISIC divisions 50-99. They include value added in wholesale and retail trade (including hotels and restaurants), transport, and government, financial, professional, and personal services such as education, health care, and real estate services. Also included are imputed bank service charges, import duties, and any statistical discrepancies noted by national compilers as well as discrepancies arising from rescaling. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources. The industrial origin of value added is determined by the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC), revision 3. Data are in constant 2005 U.S. dollars. Figures expressed as a proportion of GDP for the same year
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Literacy > Male illiterates > Aged 50-54: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • Literacy > Literates > Aged 30-34: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • Literacy > Female literates > Aged 35-39: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged 35-39: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • Literacy and Attainment > Educational attainment: completed tertiary > Tertiary > Population 25+ years > % > Over 24 year olds: Percentage of population older than 24 years that has completed tertiary education.
  • Literacy > Female literates > Aged over 10: Number of females older than 10 years, who are literate.
  • Primary education, teachers > % female: Primary education, teachers (% female). Percentage female teachers. Primary is the number of female teachers at the primary level expressed as a percentage of the total number of teachers (male and female) at the primary level in a given school year. Teachers are persons employed full time or part time in an official capacity to guide and direct the learning experience of pupils and students, irrespective of their qualifications or the delivery mechanism, i.e. face-to-face and/or at a distance. This definition excludes educational personnel who have no active teaching duties (e.g. headmasters, headmistresses or principals who do not teach) and persons who work occasionally or in a voluntary capacity in educational institutions.
  • Tertiary education, teachers > % female: Tertiary education, teachers (% female). Percentage female teachers. Tertiary is the number of female teachers at the tertiary level expressed as a percentage of the total number of teachers (male and female) at the tertiary level in a given school year. Teachers are persons employed full time or part time in an official capacity to guide and direct the learning experience of pupils and students, irrespective of their qualifications or the delivery mechanism, i.e. face-to-face and/or at a distance. This definition excludes educational personnel who have no active teaching duties (e.g. headmasters, headmistresses or principals who do not teach) and persons who work occasionally or in a voluntary capacity in educational institutions.
  • 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 > Literates > 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 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.
  • 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 > Male illiterates > Aged 25-29: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • Education spending > % of GDP: Government Education Expenditure (% of GDP, 2000-2002)
  • 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 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Expenditure per student > Secondary > % of GDP per capita: 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.
  • Secondary education > Pupils > % female: Female pupils as a percentage of total pupils at secondary level includes enrollments in public and private schools.
  • Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged 50-54: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • 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.
  • Primary completion rate > Total > % of relevant age group: Primary completion rate is the percentage of students completing the last year of primary school. It is calculated by taking the total number of students in the last grade of primary school, minus the number of repeaters in that grade, divided by the total number of children of official graduation age.
  • 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."
  • Literacy > Ratio of young literate females to males > % ages 15-24: Ratio of young literate females to males (% ages 15-24). Gender parity index for youth literacy rate is the ratio of female youth literacy rate to male youth literacy rate. It is calculated by dividing the female value for the indicator by the male value for the indicator. A GPI equal to 1 indicates parity between females and males. In general, a value less than 1 indicates disparity in favor of males and a value greater than 1 indicates disparity in favor of females.
  • Literacy > Literacy rate, adult total > % of people ages 15 and above: Literacy rate, adult total (% of people ages 15 and above). Adult (15+) literacy rate (%). Total is the percentage of the population age 15 and above who can, with understanding, read and write a short, simple statement on their everyday life. Generally, u2018literacyu2019 also encompasses u2018numeracyu2019, the ability to make simple arithmetic calculations. This indicator is calculated by dividing the number of literates aged 15 years and over by the corresponding age group population and multiplying the result by 100.
  • Ratio of girls to boys in primary and secondary education > %: Ratio of girls to boys in primary and secondary education (%). Ratio of girls to boys in primary and secondary education is the percentage of girls to boys enrolled at primary and secondary levels in public and private schools.
  • School enrollment, preprimary, female > % gross: School enrollment, preprimary, female (% gross). Gross enrolment ratio. Pre-primary. Female is the total female enrollment in pre-primary education, regardless of age, expressed as a percentage of the total female population of official pre-primary education age. GER can exceed 100% due to the inclusion of over-aged and under-aged students because of early or late school entrance and grade repetition.
  • School enrollment, preprimary, male > % gross: School enrollment, preprimary, male (% gross). Gross enrolment ratio. Pre-primary. Male is the total male enrollment in pre-primary education, regardless of age, expressed as a percentage of the total male population of official pre-primary education age. GER can exceed 100% due to the inclusion of over-aged and under-aged students because of early or late school entrance and grade repetition.
  • Trained teachers in primary education > Male > % of male teachers: Trained teachers in primary education are the percentage of primary school teachers who have received the minimum organized teacher training (pre-service or in-service) required for teaching in their country.
  • 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.
  • Secondary education, pupils > % female: Secondary education, pupils (% female). Percentage of female students. Total secondary. All programmes is the number of female students enrolled in all secondary education programmes expressed as a percentage of the total number of students (male and female) enrolled at the secondary education level in a given school year.
  • Expenditure per student > Primary > % of GDP per capita: 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.
  • CPIA building human resources rating > 1=low to 6=high per million: CPIA building human resources rating (1=low to 6=high). Building human resources assesses the national policies and public and private sector service delivery that affect the access to and quality of health and education services, including prevention and treatment of HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Services, etc., value added > Current US$ per capita: Services, etc., value added (current US$). Services correspond to ISIC divisions 50-99. They include value added in wholesale and retail trade (including hotels and restaurants), transport, and government, financial, professional, and personal services such as education, health care, and real estate services. Also included are imputed bank service charges, import duties, and any statistical discrepancies noted by national compilers as well as discrepancies arising from rescaling. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources. The industrial origin of value added is determined by the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC), revision 3. Data are in current U.S. dollars. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Services, etc., value added > Current US$, % of GDP: Services, etc., value added (current US$). Services correspond to ISIC divisions 50-99. They include value added in wholesale and retail trade (including hotels and restaurants), transport, and government, financial, professional, and personal services such as education, health care, and real estate services. Also included are imputed bank service charges, import duties, and any statistical discrepancies noted by national compilers as well as discrepancies arising from rescaling. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources. The industrial origin of value added is determined by the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC), revision 3. Data are in current U.S. dollars. Figures expressed as a proportion of GDP for the same year
  • Secondary education, vocational pupils per 1000: Secondary education, vocational pupils. Enrolment in total secondary. Public and private. Technical/vocational programmes. Total is the total number of students enrolled in technical/vocational programmes at public and private secondary education institutions. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Secondary education, teachers, female per 1000: Secondary education, teachers, female. Teaching staff in total secondary. Public and private. Full and part-time. All programmes. Female is the total number of female teachers in public and private secondary education institutions (ISCED 2 and 3). Teachers are persons employed full time or part time in an official capacity to guide and direct the learning experience of pupils and students, irrespective of their qualifications or the delivery mechanism, i.e. face-to-face and/or at a distance. This definition excludes educational personnel who have no active teaching duties (e.g. headmasters, headmistresses or principals who do not teach) and persons who work occasionally or in a voluntary capacity in educational institutions. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Literacy > Literacy rate, youth male > % of males ages 15-24: Literacy rate, youth male (% of males ages 15-24). Youth (15-24) literacy rate (%). Male is the number of males age 15 to 24 years who can both read and write with understanding a short simple statement on their everyday life, divided by the male population in that age group. Generally, u2018literacyu2019 also encompasses u2018numeracyu2019, the ability to make simple arithmetic calculations.
  • Ratio of female to male secondary enrollment > %: 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.
  • Ratio of female to male primary enrollment > %: 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.
  • Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 55-59: Compares countries by number of male iliterate individuals, in the age range 55 to 59. 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 45-49: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • Literacy > Literates > Aged 45-49: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
STAT Bangladesh Pakistan HISTORY
Adult literacy rate > Total 55
Ranked 99th. 2% more than Pakistan
53.7
Ranked 103th.

Average years of schooling of adults 2.6
Ranked 88th.
3.9
Ranked 75th. 50% more than Bangladesh
Children out of school, primary 621,163
Ranked 10th.
5.37 million
Ranked 1st. 9 times more than Bangladesh

Children out of school, primary per 1000 4.11
Ranked 58th.
29.98
Ranked 13th. 7 times more than Bangladesh

Children out of school, primary, female 125,134
Ranked 20th.
3.05 million
Ranked 1st. 24 times more than Bangladesh

College and university > Gender parity index 0.702
Ranked 71st.
0.908
Ranked 63th. 29% more than Bangladesh

Compulsary education duration 5
Ranked 108th. The same as Pakistan
5
Ranked 107th.

Government spending on education > Proportion of GDP 2.23%
Ranked 113th. 3% more than Pakistan
2.17%
Ranked 20th.

High school enrolment rate 97.38
Ranked 44th. 34% more than Pakistan
72.56
Ranked 79th.

Literacy > Total population 43.1%
Ranked 152nd.
49.9%
Ranked 10th. 16% more than Bangladesh

Primary education, duration > Years 5
Ranked 171st. The same as Pakistan
5
Ranked 164th.

Primary education, teachers per 1000 3
Ranked 113th. 23% more than Pakistan
2.45
Ranked 71st.

Pupil-teacher ratio, primary 40.21
Ranked 22nd.
41.35
Ranked 19th. 3% more than Bangladesh

Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary 30.62
Ranked 9th.
41.86
Ranked 2nd. 37% more than Bangladesh

Secondary education, duration > Years 7
Ranked 72nd. The same as Pakistan
7
Ranked 56th.

Literacy > Female 31.8%
Ranked 148th.
36%
Ranked 9th. 13% more than Bangladesh

Children out of school, primary, female per 1000 0.828
Ranked 80th.
17.03
Ranked 12th. 21 times more than Bangladesh

College and university > Gender ratio 55.37
Ranked 88th.
85.23
Ranked 69th. 54% more than Bangladesh

Child care (preschool) > Duration 3
Ranked 106th. 50% more than Pakistan
2
Ranked 157th.

Secondary education > Teachers > Per capita 2.98 per 1,000 people
Ranked 49th. 2 times more than Pakistan
1.3 per 1,000 people
Ranked 117th.
Duration of compulsory education 5 years
Ranked 158th. The same as Pakistan
5 years
Ranked 157th.
Secondary education, pupils 11.54 million
Ranked 7th. 11% more than Pakistan
10.37 million
Ranked 1st.

College and university > Private school share 45.17%
Ranked 29th. 32% more than Pakistan
34.33%
Ranked 39th.

Girls to boys ratio > Primary level enrolment 1.03
Ranked 11th. 36% more than Pakistan
0.76
Ranked 144th.

Literacy > Adult literacy 53.5%
Ranked 103th.
54.9%
Ranked 102nd. 3% more than Bangladesh

Primary education, pupils 18.43 million
Ranked 6th. 2% more than Pakistan
18.12 million
Ranked 1st.

Primary education, teachers 458,389
Ranked 7th. 5% more than Pakistan
438,161
Ranked 1st.

Adult literacy rate > Female 49.8
Ranked 95th. 25% more than Pakistan
39.97
Ranked 103th.

High school > Gender ratio 105.13
Ranked 33th. 39% more than Pakistan
75.79
Ranked 104th.

Compulsary education starting age 6
Ranked 69th. 20% more than Pakistan
5
Ranked 92nd.

Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary per million 0.2
Ranked 90th.
0.27
Ranked 99th. 35% more than Bangladesh

Literacy > Definition age 15 and over can read and write age 15 and over can read and write
High school > Upper secondary school duration 4
Ranked 43th. The same as Pakistan
4
Ranked 28th.

Literacy > Male 53.9%
Ranked 149th.
63%
Ranked 9th. 17% more than Bangladesh

Spending > USD 1.7 billion
Ranked 62nd.
3.6 billion
Ranked 49th. 2 times more than Bangladesh

High school > Private school share 94.79%
Ranked 2nd. 3 times more than Pakistan
31.12%
Ranked 12th.

Spending > Proportion 1.97
Ranked 150th.
2.14
Ranked 145th. 9% more than Bangladesh

Pupil-teacher ratio > Primary 50.87
Ranked 15th. 33% more than Pakistan
38.34
Ranked 28th.

Child care (preschool) > Starting age 3
Ranked 180th. The same as Pakistan
3
Ranked 133th.

High school repeaters > Male 8.83
Ranked 30th. 4 times more than Pakistan
2
Ranked 79th.
Literacy rates > Aged 15-24 63.6%
Ranked 27th.
65.1%
Ranked 8th. 2% more than Bangladesh

Preschool enrollment rate 91.9
Ranked 118th. 8% more than Pakistan
84.78
Ranked 125th.

Tertiary > Students studying abroad 22,521.08
Ranked 41st.
38,154.56
Ranked 17th. 69% more than Bangladesh

Primary completion rate 76
Ranked 104th. 21% more than Pakistan
63
Ranked 100th.
Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level 877,335
Ranked 27th. 2 times more than Pakistan
401,056
Ranked 41st.

Elementary (primary school) > Duration 5
Ranked 181st. The same as Pakistan
5
Ranked 173th.

Secondary education, teachers 376,914
Ranked 10th. 91% more than Pakistan
197,082
Ranked 17th.

Secondary education, teachers per 1000 2.47
Ranked 86th. 94% more than Pakistan
1.27
Ranked 103th.

Child care (preschool) > Students per teacher 23.12
Ranked 37th.
41.34
Ranked 2nd. 79% more than Bangladesh
High school > Lower secondary school duration 3
Ranked 171st. The same as Pakistan
3
Ranked 125th.

Children out of school, primary, male per 1000 3.28
Ranked 46th.
12.95
Ranked 14th. 4 times more than Bangladesh

Secondary education, general pupils 11.18 million
Ranked 5th. 12% more than Pakistan
10 million
Ranked 1st.

Illiteracy rates by sex > Aged 15+ 58.4%
Ranked 8th. 8% more than Pakistan
54.3%
Ranked 13th.

High school > Gender parity index 1.17
Ranked 7th. 59% more than Pakistan
0.733
Ranked 94th.

Scientific and technical journal articles 204
Ranked 65th.
368
Ranked 54th. 80% more than Bangladesh

College and university > Teachers > Proportion of teachers female 17%
Ranked 63th.
37%
Ranked 47th. 2 times more than Bangladesh
Tertiary > Students studying abroad proportion 1.12%
Ranked 109th.
2.43%
Ranked 87th. 2 times more than Bangladesh

Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level per 1000 6.4
Ranked 100th. 2 times more than Pakistan
2.68
Ranked 115th.

Scouting > Genders admitted both boys only
Elementary (primary school) > Starting age 6
Ranked 154th. 20% more than Pakistan
5
Ranked 197th.

Education expenditure of government > As percentage of total government 14.2%
Ranked 30th. 30% more than Pakistan
10.9%
Ranked 41st.

Children out of school, primary, male 496,029
Ranked 6th.
2.32 million
Ranked 1st. 5 times more than Bangladesh

Education expenditure of government > As percentage of GNI 2.4%
Ranked 47th. The same as Pakistan
2.4%
Ranked 45th.

High school > Students per teacher 30.62
Ranked 9th.
41.86
Ranked 2nd. 37% more than Bangladesh

Secondary education > General pupils 9.92 million
Ranked 1st. 40% more than Pakistan
7.09 million
Ranked 4th.

Secondary school starting age > Years 11
Ranked 176th. 10% more than Pakistan
10
Ranked 192nd.

High school starting age > Years 11
Ranked 156th. 10% more than Pakistan
10
Ranked 172nd.

Primary education > Teachers > Per capita 2.53 per 1,000 people
Ranked 133th.
2.89 per 1,000 people
Ranked 76th. 14% more than Bangladesh

Literacy > Female literates > Aged 15-19 per thousand people 29.37
Ranked 24th. 32% more than Pakistan
22.24
Ranked 3rd.
Education enrolment by level > Primary level 17.56 million
Ranked 7th. 25% more than Pakistan
14.04 million
Ranked 9th.

High school > Population with at least high school education > Women 30.8%
Ranked 110th. 68% more than Pakistan
18.3%
Ranked 130th.

Elementary school graduate rate 54.81
Ranked 91st.
69.68
Ranked 79th. 27% more than Bangladesh
Literacy rate > People aged 15-24 74.4
Ranked 94th. 8% more than Pakistan
68.86
Ranked 100th.

Secondary education, pupils per 1000 75.51
Ranked 88th. 30% more than Pakistan
57.89
Ranked 58th.

Primary education, pupils per 1000 120.58
Ranked 64th. 19% more than Pakistan
101.13
Ranked 54th.

Girls to boys ratio > Tertiary level enrolment 0.53
Ranked 83th.
0.88
Ranked 68th. 66% more than Bangladesh

Illiterate population by sex > Aged 15+ 53.46 million
Ranked 3rd. 10% more than Pakistan
48.67 million
Ranked 4th.

Girls to boys ratio > Secondary level enrolment 1.03
Ranked 60th. 39% more than Pakistan
0.74
Ranked 125th.

Literacy > Female literates > Aged over 10 per thousand people 148.59
Ranked 23th. 47% more than Pakistan
101.11
Ranked 3rd.
Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level > Per capita 6.55 per 1,000 people
Ranked 97th. 2 times more than Pakistan
2.77 per 1,000 people
Ranked 113th.

Tertiary > Students studying abroad per thousand people 0.147
Ranked 186th.
0.217
Ranked 175th. 47% more than Bangladesh

Outcomes > Secondary education > Duration > Years 7
Ranked 63th. The same as Pakistan
7
Ranked 51st.

Teacher student ratio > High school 25.24
Ranked 21st.
41.86
Ranked 2nd. 66% more than Bangladesh

Inequality adjusted index 0.252
Ranked 110th. 16% more than Pakistan
0.217
Ranked 118th.
High school repeaters > Female 8.27
Ranked 28th. 4 times more than Pakistan
2.13
Ranked 69th.
Illiterate population by sex > Aged 15+ > Women 30.15 million
Ranked 4th.
30.4 million
Ranked 3rd. 1% more than Bangladesh

Teacher student ratio > Elementary school 43.73
Ranked 19th. 8% more than Pakistan
40.67
Ranked 24th.

Proportion of education spending on teachers' salaries 65.98%
Ranked 19th.
75.2%
Ranked 5th. 14% more than Bangladesh

Literacy rate > Females aged 15-24 75.5
Ranked 90th. 28% more than Pakistan
58.77
Ranked 104th.

Percentage of pupils starting grade 1 reaching grade 5 65.1%
Ranked 85th.
69.7%
Ranked 74th. 7% more than Bangladesh
Elementary school > Enrolled students 16 million
Ranked 6th.
18.18 million
Ranked 4th. 14% more than Bangladesh

Primary education > Duration > Years 5 years
Ranked 163th. The same as Pakistan
5 years
Ranked 157th.

Services, etc., value added > Constant 2000 US$ per capita $303.70
Ranked 86th.
$400.05
Ranked 82nd. 32% more than Bangladesh

School enrolment rate > 1st grade 99.55
Ranked 73th.
105.91
Ranked 48th. 6% more than Bangladesh

Secondary education, general pupils per 1000 73.13
Ranked 60th. 31% more than Pakistan
55.79
Ranked 62nd.

Literacy > Literates > Aged 15-19 per thousand people 61.88
Ranked 24th. 10% more than Pakistan
56.01
Ranked 3rd.
Elementary (primary) school) > Private school share 41.96%
Ranked 13th. 25% more than Pakistan
33.68%
Ranked 10th.

High school > Lower secondary starting age 11
Ranked 183th. 10% more than Pakistan
10
Ranked 199th.

Elementary school > Gender ratio 105.71
Ranked 3rd. 28% more than Pakistan
82.6
Ranked 128th.

High school enrolment rate > Female 100
Ranked 8th. 40% more than Pakistan
71.38
Ranked 75th.

Illiteracy rates by sex > Aged 15+ > Women 68%
Ranked 12th.
69.4%
Ranked 9th. 2% more than Bangladesh

Education enrolment ratio > Net > Primary level 98%
Ranked 40th. 44% more than Pakistan
68%
Ranked 127th.

Duration of education > Secondary level 7
Ranked 59th. The same as Pakistan
7
Ranked 50th.
Secondary education > Pupils 10.11 million
Ranked 1st. 40% more than Pakistan
7.24 million
Ranked 4th.

Primary education > Pupils 17.94 million
Ranked 6th. 4% more than Pakistan
17.26 million
Ranked 2nd.

High school > Population with at least high school education > Men 39.3%
Ranked 113th.
43.1%
Ranked 105th. 10% more than Bangladesh

Literacy rate > Males aged 15-24 73.3
Ranked 98th.
78.51
Ranked 92nd. 7% more than Bangladesh

Education enrolment by level > Percentage girls > Tertiary level 32.02%
Ranked 112th.
43.16%
Ranked 96th. 35% more than Bangladesh

Education enrolment by level > Secondary level > Per capita 82.25 per 1,000 people
Ranked 90th. 2 times more than Pakistan
39.57 per 1,000 people
Ranked 140th.

Secondary education, vocational pupils 364,064
Ranked 24th.
376,337
Ranked 5th. 3% more than Bangladesh

Elementary (primary) school > Students per teacher 40.21
Ranked 21st.
41.35
Ranked 17th. 3% more than Bangladesh

Spending on education > Proportion spent on all staff salaries 73.82%
Ranked 51st.
80%
Ranked 27th. 8% more than Bangladesh

Elementary (primary) school > Trained teachers > Both sexes 57.73%
Ranked 61st.
83.91%
Ranked 33th. 45% more than Bangladesh

Secondary education > Teachers 422,578
Ranked 1st. 2 times more than Pakistan
197,082
Ranked 20th.
School life expectancy > Primary to tertiary 8 years
Ranked 17th. 14% more than Pakistan
7 years
Ranked 90th.
School enrolment rate > 5th grade 54.81
Ranked 80th.
69.68
Ranked 70th. 27% more than Bangladesh
Education enrolment by level > Secondary level 11.02 million
Ranked 7th. 92% more than Pakistan
5.73 million
Ranked 19th.

Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 30-34 per thousand people 35.88
Ranked 2nd. 7% more than Pakistan
33.65
Ranked 2nd.
Scientific and technical journal articles per million 1.47
Ranked 89th.
2.41
Ranked 86th. 65% more than Bangladesh

Duration of education > Primary level 5
Ranked 144th. The same as Pakistan
5
Ranked 139th.
Women to men parity index > As ratio of literacy rates > Aged 15-24 0.9
Ranked 23th. 30% more than Pakistan
0.69
Ranked 8th.

Participation > Ratio of girls to boys in primary and secondary education 106.13%
Ranked 6th. 32% more than Pakistan
80.21%
Ranked 109th.

Participation > Children out of school > Elementary 2.02 million
Ranked 3rd.
7.26 million
Ranked 1st. 4 times more than Bangladesh

Education enrolment by level > Percentage girls > Primary level 49.65%
Ranked 8th. 24% more than Pakistan
40.03%
Ranked 168th.

Illiterate population by sex > Aged 15+ per 1000 384.08
Ranked 3rd. 20% more than Pakistan
319.34
Ranked 12th.

Progression to secondary school 85.96%
Ranked 39th. 25% more than Pakistan
68.95%
Ranked 57th.

Literacy rates > Aged 15-24 > Women 60.3%
Ranked 26th. 14% more than Pakistan
53.1%
Ranked 8th.

Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 35-39 4.56 million
Ranked 2nd. 28% more than Pakistan
3.58 million
Ranked 1st.
Literacy > Literates > Aged 15-19 8.34 million
Ranked 2nd. 9% more than Pakistan
7.68 million
Ranked 1st.
Education enrolment ratio > Net > Primary level > Women 99%
Ranked 28th. 68% more than Pakistan
59%
Ranked 125th.

High school > Upper secondary starting age 14
Ranked 197th. 8% more than Pakistan
13
Ranked 202nd.

Elementary school starting age > Years 6
Ranked 136th. 20% more than Pakistan
5
Ranked 168th.

Elementary school repeaters > All 13.15
Ranked 20th. 3 times more than Pakistan
4.42
Ranked 54th.

Secondary education > General pupils > Per capita 69.92 per 1,000 people
Ranked 51st. 54% more than Pakistan
45.52 per 1,000 people
Ranked 83th.

Education enrolment by level > Primary level per 1000 128.18
Ranked 67th. 37% more than Pakistan
93.82
Ranked 112th.

Illiteracy rates by sex > Aged 15+ > Men 49.2%
Ranked 7th. 22% more than Pakistan
40.2%
Ranked 15th.

Education enrolment by level > Primary level > Per capita 0.131 per capita
Ranked 64th. 35% more than Pakistan
0.097 per capita
Ranked 106th.

Education enrolment ratio > Net > Primary level > Men 96%
Ranked 61st. 25% more than Pakistan
77%
Ranked 115th.

Literacy rates > Aged 15-24 > Men 67.2%
Ranked 27th.
76.7%
Ranked 8th. 14% more than Bangladesh

Primary graduation rate > Females 76%
Ranked 16th. 46% more than Pakistan
52%
Ranked 21st.
Pupils-teacher ratio > Primary level 57.1
Ranked 7th. 29% more than Pakistan
44.1
Ranked 23th.
Elementary (primary school) > Teachers > Proportion of teachers female 54%
Ranked 70th. 13% more than Pakistan
48%
Ranked 78th.
Secondary education > Vocational pupils 192,491
Ranked 12th. 25% more than Pakistan
154,227
Ranked 14th.

Primary education > Teachers 352,683
Ranked 13th.
450,136
Ranked 2nd. 28% more than Bangladesh

Primary graduation rate > Males 67%
Ranked 18th. 12% more than Pakistan
60%
Ranked 21st.
Education enrolment by level > Percentage girls > Secondary level 51.34%
Ranked 28th. 28% more than Pakistan
39.98%
Ranked 149th.

Literacy > Literates > Aged over 10 per thousand people 338.75
Ranked 24th. 16% more than Pakistan
291.95
Ranked 3rd.
Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 10-14 6.49 million
Ranked 2nd.
7.36 million
Ranked 1st. 13% more than Bangladesh
Literacy > Male illiterates > Aged 35-39 per thousand people 16.2
Ranked 2nd. 53% more than Pakistan
10.59
Ranked 3rd.
Private school enrolment > Primary level 38.7
Ranked 10th. 11% more than Pakistan
34.8
Ranked 7th.
Outcomes > Primary education > Duration > Years 5
Ranked 152nd. The same as Pakistan
5
Ranked 145th.

Primary education > Teachers per 1000 2.5
Ranked 134th.
2.85
Ranked 76th. 14% more than Bangladesh

Secondary education > Pupils per 1000 70.63
Ranked 53th. 54% more than Pakistan
45.86
Ranked 71st.

Literacy > Men above 14 years 53.9%
Ranked 29th.
64.1%
Ranked 8th. 19% more than Bangladesh

Female enrolment share > Primary level 48.9%
Ranked 31st. 36% more than Pakistan
35.9%
Ranked 23th.
Services, etc., value added > Constant 2000 US$ $46.98 billion
Ranked 27th.
$71.67 billion
Ranked 20th. 53% more than Bangladesh

Primary school starting age > Years 6
Ranked 153th. 20% more than Pakistan
5
Ranked 189th.

Scouting > Members 958,243
Ranked 5th. 52% more than Pakistan
630,476
Ranked 7th.
Participation > Secondary education > General pupils 10.19 million
Ranked 6th. 13% more than Pakistan
9 million
Ranked 6th.

Secondary education > Teachers per 1000 2.95
Ranked 49th. 2 times more than Pakistan
1.27
Ranked 116th.
Secondary education > General pupils per 1000 69.28
Ranked 50th. 54% more than Pakistan
44.89
Ranked 80th.

Ratio of female to male primary enrollment 103.22
Ranked 6th. 36% more than Pakistan
76.04
Ranked 101st.

Elementary (primary) school > Gender parity index 0.844
Ranked 98th. 3% more than Pakistan
0.823
Ranked 112th.

Female enrolment share > Secondary level 49.7%
Ranked 59th. 26% more than Pakistan
39.5%
Ranked 29th.
Education enrolment by level > Secondary level per 1000 80.47
Ranked 94th. 2 times more than Pakistan
38.31
Ranked 144th.

Literacy > Literates > Aged 40-44 per thousand people 18.84
Ranked 26th. 25% more than Pakistan
15.06
Ranked 3rd.
Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 15-19 per thousand people 27.76
Ranked 2nd.
40.19
Ranked 2nd. 45% more than Bangladesh
Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 25-29 per thousand people 42.12
Ranked 2nd. 12% more than Pakistan
37.61
Ranked 2nd.
Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged 25-29 per thousand people 25.63
Ranked 2nd. 10% more than Pakistan
23.37
Ranked 2nd.
Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged 35-39 per thousand people 17.66
Ranked 4th. 14% more than Pakistan
15.48
Ranked 2nd.
Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 50-54 per thousand people 19.04
Ranked 3rd.
21.16
Ranked 2nd. 11% more than Bangladesh
Literacy > Female literates > Aged 15-19 3.96 million
Ranked 2nd. 30% more than Pakistan
3.05 million
Ranked 1st.
Literacy > Male illiterates > Aged 35-39 2.18 million
Ranked 2nd. 50% more than Pakistan
1.45 million
Ranked 1st.
Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 20-24 4.7 million
Ranked 2nd.
5.51 million
Ranked 1st. 17% more than Bangladesh
Scouting > Members per thousand people 6.19
Ranked 26th. 76% more than Pakistan
3.52
Ranked 40th.
Primary completion rate > Women 79
Ranked 98th. 52% more than Pakistan
52
Ranked 102nd.
Elementary school repeaters > Male 13.38
Ranked 23th. 3 times more than Pakistan
4.8
Ranked 56th.

Elementary school repeaters > Female 12.94
Ranked 20th. 3 times more than Pakistan
3.94
Ranked 53th.

Percentage of pupils starting grade 1 reaching grade 5 > Men 63.1%
Ranked 79th.
67.8%
Ranked 65th. 7% more than Bangladesh
High school teachers 413,746
Ranked 12th. 2 times more than Pakistan
197,082
Ranked 19th.

Elementary school teachers 365,925
Ranked 8th.
446,925
Ranked 6th. 22% more than Bangladesh

High school enrolment rate > Male 94.67
Ranked 50th. 29% more than Pakistan
73.45
Ranked 74th.

Literacy > Women above 14 years 40.8%
Ranked 28th. 15% more than Pakistan
35.4%
Ranked 8th.

Gender ratio > Literacy rate of 15-24 year-olds 0.9%
Ranked 23th. 30% more than Pakistan
0.69%
Ranked 8th.

Illiterate population by sex > Aged 15+ > Per capita 391.3 per 1,000 people
Ranked 1st. 19% more than Pakistan
327.91 per 1,000 people
Ranked 9th.

Illiterate population by sex > Aged 15+ > Women per 1000 216.65
Ranked 5th. 9% more than Pakistan
199.48
Ranked 9th.

Participation > Secondary education > Pupils 10.35 million
Ranked 8th. 43% more than Pakistan
7.24 million
Ranked 10th.

Primary completion rate > Men 74
Ranked 108th. 1% more than Pakistan
73
Ranked 92nd.
Ratio of female to male secondary enrollment 107.31
Ranked 19th. 45% more than Pakistan
73.91
Ranked 83th.

Secondary education > Pupils > Per capita 71.28 per 1,000 people
Ranked 51st. 53% more than Pakistan
46.51 per 1,000 people
Ranked 74th.

Primary education > Pupils per 1000 127.03
Ranked 69th. 16% more than Pakistan
109.25
Ranked 68th.

Intake ratio to last grade of primary > Females None
None
Pupils-teacher ratio > Secondary level 42.6
Ranked 4th. 51% more than Pakistan
28.3
Ranked 18th.
Services, etc., value added > Constant LCU 1.95 trillion
Ranked 23th.
5.49 trillion
Ranked 16th. 3 times more than Bangladesh

School enrollment > Secondary > Female > % gross 47.29% gross
Ranked 62nd. 2 times more than Pakistan
22.73% gross
Ranked 85th.

Literacy > Literacy rate, youth total > % of people ages 15-24 78.71%
Ranked 70th. 11% more than Pakistan
70.68%
Ranked 24th.

Literacy > Literates > Aged 10-14 per thousand people 69.61
Ranked 15th. 5% more than Pakistan
66.53
Ranked 3rd.
School enrollment, primary > % gross 114.2%
Ranked 25th. 23% more than Pakistan
92.9%
Ranked 66th.

Literacy > Male illiterates > Aged 15-19 1.95 million
Ranked 2nd.
2.15 million
Ranked 1st. 10% more than Bangladesh
Ratio of girls to boys in primary and secondary education 101.19%
Ranked 72nd. 34% more than Pakistan
75.49%
Ranked 69th.

Services, etc., value added > Constant LCU per capita 12,630.07
Ranked 59th.
30,621.87
Ranked 43th. 2 times more than Bangladesh

Unemployment with primary education > Male > % of male unemployment 55.3%
Ranked 19th. 3 times more than Pakistan
17.1%
Ranked 61st.

School enrollment > Preprimary > Male > % gross 10.73% gross
Ranked 66th.
52.99% gross
Ranked 34th. 5 times more than Bangladesh

School enrollment > Secondary > Male > % net 41.18% net
Ranked 47th. 71% more than Pakistan
24.06% net
Ranked 62nd.

Secondary education > Teachers > % female 17.23% female
Ranked 59th.
50.87% female
Ranked 78th. 3 times more than Bangladesh
Unemployment with tertiary education > % of total unemployment 15.9%
Ranked 45th.
28%
Ranked 17th. 76% more than Bangladesh

Progression to secondary school > Male 88.7%
Ranked 1st. 32% more than Pakistan
66.98%
Ranked 58th.

Secondary education > Vocational pupils > Per capita 1.36 per 1,000 people
Ranked 55th. 37% more than Pakistan
0.99 per 1,000 people
Ranked 60th.

High school teachers > % female 19.77%
Ranked 96th.
50.87%
Ranked 84th. 3 times more than Bangladesh

Participation > School enrollment > Secondary > % gross 44.13%
Ranked 115th. 34% more than Pakistan
32.91%
Ranked 104th.

Participation > School enrollment > Secondary > Male > % gross 43.04%
Ranked 118th. 15% more than Pakistan
37.3%
Ranked 102nd.

Elementary school graduate rate > Female 57.55
Ranked 78th.
72.36
Ranked 65th. 26% more than Bangladesh
Inputs > Secondary education > Teachers > Female 81,786
Ranked 24th.
100,258
Ranked 20th. 23% more than Bangladesh

Participation > Children out of school > Elementary > Male 1.11 million
Ranked 3rd.
3.06 million
Ranked 1st. 3 times more than Bangladesh

Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 30-34 4.83 million
Ranked 2nd. 5% more than Pakistan
4.62 million
Ranked 1st.
Literacy > Literates > Aged 50-54 1.44 million
Ranked 6th. 22% more than Pakistan
1.18 million
Ranked 1st.
Illiterate population by sex > Aged 15+ > Men per 1000 166.88
Ranked 3rd. 38% more than Pakistan
120.97
Ranked 13th.

Participation > Children out of school > Elementary > Female 914,530
Ranked 3rd.
4.2 million
Ranked 1st. 5 times more than Bangladesh

Participation > School enrollment > Secondary > % net 41.48%
Ranked 88th. 28% more than Pakistan
32.52%
Ranked 73th.

Participation > School enrollment > Secondary > Female > % gross 45.25%
Ranked 114th. 60% more than Pakistan
28.27%
Ranked 100th.

Participation > Secondary education > General pupils > % female 50.83%
Ranked 49th. 21% more than Pakistan
42.04%
Ranked 122nd.

Participation > Secondary education > Pupils > % female 50.32%
Ranked 31st. 20% more than Pakistan
41.78%
Ranked 117th.

Literacy > Male literates > Aged 25-29 2.74 million
Ranked 2nd.
3.01 million
Ranked 1st. 10% more than Bangladesh
Literacy > Male literates > Aged 40-44 1.67 million
Ranked 4th. 13% more than Pakistan
1.48 million
Ranked 1st.
Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 25-29 5.67 million
Ranked 2nd. 10% more than Pakistan
5.16 million
Ranked 1st.
Literacy > Male literates > Aged 50-54 1.02 million
Ranked 5th. 13% more than Pakistan
897,543
Ranked 1st.
Literacy > Male illiterates > Aged 55-59 per thousand people 5.12
Ranked 3rd.
6.27
Ranked 3rd. 22% more than Bangladesh
Ratio of female to male tertiary enrollment > % 69.03%
Ranked 94th.
95.47%
Ranked 33th. 38% more than Bangladesh

Participation > School enrollment > Tertiary > Male > % gross 8.95%
Ranked 83th. 60% more than Pakistan
5.58%
Ranked 77th.

Services, etc., value added > Constant 2000 US$, % of GDP 40.64%
Ranked 31st. 31% more than Pakistan
31%
Ranked 57th.

Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 20-24 per thousand people 34.86
Ranked 2nd.
40.21
Ranked 2nd. 15% more than Bangladesh
Literacy > Literates > Aged 35-39 3.33 million
Ranked 4th. 30% more than Pakistan
2.57 million
Ranked 1st.
School enrollment > Primary > Female > % net 94.58% net
Ranked 44th. 61% more than Pakistan
58.62% net
Ranked 74th.

Literacy > Female literates > Aged 20-24 3.27 million
Ranked 2nd. 50% more than Pakistan
2.18 million
Ranked 1st.
School enrollment > Primary > Male > % net 92.34% net
Ranked 62nd. 20% more than Pakistan
77.08% net
Ranked 64th.

Literacy > Literates > Aged 25-29 5.31 million
Ranked 2nd. 20% more than Pakistan
4.41 million
Ranked 1st.
Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged 20-24 2.95 million
Ranked 2nd.
3.54 million
Ranked 1st. 20% more than Bangladesh
Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged 25-29 3.45 million
Ranked 2nd. 8% more than Pakistan
3.21 million
Ranked 1st.
Literacy > Male illiterates > Aged 50-54 1.17 million
Ranked 2nd.
1.25 million
Ranked 1st. 7% more than Bangladesh
Literacy > Literates > Aged 30-34 3.81 million
Ranked 3rd. 9% more than Pakistan
3.49 million
Ranked 1st.
Literacy > Female literates > Aged 35-39 1.28 million
Ranked 5th. 72% more than Pakistan
743,554
Ranked 1st.
Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged 35-39 2.38 million
Ranked 2nd. 12% more than Pakistan
2.12 million
Ranked 1st.
Literacy and Attainment > Educational attainment: completed tertiary > Tertiary > Population 25+ years > % > Over 24 year olds 4.21%
Ranked 6th.
7.37%
Ranked 15th. 75% more than Bangladesh
Literacy > Female literates > Aged over 10 20.02 million
Ranked 4th. 44% more than Pakistan
13.87 million
Ranked 1st.
Primary education, teachers > % female 53.73%
Ranked 90th. 14% more than Pakistan
47.24%
Ranked 53th.

Tertiary education, teachers > % female 17.06%
Ranked 86th.
37.21%
Ranked 25th. 2 times more than Bangladesh

Unemployment with secondary education, male > % of male unemployment 28.2%
Ranked 71st. 2 times more than Pakistan
13.1%
Ranked 84th.

Literacy > Literates > Aged 40-44 2.54 million
Ranked 5th. 23% more than Pakistan
2.07 million
Ranked 1st.
Public spending on education, total > % of GDP 2.23%
Ranked 111th. 3% more than Pakistan
2.17%
Ranked 20th.

Literacy > Literates > Aged 25-29 per thousand people 39.39
Ranked 27th. 23% more than Pakistan
32.14
Ranked 3rd.
Literacy > Literates > Aged 30-34 per thousand people 28.26
Ranked 27th. 11% more than Pakistan
25.44
Ranked 3rd.
Literacy > Male illiterates > Aged 50-54 per thousand people 8.7
Ranked 3rd.
9.14
Ranked 3rd. 5% more than Bangladesh
Literacy > Female literates > Aged 45-49 per thousand people 4.45
Ranked 26th. 63% more than Pakistan
2.73
Ranked 3rd.
Literacy > Female literates > Aged 55-59 per thousand people 1.79
Ranked 25th. 57% more than Pakistan
1.14
Ranked 3rd.
Unemployment with secondary education, female > % of female unemployment 18.6%
Ranked 82nd. 4 times more than Pakistan
4.6%
Ranked 86th.

Literacy > Male illiterates > Aged 25-29 2.22 million
Ranked 2nd. 14% more than Pakistan
1.95 million
Ranked 1st.
Education spending > % of GDP 2.4%
Ranked 118th. 33% more than Pakistan
1.8%
Ranked 125th.
Literacy rate > Adult female > % of females ages 15 and above 23.66%
Ranked 107th.
35.98%
Ranked 102nd. 52% more than Bangladesh

Literacy rate > Youth total > % of people ages 15-24 42.04%
Ranked 119th.
65.5%
Ranked 96th. 56% more than Bangladesh

Literacy rate > Youth male > % of males ages 15-24 50.7%
Ranked 120th.
75.79%
Ranked 93th. 49% more than Bangladesh

School enrollment > Preprimary > % gross 10.86% gross
Ranked 65th.
50.47% gross
Ranked 37th. 5 times more than Bangladesh

Ratio of female to male enrollments in tertiary education 53.11
Ranked 48th.
87.83
Ranked 37th. 65% more than Bangladesh

Expenditure per student > Secondary > % of GDP per capita 14.69%
Ranked 26th. 34% more than Pakistan
11%
Ranked 38th.

Secondary education > Pupils > % female 50.55% female
Ranked 20th. 23% more than Pakistan
41.1% female
Ranked 78th.

Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged 50-54 1.39 million
Ranked 2nd.
1.65 million
Ranked 1st. 18% more than Bangladesh
School enrollment > Primary > % net 93.43% net
Ranked 53th. 37% more than Pakistan
68.11% net
Ranked 75th.

Percentage of pupils starting grade 1 reaching grade 5 > Women 67.3%
Ranked 72nd.
72.4%
Ranked 58th. 8% more than Bangladesh
Primary completion rate > Total > % of relevant age group 76.6%
Ranked 101st. 21% more than Pakistan
63.25%
Ranked 71st.
Participation > School enrollment > Primary > Female > % net 86.28%
Ranked 81st. 45% more than Pakistan
59.67%
Ranked 104th.

Government spending on education > % of government spending 13.99%
Ranked 32nd. 24% more than Pakistan
11.24%
Ranked 58th.

Participation > School enrollment > Primary > Female > % gross 94.5%
Ranked 109th. 24% more than Pakistan
76.5%
Ranked 126th.

School life expectancy > Primary to tertiary > Female 8 years
Ranked 14th. 33% more than Pakistan
6 years
Ranked 90th.
Literacy > Ratio of young literate females to males > % ages 15-24 104.34%
Ranked 3rd. 34% more than Pakistan
77.66%
Ranked 25th.

Literacy > Literacy rate, adult total > % of people ages 15 and above 57.73%
Ranked 73th. 5% more than Pakistan
54.89%
Ranked 25th.

Ratio of girls to boys in primary and secondary education > % 109.64%
Ranked 3rd. 34% more than Pakistan
81.73%
Ranked 54th.

School enrollment, preprimary, female > % gross 25.25%
Ranked 103th.
47.23%
Ranked 82nd. 87% more than Bangladesh

School enrollment, preprimary, male > % gross 25.85%
Ranked 101st.
51.27%
Ranked 80th. 98% more than Bangladesh

Trained teachers in primary education > Male > % of male teachers 46.64%
Ranked 46th.
93.81%
Ranked 18th. 2 times more than Bangladesh

School enrollment > Secondary > Male > % gross 44.07% gross
Ranked 70th. 43% more than Pakistan
30.76% gross
Ranked 85th.

Secondary education, pupils > % female 52.53%
Ranked 7th. 29% more than Pakistan
40.67%
Ranked 67th.

Expenditure per student > Primary > % of GDP per capita 7.03%
Ranked 47th. About the same as Pakistan
7%
Ranked 48th.

CPIA building human resources rating > 1=low to 6=high per million 0.0259
Ranked 77th. 32% more than Pakistan
0.0195
Ranked 79th.

Services, etc., value added > Current US$ per capita $391.25
Ranked 92nd.
$650.07
Ranked 84th. 66% more than Bangladesh

Services, etc., value added > Current US$, % of GDP 52.35%
Ranked 53th. 4% more than Pakistan
50.38%
Ranked 64th.

Secondary education, vocational pupils per 1000 2.38
Ranked 98th. 13% more than Pakistan
2.1
Ranked 45th.

Secondary education, teachers, female per 1000 0.531
Ranked 82nd.
0.646
Ranked 94th. 22% more than Bangladesh

Literacy > Literacy rate, youth male > % of males ages 15-24 77.07%
Ranked 72nd.
79.14%
Ranked 24th. 3% more than Bangladesh

Ratio of female to male secondary enrollment > % 115.35%
Ranked 8th. 57% more than Pakistan
73.55%
Ranked 56th.

Ratio of female to male primary enrollment > % 106.3%
Ranked 4th. 22% more than Pakistan
87.22%
Ranked 70th.

Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 55-59 1.52 million
Ranked 2nd.
1.95 million
Ranked 1st. 29% more than Bangladesh
Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged 45-49 1.46 million
Ranked 2nd.
1.83 million
Ranked 1st. 25% more than Bangladesh
Literacy > Literates > Aged 45-49 1.93 million
Ranked 5th. 32% more than Pakistan
1.47 million
Ranked 1st.

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