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Education Stats: compare key data on Brazil & India

Definitions

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Homeschooling legal status: Legal status of homeschooling.
  • Literacy > Total population: This entry includes a definition of literacy and Census Bureau percentages for the total population, males, and females. There are no universal definitions and standards of literacy. Unless otherwise specified, all rates are based on the most common definition - the ability to read and write at a specified age. Detailing the standards that individual countries use to assess the ability to read and write is beyond the scope of our source. Information on literacy, while not a perfect measure of educational results, is probably the most easily available and valid for international comparisons.
  • Primary education, duration > Years: Primary education, duration (years). Duration of primary is the number of grades (years) in primary education.
  • Primary education, teachers per 1000: Primary education, teachers. Teaching staff in primary. Public and private. Full and part-time. All programmes. Total is the total number of teachers in public and private primary education institutions. Teachers are persons employed full time or part time in an official capacity to guide and direct the learning experience of pupils and students, irrespective of their qualifications or the delivery mechanism, i.e. face-to-face and/or at a distance. This definition excludes educational personnel who have no active teaching duties (e.g. headmasters, headmistresses or principals who do not teach) and persons who work occasionally or in a voluntary capacity in educational institutions. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Pupil-teacher ratio, primary: Pupil-teacher ratio, primary. Pupil-teacher ratio. Primary is the number of pupils enrolled in primary school divided by the number of primary school teachers.
  • Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary: Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary. Pupil-teacher ratio. Secondary is the number of pupils enrolled in secondary school divided by the number of secondary school teachers.
  • Secondary education, duration > Years: Secondary education, duration (years). Duration of secondary education is the number of grades (years) in secondary education (ISCED 2 & 3).
  • College and university > Share of total education spending: Percentage of government education funding that goes to post-secondary education.
  • Average IQ: Average IQ of different countries according to the controversial book "IQ and the Wealth of Nations".
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Literacy > Adult literacy: Adult literacy rate (%).
  • Primary education, teachers: Primary education, teachers. Teaching staff in primary. Public and private. Full and part-time. All programmes. Total is the total number of teachers in public and private primary education institutions. Teachers are persons employed full time or part time in an official capacity to guide and direct the learning experience of pupils and students, irrespective of their qualifications or the delivery mechanism, i.e. face-to-face and/or at a distance. This definition excludes educational personnel who have no active teaching duties (e.g. headmasters, headmistresses or principals who do not teach) and persons who work occasionally or in a voluntary capacity in educational institutions.
  • Primary education, pupils: Primary education, pupils. Enrolment in primary. Public and private. All programmes. Total is the total number of students enrolled in public and private primary education institutions.
  • Adult literacy rate > Female: Adult literacy rate is the percentage of people ages 15 and above who can, with understanding, read and write a short, simple statement on their everyday life."
  • Tertiary enrollment: Gross enrolment ratio, tertiary level is the sum of all tertiary level students enrolled at the start of the school year, expressed as a percentage of the mid-year population in the 5 year age group after the official secondary school leaving age.
  • Spending per student > College and university: Public expenditure per student is the public current spending on education divided by the total number of students by level, as a percentage of GDP per capita. Public expenditure (current and capital) includes government spending on educational institutions (both public and private), education administration as well as subsidies for private entities (students/households and other privates entities)."
  • 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."
  • 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.
  • Spending per student > High school: Public expenditure per student is the public current spending on education divided by the total number of students by level, as a percentage of GDP per capita. Public expenditure (current and capital) includes government spending on educational institutions (both public and private), education administration as well as subsidies for private entities (students/households and other privates entities)."
  • Secondary education, general pupils: Secondary education, general pupils. Enrolment in total secondary. Public and private. General programmes. Total is the total number of students enrolled in general programmes at public and private secondary education institutions.
  • High school > Gender parity index: Country's gender parity index for secondary level enrollment. For countries with a rating of over 1, more females are enrolled while countries with a rating under 1 have more males enrolled.
  • Scientific and technical journal articles: Scientific and technical journal articles refer to the number of scientific and engineering articles published in the following fields: physics, biology, chemistry, mathematics, clinical medicine, biomedical research, engineering and technology, and earth and space sciences.
  • College and university > Teachers > Proportion of teachers female: Percentage of country's college and university professors that are female.
  • Tertiary > Students studying abroad proportion: The number of students from a given country studying abroad in a given year, expressed as a percentage of total tertiary enrollment in that country. Ratios greater than 100 % are possible, because those currently studying abroad do not count towards total enrollment.
  • Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Scouting > Genders admitted: Admits boys/girls.
  • Elementary (primary school) > Starting age: Average age at which students begin primary education.
  • Secondary education > General pupils: Secondary general pupils are the number of secondary students enrolled in general education programs, including teacher training.
  • Spending per student > Elementary school: Public expenditure per student is the public current spending on education divided by the total number of students by level, as a percentage of GDP per capita. Public expenditure (current and capital) includes government spending on educational institutions (both public and private), education administration as well as subsidies for private entities (students/households and other privates entities)."
  • Secondary school starting age > Years: Secondary school starting age (years). Entrance age of 2A lower secondary is the age at which students would enter lower secondary education, assuming they had started at the official entrance age for the lowest level of education, had studied full-time throughout and had progressed through the system without repeating or skipping a grade.
  • High school starting age > Years: Secondary school starting age is the age at which students would enter secondary education, assuming they had started at the official entrance age for the lowest level of education, had studied full-time throughout and had progressed through the system without repeating or skipping a grade."
  • Primary education > Teachers > Per capita: Primary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Literacy > Female literates > Aged 15-19 per thousand people: Number of females aged 15-19 years, who are literate. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • High school > Population with at least high school education > Women: Population with at least high school education > Women.
  • Elementary school graduate rate: Persistence to last grade of primary is the percentage of children enrolled in the first grade of primary school who eventually reach the last grade of primary education. The estimate is based on the reconstructed cohort method.
  • Literacy rate > People aged 15-24: Youth literacy rate is the percentage of people ages 15-24 who can, with understanding, read and write a short, simple statement on their everyday life."
  • Public spending per student > Primary level: Public expenditure per student, primary level is the total reported current spending by the government on primary education, divided by the total number of pupils in primary education, expressed as a percentage of per capita GDP.
  • 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).
  • 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."
  • Hours of instruction for pupils aged 11: Intended hours of instruction per year for 11 year olds in public educational institutions. Data for 2000.
  • 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.
  • Hours of instruction for pupils aged 12: Intended hours of instruction per year for 12 year olds in public educational institutions. Data for 2000.
  • Literacy > Literates > Aged 15-19 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • High school > Lower secondary starting age: Average age at which students begin lower secondary (middle school) education.
  • Elementary school > Gender ratio: Ratio of female to male primary enrollment is the percentage of girls to boys enrolled at primary level in public and private schools.
  • Duration of education > Secondary level: Duration of secondary education is the number of grades (or years) in general secondary education.
  • Public spending per student > Tertiary level: Public expenditure per student, tertiary level is the total reported current spending by the government on tertiary education, divided by the total number of pupils in tertiary education, expressed as a percentage of per capita GDP.
  • Primary education > Pupils: Primary education pupils is the total number of pupils enrolled at primary level in public and private schools.
  • Secondary education > Pupils: Secondary education pupils is the total number of pupils enrolled at secondary 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.
  • Spending on education > Proportion spent on all staff salaries: Percentage of public funding for education that goes to school staff salaries.
  • Secondary education > Teachers: Secondary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers.
  • Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 30-34 per thousand people: Compares countries by number of illiterate individuals, in the age range 30 to 34. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Scientific and technical journal articles per million: Scientific and technical journal articles refer to the number of scientific and engineering articles published in the following fields: physics, biology, chemistry, mathematics, clinical medicine, biomedical research, engineering and technology, and earth and space sciences. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Duration of education > Primary level: Duration of primary education is the number of grades (or years) in primary education.
  • Participation > Children out of school > Elementary: Children out of school are the number of primary-school-age children not enrolled in primary or secondary school.
  • Participation > Ratio of girls to boys in primary and secondary education: Ratio of girls to boys in primary and secondary education is the percentage of girls to boys enrolled at primary and secondary levels in public and private schools.
  • Public spending per student > Secondary level: Public expenditure per student, secondary level is the total reported current spending by the government on secondary education, divided by the total number of pupils in secondary education, expressed as a percentage of per capita GDP.
  • 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."
  • Teaching weeks per year > Primary: Average number of weeks taught per year by primary level teachers. Data for 2000.
  • 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."
  • Universities > Top 200: Number of universities in the top 200
  • Secondary education > General pupils > Per capita: Secondary general pupils are the number of secondary students enrolled in general education programs, including teacher training. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Education enrolment by level > Primary level per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Education enrolment by level > Primary level > Per capita: Per capita figures expressed per 1 population.
  • Pupils-teacher ratio > Primary level: Pupil-teacher ratio, primary level is the average number of pupils per teacher in primary education. Cross-country comparisons may be affected by such factors as the composition of teachers by part- and full-time employment.
  • Elementary (primary school) > Teachers > Proportion of teachers female: Percentage of country's elementary, or primary, teachers that are female.
  • Secondary education > Vocational pupils: Secondary vocational pupils are the number of secondary students enrolled in technical and vocational education programs, including teacher training.
  • Primary education > Teachers: Primary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers.
  • Literacy > 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.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Hours of instruction for pupils aged 10: Intended hours of instruction per year for 10 year olds in public educational institutions. Data for 2000.
  • 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.
  • Universities > Top 200 per million: Number of universities in the top 200. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • 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).
  • High school > Share of total education spending: Percentage of government education funding that goes to secondary education.
  • Elementary (primary) school) > Proportion spent on all staff salaries: Percentage of public funding for primary education that goes to school staff salaries.
  • Participation > Secondary education > General pupils: Secondary general pupils are the number of secondary students enrolled in general education programs, including teacher training."
  • Secondary education > Teachers per 1000: Secondary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Ratio of female to male primary enrollment: Ratio of female to male primary enrollment is the percentage of girls to boys enrolled at primary level in public and private schools.
  • Secondary education > General pupils per 1000: Secondary general pupils are the number of secondary students enrolled in general education programs, including teacher training. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • 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. 
  • Hours of instruction for pupils aged 13: Intended hours of instruction per year for 14 year olds in public educational institutions. Data for 2000.
  • Hours of instruction for pupils aged 9: Intended hours of instruction per year for 9 year olds in public educational institutions. Data for 2000.
  • 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 > Female illiterates > Aged 65-69 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 20-24: Compares countries by number of illiterate individuals, in the age range 20 to 24. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems
  • Literacy > 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 > 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 > Male illiterates > Aged 35-39: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Literacy > Women above 14 years: Percent of female population above the age of 14 years that is literate.
  • Gender ratio > Literacy rate of 15-24 year-olds: Literacy gender parity rate of 15-24 year olds in each country. This number is achieved by dividing the total amount of females who are literate by the total amount of males who are literate. Numbers below 1 mean that more males are literate, while numbers over 1 indicate that more females are literate, with the difference in the numbers indicating to what extent this is true. For instance, in Chad (with a parity rate of .42%) a substantial amount of more males are literate than females. These numbers are only for 15-24 year olds.
  • Teachers' Day date: Date when Teacher's Day is celebrated around the world.
  • Illiterate population by sex > Aged 15+ > Per capita: Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Illiterate population by sex > Aged 15+ > Women per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Participation > Secondary education > Pupils: Secondary education pupils is the total number of pupils enrolled at secondary level in public and private schools.
  • Universities > Top 200 > Per $ GDP: Number of universities in the top 200 Per $ GDP figures expressed per 1 billion $ gross domestic product.
  • Primary education > Pupils per 1000: Primary education pupils is the total number of pupils enrolled at primary level in public and private schools. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Ratio of female to male secondary enrollment: Ratio of female to male secondary enrollment is the percentage of girls to boys enrolled at secondary level in public and private schools.
  • Secondary education > Pupils > Per capita: Secondary education pupils is the total number of pupils enrolled at secondary level in public and private schools. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Intake ratio to last grade of primary > Females: Number of female entrants in the last grade of primary education (regardless of age) expressed as a percentage of the female population at entrance age to the last grade.
  • Pupils-teacher ratio > Secondary level: Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary level is the average number of pupils per teacher in secondary education. Cross-country comparisons may be affected by such factors as the composition of teachers by part- and full-time employment.
  • Pupils reaching grade 5: Pupils reaching grade 5 is the percentage of children who start primary school and eventually reach grade 5.
  • Elementary school > Enrolled students > % female: Female pupils as a percentage of total pupils at primary level include enrollments in public and private schools.
  • Elementary school teachers > % female: Female teachers as a percentage of total primary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers.
  • Participation > Secondary education > Vocational pupils > % female: Secondary vocational pupils are the number of secondary students enrolled in technical and vocational education programs, including teacher training."
  • Participation > Secondary education > Vocational pupils: Secondary vocational pupils are the number of secondary students enrolled in technical and vocational education programs, including teacher training."
  • Participation > Total enrollment > Primary > Male > % net: Total enrollment is the number of pupils of the school-age group for primary education, enrolled either in primary or secondary education, expressed as a percentage of the total population in that age group."
  • Preschool enrollment rate > Female: Gross enrollment ratio is the ratio of total enrollment, regardless of age, to the population of the age group that officially corresponds to the level of education shown. Preprimary education refers to the initial stage of organized instruction, designed primarily to introduce very young children to a school-type environment."
  • Preschool enrollment rate > Male: Gross enrollment ratio is the ratio of total enrollment, regardless of age, to the population of the age group that officially corresponds to the level of education shown. Preprimary education refers to the initial stage of organized instruction, designed primarily to introduce very young children to a school-type environment."
  • School enrolment rate > 1st grade > Female: Gross intake rate in grade 1 is the number of new entrants in the first grade of primary education regardless of age, expressed as a percentage of the population of the official primary entrance age."
  • School enrolment rate > 1st grade > Male: Gross intake rate in grade 1 is the number of new entrants in the first grade of primary education regardless of age, expressed as a percentage of the population of the official primary entrance age."
  • 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 20-24: Compares countries by number of male literates, in the age range 20 to 24. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems
  • Literacy > Literates > 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 illiterates > Aged over 10 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Participation > School enrollment > Tertiary > Male > % gross: Gross enrollment ratio is the ratio of total enrollment, regardless of age, to the population of the age group that officially corresponds to the level of education shown. Tertiary education, whether or not to an advanced research qualification, normally requires, as a minimum condition of admission, the successful completion of education at the secondary level."
  • Literacy > Male literates > Aged 25-29 per thousand people: 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. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Illiterates > Aged over 10 per thousand people: Compares countries by number of illiterate individuals aged over 10. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Male illiterates > Aged 65-69 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 60-64 per thousand people: Compares countries by number of male illiterates, in the age range 60 to 64. 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 30-34: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged 15-19 per thousand people:

    Number of females aged 15-19 years, who are illiterate.

    . Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • 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 > Male illiterates > Aged 70-74: 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 > Female literates > Aged over 10: Number of females older than 10 years, who are literate.
  • Unemployment with secondary education, male > % of male unemployment: Unemployment with secondary education, male (% of male unemployment). Unemployment by level of educational attainment shows the unemployed by level of educational attainment, as a percentage of the unemployed. The levels of educational attainment accord with the International Standard Classification of Education 1997 of the United Nations Educational, Cultural, and Scientific Organization (UNESCO).
  • Literacy > Literates > Aged 40-44: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • Public spending on education, total > % of GDP: Public spending on education, total (% of GDP). Public expenditure on education as % of GDP is the total public expenditure (current and capital) on education expressed as a percentage of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in a given year. Public expenditure on education includes government spending on educational institutions (both public and private), education administration, and transfers/subsidies for private entities (students/households and other privates entities).
  • Literacy > Female literates > Aged 60-64 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > 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 > Female literates > Aged 70-74 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 20-24 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 40-44 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 55-59 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 20-24 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 60-64 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Female literates > 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 65-69 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Unemployment with primary education, male > % of male unemployment: 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).
  • Labor force with tertiary education, male > % of male labor force: Labor force with tertiary education, male (% of male labor force). Labor force with tertiary education is the proportion of labor force that has a tertiary education, as a percentage of the total labor force.
  • Unemployment with tertiary education, female > % of female unemployment: Unemployment with tertiary 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).
  • Unemployment with tertiary education, male > % of male unemployment: Unemployment with tertiary 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 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.
  • 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.
  • School enrollment > Primary > Female > % gross: Gross enrollment ratio is the ratio of total enrollment, regardless of age, to the population of the age group that officially corresponds to the level of education shown. Primary education provides children with basic reading, writing, and mathematics skills along with an elementary understanding of such subjects as history, geography, natural science, social science, art, and music.
  • Primary education > Teachers > % female: Female teachers as a percentage of total primary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers.
  • 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.
  • Gross intake rate in grade 1 > Male > % of relevant age group: Gross intake rate in grade 1 is the number of new entrants in the first grade of primary education regardless of age, expressed as a percentage of the population of the official primary entrance age.
  • Illiterate population by sex > Aged 15+ > Men > Per capita: Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Literacy rate > Adult total > % of people ages 15 and above: Adult literacy rate is the percentage of people ages 15 and above who can, with understanding, read and write a short, simple statement on their everyday life.
  • Government spending on education > % of GDP: Public expenditure on education consists of current and capital public expenditure on education includes government spending on educational institutions (both public and private), education administration as well as subsidies for private entities (students/households and other privates entities)."
  • Participation > School enrollment > Primary > Female > % net: Net enrollment ratio is the ratio of children of official school age based on the International Standard Classification of Education 1997 who are enrolled in school to the population of the corresponding official school age. Primary education provides children with basic reading, writing, and mathematics skills along with an elementary understanding of such subjects as history, geography, natural science, social science, art, and music."
  • Government spending on education > % of government spending: Public expenditure on education consists of current and capital public expenditure on education includes government spending on educational institutions (both public and private), education administration as well as subsidies for private entities (students/households and other privates entities)."
  • Participation > School enrollment > Primary > Female > % gross: Gross enrollment ratio is the ratio of total enrollment, regardless of age, to the population of the age group that officially corresponds to the level of education shown. Primary education provides children with basic reading, writing, and mathematics skills along with an elementary understanding of such subjects as history, geography, natural science, social science, art, and music."
  • School enrollment, primary, private > % of total primary: School enrollment, primary, private (% of total primary). Percentage of private enrolment. Primary is the enrolment in private primary schools expressed as a percentage of total enrolment (public and private) in primary schools. 'Private' refers to all educational institutions not operated by a public authority, regardless of whether they receive financial support from public authorities. A high percentage indicates strong involvement of the non-governmental sector (including religious bodies, other organizations, associations, communities, private enterprises or persons) in providing organized educational programmes.
  • Primary education, pupils > % female: Primary education, pupils (% female). Percentage of female students. Primary is the number of female students at the primary level expressed as a percentage of the total number of students (male and female) at the primary level in a given school year.
  • School enrollment, primary, female > % gross: School enrollment, primary, female (% gross). Gross enrolment ratio. Primary. Female is the total female enrollment in primary education, regardless of age, expressed as a percentage of the female population of official primary education age. GER can exceed 100% due to the inclusion of over-aged and under-aged students because of early or late school entrance and grade repetition.
  • Primary completion rate, total > % of relevant age group: Primary completion rate, total (% of relevant age group). Primary completion rate. Total is the total number of new entrants in the last grade of primary education, regardless of age, expressed as percentage of the total population of the theoretical entrance age to the last grade of primary. This indicator is also known as "gross intake rate to the last grade of primary." The ratio can exceed 100% due to over-aged and under-aged children who enter primary school late/early and/or repeat grades.
  • Gross intake ratio in first grade of primary education, female > % of relevant age group: Gross intake ratio in first grade of primary education, female (% of relevant age group). Gross intake ratio in first grade of primary education is the number of new entrants in the first grade of primary education regardless of age, expressed as a percentage of the population of the official primary entrance age.
  • Secondary education, general pupils > % female: Secondary education, general pupils (% female). Percentage of female students. Total secondary. General programmes is the number of female students enrolled in general programmes at the secondary education level expressed as a percentage of the total number of students (male and female) enrolled in general programmes at the secondary education level in a given school year.
  • 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 > Male illiterates > Aged 25-29 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Literates > Aged 65-69 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Male literates > Aged 45-49 per thousand people: Compares countries by number of male literates in the age range 45 to 49. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 10-14 per thousand people: Compares countries by number of male illiterates, in the age range 10 to 14. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Male literates > Aged 30-34 per thousand people: Compares countries by number of male literates, in the age range 30 to 34. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Male literates > Aged 50-54 per thousand people: Compares countries by number of male literates, in the age range 50 to 54. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Male literates > Aged 40-44 per thousand people: Compares countries by number of male literates, in the age range 40 to 44. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Male literates > Aged 20-24 per thousand people: Compares countries by number of male literates, in the age range 20 to 24. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Literates > Aged 55-59 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 55-59 per thousand people: 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. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Male illiterates > Aged 60-64 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Male literates > Aged 15-19 per thousand people: Compares countries by number of male literates, 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 > Literates > Aged 35-39 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Literates > Aged 75-79 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 70-74 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Adjusted savings: education expenditure > % of GNI: Adjusted savings: education expenditure (% of GNI). Education expenditure refers to the current operating expenditures in education, including wages and salaries and excluding capital investments in buildings and equipment.
  • 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.
  • Persistence to last grade of primary, total > % of cohort: Persistence to last grade of primary, total (% of cohort). Survival rate to last grade of primary. Total is the share of children enrolled in the first grade of primary school who eventually reach the last grade of primary. The estimate is calculated on the basis of the reconstructed cohort method, which uses data on enrolment and repeaters for two consecutive years.
  • Literacy > Literates > Aged 50-54: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • 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 > Male illiterates > Aged 15-19: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • 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.
  • Repitition rate > Primary level: Repetition rate is the percentage of primary school pupils who are currently enrolled in the same grade as in the previous year.
  • School enrollment > Primary > % gross: Gross enrollment ratio is the ratio of total enrollment, regardless of age, to the population of the age group that officially corresponds to the level of education shown. Primary education provides children with basic reading, writing, and mathematics skills along with an elementary understanding of such subjects as history, geography, natural science, social science, art, and music.
  • Outcomes > Ratio of young literate females to males > % ages 15-24: Ratio of young literate females to males is the percentage of females to males ages 15-24 who can, with understanding, read and write a short, simple statement on their everyday life."
  • Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 65-69 per thousand people: Compares countries by number of male illiterates, in the age range 65 to 69. 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 35-39 per thousand people: 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. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • School enrollment, secondary, female > % gross: School enrollment, secondary, female (% gross). Gross enrolment ratio. Secondary. All programmes. Female is the total female enrollment in secondary education, regardless of age, expressed as a percentage of the female population of official secondary education age. GER can exceed 100% due to the inclusion of over-aged and under-aged students because of early or late school entrance and grade repetition.
  • Repeaters, secondary, female > % of female enrollment: Repeaters, secondary, female (% of female enrollment). Percentage of repeaters in secondary. All grades. Female is the number of female students enrolled in the same grade as in the previous year, as a percentage of all female students enrolled in secondary school. It is calculated by dividing the sum of female repeaters in all grades of secondary education by the total female enrolment of secondary education and multiplying the result by 100.
  • Secondary education, teachers, female: 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.
  • Intake ratio to last grade of primary > Males: Number of male entrants in the last grade of primary education (regardless of age) expressed as a percentage of the male population at entrance age to the last grade.
  • Literacy > Female 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 > Male 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.
STAT Brazil India HISTORY
Adult literacy rate > Total 90.01
Ranked 13th. 43% more than India
62.75
Ranked 14th.

Average years of schooling of adults 4.9
Ranked 68th.
5.1
Ranked 65th. 4% more than Brazil
Children out of school, primary 3.25 million
Ranked 2nd. 2 times more than India
1.39 million
Ranked 4th.

Children out of school, primary per 1000 33.84
Ranked 12th. 30 times more than India
1.14
Ranked 85th.

College and university > Gender parity index 1.29
Ranked 43th. 78% more than India
0.726
Ranked 100th.

Compulsary education duration 9
Ranked 54th. The same as India
9
Ranked 64th.

Government spending on education > Proportion of GDP 5.82%
Ranked 32nd. 84% more than India
3.17%
Ranked 44th.

High school enrolment rate 81.93
Ranked 78th.
85.13
Ranked 70th. 4% more than Brazil

Homeschooling legal status Illegal, public education is mandatory without known exceptions Legal as alternative to the mandatory public school system.
Literacy > Total population 88.6%
Ranked 11th. 49% more than India
59.5%
Ranked 134th.

Primary education, duration > Years 4
Ranked 184th.
5
Ranked 160th. 25% more than Brazil

Primary education, teachers per 1000 4.76
Ranked 16th. 48% more than India
3.21
Ranked 104th.

Pupil-teacher ratio, primary 28.01
Ranked 24th.
35.15
Ranked 29th. 26% more than Brazil

Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary 13.24
Ranked 24th.
25.92
Ranked 19th. 96% more than Brazil

Secondary education, duration > Years 7
Ranked 34th. The same as India
7
Ranked 50th.

College and university > Share of total education spending 16.4%
Ranked 75th.
35.89%
Ranked 3rd. 2 times more than Brazil

Average IQ 87
Ranked 30th. 7% more than India
81
Ranked 38th.
Literacy > Female 88.8%
Ranked 6th. 84% more than India
48.3%
Ranked 131st.

College and university > Gender ratio 129.12
Ranked 40th. 85% more than India
69.94
Ranked 85th.

Child care (preschool) > Duration 3
Ranked 39th. The same as India
3
Ranked 65th.

Secondary education > Teachers > Per capita 8.1 per 1,000 people
Ranked 27th. 3 times more than India
2.4 per 1,000 people
Ranked 103th.

Duration of compulsory education 8 years
Ranked 102nd. The same as India
8 years
Ranked 8th.
Secondary education, pupils 6.97 million
Ranked 4th.
113.73 million
Ranked 1st. 16 times more than Brazil

Girls to boys ratio > Primary level enrolment 0.93
Ranked 144th. The same as India
0.93
Ranked 115th.

Literacy > Adult literacy 90.5%
Ranked 53th. 37% more than India
66%
Ranked 91st.

Primary education, teachers 457,406
Ranked 4th.
3.92 million
Ranked 2nd. 9 times more than Brazil

Primary education, pupils 35.84 million
Ranked 3rd.
137.75 million
Ranked 1st. 4 times more than Brazil

Adult literacy rate > Female 90.23
Ranked 11th. 78% more than India
50.82
Ranked 14th.

Tertiary enrollment 16.5%
Ranked 57th. 57% more than India
10.5%
Ranked 20th.
Spending per student > College and university 30.37
Ranked 23th.
54.98
Ranked 18th. 81% more than Brazil

High school > Gender ratio 110.62
Ranked 10th. 29% more than India
85.75
Ranked 116th.

Compulsary education starting age 6
Ranked 31st. The same as India
6
Ranked 46th.

Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary per million 0.138
Ranked 28th. 6 times more than India
0.0212
Ranked 98th.

Literacy > Definition age 15 and over can read and write age 15 and over can read and write
High school > Upper secondary school duration 3
Ranked 64th.
4
Ranked 27th. 33% more than Brazil

Literacy > Male 88.4%
Ranked 13th. 26% more than India
70.2%
Ranked 131st.

Spending > USD 73.41 billion
Ranked 8th. Twice as much as India
36.6 billion
Ranked 15th.

Spending > Proportion 4.77
Ranked 58th. 50% more than India
3.17
Ranked 121st.

Pupil-teacher ratio > Primary 21.57
Ranked 80th.
40.2
Ranked 27th. 86% more than Brazil

Child care (preschool) > Starting age 4
Ranked 27th. 33% more than India
3
Ranked 125th.

High school repeaters > Male 18.3
Ranked 10th. 4 times more than India
5.15
Ranked 44th.

Literacy rates > Aged 15-24 96.8%
Ranked 15th. 27% more than India
76.4%
Ranked 23th.

Preschool enrollment rate 127.47
Ranked 7th. 13% more than India
113.06
Ranked 30th.

Tertiary > Students studying abroad 28,550.22
Ranked 28th.
198,512.54
Ranked 2nd. 7 times more than Brazil

Primary completion rate 105
Ranked 13th. 17% more than India
90
Ranked 71st.

Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level 3.58 million
Ranked 6th.
11.3 million
Ranked 3rd. 3 times more than Brazil

Elementary (primary school) > Duration 4
Ranked 194th.
5
Ranked 169th. 25% more than Brazil

Secondary education, teachers 308,552
Ranked 3rd.
4.39 million
Ranked 2nd. 14 times more than Brazil

Secondary education, teachers per 1000 3.21
Ranked 8th.
3.59
Ranked 77th. 12% more than Brazil

Child care (preschool) > Students per teacher 17.12
Ranked 53th.
40.31
Ranked 4th. 2 times more than Brazil

High school > Lower secondary school duration 4
Ranked 27th. 33% more than India
3
Ranked 120th.

Spending per student > High school 18.46
Ranked 37th. 14% more than India
16.18
Ranked 49th.

Secondary education, general pupils 15.8 million
Ranked 5th.
100.95 million
Ranked 1st. 6 times more than Brazil

Illiteracy rates by sex > Aged 15+ 11.9%
Ranked 75th.
40.5%
Ranked 26th. 3 times more than Brazil

High school > Gender parity index 1.1
Ranked 26th. 20% more than India
0.918
Ranked 115th.

Scientific and technical journal articles 8,684
Ranked 16th.
12,774
Ranked 14th. 47% more than Brazil

College and university > Teachers > Proportion of teachers female 45%
Ranked 25th. 13% more than India
40%
Ranked 2nd.
Tertiary > Students studying abroad proportion 0.412%
Ranked 122nd.
0.745%
Ranked 119th. 81% more than Brazil

Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level per 1000 19.95
Ranked 73th. 90% more than India
10.49
Ranked 92nd.

Scouting > Genders admitted both both
Elementary (primary school) > Starting age 7
Ranked 11th. 17% more than India
6
Ranked 96th.

Education expenditure of government > As percentage of total government 10.9%
Ranked 61st. 2% more than India
10.7%
Ranked 57th.

Education expenditure of government > As percentage of GNI 4.5%
Ranked 60th. 18% more than India
3.8%
Ranked 76th.

Secondary education > General pupils 24.14 million
Ranked 3rd.
83.13 million
Ranked 2nd. 3 times more than Brazil

Spending per student > Elementary school 17.72
Ranked 29th. Twice as much as India
8.86
Ranked 62nd.

Secondary school starting age > Years 11
Ranked 145th. The same as India
11
Ranked 156th.

High school starting age > Years 11
Ranked 127th. The same as India
11
Ranked 138th.

Primary education > Teachers > Per capita 4.84 per 1,000 people
Ranked 72nd. 54% more than India
3.14 per 1,000 people
Ranked 113th.

Literacy > Female literates > Aged 15-19 per thousand people 42.57
Ranked 8th. 34% more than India
31.74
Ranked 21st.
Education enrolment by level > Primary level 19.38 million
Ranked 6th.
125.57 million
Ranked 1st. 6 times more than Brazil

High school > Population with at least high school education > Women 50.5%
Ranked 85th. 90% more than India
26.6%
Ranked 116th.

Elementary school graduate rate 75.63
Ranked 70th. 15% more than India
65.79
Ranked 84th.

Literacy rate > People aged 15-24 97.8
Ranked 14th. 21% more than India
81.13
Ranked 14th.

Public spending per student > Primary level 12.5
Ranked 44th. 74% more than India
7.2
Ranked 61st.
Secondary education, pupils per 1000 41.12
Ranked 38th.
93.13
Ranked 41st. 2 times more than Brazil

Primary education, pupils per 1000 211.47
Ranked 5th. 87% more than India
112.8
Ranked 72nd.

Girls to boys ratio > Tertiary level enrolment 1.32
Ranked 44th. 89% more than India
0.7
Ranked 77th.

Illiterate population by sex > Aged 15+ 15.3 million
Ranked 9th.
289.64 million
Ranked 1st. 19 times more than Brazil

Girls to boys ratio > Secondary level enrolment 1.1
Ranked 17th. 36% more than India
0.81
Ranked 118th.

Literacy > Female literates > Aged over 10 per thousand people 389.45
Ranked 5th. 2 times more than India
188.02
Ranked 21st.
Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level > Per capita 20.01 per 1,000 people
Ranked 73th. 86% more than India
10.77 per 1,000 people
Ranked 90th.

Tertiary > Students studying abroad per thousand people 0.145
Ranked 187th.
0.163
Ranked 184th. 12% more than Brazil

Outcomes > Secondary education > Duration > Years 7
Ranked 29th. The same as India
7
Ranked 44th.

Teacher student ratio > High school 17.2
Ranked 33th.
32.7
Ranked 9th. 90% more than Brazil

Inequality adjusted index 0.503
Ranked 75th. 91% more than India
0.264
Ranked 109th.
High school repeaters > Female 18.3
Ranked 11th. 5 times more than India
4.06
Ranked 43th.

Illiterate population by sex > Aged 15+ > Women 7.81 million
Ranked 9th.
179.8 million
Ranked 1st. 23 times more than Brazil

Teacher student ratio > Elementary school 23.02
Ranked 55th.
40.2
Ranked 23th. 75% more than Brazil

Literacy rate > Females aged 15-24 98.56
Ranked 11th. 33% more than India
74.36
Ranked 14th.

Hours of instruction for pupils aged 11 800 hours
Ranked 25th.
1,051 hours
Ranked 4th. 31% more than Brazil
Percentage of pupils starting grade 1 reaching grade 5 80.5%
Ranked 60th. 10% more than India
73%
Ranked 66th.

Elementary school > Enrolled students 17.81 million
Ranked 5th.
140.36 million
Ranked 1st. 8 times more than Brazil

Primary education > Duration > Years 4 years
Ranked 173th.
5 years
Ranked 154th. 25% more than Brazil

Services, etc., value added > Constant 2000 US$ per capita $3,233.40
Ranked 33th. 5 times more than India
$616.31
Ranked 74th.

School enrolment rate > 1st grade 124.37
Ranked 18th.
128.4
Ranked 14th. 3% more than Brazil

Secondary education, general pupils per 1000 99.1
Ranked 14th. 15% more than India
85.94
Ranked 45th.

Hours of instruction for pupils aged 12 800 hours
Ranked 31st.
1,176 hours
Ranked 4th. 47% more than Brazil
Literacy > Literates > Aged 15-19 per thousand people 85.12
Ranked 8th. 14% more than India
75
Ranked 17th.
High school > Lower secondary starting age 11
Ranked 148th. The same as India
11
Ranked 161st.

Elementary school > Gender ratio 92.75
Ranked 110th.
96.83
Ranked 104th. 4% more than Brazil

Illiteracy rates by sex > Aged 15+ > Women 11.9%
Ranked 79th.
51.7%
Ranked 25th. 4 times more than Brazil

Education enrolment ratio > Net > Primary level 96%
Ranked 55th. 1% more than India
95%
Ranked 62nd.

Duration of education > Secondary level 7
Ranked 32nd. 40% more than India
5
Ranked 155th.
Public spending per student > Tertiary level 72.8
Ranked 21st. 6% more than India
68.4
Ranked 9th.
Primary education > Pupils 18.92 million
Ranked 6th.
136.19 million
Ranked 1st. 7 times more than Brazil

Secondary education > Pupils 24.59 million
Ranked 3rd.
83.86 million
Ranked 2nd. 3 times more than Brazil

High school > Population with at least high school education > Men 48.5%
Ranked 95th.
50.4%
Ranked 88th. 4% more than Brazil

Literacy rate > Males aged 15-24 97.06
Ranked 16th. 10% more than India
88.41
Ranked 14th.

Education enrolment by level > Secondary level > Per capita 149.75 per 1,000 people
Ranked 5th. 94% more than India
77.29 per 1,000 people
Ranked 98th.

Education enrolment by level > Percentage girls > Tertiary level 56.47%
Ranked 36th. 47% more than India
38.45%
Ranked 105th.

Secondary education, vocational pupils 2.02 million
Ranked 3rd. 2 times more than India
829,377
Ranked 12th.

Spending on education > Proportion spent on all staff salaries 73.82%
Ranked 49th.
90.56%
Ranked 8th. 23% more than Brazil

Secondary education > Teachers 1.47 million
Ranked 4th.
2.59 million
Ranked 2nd. 76% more than Brazil

School life expectancy > Primary to tertiary 14 years
Ranked 4th. 40% more than India
10 years
Ranked 24th.
Education enrolment by level > Secondary level 26.79 million
Ranked 3rd.
81.05 million
Ranked 2nd. 3 times more than Brazil

Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 30-34 per thousand people 4.72
Ranked 4th.
26.86
Ranked 4th. 6 times more than Brazil
Scientific and technical journal articles per million 47.78
Ranked 50th. 4 times more than India
11.68
Ranked 70th.

Duration of education > Primary level 4
Ranked 154th.
6
Ranked 62nd. 50% more than Brazil
Women to men parity index > As ratio of literacy rates > Aged 15-24 1.02
Ranked 5th. 27% more than India
0.8
Ranked 25th.

Participation > Children out of school > Elementary 681,858
Ranked 11th.
5.56 million
Ranked 3rd. 8 times more than Brazil

Participation > Ratio of girls to boys in primary and secondary education 102.53%
Ranked 18th. 11% more than India
92.18%
Ranked 116th.

Public spending per student > Secondary level 12.6
Ranked 52nd.
23.1
Ranked 26th. 83% more than Brazil
Illiterate population by sex > Aged 15+ per 1000 84.19
Ranked 71st.
264.81
Ranked 23th. 3 times more than Brazil

Education enrolment by level > Percentage girls > Primary level 47.85%
Ranked 123th. 2% more than India
46.82%
Ranked 143th.

Progression to secondary school 84.04%
Ranked 81st.
85.08%
Ranked 71st. 1% more than Brazil

Literacy rates > Aged 15-24 > Women 97.9%
Ranked 11th. 45% more than India
67.7%
Ranked 23th.

Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 35-39 1.02 million
Ranked 2nd.
29.5 million
Ranked 1st. 29 times more than Brazil
Literacy > Literates > Aged 15-19 16.62 million
Ranked 2nd.
79.46 million
Ranked 1st. 5 times more than Brazil
Education enrolment ratio > Net > Primary level > Women 97%
Ranked 44th. 7% more than India
91%
Ranked 83th.

High school > Upper secondary starting age 15
Ranked 84th. 7% more than India
14
Ranked 186th.

Elementary school starting age > Years 7
Ranked 12th. 17% more than India
6
Ranked 89th.

Teaching weeks per year > Primary 40 weeks per year
Ranked 11th.
42 weeks per year
Ranked 4th. 5% more than Brazil
Elementary school repeaters > All 18.67
Ranked 15th. 5 times more than India
3.45
Ranked 66th.

Universities > Top 200 1
Ranked 27th.
3
Ranked 13th. 3 times more than Brazil
Secondary education > General pupils > Per capita 133.07 per 1,000 people
Ranked 6th. 73% more than India
76.99 per 1,000 people
Ranked 63th.

Education enrolment by level > Primary level per 1000 108.03
Ranked 98th.
116.62
Ranked 83th. 8% more than Brazil

Illiteracy rates by sex > Aged 15+ > Men 12%
Ranked 64th.
29.8%
Ranked 25th. 2 times more than Brazil

Education enrolment by level > Primary level > Per capita 0.108 per capita
Ranked 96th.
0.12 per capita
Ranked 76th. 11% more than Brazil

Education enrolment ratio > Net > Primary level > Men 96%
Ranked 53th.
98%
Ranked 33th. 2% more than Brazil

Literacy rates > Aged 15-24 > Men 95.8%
Ranked 21st. 14% more than India
84.2%
Ranked 21st.

Pupils-teacher ratio > Primary level 26
Ranked 61st.
40
Ranked 2nd. 54% more than Brazil
Elementary (primary school) > Teachers > Proportion of teachers female 90%
Ranked 17th. 2 times more than India
44%
Ranked 3rd.
Secondary education > Vocational pupils 452,342
Ranked 22nd.
726,889
Ranked 15th. 61% more than Brazil

Primary education > Teachers 877,204
Ranked 5th.
3.39 million
Ranked 2nd. 4 times more than Brazil

Education enrolment by level > Percentage girls > Secondary level 51.56%
Ranked 23th. 21% more than India
42.56%
Ranked 140th.

Literacy > Male illiterates > Aged 35-39 per thousand people 3.06
Ranked 4th.
9.81
Ranked 4th. 3 times more than Brazil
Literacy > Literates > Aged over 10 per thousand people 755.01
Ranked 8th. 58% more than India
477.67
Ranked 21st.
Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 10-14 670,982
Ranked 1st.
22.83 million
Ranked 1st. 34 times more than Brazil
Private school enrolment > Primary level 7.9
Ranked 41st.
16.5
Ranked 14th. 2 times more than Brazil
Outcomes > Primary education > Duration > Years 4
Ranked 161st.
5
Ranked 142nd. 25% more than Brazil

Hours of instruction for pupils aged 10 800 hours
Ranked 22nd.
1,051 hours
Ranked 6th. 31% more than Brazil
Primary education > Teachers per 1000 4.83
Ranked 72nd. 58% more than India
3.05
Ranked 118th.

Secondary education > Pupils per 1000 135.31
Ranked 9th. 79% more than India
75.51
Ranked 88th.

Literacy > Men above 14 years 88.4%
Ranked 20th. 20% more than India
73.4%
Ranked 27th.

Female enrolment share > Primary level 48.1%
Ranked 98th. 10% more than India
43.6%
Ranked 20th.
Services, etc., value added > Constant 2000 US$ $642.33 billion
Ranked 3rd.
$762.18 billion
Ranked 2nd. 19% more than Brazil

Universities > Top 200 per million 0.00537
Ranked 28th. 2 times more than India
0.00266
Ranked 30th.
Primary school starting age > Years 7
Ranked 10th. 17% more than India
6
Ranked 97th.

Scouting > Members 70,388
Ranked 21st.
3.37 million
Ranked 2nd. 48 times more than Brazil
High school > Share of total education spending 44.66%
Ranked 17th. 19% more than India
37.49%
Ranked 12th.

Elementary (primary) school) > Proportion spent on all staff salaries 68.86%
Ranked 72nd.
87.94%
Ranked 27th. 28% more than Brazil

Participation > Secondary education > General pupils 22.52 million
Ranked 3rd.
95.31 million
Ranked 1st. 4 times more than Brazil

Secondary education > Teachers per 1000 8.09
Ranked 28th. 3 times more than India
2.33
Ranked 104th.

Ratio of female to male primary enrollment 94.49
Ranked 131st. 1% more than India
93.44
Ranked 131st.

Secondary education > General pupils per 1000 132.82
Ranked 7th. 77% more than India
74.85
Ranked 67th.

Elementary (primary) school > Gender parity index 0.941
Ranked 138th.
0.999
Ranked 46th. 6% more than Brazil

Hours of instruction for pupils aged 13 800 hours
Ranked 34th.
1,176 hours
Ranked 7th. 47% more than Brazil
Hours of instruction for pupils aged 9 800 hours
Ranked 20th.
1,051 hours
Ranked 5th. 31% more than Brazil
Female enrolment share > Secondary level 51.6%
Ranked 19th. 30% more than India
39.6%
Ranked 28th.
Education enrolment by level > Secondary level per 1000 149.33
Ranked 4th. 98% more than India
75.28
Ranked 104th.

Literacy > Literates > Aged 40-44 per thousand people 60.45
Ranked 9th. 2 times more than India
29.71
Ranked 25th.
Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged 65-69 per thousand people 3.52
Ranked 3rd.
7.72
Ranked 2nd. 2 times more than Brazil
Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 20-24 477,466
Ranked 2nd.
24.03 million
Ranked 1st. 50 times more than Brazil
Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 50-54 per thousand people 6.38
Ranked 3rd.
17.18
Ranked 4th. 3 times more than Brazil
Literacy > Female literates > Aged 15-19 8.31 million
Ranked 2nd.
33.62 million
Ranked 1st. 4 times more than Brazil
Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 15-19 per thousand people 1.91
Ranked 4th.
19.59
Ranked 4th. 10 times more than Brazil
Literacy > Male illiterates > Aged 35-39 598,172
Ranked 1st.
10.4 million
Ranked 1st. 17 times more than Brazil
Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 25-29 per thousand people 3.48
Ranked 6th.
25.95
Ranked 4th. 7 times more than Brazil
Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged 25-29 per thousand people 1.28
Ranked 6th.
17.74
Ranked 4th. 14 times more than Brazil
Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged 35-39 per thousand people 2.18
Ranked 3rd.
18.03
Ranked 3rd. 8 times more than Brazil
Scouting > Members per thousand people 0.354
Ranked 131st.
2.73
Ranked 51st. 8 times more than Brazil
Primary completion rate > Women 111
Ranked 8th. 29% more than India
86
Ranked 71st.

Elementary school repeaters > Male 20.13
Ranked 15th. 6 times more than India
3.48
Ranked 70th.

Elementary school repeaters > Female 20.13
Ranked 14th. 6 times more than India
3.42
Ranked 60th.

Percentage of pupils starting grade 1 reaching grade 5 > Men 75.8%
Ranked 54th. 4% more than India
73.1%
Ranked 59th.

High school teachers 1.38 million
Ranked 4th.
2.59 million
Ranked 1st. 88% more than Brazil

Elementary school teachers 773,624
Ranked 4th.
3.39 million
Ranked 1st. 4 times more than Brazil

Literacy > Women above 14 years 88.8%
Ranked 10th. 86% more than India
47.8%
Ranked 27th.

Gender ratio > Literacy rate of 15-24 year-olds 1.02%
Ranked 2nd. 27% more than India
0.8%
Ranked 25th.

Teachers' Day date 10/15/2011 9/5/2011
Illiterate population by sex > Aged 15+ > Per capita 84.35 per 1,000 people
Ranked 71st.
272.12 per 1,000 people
Ranked 21st. 3 times more than Brazil

Illiterate population by sex > Aged 15+ > Women per 1000 42.99
Ranked 73th.
164.38
Ranked 23th. 4 times more than Brazil

Participation > Secondary education > Pupils 25.13 million
Ranked 3rd.
89.46 million
Ranked 2nd. 4 times more than Brazil

Primary completion rate > Men 110
Ranked 12th. 17% more than India
94
Ranked 48th.

Universities > Top 200 > Per $ GDP 0.002 per $1 billion of GDP
Ranked 27th.
0.004 per $1 billion of GDP
Ranked 19th. Twice as much as Brazil
Primary education > Pupils per 1000 104.09
Ranked 99th.
122.63
Ranked 77th. 18% more than Brazil

Ratio of female to male secondary enrollment 110.64
Ranked 20th. 39% more than India
79.83
Ranked 131st.

Secondary education > Pupils > Per capita 135.56 per 1,000 people
Ranked 9th. 75% more than India
77.67 per 1,000 people
Ranked 82nd.

Intake ratio to last grade of primary > Females None
None

Pupils-teacher ratio > Secondary level 19.2
Ranked 50th. 7% more than India
17.9
Ranked 58th.
Pupils reaching grade 5 70.8
Ranked 12th. 4% more than India
67.9
Ranked 63th.
Elementary school > Enrolled students > % female 47.18%
Ranked 116th. About the same as India
46.99%
Ranked 139th.

Elementary school teachers > % female 91.08%
Ranked 18th. 2 times more than India
44%
Ranked 119th.

Participation > Secondary education > Vocational pupils > % female 57.34%
Ranked 4th. 9 times more than India
6.58%
Ranked 109th.

Participation > Secondary education > Vocational pupils 1.13 million
Ranked 9th. 52% more than India
742,331
Ranked 17th.

Participation > Total enrollment > Primary > Male > % net 95.94%
Ranked 42nd.
97.25%
Ranked 27th. 1% more than Brazil

Preschool enrollment rate > Female 64.62
Ranked 59th. 35% more than India
47.7
Ranked 81st.

Preschool enrollment rate > Male 65.46
Ranked 58th. 41% more than India
46.51
Ranked 81st.

School enrolment rate > 1st grade > Female 116.15
Ranked 27th.
124.11
Ranked 16th. 7% more than Brazil

School enrolment rate > 1st grade > Male 126.03
Ranked 17th.
132.34
Ranked 13th. 5% more than Brazil

Literacy > Male literates > Aged 25-29 8.03 million
Ranked 2nd.
32.86 million
Ranked 1st. 4 times more than Brazil
Literacy > Male literates > Aged 20-24 8.32 million
Ranked 2nd.
38.57 million
Ranked 1st. 5 times more than Brazil
Literacy > Literates > Aged 50-54 per thousand people 45.57
Ranked 5th. 3 times more than India
17.36
Ranked 22nd.
Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged over 10 per thousand people 36.88
Ranked 2nd.
170.93
Ranked 4th. 5 times more than Brazil
Participation > School enrollment > Tertiary > Male > % gross 30.11%
Ranked 46th. 91% more than India
15.75%
Ranked 73th.

Literacy > Male literates > Aged 25-29 per thousand people 41.15
Ranked 6th. 33% more than India
31.02
Ranked 21st.
Literacy > Illiterates > Aged over 10 per thousand people 74.81
Ranked 2nd.
265.23
Ranked 4th. 4 times more than Brazil
Literacy > Male illiterates > Aged 65-69 per thousand people 2.73
Ranked 1st.
4.02
Ranked 2nd. 47% more than Brazil
Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 60-64 per thousand people 6.8
Ranked 2nd.
16.21
Ranked 2nd. 2 times more than Brazil
Literacy > Female literates > Aged 30-34 7.67 million
Ranked 2nd.
17.86 million
Ranked 1st. 2 times more than Brazil
Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged 15-19 per thousand people 0.623
Ranked 6th.
11.94
Ranked 4th. 19 times more than Brazil
Literacy > Male illiterates > Aged 50-54 605,353
Ranked 2nd.
6.94 million
Ranked 1st. 11 times more than Brazil
Literacy > Literates > Aged 30-34 14.82 million
Ranked 2nd.
45.81 million
Ranked 1st. 3 times more than Brazil
Literacy > Male illiterates > Aged 70-74 441,708
Ranked 2nd.
3.83 million
Ranked 1st. 9 times more than Brazil
Literacy > Female literates > Aged 35-39 6.7 million
Ranked 2nd.
15.43 million
Ranked 1st. 2 times more than Brazil
Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged 35-39 425,308
Ranked 2nd.
19.11 million
Ranked 1st. 45 times more than Brazil
Literacy > Female literates > Aged over 10 76.02 million
Ranked 2nd.
199.21 million
Ranked 1st. 3 times more than Brazil
Unemployment with secondary education, male > % of male unemployment 41.5%
Ranked 21st.
44.5%
Ranked 16th. 7% more than Brazil

Literacy > Literates > Aged 40-44 11.8 million
Ranked 2nd.
31.48 million
Ranked 1st. 3 times more than Brazil
Public spending on education, total > % of GDP 5.82%
Ranked 33th. 84% more than India
3.17%
Ranked 43th.

Literacy > Female literates > Aged 60-64 per thousand people 14.02
Ranked 4th. 5 times more than India
2.8
Ranked 22nd.
Literacy > Literates > Aged 25-29 per thousand people 84.14
Ranked 5th. 59% more than India
52.79
Ranked 23th.
Literacy > Female literates > Aged 70-74 per thousand people 7.53
Ranked 3rd. 6 times more than India
1.24
Ranked 17th.
Literacy > Female literates > Aged 20-24 per thousand people 43.29
Ranked 5th. 69% more than India
25.63
Ranked 26th.
Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged 40-44 per thousand people 2.78
Ranked 3rd.
14.29
Ranked 4th. 5 times more than Brazil
Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged 55-59 per thousand people 3.62
Ranked 2nd.
9.64
Ranked 2nd. 3 times more than Brazil
Literacy > Male illiterates > Aged 20-24 per thousand people 1.6
Ranked 5th.
7.31
Ranked 4th. 5 times more than Brazil
Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged 60-64 per thousand people 3.74
Ranked 2nd.
10.34
Ranked 1st. 3 times more than Brazil
Literacy > Female literates > Aged 50-54 per thousand people 23.9
Ranked 5th. 5 times more than India
5.17
Ranked 22nd.
Literacy > Female literates > Aged 65-69 per thousand people 9.89
Ranked 4th. 5 times more than India
2.03
Ranked 17th.
Unemployment with primary education, male > % of male unemployment 40.1%
Ranked 7th. 3 times more than India
13.9%
Ranked 23th.

Labor force with tertiary education, male > % of male labor force 13.6%
Ranked 60th. 26% more than India
10.8%
Ranked 55th.

Unemployment with tertiary education, female > % of female unemployment 13.1%
Ranked 27th.
28.6%
Ranked 10th. 2 times more than Brazil

Unemployment with tertiary education, male > % of male unemployment 10.3%
Ranked 26th.
20.5%
Ranked 10th. Twice as much as Brazil

Literacy rate > Youth total > % of people ages 15-24 96.84%
Ranked 49th. 27% more than India
76.43%
Ranked 84th.

School enrollment > Preprimary > % gross 67.54% gross
Ranked 55th. 88% more than India
35.88% gross
Ranked 92nd.

School enrollment > Primary > Female > % gross 136.9% gross
Ranked 1st. 22% more than India
112.14% gross
Ranked 25th.

Primary education > Teachers > % female 89.73% female
Ranked 21st. 2 times more than India
44% female
Ranked 119th.

Expenditure per student > Secondary > % of GDP per capita 11.18%
Ranked 80th.
19.82%
Ranked 50th. 77% more than Brazil

Gross intake rate in grade 1 > Male > % of relevant age group 126.54%
Ranked 20th.
138.66%
Ranked 9th. 10% more than Brazil

Illiterate population by sex > Aged 15+ > Men > Per capita 41.28 per 1,000 people
Ranked 60th.
103.29 per 1,000 people
Ranked 19th. 3 times more than Brazil

Literacy rate > Adult total > % of people ages 15 and above 88.62%
Ranked 55th. 45% more than India
61.01%
Ranked 94th.

Illiterate population by sex > Aged 15+ > Men 7.49 million
Ranked 8th.
109.94 million
Ranked 1st. 15 times more than Brazil

Government spending on education > % of GDP 5.82%
Ranked 32nd. 84% more than India
3.17%
Ranked 44th.

Participation > School enrollment > Primary > Female > % net 93.15%
Ranked 51st. 6% more than India
88.01%
Ranked 82nd.

Government spending on education > % of government spending 16.1%
Ranked 28th. 50% more than India
10.74%
Ranked 64th.

Participation > School enrollment > Primary > Female > % gross 122.59%
Ranked 6th. 10% more than India
111.16%
Ranked 31st.

School enrollment, primary, private > % of total primary 9.01%
Ranked 20th.
17.04%
Ranked 31st. 89% more than Brazil

Primary education, pupils > % female 49.23%
Ranked 22nd. 3% more than India
47.96%
Ranked 110th.

School enrollment, primary, female > % gross 129.35%
Ranked 4th. 14% more than India
113.94%
Ranked 20th.

Primary completion rate, total > % of relevant age group 88.65%
Ranked 44th.
96.46%
Ranked 53th. 9% more than Brazil

Gross intake ratio in first grade of primary education, female > % of relevant age group 163.26%
Ranked 2nd. 43% more than India
114.28%
Ranked 27th.

Secondary education, general pupils > % female 51.7%
Ranked 20th. 16% more than India
44.74%
Ranked 139th.

Secondary education, vocational pupils per 1000 14.81
Ranked 35th. 21 times more than India
0.706
Ranked 118th.

Secondary education, teachers, female per 1000 1.71
Ranked 3rd. 16% more than India
1.48
Ranked 73th.

Literacy > Male illiterates > Aged 25-29 per thousand people 2.2
Ranked 6th.
8.21
Ranked 4th. 4 times more than Brazil
Literacy > Literates > Aged 65-69 per thousand people 18.55
Ranked 5th. 3 times more than India
6.95
Ranked 16th.
Literacy > Male literates > Aged 45-49 per thousand people 25.82
Ranked 8th. 59% more than India
16.27
Ranked 21st.
Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 10-14 per thousand people 3.44
Ranked 3rd.
21.55
Ranked 5th. 6 times more than Brazil
Literacy > Male literates > Aged 30-34 per thousand people 36.65
Ranked 8th. 39% more than India
26.38
Ranked 20th.
Literacy > Male literates > Aged 50-54 per thousand people 21.67
Ranked 7th. 78% more than India
12.19
Ranked 20th.
Literacy > Male literates > Aged 40-44 per thousand people 28.97
Ranked 8th. 48% more than India
19.59
Ranked 21st.
Literacy > Male literates > Aged 20-24 per thousand people 42.61
Ranked 7th. 17% more than India
36.41
Ranked 17th.
Literacy > Literates > Aged 55-59 per thousand people 35.73
Ranked 4th. 3 times more than India
11.89
Ranked 21st.
Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 55-59 per thousand people 6.67
Ranked 3rd.
14.21
Ranked 3rd. 2 times more than Brazil
Literacy > Male illiterates > Aged 60-64 per thousand people 3.06
Ranked 2nd.
5.86
Ranked 3rd. 92% more than Brazil
Literacy > Male literates > Aged 15-19 per thousand people 42.55
Ranked 8th.
43.26
Ranked 9th. 2% more than Brazil
Literacy > Literates > Aged 35-39 per thousand people 65.9
Ranked 9th. 70% more than India
38.77
Ranked 25th.
Literacy > Literates > Aged 75-79 per thousand people 9.06
Ranked 4th. 4 times more than India
2.33
Ranked 16th.
Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged 70-74 per thousand people 3.1
Ranked 3rd.
5.54
Ranked 2nd. 79% more than Brazil
Adjusted savings: education expenditure > % of GNI 5.49%
Ranked 36th. 78% more than India
3.08%
Ranked 125th.

Ratio of female to male tertiary enrollment > % 111.75%
Ranked 30th. 43% more than India
78.13%
Ranked 88th.

Persistence to last grade of primary, total > % of cohort 64.61%
Ranked 30th. 5% more than India
61.37%
Ranked 86th.

Literacy > Literates > Aged 50-54 8.9 million
Ranked 3rd.
18.39 million
Ranked 1st. 2 times more than Brazil
Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 30-34 921,510
Ranked 1st.
28.46 million
Ranked 1st. 31 times more than Brazil
Literacy > Male illiterates > Aged 15-19 252,020
Ranked 1st.
8.1 million
Ranked 1st. 32 times more than Brazil
School enrollment, primary > % gross 147.51%
Ranked 1st. 31% more than India
112.6%
Ranked 31st.

Repitition rate > Primary level 23.8
Ranked 10th. 6 times more than India
4.2
Ranked 14th.
School enrollment > Primary > % gross 140.96% gross
Ranked 2nd. 21% more than India
116.2% gross
Ranked 23th.

Outcomes > Ratio of young literate females to males > % ages 15-24 101.55%
Ranked 3rd. 21% more than India
84.1%
Ranked 14th.

Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 65-69 per thousand people 6.25
Ranked 2nd.
11.75
Ranked 2nd. 88% more than Brazil
Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 35-39 per thousand people 5.24
Ranked 3rd.
27.84
Ranked 4th. 5 times more than Brazil
School enrollment, secondary, female > % gross 46.86%
Ranked 45th.
66.29%
Ranked 98th. 41% more than Brazil

Repeaters, secondary, female > % of female enrollment 7.38%
Ranked 30th. 83% more than India
4.04%
Ranked 49th.

Secondary education, teachers, female 164,457
Ranked 1st.
1.8 million
Ranked 3rd. 11 times more than Brazil

Intake ratio to last grade of primary > Males None
None

Literacy > Female literates > Aged 40-44 per thousand people 31.48
Ranked 7th. 3 times more than India
10.12
Ranked 25th.
Literacy > Male literates > Aged over 10 per thousand people 365.56
Ranked 9th. 26% more than India
289.65
Ranked 20th.

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