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Education Stats: compare key data on Brazil & United States

Definitions

  • 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.
  • College and university > Share of total education spending: Percentage of government education funding that goes to post-secondary education.
  • 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.
  • Homeschooling legal status: Legal status of homeschooling.
  • Literacy > Female: This entry includes a definition of literacy and Census Bureau percentages for the total population, males, and females. There are no universal definitions and standards of literacy. Unless otherwise specified, all rates are based on the most common definition - the ability to read and write at a specified age. Detailing the standards that individual countries use to assess the ability to read and write is beyond the scope of our source. Information on literacy, while not a perfect measure of educational results, is probably the most easily available and valid for international comparisons.
  • Literacy > Total population: This entry includes a definition of literacy and Census Bureau percentages for the total population, males, and females. There are no universal definitions and standards of literacy. Unless otherwise specified, all rates are based on the most common definition - the ability to read and write at a specified age. Detailing the standards that individual countries use to assess the ability to read and write is beyond the scope of our source. Information on literacy, while not a perfect measure of educational results, is probably the most easily available and valid for international comparisons.
  • Primary education, duration > Years: Primary education, duration (years). Duration of primary is the number of grades (years) in primary education.
  • Primary education, teachers per 1000: Primary education, teachers. Teaching staff in primary. Public and private. Full and part-time. All programmes. Total is the total number of teachers in public and private primary education institutions. Teachers are persons employed full time or part time in an official capacity to guide and direct the learning experience of pupils and students, irrespective of their qualifications or the delivery mechanism, i.e. face-to-face and/or at a distance. This definition excludes educational personnel who have no active teaching duties (e.g. headmasters, headmistresses or principals who do not teach) and persons who work occasionally or in a voluntary capacity in educational institutions. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Pupil-teacher ratio, primary: Pupil-teacher ratio, primary. Pupil-teacher ratio. Primary is the number of pupils enrolled in primary school divided by the number of primary school teachers.
  • Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary: Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary. Pupil-teacher ratio. Secondary is the number of pupils enrolled in secondary school divided by the number of secondary school teachers.
  • Secondary education, duration > Years: Secondary education, duration (years). Duration of secondary education is the number of grades (years) in secondary education (ISCED 2 & 3).
  • College and university > Gender ratio: Ratio of female to male tertiary enrollment is the percentage of men to women enrolled at tertiary level in public and private schools.
  • Child care (preschool) > Duration: Number of years students study at the pre-primary (preschool) level. It should be noted that not all countries require pre-primary education.
  • Secondary education > Teachers > Per capita: Secondary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Duration of compulsory education: Duration of compulsory education is the number of grades (or years) that a child must legally be enrolled in school.
  • Secondary education, pupils: Secondary education, pupils. Enrolment in total secondary. Public and private. All programmes. Total is the total number of students enrolled at public and private secondary education institutions.
  • College and university > Private school share: Percentage of post-secondary students who attend a private school, college, or university.
  • School life expectancy > Total: School life expectancy and transition from primary to secondary for school years 1998/99 and 1999/00, published in http://www.uis.unesco.org accessed on Sept. 2002 and Women's Indicators and Statistics Database (Wistat), Version 4, CD-ROM (United Nations publication, Sales No. E.00.XVII.4) based on data provided by UNESCO in 1999.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Teachers as percentage of labor force: The percentage share of the total labor force who are classroom, academic staff, and other teachers. Data for 1999.
  • Literacy > Reading performance > Overall: Overall.

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  • Elementary (primary school) > Duration: Number of years students study at the primary level.
  • Children out of school > Primary: Children out of school are the number of primary-school-age children not enrolled in primary or secondary school.
  • Secondary education, teachers: 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.
  • Literacy > Reading performance > Overall reading skills: Overall.

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  • 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.
  • Literacy > Reading performance > Access and retrieve: Access and retrieve.

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  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Schools connected to the Internet: Schools connected to the Internet are the share of primary and secondary schools in the country that have access to the Internet.
  • 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.
  • Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level > Per capita: Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Tertiary > Students studying abroad per thousand people: Total number of post-secondary students who were studying abroad during given year. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Outcomes > Secondary education > Duration > Years: Secondary education, duration (years) is the number of grades (years) in secondary school."
  • Teacher student ratio > High school: Secondary school pupil-teacher ratio is the number of pupils enrolled in secondary school divided by the number of secondary school teachers (regardless of their teaching assignment).
  • Children out of school > Primary per 1000: Children out of school are the number of primary-school-age children not enrolled in primary or secondary school. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Inequality adjusted index: Inequality-adjusted Human Development Index.
  • Teacher student ratio > Elementary school: Primary school pupil-teacher ratio is the number of pupils enrolled in primary school divided by the number of primary school teachers (regardless of their teaching assignment).
  • Elementary school > Enrolled students: Primary education pupils is the total number of pupils enrolled at primary level in public and private schools.
  • Primary education > Duration > Years: Primary duration refers to the number of years of full-time equivalent duration in primary education in the school system according to ISCED.
  • Services, etc., value added > Constant 2000 US$ per capita: Services, etc., value added (constant 2000 US$). Services correspond to ISIC divisions 50-99. They include value added in wholesale and retail trade (including hotels and restaurants), transport, and government, financial, professional, and personal services such as education, health care, and real estate services. Also included are imputed bank service charges, import duties, and any statistical discrepancies noted by national compilers as well as discrepancies arising from rescaling. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources. The industrial origin of value added is determined by the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC), revision 3. Data are in constant 2005 U.S. dollars. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • School enrolment rate > 1st grade: Gross intake rate in grade 1 is the number of new entrants in the first grade of primary education regardless of age, expressed as a percentage of the population of the official primary entrance age."
  • Secondary education, general pupils per 1000: Secondary education, general pupils. Enrolment in total secondary. Public and private. General programmes. Total is the total number of students enrolled in general programmes at public and private secondary education institutions. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Literacy > Reading performance > Integrate and interpret: Integrate and interpret.

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  • 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.
  • High school > Population with at least high school education > Men: Gender Inequality Index.
  • Education enrolment by level > Secondary level > Per capita: Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Secondary education, vocational pupils: Secondary education, vocational pupils. Enrolment in total secondary. Public and private. Technical/vocational programmes. Total is the total number of students enrolled in technical/vocational programmes at public and private secondary education institutions.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Literacy > Reading performance > Continuous texts: Continuous texts.

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  • Literacy > Reading performance > Non-continuous texts: Non-continuous texts.

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  • 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.
  • Children out of school > Primary > Per capita: Children out of school are the number of primary-school-age children not enrolled in primary or secondary school. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Literacy > Reading performance > Reflect and evaluate: Reflect and evaluate.

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  • High school > Upper secondary starting age: Average age at which students begin upper secondary (high school) education.
  • Elementary school starting age > Years: Primary school starting age is the age at which students would enter primary education, assuming they had started at the official entrance age for the lowest level of education, had studied full-time throughout and had progressed through the system without repeating or skipping a grade."
  • Elementary school repeaters > All: Repeaters in primary school are the number of students enrolled in the same grade as in the previous year, as a percentage of all students enrolled in primary school."
  • School life expectancy > Male: School life expectancy and transition from primary to secondary for school years 1998/99 and 1999/00, published in http://www.uis.unesco.org accessed on Sept. 2002 and Women's Indicators and Statistics Database (Wistat), Version 4, CD-ROM (United Nations publication, Sales No. E.00.XVII.4) based on data provided by UNESCO in 1999.
  • 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 capita: Per capita figures expressed per 1 population.
  • Education enrolment by level > Primary level per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Pupils-teacher ratio > Primary level: Pupil-teacher ratio, primary level is the average number of pupils per teacher in primary education. Cross-country comparisons may be affected by such factors as the composition of teachers by part- and full-time employment.
  • Elementary (primary school) > Teachers > Proportion of teachers female: Percentage of country's elementary, or primary, teachers that are female.
  • Primary education > Teachers: Primary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers.
  • Private school enrolment > Primary level: Private sector enrolment share, primary level is the share of primary school pupils who attend a privately managed school, regardless of whether or not the school receives subsidies from the government.
  • Outcomes > Primary education > Duration > Years: Primary duration refers to the number of years of full-time equivalent duration in primary education in the school system according to ISCED.
  • Primary education > Teachers per 1000: Primary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • 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.
  • Enrolment ratio > Secondary level: Net enrolment ratio, secondary level, is the ratio of the number of children of official secondary school age enrolled in school to the number of children of official secondary school age in the population.
  • Participation > Secondary education > General pupils: Secondary general pupils are the number of secondary students enrolled in general education programs, including teacher training."
  • Secondary education > Teachers per 1000: Secondary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Secondary education > General pupils per 1000: Secondary general pupils are the number of secondary students enrolled in general education programs, including teacher training. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Ratio of female to male primary enrollment: Ratio of female to male primary enrollment is the percentage of girls to boys enrolled at primary level in public and private schools.
  • Elementary (primary) school > Gender parity index: Country's gender parity index in primary, or elementary, school. For countries with a rating of over 1, more females are enrolled while countries with a rating under 1 have more males enrolled. 
  • Female enrolment share > Secondary level: Girls' enrolment share, secondary level is the number of girls enrolled in secondary school, expressed as a percentage of the total number of pupils in secondary school.
  • Education enrolment by level > Secondary level per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Scouting > Members per thousand people: Membership (from 2012). Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • School life expectancy > Female: School life expectancy and transition from primary to secondary for school years 1998/99 and 1999/00, published in http://www.uis.unesco.org accessed on Sept. 2002 and Women's Indicators and Statistics Database (Wistat), Version 4, CD-ROM (United Nations publication, Sales No. E.00.XVII.4) based on data provided by UNESCO in 1999.
  • Elementary school repeaters > Male: Repeaters in primary school are the number of students enrolled in the same grade as in the previous year, as a percentage of all students enrolled in primary school."
  • Elementary school repeaters > Female: Repeaters in primary school are the number of students enrolled in the same grade as in the previous year, as a percentage of all students enrolled in primary school."
  • Elementary school teachers: Primary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers.
  • High school teachers: Secondary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers.
  • Participation > Secondary education > Pupils: Secondary education pupils is the total number of pupils enrolled at secondary level in public and private schools.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Unemployment with primary 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).
  • Ratio of girls to boys in primary and secondary education: Ratio of girls to boys in primary and secondary education is the percentage of girls to boys enrolled at primary and secondary levels in public and private schools.
  • School enrollment > Primary > Male > % gross: Gross enrollment ratio is the ratio of total enrollment, regardless of age, to the population of the age group that officially corresponds to the level of education shown. Primary education provides children with basic reading, writing, and mathematics skills along with an elementary understanding of such subjects as history, geography, natural science, social science, art, and music.
  • School enrollment > Preprimary > Female > % gross: Gross enrollment ratio is the ratio of total enrollment, regardless of age, to the population of the age group that officially corresponds to the level of education shown. Preprimary education refers to the initial stage of organized instruction, designed primarily to introduce very young children to a school-type environment.
  • Labor force with tertiary education, female > % of female labor force: Labor force with tertiary education, female (% of female 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.
  • Labor force with primary education > % of total: Labor force with primary education (% of total). Labor force with primary education is the proportion of the labor force that has a primary education, as a percentage of the total labor force.
  • Labor force with secondary education, male > % of male labor force: Labor force with secondary education, male (% of male labor force). Labor force with secondary education is the proportion of the labor force that has a secondary education, as a percentage of the total labor force.
  • Labor force with secondary education > % of total: Labor force with secondary education (% of total). Labor force with secondary education is the proportion of the labor force that has a secondary education, as a percentage of the total labor force.
  • Unemployment with tertiary education > % of total unemployment: Unemployment with tertiary education (% of total unemployment). Unemployment by level of educational attainment shows the unemployed by level of educational attainment, as a percentage of the unemployed. The levels of educational attainment accord with the International Standard Classification of Education 1997 of the United Nations Educational, Cultural, and Scientific Organization (UNESCO).
  • Primary education > Pupils > % female: Female pupils as a percentage of total pupils at primary level include enrollments in public and private schools.
  • Primary education > Pupils > Per capita: Primary education pupils is the total number of pupils enrolled at primary level in public and private schools. Per capita figures expressed per 1 population.
  • Researchers in R&D > Per million people: Researchers in R&D (per million people). Researchers in R&D are professionals engaged in the conception or creation of new knowledge, products, processes, methods, or systems and in the management of the projects concerned. Postgraduate PhD students (ISCED97 level 6) engaged in R&D are included.
  • High school teachers > % female: Female teachers as a percentage of total secondary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers.
  • School enrollment, tertiary > % gross: School enrollment, tertiary (% gross). Gross enrolment ratio. Tertiary (ISCED 5 and 6). Total is the total enrollment in tertiary education (ISCED 5 and 6), regardless of age, expressed as a percentage of the total population of the five-year age group following on from secondary school leaving.
  • Elementary school graduate rate > Male: 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.
  • School enrollment, secondary, male > % gross: School enrollment, secondary, male (% gross). Gross enrolment ratio. Secondary. All programmes. Male is the total male enrollment in secondary education, regardless of age, expressed as a percentage of the male 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.
  • Elementary school > Enrolled students > % female: Female pupils as a percentage of total pupils at primary level include enrollments in public and private schools.
  • Repeaters, primary, female > % of female enrollment: Repeaters, primary, female (% of female enrollment). Percentage of repeaters in primary. 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 primary school. It is calculated by dividing the sum of female repeaters in all grades of primary education by the total female enrolment of primary education and multiplying the result by 100.
  • Elementary school teachers > % female: Female teachers as a percentage of total primary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers.
  • Gross intake ratio in first grade of primary education, total > % of relevant age group: Gross intake ratio in first grade of primary education, total (% 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.
  • 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."
  • Gross intake ratio in first grade of primary education, male > % of relevant age group: Gross intake ratio in first grade of primary education, male (% 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.
  • Participation > Total enrollment > Primary > Male > % net: Total enrollment is the number of pupils of the school-age group for primary education, enrolled either in primary or secondary education, expressed as a percentage of the total population in that age group."
  • Preschool enrollment rate > Female: Gross enrollment ratio is the ratio of total enrollment, regardless of age, to the population of the age group that officially corresponds to the level of education shown. Preprimary education refers to the initial stage of organized instruction, designed primarily to introduce very young children to a school-type environment."
  • Preschool enrollment rate > Male: Gross enrollment ratio is the ratio of total enrollment, regardless of age, to the population of the age group that officially corresponds to the level of education shown. Preprimary education refers to the initial stage of organized instruction, designed primarily to introduce very young children to a school-type environment."
  • School enrolment rate > 1st grade > Female: Gross intake rate in grade 1 is the number of new entrants in the first grade of primary education regardless of age, expressed as a percentage of the population of the official primary entrance age."
  • School enrolment rate > 1st grade > Male: Gross intake rate in grade 1 is the number of new entrants in the first grade of primary education regardless of age, expressed as a percentage of the population of the official primary entrance age."
  • School enrollment, primary, male > % gross: School enrollment, primary, male (% gross). Gross enrolment ratio. Primary. Male is the total male enrollment in primary education, regardless of age, expressed as a percentage of the male population of official primary education age. GER can exceed 100% due to the inclusion of over-aged and under-aged students because of early or late school entrance and grade repetition.
  • School enrollment > Tertiary > 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. 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.
  • School enrollment > Tertiary > % gross: Gross enrollment ratio is the ratio of total enrollment, regardless of age, to the population of the age group that officially corresponds to the level of education shown. Tertiary education, whether or not to an advanced research qualification, normally requires, as a minimum condition of admission, the successful completion of education at the secondary level.
  • Gross intake rate in grade 1 > Female > % of relevant age group: Gross intake rate in grade 1 is the number of new entrants in the first grade of primary education regardless of age, expressed as a percentage of the population of the official primary entrance age.
  • Secondary education, teachers > % female: Secondary education, teachers (% female). Percentage female teachers. Secondary is the number of female teachers at the secondary level expressed as a percentage of the total number of teachers (male and female) at the secondary level in a given school year. Teachers are persons employed full time or part time in an official capacity to guide and direct the learning experience of pupils and students, irrespective of their qualifications or the delivery mechanism, i.e. face-to-face and/or at a distance. This definition excludes educational personnel who have no active teaching duties (e.g. headmasters, headmistresses or principals who do not teach) and persons who work occasionally or in a voluntary capacity in educational institutions.
  • Services, etc., value added > % of GDP: Services, etc., value added (% of GDP). Services correspond to ISIC divisions 50-99 and they include value added in wholesale and retail trade (including hotels and restaurants), transport, and government, financial, professional, and personal services such as education, health care, and real estate services. Also included are imputed bank service charges, import duties, and any statistical discrepancies noted by national compilers as well as discrepancies arising from rescaling. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources. The industrial origin of value added is determined by the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC), revision 3. Note: For VAB countries, gross value added at factor cost is used as the denominator.
  • 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).
STAT Brazil United States HISTORY
Average years of schooling of adults 4.9
Ranked 68th.
12
Ranked 1st. 2 times more than Brazil
Children out of school, primary 3.25 million
Ranked 2nd. 85% more than United States
1.76 million
Ranked 3rd.

Children out of school, primary per 1000 33.84
Ranked 12th. 6 times more than United States
5.64
Ranked 47th.

College and university > Gender parity index 1.29
Ranked 43th.
1.41
Ranked 33th. 9% more than Brazil

College and university > Share of total education spending 16.4%
Ranked 75th.
25.65%
Ranked 26th. 56% more than Brazil

Compulsary education duration 9
Ranked 54th.
12
Ranked 14th. 33% more than Brazil

Government spending on education > Proportion of GDP 5.82%
Ranked 32nd. 4% more than United States
5.62%
Ranked 39th.

Homeschooling legal status Illegal, public education is mandatory without known exceptions Legal under regulating conditions, varies by state.
Literacy > Female 88.8%
Ranked 6th.
99%
Ranked 17th. 11% more than Brazil

Literacy > Total population 88.6%
Ranked 11th.
99%
Ranked 20th. 12% more than Brazil

Primary education, duration > Years 4
Ranked 184th.
6
Ranked 53th. 50% more than Brazil

Primary education, teachers per 1000 4.76
Ranked 16th.
5.49
Ranked 49th. 15% more than Brazil

Pupil-teacher ratio, primary 28.01
Ranked 24th. 96% more than United States
14.29
Ranked 98th.

Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary 13.24
Ranked 24th.
14.49
Ranked 56th. 9% more than Brazil

Secondary education, duration > Years 7
Ranked 34th. 17% more than United States
6
Ranked 102nd.

College and university > Gender ratio 129.12
Ranked 40th.
140.06
Ranked 29th. 8% more than Brazil

Child care (preschool) > Duration 3
Ranked 39th. The same as United States
3
Ranked 47th.

Secondary education > Teachers > Per capita 8.1 per 1,000 people
Ranked 27th. 47% more than United States
5.5 per 1,000 people
Ranked 65th.

Duration of compulsory education 8 years
Ranked 102nd.
12 years
Ranked 10th. 50% more than Brazil
Secondary education, pupils 6.97 million
Ranked 4th.
24.21 million
Ranked 4th. 3 times more than Brazil

College and university > Private school share 72.11%
Ranked 13th. 3 times more than United States
27.95%
Ranked 46th.

Girls to boys ratio > Primary level enrolment 0.93
Ranked 144th.
0.99
Ranked 49th. 6% more than Brazil

School life expectancy > Total 13.4 years
Ranked 37th.
15.2 years
Ranked 14th. 13% more than Brazil
Primary education, teachers 457,406
Ranked 4th.
1.71 million
Ranked 5th. 4 times more than Brazil

Primary education, pupils 35.84 million
Ranked 3rd. 47% more than United States
24.43 million
Ranked 5th.

Tertiary enrollment 16.5%
Ranked 57th.
72.6%
Ranked 1st. 4 times more than Brazil
Spending per student > College and university 30.37
Ranked 23th. 38% more than United States
22.04
Ranked 37th.

High school > Gender ratio 110.62
Ranked 10th. 11% more than United States
99.5
Ranked 59th.

Compulsary education starting age 6
Ranked 31st. The same as United States
6
Ranked 66th.

Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary per million 0.138
Ranked 28th. 3 times more than United States
0.0465
Ranked 96th.

Literacy > Definition age 15 and over can read and write age 15 and over can read and write
High school > Upper secondary school duration 3
Ranked 64th. The same as United States
3
Ranked 73th.

Literacy > Male 88.4%
Ranked 13th.
99%
Ranked 28th. 12% more than Brazil

Spending > USD 73.41 billion
Ranked 8th.
684.04 billion
Ranked 1st. 9 times more than Brazil

Spending > Proportion 4.77
Ranked 58th.
4.79
Ranked 54th. About the same as Brazil

Pupil-teacher ratio > Primary 21.57
Ranked 80th. 52% more than United States
14.21
Ranked 120th.

Child care (preschool) > Starting age 4
Ranked 27th. 33% more than United States
3
Ranked 103th.

Preschool enrollment rate 127.47
Ranked 7th. 29% more than United States
98.77
Ranked 94th.

Tertiary > Students studying abroad 28,550.22
Ranked 28th.
56,943.33
Ranked 6th. Twice as much as Brazil

Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level 3.58 million
Ranked 6th.
16.61 million
Ranked 1st. 5 times more than Brazil

Teachers as percentage of labor force 3.9%
Ranked 21st.
4.2%
Ranked 17th. 8% more than Brazil
Literacy > Reading performance > Overall 412
Ranked 50th.
500
Ranked 15th. 21% more than Brazil
Elementary (primary school) > Duration 4
Ranked 194th.
6
Ranked 59th. 50% more than Brazil

Children out of school > Primary 799,691
Ranked 12th.
1.62 million
Ranked 2nd. 2 times more than Brazil

Secondary education, teachers 308,552
Ranked 3rd.
1.67 million
Ranked 4th. 5 times more than Brazil

Secondary education, teachers per 1000 3.21
Ranked 8th.
5.36
Ranked 56th. 67% more than Brazil

Child care (preschool) > Students per teacher 17.12
Ranked 53th. 14% more than United States
14.96
Ranked 64th.

High school > Lower secondary school duration 4
Ranked 27th. 33% more than United States
3
Ranked 105th.

Spending per student > High school 18.46
Ranked 37th.
24.56
Ranked 18th. 33% more than Brazil

Secondary education, general pupils 15.8 million
Ranked 5th.
24.21 million
Ranked 3rd. 53% more than Brazil

High school > Gender parity index 1.1
Ranked 26th. 9% more than United States
1.01
Ranked 68th.

Literacy > Reading performance > Overall reading skills 412
Ranked 50th.
500
Ranked 15th. 21% more than Brazil
Scientific and technical journal articles 8,684
Ranked 16th.
211,233
Ranked 1st. 24 times more than Brazil

Literacy > Reading performance > Access and retrieve 407
Ranked 50th.
492
Ranked 25th. 21% more than Brazil
College and university > Teachers > Proportion of teachers female 45%
Ranked 25th.
47%
Ranked 7th. 4% more than Brazil
Tertiary > Students studying abroad proportion 0.412%
Ranked 122nd. 52% more than United States
0.271%
Ranked 124th.

Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level per 1000 19.95
Ranked 73th.
57.75
Ranked 4th. 3 times more than Brazil

Scouting > Genders admitted both both for Venturing, boys only for non-Venturing
Elementary (primary school) > Starting age 7
Ranked 11th. 17% more than United States
6
Ranked 77th.

Education expenditure of government > As percentage of total government 10.9%
Ranked 61st.
15.3%
Ranked 38th. 40% more than Brazil

Education expenditure of government > As percentage of GNI 4.5%
Ranked 60th.
5.9%
Ranked 23th. 31% more than Brazil

Secondary education > General pupils 24.14 million
Ranked 3rd.
24.19 million
Ranked 3rd. About the same as Brazil

Spending per student > Elementary school 17.72
Ranked 29th.
22.35
Ranked 18th. 26% more than Brazil

Secondary school starting age > Years 11
Ranked 145th.
12
Ranked 59th. 9% more than Brazil

High school starting age > Years 11
Ranked 127th.
12
Ranked 55th. 9% more than Brazil

Primary education > Teachers > Per capita 4.84 per 1,000 people
Ranked 72nd.
5.88 per 1,000 people
Ranked 44th. 22% more than Brazil

Education enrolment by level > Primary level 19.38 million
Ranked 6th.
24.85 million
Ranked 4th. 28% more than Brazil

High school > Population with at least high school education > Women 50.5%
Ranked 85th.
94.7%
Ranked 14th. 88% more than Brazil

Elementary school graduate rate 75.63
Ranked 70th.
95.34
Ranked 40th. 26% more than Brazil

Schools connected to the Internet 50%
Ranked 25th.
100%
Ranked 2nd. Twice as much as Brazil

Public spending per student > Primary level 12.5
Ranked 44th.
17.9
Ranked 21st. 43% more than Brazil
Secondary education, pupils per 1000 41.12
Ranked 38th.
77.71
Ranked 76th. 89% more than Brazil

Primary education, pupils per 1000 211.47
Ranked 5th. 3 times more than United States
78.41
Ranked 97th.

Girls to boys ratio > Tertiary level enrolment 1.32
Ranked 44th.
1.4
Ranked 22nd. 6% more than Brazil

Girls to boys ratio > Secondary level enrolment 1.1
Ranked 17th. 8% more than United States
1.02
Ranked 54th.

Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level > Per capita 20.01 per 1,000 people
Ranked 73th.
57.61 per 1,000 people
Ranked 4th. 3 times more than Brazil

Tertiary > Students studying abroad per thousand people 0.145
Ranked 187th.
0.183
Ranked 178th. 26% more than Brazil

Outcomes > Secondary education > Duration > Years 7
Ranked 29th. 17% more than United States
6
Ranked 86th.

Teacher student ratio > High school 17.2
Ranked 33th. 20% more than United States
14.38
Ranked 51st.

Children out of school > Primary per 1000 4.4
Ranked 63th.
5.54
Ranked 58th. 26% more than Brazil

Inequality adjusted index 0.503
Ranked 75th.
0.941
Ranked 3rd. 87% more than Brazil
Teacher student ratio > Elementary school 23.02
Ranked 55th. 68% more than United States
13.69
Ranked 102nd.

Elementary school > Enrolled students 17.81 million
Ranked 5th.
24.68 million
Ranked 3rd. 39% more than Brazil

Primary education > Duration > Years 4 years
Ranked 173th.
6 years
Ranked 54th. 50% more than Brazil

Services, etc., value added > Constant 2000 US$ per capita $3,233.40
Ranked 33th.
$33,005.49
Ranked 3rd. 10 times more than Brazil

School enrolment rate > 1st grade 124.37
Ranked 18th. 17% more than United States
105.99
Ranked 46th.

Secondary education, general pupils per 1000 99.1
Ranked 14th. 28% more than United States
77.71
Ranked 47th.

Literacy > Reading performance > Integrate and interpret 406
Ranked 52nd.
495
Ranked 20th. 22% more than Brazil
High school > Lower secondary starting age 11
Ranked 148th.
12
Ranked 61st. 9% more than Brazil

Elementary school > Gender ratio 92.75
Ranked 110th.
100.68
Ranked 17th. 9% more than Brazil

Education enrolment ratio > Net > Primary level 96%
Ranked 55th. 2% more than United States
94%
Ranked 71st.

Duration of education > Secondary level 7
Ranked 32nd. 17% more than United States
6
Ranked 81st.
Public spending per student > Tertiary level 72.8
Ranked 21st. 3 times more than United States
23.9
Ranked 8th.
Primary education > Pupils 18.92 million
Ranked 6th.
24.56 million
Ranked 4th. 30% more than Brazil

High school > Population with at least high school education > Men 48.5%
Ranked 95th.
94.3%
Ranked 22nd. 94% more than Brazil

Education enrolment by level > Percentage girls > Tertiary level 56.47%
Ranked 36th.
56.64%
Ranked 34th. About the same as Brazil

Education enrolment by level > Secondary level > Per capita 149.75 per 1,000 people
Ranked 5th. 81% more than United States
82.72 per 1,000 people
Ranked 88th.

Secondary education, vocational pupils 2.02 million
Ranked 3rd.
0.0
Ranked 96th.

Spending on education > Proportion spent on all staff salaries 73.82%
Ranked 49th.
77.19%
Ranked 38th. 5% more than Brazil

Secondary education > Teachers 1.47 million
Ranked 4th.
1.62 million
Ranked 3rd. 10% more than Brazil

School life expectancy > Primary to tertiary 14 years
Ranked 4th.
16 years
Ranked 15th. 14% more than Brazil
Education enrolment by level > Secondary level 26.79 million
Ranked 3rd. 12% more than United States
23.85 million
Ranked 4th.

Scientific and technical journal articles per million 47.78
Ranked 50th.
728.12
Ranked 13th. 15 times more than Brazil

Literacy > Reading performance > Continuous texts 414
Ranked 51st.
500
Ranked 13th. 21% more than Brazil
Literacy > Reading performance > Non-continuous texts 408
Ranked 50th.
503
Ranked 14th. 23% more than Brazil
Duration of education > Primary level 4
Ranked 154th.
6
Ranked 51st. 50% more than Brazil
Participation > Children out of school > Elementary 681,858
Ranked 11th.
1.71 million
Ranked 4th. 3 times more than Brazil

Participation > Ratio of girls to boys in primary and secondary education 102.53%
Ranked 18th. 2% more than United States
100.09%
Ranked 51st.

Public spending per student > Secondary level 12.6
Ranked 52nd.
22.4
Ranked 28th. 78% more than Brazil
Education enrolment by level > Percentage girls > Primary level 47.85%
Ranked 123th.
48.86%
Ranked 40th. 2% more than Brazil

Children out of school > Primary > Per capita 4.41 per 1,000 people
Ranked 63th.
5.52 per 1,000 people
Ranked 57th. 25% more than Brazil

Literacy > Reading performance > Reflect and evaluate 424
Ranked 47th.
512
Ranked 8th. 21% more than Brazil
Education enrolment ratio > Net > Primary level > Women 97%
Ranked 44th. 3% more than United States
94%
Ranked 66th.

High school > Upper secondary starting age 15
Ranked 84th. The same as United States
15
Ranked 90th.

Elementary school starting age > Years 7
Ranked 12th. 17% more than United States
6
Ranked 73th.

Elementary school repeaters > All 18.67
Ranked 15th.
0.0
Ranked 116th.

School life expectancy > Male 13.2 years
Ranked 35th.
14.8 years
Ranked 17th. 12% more than Brazil
Universities > Top 200 1
Ranked 27th.
54
Ranked 1st. 54 times more than Brazil
Secondary education > General pupils > Per capita 133.07 per 1,000 people
Ranked 6th. 62% more than United States
82.36 per 1,000 people
Ranked 51st.

Education enrolment by level > Primary level > Per capita 0.108 per capita
Ranked 96th. 26% more than United States
0.086 per capita
Ranked 119th.

Education enrolment by level > Primary level per 1000 108.03
Ranked 98th. 25% more than United States
86.39
Ranked 118th.

Education enrolment ratio > Net > Primary level > Men 96%
Ranked 53th. 3% more than United States
93%
Ranked 66th.

Pupils-teacher ratio > Primary level 26
Ranked 61st. 69% more than United States
15.4
Ranked 115th.
Elementary (primary school) > Teachers > Proportion of teachers female 90%
Ranked 17th. 3% more than United States
87%
Ranked 8th.
Primary education > Teachers 877,204
Ranked 5th.
1.73 million
Ranked 3rd. 97% more than Brazil

Education enrolment by level > Percentage girls > Secondary level 51.56%
Ranked 23th. 6% more than United States
48.72%
Ranked 92nd.

Private school enrolment > Primary level 7.9
Ranked 41st.
11.6
Ranked 33th. 47% more than Brazil
Outcomes > Primary education > Duration > Years 4
Ranked 161st.
6
Ranked 49th. 50% more than Brazil

Primary education > Teachers per 1000 4.83
Ranked 72nd.
5.9
Ranked 45th. 22% more than Brazil

Female enrolment share > Primary level 48.1%
Ranked 98th.
48.7%
Ranked 42nd. 1% more than Brazil
Services, etc., value added > Constant 2000 US$ $642.33 billion
Ranked 3rd.
$10.28 trillion
Ranked 1st. 16 times more than Brazil

Universities > Top 200 per million 0.00537
Ranked 28th.
0.183
Ranked 17th. 34 times more than Brazil
Primary school starting age > Years 7
Ranked 10th. 17% more than United States
6
Ranked 77th.

Scouting > Members 70,388
Ranked 21st.
2.99 million
Ranked 3rd. 42 times more than Brazil
High school > Share of total education spending 44.66%
Ranked 17th. 26% more than United States
35.42%
Ranked 52nd.

Elementary (primary) school) > Proportion spent on all staff salaries 68.86%
Ranked 72nd.
81.55%
Ranked 48th. 18% more than Brazil

Enrolment ratio > Secondary level 71.3%
Ranked 40th.
88.1%
Ranked 17th. 24% more than Brazil
Participation > Secondary education > General pupils 22.52 million
Ranked 3rd.
24.69 million
Ranked 2nd. 10% more than Brazil

Secondary education > Teachers per 1000 8.09
Ranked 28th. 47% more than United States
5.52
Ranked 66th.

Secondary education > General pupils per 1000 132.82
Ranked 7th. 61% more than United States
82.6
Ranked 48th.

Ratio of female to male primary enrollment 94.49
Ranked 131st.
97.22
Ranked 93th. 3% more than Brazil

Elementary (primary) school > Gender parity index 0.941
Ranked 138th.
0.991
Ranked 69th. 5% more than Brazil

Female enrolment share > Secondary level 51.6%
Ranked 19th. 5% more than United States
49%
Ranked 73th.
Education enrolment by level > Secondary level per 1000 149.33
Ranked 4th. 80% more than United States
82.94
Ranked 90th.

Scouting > Members per thousand people 0.354
Ranked 131st.
9.52
Ranked 14th. 27 times more than Brazil
School life expectancy > Female 13.6 years
Ranked 34th.
15.7 years
Ranked 11th. 15% more than Brazil
Elementary school repeaters > Male 20.13
Ranked 15th.
0.0
Ranked 113th.

Elementary school repeaters > Female 20.13
Ranked 14th.
0.0
Ranked 112th.

Elementary school teachers 773,624
Ranked 4th.
1.8 million
Ranked 2nd. 2 times more than Brazil

High school teachers 1.38 million
Ranked 4th.
1.72 million
Ranked 2nd. 25% more than Brazil

Participation > Secondary education > Pupils 25.13 million
Ranked 3rd. 3% more than United States
24.43 million
Ranked 3rd.

Universities > Top 200 > Per $ GDP 0.002 per $1 billion of GDP
Ranked 27th.
0.005 per $1 billion of GDP
Ranked 17th. 3 times more than Brazil
Primary education > Pupils per 1000 104.09
Ranked 99th. 24% more than United States
83.88
Ranked 115th.

Ratio of female to male secondary enrollment 110.64
Ranked 20th. 9% more than United States
101.63
Ranked 58th.

Pupils-teacher ratio > Secondary level 19.2
Ranked 50th. 29% more than United States
14.9
Ranked 79th.
Unemployment with primary education > Female > % of female unemployment 27.6%
Ranked 38th. 60% more than United States
17.3%
Ranked 42nd.

Ratio of girls to boys in primary and secondary education 105.12%
Ranked 40th.
108.83%
Ranked 20th. 4% more than Brazil

School enrollment > Primary > Male > % gross 144.89% gross
Ranked 1st. 44% more than United States
100.34% gross
Ranked 110th.

School enrollment > Preprimary > Female > % gross 67.5% gross
Ranked 53th. 11% more than United States
60.55% gross
Ranked 61st.

Labor force with tertiary education, female > % of female labor force 21.9%
Ranked 50th.
36.5%
Ranked 5th. 67% more than Brazil

Labor force with primary education > % of total 37%
Ranked 17th. 3 times more than United States
13.4%
Ranked 51st.

Labor force with secondary education, male > % of male labor force 34.3%
Ranked 52nd.
50.2%
Ranked 23th. 46% more than Brazil

Labor force with secondary education > % of total 36.4%
Ranked 52nd.
50.8%
Ranked 22nd. 40% more than Brazil

Unemployment with tertiary education > % of total unemployment 12%
Ranked 29th.
46.5%
Ranked 2nd. 4 times more than Brazil

Primary education > Pupils > % female 47.72% female
Ranked 123th.
48.08% female
Ranked 104th. 1% more than Brazil

Primary education > Pupils > Per capita 0.104 per capita
Ranked 100th. 24% more than United States
0.084 per capita
Ranked 115th.

Researchers in R&D > Per million people 703.72
Ranked 32nd.
4,673.21
Ranked 8th. 7 times more than Brazil

High school teachers > % female 68.23%
Ranked 19th. 13% more than United States
60.36%
Ranked 38th.

School enrollment, tertiary > % gross 11.81%
Ranked 69th.
95.33%
Ranked 3rd. 8 times more than Brazil

Elementary school graduate rate > Male 75.85
Ranked 51st.
100
Ranked 3rd. 32% more than Brazil

School enrollment, secondary, male > % gross 42.91%
Ranked 55th.
93.35%
Ranked 56th. 2 times more than Brazil

Elementary school > Enrolled students > % female 47.18%
Ranked 116th.
48.92%
Ranked 37th. 4% more than Brazil

Repeaters, primary, female > % of female enrollment 16.3%
Ranked 22nd.
0.0
Ranked 135th.

Elementary school teachers > % female 91.08%
Ranked 18th. 6% more than United States
85.64%
Ranked 32nd.

Gross intake ratio in first grade of primary education, total > % of relevant age group 141.68%
Ranked 3rd. 40% more than United States
101.34%
Ranked 79th.

Participation > Secondary education > Vocational pupils > % female 57.34%
Ranked 4th.
0.0
Ranked 111th.

Gross intake ratio in first grade of primary education, male > % of relevant age group 168.45%
Ranked 1st. 64% more than United States
102.8%
Ranked 73th.

Participation > Total enrollment > Primary > Male > % net 95.94%
Ranked 42nd. 4% more than United States
92.62%
Ranked 60th.

Preschool enrollment rate > Female 64.62
Ranked 59th. 12% more than United States
57.63
Ranked 64th.

Preschool enrollment rate > Male 65.46
Ranked 58th. 13% more than United States
57.98
Ranked 63th.

School enrolment rate > 1st grade > Female 116.15
Ranked 27th. 7% more than United States
108.63
Ranked 38th.

School enrolment rate > 1st grade > Male 126.03
Ranked 17th. 22% more than United States
103.49
Ranked 59th.

School enrollment, primary, male > % gross 130.29%
Ranked 9th. 32% more than United States
98.6%
Ranked 116th.

School enrollment > Tertiary > Female > % gross 25.4% gross
Ranked 69th.
96.32% gross
Ranked 5th. 4 times more than Brazil

School enrollment > Tertiary > % gross 22.28% gross
Ranked 72nd.
82.44% gross
Ranked 5th. 4 times more than Brazil

Gross intake rate in grade 1 > Female > % of relevant age group 116.6%
Ranked 27th. 18% more than United States
99.02%
Ranked 86th.

Secondary education, teachers > % female 53.3%
Ranked 5th.
61.15%
Ranked 36th. 15% more than Brazil

Services, etc., value added > % of GDP 68.47%
Ranked 25th.
79.4%
Ranked 11th. 16% more than Brazil

Unemployment with secondary education, male > % of male unemployment 41.5%
Ranked 21st. 10% more than United States
37.6%
Ranked 57th.

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