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  • Average years of schooling of adults: Average years of schooling of adults is the years of formal schooling received, on average, by adults over age 15. (Data Source: Barro-Lee Data Set www.worldbank.org/html/prdmg/grthweb/ddbarle2.htm)
  • Children out of school, primary: Children out of school, primary. Out-of-school children of primary school age. Total is the total number of primary-school-age children who are not enrolled in either primary or secondary schools.
  • Children out of school, primary per 1000: Children out of school, primary. Out-of-school children of primary school age. Total is the total number of primary-school-age children who are not enrolled in either primary or secondary schools. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Children out of school, primary, female: Children out of school, primary, female. Out-of-school children of primary school age. Female is the total number of female primary-school-age children who are not enrolled in either primary or secondary schools.
  • 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 > 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).
  • 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.
  • Children out of school, primary, female per 1000: Children out of school, primary, female. Out-of-school children of primary school age. Female is the total number of female primary-school-age children who are not enrolled in either primary or secondary schools. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • College and university > Gender ratio: Ratio of female to male tertiary enrollment is the percentage of men to women enrolled at tertiary level in public and private schools.
  • Child care (preschool) > Duration: Number of years students study at the pre-primary (preschool) level. It should be noted that not all countries require pre-primary education.
  • Secondary education > Teachers > Per capita: Secondary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Duration of compulsory education: Duration of compulsory education is the number of grades (or years) that a child must legally be enrolled in school.
  • Secondary education, pupils: Secondary education, pupils. Enrolment in total secondary. Public and private. All programmes. Total is the total number of students enrolled at public and private secondary education institutions.
  • Primary education, pupils: Primary education, pupils. Enrolment in primary. Public and private. All programmes. Total is the total number of students enrolled in public and private primary education institutions.
  • Primary education, teachers: Primary education, teachers. Teaching staff in primary. Public and private. Full and part-time. All programmes. Total is the total number of teachers in public and private primary education institutions. Teachers are persons employed full time or part time in an official capacity to guide and direct the learning experience of pupils and students, irrespective of their qualifications or the delivery mechanism, i.e. face-to-face and/or at a distance. This definition excludes educational personnel who have no active teaching duties (e.g. headmasters, headmistresses or principals who do not teach) and persons who work occasionally or in a voluntary capacity in educational institutions.
  • 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."
  • High school > Private school share: Percentage of secondary students who attend a private school.
  • Spending > Proportion: Education expenditure refers to the current operating expenditures in education, including wages and salaries and excluding capital investments in buildings and equipment. Expressed as a proportion of GNI."
  • Pupil-teacher ratio > Primary: Primary school pupil-teacher ratio is the number of pupils enrolled in primary school divided by the number of primary school teachers (regardless of their teaching assignment).
  • Child care (preschool) > Starting age: Average age at which students begin pre-primary (preschool) education.
  • Preschool enrollment rate: Gross enrollment ratio is the ratio of total enrollment, regardless of age, to the population of the age group that officially corresponds to the level of education shown. Primary education provides children with basic reading, writing, and mathematics skills along with an elementary understanding of such subjects as history, geography, natural science, social science, art, and music."
  • Tertiary > Students studying abroad: Total number of post-secondary students who were studying abroad during given year.
  • Elementary (primary school) > Duration: Number of years students study at the primary level.
  • Secondary education, teachers: Secondary education, teachers. Teaching staff in total secondary. Public and private. Full and part-time. All programmes. Total is the total number of teachers in public and private secondary education institutions (ISCED 2 and 3). Teachers are persons employed full time or part time in an official capacity to guide and direct the learning experience of pupils and students, irrespective of their qualifications or the delivery mechanism, i.e. face-to-face and/or at a distance. This definition excludes educational personnel who have no active teaching duties (e.g. headmasters, headmistresses or principals who do not teach) and persons who work occasionally or in a voluntary capacity in educational institutions.
  • Secondary education, teachers per 1000: Secondary education, teachers. Teaching staff in total secondary. Public and private. Full and part-time. All programmes. Total is the total number of teachers in public and private secondary education institutions (ISCED 2 and 3). Teachers are persons employed full time or part time in an official capacity to guide and direct the learning experience of pupils and students, irrespective of their qualifications or the delivery mechanism, i.e. face-to-face and/or at a distance. This definition excludes educational personnel who have no active teaching duties (e.g. headmasters, headmistresses or principals who do not teach) and persons who work occasionally or in a voluntary capacity in educational institutions. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Child care (preschool) > Students per teacher: Number of students per teacher for pre-primary (preschool) education.
  • High school > Lower secondary school duration: Number of years students study at the lower secondary (middle school) level.
  • Children out of school, primary, male per 1000: Children out of school, primary, male. Out-of-school children of primary school age. Male is the total number of male primary-school-age children who are not enrolled in either primary or secondary schools. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Secondary education, general pupils: Secondary education, general pupils. Enrolment in total secondary. Public and private. General programmes. Total is the total number of students enrolled in general programmes at public and private secondary education institutions.
  • High school > Gender parity index: Country's gender parity index for secondary level enrollment. For countries with a rating of over 1, more females are enrolled while countries with a rating under 1 have more males enrolled.
  • Scientific and technical journal articles: Scientific and technical journal articles refer to the number of scientific and engineering articles published in the following fields: physics, biology, chemistry, mathematics, clinical medicine, biomedical research, engineering and technology, and earth and space sciences.
  • College and university > Teachers > Proportion of teachers female: Percentage of country's college and university professors that are female.
  • Tertiary > Students studying abroad proportion: The number of students from a given country studying abroad in a given year, expressed as a percentage of total tertiary enrollment in that country. Ratios greater than 100 % are possible, because those currently studying abroad do not count towards total enrollment.
  • Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Scouting > Genders admitted: Admits boys/girls.
  • Elementary (primary school) > Starting age: Average age at which students begin primary education.
  • International Baccalaureate schools: Number of schools of any level teaching the curriculum of the International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO).
  • Children out of school, primary, male: Children out of school, primary, male. Out-of-school children of primary school age. Male is the total number of male primary-school-age children who are not enrolled in either primary or secondary schools.
  • High school > Students per teacher: Number of students per teacher for all levels of secondary education.
  • Secondary education > General pupils: Secondary general pupils are the number of secondary students enrolled in general education programs, including teacher training.
  • Secondary school starting age > Years: Secondary school starting age (years). Entrance age of 2A lower secondary is the age at which students would enter lower secondary education, assuming they had started at the official entrance age for the lowest level of education, had studied full-time throughout and had progressed through the system without repeating or skipping a grade.
  • High school starting age > Years: Secondary school starting age is the age at which students would enter secondary education, assuming they had started at the official entrance age for the lowest level of education, had studied full-time throughout and had progressed through the system without repeating or skipping a grade."
  • Primary education > Teachers > Per capita: Primary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • High school > Population with at least high school education > Women: Population with at least high school education > Women.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Universities > Top 100: Number of universities in the top 100
  • Tertiary > Students studying abroad per thousand people: Total number of post-secondary students who were studying abroad during given year. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Outcomes > Secondary education > Duration > Years: Secondary education, duration (years) is the number of grades (years) in secondary school."
  • Teacher student ratio > High school: Secondary school pupil-teacher ratio is the number of pupils enrolled in secondary school divided by the number of secondary school teachers (regardless of their teaching assignment).
  • Inequality adjusted index: Inequality-adjusted Human Development Index.
  • Teacher student ratio > Elementary school: Primary school pupil-teacher ratio is the number of pupils enrolled in primary school divided by the number of primary school teachers (regardless of their teaching assignment).
  • Proportion of education spending on teachers' salaries: Percentage of public education funding for all levels that goes to teachers' salaries.
  • Elementary school > Enrolled students: Primary education pupils is the total number of pupils enrolled at primary level in public and private schools.
  • Primary education > Duration > Years: Primary duration refers to the number of years of full-time equivalent duration in primary education in the school system according to ISCED.
  • Services, etc., value added > Constant 2000 US$ per capita: Services, etc., value added (constant 2000 US$). Services correspond to ISIC divisions 50-99. They include value added in wholesale and retail trade (including hotels and restaurants), transport, and government, financial, professional, and personal services such as education, health care, and real estate services. Also included are imputed bank service charges, import duties, and any statistical discrepancies noted by national compilers as well as discrepancies arising from rescaling. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources. The industrial origin of value added is determined by the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC), revision 3. Data are in constant 2005 U.S. dollars. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • School enrolment rate > 1st grade: Gross intake rate in grade 1 is the number of new entrants in the first grade of primary education regardless of age, expressed as a percentage of the population of the official primary entrance age."
  • Secondary education, general pupils per 1000: Secondary education, general pupils. Enrolment in total secondary. Public and private. General programmes. Total is the total number of students enrolled in general programmes at public and private secondary education institutions. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Elementary (primary) school) > Private school share: Percentage of primary students who attend a private school.
  • High school > Lower secondary starting age: Average age at which students begin lower secondary (middle school) education.
  • Elementary school > Gender ratio: Ratio of female to male primary enrollment is the percentage of girls to boys enrolled at primary level in public and private schools.
  • Duration of education > Secondary level: Duration of secondary education is the number of grades (or years) in general secondary education.
  • 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.
  • Secondary education > Pupils: Secondary education pupils is the total number of pupils enrolled at secondary level in public and private schools.
  • Primary education > Pupils: Primary education pupils is the total number of pupils enrolled at primary level in public and private schools.
  • High school > Population with at least high school education > Men: Gender Inequality Index.
  • 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.
  • Elementary (primary) school > Students per teacher: Number of students per teacher for primary education.
  • Secondary education > Teachers: Secondary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers.
  • School enrolment rate > 5th grade: Persistence to grade 5 (percentage of cohort reaching grade 5) is the share of children enrolled in the first grade of primary school who eventually reach grade 5. The estimate is based on the reconstructed cohort method.
  • Scientific and technical journal articles per million: Scientific and technical journal articles refer to the number of scientific and engineering articles published in the following fields: physics, biology, chemistry, mathematics, clinical medicine, biomedical research, engineering and technology, and earth and space sciences. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Duration of education > Primary level: Duration of primary education is the number of grades (or years) in primary education.
  • Participation > Children out of school > Elementary: Children out of school are the number of primary-school-age children not enrolled in primary or secondary school.
  • Participation > Ratio of girls to boys in primary and secondary education: Ratio of girls to boys in primary and secondary education is the percentage of girls to boys enrolled at primary and secondary levels in public and private schools.
  • High school > Upper secondary starting age: Average age at which students begin upper secondary (high school) education.
  • Elementary school starting age > Years: Primary school starting age is the age at which students would enter primary education, assuming they had started at the official entrance age for the lowest level of education, had studied full-time throughout and had progressed through the system without repeating or skipping a grade."
  • Elementary school repeaters > All: Repeaters in primary school are the number of students enrolled in the same grade as in the previous year, as a percentage of all students enrolled in primary school."
  • 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.
  • Primary education > Teachers: Primary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers.
  • Secondary education > Vocational pupils: Secondary vocational pupils are the number of secondary students enrolled in technical and vocational education programs, including teacher training.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 50 per million: Number of universities in the top 50. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • 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).
  • Participation > Secondary education > General pupils: Secondary general pupils are the number of secondary students enrolled in general education programs, including teacher training."
  • Ratio of female to male primary enrollment: Ratio of female to male primary enrollment is the percentage of girls to boys enrolled at primary level in public and private schools.
  • Secondary education > Teachers per 1000: Secondary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Secondary education > General pupils per 1000: Secondary general pupils are the number of secondary students enrolled in general education programs, including teacher training. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Elementary (primary) school > Gender parity index: Country's gender parity index in primary, or elementary, school. For countries with a rating of over 1, more females are enrolled while countries with a rating under 1 have more males enrolled. 
  • Female enrolment share > Secondary level: Girls' enrolment share, secondary level is the number of girls enrolled in secondary school, expressed as a percentage of the total number of pupils in secondary school.
  • 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.
  • Universities > Top 50 > Per $ GDP: Number of universities in the top 50 Per $ GDP figures expressed per 14.1 billion $ gross domestic product.
  • Universities > Top 50: Number of universities in the top 50
  • Elementary school repeaters > Female: Repeaters in primary school are the number of students enrolled in the same grade as in the previous year, as a percentage of all students enrolled in primary school."
  • Elementary school repeaters > Male: Repeaters in primary school are the number of students enrolled in the same grade as in the previous year, as a percentage of all students enrolled in primary school."
  • 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.
  • Universities > Top 100 per million: Number of universities in the top 100. Figures expressed per million 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.
  • Secondary education > Pupils > Per capita: Secondary education pupils is the total number of pupils enrolled at secondary level in public and private schools. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Ratio of female to male secondary enrollment: Ratio of female to male secondary enrollment is the percentage of girls to boys enrolled at secondary level in public and private schools.
  • 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.
  • Universities > Top 100 > Per $ GDP: Number of universities in the top 100 Per $ GDP figures expressed per 14.1 billion $ gross domestic product.
  • School enrollment > Primary > Private > % of total primary: Private enrollment refers to pupils or students enrolled in institutions that are not operated by a public authority but controlled and managed, whether for profit or not, by a private body such as a nongovernmental organization, religious body, special interest group, foundation or business enterprise.
  • 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).
  • School enrollment, tertiary, male > % gross: School enrollment, tertiary, male (% gross). Gross enrolment ratio. Tertiary (ISCED 5 and 6). Male is the total male enrollment in tertiary education (ISCED 5 and 6), regardless of age, expressed as a percentage of the total male population of the five-year age group following on from secondary school leaving.
  • Services, etc., value added > Current US$: Services, etc., value added (current US$). Services correspond to ISIC divisions 50-99. They include value added in wholesale and retail trade (including hotels and restaurants), transport, and government, financial, professional, and personal services such as education, health care, and real estate services. Also included are imputed bank service charges, import duties, and any statistical discrepancies noted by national compilers as well as discrepancies arising from rescaling. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources. The industrial origin of value added is determined by the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC), revision 3. Data are in current U.S. dollars.
  • Services, etc., value added > Constant LCU: Services, etc., value added (constant LCU). Services correspond to ISIC divisions 50-99. They include value added in wholesale and retail trade (including hotels and restaurants), transport, and government, financial, professional, and personal services such as education, health care, and real estate services. Also included are imputed bank service charges, import duties, and any statistical discrepancies noted by national compilers as well as discrepancies arising from rescaling. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources. The industrial origin of value added is determined by the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC), revision 3. Data are in constant local currency.
  • School enrollment, preprimary > % gross: School enrollment, preprimary (% gross). Gross enrolment ratio. Pre-primary. Total is the total enrollment in pre-primary education, regardless of age, expressed as a percentage of the total population of official pre-primary education age. GER can exceed 100% due to the inclusion of over-aged and under-aged students because of early or late school entrance and grade repetition.
  • School enrollment, primary > % net: School enrollment, primary (% net). Net enrolment rate. Primary. Total is the ratio of children of the official primary school age who are enrolled in primary school to the total population of the official primary school age.
  • School enrollment, secondary > % gross: School enrollment, secondary (% gross). Gross enrolment ratio. Secondary. All programmes. Total is the total enrollment in secondary education, regardless of age, expressed as a percentage of the population of official secondary education age. GER can exceed 100% due to the inclusion of over-aged and under-aged students because of early or late school entrance and grade repetition.
  • School enrollment, secondary, private > % of total secondary: School enrollment, secondary, private (% of total secondary). Percentage of private enrolment. Secondary is the enrolment in private secondary schools expressed as a percentage of total enrolment (public and private) in secondary schools. 'Private' refers to all educational institutions not operated by a public authority, regardless of whether they receive financial support from public authorities. A high percentage indicates strong involvement of the non-governmental sector (including religious bodies, other organizations, associations, communities, private enterprises or persons) in providing organized educational programmes.
  • School enrollment, tertiary, female > % gross: School enrollment, tertiary, female (% gross). Gross enrolment ratio. Tertiary (ISCED 5 and 6). Female is the total female enrollment in tertiary education (ISCED 5 and 6), regardless of age, expressed as a percentage of the total female population of the five-year age group following on from secondary school leaving.
  • Ratio of girls to boys in primary and secondary education: Ratio of girls to boys in primary and secondary education is the percentage of girls to boys enrolled at primary and secondary levels in public and private schools.
  • School enrollment > Primary > Male > % gross: Gross enrollment ratio is the ratio of total enrollment, regardless of age, to the population of the age group that officially corresponds to the level of education shown. Primary education provides children with basic reading, writing, and mathematics skills along with an elementary understanding of such subjects as history, geography, natural science, social science, art, and music.
  • School enrollment > Preprimary > Female > % gross: Gross enrollment ratio is the ratio of total enrollment, regardless of age, to the population of the age group that officially corresponds to the level of education shown. Preprimary education refers to the initial stage of organized instruction, designed primarily to introduce very young children to a school-type environment.
  • Persistence to grade 5 > Total > % of cohort: Persistence to grade 5 (percentage of cohort reaching grade 5) is the share of children enrolled in the first grade of primary school who eventually reach grade 5. The estimate is based on the reconstructed cohort method.
  • 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.
  • Persistence to grade 5 > Female > % of cohort: Persistence to grade 5 (percentage of cohort reaching grade 5) is the share of children enrolled in the first grade of primary school who eventually reach grade 5. The estimate is based on the reconstructed cohort method.
  • 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.
  • Elementary school graduate rate > Female: Persistence to last grade of primary is the percentage of children enrolled in the first grade of primary school who eventually reach the last grade of primary education. The estimate is based on the reconstructed cohort method.
  • Inputs > Secondary education > Teachers > Female: Secondary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers.
  • Participation > Children out of school > Elementary > Male: Children out of school are the number of primary-school-age children not enrolled in primary or secondary school.
  • Participation > Children out of school > Elementary > Female: Children out of school are the number of primary-school-age children not enrolled in primary or secondary school.
  • Participation > 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."
  • School enrolment rate > 5th grade > Female: Persistence to grade 5 (percentage of cohort reaching grade 5) is the share of children enrolled in the first grade of primary school who eventually reach grade 5. The estimate is based on the reconstructed cohort method.
  • School enrolment rate > 5th grade > Male: Persistence to grade 5 (percentage of cohort reaching grade 5) is the share of children enrolled in the first grade of primary school who eventually reach grade 5. The estimate is based on the reconstructed cohort method.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Primary education, teachers > % female: Primary education, teachers (% female). Percentage female teachers. Primary is the number of female teachers at the primary level expressed as a percentage of the total number of teachers (male and female) at the primary level in a given school year. Teachers are persons employed full time or part time in an official capacity to guide and direct the learning experience of pupils and students, irrespective of their qualifications or the delivery mechanism, i.e. face-to-face and/or at a distance. This definition excludes educational personnel who have no active teaching duties (e.g. headmasters, headmistresses or principals who do not teach) and persons who work occasionally or in a voluntary capacity in educational institutions.
  • Tertiary education, teachers > % female: Tertiary education, teachers (% female). Percentage female teachers. Tertiary is the number of female teachers at the tertiary level expressed as a percentage of the total number of teachers (male and female) at the tertiary level in a given school year. Teachers are persons employed full time or part time in an official capacity to guide and direct the learning experience of pupils and students, irrespective of their qualifications or the delivery mechanism, i.e. face-to-face and/or at a distance. This definition excludes educational personnel who have no active teaching duties (e.g. headmasters, headmistresses or principals who do not teach) and persons who work occasionally or in a voluntary capacity in educational institutions.
  • Public spending on education, total > % of government expenditure: Public spending on education, total (% of government expenditure). Public expenditure on education as % of total government expenditure is the total public education expenditure (current and capital) expressed as a percentage of total government expenditure for all sectors in a given financial year. Public education expenditure includes government spending on educational institutions (both public and private), education administration, and subsidies for private entities (students/households and other privates entities).
  • 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).
  • High school > Lower Secondary > Students per teacher: Number of students per teacher for lower secondary (middle school) education.
  • Participation > Total enrollment > Primary > Female > % 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."
  • Persistence to last grade of primary, male > % of cohort: Persistence to last grade of primary, male (% of cohort). Survival rate to last grade of primary. Male is the share of male 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.
  • 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.
  • Persistence to last grade of primary, female > % of cohort: Persistence to last grade of primary, female (% of cohort). Survival rate to last grade of primary. Female is the share of female 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.
STAT Canada India HISTORY
Average years of schooling of adults 11.6
Ranked 4th. 2 times more than India
5.1
Ranked 65th.
Children out of school, primary 1,892
Ranked 100th.
1.39 million
Ranked 4th. 733 times more than Canada

Children out of school, primary per 1000 0.0615
Ranked 118th.
1.14
Ranked 85th. 18 times more than Canada

Children out of school, primary, female 1,762
Ranked 86th.
6.11 million
Ranked 1st. 3467 times more than Canada

College and university > Gender parity index 1.34
Ranked 28th. 84% more than India
0.726
Ranked 100th.

College and university > Share of total education spending 35.39%
Ranked 4th.
35.89%
Ranked 3rd. 1% more than Canada

Compulsary education duration 11
Ranked 47th. 22% more than India
9
Ranked 64th.

Government spending on education > Proportion of GDP 5.5%
Ranked 44th. 74% more than India
3.17%
Ranked 44th.

Homeschooling legal status Legal under regulating conditions (Alberta – regulation, British Columbia – registration, Manitoba – permit, Newfoundland – permit, New Brunswick – permit, Northwest Territories – regulation, Nova Scotia – regulation, Ontario – regulation, Prince Edward Island – regulation, Quebec – permit, Saskatchewan – permit, Yukon – regulation) Legal as alternative to the mandatory public school system.
Literacy > Total population 99%
Ranked 30th. 66% more than India
59.5%
Ranked 134th.

Primary education, duration > Years 6
Ranked 145th. 20% more than India
5
Ranked 160th.

Primary education, teachers per 1000 4.58
Ranked 75th. 43% more than India
3.21
Ranked 104th.

Pupil-teacher ratio, primary 17.42
Ranked 113th.
35.15
Ranked 29th. 2 times more than Canada

Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary 18.8
Ranked 21st.
25.92
Ranked 19th. 38% more than Canada

Secondary education, duration > Years 6
Ranked 164th.
7
Ranked 50th. 17% more than Canada

Average IQ 97
Ranked 16th. 20% more than India
81
Ranked 38th.
Literacy > Female 99%
Ranked 29th. 2 times more than India
48.3%
Ranked 131st.

Children out of school, primary, female per 1000 0.0578
Ranked 104th.
5.58
Ranked 38th. 97 times more than Canada

College and university > Gender ratio 135.79
Ranked 36th. 94% more than India
69.94
Ranked 85th.

Child care (preschool) > Duration 2
Ranked 191st.
3
Ranked 65th. 50% more than Canada

Secondary education > Teachers > Per capita 4.76 per 1,000 people
Ranked 70th. 99% more than India
2.4 per 1,000 people
Ranked 103th.

Duration of compulsory education 11 years
Ranked 32nd. 38% more than India
8 years
Ranked 8th.
Secondary education, pupils 2.61 million
Ranked 35th.
113.73 million
Ranked 1st. 44 times more than Canada

Girls to boys ratio > Primary level enrolment 1
Ranked 45th. 8% more than India
0.93
Ranked 115th.

Primary education, pupils 2.17 million
Ranked 48th.
137.75 million
Ranked 1st. 64 times more than Canada

Primary education, teachers 141,045
Ranked 29th.
3.92 million
Ranked 2nd. 28 times more than Canada

Tertiary enrollment 60%
Ranked 1st. 6 times more than India
10.5%
Ranked 20th.
Spending per student > College and university 44
Ranked 6th.
54.98
Ranked 18th. 25% more than Canada

High school > Gender ratio 97.9
Ranked 89th. 14% more than India
85.75
Ranked 116th.

Compulsary education starting age 6
Ranked 143th. The same as India
6
Ranked 46th.

Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary per million 0.634
Ranked 49th. 30 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 4
Ranked 49th. The same as India
4
Ranked 27th.

Literacy > Male 99%
Ranked 39th. 41% more than India
70.2%
Ranked 131st.

Spending > USD 66.53 billion
Ranked 9th. 82% more than India
36.6 billion
Ranked 15th.

High school > Private school share 7.2%
Ranked 90th.
41.89%
Ranked 11th. 6 times more than Canada

Spending > Proportion 4.78
Ranked 57th. 51% more than India
3.17
Ranked 121st.

Pupil-teacher ratio > Primary 17.42
Ranked 123th.
40.2
Ranked 27th. 2 times more than Canada

Child care (preschool) > Starting age 4
Ranked 63th. 33% more than India
3
Ranked 125th.

Preschool enrollment rate 98.84
Ranked 107th.
113.06
Ranked 30th. 14% more than Canada

Tertiary > Students studying abroad 45,693.45
Ranked 15th.
198,512.54
Ranked 2nd. 4 times more than Canada

Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level 1.19 million
Ranked 21st.
11.3 million
Ranked 3rd. 9 times more than Canada

Elementary (primary school) > Duration 6
Ranked 154th. 20% more than India
5
Ranked 169th.

Secondary education, teachers 126,098
Ranked 8th.
4.39 million
Ranked 2nd. 35 times more than Canada

Secondary education, teachers per 1000 4.17
Ranked 13th. 16% more than India
3.59
Ranked 77th.

Child care (preschool) > Students per teacher 17.72
Ranked 70th.
40.31
Ranked 4th. 2 times more than Canada

High school > Lower secondary school duration 2
Ranked 204th.
3
Ranked 120th. 50% more than Canada

Children out of school, primary, male per 1000 0.116
Ranked 99th.
4.44
Ranked 42nd. 38 times more than Canada

Secondary education, general pupils 2.65 million
Ranked 8th.
100.95 million
Ranked 1st. 38 times more than Canada

High school > Gender parity index 0.979
Ranked 94th. 7% more than India
0.918
Ranked 115th.

Scientific and technical journal articles 24,803
Ranked 7th. 94% more than India
12,774
Ranked 14th.

College and university > Teachers > Proportion of teachers female 41%
Ranked 1st. 2% more than India
40%
Ranked 2nd.
Tertiary > Students studying abroad proportion 2.53%
Ranked 86th. 3 times more than India
0.745%
Ranked 119th.

Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level per 1000 38.37
Ranked 27th. 4 times more than India
10.49
Ranked 92nd.

Scouting > Genders admitted both both
Elementary (primary school) > Starting age 6
Ranked 179th. The same as India
6
Ranked 96th.

Education expenditure of government > As percentage of total government 12.5%
Ranked 58th. 17% more than India
10.7%
Ranked 57th.

International Baccalaureate schools 332
Ranked 2nd. 3 times more than India
107
Ranked 5th.
Children out of school, primary, male 3,523
Ranked 78th.
4.85 million
Ranked 1st. 1377 times more than Canada

Education expenditure of government > As percentage of GNI 5.4%
Ranked 47th. 42% more than India
3.8%
Ranked 76th.

High school > Students per teacher 18.8
Ranked 21st.
25.92
Ranked 19th. 38% more than Canada

Secondary education > General pupils 2.61 million
Ranked 29th.
83.13 million
Ranked 2nd. 32 times more than Canada

Secondary school starting age > Years 12
Ranked 135th. 9% more than India
11
Ranked 156th.

High school starting age > Years 12
Ranked 121st. 9% more than India
11
Ranked 138th.

Primary education > Teachers > Per capita 4.54 per 1,000 people
Ranked 86th. 45% more than India
3.14 per 1,000 people
Ranked 113th.

Education enrolment by level > Primary level 2.48 million
Ranked 49th.
125.57 million
Ranked 1st. 51 times more than Canada

High school > Population with at least high school education > Women 100%
Ranked 3rd. 4 times more than India
26.6%
Ranked 116th.

Elementary school graduate rate 97.66
Ranked 7th. 48% more than India
65.79
Ranked 84th.

Secondary education, pupils per 1000 76.53
Ranked 92nd.
93.13
Ranked 41st. 22% more than Canada

Primary education, pupils per 1000 63.53
Ranked 124th.
112.8
Ranked 72nd. 78% more than Canada

Girls to boys ratio > Tertiary level enrolment 1.36
Ranked 36th. 94% more than India
0.7
Ranked 77th.

Girls to boys ratio > Secondary level enrolment 0.98
Ranked 109th. 21% more than India
0.81
Ranked 118th.

Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level > Per capita 38.37 per 1,000 people
Ranked 27th. 4 times more than India
10.77 per 1,000 people
Ranked 90th.

Universities > Top 100 3
Ranked 8th. 50% more than India
2
Ranked 12th.
Tertiary > Students studying abroad per thousand people 1.33
Ranked 101st. 8 times more than India
0.163
Ranked 184th.

Outcomes > Secondary education > Duration > Years 6
Ranked 145th.
7
Ranked 44th. 17% more than Canada

Teacher student ratio > High school 18.4
Ranked 47th.
32.7
Ranked 9th. 78% more than Canada

Inequality adjusted index 0.879
Ranked 12th. 3 times more than India
0.264
Ranked 109th.
Teacher student ratio > Elementary school 17.42
Ranked 116th.
40.2
Ranked 23th. 2 times more than Canada

Proportion of education spending on teachers' salaries 52.96%
Ranked 27th.
84.47%
Ranked 2nd. 59% more than Canada

Percentage of pupils starting grade 1 reaching grade 5 96.5%
Ranked 19th. 32% more than India
73%
Ranked 66th.

Elementary school > Enrolled students 2.31 million
Ranked 46th.
140.36 million
Ranked 1st. 61 times more than Canada

Primary education > Duration > Years 6 years
Ranked 143th. 20% more than India
5 years
Ranked 154th.

Services, etc., value added > Constant 2000 US$ per capita $22,866.96
Ranked 13th. 37 times more than India
$616.31
Ranked 74th.

School enrolment rate > 1st grade 98.03
Ranked 97th.
128.4
Ranked 14th. 31% more than Canada

Secondary education, general pupils per 1000 87.49
Ranked 7th. 2% more than India
85.94
Ranked 45th.

Elementary (primary) school) > Private school share 6.12%
Ranked 90th.
17.04%
Ranked 32nd. 3 times more than Canada

High school > Lower secondary starting age 12
Ranked 138th. 9% more than India
11
Ranked 161st.

Elementary school > Gender ratio 99.53
Ranked 43th. 3% more than India
96.83
Ranked 104th.

Education enrolment ratio > Net > Primary level 99%
Ranked 27th. 4% more than India
95%
Ranked 62nd.

Duration of education > Secondary level 6
Ranked 136th. 20% more than India
5
Ranked 155th.
Public spending per student > Tertiary level 46.1
Ranked 34th.
68.4
Ranked 9th. 48% more than Canada
Secondary education > Pupils 2.71 million
Ranked 27th.
83.86 million
Ranked 2nd. 31 times more than Canada

Primary education > Pupils 2.46 million
Ranked 51st.
136.19 million
Ranked 1st. 55 times more than Canada

High school > Population with at least high school education > Men 100%
Ranked 3rd. 98% more than India
50.4%
Ranked 88th.

Education enrolment by level > Secondary level > Per capita 84.37 per 1,000 people
Ranked 79th. 9% more than India
77.29 per 1,000 people
Ranked 98th.

Education enrolment by level > Percentage girls > Tertiary level 56.01%
Ranked 40th. 46% more than India
38.45%
Ranked 105th.

Secondary education, vocational pupils 0.0
Ranked 81st.
829,377
Ranked 12th.

Spending on education > Proportion spent on all staff salaries 72.92%
Ranked 50th.
90.56%
Ranked 8th. 24% more than Canada

Elementary (primary) school > Students per teacher 17.42
Ranked 119th.
35.15
Ranked 28th. 2 times more than Canada

Secondary education > Teachers 147,890
Ranked 24th.
2.59 million
Ranked 2nd. 17 times more than Canada

School life expectancy > Primary to tertiary 17 years
Ranked 1st. 70% more than India
10 years
Ranked 24th.
School enrolment rate > 5th grade 97.82
Ranked 9th. 49% more than India
65.79
Ranked 74th.

Education enrolment by level > Secondary level 2.62 million
Ranked 27th.
81.05 million
Ranked 2nd. 31 times more than Canada

Scientific and technical journal articles per million 783.02
Ranked 9th. 67 times more than India
11.68
Ranked 70th.

Duration of education > Primary level 6
Ranked 131st. The same as India
6
Ranked 62nd.
Participation > Children out of school > Elementary 12,763
Ranked 74th.
5.56 million
Ranked 3rd. 436 times more than Canada

Participation > Ratio of girls to boys in primary and secondary education 98.66%
Ranked 84th. 7% more than India
92.18%
Ranked 116th.

Education enrolment by level > Percentage girls > Primary level 48.87%
Ranked 41st. 4% more than India
46.82%
Ranked 143th.

Education enrolment ratio > Net > Primary level > Women 100%
Ranked 16th. 10% more than India
91%
Ranked 83th.

High school > Upper secondary starting age 14
Ranked 200th. The same as India
14
Ranked 186th.

Elementary school starting age > Years 6
Ranked 154th. The same as India
6
Ranked 89th.

Elementary school repeaters > All 0.0
Ranked 134th.
3.45
Ranked 66th.

Universities > Top 200 8
Ranked 8th. 3 times more than India
3
Ranked 13th.
Secondary education > General pupils > Per capita 83.09 per 1,000 people
Ranked 53th. 8% more than India
76.99 per 1,000 people
Ranked 63th.

Education enrolment by level > Primary level per 1000 79.86
Ranked 130th.
116.62
Ranked 83th. 46% more than Canada

Education enrolment by level > Primary level > Per capita 0.08 per capita
Ranked 130th.
0.12 per capita
Ranked 76th. 50% more than Canada

Education enrolment ratio > Net > Primary level > Men 99%
Ranked 31st. 1% more than India
98%
Ranked 33th.

Pupils-teacher ratio > Primary level 15
Ranked 19th.
40
Ranked 2nd. 3 times more than Canada
Elementary (primary school) > Teachers > Proportion of teachers female 68%
Ranked 2nd. 55% more than India
44%
Ranked 3rd.
Primary education > Teachers 141,045
Ranked 31st.
3.39 million
Ranked 2nd. 24 times more than Canada

Secondary education > Vocational pupils 103,143
Ranked 52nd.
726,889
Ranked 15th. 7 times more than Canada

Education enrolment by level > Percentage girls > Secondary level 48.54%
Ranked 96th. 14% more than India
42.56%
Ranked 140th.

Private school enrolment > Primary level 6.5
Ranked 26th.
16.5
Ranked 14th. 3 times more than Canada
Outcomes > Primary education > Duration > Years 6
Ranked 132nd. 20% more than India
5
Ranked 142nd.

Secondary education > Pupils per 1000 86.38
Ranked 72nd. 14% more than India
75.51
Ranked 88th.

Primary education > Teachers per 1000 4.54
Ranked 86th. 49% more than India
3.05
Ranked 118th.

Female enrolment share > Primary level 48.8%
Ranked 5th. 12% more than India
43.6%
Ranked 20th.
Services, etc., value added > Constant 2000 US$ $780.37 billion
Ranked 6th. 2% more than India
$762.18 billion
Ranked 2nd.

Universities > Top 50 per million 0.0928
Ranked 6th. 105 times more than India
0.000887
Ranked 11th.
Universities > Top 200 per million 0.248
Ranked 14th. 93 times more than India
0.00266
Ranked 30th.
Primary school starting age > Years 6
Ranked 176th. The same as India
6
Ranked 97th.

Scouting > Members 116,044
Ranked 13th.
3.37 million
Ranked 2nd. 29 times more than Canada
Participation > Secondary education > General pupils 2.63 million
Ranked 26th.
95.31 million
Ranked 1st. 36 times more than Canada

Ratio of female to male primary enrollment 99.57
Ranked 37th. 7% more than India
93.44
Ranked 131st.

Secondary education > Teachers per 1000 4.76
Ranked 70th. 2 times more than India
2.33
Ranked 104th.

Secondary education > General pupils per 1000 83.09
Ranked 56th. 11% more than India
74.85
Ranked 67th.

Elementary (primary) school > Gender parity index 0.998
Ranked 46th.
0.999
Ranked 46th. The same as Canada

Female enrolment share > Secondary level 49.1%
Ranked 12th. 24% more than India
39.6%
Ranked 28th.
Education enrolment by level > Secondary level per 1000 84.37
Ranked 81st. 12% more than India
75.28
Ranked 104th.

Scouting > Members per thousand people 3.33
Ranked 42nd. 22% more than India
2.73
Ranked 51st.
Universities > Top 50 > Per $ GDP 0.043 per $14.1 billion of GDP
Ranked 6th. 2 times more than India
0.02 per $14.1 billion of GDP
Ranked 8th.
Universities > Top 50 3
Ranked 4th. 3 times more than India
1
Ranked 10th.
Elementary school repeaters > Female 0.0
Ranked 132nd.
3.42
Ranked 60th.

Elementary school repeaters > Male 0.0
Ranked 132nd.
3.48
Ranked 70th.

Percentage of pupils starting grade 1 reaching grade 5 > Men 94.8%
Ranked 15th. 30% more than India
73.1%
Ranked 59th.

High school teachers 136,873
Ranked 23th.
2.59 million
Ranked 1st. 19 times more than Canada

Elementary school teachers 141,045
Ranked 27th.
3.39 million
Ranked 1st. 24 times more than Canada

Universities > Top 100 per million 0.0928
Ranked 14th. 52 times more than India
0.00177
Ranked 22nd.
Participation > Secondary education > Pupils 3 million
Ranked 29th.
89.46 million
Ranked 2nd. 30 times more than Canada

Universities > Top 200 > Per $ GDP 0.008 per $1 billion of GDP
Ranked 14th. Twice as much as India
0.004 per $1 billion of GDP
Ranked 19th.
Primary education > Pupils per 1000 78.47
Ranked 134th.
122.63
Ranked 77th. 56% more than Canada

Secondary education > Pupils > Per capita 86.38 per 1,000 people
Ranked 71st. 11% more than India
77.67 per 1,000 people
Ranked 82nd.

Ratio of female to male secondary enrollment 97.7
Ranked 101st. 22% more than India
79.83
Ranked 131st.

Pupils-teacher ratio > Secondary level 18.8
Ranked 53th. 5% more than India
17.9
Ranked 58th.
Universities > Top 100 > Per $ GDP 0.043 per $14.1 billion of GDP
Ranked 13th. 5% more than India
0.041 per $14.1 billion of GDP
Ranked 14th.
School enrollment > Primary > Private > % of total primary 6.53%
Ranked 77th.
17.04%
Ranked 36th. 3 times more than Canada

Scouting > Membership > Guiding introduced 1910 1911
Unemployment with primary education > Female > % of female unemployment 26.2%
Ranked 30th. 4% more than India
25.3%
Ranked 33th.

School enrollment, tertiary, male > % gross 50.51%
Ranked 16th. 94% more than India
25.99%
Ranked 69th.

Services, etc., value added > Current US$ $934.33 billion
Ranked 10th.
$988.74 billion
Ranked 5th. 6% more than Canada

Services, etc., value added > Constant LCU 1.05 trillion
Ranked 42nd.
32.79 trillion
Ranked 6th. 31 times more than Canada

School enrollment, preprimary > % gross 71.28%
Ranked 70th. 23% more than India
58.13%
Ranked 77th.

School enrollment, primary > % net 99.92%
Ranked 4th. 7% more than India
93.34%
Ranked 58th.

School enrollment, secondary > % gross 102.35%
Ranked 27th. 49% more than India
68.51%
Ranked 97th.

School enrollment, secondary, private > % of total secondary 7.2%
Ranked 88th.
41.89%
Ranked 11th. 6 times more than Canada

School enrollment, tertiary, female > % gross 67.7%
Ranked 8th. 3 times more than India
20.31%
Ranked 80th.

Ratio of girls to boys in primary and secondary education 105.62%
Ranked 37th. 22% more than India
86.89%
Ranked 121st.

School enrollment > Primary > Male > % gross 100.41% gross
Ranked 116th.
120.02% gross
Ranked 18th. 20% more than Canada

School enrollment > Preprimary > Female > % gross 67.45% gross
Ranked 55th. 88% more than India
35.84% gross
Ranked 88th.

Persistence to grade 5 > Total > % of cohort 96.72%
Ranked 20th. 23% more than India
78.92%
Ranked 48th.

Labor force with tertiary education, female > % of female labor force 51.9%
Ranked 2nd. 7 times more than India
7%
Ranked 61st.

Labor force with primary education > % of total 13.5%
Ranked 69th.
14.4%
Ranked 57th. 7% more than Canada

Labor force with secondary education, male > % of male labor force 43.1%
Ranked 41st. 5% more than India
40.9%
Ranked 36th.

Labor force with secondary education > % of total 40%
Ranked 48th. 13% more than India
35.5%
Ranked 48th.

Unemployment with tertiary education > % of total unemployment 32.7%
Ranked 10th. 42% more than India
23.1%
Ranked 15th.

Primary education > Pupils > % female 48.61% female
Ranked 69th. 4% more than India
46.82% female
Ranked 138th.

Primary education > Pupils > Per capita 0.078 per capita
Ranked 136th.
0.126 per capita
Ranked 71st. 62% more than Canada

Persistence to grade 5 > Female > % of cohort 98.47%
Ranked 12th. 29% more than India
76.34%
Ranked 48th.

Researchers in R&D > Per million people 4,470.21
Ranked 10th. 33 times more than India
135.81
Ranked 56th.

Elementary school graduate rate > Female 99.35
Ranked 5th. 52% more than India
65.28
Ranked 74th.

Inputs > Secondary education > Teachers > Female 93,168
Ranked 18th.
877,273
Ranked 3rd. 9 times more than Canada

Participation > Children out of school > Elementary > Male 8,881
Ranked 65th.
1.78 million
Ranked 3rd. 201 times more than Canada

Participation > Children out of school > Elementary > Female 3,882
Ranked 72nd.
3.78 million
Ranked 3rd. 974 times more than Canada

Participation > Secondary education > Vocational pupils > % female 0.0
Ranked 114th.
6.58%
Ranked 109th.

Participation > Secondary education > Vocational pupils 0.0
Ranked 117th.
742,331
Ranked 17th.

Participation > Total enrollment > Primary > Male > % net 99.3%
Ranked 14th. 2% more than India
97.25%
Ranked 27th.

Preschool enrollment rate > Female 70.28
Ranked 48th. 47% more than India
47.7
Ranked 81st.

Preschool enrollment rate > Male 70.62
Ranked 48th. 52% more than India
46.51
Ranked 81st.

School enrolment rate > 1st grade > Female 97.74
Ranked 95th.
124.11
Ranked 16th. 27% more than Canada

School enrolment rate > 1st grade > Male 98.3
Ranked 96th.
132.34
Ranked 13th. 35% more than Canada

Scouting > Membership > Scouting introduced 1908 1909
School enrolment rate > 5th grade > Female 99.27
Ranked 7th. 52% more than India
65.28
Ranked 66th.

School enrolment rate > 5th grade > Male 96.47
Ranked 7th. 46% more than India
66.24
Ranked 65th.

Secondary education, teachers, female 89,558
Ranked 12th.
1.8 million
Ranked 3rd. 20 times more than Canada

School enrollment, secondary, female > % gross 101.09%
Ranked 37th. 52% more than India
66.29%
Ranked 98th.

Primary education, teachers > % female 68.07%
Ranked 72nd. 55% more than India
44%
Ranked 112th.

Tertiary education, teachers > % female 41.15%
Ranked 23th. 3% more than India
40%
Ranked 37th.

Public spending on education, total > % of government expenditure 12.3%
Ranked 66th. 12% more than India
11.02%
Ranked 45th.

Unemployment with primary education, male > % of male unemployment 28.7%
Ranked 56th. 2 times more than India
13.9%
Ranked 23th.

Labor force with tertiary education, male > % of male labor force 41.6%
Ranked 3rd. 4 times more than India
10.8%
Ranked 55th.

Unemployment with tertiary education, female > % of female unemployment 38.7%
Ranked 14th. 35% more than India
28.6%
Ranked 10th.

Unemployment with tertiary education, male > % of male unemployment 28.1%
Ranked 9th. 37% more than India
20.5%
Ranked 10th.

High school > Lower Secondary > Students per teacher 19.03
Ranked 14th.
32.88
Ranked 16th. 73% more than Canada

Participation > Total enrollment > Primary > Female > % net 99.68%
Ranked 10th. 6% more than India
93.63%
Ranked 64th.

Persistence to last grade of primary, male > % of cohort 98.34%
Ranked 15th. 65% more than India
59.71%
Ranked 82nd.

School enrollment > Primary > % gross 100.19% gross
Ranked 111th.
116.2% gross
Ranked 23th. 16% more than Canada

Persistence to last grade of primary, female > % of cohort 98.87%
Ranked 14th. 56% more than India
63.54%
Ranked 74th.

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