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  • Average IQ: Average IQ of different countries according to the controversial book "IQ and the Wealth of Nations".
  • 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.
  • Literacy > Total population: This entry includes a definition of literacy and Census Bureau percentages for the total population, males, and females. There are no universal definitions and standards of literacy. Unless otherwise specified, all rates are based on the most common definition - the ability to read and write at a specified age. Detailing the standards that individual countries use to assess the ability to read and write is beyond the scope of our source. Information on literacy, while not a perfect measure of educational results, is probably the most easily available and valid for international comparisons.
  • Primary education, duration > Years: Primary education, duration (years). Duration of primary is the number of grades (years) in primary education.
  • Primary education, teachers per 1000: Primary education, teachers. Teaching staff in primary. Public and private. Full and part-time. All programmes. Total is the total number of teachers in public and private primary education institutions. Teachers are persons employed full time or part time in an official capacity to guide and direct the learning experience of pupils and students, irrespective of their qualifications or the delivery mechanism, i.e. face-to-face and/or at a distance. This definition excludes educational personnel who have no active teaching duties (e.g. headmasters, headmistresses or principals who do not teach) and persons who work occasionally or in a voluntary capacity in educational institutions. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Pupil-teacher ratio, primary: Pupil-teacher ratio, primary. Pupil-teacher ratio. Primary is the number of pupils enrolled in primary school divided by the number of primary school teachers.
  • Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary: Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary. Pupil-teacher ratio. Secondary is the number of pupils enrolled in secondary school divided by the number of secondary school teachers.
  • Secondary education, duration > Years: Secondary education, duration (years). Duration of secondary education is the number of grades (years) in secondary education (ISCED 2 & 3).
  • Literacy > Female: This entry includes a definition of literacy and Census Bureau percentages for the total population, males, and females. There are no universal definitions and standards of literacy. Unless otherwise specified, all rates are based on the most common definition - the ability to read and write at a specified age. Detailing the standards that individual countries use to assess the ability to read and write is beyond the scope of our source. Information on literacy, while not a perfect measure of educational results, is probably the most easily available and valid for international comparisons.
  • Children out of school, primary, female per 1000: Children out of school, primary, female. Out-of-school children of primary school age. Female is the total number of female primary-school-age children who are not enrolled in either primary or secondary schools. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • College and university > Gender ratio: Ratio of female to male tertiary enrollment is the percentage of men to women enrolled at tertiary level in public and private schools.
  • Child care (preschool) > Duration: Number of years students study at the pre-primary (preschool) level. It should be noted that not all countries require pre-primary education.
  • Secondary education > Teachers > Per capita: Secondary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Duration of compulsory education: Duration of compulsory education is the number of grades (or years) that a child must legally be enrolled in school.
  • Secondary education, pupils: Secondary education, pupils. Enrolment in total secondary. Public and private. All programmes. Total is the total number of students enrolled at public and private secondary education institutions.
  • College and university > Private school share: Percentage of post-secondary students who attend a private school, college, or university.
  • 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."
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Children out of school, primary, male per 1000: Children out of school, primary, male. Out-of-school children of primary school age. Male is the total number of male primary-school-age children who are not enrolled in either primary or secondary schools. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Secondary education, general pupils: Secondary education, general pupils. Enrolment in total secondary. Public and private. General programmes. Total is the total number of students enrolled in general programmes at public and private secondary education institutions.
  • High school > Gender parity index: Country's gender parity index for secondary level enrollment. For countries with a rating of over 1, more females are enrolled while countries with a rating under 1 have more males enrolled.
  • Scientific and technical journal articles: Scientific and technical journal articles refer to the number of scientific and engineering articles published in the following fields: physics, biology, chemistry, mathematics, clinical medicine, biomedical research, engineering and technology, and earth and space sciences.
  • College and university > Teachers > Proportion of teachers female: Percentage of country's college and university professors that are female.
  • Tertiary > Students studying abroad proportion: The number of students from a given country studying abroad in a given year, expressed as a percentage of total tertiary enrollment in that country. Ratios greater than 100 % are possible, because those currently studying abroad do not count towards total enrollment.
  • Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Scouting > Genders admitted: Admits boys/girls.
  • Elementary (primary school) > Starting age: Average age at which students begin primary education.
  • Children out of school, primary, male: Children out of school, primary, male. Out-of-school children of primary school age. Male is the total number of male primary-school-age children who are not enrolled in either primary or secondary schools.
  • High school > Students per teacher: Number of students per teacher for all levels of secondary education.
  • Secondary education > General pupils: Secondary general pupils are the number of secondary students enrolled in general education programs, including teacher training.
  • Secondary school starting age > Years: Secondary school starting age (years). Entrance age of 2A lower secondary is the age at which students would enter lower secondary education, assuming they had started at the official entrance age for the lowest level of education, had studied full-time throughout and had progressed through the system without repeating or skipping a grade.
  • High school starting age > Years: Secondary school starting age is the age at which students would enter secondary education, assuming they had started at the official entrance age for the lowest level of education, had studied full-time throughout and had progressed through the system without repeating or skipping a grade."
  • Primary education > Teachers > Per capita: Primary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • 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.
  • 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).
  • 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.
  • High school > Lower secondary starting age: Average age at which students begin lower secondary (middle school) education.
  • Elementary (primary) school) > Private school share: Percentage of primary students who attend a private school.
  • Elementary school > Gender ratio: Ratio of female to male primary enrollment is the percentage of girls to boys enrolled at primary level in public and private schools.
  • 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.
  • Elementary (primary) school > Students per teacher: Number of students per teacher for primary education.
  • Spending on education > Proportion spent on all staff salaries: Percentage of public funding for education that goes to school staff salaries.
  • 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.
  • Expected duration of education for all students: Expected years of schooling for a 5-year-old under current conditions, excluding education for children under 5. Data for 2000.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Secondary education > General pupils > Per capita: Secondary general pupils are the number of secondary students enrolled in general education programs, including teacher training. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Education enrolment by level > Primary level per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Education enrolment by level > Primary level > Per capita: Per capita figures expressed per 1 population.
  • Pupils-teacher ratio > Primary level: Pupil-teacher ratio, primary level is the average number of pupils per teacher in primary education. Cross-country comparisons may be affected by such factors as the composition of teachers by part- and full-time employment.
  • Elementary (primary school) > Teachers > Proportion of teachers female: Percentage of country's elementary, or primary, teachers that are female.
  • Secondary education > Vocational pupils: Secondary vocational pupils are the number of secondary students enrolled in technical and vocational education programs, including teacher training.
  • Primary education > Teachers: Primary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers.
  • Private school enrolment > Primary level: Private sector enrolment share, primary level is the share of primary school pupils who attend a privately managed school, regardless of whether or not the school receives subsidies from the government.
  • Outcomes > Primary education > Duration > Years: Primary duration refers to the number of years of full-time equivalent duration in primary education in the school system according to ISCED.
  • Primary education > Teachers per 1000: Primary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Secondary education > Pupils per 1000: Secondary education pupils is the total number of pupils enrolled at secondary level in public and private schools. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Children out of school > Primary > Female > Per capita: Children out of school are the number of primary-school-age children not enrolled in primary or secondary school. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Female enrolment share > Primary level: Girls' enrolment share, primary level is the number of girls enrolled in primary school, expressed as a percentage of the total number of pupils in primary school.
  • Services, etc., value added > Constant 2000 US$: Services, etc., value added (constant 2000 US$). Services correspond to ISIC divisions 50-99. They include value added in wholesale and retail trade (including hotels and restaurants), transport, and government, financial, professional, and personal services such as education, health care, and real estate services. Also included are imputed bank service charges, import duties, and any statistical discrepancies noted by national compilers as well as discrepancies arising from rescaling. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources. The industrial origin of value added is determined by the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC), revision 3. Data are in constant 2005 U.S. dollars.
  • Primary school starting age > Years: Primary school starting age (years). Entrance age of primary is the age at which students would enter primary education, assuming they had started at the official entrance age for the lowest level of education, had studied full-time throughout and had progressed through the system without repeating or skipping a grade.
  • Scouting > Members: Members of boy or girl scout groups which are members of the World Organization of the Scout Movement (WOSM).
  • Enrolment ratio > Secondary level: Net enrolment ratio, secondary level, is the ratio of the number of children of official secondary school age enrolled in school to the number of children of official secondary school age in the population.
  • Participation > Secondary education > General pupils: Secondary general pupils are the number of secondary students enrolled in general education programs, including teacher training."
  • Secondary education > Teachers per 1000: Secondary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Ratio of female to male primary enrollment: Ratio of female to male primary enrollment is the percentage of girls to boys enrolled at primary level in public and private schools.
  • Secondary education > General pupils per 1000: Secondary general pupils are the number of secondary students enrolled in general education programs, including teacher training. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Children out of school > Primary > Male: Children out of school are the number of primary-school-age children not enrolled in primary or secondary school.
  • Elementary (primary) school > Gender parity index: Country's gender parity index in primary, or elementary, school. For countries with a rating of over 1, more females are enrolled while countries with a rating under 1 have more males enrolled. 
  • Female enrolment share > Secondary level: Girls' enrolment share, secondary level is the number of girls enrolled in secondary school, expressed as a percentage of the total number of pupils in secondary school.
  • Private school enrolment > Secondary level: Private sector enrolment share, secondary level is the share of students in general secondary education who attend a privately managed school, regardless of whether or not the school receives subsidies from the government.
  • Education enrolment by level > Secondary level per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • 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 > Female: Repeaters in primary school are the number of students enrolled in the same grade as in the previous year, as a percentage of all students enrolled in primary school."
  • Elementary school repeaters > Male: Repeaters in primary school are the number of students enrolled in the same grade as in the previous year, as a percentage of all students enrolled in primary school."
  • Children out of school > Primary > Male > Per capita: Children out of school are the number of primary-school-age children not enrolled in primary or secondary school. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • 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.
  • Proportion of 15 year-olds in secondary education: Percentage share of 15 year-olds enrolled in secondary education. Based on net enrolment rates, attained by head count. Data for 2000.
  • Proportion of 20 year olds in tertiary education: Percentage share of 20 year-olds enrolled in tertiary education. Based on net enrolment rates, attained by head count. Data for 2000.
  • Participation > Secondary education > Pupils: Secondary education pupils is the total number of pupils enrolled at secondary level in public and private schools.
  • Ratio of female to male secondary enrollment: Ratio of female to male secondary enrollment is the percentage of girls to boys enrolled at secondary level in public and private schools.
  • 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.
  • Proportion of 16 year-olds in secondary education: Percentage share of 16 year-olds enrolled in secondary education. Based on net enrolment rates, attained by head count. Data for 2000.
  • Proportion of 19 year olds in tertiary education: Percentage share of 19 year-olds enrolled in tertiary education. Based on net enrolment rates, attained by head count. Data for 2000.
  • Female teachers > Lower secondary: Percentage share of lower secondary level teachers at who are female. Data for 2000.
  • 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).
  • Public spending on education, total > % of GDP: Public spending on education, total (% of GDP). Public expenditure on education as % of GDP is the total public expenditure (current and capital) on education expressed as a percentage of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in a given year. Public expenditure on education includes government spending on educational institutions (both public and private), education administration, and transfers/subsidies for private entities (students/households and other privates entities).
  • Unemployment with secondary education, female > % of female unemployment: Unemployment with secondary education, female (% of female unemployment). Unemployment by level of educational attainment shows the unemployed by level of educational attainment, as a percentage of the unemployed. The levels of educational attainment accord with the International Standard Classification of Education 1997 of the United Nations Educational, Cultural, and Scientific Organization (UNESCO).
  • Education spending > % of GDP: Government Education Expenditure (% of GDP, 2000-2002)
  • Proportion of 18 year olds in secondary education: Percentage share of 18 year-olds enrolled in secondary education. Based on net enrolment rates, attained by head count. Data for 2000.
  • School enrollment > Preprimary > % gross: Gross enrollment ratio is the ratio of total enrollment, regardless of age, to the population of the age group that officially corresponds to the level of education shown. Preprimary education refers to the initial stage of organized instruction, designed primarily to introduce very young children to a school-type environment.
  • Ratio of female to male enrollments in tertiary education: Ratio of female to male tertiary enrollment is the percentage of men to women enrolled at tertiary level in public and private schools.
  • Gross intake rate in grade 1 > Male > % of relevant age group: Gross intake rate in grade 1 is the number of new entrants in the first grade of primary education regardless of age, expressed as a percentage of the population of the official primary entrance age.
  • Proportion of 17 year olds in secondary education: Percentage share of 17 year-olds enrolled in secondary education. Based on net enrolment rates, attained by head count. Data for 2000.
  • Participation > School enrollment > Secondary > Private > % of total secondary: Private enrollment refers to pupils or students enrolled in institutions that are not operated by a public authority but controlled and managed, whether for profit or not, by a private body such as a nongovernmental organisation, religious body, special interest group, foundation or business enterprise."
  • School enrollment > Tertiary > Male > % gross: Gross enrollment ratio is the ratio of total enrollment, regardless of age, to the population of the age group that officially corresponds to the level of education shown. Tertiary education, whether or not to an advanced research qualification, normally requires, as a minimum condition of admission, the successful completion of education at the secondary level.
  • Participation > 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."
  • Participation > 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."
  • Participation > Total enrollment > Primary > % 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."
  • Participation > School enrollment > Secondary > Male > % net: Net enrollment ratio is the ratio of children of official school age based on the International Standard Classification of Education 1997 who are enrolled in school to the population of the corresponding official school age. Secondary education completes the provision of basic education that began at the primary level, and aims at laying the foundations for lifelong learning and human development, by offering more subject- or skill-oriented instruction using more specialized teachers."
  • Persistence to grade 5 > Male > % of cohort: Persistence to grade 5 (percentage of cohort reaching grade 5) is the share of children enrolled in the first grade of primary school who eventually reach grade 5. The estimate is based on the reconstructed cohort method.
  • Ratio of girls to boys in primary and secondary education > %: Ratio of girls to boys in primary and secondary education (%). Ratio of girls to boys in primary and secondary education is the percentage of girls to boys enrolled at primary and secondary levels in public and private schools.
  • School enrollment, preprimary, female > % gross: School enrollment, preprimary, female (% gross). Gross enrolment ratio. Pre-primary. Female is the total female enrollment in pre-primary education, regardless of age, expressed as a percentage of the total female population of official pre-primary education age. GER can exceed 100% due to the inclusion of over-aged and under-aged students because of early or late school entrance and grade repetition.
  • School enrollment, preprimary, male > % gross: School enrollment, preprimary, male (% gross). Gross enrolment ratio. Pre-primary. Male is the total male enrollment in pre-primary education, regardless of age, expressed as a percentage of the total male population of official pre-primary education age. GER can exceed 100% due to the inclusion of over-aged and under-aged students because of early or late school entrance and grade repetition.
  • Secondary education, pupils > % female: Secondary education, pupils (% female). Percentage of female students. Total secondary. All programmes is the number of female students enrolled in all secondary education programmes expressed as a percentage of the total number of students (male and female) enrolled at the secondary education level in a given school year.
  • Services, etc., value added > Current US$ per capita: Services, etc., value added (current US$). Services correspond to ISIC divisions 50-99. They include value added in wholesale and retail trade (including hotels and restaurants), transport, and government, financial, professional, and personal services such as education, health care, and real estate services. Also included are imputed bank service charges, import duties, and any statistical discrepancies noted by national compilers as well as discrepancies arising from rescaling. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources. The industrial origin of value added is determined by the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC), revision 3. Data are in current U.S. dollars. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Services, etc., value added > Current US$, % of GDP: Services, etc., value added (current US$). Services correspond to ISIC divisions 50-99. They include value added in wholesale and retail trade (including hotels and restaurants), transport, and government, financial, professional, and personal services such as education, health care, and real estate services. Also included are imputed bank service charges, import duties, and any statistical discrepancies noted by national compilers as well as discrepancies arising from rescaling. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources. The industrial origin of value added is determined by the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC), revision 3. Data are in current U.S. dollars. Figures expressed as a proportion of GDP for the same year
  • Ratio of female to male secondary enrollment > %: Ratio of female to male secondary enrollment (%). Ratio of female to male secondary enrollment is the percentage of girls to boys enrolled at secondary level in public and private schools.
  • Ratio of female to male primary enrollment > %: Ratio of female to male primary enrollment (%). Ratio of female to male primary enrollment is the percentage of girls to boys enrolled at primary level in public and private schools.
  • Adjusted savings > Education expenditure > % of GNI: Education expenditure refers to the current operating expenditures in education, including wages and salaries and excluding capital investments in buildings and equipment.
  • Public spending on education > Total > % of GDP: Public expenditure on education consists of current and capital public expenditure on education plus subsidies to private education at the primary, secondary, and tertiary levels.
  • Unemployment with primary education > % of total unemployment: Unemployment by level of educational attainment shows the unemployed by level of educational attainment, as a percentage of the unemployed. The levels of educational attainment accord with the International Standard Classification of Education 1997 of the United Nations Educational, Cultural, and Scientific Organization (UNESCO).
  • Unemployment with secondary education > % of total unemployment: Unemployment by level of educational attainment shows the unemployed by level of educational attainment, as a percentage of the unemployed. The levels of educational attainment accord with the International Standard Classification of Education 1997 of the United Nations Educational, Cultural, and Scientific Organization (UNESCO).
  • School enrollment > Secondary > Male > % gross: Gross enrollment ratio is the ratio of total enrollment, regardless of age, to the population of the age group that officially corresponds to the level of education shown. Secondary education completes the provision of basic education that began at the primary level, and aims at laying the foundations for lifelong learning and human development, by offering more subject- or skill-oriented instruction using more specialized teachers.
  • Expenditure per student > Tertiary > % of GDP per capita: Public expenditure per student is the public current spending on education divided by the total number of students by level, as a percentage of GDP per capita.
  • School enrollment > Primary > % net: Net enrollment ratio is the ratio of children of official school age based on the International Standard Classification of Education 1997 who are enrolled in school to the population of the corresponding official school age. Primary education provides children with basic reading, writing, and mathematics skills along with an elementary understanding of such subjects as history, geography, natural science, social science, art, and music.
  • Proportion of 17 year olds in tertiary education: Percentage share of 17 year-olds enrolled in tertiary education. Based on net enrolment rates, attained by head count. Data for 2000.
  • Services, etc., value added > Constant 2000 US$, % of GDP: Services, etc., value added (constant 2000 US$). Services correspond to ISIC divisions 50-99. They include value added in wholesale and retail trade (including hotels and restaurants), transport, and government, financial, professional, and personal services such as education, health care, and real estate services. Also included are imputed bank service charges, import duties, and any statistical discrepancies noted by national compilers as well as discrepancies arising from rescaling. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources. The industrial origin of value added is determined by the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC), revision 3. Data are in constant 2005 U.S. dollars. Figures expressed as a proportion of GDP for the same year
  • School enrollment, primary > % gross: School enrollment, primary (% gross). Gross enrolment ratio. Primary. Total is the total enrollment in primary education, regardless of age, expressed as a percentage of the population of official primary education age. GER can exceed 100% due to the inclusion of over-aged and under-aged students because of early or late school entrance and grade repetition.
  • School enrollment, primary, female > % net: School enrollment, primary, female (% net). Net enrolment rate. Primary. Female is the ratio of female children of the official primary school age who are enrolled in primary school to the female population of the official primary school age.
  • Persistence to grade 5, total > % of cohort: Persistence to grade 5, total (% of cohort). Survival rate to grade 5. Total is the share of children enrolled in the first grade of primary school who eventually reach grade 5. 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, 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.
  • 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."
  • High school > Lower Secondary > Students per teacher: Number of students per teacher for lower secondary (middle school) education.
STAT Canada Jamaica HISTORY
Average IQ 97
Ranked 16th. 35% more than Jamaica
72
Ranked 44th.
Average years of schooling of adults 11.6
Ranked 4th. 2 times more than Jamaica
5.3
Ranked 61st.
Children out of school, primary 1,892
Ranked 100th.
29,266
Ranked 60th. 15 times more than Canada

Children out of school, primary per 1000 0.0615
Ranked 118th.
11.09
Ranked 35th. 180 times more than Canada

Children out of school, primary, female 1,762
Ranked 86th.
14,564
Ranked 56th. 8 times more than Canada

College and university > Gender parity index 1.34
Ranked 28th.
2.29
Ranked 5th. 71% more than Canada

College and university > Share of total education spending 35.39%
Ranked 4th. 62% more than Jamaica
21.84%
Ranked 46th.

Compulsary education duration 11
Ranked 47th. 83% more than Jamaica
6
Ranked 98th.

Government spending on education > Proportion of GDP 5.5%
Ranked 44th.
6.35%
Ranked 24th. 15% more than Canada

Literacy > Total population 99%
Ranked 30th. 13% more than Jamaica
87.9%
Ranked 86th.
Primary education, duration > Years 6
Ranked 145th. The same as Jamaica
6
Ranked 69th.

Primary education, teachers per 1000 4.58
Ranked 75th. 1% more than Jamaica
4.56
Ranked 71st.

Pupil-teacher ratio, primary 17.42
Ranked 113th.
27.53
Ranked 52nd. 58% more than Canada

Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary 18.8
Ranked 21st.
19.77
Ranked 37th. 5% more than Canada

Secondary education, duration > Years 6
Ranked 164th. 20% more than Jamaica
5
Ranked 181st.

Literacy > Female 99%
Ranked 29th. 8% more than Jamaica
91.6%
Ranked 68th.
Children out of school, primary, female per 1000 0.0578
Ranked 104th.
5.52
Ranked 34th. 96 times more than Canada

College and university > Gender ratio 135.79
Ranked 36th.
221.75
Ranked 4th. 63% more than Canada

Child care (preschool) > Duration 2
Ranked 191st.
3
Ranked 69th. 50% more than Canada

Secondary education > Teachers > Per capita 4.76 per 1,000 people
Ranked 70th.
4.86 per 1,000 people
Ranked 75th. 2% more than Canada

Duration of compulsory education 11 years
Ranked 32nd. 57% more than Jamaica
7 years
Ranked 120th.
Secondary education, pupils 2.61 million
Ranked 35th. 10 times more than Jamaica
265,175
Ranked 104th.

College and university > Private school share 0.0
Ranked 64th.
38.41%
Ranked 37th.

Girls to boys ratio > Primary level enrolment 1
Ranked 45th. The same as Jamaica
1
Ranked 30th.

School life expectancy > Total 14.8 years
Ranked 18th. 37% more than Jamaica
10.8 years
Ranked 65th.
Primary education, teachers 141,045
Ranked 29th. 12 times more than Jamaica
12,032
Ranked 92nd.

Primary education, pupils 2.17 million
Ranked 48th. 7 times more than Jamaica
299,344
Ranked 107th.

Tertiary enrollment 60%
Ranked 1st. 4 times more than Jamaica
16.4%
Ranked 58th.
Spending per student > College and university 44
Ranked 6th. 4% more than Jamaica
42.41
Ranked 14th.

High school > Gender ratio 97.9
Ranked 89th.
103.96
Ranked 33th. 6% more than Canada

Compulsary education starting age 6
Ranked 143th. The same as Jamaica
6
Ranked 49th.

Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary per million 0.634
Ranked 49th.
7.39
Ranked 30th. 12 times more than Canada

Literacy > Definition age 15 and over can read and write age 15 and over has ever attended school
High school > Upper secondary school duration 4
Ranked 49th. Twice as much as Jamaica
2
Ranked 171st.

Literacy > Male 99%
Ranked 39th. 18% more than Jamaica
84.1%
Ranked 106th.
Spending > USD 66.53 billion
Ranked 9th. 90 times more than Jamaica
737.45 million
Ranked 84th.

High school > Private school share 7.2%
Ranked 90th. 27% more than Jamaica
5.66%
Ranked 95th.

Spending > Proportion 4.78
Ranked 57th.
5.28
Ranked 41st. 10% more than Canada

Pupil-teacher ratio > Primary 17.42
Ranked 123th.
27.53
Ranked 55th. 58% more than Canada

Child care (preschool) > Starting age 4
Ranked 63th. 33% more than Jamaica
3
Ranked 128th.

Preschool enrollment rate 98.84
Ranked 107th. 6% more than Jamaica
93.29
Ranked 115th.

Tertiary > Students studying abroad 45,693.45
Ranked 15th. 9 times more than Jamaica
5,114.37
Ranked 109th.

Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level 1.19 million
Ranked 21st. 26 times more than Jamaica
45,770
Ranked 92nd.

Elementary (primary school) > Duration 6
Ranked 154th. The same as Jamaica
6
Ranked 75th.

Children out of school > Primary 12,419
Ranked 69th.
29,931
Ranked 53th. 2 times more than Canada

Secondary education, teachers 126,098
Ranked 8th. 10 times more than Jamaica
13,006
Ranked 78th.

Secondary education, teachers per 1000 4.17
Ranked 13th.
4.86
Ranked 68th. 17% more than Canada

Child care (preschool) > Students per teacher 17.72
Ranked 70th.
24.69
Ranked 24th. 39% more than Canada

High school > Lower secondary school duration 2
Ranked 204th.
3
Ranked 122nd. 50% more than Canada

Children out of school, primary, male per 1000 0.116
Ranked 99th.
5.57
Ranked 32nd. 48 times more than Canada

Secondary education, general pupils 2.65 million
Ranked 8th. 10 times more than Jamaica
265,175
Ranked 102nd.

High school > Gender parity index 0.979
Ranked 94th.
1.03
Ranked 42nd. 5% more than Canada

Scientific and technical journal articles 24,803
Ranked 7th. 564 times more than Jamaica
44
Ranked 93th.

College and university > Teachers > Proportion of teachers female 41%
Ranked 1st.
60%
Ranked 2nd. 46% more than Canada
Tertiary > Students studying abroad proportion 2.53%
Ranked 86th.
8.87%
Ranked 44th. 4 times more than Canada

Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level per 1000 38.37
Ranked 27th. 2 times more than Jamaica
17.49
Ranked 79th.

Scouting > Genders admitted both both
Elementary (primary school) > Starting age 6
Ranked 179th. The same as Jamaica
6
Ranked 101st.

Education expenditure of government > As percentage of total government 12.5%
Ranked 58th. 42% more than Jamaica
8.8%
Ranked 44th.

Children out of school, primary, male 3,523
Ranked 78th.
14,702
Ranked 51st. 4 times more than Canada

Education expenditure of government > As percentage of GNI 5.4%
Ranked 47th.
5.6%
Ranked 16th. 4% more than Canada

High school > Students per teacher 18.8
Ranked 21st.
19.77
Ranked 39th. 5% more than Canada

Secondary education > General pupils 2.61 million
Ranked 29th. 11 times more than Jamaica
245,533
Ranked 101st.

Secondary school starting age > Years 12
Ranked 135th. The same as Jamaica
12
Ranked 77th.

High school starting age > Years 12
Ranked 121st. The same as Jamaica
12
Ranked 72nd.

Primary education > Teachers > Per capita 4.54 per 1,000 people
Ranked 86th.
4.55 per 1,000 people
Ranked 76th. About the same as Canada

Education enrolment by level > Primary level 2.48 million
Ranked 49th. 8 times more than Jamaica
325,302
Ranked 116th.

High school > Population with at least high school education > Women 100%
Ranked 3rd. 35% more than Jamaica
74%
Ranked 46th.

Elementary school graduate rate 97.66
Ranked 7th. 12% more than Jamaica
87.21
Ranked 57th.

Schools connected to the Internet 97.7%
Ranked 11th. 10 times more than Jamaica
9.6%
Ranked 26th.
Secondary education, pupils per 1000 76.53
Ranked 92nd.
98.17
Ranked 36th. 28% more than Canada

Primary education, pupils per 1000 63.53
Ranked 124th.
110.82
Ranked 74th. 74% more than Canada

Girls to boys ratio > Tertiary level enrolment 1.36
Ranked 36th.
2.29
Ranked 5th. 68% more than Canada

Girls to boys ratio > Secondary level enrolment 0.98
Ranked 109th.
1.03
Ranked 47th. 5% more than Canada

Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level > Per capita 38.37 per 1,000 people
Ranked 27th. 2 times more than Jamaica
17.49 per 1,000 people
Ranked 77th.

Tertiary > Students studying abroad per thousand people 1.33
Ranked 101st.
1.89
Ranked 83th. 43% more than Canada

Outcomes > Secondary education > Duration > Years 6
Ranked 145th. 20% more than Jamaica
5
Ranked 161st.

Teacher student ratio > High school 18.4
Ranked 47th.
19.77
Ranked 34th. 7% more than Canada

Children out of school > Primary per 1000 0.4
Ranked 108th.
11.35
Ranked 37th. 28 times more than Canada

Inequality adjusted index 0.879
Ranked 12th. 31% more than Jamaica
0.669
Ranked 51st.
Teacher student ratio > Elementary school 17.42
Ranked 116th.
27.68
Ranked 51st. 59% more than Canada

Proportion of education spending on teachers' salaries 52.96%
Ranked 27th.
73.21%
Ranked 9th. 38% more than Canada

Percentage of pupils starting grade 1 reaching grade 5 96.5%
Ranked 19th. 11% more than Jamaica
87.2%
Ranked 58th.

Elementary school > Enrolled students 2.31 million
Ranked 46th. 7 times more than Jamaica
315,129
Ranked 92nd.

Primary education > Duration > Years 6 years
Ranked 143th. The same as Jamaica
6 years
Ranked 68th.

Services, etc., value added > Constant 2000 US$ per capita $22,866.96
Ranked 13th. 9 times more than Jamaica
$2,551.12
Ranked 39th.

School enrolment rate > 1st grade 98.03
Ranked 97th. 11% more than Jamaica
88.06
Ranked 134th.

Secondary education, general pupils per 1000 87.49
Ranked 7th.
98.17
Ranked 20th. 12% more than Canada

High school > Lower secondary starting age 12
Ranked 138th. The same as Jamaica
12
Ranked 78th.

Elementary (primary) school) > Private school share 6.12%
Ranked 90th.
10.89%
Ranked 67th. 78% more than Canada

Elementary school > Gender ratio 99.53
Ranked 43th. 3% more than Jamaica
96.95
Ranked 92nd.

Education enrolment ratio > Net > Primary level 99%
Ranked 27th. 9% more than Jamaica
91%
Ranked 86th.

Duration of education > Secondary level 6
Ranked 136th. 20% more than Jamaica
5
Ranked 156th.
Public spending per student > Tertiary level 46.1
Ranked 34th.
80
Ranked 19th. 74% more than Canada
Secondary education > Pupils 2.71 million
Ranked 27th. 12 times more than Jamaica
229,701
Ranked 103th.

Primary education > Pupils 2.46 million
Ranked 51st. 7 times more than Jamaica
331,286
Ranked 109th.

High school > Population with at least high school education > Men 100%
Ranked 3rd. 41% more than Jamaica
71.1%
Ranked 60th.

Education enrolment by level > Percentage girls > Tertiary level 56.01%
Ranked 40th.
69.92%
Ranked 3rd. 25% more than Canada

Education enrolment by level > Secondary level > Per capita 84.37 per 1,000 people
Ranked 79th.
87.76 per 1,000 people
Ranked 78th. 4% more than Canada

Secondary education, vocational pupils 0.0
Ranked 81st.
0.0
Ranked 132nd.

Elementary (primary) school > Students per teacher 17.42
Ranked 119th.
27.53
Ranked 52nd. 58% more than Canada

Spending on education > Proportion spent on all staff salaries 72.92%
Ranked 50th.
93.03%
Ranked 4th. 28% more than Canada

Secondary education > Teachers 147,890
Ranked 24th. 12 times more than Jamaica
12,828
Ranked 81st.

School life expectancy > Primary to tertiary 17 years
Ranked 1st. 42% more than Jamaica
12 years
Ranked 4th.
School enrolment rate > 5th grade 97.82
Ranked 9th. 8% more than Jamaica
90.29
Ranked 38th.

Education enrolment by level > Secondary level 2.62 million
Ranked 27th. 11 times more than Jamaica
229,701
Ranked 111th.

Scientific and technical journal articles per million 783.02
Ranked 9th. 46 times more than Jamaica
17.09
Ranked 78th.

Duration of education > Primary level 6
Ranked 131st. The same as Jamaica
6
Ranked 65th.
Expected duration of education for all students 16.5 years
Ranked 16th. 15% more than Jamaica
14.4 years
Ranked 25th.
Participation > Children out of school > Elementary 12,763
Ranked 74th.
65,823
Ranked 40th. 5 times more than Canada

Participation > Ratio of girls to boys in primary and secondary education 98.66%
Ranked 84th.
100.08%
Ranked 52nd. 1% more than Canada

Education enrolment by level > Percentage girls > Primary level 48.87%
Ranked 41st.
48.89%
Ranked 39th. The same as Canada

Children out of school > Primary > Per capita 0.4 per 1,000 people
Ranked 107th.
11.33 per 1,000 people
Ranked 38th. 28 times more than Canada

Education enrolment ratio > Net > Primary level > Women 100%
Ranked 16th. 10% more than Jamaica
91%
Ranked 84th.

High school > Upper secondary starting age 14
Ranked 200th.
15
Ranked 111th. 7% more than Canada

Elementary school starting age > Years 6
Ranked 154th. The same as Jamaica
6
Ranked 92nd.

Elementary school repeaters > All 0.0
Ranked 134th.
3.05
Ranked 66th.

School life expectancy > Male 14.4 years
Ranked 22nd. 37% more than Jamaica
10.5 years
Ranked 67th.
Secondary education > General pupils > Per capita 83.09 per 1,000 people
Ranked 53th.
92.94 per 1,000 people
Ranked 36th. 12% more than Canada

Education enrolment by level > Primary level per 1000 79.86
Ranked 130th.
124.28
Ranked 74th. 56% more than Canada

Education enrolment by level > Primary level > Per capita 0.08 per capita
Ranked 130th.
0.124 per capita
Ranked 73th. 55% more than Canada

Education enrolment ratio > Net > Primary level > Men 99%
Ranked 31st. 10% more than Jamaica
90%
Ranked 85th.

Pupils-teacher ratio > Primary level 15
Ranked 19th.
35.5
Ranked 38th. 2 times more than Canada
Elementary (primary school) > Teachers > Proportion of teachers female 68%
Ranked 2nd.
91%
Ranked 6th. 34% more than Canada
Secondary education > Vocational pupils 103,143
Ranked 52nd. 274 times more than Jamaica
376
Ranked 137th.

Primary education > Teachers 141,045
Ranked 31st. 12 times more than Jamaica
12,032
Ranked 95th.

Education enrolment by level > Percentage girls > Secondary level 48.54%
Ranked 96th.
50.09%
Ranked 53th. 3% more than Canada

Private school enrolment > Primary level 6.5
Ranked 26th. 33% more than Jamaica
4.9
Ranked 50th.
Outcomes > Primary education > Duration > Years 6
Ranked 132nd. The same as Jamaica
6
Ranked 62nd.

Primary education > Teachers per 1000 4.54
Ranked 86th.
4.56
Ranked 74th. 1% more than Canada

Secondary education > Pupils per 1000 86.38
Ranked 72nd.
87.48
Ranked 70th. 1% more than Canada

Children out of school > Primary > Female > Per capita 0.116 per 1,000 people
Ranked 108th.
5.22 per 1,000 people
Ranked 38th. 45 times more than Canada

Female enrolment share > Primary level 48.8%
Ranked 5th.
48.9%
Ranked 25th. About the same as Canada
Services, etc., value added > Constant 2000 US$ $780.37 billion
Ranked 6th. 113 times more than Jamaica
$6.92 billion
Ranked 53th.

Primary school starting age > Years 6
Ranked 176th. The same as Jamaica
6
Ranked 102nd.

Scouting > Members 116,044
Ranked 13th. 52 times more than Jamaica
2,235
Ranked 120th.
Enrolment ratio > Secondary level 97.9%
Ranked 1st. 32% more than Jamaica
74.4%
Ranked 36th.
Participation > Secondary education > General pupils 2.63 million
Ranked 26th. 10 times more than Jamaica
262,608
Ranked 87th.

Secondary education > Teachers per 1000 4.76
Ranked 70th.
4.86
Ranked 76th. 2% more than Canada

Ratio of female to male primary enrollment 99.57
Ranked 37th.
100.27
Ranked 20th. 1% more than Canada

Secondary education > General pupils per 1000 83.09
Ranked 56th.
93.07
Ranked 36th. 12% more than Canada

Children out of school > Primary > Male 8,805
Ranked 63th.
16,146
Ranked 51st. 83% more than Canada

Elementary (primary) school > Gender parity index 0.998
Ranked 46th. 5% more than Jamaica
0.953
Ranked 120th.

Female enrolment share > Secondary level 49.1%
Ranked 12th.
50.5%
Ranked 37th. 3% more than Canada
Private school enrolment > Secondary level 6.7
Ranked 60th. 2 times more than Jamaica
2.7
Ranked 76th.
Education enrolment by level > Secondary level per 1000 84.37
Ranked 81st.
87.76
Ranked 80th. 4% more than Canada

Scouting > Members per thousand people 3.33
Ranked 42nd. 4 times more than Jamaica
0.824
Ranked 97th.
School life expectancy > Female 15.3 years
Ranked 16th. 38% more than Jamaica
11.1 years
Ranked 59th.
Elementary school repeaters > Female 0.0
Ranked 132nd.
2.64
Ranked 63th.

Elementary school repeaters > Male 0.0
Ranked 132nd.
3.44
Ranked 68th.

Percentage of pupils starting grade 1 reaching grade 5 > Men 94.8%
Ranked 15th. 13% more than Jamaica
83.9%
Ranked 56th.
Children out of school > Primary > Male > Per capita 0.283 per 1,000 people
Ranked 97th.
6.11 per 1,000 people
Ranked 34th. 22 times more than Canada

Elementary school teachers 141,045
Ranked 27th. 12 times more than Jamaica
11,793
Ranked 90th.

High school teachers 136,873
Ranked 23th. 11 times more than Jamaica
13,006
Ranked 78th.

Proportion of 15 year-olds in secondary education 98%
Ranked 12th. 23% more than Jamaica
80%
Ranked 27th.
Proportion of 20 year olds in tertiary education 37%
Ranked 6th.
0.0
Ranked 28th.
Participation > Secondary education > Pupils 3 million
Ranked 29th. 12 times more than Jamaica
246,332
Ranked 95th.

Ratio of female to male secondary enrollment 97.7
Ranked 101st.
101.9
Ranked 57th. 4% more than Canada

Primary education > Pupils per 1000 78.47
Ranked 134th.
125.58
Ranked 72nd. 60% more than Canada

Secondary education > Pupils > Per capita 86.38 per 1,000 people
Ranked 71st.
87.33 per 1,000 people
Ranked 72nd. 1% more than Canada

Proportion of 16 year-olds in secondary education 93%
Ranked 12th. 41% more than Jamaica
66%
Ranked 28th.
Proportion of 19 year olds in tertiary education 36%
Ranked 6th.
0.0
Ranked 28th.
Female teachers > Lower secondary 68%
Ranked 7th. 2% more than Jamaica
66.6%
Ranked 8th.
Services, etc., value added > % of GDP 66.06%
Ranked 54th.
72.23%
Ranked 23th. 9% more than Canada

Unemployment with secondary education, male > % of male unemployment 43.2%
Ranked 47th. 11 times more than Jamaica
4%
Ranked 86th.

Public spending on education, total > % of GDP 5.5%
Ranked 46th.
6.35%
Ranked 24th. 15% more than Canada

Unemployment with secondary education, female > % of female unemployment 38.1%
Ranked 62nd. 8 times more than Jamaica
4.8%
Ranked 85th.

Education spending > % of GDP 5.2%
Ranked 54th.
6.1%
Ranked 28th. 17% more than Canada
Proportion of 18 year olds in secondary education 1%
Ranked 31st.
6%
Ranked 29th. 6 times more than Canada
School enrollment > Preprimary > % gross 67.56% gross
Ranked 55th.
92.48% gross
Ranked 23th. 37% more than Canada

Ratio of female to male enrollments in tertiary education 136.1
Ranked 34th.
228.77
Ranked 4th. 68% more than Canada

Gross intake rate in grade 1 > Male > % of relevant age group 97.27%
Ranked 108th. 5% more than Jamaica
92.7%
Ranked 122nd.

Proportion of 17 year olds in secondary education 93%
Ranked 4th. 3 times more than Jamaica
32%
Ranked 31st.
Participation > School enrollment > Secondary > Private > % of total secondary 5.82%
Ranked 79th. 30% more than Jamaica
4.48%
Ranked 84th.

School enrollment > Tertiary > Male > % gross 51.2% gross
Ranked 20th. 4 times more than Jamaica
11.52% gross
Ranked 89th.

Participation > School enrollment > Tertiary > % gross 62.27%
Ranked 18th. 3 times more than Jamaica
24.2%
Ranked 57th.

Participation > School enrollment > Tertiary > Female > % gross 71.97%
Ranked 18th. 2 times more than Jamaica
33.44%
Ranked 51st.

Participation > Total enrollment > Primary > % net 99.48%
Ranked 15th. 24% more than Jamaica
80.51%
Ranked 93th.

Participation > School enrollment > Secondary > Male > % net 94.86%
Ranked 4th. 26% more than Jamaica
75.43%
Ranked 44th.

Persistence to grade 5 > Male > % of cohort 95.13%
Ranked 18th. 11% more than Jamaica
86.03%
Ranked 41st.

School life expectancy > Primary to tertiary > Female 17 years
Ranked 1st. 42% more than Jamaica
12 years
Ranked 5th.
Ratio of girls to boys in primary and secondary education > % 98.92%
Ranked 76th.
100.23%
Ranked 53th. 1% more than Canada

School enrollment, preprimary, female > % gross 71.31%
Ranked 69th.
112.84%
Ranked 5th. 58% more than Canada

School enrollment, preprimary, male > % gross 71.25%
Ranked 66th.
113.39%
Ranked 6th. 59% more than Canada

Secondary education, pupils > % female 48.23%
Ranked 101st.
50.12%
Ranked 34th. 4% more than Canada

Services, etc., value added > Current US$ per capita $28,043.04
Ranked 17th. 8 times more than Jamaica
$3,308.06
Ranked 50th.

Services, etc., value added > Current US$, % of GDP 62.18%
Ranked 34th. About the same as Jamaica
62.06%
Ranked 24th.

Ratio of female to male secondary enrollment > % 97.63%
Ranked 98th.
103.16%
Ranked 39th. 6% more than Canada

Ratio of female to male primary enrollment > % 100.48%
Ranked 25th. 1% more than Jamaica
99%
Ranked 55th.

Adjusted savings > Education expenditure > % of GNI 5.23% of GNI
Ranked 47th. 4% more than Jamaica
5.05% of GNI
Ranked 51st.

Public spending on education > Total > % of GDP 5.23%
Ranked 48th. 18% more than Jamaica
4.45%
Ranked 33th.

Unemployment with primary education > % of total unemployment 29%
Ranked 32nd. 2 times more than Jamaica
13%
Ranked 30th.

Unemployment with secondary education > % of total unemployment 30.8%
Ranked 50th. 6 times more than Jamaica
5.4%
Ranked 36th.

School enrollment > Secondary > Male > % gross 109.76% gross
Ranked 11th. 26% more than Jamaica
87.3% gross
Ranked 67th.

Expenditure per student > Tertiary > % of GDP per capita 44.64%
Ranked 29th. 10% more than Jamaica
40.71%
Ranked 26th.

Percentage of pupils starting grade 1 reaching grade 5 > Women 98.3%
Ranked 11th. 8% more than Jamaica
90.7%
Ranked 44th.
School enrollment > Primary > % net 99.5% net
Ranked 8th. 10% more than Jamaica
90.63% net
Ranked 71st.

Proportion of 17 year olds in tertiary education 4%
Ranked 4th.
0.0
Ranked 15th.
Services, etc., value added > Constant 2000 US$, % of GDP 49.48%
Ranked 37th. 6% more than Jamaica
46.62%
Ranked 20th.

School life expectancy > Primary to tertiary > Male 17 years
Ranked 1st. 55% more than Jamaica
11 years
Ranked 6th.
School enrollment, primary > % gross 98.65%
Ranked 117th. 3% more than Jamaica
95.52%
Ranked 140th.

School enrollment, primary, female > % net 99.85%
Ranked 2nd. 10% more than Jamaica
90.64%
Ranked 58th.

Persistence to grade 5, total > % of cohort 98.9%
Ranked 9th. 3% more than Jamaica
96.11%
Ranked 28th.

School enrollment > Primary > % gross 100.19% gross
Ranked 111th. 5% more than Jamaica
95.33% gross
Ranked 135th.

Persistence to last grade of primary, male > % of cohort 98.34%
Ranked 15th. 4% more than Jamaica
94.24%
Ranked 45th.

Participation > Total enrollment > Primary > Female > % net 99.68%
Ranked 10th. 26% more than Jamaica
79.22%
Ranked 87th.

High school > Lower Secondary > Students per teacher 19.03
Ranked 14th.
19.37
Ranked 36th. 2% more than Canada

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