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Education Stats: compare key data on Canada & Kenya

Definitions

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Secondary education, pupils per 1000: Secondary education, pupils. Enrolment in total secondary. Public and private. All programmes. Total is the total number of students enrolled at public and private secondary education institutions. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Primary education, pupils per 1000: Primary education, pupils. Enrolment in primary. Public and private. All programmes. Total is the total number of students enrolled in public and private primary education institutions. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level > Per capita: Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Tertiary > Students studying abroad per thousand people: Total number of post-secondary students who were studying abroad during given year. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Outcomes > Secondary education > Duration > Years: Secondary education, duration (years) is the number of grades (years) in secondary school."
  • Teacher student ratio > High school: Secondary school pupil-teacher ratio is the number of pupils enrolled in secondary school divided by the number of secondary school teachers (regardless of their teaching assignment).
  • Children out of school > Primary per 1000: Children out of school are the number of primary-school-age children not enrolled in primary or secondary school. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Inequality adjusted index: Inequality-adjusted Human Development Index.
  • Teacher student ratio > Elementary school: Primary school pupil-teacher ratio is the number of pupils enrolled in primary school divided by the number of primary school teachers (regardless of their teaching assignment).
  • Elementary school > Enrolled students: Primary education pupils is the total number of pupils enrolled at primary level in public and private schools.
  • Primary education > Duration > Years: Primary duration refers to the number of years of full-time equivalent duration in primary education in the school system according to ISCED.
  • Services, etc., value added > Constant 2000 US$ per capita: Services, etc., value added (constant 2000 US$). Services correspond to ISIC divisions 50-99. They include value added in wholesale and retail trade (including hotels and restaurants), transport, and government, financial, professional, and personal services such as education, health care, and real estate services. Also included are imputed bank service charges, import duties, and any statistical discrepancies noted by national compilers as well as discrepancies arising from rescaling. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources. The industrial origin of value added is determined by the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC), revision 3. Data are in constant 2005 U.S. dollars. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • School enrolment rate > 1st grade: Gross intake rate in grade 1 is the number of new entrants in the first grade of primary education regardless of age, expressed as a percentage of the population of the official primary entrance age."
  • Secondary education, general pupils per 1000: Secondary education, general pupils. Enrolment in total secondary. Public and private. General programmes. Total is the total number of students enrolled in general programmes at public and private secondary education institutions. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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."
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Elementary school repeaters > Male: Repeaters in primary school are the number of students enrolled in the same grade as in the previous year, as a percentage of all students enrolled in primary school."
  • Elementary school repeaters > Female: Repeaters in primary school are the number of students enrolled in the same grade as in the previous year, as a percentage of all students enrolled in primary school."
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Participation > Secondary education > Pupils: Secondary education pupils is the total number of pupils enrolled at secondary level in public and private schools.
  • Ratio of female to male secondary enrollment: Ratio of female to male secondary enrollment is the percentage of girls to boys enrolled at secondary level in public and private schools.
  • Secondary education > Pupils > Per capita: Secondary education pupils is the total number of pupils enrolled at secondary level in public and private schools. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Primary education > Pupils per 1000: Primary education pupils is the total number of pupils enrolled at primary level in public and private schools. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Participation > School enrollment > Tertiary > Male > % gross: Gross enrollment ratio is the ratio of total enrollment, regardless of age, to the population of the age group that officially corresponds to the level of education shown. Tertiary education, whether or not to an advanced research qualification, normally requires, as a minimum condition of admission, the successful completion of education at the secondary level."
  • School enrollment > Primary > Male > % net: Net enrollment ratio is the ratio of children of official school age based on the International Standard Classification of Education 1997 who are enrolled in school to the population of the corresponding official school age. Primary education provides children with basic reading, writing, and mathematics skills along with an elementary understanding of such subjects as history, geography, natural science, social science, art, and music.
  • Literacy and Attainment > Educational attainment: completed tertiary > Tertiary > Population 25+ years > % > Over 24 year olds: Percentage of population older than 24 years that has completed tertiary education.
  • 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.
  • 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).
  • 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).
  • Education spending > % of GDP: Government Education Expenditure (% of GDP, 2000-2002)
  • School enrollment > Primary > Female > % gross: Gross enrollment ratio is the ratio of total enrollment, regardless of age, to the population of the age group that officially corresponds to the level of education shown. Primary education provides children with basic reading, writing, and mathematics skills along with an elementary understanding of such subjects as history, geography, natural science, social science, art, and music.
  • Secondary education > Pupils > % female: Female pupils as a percentage of total pupils at secondary level includes enrollments in public and private schools.
  • Participation > School enrollment > Primary > Female > % net: Net enrollment ratio is the ratio of children of official school age based on the International Standard Classification of Education 1997 who are enrolled in school to the population of the corresponding official school age. Primary education provides children with basic reading, writing, and mathematics skills along with an elementary understanding of such subjects as history, geography, natural science, social science, art, and music."
  • Government spending on education > % of government spending: Public expenditure on education consists of current and capital public expenditure on education includes government spending on educational institutions (both public and private), education administration as well as subsidies for private entities (students/households and other privates entities)."
  • Participation > School enrollment > Primary > Female > % gross: Gross enrollment ratio is the ratio of total enrollment, regardless of age, to the population of the age group that officially corresponds to the level of education shown. Primary education provides children with basic reading, writing, and mathematics skills along with an elementary understanding of such subjects as history, geography, natural science, social science, art, and music."
  • 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.
  • School enrollment, primary, private > % of total primary: School enrollment, primary, private (% of total primary). Percentage of private enrolment. Primary is the enrolment in private primary schools expressed as a percentage of total enrolment (public and private) in primary schools. 'Private' refers to all educational institutions not operated by a public authority, regardless of whether they receive financial support from public authorities. A high percentage indicates strong involvement of the non-governmental sector (including religious bodies, other organizations, associations, communities, private enterprises or persons) in providing organized educational programmes.
  • Primary education, pupils > % female: Primary education, pupils (% female). Percentage of female students. Primary is the number of female students at the primary level expressed as a percentage of the total number of students (male and female) at the primary level in a given school year.
  • School enrollment, primary, female > % gross: School enrollment, primary, female (% gross). Gross enrolment ratio. Primary. Female is the total female enrollment in primary education, regardless of age, expressed as a percentage of the female population of official primary education age. GER can exceed 100% due to the inclusion of over-aged and under-aged students because of early or late school entrance and grade repetition.
  • Gross intake ratio in first grade of primary education, female > % of relevant age group: Gross intake ratio in first grade of primary education, female (% of relevant age group). Gross intake ratio in first grade of primary education is the number of new entrants in the first grade of primary education regardless of age, expressed as a percentage of the population of the official primary entrance age.
  • Secondary education, general pupils > % female: Secondary education, general pupils (% female). Percentage of female students. Total secondary. General programmes is the number of female students enrolled in general programmes at the secondary education level expressed as a percentage of the total number of students (male and female) enrolled in general programmes at the secondary education level in a given school year.
  • Total enrollment, primary, male > % net: Total enrollment, primary, male (% net). Adjusted net 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.
  • Services, etc., value added > Current US$ per capita: Services, etc., value added (current US$). Services correspond to ISIC divisions 50-99. They include value added in wholesale and retail trade (including hotels and restaurants), transport, and government, financial, professional, and personal services such as education, health care, and real estate services. Also included are imputed bank service charges, import duties, and any statistical discrepancies noted by national compilers as well as discrepancies arising from rescaling. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources. The industrial origin of value added is determined by the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC), revision 3. Data are in current U.S. dollars. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Services, etc., value added > Current US$, % of GDP: Services, etc., value added (current US$). Services correspond to ISIC divisions 50-99. They include value added in wholesale and retail trade (including hotels and restaurants), transport, and government, financial, professional, and personal services such as education, health care, and real estate services. Also included are imputed bank service charges, import duties, and any statistical discrepancies noted by national compilers as well as discrepancies arising from rescaling. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources. The industrial origin of value added is determined by the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC), revision 3. Data are in current U.S. dollars. Figures expressed as a proportion of GDP for the same year
  • Secondary education, vocational pupils per 1000: Secondary education, vocational pupils. Enrolment in total secondary. Public and private. Technical/vocational programmes. Total is the total number of students enrolled in technical/vocational programmes at public and private secondary education institutions. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Secondary education, teachers, female per 1000: Secondary education, teachers, female. Teaching staff in total secondary. Public and private. Full and part-time. All programmes. Female is the total number of female teachers in public and private secondary education institutions (ISCED 2 and 3). Teachers are persons employed full time or part time in an official capacity to guide and direct the learning experience of pupils and students, irrespective of their qualifications or the delivery mechanism, i.e. face-to-face and/or at a distance. This definition excludes educational personnel who have no active teaching duties (e.g. headmasters, headmistresses or principals who do not teach) and persons who work occasionally or in a voluntary capacity in educational institutions. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • 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.
  • Participation > 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."
  • Participation > 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."
  • Participation > 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."
  • Participation > School enrollment > Primary > Male > % net: Net enrollment ratio is the ratio of children of official school age based on the International Standard Classification of Education 1997 who are enrolled in school to the population of the corresponding official school age. Primary education provides children with basic reading, writing, and mathematics skills along with an elementary understanding of such subjects as history, geography, natural science, social science, art, and music."
  • Participation > 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 organisation, religious body, special interest group, foundation or business enterprise."
  • Primary completion rate, total > % of relevant age group: Primary completion rate, total (% of relevant age group). Primary completion rate. Total is the total number of new entrants in the last grade of primary education, regardless of age, expressed as percentage of the total population of the theoretical entrance age to the last grade of primary. This indicator is also known as "gross intake rate to the last grade of primary." The ratio can exceed 100% due to over-aged and under-aged children who enter primary school late/early and/or repeat grades.
  • Adjusted savings: education expenditure > % of GNI: Adjusted savings: education expenditure (% of GNI). Education expenditure refers to the current operating expenditures in education, including wages and salaries and excluding capital investments in buildings and equipment.
  • Ratio of female to male tertiary enrollment > %: Ratio of female to male tertiary enrollment (%). Ratio of female to male tertiary enrollment is the percentage of men to women enrolled at tertiary level in public and private schools.
  • Persistence to last grade of primary, total > % of cohort: Persistence to last grade of primary, total (% of cohort). Survival rate to last grade of primary. Total is the share of children enrolled in the first grade of primary school who eventually reach the last grade of primary. The estimate is calculated on the basis of the reconstructed cohort method, which uses data on enrolment and repeaters for two consecutive years.
  • 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.
  • Repeaters, primary, male > % of male enrollment: Repeaters, primary, male (% of male enrollment). Percentage of repeaters in primary. All grades. Male is the number of male students enrolled in the same grade as in the previous year, as a percentage of all male students enrolled in primary school. It is calculated by dividing the sum of male repeaters in all grades of primary education by the total male enrolment of primary education and multiplying the result by 100.
  • 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.
STAT Canada Kenya HISTORY
Average IQ 97
Ranked 16th. 35% more than Kenya
72
Ranked 45th.
Average years of schooling of adults 11.6
Ranked 4th. 3 times more than Kenya
4.2
Ranked 72nd.
Children out of school, primary 1,892
Ranked 100th.
1.09 million
Ranked 9th. 575 times more than Canada

Children out of school, primary per 1000 0.0615
Ranked 118th.
27.32
Ranked 21st. 444 times more than Canada

Children out of school, primary, female 1,762
Ranked 86th.
524,749
Ranked 7th. 298 times more than Canada

College and university > Gender parity index 1.34
Ranked 28th. 91% more than Kenya
0.703
Ranked 101st.

College and university > Share of total education spending 35.39%
Ranked 4th. 2 times more than Kenya
15.42%
Ranked 65th.

Compulsary education duration 11
Ranked 47th. 38% more than Kenya
8
Ranked 144th.

Government spending on education > Proportion of GDP 5.5%
Ranked 44th.
6.66%
Ranked 20th. 21% more than Canada

Literacy > Total population 99%
Ranked 30th. 16% more than Kenya
85.1%
Ranked 97th.
Primary education, duration > Years 6
Ranked 145th. The same as Kenya
6
Ranked 66th.

Primary education, teachers per 1000 4.58
Ranked 75th. 19% more than Kenya
3.84
Ranked 90th.

Pupil-teacher ratio, primary 17.42
Ranked 113th.
46.78
Ranked 15th. 3 times more than Canada

Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary 18.8
Ranked 21st.
29.68
Ranked 11th. 58% more than Canada

Secondary education, duration > Years 6
Ranked 164th. The same as Kenya
6
Ranked 110th.

Literacy > Female 99%
Ranked 29th. 24% more than Kenya
79.7%
Ranked 97th.
Children out of school, primary, female per 1000 0.0578
Ranked 104th.
13.18
Ranked 23th. 228 times more than Canada

College and university > Gender ratio 135.79
Ranked 36th. 93% more than Kenya
70.31
Ranked 6th.

Child care (preschool) > Duration 2
Ranked 191st.
3
Ranked 62nd. 50% more than Canada

Secondary education > Teachers > Per capita 4.76 per 1,000 people
Ranked 70th. 2 times more than Kenya
2.28 per 1,000 people
Ranked 57th.

Duration of compulsory education 11 years
Ranked 32nd. 38% more than Kenya
8 years
Ranked 107th.
Secondary education, pupils 2.61 million
Ranked 35th.
3.2 million
Ranked 30th. 23% more than Canada

College and university > Private school share 0.0
Ranked 64th.
13.21%
Ranked 82nd.

Girls to boys ratio > Primary level enrolment 1
Ranked 45th. 4% more than Kenya
0.96
Ranked 92nd.

Primary education, pupils 2.17 million
Ranked 48th.
7.15 million
Ranked 17th. 3 times more than Canada

Primary education, teachers 141,045
Ranked 29th.
152,848
Ranked 30th. 8% more than Canada

Tertiary enrollment 60%
Ranked 1st. 20 times more than Kenya
3%
Ranked 83th.
Spending per student > College and university 44
Ranked 6th.
273.42
Ranked 5th. 6 times more than Canada

High school > Gender ratio 97.9
Ranked 89th. 7% more than Kenya
91.67
Ranked 89th.

Compulsary education starting age 6
Ranked 143th. The same as Kenya
6
Ranked 80th.

Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary per million 0.634
Ranked 49th.
0.745
Ranked 76th. 18% more than Canada

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 Kenya
4
Ranked 26th.

Literacy > Male 99%
Ranked 39th. 9% more than Kenya
90.6%
Ranked 89th.
Spending > USD 66.53 billion
Ranked 9th. 33 times more than Kenya
2.02 billion
Ranked 59th.

High school > Private school share 7.2%
Ranked 90th.
12.65%
Ranked 59th. 76% more than Canada

Spending > Proportion 4.78
Ranked 57th.
6.63
Ranked 10th. 39% more than Canada

Pupil-teacher ratio > Primary 17.42
Ranked 123th.
39.54
Ranked 27th. 2 times more than Canada

Child care (preschool) > Starting age 4
Ranked 63th. 33% more than Kenya
3
Ranked 121st.

Preschool enrollment rate 98.84
Ranked 107th.
111.55
Ranked 34th. 13% more than Canada

Tertiary > Students studying abroad 45,693.45
Ranked 15th. 3 times more than Kenya
14,379.63
Ranked 56th.

Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level 1.19 million
Ranked 21st. 12 times more than Kenya
98,607
Ranked 75th.

Elementary (primary school) > Duration 6
Ranked 154th. The same as Kenya
6
Ranked 72nd.

Children out of school > Primary 12,419
Ranked 69th.
1.03 million
Ranked 6th. 83 times more than Canada

Secondary education, teachers per 1000 4.17
Ranked 13th. 54% more than Kenya
2.71
Ranked 87th.

Secondary education, teachers 126,098
Ranked 8th. 17% more than Kenya
107,970
Ranked 27th.

Child care (preschool) > Students per teacher 17.72
Ranked 70th.
20.68
Ranked 33th. 17% more than Canada

High school > Lower secondary school duration 2
Ranked 204th. The same as Kenya
2
Ranked 195th.

Children out of school, primary, male per 1000 0.116
Ranked 99th.
14.15
Ranked 22nd. 122 times more than Canada

Secondary education, general pupils 2.65 million
Ranked 8th.
3.19 million
Ranked 25th. 20% more than Canada

High school > Gender parity index 0.979
Ranked 94th. 8% more than Kenya
0.904
Ranked 116th.

Scientific and technical journal articles 24,803
Ranked 7th. 96 times more than Kenya
258
Ranked 61st.

Tertiary > Students studying abroad proportion 2.53%
Ranked 86th.
8.21%
Ranked 48th. 3 times more than Canada

Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level per 1000 38.37
Ranked 27th. 13 times more than Kenya
3.07
Ranked 114th.

Scouting > Genders admitted both both
Elementary (primary school) > Starting age 6
Ranked 179th. The same as Kenya
6
Ranked 93th.

Education expenditure of government > As percentage of total government 12.5%
Ranked 58th.
29.2%
Ranked 1st. 2 times more than Canada

Children out of school, primary, male 3,523
Ranked 78th.
563,421
Ranked 6th. 160 times more than Canada

Education expenditure of government > As percentage of GNI 5.4%
Ranked 47th.
6.8%
Ranked 13th. 26% more than Canada

High school > Students per teacher 18.8
Ranked 21st.
29.68
Ranked 11th. 58% more than Canada

Secondary education > General pupils 2.61 million
Ranked 29th. 6% more than Kenya
2.45 million
Ranked 13th.

Secondary school starting age > Years 12
Ranked 135th. The same as Kenya
12
Ranked 74th.

High school starting age > Years 12
Ranked 121st. The same as Kenya
12
Ranked 69th.

Primary education > Teachers > Per capita 4.54 per 1,000 people
Ranked 86th. 1% more than Kenya
4.49 per 1,000 people
Ranked 48th.

Education enrolment by level > Primary level 2.48 million
Ranked 49th.
5.59 million
Ranked 21st. 2 times more than Canada

High school > Population with at least high school education > Women 100%
Ranked 3rd. 4 times more than Kenya
25.3%
Ranked 118th.

Elementary school graduate rate 97.66
Ranked 7th. 17% more than Kenya
83.58
Ranked 59th.

Secondary education, pupils per 1000 76.53
Ranked 92nd.
80.46
Ranked 84th. 5% more than Canada

Primary education, pupils per 1000 63.53
Ranked 124th.
179.54
Ranked 19th. 3 times more than Canada

Girls to boys ratio > Tertiary level enrolment 1.36
Ranked 36th. 2 times more than Kenya
0.6
Ranked 108th.

Girls to boys ratio > Secondary level enrolment 0.98
Ranked 109th. 3% more than Kenya
0.95
Ranked 96th.

Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level > Per capita 38.37 per 1,000 people
Ranked 27th. 12 times more than Kenya
3.14 per 1,000 people
Ranked 112th.

Tertiary > Students studying abroad per thousand people 1.33
Ranked 101st. 4 times more than Kenya
0.342
Ranked 160th.

Outcomes > Secondary education > Duration > Years 6
Ranked 145th. The same as Kenya
6
Ranked 96th.

Teacher student ratio > High school 18.4
Ranked 47th.
29.89
Ranked 9th. 62% more than Canada

Children out of school > Primary per 1000 0.4
Ranked 108th.
28.83
Ranked 17th. 72 times more than Canada

Inequality adjusted index 0.879
Ranked 12th. 2 times more than Kenya
0.405
Ranked 86th.
Teacher student ratio > Elementary school 17.42
Ranked 116th.
46.54
Ranked 15th. 3 times more than Canada

Percentage of pupils starting grade 1 reaching grade 5 96.5%
Ranked 19th. 15% more than Kenya
83.6%
Ranked 53th.

Elementary school > Enrolled students 2.31 million
Ranked 46th.
6.87 million
Ranked 15th. 3 times more than Canada

Primary education > Duration > Years 6 years
Ranked 143th. The same as Kenya
6 years
Ranked 66th.

Services, etc., value added > Constant 2000 US$ per capita $22,866.96
Ranked 13th. 76 times more than Kenya
$299.42
Ranked 87th.

School enrolment rate > 1st grade 98.03
Ranked 97th.
109.26
Ranked 42nd. 11% more than Canada

Secondary education, general pupils per 1000 87.49
Ranked 7th. 9% more than Kenya
80.07
Ranked 51st.

High school > Lower secondary starting age 12
Ranked 138th. The same as Kenya
12
Ranked 75th.

Elementary (primary) school) > Private school share 6.12%
Ranked 90th.
10.58%
Ranked 66th. 73% more than Canada

Elementary school > Gender ratio 99.53
Ranked 43th. 2% more than Kenya
97.89
Ranked 75th.

Education enrolment ratio > Net > Primary level 99%
Ranked 27th. 25% more than Kenya
79%
Ranked 117th.

Duration of education > Secondary level 6
Ranked 136th. 20% more than Kenya
5
Ranked 153th.
Public spending per student > Tertiary level 46.1
Ranked 34th.
496.9
Ranked 3rd. 11 times more than Canada
Secondary education > Pupils 2.71 million
Ranked 27th. 10% more than Kenya
2.46 million
Ranked 12th.

Primary education > Pupils 2.46 million
Ranked 51st.
6.08 million
Ranked 8th. 2 times more than Canada

High school > Population with at least high school education > Men 100%
Ranked 3rd. 91% more than Kenya
52.3%
Ranked 87th.

Education enrolment by level > Percentage girls > Tertiary level 56.01%
Ranked 40th. 62% more than Kenya
34.67%
Ranked 107th.

Education enrolment by level > Secondary level > Per capita 84.37 per 1,000 people
Ranked 79th. 95% more than Kenya
43.38 per 1,000 people
Ranked 134th.

Secondary education, vocational pupils 0.0
Ranked 81st.
15,672
Ranked 88th.

Elementary (primary) school > Students per teacher 17.42
Ranked 119th.
46.78
Ranked 14th. 3 times more than Canada

Secondary education > Teachers 147,890
Ranked 24th. 89% more than Kenya
78,096
Ranked 16th.

School life expectancy > Primary to tertiary 17 years
Ranked 1st. 70% more than Kenya
10 years
Ranked 11th.
School enrolment rate > 5th grade 97.82
Ranked 9th. 18% more than Kenya
82.89
Ranked 53th.

Education enrolment by level > Secondary level 2.62 million
Ranked 27th. 89% more than Kenya
1.39 million
Ranked 46th.

Scientific and technical journal articles per million 783.02
Ranked 9th. 103 times more than Kenya
7.61
Ranked 74th.

Duration of education > Primary level 6
Ranked 131st.
7
Ranked 12th. 17% more than Canada
Participation > Children out of school > Elementary 12,763
Ranked 74th.
1.09 million
Ranked 6th. 85 times more than Canada

Participation > Ratio of girls to boys in primary and secondary education 98.66%
Ranked 84th. 3% more than Kenya
95.88%
Ranked 89th.

Education enrolment by level > Percentage girls > Primary level 48.87%
Ranked 41st. 1% more than Kenya
48.31%
Ranked 94th.

Children out of school > Primary > Per capita 0.4 per 1,000 people
Ranked 107th.
30.11 per 1,000 people
Ranked 18th. 75 times more than Canada

Education enrolment ratio > Net > Primary level > Women 100%
Ranked 16th. 25% more than Kenya
80%
Ranked 109th.

High school > Upper secondary starting age 14
Ranked 200th. The same as Kenya
14
Ranked 185th.

Elementary school starting age > Years 6
Ranked 154th. The same as Kenya
6
Ranked 86th.

Elementary school repeaters > All 0.0
Ranked 134th.
5.83
Ranked 58th.

Secondary education > General pupils > Per capita 83.09 per 1,000 people
Ranked 53th. 16% more than Kenya
71.51 per 1,000 people
Ranked 48th.

Education enrolment by level > Primary level per 1000 79.86
Ranked 130th.
169.4
Ranked 29th. 2 times more than Canada

Education enrolment by level > Primary level > Per capita 0.08 per capita
Ranked 130th.
0.174 per capita
Ranked 21st. 2 times more than Canada

Education enrolment ratio > Net > Primary level > Men 99%
Ranked 31st. 25% more than Kenya
79%
Ranked 111th.

Pupils-teacher ratio > Primary level 15
Ranked 19th.
29.8
Ranked 51st. 99% more than Canada
Elementary (primary school) > Teachers > Proportion of teachers female 68%
Ranked 2nd. 55% more than Kenya
44%
Ranked 10th.
Primary education > Teachers 141,045
Ranked 31st.
153,678
Ranked 10th. 9% more than Canada

Secondary education > Vocational pupils 103,143
Ranked 52nd. 7 times more than Kenya
14,313
Ranked 47th.

Education enrolment by level > Percentage girls > Secondary level 48.54%
Ranked 96th. 1% more than Kenya
47.88%
Ranked 112th.

Outcomes > Primary education > Duration > Years 6
Ranked 132nd. The same as Kenya
6
Ranked 61st.

Primary education > Teachers per 1000 4.54
Ranked 86th. 6% more than Kenya
4.29
Ranked 52nd.

Secondary education > Pupils per 1000 86.38
Ranked 72nd. 25% more than Kenya
68.86
Ranked 54th.

Children out of school > Primary > Female > Per capita 0.116 per 1,000 people
Ranked 108th.
14.76 per 1,000 people
Ranked 17th. 127 times more than Canada

Female enrolment share > Primary level 48.8%
Ranked 5th.
49.5%
Ranked 12th. 1% more than Canada
Services, etc., value added > Constant 2000 US$ $780.37 billion
Ranked 6th. 60 times more than Kenya
$12.93 billion
Ranked 43th.

Primary school starting age > Years 6
Ranked 176th. The same as Kenya
6
Ranked 94th.

Scouting > Members 116,044
Ranked 13th.
323,884
Ranked 10th. 3 times more than Canada
Enrolment ratio > Secondary level 97.9%
Ranked 1st. 4 times more than Kenya
23.1%
Ranked 83th.
Participation > Secondary education > General pupils 2.63 million
Ranked 26th.
3.08 million
Ranked 21st. 17% more than Canada

Secondary education > Teachers per 1000 4.76
Ranked 70th. 2 times more than Kenya
2.18
Ranked 59th.

Ratio of female to male primary enrollment 99.57
Ranked 37th. 4% more than Kenya
96.06
Ranked 57th.

Secondary education > General pupils per 1000 83.09
Ranked 56th. 21% more than Kenya
68.46
Ranked 52nd.

Children out of school > Primary > Male 8,805
Ranked 63th.
525,858
Ranked 5th. 60 times more than Canada

Elementary (primary) school > Gender parity index 0.998
Ranked 46th. 2% more than Kenya
0.977
Ranked 100th.

Female enrolment share > Secondary level 49.1%
Ranked 12th. 3% more than Kenya
47.6%
Ranked 94th.
Education enrolment by level > Secondary level per 1000 84.37
Ranked 81st. Twice as much as Kenya
42.12
Ranked 143th.

Scouting > Members per thousand people 3.33
Ranked 42nd.
7.5
Ranked 22nd. 2 times more than Canada
Elementary school repeaters > Male 0.0
Ranked 132nd.
6.02
Ranked 57th.

Elementary school repeaters > Female 0.0
Ranked 132nd.
5.63
Ranked 54th.

Percentage of pupils starting grade 1 reaching grade 5 > Men 94.8%
Ranked 15th. 28% more than Kenya
74%
Ranked 64th.

Children out of school > Primary > Male > Per capita 0.283 per 1,000 people
Ranked 97th.
15.35 per 1,000 people
Ranked 16th. 54 times more than Canada

High school teachers 136,873
Ranked 23th. 32% more than Kenya
103,956
Ranked 22nd.

Elementary school teachers 141,045
Ranked 27th.
147,596
Ranked 26th. 5% more than Canada

Participation > Secondary education > Pupils 3 million
Ranked 29th. 22% more than Kenya
2.46 million
Ranked 28th.

Ratio of female to male secondary enrollment 97.7
Ranked 101st. 3% more than Kenya
95.29
Ranked 59th.

Secondary education > Pupils > Per capita 86.38 per 1,000 people
Ranked 71st. 20% more than Kenya
71.93 per 1,000 people
Ranked 49th.

Primary education > Pupils per 1000 78.47
Ranked 134th.
169.78
Ranked 27th. 2 times more than Canada

Pupils-teacher ratio > Secondary level 18.8
Ranked 53th.
26.1
Ranked 25th. 39% more than Canada
School enrolment rate > 5th grade > Male 96.47
Ranked 7th. 19% more than Kenya
80.85
Ranked 50th.

Participation > School enrollment > Tertiary > Male > % gross 53.01%
Ranked 20th. 11 times more than Kenya
4.76%
Ranked 5th.

School enrollment > Primary > Male > % net 99.3% net
Ranked 11th. 25% more than Kenya
79.6% net
Ranked 61st.

Literacy and Attainment > Educational attainment: completed tertiary > Tertiary > Population 25+ years > % > Over 24 year olds 47.67%
Ranked 1st.
0.0
Ranked 17th.
Primary education, teachers > % female 68.07%
Ranked 72nd. 55% more than Kenya
43.94%
Ranked 112th.

Public spending on education, total > % of government expenditure 12.3%
Ranked 66th.
17.21%
Ranked 29th. 40% more than Canada

Public spending on education, total > % of GDP 5.5%
Ranked 46th.
6.66%
Ranked 20th. 21% more than Canada

Education spending > % of GDP 5.2%
Ranked 54th.
7%
Ranked 20th. 35% more than Canada
School enrollment > Primary > Female > % gross 99.97% gross
Ranked 101st.
111.78% gross
Ranked 21st. 12% more than Canada

Secondary education > Pupils > % female 48.1% female
Ranked 91st.
48.58% female
Ranked 46th. 1% more than Canada

Participation > School enrollment > Primary > Female > % net 99.68%
Ranked 4th. 22% more than Kenya
82.04%
Ranked 88th.

Government spending on education > % of government spending 12.46%
Ranked 55th.
17.86%
Ranked 20th. 43% more than Canada

Participation > School enrollment > Primary > Female > % gross 98.6%
Ranked 97th.
110.35%
Ranked 29th. 12% more than Canada

Persistence to grade 5 > Male > % of cohort 95.13%
Ranked 18th. 18% more than Kenya
80.85%
Ranked 23th.

School enrollment, primary, private > % of total primary 6.12%
Ranked 88th.
10.58%
Ranked 65th. 73% more than Canada

Primary education, pupils > % female 48.76%
Ranked 56th.
49.16%
Ranked 23th. 1% more than Canada

School enrollment, primary, female > % gross 98.9%
Ranked 111th.
110.61%
Ranked 30th. 12% more than Canada

Gross intake ratio in first grade of primary education, female > % of relevant age group 100.93%
Ranked 79th.
107.07%
Ranked 41st. 6% more than Canada

Secondary education, general pupils > % female 48.63%
Ranked 73th. 3% more than Kenya
47.21%
Ranked 130th.

Total enrollment, primary, male > % net 99.72%
Ranked 11th. 21% more than Kenya
82.46%
Ranked 95th.

Services, etc., value added > Current US$ per capita $28,043.04
Ranked 17th. 64 times more than Kenya
$439.42
Ranked 90th.

Services, etc., value added > Current US$, % of GDP 62.18%
Ranked 34th. 22% more than Kenya
50.82%
Ranked 63th.

Secondary education, vocational pupils per 1000 0.0
Ranked 81st.
0.394
Ranked 122nd.

Secondary education, teachers, female per 1000 3.02
Ranked 27th. 3 times more than Kenya
1.11
Ranked 83th.

Ratio of female to male secondary enrollment > % 97.63%
Ranked 98th. 8% more than Kenya
90.33%
Ranked 117th.

Ratio of female to male primary enrollment > % 100.48%
Ranked 25th. 3% more than Kenya
97.77%
Ranked 98th.

Participation > School enrollment > Preprimary > % gross 70.45%
Ranked 50th. 48% more than Kenya
47.59%
Ranked 72nd.

Participation > School enrollment > Primary > % net 99.48%
Ranked 7th. 22% more than Kenya
81.52%
Ranked 91st.

Participation > School enrollment > Primary > Male > % gross 99.06%
Ranked 105th.
112.73%
Ranked 37th. 14% more than Canada

Participation > School enrollment > Primary > Male > % net 99.3%
Ranked 12th. 23% more than Kenya
81.01%
Ranked 92nd.

Participation > School enrollment > Primary > Private > % of total primary 5.82%
Ranked 75th.
10.79%
Ranked 52nd. 85% more than Canada

Primary completion rate, total > % of relevant age group 96.51%
Ranked 56th. 6% more than Kenya
90.66%
Ranked 88th.

Adjusted savings: education expenditure > % of GNI 4.48%
Ranked 67th.
5.92%
Ranked 27th. 32% more than Canada

Ratio of female to male tertiary enrollment > % 134.02%
Ranked 27th. 91% more than Kenya
70.27%
Ranked 101st.

Persistence to last grade of primary, total > % of cohort 98.59%
Ranked 13th. 27% more than Kenya
77.63%
Ranked 71st.

School enrollment, primary > % gross 98.65%
Ranked 117th.
111.88%
Ranked 30th. 13% more than Canada

School enrollment, primary, female > % net 99.85%
Ranked 2nd. 21% more than Kenya
82.24%
Ranked 95th.

Persistence to grade 5, total > % of cohort 98.9%
Ranked 9th. 23% more than Kenya
80.61%
Ranked 58th.

Repeaters, primary, male > % of male enrollment 0.0
Ranked 142nd.
6.02%
Ranked 53th.

Scouting > Membership > Scouting introduced 1908 1910
School enrollment, tertiary, male > % gross 50.51%
Ranked 16th. 11 times more than Kenya
4.75%
Ranked 118th.

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