Education > College and university Stats: compare key data on Canada & United States


  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Private school share: Percentage of post-secondary students who attend a private school, college, or university.
  • Share of total education spending: Percentage of government education funding that goes to post-secondary education.
  • Teachers > Proportion of teachers female: Percentage of country's college and university professors that are female.
STAT Canada United States HISTORY
Gender parity index 1.34
Ranked 28th.
Ranked 33th. 5% more than Canada

Gender ratio 135.79
Ranked 36th.
Ranked 29th. 3% more than Canada

Private school share 0.0
Ranked 64th.
Ranked 46th.

Share of total education spending 35.39%
Ranked 4th. 38% more than United States
Ranked 26th.

Teachers > Proportion of teachers female 41%
Ranked 1st.
Ranked 7th. 15% more than Canada


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