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Education Stats: compare key data on Chile & United States

Definitions

  • Average years of schooling of adults: Average years of schooling of adults is the years of formal schooling received, on average, by adults over age 15. (Data Source: Barro-Lee Data Set www.worldbank.org/html/prdmg/grthweb/ddbarle2.htm)
  • Children out of school, primary: Children out of school, primary. Out-of-school children of primary school age. Total is the total number of primary-school-age children who are not enrolled in either primary or secondary schools.
  • Children out of school, primary per 1000: Children out of school, primary. Out-of-school children of primary school age. Total is the total number of primary-school-age children who are not enrolled in either primary or secondary schools. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • 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 > Female: This entry includes a definition of literacy and Census Bureau percentages for the total population, males, and females. There are no universal definitions and standards of literacy. Unless otherwise specified, all rates are based on the most common definition - the ability to read and write at a specified age. Detailing the standards that individual countries use to assess the ability to read and write is beyond the scope of our source. Information on literacy, while not a perfect measure of educational results, is probably the most easily available and valid for international comparisons.
  • Literacy > Total population: This entry includes a definition of literacy and Census Bureau percentages for the total population, males, and females. There are no universal definitions and standards of literacy. Unless otherwise specified, all rates are based on the most common definition - the ability to read and write at a specified age. Detailing the standards that individual countries use to assess the ability to read and write is beyond the scope of our source. Information on literacy, while not a perfect measure of educational results, is probably the most easily available and valid for international comparisons.
  • Primary education, duration > Years: Primary education, duration (years). Duration of primary is the number of grades (years) in primary education.
  • Primary education, teachers per 1000: Primary education, teachers. Teaching staff in primary. Public and private. Full and part-time. All programmes. Total is the total number of teachers in public and private primary education institutions. Teachers are persons employed full time or part time in an official capacity to guide and direct the learning experience of pupils and students, irrespective of their qualifications or the delivery mechanism, i.e. face-to-face and/or at a distance. This definition excludes educational personnel who have no active teaching duties (e.g. headmasters, headmistresses or principals who do not teach) and persons who work occasionally or in a voluntary capacity in educational institutions. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Pupil-teacher ratio, primary: Pupil-teacher ratio, primary. Pupil-teacher ratio. Primary is the number of pupils enrolled in primary school divided by the number of primary school teachers.
  • Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary: Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary. Pupil-teacher ratio. Secondary is the number of pupils enrolled in secondary school divided by the number of secondary school teachers.
  • Secondary education, duration > Years: Secondary education, duration (years). Duration of secondary education is the number of grades (years) in secondary education (ISCED 2 & 3).
  • 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.
  • Teachers as percentage of labor force: The percentage share of the total labor force who are classroom, academic staff, and other teachers. Data for 1999.
  • Literacy > Reading performance > Overall: Overall.

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  • Elementary (primary school) > Duration: Number of years students study at the primary level.
  • 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.
  • Spending per student > High school: Public expenditure per student is the public current spending on education divided by the total number of students by level, as a percentage of GDP per capita. Public expenditure (current and capital) includes government spending on educational institutions (both public and private), education administration as well as subsidies for private entities (students/households and other privates entities)."
  • Secondary education, general pupils: Secondary education, general pupils. Enrolment in total secondary. Public and private. General programmes. Total is the total number of students enrolled in general programmes at public and private secondary education institutions.
  • High school > Gender parity index: Country's gender parity index for secondary level enrollment. For countries with a rating of over 1, more females are enrolled while countries with a rating under 1 have more males enrolled.
  • Literacy > Reading performance > Overall reading skills: Overall.

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  • Scientific and technical journal articles: Scientific and technical journal articles refer to the number of scientific and engineering articles published in the following fields: physics, biology, chemistry, mathematics, clinical medicine, biomedical research, engineering and technology, and earth and space sciences.
  • Literacy > Reading performance > Access and retrieve: Access and retrieve.

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  • College and university > Teachers > Proportion of teachers female: Percentage of country's college and university professors that are female.
  • Tertiary > Students studying abroad proportion: The number of students from a given country studying abroad in a given year, expressed as a percentage of total tertiary enrollment in that country. Ratios greater than 100 % are possible, because those currently studying abroad do not count towards total enrollment.
  • Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Scouting > Genders admitted: Admits boys/girls.
  • Elementary (primary school) > Starting age: Average age at which students begin primary education.
  • 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.
  • Spending per student > Elementary school: Public expenditure per student is the public current spending on education divided by the total number of students by level, as a percentage of GDP per capita. Public expenditure (current and capital) includes government spending on educational institutions (both public and private), education administration as well as subsidies for private entities (students/households and other privates entities)."
  • Secondary school starting age > Years: Secondary school starting age (years). Entrance age of 2A lower secondary is the age at which students would enter lower secondary education, assuming they had started at the official entrance age for the lowest level of education, had studied full-time throughout and had progressed through the system without repeating or skipping a grade.
  • High school starting age > Years: Secondary school starting age is the age at which students would enter secondary education, assuming they had started at the official entrance age for the lowest level of education, had studied full-time throughout and had progressed through the system without repeating or skipping a grade."
  • Primary education > Teachers > Per capita: Primary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • High school > Population with at least high school education > Women: Population with at least high school education > Women.
  • Elementary school graduate rate: Persistence to last grade of primary is the percentage of children enrolled in the first grade of primary school who eventually reach the last grade of primary education. The estimate is based on the reconstructed cohort method.
  • Schools connected to the Internet: Schools connected to the Internet are the share of primary and secondary schools in the country that have access to the Internet.
  • Public spending per student > Primary level: Public expenditure per student, primary level is the total reported current spending by the government on primary education, divided by the total number of pupils in primary education, expressed as a percentage of per capita GDP.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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).
  • Inequality adjusted index: Inequality-adjusted Human Development Index.
  • Teacher student ratio > Elementary school: Primary school pupil-teacher ratio is the number of pupils enrolled in primary school divided by the number of primary school teachers (regardless of their teaching assignment).
  • Elementary school > Enrolled students: Primary education pupils is the total number of pupils enrolled at primary level in public and private schools.
  • Primary education > Duration > Years: Primary duration refers to the number of years of full-time equivalent duration in primary education in the school system according to ISCED.
  • Services, etc., value added > Constant 2000 US$ per capita: Services, etc., value added (constant 2000 US$). Services correspond to ISIC divisions 50-99. They include value added in wholesale and retail trade (including hotels and restaurants), transport, and government, financial, professional, and personal services such as education, health care, and real estate services. Also included are imputed bank service charges, import duties, and any statistical discrepancies noted by national compilers as well as discrepancies arising from rescaling. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources. The industrial origin of value added is determined by the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC), revision 3. Data are in constant 2005 U.S. dollars. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • School enrolment rate > 1st grade: Gross intake rate in grade 1 is the number of new entrants in the first grade of primary education regardless of age, expressed as a percentage of the population of the official primary entrance age."
  • Secondary education, general pupils per 1000: Secondary education, general pupils. Enrolment in total secondary. Public and private. General programmes. Total is the total number of students enrolled in general programmes at public and private secondary education institutions. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Literacy > Reading performance > Integrate and interpret: Integrate and interpret.

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  • High school > Lower secondary starting age: Average age at which students begin lower secondary (middle school) education.
  • Elementary (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.
  • 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.
  • Literacy > Reading performance > Continuous texts: Continuous texts.

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

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  • Duration of education > Primary level: Duration of primary education is the number of grades (or years) in primary education.
  • Participation > Children out of school > Elementary: Children out of school are the number of primary-school-age children not enrolled in primary or secondary school.
  • Participation > Ratio of girls to boys in primary and secondary education: Ratio of girls to boys in primary and secondary education is the percentage of girls to boys enrolled at primary and secondary levels in public and private schools.
  • Public spending per student > Secondary level: Public expenditure per student, secondary level is the total reported current spending by the government on secondary education, divided by the total number of pupils in secondary education, expressed as a percentage of per capita GDP.
  • Literacy > Reading performance > Reflect and evaluate: Reflect and evaluate.

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  • High school > Upper secondary starting age: Average age at which students begin upper secondary (high school) education.
  • Elementary school starting age > Years: Primary school starting age is the age at which students would enter primary education, assuming they had started at the official entrance age for the lowest level of education, had studied full-time throughout and had progressed through the system without repeating or skipping a grade."
  • Elementary school repeaters > All: Repeaters in primary school are the number of students enrolled in the same grade as in the previous year, as a percentage of all students enrolled in primary school."
  • School life expectancy > Male: School life expectancy and transition from primary to secondary for school years 1998/99 and 1999/00, published in http://www.uis.unesco.org accessed on Sept. 2002 and Women's Indicators and Statistics Database (Wistat), Version 4, CD-ROM (United Nations publication, Sales No. E.00.XVII.4) based on data provided by UNESCO in 1999.
  • Secondary education > General pupils > Per capita: Secondary general pupils are the number of secondary students enrolled in general education programs, including teacher training. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Education enrolment by level > Primary level > Per capita: Per capita figures expressed per 1 population.
  • Education enrolment by level > Primary level per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Pupils-teacher ratio > Primary level: Pupil-teacher ratio, primary level is the average number of pupils per teacher in primary education. Cross-country comparisons may be affected by such factors as the composition of teachers by part- and full-time employment.
  • Elementary (primary school) > Teachers > Proportion of teachers female: Percentage of country's elementary, or primary, teachers that are female.
  • Primary education > Teachers: Primary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers.
  • Private school enrolment > Primary level: Private sector enrolment share, primary level is the share of primary school pupils who attend a privately managed school, regardless of whether or not the school receives subsidies from the government.
  • Outcomes > Primary education > Duration > Years: Primary duration refers to the number of years of full-time equivalent duration in primary education in the school system according to ISCED.
  • Primary education > Teachers per 1000: Primary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Female enrolment share > Primary level: Girls' enrolment share, primary level is the number of girls enrolled in primary school, expressed as a percentage of the total number of pupils in primary school.
  • Services, etc., value added > Constant 2000 US$: Services, etc., value added (constant 2000 US$). Services correspond to ISIC divisions 50-99. They include value added in wholesale and retail trade (including hotels and restaurants), transport, and government, financial, professional, and personal services such as education, health care, and real estate services. Also included are imputed bank service charges, import duties, and any statistical discrepancies noted by national compilers as well as discrepancies arising from rescaling. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources. The industrial origin of value added is determined by the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC), revision 3. Data are in constant 2005 U.S. dollars.
  • Proportion of primary education time spent learning technology: Intended instruction time spent studying technology, as a percentage of total intended instruction time for students 12 to 14 years of age. Data for 1999.
  • 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).
  • Elementary (primary) school > Proportion of education spending on teachers' salaries: Percentage of public funding for primary education that goes to teachers' salaries.
  • Elementary (primary) school) > Proportion spent on all staff salaries: Percentage of public funding for primary education that goes to school staff salaries.
  • High school> Proportion of education spending on teachers' salaries: Percentage of public funding for secondary education that goes to teachers' salaries.
  • High school > Share of total education spending: Percentage of government education funding that goes to secondary education.
  • 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 > 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Post-Secondary Non-Tertiary > Teachers > Women: Number of female teaching staff in post-secondary non-tertiary education. Post-secondary non-tertiary education serves to broaden the knowledge of participants, who have already gained an upper secondary qualification.
  • 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.
  • Proportion of primary education time spent learning science: Intended instruction time spent studying science, as a percentage of total intended instruction time for students 12 to 14 years of age. Data for 1999.
  • School life expectancy > Female: School life expectancy and transition from primary to secondary for school years 1998/99 and 1999/00, published in http://www.uis.unesco.org accessed on Sept. 2002 and Women's Indicators and Statistics Database (Wistat), Version 4, CD-ROM (United Nations publication, Sales No. E.00.XVII.4) based on data provided by UNESCO in 1999.
  • Elementary school repeaters > Male: Repeaters in primary school are the number of students enrolled in the same grade as in the previous year, as a percentage of all students enrolled in primary school."
  • Elementary school repeaters > Female: Repeaters in primary school are the number of students enrolled in the same grade as in the previous year, as a percentage of all students enrolled in primary school."
  • 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.
  • Proportion of primary education time spent learning vocational skills: Intended instruction time spent studying vocational skills, as a percentage of total intended instruction time for students 12 to 14 years of age. Data for 1999.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Proportion of primary education time spent learning foreign languages: Intended instruction time spent studying modern foreign languages, as a percentage of total intended instruction time for students 12 to 14 years of age. Data for 1999.
  • 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 organization, religious body, special interest group, foundation or business enterprise.
  • Services, etc., value added > Current US$: Services, etc., value added (current US$). Services correspond to ISIC divisions 50-99. They include value added in wholesale and retail trade (including hotels and restaurants), transport, and government, financial, professional, and personal services such as education, health care, and real estate services. Also included are imputed bank service charges, import duties, and any statistical discrepancies noted by national compilers as well as discrepancies arising from rescaling. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources. The industrial origin of value added is determined by the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC), revision 3. Data are in current U.S. dollars.
  • Services, etc., value added > Constant LCU: Services, etc., value added (constant LCU). Services correspond to ISIC divisions 50-99. They include value added in wholesale and retail trade (including hotels and restaurants), transport, and government, financial, professional, and personal services such as education, health care, and real estate services. Also included are imputed bank service charges, import duties, and any statistical discrepancies noted by national compilers as well as discrepancies arising from rescaling. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources. The industrial origin of value added is determined by the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC), revision 3. Data are in constant local currency.
  • School enrollment, preprimary > % gross: School enrollment, preprimary (% gross). Gross enrolment ratio. Pre-primary. Total is the total enrollment in pre-primary education, regardless of age, expressed as a percentage of the total population of official pre-primary education age. GER can exceed 100% due to the inclusion of over-aged and under-aged students because of early or late school entrance and grade repetition.
  • School enrollment, primary > % net: School enrollment, primary (% net). Net enrolment rate. Primary. Total is the ratio of children of the official primary school age who are enrolled in primary school to the total population of the official primary school age.
  • School enrollment, secondary > % gross: School enrollment, secondary (% gross). Gross enrolment ratio. Secondary. All programmes. Total is the total enrollment in secondary education, regardless of age, expressed as a percentage of the population of official secondary education age. GER can exceed 100% due to the inclusion of over-aged and under-aged students because of early or late school entrance and grade repetition.
  • School enrollment, secondary, private > % of total secondary: School enrollment, secondary, private (% of total secondary). Percentage of private enrolment. Secondary is the enrolment in private secondary schools expressed as a percentage of total enrolment (public and private) in secondary schools. 'Private' refers to all educational institutions not operated by a public authority, regardless of whether they receive financial support from public authorities. A high percentage indicates strong involvement of the non-governmental sector (including religious bodies, other organizations, associations, communities, private enterprises or persons) in providing organized educational programmes.
  • School enrollment, tertiary, female > % gross: School enrollment, tertiary, female (% gross). Gross enrolment ratio. Tertiary (ISCED 5 and 6). Female is the total female enrollment in tertiary education (ISCED 5 and 6), regardless of age, expressed as a percentage of the total female population of the five-year age group following on from secondary school leaving.
  • Expenditure per student, tertiary > % of GDP per capita: Expenditure per student, tertiary (% of GDP per capita). Public expenditure per pupil as a % of GDP per capita. Tertiary is the total public expenditure per student in tertiary education 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).
  • Labor force with primary education, male > % of male labor force: Labor force with primary education, male (% of male labor force). Labor force with primary education is the proportion of the labor force that has a primary education, as a percentage of the total labor force.
  • School enrollment > Secondary > % 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.
  • Services, etc., value added > Constant LCU per capita: Services, etc., value added (constant LCU). Services correspond to ISIC divisions 50-99. They include value added in wholesale and retail trade (including hotels and restaurants), transport, and government, financial, professional, and personal services such as education, health care, and real estate services. Also included are imputed bank service charges, import duties, and any statistical discrepancies noted by national compilers as well as discrepancies arising from rescaling. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources. The industrial origin of value added is determined by the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC), revision 3. Data are in constant local currency. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Expenditure per student, secondary > % of GDP per capita: Expenditure per student, secondary (% of GDP per capita). Public expenditure per pupil as a % of GDP per capita. Secondary is the total public expenditure per student in secondary education 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).
  • School enrollment > Preprimary > 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. Preprimary education refers to the initial stage of organized instruction, designed primarily to introduce very young children to a school-type environment.
  • 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.
  • Secondary education > Teachers > % female: Female teachers as a percentage of total secondary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers.
  • Unemployment with primary education, female > % of female unemployment: Unemployment with primary education, female (% of female unemployment). Unemployment by level of educational attainment shows the unemployed by level of educational attainment, as a percentage of the unemployed. The levels of educational attainment accord with the International Standard Classification of Education 1997 of the United Nations Educational, Cultural, and Scientific Organization (UNESCO).
  • School enrollment, secondary > % net: School enrollment, secondary (% net). Net enrolment rate. Secondary. All programmes. Total is the ratio of children of the official secondary school age who are enrolled in secondary school to the population of the official secondary school age.
  • Total enrollment, primary > % net: Total enrollment, primary (% 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.
  • Primary education > Pupils > Per capita: Primary education pupils is the total number of pupils enrolled at primary level in public and private schools. Per capita figures expressed per 1 population.
  • Researchers in R&D > Per million people: Researchers in R&D (per million people). Researchers in R&D are professionals engaged in the conception or creation of new knowledge, products, processes, methods, or systems and in the management of the projects concerned. Postgraduate PhD students (ISCED97 level 6) engaged in R&D are included.
  • Total enrollment, primary, female > % net: Total enrollment, primary, female (% 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.
  • High school teachers > % female: Female teachers as a percentage of total secondary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers.
  • Participation > School enrollment > Secondary > % 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."
  • Participation > 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."
  • Repeaters, primary, total > % of total enrollment: Repeaters, primary, total (% of total enrollment). Percentage of repeaters in primary. All grades. Total is the number of students enrolled in the same grade as in the previous year, as a percentage of all students enrolled in primary school. It is calculated by dividing the sum of repeaters in all grades of primary education by the total enrolment of primary education and multiplying the result by 100.
  • Persistence to grade 5, male > % of cohort: Persistence to grade 5, male (% of cohort). Survival rate to grade 5. Male is the share of male 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.
  • Elementary school graduate rate > Female: Persistence to last grade of primary is the percentage of children enrolled in the first grade of primary school who eventually reach the last grade of primary education. The estimate is based on the reconstructed cohort method.
  • Inputs > Secondary education > Teachers > Female: Secondary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers.
  • Participation > Children out of school > Elementary > Male: Children out of school are the number of primary-school-age children not enrolled in primary or secondary school.
  • Persistence to grade 5, female > % of cohort: Persistence to grade 5, female (% of cohort). Survival rate to grade 5. Female is the share of female 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.
  • Participation > Children out of school > Elementary > Female: Children out of school are the number of primary-school-age children not enrolled in primary or secondary school.
  • School enrollment > Secondary > 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. 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.
  • Participation > School enrollment > Secondary > % 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."
  • Participation > School enrollment > Secondary > 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. 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."
  • Participation > Secondary education > General pupils > % female: Secondary general pupils are the number of secondary students enrolled in general education programs, including teacher training."
  • Participation > Secondary education > Pupils > % female: Female pupils as a percentage of total pupils at secondary level includes enrollments in public and private schools.
  • Gross intake rate in grade 1 > Total > % 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.
  • Elementary (primary) school) > Share of total education spending: Percentage of government education funding that goes to primary education.
  • School enrollment > Tertiary > % gross: Gross enrollment ratio is the ratio of total enrollment, regardless of age, to the population of the age group that officially corresponds to the level of education shown. Tertiary education, whether or not to an advanced research qualification, normally requires, as a minimum condition of admission, the successful completion of education at the secondary level.
  • Gross intake rate in grade 1 > Female > % of relevant age group: Gross intake rate in grade 1 is the number of new entrants in the first grade of primary education regardless of age, expressed as a percentage of the population of the official primary entrance age.
  • Participation > School enrollment > Secondary > 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. 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."
  • 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."
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Secondary education, teachers > % female: Secondary education, teachers (% female). Percentage female teachers. Secondary is the number of female teachers at the secondary level expressed as a percentage of the total number of teachers (male and female) at the secondary level in a given school year. Teachers are persons employed full time or part time in an official capacity to guide and direct the learning experience of pupils and students, irrespective of their qualifications or the delivery mechanism, i.e. face-to-face and/or at a distance. This definition excludes educational personnel who have no active teaching duties (e.g. headmasters, headmistresses or principals who do not teach) and persons who work occasionally or in a voluntary capacity in educational institutions.
  • 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).
STAT Chile United States HISTORY
Average years of schooling of adults 7.5
Ranked 33th.
12
Ranked 1st. 60% more than Chile
Children out of school, primary 103,671
Ranked 35th.
1.76 million
Ranked 3rd. 17 times more than Chile

Children out of school, primary per 1000 5.99
Ranked 45th. 6% more than United States
5.64
Ranked 47th.

Children out of school, primary, female 51,227
Ranked 34th.
780,465
Ranked 3rd. 15 times more than Chile

College and university > Gender parity index 1.1
Ranked 52nd.
1.41
Ranked 33th. 28% more than Chile

College and university > Share of total education spending 21.79%
Ranked 18th.
25.65%
Ranked 26th. 18% more than Chile

Compulsary education duration 12
Ranked 10th. The same as United States
12
Ranked 14th.

Government spending on education > Proportion of GDP 4.07%
Ranked 28th.
5.62%
Ranked 39th. 38% more than Chile

Literacy > Female 96.1%
Ranked 50th.
99%
Ranked 17th. 3% more than Chile

Literacy > Total population 96.2%
Ranked 51st.
99%
Ranked 20th. 3% more than Chile

Primary education, duration > Years 6
Ranked 44th. The same as United States
6
Ranked 53th.

Primary education, teachers per 1000 4
Ranked 81st.
5.49
Ranked 49th. 37% more than Chile

Pupil-teacher ratio, primary 21.97
Ranked 62nd. 54% more than United States
14.29
Ranked 98th.

Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary 21.06
Ranked 28th. 45% more than United States
14.49
Ranked 56th.

Secondary education, duration > Years 6
Ranked 95th. The same as United States
6
Ranked 102nd.

Children out of school, primary, female per 1000 2.96
Ranked 45th. 18% more than United States
2.5
Ranked 48th.

College and university > Gender ratio 100.76
Ranked 68th.
140.06
Ranked 29th. 39% more than Chile

Child care (preschool) > Duration 2
Ranked 141st.
3
Ranked 47th. 50% more than Chile

Secondary education > Teachers > Per capita 3.93 per 1,000 people
Ranked 87th.
5.5 per 1,000 people
Ranked 65th. 40% more than Chile

Duration of compulsory education 9 years
Ranked 67th.
12 years
Ranked 10th. 33% more than Chile
Secondary education, pupils 1.49 million
Ranked 41st.
24.21 million
Ranked 4th. 16 times more than Chile

College and university > Private school share 83.71%
Ranked 8th. 3 times more than United States
27.95%
Ranked 46th.

Girls to boys ratio > Primary level enrolment 0.95
Ranked 127th.
0.99
Ranked 49th. 4% more than Chile

School life expectancy > Total 13.5 years
Ranked 33th.
15.2 years
Ranked 14th. 13% more than Chile
Primary education, teachers 69,191
Ranked 38th.
1.71 million
Ranked 5th. 25 times more than Chile

Primary education, pupils 1.52 million
Ranked 58th.
24.43 million
Ranked 5th. 16 times more than Chile

Tertiary enrollment 37.5%
Ranked 33th.
72.6%
Ranked 1st. 94% more than Chile
Spending per student > College and university 11.48
Ranked 54th.
22.04
Ranked 37th. 92% more than Chile

High school > Gender ratio 102.52
Ranked 51st. 3% more than United States
99.5
Ranked 59th.

Compulsary education starting age 6
Ranked 25th. The same as United States
6
Ranked 66th.

Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary per million 1.22
Ranked 65th. 26 times more than United States
0.0465
Ranked 96th.

Literacy > Definition age 15 and over can read and write age 15 and over can read and write
High school > Upper secondary school duration 4
Ranked 13th. 33% more than United States
3
Ranked 73th.

Literacy > Male 96.4%
Ranked 55th.
99%
Ranked 28th. 3% more than Chile

Spending > USD 5.6 billion
Ranked 42nd.
684.04 billion
Ranked 1st. 122 times more than Chile

High school > Private school share 58.96%
Ranked 9th. 7 times more than United States
8.27%
Ranked 86th.

Spending > Proportion 3.6
Ranked 101st.
4.79
Ranked 54th. 33% more than Chile

Pupil-teacher ratio > Primary 27.3
Ranked 56th. 92% more than United States
14.21
Ranked 120th.

Child care (preschool) > Starting age 4
Ranked 24th. 33% more than United States
3
Ranked 103th.

Preschool enrollment rate 105.65
Ranked 67th. 7% more than United States
98.77
Ranked 94th.

Tertiary > Students studying abroad 9,742.63
Ranked 80th.
56,943.33
Ranked 6th. 6 times more than Chile

Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level 567,114
Ranked 3rd.
16.61 million
Ranked 1st. 29 times more than Chile

Teachers as percentage of labor force 2.4%
Ranked 34th.
4.2%
Ranked 17th. 75% more than Chile
Literacy > Reading performance > Overall 449
Ranked 41st.
500
Ranked 15th. 11% more than Chile
Elementary (primary school) > Duration 6
Ranked 49th. The same as United States
6
Ranked 59th.

Secondary education, teachers per 1000 4.1
Ranked 70th.
5.36
Ranked 56th. 31% more than Chile

Secondary education, teachers 70,903
Ranked 35th.
1.67 million
Ranked 4th. 24 times more than Chile

Child care (preschool) > Students per teacher 9.48
Ranked 103th.
14.96
Ranked 64th. 58% more than Chile

High school > Lower secondary school duration 2
Ranked 189th.
3
Ranked 105th. 50% more than Chile

Children out of school, primary, male per 1000 3.03
Ranked 44th.
3.14
Ranked 43th. 3% more than Chile

Spending per student > High school 13.45
Ranked 54th.
24.56
Ranked 18th. 83% more than Chile

Secondary education, general pupils 1.14 million
Ranked 41st.
24.21 million
Ranked 3rd. 21 times more than Chile

High school > Gender parity index 1.03
Ranked 37th. 2% more than United States
1.01
Ranked 68th.

Literacy > Reading performance > Overall reading skills 449
Ranked 41st.
500
Ranked 15th. 11% more than Chile
Scientific and technical journal articles 1,500
Ranked 39th.
211,233
Ranked 1st. 141 times more than Chile

Literacy > Reading performance > Access and retrieve 444
Ranked 42nd.
492
Ranked 25th. 11% more than Chile
College and university > Teachers > Proportion of teachers female 41%
Ranked 33th.
47%
Ranked 7th. 15% more than Chile
Tertiary > Students studying abroad proportion 0.918%
Ranked 116th. 3 times more than United States
0.271%
Ranked 124th.

Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level per 1000 35.45
Ranked 2nd.
57.75
Ranked 4th. 63% more than Chile

Scouting > Genders admitted both both for Venturing, boys only for non-Venturing
Elementary (primary school) > Starting age 6
Ranked 65th. The same as United States
6
Ranked 77th.

Education expenditure of government > As percentage of total government 18.5%
Ranked 15th. 21% more than United States
15.3%
Ranked 38th.

Children out of school, primary, male 52,444
Ranked 28th.
976,866
Ranked 3rd. 19 times more than Chile

Education expenditure of government > As percentage of GNI 3.8%
Ranked 32nd.
5.9%
Ranked 23th. 55% more than Chile

High school > Students per teacher 21.06
Ranked 28th. 45% more than United States
14.49
Ranked 57th.

Secondary education > General pupils 1.21 million
Ranked 44th.
24.19 million
Ranked 3rd. 20 times more than Chile

Spending per student > Elementary school 11.93
Ranked 53th.
22.35
Ranked 18th. 87% more than Chile

Secondary school starting age > Years 12
Ranked 54th. The same as United States
12
Ranked 59th.

High school starting age > Years 12
Ranked 50th. The same as United States
12
Ranked 55th.

Primary education > Teachers > Per capita 3.99 per 1,000 people
Ranked 92nd.
5.88 per 1,000 people
Ranked 44th. 47% more than Chile

Education enrolment by level > Primary level 1.71 million
Ranked 7th.
24.85 million
Ranked 4th. 15 times more than Chile

High school > Population with at least high school education > Women 72.1%
Ranked 51st.
94.7%
Ranked 14th. 31% more than Chile

Elementary school graduate rate 94.86
Ranked 44th.
95.34
Ranked 40th. 1% more than Chile

Schools connected to the Internet 62%
Ranked 19th.
100%
Ranked 2nd. 61% more than Chile

Public spending per student > Primary level 13.9
Ranked 36th.
17.9
Ranked 21st. 29% more than Chile
Primary education, pupils per 1000 87.84
Ranked 90th. 12% more than United States
78.41
Ranked 97th.

Secondary education, pupils per 1000 86.26
Ranked 57th. 11% more than United States
77.71
Ranked 76th.

Girls to boys ratio > Tertiary level enrolment 0.95
Ranked 86th.
1.4
Ranked 22nd. 47% more than Chile

Girls to boys ratio > Secondary level enrolment 1.01
Ranked 73th.
1.02
Ranked 54th. 1% more than Chile

Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level > Per capita 35.55 per 1,000 people
Ranked 3rd.
57.61 per 1,000 people
Ranked 4th. 62% more than Chile

Tertiary > Students studying abroad per thousand people 0.563
Ranked 138th. 3 times more than United States
0.183
Ranked 178th.

Outcomes > Secondary education > Duration > Years 6
Ranked 80th. The same as United States
6
Ranked 86th.

Teacher student ratio > High school 23.71
Ranked 26th. 65% more than United States
14.38
Ranked 51st.

Inequality adjusted index 0.689
Ranked 46th.
0.941
Ranked 3rd. 37% more than Chile
Teacher student ratio > Elementary school 25.11
Ranked 53th. 83% more than United States
13.69
Ranked 102nd.

Elementary school > Enrolled students 1.68 million
Ranked 55th.
24.68 million
Ranked 3rd. 15 times more than Chile

Primary education > Duration > Years 6 years
Ranked 45th. The same as United States
6 years
Ranked 54th.

Services, etc., value added > Constant 2000 US$ per capita $5,538.45
Ranked 15th.
$33,005.49
Ranked 3rd. 6 times more than Chile

School enrolment rate > 1st grade 102.59
Ranked 74th.
105.99
Ranked 46th. 3% more than Chile

Secondary education, general pupils per 1000 65.8
Ranked 79th.
77.71
Ranked 47th. 18% more than Chile

Literacy > Reading performance > Integrate and interpret 452
Ranked 41st.
495
Ranked 20th. 10% more than Chile
High school > Lower secondary starting age 12
Ranked 55th. The same as United States
12
Ranked 61st.

Elementary (primary) school) > Private school share 59.1%
Ranked 6th. 7 times more than United States
8.72%
Ranked 80th.

Elementary school > Gender ratio 95.05
Ranked 119th.
100.68
Ranked 17th. 6% more than Chile

Education enrolment ratio > Net > Primary level 94%
Ranked 70th. The same as United States
94%
Ranked 71st.

Duration of education > Secondary level 6
Ranked 74th. The same as United States
6
Ranked 81st.
Public spending per student > Tertiary level 21.9
Ranked 59th.
23.9
Ranked 8th. 9% more than Chile
Primary education > Pupils 1.76 million
Ranked 54th.
24.56 million
Ranked 4th. 14 times more than Chile

High school > Population with at least high school education > Men 75.9%
Ranked 54th.
94.3%
Ranked 22nd. 24% more than Chile

Education enrolment by level > Secondary level > Per capita 97.62 per 1,000 people
Ranked 2nd. 18% more than United States
82.72 per 1,000 people
Ranked 88th.

Education enrolment by level > Percentage girls > Tertiary level 47.83%
Ranked 2nd.
56.64%
Ranked 34th. 18% more than Chile

Secondary education, vocational pupils 354,097
Ranked 25th.
0.0
Ranked 96th.

Elementary (primary) school > Students per teacher 21.97
Ranked 62nd. 54% more than United States
14.29
Ranked 100th.

Spending on education > Proportion spent on all staff salaries 81.35%
Ranked 27th. 5% more than United States
77.19%
Ranked 38th.

Secondary education > Teachers 63,311
Ranked 49th.
1.62 million
Ranked 3rd. 26 times more than Chile

School life expectancy > Primary to tertiary 14 years
Ranked 39th.
16 years
Ranked 15th. 14% more than Chile
School enrolment rate > 5th grade 96.45
Ranked 26th. 2% more than United States
94.45
Ranked 30th.

Education enrolment by level > Secondary level 1.56 million
Ranked 5th.
23.85 million
Ranked 4th. 15 times more than Chile

Scientific and technical journal articles per million 93.78
Ranked 38th.
728.12
Ranked 13th. 8 times more than Chile

Literacy > Reading performance > Continuous texts 453
Ranked 41st.
500
Ranked 13th. 10% more than Chile
Literacy > Reading performance > Non-continuous texts 444
Ranked 41st.
503
Ranked 14th. 13% more than Chile
Duration of education > Primary level 6
Ranked 42nd. The same as United States
6
Ranked 51st.
Participation > Children out of school > Elementary 86,903
Ranked 40th.
1.71 million
Ranked 4th. 20 times more than Chile

Participation > Ratio of girls to boys in primary and secondary education 98.63%
Ranked 88th.
100.09%
Ranked 51st. 1% more than Chile

Public spending per student > Secondary level 15.2
Ranked 46th.
22.4
Ranked 28th. 47% more than Chile
Education enrolment by level > Percentage girls > Primary level 48.47%
Ranked 4th.
48.86%
Ranked 40th. 1% more than Chile

Literacy > Reading performance > Reflect and evaluate 452
Ranked 40th.
512
Ranked 8th. 13% more than Chile
Education enrolment ratio > Net > Primary level > Women 94%
Ranked 65th. The same as United States
94%
Ranked 66th.

High school > Upper secondary starting age 14
Ranked 174th.
15
Ranked 90th. 7% more than Chile

Elementary school starting age > Years 6
Ranked 62nd. The same as United States
6
Ranked 73th.

Elementary school repeaters > All 2.39
Ranked 80th.
0.0
Ranked 116th.

School life expectancy > Male 13.7 years
Ranked 27th.
14.8 years
Ranked 17th. 8% more than Chile
Secondary education > General pupils > Per capita 75.08 per 1,000 people
Ranked 69th.
82.36 per 1,000 people
Ranked 51st. 10% more than Chile

Education enrolment by level > Primary level > Per capita 0.107 per capita
Ranked 5th. 24% more than United States
0.086 per capita
Ranked 119th.

Education enrolment by level > Primary level per 1000 107.13
Ranked 5th. 24% more than United States
86.39
Ranked 118th.

Education enrolment ratio > Net > Primary level > Men 95%
Ranked 53th. 2% more than United States
93%
Ranked 66th.

Pupils-teacher ratio > Primary level 25.2
Ranked 63th. 64% more than United States
15.4
Ranked 115th.
Elementary (primary school) > Teachers > Proportion of teachers female 78%
Ranked 42nd.
87%
Ranked 8th. 12% more than Chile
Primary education > Teachers 64,334
Ranked 48th.
1.73 million
Ranked 3rd. 27 times more than Chile

Education enrolment by level > Percentage girls > Secondary level 49.48%
Ranked 3rd. 2% more than United States
48.72%
Ranked 92nd.

Private school enrolment > Primary level 45.5
Ranked 7th. 4 times more than United States
11.6
Ranked 33th.
Outcomes > Primary education > Duration > Years 6
Ranked 41st. The same as United States
6
Ranked 49th.

Primary education > Teachers per 1000 3.98
Ranked 92nd.
5.9
Ranked 45th. 48% more than Chile

Female enrolment share > Primary level 48.5%
Ranked 70th.
48.7%
Ranked 42nd. About the same as Chile
Services, etc., value added > Constant 2000 US$ $96.73 billion
Ranked 17th.
$10.28 trillion
Ranked 1st. 106 times more than Chile

Proportion of primary education time spent learning technology x 3
Primary school starting age > Years 6
Ranked 65th. The same as United States
6
Ranked 77th.

Scouting > Members 19,672
Ranked 49th.
2.99 million
Ranked 3rd. 152 times more than Chile
Elementary (primary) school > Proportion of education spending on teachers' salaries 84.11%
Ranked 12th. 54% more than United States
54.76%
Ranked 41st.

Elementary (primary) school) > Proportion spent on all staff salaries 88.19%
Ranked 29th. 8% more than United States
81.55%
Ranked 48th.

High school> Proportion of education spending on teachers' salaries 83.31%
Ranked 11th. 52% more than United States
54.76%
Ranked 39th.

High school > Share of total education spending 32.47%
Ranked 24th.
35.42%
Ranked 52nd. 9% more than Chile

Enrolment ratio > Secondary level 74.5%
Ranked 34th.
88.1%
Ranked 17th. 18% more than Chile
Participation > Secondary education > General pupils 1.22 million
Ranked 44th.
24.69 million
Ranked 2nd. 20 times more than Chile

Secondary education > General pupils per 1000 74.88
Ranked 66th.
82.6
Ranked 48th. 10% more than Chile

Secondary education > Teachers per 1000 3.92
Ranked 88th.
5.52
Ranked 66th. 41% more than Chile

Ratio of female to male primary enrollment 95.38
Ranked 115th.
97.22
Ranked 93th. 2% more than Chile

Elementary (primary) school > Gender parity index 0.968
Ranked 76th.
0.991
Ranked 69th. 2% more than Chile

Female enrolment share > Secondary level 49.7%
Ranked 8th. 1% more than United States
49%
Ranked 73th.
Post-Secondary Non-Tertiary > Teachers > Women 0.0
Ranked 62nd.
25,000
Ranked 1st.

Private school enrolment > Secondary level 44
Ranked 2nd. 5 times more than United States
9.6
Ranked 12th.
Education enrolment by level > Secondary level per 1000 97.35
Ranked 2nd. 17% more than United States
82.94
Ranked 90th.

Scouting > Members per thousand people 1.13
Ranked 85th.
9.52
Ranked 14th. 8 times more than Chile
Proportion of primary education time spent learning science 0.0
Ranked 36th.
14%
Ranked 9th.
School life expectancy > Female 13.4 years
Ranked 37th.
15.7 years
Ranked 11th. 17% more than Chile
Elementary school repeaters > Male 2.93
Ranked 78th.
0.0
Ranked 113th.

Elementary school repeaters > Female 1.8
Ranked 81st.
0.0
Ranked 112th.

High school teachers 67,970
Ranked 43th.
1.72 million
Ranked 2nd. 25 times more than Chile

Elementary school teachers 66,862
Ranked 46th.
1.8 million
Ranked 2nd. 27 times more than Chile

Participation > Secondary education > Pupils 1.63 million
Ranked 36th.
24.43 million
Ranked 3rd. 15 times more than Chile

Proportion of primary education time spent learning vocational skills x 5
Ratio of female to male secondary enrollment 101.4
Ranked 61st.
101.63
Ranked 58th. About the same as Chile

Primary education > Pupils per 1000 108.61
Ranked 87th. 29% more than United States
83.88
Ranked 115th.

Pupils-teacher ratio > Secondary level 23.4
Ranked 32nd. 57% more than United States
14.9
Ranked 79th.
Proportion of primary education time spent learning foreign languages x 7
School enrollment > Secondary > Private > % of total secondary 51.19%
Ranked 9th. 6 times more than United States
8.81%
Ranked 67th.

Services, etc., value added > Current US$ $152.12 billion
Ranked 17th.
$11.51 trillion
Ranked 1st. 76 times more than Chile

Services, etc., value added > Constant LCU 60.4 trillion
Ranked 5th. 5 times more than United States
11.23 trillion
Ranked 13th.

School enrollment, preprimary > % gross 111.58%
Ranked 7th. 52% more than United States
73.32%
Ranked 63th.

School enrollment, primary > % net 93.06%
Ranked 60th. 1% more than United States
91.88%
Ranked 70th.

School enrollment, secondary > % gross 89.87%
Ranked 71st.
93.55%
Ranked 60th. 4% more than Chile

School enrollment, secondary, private > % of total secondary 58.96%
Ranked 9th. 7 times more than United States
8.27%
Ranked 85th.

School enrollment, tertiary, female > % gross 73.91%
Ranked 26th.
111.32%
Ranked 1st. 51% more than Chile

Expenditure per student, tertiary > % of GDP per capita 14.45%
Ranked 36th.
21.66%
Ranked 66th. 50% more than Chile

Labor force with primary education, male > % of male labor force 23.9%
Ranked 34th. 60% more than United States
14.9%
Ranked 51st.

School enrollment > Secondary > % net 55.37% net
Ranked 30th.
89.34% net
Ranked 22nd. 61% more than Chile

Services, etc., value added > Constant LCU per capita 3.46 million
Ranked 6th. 96 times more than United States
36,028.94
Ranked 52nd.

Expenditure per student, secondary > % of GDP per capita 15.3%
Ranked 29th.
25.25%
Ranked 32nd. 65% more than Chile

School enrollment > Preprimary > Male > % gross 51.81% gross
Ranked 72nd.
63.25% gross
Ranked 58th. 22% more than Chile

School enrollment > Secondary > Male > % net 53.43% net
Ranked 30th.
88.14% net
Ranked 23th. 65% more than Chile

Secondary education > Teachers > % female 62.79% female
Ranked 35th. About the same as United States
62.59% female
Ranked 37th.

Unemployment with primary education, female > % of female unemployment 13.5%
Ranked 26th.
15.1%
Ranked 64th. 12% more than Chile

School enrollment, secondary > % net 84.68%
Ranked 43th.
87.47%
Ranked 32nd. 3% more than Chile

Total enrollment, primary > % net 93.08%
Ranked 74th. About the same as United States
92.89%
Ranked 75th.

Primary education > Pupils > Per capita 0.109 per capita
Ranked 88th. 30% more than United States
0.084 per capita
Ranked 115th.

Researchers in R&D > Per million people 354.8
Ranked 53th.
4,673.21
Ranked 8th. 13 times more than Chile

Total enrollment, primary, female > % net 93.03%
Ranked 61st.
93.55%
Ranked 58th. 1% more than Chile

High school teachers > % female 62.86%
Ranked 38th. 4% more than United States
60.36%
Ranked 38th.

Participation > School enrollment > Secondary > % gross 90.6%
Ranked 58th.
94.11%
Ranked 41st. 4% more than Chile

Participation > School enrollment > Secondary > Male > % gross 89.49%
Ranked 62nd.
94.34%
Ranked 38th. 5% more than Chile

Repeaters, primary, total > % of total enrollment 4.91%
Ranked 52nd.
0.0
Ranked 137th.

Persistence to grade 5, male > % of cohort 98.23%
Ranked 15th.
98.33%
Ranked 16th. About the same as Chile

Elementary school graduate rate > Female 98.4
Ranked 15th. 12% more than United States
87.47
Ranked 48th.

Inputs > Secondary education > Teachers > Female 42,724
Ranked 36th.
1.04 million
Ranked 1st. 24 times more than Chile

Participation > Children out of school > Elementary > Male 41,194
Ranked 41st.
944,307
Ranked 4th. 23 times more than Chile

Persistence to grade 5, female > % of cohort 98.06%
Ranked 18th. 10% more than United States
89.05%
Ranked 54th.

Participation > Children out of school > Elementary > Female 45,709
Ranked 39th.
769,923
Ranked 4th. 17 times more than Chile

School enrollment > Secondary > Female > % net 57.36% net
Ranked 29th.
90.59% net
Ranked 20th. 58% more than Chile

Participation > School enrollment > Secondary > % net 85.26%
Ranked 35th.
88.31%
Ranked 22nd. 4% more than Chile

Participation > School enrollment > Secondary > Female > % gross 91.74%
Ranked 59th.
93.87%
Ranked 43th. 2% more than Chile

Participation > Secondary education > General pupils > % female 50.64%
Ranked 57th. 4% more than United States
48.63%
Ranked 95th.

Participation > Secondary education > Pupils > % female 49.77%
Ranked 44th. 2% more than United States
48.63%
Ranked 69th.

Gross intake rate in grade 1 > Total > % of relevant age group 98.15%
Ranked 97th.
99.44%
Ranked 92nd. 1% more than Chile

Elementary (primary) school) > Share of total education spending 32.75%
Ranked 28th. 1% more than United States
32.42%
Ranked 47th.

School enrollment > Tertiary > % gross 42.98% gross
Ranked 38th.
82.44% gross
Ranked 5th. 92% more than Chile

Gross intake rate in grade 1 > Female > % of relevant age group 97.04%
Ranked 98th.
99.02%
Ranked 86th. 2% more than Chile

Participation > School enrollment > Secondary > Female > % net 86.66%
Ranked 31st.
88.98%
Ranked 21st. 3% more than Chile

Participation > School enrollment > Tertiary > Male > % gross 51.87%
Ranked 25th.
69.36%
Ranked 5th. 34% more than Chile

Adjusted savings > Education expenditure > % of GNI 3.92% of GNI
Ranked 93th.
4.79% of GNI
Ranked 58th. 22% more than Chile

School enrollment > Primary > Female > % net 88.38% net
Ranked 66th.
90.49% net
Ranked 71st. 2% more than Chile

School enrollment > Primary > Male > % net 90.29% net
Ranked 61st.
94.25% net
Ranked 51st. 4% more than Chile

Services, etc., value added > % of GDP 60.86%
Ranked 44th.
79.4%
Ranked 11th. 30% more than Chile

Secondary education, teachers > % female 62.16%
Ranked 33th. 2% more than United States
61.15%
Ranked 36th.

Unemployment with secondary education, male > % of male unemployment 60.7%
Ranked 6th. 61% more than United States
37.6%
Ranked 57th.

Public spending on education, total > % of GDP 4.07%
Ranked 28th.
5.62%
Ranked 41st. 38% more than Chile

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