Education Stats: compare key data on China & India
Definitions
 Adult literacy rate > Total: Adult literacy rate is the percentage of people ages 15 and above who can, with understanding, read and write a short, simple statement on their everyday life."
 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: BarroLee Data Set www.worldbank.org/html/prdmg/grthweb/ddbarle2.htm)
 Children out of school, primary: Children out of school, primary. Outofschool children of primary school age. Total is the total number of primaryschoolage children who are not enrolled in either primary or secondary schools.
 Children out of school, primary per 1000: Children out of school, primary. Outofschool children of primary school age. Total is the total number of primaryschoolage 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. Outofschool children of primary school age. Female is the total number of female primaryschoolage 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.
 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.
 High school enrolment rate: Progression to secondary school refers to the number of new entrants to the first grade of secondary school in a given year as a percentage of the number of students enrolled in the final grade of primary school in the previous year.
 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 parttime. 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. facetoface 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.
 Pupilteacher ratio, primary: Pupilteacher ratio, primary. Pupilteacher ratio. Primary is the number of pupils enrolled in primary school divided by the number of primary school teachers.
 Pupilteacher ratio, secondary: Pupilteacher ratio, secondary. Pupilteacher 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).
 College and university > Share of total education spending: Percentage of government education funding that goes to postsecondary education.
 Average IQ: Average IQ of different countries according to the controversial book "IQ and the Wealth of Nations".
 Literacy > Female: This entry includes a definition of literacy and Census Bureau percentages for the total population, males, and females. There are no universal definitions and standards of literacy. Unless otherwise specified, all rates are based on the most common definition  the ability to read and write at a specified age. Detailing the standards that individual countries use to assess the ability to read and write is beyond the scope of our source. Information on literacy, while not a perfect measure of educational results, is probably the most easily available and valid for international comparisons.
 Children out of school, primary, female per 1000: Children out of school, primary, female. Outofschool children of primary school age. Female is the total number of female primaryschoolage 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 preprimary (preschool) level. It should be noted that not all countries require preprimary education.
 Secondary education > Teachers > Per capita: Secondary education teachers includes fulltime and parttime 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.
 Literacy > Adult literacy: Adult literacy rate (%).
 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 parttime. 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. facetoface 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.
 Adult literacy rate > Female: Adult literacy rate is the percentage of people ages 15 and above who can, with understanding, read and write a short, simple statement on their everyday life."
 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 midyear 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.
 Pupilteacher ratio, secondary per million: Pupilteacher ratio, secondary. Pupilteacher 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."
 Pupilteacher ratio > Primary: Primary school pupilteacher 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 preprimary (preschool) education.
 High school repeaters > Male: Repeaters in secondary school are the number of students enrolled in the same grade as in the previous year, as a percentage of all students enrolled in secondary school."
 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 postsecondary students who were studying abroad during given year.
 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 parttime. 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. facetoface 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 parttime. 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. facetoface 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 preprimary (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. Outofschool children of primary school age. Male is the total number of male primaryschoolage 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.
 Scientific and technical journal articles: Scientific and technical journal articles refer to the number of scientific and engineering articles published in the following fields: physics, biology, chemistry, mathematics, clinical medicine, biomedical research, engineering and technology, and earth and space sciences.
 College and university > Teachers > Proportion of teachers female: Percentage of country's college and university professors that are female.
 Tertiary > Students studying abroad proportion: The number of students from a given country studying abroad in a given year, expressed as a percentage of total tertiary enrollment in that country. Ratios greater than 100 % are possible, because those currently studying abroad do not count towards total enrollment.
 Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
 Elementary (primary school) > Starting age: Average age at which students begin primary education.
 International Baccalaureate schools: Number of schools of any level teaching the curriculum of the International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO).
 Children out of school, primary, male: Children out of school, primary, male. Outofschool children of primary school age. Male is the total number of male primaryschoolage 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 fulltime 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 fulltime throughout and had progressed through the system without repeating or skipping a grade."
 Primary education > Teachers > Per capita: Primary education teachers includes fulltime and parttime teachers. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
 Literacy > Female literates > Aged 1519 per thousand people: Number of females aged 1519 years, who are literate. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
 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.
 Literacy rate > People aged 1524: Youth literacy rate is the percentage of people ages 1524 who can, with understanding, read and write a short, simple statement on their everyday life."
 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.
 Literacy > Female literates > Aged over 10 per thousand people: Number of females older than 10 years, who are literate. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
 Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level > Per capita: Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
 Universities > Top 100: Number of universities in the top 100
 Tertiary > Students studying abroad per thousand people: Total number of postsecondary 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 pupilteacher 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: Inequalityadjusted Human Development Index.
 High school repeaters > Female: Repeaters in secondary school are the number of students enrolled in the same grade as in the previous year, as a percentage of all students enrolled in secondary school."
 Teacher student ratio > Elementary school: Primary school pupilteacher ratio is the number of pupils enrolled in primary school divided by the number of primary school teachers (regardless of their teaching assignment).
 Literacy rate > Females aged 1524: Youth literacy rate is the percentage of people ages 1524 who can, with understanding, read and write a short, simple statement on their everyday life."
 Hours of instruction for pupils aged 11: Intended hours of instruction per year for 11 year olds in public educational institutions. Data for 2000.
 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 fulltime 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 5099. 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.
 Hours of instruction for pupils aged 12: Intended hours of instruction per year for 12 year olds in public educational institutions. Data for 2000.
 Literacy > Literates > Aged 1519 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
 Elementary (primary) school) > Private school share: Percentage of primary students who attend a private school.
 High school > Lower secondary starting age: Average age at which students begin lower secondary (middle school) education.
 Elementary school > Gender ratio: Ratio of female to male primary enrollment is the percentage of girls to boys enrolled at primary level in public and private schools.
 High school enrolment rate > Female: Progression to secondary school refers to the number of new entrants to the first grade of secondary school in a given year as a percentage of the number of students enrolled in the final grade of primary school in the previous year.
 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.
 Literacy rate > Males aged 1524: Youth literacy rate is the percentage of people ages 1524 who can, with understanding, read and write a short, simple statement on their everyday life."
 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 fulltime and parttime 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.
 Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 3034 per thousand people: Compares countries by number of illiterate individuals, in the age range 30 to 34. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose selfdeclared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
 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 primaryschoolage 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.
 Illiterate population by sex > Aged 15+ per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
 Literacy > Literates > Aged 1519: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
 Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 3539: Compares countries by number of illiterate individuals, in the age range 35 to 39. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose selfdeclared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems
 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 fulltime throughout and had progressed through the system without repeating or skipping a grade."
 Elementary school repeaters > All: Repeaters in primary school are the number of students enrolled in the same grade as in the previous year, as a percentage of all students enrolled in primary school."
 Universities > Top 200: Number of universities in the top 200
 Secondary education > General pupils > Per capita: Secondary general pupils are the number of secondary students enrolled in general education programs, including teacher training. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
 Education enrolment by level > Primary level > Per 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.
 Pupilsteacher ratio > Primary level: Pupilteacher ratio, primary level is the average number of pupils per teacher in primary education. Crosscountry comparisons may be affected by such factors as the composition of teachers by part and fulltime 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 fulltime and parttime teachers.
 Secondary education > Vocational pupils: Secondary vocational pupils are the number of secondary students enrolled in technical and vocational education programs, including teacher training.
 Literacy > Literates > Aged over 10 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
 Literacy > Male illiterates > Aged 3539 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
 Outcomes > Primary education > Duration > Years: Primary duration refers to the number of years of fulltime equivalent duration in primary education in the school system according to ISCED.
 Hours of instruction for pupils aged 10: Intended hours of instruction per year for 10 year olds in public educational institutions. Data for 2000.
 Primary education > Teachers per 1000: Primary education teachers includes fulltime and parttime 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.
 Literacy > Men above 14 years: Percent of male population above the age of 14 years that is literate.
 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 5099. They include value added in wholesale and retail trade (including hotels and restaurants), transport, and government, financial, professional, and personal services such as education, health care, and real estate services. Also included are imputed bank service charges, import duties, and any statistical discrepancies noted by national compilers as well as discrepancies arising from rescaling. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources. The industrial origin of value added is determined by the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC), revision 3. Data are in constant 2005 U.S. dollars.
 Universities > Top 50 per million: Number of universities in the top 50. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
 Universities > Top 200 per million: Number of universities in the top 200. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
 Primary school starting age > Years: Primary school starting age (years). Entrance age of primary is the age at which students would enter primary education, assuming they had started at the official entrance age for the lowest level of education, had studied fulltime throughout and had progressed through the system without repeating or skipping a grade.
 Elementary (primary) school) > Proportion spent on all staff salaries: Percentage of public funding for primary education that goes to school staff salaries.
 High school > Share of total education spending: Percentage of government education funding that goes to secondary education.
 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 fulltime and parttime 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.
 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.
 Hours of instruction for pupils aged 13: Intended hours of instruction per year for 14 year olds in public educational institutions. Data for 2000.
 Hours of instruction for pupils aged 9: Intended hours of instruction per year for 9 year olds in public educational institutions. Data for 2000.
 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.
 PostSecondary NonTertiary > Teachers > Women: Number of female teaching staff in postsecondary nontertiary education. Postsecondary nontertiary education serves to broaden the knowledge of participants, who have already gained an upper secondary qualification.
 Education enrolment by level > Secondary level per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
 Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged 3539 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
 Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 5054 per thousand people: Compares countries by number of illiterate individuals, in the age range 50 to 54. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose selfdeclared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
 Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged 6569 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
 Literacy > Literates > Aged 4044 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
 Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged 2529 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
 Literacy > Male illiterates > Aged 3539: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
 Literacy > Female literates > Aged 1519: Number of females aged 1519 years, who are literate.
 Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 2024: Compares countries by number of illiterate individuals, in the age range 20 to 24. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose selfdeclared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems
 Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 2529 per thousand people: Compares countries by number of illiterate individuals, in the age range 25 to 29. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose selfdeclared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
 Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 1519 per thousand people: Compares countries by number of illiterate individuals, in the age range 15 to 19. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose selfdeclared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
 Universities > Top 50 > Per $ GDP: Number of universities in the top 50 Per $ GDP figures expressed per 14.1 billion $ gross domestic product.
 Universities > Top 50: Number of universities in the top 50
 Elementary school repeaters > 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 fulltime and parttime teachers.
 Elementary school teachers: Primary education teachers includes fulltime and parttime teachers.
 High school enrolment rate > Male: Progression to secondary school refers to the number of new entrants to the first grade of secondary school in a given year as a percentage of the number of students enrolled in the final grade of primary school in the previous year.
 Universities > Top 100 per million: Number of universities in the top 100. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
 Literacy > Women above 14 years: Percent of female population above the age of 14 years that is literate.
 Gender ratio > Literacy rate of 1524 yearolds: Literacy gender parity rate of 1524 year olds in each country. This number is achieved by dividing the total amount of females who are literate by the total amount of males who are literate. Numbers below 1 mean that more males are literate, while numbers over 1 indicate that more females are literate, with the difference in the numbers indicating to what extent this is true. For instance, in Chad (with a parity rate of .42%) a substantial amount of more males are literate than females. These numbers are only for 1524 year olds.
 Teachers' Day date: Date when Teacher's Day is celebrated around the world.
 Illiterate population by sex > Aged 15+ > Per capita: Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
 Illiterate population by sex > Aged 15+ > Women per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
 Participation > Secondary education > Pupils: Secondary education pupils is the total number of pupils enrolled at secondary level in public and private schools.
 Universities > Top 200 > Per $ GDP: Number of universities in the top 200 Per $ GDP figures expressed per 1 billion $ gross domestic product.
 Primary education > Pupils per 1000: Primary education pupils is the total number of pupils enrolled at primary level in public and private schools. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
 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.
 Pupilsteacher ratio > Secondary level: Pupilteacher ratio, secondary level is the average number of pupils per teacher in secondary education. Crosscountry comparisons may be affected by such factors as the composition of teachers by part and fulltime employment.
 Pupils reaching grade 5: Pupils reaching grade 5 is the percentage of children who start primary school and eventually reach grade 5.
 Universities > Top 100 > Per $ GDP: Number of universities in the top 100 Per $ GDP figures expressed per 14.1 billion $ gross domestic product.
 Literacy > Male literates > Aged 7579: Compares countries by number of male illiterates, in the age range 75 to 79. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose selfdeclared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems
 Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged 3034: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
 Secondary education > Vocational pupils per 1000: Secondary vocational pupils are the number of secondary students enrolled in technical and vocational education programs, including teacher training. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
 Literacy > Female literates > Aged 7579: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
 Literacy > Female literates > Aged 7579 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
 Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 7579: Compares countries by number of illiterate individuals, in the age range 75 to 79. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose selfdeclared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems
 Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 6569: Compares countries by number of male illiterates, in the age range 65 to 69. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose selfdeclared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems
 Literacy > Illiterates > Aged over 10: Compares countries by number of illiterate individuals aged over 10. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose selfdeclared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems
 Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 4549: Compares countries by number of male illiterates, in the age range 45 to 49. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose selfdeclared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems
 Literacy > Male illiterates > Aged 6064: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
 Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 1519: Compares countries by number of illiterate individuals, in the age range 15 to 19. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose selfdeclared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems
 Literacy > Male literates > Aged 1519: Compares countries by number of male literates, in the age range 15 to 19. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose selfdeclared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems
 Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged 3034 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
 Literacy > Male literates > Aged 6064: Compares countries by number of male literates, in the age range 60 to 64. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose selfdeclared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems
 Services, etc., value added > Current US$: Services, etc., value added (current US$). Services correspond to ISIC divisions 5099. 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 5099. 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, tertiary > % gross: School enrollment, tertiary (% gross). Gross enrolment ratio. Tertiary (ISCED 5 and 6). Total is the total enrollment in tertiary education (ISCED 5 and 6), regardless of age, expressed as a percentage of the total population of the fiveyear age group following on from secondary school leaving.
 Repeaters, secondary, total > % of total enrollment: Repeaters, secondary, total (% of total enrollment). Percentage of repeaters in secondary. 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 secondary school. It is calculated by dividing the sum of repeaters in all grades of secondary education by the total enrolment of secondary education and multiplying the result by 100.
 Literacy > Literacy rate, youth total > % of people ages 1524: Literacy rate, youth total (% of people ages 1524). Youth (1524) literacy rate (%). Total is the number of people age 15 to 24 years who can both read and write with understanding a short simple statement on their everyday life, divided by the population in that age group. Generally, u2018literacyu2019 also encompasses u2018numeracyu2019, the ability to make simple arithmetic calculations.
 Progression to secondary school, female > %: Progression to secondary school, female (%). Transition from primary (ISCED 1) to secondary (ISCED 2), general programmes (%). Female is the number of new female entrants to the first grade of secondary education (general programmes only) in a given year, expressed as a percentage of the number of female pupils enrolled in the final grade of primary education in the previous year.
 Literacy rate > Youth female > % of females ages 1524: Youth literacy rate is the percentage of people ages 1524 who can, with understanding, read and write a short, simple statement on their everyday life.
 Services, etc., value added > Constant LCU per capita: Services, etc., value added (constant LCU). Services correspond to ISIC divisions 5099. 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.
 School enrollment, secondary, male > % gross: School enrollment, secondary, male (% gross). Gross enrolment ratio. Secondary. All programmes. Male is the total male enrollment in secondary education, regardless of age, expressed as a percentage of the male population of official secondary education age. GER can exceed 100% due to the inclusion of overaged and underaged students because of early or late school entrance and grade repetition.
 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 schooltype environment.
 Secondary education > Teachers > % female: Female teachers as a percentage of total secondary education teachers includes fulltime and parttime teachers.
 Progression to secondary school > %: Progression to secondary school (%). Transition from primary (ISCED 1) to secondary (ISCED 2), general programmes (%). Total is the number of new entrants to the first grade of secondary education (general programmes only) in a given year, expressed as a percentage of the number of pupils enrolled in the final grade of primary education in the previous year.
 Repeaters, primary, female > % of female enrollment: Repeaters, primary, female (% of female enrollment). Percentage of repeaters in primary. All grades. Female is the number of female students enrolled in the same grade as in the previous year, as a percentage of all female students enrolled in primary school. It is calculated by dividing the sum of female repeaters in all grades of primary education by the total female 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.
 Secondary education > Vocational pupils > Per capita: Secondary vocational pupils are the number of secondary students enrolled in technical and vocational education programs, including teacher training. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
 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.
 High school teachers > % female: Female teachers as a percentage of total secondary education teachers includes fulltime and parttime 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 skilloriented 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 skilloriented instruction using more specialized teachers."
 Gross intake ratio in first grade of primary education, total > % of relevant age group: Gross intake ratio in first grade of primary education, total (% 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.
 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 fulltime and parttime teachers.
 Participation > Children out of school > Elementary > Male: Children out of school are the number of primaryschoolage children not enrolled in primary or secondary school.
 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 > Children out of school > Elementary > Female: Children out of school are the number of primaryschoolage children not enrolled in primary or secondary school.
 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 skilloriented 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.
 Literacy > Male illiterates > Aged 4549 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
 Literacy > Male literates > Aged 4044: Compares countries by number of male literates, in the age range 40 to 44. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose selfdeclared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems
 Literacy > Female literates > Aged 7074: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
 Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 2529: Compares countries by number of illiterate individuals, in the age range 25 to 29. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose selfdeclared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems
 Literacy > Female literates > Aged 6064: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
 Literacy > Male literates > Aged 5054: Compares countries by number of male literates, in the age range 50 to 54. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose selfdeclared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems.
 Literacy > Literates > Aged 6064 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
 Literacy > Male illiterates > Aged 5559 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
 Literacy > Male literates > Aged 3539 per thousand people: Compares countries by number of male literates, in the age range 35 to 39. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose selfdeclared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
 Literacy > Male illiterates > Aged 4549: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
 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."
 Literacy > Male literates > Aged 2529 per thousand people: Compares countries by number of male illiterates, in the age range 25 to 29. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose selfdeclared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
 Literacy > Illiterates > Aged over 10 per thousand people: Compares countries by number of illiterate individuals aged over 10. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose selfdeclared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
 Literacy > Literates > Aged 6064: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
 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.
 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. facetoface 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.
 Literacy > Male literates > Aged 7074 per thousand people: Compares countries by number of male literates, in the age range 70 to 74. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose selfdeclared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.

Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged 1519 per thousand people:
Number of females aged 1519 years, who are illiterate.
. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.  Literacy > Male illiterates > Aged 4044 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
 Literacy rate > Adult male > % of males ages 15 and above: Adult literacy rate is the percentage of people ages 15 and above who can, with understanding, read and write a short, simple statement on their everyday life.
 Literacy > Male illiterates > Aged 5054: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
 Literacy > Literates > Aged 3034: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
 Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged 5559: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
 Literacy > Male illiterates > Aged 2024: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
 Services, etc., value added > % of GDP: Services, etc., value added (% of GDP). Services correspond to ISIC divisions 5099 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.
 Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged 7074: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
 Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged 4044: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
 Literacy > Male illiterates > Aged 4044: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
 Literacy > Female literates > Aged 5054: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
 Literacy > Literates > Aged 5559: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
 Literacy > Female literates > Aged 4549: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
 Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged 6064: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
 Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged 6569: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
 Literacy > Female literates > Aged 6569: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
 Literacy > Male literates > Aged over 10 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
 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. facetoface and/or at a distance. This definition excludes educational personnel who have no active teaching duties (e.g. headmasters, headmistresses or principals who do not teach) and persons who work occasionally or in a voluntary capacity in educational institutions.
 Tertiary education, teachers > % female: Tertiary education, teachers (% female). Percentage female teachers. Tertiary is the number of female teachers at the tertiary level expressed as a percentage of the total number of teachers (male and female) at the tertiary level in a given school year. Teachers are persons employed full time or part time in an official capacity to guide and direct the learning experience of pupils and students, irrespective of their qualifications or the delivery mechanism, i.e. facetoface 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).
 Literacy > Literates > Aged 4044: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
 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).
 Literacy > Female literates > Aged 6064 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
 Literacy > Literates > Aged 2529 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
 Literacy > Literates > Aged 3034 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
 Literacy > Male illiterates > Aged 5054 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
 Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged 7579 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
 Literacy > Female literates > Aged 4044 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
 Literacy > Female literates > Aged 4549 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
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