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Education Stats: compare key data on China & Philippines

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  • 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: 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.
  • 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 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).
  • College and university > Share of total education spending: Percentage of government education funding that goes to post-secondary education.
  • Literacy > Female: This entry includes a definition of literacy and Census Bureau percentages for the total population, males, and females. There are no universal definitions and standards of literacy. Unless otherwise specified, all rates are based on the most common definition - the ability to read and write at a specified age. Detailing the standards that individual countries use to assess the ability to read and write is beyond the scope of our source. Information on literacy, while not a perfect measure of educational results, is probably the most easily available and valid for international comparisons.
  • Children out of school, primary, female per 1000: Children out of school, primary, female. Out-of-school children of primary school age. Female is the total number of female primary-school-age children who are not enrolled in either primary or secondary schools. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • College and university > Gender ratio: Ratio of female to male tertiary enrollment is the percentage of men to women enrolled at tertiary level in public and private schools.
  • Child care (preschool) > Duration: Number of years students study at the pre-primary (preschool) level. It should be noted that not all countries require pre-primary education.
  • Secondary education > Teachers > Per capita: Secondary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Duration of compulsory education: Duration of compulsory education is the number of grades (or years) that a child must legally be enrolled in school.
  • Secondary education, pupils: Secondary education, pupils. Enrolment in total secondary. Public and private. All programmes. Total is the total number of students enrolled at public and private secondary education institutions.
  • Literacy > Adult literacy: Adult literacy rate (%).
  • 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.
  • 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 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.
  • 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 post-secondary students who were studying abroad during given year.
  • Elementary (primary school) > Duration: Number of years students study at the primary level.
  • Secondary education, teachers: Secondary education, teachers. Teaching staff in total secondary. Public and private. Full and part-time. All programmes. Total is the total number of teachers in public and private secondary education institutions (ISCED 2 and 3). Teachers are persons employed full time or part time in an official capacity to guide and direct the learning experience of pupils and students, irrespective of their qualifications or the delivery mechanism, i.e. face-to-face and/or at a distance. This definition excludes educational personnel who have no active teaching duties (e.g. headmasters, headmistresses or principals who do not teach) and persons who work occasionally or in a voluntary capacity in educational institutions.
  • Secondary education, teachers per 1000: Secondary education, teachers. Teaching staff in total secondary. Public and private. Full and part-time. All programmes. Total is the total number of teachers in public and private secondary education institutions (ISCED 2 and 3). Teachers are persons employed full time or part time in an official capacity to guide and direct the learning experience of pupils and students, irrespective of their qualifications or the delivery mechanism, i.e. face-to-face and/or at a distance. This definition excludes educational personnel who have no active teaching duties (e.g. headmasters, headmistresses or principals who do not teach) and persons who work occasionally or in a voluntary capacity in educational institutions. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Child care (preschool) > Students per teacher: Number of students per teacher for pre-primary (preschool) education.
  • High school > Lower secondary school duration: Number of years students study at the lower secondary (middle school) level.
  • Children out of school, primary, male per 1000: Children out of school, primary, male. Out-of-school children of primary school age. Male is the total number of male primary-school-age children who are not enrolled in either primary or secondary schools. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • 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.
  • Children out of school, primary, male: Children out of school, primary, male. Out-of-school children of primary school age. Male is the total number of male primary-school-age children who are not enrolled in either primary or secondary schools.
  • High school > Students per teacher: Number of students per teacher for all levels of secondary education.
  • Secondary education > General pupils: Secondary general pupils are the number of secondary students enrolled in general education programs, including teacher training.
  • Secondary school starting age > Years: Secondary school starting age (years). Entrance age of 2A lower secondary is the age at which students would enter lower secondary education, assuming they had started at the official entrance age for the lowest level of education, had studied full-time throughout and had progressed through the system without repeating or skipping a grade.
  • High school starting age > Years: Secondary school starting age is the age at which students would enter secondary education, assuming they had started at the official entrance age for the lowest level of education, had studied full-time throughout and had progressed through the system without repeating or skipping a grade."
  • Primary education > Teachers > Per capita: Primary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Literacy > Female literates > Aged 15-19 per thousand people: Number of females aged 15-19 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 15-24: Youth literacy rate is the percentage of people ages 15-24 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.
  • Secondary education, pupils per 1000: Secondary education, pupils. Enrolment in total secondary. Public and private. All programmes. Total is the total number of students enrolled at public and private secondary education institutions. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Primary education, pupils per 1000: Primary education, pupils. Enrolment in primary. Public and private. All programmes. Total is the total number of students enrolled in public and private primary education institutions. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 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).
  • Literacy rate > Females aged 15-24: Youth literacy rate is the percentage of people ages 15-24 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 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.
  • 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 15-19 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • High school > Lower secondary starting age: Average age at which students begin lower secondary (middle school) education.
  • Elementary (primary) school) > Private school share: Percentage of primary students who attend a private school.
  • Elementary school > Gender ratio: Ratio of female to male primary enrollment is the percentage of girls to boys enrolled at primary level in public and private schools.
  • 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.
  • 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 15-24: Youth literacy rate is the percentage of people ages 15-24 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 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.
  • Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 30-34 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 self-declared 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 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.
  • Illiterate population by sex > Aged 15+ per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Literacy > Literates > Aged 15-19: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 35-39: 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 self-declared 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 full-time throughout and had progressed through the system without repeating or skipping a grade."
  • Elementary school repeaters > All: Repeaters in primary school are the number of students enrolled in the same grade as in the previous year, as a percentage of all students enrolled in primary school."
  • Secondary education > General pupils > Per capita: Secondary general pupils are the number of secondary students enrolled in general education programs, including teacher training. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Education enrolment by level > Primary level > Per 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.
  • Literacy > Male illiterates > Aged 35-39 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 full-time and part-time teachers. 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 50-99. They include value added in wholesale and retail trade (including hotels and restaurants), transport, and government, financial, professional, and personal services such as education, health care, and real estate services. Also included are imputed bank service charges, import duties, and any statistical discrepancies noted by national compilers as well as discrepancies arising from rescaling. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources. The industrial origin of value added is determined by the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC), revision 3. Data are in constant 2005 U.S. dollars.
  • Primary school starting age > Years: Primary school starting age (years). Entrance age of primary is the age at which students would enter primary education, assuming they had started at the official entrance age for the lowest level of education, had studied full-time throughout and had progressed through the system without repeating or skipping a grade.
  • High school > Share of total education spending: Percentage of government education funding that goes to secondary education.
  • Elementary (primary) school) > Proportion spent on all staff salaries: Percentage of public funding for primary education that goes to school staff salaries.
  • Participation > Secondary education > General pupils: Secondary general pupils are the number of secondary students enrolled in general education programs, including teacher training."
  • 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 > Teachers per 1000: Secondary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • 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 9: Intended hours of instruction per year for 9 year olds in public educational institutions. Data for 2000.
  • Hours of instruction for pupils aged 13: Intended hours of instruction per year for 14 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.
  • 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.
  • Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 20-24: 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 self-declared 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 35-39: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • Literacy > Female literates > Aged 15-19: Number of females aged 15-19 years, who are literate.
  • Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 50-54 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 self-declared 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 40-44 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 35-39 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 25-29 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 25-29 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 self-declared 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 15-19 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 self-declared 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 65-69 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Elementary school repeaters > Female: Repeaters in primary school are the number of students enrolled in the same grade as in the previous year, as a percentage of all students enrolled in primary school."
  • Elementary school repeaters > Male: Repeaters in primary school are the number of students enrolled in the same grade as in the previous year, as a percentage of all students enrolled in primary school."
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Proportion of 15 year-olds in secondary education: Percentage share of 15 year-olds enrolled in secondary education. Based on net enrolment rates, attained by head count. Data for 2000.
  • Literacy > Women above 14 years: Percent of female population above the age of 14 years that is literate.
  • Gender ratio > Literacy rate of 15-24 year-olds: Literacy gender parity rate of 15-24 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 15-24 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.
  • Proportion of 20 year olds in tertiary education: Percentage share of 20 year-olds enrolled in tertiary education. Based on net enrolment rates, attained by head count. Data for 2000.
  • Participation > Secondary education > Pupils: Secondary education pupils is the total number of pupils enrolled at secondary level in public and private schools.
  • 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.
  • Primary teacher age > Proportion aged 30-39: Percentage of primary teachers who are aged 30-39. Data for 1999.
  • Proportion of 19 year olds in tertiary education: Percentage share of 19 year-olds enrolled in tertiary education. Based on net enrolment rates, attained by head count. Data for 2000.
  • Proportion of 16 year-olds in secondary education: Percentage share of 16 year-olds enrolled in secondary education. Based on net enrolment rates, attained by head count. Data for 2000.
  • Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 65-69: 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 self-declared 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 60-64: Compares countries by number of male illiterates, in the age range 60 to 64. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared 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 and Attainment > Educational attainment: completed post-secondary > Post-secondary and tertiary education > Population 25+ years > % > Over 24 year olds: Compares countries by the percentage of its population 25 years or older that has completed post-secondary education, as defined by the levels 4, 5 and 6 of ISCED (International Standard Classification of Education), and index developed by UNESCO. The data was compiled by the UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS), which elaborates statistics to provide a global perspective on education, science, culture, and communication
  • 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 self-declared 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 45-49: 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 self-declared 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 55-59: Compares countries by number of male literates, in the age range 55 to 59. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared 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 30-34: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • Literacy > Male illiterates > Aged 65-69: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 40-44: Compares countries by number of illiterate individuals, in the age range 40 to 44. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared 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 60-64: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged 15-19:

    Number of females aged 15-19 years, who are illiterate.

  • Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 15-19: 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 self-declared 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 > Proportion spent on all staff salaries: Percentage of public funding for secondary education that goes to school staff salaries.
  • Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged over 10: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • Literacy > Male literates > Aged 30-34: Compares countries by number of male literates, in the age range 30 to 34. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared 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 over 10: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • 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).
  • Repeaters, secondary, male > % of male enrollment: Repeaters, secondary, male (% of male enrollment). Percentage of repeaters in secondary. All grades. Male is the number of male students enrolled in the same grade as in the previous year, as a percentage of all male students enrolled in secondary school. It is calculated by dividing the sum of male repeaters in all grades of secondary education by the total male enrolment of secondary education and multiplying the result by 100.
  • 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 five-year 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.
  • 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 > Male literates > Aged 15-19: 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 self-declared 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 50-54: 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 self-declared 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 30-34 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 60-64: 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 self-declared 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 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, 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 over-aged and under-aged students because of early or late school entrance and grade repetition.
  • Literacy > Literacy rate, youth total > % of people ages 15-24: Literacy rate, youth total (% of people ages 15-24). Youth (15-24) 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.
  • 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.
  • Progression to secondary school, male > %: Progression to secondary school, male (%). Transition from primary (ISCED 1) to secondary (ISCED 2), general programmes (%). Male is the number of new male entrants to the first grade of secondary education (general programmes only) in a given year, expressed as a percentage of the number of male pupils enrolled in the final grade of primary education in the previous year.
  • 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).
  • Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged 50-54 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Illiterate population by sex > Aged 15+ > Women > Per capita: Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Literacy rate > Youth female > % of females ages 15-24: Youth literacy rate is the percentage of people ages 15-24 who can, with understanding, read and write a short, simple statement on their everyday life.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Primary completion rate > Female > % of relevant age group: Primary completion rate is the percentage of students completing the last year of primary school. It is calculated by taking the total number of students in the last grade of primary school, minus the number of repeaters in that grade, divided by the total number of children of official graduation age.
  • Primary completion rate > Male > % of relevant age group: Primary completion rate is the percentage of students completing the last year of primary school. It is calculated by taking the total number of students in the last grade of primary school, minus the number of repeaters in that grade, divided by the total number of children of official graduation age.
  • Repetition rate > Primary > % of total enrollment: 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 enrollment > Primary > Male > % gross: Gross enrollment ratio is the ratio of total enrollment, regardless of age, to the population of the age group that officially corresponds to the level of education shown. Primary education provides children with basic reading, writing, and mathematics skills along with an elementary understanding of such subjects as history, geography, natural science, social science, art, and music.
  • School enrollment > Preprimary > 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. Preprimary education refers to the initial stage of organized instruction, designed primarily to introduce very young children to a school-type environment.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Secondary education > Teachers > % female: Female teachers as a percentage of total secondary education teachers includes full-time and part-time 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 > Total > % of cohort: Persistence to grade 5 (percentage of cohort reaching grade 5) is the share of children enrolled in the first grade of primary school who eventually reach grade 5. The estimate is based on the reconstructed cohort method.
  • Ratio of young literate females to males > % ages 15-24: Ratio of young literate females to males is the percentage of females to males ages 15-24 who can, with understanding, read and write a short, simple statement on their everyday life.
  • Repetition rate > Primary > Female > % of total enrollment: 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.
  • 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.
  • Primary education > Pupils > % female: Female pupils as a percentage of total pupils at primary level include enrollments in public and private schools.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Persistence to grade 5 > Female > % of cohort: Persistence to grade 5 (percentage of cohort reaching grade 5) is the share of children enrolled in the first grade of primary school who eventually reach grade 5. The estimate is based on the reconstructed cohort method.
  • 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.
  • Literacy > Literacy rate, adult male > % of males ages 15 and above: Literacy rate, adult male (% of males ages 15 and above). Adult (15+) literacy rate (%). Male is the percentage of males age 15 and above who can, with understanding, read and write a short, simple statement on their everyday life. Generally, u2018literacyu2019 also encompasses u2018numeracyu2019, the ability to make simple arithmetic calculations. This indicator is calculated by dividing the number of male literates aged 15 years and over by the corresponding age group population and multiplying the result by 100.
  • High school teachers > % female: Female teachers as a percentage of total secondary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers.
  • Literacy > Literacy rate, adult female > % of females ages 15 and above: Literacy rate, adult female (% of females ages 15 and above). Adult (15+) literacy rate (%). Female is the percentage of females age 15 and above who can, with understanding, read and write a short, simple statement on their everyday life. Generally, u2018literacyu2019 also encompasses u2018numeracyu2019, the ability to make simple arithmetic calculations. This indicator is calculated by dividing the number of female literates aged 15 years and over by the corresponding age group population and multiplying the result by 100.
  • 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."
  • Literacy > Literacy rate, youth female > % of females ages 15-24: Literacy rate, youth female (% of females ages 15-24). Youth (15-24) literacy rate (%). Female is the number of females age 15 to 24 years who can both read and write with understanding a short simple statement on their everyday life, divided by the female population in that age group. Generally, u2018literacyu2019 also encompasses u2018numeracyu2019, the ability to make simple arithmetic calculations.
  • Gross intake ratio in first grade of primary education, male > % of relevant age group: Gross intake ratio in first grade of primary education, male (% 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.
  • School enrollment, primary, male > % gross: School enrollment, primary, male (% gross). Gross enrolment ratio. Primary. Male is the total male enrollment in primary education, regardless of age, expressed as a percentage of the male population of official primary education age. GER can exceed 100% due to the inclusion of over-aged and under-aged students because of early or late school entrance and grade repetition.
  • Gross intake 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.
  • Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged 45-49 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • 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.
  • School enrollment > Tertiary > Female > % gross: Gross enrollment ratio is the ratio of total enrollment, regardless of age, to the population of the age group that officially corresponds to the level of education shown. Tertiary education, whether or not to an advanced research qualification, normally requires, as a minimum condition of admission, the successful completion of education at the secondary level.
  • Elementary school graduate rate > Male: 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.
  • 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.
  • Elementary school > Enrolled students > % female: Female pupils as a percentage of total pupils at primary level include enrollments in public and private schools.
  • Elementary school teachers > % female: Female teachers as a percentage of total primary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers.
  • 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.
  • High school > Upper Secondary > Students per teacher: Number of students per teacher for upper secondary (high school) education.
STAT China Philippines HISTORY
Adult literacy rate > Total 93.7
Ranked 42nd. About the same as Philippines
93.6
Ranked 43th.

Average years of schooling of adults 6.4
Ranked 45th.
8.2
Ranked 28th. 28% more than China
Children out of school, primary 17.45 million
Ranked 1st. 12 times more than Philippines
1.47 million
Ranked 4th.

Children out of school, primary per 1000 14.19
Ranked 21st.
15.99
Ranked 32nd. 13% more than China

Children out of school, primary, female 8.48 million
Ranked 1st. 13 times more than Philippines
665,779
Ranked 5th.

College and university > Gender parity index 1.13
Ranked 50th.
1.24
Ranked 62nd. 10% more than China

Compulsary education duration 9
Ranked 60th. 50% more than Philippines
6
Ranked 176th.

Government spending on education > Proportion of GDP 1.91%
Ranked 115th.
2.65%
Ranked 108th. 39% more than China

High school enrolment rate 95.14
Ranked 49th.
97.51
Ranked 43th. 2% more than China

Literacy > Total population 91.6%
Ranked 2nd.
95.9%
Ranked 56th. 5% more than China

Primary education, duration > Years 5
Ranked 154th.
6
Ranked 105th. 20% more than China

Primary education, teachers per 1000 4.42
Ranked 71st.
4.74
Ranked 67th. 7% more than China

Pupil-teacher ratio, primary 16.79
Ranked 80th.
31.44
Ranked 38th. 87% more than China

Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary 15.15
Ranked 48th.
34.81
Ranked 6th. 2 times more than China

Secondary education, duration > Years 6
Ranked 104th. 50% more than Philippines
4
Ranked 197th.

College and university > Share of total education spending 23.98%
Ranked 20th. Twice as much as Philippines
11.96%
Ranked 91st.

Literacy > Female 87.6%
Ranked 2nd.
95.8%
Ranked 52nd. 9% more than China

Children out of school, primary, female per 1000 6.89
Ranked 20th.
7.25
Ranked 32nd. 5% more than China

College and university > Gender ratio 104.07
Ranked 59th.
124.04
Ranked 44th. 19% more than China

Child care (preschool) > Duration 3
Ranked 50th. 3 times more than Philippines
1
Ranked 200th.

Secondary education > Teachers > Per capita 4.1 per 1,000 people
Ranked 85th. Twice as much as Philippines
2.06 per 1,000 people
Ranked 108th.

Duration of compulsory education 9 years
Ranked 77th. 29% more than Philippines
7 years
Ranked 126th.
Secondary education, pupils 97.45 million
Ranked 2nd. 14 times more than Philippines
6.77 million
Ranked 15th.

Girls to boys ratio > Primary level enrolment 1
Ranked 33th. 1% more than Philippines
0.99
Ranked 52nd.

Literacy > Adult literacy 93.3%
Ranked 44th.
93.4%
Ranked 42nd. About the same as China

Primary education, teachers 5.94 million
Ranked 1st. 14 times more than Philippines
435,385
Ranked 7th.

Primary education, pupils 99.71 million
Ranked 2nd. 7 times more than Philippines
13.69 million
Ranked 10th.

Adult literacy rate > Female 90.5
Ranked 49th.
93.9
Ranked 40th. 4% more than China

Tertiary enrollment 7.5%
Ranked 22nd.
31.2%
Ranked 39th. 4 times more than China
Spending per student > College and university 90.07
Ranked 13th. 8 times more than Philippines
11.57
Ranked 71st.

High school > Gender ratio 105.08
Ranked 28th.
109.01
Ranked 13th. 4% more than China

Compulsary education starting age 6
Ranked 37th. The same as Philippines
6
Ranked 109th.

Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary per million 0.0113
Ranked 99th.
0.379
Ranked 89th. 34 times more than China

Literacy > Definition age 15 and over can read and write age 15 and over can read and write
High school > Upper secondary school duration 3
Ranked 75th. 3 times more than Philippines
1
Ranked 204th.

Literacy > Male 95.7%
Ranked 2nd.
96%
Ranked 58th. About the same as China

Spending > USD 78.48 billion
Ranked 7th. 19 times more than Philippines
4.06 billion
Ranked 48th.

High school > Private school share 10.72%
Ranked 73th.
19.84%
Ranked 44th. 85% more than China

Spending > Proportion 1.8
Ranked 153th.
2.19
Ranked 144th. 22% more than China

Pupil-teacher ratio > Primary 21.05
Ranked 81st.
34.53
Ranked 38th. 64% more than China

Child care (preschool) > Starting age 4
Ranked 29th.
5
Ranked 10th. 25% more than China

High school repeaters > Male 0.38
Ranked 85th.
4.32
Ranked 50th. 11 times more than China

Literacy rates > Aged 15-24 98.9%
Ranked 7th. 4% more than Philippines
95.1%
Ranked 2nd.

Preschool enrollment rate 113.2
Ranked 30th. 3% more than Philippines
110.09
Ranked 39th.

Tertiary > Students studying abroad 645,002.55
Ranked 1st. 55 times more than Philippines
11,639.11
Ranked 70th.

Primary completion rate 103
Ranked 7th. 6% more than Philippines
97
Ranked 42nd.

Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level 15.19 million
Ranked 2nd. 6 times more than Philippines
2.43 million
Ranked 9th.

Elementary (primary school) > Duration 5
Ranked 163th.
6
Ranked 110th. 20% more than China

Secondary education, teachers 6.43 million
Ranked 1st. 33 times more than Philippines
194,373
Ranked 19th.

Secondary education, teachers per 1000 4.78
Ranked 62nd. 2 times more than Philippines
2.12
Ranked 94th.

Child care (preschool) > Students per teacher 23.15
Ranked 29th.
34.65
Ranked 7th. 50% more than China

High school > Lower secondary school duration 3
Ranked 108th. The same as Philippines
3
Ranked 151st.

Children out of school, primary, male per 1000 7.29
Ranked 20th.
8.74
Ranked 28th. 20% more than China

Spending per student > High school 11.55
Ranked 60th. 26% more than Philippines
9.2
Ranked 71st.

Secondary education, general pupils 77.15 million
Ranked 1st. 11 times more than Philippines
6.77 million
Ranked 11th.

Illiteracy rates by sex > Aged 15+ 13%
Ranked 71st. 3 times more than Philippines
4.4%
Ranked 101st.

High school > Gender parity index 1.05
Ranked 27th.
1.08
Ranked 21st. 4% more than China

Scientific and technical journal articles 29,186
Ranked 6th. 163 times more than Philippines
179
Ranked 70th.

College and university > Teachers > Proportion of teachers female 45%
Ranked 26th.
56%
Ranked 1st. 24% more than China
Tertiary > Students studying abroad proportion 2.06%
Ranked 93th. 5 times more than Philippines
0.384%
Ranked 130th.

Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level per 1000 11.86
Ranked 90th.
29.98
Ranked 48th. 3 times more than China

Elementary (primary school) > Starting age 7
Ranked 20th. 17% more than Philippines
6
Ranked 136th.

Education expenditure of government > As percentage of total government 13%
Ranked 49th.
16.4%
Ranked 33th. 26% more than China

Children out of school, primary, male 8.97 million
Ranked 1st. 11 times more than Philippines
803,396
Ranked 4th.

Education expenditure of government > As percentage of GNI 1.9%
Ranked 121st.
2.5%
Ranked 90th. 32% more than China

High school > Students per teacher 15.15
Ranked 49th.
34.81
Ranked 6th. 2 times more than China

Secondary education > General pupils 85.91 million
Ranked 1st. 14 times more than Philippines
6.31 million
Ranked 13th.

Secondary school starting age > Years 12
Ranked 61st. The same as Philippines
12
Ranked 104th.

High school starting age > Years 12
Ranked 56th. The same as Philippines
12
Ranked 97th.

Primary education > Teachers > Per capita 4.43 per 1,000 people
Ranked 80th.
4.62 per 1,000 people
Ranked 75th. 4% more than China

Literacy > Female literates > Aged 15-19 per thousand people 35.75
Ranked 12th.
49.03
Ranked 5th. 37% more than China
Education enrolment by level > Primary level 121.66 million
Ranked 2nd. 9 times more than Philippines
12.97 million
Ranked 10th.

High school > Population with at least high school education > Women 54.8%
Ranked 78th.
65.9%
Ranked 64th. 20% more than China

Elementary school graduate rate 99.57
Ranked 5th. 36% more than Philippines
73.24
Ranked 73th.

Literacy rate > People aged 15-24 99.3
Ranked 31st. 5% more than Philippines
94.8
Ranked 68th.

Public spending per student > Primary level 6.1
Ranked 62nd.
14.3
Ranked 33th. 2 times more than China
Secondary education, pupils per 1000 72.5
Ranked 98th.
73.64
Ranked 103th. 2% more than China

Primary education, pupils per 1000 74.18
Ranked 100th.
148.95
Ranked 39th. Twice as much as China

Girls to boys ratio > Tertiary level enrolment 0.85
Ranked 92nd.
1.23
Ranked 39th. 45% more than China

Illiterate population by sex > Aged 15+ 130.68 million
Ranked 2nd. 58 times more than Philippines
2.26 million
Ranked 42nd.

Girls to boys ratio > Secondary level enrolment 1
Ranked 87th.
1.12
Ranked 15th. 12% more than China

Literacy > Female literates > Aged over 10 per thousand people 380.46
Ranked 7th. 12% more than Philippines
339.01
Ranked 9th.
Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level > Per capita 11.86 per 1,000 people
Ranked 87th.
30.84 per 1,000 people
Ranked 46th. 3 times more than China

Tertiary > Students studying abroad per thousand people 0.48
Ranked 145th. 4 times more than Philippines
0.122
Ranked 196th.

Outcomes > Secondary education > Duration > Years 6
Ranked 89th. 50% more than Philippines
4
Ranked 177th.

Teacher student ratio > High school 15.99
Ranked 43th.
35.13
Ranked 5th. 2 times more than China

Inequality adjusted index 0.481
Ranked 77th.
0.587
Ranked 62nd. 22% more than China
High school repeaters > Female 0.27
Ranked 84th.
1.43
Ranked 66th. 5 times more than China

Illiterate population by sex > Aged 15+ > Women 96.41 million
Ranked 2nd. 84 times more than Philippines
1.15 million
Ranked 47th.

Teacher student ratio > Elementary school 17.55
Ranked 73th.
33.67
Ranked 36th. 92% more than China

Literacy rate > Females aged 15-24 99.2
Ranked 40th. 4% more than Philippines
95.7
Ranked 66th.

Hours of instruction for pupils aged 11 771 hours
Ranked 28th.
1,067 hours
Ranked 3rd. 38% more than China
Percentage of pupils starting grade 1 reaching grade 5 86%
Ranked 39th. 20% more than Philippines
71.5%
Ranked 69th.

Elementary school > Enrolled students 105.95 million
Ranked 1st. 8 times more than Philippines
13.41 million
Ranked 8th.

Primary education > Duration > Years 5 years
Ranked 149th.
6 years
Ranked 103th. 20% more than China

Services, etc., value added > Constant 2000 US$ per capita $1,394.49
Ranked 56th. 65% more than Philippines
$846.14
Ranked 66th.

School enrolment rate > 1st grade 95.96
Ranked 96th.
134.64
Ranked 11th. 40% more than China

Secondary education, general pupils per 1000 57.4
Ranked 102nd.
73.64
Ranked 69th. 28% more than China

Hours of instruction for pupils aged 12 893 hours
Ranked 23th.
1,467 hours
Ranked 1st. 64% more than China
Literacy > Literates > Aged 15-19 per thousand people 74.44
Ranked 11th.
97.54
Ranked 6th. 31% more than China
High school > Lower secondary starting age 12
Ranked 63th. The same as Philippines
12
Ranked 106th.

Elementary (primary) school) > Private school share 5.39%
Ranked 92nd.
8.13%
Ranked 85th. 51% more than China

Elementary school > Gender ratio 103.84
Ranked 5th. 6% more than Philippines
98.34
Ranked 69th.

High school enrolment rate > Female 95.81
Ranked 45th.
96.55
Ranked 41st. 1% more than China

Illiteracy rates by sex > Aged 15+ > Women 19.6%
Ranked 60th. 4 times more than Philippines
4.5%
Ranked 102nd.

Education enrolment ratio > Net > Primary level 98%
Ranked 23th. 4% more than Philippines
94%
Ranked 73th.

Duration of education > Secondary level 6
Ranked 84th. 50% more than Philippines
4
Ranked 176th.
Public spending per student > Tertiary level 85.8
Ranked 18th. 4 times more than Philippines
23.2
Ranked 57th.
Primary education > Pupils 121 million
Ranked 2nd. 9 times more than Philippines
13.02 million
Ranked 9th.

High school > Population with at least high school education > Men 70.4%
Ranked 61st. 11% more than Philippines
63.7%
Ranked 67th.

Literacy rate > Males aged 15-24 99.4
Ranked 29th. 6% more than Philippines
93.9
Ranked 66th.

Education enrolment by level > Percentage girls > Tertiary level 43.84%
Ranked 94th.
55.26%
Ranked 45th. 26% more than China

Education enrolment by level > Secondary level > Per capita 74.68 per 1,000 people
Ranked 106th.
77.11 per 1,000 people
Ranked 99th. 3% more than China

Secondary education, vocational pupils 20.3 million
Ranked 1st.
0.0
Ranked 83th.

Elementary (primary) school > Students per teacher 16.79
Ranked 80th.
31.44
Ranked 35th. 87% more than China

Spending on education > Proportion spent on all staff salaries 59.23%
Ranked 46th.
79.94%
Ranked 32nd. 35% more than China

Secondary education > Teachers 5.31 million
Ranked 1st. 32 times more than Philippines
168,058
Ranked 24th.

School life expectancy > Primary to tertiary 11 years
Ranked 72nd.
12 years
Ranked 67th. 9% more than China
School enrolment rate > 5th grade 99.57
Ranked 6th. 30% more than Philippines
76.84
Ranked 59th.

Education enrolment by level > Secondary level 95.62 million
Ranked 1st. 16 times more than Philippines
6.07 million
Ranked 16th.

Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 30-34 per thousand people 0.646
Ranked 13th.
3.89
Ranked 7th. 6 times more than China
Scientific and technical journal articles per million 22.65
Ranked 62nd. 10 times more than Philippines
2.17
Ranked 88th.

Duration of education > Primary level 6
Ranked 53th. The same as Philippines
6
Ranked 99th.
Women to men parity index > As ratio of literacy rates > Aged 15-24 0.99
Ranked 19th.
1.03
Ranked 2nd. 4% more than China

Participation > Children out of school > Elementary 3.54 million
Ranked 2nd. 4 times more than Philippines
961,298
Ranked 7th.

Participation > Ratio of girls to boys in primary and secondary education 104%
Ranked 7th. 2% more than Philippines
101.69%
Ranked 28th.

Public spending per student > Secondary level 12.1
Ranked 55th.
12.5
Ranked 53th. 3% more than China
Education enrolment by level > Percentage girls > Primary level 47.19%
Ranked 137th.
48.58%
Ranked 72nd. 3% more than China

Illiterate population by sex > Aged 15+ per 1000 101.43
Ranked 61st. 4 times more than Philippines
27.34
Ranked 102nd.

Literacy rates > Aged 15-24 > Women 98.5%
Ranked 7th. 2% more than Philippines
96.6%
Ranked 2nd.

Literacy > Literates > Aged 15-19 99.58 million
Ranked 1st. 13 times more than Philippines
7.57 million
Ranked 4th.
Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 35-39 1.42 million
Ranked 1st. 4 times more than Philippines
319,250
Ranked 5th.
Education enrolment ratio > Net > Primary level > Women 96%
Ranked 37th. The same as Philippines
96%
Ranked 53th.

High school > Upper secondary starting age 15
Ranked 94th. The same as Philippines
15
Ranked 140th.

Elementary school starting age > Years 7
Ranked 21st. 17% more than Philippines
6
Ranked 122nd.

Elementary school repeaters > All 0.29
Ranked 103th.
2.31
Ranked 82nd. 8 times more than China

Secondary education > General pupils > Per capita 66.28 per 1,000 people
Ranked 88th.
77.3 per 1,000 people
Ranked 62nd. 17% more than China

Education enrolment by level > Primary level > Per capita 0.095 per capita
Ranked 108th.
0.165 per capita
Ranked 30th. 74% more than China

Illiteracy rates by sex > Aged 15+ > Men 6.7%
Ranked 79th. 56% more than Philippines
4.3%
Ranked 97th.

Education enrolment by level > Primary level per 1000 95.02
Ranked 110th.
160.22
Ranked 39th. 69% more than China

Education enrolment ratio > Net > Primary level > Men 100%
Ranked 6th. 8% more than Philippines
93%
Ranked 69th.

Literacy rates > Aged 15-24 > Men 99.2%
Ranked 6th. 6% more than Philippines
93.6%
Ranked 2nd.

Pupils-teacher ratio > Primary level 19.8
Ranked 13th.
35.2
Ranked 40th. 78% more than China
Elementary (primary school) > Teachers > Proportion of teachers female 58%
Ranked 66th.
90%
Ranked 3rd. 55% more than China
Primary education > Teachers 5.75 million
Ranked 1st. 15 times more than Philippines
376,988
Ranked 9th.

Education enrolment by level > Percentage girls > Secondary level 46.85%
Ranked 125th.
51.48%
Ranked 24th. 10% more than China

Literacy > Male illiterates > Aged 35-39 per thousand people 0.347
Ranked 13th.
2.11
Ranked 5th. 6 times more than China
Literacy > Literates > Aged over 10 per thousand people 790.38
Ranked 4th. 17% more than Philippines
677.11
Ranked 9th.
Outcomes > Primary education > Duration > Years 5
Ranked 137th.
6
Ranked 97th. 20% more than China

Hours of instruction for pupils aged 10 771 hours
Ranked 26th.
1,067 hours
Ranked 4th. 38% more than China
Primary education > Teachers per 1000 4.43
Ranked 80th.
4.48
Ranked 78th. 1% more than China

Literacy > Men above 14 years 95.1%
Ranked 8th. 4% more than Philippines
91.6%
Ranked 2nd.

Female enrolment share > Primary level 48%
Ranked 16th.
48.9%
Ranked 30th. 2% more than China
Services, etc., value added > Constant 2000 US$ $1.88 trillion
Ranked 1st. 23 times more than Philippines
$81.83 billion
Ranked 18th.

Primary school starting age > Years 7
Ranked 19th. 17% more than Philippines
6
Ranked 136th.

High school > Share of total education spending 37.41%
Ranked 30th. 26% more than Philippines
29.69%
Ranked 67th.

Elementary (primary) school) > Proportion spent on all staff salaries 72.21%
Ranked 41st.
84.7%
Ranked 36th. 17% more than China

Participation > Secondary education > General pupils 82.54 million
Ranked 1st. 13 times more than Philippines
6.51 million
Ranked 9th.

Ratio of female to male primary enrollment 99.64
Ranked 38th. 1% more than Philippines
98.5
Ranked 74th.

Secondary education > Teachers per 1000 4.1
Ranked 87th. 2 times more than Philippines
2
Ranked 109th.

Secondary education > General pupils per 1000 66.29
Ranked 88th.
74.9
Ranked 65th. 13% more than China

Elementary (primary) school > Gender parity index 1.04
Ranked 8th. 6% more than Philippines
0.978
Ranked 99th.

Hours of instruction for pupils aged 9 771 hours
Ranked 23th.
1,067 hours
Ranked 3rd. 38% more than China
Hours of instruction for pupils aged 13 1,020 hours
Ranked 14th.
1,467 hours
Ranked 1st. 44% more than China
Female enrolment share > Secondary level 45.3%
Ranked 22nd.
51.3%
Ranked 25th. 13% more than China
Post-Secondary Non-Tertiary > Teachers > Women 20,183
Ranked 1st. 50% more than Philippines
13,450
Ranked 2nd.

Private school enrolment > Secondary level 0.0
Ranked 91st.
30.8
Ranked 5th.
Education enrolment by level > Secondary level per 1000 74.68
Ranked 106th.
74.97
Ranked 105th. About the same as China

Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 20-24 501,232
Ranked 1st. 56% more than Philippines
321,105
Ranked 4th.
Literacy > Male illiterates > Aged 35-39 464,307
Ranked 2nd. 3 times more than Philippines
163,971
Ranked 4th.
Literacy > Female literates > Aged 15-19 47.82 million
Ranked 1st. 13 times more than Philippines
3.81 million
Ranked 4th.
Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 50-54 per thousand people 2.48
Ranked 9th.
3.17
Ranked 11th. 28% more than China
Literacy > Literates > Aged 40-44 per thousand people 91.69
Ranked 2nd. 84% more than Philippines
49.81
Ranked 12th.
Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged 35-39 per thousand people 0.715
Ranked 11th.
2
Ranked 9th. 3 times more than China
Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged 25-29 per thousand people 0.281
Ranked 12th.
1.82
Ranked 10th. 6 times more than China
Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 25-29 per thousand people 0.455
Ranked 13th.
3.97
Ranked 7th. 9 times more than China
Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 15-19 per thousand people 0.233
Ranked 12th.
5.37
Ranked 4th. 23 times more than China
Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged 65-69 per thousand people 3.53
Ranked 2nd. 2 times more than Philippines
1.43
Ranked 9th.
Elementary school repeaters > Female 0.26
Ranked 101st.
1.62
Ranked 87th. 6 times more than China

Elementary school repeaters > Male 0.31
Ranked 102nd.
2.96
Ranked 76th. 10 times more than China

Percentage of pupils starting grade 1 reaching grade 5 > Men 57.6%
Ranked 53th.
66.3%
Ranked 66th. 15% more than China

High school teachers 6.34 million
Ranked 1st. 35 times more than Philippines
181,193
Ranked 21st.

Elementary school teachers 6.04 million
Ranked 1st. 15 times more than Philippines
390,432
Ranked 9th.

High school enrolment rate > Male 94.54
Ranked 45th.
98.5
Ranked 30th. 4% more than China

Proportion of 15 year-olds in secondary education 0.0
Ranked 37th.
0.0
Ranked 36th.
Literacy > Women above 14 years 86.5%
Ranked 14th.
93.6%
Ranked 1st. 8% more than China

Gender ratio > Literacy rate of 15-24 year-olds 0.99%
Ranked 18th.
1.03%
Ranked 2nd. 4% more than China

Teachers' Day date 9/10/2011 10/5/2011
Illiterate population by sex > Aged 15+ > Per capita 101.43 per 1,000 people
Ranked 61st. 4 times more than Philippines
28.17 per 1,000 people
Ranked 105th.

Illiterate population by sex > Aged 15+ > Women per 1000 74.83
Ranked 54th. 5 times more than Philippines
13.97
Ranked 102nd.

Proportion of 20 year olds in tertiary education 0.0
Ranked 36th.
0.0
Ranked 34th.
Participation > Secondary education > Pupils 100.63 million
Ranked 1st. 16 times more than Philippines
6.35 million
Ranked 12th.

Primary education > Pupils per 1000 93.36
Ranked 105th.
154.55
Ranked 44th. 66% more than China

Ratio of female to male secondary enrollment 99.99
Ranked 78th.
110.79
Ranked 13th. 11% more than China

Primary teacher age > Proportion aged 30-39 27%
Ranked 12th. 8% more than Philippines
25%
Ranked 15th.
Proportion of 19 year olds in tertiary education 0.0
Ranked 36th.
0.0
Ranked 34th.
Proportion of 16 year-olds in secondary education 0.0
Ranked 37th.
0.0
Ranked 36th.
Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 65-69 6.34 million
Ranked 1st. 32 times more than Philippines
197,668
Ranked 5th.
Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 60-64 6.08 million
Ranked 1st. 26 times more than Philippines
233,707
Ranked 6th.
Literacy and Attainment > Educational attainment: completed post-secondary > Post-secondary and tertiary education > Population 25+ years > % > Over 24 year olds 8.81%
Ranked 12th.
29.72%
Ranked 3rd. 3 times more than China
Literacy > Illiterates > Aged over 10 54.19 million
Ranked 1st. 12 times more than Philippines
4.4 million
Ranked 4th.
Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 45-49 2.29 million
Ranked 1st. 9 times more than Philippines
263,141
Ranked 5th.
Literacy > Male literates > Aged 55-59 39.74 million
Ranked 1st. 48 times more than Philippines
831,203
Ranked 6th.
Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged 30-34 557,202
Ranked 1st. 4 times more than Philippines
142,971
Ranked 5th.
Literacy > Male illiterates > Aged 65-69 1.62 million
Ranked 1st. 19 times more than Philippines
86,322
Ranked 5th.
Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 40-44 2.1 million
Ranked 1st. 7 times more than Philippines
283,518
Ranked 5th.
Literacy > Male illiterates > Aged 60-64 1.54 million
Ranked 1st. 14 times more than Philippines
108,362
Ranked 6th.
Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged 15-19 163,265
Ranked 1st.
178,882
Ranked 4th. 10% more than China
Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 15-19 311,848
Ranked 2nd.
416,854
Ranked 3rd. 34% more than China
High school > Proportion spent on all staff salaries 58.8%
Ranked 45th.
76.63%
Ranked 55th. 30% more than China

Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged over 10 40.01 million
Ranked 1st. 19 times more than Philippines
2.14 million
Ranked 4th.
Literacy > Male literates > Aged 30-34 49.21 million
Ranked 1st. 19 times more than Philippines
2.63 million
Ranked 4th.
Literacy > Male literates > Aged over 10 548.36 million
Ranked 1st. 21 times more than Philippines
26.25 million
Ranked 3rd.
Expenditure per student, secondary > % of GDP per capita 11.54%
Ranked 56th. 26% more than Philippines
9.14%
Ranked 80th.

Repeaters, secondary, male > % of male enrollment 0.202%
Ranked 100th.
4.36%
Ranked 63th. 22 times more than China

School enrollment, tertiary > % gross 24.33%
Ranked 76th.
28.2%
Ranked 76th. 16% more than China

Repeaters, secondary, total > % of total enrollment 0.176%
Ranked 101st.
2.92%
Ranked 72nd. 17 times more than China

Progression to secondary school, female > % 82.89%
Ranked 36th.
97.43%
Ranked 43th. 18% more than China

Literacy > Male literates > Aged 15-19 51.76 million
Ranked 1st. 14 times more than Philippines
3.77 million
Ranked 4th.
Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 50-54 3.32 million
Ranked 1st. 13 times more than Philippines
246,221
Ranked 6th.
Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged 30-34 per thousand people 0.417
Ranked 13th.
1.84
Ranked 9th. 4 times more than China
Literacy > Male literates > Aged 60-64 28.29 million
Ranked 1st. 42 times more than Philippines
676,434
Ranked 6th.
Services, etc., value added > Current US$ $3.67 trillion
Ranked 1st. 26 times more than Philippines
$142.79 billion
Ranked 19th.

Services, etc., value added > Constant LCU 13.14 trillion
Ranked 9th. 4 times more than Philippines
3.59 trillion
Ranked 17th.

School enrollment, secondary, male > % gross 86.02%
Ranked 77th. 6% more than Philippines
81.31%
Ranked 89th.

Literacy > Literacy rate, youth total > % of people ages 15-24 99.64%
Ranked 3rd. 2% more than Philippines
97.75%
Ranked 16th.

School enrollment, preprimary > % gross 62.01%
Ranked 75th. 20% more than Philippines
51.5%
Ranked 87th.

School enrollment, primary > % net 86.85%
Ranked 41st.
88.22%
Ranked 97th. 2% more than China

School enrollment, secondary > % gross 86.61%
Ranked 76th. 2% more than Philippines
84.6%
Ranked 87th.

School enrollment, secondary, private > % of total secondary 10.72%
Ranked 72nd.
19.84%
Ranked 44th. 85% more than China

Progression to secondary school, male > % 86.05%
Ranked 34th.
99.19%
Ranked 20th. 15% more than China

School enrollment, tertiary, female > % gross 25.65%
Ranked 74th.
31.27%
Ranked 74th. 22% more than China

Expenditure per student, tertiary > % of GDP per capita 90%
Ranked 10th. 9 times more than Philippines
9.66%
Ranked 79th.

Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged 50-54 per thousand people 1.89
Ranked 7th. 17% more than Philippines
1.62
Ranked 11th.
Illiterate population by sex > Aged 15+ > Women > Per capita 74.83 per 1,000 people
Ranked 53th. 5 times more than Philippines
14.39 per 1,000 people
Ranked 106th.

Progression to secondary school > % 84.55%
Ranked 40th.
98.3%
Ranked 38th. 16% more than China

Total enrollment, primary > % net 86.85%
Ranked 41st.
88.65%
Ranked 102nd. 2% more than China

Literacy rate > Youth female > % of females ages 15-24 98.5%
Ranked 35th. 3% more than Philippines
95.72%
Ranked 54th.

Ratio of girls to boys in primary and secondary education 97.93%
Ranked 93th.
106.25%
Ranked 31st. 8% more than China

Services, etc., value added > Constant LCU per capita 9,729.46
Ranked 65th.
37,123.68
Ranked 40th. 4 times more than China

Primary completion rate > Female > % of relevant age group 97.07%
Ranked 7th.
99.88%
Ranked 34th. 3% more than China

Primary completion rate > Male > % of relevant age group 99.33%
Ranked 6th. 6% more than Philippines
93.37%
Ranked 64th.

Repetition rate > Primary > % of total enrollment 0.3%
Ranked 116th.
2.15%
Ranked 93th. 7 times more than China

School enrollment > Primary > Male > % gross 117.82% gross
Ranked 24th. 4% more than Philippines
113.18% gross
Ranked 39th.

School enrollment > Preprimary > Female > % gross 34.51% gross
Ranked 90th.
40.74% gross
Ranked 82nd. 18% more than China

Total enrollment, primary, female > % net 86.67%
Ranked 30th.
89.47%
Ranked 81st. 3% more than China

School enrollment > Preprimary > Male > % gross 37.36% gross
Ranked 85th.
39.17% gross
Ranked 83th. 5% more than China

Secondary education > Teachers > % female 43.25% female
Ranked 93th.
75.71% female
Ranked 10th. 75% more than China

Repeaters, primary, total > % of total enrollment 0.258%
Ranked 106th.
2.53%
Ranked 79th. 10 times more than China

Persistence to grade 5 > Total > % of cohort 86%
Ranked 42nd. 14% more than Philippines
75.31%
Ranked 59th.

Ratio of young literate females to males > % ages 15-24 99.3%
Ranked 63th.
101.34%
Ranked 13th. 2% more than China

Repetition rate > Primary > Female > % of total enrollment 0.26%
Ranked 113th.
1.49%
Ranked 93th. 6 times more than China

Repeaters, primary, female > % of female enrollment 0.233%
Ranked 102nd.
1.78%
Ranked 84th. 8 times more than China

Persistence to grade 5, male > % of cohort 82.26%
Ranked 9th. 9% more than Philippines
75.49%
Ranked 72nd.

Primary education > Pupils > % female 47.19% female
Ranked 131st.
48.54% female
Ranked 69th. 3% more than China

Persistence to grade 5, female > % of cohort 79.84%
Ranked 11th.
82.23%
Ranked 64th. 3% more than China

Gross intake ratio in first grade of primary education, total > % of relevant age group 109.1%
Ranked 42nd.
125.36%
Ranked 19th. 15% more than China

Primary education > Pupils > Per capita 0.093 per capita
Ranked 104th.
0.16 per capita
Ranked 36th. 72% more than China

Persistence to grade 5 > Female > % of cohort 78.3%
Ranked 44th.
79.6%
Ranked 43th. 2% more than China

Researchers in R&D > Per million people 863.21
Ranked 39th. 11 times more than Philippines
78.47
Ranked 63th.

Literacy > Literacy rate, adult male > % of males ages 15 and above 97.48%
Ranked 5th. 3% more than Philippines
95.01%
Ranked 9th.

High school teachers > % female 45.08%
Ranked 82nd.
76.23%
Ranked 10th. 69% more than China

Literacy > Literacy rate, adult female > % of females ages 15 and above 92.71%
Ranked 11th.
95.83%
Ranked 5th. 3% more than China

Participation > School enrollment > Secondary > % gross 76.09%
Ranked 76th.
82.46%
Ranked 71st. 8% more than China

Participation > School enrollment > Secondary > Male > % gross 74.33%
Ranked 79th.
78.98%
Ranked 71st. 6% more than China

Literacy > Literacy rate, youth female > % of females ages 15-24 99.59%
Ranked 4th. 1% more than Philippines
98.49%
Ranked 13th.

Gross intake ratio in first grade of primary education, male > % of relevant age group 108.7%
Ranked 46th.
130.19%
Ranked 18th. 20% more than China

School enrollment, primary, male > % gross 128.16%
Ranked 12th. 20% more than Philippines
106.89%
Ranked 69th.

Gross intake rate in grade 1 > Total > % of relevant age group 93.96%
Ranked 121st.
133.75%
Ranked 11th. 42% more than China

Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged 45-49 per thousand people 1.3
Ranked 8th.
1.68
Ranked 11th. 29% more than China
Elementary school graduate rate > Female 99.28
Ranked 10th. 27% more than Philippines
78.43
Ranked 57th.

School enrollment > Tertiary > Female > % gross 17.45% gross
Ranked 73th.
32.36% gross
Ranked 57th. 85% more than China

Elementary school graduate rate > Male 99.82
Ranked 6th. 45% more than Philippines
68.63
Ranked 65th.

Elementary (primary) school) > Share of total education spending 32.6%
Ranked 37th.
54.98%
Ranked 7th. 69% more than China

School enrollment > Tertiary > % gross 19.1% gross
Ranked 73th.
28.8% gross
Ranked 58th. 51% more than China

Gross intake rate in grade 1 > Female > % of relevant age group 93.08%
Ranked 118th.
128.93%
Ranked 14th. 39% more than China

Elementary school > Enrolled students > % female 46.47%
Ranked 127th.
48.47%
Ranked 72nd. 4% more than China

Elementary school teachers > % female 56.11%
Ranked 88th.
87.27%
Ranked 26th. 56% more than China

Inputs > Secondary education > Teachers > Female 2.8 million
Ranked 1st. 20 times more than Philippines
138,127
Ranked 17th.

Participation > Children out of school > Elementary > Male 1.96 million
Ranked 2nd. 4 times more than Philippines
554,742
Ranked 6th.

High school > Upper Secondary > Students per teacher 16.05
Ranked 30th.
25.22
Ranked 10th. 57% more than China

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