Education Stats: compare key data on China & Philippines
Definitions
 Adult literacy rate > Total: Adult literacy rate is the percentage of people ages 15 and above who can, with understanding, read and write a short, simple statement on their everyday life."
 Average years of schooling of adults: Average years of schooling of adults is the years of formal schooling received, on average, by adults over age 15. (Data Source: BarroLee Data Set www.worldbank.org/html/prdmg/grthweb/ddbarle2.htm)
 Children out of school, primary: Children out of school, primary. Outofschool children of primary school age. Total is the total number of primaryschoolage children who are not enrolled in either primary or secondary schools.
 Children out of school, primary per 1000: Children out of school, primary. Outofschool children of primary school age. Total is the total number of primaryschoolage children who are not enrolled in either primary or secondary schools. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
 Children out of school, primary, female: Children out of school, primary, female. Outofschool children of primary school age. Female is the total number of female primaryschoolage children who are not enrolled in either primary or secondary schools.
 College and university > Gender parity index: Country's gender parity index for college and university enrollment. For countries with a rating of over 1, more females are enrolled while countries with a rating under 1 have more males enrolled.
 Compulsary education duration: Number of years students are required to be enrolled in school for all levels of education. For instance, compulsary education lasts for 12 years in the United States.
 Government spending on education > Proportion of GDP: Percentage of public funding for education out of country's total GDP.
 High school enrolment rate: Progression to secondary school refers to the number of new entrants to the first grade of secondary school in a given year as a percentage of the number of students enrolled in the final grade of primary school in the previous year.
 Literacy > Total population: This entry includes a definition of literacy and Census Bureau percentages for the total population, males, and females. There are no universal definitions and standards of literacy. Unless otherwise specified, all rates are based on the most common definition  the ability to read and write at a specified age. Detailing the standards that individual countries use to assess the ability to read and write is beyond the scope of our source. Information on literacy, while not a perfect measure of educational results, is probably the most easily available and valid for international comparisons.
 Primary education, duration > Years: Primary education, duration (years). Duration of primary is the number of grades (years) in primary education.
 Primary education, teachers per 1000: Primary education, teachers. Teaching staff in primary. Public and private. Full and parttime. All programmes. Total is the total number of teachers in public and private primary education institutions. Teachers are persons employed full time or part time in an official capacity to guide and direct the learning experience of pupils and students, irrespective of their qualifications or the delivery mechanism, i.e. facetoface and/or at a distance. This definition excludes educational personnel who have no active teaching duties (e.g. headmasters, headmistresses or principals who do not teach) and persons who work occasionally or in a voluntary capacity in educational institutions. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
 Pupilteacher ratio, primary: Pupilteacher ratio, primary. Pupilteacher ratio. Primary is the number of pupils enrolled in primary school divided by the number of primary school teachers.
 Pupilteacher ratio, secondary: Pupilteacher ratio, secondary. Pupilteacher ratio. Secondary is the number of pupils enrolled in secondary school divided by the number of secondary school teachers.
 Secondary education, duration > Years: Secondary education, duration (years). Duration of secondary education is the number of grades (years) in secondary education (ISCED 2 & 3).
 College and university > Share of total education spending: Percentage of government education funding that goes to postsecondary education.
 Literacy > Female: This entry includes a definition of literacy and Census Bureau percentages for the total population, males, and females. There are no universal definitions and standards of literacy. Unless otherwise specified, all rates are based on the most common definition  the ability to read and write at a specified age. Detailing the standards that individual countries use to assess the ability to read and write is beyond the scope of our source. Information on literacy, while not a perfect measure of educational results, is probably the most easily available and valid for international comparisons.
 Children out of school, primary, female per 1000: Children out of school, primary, female. Outofschool children of primary school age. Female is the total number of female primaryschoolage children who are not enrolled in either primary or secondary schools. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
 College and university > Gender ratio: Ratio of female to male tertiary enrollment is the percentage of men to women enrolled at tertiary level in public and private schools.
 Child care (preschool) > Duration: Number of years students study at the preprimary (preschool) level. It should be noted that not all countries require preprimary education.
 Secondary education > Teachers > Per capita: Secondary education teachers includes fulltime and parttime teachers. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
 Duration of compulsory education: Duration of compulsory education is the number of grades (or years) that a child must legally be enrolled in school.
 Secondary education, pupils: Secondary education, pupils. Enrolment in total secondary. Public and private. All programmes. Total is the total number of students enrolled at public and private secondary education institutions.
 Literacy > Adult literacy: Adult literacy rate (%).
 Primary education, teachers: Primary education, teachers. Teaching staff in primary. Public and private. Full and parttime. All programmes. Total is the total number of teachers in public and private primary education institutions. Teachers are persons employed full time or part time in an official capacity to guide and direct the learning experience of pupils and students, irrespective of their qualifications or the delivery mechanism, i.e. facetoface and/or at a distance. This definition excludes educational personnel who have no active teaching duties (e.g. headmasters, headmistresses or principals who do not teach) and persons who work occasionally or in a voluntary capacity in educational institutions.
 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 midyear population in the 5 year age group after the official secondary school leaving age.
 Spending per student > College and university: Public expenditure per student is the public current spending on education divided by the total number of students by level, as a percentage of GDP per capita. Public expenditure (current and capital) includes government spending on educational institutions (both public and private), education administration as well as subsidies for private entities (students/households and other privates entities)."
 High school > Gender ratio: Ratio of female to male secondary enrollment is the percentage of girls to boys enrolled at secondary level in public and private schools.
 Compulsary education starting age: Age at which children must be enrolled in school.
 Pupilteacher ratio, secondary per million: Pupilteacher ratio, secondary. Pupilteacher ratio. Secondary is the number of pupils enrolled in secondary school divided by the number of secondary school teachers. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
 Literacy > Definition: This entry includes a definition of literacy and Census Bureau percentages for the total population, males, and females. There are no universal definitions and standards of literacy. Unless otherwise specified, all rates are based on the most common definition  the ability to read and write at a specified age. Detailing the standards that individual countries use to assess the ability to read and write is beyond the scope of our source. Information on literacy, while not a perfect measure of educational results, is probably the most easily available and valid for international comparisons.
 High school > Upper secondary school duration: Number of years students study at the upper secondary (high school) level.
 Literacy > Male: This entry includes a definition of literacy and Census Bureau percentages for the total population, males, and females. There are no universal definitions and standards of literacy. Unless otherwise specified, all rates are based on the most common definition  the ability to read and write at a specified age. Detailing the standards that individual countries use to assess the ability to read and write is beyond the scope of our source. Information on literacy, while not a perfect measure of educational results, is probably the most easily available and valid for international comparisons.
 Spending > USD: Education expenditure refers to the current operating expenditures in education, including wages and salaries and excluding capital investments in buildings and equipment."
 High school > Private school share: Percentage of secondary students who attend a private school.
 Spending > Proportion: Education expenditure refers to the current operating expenditures in education, including wages and salaries and excluding capital investments in buildings and equipment. Expressed as a proportion of GNI."
 Pupilteacher ratio > Primary: Primary school pupilteacher ratio is the number of pupils enrolled in primary school divided by the number of primary school teachers (regardless of their teaching assignment).
 Child care (preschool) > Starting age: Average age at which students begin preprimary (preschool) education.
 High school repeaters > Male: Repeaters in secondary school are the number of students enrolled in the same grade as in the previous year, as a percentage of all students enrolled in secondary school."
 Preschool enrollment rate: Gross enrollment ratio is the ratio of total enrollment, regardless of age, to the population of the age group that officially corresponds to the level of education shown. Primary education provides children with basic reading, writing, and mathematics skills along with an elementary understanding of such subjects as history, geography, natural science, social science, art, and music."
 Tertiary > Students studying abroad: Total number of postsecondary students who were studying abroad during given year.
 Elementary (primary school) > Duration: Number of years students study at the primary level.
 Secondary education, teachers: Secondary education, teachers. Teaching staff in total secondary. Public and private. Full and parttime. All programmes. Total is the total number of teachers in public and private secondary education institutions (ISCED 2 and 3). Teachers are persons employed full time or part time in an official capacity to guide and direct the learning experience of pupils and students, irrespective of their qualifications or the delivery mechanism, i.e. facetoface and/or at a distance. This definition excludes educational personnel who have no active teaching duties (e.g. headmasters, headmistresses or principals who do not teach) and persons who work occasionally or in a voluntary capacity in educational institutions.
 Secondary education, teachers per 1000: Secondary education, teachers. Teaching staff in total secondary. Public and private. Full and parttime. All programmes. Total is the total number of teachers in public and private secondary education institutions (ISCED 2 and 3). Teachers are persons employed full time or part time in an official capacity to guide and direct the learning experience of pupils and students, irrespective of their qualifications or the delivery mechanism, i.e. facetoface and/or at a distance. This definition excludes educational personnel who have no active teaching duties (e.g. headmasters, headmistresses or principals who do not teach) and persons who work occasionally or in a voluntary capacity in educational institutions. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
 Child care (preschool) > Students per teacher: Number of students per teacher for preprimary (preschool) education.
 High school > Lower secondary school duration: Number of years students study at the lower secondary (middle school) level.
 Children out of school, primary, male per 1000: Children out of school, primary, male. Outofschool children of primary school age. Male is the total number of male primaryschoolage children who are not enrolled in either primary or secondary schools. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
 Spending per student > High school: Public expenditure per student is the public current spending on education divided by the total number of students by level, as a percentage of GDP per capita. Public expenditure (current and capital) includes government spending on educational institutions (both public and private), education administration as well as subsidies for private entities (students/households and other privates entities)."
 Secondary education, general pupils: Secondary education, general pupils. Enrolment in total secondary. Public and private. General programmes. Total is the total number of students enrolled in general programmes at public and private secondary education institutions.
 High school > Gender parity index: Country's gender parity index for secondary level enrollment. For countries with a rating of over 1, more females are enrolled while countries with a rating under 1 have more males enrolled.
 Scientific and technical journal articles: Scientific and technical journal articles refer to the number of scientific and engineering articles published in the following fields: physics, biology, chemistry, mathematics, clinical medicine, biomedical research, engineering and technology, and earth and space sciences.
 College and university > Teachers > Proportion of teachers female: Percentage of country's college and university professors that are female.
 Tertiary > Students studying abroad proportion: The number of students from a given country studying abroad in a given year, expressed as a percentage of total tertiary enrollment in that country. Ratios greater than 100 % are possible, because those currently studying abroad do not count towards total enrollment.
 Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
 Elementary (primary school) > Starting age: Average age at which students begin primary education.
 Children out of school, primary, male: Children out of school, primary, male. Outofschool children of primary school age. Male is the total number of male primaryschoolage children who are not enrolled in either primary or secondary schools.
 High school > Students per teacher: Number of students per teacher for all levels of secondary education.
 Secondary education > General pupils: Secondary general pupils are the number of secondary students enrolled in general education programs, including teacher training.
 Secondary school starting age > Years: Secondary school starting age (years). Entrance age of 2A lower secondary is the age at which students would enter lower secondary education, assuming they had started at the official entrance age for the lowest level of education, had studied fulltime throughout and had progressed through the system without repeating or skipping a grade.
 High school starting age > Years: Secondary school starting age is the age at which students would enter secondary education, assuming they had started at the official entrance age for the lowest level of education, had studied fulltime throughout and had progressed through the system without repeating or skipping a grade."
 Primary education > Teachers > Per capita: Primary education teachers includes fulltime and parttime teachers. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
 Literacy > Female literates > Aged 1519 per thousand people: Number of females aged 1519 years, who are literate. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
 High school > Population with at least high school education > Women: Population with at least high school education > Women.
 Elementary school graduate rate: Persistence to last grade of primary is the percentage of children enrolled in the first grade of primary school who eventually reach the last grade of primary education. The estimate is based on the reconstructed cohort method.
 Literacy rate > People aged 1524: Youth literacy rate is the percentage of people ages 1524 who can, with understanding, read and write a short, simple statement on their everyday life."
 Public spending per student > Primary level: Public expenditure per student, primary level is the total reported current spending by the government on primary education, divided by the total number of pupils in primary education, expressed as a percentage of per capita GDP.
 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 postsecondary students who were studying abroad during given year. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
 Outcomes > Secondary education > Duration > Years: Secondary education, duration (years) is the number of grades (years) in secondary school."
 Teacher student ratio > High school: Secondary school pupilteacher ratio is the number of pupils enrolled in secondary school divided by the number of secondary school teachers (regardless of their teaching assignment).
 Inequality adjusted index: Inequalityadjusted Human Development Index.
 High school repeaters > Female: Repeaters in secondary school are the number of students enrolled in the same grade as in the previous year, as a percentage of all students enrolled in secondary school."
 Teacher student ratio > Elementary school: Primary school pupilteacher ratio is the number of pupils enrolled in primary school divided by the number of primary school teachers (regardless of their teaching assignment).
 Literacy rate > Females aged 1524: Youth literacy rate is the percentage of people ages 1524 who can, with understanding, read and write a short, simple statement on their everyday life."
 Hours of instruction for pupils aged 11: Intended hours of instruction per year for 11 year olds in public educational institutions. Data for 2000.
 Elementary school > Enrolled students: Primary education pupils is the total number of pupils enrolled at primary level in public and private schools.
 Primary education > Duration > Years: Primary duration refers to the number of years of fulltime equivalent duration in primary education in the school system according to ISCED.
 Services, etc., value added > Constant 2000 US$ per capita: Services, etc., value added (constant 2000 US$). Services correspond to ISIC divisions 5099. They include value added in wholesale and retail trade (including hotels and restaurants), transport, and government, financial, professional, and personal services such as education, health care, and real estate services. Also included are imputed bank service charges, import duties, and any statistical discrepancies noted by national compilers as well as discrepancies arising from rescaling. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources. The industrial origin of value added is determined by the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC), revision 3. Data are in constant 2005 U.S. dollars. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
 School enrolment rate > 1st grade: Gross intake rate in grade 1 is the number of new entrants in the first grade of primary education regardless of age, expressed as a percentage of the population of the official primary entrance age."
 Secondary education, general pupils per 1000: Secondary education, general pupils. Enrolment in total secondary. Public and private. General programmes. Total is the total number of students enrolled in general programmes at public and private secondary education institutions. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
 Hours of instruction for pupils aged 12: Intended hours of instruction per year for 12 year olds in public educational institutions. Data for 2000.
 Literacy > Literates > Aged 1519 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
 Elementary (primary) school) > Private school share: Percentage of primary students who attend a private school.
 High school > Lower secondary starting age: Average age at which students begin lower secondary (middle school) education.
 Elementary school > Gender ratio: Ratio of female to male primary enrollment is the percentage of girls to boys enrolled at primary level in public and private schools.
 High school enrolment rate > Female: Progression to secondary school refers to the number of new entrants to the first grade of secondary school in a given year as a percentage of the number of students enrolled in the final grade of primary school in the previous year.
 Duration of education > Secondary level: Duration of secondary education is the number of grades (or years) in general secondary education.
 Public spending per student > Tertiary level: Public expenditure per student, tertiary level is the total reported current spending by the government on tertiary education, divided by the total number of pupils in tertiary education, expressed as a percentage of per capita GDP.
 Primary education > Pupils: Primary education pupils is the total number of pupils enrolled at primary level in public and private schools.
 High school > Population with at least high school education > Men: Gender Inequality Index.
 Literacy rate > Males aged 1524: Youth literacy rate is the percentage of people ages 1524 who can, with understanding, read and write a short, simple statement on their everyday life."
 Education enrolment by level > Secondary level > Per capita: Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
 Secondary education, vocational pupils: Secondary education, vocational pupils. Enrolment in total secondary. Public and private. Technical/vocational programmes. Total is the total number of students enrolled in technical/vocational programmes at public and private secondary education institutions.
 Spending on education > Proportion spent on all staff salaries: Percentage of public funding for education that goes to school staff salaries.
 Elementary (primary) school > Students per teacher: Number of students per teacher for primary education.
 Secondary education > Teachers: Secondary education teachers includes fulltime and parttime teachers.
 School enrolment rate > 5th grade: Persistence to grade 5 (percentage of cohort reaching grade 5) is the share of children enrolled in the first grade of primary school who eventually reach grade 5. The estimate is based on the reconstructed cohort method.
 Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 3034 per thousand people: Compares countries by number of illiterate individuals, in the age range 30 to 34. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose selfdeclared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
 Scientific and technical journal articles per million: Scientific and technical journal articles refer to the number of scientific and engineering articles published in the following fields: physics, biology, chemistry, mathematics, clinical medicine, biomedical research, engineering and technology, and earth and space sciences. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
 Duration of education > Primary level: Duration of primary education is the number of grades (or years) in primary education.
 Participation > Children out of school > Elementary: Children out of school are the number of primaryschoolage children not enrolled in primary or secondary school.
 Participation > Ratio of girls to boys in primary and secondary education: Ratio of girls to boys in primary and secondary education is the percentage of girls to boys enrolled at primary and secondary levels in public and private schools.
 Public spending per student > Secondary level: Public expenditure per student, secondary level is the total reported current spending by the government on secondary education, divided by the total number of pupils in secondary education, expressed as a percentage of per capita GDP.
 Illiterate population by sex > Aged 15+ per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
 Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 3539: Compares countries by number of illiterate individuals, in the age range 35 to 39. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose selfdeclared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems
 Literacy > Literates > Aged 1519: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
 High school > Upper secondary starting age: Average age at which students begin upper secondary (high school) education.
 Elementary school starting age > Years: Primary school starting age is the age at which students would enter primary education, assuming they had started at the official entrance age for the lowest level of education, had studied fulltime throughout and had progressed through the system without repeating or skipping a grade."
 Elementary school repeaters > All: Repeaters in primary school are the number of students enrolled in the same grade as in the previous year, as a percentage of all students enrolled in primary school."
 Secondary education > General pupils > Per capita: Secondary general pupils are the number of secondary students enrolled in general education programs, including teacher training. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
 Education enrolment by level > Primary level > Per capita: Per capita figures expressed per 1 population.
 Education enrolment by level > Primary level per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
 Pupilsteacher ratio > Primary level: Pupilteacher ratio, primary level is the average number of pupils per teacher in primary education. Crosscountry comparisons may be affected by such factors as the composition of teachers by part and fulltime employment.
 Elementary (primary school) > Teachers > Proportion of teachers female: Percentage of country's elementary, or primary, teachers that are female.
 Primary education > Teachers: Primary education teachers includes fulltime and parttime teachers.
 Literacy > Male illiterates > Aged 3539 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
 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 fulltime equivalent duration in primary education in the school system according to ISCED.
 Hours of instruction for pupils aged 10: Intended hours of instruction per year for 10 year olds in public educational institutions. Data for 2000.
 Primary education > Teachers per 1000: Primary education teachers includes fulltime and parttime teachers. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
 Literacy > Men above 14 years: Percent of male population above the age of 14 years that is literate.
 Female enrolment share > Primary level: Girls' enrolment share, primary level is the number of girls enrolled in primary school, expressed as a percentage of the total number of pupils in primary school.
 Services, etc., value added > Constant 2000 US$: Services, etc., value added (constant 2000 US$). Services correspond to ISIC divisions 5099. They include value added in wholesale and retail trade (including hotels and restaurants), transport, and government, financial, professional, and personal services such as education, health care, and real estate services. Also included are imputed bank service charges, import duties, and any statistical discrepancies noted by national compilers as well as discrepancies arising from rescaling. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources. The industrial origin of value added is determined by the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC), revision 3. Data are in constant 2005 U.S. dollars.
 Primary school starting age > Years: Primary school starting age (years). Entrance age of primary is the age at which students would enter primary education, assuming they had started at the official entrance age for the lowest level of education, had studied fulltime throughout and had progressed through the system without repeating or skipping a grade.
 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."
 Secondary education > Teachers per 1000: Secondary education teachers includes fulltime and parttime 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.
 Ratio of female to male primary enrollment: Ratio of female to male primary enrollment is the percentage of girls to boys enrolled at primary level in public and private schools.
 Elementary (primary) school > Gender parity index: Country's gender parity index in primary, or elementary, school. For countries with a rating of over 1, more females are enrolled while countries with a rating under 1 have more males enrolled.
 Hours of instruction for pupils aged 13: Intended hours of instruction per year for 14 year olds in public educational institutions. Data for 2000.
 Hours of instruction for pupils aged 9: Intended hours of instruction per year for 9 year olds in public educational institutions. Data for 2000.
 Female enrolment share > Secondary level: Girls' enrolment share, secondary level is the number of girls enrolled in secondary school, expressed as a percentage of the total number of pupils in secondary school.
 PostSecondary NonTertiary > Teachers > Women: Number of female teaching staff in postsecondary nontertiary education. Postsecondary nontertiary education serves to broaden the knowledge of participants, who have already gained an upper secondary qualification.
 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 > Literates > Aged 4044 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
 Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged 3539 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 6569 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
 Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged 2529 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
 Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 5054 per thousand people: Compares countries by number of illiterate individuals, in the age range 50 to 54. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose selfdeclared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
 Literacy > Female literates > Aged 1519: Number of females aged 1519 years, who are literate.
 Literacy > Male illiterates > Aged 3539: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
 Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 2024: Compares countries by number of illiterate individuals, in the age range 20 to 24. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose selfdeclared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems
 Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 2529 per thousand people: Compares countries by number of illiterate individuals, in the age range 25 to 29. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose selfdeclared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
 Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 1519 per thousand people: Compares countries by number of illiterate individuals, in the age range 15 to 19. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose selfdeclared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
 Elementary school repeaters > Male: Repeaters in primary school are the number of students enrolled in the same grade as in the previous year, as a percentage of all students enrolled in primary school."
 Elementary school repeaters > Female: Repeaters in primary school are the number of students enrolled in the same grade as in the previous year, as a percentage of all students enrolled in primary school."
 Elementary school teachers: Primary education teachers includes fulltime and parttime teachers.
 High school teachers: Secondary education teachers includes fulltime and parttime teachers.
 High school enrolment rate > Male: Progression to secondary school refers to the number of new entrants to the first grade of secondary school in a given year as a percentage of the number of students enrolled in the final grade of primary school in the previous year.
 Proportion of 15 yearolds in secondary education: Percentage share of 15 yearolds 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 1524 yearolds: Literacy gender parity rate of 1524 year olds in each country. This number is achieved by dividing the total amount of females who are literate by the total amount of males who are literate. Numbers below 1 mean that more males are literate, while numbers over 1 indicate that more females are literate, with the difference in the numbers indicating to what extent this is true. For instance, in Chad (with a parity rate of .42%) a substantial amount of more males are literate than females. These numbers are only for 1524 year olds.
 Teachers' Day date: Date when Teacher's Day is celebrated around the world.
 Illiterate population by sex > Aged 15+ > Women per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
 Illiterate population by sex > Aged 15+ > Per capita: Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
 Proportion of 20 year olds in tertiary education: Percentage share of 20 yearolds 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.
 Ratio of female to male secondary enrollment: Ratio of female to male secondary enrollment is the percentage of girls to boys enrolled at secondary level in public and private schools.
 Primary education > Pupils per 1000: Primary education pupils is the total number of pupils enrolled at primary level in public and private schools. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
 Primary teacher age > Proportion aged 3039: Percentage of primary teachers who are aged 3039. Data for 1999.
 Proportion of 19 year olds in tertiary education: Percentage share of 19 yearolds enrolled in tertiary education. Based on net enrolment rates, attained by head count. Data for 2000.
 Proportion of 16 yearolds in secondary education: Percentage share of 16 yearolds enrolled in secondary education. Based on net enrolment rates, attained by head count. Data for 2000.
 Elementary (primary) school) > Share of total education spending: Percentage of government education funding that goes to primary education.
 High school > Proportion spent on all staff salaries: Percentage of public funding for secondary education that goes to school staff salaries.
 Literacy > Literates > Aged 6064: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
 School enrollment, tertiary, male > % gross: School enrollment, tertiary, male (% gross). Gross enrolment ratio. Tertiary (ISCED 5 and 6). Male is the total male enrollment in tertiary education (ISCED 5 and 6), regardless of age, expressed as a percentage of the total male population of the fiveyear age group following on from secondary school leaving.
 Literacy > Female literates > Aged 3034 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
 Literacy > Male literates > Aged 1519: Compares countries by number of male literates, in the age range 15 to 19. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose selfdeclared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems
 Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged 3034 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
 Literacy > Literacy rate, youth total > % of people ages 1524: Literacy rate, youth total (% of people ages 1524). Youth (1524) literacy rate (%). Total is the number of people age 15 to 24 years who can both read and write with understanding a short simple statement on their everyday life, divided by the population in that age group. Generally, u2018literacyu2019 also encompasses u2018numeracyu2019, the ability to make simple arithmetic calculations.
 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 rate > Youth female > % of females ages 1524: Youth literacy rate is the percentage of people ages 1524 who can, with understanding, read and write a short, simple statement on their everyday life.
 Services, etc., value added > Constant LCU per capita: Services, etc., value added (constant LCU). Services correspond to ISIC divisions 5099. They include value added in wholesale and retail trade (including hotels and restaurants), transport, and government, financial, professional, and personal services such as education, health care, and real estate services. Also included are imputed bank service charges, import duties, and any statistical discrepancies noted by national compilers as well as discrepancies arising from rescaling. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources. The industrial origin of value added is determined by the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC), revision 3. Data are in constant local currency. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
 Literacy > Male literates > Aged 6064 per thousand people: Compares countries by number of male literates, in the age range 60 to 64. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose selfdeclared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
 School enrollment > Preprimary > Male > % gross: Gross enrollment ratio is the ratio of total enrollment, regardless of age, to the population of the age group that officially corresponds to the level of education shown. Preprimary education refers to the initial stage of organized instruction, designed primarily to introduce very young children to a schooltype environment.
 Secondary education > Teachers > % female: Female teachers as a percentage of total secondary education teachers includes fulltime and parttime teachers.
 Primary education > Pupils > % female: Female pupils as a percentage of total pupils at primary level include enrollments in public and private schools.
 High school teachers > % female: Female teachers as a percentage of total secondary education teachers includes fulltime and parttime teachers.
 Participation > School enrollment > Secondary > % gross: Gross enrollment ratio is the ratio of total enrollment, regardless of age, to the population of the age group that officially corresponds to the level of education shown. Secondary education completes the provision of basic education that began at the primary level, and aims at laying the foundations for lifelong learning and human development, by offering more subject or skilloriented instruction using more specialized teachers."
 Participation > School enrollment > Secondary > Male > % gross: Gross enrollment ratio is the ratio of total enrollment, regardless of age, to the population of the age group that officially corresponds to the level of education shown. Secondary education completes the provision of basic education that began at the primary level, and aims at laying the foundations for lifelong learning and human development, by offering more subject or skilloriented instruction using more specialized teachers."
 Literacy > Male literates > Aged over 10 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
 Elementary school graduate rate > Female: Persistence to last grade of primary is the percentage of children enrolled in the first grade of primary school who eventually reach the last grade of primary education. The estimate is based on the reconstructed cohort method.
 Inputs > Secondary education > Teachers > Female: Secondary education teachers includes fulltime and parttime teachers.
 Participation > Children out of school > Elementary > Male: Children out of school are the number of primaryschoolage children not enrolled in primary or secondary school.
 Literacy > Female literates > Aged 4044 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
 Participation > Children out of school > Elementary > Female: Children out of school are the number of primaryschoolage children not enrolled in primary or secondary school.
 Participation > School enrollment > Secondary > Female > % gross: Gross enrollment ratio is the ratio of total enrollment, regardless of age, to the population of the age group that officially corresponds to the level of education shown. Secondary education completes the provision of basic education that began at the primary level, and aims at laying the foundations for lifelong learning and human development, by offering more subject or skilloriented instruction using more specialized teachers."
 Participation > Secondary education > General pupils > % female: Secondary general pupils are the number of secondary students enrolled in general education programs, including teacher training."
 Participation > Secondary education > Pupils > % female: Female pupils as a percentage of total pupils at secondary level includes enrollments in public and private schools.
 Proportion of 20 year olds in secondary education: Percentage share of 20 yearolds enrolled in secondary education. Based on net enrolment rates, attained by head count. Data for 2000.
 Proportion of 19 year olds in secondary education: Percentage share of 19 yearolds enrolled in secondary education. Based on net enrolment rates, attained by head count. Data for 2000.
 Literacy > Male literates > Aged 2024: Compares countries by number of male literates, in the age range 20 to 24. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose selfdeclared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems
 Literacy > Literates > Aged 6064 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
 Literacy > Male illiterates > Aged 5559 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
 Literacy > Male literates > Aged 3539 per thousand people: Compares countries by number of male literates, in the age range 35 to 39. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose selfdeclared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
 Participation > School enrollment > Tertiary > Male > % gross: Gross enrollment ratio is the ratio of total enrollment, regardless of age, to the population of the age group that officially corresponds to the level of education shown. Tertiary education, whether or not to an advanced research qualification, normally requires, as a minimum condition of admission, the successful completion of education at the secondary level."
 Literacy > Male literates > Aged 2529 per thousand people: Compares countries by number of male illiterates, in the age range 25 to 29. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose selfdeclared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
 Literacy > Illiterates > Aged over 10 per thousand people: Compares countries by number of illiterate individuals aged over 10. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose selfdeclared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
 Literacy > Literates > Aged 6569: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
 Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 6569 per thousand people: Compares countries by number of male illiterates, in the age range 65 to 69. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose selfdeclared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
 Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 4549 per thousand people: Compares countries by number of male illiterates, in the age range 45 to 49. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose selfdeclared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.

Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged 1519 per thousand people:
Number of females aged 1519 years, who are illiterate.
. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.  High school > Lower Secondary > Students per teacher: Number of students per teacher for lower secondary (middle school) education.
 Literacy rate > Adult male > % of males ages 15 and above: Adult literacy rate is the percentage of people ages 15 and above who can, with understanding, read and write a short, simple statement on their everyday life.
 Public spending on education > Total > % of government expenditure: Public expenditure on education consists of current and capital public expenditure on education plus subsidies to private education at the primary, secondary, and tertiary levels.
 Outcomes > Ratio of young literate females to males > % ages 1524: Ratio of young literate females to males is the percentage of females to males ages 1524 who can, with understanding, read and write a short, simple statement on their everyday life."
 School enrollment > Primary > Male > % net: Net enrollment ratio is the ratio of children of official school age based on the International Standard Classification of Education 1997 who are enrolled in school to the population of the corresponding official school age. Primary education provides children with basic reading, writing, and mathematics skills along with an elementary understanding of such subjects as history, geography, natural science, social science, art, and music.
 Literacy > Literates > Aged 2529: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
 Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged 2024: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
 Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged 2529: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
 Services, etc., value added > % of GDP: Services, etc., value added (% of GDP). Services correspond to ISIC divisions 5099 and they include value added in wholesale and retail trade (including hotels and restaurants), transport, and government, financial, professional, and personal services such as education, health care, and real estate services. Also included are imputed bank service charges, import duties, and any statistical discrepancies noted by national compilers as well as discrepancies arising from rescaling. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources. The industrial origin of value added is determined by the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC), revision 3. Note: For VAB countries, gross value added at factor cost is used as the denominator.
 Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged 4044: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
 Literacy > Male illiterates > Aged 4044: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
 Literacy > Female literates > Aged 5054: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
 Literacy > Literates > Aged 5559: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
 Literacy > Female literates > Aged 4549: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
 Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged 6064: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
 Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged 6569: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
 Literacy > Female literates > Aged 6569: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
 Repeaters, primary, male > % of male enrollment: Repeaters, primary, male (% of male enrollment). Percentage of repeaters in primary. All grades. Male is the number of male students enrolled in the same grade as in the previous year, as a percentage of all male students enrolled in primary school. It is calculated by dividing the sum of male repeaters in all grades of primary education by the total male enrolment of primary education and multiplying the result by 100.
 Public spending on education, total > % of government expenditure: Public spending on education, total (% of government expenditure). Public expenditure on education as % of total government expenditure is the total public education expenditure (current and capital) expressed as a percentage of total government expenditure for all sectors in a given financial year. Public education expenditure includes government spending on educational institutions (both public and private), education administration, and subsidies for private entities (students/households and other privates entities).
 Literacy > Literates > Aged 4044: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
 Public spending on education, total > % of GDP: Public spending on education, total (% of GDP). Public expenditure on education as % of GDP is the total public expenditure (current and capital) on education expressed as a percentage of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in a given year. Public expenditure on education includes government spending on educational institutions (both public and private), education administration, and transfers/subsidies for private entities (students/households and other privates entities).
 Literacy > Female literates > Aged 6064 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
 Literacy > Literates > Aged 2529 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
 Literacy > Literates > Aged 3034 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
 Primary teacher age > Proportion under 30 per million: Percentage of primary teachers who are less than 30 years of age. Data for 1999. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
 Literacy > Male illiterates > Aged 5054 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
 Literacy > Female literates > Aged 4549 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
 Literacy > Female literates > Aged 5559 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
 Persistence to grade 5, total > % of cohort: Persistence to grade 5, total (% of cohort). Survival rate to grade 5. Total is the share of children enrolled in the first grade of primary school who eventually reach grade 5. The estimate is calculated on the basis of the reconstructed cohort method, which uses data on enrolment and repeaters for two consecutive years.
 School enrollment, primary, female > % net: School enrollment, primary, female (% net). Net enrolment rate. Primary. Female is the ratio of female children of the official primary school age who are enrolled in primary school to the female population of the official primary school age.
 Repitition rate > Primary level: Repetition rate is the percentage of primary school pupils who are currently enrolled in the same grade as in the previous year.
 Literacy > Female literates > Aged 5559: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
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