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Education > School enrolment rate Stats: compare key data on China & United States

Definitions

  • 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."
  • 1st grade > Female: 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."
  • 1st grade > Male: 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."
  • 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.
  • 5th grade > Female: 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.
  • 5th grade > Male: 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.
STAT China United States HISTORY
1st grade 95.96
Ranked 96th.
105.99
Ranked 46th. 10% more than China

1st grade > Female 97.72
Ranked 88th.
108.63
Ranked 38th. 11% more than China

1st grade > Male 94.5
Ranked 105th.
103.49
Ranked 59th. 10% more than China

5th grade 99.57
Ranked 6th. 5% more than United States
94.45
Ranked 30th.

5th grade > Female 99.28
Ranked 12th. 1% more than United States
98.08
Ranked 22nd.

5th grade > Male 99.82
Ranked 5th. 4% more than United States
95.67
Ranked 24th.

SOURCES: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) Institute for Statistics.

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