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Education > Secondary education Stats: compare key data on China & United States

Definitions

  • General pupils: Secondary general pupils are the number of secondary students enrolled in general education programs, including teacher training.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Teachers: Secondary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers.
  • Teachers > % female: Female teachers as a percentage of total secondary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers.
  • Teachers > Per capita: Secondary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Teachers per 1000: Secondary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
STAT China United States HISTORY
General pupils 85.91 million
Ranked 1st. 4 times more than United States
24.19 million
Ranked 3rd.

General pupils > Per capita 66.28 per 1,000 people
Ranked 88th.
82.36 per 1,000 people
Ranked 51st. 24% more than China

General pupils per 1000 66.29
Ranked 88th.
82.6
Ranked 48th. 25% more than China

Teachers 5.31 million
Ranked 1st. 3 times more than United States
1.62 million
Ranked 3rd.

Teachers > % female 43.25% female
Ranked 93th.
62.59% female
Ranked 37th. 45% more than China

Teachers > Per capita 4.1 per 1,000 people
Ranked 85th.
5.5 per 1,000 people
Ranked 65th. 34% more than China

Teachers per 1000 4.1
Ranked 87th.
5.52
Ranked 66th. 35% more than China

SOURCES: World Development Indicators database; World Development Indicators database. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.

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