Education > Education enrolment by level Stats: compare key data on Colombia & United States

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STAT Colombia United States HISTORY
Percentage girls > Primary level 48.76%
Ranked 51st.
Ranked 40th. About the same as Colombia

Percentage girls > Secondary level 51.58%
Ranked 22nd. 6% more than United States
Ranked 92nd.

Percentage girls > Tertiary level 51.45%
Ranked 69th.
Ranked 34th. 10% more than Colombia

Primary level 5.19 million
Ranked 23th.
24.85 million
Ranked 4th. 5 times more than Colombia

Primary level > Per capita 0.121 per capita
Ranked 75th. 41% more than United States
0.086 per capita
Ranked 119th.

Primary level per 1000 126
Ranked 72nd. 46% more than United States
Ranked 118th.

Secondary level 3.72 million
Ranked 27th.
23.85 million
Ranked 4th. 6 times more than Colombia

Secondary level > Per capita 86.55 per 1,000 people
Ranked 80th. 5% more than United States
82.72 per 1,000 people
Ranked 88th.

Secondary level per 1000 90.34
Ranked 72nd. 9% more than United States
Ranked 90th.

Tertiary level 989,745
Ranked 24th.
16.61 million
Ranked 1st. 17 times more than Colombia

Tertiary level > Per capita 23.01 per 1,000 people
Ranked 68th.
57.61 per 1,000 people
Ranked 4th. 3 times more than Colombia

Tertiary level per 1000 24.01
Ranked 66th.
Ranked 4th. 2 times more than Colombia

SOURCES: Source: UNESCO UIS Data | UNESCO Institute for Statistics; Source: UNESCO UIS Data | UNESCO Institute for Statistics. 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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