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Education Stats: compare key data on Cuba & Sri Lanka

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."
  • 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.
  • College and university > Share of total education spending: Percentage of government education funding that goes to post-secondary education.
  • 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).
  • 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.
  • College and university > Private school share: Percentage of post-secondary students who attend a private school, college, or university.
  • Literacy > Adult literacy: Adult literacy rate (%).
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Children out of school > Primary: Children out of school are the number of primary-school-age children not enrolled in primary or secondary school.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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."
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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).
  • Children out of school > Primary per 1000: Children out of school are the number of primary-school-age children not enrolled in primary or secondary school. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • 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."
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Elementary (primary) school > Trained teachers > Both sexes: Percentage of all primary teachers with at least the minimum level of traning required to teach at the primary level.
  • 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 > 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.
  • 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.
  • Illiterate population by sex > Aged 15+ per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Progression to secondary school: 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.
  • Children out of school > Primary > Per capita: Children out of school are the number of primary-school-age children not enrolled in primary or secondary school. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Literacy > Literates > Aged 15-19: 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 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 > 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.
  • Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 10-14: Compares countries by number of male illiterates, in the age range 10 to 14. 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Children out of school > Primary > Female > Per capita: Children out of school are the number of primary-school-age children not enrolled in primary or secondary school. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • 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."
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Children out of school > Primary > Male: Children out of school are the number of primary-school-age children not enrolled in primary or secondary school.
  • 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. 
  • 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 > 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 literates > Aged 15-19: Number of females aged 15-19 years, who are literate.
  • 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.
  • 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."
  • Children out of school > Primary > Male > Per capita: Children out of school are the number of primary-school-age children not enrolled in primary or secondary school. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Elementary school teachers: Primary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers.
  • High school teachers: Secondary 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Progression to secondary level: Progression to secondary level is the number of new entrants to the first grade of general secondary education, expressed as a percentage of the number of pupils in the final grade of primary school in the previous year.
  • Pupils reaching grade 5: Pupils reaching grade 5 is the percentage of children who start primary school and eventually reach grade 5.
  • 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 full-time and part-time 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 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."
  • Efficiency > Net intake rate in grade 1 > % of official school-age population: Net intake rate in grade 1 is the number of new entrants in the first grade of primary education who are of official primary school entrance age, expressed as a percentage of the population of the corresponding age."
  • Efficiency > Net intake rate in grade 1 > Female > % of official school-age population: Net intake rate in grade 1 is the number of new entrants in the first grade of primary education who are of official primary school entrance age, expressed as a percentage of the population of the corresponding age."
  • 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.
  • Efficiency > Net intake rate in grade 1 > Male > % of official school-age population: Net intake rate in grade 1 is the number of new entrants in the first grade of primary education who are of official primary school entrance age, expressed as a percentage of the population of the corresponding 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.
  • 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 skill-oriented 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.
  • Literacy > Illiterates > Aged over 65: Compares countries by number of illiterate individuals aged over 65. 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 25-29: 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 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 25-29: 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
  • Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged over 10 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. 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 25-29 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 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 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 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.
  • School enrollment > Primary > Female > % 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 > Female literates > Aged 20-24: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • Literacy > Male illiterates > Aged over 65: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • Literacy > Literates > Aged 30-34: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • Literacy > Male illiterates > Aged 20-24: 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 50-99 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.
  • Unemployment with secondary education, male > % of male unemployment: Unemployment with secondary education, male (% of male unemployment). Unemployment by level of educational attainment shows the unemployed by level of educational attainment, as a percentage of the unemployed. The levels of educational attainment accord with the International Standard Classification of Education 1997 of the United Nations Educational, Cultural, and Scientific Organization (UNESCO).
  • 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 > Literates > 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 > Literates > Aged 30-34 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Labor force with secondary education, female > % of female labor force: Labor force with secondary education, female (% of female labor force). Labor force with secondary education is the proportion of the labor force that has a secondary education, as a percentage of the total labor force.
  • Unemployment with secondary education, female > % of female unemployment: Unemployment with secondary education, female (% of female unemployment). Unemployment by level of educational attainment shows the unemployed by level of educational attainment, as a percentage of the unemployed. The levels of educational attainment accord with the International Standard Classification of Education 1997 of the United Nations Educational, Cultural, and Scientific Organization (UNESCO).
  • School enrollment > Primary > 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. 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.
  • Primary education > Teachers > % female: Female teachers as a percentage of total primary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers.
  • Primary completion rate > Total > % 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.
  • 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.
  • Participation > 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."
  • Participation > 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."
  • Participation > Total enrollment > Primary > % net: Total 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."
  • Persistence to grade 5 > Male > % 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.
  • School enrollment, primary, private > % of total primary: School enrollment, primary, private (% of total primary). Percentage of private enrolment. Primary is the enrolment in private primary schools expressed as a percentage of total enrolment (public and private) in primary 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.
  • Primary education, pupils > % female: Primary education, pupils (% female). Percentage of female students. Primary is the number of female students at the primary level expressed as a percentage of the total number of students (male and female) at the primary level in a given school year.
  • School enrollment, primary, female > % gross: School enrollment, primary, female (% gross). Gross enrolment ratio. Primary. Female is the total female enrollment in primary education, regardless of age, expressed as a percentage of the female 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.
  • Primary completion rate, total > % of relevant age group: Primary completion rate, total (% of relevant age group). Primary completion rate. Total is the total number of new entrants in the last grade of primary education, regardless of age, expressed as percentage of the total population of the theoretical entrance age to the last grade of primary. This indicator is also known as "gross intake rate to the last grade of primary." The ratio can exceed 100% due to over-aged and under-aged children who enter primary school late/early and/or repeat grades.
  • Gross intake ratio in first grade of primary education, female > % of relevant age group: Gross intake ratio in first grade of primary education, female (% 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.
  • Secondary education, general pupils > % female: Secondary education, general pupils (% female). Percentage of female students. Total secondary. General programmes is the number of female students enrolled in general programmes at the secondary education level expressed as a percentage of the total number of students (male and female) enrolled in general programmes at the secondary education level in a given school year.
  • Total enrollment, primary, male > % net: Total enrollment, primary, male (% 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.
  • Labor force with primary education, female > % of female labor force: Labor force with primary education, female (% of female labor force). Labor force with primary education is the proportion of the labor force that has a primary education, as a percentage of the total labor force.
  • Labor force with tertiary education > % of total: Labor force with tertiary education (% of total). Labor force with tertiary education is the proportion of labor force that has a tertiary education, as a percentage of the total labor force.
  • Services, etc., value added > Current US$ per capita: Services, etc., value added (current US$). Services correspond to ISIC divisions 50-99. They include value added in wholesale and retail trade (including hotels and restaurants), transport, and government, financial, professional, and personal services such as education, health care, and real estate services. Also included are imputed bank service charges, import duties, and any statistical discrepancies noted by national compilers as well as discrepancies arising from rescaling. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources. The industrial origin of value added is determined by the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC), revision 3. Data are in current U.S. dollars. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Services, etc., value added > Current US$, % of GDP: 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. Figures expressed as a proportion of GDP for the same year
  • Literacy > Literacy rate, youth male > % of males ages 15-24: Literacy rate, youth male (% of males ages 15-24). Youth (15-24) literacy rate (%). Male is the number of males age 15 to 24 years who can both read and write with understanding a short simple statement on their everyday life, divided by the male population in that age group. Generally, u2018literacyu2019 also encompasses u2018numeracyu2019, the ability to make simple arithmetic calculations.
  • Ratio of female to male secondary enrollment > %: 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.
  • Ratio of female to male primary enrollment > %: 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.
  • Literacy > Male 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 over 65 per thousand people: Compares countries by number of illiterate individuals aged over 65. 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.
  • Participation > School enrollment > Primary > % 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."
  • Participation > 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."
  • Participation > 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."
  • Adjusted savings > Education expenditure > % of GNI: Education expenditure refers to the current operating expenditures in education, including wages and salaries and excluding capital investments in buildings and equipment.
  • Public spending on education > Total > % of GDP: 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.
  • 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.
STAT Cuba Sri Lanka HISTORY
Adult literacy rate > Total 99.8
Ranked 2nd. 10% more than Sri Lanka
90.56
Ranked 55th.

Children out of school, primary 28,025
Ranked 35th.
103,178
Ranked 36th. 4 times more than Cuba

Children out of school, primary per 1000 2.49
Ranked 43th.
4.94
Ranked 52nd. 99% more than Cuba

Children out of school, primary, female 12,879
Ranked 34th.
51,566
Ranked 33th. 4 times more than Cuba

College and university > Gender parity index 1.64
Ranked 10th.
1.83
Ranked 7th. 12% more than Cuba

College and university > Share of total education spending 34.83%
Ranked 6th. 96% more than Sri Lanka
17.76%
Ranked 29th.

Compulsary education duration 9
Ranked 61st. The same as Sri Lanka
9
Ranked 80th.

Government spending on education > Proportion of GDP 12.86%
Ranked 1st. 6 times more than Sri Lanka
2%
Ranked 59th.

High school enrolment rate 98.5
Ranked 3rd. 1% more than Sri Lanka
97.84
Ranked 36th.

Literacy > Total population 97%
Ranked 48th. 5% more than Sri Lanka
92.3%
Ranked 73th.

Primary education, duration > Years 6
Ranked 57th. 20% more than Sri Lanka
5
Ranked 146th.

Primary education, teachers per 1000 7.87
Ranked 9th. 2 times more than Sri Lanka
3.46
Ranked 99th.

Pupil-teacher ratio, primary 9.06
Ranked 72nd.
24.07
Ranked 57th. 3 times more than Cuba

Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary 8.43
Ranked 39th.
17.26
Ranked 36th. 2 times more than Cuba

Secondary education, duration > Years 6
Ranked 105th.
8
Ranked 3rd. 33% more than Cuba

Literacy > Female 96.9%
Ranked 45th. 8% more than Sri Lanka
90%
Ranked 74th.

Children out of school, primary, female per 1000 1.14
Ranked 44th.
2.47
Ranked 49th. 2 times more than Cuba

College and university > Gender ratio 168.65
Ranked 11th. 4 times more than Sri Lanka
47.6
Ranked 61st.

Child care (preschool) > Duration 3
Ranked 52nd. 3 times more than Sri Lanka
1
Ranked 192nd.

Secondary education > Teachers > Per capita 7.53 per 1,000 people
Ranked 14th. 23% more than Sri Lanka
6.14 per 1,000 people
Ranked 57th.

Duration of compulsory education 9 years
Ranked 78th. The same as Sri Lanka
9 years
Ranked 64th.
Secondary education, pupils 784,466
Ranked 24th.
2.57 million
Ranked 30th. 3 times more than Cuba

College and university > Private school share 0.0
Ranked 41st.
0.0
Ranked 99th.

Girls to boys ratio > Primary level enrolment 0.95
Ranked 102nd.
0.99
Ranked 44th. 4% more than Cuba

Literacy > Adult literacy 99.8%
Ranked 1st. 9% more than Sri Lanka
91.5%
Ranked 50th.
Primary education, pupils 803,194
Ranked 41st.
1.74 million
Ranked 54th. 2 times more than Cuba

Primary education, teachers 88,699
Ranked 17th. 23% more than Sri Lanka
72,114
Ranked 37th.

Adult literacy rate > Female 99.8
Ranked 2nd. 12% more than Sri Lanka
89.07
Ranked 56th.

Tertiary enrollment 24.2%
Ranked 50th. 5 times more than Sri Lanka
5.1%
Ranked 9th.
High school > Gender ratio 99.49
Ranked 60th.
101.72
Ranked 64th. 2% more than Cuba

Compulsary education starting age 6
Ranked 39th. 20% more than Sri Lanka
5
Ranked 144th.

Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary per million 0.748
Ranked 35th.
0.827
Ranked 73th. 11% more than Cuba

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 77th.
4
Ranked 5th. 33% more than Cuba

Literacy > Male 97.2%
Ranked 48th. 3% more than Sri Lanka
94.8%
Ranked 66th.

High school > Private school share 0.0
Ranked 63th.
7.12%
Ranked 89th.

Spending > Proportion 13.18
Ranked 1st. 5 times more than Sri Lanka
2.55
Ranked 137th.

Pupil-teacher ratio > Primary 10.31
Ranked 92nd.
22.5
Ranked 73th. 2 times more than Cuba

Child care (preschool) > Starting age 3
Ranked 110th.
4
Ranked 15th. 33% more than Cuba

High school repeaters > Male 0.75
Ranked 80th.
0.89
Ranked 80th. 19% more than Cuba

Literacy rates > Aged 15-24 100%
Ranked 1st. 5% more than Sri Lanka
95.6%
Ranked 17th.

Preschool enrollment rate 101.94
Ranked 77th. 1% more than Sri Lanka
101.43
Ranked 80th.

Tertiary > Students studying abroad 1,979.81
Ranked 154th.
16,932.32
Ranked 47th. 9 times more than Cuba

Primary completion rate 94
Ranked 54th.
97
Ranked 20th. 3% more than Cuba
Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level 235,997
Ranked 54th. 4 times more than Sri Lanka
63,660
Ranked 62nd.

Elementary (primary school) > Duration 6
Ranked 63th. 20% more than Sri Lanka
5
Ranked 155th.

Children out of school > Primary 18,866
Ranked 45th.
47,067
Ranked 46th. 2 times more than Cuba

Secondary education, teachers 93,067
Ranked 8th.
149,153
Ranked 20th. 60% more than Cuba

Secondary education, teachers per 1000 8.26
Ranked 8th. 16% more than Sri Lanka
7.15
Ranked 35th.

High school > Lower secondary school duration 3
Ranked 110th.
4
Ranked 19th. 33% more than Cuba

Children out of school, primary, male per 1000 1.34
Ranked 39th.
2.47
Ranked 50th. 84% more than Cuba

Secondary education, general pupils 574,195
Ranked 37th.
2.42 million
Ranked 27th. 4 times more than Cuba

Illiteracy rates by sex > Aged 15+ 3%
Ranked 107th.
7.7%
Ranked 85th. 3 times more than Cuba

High school > Gender parity index 0.988
Ranked 58th.
1.04
Ranked 32nd. 5% more than Cuba

Scientific and technical journal articles 264
Ranked 59th. 87% more than Sri Lanka
141
Ranked 74th.

College and university > Teachers > Proportion of teachers female 52%
Ranked 17th. 21% more than Sri Lanka
43%
Ranked 29th.
Tertiary > Students studying abroad proportion 0.298%
Ranked 123th.
7.29%
Ranked 45th. 24 times more than Cuba

Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level per 1000 21.05
Ranked 70th. 6 times more than Sri Lanka
3.51
Ranked 86th.

Elementary (primary school) > Starting age 6
Ranked 82nd. 20% more than Sri Lanka
5
Ranked 180th.

Children out of school, primary, male 15,146
Ranked 32nd.
51,612
Ranked 29th. 3 times more than Cuba

High school > Students per teacher 8.43
Ranked 39th.
17.26
Ranked 37th. 2 times more than Cuba

Secondary education > General pupils 668,881
Ranked 32nd.
2.11 million
Ranked 25th. 3 times more than Cuba
Secondary school starting age > Years 12
Ranked 64th. 20% more than Sri Lanka
10
Ranked 184th.

High school starting age > Years 12
Ranked 59th. 20% more than Sri Lanka
10
Ranked 160th.

Primary education > Teachers > Per capita 7.71 per 1,000 people
Ranked 12th. 2 times more than Sri Lanka
3.68 per 1,000 people
Ranked 98th.

Literacy > Female literates > Aged 15-19 per thousand people 35
Ranked 12th.
41.78
Ranked 10th. 19% more than Cuba
Education enrolment by level > Primary level 925,335
Ranked 77th.
1.7 million
Ranked 8th. 84% more than Cuba

High school > Population with at least high school education > Women 73.9%
Ranked 47th. 2% more than Sri Lanka
72.6%
Ranked 50th.

Elementary school graduate rate 95.56
Ranked 5th.
98.03
Ranked 19th. 3% more than Cuba

Literacy rate > People aged 15-24 100
Ranked 1st. 2% more than Sri Lanka
97.98
Ranked 49th.

Primary education, pupils per 1000 71.26
Ranked 68th.
83.16
Ranked 93th. 17% more than Cuba

Secondary education, pupils per 1000 69.6
Ranked 46th.
123.33
Ranked 8th. 77% more than Cuba

Girls to boys ratio > Tertiary level enrolment 1.72
Ranked 10th. 3 times more than Sri Lanka
0.55
Ranked 72nd.

Illiterate population by sex > Aged 15+ 269,400
Ranked 86th.
1.12 million
Ranked 53th. 4 times more than Cuba

Girls to boys ratio > Secondary level enrolment 1
Ranked 65th. The same as Sri Lanka
1
Ranked 84th.

Literacy > Female literates > Aged over 10 per thousand people 434.52
Ranked 5th. 29% more than Sri Lanka
337.29
Ranked 16th.
Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level > Per capita 21.09 per 1,000 people
Ranked 72nd. 6 times more than Sri Lanka
3.51 per 1,000 people
Ranked 87th.

Tertiary > Students studying abroad per thousand people 0.176
Ranked 181st.
0.811
Ranked 122nd. 5 times more than Cuba

Outcomes > Secondary education > Duration > Years 6
Ranked 90th.
8
Ranked 3rd. 33% more than Cuba

Teacher student ratio > High school 9.67
Ranked 85th.
19.52
Ranked 40th. 2 times more than Cuba

Children out of school > Primary per 1000 1.67
Ranked 64th.
2.42
Ranked 76th. 45% more than Cuba

High school repeaters > Female 0.37
Ranked 82nd.
0.54
Ranked 80th. 46% more than Cuba

Illiterate population by sex > Aged 15+ > Women 140,700
Ranked 88th.
714,900
Ranked 54th. 5 times more than Cuba

Teacher student ratio > Elementary school 9.61
Ranked 123th.
23.5
Ranked 53th. 2 times more than Cuba

Literacy rate > Females aged 15-24 100
Ranked 1st. 1% more than Sri Lanka
98.59
Ranked 45th.

Percentage of pupils starting grade 1 reaching grade 5 97%
Ranked 29th. 5% more than Sri Lanka
92.2%
Ranked 27th.

Elementary school > Enrolled students 871,444
Ranked 66th.
1.63 million
Ranked 50th. 87% more than Cuba

Primary education > Duration > Years 6 years
Ranked 58th. 20% more than Sri Lanka
5 years
Ranked 144th.

Services, etc., value added > Constant 2000 US$ per capita $3,164.74
Ranked 37th. 3 times more than Sri Lanka
$1,076.10
Ranked 62nd.

School enrolment rate > 1st grade 96.71
Ranked 92nd.
97.64
Ranked 86th. 1% more than Cuba

Secondary education, general pupils per 1000 50.94
Ranked 67th.
116.11
Ranked 6th. 2 times more than Cuba

Literacy > Literates > Aged 15-19 per thousand people 72.03
Ranked 12th.
84.32
Ranked 10th. 17% more than Cuba
High school > Lower secondary starting age 12
Ranked 66th. 20% more than Sri Lanka
10
Ranked 191st.

Elementary (primary) school) > Private school share 0.0
Ranked 85th.
2.97%
Ranked 106th.

Elementary school > Gender ratio 98.13
Ranked 73th.
100.21
Ranked 25th. 2% more than Cuba

High school enrolment rate > Female 98.46
Ranked 3rd.
98.54
Ranked 28th. The same as Cuba

Illiteracy rates by sex > Aged 15+ > Women 3.1%
Ranked 109th.
10.1%
Ranked 82nd. 3 times more than Cuba

Education enrolment ratio > Net > Primary level 98%
Ranked 30th. 1% more than Sri Lanka
97%
Ranked 42nd.

Duration of education > Secondary level 6
Ranked 85th.
8
Ranked 3rd. 33% more than Cuba
Public spending per student > Tertiary level 101.7
Ranked 6th. 21% more than Sri Lanka
84.2
Ranked 8th.
Primary education > Pupils 895,045
Ranked 48th.
1.61 million
Ranked 56th. 80% more than Cuba

High school > Population with at least high school education > Men 80.4%
Ranked 44th. 6% more than Sri Lanka
75.5%
Ranked 55th.

Literacy rate > Males aged 15-24 100
Ranked 1st. 3% more than Sri Lanka
97.33
Ranked 53th.

Education enrolment by level > Percentage girls > Tertiary level 56.16%
Ranked 40th. 28% more than Sri Lanka
44%
Ranked 70th.

Education enrolment by level > Secondary level > Per capita 83.81 per 1,000 people
Ranked 84th.
120.51 per 1,000 people
Ranked 1st. 44% more than Cuba

Secondary education, vocational pupils 210,271
Ranked 14th. 39% more than Sri Lanka
150,783
Ranked 43th.

Elementary (primary) school > Students per teacher 9.06
Ranked 72nd.
24.07
Ranked 57th. 3 times more than Cuba

Elementary (primary) school > Trained teachers > Both sexes 100%
Ranked 9th. 21% more than Sri Lanka
82.39%
Ranked 42nd.

Spending on education > Proportion spent on all staff salaries 59.18%
Ranked 69th.
88.36%
Ranked 10th. 49% more than Cuba

Secondary education > Teachers 84,827
Ranked 13th.
119,491
Ranked 30th. 41% more than Cuba

School enrolment rate > 5th grade 95.98
Ranked 5th.
98.03
Ranked 16th. 2% more than Cuba

Education enrolment by level > Secondary level 938,047
Ranked 60th.
2.32 million
Ranked 3rd. 2 times more than Cuba

Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 30-34 per thousand people 0.0434
Ranked 14th.
5.32
Ranked 7th. 123 times more than Cuba
Scientific and technical journal articles per million 23.48
Ranked 61st. 3 times more than Sri Lanka
7.35
Ranked 78th.

Duration of education > Primary level 6
Ranked 55th. 20% more than Sri Lanka
5
Ranked 132nd.
Women to men parity index > As ratio of literacy rates > Aged 15-24 1
Ranked 4th.
1.01
Ranked 5th. 1% more than Cuba

Participation > Ratio of girls to boys in primary and secondary education 98.79%
Ranked 71st.
103.53%
Ranked 19th. 5% more than Cuba

Participation > Children out of school > Elementary 4,202
Ranked 85th.
8,387
Ranked 72nd. Twice as much as Cuba

Illiterate population by sex > Aged 15+ per 1000 23.96
Ranked 104th.
58.57
Ranked 79th. 2 times more than Cuba

Education enrolment by level > Percentage girls > Primary level 47.74%
Ranked 125th.
49.05%
Ranked 2nd. 3% more than Cuba

Progression to secondary school 98.53%
Ranked 15th. 2% more than Sri Lanka
97.01%
Ranked 46th.
Literacy rates > Aged 15-24 > Women 100%
Ranked 1st. 4% more than Sri Lanka
96.1%
Ranked 16th.

Children out of school > Primary > Per capita 1.67 per 1,000 people
Ranked 66th.
2.42 per 1,000 people
Ranked 77th. 44% more than Cuba

Literacy > Literates > Aged 15-19 807,630
Ranked 7th.
1.58 million
Ranked 9th. 96% more than Cuba
Education enrolment ratio > Net > Primary level > Women 97%
Ranked 40th.
98%
Ranked 31st. 1% more than Cuba

High school > Upper secondary starting age 15
Ranked 96th. 7% more than Sri Lanka
14
Ranked 168th.

Elementary school starting age > Years 6
Ranked 76th. 20% more than Sri Lanka
5
Ranked 155th.

Elementary school repeaters > All 0.54
Ranked 95th.
0.82
Ranked 85th. 52% more than Cuba

Secondary education > General pupils > Per capita 59.35 per 1,000 people
Ranked 68th.
121.97 per 1,000 people
Ranked 7th. 2 times more than Cuba
Illiteracy rates by sex > Aged 15+ > Men 2.9%
Ranked 104th.
5.2%
Ranked 91st. 79% more than Cuba

Education enrolment by level > Primary level > Per capita 0.083 per capita
Ranked 122nd.
0.088 per capita
Ranked 7th. 6% more than Cuba

Education enrolment by level > Primary level per 1000 82.53
Ranked 122nd.
88.77
Ranked 7th. 8% more than Cuba

Education enrolment ratio > Net > Primary level > Men 99%
Ranked 19th. The same as Sri Lanka
99%
Ranked 21st.

Literacy rates > Aged 15-24 > Men 100%
Ranked 1st. 5% more than Sri Lanka
95.1%
Ranked 18th.

Pupils-teacher ratio > Primary level 10.7
Ranked 131st.
27.8
Ranked 3rd. 3 times more than Cuba
Elementary (primary school) > Teachers > Proportion of teachers female 78%
Ranked 43th.
85%
Ranked 30th. 9% more than Cuba
Primary education > Teachers 86,827
Ranked 20th. 21% more than Sri Lanka
71,669
Ranked 42nd.

Education enrolment by level > Percentage girls > Secondary level 48.31%
Ranked 104th.
50.61%
Ranked 1st. 5% more than Cuba

Literacy > Literates > Aged over 10 per thousand people 867.08
Ranked 4th. 28% more than Sri Lanka
678.98
Ranked 14th.
Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 10-14 0.0
Ranked 14th.
97,722
Ranked 6th.
Outcomes > Primary education > Duration > Years 6
Ranked 53th. 20% more than Sri Lanka
5
Ranked 133th.

Primary education > Teachers per 1000 7.69
Ranked 11th. 2 times more than Sri Lanka
3.69
Ranked 98th.

Literacy > Men above 14 years 99.8%
Ranked 1st. 8% more than Sri Lanka
92.3%
Ranked 15th.
Children out of school > Primary > Female > Per capita 1.2 per 1,000 people
Ranked 61st. 78% more than Sri Lanka
0.674 per 1,000 people
Ranked 90th.
Female enrolment share > Primary level 47.7%
Ranked 106th.
48.5%
Ranked 10th. 2% more than Cuba
Services, etc., value added > Constant 2000 US$ $35.69 billion
Ranked 32nd. 63% more than Sri Lanka
$21.87 billion
Ranked 33th.

Primary school starting age > Years 6
Ranked 82nd. 20% more than Sri Lanka
5
Ranked 177th.

High school > Share of total education spending 29.11%
Ranked 69th.
51.45%
Ranked 2nd. 77% more than Cuba

Elementary (primary) school) > Proportion spent on all staff salaries 80.15%
Ranked 52nd.
90%
Ranked 17th. 12% more than Cuba

Participation > Secondary education > General pupils 637,177
Ranked 53th.
2.3 million
Ranked 28th. 4 times more than Cuba

Secondary education > Teachers per 1000 7.51
Ranked 14th. 22% more than Sri Lanka
6.15
Ranked 56th.

Secondary education > General pupils per 1000 59.23
Ranked 64th.
121.97
Ranked 8th. 2 times more than Cuba
Ratio of female to male primary enrollment 95.36
Ranked 62nd.
98.78
Ranked 66th. 4% more than Cuba

Children out of school > Primary > Male 5,341
Ranked 45th.
9,353
Ranked 57th. 75% more than Cuba
Elementary (primary) school > Gender parity index 0.982
Ranked 63th.
0.987
Ranked 56th. About the same as Cuba

Female enrolment share > Secondary level 50%
Ranked 51st.
50.8%
Ranked 3rd. 2% more than Cuba
Post-Secondary Non-Tertiary > Teachers > Women 105
Ranked 6th.
354
Ranked 15th. 3 times more than Cuba
Private school enrolment > Secondary level 0.0
Ranked 92nd.
2.1
Ranked 22nd.
Education enrolment by level > Secondary level per 1000 83.66
Ranked 88th.
121.01
Ranked 1st. 45% more than Cuba

Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 20-24 488
Ranked 13th.
75,845
Ranked 5th. 155 times more than Cuba
Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 15-19 per thousand people 0.0148
Ranked 14th.
3.29
Ranked 10th. 222 times more than Cuba
Literacy > Female literates > Aged 15-19 392,452
Ranked 8th.
785,373
Ranked 9th. Twice as much as Cuba
Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged 25-29 per thousand people 0.0166
Ranked 14th.
2.05
Ranked 8th. 124 times more than Cuba
Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 25-29 per thousand people 0.0435
Ranked 14th.
4.26
Ranked 7th. 98 times more than Cuba
Primary completion rate > Women 93
Ranked 57th.
96
Ranked 16th. 3% more than Cuba
Elementary school repeaters > Male 0.7
Ranked 92nd.
0.99
Ranked 86th. 41% more than Cuba

Elementary school repeaters > Female 0.36
Ranked 97th.
0.66
Ranked 84th. 83% more than Cuba

Percentage of pupils starting grade 1 reaching grade 5 > Men 96.1%
Ranked 28th. 5% more than Sri Lanka
91.8%
Ranked 22nd.

Children out of school > Primary > Male > Per capita 0.474 per 1,000 people
Ranked 63th.
0.486 per 1,000 people
Ranked 93th. 3% more than Cuba
Elementary school teachers 90,677
Ranked 35th. 31% more than Sri Lanka
69,436
Ranked 41st.

High school teachers 89,495
Ranked 25th.
119,491
Ranked 31st. 34% more than Cuba

High school enrolment rate > Male 98.53
Ranked 5th. 1% more than Sri Lanka
97.16
Ranked 36th.

Literacy > Women above 14 years 99.8%
Ranked 1st. 12% more than Sri Lanka
89.1%
Ranked 15th.
Gender ratio > Literacy rate of 15-24 year-olds 1%
Ranked 4th.
1.01%
Ranked 5th. 1% more than Cuba
Illiterate population by sex > Aged 15+ > Per capita 24.01 per 1,000 people
Ranked 107th.
58.33 per 1,000 people
Ranked 81st. 2 times more than Cuba

Illiterate population by sex > Aged 15+ > Women per 1000 12.51
Ranked 105th.
37.29
Ranked 79th. 3 times more than Cuba

Participation > Secondary education > Pupils 937,493
Ranked 47th.
2.33 million
Ranked 36th. 2 times more than Cuba

Primary completion rate > Men 95
Ranked 43th.
98
Ranked 11th. 3% more than Cuba
Ratio of female to male secondary enrollment 100.5
Ranked 42nd. About the same as Sri Lanka
100.19
Ranked 76th.

Primary education > Pupils per 1000 79.26
Ranked 91st.
82.96
Ranked 116th. 5% more than Cuba

Progression to secondary level 94
Ranked 18th. 7% more than Sri Lanka
88
Ranked 19th.
Pupils reaching grade 5 95.3
Ranked 22nd. 14% more than Sri Lanka
83.3
Ranked 11th.
Primary education > Pupils > % female 47.76% female
Ranked 69th.
49.05% female
Ranked 23th. 3% more than Cuba

High school teachers > % female 54.54%
Ranked 57th.
63.16%
Ranked 37th. 16% more than Cuba

Participation > School enrollment > Secondary > % gross 91.42%
Ranked 49th. 5% more than Sri Lanka
87%
Ranked 66th.

Participation > School enrollment > Secondary > Male > % gross 91.65%
Ranked 46th. 6% more than Sri Lanka
86.28%
Ranked 67th.

Efficiency > Net intake rate in grade 1 > % of official school-age population 96.59%
Ranked 7th.
99.81%
Ranked 1st. 3% more than Cuba

Efficiency > Net intake rate in grade 1 > Female > % of official school-age population 97.54%
Ranked 4th.
100%
Ranked 1st. 3% more than Cuba

Elementary school graduate rate > Male 95.58
Ranked 4th.
97.95
Ranked 17th. 2% more than Cuba

Efficiency > Net intake rate in grade 1 > Male > % of official school-age population 95.7%
Ranked 6th.
99.62%
Ranked 2nd. 4% more than Cuba

Elementary school > Enrolled students > % female 48.04%
Ranked 99th.
49.08%
Ranked 25th. 2% more than Cuba

Elementary school teachers > % female 76.56%
Ranked 62nd.
84.96%
Ranked 37th. 11% more than Cuba

Participation > School enrollment > Secondary > Female > % gross 91.18%
Ranked 53th. 4% more than Sri Lanka
87.76%
Ranked 68th.

Participation > Secondary education > General pupils > % female 51.29%
Ranked 34th.
51.3%
Ranked 33th. The same as Cuba

Participation > Secondary education > Pupils > % female 48.58%
Ranked 72nd.
49.45%
Ranked 63th. 2% more than Cuba

Literacy > Illiterates > Aged over 65 9,731
Ranked 5th.
246,381
Ranked 3rd. 25 times more than Cuba
Literacy > Male literates > Aged 25-29 456,523
Ranked 6th.
619,119
Ranked 7th. 36% more than Cuba
Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 25-29 488
Ranked 12th.
80,049
Ranked 5th. 164 times more than Cuba
Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged over 10 per thousand people 0.832
Ranked 14th.
38.78
Ranked 10th. 47 times more than Cuba
Participation > School enrollment > Tertiary > Male > % gross 91.16%
Ranked 1st. 21 times more than Sri Lanka
4.42%
Ranked 57th.

Literacy > Male literates > Aged 25-29 per thousand people 40.72
Ranked 2nd. 24% more than Sri Lanka
32.94
Ranked 18th.
Literacy > Illiterates > Aged over 10 per thousand people 1.59
Ranked 14th.
66.16
Ranked 10th. 42 times more than Cuba
School enrollment > Primary > Female > % net 96.28% net
Ranked 10th.
98.37% net
Ranked 14th. 2% more than Cuba
Literacy > Female literates > Aged 20-24 321,987
Ranked 8th.
757,899
Ranked 8th. 2 times more than Cuba
Literacy > Male illiterates > Aged over 65 4,664
Ranked 5th.
67,998
Ranked 5th. 15 times more than Cuba
Literacy > Literates > Aged 30-34 1.08 million
Ranked 5th.
1.19 million
Ranked 7th. 11% more than Cuba
Literacy > Male illiterates > Aged 20-24 237
Ranked 13th.
40,906
Ranked 6th. 173 times more than Cuba
Services, etc., value added > % of GDP 74.48%
Ranked 17th. 30% more than Sri Lanka
57.46%
Ranked 55th.

Unemployment with secondary education, male > % of male unemployment 46.9%
Ranked 39th. 2 times more than Sri Lanka
21.7%
Ranked 74th.

Public spending on education, total > % of GDP 12.86%
Ranked 1st. 6 times more than Sri Lanka
2%
Ranked 58th.

Literacy > Literates > Aged 25-29 per thousand people 79.82
Ranked 2nd. 19% more than Sri Lanka
67.06
Ranked 17th.
Literacy > Literates > Aged 30-34 per thousand people 95.98
Ranked 1st. 52% more than Sri Lanka
63.31
Ranked 17th.
Labor force with secondary education, female > % of female labor force 56.8%
Ranked 16th. 4 times more than Sri Lanka
15.9%
Ranked 74th.

Unemployment with secondary education, female > % of female unemployment 50.3%
Ranked 30th. 2 times more than Sri Lanka
23.7%
Ranked 78th.

School enrollment > Primary > Female > % gross 99.37% gross
Ranked 63th.
101.11% gross
Ranked 88th. 2% more than Cuba

Primary education > Teachers > % female 77.66% female
Ranked 29th.
78.89% female
Ranked 53th. 2% more than Cuba

Illiterate population by sex > Aged 15+ > Men 128,700
Ranked 83th.
390,400
Ranked 59th. 3 times more than Cuba

Primary completion rate > Total > % of relevant age group 93.77%
Ranked 35th. 2% more than Sri Lanka
91.86%
Ranked 24th.

School enrollment > Tertiary > Male > % gross 45.54% gross
Ranked 6th. 8 times more than Sri Lanka
5.54% gross
Ranked 70th.
Participation > School enrollment > Tertiary > % gross 121.51%
Ranked 1st. 26 times more than Sri Lanka
4.68%
Ranked 79th.

Participation > School enrollment > Tertiary > Female > % gross 153.74%
Ranked 1st. 73 times more than Sri Lanka
2.1%
Ranked 61st.

Participation > Total enrollment > Primary > % net 99.51%
Ranked 9th. The same as Sri Lanka
99.48%
Ranked 10th.

Persistence to grade 5 > Male > % of cohort 96.3%
Ranked 9th. 5% more than Sri Lanka
91.81%
Ranked 24th.
School enrollment, primary, private > % of total primary 0.0
Ranked 99th.
2.97%
Ranked 104th.

Primary education, pupils > % female 48.14%
Ranked 52nd.
48.79%
Ranked 47th. 1% more than Cuba

School enrollment, primary, female > % gross 98.61%
Ranked 55th. 1% more than Sri Lanka
97.58%
Ranked 109th.

Primary completion rate, total > % of relevant age group 95.61%
Ranked 35th.
99.99%
Ranked 36th. 5% more than Cuba

Gross intake ratio in first grade of primary education, female > % of relevant age group 91.28%
Ranked 64th.
95.25%
Ranked 105th. 4% more than Cuba

Secondary education, general pupils > % female 52.61%
Ranked 7th. 4% more than Sri Lanka
50.53%
Ranked 48th.

Total enrollment, primary, male > % net 96.36%
Ranked 19th. 2% more than Sri Lanka
94.21%
Ranked 57th.

Labor force with primary education, female > % of female labor force 23.3%
Ranked 35th.
61.4%
Ranked 2nd. 3 times more than Cuba

Labor force with tertiary education > % of total 14.5%
Ranked 70th.
16.8%
Ranked 59th. 16% more than Cuba

Services, etc., value added > Current US$ per capita $3,741.93
Ranked 47th. 2 times more than Sri Lanka
$1,679.68
Ranked 67th.

Services, etc., value added > Current US$, % of GDP 61.7%
Ranked 38th. 7% more than Sri Lanka
57.46%
Ranked 33th.

Literacy > Literacy rate, youth male > % of males ages 15-24 99.99%
Ranked 3rd. 2% more than Sri Lanka
97.69%
Ranked 17th.

Ratio of female to male secondary enrollment > % 100.49%
Ranked 28th.
103.23%
Ranked 36th. 3% more than Cuba

Ratio of female to male primary enrollment > % 98.62%
Ranked 31st. 1% more than Sri Lanka
97.9%
Ranked 87th.

Literacy > Male illiterates > Aged 25-29 per thousand people 0.0269
Ranked 14th.
2.21
Ranked 7th. 82 times more than Cuba
Literacy > Illiterates > Aged over 65 per thousand people 0.868
Ranked 5th.
13.11
Ranked 8th. 15 times more than Cuba
Participation > School enrollment > Primary > % net 98.76%
Ranked 9th.
99.48%
Ranked 4th. 1% more than Cuba

Participation > School enrollment > Primary > Male > % gross 102.88%
Ranked 80th. 2% more than Sri Lanka
101.32%
Ranked 87th.

Participation > School enrollment > Primary > Male > % net 98.8%
Ranked 13th.
99.14%
Ranked 9th. About the same as Cuba

Adjusted savings > Education expenditure > % of GNI 8.09% of GNI
Ranked 4th. 3 times more than Sri Lanka
2.55% of GNI
Ranked 139th.

Public spending on education > Total > % of GDP 9.77%
Ranked 3rd. 3 times more than Sri Lanka
3.05%
Ranked 87th.

School enrollment > Secondary > Male > % gross 93.45% gross
Ranked 14th. 13% more than Sri Lanka
82.43% gross
Ranked 82nd.

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