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  • Average years of schooling of adults: Average years of schooling of adults is the years of formal schooling received, on average, by adults over age 15. (Data Source: Barro-Lee Data Set www.worldbank.org/html/prdmg/grthweb/ddbarle2.htm)
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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).
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Spending > USD: Education expenditure refers to the current operating expenditures in education, including wages and salaries and excluding capital investments in buildings and equipment."
  • High school > Private school share: Percentage of secondary students who attend a private school.
  • Spending > Proportion: Education expenditure refers to the current operating expenditures in education, including wages and salaries and excluding capital investments in buildings and equipment. Expressed as a proportion of GNI."
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Child care (preschool) > Students per teacher: Number of students per teacher for pre-primary (preschool) education.
  • High school > Lower secondary school duration: Number of years students study at the lower secondary (middle school) level.
  • Children out of school, primary, male per 1000: Children out of school, primary, male. 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.
  • Spending per student > High school: Public expenditure per student is the public current spending on education divided by the total number of students by level, as a percentage of GDP per capita. Public expenditure (current and capital) includes government spending on educational institutions (both public and private), education administration as well as subsidies for private entities (students/households and other privates entities)."
  • Secondary education, general pupils: Secondary education, general pupils. Enrolment in total secondary. Public and private. General programmes. Total is the total number of students enrolled in general programmes at public and private secondary education institutions.
  • High school > Gender parity index: Country's gender parity index for secondary level enrollment. For countries with a rating of over 1, more females are enrolled while countries with a rating under 1 have more males enrolled.
  • Scientific and technical journal articles: Scientific and technical journal articles refer to the number of scientific and engineering articles published in the following fields: physics, biology, chemistry, mathematics, clinical medicine, biomedical research, engineering and technology, and earth and space sciences.
  • College and university > Teachers > Proportion of teachers female: Percentage of country's college and university professors that are female.
  • Tertiary > Students studying abroad proportion: The number of students from a given country studying abroad in a given year, expressed as a percentage of total tertiary enrollment in that country. Ratios greater than 100 % are possible, because those currently studying abroad do not count towards total enrollment.
  • Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Scouting > Genders admitted: Admits boys/girls.
  • 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.
  • Spending per student > Elementary school: Public expenditure per student is the public current spending on education divided by the total number of students by level, as a percentage of GDP per capita. Public expenditure (current and capital) includes government spending on educational institutions (both public and private), education administration as well as subsidies for private entities (students/households and other privates entities)."
  • Secondary 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.
  • 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.
  • Public spending per student > Primary level: Public expenditure per student, primary level is the total reported current spending by the government on primary education, divided by the total number of pupils in primary education, expressed as a percentage of per capita GDP.
  • Secondary education, pupils per 1000: Secondary education, pupils. Enrolment in total secondary. Public and private. All programmes. Total is the total number of students enrolled at public and private secondary education institutions. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Primary education, pupils per 1000: Primary education, pupils. Enrolment in primary. Public and private. All programmes. Total is the total number of students enrolled in public and private primary education institutions. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • 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.
  • Inequality adjusted index: Inequality-adjusted Human Development Index.
  • 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).
  • Proportion of education spending on teachers' salaries: Percentage of public education funding for all levels that goes to teachers' salaries.
  • 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.
  • Elementary (primary) school) > Private school share: Percentage of primary students who attend a private school.
  • High school > Lower secondary starting age: Average age at which students begin lower secondary (middle school) education.
  • Elementary school > Gender ratio: Ratio of female to male primary enrollment is the percentage of girls to boys enrolled at primary level in public and private schools.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Public spending per student > Secondary level: Public expenditure per student, secondary level is the total reported current spending by the government on secondary education, divided by the total number of pupils in secondary education, expressed as a percentage of per capita GDP.
  • 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.
  • 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 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Education enrolment by level > Primary level > Per capita: Per capita figures expressed per 1 population.
  • 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.
  • Private school enrolment > Primary level: Private sector enrolment share, primary level is the share of primary school pupils who attend a privately managed school, regardless of whether or not the school receives subsidies from the government.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Scouting > Members: Members of boy or girl scout groups which are members of the World Organization of the Scout Movement (WOSM).
  • High school > Share of total education spending: Percentage of government education funding that goes to secondary education.
  • Elementary (primary) school > Proportion of education spending on teachers' salaries: Percentage of public funding for primary education that goes to teachers' salaries.
  • Elementary (primary) school) > Proportion spent on all staff salaries: Percentage of public funding for primary education that goes to school staff salaries.
  • High school> Proportion of education spending on teachers' salaries: Percentage of public funding for secondary education that goes to teachers' salaries.
  • Enrolment ratio > Secondary level: Net enrolment ratio, secondary level, is the ratio of the number of children of official secondary school age enrolled in school to the number of children of official secondary school age in the population.
  • 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.
  • Scouting > Members per thousand people: Membership (from 2012). Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Elementary school repeaters > Female: Repeaters in primary school are the number of students enrolled in the same grade as in the previous year, as a percentage of all students enrolled in primary school."
  • Elementary school 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."
  • 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.
  • High school teachers: Secondary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers.
  • Elementary school teachers: Primary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers.
  • Participation > Secondary education > Pupils: Secondary education pupils is the total number of pupils 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.
  • 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.
  • Pupils-teacher ratio > Secondary level: Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary level is the average number of pupils per teacher in secondary education. Cross-country comparisons may be affected by such factors as the composition of teachers by part- and full-time employment.
  • School enrolment rate > 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."
  • School enrolment rate > 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."
  • School enrolment rate > 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.
  • School enrolment rate > 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.
  • Participation > School enrollment > Secondary > 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. 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."
  • Literacy and Attainment > Educational attainment: completed tertiary > Tertiary > Population 25+ years > % > Over 24 year olds: Percentage of population older than 24 years that has completed tertiary education.
  • Primary education, teachers > % female: Primary education, teachers (% female). Percentage female teachers. Primary is the number of female teachers at the primary level expressed as a percentage of the total number of teachers (male and female) at the primary level in a given school year. 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.
  • Tertiary education, teachers > % female: Tertiary education, teachers (% female). Percentage female teachers. Tertiary is the number of female teachers at the tertiary level expressed as a percentage of the total number of teachers (male and female) at the tertiary level in a given school year. 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.
  • Public spending on education, total > % of government expenditure: Public spending on education, total (% of government expenditure). Public expenditure on education as % of total government expenditure is the total public education expenditure (current and capital) expressed as a percentage of total government expenditure for all sectors in a given financial year. Public education expenditure includes government spending on educational institutions (both public and private), education administration, and subsidies for private entities (students/households and other privates entities).
  • Unemployment with primary education, male > % of male unemployment: Unemployment with primary 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).
  • Labor force with tertiary education, male > % of male labor force: Labor force with tertiary education, male (% of male labor force). Labor force with tertiary education is the proportion of labor force that has a tertiary education, as a percentage of the total labor force.
  • Unemployment with tertiary education, female > % of female unemployment: Unemployment with tertiary 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).
  • Unemployment with tertiary education, male > % of male unemployment: Unemployment with tertiary 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).
  • 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.
  • Expenditure per student > Secondary > % of GDP per capita: Public expenditure per student is the public current spending on education divided by the total number of students by level, as a percentage of GDP per capita.
  • Government spending on education > % of GDP: Public expenditure on education consists of current and capital public expenditure on education includes government spending on educational institutions (both public and private), education administration as well as subsidies for private entities (students/households and other privates entities)."
  • Participation > 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."
  • Government spending on education > % of government spending: Public expenditure on education consists of current and capital public expenditure on education includes government spending on educational institutions (both public and private), education administration as well as subsidies for private entities (students/households and other privates entities)."
  • Participation > 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."
  • Ratio of girls to boys in primary and secondary education > %: 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.
  • School enrollment, preprimary, female > % gross: School enrollment, preprimary, female (% gross). Gross enrolment ratio. Pre-primary. Female is the total female enrollment in pre-primary education, regardless of age, expressed as a percentage of the total female population of official pre-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.
  • School enrollment, preprimary, male > % gross: School enrollment, preprimary, male (% gross). Gross enrolment ratio. Pre-primary. Male is the total male enrollment in pre-primary education, regardless of age, expressed as a percentage of the total male population of official pre-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.
  • Secondary education, pupils > % female: Secondary education, pupils (% female). Percentage of female students. Total secondary. All programmes is the number of female students enrolled in all secondary education programmes expressed as a percentage of the total number of students (male and female) enrolled at the secondary education level in a given school year.
  • Expenditure per student, primary > % of GDP per capita: Expenditure per student, primary (% of GDP per capita). Public expenditure per pupil as a % of GDP per capita. Primary is the total public expenditure per student in primary education as a percentage of GDP per capita. Public expenditure (current and capital) includes government spending on educational institutions (both public and private), education administration as well as subsidies for private entities (students/households and other privates entities).
  • 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.
  • Adjusted savings: education expenditure > % of GNI: 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.
  • Ratio of female to male tertiary enrollment > %: Ratio of female to male tertiary enrollment (%). Ratio of female to male tertiary enrollment is the percentage of men to women enrolled at tertiary level in public and private schools.
  • Persistence to last grade of primary, total > % of cohort: Persistence to last grade of primary, total (% of cohort). Survival rate to last grade of primary. Total is the share of children enrolled in the first grade of primary school who eventually reach the last grade of primary. The estimate is calculated on the basis of the reconstructed cohort method, which uses data on enrolment and repeaters for two consecutive years.
  • School enrollment > 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.
  • School enrollment, primary, male > % net: School enrollment, primary, male (% net). Net enrolment rate. Primary. Male is the ratio of male children of the official primary school age who are enrolled in primary school to the male population of the official primary school age.
  • Persistence to last grade of primary, female > % of cohort: Persistence to last grade of primary, female (% of cohort). Survival rate to last grade of primary. Female is the share of female children enrolled in the first grade of primary school who eventually reach the last grade of primary. The estimate is calculated on the basis of the reconstructed cohort method, which uses data on enrolment and repeaters for two consecutive years.
  • Repeaters, primary, male > % of male enrollment: Repeaters, primary, male (% of male enrollment). Percentage of repeaters in primary. All grades. Male is the number of male students enrolled in the same grade as in the previous year, as a percentage of all male students enrolled in primary school. It is calculated by dividing the sum of male repeaters in all grades of primary education by the total male enrolment of primary education and multiplying the result by 100.
  • School enrollment, secondary, female > % gross: School enrollment, secondary, female (% gross). Gross enrolment ratio. Secondary. All programmes. Female is the total female enrollment in secondary education, regardless of age, expressed as a percentage of the female population of official secondary 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.
  • School enrollment, secondary, male > % net: School enrollment, secondary, male (% net). Net enrolment rate. Secondary. All programmes. Male is the ratio of male children of the official secondary school age who are enrolled in secondary school to the male population of the official secondary school age.
  • Secondary education, teachers, female: Secondary education, teachers, female. Teaching staff in total secondary. Public and private. Full and part-time. All programmes. Female is the total number of female 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.
  • Post-Secondary Non-Tertiary > Teachers > Women per million people: 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. Figures expressed per million people for the same year.
  • Secondary education, teachers > % female: Secondary education, teachers (% female). Percentage female teachers. Secondary is the number of female teachers at the secondary level expressed as a percentage of the total number of teachers (male and female) at the secondary level in a given school year. 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.
STAT Dominican Republic United States HISTORY
Average years of schooling of adults 4.9
Ranked 69th.
12
Ranked 1st. 2 times more than Dominican Republic
Children out of school, primary 113,092
Ranked 30th.
1.76 million
Ranked 3rd. 16 times more than Dominican Republic

Children out of school, primary per 1000 11.14
Ranked 32nd. 98% more than United States
5.64
Ranked 47th.

Children out of school, primary, female 62,367
Ranked 27th.
780,465
Ranked 3rd. 13 times more than Dominican Republic

College and university > Gender parity index 1.59
Ranked 17th. 13% more than United States
1.41
Ranked 33th.

College and university > Share of total education spending 14.54%
Ranked 68th.
25.65%
Ranked 26th. 76% more than Dominican Republic

Compulsary education duration 9
Ranked 78th.
12
Ranked 14th. 33% more than Dominican Republic

Government spending on education > Proportion of GDP 2.19%
Ranked 104th.
5.62%
Ranked 39th. 3 times more than Dominican Republic

Literacy > Female 84.8%
Ranked 86th.
99%
Ranked 17th. 17% more than Dominican Republic

Literacy > Total population 84.7%
Ranked 99th.
99%
Ranked 20th. 17% more than Dominican Republic

Primary education, duration > Years 6
Ranked 133th. The same as United States
6
Ranked 53th.

Primary education, teachers per 1000 5.07
Ranked 55th.
5.49
Ranked 49th. 8% more than Dominican Republic

Pupil-teacher ratio, primary 25.46
Ranked 50th. 78% more than United States
14.29
Ranked 98th.

Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary 28.72
Ranked 12th. 98% more than United States
14.49
Ranked 56th.

Secondary education, duration > Years 6
Ranked 154th. The same as United States
6
Ranked 102nd.

Children out of school, primary, female per 1000 6.15
Ranked 28th. 2 times more than United States
2.5
Ranked 48th.

College and university > Gender ratio 158.86
Ranked 16th. 13% more than United States
140.06
Ranked 29th.

Child care (preschool) > Duration 3
Ranked 109th. The same as United States
3
Ranked 47th.

Secondary education > Teachers > Per capita 3.23 per 1,000 people
Ranked 47th.
5.5 per 1,000 people
Ranked 65th. 70% more than Dominican Republic

Duration of compulsory education 10 years
Ranked 3rd.
12 years
Ranked 10th. 20% more than Dominican Republic
Secondary education, pupils 898,690
Ranked 48th.
24.21 million
Ranked 4th. 27 times more than Dominican Republic

Girls to boys ratio > Primary level enrolment 0.95
Ranked 109th.
0.99
Ranked 49th. 4% more than Dominican Republic

Primary education, teachers 51,464
Ranked 48th.
1.71 million
Ranked 5th. 33 times more than Dominican Republic

Primary education, pupils 1.31 million
Ranked 60th.
24.43 million
Ranked 5th. 19 times more than Dominican Republic

Tertiary enrollment 22.9%
Ranked 1st.
72.6%
Ranked 1st. 3 times more than Dominican Republic
High school > Gender ratio 118.58
Ranked 5th. 19% more than United States
99.5
Ranked 59th.

Compulsary education starting age 5
Ranked 101st.
6
Ranked 66th. 20% more than Dominican Republic

Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary per million 2.83
Ranked 44th. 61 times more than United States
0.0465
Ranked 96th.

Literacy > Definition age 15 and over can read and write age 15 and over can read and write
High school > Upper secondary school duration 4
Ranked 44th. 33% more than United States
3
Ranked 73th.

Literacy > Male 84.6%
Ranked 104th.
99%
Ranked 28th. 17% more than Dominican Republic

Spending > USD 1.55 billion
Ranked 66th.
684.04 billion
Ranked 1st. 441 times more than Dominican Republic

High school > Private school share 20.81%
Ranked 41st. 3 times more than United States
8.27%
Ranked 86th.

Spending > Proportion 3.54
Ranked 107th.
4.79
Ranked 54th. 35% more than Dominican Republic

Pupil-teacher ratio > Primary 24.33
Ranked 53th. 71% more than United States
14.21
Ranked 120th.

Child care (preschool) > Starting age 3
Ranked 184th. The same as United States
3
Ranked 103th.

Preschool enrollment rate 104.29
Ranked 66th. 6% more than United States
98.77
Ranked 94th.

Tertiary > Students studying abroad 3,499.37
Ranked 130th.
56,943.33
Ranked 6th. 16 times more than Dominican Republic

Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level 286,954
Ranked 52nd.
16.61 million
Ranked 1st. 58 times more than Dominican Republic

Elementary (primary school) > Duration 6
Ranked 140th. The same as United States
6
Ranked 59th.

Children out of school > Primary 119,848
Ranked 26th.
1.62 million
Ranked 2nd. 14 times more than Dominican Republic

Secondary education, teachers 31,289
Ranked 49th.
1.67 million
Ranked 4th. 53 times more than Dominican Republic

Secondary education, teachers per 1000 3.08
Ranked 84th.
5.36
Ranked 56th. 74% more than Dominican Republic

Child care (preschool) > Students per teacher 23.58
Ranked 27th. 58% more than United States
14.96
Ranked 64th.

High school > Lower secondary school duration 2
Ranked 203th.
3
Ranked 105th. 50% more than Dominican Republic

Children out of school, primary, male per 1000 5
Ranked 32nd. 59% more than United States
3.14
Ranked 43th.

Spending per student > High school 6.45
Ranked 29th.
24.56
Ranked 18th. 4 times more than Dominican Republic

Secondary education, general pupils 859,325
Ranked 46th.
24.21 million
Ranked 3rd. 28 times more than Dominican Republic

High school > Gender parity index 1.13
Ranked 10th. 12% more than United States
1.01
Ranked 68th.

Scientific and technical journal articles 6
Ranked 139th.
211,233
Ranked 1st. 35206 times more than Dominican Republic

College and university > Teachers > Proportion of teachers female 41%
Ranked 1st.
47%
Ranked 7th. 15% more than Dominican Republic
Tertiary > Students studying abroad proportion 0.708%
Ranked 134th. 3 times more than United States
0.271%
Ranked 124th.

Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level per 1000 32.11
Ranked 43th.
57.75
Ranked 4th. 80% more than Dominican Republic

Scouting > Genders admitted both both for Venturing, boys only for non-Venturing
Elementary (primary school) > Starting age 6
Ranked 158th. The same as United States
6
Ranked 77th.

Education expenditure of government > As percentage of total government 9.7%
Ranked 43th.
15.3%
Ranked 38th. 58% more than Dominican Republic

Children out of school, primary, male 50,725
Ranked 32nd.
976,866
Ranked 3rd. 19 times more than Dominican Republic

Education expenditure of government > As percentage of GNI 1.9%
Ranked 50th.
5.9%
Ranked 23th. 3 times more than Dominican Republic

High school > Students per teacher 28.72
Ranked 12th. 98% more than United States
14.49
Ranked 57th.

Secondary education > General pupils 768,351
Ranked 29th.
24.19 million
Ranked 3rd. 31 times more than Dominican Republic

Spending per student > Elementary school 7.37
Ranked 36th.
22.35
Ranked 18th. 3 times more than Dominican Republic

Secondary school starting age > Years 12
Ranked 124th. The same as United States
12
Ranked 59th.

High school starting age > Years 12
Ranked 112th. The same as United States
12
Ranked 55th.

Primary education > Teachers > Per capita 5.6 per 1,000 people
Ranked 31st.
5.88 per 1,000 people
Ranked 44th. 5% more than Dominican Republic

Education enrolment by level > Primary level 1.37 million
Ranked 63th.
24.85 million
Ranked 4th. 18 times more than Dominican Republic

High school > Population with at least high school education > Women 43.3%
Ranked 98th.
94.7%
Ranked 14th. 2 times more than Dominican Republic

Elementary school graduate rate 68.77
Ranked 76th.
95.34
Ranked 40th. 39% more than Dominican Republic

Public spending per student > Primary level 2.8
Ranked 12th.
17.9
Ranked 21st. 6 times more than Dominican Republic
Secondary education, pupils per 1000 88.56
Ranked 51st. 14% more than United States
77.71
Ranked 76th.

Primary education, pupils per 1000 129.11
Ranked 53th. 65% more than United States
78.41
Ranked 97th.

Girls to boys ratio > Tertiary level enrolment 1.64
Ranked 18th. 17% more than United States
1.4
Ranked 22nd.

Girls to boys ratio > Secondary level enrolment 1.21
Ranked 6th. 19% more than United States
1.02
Ranked 54th.

Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level > Per capita 31.76 per 1,000 people
Ranked 43th.
57.61 per 1,000 people
Ranked 4th. 81% more than Dominican Republic

Tertiary > Students studying abroad per thousand people 0.345
Ranked 159th. 89% more than United States
0.183
Ranked 178th.

Outcomes > Secondary education > Duration > Years 6
Ranked 136th. The same as United States
6
Ranked 86th.

Teacher student ratio > High school 24.47
Ranked 17th. 70% more than United States
14.38
Ranked 51st.

Children out of school > Primary per 1000 12.83
Ranked 28th. 2 times more than United States
5.54
Ranked 58th.

Inequality adjusted index 0.458
Ranked 80th.
0.941
Ranked 3rd. 2 times more than Dominican Republic
Teacher student ratio > Elementary school 19.62
Ranked 64th. 43% more than United States
13.69
Ranked 102nd.

Proportion of education spending on teachers' salaries 55.42%
Ranked 22nd. 16% more than United States
47.8%
Ranked 32nd.

Elementary school > Enrolled students 1.31 million
Ranked 58th.
24.68 million
Ranked 3rd. 19 times more than Dominican Republic

Primary education > Duration > Years 6 years
Ranked 130th. The same as United States
6 years
Ranked 54th.

Services, etc., value added > Constant 2000 US$ per capita $2,893.29
Ranked 34th.
$33,005.49
Ranked 3rd. 11 times more than Dominican Republic

School enrolment rate > 1st grade 104.53
Ranked 52nd.
105.99
Ranked 46th. 1% more than Dominican Republic

Secondary education, general pupils per 1000 84.68
Ranked 38th. 9% more than United States
77.71
Ranked 47th.

Elementary (primary) school) > Private school share 23.27%
Ranked 37th. 3 times more than United States
8.72%
Ranked 80th.

High school > Lower secondary starting age 12
Ranked 127th. The same as United States
12
Ranked 61st.

Elementary school > Gender ratio 93.44
Ranked 109th.
100.68
Ranked 17th. 8% more than Dominican Republic

Education enrolment ratio > Net > Primary level 90%
Ranked 94th.
94%
Ranked 71st. 4% more than Dominican Republic

Duration of education > Secondary level 6
Ranked 131st. The same as United States
6
Ranked 81st.
Public spending per student > Tertiary level 9.3
Ranked 10th.
23.9
Ranked 8th. 3 times more than Dominican Republic
Primary education > Pupils 1.29 million
Ranked 38th.
24.56 million
Ranked 4th. 19 times more than Dominican Republic

High school > Population with at least high school education > Men 41.7%
Ranked 109th.
94.3%
Ranked 22nd. 2 times more than Dominican Republic

Education enrolment by level > Secondary level > Per capita 72.85 per 1,000 people
Ranked 111th.
82.72 per 1,000 people
Ranked 88th. 14% more than Dominican Republic

Education enrolment by level > Percentage girls > Tertiary level 61.32%
Ranked 15th. 8% more than United States
56.64%
Ranked 34th.

Secondary education, vocational pupils 39,365
Ranked 66th.
0.0
Ranked 96th.

Elementary (primary) school > Students per teacher 25.46
Ranked 50th. 78% more than United States
14.29
Ranked 100th.

Spending on education > Proportion spent on all staff salaries 81.17%
Ranked 21st. 5% more than United States
77.19%
Ranked 38th.

Secondary education > Teachers 30,583
Ranked 28th.
1.62 million
Ranked 3rd. 53 times more than Dominican Republic

School life expectancy > Primary to tertiary 12 years
Ranked 6th.
16 years
Ranked 15th. 33% more than Dominican Republic
School enrolment rate > 5th grade 72.92
Ranked 63th.
94.45
Ranked 30th. 30% more than Dominican Republic

Education enrolment by level > Secondary level 658,164
Ranked 72nd.
23.85 million
Ranked 4th. 36 times more than Dominican Republic

Scientific and technical journal articles per million 0.704
Ranked 156th.
728.12
Ranked 13th. 1035 times more than Dominican Republic

Duration of education > Primary level 6
Ranked 123th. The same as United States
6
Ranked 51st.
Participation > Ratio of girls to boys in primary and secondary education 102.93%
Ranked 13th. 3% more than United States
100.09%
Ranked 51st.

Participation > Children out of school > Elementary 219,759
Ranked 27th.
1.71 million
Ranked 4th. 8 times more than Dominican Republic

Public spending per student > Secondary level 4.9
Ranked 17th.
22.4
Ranked 28th. 5 times more than Dominican Republic
Education enrolment by level > Percentage girls > Primary level 49.53%
Ranked 12th. 1% more than United States
48.86%
Ranked 40th.

Children out of school > Primary > Per capita 12.66 per 1,000 people
Ranked 30th. 2 times more than United States
5.52 per 1,000 people
Ranked 57th.

Education enrolment ratio > Net > Primary level > Women 91%
Ranked 85th.
94%
Ranked 66th. 3% more than Dominican Republic

High school > Upper secondary starting age 14
Ranked 198th.
15
Ranked 90th. 7% more than Dominican Republic

Elementary school starting age > Years 6
Ranked 139th. The same as United States
6
Ranked 73th.

Elementary school repeaters > All 3.45
Ranked 61st.
0.0
Ranked 116th.

Secondary education > General pupils > Per capita 81.14 per 1,000 people
Ranked 33th.
82.36 per 1,000 people
Ranked 51st. 2% more than Dominican Republic

Education enrolment by level > Primary level per 1000 153.84
Ranked 43th. 78% more than United States
86.39
Ranked 118th.

Education enrolment by level > Primary level > Per capita 0.152 per capita
Ranked 44th. 77% more than United States
0.086 per capita
Ranked 119th.

Education enrolment ratio > Net > Primary level > Men 88%
Ranked 96th.
93%
Ranked 66th. 6% more than Dominican Republic

Pupils-teacher ratio > Primary level 40.5
Ranked 30th. 3 times more than United States
15.4
Ranked 115th.
Elementary (primary school) > Teachers > Proportion of teachers female 78%
Ranked 47th.
87%
Ranked 8th. 12% more than Dominican Republic
Primary education > Teachers 53,015
Ranked 27th.
1.73 million
Ranked 3rd. 33 times more than Dominican Republic

Education enrolment by level > Percentage girls > Secondary level 54.24%
Ranked 5th. 11% more than United States
48.72%
Ranked 92nd.

Private school enrolment > Primary level 11.6
Ranked 17th. The same as United States
11.6
Ranked 33th.
Outcomes > Primary education > Duration > Years 6
Ranked 120th. The same as United States
6
Ranked 49th.

Primary education > Teachers per 1000 5.67
Ranked 29th.
5.9
Ranked 45th. 4% more than Dominican Republic

Children out of school > Primary > Female > Per capita 5.58 per 1,000 people
Ranked 33th. 59% more than United States
3.5 per 1,000 people
Ranked 47th.

Female enrolment share > Primary level 48.4%
Ranked 88th.
48.7%
Ranked 42nd. 1% more than Dominican Republic
Services, etc., value added > Constant 2000 US$ $29.73 billion
Ranked 31st.
$10.28 trillion
Ranked 1st. 346 times more than Dominican Republic

Primary school starting age > Years 6
Ranked 157th. The same as United States
6
Ranked 77th.

Scouting > Members 1,269
Ranked 137th.
2.99 million
Ranked 3rd. 2355 times more than Dominican Republic
High school > Share of total education spending 17.95%
Ranked 71st.
35.42%
Ranked 52nd. 97% more than Dominican Republic

Elementary (primary) school > Proportion of education spending on teachers' salaries 67.37%
Ranked 16th. 23% more than United States
54.76%
Ranked 41st.

Elementary (primary) school) > Proportion spent on all staff salaries 77.43%
Ranked 34th.
81.55%
Ranked 48th. 5% more than Dominican Republic

High school> Proportion of education spending on teachers' salaries 74.35%
Ranked 11th. 36% more than United States
54.76%
Ranked 39th.

Enrolment ratio > Secondary level 40.2%
Ranked 73th.
88.1%
Ranked 17th. 2 times more than Dominican Republic
Participation > Secondary education > General pupils 868,017
Ranked 46th.
24.69 million
Ranked 2nd. 28 times more than Dominican Republic

Secondary education > Teachers per 1000 3.27
Ranked 48th.
5.52
Ranked 66th. 69% more than Dominican Republic

Secondary education > General pupils per 1000 82.23
Ranked 33th.
82.6
Ranked 48th. About the same as Dominican Republic

Ratio of female to male primary enrollment 95.22
Ranked 64th.
97.22
Ranked 93th. 2% more than Dominican Republic

Children out of school > Primary > Male 66,999
Ranked 24th.
593,372
Ranked 5th. 9 times more than Dominican Republic

Elementary (primary) school > Gender parity index 0.905
Ranked 100th.
0.991
Ranked 69th. 9% more than Dominican Republic

Female enrolment share > Secondary level 54.8%
Ranked 3rd. 12% more than United States
49%
Ranked 73th.
Post-Secondary Non-Tertiary > Teachers > Women 0.0
Ranked 31st.
25,000
Ranked 1st.

Private school enrolment > Secondary level 32.6
Ranked 5th. 3 times more than United States
9.6
Ranked 12th.
Education enrolment by level > Secondary level per 1000 73.66
Ranked 113th.
82.94
Ranked 90th. 13% more than Dominican Republic

Scouting > Members per thousand people 0.123
Ranked 152nd.
9.52
Ranked 14th. 77 times more than Dominican Republic
Elementary school repeaters > Female 2.64
Ranked 64th.
0.0
Ranked 112th.

Elementary school repeaters > Male 4.18
Ranked 60th.
0.0
Ranked 113th.

Children out of school > Primary > Male > Per capita 7.08 per 1,000 people
Ranked 28th. 4 times more than United States
2.02 per 1,000 people
Ranked 67th.

High school teachers 37,164
Ranked 46th.
1.72 million
Ranked 2nd. 46 times more than Dominican Republic

Elementary school teachers 66,539
Ranked 42nd.
1.8 million
Ranked 2nd. 27 times more than Dominican Republic

Participation > Secondary education > Pupils 808,352
Ranked 50th.
24.43 million
Ranked 3rd. 30 times more than Dominican Republic

Primary education > Pupils per 1000 138.04
Ranked 45th. 65% more than United States
83.88
Ranked 115th.

Ratio of female to male secondary enrollment 121.29
Ranked 4th. 19% more than United States
101.63
Ranked 58th.

Pupils-teacher ratio > Secondary level 32.1
Ranked 9th. 2 times more than United States
14.9
Ranked 79th.
School enrolment rate > 1st grade > Female 98.48
Ranked 80th.
108.63
Ranked 38th. 10% more than Dominican Republic

School enrolment rate > 1st grade > Male 110.36
Ranked 37th. 7% more than United States
103.49
Ranked 59th.

School enrolment rate > 5th grade > Female 76.68
Ranked 53th.
98.08
Ranked 22nd. 28% more than Dominican Republic

School enrolment rate > 5th grade > Male 69.64
Ranked 60th.
95.67
Ranked 24th. 37% more than Dominican Republic

Participation > School enrollment > Secondary > Female > % net 63.4%
Ranked 61st.
88.98%
Ranked 21st. 40% more than Dominican Republic

Literacy and Attainment > Educational attainment: completed tertiary > Tertiary > Population 25+ years > % > Over 24 year olds 10.79%
Ranked 40th.
40.66%
Ranked 3rd. 4 times more than Dominican Republic
Primary education, teachers > % female 78.31%
Ranked 57th.
86.71%
Ranked 33th. 11% more than Dominican Republic

Tertiary education, teachers > % female 41.26%
Ranked 34th.
47.68%
Ranked 22nd. 16% more than Dominican Republic

Public spending on education, total > % of government expenditure 11.02%
Ranked 82nd.
13.07%
Ranked 60th. 19% more than Dominican Republic

Unemployment with primary education, male > % of male unemployment 33.6%
Ranked 13th. 66% more than United States
20.2%
Ranked 66th.

Labor force with tertiary education, male > % of male labor force 14.9%
Ranked 54th.
35%
Ranked 4th. 2 times more than Dominican Republic

Unemployment with tertiary education, female > % of female unemployment 20.3%
Ranked 20th.
51.9%
Ranked 4th. 3 times more than Dominican Republic

Unemployment with tertiary education, male > % of male unemployment 17.4%
Ranked 19th.
42.2%
Ranked 2nd. 2 times more than Dominican Republic

School enrollment > Primary > Female > % gross 109.98% gross
Ranked 27th. 13% more than United States
97.55% gross
Ranked 117th.

Primary education > Teachers > % female 75.98% female
Ranked 34th.
88.58% female
Ranked 21st. 17% more than Dominican Republic

Expenditure per student > Secondary > % of GDP per capita 5.5%
Ranked 47th.
25.85%
Ranked 24th. 5 times more than Dominican Republic

Government spending on education > % of GDP 2.19%
Ranked 104th.
5.62%
Ranked 39th. 3 times more than Dominican Republic

Participation > School enrollment > Primary > Female > % net 80.22%
Ranked 90th.
92.61%
Ranked 54th. 15% more than Dominican Republic

Government spending on education > % of government spending 11.02%
Ranked 61st.
14.13%
Ranked 35th. 28% more than Dominican Republic

Participation > School enrollment > Primary > Female > % gross 100.69%
Ranked 81st. 2% more than United States
99.11%
Ranked 89th.

School life expectancy > Primary to tertiary > Female 13 years
Ranked 2nd.
16 years
Ranked 25th. 23% more than Dominican Republic
Ratio of girls to boys in primary and secondary education > % 98.97%
Ranked 66th.
100.42%
Ranked 47th. 1% more than Dominican Republic

School enrollment, preprimary, female > % gross 37.84%
Ranked 94th.
72.28%
Ranked 62nd. 91% more than Dominican Republic

School enrollment, preprimary, male > % gross 36.84%
Ranked 94th.
74.31%
Ranked 60th. 2 times more than Dominican Republic

Secondary education, pupils > % female 52.44%
Ranked 8th. 7% more than United States
48.86%
Ranked 62nd.

Expenditure per student, primary > % of GDP per capita 7.41%
Ranked 41st.
22.93%
Ranked 23th. 3 times more than Dominican Republic

Ratio of female to male secondary enrollment > % 112.92%
Ranked 11th. 12% more than United States
100.45%
Ranked 56th.

Ratio of female to male primary enrollment > % 90.55%
Ranked 127th.
100.37%
Ranked 26th. 11% more than Dominican Republic

Adjusted savings: education expenditure > % of GNI 1.88%
Ranked 161st.
4.79%
Ranked 59th. 3 times more than Dominican Republic

School life expectancy > Primary to tertiary > Male 12 years
Ranked 6th.
15 years
Ranked 24th. 25% more than Dominican Republic
Ratio of female to male tertiary enrollment > % 158.71%
Ranked 15th. 14% more than United States
138.98%
Ranked 35th.

Persistence to last grade of primary, total > % of cohort 74.84%
Ranked 82nd.
93.08%
Ranked 58th. 24% more than Dominican Republic

School enrollment > Secondary > Female > % gross 77.67% gross
Ranked 46th.
95.47% gross
Ranked 47th. 23% more than Dominican Republic

School enrollment, primary, male > % net 89.9%
Ranked 68th.
91.29%
Ranked 62nd. 2% more than Dominican Republic

Persistence to last grade of primary, female > % of cohort 75.2%
Ranked 62nd.
87.88%
Ranked 62nd. 17% more than Dominican Republic

Repeaters, primary, male > % of male enrollment 10.21%
Ranked 27th.
0.0
Ranked 136th.

School enrollment, secondary, female > % gross 79.72%
Ranked 90th.
93.76%
Ranked 61st. 18% more than Dominican Republic

School enrollment, secondary, male > % net 56.94%
Ranked 72nd.
86.8%
Ranked 32nd. 52% more than Dominican Republic

Secondary education, teachers, female 21,115
Ranked 43th.
1.02 million
Ranked 4th. 48 times more than Dominican Republic

Post-Secondary Non-Tertiary > Teachers > Women per million people 0.0
Ranked 31st.
80.23
Ranked 14th.

Secondary education, teachers > % female 67.48%
Ranked 20th. 10% more than United States
61.15%
Ranked 36th.

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