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Education Stats: compare key data on Ecuador & United States

Definitions

  • 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.
  • College and university > Private school share: Percentage of post-secondary students who attend a private school, college, or university.
  • 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.
  • 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 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • International Baccalaureate schools: Number of schools of any level teaching the curriculum of the International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO).
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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).
  • 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).
  • Elementary (primary) school) > Proportion spent on all staff salaries: Percentage of public funding for primary education that goes to school staff salaries.
  • High school > Share of total education spending: Percentage of government education funding that goes to secondary education.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 > 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Gross intake rate in grade 1 > Male > % of relevant age group: 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.
  • 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).
  • Secondary education, vocational pupils per 1000: 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. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Secondary education, teachers, female per 1000: 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. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • 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.
  • 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, primary > % gross: School enrollment, primary (% gross). Gross enrolment ratio. Primary. Total is the total enrollment in primary education, regardless of age, expressed as a percentage of the 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.
  • School enrollment, primary, female > % net: School enrollment, primary, female (% net). Net enrolment rate. Primary. Female is the ratio of female children of the official primary school age who are enrolled in primary school to the female population of the official primary school age.
  • Persistence to grade 5, total > % of cohort: Persistence to grade 5, total (% of cohort). Survival rate to grade 5. Total is the share of children enrolled in the first grade of primary school who eventually reach grade 5. The estimate is calculated on the basis of the reconstructed cohort method, which uses data on enrolment and repeaters for two consecutive years.
  • Persistence to last grade of primary, male > % of cohort: Persistence to last grade of primary, male (% of cohort). Survival rate to last grade of primary. Male is the share of male 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.
  • Participation > Total enrollment > Primary > Female > % 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."
  • 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.
STAT Ecuador United States HISTORY
Average years of schooling of adults 6.4
Ranked 46th.
12
Ranked 1st. 88% more than Ecuador
Children out of school, primary 59,326
Ranked 27th.
1.76 million
Ranked 3rd. 30 times more than Ecuador

Children out of school, primary per 1000 3.83
Ranked 38th.
5.64
Ranked 47th. 47% more than Ecuador

Children out of school, primary, female 21,214
Ranked 26th.
780,465
Ranked 3rd. 37 times more than Ecuador

College and university > Gender parity index 1.15
Ranked 76th.
1.41
Ranked 33th. 22% more than Ecuador

College and university > Share of total education spending 26.66%
Ranked 5th. 4% more than United States
25.65%
Ranked 26th.

Compulsary education duration 15
Ranked 1st. 25% more than United States
12
Ranked 14th.

Government spending on education > Proportion of GDP 4.36%
Ranked 4th.
5.62%
Ranked 39th. 29% more than Ecuador

Literacy > Female 91%
Ranked 70th.
99%
Ranked 17th. 9% more than Ecuador

Literacy > Total population 92.5%
Ranked 72nd.
99%
Ranked 20th. 7% more than Ecuador

Primary education, duration > Years 6
Ranked 115th. The same as United States
6
Ranked 53th.

Primary education, teachers per 1000 7.51
Ranked 12th. 37% more than United States
5.49
Ranked 49th.

Pupil-teacher ratio, primary 18.19
Ranked 51st. 27% more than United States
14.29
Ranked 98th.

Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary 11.52
Ranked 32nd.
14.49
Ranked 56th. 26% more than Ecuador

Secondary education, duration > Years 6
Ranked 145th. The same as United States
6
Ranked 102nd.

Children out of school, primary, female per 1000 1.37
Ranked 42nd.
2.5
Ranked 48th. 83% more than Ecuador

College and university > Gender ratio 115.11
Ranked 54th.
140.06
Ranked 29th. 22% more than Ecuador

Child care (preschool) > Duration 1
Ranked 202nd.
3
Ranked 47th. 3 times more than Ecuador

Secondary education > Teachers > Per capita 5.66 per 1,000 people
Ranked 28th. 3% more than United States
5.5 per 1,000 people
Ranked 65th.

Duration of compulsory education 10 years
Ranked 55th.
12 years
Ranked 10th. 20% more than Ecuador
Secondary education, pupils 1.53 million
Ranked 20th.
24.21 million
Ranked 4th. 16 times more than Ecuador

College and university > Private school share 35.3%
Ranked 35th. 26% more than United States
27.95%
Ranked 46th.

Girls to boys ratio > Primary level enrolment 1
Ranked 39th. 1% more than United States
0.99
Ranked 49th.

Primary education, pupils 2.12 million
Ranked 26th.
24.43 million
Ranked 5th. 12 times more than Ecuador

Primary education, teachers 116,411
Ranked 13th.
1.71 million
Ranked 5th. 15 times more than Ecuador

High school > Gender ratio 101.37
Ranked 49th. 2% more than United States
99.5
Ranked 59th.

Compulsary education starting age 3
Ranked 109th.
6
Ranked 66th. Twice as much as Ecuador

Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary per million 0.744
Ranked 36th. 16 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 3
Ranked 117th. The same as United States
3
Ranked 73th.

Literacy > Male 94%
Ranked 73th.
99%
Ranked 28th. 5% more than Ecuador

Spending > USD 730.43 million
Ranked 85th.
684.04 billion
Ranked 1st. 936 times more than Ecuador

High school > Private school share 28.29%
Ranked 16th. 3 times more than United States
8.27%
Ranked 86th.

Spending > Proportion 1.38
Ranked 157th.
4.79
Ranked 54th. 3 times more than Ecuador

Pupil-teacher ratio > Primary 23.13
Ranked 57th. 63% more than United States
14.21
Ranked 120th.

Child care (preschool) > Starting age 5
Ranked 11th. 67% more than United States
3
Ranked 103th.

Preschool enrollment rate 118.48
Ranked 16th. 20% more than United States
98.77
Ranked 94th.

Tertiary > Students studying abroad 10,867.9
Ranked 74th.
56,943.33
Ranked 6th. 5 times more than Ecuador

Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level 213,496
Ranked 31st.
16.61 million
Ranked 1st. 78 times more than Ecuador

Elementary (primary school) > Duration 6
Ranked 121st. The same as United States
6
Ranked 59th.

Children out of school > Primary 10,901
Ranked 74th.
1.62 million
Ranked 2nd. 149 times more than Ecuador

Secondary education, teachers per 1000 8.58
Ranked 6th. 60% more than United States
5.36
Ranked 56th.

Secondary education, teachers 132,867
Ranked 4th.
1.67 million
Ranked 4th. 13 times more than Ecuador

Child care (preschool) > Students per teacher 12.05
Ranked 41st.
14.96
Ranked 64th. 24% more than Ecuador

High school > Lower secondary school duration 3
Ranked 159th. The same as United States
3
Ranked 105th.

Children out of school, primary, male per 1000 2.46
Ranked 32nd.
3.14
Ranked 43th. 27% more than Ecuador

Spending per student > High school 6.13
Ranked 68th.
24.56
Ranked 18th. 4 times more than Ecuador

Secondary education, general pupils 1.21 million
Ranked 22nd.
24.21 million
Ranked 3rd. 20 times more than Ecuador

High school > Gender parity index 1.02
Ranked 45th. About the same as United States
1.01
Ranked 68th.

Scientific and technical journal articles 20
Ranked 113th.
211,233
Ranked 1st. 10562 times more than Ecuador

College and university > Teachers > Proportion of teachers female 31%
Ranked 5th.
47%
Ranked 7th. 52% more than Ecuador
Tertiary > Students studying abroad proportion 1.64%
Ranked 106th. 6 times more than United States
0.271%
Ranked 124th.

Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level per 1000 18.47
Ranked 43th.
57.75
Ranked 4th. 3 times more than Ecuador

Scouting > Genders admitted both both for Venturing, boys only for non-Venturing
Elementary (primary school) > Starting age 6
Ranked 143th. The same as United States
6
Ranked 77th.

Education expenditure of government > As percentage of total government 8%
Ranked 83th.
15.3%
Ranked 38th. 91% more than Ecuador

International Baccalaureate schools 64
Ranked 9th.
1,489
Ranked 1st. 23 times more than Ecuador
Children out of school, primary, male 38,112
Ranked 24th.
976,866
Ranked 3rd. 26 times more than Ecuador

Education expenditure of government > As percentage of GNI 1%
Ranked 120th.
5.9%
Ranked 23th. 6 times more than Ecuador

High school > Students per teacher 11.52
Ranked 32nd.
14.49
Ranked 57th. 26% more than Ecuador

Secondary education > General pupils 775,862
Ranked 28th.
24.19 million
Ranked 3rd. 31 times more than Ecuador

Spending per student > Elementary school 3.24
Ranked 78th.
22.35
Ranked 18th. 7 times more than Ecuador

Secondary school starting age > Years 12
Ranked 111th. The same as United States
12
Ranked 59th.

High school starting age > Years 12
Ranked 110th. The same as United States
12
Ranked 55th.

Primary education > Teachers > Per capita 6.54 per 1,000 people
Ranked 20th. 11% more than United States
5.88 per 1,000 people
Ranked 44th.

Education enrolment by level > Primary level 1.99 million
Ranked 55th.
24.85 million
Ranked 4th. 13 times more than Ecuador

High school > Population with at least high school education > Women 36.6%
Ranked 102nd.
94.7%
Ranked 14th. 3 times more than Ecuador

Elementary school graduate rate 81.35
Ranked 60th.
95.34
Ranked 40th. 17% more than Ecuador

Public spending per student > Primary level 4.3
Ranked 29th.
17.9
Ranked 21st. 4 times more than Ecuador
Primary education, pupils per 1000 136.71
Ranked 38th. 74% more than United States
78.41
Ranked 97th.

Secondary education, pupils per 1000 98.8
Ranked 16th. 27% more than United States
77.71
Ranked 76th.

Girls to boys ratio > Secondary level enrolment 1
Ranked 67th.
1.02
Ranked 54th. 2% more than Ecuador

Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level > Per capita 18.42 per 1,000 people
Ranked 42nd.
57.61 per 1,000 people
Ranked 4th. 3 times more than Ecuador

Tertiary > Students studying abroad per thousand people 0.713
Ranked 130th. 4 times 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 14.66
Ranked 47th. 2% more than United States
14.38
Ranked 51st.

Children out of school > Primary per 1000 0.806
Ranked 102nd.
5.54
Ranked 58th. 7 times more than Ecuador

Inequality adjusted index 0.529
Ranked 72nd.
0.941
Ranked 3rd. 78% more than Ecuador
Teacher student ratio > Elementary school 22.57
Ranked 58th. 65% more than United States
13.69
Ranked 102nd.

Elementary school > Enrolled students 2.04 million
Ranked 46th.
24.68 million
Ranked 3rd. 12 times more than Ecuador

Primary education > Duration > Years 6 years
Ranked 113th. The same as United States
6 years
Ranked 54th.

Services, etc., value added > Constant 2000 US$ per capita $1,981.87
Ranked 48th.
$33,005.49
Ranked 3rd. 17 times more than Ecuador

School enrolment rate > 1st grade 129.27
Ranked 13th. 22% more than United States
105.99
Ranked 46th.

Secondary education, general pupils per 1000 77.9
Ranked 33th. About the same as United States
77.71
Ranked 47th.

Elementary (primary) school) > Private school share 25.28%
Ranked 16th. 3 times more than United States
8.72%
Ranked 80th.

High school > Lower secondary starting age 12
Ranked 114th. The same as United States
12
Ranked 61st.

Elementary school > Gender ratio 99.91
Ranked 31st.
100.68
Ranked 17th. 1% more than Ecuador

Education enrolment ratio > Net > Primary level 99%
Ranked 26th. 5% more than United States
94%
Ranked 71st.

Duration of education > Secondary level 6
Ranked 123th. The same as United States
6
Ranked 81st.
Public spending per student > Tertiary level 34.4
Ranked 6th. 44% more than United States
23.9
Ranked 8th.
Primary education > Pupils 2 million
Ranked 31st.
24.56 million
Ranked 4th. 12 times more than Ecuador

High school > Population with at least high school education > Men 36.6%
Ranked 118th.
94.3%
Ranked 22nd. 3 times more than Ecuador

Education enrolment by level > Percentage girls > Tertiary level 39.87%
Ranked 51st.
56.64%
Ranked 34th. 42% more than Ecuador

Education enrolment by level > Secondary level > Per capita 76.79 per 1,000 people
Ranked 101st.
82.72 per 1,000 people
Ranked 88th. 8% more than Ecuador

Secondary education, vocational pupils 323,731
Ranked 7th.
0.0
Ranked 96th.

Elementary (primary) school > Students per teacher 18.19
Ranked 50th. 27% more than United States
14.29
Ranked 100th.

Spending on education > Proportion spent on all staff salaries 88.38%
Ranked 5th. 14% more than United States
77.19%
Ranked 38th.

Secondary education > Teachers 74,923
Ranked 17th.
1.62 million
Ranked 3rd. 22 times more than Ecuador

School enrolment rate > 5th grade 83.4
Ranked 50th.
94.45
Ranked 30th. 13% more than Ecuador

Education enrolment by level > Secondary level 972,777
Ranked 58th.
23.85 million
Ranked 4th. 25 times more than Ecuador

Scientific and technical journal articles per million 1.63
Ranked 142nd.
728.12
Ranked 13th. 447 times more than Ecuador

Duration of education > Primary level 6
Ranked 107th. The same as United States
6
Ranked 51st.
Participation > Ratio of girls to boys in primary and secondary education 100.41%
Ranked 46th. About the same as United States
100.09%
Ranked 51st.

Participation > Children out of school > Elementary 12,367
Ranked 80th.
1.71 million
Ranked 4th. 139 times more than Ecuador

Public spending per student > Secondary level 8.9
Ranked 28th.
22.4
Ranked 28th. 3 times more than Ecuador
Education enrolment by level > Percentage girls > Primary level 49.06%
Ranked 24th. About the same as United States
48.86%
Ranked 40th.

Children out of school > Primary > Per capita 0.836 per 1,000 people
Ranked 103th.
5.52 per 1,000 people
Ranked 57th. 7 times more than Ecuador

Education enrolment ratio > Net > Primary level > Women 100%
Ranked 10th. 6% more than United States
94%
Ranked 66th.

High school > Upper secondary starting age 15
Ranked 146th. The same as United States
15
Ranked 90th.

Elementary school starting age > Years 6
Ranked 135th. The same as United States
6
Ranked 73th.

Elementary school repeaters > All 2.47
Ranked 70th.
0.0
Ranked 116th.

Secondary education > General pupils > Per capita 58.65 per 1,000 people
Ranked 69th.
82.36 per 1,000 people
Ranked 51st. 40% more than Ecuador

Education enrolment by level > Primary level per 1000 152.53
Ranked 46th. 77% more than United States
86.39
Ranked 118th.

Education enrolment by level > Primary level > Per capita 0.157 per capita
Ranked 37th. 83% more than United States
0.086 per capita
Ranked 119th.

Education enrolment ratio > Net > Primary level > Men 99%
Ranked 32nd. 6% more than United States
93%
Ranked 66th.

Pupils-teacher ratio > Primary level 23.1
Ranked 73th. 50% more than United States
15.4
Ranked 115th.
Elementary (primary school) > Teachers > Proportion of teachers female 71%
Ranked 57th.
87%
Ranked 8th. 23% more than Ecuador
Primary education > Teachers 86,472
Ranked 21st.
1.73 million
Ranked 3rd. 20 times more than Ecuador

Education enrolment by level > Percentage girls > Secondary level 49.63%
Ranked 66th. 2% more than United States
48.72%
Ranked 92nd.

Private school enrolment > Primary level 22.7
Ranked 19th. 96% more than United States
11.6
Ranked 33th.
Outcomes > Primary education > Duration > Years 6
Ranked 115th. The same as United States
6
Ranked 49th.

Primary education > Teachers per 1000 6.28
Ranked 23th. 6% more than United States
5.9
Ranked 45th.

Children out of school > Primary > Female > Per capita 0.223 per 1,000 people
Ranked 91st.
3.5 per 1,000 people
Ranked 47th. 16 times more than Ecuador

Female enrolment share > Primary level 49.1%
Ranked 22nd. 1% more than United States
48.7%
Ranked 42nd.
Services, etc., value added > Constant 2000 US$ $30.70 billion
Ranked 30th.
$10.28 trillion
Ranked 1st. 335 times more than Ecuador

Primary school starting age > Years 6
Ranked 142nd. The same as United States
6
Ranked 77th.

Scouting > Members 3,006
Ranked 112th.
2.99 million
Ranked 3rd. 994 times more than Ecuador
Elementary (primary) school) > Proportion spent on all staff salaries 92.65%
Ranked 7th. 14% more than United States
81.55%
Ranked 48th.

High school > Share of total education spending 41.24%
Ranked 5th. 16% more than United States
35.42%
Ranked 52nd.

Enrolment ratio > Secondary level 48.1%
Ranked 67th.
88.1%
Ranked 17th. 83% more than Ecuador
Participation > Secondary education > General pupils 953,807
Ranked 42nd.
24.69 million
Ranked 2nd. 26 times more than Ecuador

Secondary education > Teachers per 1000 5.44
Ranked 28th.
5.52
Ranked 66th. 1% more than Ecuador

Ratio of female to male primary enrollment 99.78
Ranked 20th. 3% more than United States
97.22
Ranked 93th.

Secondary education > General pupils per 1000 56.32
Ranked 69th.
82.6
Ranked 48th. 47% more than Ecuador

Children out of school > Primary > Male 10,901
Ranked 55th.
593,372
Ranked 5th. 54 times more than Ecuador

Elementary (primary) school > Gender parity index 0.998
Ranked 29th. 1% more than United States
0.991
Ranked 69th.

Female enrolment share > Secondary level 49.7%
Ranked 58th. 1% more than United States
49%
Ranked 73th.
Post-Secondary Non-Tertiary > Teachers > Women 0.0
Ranked 78th.
25,000
Ranked 1st.

Private school enrolment > Secondary level 25.6
Ranked 31st. 3 times more than United States
9.6
Ranked 12th.
Education enrolment by level > Secondary level per 1000 74.66
Ranked 107th.
82.94
Ranked 90th. 11% more than Ecuador

Scouting > Members per thousand people 0.194
Ranked 141st.
9.52
Ranked 14th. 49 times more than Ecuador
Elementary school repeaters > Male 2.66
Ranked 71st.
0.0
Ranked 113th.

Elementary school repeaters > Female 2.27
Ranked 67th.
0.0
Ranked 112th.

Children out of school > Primary > Male > Per capita 0.836 per 1,000 people
Ranked 86th.
2.02 per 1,000 people
Ranked 67th. 2 times more than Ecuador

High school teachers 85,099
Ranked 26th.
1.72 million
Ranked 2nd. 20 times more than Ecuador

Elementary school teachers 90,430
Ranked 36th.
1.8 million
Ranked 2nd. 20 times more than Ecuador

Participation > Secondary education > Pupils 999,713
Ranked 43th.
24.43 million
Ranked 3rd. 24 times more than Ecuador

Primary education > Pupils per 1000 145.19
Ranked 41st. 73% more than United States
83.88
Ranked 115th.

Ratio of female to male secondary enrollment 100.22
Ranked 45th.
101.63
Ranked 58th. 1% more than Ecuador

Pupils-teacher ratio > Secondary level 16.8
Ranked 69th. 13% more than United States
14.9
Ranked 79th.
Participation > School enrollment > Secondary > Female > % net 62.36%
Ranked 62nd.
88.98%
Ranked 21st. 43% more than Ecuador

Literacy and Attainment > Educational attainment: completed tertiary > Tertiary > Population 25+ years > % > Over 24 year olds 11.55%
Ranked 12th.
40.66%
Ranked 3rd. 4 times more than Ecuador
Primary education, teachers > % female 71.19%
Ranked 36th.
86.71%
Ranked 33th. 22% more than Ecuador

Tertiary education, teachers > % female 31.48%
Ranked 68th.
47.68%
Ranked 22nd. 51% more than Ecuador

Public spending on education, total > % of government expenditure 13.28%
Ranked 14th. 2% more than United States
13.07%
Ranked 60th.

Unemployment with primary education, male > % of male unemployment 24.7%
Ranked 18th. 22% more than United States
20.2%
Ranked 66th.

Labor force with tertiary education, male > % of male labor force 17.5%
Ranked 44th.
35%
Ranked 4th. Twice as much as Ecuador

Unemployment with tertiary education, female > % of female unemployment 27.4%
Ranked 13th.
51.9%
Ranked 4th. 89% more than Ecuador

Unemployment with tertiary education, male > % of male unemployment 22.6%
Ranked 9th.
42.2%
Ranked 2nd. 87% more than Ecuador

School enrollment > Primary > Female > % gross 116.75% gross
Ranked 15th. 20% more than United States
97.55% gross
Ranked 117th.

Primary education > Teachers > % female 69.68% female
Ranked 43th.
88.58% female
Ranked 21st. 27% more than Ecuador

Gross intake rate in grade 1 > Male > % of relevant age group 135.61%
Ranked 12th. 36% more than United States
99.85%
Ranked 91st.

Government spending on education > % of GDP 4.36%
Ranked 4th.
5.62%
Ranked 39th. 29% more than Ecuador

Participation > School enrollment > Primary > Female > % net 97.41%
Ranked 25th. 5% more than United States
92.61%
Ranked 54th.

Government spending on education > % of government spending 8.01%
Ranked 85th.
14.13%
Ranked 35th. 76% more than Ecuador

Participation > School enrollment > Primary > Female > % gross 118.42%
Ranked 12th. 19% more than United States
99.11%
Ranked 89th.

Ratio of girls to boys in primary and secondary education > % 100.61%
Ranked 21st. About the same as United States
100.42%
Ranked 47th.

School enrollment, preprimary, female > % gross 151.51%
Ranked 1st. 2 times more than United States
72.28%
Ranked 62nd.

School enrollment, preprimary, male > % gross 147.82%
Ranked 1st. 99% more than United States
74.31%
Ranked 60th.

Secondary education, pupils > % female 49.52%
Ranked 21st. 1% more than United States
48.86%
Ranked 62nd.

Expenditure per student, primary > % of GDP per capita 8.57%
Ranked 35th.
22.93%
Ranked 23th. 3 times more than Ecuador

Secondary education, vocational pupils per 1000 20.9
Ranked 5th.
0.0
Ranked 96th.

Secondary education, teachers, female per 1000 4.66
Ranked 10th. 42% more than United States
3.28
Ranked 51st.

Ratio of female to male secondary enrollment > % 101.64%
Ranked 23th. 1% more than United States
100.45%
Ranked 56th.

Ratio of female to male primary enrollment > % 99.9%
Ranked 19th.
100.37%
Ranked 26th. About the same as Ecuador

Adjusted savings: education expenditure > % of GNI 1.38%
Ranked 170th.
4.79%
Ranked 59th. 3 times more than Ecuador

Persistence to last grade of primary, total > % of cohort 91.36%
Ranked 30th.
93.08%
Ranked 58th. 2% more than Ecuador

School enrollment, primary > % gross 113.56%
Ranked 21st. 15% more than United States
98.78%
Ranked 107th.

School enrollment, primary, female > % net 95.87%
Ranked 13th. 4% more than United States
92.48%
Ranked 52nd.

Persistence to grade 5, total > % of cohort 91.75%
Ranked 22nd.
93.68%
Ranked 44th. 2% more than Ecuador

Persistence to last grade of primary, male > % of cohort 89.79%
Ranked 30th.
98.33%
Ranked 21st. 10% more than Ecuador

Participation > Total enrollment > Primary > Female > % net 99.66%
Ranked 8th. 6% more than United States
93.68%
Ranked 53th.

School enrollment, secondary, female > % gross 87.56%
Ranked 26th.
93.76%
Ranked 61st. 7% more than Ecuador

School enrollment, secondary, male > % net 73.1%
Ranked 16th.
86.8%
Ranked 32nd. 19% more than Ecuador

Secondary education, teachers, female 72,231
Ranked 3rd.
1.02 million
Ranked 4th. 14 times more than Ecuador

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