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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.
  • Homeschooling legal status: Legal status of homeschooling.
  • Literacy > Total population: This entry includes a definition of literacy and Census Bureau percentages for the total population, males, and females. There are no universal definitions and standards of literacy. Unless otherwise specified, all rates are based on the most common definition - the ability to read and write at a specified age. Detailing the standards that individual countries use to assess the ability to read and write is beyond the scope of our source. Information on literacy, while not a perfect measure of educational results, is probably the most easily available and valid for international comparisons.
  • Primary education, duration > Years: Primary education, duration (years). Duration of primary is the number of grades (years) in primary education.
  • Primary education, teachers per 1000: Primary education, teachers. Teaching staff in primary. Public and private. Full and part-time. All programmes. Total is the total number of teachers in public and private primary education institutions. Teachers are persons employed full time or part time in an official capacity to guide and direct the learning experience of pupils and students, irrespective of their qualifications or the delivery mechanism, i.e. face-to-face and/or at a distance. This definition excludes educational personnel who have no active teaching duties (e.g. headmasters, headmistresses or principals who do not teach) and persons who work occasionally or in a voluntary capacity in educational institutions. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Pupil-teacher ratio, primary: Pupil-teacher ratio, primary. Pupil-teacher ratio. Primary is the number of pupils enrolled in primary school divided by the number of primary school teachers.
  • Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary: Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary. Pupil-teacher ratio. Secondary is the number of pupils enrolled in secondary school divided by the number of secondary school teachers.
  • Secondary education, duration > Years: Secondary education, duration (years). Duration of secondary education is the number of grades (years) in secondary education (ISCED 2 & 3).
  • Literacy > Female: This entry includes a definition of literacy and Census Bureau percentages for the total population, males, and females. There are no universal definitions and standards of literacy. Unless otherwise specified, all rates are based on the most common definition - the ability to read and write at a specified age. Detailing the standards that individual countries use to assess the ability to read and write is beyond the scope of our source. Information on literacy, while not a perfect measure of educational results, is probably the most easily available and valid for international comparisons.
  • Children out of school, primary, female per 1000: Children out of school, primary, female. Out-of-school children of primary school age. Female is the total number of female primary-school-age children who are not enrolled in either primary or secondary schools. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • College and university > Gender ratio: Ratio of female to male tertiary enrollment is the percentage of men to women enrolled at tertiary level in public and private schools.
  • Child care (preschool) > Duration: Number of years students study at the pre-primary (preschool) level. It should be noted that not all countries require pre-primary education.
  • Secondary education > Teachers > Per capita: Secondary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Duration of compulsory education: Duration of compulsory education is the number of grades (or years) that a child must legally be enrolled in school.
  • Secondary education, pupils: Secondary education, pupils. Enrolment in total secondary. Public and private. All programmes. Total is the total number of students enrolled at public and private secondary education institutions.
  • College and university > Private school share: Percentage of post-secondary students who attend a private school, college, or university.
  • School life expectancy > Total: School life expectancy and transition from primary to secondary for school years 1998/99 and 1999/00, published in http://www.uis.unesco.org accessed on Sept. 2002 and Women's Indicators and Statistics Database (Wistat), Version 4, CD-ROM (United Nations publication, Sales No. E.00.XVII.4) based on data provided by UNESCO in 1999.
  • 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.
  • Spending per student > College and university: 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)."
  • 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.
  • 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).
  • 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.
  • High school > Lower secondary starting age: Average age at which students begin lower secondary (middle school) education.
  • Elementary (primary) school) > Private school share: Percentage of primary students who attend a private school.
  • Elementary school > Gender ratio: Ratio of female to male primary enrollment is the percentage of girls to boys enrolled at primary level in public and private schools.
  • 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."
  • School life expectancy > Male: School life expectancy and transition from primary to secondary for school years 1998/99 and 1999/00, published in http://www.uis.unesco.org accessed on Sept. 2002 and Women's Indicators and Statistics Database (Wistat), Version 4, CD-ROM (United Nations publication, Sales No. E.00.XVII.4) based on data provided by UNESCO in 1999.
  • 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 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 > Share of total education spending: Percentage of government education funding that goes to secondary education.
  • 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.
  • School life expectancy > Female: School life expectancy and transition from primary to secondary for school years 1998/99 and 1999/00, published in http://www.uis.unesco.org accessed on Sept. 2002 and Women's Indicators and Statistics Database (Wistat), Version 4, CD-ROM (United Nations publication, Sales No. E.00.XVII.4) based on data provided by UNESCO in 1999.
  • 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.
  • Elementary school teachers: Primary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers.
  • High school teachers: Secondary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers.
  • Participation > Secondary education > Pupils: Secondary education pupils is the total number of pupils enrolled at secondary level in public and private schools.
  • Ratio of female to male secondary enrollment: Ratio of female to male secondary enrollment is the percentage of girls to boys enrolled at secondary level in public and private schools.
  • Primary education > Pupils per 1000: Primary education pupils is the total number of pupils enrolled at primary level in public and private schools. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • 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.
  • Expenditure per student, tertiary > % of GDP per capita: Expenditure per student, tertiary (% of GDP per capita). Public expenditure per pupil as a % of GDP per capita. Tertiary is the total public expenditure per student in tertiary 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).
  • School enrollment > Secondary > % 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.
  • Services, etc., value added > Constant LCU per capita: Services, etc., value added (constant LCU). 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 local currency. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • 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).
  • School enrollment > Preprimary > Male > % gross: Gross enrollment ratio is the ratio of total enrollment, regardless of age, to the population of the age group that officially corresponds to the level of education shown. Preprimary education refers to the initial stage of organized instruction, designed primarily to introduce very young children to a school-type environment.
  • School enrollment > Secondary > Male > % net: Net enrollment ratio is the ratio of children of official school age based on the International Standard Classification of Education 1997 who are enrolled in school to the population of the corresponding official school age. 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.
  • Secondary education > Teachers > % female: Female teachers as a percentage of total secondary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers.
  • Labor force with tertiary education, female > % of female labor force: Labor force with tertiary education, female (% of female 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.
  • Labor force with primary education > % of total: Labor force with primary education (% of total). Labor force with primary education is the proportion of the labor force that has a primary education, as a percentage of the total labor force.
  • Labor force with secondary education, male > % of male labor force: Labor force with secondary education, male (% of male labor force). Labor force with secondary education is the proportion of the labor force that has a secondary education, as a percentage of the total labor force.
  • Labor force with secondary education > % of total: Labor force with secondary education (% of total). Labor force with secondary education is the proportion of the labor force that has a secondary education, as a percentage of the total labor force.
  • Unemployment with tertiary education > % of total unemployment: Unemployment with tertiary education (% of total 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).
  • Primary education > Pupils > % female: Female pupils as a percentage of total pupils at primary level include enrollments in public and private schools.
  • Participation > School enrollment > Secondary > % gross: Gross enrollment ratio is the ratio of total enrollment, regardless of age, to the population of the age group that officially corresponds to the level of education shown. Secondary education completes the provision of basic education that began at the primary level, and aims at laying the foundations for lifelong learning and human development, by offering more subject- or skill-oriented instruction using more specialized teachers."
  • Participation > School enrollment > Secondary > Male > % gross: Gross enrollment ratio is the ratio of total enrollment, regardless of age, to the population of the age group that officially corresponds to the level of education shown. Secondary education completes the provision of basic education that began at the primary level, and aims at laying the foundations for lifelong learning and human development, by offering more subject- or skill-oriented instruction using more specialized teachers."
  • Elementary school graduate rate > Female: 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.
  • Inputs > Secondary education > Teachers > Female: Secondary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers.
  • Participation > Children out of school > Elementary > Male: Children out of school are the number of primary-school-age children not enrolled in primary or secondary school.
  • Participation > Children out of school > Elementary > Female: Children out of school are the number of primary-school-age children not enrolled in primary or secondary school.
  • Participation > School enrollment > Secondary > % 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."
  • Participation > School enrollment > Secondary > Female > % gross: Gross enrollment ratio is the ratio of total enrollment, regardless of age, to the population of the age group that officially corresponds to the level of education shown. Secondary education completes the provision of basic education that began at the primary level, and aims at laying the foundations for lifelong learning and human development, by offering more subject- or skill-oriented instruction using more specialized teachers."
  • Participation > Secondary education > General pupils > % female: Secondary general pupils are the number of secondary students enrolled in general education programs, including teacher training."
  • Participation > Secondary education > Pupils > % female: Female pupils as a percentage of total pupils at secondary level includes enrollments in public and private schools.
  • High school > Lower Secondary > Students per teacher: Number of students per teacher for lower secondary (middle school) education.
  • 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."
  • 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."
  • 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.
  • School enrollment > Primary > % 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • School enrollment > Primary > Male > % net: Net enrollment ratio is the ratio of children of official school age based on the International Standard Classification of Education 1997 who are enrolled in school to the population of the corresponding official school age. Primary education provides children with basic reading, writing, and mathematics skills along with an elementary understanding of such subjects as history, geography, natural science, social science, art, and music.
  • Services, etc., value added > % of GDP: Services, etc., value added (% of GDP). Services correspond to ISIC divisions 50-99 and they include value added in wholesale and retail trade (including hotels and restaurants), transport, and government, financial, professional, and personal services such as education, health care, and real estate services. Also included are imputed bank service charges, import duties, and any statistical discrepancies noted by national compilers as well as discrepancies arising from rescaling. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources. The industrial origin of value added is determined by the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC), revision 3. Note: For VAB countries, gross value added at factor cost is used as the denominator.
  • Unemployment with secondary education, male > % of male unemployment: Unemployment with secondary education, male (% of male unemployment). Unemployment by level of educational attainment shows the unemployed by level of educational attainment, as a percentage of the unemployed. The levels of educational attainment accord with the International Standard Classification of Education 1997 of the United Nations Educational, Cultural, and Scientific Organization (UNESCO).
  • Public spending on education, total > % of GDP: Public spending on education, total (% of GDP). Public expenditure on education as % of GDP is the total public expenditure (current and capital) on education expressed as a percentage of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in a given year. Public expenditure on education includes government spending on educational institutions (both public and private), education administration, and transfers/subsidies for private entities (students/households and other privates entities).
  • Labor force with secondary education, female > % of female labor force: Labor force with secondary education, female (% of female labor force). Labor force with secondary education is the proportion of the labor force that has a secondary education, as a percentage of the total labor force.
  • Unemployment with secondary education, female > % of female unemployment: Unemployment with secondary education, female (% of female unemployment). Unemployment by level of educational attainment shows the unemployed by level of educational attainment, as a percentage of the unemployed. The levels of educational attainment accord with the International Standard Classification of Education 1997 of the United Nations Educational, Cultural, and Scientific Organization (UNESCO).
  • Education spending > % of GDP: Government Education Expenditure (% of GDP, 2000-2002)
  • Services, etc., value added > Constant 2000 US$, % of GDP: 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 as a proportion of GDP for the same year
  • Ratio of female to male enrollments in tertiary education: Ratio of female to male tertiary enrollment is the percentage of men to women enrolled at tertiary level in public and private schools.
  • School enrollment > Secondary > % gross: Gross enrollment ratio is the ratio of total enrollment, regardless of age, to the population of the age group that officially corresponds to the level of education shown. Secondary education completes the provision of basic education that began at the primary level, and aims at laying the foundations for lifelong learning and human development, by offering more subject- or skill-oriented instruction using more specialized teachers.
  • School enrollment > Primary > % net: Net enrollment ratio is the ratio of children of official school age based on the International Standard Classification of Education 1997 who are enrolled in school to the population of the corresponding official school age. Primary education provides children with basic reading, writing, and mathematics skills along with an elementary understanding of such subjects as history, geography, natural science, social science, art, and music.
  • Participation > School enrollment > Secondary > Private > % of total secondary: Private enrollment refers to pupils or students enrolled in institutions that are not operated by a public authority but controlled and managed, whether for profit or not, by a private body such as a nongovernmental organisation, religious body, special interest group, foundation or business enterprise."
  • School enrollment > Tertiary > Male > % gross: Gross enrollment ratio is the ratio of total enrollment, regardless of age, to the population of the age group that officially corresponds to the level of education shown. Tertiary education, whether or not to an advanced research qualification, normally requires, as a minimum condition of admission, the successful completion of education at the secondary level.
  • Participation > School enrollment > Tertiary > % gross: Gross enrollment ratio is the ratio of total enrollment, regardless of age, to the population of the age group that officially corresponds to the level of education shown. Tertiary education, whether or not to an advanced research qualification, normally requires, as a minimum condition of admission, the successful completion of education at the secondary level."
  • Participation > School enrollment > Tertiary > Female > % gross: Gross enrollment ratio is the ratio of total enrollment, regardless of age, to the population of the age group that officially corresponds to the level of education shown. Tertiary education, whether or not to an advanced research qualification, normally requires, as a minimum condition of admission, the successful completion of education at the secondary level."
  • Participation > Total enrollment > Primary > % net: Total enrollment is the number of pupils of the school-age group for primary education, enrolled either in primary or secondary education, expressed as a percentage of the total population in that age group."
  • Participation > School enrollment > Secondary > Male > % net: Net enrollment ratio is the ratio of children of official school age based on the International Standard Classification of Education 1997 who are enrolled in school to the population of the corresponding official school age. Secondary education completes the provision of basic education that began at the primary level, and aims at laying the foundations for lifelong learning and human development, by offering more subject- or skill-oriented instruction using more specialized teachers."
STAT El Salvador United States HISTORY
Average years of schooling of adults 5.2
Ranked 64th.
12
Ranked 1st. 2 times more than El Salvador
Children out of school, primary 39,400
Ranked 47th.
1.76 million
Ranked 3rd. 45 times more than El Salvador

Children out of school, primary per 1000 6.3
Ranked 43th. 12% more than United States
5.64
Ranked 47th.

Children out of school, primary, female 18,681
Ranked 47th.
780,465
Ranked 3rd. 42 times more than El Salvador

College and university > Gender parity index 1.14
Ranked 48th.
1.41
Ranked 33th. 24% more than El Salvador

College and university > Share of total education spending 8.39%
Ranked 52nd.
25.65%
Ranked 26th. 3 times more than El Salvador

Compulsary education duration 9
Ranked 76th.
12
Ranked 14th. 33% more than El Salvador

Government spending on education > Proportion of GDP 3.42%
Ranked 39th.
5.62%
Ranked 39th. 65% more than El Salvador

Homeschooling legal status Illegal, public education is mandatory without known exceptions. Legal under regulating conditions, varies by state.
Literacy > Total population 81.1%
Ranked 3rd.
99%
Ranked 20th. 22% more than El Salvador

Primary education, duration > Years 6
Ranked 114th. The same as United States
6
Ranked 53th.

Primary education, teachers per 1000 4.92
Ranked 57th.
5.49
Ranked 49th. 12% more than El Salvador

Pupil-teacher ratio, primary 29.29
Ranked 40th. 2 times more than United States
14.29
Ranked 98th.

Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary 24.35
Ranked 23th. 68% more than United States
14.49
Ranked 56th.

Secondary education, duration > Years 6
Ranked 143th. The same as United States
6
Ranked 102nd.

Literacy > Female 79.6%
Ranked 3rd.
99%
Ranked 17th. 24% more than El Salvador

Children out of school, primary, female per 1000 2.99
Ranked 44th. 19% more than United States
2.5
Ranked 48th.

College and university > Gender ratio 108.77
Ranked 58th.
140.06
Ranked 29th. 29% more than El Salvador

Child care (preschool) > Duration 3
Ranked 99th. The same as United States
3
Ranked 47th.

Secondary education > Teachers > Per capita 3.06 per 1,000 people
Ranked 48th.
5.5 per 1,000 people
Ranked 65th. 80% more than El Salvador

Duration of compulsory education 9 years
Ranked 92nd.
12 years
Ranked 10th. 33% more than El Salvador
Secondary education, pupils 597,823
Ranked 68th.
24.21 million
Ranked 4th. 41 times more than El Salvador

College and university > Private school share 66.23%
Ranked 16th. 2 times more than United States
27.95%
Ranked 46th.

Girls to boys ratio > Primary level enrolment 0.96
Ranked 95th.
0.99
Ranked 49th. 3% more than El Salvador

School life expectancy > Total 9.8 years
Ranked 79th.
15.2 years
Ranked 14th. 55% more than El Salvador
Primary education, teachers 30,755
Ranked 67th.
1.71 million
Ranked 5th. 56 times more than El Salvador

Primary education, pupils 900,681
Ranked 67th.
24.43 million
Ranked 5th. 27 times more than El Salvador

Tertiary enrollment 17.5%
Ranked 56th.
72.6%
Ranked 1st. 4 times more than El Salvador
Spending per student > College and university 13.71
Ranked 52nd.
22.04
Ranked 37th. 61% more than El Salvador

High school > Gender ratio 101.54
Ranked 46th. 2% more than United States
99.5
Ranked 59th.

Compulsary education starting age 7
Ranked 11th. 17% more than United States
6
Ranked 66th.

Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary per million 3.89
Ranked 38th. 84 times more than United States
0.0465
Ranked 96th.

Literacy > Definition age 5 and over can read and write age 15 and over can read and write
High school > Upper secondary school duration 3
Ranked 116th. The same as United States
3
Ranked 73th.

Literacy > Male 82.8%
Ranked 3rd.
99%
Ranked 28th. 20% more than El Salvador

Spending > USD 713.36 million
Ranked 86th.
684.04 billion
Ranked 1st. 959 times more than El Salvador

High school > Private school share 16.32%
Ranked 54th. 97% more than United States
8.27%
Ranked 86th.

Spending > Proportion 3.31
Ranked 115th.
4.79
Ranked 54th. 45% more than El Salvador

Pupil-teacher ratio > Primary 29.6
Ranked 42nd. 2 times more than United States
14.21
Ranked 120th.

Child care (preschool) > Starting age 4
Ranked 49th. 33% more than United States
3
Ranked 103th.

Preschool enrollment rate 115.02
Ranked 23th. 16% more than United States
98.77
Ranked 94th.

Tertiary > Students studying abroad 2,288.88
Ranked 146th.
56,943.33
Ranked 6th. 25 times more than El Salvador

Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level 113,366
Ranked 77th.
16.61 million
Ranked 1st. 147 times more than El Salvador

Elementary (primary school) > Duration 6
Ranked 120th. The same as United States
6
Ranked 59th.

Children out of school > Primary 47,632
Ranked 36th.
1.62 million
Ranked 2nd. 34 times more than El Salvador

Secondary education, teachers per 1000 3.93
Ranked 71st.
5.36
Ranked 56th. 37% more than El Salvador

Secondary education, teachers 24,556
Ranked 55th.
1.67 million
Ranked 4th. 68 times more than El Salvador

Child care (preschool) > Students per teacher 24.05
Ranked 26th. 61% more than United States
14.96
Ranked 64th.

High school > Lower secondary school duration 3
Ranked 158th. The same as United States
3
Ranked 105th.

Children out of school, primary, male per 1000 3.31
Ranked 41st. 6% more than United States
3.14
Ranked 43th.

Spending per student > High school 9.09
Ranked 28th.
24.56
Ranked 18th. 3 times more than El Salvador

Secondary education, general pupils 504,955
Ranked 64th.
24.21 million
Ranked 3rd. 48 times more than El Salvador

High school > Gender parity index 1
Ranked 50th.
1.01
Ranked 68th. 1% more than El Salvador

Scientific and technical journal articles 2
Ranked 158th.
211,233
Ranked 1st. 105617 times more than El Salvador

College and university > Teachers > Proportion of teachers female 36%
Ranked 49th.
47%
Ranked 7th. 31% more than El Salvador
Tertiary > Students studying abroad proportion 1.43%
Ranked 102nd. 5 times more than United States
0.271%
Ranked 124th.

Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level per 1000 18.87
Ranked 76th.
57.75
Ranked 4th. 3 times more than El Salvador

Scouting > Genders admitted both both for Venturing, boys only for non-Venturing
Elementary (primary school) > Starting age 7
Ranked 34th. 17% more than United States
6
Ranked 77th.

Education expenditure of government > As percentage of total government 20%
Ranked 16th. 31% more than United States
15.3%
Ranked 38th.

Children out of school, primary, male 20,719
Ranked 44th.
976,866
Ranked 3rd. 47 times more than El Salvador

Education expenditure of government > As percentage of GNI 2.8%
Ranked 39th.
5.9%
Ranked 23th. 2 times more than El Salvador

High school > Students per teacher 24.35
Ranked 23th. 68% more than United States
14.49
Ranked 57th.

Secondary education > General pupils 416,339
Ranked 41st.
24.19 million
Ranked 3rd. 58 times more than El Salvador

Spending per student > Elementary school 8.5
Ranked 30th.
22.35
Ranked 18th. 3 times more than El Salvador

Secondary school starting age > Years 13
Ranked 28th. 8% more than United States
12
Ranked 59th.

High school starting age > Years 13
Ranked 28th. 8% more than United States
12
Ranked 55th.

Primary education > Teachers > Per capita 5.13 per 1,000 people
Ranked 38th.
5.88 per 1,000 people
Ranked 44th. 15% more than El Salvador

Education enrolment by level > Primary level 987,676
Ranked 74th.
24.85 million
Ranked 4th. 25 times more than El Salvador

High school > Population with at least high school education > Women 34.8%
Ranked 106th.
94.7%
Ranked 14th. 3 times more than El Salvador

Elementary school graduate rate 75.7
Ranked 68th.
95.34
Ranked 40th. 26% more than El Salvador

Public spending per student > Primary level 2
Ranked 67th.
17.9
Ranked 21st. 9 times more than El Salvador
Primary education, pupils per 1000 143.97
Ranked 40th. 84% more than United States
78.41
Ranked 97th.

Secondary education, pupils per 1000 95.56
Ranked 40th. 23% more than United States
77.71
Ranked 76th.

Girls to boys ratio > Tertiary level enrolment 1.23
Ranked 40th.
1.4
Ranked 22nd. 14% more than El Salvador

Girls to boys ratio > Secondary level enrolment 1.03
Ranked 52nd. 1% more than United States
1.02
Ranked 54th.

Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level > Per capita 17.38 per 1,000 people
Ranked 78th.
57.61 per 1,000 people
Ranked 4th. 3 times more than El Salvador

Tertiary > Students studying abroad per thousand people 0.366
Ranked 155th. Twice as much as United States
0.183
Ranked 178th.

Outcomes > Secondary education > Duration > Years 6
Ranked 127th. The same as United States
6
Ranked 86th.

Teacher student ratio > High school 26.33
Ranked 14th. 83% more than United States
14.38
Ranked 51st.

Children out of school > Primary per 1000 7.84
Ranked 46th. 42% more than United States
5.54
Ranked 58th.

Inequality adjusted index 0.429
Ranked 83th.
0.941
Ranked 3rd. 2 times more than El Salvador
Teacher student ratio > Elementary school 32.61
Ranked 33th. 2 times more than United States
13.69
Ranked 102nd.

Proportion of education spending on teachers' salaries 47.42%
Ranked 33th.
47.8%
Ranked 32nd. 1% more than El Salvador

Elementary school > Enrolled students 993,795
Ranked 62nd.
24.68 million
Ranked 3rd. 25 times more than El Salvador

Primary education > Duration > Years 6 years
Ranked 112th. The same as United States
6 years
Ranked 54th.

Services, etc., value added > Constant 2000 US$ per capita $1,678.14
Ranked 52nd.
$33,005.49
Ranked 3rd. 20 times more than El Salvador

School enrolment rate > 1st grade 121.09
Ranked 23th. 14% more than United States
105.99
Ranked 46th.

Secondary education, general pupils per 1000 80.71
Ranked 45th. 4% more than United States
77.71
Ranked 47th.

High school > Lower secondary starting age 13
Ranked 28th. 8% more than United States
12
Ranked 61st.

Elementary (primary) school) > Private school share 10.11%
Ranked 71st. 16% more than United States
8.72%
Ranked 80th.

Elementary school > Gender ratio 97.28
Ranked 86th.
100.68
Ranked 17th. 3% more than El Salvador

Education enrolment ratio > Net > Primary level 95%
Ranked 64th. 1% more than United States
94%
Ranked 71st.

Duration of education > Secondary level 6
Ranked 121st. The same as United States
6
Ranked 81st.
Public spending per student > Tertiary level 10.4
Ranked 68th.
23.9
Ranked 8th. 2 times more than El Salvador
Primary education > Pupils 1.05 million
Ranked 43th.
24.56 million
Ranked 4th. 23 times more than El Salvador

High school > Population with at least high school education > Men 40.8%
Ranked 110th.
94.3%
Ranked 22nd. 2 times more than El Salvador

Education enrolment by level > Secondary level > Per capita 70.9 per 1,000 people
Ranked 116th.
82.72 per 1,000 people
Ranked 88th. 17% more than El Salvador

Education enrolment by level > Percentage girls > Tertiary level 54.38%
Ranked 50th.
56.64%
Ranked 34th. 4% more than El Salvador

Secondary education, vocational pupils 92,868
Ranked 55th.
0.0
Ranked 96th.

Elementary (primary) school > Students per teacher 29.29
Ranked 39th. 2 times more than United States
14.29
Ranked 100th.

Spending on education > Proportion spent on all staff salaries 70.25%
Ranked 26th.
77.19%
Ranked 38th. 10% more than El Salvador

Secondary education > Teachers 21,083
Ranked 32nd.
1.62 million
Ranked 3rd. 77 times more than El Salvador

School life expectancy > Primary to tertiary 12 years
Ranked 69th.
16 years
Ranked 15th. 33% more than El Salvador
School enrolment rate > 5th grade 79.78
Ranked 54th.
94.45
Ranked 30th. 18% more than El Salvador

Education enrolment by level > Secondary level 462,501
Ranked 84th.
23.85 million
Ranked 4th. 52 times more than El Salvador

Scientific and technical journal articles per million 0.342
Ranked 160th.
728.12
Ranked 13th. 2132 times more than El Salvador

Duration of education > Primary level 6
Ranked 106th. The same as United States
6
Ranked 51st.
Participation > Ratio of girls to boys in primary and secondary education 98.28%
Ranked 74th.
100.09%
Ranked 51st. 2% more than El Salvador

Participation > Children out of school > Elementary 38,077
Ranked 49th.
1.71 million
Ranked 4th. 45 times more than El Salvador

Public spending per student > Secondary level 26.4
Ranked 20th. 18% more than United States
22.4
Ranked 28th.
Education enrolment by level > Percentage girls > Primary level 47.82%
Ranked 124th.
48.86%
Ranked 40th. 2% more than El Salvador

Children out of school > Primary > Per capita 6.92 per 1,000 people
Ranked 48th. 25% more than United States
5.52 per 1,000 people
Ranked 57th.

Education enrolment ratio > Net > Primary level > Women 95%
Ranked 62nd. 1% more than United States
94%
Ranked 66th.

High school > Upper secondary starting age 16
Ranked 47th. 7% more than United States
15
Ranked 90th.

Elementary school starting age > Years 7
Ranked 36th. 17% more than United States
6
Ranked 73th.

Elementary school repeaters > All 6.1
Ranked 44th.
0.0
Ranked 116th.

School life expectancy > Male 9.7 years
Ranked 76th.
14.8 years
Ranked 17th. 53% more than El Salvador
Secondary education > General pupils > Per capita 60.51 per 1,000 people
Ranked 64th.
82.36 per 1,000 people
Ranked 51st. 36% more than El Salvador

Education enrolment by level > Primary level per 1000 164.39
Ranked 33th. 90% more than United States
86.39
Ranked 118th.

Education enrolment by level > Primary level > Per capita 0.151 per capita
Ranked 45th. 76% more than United States
0.086 per capita
Ranked 119th.

Education enrolment ratio > Net > Primary level > Men 94%
Ranked 64th. 1% more than United States
93%
Ranked 66th.

Pupils-teacher ratio > Primary level 25.6
Ranked 62nd. 66% more than United States
15.4
Ranked 115th.
Elementary (primary school) > Teachers > Proportion of teachers female 73%
Ranked 55th.
87%
Ranked 8th. 19% more than El Salvador
Primary education > Teachers 35,315
Ranked 32nd.
1.73 million
Ranked 3rd. 49 times more than El Salvador

Education enrolment by level > Percentage girls > Secondary level 49.55%
Ranked 69th. 2% more than United States
48.72%
Ranked 92nd.

Private school enrolment > Primary level 11
Ranked 19th.
11.6
Ranked 33th. 5% more than El Salvador
Outcomes > Primary education > Duration > Years 6
Ranked 105th. The same as United States
6
Ranked 49th.

Primary education > Teachers per 1000 5.82
Ranked 28th.
5.9
Ranked 45th. 1% more than El Salvador

Children out of school > Primary > Female > Per capita 3.13 per 1,000 people
Ranked 45th.
3.5 per 1,000 people
Ranked 47th. 12% more than El Salvador

Female enrolment share > Primary level 48.1%
Ranked 100th.
48.7%
Ranked 42nd. 1% more than El Salvador
Services, etc., value added > Constant 2000 US$ $10.57 billion
Ranked 45th.
$10.28 trillion
Ranked 1st. 973 times more than El Salvador

Primary school starting age > Years 7
Ranked 34th. 17% more than United States
6
Ranked 77th.

Scouting > Members 4,477
Ranked 100th.
2.99 million
Ranked 3rd. 668 times more than El Salvador
Elementary (primary) school > Proportion of education spending on teachers' salaries 58.81%
Ranked 42nd. 7% more than United States
54.76%
Ranked 41st.

Elementary (primary) school) > Proportion spent on all staff salaries 67.46%
Ranked 69th.
81.55%
Ranked 48th. 21% more than El Salvador

High school > Share of total education spending 30.09%
Ranked 67th.
35.42%
Ranked 52nd. 18% more than El Salvador

High school> Proportion of education spending on teachers' salaries 66.98%
Ranked 33th. 22% more than United States
54.76%
Ranked 39th.

Enrolment ratio > Secondary level 39.3%
Ranked 18th.
88.1%
Ranked 17th. 2 times more than El Salvador
Participation > Secondary education > General pupils 434,996
Ranked 66th.
24.69 million
Ranked 2nd. 57 times more than El Salvador

Secondary education > Teachers per 1000 3.47
Ranked 44th.
5.52
Ranked 66th. 59% more than El Salvador

Secondary education > General pupils per 1000 68.56
Ranked 51st.
82.6
Ranked 48th. 20% more than El Salvador

Ratio of female to male primary enrollment 96.44
Ranked 53th.
97.22
Ranked 93th. 1% more than El Salvador

Children out of school > Primary > Male 26,104
Ranked 33th.
593,372
Ranked 5th. 23 times more than El Salvador

Elementary (primary) school > Gender parity index 0.954
Ranked 83th.
0.991
Ranked 69th. 4% more than El Salvador

Female enrolment share > Secondary level 49.1%
Ranked 15th. About the same as United States
49%
Ranked 73th.
Post-Secondary Non-Tertiary > Teachers > Women 0.0
Ranked 59th.
25,000
Ranked 1st.

Private school enrolment > Secondary level 24.9
Ranked 32nd. 3 times more than United States
9.6
Ranked 12th.
Education enrolment by level > Secondary level per 1000 76.98
Ranked 99th.
82.94
Ranked 90th. 8% more than El Salvador

Scouting > Members per thousand people 0.711
Ranked 104th.
9.52
Ranked 14th. 13 times more than El Salvador
School life expectancy > Female 9.9 years
Ranked 68th.
15.7 years
Ranked 11th. 59% more than El Salvador
Elementary school repeaters > Female 5.01
Ranked 47th.
0.0
Ranked 112th.

Elementary school repeaters > Male 7.12
Ranked 41st.
0.0
Ranked 113th.

Children out of school > Primary > Male > Per capita 3.79 per 1,000 people
Ranked 47th. 88% more than United States
2.02 per 1,000 people
Ranked 67th.

Elementary school teachers 30,474
Ranked 68th.
1.8 million
Ranked 2nd. 59 times more than El Salvador

High school teachers 20,484
Ranked 55th.
1.72 million
Ranked 2nd. 84 times more than El Salvador

Participation > Secondary education > Pupils 524,202
Ranked 67th.
24.43 million
Ranked 3rd. 47 times more than El Salvador

Ratio of female to male secondary enrollment 102.94
Ranked 35th. 1% more than United States
101.63
Ranked 58th.

Primary education > Pupils per 1000 172.16
Ranked 26th. 2 times more than United States
83.88
Ranked 115th.

Pupils-teacher ratio > Secondary level 29.1
Ranked 14th. 95% more than United States
14.9
Ranked 79th.
Expenditure per student, tertiary > % of GDP per capita 11.18%
Ranked 42nd.
21.66%
Ranked 66th. 94% more than El Salvador

School enrollment > Secondary > % net 53.16% net
Ranked 44th.
89.34% net
Ranked 22nd. 68% more than El Salvador

Services, etc., value added > Constant LCU per capita 771.38
Ranked 99th.
36,028.94
Ranked 52nd. 47 times more than El Salvador

Unemployment with primary education > Male > % of male unemployment 63.4%
Ranked 11th. 3 times more than United States
19.2%
Ranked 47th.

School enrollment > Preprimary > Male > % gross 49.71% gross
Ranked 36th.
63.25% gross
Ranked 58th. 27% more than El Salvador

School enrollment > Secondary > Male > % net 52.07% net
Ranked 42nd.
88.14% net
Ranked 23th. 69% more than El Salvador

Secondary education > Teachers > % female 49.42% female
Ranked 44th.
62.59% female
Ranked 37th. 27% more than El Salvador

Labor force with tertiary education, female > % of female labor force 11.7%
Ranked 63th.
36.5%
Ranked 5th. 3 times more than El Salvador

Labor force with primary education > % of total 24.6%
Ranked 31st. 84% more than United States
13.4%
Ranked 51st.

Labor force with secondary education, male > % of male labor force 9.2%
Ranked 65th.
50.2%
Ranked 23th. 5 times more than El Salvador

Labor force with secondary education > % of total 10.5%
Ranked 71st.
50.8%
Ranked 22nd. 5 times more than El Salvador

Unemployment with tertiary education > % of total unemployment 8.4%
Ranked 32nd.
46.5%
Ranked 2nd. 6 times more than El Salvador

Primary education > Pupils > % female 48.16% female
Ranked 54th. About the same as United States
48.08% female
Ranked 104th.

Participation > School enrollment > Secondary > % gross 63.56%
Ranked 88th.
94.11%
Ranked 41st. 48% more than El Salvador

Participation > School enrollment > Secondary > Male > % gross 63.08%
Ranked 86th.
94.34%
Ranked 38th. 50% more than El Salvador

Elementary school graduate rate > Female 77.71
Ranked 56th.
87.47
Ranked 48th. 13% more than El Salvador

Inputs > Secondary education > Teachers > Female 10,642
Ranked 51st.
1.04 million
Ranked 1st. 97 times more than El Salvador

Participation > Children out of school > Elementary > Male 23,243
Ranked 45th.
944,307
Ranked 4th. 41 times more than El Salvador

Participation > Children out of school > Elementary > Female 14,834
Ranked 50th.
769,923
Ranked 4th. 52 times more than El Salvador

Participation > School enrollment > Secondary > % net 55%
Ranked 64th.
88.31%
Ranked 22nd. 61% more than El Salvador

Participation > School enrollment > Secondary > Female > % gross 64.05%
Ranked 88th.
93.87%
Ranked 43th. 47% more than El Salvador

Participation > Secondary education > General pupils > % female 49.41%
Ranked 82nd. 2% more than United States
48.63%
Ranked 95th.

Participation > Secondary education > Pupils > % female 50.08%
Ranked 34th. 3% more than United States
48.63%
Ranked 69th.

High school > Lower Secondary > Students per teacher 25.07
Ranked 21st. 73% more than United States
14.52
Ranked 47th.

Participation > Total enrollment > Primary > Female > % net 96.48%
Ranked 36th. 3% more than United States
93.68%
Ranked 53th.

Participation > School enrollment > Secondary > Female > % net 55.77%
Ranked 63th.
88.98%
Ranked 21st. 60% more than El Salvador

Persistence to last grade of primary, male > % of cohort 82.11%
Ranked 64th.
98.33%
Ranked 21st. 20% more than El Salvador

School enrollment > Primary > % gross 113.14% gross
Ranked 26th. 14% more than United States
98.98% gross
Ranked 115th.

Persistence to grade 5, total > % of cohort 87.32%
Ranked 53th.
93.68%
Ranked 44th. 7% more than El Salvador

School enrollment > Primary > Female > % net 92.84% net
Ranked 24th. 3% more than United States
90.49% net
Ranked 71st.

School enrollment, primary, female > % net 93.54%
Ranked 44th. 1% more than United States
92.48%
Ranked 52nd.

School enrollment > Primary > Male > % net 92.53% net
Ranked 26th.
94.25% net
Ranked 51st. 2% more than El Salvador

Services, etc., value added > % of GDP 60.99%
Ranked 42nd.
79.4%
Ranked 11th. 30% more than El Salvador

Unemployment with secondary education, male > % of male unemployment 29.8%
Ranked 26th.
37.6%
Ranked 57th. 26% more than El Salvador

Public spending on education, total > % of GDP 3.42%
Ranked 39th.
5.62%
Ranked 41st. 65% more than El Salvador

Labor force with secondary education, female > % of female labor force 12.3%
Ranked 65th.
51.6%
Ranked 23th. 4 times more than El Salvador

Unemployment with secondary education, female > % of female unemployment 45.6%
Ranked 21st. 38% more than United States
33%
Ranked 70th.

Education spending > % of GDP 2.9%
Ranked 108th.
5.7%
Ranked 38th. 97% more than El Salvador
School life expectancy > Primary to tertiary > Male 12 years
Ranked 67th.
15 years
Ranked 24th. 25% more than El Salvador
Services, etc., value added > Constant 2000 US$, % of GDP 44.28%
Ranked 23th.
68.6%
Ranked 6th. 55% more than El Salvador

Ratio of female to male enrollments in tertiary education 123.25
Ranked 21st.
139.19
Ranked 29th. 13% more than El Salvador

School enrollment > Secondary > % gross 62.78% gross
Ranked 56th.
94.68% gross
Ranked 44th. 51% more than El Salvador

School enrollment > Primary > % net 92.68% net
Ranked 28th. About the same as United States
92.41% net
Ranked 62nd.

Participation > School enrollment > Secondary > Private > % of total secondary 17.96%
Ranked 46th. 2 times more than United States
8.78%
Ranked 68th.

School enrollment > Tertiary > Male > % gross 17.05% gross
Ranked 25th.
69.19% gross
Ranked 6th. 4 times more than El Salvador

Participation > School enrollment > Tertiary > % gross 24.56%
Ranked 56th.
82.92%
Ranked 4th. 3 times more than El Salvador

Participation > School enrollment > Tertiary > Female > % gross 25.54%
Ranked 57th.
97.14%
Ranked 6th. 4 times more than El Salvador

Participation > Total enrollment > Primary > % net 95.59%
Ranked 52nd. 3% more than United States
93.14%
Ranked 64th.

Participation > School enrollment > Secondary > Male > % net 54.24%
Ranked 62nd.
87.68%
Ranked 18th. 62% more than El Salvador

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