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Education Stats: compare key data on Ethiopia & India

Definitions

  • Adult literacy rate > Total: Adult literacy rate is the percentage of people ages 15 and above who can, with understanding, read and write a short, simple statement on their everyday life."
  • Children out of school, primary: Children out of school, primary. Out-of-school children of primary school age. Total is the total number of primary-school-age children who are not enrolled in either primary or secondary schools.
  • Children out of school, primary per 1000: Children out of school, primary. Out-of-school children of primary school age. Total is the total number of primary-school-age children who are not enrolled in either primary or secondary schools. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Children out of school, primary, female: Children out of school, primary, female. Out-of-school children of primary school age. Female is the total number of female primary-school-age children who are not enrolled in either primary or secondary schools.
  • College and university > Gender parity index: Country's gender parity index for college and university enrollment. For countries with a rating of over 1, more females are enrolled while countries with a rating under 1 have more males enrolled.
  • College and university > Share of total education spending: Percentage of government education funding that goes to post-secondary education.
  • Compulsary education duration: Number of years students are required to be enrolled in school for all levels of education. For instance, compulsary education lasts for 12 years in the United States.
  • Government spending on education > Proportion of GDP: Percentage of public funding for education out of country's total GDP.
  • High school enrolment rate: Progression to secondary school refers to the number of new entrants to the first grade of secondary school in a given year as a percentage of the number of students enrolled in the final grade of primary school in the previous year.
  • Literacy > Total population: This entry includes a definition of literacy and Census Bureau percentages for the total population, males, and females. There are no universal definitions and standards of literacy. Unless otherwise specified, all rates are based on the most common definition - the ability to read and write at a specified age. Detailing the standards that individual countries use to assess the ability to read and write is beyond the scope of our source. Information on literacy, while not a perfect measure of educational results, is probably the most easily available and valid for international comparisons.
  • Primary education, duration > Years: Primary education, duration (years). Duration of primary is the number of grades (years) in primary education.
  • Primary education, teachers per 1000: Primary education, teachers. Teaching staff in primary. Public and private. Full and part-time. All programmes. Total is the total number of teachers in public and private primary education institutions. Teachers are persons employed full time or part time in an official capacity to guide and direct the learning experience of pupils and students, irrespective of their qualifications or the delivery mechanism, i.e. face-to-face and/or at a distance. This definition excludes educational personnel who have no active teaching duties (e.g. headmasters, headmistresses or principals who do not teach) and persons who work occasionally or in a voluntary capacity in educational institutions. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Pupil-teacher ratio, primary: Pupil-teacher ratio, primary. Pupil-teacher ratio. Primary is the number of pupils enrolled in primary school divided by the number of primary school teachers.
  • Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary: Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary. Pupil-teacher ratio. Secondary is the number of pupils enrolled in secondary school divided by the number of secondary school teachers.
  • Secondary education, duration > Years: Secondary education, duration (years). Duration of secondary education is the number of grades (years) in secondary education (ISCED 2 & 3).
  • Average IQ: Average IQ of different countries according to the controversial book "IQ and the Wealth of Nations".
  • 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.
  • Literacy > Adult literacy: Adult literacy rate (%).
  • 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.
  • Adult literacy rate > Female: Adult literacy rate is the percentage of people ages 15 and above who can, with understanding, read and write a short, simple statement on their everyday life."
  • Tertiary enrollment: Gross enrolment ratio, tertiary level is the sum of all tertiary level students enrolled at the start of the school year, expressed as a percentage of the mid-year population in the 5 year age group after the official secondary school leaving age.
  • 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.
  • High school repeaters > Male: Repeaters in secondary school are the number of students enrolled in the same grade as in the previous year, as a percentage of all students enrolled in secondary school."
  • Preschool enrollment rate: Gross enrollment ratio is the ratio of total enrollment, regardless of age, to the population of the age group that officially corresponds to the level of education shown. Primary education provides children with basic reading, writing, and mathematics skills along with an elementary understanding of such subjects as history, geography, natural science, social science, art, and music."
  • Tertiary > Students studying abroad: Total number of post-secondary students who were studying abroad during given year.
  • Elementary (primary school) > Duration: Number of years students study at the primary level.
  • 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.
  • Literacy > Female literates > Aged 15-19 per thousand people: Number of females aged 15-19 years, who are literate. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Elementary school graduate rate: Persistence to last grade of primary is the percentage of children enrolled in the first grade of primary school who eventually reach the last grade of primary education. The estimate is based on the reconstructed cohort method.
  • Literacy rate > People aged 15-24: Youth literacy rate is the percentage of people ages 15-24 who can, with understanding, read and write a short, simple statement on their everyday life."
  • Public spending per student > Primary level: Public expenditure per student, primary level is the total reported current spending by the government on primary education, divided by the total number of pupils in primary education, expressed as a percentage of per capita GDP.
  • Secondary education, pupils per 1000: Secondary education, pupils. Enrolment in total secondary. Public and private. All programmes. Total is the total number of students enrolled at public and private secondary education institutions. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Primary education, pupils per 1000: Primary education, pupils. Enrolment in primary. Public and private. All programmes. Total is the total number of students enrolled in public and private primary education institutions. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Literacy > Female literates > Aged over 10 per thousand people: Number of females older than 10 years, who are literate. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level > Per capita: Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Tertiary > Students studying abroad per thousand people: Total number of post-secondary students who were studying abroad during given year. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Outcomes > Secondary education > Duration > Years: Secondary education, duration (years) is the number of grades (years) in secondary school."
  • Teacher student ratio > High school: Secondary school pupil-teacher ratio is the number of pupils enrolled in secondary school divided by the number of secondary school teachers (regardless of their teaching assignment).
  • Inequality adjusted index: Inequality-adjusted Human Development Index.
  • High school repeaters > Female: Repeaters in secondary school are the number of students enrolled in the same grade as in the previous year, as a percentage of all students enrolled in secondary school."
  • Teacher student ratio > Elementary school: Primary school pupil-teacher ratio is the number of pupils enrolled in primary school divided by the number of primary school teachers (regardless of their teaching assignment).
  • Literacy rate > Females aged 15-24: Youth literacy rate is the percentage of people ages 15-24 who can, with understanding, read and write a short, simple statement on their everyday life."
  • Elementary school > Enrolled students: Primary education pupils is the total number of pupils enrolled at primary level in public and private schools.
  • Primary education > Duration > Years: Primary duration refers to the number of years of full-time equivalent duration in primary education in the school system according to ISCED.
  • Services, etc., value added > Constant 2000 US$ per capita: Services, etc., value added (constant 2000 US$). Services correspond to ISIC divisions 50-99. They include value added in wholesale and retail trade (including hotels and restaurants), transport, and government, financial, professional, and personal services such as education, health care, and real estate services. Also included are imputed bank service charges, import duties, and any statistical discrepancies noted by national compilers as well as discrepancies arising from rescaling. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources. The industrial origin of value added is determined by the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC), revision 3. Data are in constant 2005 U.S. dollars. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • School enrolment rate > 1st grade: Gross intake rate in grade 1 is the number of new entrants in the first grade of primary education regardless of age, expressed as a percentage of the population of the official primary entrance age."
  • Secondary education, general pupils per 1000: Secondary education, general pupils. Enrolment in total secondary. Public and private. General programmes. Total is the total number of students enrolled in general programmes at public and private secondary education institutions. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Literacy > Literates > Aged 15-19 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • High school > Lower secondary starting age: Average age at which students begin lower secondary (middle school) education.
  • Elementary (primary) school) > Private school share: Percentage of primary students who attend a private school.
  • Elementary school > Gender ratio: Ratio of female to male primary enrollment is the percentage of girls to boys enrolled at primary level in public and private schools.
  • High school enrolment rate > Female: Progression to secondary school refers to the number of new entrants to the first grade of secondary school in a given year as a percentage of the number of students enrolled in the final grade of primary school in the previous year.
  • Duration of education > Secondary level: Duration of secondary education is the number of grades (or years) in general secondary education.
  • Public spending per student > Tertiary level: Public expenditure per student, tertiary level is the total reported current spending by the government on tertiary education, divided by the total number of pupils in tertiary education, expressed as a percentage of per capita GDP.
  • Secondary education > Pupils: Secondary education pupils is the total number of pupils enrolled at secondary level in public and private schools.
  • Primary education > Pupils: Primary education pupils is the total number of pupils enrolled at primary level in public and private schools.
  • Literacy rate > Males aged 15-24: Youth literacy rate is the percentage of people ages 15-24 who can, with understanding, read and write a short, simple statement on their everyday life."
  • Education enrolment by level > Secondary level > Per capita: Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Secondary education, vocational pupils: Secondary education, vocational pupils. Enrolment in total secondary. Public and private. Technical/vocational programmes. Total is the total number of students enrolled in technical/vocational programmes at public and private secondary education institutions.
  • Elementary (primary) school > Students per teacher: Number of students per teacher for primary education.
  • Secondary education > Teachers: Secondary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers.
  • School enrolment rate > 5th grade: Persistence to grade 5 (percentage of cohort reaching grade 5) is the share of children enrolled in the first grade of primary school who eventually reach grade 5. The estimate is based on the reconstructed cohort method.
  • Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 30-34 per thousand people: Compares countries by number of illiterate individuals, in the age range 30 to 34. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Scientific and technical journal articles per million: Scientific and technical journal articles refer to the number of scientific and engineering articles published in the following fields: physics, biology, chemistry, mathematics, clinical medicine, biomedical research, engineering and technology, and earth and space sciences. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Duration of education > Primary level: Duration of primary education is the number of grades (or years) in primary education.
  • Participation > Children out of school > Elementary: Children out of school are the number of primary-school-age children not enrolled in primary or secondary school.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Illiterate population by sex > Aged 15+ per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Progression to secondary school: Progression to secondary school refers to the number of new entrants to the first grade of secondary school in a given year as a percentage of the number of students enrolled in the final grade of primary school in the previous year.
  • Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 35-39: Compares countries by number of illiterate individuals, in the age range 35 to 39. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems
  • Literacy > Literates > Aged 15-19: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • High school > Upper secondary starting age: Average age at which students begin upper secondary (high school) education.
  • Elementary school starting age > Years: Primary school starting age is the age at which students would enter primary education, assuming they had started at the official entrance age for the lowest level of education, had studied full-time throughout and had progressed through the system without repeating or skipping a grade."
  • Elementary school repeaters > All: Repeaters in primary school are the number of students enrolled in the same grade as in the previous year, as a percentage of all students enrolled in primary school."
  • Secondary education > General pupils > Per capita: Secondary general pupils are the number of secondary students enrolled in general education programs, including teacher training. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Education enrolment by level > Primary level > Per capita: Per capita figures expressed per 1 population.
  • Education enrolment by level > Primary level per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Pupils-teacher ratio > Primary level: Pupil-teacher ratio, primary level is the average number of pupils per teacher in primary education. Cross-country comparisons may be affected by such factors as the composition of teachers by part- and full-time employment.
  • Elementary (primary school) > Teachers > Proportion of teachers female: Percentage of country's elementary, or primary, teachers that are female.
  • Primary education > Teachers: Primary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers.
  • Secondary education > Vocational pupils: Secondary vocational pupils are the number of secondary students enrolled in technical and vocational education programs, including teacher training.
  • Literacy > Male illiterates > Aged 35-39 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 10-14: Compares countries by number of male illiterates, in the age range 10 to 14. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems
  • Literacy > Literates > Aged over 10 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • 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.
  • Secondary education > Pupils per 1000: Secondary education pupils is the total number of pupils enrolled at secondary level in public and private schools. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Literacy > Men above 14 years: Percent of male population above the age of 14 years that is literate.
  • Female enrolment share > Primary level: Girls' enrolment share, primary level is the number of girls enrolled in primary school, expressed as a percentage of the total number of pupils in primary school.
  • Services, etc., value added > Constant 2000 US$: Services, etc., value added (constant 2000 US$). Services correspond to ISIC divisions 50-99. They include value added in wholesale and retail trade (including hotels and restaurants), transport, and government, financial, professional, and personal services such as education, health care, and real estate services. Also included are imputed bank service charges, import duties, and any statistical discrepancies noted by national compilers as well as discrepancies arising from rescaling. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources. The industrial origin of value added is determined by the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC), revision 3. Data are in constant 2005 U.S. dollars.
  • Primary school starting age > Years: Primary school starting age (years). Entrance age of primary is the age at which students would enter primary education, assuming they had started at the official entrance age for the lowest level of education, had studied full-time throughout and had progressed through the system without repeating or skipping a grade.
  • Scouting > Members: Members of boy or girl scout groups which are members of the World Organization of the Scout Movement (WOSM).
  • High school > Share of total education spending: Percentage of government education funding that goes to secondary education.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Education enrolment by level > Secondary level per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged 65-69 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged 35-39 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 20-24: Compares countries by number of illiterate individuals, in the age range 20 to 24. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems
  • Literacy > Male illiterates > Aged 35-39: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 25-29 per thousand people: Compares countries by number of illiterate individuals, in the age range 25 to 29. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged 25-29 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 15-19 per thousand people: Compares countries by number of illiterate individuals, in the age range 15 to 19. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Literates > Aged 40-44 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 50-54 per thousand people: Compares countries by number of illiterate individuals, in the age range 50 to 54. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Female literates > Aged 15-19: Number of females aged 15-19 years, who are literate.
  • 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."
  • Elementary school teachers: Primary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers.
  • High school teachers: Secondary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers.
  • High school enrolment rate > Male: Progression to secondary school refers to the number of new entrants to the first grade of secondary school in a given year as a percentage of the number of students enrolled in the final grade of primary school in the previous year.
  • Literacy > Women above 14 years: Percent of female population above the age of 14 years that is literate.
  • Gender ratio > Literacy rate of 15-24 year-olds: Literacy gender parity rate of 15-24 year olds in each country. This number is achieved by dividing the total amount of females who are literate by the total amount of males who are literate. Numbers below 1 mean that more males are literate, while numbers over 1 indicate that more females are literate, with the difference in the numbers indicating to what extent this is true. For instance, in Chad (with a parity rate of .42%) a substantial amount of more males are literate than females. These numbers are only for 15-24 year olds.
  • Illiterate population by sex > Aged 15+ > Women per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Illiterate population by sex > Aged 15+ > Per capita: Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Participation > Secondary education > Pupils: Secondary education pupils is the total number of pupils enrolled at secondary level in public and private schools.
  • Secondary education > Pupils > Per capita: Secondary education pupils is the total number of pupils enrolled at secondary level in public and private schools. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • 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.
  • Intake ratio to last grade of primary > Females: Number of female entrants in the last grade of primary education (regardless of age) expressed as a percentage of the female population at entrance age to the last grade.
  • 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.
  • Pupils reaching grade 5: Pupils reaching grade 5 is the percentage of children who start primary school and eventually reach grade 5.
  • Literacy > Male literates > Aged 20-24: Compares countries by number of male literates, in the age range 20 to 24. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems
  • Literacy > Literates > Aged 50-54 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged over 10 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Male literates > Aged 35-39 per thousand people: Compares countries by number of male literates, in the age range 35 to 39. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Male literates > Aged 25-29 per thousand people: Compares countries by number of male illiterates, in the age range 25 to 29. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Illiterates > Aged over 10 per thousand people: Compares countries by number of illiterate individuals aged over 10. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Male illiterates > Aged 65-69 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 60-64 per thousand people: Compares countries by number of male illiterates, in the age range 60 to 64. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Female literates > Aged 30-34: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged 15-19 per thousand people:

    Number of females aged 15-19 years, who are illiterate.

    . Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy rate > Adult male > % of males ages 15 and above: Adult literacy rate is the percentage of people ages 15 and above who can, with understanding, read and write a short, simple statement on their everyday life.
  • Literacy > Male illiterates > Aged 50-54: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • Literacy > Literates > Aged 30-34: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged 55-59: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • Literacy > Male illiterates > Aged 20-24: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • Literacy > Male illiterates > Aged 70-74: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • Literacy > Female literates > Aged 35-39: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged 35-39: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • Literacy > Female literates > Aged over 10: Number of females older than 10 years, who are literate.
  • 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).
  • Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged 20-24 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Female literates > Aged 70-74 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Female literates > Aged 20-24 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged 40-44 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged 55-59 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Male illiterates > Aged 20-24 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged 60-64 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Female literates > Aged 50-54 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Female literates > Aged 65-69 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • 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).
  • Literacy rate > Youth total > % of people ages 15-24: Youth literacy rate is the percentage of people ages 15-24 who can, with understanding, read and write a short, simple statement on their everyday life.
  • School enrollment > Preprimary > % 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 > 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.
  • Secondary education > Pupils > % female: Female pupils as a percentage of total pupils at secondary level includes enrollments in public and private schools.
  • Literacy rate > Adult total > % of people ages 15 and above: Adult literacy rate is the percentage of people ages 15 and above who can, with understanding, read and write a short, simple statement on their everyday life.
  • 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)."
  • 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."
  • Literacy > Ratio of young literate females to males > % ages 15-24: Ratio of young literate females to males (% ages 15-24). Gender parity index for youth literacy rate is the ratio of female youth literacy rate to male youth literacy rate. It is calculated by dividing the female value for the indicator by the male value for the indicator. A GPI equal to 1 indicates parity between females and males. In general, a value less than 1 indicates disparity in favor of males and a value greater than 1 indicates disparity in favor of females.
  • Literacy > Literacy rate, adult total > % of people ages 15 and above: Literacy rate, adult total (% of people ages 15 and above). Adult (15+) literacy rate (%). Total is the percentage of the population age 15 and above who can, with understanding, read and write a short, simple statement on their everyday life. Generally, u2018literacyu2019 also encompasses u2018numeracyu2019, the ability to make simple arithmetic calculations. This indicator is calculated by dividing the number of literates aged 15 years and over by the corresponding age group population and multiplying the result by 100.
  • 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).
  • Literacy > Literates > Aged 65-69 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Male literates > Aged 45-49 per thousand people: Compares countries by number of male literates in the age range 45 to 49. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 10-14 per thousand people: Compares countries by number of male illiterates, in the age range 10 to 14. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Male literates > Aged 30-34 per thousand people: Compares countries by number of male literates, in the age range 30 to 34. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Male literates > Aged 50-54 per thousand people: Compares countries by number of male literates, in the age range 50 to 54. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Male literates > Aged 40-44 per thousand people: Compares countries by number of male literates, in the age range 40 to 44. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Male literates > Aged 20-24 per thousand people: Compares countries by number of male literates, in the age range 20 to 24. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Male illiterates > Aged 70-74 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Literates > Aged 45-49 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 55-59 per thousand people: Compares countries by number of male iliterate individuals, in the age range 55 to 59. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Male illiterates > Aged 60-64 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Male literates > Aged 15-19 per thousand people: Compares countries by number of male literates, in the age range 15 to 19. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Literates > Aged 35-39 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged 70-74 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • 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.
  • Literacy > Female literates > Aged 55-59: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • 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 > Secondary > Female > % gross: Gross enrollment ratio is the ratio of total enrollment, regardless of age, to the population of the age group that officially corresponds to the level of education shown. Secondary education completes the provision of basic education that began at the primary level, and aims at laying the foundations for lifelong learning and human development, by offering more subject- or skill-oriented instruction using more specialized teachers.
  • School enrollment, primary, male > % net: School enrollment, primary, male (% net). Net enrolment rate. Primary. Male is the ratio of male children of the official primary school age who are enrolled in primary school to the male population of the official primary school age.
  • Persistence to last grade of primary, female > % of cohort: Persistence to last grade of primary, female (% of cohort). Survival rate to last grade of primary. Female is the share of female children enrolled in the first grade of primary school who eventually reach the last grade of primary. The estimate is calculated on the basis of the reconstructed cohort method, which uses data on enrolment and repeaters for two consecutive years.
  • Repeaters, primary, male > % of male enrollment: Repeaters, primary, male (% of male enrollment). Percentage of repeaters in primary. All grades. Male is the number of male students enrolled in the same grade as in the previous year, as a percentage of all male students enrolled in primary school. It is calculated by dividing the sum of male repeaters in all grades of primary education by the total male enrolment of primary education and multiplying the result by 100.
  • Outcomes > Ratio of young literate females to males > % ages 15-24: Ratio of young literate females to males is the percentage of females to males ages 15-24 who can, with understanding, read and write a short, simple statement on their everyday life."
  • Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 65-69 per thousand people: Compares countries by number of male illiterates, in the age range 65 to 69. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Literates > Aged 65-69: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • 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.
  • Repeaters, secondary, female > % of female enrollment: Repeaters, secondary, female (% of female enrollment). Percentage of repeaters in secondary. All grades. Female is the number of female students enrolled in the same grade as in the previous year, as a percentage of all female students enrolled in secondary school. It is calculated by dividing the sum of female repeaters in all grades of secondary education by the total female enrolment of secondary education and multiplying the result by 100.
  • 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.
  • Literacy > Male literates > Aged 10-14: Compares countries by number of male literates, in the age range 10 to 14. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems
  • Literacy > Female literates > Aged 40-44 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Male literates > Aged over 10 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Male literates > Aged 60-64 per thousand people: Compares countries by number of male literates, in the age range 60 to 64. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Female literates > Aged 30-34 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • School enrollment, tertiary, male > % gross: School enrollment, tertiary, male (% gross). Gross enrolment ratio. Tertiary (ISCED 5 and 6). Male is the total male enrollment in tertiary education (ISCED 5 and 6), regardless of age, expressed as a percentage of the total male population of the five-year age group following on from secondary school leaving.
  • Literacy > Literates > Aged 60-64: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • School attendance of orphans: Percentage of orphans aged 10-14 who attend school. 
  • School attendance of non-orphans: Percentage of children aged 10-14 who live with at least one parent and who are enrolled in school. 
STAT Ethiopia India HISTORY
Adult literacy rate > Total 35.9
Ranked 109th.
62.75
Ranked 14th. 75% more than Ethiopia

Children out of school, primary 3.01 million
Ranked 2nd. 2 times more than India
1.39 million
Ranked 4th.

Children out of school, primary per 1000 32.82
Ranked 11th. 29 times more than India
1.14
Ranked 85th.

Children out of school, primary, female 1.65 million
Ranked 2nd.
6.11 million
Ranked 1st. 4 times more than Ethiopia

College and university > Gender parity index 0.433
Ranked 84th.
0.726
Ranked 100th. 68% more than Ethiopia

College and university > Share of total education spending 3.54%
Ranked 107th.
35.89%
Ranked 3rd. 10 times more than Ethiopia

Compulsary education duration 0.0
Ranked 198th.
9
Ranked 64th.

Government spending on education > Proportion of GDP 4.69%
Ranked 62nd. 48% more than India
3.17%
Ranked 44th.

High school enrolment rate 88.48
Ranked 65th. 4% more than India
85.13
Ranked 70th.

Literacy > Total population 42.7%
Ranked 153th.
59.5%
Ranked 134th. 39% more than Ethiopia

Primary education, duration > Years 6
Ranked 143th. 20% more than India
5
Ranked 160th.

Primary education, teachers per 1000 2.95
Ranked 65th.
3.21
Ranked 104th. 9% more than Ethiopia

Pupil-teacher ratio, primary 53.75
Ranked 6th. 53% more than India
35.15
Ranked 29th.

Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary 39.7
Ranked 3rd. 53% more than India
25.92
Ranked 19th.

Secondary education, duration > Years 6
Ranked 162nd.
7
Ranked 50th. 17% more than Ethiopia

Average IQ 63
Ranked 50th.
81
Ranked 38th. 29% more than Ethiopia
Literacy > Female 35.1%
Ranked 143th.
48.3%
Ranked 131st. 38% more than Ethiopia

Children out of school, primary, female per 1000 18.02
Ranked 11th. 3 times more than India
5.58
Ranked 38th.

College and university > Gender ratio 31.11
Ranked 86th.
69.94
Ranked 85th. 2 times more than Ethiopia

Child care (preschool) > Duration 3
Ranked 125th. The same as India
3
Ranked 65th.

Secondary education > Teachers > Per capita 1.16 per 1,000 people
Ranked 66th.
2.4 per 1,000 people
Ranked 103th. 2 times more than Ethiopia

Duration of compulsory education 6 years
Ranked 153th.
8 years
Ranked 8th. 33% more than Ethiopia
Secondary education, pupils 4.85 million
Ranked 4th.
113.73 million
Ranked 1st. 23 times more than Ethiopia

Girls to boys ratio > Primary level enrolment 0.88
Ranked 8th.
0.93
Ranked 115th. 6% more than Ethiopia

Literacy > Adult literacy 35.9%
Ranked 1st.
66%
Ranked 91st. 84% more than Ethiopia

Primary education, teachers 270,375
Ranked 5th.
3.92 million
Ranked 2nd. 14 times more than Ethiopia

Primary education, pupils 14.53 million
Ranked 2nd.
137.75 million
Ranked 1st. 9 times more than Ethiopia

Adult literacy rate > Female 22.8
Ranked 109th.
50.82
Ranked 14th. 2 times more than Ethiopia

Tertiary enrollment 1.6%
Ranked 91st.
10.5%
Ranked 20th. 7 times more than Ethiopia
Spending per student > College and university 642.73
Ranked 1st. 12 times more than India
54.98
Ranked 18th.

High school > Gender ratio 72.31
Ranked 108th.
85.75
Ranked 116th. 19% more than Ethiopia

Compulsary education starting age 0.0
Ranked 198th.
6
Ranked 46th.

Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary per million 0.433
Ranked 41st. 20 times more than India
0.0212
Ranked 98th.

Literacy > Definition age 15 and over can read and write age 15 and over can read and write
High school > Upper secondary school duration 2
Ranked 202nd.
4
Ranked 27th. Twice as much as Ethiopia

Literacy > Male 50.3%
Ranked 152nd.
70.2%
Ranked 131st. 40% more than Ethiopia

Spending > USD 951.6 million
Ranked 76th.
36.6 billion
Ranked 15th. 38 times more than Ethiopia

High school > Private school share 11.27%
Ranked 70th.
41.89%
Ranked 11th. 4 times more than Ethiopia

Spending > Proportion 3.71
Ranked 97th. 17% more than India
3.17
Ranked 121st.

Pupil-teacher ratio > Primary 72.28
Ranked 3rd. 80% more than India
40.2
Ranked 27th.

Child care (preschool) > Starting age 4
Ranked 61st. 33% more than India
3
Ranked 125th.

High school repeaters > Male 8.97
Ranked 31st. 74% more than India
5.15
Ranked 44th.

Literacy rates > Aged 15-24 31.2%
Ranked 34th.
76.4%
Ranked 23th. 2 times more than Ethiopia

Preschool enrollment rate 97.79
Ranked 102nd.
113.06
Ranked 30th. 16% more than Ethiopia

Tertiary > Students studying abroad 6,764.01
Ranked 96th.
198,512.54
Ranked 2nd. 29 times more than Ethiopia

Primary completion rate 55
Ranked 107th.
90
Ranked 71st. 64% more than Ethiopia

Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level 172,111
Ranked 4th.
11.3 million
Ranked 3rd. 66 times more than Ethiopia

Elementary (primary school) > Duration 6
Ranked 151st. 20% more than India
5
Ranked 169th.

Secondary education, teachers per 1000 1.33
Ranked 37th.
3.59
Ranked 77th. 3 times more than Ethiopia

Secondary education, teachers 122,147
Ranked 6th.
4.39 million
Ranked 2nd. 36 times more than Ethiopia

Child care (preschool) > Students per teacher 27.41
Ranked 11th.
40.31
Ranked 4th. 47% more than Ethiopia

High school > Lower secondary school duration 4
Ranked 76th. 33% more than India
3
Ranked 120th.

Children out of school, primary, male per 1000 14.8
Ranked 11th. 3 times more than India
4.44
Ranked 42nd.

Spending per student > High school 8.87
Ranked 60th.
16.18
Ranked 49th. 82% more than Ethiopia

Secondary education, general pupils 4.54 million
Ranked 6th.
100.95 million
Ranked 1st. 22 times more than Ethiopia

Illiteracy rates by sex > Aged 15+ 57.3%
Ranked 11th. 41% more than India
40.5%
Ranked 26th.

High school > Gender parity index 0.867
Ranked 83th.
0.918
Ranked 115th. 6% more than Ethiopia

Scientific and technical journal articles 99
Ranked 81st.
12,774
Ranked 14th. 129 times more than Ethiopia

College and university > Teachers > Proportion of teachers female 9%
Ranked 65th.
40%
Ranked 2nd. 4 times more than Ethiopia
Tertiary > Students studying abroad proportion 1.07%
Ranked 112th. 44% more than India
0.745%
Ranked 119th.

Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level per 1000 2.39
Ranked 6th.
10.49
Ranked 92nd. 4 times more than Ethiopia

Scouting > Genders admitted both both
Elementary (primary school) > Starting age 7
Ranked 42nd. 17% more than India
6
Ranked 96th.

Education expenditure of government > As percentage of total government 17.5%
Ranked 1st. 64% more than India
10.7%
Ranked 57th.

Children out of school, primary, male 1.36 million
Ranked 2nd.
4.85 million
Ranked 1st. 4 times more than Ethiopia

Education expenditure of government > As percentage of GNI 6.1%
Ranked 1st. 61% more than India
3.8%
Ranked 76th.

High school > Students per teacher 39.7
Ranked 3rd. 53% more than India
25.92
Ranked 19th.

Secondary education > General pupils 4.38 million
Ranked 5th.
83.13 million
Ranked 2nd. 19 times more than Ethiopia

Spending per student > Elementary school 12.44
Ranked 50th. 40% more than India
8.86
Ranked 62nd.

Secondary school starting age > Years 13
Ranked 36th. 18% more than India
11
Ranked 156th.

High school starting age > Years 13
Ranked 36th. 18% more than India
11
Ranked 138th.

Primary education > Teachers > Per capita 1.56 per 1,000 people
Ranked 91st.
3.14 per 1,000 people
Ranked 113th. 2 times more than Ethiopia

Literacy > Female literates > Aged 15-19 per thousand people 29.68
Ranked 4th.
31.74
Ranked 21st. 7% more than Ethiopia
Education enrolment by level > Primary level 8.27 million
Ranked 1st.
125.57 million
Ranked 1st. 15 times more than Ethiopia

Elementary school graduate rate 40.31
Ranked 90th.
65.79
Ranked 84th. 63% more than Ethiopia

Literacy rate > People aged 15-24 49.9
Ranked 110th.
81.13
Ranked 14th. 63% more than Ethiopia

Public spending per student > Primary level 33.6
Ranked 2nd. 5 times more than India
7.2
Ranked 61st.
Secondary education, pupils per 1000 52.87
Ranked 60th.
93.13
Ranked 41st. 76% more than Ethiopia

Primary education, pupils per 1000 158.43
Ranked 24th. 40% more than India
112.8
Ranked 72nd.

Girls to boys ratio > Tertiary level enrolment 0.32
Ranked 94th.
0.7
Ranked 77th. 2 times more than Ethiopia

Illiterate population by sex > Aged 15+ 21.21 million
Ranked 6th.
289.64 million
Ranked 1st. 14 times more than Ethiopia

Girls to boys ratio > Secondary level enrolment 0.69
Ranked 7th.
0.81
Ranked 118th. 17% more than Ethiopia

Literacy > Female literates > Aged over 10 per thousand people 108.98
Ranked 5th.
188.02
Ranked 21st. 73% more than Ethiopia
Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level > Per capita 2.51 per 1,000 people
Ranked 6th.
10.77 per 1,000 people
Ranked 90th. 4 times more than Ethiopia

Tertiary > Students studying abroad per thousand people 0.0757
Ranked 199th.
0.163
Ranked 184th. 2 times more than Ethiopia

Outcomes > Secondary education > Duration > Years 6
Ranked 143th.
7
Ranked 44th. 17% more than Ethiopia

Teacher student ratio > High school 46.23
Ranked 2nd. 41% more than India
32.7
Ranked 9th.

Inequality adjusted index 0.179
Ranked 127th.
0.264
Ranked 109th. 47% more than Ethiopia
High school repeaters > Female 8.2
Ranked 28th. 2 times more than India
4.06
Ranked 43th.

Illiterate population by sex > Aged 15+ > Women 12.15 million
Ranked 8th.
179.8 million
Ranked 1st. 15 times more than Ethiopia

Teacher student ratio > Elementary school 59.32
Ranked 6th. 48% more than India
40.2
Ranked 23th.

Literacy rate > Females aged 15-24 38.5
Ranked 110th.
74.36
Ranked 14th. 93% more than Ethiopia

Percentage of pupils starting grade 1 reaching grade 5 68.4%
Ranked 5th.
73%
Ranked 66th. 7% more than Ethiopia

Elementary school > Enrolled students 12.74 million
Ranked 9th.
140.36 million
Ranked 1st. 11 times more than Ethiopia

Primary education > Duration > Years 4 years
Ranked 192nd.
5 years
Ranked 154th. 25% more than Ethiopia

Services, etc., value added > Constant 2000 US$ per capita $114.46
Ranked 99th.
$616.31
Ranked 74th. 5 times more than Ethiopia

School enrolment rate > 1st grade 153.18
Ranked 6th. 19% more than India
128.4
Ranked 14th.

Secondary education, general pupils per 1000 49.44
Ranked 70th.
85.94
Ranked 45th. 74% more than Ethiopia

Literacy > Literates > Aged 15-19 per thousand people 65.88
Ranked 4th.
75
Ranked 17th. 14% more than Ethiopia
High school > Lower secondary starting age 13
Ranked 36th. 18% more than India
11
Ranked 161st.

Elementary (primary) school) > Private school share 4%
Ranked 59th.
17.04%
Ranked 32nd. 4 times more than Ethiopia

Elementary school > Gender ratio 89.38
Ranked 117th.
96.83
Ranked 104th. 8% more than Ethiopia

High school enrolment rate > Female 88.63
Ranked 62nd. 5% more than India
84.22
Ranked 63th.

Illiteracy rates by sex > Aged 15+ > Women 64.8%
Ranked 15th. 25% more than India
51.7%
Ranked 25th.

Education enrolment ratio > Net > Primary level 70%
Ranked 5th.
95%
Ranked 62nd. 36% more than Ethiopia

Duration of education > Secondary level 8
Ranked 19th. 60% more than India
5
Ranked 155th.
Public spending per student > Tertiary level 951.1
Ranked 2nd. 14 times more than India
68.4
Ranked 9th.
Secondary education > Pupils 4.54 million
Ranked 6th.
83.86 million
Ranked 2nd. 18 times more than Ethiopia

Primary education > Pupils 8.02 million
Ranked 3rd.
136.19 million
Ranked 1st. 17 times more than Ethiopia

Literacy rate > Males aged 15-24 62.2
Ranked 110th.
88.41
Ranked 14th. 42% more than Ethiopia

Education enrolment by level > Secondary level > Per capita 31.2 per 1,000 people
Ranked 8th.
77.29 per 1,000 people
Ranked 98th. 2 times more than Ethiopia

Education enrolment by level > Percentage girls > Tertiary level 25.16%
Ranked 7th.
38.45%
Ranked 105th. 53% more than Ethiopia

Secondary education, vocational pupils 314,159
Ranked 9th.
829,377
Ranked 12th. 3 times more than Ethiopia

Elementary (primary) school > Students per teacher 53.75
Ranked 6th. 53% more than India
35.15
Ranked 28th.

Secondary education > Teachers 82,732
Ranked 14th.
2.59 million
Ranked 2nd. 31 times more than Ethiopia

School life expectancy > Primary to tertiary 8 years
Ranked 6th.
10 years
Ranked 24th. 25% more than Ethiopia
School enrolment rate > 5th grade 47.11
Ranked 76th.
65.79
Ranked 74th. 40% more than Ethiopia

Education enrolment by level > Secondary level 2.14 million
Ranked 4th.
81.05 million
Ranked 2nd. 38 times more than Ethiopia

Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 30-34 per thousand people 33.47
Ranked 1st. 25% more than India
26.86
Ranked 4th.
Scientific and technical journal articles per million 1.38
Ranked 90th.
11.68
Ranked 70th. 8 times more than Ethiopia

Duration of education > Primary level 4
Ranked 176th.
6
Ranked 62nd. 50% more than Ethiopia
Women to men parity index > As ratio of literacy rates > Aged 15-24 1.18
Ranked 1st. 48% more than India
0.8
Ranked 25th.

Participation > Children out of school > Elementary 2.73 million
Ranked 2nd.
5.56 million
Ranked 3rd. 2 times more than Ethiopia

Participation > Ratio of girls to boys in primary and secondary education 85.19%
Ranked 106th.
92.18%
Ranked 116th. 8% more than Ethiopia

Public spending per student > Secondary level 71.2
Ranked 1st. 3 times more than India
23.1
Ranked 26th.
Illiterate population by sex > Aged 15+ per 1000 294.68
Ranked 14th. 11% more than India
264.81
Ranked 23th.

Education enrolment by level > Percentage girls > Primary level 43.48%
Ranked 9th.
46.82%
Ranked 143th. 8% more than Ethiopia

Progression to secondary school 84.19%
Ranked 42nd.
85.08%
Ranked 71st. 1% more than Ethiopia

Literacy rates > Aged 15-24 > Women 33.8%
Ranked 34th.
67.7%
Ranked 23th. Twice as much as Ethiopia

Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 35-39 2.49 million
Ranked 1st.
29.5 million
Ranked 1st. 12 times more than Ethiopia
Literacy > Literates > Aged 15-19 5.3 million
Ranked 1st.
79.46 million
Ranked 1st. 15 times more than Ethiopia
Education enrolment ratio > Net > Primary level > Women 67%
Ranked 6th.
91%
Ranked 83th. 36% more than Ethiopia

High school > Upper secondary starting age 17
Ranked 12th. 21% more than India
14
Ranked 186th.

Elementary school starting age > Years 7
Ranked 44th. 17% more than India
6
Ranked 89th.

Elementary school repeaters > All 4.96
Ranked 51st. 44% more than India
3.45
Ranked 66th.

Secondary education > General pupils > Per capita 61.51 per 1,000 people
Ranked 61st.
76.99 per 1,000 people
Ranked 63th. 25% more than Ethiopia

Education enrolment by level > Primary level > Per capita 0.121 per capita
Ranked 4th. 1% more than India
0.12 per capita
Ranked 76th.

Education enrolment by level > Primary level per 1000 114.87
Ranked 4th.
116.62
Ranked 83th. 2% more than Ethiopia

Illiteracy rates by sex > Aged 15+ > Men 49.8%
Ranked 6th. 67% more than India
29.8%
Ranked 25th.

Education enrolment ratio > Net > Primary level > Men 72%
Ranked 5th.
98%
Ranked 33th. 36% more than Ethiopia

Literacy rates > Aged 15-24 > Men 28.6%
Ranked 34th.
84.2%
Ranked 21st. 3 times more than Ethiopia

Pupils-teacher ratio > Primary level 54.9
Ranked 9th. 37% more than India
40
Ranked 2nd.
Elementary (primary school) > Teachers > Proportion of teachers female 37%
Ranked 84th.
44%
Ranked 3rd. 19% more than Ethiopia
Primary education > Teachers 110,945
Ranked 16th.
3.39 million
Ranked 2nd. 31 times more than Ethiopia

Secondary education > Vocational pupils 158,658
Ranked 13th.
726,889
Ranked 15th. 5 times more than Ethiopia

Education enrolment by level > Percentage girls > Secondary level 36.33%
Ranked 8th.
42.56%
Ranked 140th. 17% more than Ethiopia

Literacy > Male illiterates > Aged 35-39 per thousand people 11.67
Ranked 1st. 19% more than India
9.81
Ranked 4th.
Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 10-14 4.47 million
Ranked 1st.
22.83 million
Ranked 1st. 5 times more than Ethiopia
Literacy > Literates > Aged over 10 per thousand people 270.56
Ranked 5th.
477.67
Ranked 21st. 77% more than Ethiopia
Private school enrolment > Primary level 5.5
Ranked 27th.
16.5
Ranked 14th. 3 times more than Ethiopia
Outcomes > Primary education > Duration > Years 6
Ranked 130th. 20% more than India
5
Ranked 142nd.

Primary education > Teachers per 1000 1.46
Ranked 90th.
3.05
Ranked 118th. 2 times more than Ethiopia

Secondary education > Pupils per 1000 59.62
Ranked 63th.
75.51
Ranked 88th. 27% more than Ethiopia

Literacy > Men above 14 years 50%
Ranked 32nd.
73.4%
Ranked 27th. 47% more than Ethiopia

Female enrolment share > Primary level 40.6%
Ranked 144th.
43.6%
Ranked 20th. 7% more than Ethiopia
Services, etc., value added > Constant 2000 US$ $10.50 billion
Ranked 46th.
$762.18 billion
Ranked 2nd. 73 times more than Ethiopia

Primary school starting age > Years 7
Ranked 42nd. 17% more than India
6
Ranked 97th.

Scouting > Members 60,191
Ranked 25th.
3.37 million
Ranked 2nd. 56 times more than Ethiopia
High school > Share of total education spending 10.88%
Ranked 97th.
37.49%
Ranked 12th. 3 times more than Ethiopia

Participation > Secondary education > General pupils 3.47 million
Ranked 18th.
95.31 million
Ranked 1st. 27 times more than Ethiopia

Secondary education > Teachers per 1000 1.09
Ranked 67th.
2.33
Ranked 104th. 2 times more than Ethiopia

Secondary education > General pupils per 1000 57.54
Ranked 68th.
74.85
Ranked 67th. 30% more than Ethiopia

Ratio of female to male primary enrollment 85.67
Ranked 88th.
93.44
Ranked 131st. 9% more than Ethiopia

Elementary (primary) school > Gender parity index 0.909
Ranked 97th.
0.999
Ranked 46th. 10% more than Ethiopia

Female enrolment share > Secondary level 39.7%
Ranked 116th. About the same as India
39.6%
Ranked 28th.
Education enrolment by level > Secondary level per 1000 29.74
Ranked 8th.
75.28
Ranked 104th. 3 times more than Ethiopia

Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged 65-69 per thousand people 4.09
Ranked 3rd.
7.72
Ranked 2nd. 89% more than Ethiopia
Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged 35-39 per thousand people 19.25
Ranked 1st. 7% more than India
18.03
Ranked 3rd.
Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 20-24 3.37 million
Ranked 1st.
24.03 million
Ranked 1st. 7 times more than Ethiopia
Literacy > Male illiterates > Aged 35-39 939,119
Ranked 1st.
10.4 million
Ranked 1st. 11 times more than Ethiopia
Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 25-29 per thousand people 42.97
Ranked 1st. 66% more than India
25.95
Ranked 4th.
Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged 25-29 per thousand people 27.31
Ranked 1st. 54% more than India
17.74
Ranked 4th.
Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 15-19 per thousand people 42.87
Ranked 1st. 2 times more than India
19.59
Ranked 4th.
Literacy > Literates > Aged 40-44 per thousand people 10.03
Ranked 5th.
29.71
Ranked 25th. 3 times more than Ethiopia
Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 50-54 per thousand people 18.98
Ranked 1st. 11% more than India
17.18
Ranked 4th.
Literacy > Female literates > Aged 15-19 2.39 million
Ranked 1st.
33.62 million
Ranked 1st. 14 times more than Ethiopia
Scouting > Members per thousand people 0.656
Ranked 108th.
2.73
Ranked 51st. 4 times more than Ethiopia
Primary completion rate > Women 49
Ranked 104th.
86
Ranked 71st. 76% more than Ethiopia

Elementary school repeaters > Male 5.31
Ranked 52nd. 53% more than India
3.48
Ranked 70th.

Elementary school repeaters > Female 4.56
Ranked 49th. 33% more than India
3.42
Ranked 60th.

Percentage of pupils starting grade 1 reaching grade 5 > Men 66.9%
Ranked 5th.
73.1%
Ranked 59th. 9% more than Ethiopia

Elementary school teachers 214,811
Ranked 17th.
3.39 million
Ranked 1st. 16 times more than Ethiopia

High school teachers 79,962
Ranked 29th.
2.59 million
Ranked 1st. 32 times more than Ethiopia

High school enrolment rate > Male 88.37
Ranked 58th. 3% more than India
85.91
Ranked 60th.

Literacy > Women above 14 years 22.8%
Ranked 33th.
47.8%
Ranked 27th. 2 times more than Ethiopia

Gender ratio > Literacy rate of 15-24 year-olds 0.71%
Ranked 4th.
0.8%
Ranked 25th. 13% more than Ethiopia

Illiterate population by sex > Aged 15+ > Women per 1000 168.8
Ranked 21st. 3% more than India
164.38
Ranked 23th.

Illiterate population by sex > Aged 15+ > Per capita 309.18 per 1,000 people
Ranked 11th. 14% more than India
272.12 per 1,000 people
Ranked 21st.

Primary completion rate > Men 61
Ranked 97th.
94
Ranked 48th. 54% more than Ethiopia

Participation > Secondary education > Pupils 5.19 million
Ranked 1st.
89.46 million
Ranked 2nd. 17 times more than Ethiopia

Secondary education > Pupils > Per capita 63.73 per 1,000 people
Ranked 61st.
77.67 per 1,000 people
Ranked 82nd. 22% more than Ethiopia

Ratio of female to male secondary enrollment 63.96
Ranked 89th.
79.83
Ranked 131st. 25% more than Ethiopia

Primary education > Pupils per 1000 105.29
Ranked 70th.
122.63
Ranked 77th. 16% more than Ethiopia

Intake ratio to last grade of primary > Females None
None

Pupils-teacher ratio > Secondary level 46.6
Ranked 3rd. 3 times more than India
17.9
Ranked 58th.
Pupils reaching grade 5 63.8
Ranked 66th.
67.9
Ranked 63th. 6% more than Ethiopia
Literacy > Male literates > Aged 20-24 1.84 million
Ranked 1st.
38.57 million
Ranked 1st. 21 times more than Ethiopia
Literacy > Literates > Aged 50-54 per thousand people 4.56
Ranked 5th.
17.36
Ranked 22nd. 4 times more than Ethiopia
Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged over 10 per thousand people 206.13
Ranked 1st. 21% more than India
170.93
Ranked 4th.
Literacy > Male literates > Aged 35-39 per thousand people 11.05
Ranked 5th.
24.2
Ranked 21st. 2 times more than Ethiopia
Literacy > Male literates > Aged 25-29 per thousand people 16.95
Ranked 5th.
31.02
Ranked 21st. 83% more than Ethiopia
Literacy > Illiterates > Aged over 10 per thousand people 363.19
Ranked 1st. 37% more than India
265.23
Ranked 4th.
Literacy > Male illiterates > Aged 65-69 per thousand people 4.27
Ranked 1st. 6% more than India
4.02
Ranked 2nd.
Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 60-64 per thousand people 13.16
Ranked 1st.
16.21
Ranked 2nd. 23% more than Ethiopia
Literacy > Female literates > Aged 30-34 497,276
Ranked 2nd.
17.86 million
Ranked 1st. 36 times more than Ethiopia
Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged 15-19 per thousand people 23.69
Ranked 1st. 98% more than India
11.94
Ranked 4th.
Literacy rate > Adult male > % of males ages 15 and above 37.34%
Ranked 118th.
73.41%
Ranked 92nd. 97% more than Ethiopia

Literacy > Male illiterates > Aged 50-54 647,458
Ranked 1st.
6.94 million
Ranked 1st. 11 times more than Ethiopia
Literacy > Literates > Aged 30-34 1.53 million
Ranked 2nd.
45.81 million
Ranked 1st. 30 times more than Ethiopia
Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged 55-59 491,441
Ranked 1st.
10.21 million
Ranked 1st. 21 times more than Ethiopia
Literacy > Male illiterates > Aged 20-24 1.25 million
Ranked 1st.
7.75 million
Ranked 1st. 6 times more than Ethiopia
Literacy > Male illiterates > Aged 70-74 296,429
Ranked 1st.
3.83 million
Ranked 1st. 13 times more than Ethiopia
Literacy > Female literates > Aged 35-39 401,211
Ranked 2nd.
15.43 million
Ranked 1st. 38 times more than Ethiopia
Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged 35-39 1.55 million
Ranked 1st.
19.11 million
Ranked 1st. 12 times more than Ethiopia
Literacy > Female literates > Aged over 10 8.77 million
Ranked 2nd.
199.21 million
Ranked 1st. 23 times more than Ethiopia
Primary education, teachers > % female 36.73%
Ranked 63th.
44%
Ranked 112th. 20% more than Ethiopia

Tertiary education, teachers > % female 9.43%
Ranked 37th.
40%
Ranked 37th. 4 times more than Ethiopia

Public spending on education, total > % of government expenditure 25.37%
Ranked 4th. 2 times more than India
11.02%
Ranked 45th.

Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged 20-24 per thousand people 26.33
Ranked 1st. 71% more than India
15.37
Ranked 4th.
Literacy > Female literates > Aged 70-74 per thousand people 0.248
Ranked 5th.
1.24
Ranked 17th. 5 times more than Ethiopia
Literacy > Female literates > Aged 20-24 per thousand people 14.74
Ranked 5th.
25.63
Ranked 26th. 74% more than Ethiopia
Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged 40-44 per thousand people 15.14
Ranked 1st. 6% more than India
14.29
Ranked 4th.
Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged 55-59 per thousand people 6.11
Ranked 2nd.
9.64
Ranked 2nd. 58% more than Ethiopia
Literacy > Male illiterates > Aged 20-24 per thousand people 15.59
Ranked 1st. 2 times more than India
7.31
Ranked 4th.
Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged 60-64 per thousand people 6.83
Ranked 1st.
10.34
Ranked 1st. 52% more than Ethiopia
Literacy > Female literates > Aged 50-54 per thousand people 1.05
Ranked 5th.
5.17
Ranked 22nd. 5 times more than Ethiopia
Literacy > Female literates > Aged 65-69 per thousand people 0.366
Ranked 5th.
2.03
Ranked 17th. 6 times more than Ethiopia
Unemployment with primary education, male > % of male unemployment 50.6%
Ranked 22nd. 4 times more than India
13.9%
Ranked 23th.

Labor force with tertiary education, male > % of male labor force 1.7%
Ranked 52nd.
10.8%
Ranked 55th. 6 times more than Ethiopia

Unemployment with tertiary education, female > % of female unemployment 2.3%
Ranked 87th.
28.6%
Ranked 10th. 12 times more than Ethiopia

Unemployment with tertiary education, male > % of male unemployment 5.7%
Ranked 73th.
20.5%
Ranked 10th. 4 times more than Ethiopia

Literacy rate > Youth total > % of people ages 15-24 42.99%
Ranked 117th.
76.43%
Ranked 84th. 78% more than Ethiopia

School enrollment > Preprimary > % gross 2.19% gross
Ranked 81st.
35.88% gross
Ranked 92nd. 16 times more than Ethiopia

School enrollment > Primary > Female > % gross 86.14% gross
Ranked 85th.
112.14% gross
Ranked 25th. 30% more than Ethiopia

Primary education > Teachers > % female 44.62% female
Ranked 68th. 1% more than India
44% female
Ranked 119th.

Secondary education > Pupils > % female 38.89% female
Ranked 84th.
42.81% female
Ranked 121st. 10% more than Ethiopia

Literacy rate > Adult total > % of people ages 15 and above 28.6%
Ranked 115th.
61.01%
Ranked 94th. 2 times more than Ethiopia

Government spending on education > % of GDP 4.69%
Ranked 62nd. 48% more than India
3.17%
Ranked 44th.

School enrollment > Tertiary > Male > % gross 4.06% gross
Ranked 50th.
14.05% gross
Ranked 76th. 3 times more than Ethiopia

Participation > School enrollment > Tertiary > % gross 3.6%
Ranked 83th.
13.48%
Ranked 77th. 4 times more than Ethiopia

Participation > School enrollment > Tertiary > Female > % gross 1.71%
Ranked 83th.
11.01%
Ranked 79th. 6 times more than Ethiopia

Participation > Total enrollment > Primary > % net 79.03%
Ranked 95th.
95.52%
Ranked 58th. 21% more than Ethiopia

School life expectancy > Primary to tertiary > Female 7 years
Ranked 6th.
9 years
Ranked 26th. 29% more than Ethiopia
Literacy > Ratio of young literate females to males > % ages 15-24 74.7%
Ranked 27th.
84.1%
Ranked 19th. 13% more than Ethiopia

Literacy > Literacy rate, adult total > % of people ages 15 and above 39%
Ranked 30th.
62.75%
Ranked 18th. 61% more than Ethiopia

Ratio of girls to boys in primary and secondary education > % 92.41%
Ranked 44th.
98.4%
Ranked 76th. 6% more than Ethiopia

School enrollment, preprimary, female > % gross 17.15%
Ranked 44th.
59.76%
Ranked 73th. 3 times more than Ethiopia

School enrollment, preprimary, male > % gross 18.22%
Ranked 44th.
56.67%
Ranked 76th. 3 times more than Ethiopia

Secondary education, pupils > % female 47.09%
Ranked 49th. 2% more than India
45.98%
Ranked 116th.

Expenditure per student, primary > % of GDP per capita 18.98%
Ranked 39th. 3 times more than India
6.87%
Ranked 45th.

Literacy > Literates > Aged 65-69 per thousand people 1.63
Ranked 5th.
6.95
Ranked 16th. 4 times more than Ethiopia
Literacy > Male literates > Aged 45-49 per thousand people 5.46
Ranked 5th.
16.27
Ranked 21st. 3 times more than Ethiopia
Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 10-14 per thousand people 55.54
Ranked 1st. 3 times more than India
21.55
Ranked 5th.
Literacy > Male literates > Aged 30-34 per thousand people 12.82
Ranked 5th.
26.38
Ranked 20th. 2 times more than Ethiopia
Literacy > Male literates > Aged 50-54 per thousand people 3.51
Ranked 5th.
12.19
Ranked 20th. 3 times more than Ethiopia
Literacy > Male literates > Aged 40-44 per thousand people 7.65
Ranked 5th.
19.59
Ranked 21st. 3 times more than Ethiopia
Literacy > Male literates > Aged 20-24 per thousand people 22.93
Ranked 5th.
36.41
Ranked 17th. 59% more than Ethiopia
Literacy > Male illiterates > Aged 70-74 per thousand people 3.69
Ranked 1st. 2% more than India
3.62
Ranked 2nd.
Literacy > Literates > Aged 45-49 per thousand people 7.08
Ranked 5th.
24.33
Ranked 22nd. 3 times more than Ethiopia
Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 55-59 per thousand people 11.76
Ranked 2nd.
14.21
Ranked 3rd. 21% more than Ethiopia
Literacy > Male illiterates > Aged 60-64 per thousand people 6.33
Ranked 1st. 8% more than India
5.86
Ranked 3rd.
Literacy > Male literates > Aged 15-19 per thousand people 36.2
Ranked 4th.
43.26
Ranked 9th. 20% more than Ethiopia
Literacy > Literates > Aged 35-39 per thousand people 16.03
Ranked 5th.
38.77
Ranked 25th. 2 times more than Ethiopia
Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged 70-74 per thousand people 3.68
Ranked 2nd.
5.54
Ranked 2nd. 50% more than Ethiopia
Adjusted savings: education expenditure > % of GNI 2.88%
Ranked 136th.
3.08%
Ranked 125th. 7% more than Ethiopia

Persistence to last grade of primary, total > % of cohort 36.6%
Ranked 60th.
61.37%
Ranked 86th. 68% more than Ethiopia

Literacy > Female literates > Aged 55-59 45,976
Ranked 3rd.
3.86 million
Ranked 1st. 84 times more than Ethiopia
School enrollment, primary > % gross 95.43%
Ranked 59th.
112.6%
Ranked 31st. 18% more than Ethiopia

School enrollment > Secondary > Female > % gross 24.37% gross
Ranked 81st.
47.34% gross
Ranked 115th. 94% more than Ethiopia

School enrollment, primary, male > % net 81.61%
Ranked 41st.
87.02%
Ranked 72nd. 7% more than Ethiopia

Persistence to last grade of primary, female > % of cohort 39.61%
Ranked 55th.
63.54%
Ranked 74th. 60% more than Ethiopia

Repeaters, primary, male > % of male enrollment 9.16%
Ranked 24th. 81% more than India
5.08%
Ranked 53th.

Outcomes > Ratio of young literate females to males > % ages 15-24 61.9%
Ranked 111th.
84.1%
Ranked 14th. 36% more than Ethiopia

Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 65-69 per thousand people 8.36
Ranked 1st.
11.75
Ranked 2nd. 40% more than Ethiopia
Literacy > Literates > Aged 65-69 131,155
Ranked 2nd.
7.36 million
Ranked 1st. 56 times more than Ethiopia
School enrollment, secondary, female > % gross 35.39%
Ranked 50th.
66.29%
Ranked 98th. 87% more than Ethiopia

Repeaters, secondary, female > % of female enrollment 8.13%
Ranked 24th. 2 times more than India
4.04%
Ranked 49th.

Secondary education, teachers, female 29,644
Ranked 6th.
1.8 million
Ranked 3rd. 61 times more than Ethiopia

Literacy > Male literates > Aged 10-14 3.06 million
Ranked 1st.
56.42 million
Ranked 1st. 18 times more than Ethiopia
Literacy > Female literates > Aged 40-44 per thousand people 2.38
Ranked 5th.
10.12
Ranked 25th. 4 times more than Ethiopia
Literacy > Male literates > Aged over 10 per thousand people 161.58
Ranked 5th.
289.65
Ranked 20th. 79% more than Ethiopia
Literacy > Male literates > Aged 60-64 per thousand people 1.72
Ranked 5th.
6.96
Ranked 19th. 4 times more than Ethiopia
Literacy > Female literates > Aged 30-34 per thousand people 6.18
Ranked 5th.
16.86
Ranked 25th. 3 times more than Ethiopia
School enrollment, tertiary, male > % gross 11.17%
Ranked 35th.
25.99%
Ranked 69th. 2 times more than Ethiopia

Literacy > Literates > Aged 60-64 178,360
Ranked 2nd.
10.34 million
Ranked 1st. 58 times more than Ethiopia
School attendance of orphans 68.9
Ranked 5th. 16% more than India
59.4
Ranked 15th.
School attendance of non-orphans 76.2
Ranked 6th.
82.5
Ranked 12th. 8% more than Ethiopia

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