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  • 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.
  • 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 parity index: Country's gender parity index for college and university enrollment. For countries with a rating of over 1, more females are enrolled while countries with a rating under 1 have more males enrolled.
  • College and university > Share of total education spending: Percentage of government education funding that goes to post-secondary education.
  • Compulsary education duration: Number of years students are required to be enrolled in school for all levels of education. For instance, compulsary education lasts for 12 years in the United States.
  • Government spending on education > Proportion of GDP: Percentage of public funding for education out of country's total GDP.
  • Literacy > Female: This entry includes a definition of literacy and Census Bureau percentages for the total population, males, and females. There are no universal definitions and standards of literacy. Unless otherwise specified, all rates are based on the most common definition - the ability to read and write at a specified age. Detailing the standards that individual countries use to assess the ability to read and write is beyond the scope of our source. Information on literacy, while not a perfect measure of educational results, is probably the most easily available and valid for international comparisons.
  • Literacy > Total population: This entry includes a definition of literacy and Census Bureau percentages for the total population, males, and females. There are no universal definitions and standards of literacy. Unless otherwise specified, all rates are based on the most common definition - the ability to read and write at a specified age. Detailing the standards that individual countries use to assess the ability to read and write is beyond the scope of our source. Information on literacy, while not a perfect measure of educational results, is probably the most easily available and valid for international comparisons.
  • Primary education, duration > Years: Primary education, duration (years). Duration of primary is the number of grades (years) in primary education.
  • Primary education, teachers per 1000: Primary education, teachers. Teaching staff in primary. Public and private. Full and part-time. All programmes. Total is the total number of teachers in public and private primary education institutions. Teachers are persons employed full time or part time in an official capacity to guide and direct the learning experience of pupils and students, irrespective of their qualifications or the delivery mechanism, i.e. face-to-face and/or at a distance. This definition excludes educational personnel who have no active teaching duties (e.g. headmasters, headmistresses or principals who do not teach) and persons who work occasionally or in a voluntary capacity in educational institutions. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Pupil-teacher ratio, primary: Pupil-teacher ratio, primary. Pupil-teacher ratio. Primary is the number of pupils enrolled in primary school divided by the number of primary school teachers.
  • Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary: Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary. Pupil-teacher ratio. Secondary is the number of pupils enrolled in secondary school divided by the number of secondary school teachers.
  • Secondary education, duration > Years: Secondary education, duration (years). Duration of secondary education is the number of grades (years) in secondary education (ISCED 2 & 3).
  • College and university > Gender ratio: Ratio of female to male tertiary enrollment is the percentage of men to women enrolled at tertiary level in public and private schools.
  • Child care (preschool) > Duration: Number of years students study at the pre-primary (preschool) level. It should be noted that not all countries require pre-primary education.
  • Secondary education > Teachers > Per capita: Secondary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Duration of compulsory education: Duration of compulsory education is the number of grades (or years) that a child must legally be enrolled in school.
  • Secondary education, pupils: Secondary education, pupils. Enrolment in total secondary. Public and private. All programmes. Total is the total number of students enrolled at public and private secondary education institutions.
  • College and university > Private school share: Percentage of post-secondary students who attend a private school, college, or university.
  • School life expectancy > Total: School life expectancy and transition from primary to secondary for school years 1998/99 and 1999/00, published in http://www.uis.unesco.org accessed on Sept. 2002 and Women's Indicators and Statistics Database (Wistat), Version 4, CD-ROM (United Nations publication, Sales No. E.00.XVII.4) based on data provided by UNESCO in 1999.
  • Primary education, teachers: Primary education, teachers. Teaching staff in primary. Public and private. Full and part-time. All programmes. Total is the total number of teachers in public and private primary education institutions. Teachers are persons employed full time or part time in an official capacity to guide and direct the learning experience of pupils and students, irrespective of their qualifications or the delivery mechanism, i.e. face-to-face and/or at a distance. This definition excludes educational personnel who have no active teaching duties (e.g. headmasters, headmistresses or principals who do not teach) and persons who work occasionally or in a voluntary capacity in educational institutions.
  • Primary education, pupils: Primary education, pupils. Enrolment in primary. Public and private. All programmes. Total is the total number of students enrolled in public and private primary education institutions.
  • Tertiary enrollment: Gross enrolment ratio, tertiary level is the sum of all tertiary level students enrolled at the start of the school year, expressed as a percentage of the mid-year population in the 5 year age group after the official secondary school leaving age.
  • Spending per student > College and university: Public expenditure per student is the public current spending on education divided by the total number of students by level, as a percentage of GDP per capita. Public expenditure (current and capital) includes government spending on educational institutions (both public and private), education administration as well as subsidies for private entities (students/households and other privates entities)."
  • High school > Gender ratio: Ratio of female to male secondary enrollment is the percentage of girls to boys enrolled at secondary level in public and private schools.
  • Compulsary education starting age: Age at which children must be enrolled in school.
  • Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary per million: Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary. Pupil-teacher ratio. Secondary is the number of pupils enrolled in secondary school divided by the number of secondary school teachers. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Literacy > Definition: This entry includes a definition of literacy and Census Bureau percentages for the total population, males, and females. There are no universal definitions and standards of literacy. Unless otherwise specified, all rates are based on the most common definition - the ability to read and write at a specified age. Detailing the standards that individual countries use to assess the ability to read and write is beyond the scope of our source. Information on literacy, while not a perfect measure of educational results, is probably the most easily available and valid for international comparisons.
  • High school > Upper secondary school duration: Number of years students study at the upper secondary (high school) level.
  • Literacy > Male: This entry includes a definition of literacy and Census Bureau percentages for the total population, males, and females. There are no universal definitions and standards of literacy. Unless otherwise specified, all rates are based on the most common definition - the ability to read and write at a specified age. Detailing the standards that individual countries use to assess the ability to read and write is beyond the scope of our source. Information on literacy, while not a perfect measure of educational results, is probably the most easily available and valid for international comparisons.
  • Spending > USD: Education expenditure refers to the current operating expenditures in education, including wages and salaries and excluding capital investments in buildings and equipment."
  • High school > Private school share: Percentage of secondary students who attend a private school.
  • Spending > Proportion: Education expenditure refers to the current operating expenditures in education, including wages and salaries and excluding capital investments in buildings and equipment. Expressed as a proportion of GNI."
  • Pupil-teacher ratio > Primary: Primary school pupil-teacher ratio is the number of pupils enrolled in primary school divided by the number of primary school teachers (regardless of their teaching assignment).
  • Child care (preschool) > Starting age: Average age at which students begin pre-primary (preschool) education.
  • Preschool enrollment rate: Gross enrollment ratio is the ratio of total enrollment, regardless of age, to the population of the age group that officially corresponds to the level of education shown. Primary education provides children with basic reading, writing, and mathematics skills along with an elementary understanding of such subjects as history, geography, natural science, social science, art, and music."
  • Tertiary > Students studying abroad: Total number of post-secondary students who were studying abroad during given year.
  • Elementary (primary school) > Duration: Number of years students study at the primary level.
  • Secondary education, teachers: Secondary education, teachers. Teaching staff in total secondary. Public and private. Full and part-time. All programmes. Total is the total number of teachers in public and private secondary education institutions (ISCED 2 and 3). Teachers are persons employed full time or part time in an official capacity to guide and direct the learning experience of pupils and students, irrespective of their qualifications or the delivery mechanism, i.e. face-to-face and/or at a distance. This definition excludes educational personnel who have no active teaching duties (e.g. headmasters, headmistresses or principals who do not teach) and persons who work occasionally or in a voluntary capacity in educational institutions.
  • Secondary education, teachers per 1000: Secondary education, teachers. Teaching staff in total secondary. Public and private. Full and part-time. All programmes. Total is the total number of teachers in public and private secondary education institutions (ISCED 2 and 3). Teachers are persons employed full time or part time in an official capacity to guide and direct the learning experience of pupils and students, irrespective of their qualifications or the delivery mechanism, i.e. face-to-face and/or at a distance. This definition excludes educational personnel who have no active teaching duties (e.g. headmasters, headmistresses or principals who do not teach) and persons who work occasionally or in a voluntary capacity in educational institutions. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Child care (preschool) > Students per teacher: Number of students per teacher for pre-primary (preschool) education.
  • High school > Lower secondary school duration: Number of years students study at the lower secondary (middle school) level.
  • Children out of school, primary, male per 1000: Children out of school, primary, male. Out-of-school children of primary school age. Male is the total number of male primary-school-age children who are not enrolled in either primary or secondary schools. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Spending per student > High school: Public expenditure per student is the public current spending on education divided by the total number of students by level, as a percentage of GDP per capita. Public expenditure (current and capital) includes government spending on educational institutions (both public and private), education administration as well as subsidies for private entities (students/households and other privates entities)."
  • Secondary education, general pupils: Secondary education, general pupils. Enrolment in total secondary. Public and private. General programmes. Total is the total number of students enrolled in general programmes at public and private secondary education institutions.
  • High school > Gender parity index: Country's gender parity index for secondary level enrollment. For countries with a rating of over 1, more females are enrolled while countries with a rating under 1 have more males enrolled.
  • Scientific and technical journal articles: Scientific and technical journal articles refer to the number of scientific and engineering articles published in the following fields: physics, biology, chemistry, mathematics, clinical medicine, biomedical research, engineering and technology, and earth and space sciences.
  • College and university > Teachers > Proportion of teachers female: Percentage of country's college and university professors that are female.
  • Tertiary > Students studying abroad proportion: The number of students from a given country studying abroad in a given year, expressed as a percentage of total tertiary enrollment in that country. Ratios greater than 100 % are possible, because those currently studying abroad do not count towards total enrollment.
  • Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Scouting > Genders admitted: Admits boys/girls.
  • Elementary (primary school) > Starting age: Average age at which students begin primary education.
  • Children out of school, primary, male: Children out of school, primary, male. Out-of-school children of primary school age. Male is the total number of male primary-school-age children who are not enrolled in either primary or secondary schools.
  • High school > Students per teacher: Number of students per teacher for all levels of secondary education.
  • Secondary education > General pupils: Secondary general pupils are the number of secondary students enrolled in general education programs, including teacher training.
  • Spending per student > Elementary school: Public expenditure per student is the public current spending on education divided by the total number of students by level, as a percentage of GDP per capita. Public expenditure (current and capital) includes government spending on educational institutions (both public and private), education administration as well as subsidies for private entities (students/households and other privates entities)."
  • Secondary school starting age > Years: Secondary school starting age (years). Entrance age of 2A lower secondary is the age at which students would enter lower secondary education, assuming they had started at the official entrance age for the lowest level of education, had studied full-time throughout and had progressed through the system without repeating or skipping a grade.
  • High school starting age > Years: Secondary school starting age is the age at which students would enter secondary education, assuming they had started at the official entrance age for the lowest level of education, had studied full-time throughout and had progressed through the system without repeating or skipping a grade."
  • Primary education > Teachers > Per capita: Primary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • 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.
  • Schools connected to the Internet: Schools connected to the Internet are the share of primary and secondary schools in the country that have access to the Internet.
  • Public spending per student > Primary level: Public expenditure per student, primary level is the total reported current spending by the government on primary education, divided by the total number of pupils in primary education, expressed as a percentage of per capita GDP.
  • Secondary education, pupils per 1000: Secondary education, pupils. Enrolment in total secondary. Public and private. All programmes. Total is the total number of students enrolled at public and private secondary education institutions. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Primary education, pupils per 1000: Primary education, pupils. Enrolment in primary. Public and private. All programmes. Total is the total number of students enrolled in public and private primary education institutions. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level > Per capita: Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Tertiary > Students studying abroad per thousand people: Total number of post-secondary students who were studying abroad during given year. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Outcomes > Secondary education > Duration > Years: Secondary education, duration (years) is the number of grades (years) in secondary school."
  • Teacher student ratio > High school: Secondary school pupil-teacher ratio is the number of pupils enrolled in secondary school divided by the number of secondary school teachers (regardless of their teaching assignment).
  • Inequality adjusted index: Inequality-adjusted Human Development Index.
  • Teacher student ratio > Elementary school: Primary school pupil-teacher ratio is the number of pupils enrolled in primary school divided by the number of primary school teachers (regardless of their teaching assignment).
  • Elementary school > Enrolled students: Primary education pupils is the total number of pupils enrolled at primary level in public and private schools.
  • Primary education > Duration > Years: Primary duration refers to the number of years of full-time equivalent duration in primary education in the school system according to ISCED.
  • Services, etc., value added > Constant 2000 US$ per capita: Services, etc., value added (constant 2000 US$). Services correspond to ISIC divisions 50-99. They include value added in wholesale and retail trade (including hotels and restaurants), transport, and government, financial, professional, and personal services such as education, health care, and real estate services. Also included are imputed bank service charges, import duties, and any statistical discrepancies noted by national compilers as well as discrepancies arising from rescaling. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources. The industrial origin of value added is determined by the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC), revision 3. Data are in constant 2005 U.S. dollars. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • School enrolment rate > 1st grade: Gross intake rate in grade 1 is the number of new entrants in the first grade of primary education regardless of age, expressed as a percentage of the population of the official primary entrance age."
  • Secondary education, general pupils per 1000: Secondary education, general pupils. Enrolment in total secondary. Public and private. General programmes. Total is the total number of students enrolled in general programmes at public and private secondary education institutions. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Elementary (primary) school) > Private school share: Percentage of primary students who attend a private school.
  • High school > Lower secondary starting age: Average age at which students begin lower secondary (middle school) education.
  • Elementary school > Gender ratio: Ratio of female to male primary enrollment is the percentage of girls to boys enrolled at primary level in public and private schools.
  • Duration of education > Secondary level: Duration of secondary education is the number of grades (or years) in general secondary education.
  • Public spending per student > Tertiary level: Public expenditure per student, tertiary level is the total reported current spending by the government on tertiary education, divided by the total number of pupils in tertiary education, expressed as a percentage of per capita GDP.
  • Primary education > Pupils: Primary education pupils is the total number of pupils enrolled at primary level in public and private schools.
  • 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.
  • Scientific and technical journal articles per million: Scientific and technical journal articles refer to the number of scientific and engineering articles published in the following fields: physics, biology, chemistry, mathematics, clinical medicine, biomedical research, engineering and technology, and earth and space sciences. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Duration of education > Primary level: Duration of primary education is the number of grades (or years) in primary education.
  • Participation > Ratio of girls to boys in primary and secondary education: Ratio of girls to boys in primary and secondary education is the percentage of girls to boys enrolled at primary and secondary levels in public and private schools.
  • Participation > Children out of school > Elementary: Children out of school are the number of primary-school-age children not enrolled in primary or secondary school.
  • Public spending per student > Secondary level: Public expenditure per student, secondary level is the total reported current spending by the government on secondary education, divided by the total number of pupils in secondary education, expressed as a percentage of per capita GDP.
  • High school > Upper secondary starting age: Average age at which students begin upper secondary (high school) education.
  • Elementary school starting age > Years: Primary school starting age is the age at which students would enter primary education, assuming they had started at the official entrance age for the lowest level of education, had studied full-time throughout and had progressed through the system without repeating or skipping a grade."
  • Elementary school repeaters > All: Repeaters in primary school are the number of students enrolled in the same grade as in the previous year, as a percentage of all students enrolled in primary school."
  • School life expectancy > Male: School life expectancy and transition from primary to secondary for school years 1998/99 and 1999/00, published in http://www.uis.unesco.org accessed on Sept. 2002 and Women's Indicators and Statistics Database (Wistat), Version 4, CD-ROM (United Nations publication, Sales No. E.00.XVII.4) based on data provided by UNESCO in 1999.
  • Secondary education > General pupils > Per capita: Secondary general pupils are the number of secondary students enrolled in general education programs, including teacher training. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Education enrolment by level > Primary level > Per 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Enrolment ratio > Secondary level: Net enrolment ratio, secondary level, is the ratio of the number of children of official secondary school age enrolled in school to the number of children of official secondary school age in the population.
  • Participation > Secondary education > General pupils: Secondary general pupils are the number of secondary students enrolled in general education programs, including teacher training."
  • Secondary education > Teachers per 1000: Secondary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Secondary education > General pupils per 1000: Secondary general pupils are the number of secondary students enrolled in general education programs, including teacher training. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Ratio of female to male primary enrollment: Ratio of female to male primary enrollment is the percentage of girls to boys enrolled at primary level in public and private schools.
  • 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.
  • Private school enrolment > Secondary level: Private sector enrolment share, secondary level is the share of students in general secondary education who attend a privately managed school, regardless of whether or not the school receives subsidies from the government.
  • Education enrolment by level > Secondary level per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Scouting > Members per thousand people: Membership (from 2012). Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • School life expectancy > Female: School life expectancy and transition from primary to secondary for school years 1998/99 and 1999/00, published in http://www.uis.unesco.org accessed on Sept. 2002 and Women's Indicators and Statistics Database (Wistat), Version 4, CD-ROM (United Nations publication, Sales No. E.00.XVII.4) based on data provided by UNESCO in 1999.
  • Elementary school repeaters > 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."
  • High school teachers: Secondary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers.
  • Elementary school teachers: Primary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers.
  • Participation > Secondary education > Pupils: Secondary education pupils is the total number of pupils enrolled at secondary level in public and private schools.
  • Primary education > Pupils per 1000: Primary education pupils is the total number of pupils enrolled at primary level in public and private schools. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Ratio of female to male secondary enrollment: Ratio of female to male secondary enrollment is the percentage of girls to boys enrolled at secondary level in public and private schools.
  • Pupils-teacher ratio > Secondary level: Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary level is the average number of pupils per teacher in secondary education. Cross-country comparisons may be affected by such factors as the composition of teachers by part- and full-time employment.
  • School enrollment > Primary > Private > % of total primary: Private enrollment refers to pupils or students enrolled in institutions that are not operated by a public authority but controlled and managed, whether for profit or not, by a private body such as a nongovernmental organization, religious body, special interest group, foundation or business enterprise.
  • Unemployment with primary 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).
  • Repeaters, primary, female > % of female enrollment: Repeaters, primary, female (% of female enrollment). Percentage of repeaters in primary. 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 primary school. It is calculated by dividing the sum of female repeaters in all grades of primary education by the total female enrolment of primary education and multiplying the result by 100.
  • Gross intake ratio in first grade of primary education, total > % of relevant age group: Gross intake ratio in first grade of primary education, total (% of relevant age group). Gross intake ratio in first grade of primary education is the number of new entrants in the first grade of primary education regardless of age, expressed as a percentage of the population of the official primary entrance age.
  • Gross intake ratio in first grade of primary education, male > % of relevant age group: Gross intake ratio in first grade of primary education, male (% of relevant age group). Gross intake ratio in first grade of primary education is the number of new entrants in the first grade of primary education regardless of age, expressed as a percentage of the population of the official primary entrance age.
  • School enrollment, primary, male > % gross: School enrollment, primary, male (% gross). Gross enrolment ratio. Primary. Male is the total male enrollment in primary education, regardless of age, expressed as a percentage of the male 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 > 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.
  • 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.
  • Gross intake rate in grade 1 > Female > % of relevant age group: Gross intake rate in grade 1 is the number of new entrants in the first grade of primary education regardless of age, expressed as a percentage of the population of the official primary entrance age.
  • School enrollment, preprimary > % gross: School enrollment, preprimary (% gross). Gross enrolment ratio. Pre-primary. Total is the total enrollment in pre-primary education, regardless of age, expressed as a percentage of the total 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, primary > % net: School enrollment, primary (% net). Net enrolment rate. Primary. Total is the ratio of children of the official primary school age who are enrolled in primary school to the total population of the official primary school age.
  • School enrollment, secondary > % gross: School enrollment, secondary (% gross). Gross enrolment ratio. Secondary. All programmes. Total is the total enrollment in secondary education, regardless of age, expressed as a percentage of the population of official secondary education age. GER can exceed 100% due to the inclusion of over-aged and under-aged students because of early or late school entrance and grade repetition.
  • School enrollment, secondary, private > % of total secondary: School enrollment, secondary, private (% of total secondary). Percentage of private enrolment. Secondary is the enrolment in private secondary schools expressed as a percentage of total enrolment (public and private) in secondary schools. 'Private' refers to all educational institutions not operated by a public authority, regardless of whether they receive financial support from public authorities. A high percentage indicates strong involvement of the non-governmental sector (including religious bodies, other organizations, associations, communities, private enterprises or persons) in providing organized educational programmes.
  • School enrollment, tertiary, female > % gross: School enrollment, tertiary, female (% gross). Gross enrolment ratio. Tertiary (ISCED 5 and 6). Female is the total female enrollment in tertiary education (ISCED 5 and 6), regardless of age, expressed as a percentage of the total female population of the five-year age group following on from secondary school leaving.
  • Expenditure per student, tertiary > % of GDP per capita: Expenditure per student, tertiary (% of GDP per capita). Public expenditure per pupil as a % of GDP per capita. Tertiary is the total public expenditure per student in tertiary education as a percentage of GDP per capita. Public expenditure (current and capital) includes government spending on educational institutions (both public and private), education administration as well as subsidies for private entities (students/households and other privates entities).
  • 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.
  • Net intake rate in grade 1 > Female > % of official school-age population: Net intake rate in grade 1 is the number of new entrants in the first grade of primary education who are of official primary school entrance age, expressed as a percentage of the population of the corresponding age.
  • School enrollment > Primary > Male > % gross: Gross enrollment ratio is the ratio of total enrollment, regardless of age, to the population of the age group that officially corresponds to the level of education shown. Primary education provides children with basic reading, writing, and mathematics skills along with an elementary understanding of such subjects as history, geography, natural science, social science, art, and music.
  • School enrollment > Preprimary > 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. Preprimary education refers to the initial stage of organized instruction, designed primarily to introduce very young children to a school-type environment.
  • Labor force with tertiary education, female > % of female labor force: Labor force with tertiary education, female (% of female labor force). Labor force with tertiary education is the proportion of labor force that has a tertiary education, as a percentage of the total labor force.
  • Labor force with primary education > % of total: Labor force with primary education (% of total). Labor force with primary education is the proportion of the labor force that has a primary education, as a percentage of the total labor force.
  • Labor force with secondary education, male > % of male labor force: Labor force with secondary education, male (% of male labor force). Labor force with secondary education is the proportion of the labor force that has a secondary education, as a percentage of the total labor force.
  • Labor force with secondary education > % of total: Labor force with secondary education (% of total). Labor force with secondary education is the proportion of the labor force that has a secondary education, as a percentage of the total labor force.
  • Unemployment with tertiary education > % of total unemployment: Unemployment with tertiary education (% of total unemployment). Unemployment by level of educational attainment shows the unemployed by level of educational attainment, as a percentage of the unemployed. The levels of educational attainment accord with the International Standard Classification of Education 1997 of the United Nations Educational, Cultural, and Scientific Organization (UNESCO).
  • Primary education > Pupils > % female: Female pupils as a percentage of total pupils at primary level include enrollments in public and private schools.
  • Elementary school graduate rate > Female: Persistence to last grade of primary is the percentage of children enrolled in the first grade of primary school who eventually reach the last grade of primary education. The estimate is based on the reconstructed cohort method.
  • Inputs > Secondary education > Teachers > Female: Secondary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers.
  • Participation > Children out of school > Elementary > Male: Children out of school are the number of primary-school-age children not enrolled in primary or secondary school.
  • Secondary education, teachers > % female: Secondary education, teachers (% female). Percentage female teachers. Secondary is the number of female teachers at the secondary level expressed as a percentage of the total number of teachers (male and female) at the secondary level in a given school year. Teachers are persons employed full time or part time in an official capacity to guide and direct the learning experience of pupils and students, irrespective of their qualifications or the delivery mechanism, i.e. face-to-face and/or at a distance. This definition excludes educational personnel who have no active teaching duties (e.g. headmasters, headmistresses or principals who do not teach) and persons who work occasionally or in a voluntary capacity in educational institutions.
  • Participation > Children out of school > Elementary > Female: Children out of school are the number of primary-school-age children not enrolled in primary or secondary school.
  • Participation > Secondary education > Vocational pupils > % female: Secondary vocational pupils are the number of secondary students enrolled in technical and vocational education programs, including teacher training."
  • Participation > Total enrollment > Primary > Male > % 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."
  • Preschool enrollment rate > Female: 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."
  • Preschool enrollment rate > Male: 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 enrolment rate > 1st grade > Female: Gross intake rate in grade 1 is the number of new entrants in the first grade of primary education regardless of age, expressed as a percentage of the population of the official primary entrance age."
  • School enrolment rate > 1st grade > Male: Gross intake rate in grade 1 is the number of new entrants in the first grade of primary education regardless of age, expressed as a percentage of the population of the official primary entrance age."
  • School enrolment rate > 5th grade > Female: Persistence to grade 5 (percentage of cohort reaching grade 5) is the share of children enrolled in the first grade of primary school who eventually reach grade 5. The estimate is based on the reconstructed cohort method.
  • School enrolment rate > 5th grade > Male: Persistence to grade 5 (percentage of cohort reaching grade 5) is the share of children enrolled in the first grade of primary school who eventually reach grade 5. The estimate is based on the reconstructed cohort method.
  • Literacy and Attainment > Educational attainment: completed tertiary > Tertiary > Population 25+ years > % > Over 24 year olds: Percentage of population older than 24 years that has completed tertiary education.
  • Primary education, teachers > % female: Primary education, teachers (% female). Percentage female teachers. Primary is the number of female teachers at the primary level expressed as a percentage of the total number of teachers (male and female) at the primary level in a given school year. Teachers are persons employed full time or part time in an official capacity to guide and direct the learning experience of pupils and students, irrespective of their qualifications or the delivery mechanism, i.e. face-to-face and/or at a distance. This definition excludes educational personnel who have no active teaching duties (e.g. headmasters, headmistresses or principals who do not teach) and persons who work occasionally or in a voluntary capacity in educational institutions.
  • Tertiary education, teachers > % female: Tertiary education, teachers (% female). Percentage female teachers. Tertiary is the number of female teachers at the tertiary level expressed as a percentage of the total number of teachers (male and female) at the tertiary level in a given school year. Teachers are persons employed full time or part time in an official capacity to guide and direct the learning experience of pupils and students, irrespective of their qualifications or the delivery mechanism, i.e. face-to-face and/or at a distance. This definition excludes educational personnel who have no active teaching duties (e.g. headmasters, headmistresses or principals who do not teach) and persons who work occasionally or in a voluntary capacity in educational institutions.
  • Public spending on education, total > % of government expenditure: Public spending on education, total (% of government expenditure). Public expenditure on education as % of total government expenditure is the total public education expenditure (current and capital) expressed as a percentage of total government expenditure for all sectors in a given financial year. Public education expenditure includes government spending on educational institutions (both public and private), education administration, and subsidies for private entities (students/households and other privates entities).
  • 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.
  • 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 secondary education, female > % of female unemployment: Unemployment with secondary education, female (% of female unemployment). Unemployment by level of educational attainment shows the unemployed by level of educational attainment, as a percentage of the unemployed. The levels of educational attainment accord with the International Standard Classification of Education 1997 of the United Nations Educational, Cultural, and Scientific Organization (UNESCO).
  • Education spending > % of GDP: Government Education Expenditure (% of GDP, 2000-2002)
  • School enrollment, secondary, male > % net: School enrollment, secondary, male (% net). Net enrolment rate. Secondary. All programmes. Male is the ratio of male children of the official secondary school age who are enrolled in secondary school to the male population of the official secondary school age.
  • 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.
STAT Ethiopia United States HISTORY
Children out of school, primary 3.01 million
Ranked 2nd. 71% more than United States
1.76 million
Ranked 3rd.

Children out of school, primary per 1000 32.82
Ranked 11th. 6 times more than United States
5.64
Ranked 47th.

Children out of school, primary, female 1.65 million
Ranked 2nd. 2 times more than United States
780,465
Ranked 3rd.

Children out of school, primary, female per 1000 18.02
Ranked 11th. 7 times more than United States
2.5
Ranked 48th.

College and university > Gender parity index 0.433
Ranked 84th.
1.41
Ranked 33th. 3 times more than Ethiopia

College and university > Share of total education spending 3.54%
Ranked 107th.
25.65%
Ranked 26th. 7 times more than Ethiopia

Compulsary education duration 0.0
Ranked 198th.
12
Ranked 14th.

Government spending on education > Proportion of GDP 4.69%
Ranked 62nd.
5.62%
Ranked 39th. 20% more than Ethiopia

Literacy > Female 35.1%
Ranked 143th.
99%
Ranked 17th. 3 times more than Ethiopia

Literacy > Total population 42.7%
Ranked 153th.
99%
Ranked 20th. 2 times more than Ethiopia

Primary education, duration > Years 6
Ranked 143th. The same as United States
6
Ranked 53th.

Primary education, teachers per 1000 2.95
Ranked 65th.
5.49
Ranked 49th. 86% more than Ethiopia

Pupil-teacher ratio, primary 53.75
Ranked 6th. 4 times more than United States
14.29
Ranked 98th.

Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary 39.7
Ranked 3rd. 3 times more than United States
14.49
Ranked 56th.

Secondary education, duration > Years 6
Ranked 162nd. The same as United States
6
Ranked 102nd.

College and university > Gender ratio 31.11
Ranked 86th.
140.06
Ranked 29th. 5 times more than Ethiopia

Child care (preschool) > Duration 3
Ranked 125th. The same as United States
3
Ranked 47th.

Secondary education > Teachers > Per capita 1.16 per 1,000 people
Ranked 66th.
5.5 per 1,000 people
Ranked 65th. 5 times more than Ethiopia

Duration of compulsory education 6 years
Ranked 153th.
12 years
Ranked 10th. Twice as much as Ethiopia
Secondary education, pupils 4.85 million
Ranked 4th.
24.21 million
Ranked 4th. 5 times more than Ethiopia

College and university > Private school share 22.73%
Ranked 38th.
27.95%
Ranked 46th. 23% more than Ethiopia

Girls to boys ratio > Primary level enrolment 0.88
Ranked 8th.
0.99
Ranked 49th. 13% more than Ethiopia

School life expectancy > Total 4.3 years
Ranked 105th.
15.2 years
Ranked 14th. 4 times more than Ethiopia
Primary education, teachers 270,375
Ranked 5th.
1.71 million
Ranked 5th. 6 times more than Ethiopia

Primary education, pupils 14.53 million
Ranked 2nd.
24.43 million
Ranked 5th. 68% more than Ethiopia

Tertiary enrollment 1.6%
Ranked 91st.
72.6%
Ranked 1st. 45 times more than Ethiopia
Spending per student > College and university 642.73
Ranked 1st. 29 times more than United States
22.04
Ranked 37th.

High school > Gender ratio 72.31
Ranked 108th.
99.5
Ranked 59th. 38% more than Ethiopia

Compulsary education starting age 0.0
Ranked 198th.
6
Ranked 66th.

Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary per million 0.433
Ranked 41st. 9 times more than United States
0.0465
Ranked 96th.

Literacy > Definition age 15 and over can read and write age 15 and over can read and write
High school > Upper secondary school duration 2
Ranked 202nd.
3
Ranked 73th. 50% more than Ethiopia

Literacy > Male 50.3%
Ranked 152nd.
99%
Ranked 28th. 97% more than Ethiopia

Spending > USD 951.6 million
Ranked 76th.
684.04 billion
Ranked 1st. 719 times more than Ethiopia

High school > Private school share 11.27%
Ranked 70th. 36% more than United States
8.27%
Ranked 86th.

Spending > Proportion 3.71
Ranked 97th.
4.79
Ranked 54th. 29% more than Ethiopia

Pupil-teacher ratio > Primary 72.28
Ranked 3rd. 5 times more than United States
14.21
Ranked 120th.

Child care (preschool) > Starting age 4
Ranked 61st. 33% more than United States
3
Ranked 103th.

Preschool enrollment rate 97.79
Ranked 102nd.
98.77
Ranked 94th. 1% more than Ethiopia

Tertiary > Students studying abroad 6,764.01
Ranked 96th.
56,943.33
Ranked 6th. 8 times more than Ethiopia

Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level 172,111
Ranked 4th.
16.61 million
Ranked 1st. 97 times more than Ethiopia

Elementary (primary school) > Duration 6
Ranked 151st. The same as United States
6
Ranked 59th.

Secondary education, teachers 122,147
Ranked 6th.
1.67 million
Ranked 4th. 14 times more than Ethiopia

Secondary education, teachers per 1000 1.33
Ranked 37th.
5.36
Ranked 56th. 4 times more than Ethiopia

Child care (preschool) > Students per teacher 27.41
Ranked 11th. 83% more than United States
14.96
Ranked 64th.

High school > Lower secondary school duration 4
Ranked 76th. 33% more than United States
3
Ranked 105th.

Children out of school, primary, male per 1000 14.8
Ranked 11th. 5 times more than United States
3.14
Ranked 43th.

Spending per student > High school 8.87
Ranked 60th.
24.56
Ranked 18th. 3 times more than Ethiopia

Secondary education, general pupils 4.54 million
Ranked 6th.
24.21 million
Ranked 3rd. 5 times more than Ethiopia

High school > Gender parity index 0.867
Ranked 83th.
1.01
Ranked 68th. 17% more than Ethiopia

Scientific and technical journal articles 99
Ranked 81st.
211,233
Ranked 1st. 2134 times more than Ethiopia

College and university > Teachers > Proportion of teachers female 9%
Ranked 65th.
47%
Ranked 7th. 5 times more than Ethiopia
Tertiary > Students studying abroad proportion 1.07%
Ranked 112th. 4 times more than United States
0.271%
Ranked 124th.

Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level per 1000 2.39
Ranked 6th.
57.75
Ranked 4th. 24 times more than Ethiopia

Scouting > Genders admitted both both for Venturing, boys only for non-Venturing
Elementary (primary school) > Starting age 7
Ranked 42nd. 17% more than United States
6
Ranked 77th.

Education expenditure of government > As percentage of total government 17.5%
Ranked 1st. 14% more than United States
15.3%
Ranked 38th.

Children out of school, primary, male 1.36 million
Ranked 2nd. 39% more than United States
976,866
Ranked 3rd.

Education expenditure of government > As percentage of GNI 6.1%
Ranked 1st. 3% more than United States
5.9%
Ranked 23th.

High school > Students per teacher 39.7
Ranked 3rd. 3 times more than United States
14.49
Ranked 57th.

Secondary education > General pupils 4.38 million
Ranked 5th.
24.19 million
Ranked 3rd. 6 times more than Ethiopia

Spending per student > Elementary school 12.44
Ranked 50th.
22.35
Ranked 18th. 80% more than Ethiopia

Secondary school starting age > Years 13
Ranked 36th. 8% more than United States
12
Ranked 59th.

High school starting age > Years 13
Ranked 36th. 8% more than United States
12
Ranked 55th.

Primary education > Teachers > Per capita 1.56 per 1,000 people
Ranked 91st.
5.88 per 1,000 people
Ranked 44th. 4 times more than Ethiopia

Education enrolment by level > Primary level 8.27 million
Ranked 1st.
24.85 million
Ranked 4th. 3 times more than Ethiopia

Elementary school graduate rate 40.31
Ranked 90th.
95.34
Ranked 40th. 2 times more than Ethiopia

Schools connected to the Internet 1%
Ranked 36th.
100%
Ranked 2nd. 100 times more than Ethiopia

Public spending per student > Primary level 33.6
Ranked 2nd. 88% more than United States
17.9
Ranked 21st.
Secondary education, pupils per 1000 52.87
Ranked 60th.
77.71
Ranked 76th. 47% more than Ethiopia

Primary education, pupils per 1000 158.43
Ranked 24th. 2 times more than United States
78.41
Ranked 97th.

Girls to boys ratio > Tertiary level enrolment 0.32
Ranked 94th.
1.4
Ranked 22nd. 4 times more than Ethiopia

Girls to boys ratio > Secondary level enrolment 0.69
Ranked 7th.
1.02
Ranked 54th. 48% more than Ethiopia

Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level > Per capita 2.51 per 1,000 people
Ranked 6th.
57.61 per 1,000 people
Ranked 4th. 23 times more than Ethiopia

Tertiary > Students studying abroad per thousand people 0.0757
Ranked 199th.
0.183
Ranked 178th. 2 times more than Ethiopia

Outcomes > Secondary education > Duration > Years 6
Ranked 143th. The same as United States
6
Ranked 86th.

Teacher student ratio > High school 46.23
Ranked 2nd. 3 times more than United States
14.38
Ranked 51st.

Inequality adjusted index 0.179
Ranked 127th.
0.941
Ranked 3rd. 5 times more than Ethiopia
Teacher student ratio > Elementary school 59.32
Ranked 6th. 4 times more than United States
13.69
Ranked 102nd.

Elementary school > Enrolled students 12.74 million
Ranked 9th.
24.68 million
Ranked 3rd. 94% more than Ethiopia

Primary education > Duration > Years 4 years
Ranked 192nd.
6 years
Ranked 54th. 50% more than Ethiopia

Services, etc., value added > Constant 2000 US$ per capita $114.46
Ranked 99th.
$33,005.49
Ranked 3rd. 288 times more than Ethiopia

School enrolment rate > 1st grade 153.18
Ranked 6th. 45% more than United States
105.99
Ranked 46th.

Secondary education, general pupils per 1000 49.44
Ranked 70th.
77.71
Ranked 47th. 57% more than Ethiopia

Elementary (primary) school) > Private school share 4%
Ranked 59th.
8.72%
Ranked 80th. 2 times more than Ethiopia

High school > Lower secondary starting age 13
Ranked 36th. 8% more than United States
12
Ranked 61st.

Elementary school > Gender ratio 89.38
Ranked 117th.
100.68
Ranked 17th. 13% more than Ethiopia

Education enrolment ratio > Net > Primary level 70%
Ranked 5th.
94%
Ranked 71st. 34% more than Ethiopia

Duration of education > Secondary level 8
Ranked 19th. 33% more than United States
6
Ranked 81st.
Public spending per student > Tertiary level 951.1
Ranked 2nd. 40 times more than United States
23.9
Ranked 8th.
Primary education > Pupils 8.02 million
Ranked 3rd.
24.56 million
Ranked 4th. 3 times more than Ethiopia

Education enrolment by level > Percentage girls > Tertiary level 25.16%
Ranked 7th.
56.64%
Ranked 34th. 2 times more than Ethiopia

Education enrolment by level > Secondary level > Per capita 31.2 per 1,000 people
Ranked 8th.
82.72 per 1,000 people
Ranked 88th. 3 times more than Ethiopia

Secondary education, vocational pupils 314,159
Ranked 9th.
0.0
Ranked 96th.

Elementary (primary) school > Students per teacher 53.75
Ranked 6th. 4 times more than United States
14.29
Ranked 100th.

Secondary education > Teachers 82,732
Ranked 14th.
1.62 million
Ranked 3rd. 20 times more than Ethiopia

School life expectancy > Primary to tertiary 8 years
Ranked 6th.
16 years
Ranked 15th. Twice as much as Ethiopia
School enrolment rate > 5th grade 47.11
Ranked 76th.
94.45
Ranked 30th. Twice as much as Ethiopia

Education enrolment by level > Secondary level 2.14 million
Ranked 4th.
23.85 million
Ranked 4th. 11 times more than Ethiopia

Scientific and technical journal articles per million 1.38
Ranked 90th.
728.12
Ranked 13th. 529 times more than Ethiopia

Duration of education > Primary level 4
Ranked 176th.
6
Ranked 51st. 50% more than Ethiopia
Participation > Ratio of girls to boys in primary and secondary education 85.19%
Ranked 106th.
100.09%
Ranked 51st. 17% more than Ethiopia

Participation > Children out of school > Elementary 2.73 million
Ranked 2nd. 59% more than United States
1.71 million
Ranked 4th.

Public spending per student > Secondary level 71.2
Ranked 1st. 3 times more than United States
22.4
Ranked 28th.
Education enrolment by level > Percentage girls > Primary level 43.48%
Ranked 9th.
48.86%
Ranked 40th. 12% more than Ethiopia

Education enrolment ratio > Net > Primary level > Women 67%
Ranked 6th.
94%
Ranked 66th. 40% more than Ethiopia

High school > Upper secondary starting age 17
Ranked 12th. 13% more than United States
15
Ranked 90th.

Elementary school starting age > Years 7
Ranked 44th. 17% more than United States
6
Ranked 73th.

Elementary school repeaters > All 4.96
Ranked 51st.
0.0
Ranked 116th.

School life expectancy > Male 5.3 years
Ranked 93th.
14.8 years
Ranked 17th. 3 times more than Ethiopia
Secondary education > General pupils > Per capita 61.51 per 1,000 people
Ranked 61st.
82.36 per 1,000 people
Ranked 51st. 34% more than Ethiopia

Education enrolment by level > Primary level > Per capita 0.121 per capita
Ranked 4th. 41% more than United States
0.086 per capita
Ranked 119th.

Education enrolment by level > Primary level per 1000 114.87
Ranked 4th. 33% more than United States
86.39
Ranked 118th.

Education enrolment ratio > Net > Primary level > Men 72%
Ranked 5th.
93%
Ranked 66th. 29% more than Ethiopia

Pupils-teacher ratio > Primary level 54.9
Ranked 9th. 4 times more than United States
15.4
Ranked 115th.
Elementary (primary school) > Teachers > Proportion of teachers female 37%
Ranked 84th.
87%
Ranked 8th. 2 times more than Ethiopia
Primary education > Teachers 110,945
Ranked 16th.
1.73 million
Ranked 3rd. 16 times more than Ethiopia

Education enrolment by level > Percentage girls > Secondary level 36.33%
Ranked 8th.
48.72%
Ranked 92nd. 34% more than Ethiopia

Private school enrolment > Primary level 5.5
Ranked 27th.
11.6
Ranked 33th. 2 times more than Ethiopia
Outcomes > Primary education > Duration > Years 6
Ranked 130th. The same as United States
6
Ranked 49th.

Primary education > Teachers per 1000 1.46
Ranked 90th.
5.9
Ranked 45th. 4 times more than Ethiopia

Female enrolment share > Primary level 40.6%
Ranked 144th.
48.7%
Ranked 42nd. 20% more than Ethiopia
Services, etc., value added > Constant 2000 US$ $10.50 billion
Ranked 46th.
$10.28 trillion
Ranked 1st. 979 times more than Ethiopia

Primary school starting age > Years 7
Ranked 42nd. 17% more than United States
6
Ranked 77th.

Scouting > Members 60,191
Ranked 25th.
2.99 million
Ranked 3rd. 50 times more than Ethiopia
High school > Share of total education spending 10.88%
Ranked 97th.
35.42%
Ranked 52nd. 3 times more than Ethiopia

Enrolment ratio > Secondary level 12.7%
Ranked 89th.
88.1%
Ranked 17th. 7 times more than Ethiopia
Participation > Secondary education > General pupils 3.47 million
Ranked 18th.
24.69 million
Ranked 2nd. 7 times more than Ethiopia

Secondary education > Teachers per 1000 1.09
Ranked 67th.
5.52
Ranked 66th. 5 times more than Ethiopia

Secondary education > General pupils per 1000 57.54
Ranked 68th.
82.6
Ranked 48th. 44% more than Ethiopia

Ratio of female to male primary enrollment 85.67
Ranked 88th.
97.22
Ranked 93th. 13% more than Ethiopia

Elementary (primary) school > Gender parity index 0.909
Ranked 97th.
0.991
Ranked 69th. 9% more than Ethiopia

Female enrolment share > Secondary level 39.7%
Ranked 116th.
49%
Ranked 73th. 23% more than Ethiopia
Private school enrolment > Secondary level 2.1
Ranked 79th.
9.6
Ranked 12th. 5 times more than Ethiopia
Education enrolment by level > Secondary level per 1000 29.74
Ranked 8th.
82.94
Ranked 90th. 3 times more than Ethiopia

Scouting > Members per thousand people 0.656
Ranked 108th.
9.52
Ranked 14th. 15 times more than Ethiopia
School life expectancy > Female 3.2 years
Ranked 93th.
15.7 years
Ranked 11th. 5 times more than Ethiopia
Elementary school repeaters > Male 5.31
Ranked 52nd.
0.0
Ranked 113th.

Elementary school repeaters > Female 4.56
Ranked 49th.
0.0
Ranked 112th.

High school teachers 79,962
Ranked 29th.
1.72 million
Ranked 2nd. 21 times more than Ethiopia

Elementary school teachers 214,811
Ranked 17th.
1.8 million
Ranked 2nd. 8 times more than Ethiopia

Participation > Secondary education > Pupils 5.19 million
Ranked 1st.
24.43 million
Ranked 3rd. 5 times more than Ethiopia

Primary education > Pupils per 1000 105.29
Ranked 70th. 26% more than United States
83.88
Ranked 115th.

Ratio of female to male secondary enrollment 63.96
Ranked 89th.
101.63
Ranked 58th. 59% more than Ethiopia

Pupils-teacher ratio > Secondary level 46.6
Ranked 3rd. 3 times more than United States
14.9
Ranked 79th.
School enrollment > Primary > Private > % of total primary 3.7%
Ranked 54th.
10.29%
Ranked 59th. 3 times more than Ethiopia

Unemployment with primary education > Female > % of female unemployment 27.4%
Ranked 40th. 58% more than United States
17.3%
Ranked 42nd.

Repeaters, primary, female > % of female enrollment 8.3%
Ranked 23th.
0.0
Ranked 135th.

Gross intake ratio in first grade of primary education, total > % of relevant age group 145.74%
Ranked 8th. 44% more than United States
101.34%
Ranked 79th.

Gross intake ratio in first grade of primary education, male > % of relevant age group 153.34%
Ranked 6th. 49% more than United States
102.8%
Ranked 73th.

School enrollment, primary, male > % gross 98.94%
Ranked 61st. About the same as United States
98.6%
Ranked 116th.

School enrollment > Tertiary > Female > % gross 1.3% gross
Ranked 55th.
96.32% gross
Ranked 5th. 74 times more than Ethiopia

School enrollment > Tertiary > % gross 2.68% gross
Ranked 53th.
82.44% gross
Ranked 5th. 31 times more than Ethiopia

Gross intake rate in grade 1 > Female > % of relevant age group 134.97%
Ranked 8th. 36% more than United States
99.02%
Ranked 86th.

School enrollment, preprimary > % gross 17.69%
Ranked 44th.
73.32%
Ranked 63th. 4 times more than Ethiopia

School enrollment, primary > % net 79.46%
Ranked 52nd.
91.88%
Ranked 70th. 16% more than Ethiopia

School enrollment, secondary > % gross 37.15%
Ranked 52nd.
93.55%
Ranked 60th. 3 times more than Ethiopia

School enrollment, secondary, private > % of total secondary 11.27%
Ranked 69th. 36% more than United States
8.27%
Ranked 85th.

School enrollment, tertiary, female > % gross 5.18%
Ranked 42nd.
111.32%
Ranked 1st. 21 times more than Ethiopia

Expenditure per student, tertiary > % of GDP per capita 24.39%
Ranked 59th. 13% more than United States
21.66%
Ranked 66th.

Ratio of girls to boys in primary and secondary education 76.09%
Ranked 68th.
108.83%
Ranked 20th. 43% more than Ethiopia

Net intake rate in grade 1 > Female > % of official school-age population 30.15%
Ranked 84th.
71.58%
Ranked 32nd. 2 times more than Ethiopia
School enrollment > Primary > Male > % gross 100.55% gross
Ranked 67th. About the same as United States
100.34% gross
Ranked 110th.

School enrollment > Preprimary > Female > % gross 2.14% gross
Ranked 81st.
60.55% gross
Ranked 61st. 28 times more than Ethiopia

Labor force with tertiary education, female > % of female labor force 0.8%
Ranked 52nd.
36.5%
Ranked 5th. 46 times more than Ethiopia

Labor force with primary education > % of total 20.7%
Ranked 35th. 54% more than United States
13.4%
Ranked 51st.

Labor force with secondary education, male > % of male labor force 2.9%
Ranked 51st.
50.2%
Ranked 23th. 17 times more than Ethiopia

Labor force with secondary education > % of total 2.6%
Ranked 51st.
50.8%
Ranked 22nd. 20 times more than Ethiopia

Unemployment with tertiary education > % of total unemployment 3.2%
Ranked 89th.
46.5%
Ranked 2nd. 15 times more than Ethiopia

Primary education > Pupils > % female 45.97% female
Ranked 88th.
48.08% female
Ranked 104th. 5% more than Ethiopia

Elementary school graduate rate > Female 42.18
Ranked 80th.
87.47
Ranked 48th. 2 times more than Ethiopia

Inputs > Secondary education > Teachers > Female 15,115
Ranked 43th.
1.04 million
Ranked 1st. 69 times more than Ethiopia

Participation > Children out of school > Elementary > Male 1.18 million
Ranked 2nd. 25% more than United States
944,307
Ranked 4th.

Secondary education, teachers > % female 24.27%
Ranked 29th.
61.15%
Ranked 36th. 3 times more than Ethiopia

Participation > Children out of school > Elementary > Female 1.55 million
Ranked 2nd. 2 times more than United States
769,923
Ranked 4th.

Participation > Secondary education > Vocational pupils > % female 48.04%
Ranked 26th.
0.0
Ranked 111th.

Participation > Total enrollment > Primary > Male > % net 81.95%
Ranked 84th.
92.62%
Ranked 60th. 13% more than Ethiopia

Preschool enrollment rate > Female 3.6
Ranked 109th.
57.63
Ranked 64th. 16 times more than Ethiopia

Preschool enrollment rate > Male 3.74
Ranked 109th.
57.98
Ranked 63th. 16 times more than Ethiopia

School enrolment rate > 1st grade > Female 144.12
Ranked 8th. 33% more than United States
108.63
Ranked 38th.

School enrolment rate > 1st grade > Male 162.15
Ranked 4th. 57% more than United States
103.49
Ranked 59th.

School enrolment rate > 5th grade > Female 48.74
Ranked 69th.
98.08
Ranked 22nd. 2 times more than Ethiopia

School enrolment rate > 5th grade > Male 45.69
Ranked 69th.
95.67
Ranked 24th. 2 times more than Ethiopia

Literacy and Attainment > Educational attainment: completed tertiary > Tertiary > Population 25+ years > % > Over 24 year olds 1.09%
Ranked 22nd.
40.66%
Ranked 3rd. 37 times more than Ethiopia
Primary education, teachers > % female 36.73%
Ranked 63th.
86.71%
Ranked 33th. 2 times more than Ethiopia

Tertiary education, teachers > % female 9.43%
Ranked 37th.
47.68%
Ranked 22nd. 5 times more than Ethiopia

Public spending on education, total > % of government expenditure 25.37%
Ranked 4th. 94% more than United States
13.07%
Ranked 60th.

Secondary education, teachers, female 29,644
Ranked 6th.
1.02 million
Ranked 4th. 34 times more than Ethiopia

Unemployment with primary education, male > % of male unemployment 50.6%
Ranked 22nd. 3 times more than United States
20.2%
Ranked 66th.

Labor force with tertiary education, male > % of male labor force 1.7%
Ranked 52nd.
35%
Ranked 4th. 21 times more than Ethiopia

Unemployment with secondary education, female > % of female unemployment 11.3%
Ranked 85th.
33%
Ranked 70th. 3 times more than Ethiopia

Education spending > % of GDP 4.6%
Ranked 69th.
5.7%
Ranked 38th. 24% more than Ethiopia
School enrollment, secondary, male > % net 15.99%
Ranked 85th.
86.8%
Ranked 32nd. 5 times more than Ethiopia

School enrollment, secondary, female > % gross 35.39%
Ranked 50th.
93.76%
Ranked 61st. 3 times more than Ethiopia

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