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Education Stats: compare key data on Finland & Russia

Definitions

  • 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.
  • Homeschooling legal status: Legal status of homeschooling.
  • Literacy > Total population: This entry includes a definition of literacy and Census Bureau percentages for the total population, males, and females. There are no universal definitions and standards of literacy. Unless otherwise specified, all rates are based on the most common definition - the ability to read and write at a specified age. Detailing the standards that individual countries use to assess the ability to read and write is beyond the scope of our source. Information on literacy, while not a perfect measure of educational results, is probably the most easily available and valid for international comparisons.
  • Primary education, duration > Years: Primary education, duration (years). Duration of primary is the number of grades (years) in primary education.
  • Primary education, teachers per 1000: Primary education, teachers. Teaching staff in primary. Public and private. Full and part-time. All programmes. Total is the total number of teachers in public and private primary education institutions. Teachers are persons employed full time or part time in an official capacity to guide and direct the learning experience of pupils and students, irrespective of their qualifications or the delivery mechanism, i.e. face-to-face and/or at a distance. This definition excludes educational personnel who have no active teaching duties (e.g. headmasters, headmistresses or principals who do not teach) and persons who work occasionally or in a voluntary capacity in educational institutions. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Pupil-teacher ratio, primary: Pupil-teacher ratio, primary. Pupil-teacher ratio. Primary is the number of pupils enrolled in primary school divided by the number of primary school teachers.
  • Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary: Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary. Pupil-teacher ratio. Secondary is the number of pupils enrolled in secondary school divided by the number of secondary school teachers.
  • Secondary education, duration > Years: Secondary education, duration (years). Duration of secondary education is the number of grades (years) in secondary education (ISCED 2 & 3).
  • Literacy > Female: This entry includes a definition of literacy and Census Bureau percentages for the total population, males, and females. There are no universal definitions and standards of literacy. Unless otherwise specified, all rates are based on the most common definition - the ability to read and write at a specified age. Detailing the standards that individual countries use to assess the ability to read and write is beyond the scope of our source. Information on literacy, while not a perfect measure of educational results, is probably the most easily available and valid for international comparisons.
  • Children out of school, primary, female per 1000: Children out of school, primary, female. Out-of-school children of primary school age. Female is the total number of female primary-school-age children who are not enrolled in either primary or secondary schools. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • College and university > Gender ratio: Ratio of female to male tertiary enrollment is the percentage of men to women enrolled at tertiary level in public and private schools.
  • Child care (preschool) > Duration: Number of years students study at the pre-primary (preschool) level. It should be noted that not all countries require pre-primary education.
  • Duration of compulsory education: Duration of compulsory education is the number of grades (or years) that a child must legally be enrolled in school.
  • Secondary education, pupils: Secondary education, pupils. Enrolment in total secondary. Public and private. All programmes. Total is the total number of students enrolled at public and private secondary education institutions.
  • College and university > Private school share: Percentage of post-secondary students who attend a private school, college, or university.
  • Primary education, pupils: Primary education, pupils. Enrolment in primary. Public and private. All programmes. Total is the total number of students enrolled in public and private primary education institutions.
  • Primary education, teachers: Primary education, teachers. Teaching staff in primary. Public and private. Full and part-time. All programmes. Total is the total number of teachers in public and private primary education institutions. Teachers are persons employed full time or part time in an official capacity to guide and direct the learning experience of pupils and students, irrespective of their qualifications or the delivery mechanism, i.e. face-to-face and/or at a distance. This definition excludes educational personnel who have no active teaching duties (e.g. headmasters, headmistresses or principals who do not teach) and persons who work occasionally or in a voluntary capacity in educational institutions.
  • 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.
  • Literacy > Reading performance > Overall: Overall.

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  • Elementary (primary school) > Duration: Number of years students study at the primary level.
  • Children out of school > Primary: Children out of school are the number of primary-school-age children not enrolled in primary or secondary school.
  • Secondary education, teachers per 1000: Secondary education, teachers. Teaching staff in total secondary. Public and private. Full and part-time. All programmes. Total is the total number of teachers in public and private secondary education institutions (ISCED 2 and 3). Teachers are persons employed full time or part time in an official capacity to guide and direct the learning experience of pupils and students, irrespective of their qualifications or the delivery mechanism, i.e. face-to-face and/or at a distance. This definition excludes educational personnel who have no active teaching duties (e.g. headmasters, headmistresses or principals who do not teach) and persons who work occasionally or in a voluntary capacity in educational institutions. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Secondary education, teachers: Secondary education, teachers. Teaching staff in total secondary. Public and private. Full and part-time. All programmes. Total is the total number of teachers in public and private secondary education institutions (ISCED 2 and 3). Teachers are persons employed full time or part time in an official capacity to guide and direct the learning experience of pupils and students, irrespective of their qualifications or the delivery mechanism, i.e. face-to-face and/or at a distance. This definition excludes educational personnel who have no active teaching duties (e.g. headmasters, headmistresses or principals who do not teach) and persons who work occasionally or in a voluntary capacity in educational institutions.
  • Child care (preschool) > Students per teacher: Number of students per teacher for pre-primary (preschool) education.
  • High school > Lower secondary school duration: Number of years students study at the lower secondary (middle school) level.
  • Children out of school, primary, male per 1000: Children out of school, primary, male. Out-of-school children of primary school age. Male is the total number of male primary-school-age children who are not enrolled in either primary or secondary schools. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • 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.
  • Literacy > Reading performance > Overall reading skills: Overall.

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  • 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.
  • Literacy > Reading performance > Access and retrieve: Access and retrieve.

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  • 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.
  • Secondary school starting age > Years: Secondary school starting age (years). Entrance age of 2A lower secondary is the age at which students would enter lower secondary education, assuming they had started at the official entrance age for the lowest level of education, had studied full-time throughout and had progressed through the system without repeating or skipping a grade.
  • High school starting age > Years: Secondary school starting age is the age at which students would enter secondary education, assuming they had started at the official entrance age for the lowest level of education, had studied full-time throughout and had progressed through the system without repeating or skipping a grade."
  • Primary education > Teachers > Per capita: Primary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • High school > Population with at least high school education > Women: Population with at least high school education > Women.
  • Elementary school graduate rate: Persistence to last grade of primary is the percentage of children enrolled in the first grade of primary school who eventually reach the last grade of primary education. The estimate is based on the reconstructed cohort method.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Universities > Top 100: Number of universities in the top 100
  • Tertiary > Students studying abroad per thousand people: Total number of post-secondary students who were studying abroad during given year. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Outcomes > Secondary education > Duration > Years: Secondary education, duration (years) is the number of grades (years) in secondary school."
  • Teacher student ratio > High school: Secondary school pupil-teacher ratio is the number of pupils enrolled in secondary school divided by the number of secondary school teachers (regardless of their teaching assignment).
  • Children out of school > Primary per 1000: Children out of school are the number of primary-school-age children not enrolled in primary or secondary school. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • 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).
  • Hours of instruction for pupils aged 11: Intended hours of instruction per year for 11 year olds in public educational institutions. Data for 2000.
  • 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.
  • Hours of instruction for pupils aged 12: Intended hours of instruction per year for 12 year olds in public educational institutions. Data for 2000.
  • Literacy > Reading performance > Integrate and interpret: Integrate and interpret.

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  • 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.
  • High school > Population with at least high school education > Men: Gender Inequality Index.
  • Education enrolment by level > Secondary level > Per capita: Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Secondary education, vocational pupils: Secondary education, vocational pupils. Enrolment in total secondary. Public and private. Technical/vocational programmes. Total is the total number of students enrolled in technical/vocational programmes at public and private secondary education institutions.
  • Elementary (primary) school > Students per teacher: Number of students per teacher for primary education.
  • 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.
  • Literacy > Reading performance > Continuous texts: Continuous texts.

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  • Literacy > Reading performance > Non-continuous texts: Non-continuous texts.

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  • 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.
  • Children out of school > Primary > Per capita: Children out of school are the number of primary-school-age children not enrolled in primary or secondary school. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Literacy > Reading performance > Reflect and evaluate: Reflect and evaluate.

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  • 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."
  • Teaching weeks per year > Primary: Average number of weeks taught per year by primary level teachers. Data for 2000.
  • 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."
  • Universities > Top 200: Number of universities in the top 200
  • Secondary education > General pupils > Per capita: Secondary general pupils are the number of secondary students enrolled in general education programs, including teacher training. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Education enrolment by level > Primary level per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Education enrolment by level > Primary level > Per capita: Per capita figures expressed per 1 population.
  • Library books 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.
  • 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.
  • Hours of instruction for pupils aged 10: Intended hours of instruction per year for 10 year olds in public educational institutions. Data for 2000.
  • 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.
  • Primary education > Teachers per 1000: Primary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Children out of school > Primary > Female > Per capita: Children out of school are the number of primary-school-age children not enrolled in primary or secondary school. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Female enrolment share > Primary level: Girls' enrolment share, primary level is the number of girls enrolled in primary school, expressed as a percentage of the total number of pupils in primary school.
  • Services, etc., value added > Constant 2000 US$: Services, etc., value added (constant 2000 US$). Services correspond to ISIC divisions 50-99. They include value added in wholesale and retail trade (including hotels and restaurants), transport, and government, financial, professional, and personal services such as education, health care, and real estate services. Also included are imputed bank service charges, import duties, and any statistical discrepancies noted by national compilers as well as discrepancies arising from rescaling. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources. The industrial origin of value added is determined by the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC), revision 3. Data are in constant 2005 U.S. dollars.
  • Universities > Top 200 per million: Number of universities in the top 200. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Proportion of primary education time spent learning technology: Intended instruction time spent studying technology, as a percentage of total intended instruction time for students 12 to 14 years of age. Data for 1999.
  • 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).
  • Participation > Secondary education > General pupils: Secondary general pupils are the number of secondary students enrolled in general education programs, including teacher training."
  • Ratio of female to male primary enrollment: Ratio of female to male primary enrollment is the percentage of girls to boys enrolled at primary level in public and private schools.
  • Secondary education > General pupils per 1000: Secondary general pupils are the number of secondary students enrolled in general education programs, including teacher training. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Children out of school > Primary > Male: Children out of school are the number of primary-school-age children not enrolled in primary or secondary school.
  • Elementary (primary) school > Gender parity index: Country's gender parity index in primary, or elementary, school. For countries with a rating of over 1, more females are enrolled while countries with a rating under 1 have more males enrolled. 
  • Hours of instruction for pupils aged 13: Intended hours of instruction per year for 14 year olds in public educational institutions. Data for 2000.
  • Hours of instruction for pupils aged 9: Intended hours of instruction per year for 9 year olds in public educational institutions. Data for 2000.
  • 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.
  • Proportion of primary education time spent learning science: Intended instruction time spent studying science, as a percentage of total intended instruction time for students 12 to 14 years of age. Data for 1999.
  • Elementary school repeaters > Female: Repeaters in primary school are the number of students enrolled in the same grade as in the previous year, as a percentage of all students enrolled in primary school."
  • Elementary school repeaters > Male: Repeaters in primary school are the number of students enrolled in the same grade as in the previous year, as a percentage of all students enrolled in primary school."
  • Children out of school > Primary > Male > Per capita: Children out of school are the number of primary-school-age children not enrolled in primary or secondary school. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • 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.
  • Homeschooling prevalance: Prevalence of homeschooling.
  • 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.
  • Universities > Top 100 per million: Number of universities in the top 100. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Participation > Secondary education > Pupils: Secondary education pupils is the total number of pupils enrolled at secondary level in public and private schools.
  • Proportion of primary education time spent learning vocational skills: Intended instruction time spent studying vocational skills, as a percentage of total intended instruction time for students 12 to 14 years of age. Data for 1999.
  • Universities > Top 200 > Per $ GDP: Number of universities in the top 200 Per $ GDP figures expressed per 1 billion $ gross domestic product.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Repitition rate > Secondary level: Repetition rate is the percentage of secondary school pupils who are currently enrolled in the same grade as in the previous year.
  • Proportion of primary education time spent learning foreign languages: Intended instruction time spent studying modern foreign languages, as a percentage of total intended instruction time for students 12 to 14 years of age. Data for 1999.
  • Library employees per million: . Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Universities > Top 100 > Per $ GDP: Number of universities in the top 100 Per $ GDP figures expressed per 14.1 billion $ gross domestic product.
  • Services, etc., value added > Constant LCU per capita: Services, etc., value added (constant LCU). Services correspond to ISIC divisions 50-99. They include value added in wholesale and retail trade (including hotels and restaurants), transport, and government, financial, professional, and personal services such as education, health care, and real estate services. Also included are imputed bank service charges, import duties, and any statistical discrepancies noted by national compilers as well as discrepancies arising from rescaling. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources. The industrial origin of value added is determined by the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC), revision 3. Data are in constant local currency. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Unemployment with primary education > Male > % of male unemployment: Unemployment by level of educational attainment shows the unemployed by level of educational attainment, as a percentage of the unemployed. The levels of educational attainment accord with the International Standard Classification of Education 1997 of the United Nations Educational, Cultural, and Scientific Organization (UNESCO).
  • School enrollment > Preprimary > Male > % gross: Gross enrollment ratio is the ratio of total enrollment, regardless of age, to the population of the age group that officially corresponds to the level of education shown. Preprimary education refers to the initial stage of organized instruction, designed primarily to introduce very young children to a school-type environment.
  • 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).
  • Secondary education > Vocational pupils > Per capita: Secondary vocational pupils are the number of secondary students enrolled in technical and vocational education programs, including teacher training. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • High school teachers > % female: Female teachers as a percentage of total secondary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers.
  • Participation > School enrollment > Secondary > % gross: Gross enrollment ratio is the ratio of total enrollment, regardless of age, to the population of the age group that officially corresponds to the level of education shown. Secondary education completes the provision of basic education that began at the primary level, and aims at laying the foundations for lifelong learning and human development, by offering more subject- or skill-oriented instruction using more specialized teachers."
  • Participation > School enrollment > Secondary > Male > % gross: Gross enrollment ratio is the ratio of total enrollment, regardless of age, to the population of the age group that officially corresponds to the level of education shown. Secondary education completes the provision of basic education that began at the primary level, and aims at laying the foundations for lifelong learning and human development, by offering more subject- or skill-oriented instruction using more specialized teachers."
  • Public spending on education > Total > % of government expenditure: Public expenditure on education consists of current and capital public expenditure on education plus subsidies to private education at the primary, secondary, and tertiary levels.
  • 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.
  • Elementary school > Enrolled students > % female: Female pupils as a percentage of total pupils at primary level include enrollments in public and private schools.
  • School enrollment > Primary > % gross: Gross enrollment ratio is the ratio of total enrollment, regardless of age, to the population of the age group that officially corresponds to the level of education shown. Primary education provides children with basic reading, writing, and mathematics skills along with an elementary understanding of such subjects as history, geography, natural science, social science, art, and music.
  • Elementary school teachers > % female: Female teachers as a percentage of total primary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers.
  • Participation > School enrollment > Secondary > Female > % gross: Gross enrollment ratio is the ratio of total enrollment, regardless of age, to the population of the age group that officially corresponds to the level of education shown. Secondary education completes the provision of basic education that began at the primary level, and aims at laying the foundations for lifelong learning and human development, by offering more subject- or skill-oriented instruction using more specialized teachers."
  • Participation > Secondary education > General pupils > % female: Secondary general pupils are the number of secondary students enrolled in general education programs, including teacher training."
  • Participation > Secondary education > Pupils > % female: Female pupils as a percentage of total pupils at secondary level includes enrollments in public and private schools.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 > % 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.
  • Participation > 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."
  • School enrollment > Primary > Female > % net: Net enrollment ratio is the ratio of children of official school age based on the International Standard Classification of Education 1997 who are enrolled in school to the population of the corresponding official school age. Primary education provides children with basic reading, writing, and mathematics skills along with an elementary understanding of such subjects as history, geography, natural science, social science, art, and music.
  • School enrollment > Primary > Male > % net: Net enrollment ratio is the ratio of children of official school age based on the International Standard Classification of Education 1997 who are enrolled in school to the population of the corresponding official school age. Primary education provides children with basic reading, writing, and mathematics skills along with an elementary understanding of such subjects as history, geography, natural science, social science, art, and music.
  • Services, etc., value added > % of GDP: Services, etc., value added (% of GDP). Services correspond to ISIC divisions 50-99 and they include value added in wholesale and retail trade (including hotels and restaurants), transport, and government, financial, professional, and personal services such as education, health care, and real estate services. Also included are imputed bank service charges, import duties, and any statistical discrepancies noted by national compilers as well as discrepancies arising from rescaling. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources. The industrial origin of value added is determined by the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC), revision 3. Note: For VAB countries, gross value added at factor cost is used as the denominator.
  • Unemployment with secondary education, male > % of male unemployment: Unemployment with secondary education, male (% of male unemployment). Unemployment by level of educational attainment shows the unemployed by level of educational attainment, as a percentage of the unemployed. The levels of educational attainment accord with the International Standard Classification of Education 1997 of the United Nations Educational, Cultural, and Scientific Organization (UNESCO).
  • Public spending on education, total > % of GDP: Public spending on education, total (% of GDP). Public expenditure on education as % of GDP is the total public expenditure (current and capital) on education expressed as a percentage of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in a given year. Public expenditure on education includes government spending on educational institutions (both public and private), education administration, and transfers/subsidies for private entities (students/households and other privates entities).
  • Labor force with secondary education, female > % of female labor force: Labor force with secondary education, female (% of female labor force). Labor force with secondary education is the proportion of the labor force that has a secondary education, as a percentage of the total labor force.
  • Unemployment with secondary education, female > % of female unemployment: Unemployment with secondary education, female (% of female unemployment). Unemployment by level of educational attainment shows the unemployed by level of educational attainment, as a percentage of the unemployed. The levels of educational attainment accord with the International Standard Classification of Education 1997 of the United Nations Educational, Cultural, and Scientific Organization (UNESCO).
  • Services, etc., value added > Constant 2000 US$, % of GDP: Services, etc., value added (constant 2000 US$). Services correspond to ISIC divisions 50-99. They include value added in wholesale and retail trade (including hotels and restaurants), transport, and government, financial, professional, and personal services such as education, health care, and real estate services. Also included are imputed bank service charges, import duties, and any statistical discrepancies noted by national compilers as well as discrepancies arising from rescaling. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources. The industrial origin of value added is determined by the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC), revision 3. Data are in constant 2005 U.S. dollars. Figures expressed as a proportion of GDP for the same year
  • Education spending > % of GDP: Government Education Expenditure (% of GDP, 2000-2002)
  • Grade 1 intake rate: Total number of new entrants in first grade of primary education, regardless of age, expressed as a percentage of the population at the official primary school-entrance age
  • School enrollment > Secondary > % gross: Gross enrollment ratio is the ratio of total enrollment, regardless of age, to the population of the age group that officially corresponds to the level of education shown. Secondary education completes the provision of basic education that began at the primary level, and aims at laying the foundations for lifelong learning and human development, by offering more subject- or skill-oriented instruction using more specialized teachers.
  • School enrollment > 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.
  • Ratio of female to male enrollments in tertiary education: Ratio of female to male tertiary enrollment is the percentage of men to women enrolled at tertiary level in public and private schools.
  • Proportion of primary education time spent learning arts: Intended instruction time spent studying arts, as a percentage of total intended instruction time for students 12 to 14 years of age. Data for 1999.
  • Secondary education > Pupils > % female: Female pupils as a percentage of total pupils at secondary level includes enrollments in public and private schools.
  • School enrollment > Primary > % net: Net enrollment ratio is the ratio of children of official school age based on the International Standard Classification of Education 1997 who are enrolled in school to the population of the corresponding official school age. Primary education provides children with basic reading, writing, and mathematics skills along with an elementary understanding of such subjects as history, geography, natural science, social science, art, and music.
  • Proportion of primary education time spent in physical education: Intended instruction time spent studying physical education, as a percentage of total intended instruction time for students 12 to 14 years of age. Data for 1999.
  • Government spending on education > % of GDP: Public expenditure on education consists of current and capital public expenditure on education includes government spending on educational institutions (both public and private), education administration as well as subsidies for private entities (students/households and other privates entities)."
  • Participation > School enrollment > Secondary > Private > % of total secondary: Private enrollment refers to pupils or students enrolled in institutions that are not operated by a public authority but controlled and managed, whether for profit or not, by a private body such as a nongovernmental organisation, religious body, special interest group, foundation or business enterprise."
  • School enrollment > Tertiary > Male > % gross: Gross enrollment ratio is the ratio of total enrollment, regardless of age, to the population of the age group that officially corresponds to the level of education shown. Tertiary education, whether or not to an advanced research qualification, normally requires, as a minimum condition of admission, the successful completion of education at the secondary level.
  • Participation > School enrollment > Tertiary > % gross: Gross enrollment ratio is the ratio of total enrollment, regardless of age, to the population of the age group that officially corresponds to the level of education shown. Tertiary education, whether or not to an advanced research qualification, normally requires, as a minimum condition of admission, the successful completion of education at the secondary level."
  • Participation > School enrollment > Tertiary > Female > % gross: Gross enrollment ratio is the ratio of total enrollment, regardless of age, to the population of the age group that officially corresponds to the level of education shown. Tertiary education, whether or not to an advanced research qualification, normally requires, as a minimum condition of admission, the successful completion of education at the secondary level."
STAT Finland Russia HISTORY
Children out of school, primary 6,055
Ranked 80th.
217,543
Ranked 30th. 36 times more than Finland

Children out of school, primary per 1000 1.12
Ranked 86th.
1.53
Ranked 98th. 36% more than Finland

Children out of school, primary, female 2,896
Ranked 72nd.
88,353
Ranked 31st. 31 times more than Finland

College and university > Gender parity index 1.23
Ranked 41st.
1.35
Ranked 44th. 10% more than Finland

College and university > Share of total education spending 31.85%
Ranked 9th. 38% more than Russia
23.11%
Ranked 34th.

Compulsary education duration 10
Ranked 75th. The same as Russia
10
Ranked 51st.

Government spending on education > Proportion of GDP 6.84%
Ranked 17th. 67% more than Russia
4.1%
Ranked 76th.

High school enrolment rate 99.99
Ranked 2nd.
100
Ranked 1st. The same as Finland

Homeschooling legal status Legal as alternative to the mandatory public school system. Written and oral examinations to check on progress are mandatory. Legal since 1992, law sometimes ignored and not made legal.
Literacy > Total population 100%
Ranked 2nd. About the same as Russia
99.6%
Ranked 8th.

Primary education, duration > Years 6
Ranked 129th. 50% more than Russia
4
Ranked 188th.

Primary education, teachers per 1000 4.69
Ranked 64th. 2 times more than Russia
1.96
Ranked 142nd.

Pupil-teacher ratio, primary 13.67
Ranked 101st.
18.06
Ranked 77th. 32% more than Finland

Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary 9.5
Ranked 85th. 12% more than Russia
8.47
Ranked 100th.

Secondary education, duration > Years 6
Ranked 150th.
7
Ranked 37th. 17% more than Finland

Literacy > Female 100%
Ranked 2nd. 1% more than Russia
99.5%
Ranked 9th.

Children out of school, primary, female per 1000 0.537
Ranked 81st.
0.623
Ranked 93th. 16% more than Finland

College and university > Gender ratio 124.02
Ranked 45th.
135.63
Ranked 32nd. 9% more than Finland

Child care (preschool) > Duration 4
Ranked 20th. The same as Russia
4
Ranked 10th.

Duration of compulsory education 10 years
Ranked 59th. The same as Russia
10 years
Ranked 40th.
Secondary education, pupils 422,872
Ranked 79th.
9.61 million
Ranked 8th. 23 times more than Finland

College and university > Private school share 25.63%
Ranked 48th. 73% more than Russia
14.78%
Ranked 75th.

Girls to boys ratio > Primary level enrolment 0.99
Ranked 56th.
1
Ranked 25th. 1% more than Finland

Primary education, pupils 345,615
Ranked 92nd.
5.02 million
Ranked 26th. 15 times more than Finland

Primary education, teachers 25,281
Ranked 72nd.
277,657
Ranked 14th. 11 times more than Finland

Tertiary enrollment 70.4%
Ranked 1st. 10% more than Russia
64.1%
Ranked 5th.
Spending per student > College and university 31.84
Ranked 22nd. 2 times more than Russia
13.18
Ranked 66th.

High school > Gender ratio 104.88
Ranked 29th. 8% more than Russia
97.02
Ranked 75th.

Compulsary education starting age 7
Ranked 25th. 17% more than Russia
6
Ranked 64th.

Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary per million 1.76
Ranked 56th. 30 times more than Russia
0.0597
Ranked 100th.

Literacy > Definition age 15 and over can read and write age 15 and over can read and write
High school > Upper secondary school duration 3
Ranked 124th. 50% more than Russia
2
Ranked 159th.

Literacy > Male 100%
Ranked 2nd. About the same as Russia
99.7%
Ranked 6th.

Spending > USD 15.41 billion
Ranked 25th.
57.78 billion
Ranked 11th. 4 times more than Finland

High school > Private school share 9.36%
Ranked 79th. 13 times more than Russia
0.712%
Ranked 118th.

Spending > Proportion 5.64
Ranked 31st. 59% more than Russia
3.54
Ranked 106th.

Pupil-teacher ratio > Primary 15.96
Ranked 112th.
16.65
Ranked 110th. 4% more than Finland

Child care (preschool) > Starting age 3
Ranked 182nd. The same as Russia
3
Ranked 98th.

High school repeaters > Male 0.41
Ranked 83th.
1.71
Ranked 42nd. 4 times more than Finland
Preschool enrollment rate 97.29
Ranked 105th. About the same as Russia
96.83
Ranked 106th.

Tertiary > Students studying abroad 7,550.79
Ranked 88th.
50,947.63
Ranked 9th. 7 times more than Finland

Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level 291,664
Ranked 50th.
8.15 million
Ranked 4th. 28 times more than Finland

Literacy > Reading performance > Overall 536
Ranked 2nd. 17% more than Russia
459
Ranked 40th.
Elementary (primary school) > Duration 6
Ranked 136th. 50% more than Russia
4
Ranked 198th.

Children out of school > Primary 1,957
Ranked 98th.
369,274
Ranked 22nd. 189 times more than Finland

Secondary education, teachers per 1000 8.26
Ranked 19th. 3% more than Russia
8
Ranked 28th.

Secondary education, teachers 44,493
Ranked 42nd.
1.14 million
Ranked 6th. 26 times more than Finland

Child care (preschool) > Students per teacher 10.77
Ranked 95th. 28% more than Russia
8.41
Ranked 106th.

High school > Lower secondary school duration 3
Ranked 172nd.
5
Ranked 8th. 67% more than Finland

Children out of school, primary, male per 1000 0.586
Ranked 82nd.
0.91
Ranked 83th. 55% more than Finland

Secondary education, general pupils 288,779
Ranked 89th.
8.06 million
Ranked 9th. 28 times more than Finland

High school > Gender parity index 1.05
Ranked 28th. 7% more than Russia
0.976
Ranked 98th.

Literacy > Reading performance > Overall reading skills 536
Ranked 2nd. 17% more than Russia
459
Ranked 40th.
Scientific and technical journal articles 5,202
Ranked 23th.
15,782
Ranked 11th. 3 times more than Finland

Literacy > Reading performance > Access and retrieve 532
Ranked 2nd. 13% more than Russia
469
Ranked 37th.
College and university > Teachers > Proportion of teachers female 50%
Ranked 19th.
56%
Ranked 3rd. 12% more than Finland
Tertiary > Students studying abroad proportion 2.45%
Ranked 86th. 5 times more than Russia
0.508%
Ranked 127th.

Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level per 1000 56.08
Ranked 6th.
56.1
Ranked 5th. The same as Finland

Scouting > Genders admitted both both
Elementary (primary school) > Starting age 7
Ranked 37th. The same as Russia
7
Ranked 17th.

Education expenditure of government > As percentage of total government 12.8%
Ranked 52nd.
12.9%
Ranked 50th. 1% more than Finland

Children out of school, primary, male 3,159
Ranked 71st.
129,190
Ranked 25th. 41 times more than Finland

Education expenditure of government > As percentage of GNI 6.6%
Ranked 16th. 83% more than Russia
3.6%
Ranked 78th.

High school > Students per teacher 9.5
Ranked 86th. 12% more than Russia
8.47
Ranked 102nd.

Secondary education > General pupils 305,970
Ranked 94th.
11.53 million
Ranked 5th. 38 times more than Finland

Secondary school starting age > Years 13
Ranked 31st. 18% more than Russia
11
Ranked 148th.

High school starting age > Years 13
Ranked 30th. 30% more than Russia
10
Ranked 167th.

Primary education > Teachers > Per capita 4.65 per 1,000 people
Ranked 74th. 2 times more than Russia
2.23 per 1,000 people
Ranked 136th.

Education enrolment by level > Primary level 392,741
Ranked 109th.
5.42 million
Ranked 22nd. 14 times more than Finland

High school > Population with at least high school education > Women 100%
Ranked 2nd. 7% more than Russia
93.5%
Ranked 18th.

Elementary school graduate rate 99.8
Ranked 3rd. 5% more than Russia
95.2
Ranked 33th.

Schools connected to the Internet 99%
Ranked 13th. 2 times more than Russia
43.3%
Ranked 10th.
Secondary education, pupils per 1000 78.48
Ranked 75th. 16% more than Russia
67.74
Ranked 118th.

Primary education, pupils per 1000 64.14
Ranked 114th. 81% more than Russia
35.34
Ranked 173th.

Girls to boys ratio > Tertiary level enrolment 1.21
Ranked 44th.
1.36
Ranked 27th. 12% more than Finland

Girls to boys ratio > Secondary level enrolment 1.05
Ranked 40th. 6% more than Russia
0.99
Ranked 75th.

Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level > Per capita 56.08 per 1,000 people
Ranked 6th.
56.1 per 1,000 people
Ranked 5th. The same as Finland

Universities > Top 100 1
Ranked 22nd. The same as Russia
1
Ranked 21st.
Tertiary > Students studying abroad per thousand people 1.4
Ranked 97th. 4 times more than Russia
0.356
Ranked 157th.

Outcomes > Secondary education > Duration > Years 6
Ranked 133th.
7
Ranked 34th. 17% more than Finland

Teacher student ratio > High school 10.03
Ranked 79th. 18% more than Russia
8.53
Ranked 92nd.

Children out of school > Primary per 1000 0.374
Ranked 109th.
2.57
Ranked 74th. 7 times more than Finland

High school repeaters > Female 0.25
Ranked 86th.
1.61
Ranked 41st. 6 times more than Finland
Teacher student ratio > Elementary school 14.39
Ranked 100th.
17.45
Ranked 75th. 21% more than Finland

Hours of instruction for pupils aged 11 713 hours
Ranked 36th.
919 hours
Ranked 16th. 29% more than Finland
Elementary school > Enrolled students 357,403
Ranked 89th.
4.97 million
Ranked 20th. 14 times more than Finland

Primary education > Duration > Years 6 years
Ranked 126th. Twice as much as Russia
3 years
Ranked 194th.

Services, etc., value added > Constant 2000 US$ per capita $21,079.50
Ranked 15th. 6 times more than Russia
$3,670.01
Ranked 29th.

School enrolment rate > 1st grade 98.93
Ranked 82nd.
98.95
Ranked 81st. The same as Finland

Secondary education, general pupils per 1000 53.59
Ranked 111th.
56.77
Ranked 111th. 6% more than Finland

Hours of instruction for pupils aged 12 713 hours
Ranked 38th.
971 hours
Ranked 18th. 36% more than Finland
Literacy > Reading performance > Integrate and interpret 538
Ranked 2nd. 15% more than Russia
467
Ranked 39th.
High school > Lower secondary starting age 13
Ranked 31st. 18% more than Russia
11
Ranked 152nd.

Elementary (primary) school) > Private school share 1.6%
Ranked 118th. 3 times more than Russia
0.637%
Ranked 140th.

Elementary school > Gender ratio 99.09
Ranked 53th.
100.19
Ranked 27th. 1% more than Finland

High school enrolment rate > Female 100
Ranked 6th. 1% more than Russia
98.87
Ranked 6th.
Education enrolment ratio > Net > Primary level 98%
Ranked 35th. 7% more than Russia
92%
Ranked 78th.

Duration of education > Secondary level 6
Ranked 127th.
7
Ranked 37th. 17% more than Finland
Public spending per student > Tertiary level 39.7
Ranked 41st. 3 times more than Russia
15.8
Ranked 65th.
Secondary education > Pupils 425,966
Ranked 76th.
13.56 million
Ranked 4th. 32 times more than Finland

Primary education > Pupils 387,934
Ranked 103th.
5.33 million
Ranked 21st. 14 times more than Finland

High school > Population with at least high school education > Men 100%
Ranked 2nd. 4% more than Russia
96.2%
Ranked 15th.

Education enrolment by level > Percentage girls > Tertiary level 53.49%
Ranked 57th.
56.77%
Ranked 32nd. 6% more than Finland

Education enrolment by level > Secondary level > Per capita 95.53 per 1,000 people
Ranked 58th.
99.69 per 1,000 people
Ranked 51st. 4% more than Finland

Secondary education, vocational pupils 134,093
Ranked 47th.
1.56 million
Ranked 7th. 12 times more than Finland

Elementary (primary) school > Students per teacher 13.67
Ranked 103th.
18.06
Ranked 75th. 32% more than Finland

School life expectancy > Primary to tertiary 17 years
Ranked 8th. 21% more than Russia
14 years
Ranked 43th.
Education enrolment by level > Secondary level 496,834
Ranked 81st.
14.49 million
Ranked 6th. 29 times more than Finland

Scientific and technical journal articles per million 997.89
Ranked 4th. 9 times more than Russia
109.14
Ranked 34th.

Literacy > Reading performance > Continuous texts 535
Ranked 3rd. 16% more than Russia
461
Ranked 40th.
Literacy > Reading performance > Non-continuous texts 535
Ranked 2nd. 18% more than Russia
452
Ranked 40th.
Duration of education > Primary level 6
Ranked 119th. 50% more than Russia
4
Ranked 160th.
Participation > Children out of school > Elementary 14,007
Ranked 65th.
571,183
Ranked 14th. 41 times more than Finland

Participation > Ratio of girls to boys in primary and secondary education 102.22%
Ranked 21st. 4% more than Russia
98.04%
Ranked 78th.

Public spending per student > Secondary level 25.5
Ranked 22nd. 24% more than Russia
20.5
Ranked 33th.
Education enrolment by level > Percentage girls > Primary level 48.83%
Ranked 44th. About the same as Russia
48.73%
Ranked 52nd.

Children out of school > Primary > Per capita 0.374 per 1,000 people
Ranked 110th.
2.57 per 1,000 people
Ranked 76th. 7 times more than Finland

Literacy > Reading performance > Reflect and evaluate 536
Ranked 3rd. 22% more than Russia
441
Ranked 41st.
Education enrolment ratio > Net > Primary level > Women 98%
Ranked 33th. 5% more than Russia
93%
Ranked 70th.

High school > Upper secondary starting age 16
Ranked 53th. The same as Russia
16
Ranked 27th.

Elementary school starting age > Years 7
Ranked 38th. The same as Russia
7
Ranked 18th.

Library books 2.15 million
Ranked 25th.
73.63 million
Ranked 2nd. 34 times more than Finland
Teaching weeks per year > Primary 38 weeks per year
Ranked 26th.
43 weeks per year
Ranked 3rd. 13% more than Finland
Elementary school repeaters > All 0.41
Ranked 99th.
0.43
Ranked 98th. 5% more than Finland

Universities > Top 200 2
Ranked 23th. The same as Russia
2
Ranked 22nd.
Secondary education > General pupils > Per capita 58.52 per 1,000 people
Ranked 109th.
80.13 per 1,000 people
Ranked 56th. 37% more than Finland

Education enrolment by level > Primary level per 1000 75.52
Ranked 133th. 2 times more than Russia
37.28
Ranked 167th.

Education enrolment by level > Primary level > Per capita 0.076 per capita
Ranked 131st. 2 times more than Russia
0.037 per capita
Ranked 163th.

Education enrolment ratio > Net > Primary level > Men 98%
Ranked 36th. 7% more than Russia
92%
Ranked 73th.

Library books per 1000 416.23
Ranked 23th.
503.26
Ranked 19th. 21% more than Finland
Pupils-teacher ratio > Primary level 15.5
Ranked 114th.
17.3
Ranked 103th. 12% more than Finland
Elementary (primary school) > Teachers > Proportion of teachers female 79%
Ranked 41st.
98%
Ranked 1st. 24% more than Finland
Primary education > Teachers 24,313
Ranked 79th.
320,168
Ranked 14th. 13 times more than Finland

Secondary education > Vocational pupils 119,996
Ranked 50th.
2.03 million
Ranked 4th. 17 times more than Finland

Private school enrolment > Primary level 1.2
Ranked 80th. 3 times more than Russia
0.4
Ranked 90th.
Outcomes > Primary education > Duration > Years 6
Ranked 117th. Twice as much as Russia
3
Ranked 177th.

Library employees 203
Ranked 28th.
5,301
Ranked 1st. 26 times more than Finland
Hours of instruction for pupils aged 10 684 hours
Ranked 35th.
893 hours
Ranked 16th. 31% more than Finland
Secondary education > Pupils per 1000 81.48
Ranked 72nd.
94.26
Ranked 51st. 16% more than Finland

Primary education > Teachers per 1000 4.65
Ranked 72nd. 2 times more than Russia
2.23
Ranked 137th.

Children out of school > Primary > Female > Per capita 0.194 per 1,000 people
Ranked 107th.
1.19 per 1,000 people
Ranked 80th. 6 times more than Finland

Female enrolment share > Primary level 48.8%
Ranked 41st. About the same as Russia
48.6%
Ranked 56th.
Services, etc., value added > Constant 2000 US$ $113.06 billion
Ranked 26th.
$526.77 billion
Ranked 7th. 5 times more than Finland

Universities > Top 200 per million 0.381
Ranked 11th. 27 times more than Russia
0.014
Ranked 26th.
Proportion of primary education time spent learning technology 4 6
Primary school starting age > Years 7
Ranked 37th. The same as Russia
7
Ranked 16th.

Scouting > Members 43,811
Ranked 30th. 6 times more than Russia
7,186
Ranked 85th.
Participation > Secondary education > General pupils 304,729
Ranked 81st.
8.42 million
Ranked 8th. 28 times more than Finland

Ratio of female to male primary enrollment 99.21
Ranked 56th.
99.54
Ranked 42nd. About the same as Finland

Secondary education > General pupils per 1000 58.52
Ranked 110th.
80.13
Ranked 56th. 37% more than Finland

Children out of school > Primary > Male 943
Ranked 93th.
198,350
Ranked 22nd. 210 times more than Finland

Elementary (primary) school > Gender parity index 0.993
Ranked 44th.
1
Ranked 39th. 1% more than Finland

Hours of instruction for pupils aged 13 855 hours
Ranked 31st.
998 hours
Ranked 17th. 17% more than Finland
Hours of instruction for pupils aged 9 684 hours
Ranked 33th. 9% more than Russia
630 hours
Ranked 35th.
Female enrolment share > Secondary level 51.4%
Ranked 23th. 1% more than Russia
50.8%
Ranked 32nd.
Private school enrolment > Secondary level 5.8
Ranked 64th.
0.0
Ranked 90th.
Education enrolment by level > Secondary level per 1000 95.53
Ranked 56th.
99.7
Ranked 52nd. 4% more than Finland

Scouting > Members per thousand people 8.09
Ranked 19th. 162 times more than Russia
0.0501
Ranked 157th.
Proportion of primary education time spent learning science 10%
Ranked 28th.
15%
Ranked 5th. 50% more than Finland
Elementary school repeaters > Female 0.28
Ranked 99th.
0.57
Ranked 99th. 2 times more than Finland

Elementary school repeaters > Male 0.53
Ranked 96th.
0.57
Ranked 105th. 8% more than Finland

Children out of school > Primary > Male > Per capita 0.18 per 1,000 people
Ranked 104th.
1.38 per 1,000 people
Ranked 75th. 8 times more than Finland

High school teachers 42,991
Ranked 41st.
1.18 million
Ranked 5th. 28 times more than Finland

Elementary school teachers 24,830
Ranked 73th.
284,789
Ranked 12th. 11 times more than Finland

Homeschooling prevalance 500 Unknown
High school enrolment rate > Male 99.99
Ranked 12th.
100
Ranked 3rd. The same as Finland
Universities > Top 100 per million 0.191
Ranked 10th. 27 times more than Russia
0.00699
Ranked 20th.
Participation > Secondary education > Pupils 430,596
Ranked 72nd.
12.43 million
Ranked 5th. 29 times more than Finland

Proportion of primary education time spent learning vocational skills n m
Universities > Top 200 > Per $ GDP 0.011 per $1 billion of GDP
Ranked 11th. 4 times more than Russia
0.003 per $1 billion of GDP
Ranked 25th.
Ratio of female to male secondary enrollment 104.87
Ranked 39th. 6% more than Russia
99.14
Ranked 86th.

Secondary education > Pupils > Per capita 81.48 per 1,000 people
Ranked 70th.
94.26 per 1,000 people
Ranked 51st. 16% more than Finland

Primary education > Pupils per 1000 74.2
Ranked 130th. Twice as much as Russia
37.05
Ranked 166th.

Repitition rate > Secondary level 1
Ranked 26th.
1.5
Ranked 25th. 50% more than Finland
Proportion of primary education time spent learning foreign languages 9 x
Library employees per million 39.3
Ranked 22nd. 8% more than Russia
36.23
Ranked 23th.
Universities > Top 100 > Per $ GDP 0.076 per $14.1 billion of GDP
Ranked 11th. 3 times more than Russia
0.024 per $14.1 billion of GDP
Ranked 18th.
Services, etc., value added > Constant LCU per capita 16,950.45
Ranked 80th.
47,675.14
Ranked 36th. 3 times more than Finland

Unemployment with primary education > Male > % of male unemployment 37.3%
Ranked 11th. 92% more than Russia
19.4%
Ranked 62nd.

School enrollment > Preprimary > Male > % gross 58.9% gross
Ranked 63th.
88.58% gross
Ranked 33th. 50% more than Finland

Labor force with tertiary education, female > % of female labor force 44.4%
Ranked 7th.
62.3%
Ranked 1st. 40% more than Finland

Labor force with primary education > % of total 14.6%
Ranked 38th. 3 times more than Russia
5.6%
Ranked 79th.

Labor force with secondary education, male > % of male labor force 51%
Ranked 21st. 8% more than Russia
47.3%
Ranked 33th.

Labor force with secondary education > % of total 47.2%
Ranked 27th. 17% more than Russia
40.4%
Ranked 47th.

Unemployment with tertiary education > % of total unemployment 17.4%
Ranked 49th.
34.1%
Ranked 7th. 96% more than Finland

Secondary education > Vocational pupils > Per capita 22.95 per 1,000 people
Ranked 24th. 62% more than Russia
14.13 per 1,000 people
Ranked 42nd.

High school teachers > % female 63.67%
Ranked 28th.
81.08%
Ranked 6th. 27% more than Finland

Participation > School enrollment > Secondary > % gross 110.3%
Ranked 9th. 30% more than Russia
84.81%
Ranked 69th.

Participation > School enrollment > Secondary > Male > % gross 107.72%
Ranked 14th. 25% more than Russia
86.07%
Ranked 68th.

Public spending on education > Total > % of government expenditure 12.82%
Ranked 41st. 5% more than Russia
12.25%
Ranked 45th.

Repeaters, primary, male > % of male enrollment 0.493%
Ranked 97th.
1.84%
Ranked 55th. 4 times more than Finland

Elementary school > Enrolled students > % female 48.76%
Ranked 53th.
48.86%
Ranked 39th. About the same as Finland

School enrollment > Primary > % gross 100.55% gross
Ranked 100th.
122.94% gross
Ranked 12th. 22% more than Finland

Elementary school teachers > % female 78.35%
Ranked 58th.
98.46%
Ranked 3rd. 26% more than Finland

Participation > School enrollment > Secondary > Female > % gross 112.98%
Ranked 10th. 35% more than Russia
83.5%
Ranked 74th.

Participation > Secondary education > General pupils > % female 51.71%
Ranked 22nd. 2% more than Russia
50.47%
Ranked 56th.

Participation > Secondary education > Pupils > % female 50.19%
Ranked 32nd. 4% more than Russia
48.2%
Ranked 82nd.

Persistence to last grade of primary, female > % of cohort 99.37%
Ranked 5th. 7% more than Russia
92.57%
Ranked 8th.

School enrollment, primary, male > % net 98.16%
Ranked 13th. 5% more than Russia
93.43%
Ranked 48th.

School enrollment > Secondary > Female > % gross 112.09% gross
Ranked 8th. 21% more than Russia
92.54% gross
Ranked 59th.

School enrollment, primary > % gross 99.43%
Ranked 102nd. 1% more than Russia
98.69%
Ranked 124th.

Participation > School enrollment > Tertiary > Male > % gross 84.52%
Ranked 2nd. 29% more than Russia
65.67%
Ranked 7th.

School enrollment > Primary > Female > % net 99.23% net
Ranked 3rd. 8% more than Russia
91.93% net
Ranked 62nd.

School enrollment > Primary > Male > % net 99.41% net
Ranked 7th. 9% more than Russia
91.05% net
Ranked 72nd.

Services, etc., value added > % of GDP 67.86%
Ranked 46th. 13% more than Russia
60.13%
Ranked 47th.

Unemployment with secondary education, male > % of male unemployment 45.9%
Ranked 43th.
57%
Ranked 27th. 24% more than Finland

Public spending on education, total > % of GDP 6.84%
Ranked 17th. 67% more than Russia
4.1%
Ranked 77th.

Labor force with secondary education, female > % of female labor force 43.1%
Ranked 26th. 30% more than Russia
33.2%
Ranked 58th.

Unemployment with secondary education, female > % of female unemployment 44.8%
Ranked 45th.
48%
Ranked 36th. 7% more than Finland

Services, etc., value added > Constant 2000 US$, % of GDP 48.06%
Ranked 43th. 84% more than Russia
26.15%
Ranked 75th.

Education spending > % of GDP 6.4%
Ranked 24th. 68% more than Russia
3.8%
Ranked 89th.
Grade 1 intake rate 93.5
Ranked 5th. 29% more than Russia
72.4
Ranked 4th.
School enrollment > Secondary > % gross 109.43% gross
Ranked 11th. 18% more than Russia
92.95% gross
Ranked 52nd.

School enrollment > Preprimary > % gross 58.69% gross
Ranked 66th.
84.71% gross
Ranked 39th. 44% more than Finland

Ratio of female to male enrollments in tertiary education 119.92
Ranked 54th.
136.04
Ranked 36th. 13% more than Finland

Proportion of primary education time spent learning arts 8 4
Secondary education > Pupils > % female 50.04% female
Ranked 32nd. 3% more than Russia
48.79% female
Ranked 72nd.

School enrollment > Primary > % net 99.32% net
Ranked 5th. 9% more than Russia
91.48% net
Ranked 68th.

Proportion of primary education time spent in physical education 8 5
Government spending on education > % of GDP 6.84%
Ranked 17th. 67% more than Russia
4.1%
Ranked 76th.

Participation > School enrollment > Secondary > Private > % of total secondary 6.79%
Ranked 72nd. 10 times more than Russia
0.67%
Ranked 103th.

School enrollment > Tertiary > Male > % gross 81.56% gross
Ranked 3rd. 41% more than Russia
57.92% gross
Ranked 14th.

Participation > School enrollment > Tertiary > % gross 94.44%
Ranked 2nd. 22% more than Russia
77.19%
Ranked 9th.

Participation > School enrollment > Tertiary > Female > % gross 104.83%
Ranked 2nd. 18% more than Russia
89.07%
Ranked 11th.

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