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Education > School enrollment > Primary Stats: compare key data on Finland & United States

Definitions

  • % 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.
  • % 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.
  • Female > % gross: Gross enrollment ratio is the ratio of total enrollment, regardless of age, to the population of the age group that officially corresponds to the level of education shown. Primary education provides children with basic reading, writing, and mathematics skills along with an elementary understanding of such subjects as history, geography, natural science, social science, art, and music.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
STAT Finland United States HISTORY
% gross 100.55% gross
Ranked 100th. 2% more than United States
98.98% gross
Ranked 115th.

% net 99.32% net
Ranked 5th. 7% more than United States
92.41% net
Ranked 62nd.

Female > % gross 100.14% gross
Ranked 96th. 3% more than United States
97.55% gross
Ranked 117th.

Female > % net 99.23% net
Ranked 3rd. 10% more than United States
90.49% net
Ranked 71st.

Male > % gross 100.94% gross
Ranked 106th. 1% more than United States
100.34% gross
Ranked 110th.

Male > % net 99.41% net
Ranked 7th. 5% more than United States
94.25% net
Ranked 51st.

Private > % of total primary 1.23%
Ranked 112th.
10.29%
Ranked 59th. 8 times more than Finland

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