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  • Children out of school > Elementary: Children out of school are the number of primary-school-age children not enrolled in primary or secondary school.
  • 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.
  • Ratio of girls to boys in primary and secondary education: Ratio of girls to boys in primary and secondary education is the percentage of girls to boys enrolled at primary and secondary levels in public and private schools.
  • School enrollment > Primary > Female > % gross: Gross enrollment ratio is the ratio of total enrollment, regardless of age, to the population of the age group that officially corresponds to the level of education shown. Primary education provides children with basic reading, writing, and mathematics skills along with an elementary understanding of such subjects as history, geography, natural science, social science, art, and music."
  • 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 > Secondary > % net: Net enrollment ratio is the ratio of children of official school age based on the International Standard Classification of Education 1997 who are enrolled in school to the population of the corresponding official school age. Secondary education completes the provision of basic education that began at the primary level, and aims at laying the foundations for lifelong learning and human development, by offering more subject- or skill-oriented instruction using more specialized teachers."
  • 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 > Secondary > Female > % net: Net enrollment ratio is the ratio of children of official school age based on the International Standard Classification of Education 1997 who are enrolled in school to the population of the corresponding official school age. Secondary education completes the provision of basic education that began at the primary level, and aims at laying the foundations for lifelong learning and human development, by offering more subject- or skill-oriented instruction using more specialized teachers."
  • 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."
  • Secondary education > General pupils: Secondary general pupils are the number of secondary students enrolled in general education programs, including teacher training."
  • Secondary education > General pupils > % female: Secondary general pupils are the number of secondary students enrolled in general education programs, including teacher training."
  • Secondary education > Pupils: Secondary education pupils is the total number of pupils enrolled at secondary level in public and private schools.
  • Secondary education > Pupils > % female: Female pupils as a percentage of total pupils at secondary level includes enrollments in public and private schools.
  • Secondary education > Vocational pupils > % female: Secondary vocational pupils are the number of secondary students enrolled in technical and vocational education programs, including teacher training."
  • 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."
  • 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 > % 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 > 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."
  • Total enrollment > Primary > % net: Total enrollment is the number of pupils of the school-age group for primary education, enrolled either in primary or secondary education, expressed as a percentage of the total population in that age group."
  • School enrollment > Secondary > Male > % net: Net enrollment ratio is the ratio of children of official school age based on the International Standard Classification of Education 1997 who are enrolled in school to the population of the corresponding official school age. Secondary education completes the provision of basic education that began at the primary level, and aims at laying the foundations for lifelong learning and human development, by offering more subject- or skill-oriented instruction using more specialized teachers."
  • School enrollment > Preprimary > % gross: Gross enrollment ratio is the ratio of total enrollment, regardless of age, to the population of the age group that officially corresponds to the level of education shown. Preprimary education refers to the initial stage of organized instruction, designed primarily to introduce very young children to a school-type environment."
  • School enrollment > Primary > % 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 > % 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 > 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."
  • Total enrollment > Primary > Female > % net: Total enrollment is the number of pupils of the school-age group for primary education, enrolled either in primary or secondary education, expressed as a percentage of the total population in that age group."
  • 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 organisation, religious body, special interest group, foundation or business enterprise."
  • 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 > 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."
  • 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.
STAT France United States HISTORY
Children out of school > Elementary 33,007
Ranked 53th.
1.71 million
Ranked 4th. 52 times more than France

Children out of school > Elementary > Female 14,687
Ranked 52nd.
769,923
Ranked 4th. 52 times more than France

Ratio of girls to boys in primary and secondary education 99.56%
Ranked 59th.
100.09%
Ranked 51st. 1% more than France

School enrollment > Primary > Female > % gross 108.98%
Ranked 37th. 10% more than United States
99.11%
Ranked 89th.

School enrollment > Primary > Female > % net 98.53%
Ranked 11th. 6% more than United States
92.61%
Ranked 54th.

School enrollment > Secondary > % net 98.49%
Ranked 2nd. 12% more than United States
88.31%
Ranked 22nd.

School enrollment > Secondary > Female > % gross 113.34%
Ranked 9th. 21% more than United States
93.87%
Ranked 43th.

School enrollment > Secondary > Female > % net 99.35%
Ranked 1st. 12% more than United States
88.98%
Ranked 21st.

School enrollment > Tertiary > Male > % gross 48.04%
Ranked 27th.
69.36%
Ranked 5th. 44% more than France

Secondary education > General pupils 4.72 million
Ranked 13th.
24.69 million
Ranked 2nd. 5 times more than France

Secondary education > General pupils > % female 50.51%
Ranked 54th. 4% more than United States
48.63%
Ranked 95th.

Secondary education > Pupils 6.04 million
Ranked 13th.
24.43 million
Ranked 3rd. 4 times more than France

Secondary education > Pupils > % female 48.89%
Ranked 62nd. 1% more than United States
48.63%
Ranked 69th.

Secondary education > Vocational pupils > % female 42.39%
Ranked 55th.
0.0
Ranked 111th.

Total enrollment > Primary > Male > % net 99.05%
Ranked 15th. 7% more than United States
92.62%
Ranked 60th.

School enrollment > Secondary > Private > % of total secondary 25.92%
Ranked 29th. 3 times more than United States
8.78%
Ranked 68th.

School enrollment > Tertiary > % gross 54.58%
Ranked 28th.
82.92%
Ranked 4th. 52% more than France

School enrollment > Tertiary > Female > % gross 61.35%
Ranked 27th.
97.14%
Ranked 6th. 58% more than France

Total enrollment > Primary > % net 99.12%
Ranked 17th. 6% more than United States
93.14%
Ranked 64th.

School enrollment > Secondary > Male > % net 97.66%
Ranked 4th. 11% more than United States
87.68%
Ranked 18th.

School enrollment > Preprimary > % gross 110.41%
Ranked 6th. 91% more than United States
57.81%
Ranked 64th.

School enrollment > Primary > % net 98.44%
Ranked 14th. 7% more than United States
91.97%
Ranked 56th.

School enrollment > Primary > Male > % gross 110.54%
Ranked 43th. 12% more than United States
98.45%
Ranked 102nd.

School enrollment > Primary > Male > % net 98.36%
Ranked 16th. 8% more than United States
91.37%
Ranked 60th.

Total enrollment > Primary > Female > % net 99.2%
Ranked 11th. 6% more than United States
93.68%
Ranked 53th.

School enrollment > Primary > Private > % of total primary 14.96%
Ranked 39th. 55% more than United States
9.68%
Ranked 58th.

School enrollment > Secondary > % gross 113.2%
Ranked 7th. 20% more than United States
94.11%
Ranked 41st.

School enrollment > Secondary > Male > % gross 113.06%
Ranked 7th. 20% more than United States
94.34%
Ranked 38th.

Children out of school > Elementary > Male 18,320
Ranked 51st.
944,307
Ranked 4th. 52 times more than France

SOURCES: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) Institute for Statistics.

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