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Education Stats: compare key data on Germany & India

Definitions

  • Average years of schooling of adults: Average years of schooling of adults is the years of formal schooling received, on average, by adults over age 15. (Data Source: Barro-Lee Data Set www.worldbank.org/html/prdmg/grthweb/ddbarle2.htm)
  • 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.
  • 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).
  • College and university > Share of total education spending: Percentage of government education funding that goes to post-secondary education.
  • Average IQ: Average IQ of different countries according to the controversial book "IQ and the Wealth of Nations".
  • Literacy > Female: This entry includes a definition of literacy and Census Bureau percentages for the total population, males, and females. There are no universal definitions and standards of literacy. Unless otherwise specified, all rates are based on the most common definition - the ability to read and write at a specified age. Detailing the standards that individual countries use to assess the ability to read and write is beyond the scope of our source. Information on literacy, while not a perfect measure of educational results, is probably the most easily available and valid for international comparisons.
  • Children out of school, primary, female per 1000: Children out of school, primary, female. Out-of-school children of primary school age. Female is the total number of female primary-school-age children who are not enrolled in either primary or secondary schools. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • College and university > Gender ratio: Ratio of female to male tertiary enrollment is the percentage of men to women enrolled at tertiary level in public and private schools.
  • Child care (preschool) > Duration: Number of years students study at the pre-primary (preschool) level. It should be noted that not all countries require pre-primary education.
  • Secondary education > Teachers > Per capita: Secondary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Duration of compulsory education: Duration of compulsory education is the number of grades (or years) that a child must legally be enrolled in school.
  • Secondary education, pupils: Secondary education, pupils. Enrolment in total secondary. Public and private. All programmes. Total is the total number of students enrolled at public and private secondary education institutions.
  • 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.
  • High school > Gender ratio: Ratio of female to male secondary enrollment is the percentage of girls to boys enrolled at secondary level in public and private schools.
  • Compulsary education starting age: Age at which children must be enrolled in school.
  • Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary per million: Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary. Pupil-teacher ratio. Secondary is the number of pupils enrolled in secondary school divided by the number of secondary school teachers. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Literacy > Definition: This entry includes a definition of literacy and Census Bureau percentages for the total population, males, and females. There are no universal definitions and standards of literacy. Unless otherwise specified, all rates are based on the most common definition - the ability to read and write at a specified age. Detailing the standards that individual countries use to assess the ability to read and write is beyond the scope of our source. Information on literacy, while not a perfect measure of educational results, is probably the most easily available and valid for international comparisons.
  • High school > Upper secondary school duration: Number of years students study at the upper secondary (high school) level.
  • Literacy > Male: This entry includes a definition of literacy and Census Bureau percentages for the total population, males, and females. There are no universal definitions and standards of literacy. Unless otherwise specified, all rates are based on the most common definition - the ability to read and write at a specified age. Detailing the standards that individual countries use to assess the ability to read and write is beyond the scope of our source. Information on literacy, while not a perfect measure of educational results, is probably the most easily available and valid for international comparisons.
  • Spending > USD: Education expenditure refers to the current operating expenditures in education, including wages and salaries and excluding capital investments in buildings and equipment."
  • High school > Private school share: Percentage of secondary students who attend a private school.
  • Spending > Proportion: Education expenditure refers to the current operating expenditures in education, including wages and salaries and excluding capital investments in buildings and equipment. Expressed as a proportion of GNI."
  • Pupil-teacher ratio > Primary: Primary school pupil-teacher ratio is the number of pupils enrolled in primary school divided by the number of primary school teachers (regardless of their teaching assignment).
  • Child care (preschool) > Starting age: Average age at which students begin pre-primary (preschool) education.
  • High school repeaters > Male: Repeaters in secondary school are the number of students enrolled in the same grade as in the previous year, as a percentage of all students enrolled in secondary school."
  • Preschool enrollment rate: Gross enrollment ratio is the ratio of total enrollment, regardless of age, to the population of the age group that officially corresponds to the level of education shown. Primary education provides children with basic reading, writing, and mathematics skills along with an elementary understanding of such subjects as history, geography, natural science, social science, art, and music."
  • Tertiary > Students studying abroad: Total number of post-secondary students who were studying abroad during given year.
  • Elementary (primary school) > Duration: Number of years students study at the primary level.
  • Secondary education, teachers: Secondary education, teachers. Teaching staff in total secondary. Public and private. Full and part-time. All programmes. Total is the total number of teachers in public and private secondary education institutions (ISCED 2 and 3). Teachers are persons employed full time or part time in an official capacity to guide and direct the learning experience of pupils and students, irrespective of their qualifications or the delivery mechanism, i.e. face-to-face and/or at a distance. This definition excludes educational personnel who have no active teaching duties (e.g. headmasters, headmistresses or principals who do not teach) and persons who work occasionally or in a voluntary capacity in educational institutions.
  • Secondary education, teachers per 1000: Secondary education, teachers. Teaching staff in total secondary. Public and private. Full and part-time. All programmes. Total is the total number of teachers in public and private secondary education institutions (ISCED 2 and 3). Teachers are persons employed full time or part time in an official capacity to guide and direct the learning experience of pupils and students, irrespective of their qualifications or the delivery mechanism, i.e. face-to-face and/or at a distance. This definition excludes educational personnel who have no active teaching duties (e.g. headmasters, headmistresses or principals who do not teach) and persons who work occasionally or in a voluntary capacity in educational institutions. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Child care (preschool) > Students per teacher: Number of students per teacher for pre-primary (preschool) education.
  • High school > Lower secondary school duration: Number of years students study at the lower secondary (middle school) level.
  • Children out of school, primary, male per 1000: Children out of school, primary, male. Out-of-school children of primary school age. Male is the total number of male primary-school-age children who are not enrolled in either primary or secondary schools. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Spending per student > High school: Public expenditure per student is the public current spending on education divided by the total number of students by level, as a percentage of GDP per capita. Public expenditure (current and capital) includes government spending on educational institutions (both public and private), education administration as well as subsidies for private entities (students/households and other privates entities)."
  • Secondary education, general pupils: Secondary education, general pupils. Enrolment in total secondary. Public and private. General programmes. Total is the total number of students enrolled in general programmes at public and private secondary education institutions.
  • High school > Gender parity index: Country's gender parity index for secondary level enrollment. For countries with a rating of over 1, more females are enrolled while countries with a rating under 1 have more males enrolled.
  • Scientific and technical journal articles: Scientific and technical journal articles refer to the number of scientific and engineering articles published in the following fields: physics, biology, chemistry, mathematics, clinical medicine, biomedical research, engineering and technology, and earth and space sciences.
  • College and university > Teachers > Proportion of teachers female: Percentage of country's college and university professors that are female.
  • Tertiary > Students studying abroad proportion: The number of students from a given country studying abroad in a given year, expressed as a percentage of total tertiary enrollment in that country. Ratios greater than 100 % are possible, because those currently studying abroad do not count towards total enrollment.
  • Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Scouting > Genders admitted: Admits boys/girls.
  • Elementary (primary school) > Starting age: Average age at which students begin primary education.
  • International Baccalaureate schools: Number of schools of any level teaching the curriculum of the International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO).
  • Children out of school, primary, male: Children out of school, primary, male. Out-of-school children of primary school age. Male is the total number of male primary-school-age children who are not enrolled in either primary or secondary schools.
  • High school > Students per teacher: Number of students per teacher for all levels of secondary education.
  • Secondary education > General pupils: Secondary general pupils are the number of secondary students enrolled in general education programs, including teacher training.
  • Spending per student > Elementary school: Public expenditure per student is the public current spending on education divided by the total number of students by level, as a percentage of GDP per capita. Public expenditure (current and capital) includes government spending on educational institutions (both public and private), education administration as well as subsidies for private entities (students/households and other privates entities)."
  • Secondary school starting age > Years: Secondary school starting age (years). Entrance age of 2A lower secondary is the age at which students would enter lower secondary education, assuming they had started at the official entrance age for the lowest level of education, had studied full-time throughout and had progressed through the system without repeating or skipping a grade.
  • High school starting age > Years: Secondary school starting age is the age at which students would enter secondary education, assuming they had started at the official entrance age for the lowest level of education, had studied full-time throughout and had progressed through the system without repeating or skipping a grade."
  • Primary education > Teachers > Per capita: Primary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • 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.
  • Public spending per student > Primary level: Public expenditure per student, primary level is the total reported current spending by the government on primary education, divided by the total number of pupils in primary education, expressed as a percentage of per capita GDP.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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).
  • Inequality adjusted index: Inequality-adjusted Human Development Index.
  • High school repeaters > Female: Repeaters in secondary school are the number of students enrolled in the same grade as in the previous year, as a percentage of all students enrolled in secondary school."
  • Teacher student ratio > Elementary school: Primary school pupil-teacher ratio is the number of pupils enrolled in primary school divided by the number of primary school teachers (regardless of their teaching assignment).
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Spending on education > Proportion spent on all staff salaries: Percentage of public funding for education that goes to school staff salaries.
  • Elementary (primary) school > Students per teacher: Number of students per teacher for primary education.
  • Secondary education > Teachers: Secondary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers.
  • Scientific and technical journal articles per million: Scientific and technical journal articles refer to the number of scientific and engineering articles published in the following fields: physics, biology, chemistry, mathematics, clinical medicine, biomedical research, engineering and technology, and earth and space sciences. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Duration of education > Primary level: Duration of primary education is the number of grades (or years) in primary education.
  • Participation > Children out of school > Elementary: Children out of school are the number of primary-school-age children not enrolled in primary or secondary school.
  • Participation > Ratio of girls to boys in primary and secondary education: Ratio of girls to boys in primary and secondary education is the percentage of girls to boys enrolled at primary and secondary levels in public and private schools.
  • Public spending per student > Secondary level: Public expenditure per student, secondary level is the total reported current spending by the government on secondary education, divided by the total number of pupils in secondary education, expressed as a percentage of per capita GDP.
  • Progression to secondary school: Progression to secondary school refers to the number of new entrants to the first grade of secondary school in a given year as a percentage of the number of students enrolled in the final grade of primary school in the previous year.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 50 per million: Number of universities in the top 50. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • 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).
  • High school > Share of total education spending: Percentage of government education funding that goes to secondary education.
  • Elementary (primary) school) > Proportion spent on all staff salaries: Percentage of public funding for primary education that goes to school staff salaries.
  • Participation > Secondary education > General pupils: Secondary general pupils are the number of secondary students enrolled in general education programs, including teacher training."
  • Secondary education > Teachers per 1000: Secondary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Secondary education > General pupils per 1000: Secondary general pupils are the number of secondary students enrolled in general education programs, including teacher training. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Ratio of female to male primary enrollment: Ratio of female to male primary enrollment is the percentage of girls to boys enrolled at primary level in public and private schools.
  • Elementary (primary) school > Gender parity index: Country's gender parity index in primary, or elementary, school. For countries with a rating of over 1, more females are enrolled while countries with a rating under 1 have more males enrolled. 
  • 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.
  • Post-Secondary Non-Tertiary > Teachers > Women: Number of female teaching staff in post-secondary non-tertiary education. Post-secondary non-tertiary education serves to broaden the knowledge of participants, who have already gained an upper secondary qualification.
  • 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.
  • Universities > Top 50: Number of universities in the top 50
  • Universities > Top 50 > Per $ GDP: Number of universities in the top 50 Per $ GDP figures expressed per 14.1 billion $ gross domestic product.
  • Elementary school repeaters > Male: Repeaters in primary school are the number of students enrolled in the same grade as in the previous year, as a percentage of all students enrolled in primary school."
  • Elementary school repeaters > Female: Repeaters in primary school are the number of students enrolled in the same grade as in the previous year, as a percentage of all students enrolled in primary school."
  • Elementary school teachers: Primary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers.
  • High school teachers: Secondary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers.
  • High school enrolment rate > Male: Progression to secondary school refers to the number of new entrants to the first grade of secondary school in a given year as a percentage of the number of students enrolled in the final grade of primary school in the previous year.
  • Universities > Top 100 per million: Number of universities in the top 100. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Teachers' Day date: Date when Teacher's Day is celebrated around the world.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Intake ratio to last grade of primary > Females: Number of female entrants in the last grade of primary education (regardless of age) expressed as a percentage of the female population at entrance age to the last grade.
  • Pupils-teacher ratio > Secondary level: Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary level is the average number of pupils per teacher in secondary education. Cross-country comparisons may be affected by such factors as the composition of teachers by part- and full-time employment.
  • 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.
  • Universities > Top 100 > Per $ GDP: Number of universities in the top 100 Per $ GDP figures expressed per 14.1 billion $ gross domestic product.
  • 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 organization, religious body, special interest group, foundation or business enterprise.
  • Labor force with primary education, male > % of male labor force: Labor force with primary education, male (% of male labor force). 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.
  • Expenditure per student, secondary > % of GDP per capita: Expenditure per student, secondary (% of GDP per capita). Public expenditure per pupil as a % of GDP per capita. Secondary is the total public expenditure per student in secondary education as a percentage of GDP per capita. Public expenditure (current and capital) includes government spending on educational institutions (both public and private), education administration as well as subsidies for private entities (students/households and other privates entities).
  • Repeaters, secondary, male > % of male enrollment: Repeaters, secondary, male (% of male enrollment). Percentage of repeaters in secondary. 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 secondary school. It is calculated by dividing the sum of male repeaters in all grades of secondary education by the total male enrolment of secondary education and multiplying the result by 100.
  • Secondary education, vocational pupils > % female: Secondary education, vocational pupils (% female). Percentage of female students. Total secondary. Technical/vocational programmes is the number of female students enrolled in technical/vocational programmes at the secondary education level expressed as a percentage of the total number of students (male and female) enrolled in technical/vocational programmes at the secondary education level in a given school year.
  • Total enrollment, primary > % net: Total enrollment, primary (% net). Adjusted net 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.
  • 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).
  • Total enrollment, primary, female > % net: Total enrollment, primary, female (% net). Adjusted net 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 > 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.
  • Secondary education > Teachers > % female: Female teachers as a percentage of total secondary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers.
  • 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).
  • Repeaters, primary, total > % of total enrollment: Repeaters, primary, total (% of total enrollment). Percentage of repeaters in primary. All grades. Total is the number of students enrolled in the same grade as in the previous year, as a percentage of all students enrolled in primary school. It is calculated by dividing the sum of repeaters in all grades of primary education by the total enrolment of primary education and multiplying the result by 100.
  • Primary education > Pupils > % female: Female pupils as a percentage of total pupils at primary level include enrollments in public and private schools.
  • 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.
  • Gross intake ratio in first grade of primary education, total > % of relevant age group: Gross intake ratio in first grade of primary education, total (% of relevant age group). Gross intake ratio in first grade of primary education is the number of new entrants in the first grade of primary education regardless of age, expressed as a percentage of the population of the official primary entrance age.
  • 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."
  • Elementary school graduate rate > Female: Persistence to last grade of primary is the percentage of children enrolled in the first grade of primary school who eventually reach the last grade of primary education. The estimate is based on the reconstructed cohort method.
  • Inputs > Secondary education > Teachers > Female: Secondary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers.
  • Participation > Children out of school > Elementary > Male: Children out of school are the number of primary-school-age children not enrolled in primary or secondary school.
  • Gross intake ratio in first grade of primary education, male > % of relevant age group: Gross intake ratio in first grade of primary education, male (% of relevant age group). Gross intake ratio in first grade of primary education is the number of new entrants in the first grade of primary education regardless of age, expressed as a percentage of the population of the official primary entrance age.
  • School enrollment, primary, male > % gross: School enrollment, primary, male (% gross). Gross enrolment ratio. Primary. Male is the total male enrollment in primary education, regardless of age, expressed as a percentage of the male population of official primary education age. GER can exceed 100% due to the inclusion of over-aged and under-aged students because of early or late school entrance and grade repetition.
  • Elementary (primary) school) > Share of total education spending: Percentage of government education funding that goes to primary education.
  • Participation > Children out of school > Elementary > Female: Children out of school are the number of primary-school-age children not enrolled in primary or secondary school.
  • 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 > 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.
  • Gross intake rate in grade 1 > Female > % of relevant age group: Gross intake rate in grade 1 is the number of new entrants in the first grade of primary education regardless of age, expressed as a percentage of the population of the official primary entrance age.
  • High school > Upper Secondary > Students per teacher: Number of students per teacher for upper secondary (high school) education.
  • High School > Teachers > Proportion of teachers female: Percentage of country's high school, or secondary, teachers that are female.
  • Adjusted savings > Education expenditure > % of GNI: Education expenditure refers to the current operating expenditures in education, including wages and salaries and excluding capital investments in buildings and equipment.
  • School enrollment, tertiary, male > % gross: School enrollment, tertiary, male (% gross). Gross enrolment ratio. Tertiary (ISCED 5 and 6). Male is the total male enrollment in tertiary education (ISCED 5 and 6), regardless of age, expressed as a percentage of the total male population of the five-year age group following on from secondary school leaving.
  • 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).
STAT Germany India HISTORY
Average years of schooling of adults 10.2
Ranked 8th. Twice as much as India
5.1
Ranked 65th.
Children out of school, primary 7,230
Ranked 76th.
1.39 million
Ranked 4th. 192 times more than Germany

Children out of school, primary per 1000 0.0884
Ranked 114th.
1.14
Ranked 85th. 13 times more than Germany

Children out of school, primary, female 16,194
Ranked 55th.
6.11 million
Ranked 1st. 377 times more than Germany

College and university > Gender parity index 0.885
Ranked 47th. 22% more than India
0.726
Ranked 100th.

Compulsary education duration 13
Ranked 4th. 44% more than India
9
Ranked 64th.

Government spending on education > Proportion of GDP 5.08%
Ranked 54th. 60% more than India
3.17%
Ranked 44th.

High school enrolment rate 98.86
Ranked 25th. 16% more than India
85.13
Ranked 70th.

Homeschooling legal status Illegal, public or approved private education is mandatory with the only exception being where continued school attendance would create undue hardship for an individual child. Legal as alternative to the mandatory public school system.
Literacy > Total population 99%
Ranked 15th. 66% more than India
59.5%
Ranked 134th.

Primary education, duration > Years 4
Ranked 181st.
5
Ranked 160th. 25% more than Germany

Primary education, teachers per 1000 3.09
Ranked 109th.
3.21
Ranked 104th. 4% more than Germany

Pupil-teacher ratio, primary 11.82
Ranked 113th.
35.15
Ranked 29th. 3 times more than Germany

Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary 12.88
Ranked 62nd.
25.92
Ranked 19th. 2 times more than Germany

Secondary education, duration > Years 9
Ranked 1st. 29% more than India
7
Ranked 50th.

College and university > Share of total education spending 27.16%
Ranked 21st.
35.89%
Ranked 3rd. 32% more than Germany

Average IQ 102
Ranked 4th. 26% more than India
81
Ranked 38th.
Literacy > Female 99%
Ranked 12th. 2 times more than India
48.3%
Ranked 131st.

Children out of school, primary, female per 1000 0.196
Ranked 104th.
5.58
Ranked 38th. 28 times more than Germany

College and university > Gender ratio 88.74
Ranked 44th. 27% more than India
69.94
Ranked 85th.

Child care (preschool) > Duration 3
Ranked 28th. The same as India
3
Ranked 65th.

Secondary education > Teachers > Per capita 7.24 per 1,000 people
Ranked 40th. 3 times more than India
2.4 per 1,000 people
Ranked 103th.

Duration of compulsory education 13 years
Ranked 1st. 63% more than India
8 years
Ranked 8th.
Secondary education, pupils 7.53 million
Ranked 10th.
113.73 million
Ranked 1st. 15 times more than Germany

Girls to boys ratio > Primary level enrolment 1
Ranked 20th. 8% more than India
0.93
Ranked 115th.

Primary education, pupils 2.99 million
Ranked 36th.
137.75 million
Ranked 1st. 46 times more than Germany

Primary education, teachers 252,845
Ranked 15th.
3.92 million
Ranked 2nd. 15 times more than Germany

Tertiary enrollment 46.3%
Ranked 4th. 4 times more than India
10.5%
Ranked 20th.
High school > Gender ratio 97.54
Ranked 74th. 14% more than India
85.75
Ranked 116th.

Compulsary education starting age 6
Ranked 38th. The same as India
6
Ranked 46th.

Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary per million 0.157
Ranked 92nd. 7 times more than India
0.0212
Ranked 98th.

Literacy > Definition age 15 and over can read and write age 15 and over can read and write
High school > Upper secondary school duration 3
Ranked 53th.
4
Ranked 27th. 33% more than Germany

Literacy > Male 99%
Ranked 23th. 41% more than India
70.2%
Ranked 131st.

Spending > USD 157.95 billion
Ranked 3rd. 4 times more than India
36.6 billion
Ranked 15th.

High school > Private school share 8.76%
Ranked 81st.
41.89%
Ranked 11th. 5 times more than Germany

Spending > Proportion 4.28
Ranked 79th. 35% more than India
3.17
Ranked 121st.

Pupil-teacher ratio > Primary 14.19
Ranked 121st.
40.2
Ranked 27th. 3 times more than Germany

Child care (preschool) > Starting age 3
Ranked 73th. The same as India
3
Ranked 125th.

High school repeaters > Male 3.19
Ranked 56th.
5.15
Ranked 44th. 61% more than Germany

Preschool enrollment rate 104.77
Ranked 65th.
113.06
Ranked 30th. 8% more than Germany

Tertiary > Students studying abroad 113,236.01
Ranked 4th.
198,512.54
Ranked 2nd. 75% more than Germany

Primary completion rate 94
Ranked 52nd. 4% more than India
90
Ranked 71st.

Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level 2.33 million
Ranked 10th.
11.3 million
Ranked 3rd. 5 times more than Germany

Elementary (primary school) > Duration 4
Ranked 191st.
5
Ranked 169th. 25% more than Germany

Secondary education, teachers 584,535
Ranked 8th.
4.39 million
Ranked 2nd. 8 times more than Germany

Secondary education, teachers per 1000 7.15
Ranked 36th. 99% more than India
3.59
Ranked 77th.

Child care (preschool) > Students per teacher 10.2
Ranked 99th.
40.31
Ranked 4th. 4 times more than Germany

High school > Lower secondary school duration 6
Ranked 1st. Twice as much as India
3
Ranked 120th.

Children out of school, primary, male per 1000 0.298
Ranked 102nd.
4.44
Ranked 42nd. 15 times more than Germany

Spending per student > High school 20.66
Ranked 38th. 28% more than India
16.18
Ranked 49th.

Secondary education, general pupils 6.07 million
Ranked 12th.
100.95 million
Ranked 1st. 17 times more than Germany

High school > Gender parity index 0.947
Ranked 110th. 3% more than India
0.918
Ranked 115th.

Scientific and technical journal articles 44,305
Ranked 4th. 3 times more than India
12,774
Ranked 14th.

College and university > Teachers > Proportion of teachers female 39%
Ranked 19th.
40%
Ranked 2nd. 3% more than Germany
Tertiary > Students studying abroad proportion 4.1%
Ranked 72nd. 6 times more than India
0.745%
Ranked 119th.

Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level per 1000 28.3
Ranked 55th. 3 times more than India
10.49
Ranked 92nd.

Scouting > Genders admitted both both
Elementary (primary school) > Starting age 6
Ranked 50th. The same as India
6
Ranked 96th.

Education expenditure of government > As percentage of total government 9.8%
Ranked 68th.
10.7%
Ranked 57th. 9% more than Germany

International Baccalaureate schools 59
Ranked 10th.
107
Ranked 5th. 81% more than Germany
Children out of school, primary, male 24,606
Ranked 48th.
4.85 million
Ranked 1st. 197 times more than Germany

Education expenditure of government > As percentage of GNI 4.6%
Ranked 58th. 21% more than India
3.8%
Ranked 76th.

High school > Students per teacher 12.88
Ranked 64th.
25.92
Ranked 19th. 2 times more than Germany

Secondary education > General pupils 6.59 million
Ranked 12th.
83.13 million
Ranked 2nd. 13 times more than Germany

Spending per student > Elementary school 16.08
Ranked 40th. 81% more than India
8.86
Ranked 62nd.

Secondary school starting age > Years 10
Ranked 186th.
11
Ranked 156th. 10% more than Germany

High school starting age > Years 10
Ranked 162nd.
11
Ranked 138th. 10% more than Germany

Primary education > Teachers > Per capita 2.82 per 1,000 people
Ranked 125th.
3.14 per 1,000 people
Ranked 113th. 11% more than Germany

Education enrolment by level > Primary level 3.3 million
Ranked 35th.
125.57 million
Ranked 1st. 38 times more than Germany

High school > Population with at least high school education > Women 96.2%
Ranked 11th. 4 times more than India
26.6%
Ranked 116th.

Elementary school graduate rate 95.63
Ranked 31st. 45% more than India
65.79
Ranked 84th.

Public spending per student > Primary level 17.8
Ranked 22nd. 2 times more than India
7.2
Ranked 61st.
Primary education, pupils per 1000 36.55
Ranked 152nd.
112.8
Ranked 72nd. 3 times more than Germany

Secondary education, pupils per 1000 92.04
Ranked 43th.
93.13
Ranked 41st. 1% more than Germany

Girls to boys ratio > Tertiary level enrolment 1.03
Ranked 60th. 47% more than India
0.7
Ranked 77th.

Girls to boys ratio > Secondary level enrolment 0.98
Ranked 80th. 21% more than India
0.81
Ranked 118th.

Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level > Per capita 28.3 per 1,000 people
Ranked 54th. 3 times more than India
10.77 per 1,000 people
Ranked 90th.

Universities > Top 100 2
Ranked 14th. The same as India
2
Ranked 12th.
Tertiary > Students studying abroad per thousand people 1.38
Ranked 98th. 9 times more than India
0.163
Ranked 184th.

Outcomes > Secondary education > Duration > Years 9
Ranked 1st. 29% more than India
7
Ranked 44th.

Teacher student ratio > High school 13.24
Ranked 55th.
32.7
Ranked 9th. 2 times more than Germany

Inequality adjusted index 0.927
Ranked 5th. 4 times more than India
0.264
Ranked 109th.
High school repeaters > Female 2.26
Ranked 57th.
4.06
Ranked 43th. 80% more than Germany

Teacher student ratio > Elementary school 13.5
Ranked 103th.
40.2
Ranked 23th. 3 times more than Germany

Hours of instruction for pupils aged 11 862 hours
Ranked 19th.
1,051 hours
Ranked 4th. 22% more than Germany
Percentage of pupils starting grade 1 reaching grade 5 99.2%
Ranked 12th. 36% more than India
73%
Ranked 66th.

Elementary school > Enrolled students 3.24 million
Ranked 34th.
140.36 million
Ranked 1st. 43 times more than Germany

Primary education > Duration > Years 4 years
Ranked 170th.
5 years
Ranked 154th. 25% more than Germany

Services, etc., value added > Constant 2000 US$ per capita $23,804.70
Ranked 11th. 39 times more than India
$616.31
Ranked 74th.

School enrolment rate > 1st grade 99.13
Ranked 79th.
128.4
Ranked 14th. 30% more than Germany

Secondary education, general pupils per 1000 74.21
Ranked 58th.
85.94
Ranked 45th. 16% more than Germany

Hours of instruction for pupils aged 12 874 hours
Ranked 26th.
1,176 hours
Ranked 4th. 35% more than Germany
High school > Lower secondary starting age 10
Ranked 193th.
11
Ranked 161st. 10% more than Germany

Elementary (primary) school) > Private school share 4.34%
Ranked 98th.
17.04%
Ranked 32nd. 4 times more than Germany

Elementary school > Gender ratio 99.62
Ranked 37th. 3% more than India
96.83
Ranked 104th.

High school enrolment rate > Female 98.61
Ranked 27th. 17% more than India
84.22
Ranked 63th.

Education enrolment ratio > Net > Primary level 96%
Ranked 50th. 1% more than India
95%
Ranked 62nd.

Duration of education > Secondary level 9
Ranked 1st. 80% more than India
5
Ranked 155th.
Public spending per student > Tertiary level 42.5
Ranked 38th.
68.4
Ranked 9th. 61% more than Germany
Secondary education > Pupils 8.38 million
Ranked 9th.
83.86 million
Ranked 2nd. 10 times more than Germany

Primary education > Pupils 3.31 million
Ranked 36th.
136.19 million
Ranked 1st. 41 times more than Germany

High school > Population with at least high school education > Men 96.9%
Ranked 12th. 92% more than India
50.4%
Ranked 88th.

Education enrolment by level > Percentage girls > Tertiary level 49%
Ranked 81st. 27% more than India
38.45%
Ranked 105th.

Education enrolment by level > Secondary level > Per capita 102.37 per 1,000 people
Ranked 42nd. 32% more than India
77.29 per 1,000 people
Ranked 98th.

Secondary education, vocational pupils 1.46 million
Ranked 8th. 76% more than India
829,377
Ranked 12th.

Spending on education > Proportion spent on all staff salaries 78.06%
Ranked 35th.
90.56%
Ranked 8th. 16% more than Germany

Elementary (primary) school > Students per teacher 11.82
Ranked 115th.
35.15
Ranked 28th. 3 times more than Germany

Secondary education > Teachers 597,681.1
Ranked 7th.
2.59 million
Ranked 2nd. 4 times more than Germany

School life expectancy > Primary to tertiary 16 years
Ranked 11th. 60% more than India
10 years
Ranked 24th.
Education enrolment by level > Secondary level 8.45 million
Ranked 12th.
81.05 million
Ranked 2nd. 10 times more than Germany

Scientific and technical journal articles per million 536.81
Ranked 17th. 46 times more than India
11.68
Ranked 70th.

Duration of education > Primary level 4
Ranked 150th.
6
Ranked 62nd. 50% more than Germany
Participation > Children out of school > Elementary 4,196
Ranked 97th.
5.56 million
Ranked 3rd. 1326 times more than Germany

Participation > Ratio of girls to boys in primary and secondary education 98.14%
Ranked 77th. 6% more than India
92.18%
Ranked 116th.

Public spending per student > Secondary level 20.5
Ranked 32nd.
23.1
Ranked 26th. 13% more than Germany
Education enrolment by level > Percentage girls > Primary level 48.6%
Ranked 70th. 4% more than India
46.82%
Ranked 143th.

Progression to secondary school 98.71%
Ranked 25th. 16% more than India
85.08%
Ranked 71st.

Education enrolment ratio > Net > Primary level > Women 96%
Ranked 47th. 5% more than India
91%
Ranked 83th.

High school > Upper secondary starting age 16
Ranked 17th. 14% more than India
14
Ranked 186th.

Elementary school starting age > Years 6
Ranked 49th. The same as India
6
Ranked 89th.

Teaching weeks per year > Primary 39 weeks per year
Ranked 17th.
42 weeks per year
Ranked 4th. 8% more than Germany
Elementary school repeaters > All 1.27
Ranked 82nd.
3.45
Ranked 66th. 3 times more than Germany

Universities > Top 200 9
Ranked 7th. 3 times more than India
3
Ranked 13th.
Secondary education > General pupils > Per capita 79.87 per 1,000 people
Ranked 58th. 4% more than India
76.99 per 1,000 people
Ranked 63th.

Education enrolment by level > Primary level per 1000 40.05
Ranked 166th.
116.62
Ranked 83th. 3 times more than Germany

Education enrolment by level > Primary level > Per capita 0.04 per capita
Ranked 162nd.
0.12 per capita
Ranked 76th. 3 times more than Germany

Education enrolment ratio > Net > Primary level > Men 96%
Ranked 44th.
98%
Ranked 33th. 2% more than Germany

Pupils-teacher ratio > Primary level 14.8
Ranked 117th.
40
Ranked 2nd. 3 times more than Germany
Elementary (primary school) > Teachers > Proportion of teachers female 86%
Ranked 9th. 95% more than India
44%
Ranked 3rd.
Primary education > Teachers 232,936.5
Ranked 17th.
3.39 million
Ranked 2nd. 15 times more than Germany

Secondary education > Vocational pupils 1.79 million
Ranked 5th. 2 times more than India
726,889
Ranked 15th.

Education enrolment by level > Percentage girls > Secondary level 48.25%
Ranked 106th. 13% more than India
42.56%
Ranked 140th.

Private school enrolment > Primary level 2.4
Ranked 64th.
16.5
Ranked 14th. 7 times more than Germany
Outcomes > Primary education > Duration > Years 4
Ranked 157th.
5
Ranked 142nd. 25% more than Germany

Hours of instruction for pupils aged 10 774 hours
Ranked 25th.
1,051 hours
Ranked 6th. 36% more than Germany
Secondary education > Pupils per 1000 101.58
Ranked 33th. 35% more than India
75.51
Ranked 88th.

Primary education > Teachers per 1000 2.82
Ranked 126th.
3.05
Ranked 118th. 8% more than Germany

Female enrolment share > Primary level 48.5%
Ranked 66th. 11% more than India
43.6%
Ranked 20th.
Services, etc., value added > Constant 2000 US$ $1.95 trillion
Ranked 3rd. 3 times more than India
$762.18 billion
Ranked 2nd.

Universities > Top 50 per million 0.0121
Ranked 10th. 14 times more than India
0.000887
Ranked 11th.
Universities > Top 200 per million 0.109
Ranked 19th. 41 times more than India
0.00266
Ranked 30th.
Proportion of primary education time spent learning technology 4 a
Primary school starting age > Years 6
Ranked 50th. The same as India
6
Ranked 97th.

Scouting > Members 112,503
Ranked 14th.
3.37 million
Ranked 2nd. 30 times more than Germany
High school > Share of total education spending 45.55%
Ranked 13th. 21% more than India
37.49%
Ranked 12th.

Elementary (primary) school) > Proportion spent on all staff salaries 82.97%
Ranked 41st.
87.94%
Ranked 27th. 6% more than Germany

Participation > Secondary education > General pupils 6.17 million
Ranked 11th.
95.31 million
Ranked 1st. 15 times more than Germany

Secondary education > Teachers per 1000 7.24
Ranked 39th. 3 times more than India
2.33
Ranked 104th.

Secondary education > General pupils per 1000 79.87
Ranked 57th. 7% more than India
74.85
Ranked 67th.

Ratio of female to male primary enrollment 99.78
Ranked 32nd. 7% more than India
93.44
Ranked 131st.

Elementary (primary) school > Gender parity index 0.995
Ranked 57th.
0.999
Ranked 46th. About the same as Germany

Hours of instruction for pupils aged 13 918 hours
Ranked 23th.
1,176 hours
Ranked 7th. 28% more than Germany
Hours of instruction for pupils aged 9 752 hours
Ranked 27th.
1,051 hours
Ranked 5th. 40% more than Germany
Female enrolment share > Secondary level 48.4%
Ranked 82nd. 22% more than India
39.6%
Ranked 28th.
Post-Secondary Non-Tertiary > Teachers > Women 15,897
Ranked 4th. 5 times more than India
3,245
Ranked 9th.

Education enrolment by level > Secondary level per 1000 102.4
Ranked 44th. 36% more than India
75.28
Ranked 104th.

Scouting > Members per thousand people 1.37
Ranked 75th.
2.73
Ranked 51st. 98% more than Germany
Primary completion rate > Women 94
Ranked 52nd. 9% more than India
86
Ranked 71st.

Proportion of primary education time spent learning science 10%
Ranked 24th.
11%
Ranked 18th. 10% more than Germany
Universities > Top 50 1
Ranked 12th. The same as India
1
Ranked 10th.
Universities > Top 50 > Per $ GDP 0.005 per $14.1 billion of GDP
Ranked 12th.
0.02 per $14.1 billion of GDP
Ranked 8th. 4 times more than Germany
Elementary school repeaters > Male 1.34
Ranked 82nd.
3.48
Ranked 70th. 3 times more than Germany

Elementary school repeaters > Female 1.2
Ranked 80th.
3.42
Ranked 60th. 3 times more than Germany

Percentage of pupils starting grade 1 reaching grade 5 > Men 98.7%
Ranked 14th. 35% more than India
73.1%
Ranked 59th.

Elementary school teachers 239,761
Ranked 15th.
3.39 million
Ranked 1st. 14 times more than Germany

High school teachers 597,269
Ranked 8th.
2.59 million
Ranked 1st. 4 times more than Germany

High school enrolment rate > Male 99.1
Ranked 23th. 15% more than India
85.91
Ranked 60th.

Universities > Top 100 per million 0.0243
Ranked 16th. 14 times more than India
0.00177
Ranked 22nd.
Teachers' Day date 10/5/2011 9/5/2011
Participation > Secondary education > Pupils 8.27 million
Ranked 8th.
89.46 million
Ranked 2nd. 11 times more than Germany

Primary completion rate > Men 94
Ranked 46th. The same as India
94
Ranked 48th.

Proportion of primary education time spent learning vocational skills 1 3
Universities > Top 200 > Per $ GDP 0.003 per $1 billion of GDP
Ranked 24th.
0.004 per $1 billion of GDP
Ranked 19th. 33% more than Germany
Ratio of female to male secondary enrollment 98.32
Ranked 92nd. 23% more than India
79.83
Ranked 131st.

Primary education > Pupils per 1000 40.06
Ranked 163th.
122.63
Ranked 77th. 3 times more than Germany

Secondary education > Pupils > Per capita 101.58 per 1,000 people
Ranked 34th. 31% more than India
77.67 per 1,000 people
Ranked 82nd.

Intake ratio to last grade of primary > Females None
None

Pupils-teacher ratio > Secondary level 15.4
Ranked 75th.
17.9
Ranked 58th. 16% more than Germany
Proportion of primary education time spent learning foreign languages 16 14
Universities > Top 100 > Per $ GDP 0.01 per $14.1 billion of GDP
Ranked 21st.
0.041 per $14.1 billion of GDP
Ranked 14th. 4 times more than Germany
School enrollment > Secondary > Private > % of total secondary 7.49%
Ranked 70th.
41.89%
Ranked 14th. 6 times more than Germany

Labor force with primary education, male > % of male labor force 13.7%
Ranked 36th.
15.1%
Ranked 50th. 10% more than Germany

Expenditure per student, secondary > % of GDP per capita 24.68%
Ranked 36th. 96% more than India
12.58%
Ranked 34th.

Repeaters, secondary, male > % of male enrollment 2.66%
Ranked 67th.
5.1%
Ranked 52nd. 92% more than Germany

Secondary education, vocational pupils > % female 38.22%
Ranked 84th. 53% more than India
25%
Ranked 117th.

Total enrollment, primary > % net 99.76%
Ranked 6th. 1% more than India
98.87%
Ranked 22nd.

Services, etc., value added > Constant LCU per capita 19,141.83
Ranked 76th.
26,517.35
Ranked 45th. 39% more than Germany

Unemployment with primary education > Male > % of male unemployment 27.7%
Ranked 15th. About the same as India
27.6%
Ranked 36th.

Total enrollment, primary, female > % net 98.98%
Ranked 11th. 11% more than India
89.22%
Ranked 69th.

School enrollment > Preprimary > Male > % gross 97.37% gross
Ranked 17th. 3 times more than India
35.91% gross
Ranked 87th.

Secondary education > Teachers > % female 55.6% female
Ranked 62nd. 64% more than India
33.92% female
Ranked 101st.

Labor force with tertiary education, female > % of female labor force 26.7%
Ranked 32nd. 4 times more than India
7%
Ranked 61st.

Labor force with primary education > % of total 14%
Ranked 39th.
14.4%
Ranked 57th. 3% more than Germany

Labor force with secondary education, male > % of male labor force 56.9%
Ranked 17th. 39% more than India
40.9%
Ranked 36th.

Labor force with secondary education > % of total 57.8%
Ranked 14th. 63% more than India
35.5%
Ranked 48th.

Unemployment with tertiary education > % of total unemployment 11%
Ranked 70th.
23.1%
Ranked 15th. 2 times more than Germany

Repeaters, primary, total > % of total enrollment 0.496%
Ranked 100th.
5.02%
Ranked 51st. 10 times more than Germany

Primary education > Pupils > % female 48.62% female
Ranked 57th. 4% more than India
46.82% female
Ranked 138th.

Secondary education > Vocational pupils > Per capita 21.71 per 1,000 people
Ranked 26th. 32 times more than India
0.673 per 1,000 people
Ranked 121st.

Gross intake ratio in first grade of primary education, total > % of relevant age group 98.72%
Ranked 90th.
113.28%
Ranked 30th. 15% more than Germany

Participation > School enrollment > Secondary > % gross 101.7%
Ranked 20th. 78% more than India
57.03%
Ranked 106th.

Participation > School enrollment > Secondary > Male > % gross 102.93%
Ranked 17th. 68% more than India
61.2%
Ranked 102nd.

Elementary school graduate rate > Female 96.09
Ranked 29th. 47% more than India
65.28
Ranked 74th.

Inputs > Secondary education > Teachers > Female 344,020
Ranked 5th.
877,273
Ranked 3rd. 3 times more than Germany

Participation > Children out of school > Elementary > Male 17,720
Ranked 52nd.
1.78 million
Ranked 3rd. 101 times more than Germany

Gross intake ratio in first grade of primary education, male > % of relevant age group 99.3%
Ranked 87th.
112.38%
Ranked 33th. 13% more than Germany

School enrollment, primary, male > % gross 101.03%
Ranked 99th.
111.38%
Ranked 41st. 10% more than Germany

Elementary (primary) school) > Share of total education spending 13.48%
Ranked 96th.
24.81%
Ranked 39th. 84% more than Germany

Participation > Children out of school > Elementary > Female 11,373
Ranked 57th.
3.78 million
Ranked 3rd. 332 times more than Germany

School enrollment > Tertiary > % gross 33.82% gross
Ranked 23th. 3 times more than India
11.76% gross
Ranked 89th.

Participation > School enrollment > Secondary > Female > % gross 100.4%
Ranked 24th. 91% more than India
52.48%
Ranked 105th.

Participation > Secondary education > General pupils > % female 49.88%
Ranked 74th. 13% more than India
44.12%
Ranked 129th.

Participation > Secondary education > Pupils > % female 48.11%
Ranked 86th. 9% more than India
43.97%
Ranked 127th.

Gross intake rate in grade 1 > Female > % of relevant age group 105.17%
Ranked 44th.
130.14%
Ranked 11th. 24% more than Germany

High school > Upper Secondary > Students per teacher 15.02
Ranked 35th.
20.67
Ranked 17th. 38% more than Germany

High School > Teachers > Proportion of teachers female 59%
Ranked 21st. 48% more than India
40%
Ranked 33th.
Foreign students in the United States > 2008/09 8,330
Ranked 6th. 3 times more than India
2,690
Ranked 20th.
Adjusted savings > Education expenditure > % of GNI 4.31% of GNI
Ranked 74th. 8% more than India
3.99% of GNI
Ranked 87th.

School enrollment, tertiary, male > % gross 54.6%
Ranked 28th. 2 times more than India
25.99%
Ranked 69th.

School enrollment > Primary > Female > % net 85.62% net
Ranked 75th.
86.96% net
Ranked 88th. 2% more than Germany

School enrollment > Primary > Male > % net 83.02% net
Ranked 80th.
92.24% net
Ranked 64th. 11% more than Germany

Services, etc., value added > % of GDP 71.19%
Ranked 34th. 25% more than India
56.86%
Ranked 58th.

Unemployment with secondary education, male > % of male unemployment 55.6%
Ranked 28th. 25% more than India
44.5%
Ranked 16th.

Public spending on education, total > % of GDP 5.08%
Ranked 56th. 60% more than India
3.17%
Ranked 43th.

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