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  • 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.
  • College and university > Share of total education spending: Percentage of government education funding that goes to post-secondary education.
  • Compulsary education duration: Number of years students are required to be enrolled in school for all levels of education. For instance, compulsary education lasts for 12 years in the United States.
  • Government spending on education > Proportion of GDP: Percentage of public funding for education out of country's total GDP.
  • High school enrolment rate: Progression to secondary school refers to the number of new entrants to the first grade of secondary school in a given year as a percentage of the number of students enrolled in the final grade of primary school in the previous year.
  • 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).
  • 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.
  • School life expectancy > Total: School life expectancy and transition from primary to secondary for school years 1998/99 and 1999/00, published in http://www.uis.unesco.org accessed on Sept. 2002 and Women's Indicators and Statistics Database (Wistat), Version 4, CD-ROM (United Nations publication, Sales No. E.00.XVII.4) based on data provided by UNESCO in 1999.
  • Primary education, 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.
  • Teachers as percentage of labor force: The percentage share of the total labor force who are classroom, academic staff, and other teachers. Data for 1999.
  • Elementary (primary school) > Duration: Number of years students study at the primary level.
  • Secondary education, teachers per 1000: Secondary education, teachers. Teaching staff in total secondary. Public and private. Full and part-time. All programmes. Total is the total number of teachers in public and private secondary education institutions (ISCED 2 and 3). Teachers are persons employed full time or part time in an official capacity to guide and direct the learning experience of pupils and students, irrespective of their qualifications or the delivery mechanism, i.e. face-to-face and/or at a distance. This definition excludes educational personnel who have no active teaching duties (e.g. headmasters, headmistresses or principals who do not teach) and persons who work occasionally or in a voluntary capacity in educational institutions. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Secondary education, teachers: Secondary education, teachers. Teaching staff in total secondary. Public and private. Full and part-time. All programmes. Total is the total number of teachers in public and private secondary education institutions (ISCED 2 and 3). Teachers are persons employed full time or part time in an official capacity to guide and direct the learning experience of pupils and students, irrespective of their qualifications or the delivery mechanism, i.e. face-to-face and/or at a distance. This definition excludes educational personnel who have no active teaching duties (e.g. headmasters, headmistresses or principals who do not teach) and persons who work occasionally or in a voluntary capacity in educational institutions.
  • Child care (preschool) > Students per teacher: Number of students per teacher for pre-primary (preschool) education.
  • High school > Lower secondary school duration: Number of years students study at the lower secondary (middle school) level.
  • Children out of school, primary, male per 1000: Children out of school, primary, male. Out-of-school children of primary school age. Male is the total number of male primary-school-age children who are not enrolled in either primary or secondary schools. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Spending per student > High school: Public expenditure per student is the public current spending on education divided by the total number of students by level, as a percentage of GDP per capita. Public expenditure (current and capital) includes government spending on educational institutions (both public and private), education administration as well as subsidies for private entities (students/households and other privates entities)."
  • Secondary education, general pupils: Secondary education, general pupils. Enrolment in total secondary. Public and private. General programmes. Total is the total number of students enrolled in general programmes at public and private secondary education institutions.
  • High school > Gender parity index: Country's gender parity index for secondary level enrollment. For countries with a rating of over 1, more females are enrolled while countries with a rating under 1 have more males enrolled.
  • Scientific and technical journal articles: Scientific and technical journal articles refer to the number of scientific and engineering articles published in the following fields: physics, biology, chemistry, mathematics, clinical medicine, biomedical research, engineering and technology, and earth and space sciences.
  • College and university > Teachers > Proportion of teachers female: Percentage of country's college and university professors that are female.
  • Tertiary > Students studying abroad proportion: The number of students from a given country studying abroad in a given year, expressed as a percentage of total tertiary enrollment in that country. Ratios greater than 100 % are possible, because those currently studying abroad do not count towards total enrollment.
  • Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Scouting > Genders admitted: Admits boys/girls.
  • Elementary (primary school) > Starting age: Average age at which students begin primary education.
  • Children out of school, primary, male: Children out of school, primary, male. Out-of-school children of primary school age. Male is the total number of male primary-school-age children who are not enrolled in either primary or secondary schools.
  • High school > Students per teacher: Number of students per teacher for all levels of secondary education.
  • Secondary education > General pupils: Secondary general pupils are the number of secondary students enrolled in general education programs, including teacher training.
  • Spending per student > Elementary school: Public expenditure per student is the public current spending on education divided by the total number of students by level, as a percentage of GDP per capita. Public expenditure (current and capital) includes government spending on educational institutions (both public and private), education administration as well as subsidies for private entities (students/households and other privates entities)."
  • Secondary school starting age > Years: Secondary school starting age (years). Entrance age of 2A lower secondary is the age at which students would enter lower secondary education, assuming they had started at the official entrance age for the lowest level of education, had studied full-time throughout and had progressed through the system without repeating or skipping a grade.
  • High school starting age > Years: Secondary school starting age is the age at which students would enter secondary education, assuming they had started at the official entrance age for the lowest level of education, had studied full-time throughout and had progressed through the system without repeating or skipping a grade."
  • Primary education > Teachers > Per capita: Primary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • High school > Population with at least high school education > Women: Population with at least high school education > Women.
  • Elementary school graduate rate: Persistence to last grade of primary is the percentage of children enrolled in the first grade of primary school who eventually reach the last grade of primary education. The estimate is based on the reconstructed cohort method.
  • Schools connected to the Internet: Schools connected to the Internet are the share of primary and secondary schools in the country that have access to the Internet.
  • 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.
  • 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).
  • 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.
  • Elementary (primary) school) > Private school share: Percentage of primary students who attend a private school.
  • High school > Lower secondary starting age: Average age at which students begin lower secondary (middle school) education.
  • Elementary school > Gender ratio: Ratio of female to male primary enrollment is the percentage of girls to boys enrolled at primary level in public and private schools.
  • 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.
  • Primary education > Pupils: Primary education pupils is the total number of pupils enrolled at primary level in public and private schools.
  • Secondary education > Pupils: Secondary education pupils is the total number of pupils enrolled at secondary 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 > Ratio of girls to boys in primary and secondary education: Ratio of girls to boys in primary and secondary education is the percentage of girls to boys enrolled at primary and secondary levels in public and private schools.
  • Participation > Children out of school > Elementary: Children out of school are the number of primary-school-age children not enrolled in primary or secondary school.
  • Public spending per student > Secondary level: Public expenditure per student, secondary level is the total reported current spending by the government on secondary education, divided by the total number of pupils in secondary education, expressed as a percentage of per capita GDP.
  • 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."
  • School life expectancy > Male: School life expectancy and transition from primary to secondary for school years 1998/99 and 1999/00, published in http://www.uis.unesco.org accessed on Sept. 2002 and Women's Indicators and Statistics Database (Wistat), Version 4, CD-ROM (United Nations publication, Sales No. E.00.XVII.4) based on data provided by UNESCO in 1999.
  • 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 capita: Per capita figures expressed per 1 population.
  • Education enrolment by level > Primary level per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Library books per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Pupils-teacher ratio > Primary level: Pupil-teacher ratio, primary level is the average number of pupils per teacher in primary education. Cross-country comparisons may be affected by such factors as the composition of teachers by part- and full-time employment.
  • Elementary (primary school) > Teachers > Proportion of teachers female: Percentage of country's elementary, or primary, teachers that are female.
  • Primary education > Teachers: Primary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers.
  • Secondary education > Vocational pupils: Secondary vocational pupils are the number of secondary students enrolled in technical and vocational education programs, including teacher training.
  • Private school enrolment > Primary level: Private sector enrolment share, primary level is the share of primary school pupils who attend a privately managed school, regardless of whether or not the school receives subsidies from the government.
  • Outcomes > Primary education > Duration > Years: Primary duration refers to the number of years of full-time equivalent duration in primary education in the school system according to ISCED.
  • Hours of instruction for pupils aged 10: Intended hours of instruction per year for 10 year olds in public educational institutions. Data for 2000.
  • Primary education > Teachers per 1000: Primary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • 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.
  • Female enrolment share > Primary level: Girls' enrolment share, primary level is the number of girls enrolled in primary school, expressed as a percentage of the total number of pupils in primary school.
  • Services, etc., value added > Constant 2000 US$: Services, etc., value added (constant 2000 US$). Services correspond to ISIC divisions 50-99. They include value added in wholesale and retail trade (including hotels and restaurants), transport, and government, financial, professional, and personal services such as education, health care, and real estate services. Also included are imputed bank service charges, import duties, and any statistical discrepancies noted by national compilers as well as discrepancies arising from rescaling. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources. The industrial origin of value added is determined by the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC), revision 3. Data are in constant 2005 U.S. dollars.
  • Universities > Top 200 per million: Number of universities in the top 200. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Proportion of primary education time spent learning technology: Intended instruction time spent studying technology, as a percentage of total intended instruction time for students 12 to 14 years of age. Data for 1999.
  • Primary school starting age > Years: Primary school starting age (years). Entrance age of primary is the age at which students would enter primary education, assuming they had started at the official entrance age for the lowest level of education, had studied full-time throughout and had progressed through the system without repeating or skipping a grade.
  • Scouting > Members: Members of boy or girl scout groups which are members of the World Organization of the Scout Movement (WOSM).
  • Elementary (primary) school) > Proportion spent on all staff salaries: Percentage of public funding for primary education that goes to school staff salaries.
  • High school > Share of total education spending: Percentage of government education funding that goes to secondary education.
  • Enrolment ratio > Secondary level: Net enrolment ratio, secondary level, is the ratio of the number of children of official secondary school age enrolled in school to the number of children of official secondary school age in the population.
  • Participation > Secondary education > General pupils: Secondary general pupils are the number of secondary students enrolled in general education programs, including teacher training."
  • Secondary education > Teachers per 1000: Secondary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Ratio of female to male primary enrollment: Ratio of female to male primary enrollment is the percentage of girls to boys enrolled at primary level in public and private schools.
  • Secondary education > General pupils per 1000: Secondary general pupils are the number of secondary students enrolled in general education programs, including teacher training. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • 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.
  • Private school enrolment > Secondary level: Private sector enrolment share, secondary level is the share of students in general secondary education who attend a privately managed school, regardless of whether or not the school receives subsidies from the government.
  • Education enrolment by level > Secondary level per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Scouting > Members per thousand people: Membership (from 2012). Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Proportion of primary education time spent learning science: Intended instruction time spent studying science, as a percentage of total intended instruction time for students 12 to 14 years of age. Data for 1999.
  • School life expectancy > Female: School life expectancy and transition from primary to secondary for school years 1998/99 and 1999/00, published in http://www.uis.unesco.org accessed on Sept. 2002 and Women's Indicators and Statistics Database (Wistat), Version 4, CD-ROM (United Nations publication, Sales No. E.00.XVII.4) based on data provided by UNESCO in 1999.
  • Elementary school repeaters > Female: Repeaters in primary school are the number of students enrolled in the same grade as in the previous year, as a percentage of all students enrolled in primary school."
  • Elementary school repeaters > Male: Repeaters in primary school are the number of students enrolled in the same grade as in the previous year, as a percentage of all students enrolled in primary school."
  • High school teachers: Secondary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers.
  • Elementary school teachers: Primary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Secondary education > Pupils > Per capita: Secondary education pupils is the total number of pupils enrolled at secondary level in public and private schools. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Primary education > Pupils per 1000: Primary education pupils is the total number of pupils enrolled at primary level in public and private schools. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Primary teacher age > Proportion aged 30-39: Percentage of primary teachers who are aged 30-39. Data for 1999.
  • Library members per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Primary education, teachers > % female: Primary education, teachers (% female). Percentage female teachers. Primary is the number of female teachers at the primary level expressed as a percentage of the total number of teachers (male and female) at the primary level in a given school year. Teachers are persons employed full time or part time in an official capacity to guide and direct the learning experience of pupils and students, irrespective of their qualifications or the delivery mechanism, i.e. face-to-face and/or at a distance. This definition excludes educational personnel who have no active teaching duties (e.g. headmasters, headmistresses or principals who do not teach) and persons who work occasionally or in a voluntary capacity in educational institutions.
  • Tertiary education, teachers > % female: Tertiary education, teachers (% female). Percentage female teachers. Tertiary is the number of female teachers at the tertiary level expressed as a percentage of the total number of teachers (male and female) at the tertiary level in a given school year. Teachers are persons employed full time or part time in an official capacity to guide and direct the learning experience of pupils and students, irrespective of their qualifications or the delivery mechanism, i.e. face-to-face and/or at a distance. This definition excludes educational personnel who have no active teaching duties (e.g. headmasters, headmistresses or principals who do not teach) and persons who work occasionally or in a voluntary capacity in educational institutions.
  • Public spending on education, total > % of government expenditure: Public spending on education, total (% of government expenditure). Public expenditure on education as % of total government expenditure is the total public education expenditure (current and capital) expressed as a percentage of total government expenditure for all sectors in a given financial year. Public education expenditure includes government spending on educational institutions (both public and private), education administration, and subsidies for private entities (students/households and other privates entities).
  • Labor force with secondary education, female > % of female labor force: Labor force with secondary education, female (% of female labor force). Labor force with secondary education is the proportion of the labor force that has a secondary education, as a percentage of the total labor force.
  • Unemployment with secondary education, female > % of female unemployment: Unemployment with secondary education, female (% of female unemployment). Unemployment by level of educational attainment shows the unemployed by level of educational attainment, as a percentage of the unemployed. The levels of educational attainment accord with the International Standard Classification of Education 1997 of the United Nations Educational, Cultural, and Scientific Organization (UNESCO).
  • Education spending > % of GDP: Government Education Expenditure (% of GDP, 2000-2002)
  • Public spending on public institutions: Percentage share of total public education expenditure which is spent directly on public educational institutions. Data for 1999.
  • 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.
  • Expenditure per student > Secondary > % of GDP per capita: 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.
  • Proportion of primary education time spent learning arts: Intended instruction time spent studying arts, as a percentage of total intended instruction time for students 12 to 14 years of age. Data for 1999.
  • Secondary education > Pupils > % female: Female pupils as a percentage of total pupils at secondary level includes enrollments in public and private schools.
  • Proportion of primary education time spent in physical education: Intended instruction time spent studying physical education, as a percentage of total intended instruction time for students 12 to 14 years of age. Data for 1999.
  • Primary completion rate > Total > % of relevant age group: Primary completion rate is the percentage of students completing the last year of primary school. It is calculated by taking the total number of students in the last grade of primary school, minus the number of repeaters in that grade, divided by the total number of children of official graduation age.
  • Participation > 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."
  • Government spending on education > % of government spending: Public expenditure on education consists of current and capital public expenditure on education includes government spending on educational institutions (both public and private), education administration as well as subsidies for private entities (students/households and other privates entities)."
  • Participation > School enrollment > 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, private > % of total primary: School enrollment, primary, private (% of total primary). Percentage of private enrolment. Primary is the enrolment in private primary schools expressed as a percentage of total enrolment (public and private) in primary schools. 'Private' refers to all educational institutions not operated by a public authority, regardless of whether they receive financial support from public authorities. A high percentage indicates strong involvement of the non-governmental sector (including religious bodies, other organizations, associations, communities, private enterprises or persons) in providing organized educational programmes.
  • Primary education, pupils > % female: Primary education, pupils (% female). Percentage of female students. Primary is the number of female students at the primary level expressed as a percentage of the total number of students (male and female) at the primary level in a given school year.
  • School enrollment, primary, female > % gross: School enrollment, primary, female (% gross). Gross enrolment ratio. Primary. Female is the total female enrollment in primary education, regardless of age, expressed as a percentage of the female 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.
  • Primary completion rate, total > % of relevant age group: Primary completion rate, total (% of relevant age group). Primary completion rate. Total is the total number of new entrants in the last grade of primary education, regardless of age, expressed as percentage of the total population of the theoretical entrance age to the last grade of primary. This indicator is also known as "gross intake rate to the last grade of primary." The ratio can exceed 100% due to over-aged and under-aged children who enter primary school late/early and/or repeat grades.
  • Gross intake ratio in first grade of primary education, female > % of relevant age group: Gross intake ratio in first grade of primary education, female (% 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.
  • Secondary education, general pupils > % female: Secondary education, general pupils (% female). Percentage of female students. Total secondary. General programmes is the number of female students enrolled in general programmes at the secondary education level expressed as a percentage of the total number of students (male and female) enrolled in general programmes at the secondary education level in a given school year.
  • Total enrollment, primary, male > % net: Total enrollment, primary, male (% 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.
  • Labor force with primary education, female > % of female labor force: Labor force with primary education, female (% of female 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.
  • Labor force with tertiary education > % of total: Labor force with tertiary education (% of total). Labor force with tertiary education is the proportion of labor force that has a tertiary education, as a percentage of the total labor force.
  • Secondary education, vocational pupils per 1000: 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. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Secondary education, teachers, female per 1000: Secondary education, teachers, female. Teaching staff in total secondary. Public and private. Full and part-time. All programmes. Female is the total number of female teachers in public and private secondary education institutions (ISCED 2 and 3). Teachers are persons employed full time or part time in an official capacity to guide and direct the learning experience of pupils and students, irrespective of their qualifications or the delivery mechanism, i.e. face-to-face and/or at a distance. This definition excludes educational personnel who have no active teaching duties (e.g. headmasters, headmistresses or principals who do not teach) and persons who work occasionally or in a voluntary capacity in educational institutions. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Ratio of female to male secondary enrollment > %: 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.
  • Ratio of female to male primary enrollment > %: 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.
  • Participation > 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."
  • Participation > 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."
  • Participation > 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."
  • Participation > 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."
  • Participation > 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."
  • 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.
  • Public spending on education > Total > % of GDP: Public expenditure on education consists of current and capital public expenditure on education plus subsidies to private education at the primary, secondary, and tertiary levels.
  • Unemployment with primary 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).
  • Unemployment with secondary 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).
  • Expenditure per student > Primary > % of GDP per capita: 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 > 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.
  • Services, etc., value added > Constant 2000 US$, % of GDP: Services, etc., value added (constant 2000 US$). Services correspond to ISIC divisions 50-99. They include value added in wholesale and retail trade (including hotels and restaurants), transport, and government, financial, professional, and personal services such as education, health care, and real estate services. Also included are imputed bank service charges, import duties, and any statistical discrepancies noted by national compilers as well as discrepancies arising from rescaling. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources. The industrial origin of value added is determined by the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC), revision 3. Data are in constant 2005 U.S. dollars. Figures expressed as a proportion of GDP for the same year
  • School enrollment, primary > % gross: School enrollment, primary (% gross). Gross enrolment ratio. Primary. Total is the total enrollment in primary education, regardless of age, expressed as a percentage of the population of official primary education age. GER can exceed 100% due to the inclusion of over-aged and under-aged students because of early or late school entrance and grade repetition.
  • School enrollment > Secondary > Female > % gross: Gross enrollment ratio is the ratio of total enrollment, regardless of age, to the population of the age group that officially corresponds to the level of education shown. Secondary education completes the provision of basic education that began at the primary level, and aims at laying the foundations for lifelong learning and human development, by offering more subject- or skill-oriented instruction using more specialized teachers.
  • School enrollment, primary, male > % net: School enrollment, primary, male (% net). Net enrolment rate. Primary. Male is the ratio of male children of the official primary school age who are enrolled in primary school to the male population of the official primary school age.
  • Persistence to last grade of primary, female > % of cohort: Persistence to last grade of primary, female (% of cohort). Survival rate to last grade of primary. Female is the share of female children enrolled in the first grade of primary school who eventually reach the last grade of primary. The estimate is calculated on the basis of the reconstructed cohort method, which uses data on enrolment and repeaters for two consecutive years.
  • School enrollment > Primary > % 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.
  • Primary teacher age > Proportion under 30 per million: Percentage of primary teachers who are less than 30 years of age. Data for 1999. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Repeaters, primary, male > % of male enrollment: Repeaters, primary, male (% of male enrollment). Percentage of repeaters in primary. All grades. Male is the number of male students enrolled in the same grade as in the previous year, as a percentage of all male students enrolled in primary school. It is calculated by dividing the sum of male repeaters in all grades of primary education by the total male enrolment of primary education and multiplying the result by 100.
  • Public spending on education > Total > % of government expenditure: Public expenditure on education consists of current and capital public expenditure on education plus subsidies to private education at the primary, secondary, and tertiary levels.
  • High school > Lower Secondary > Students per teacher: Number of students per teacher for lower secondary (middle school) education.
  • Proportion of primary education time spent learning mathematics: Intended instruction time spent practicing mathematics, as a percentage of total intended instruction time for students 12 to 14 years of age. Data for 1999.
  • Public spending on private institutions: Percentage share of total public education expenditure which goes to private educational institutions. Includes both direct expenditure and indirect public transfers and payments. Data for 1999.
  • Intake ratio to last grade of primary > Males: Number of male entrants in the last grade of primary education (regardless of age) expressed as a percentage of the male population at entrance age to the last grade.
  • Secondary education, teachers > % female: Secondary education, teachers (% female). Percentage female teachers. Secondary is the number of female teachers at the secondary level expressed as a percentage of the total number of teachers (male and female) at the secondary level in a given school year. Teachers are persons employed full time or part time in an official capacity to guide and direct the learning experience of pupils and students, irrespective of their qualifications or the delivery mechanism, i.e. face-to-face and/or at a distance. This definition excludes educational personnel who have no active teaching duties (e.g. headmasters, headmistresses or principals who do not teach) and persons who work occasionally or in a voluntary capacity in educational institutions.
STAT Germany Malaysia HISTORY
Average years of schooling of adults 10.2
Ranked 8th. 50% more than Malaysia
6.8
Ranked 42nd.
Children out of school, primary 7,230
Ranked 76th.
93,743
Ranked 42nd. 13 times more than Germany

Children out of school, primary per 1000 0.0884
Ranked 114th.
3.63
Ranked 74th. 41 times more than Germany

Children out of school, primary, female 16,194
Ranked 55th.
78,564
Ranked 36th. 5 times more than Germany

College and university > Gender parity index 0.885
Ranked 47th.
1.34
Ranked 42nd. 52% more than Germany

College and university > Share of total education spending 27.16%
Ranked 21st.
34.45%
Ranked 7th. 27% more than Germany

Compulsary education duration 13
Ranked 4th. 2 times more than Malaysia
6
Ranked 178th.

Government spending on education > Proportion of GDP 5.08%
Ranked 54th.
5.13%
Ranked 52nd. 1% more than Germany

High school enrolment rate 98.86
Ranked 25th.
98.87
Ranked 25th. The same as Germany

Literacy > Total population 99%
Ranked 15th. 11% more than Malaysia
88.9%
Ranked 84th.

Primary education, duration > Years 4
Ranked 181st.
6
Ranked 124th. 50% more than Germany

Primary education, teachers per 1000 3.09
Ranked 109th.
8.19
Ranked 11th. 3 times more than Germany

Pupil-teacher ratio, primary 11.82
Ranked 113th.
12.72
Ranked 112th. 8% more than Germany

Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary 12.88
Ranked 62nd.
13.72
Ranked 52nd. 7% more than Germany

Secondary education, duration > Years 9
Ranked 1st. 29% more than Malaysia
7
Ranked 69th.

Average IQ 102
Ranked 4th. 11% more than Malaysia
92
Ranked 24th.
Literacy > Female 99%
Ranked 12th. 16% more than Malaysia
85.4%
Ranked 83th.

Children out of school, primary, female per 1000 0.196
Ranked 104th.
3.16
Ranked 54th. 16 times more than Germany

College and university > Gender ratio 88.74
Ranked 44th.
129
Ranked 40th. 45% more than Germany

Child care (preschool) > Duration 3
Ranked 28th. 50% more than Malaysia
2
Ranked 179th.

Secondary education > Teachers > Per capita 7.24 per 1,000 people
Ranked 40th. 25% more than Malaysia
5.81 per 1,000 people
Ranked 67th.

Duration of compulsory education 13 years
Ranked 1st. 44% more than Malaysia
9 years
Ranked 7th.
Secondary education, pupils 7.53 million
Ranked 10th. 3 times more than Malaysia
2.62 million
Ranked 34th.

Girls to boys ratio > Primary level enrolment 1
Ranked 20th. The same as Malaysia
1
Ranked 49th.

School life expectancy > Total 15.3 years
Ranked 12th. 33% more than Malaysia
11.5 years
Ranked 56th.
Primary education, pupils 2.99 million
Ranked 36th. 1% more than Malaysia
2.95 million
Ranked 39th.

Primary education, teachers 252,845
Ranked 15th. 9% more than Malaysia
231,683
Ranked 19th.

Tertiary enrollment 46.3%
Ranked 4th. 64% more than Malaysia
28.2%
Ranked 45th.
High school > Gender ratio 97.54
Ranked 74th.
106.9
Ranked 25th. 10% more than Germany

Compulsary education starting age 6
Ranked 38th. The same as Malaysia
6
Ranked 120th.

Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary per million 0.157
Ranked 92nd.
0.485
Ranked 77th. 3 times more than Germany

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 41st. 33% more than Germany

Literacy > Male 99%
Ranked 23th. 7% more than Malaysia
92.4%
Ranked 84th.

Spending > USD 157.95 billion
Ranked 3rd. 18 times more than Malaysia
8.66 billion
Ranked 36th.

High school > Private school share 8.76%
Ranked 81st. 95% more than Malaysia
4.49%
Ranked 101st.

Spending > Proportion 4.28
Ranked 79th. 6% more than Malaysia
4.04
Ranked 83th.

Pupil-teacher ratio > Primary 14.19
Ranked 121st.
17.51
Ranked 111th. 23% more than Germany

Child care (preschool) > Starting age 3
Ranked 73th.
4
Ranked 55th. 33% more than Germany

High school repeaters > Male 3.19
Ranked 56th. 29 times more than Malaysia
0.11
Ranked 85th.
Preschool enrollment rate 104.77
Ranked 65th. 8% more than Malaysia
96.61
Ranked 126th.

Tertiary > Students studying abroad 113,236.01
Ranked 4th. 2 times more than Malaysia
54,909.26
Ranked 7th.

Primary completion rate 94
Ranked 52nd. 2% more than Malaysia
92
Ranked 83th.

Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level 2.33 million
Ranked 10th. 4 times more than Malaysia
632,309
Ranked 33th.

Teachers as percentage of labor force 3.9%
Ranked 19th.
4.2%
Ranked 18th. 8% more than Germany
Elementary (primary school) > Duration 4
Ranked 191st.
6
Ranked 131st. 50% more than Germany

Secondary education, teachers per 1000 7.15
Ranked 36th. 6% more than Malaysia
6.74
Ranked 44th.

Secondary education, teachers 584,535
Ranked 8th. 3 times more than Malaysia
190,581
Ranked 17th.

Child care (preschool) > Students per teacher 10.2
Ranked 99th.
17.82
Ranked 52nd. 75% more than Germany

High school > Lower secondary school duration 6
Ranked 1st. Twice as much as Malaysia
3
Ranked 167th.

Children out of school, primary, male per 1000 0.298
Ranked 102nd.
0.988
Ranked 74th. 3 times more than Germany

Spending per student > High school 20.66
Ranked 38th. 46% more than Malaysia
14.19
Ranked 50th.

Secondary education, general pupils 6.07 million
Ranked 12th. 2 times more than Malaysia
2.45 million
Ranked 31st.

High school > Gender parity index 0.947
Ranked 110th.
1.07
Ranked 23th. 13% more than Germany

Scientific and technical journal articles 44,305
Ranked 4th. 85 times more than Malaysia
520
Ranked 50th.

College and university > Teachers > Proportion of teachers female 39%
Ranked 19th.
50%
Ranked 3rd. 28% more than Germany
Tertiary > Students studying abroad proportion 4.1%
Ranked 72nd.
5.15%
Ranked 68th. 26% more than Germany

Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level per 1000 28.3
Ranked 55th. 9% more than Malaysia
25.9
Ranked 62nd.

Scouting > Genders admitted both both
Elementary (primary school) > Starting age 6
Ranked 50th. The same as Malaysia
6
Ranked 151st.

Education expenditure of government > As percentage of total government 9.8%
Ranked 68th.
25.2%
Ranked 6th. 3 times more than Germany

Children out of school, primary, male 24,606
Ranked 48th. The same as Malaysia
24,602
Ranked 47th.

Education expenditure of government > As percentage of GNI 4.6%
Ranked 58th.
6.6%
Ranked 15th. 43% more than Germany

High school > Students per teacher 12.88
Ranked 64th.
13.72
Ranked 54th. 7% more than Germany

Secondary education > General pupils 6.59 million
Ranked 12th. 3 times more than Malaysia
2.38 million
Ranked 31st.

Spending per student > Elementary school 16.08
Ranked 40th. 39% more than Malaysia
11.56
Ranked 54th.

Secondary school starting age > Years 10
Ranked 186th.
12
Ranked 117th. 20% more than Germany

High school starting age > Years 10
Ranked 162nd.
12
Ranked 108th. 20% more than Germany

Primary education > Teachers > Per capita 2.82 per 1,000 people
Ranked 125th.
7.14 per 1,000 people
Ranked 24th. 3 times more than Germany

Education enrolment by level > Primary level 3.3 million
Ranked 35th. 10% more than Malaysia
3.01 million
Ranked 38th.

High school > Population with at least high school education > Women 96.2%
Ranked 11th. 46% more than Malaysia
66%
Ranked 63th.

Elementary school graduate rate 95.63
Ranked 31st. 4% more than Malaysia
92.23
Ranked 52nd.

Schools connected to the Internet 99%
Ranked 8th. 7 times more than Malaysia
14.7%
Ranked 7th.
Public spending per student > Primary level 17.8
Ranked 22nd. 59% more than Malaysia
11.2
Ranked 50th.
Primary education, pupils per 1000 36.55
Ranked 152nd.
104.24
Ranked 82nd. 3 times more than Germany

Secondary education, pupils per 1000 92.04
Ranked 43th.
92.51
Ranked 44th. 1% more than Germany

Girls to boys ratio > Tertiary level enrolment 1.03
Ranked 60th.
1.31
Ranked 46th. 27% more than Germany

Girls to boys ratio > Secondary level enrolment 0.98
Ranked 80th.
1.14
Ranked 9th. 16% more than Germany

Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level > Per capita 28.3 per 1,000 people
Ranked 54th. 7% more than Malaysia
26.38 per 1,000 people
Ranked 61st.

Tertiary > Students studying abroad per thousand people 1.38
Ranked 98th.
1.91
Ranked 82nd. 38% more than Germany

Outcomes > Secondary education > Duration > Years 9
Ranked 1st. 29% more than Malaysia
7
Ranked 61st.

Teacher student ratio > High school 13.24
Ranked 55th.
14.97
Ranked 59th. 13% more than Germany

High school repeaters > Female 2.26
Ranked 57th. 25 times more than Malaysia
0.09
Ranked 84th.
Teacher student ratio > Elementary school 13.5
Ranked 103th.
15.08
Ranked 108th. 12% more than Germany

Hours of instruction for pupils aged 11 862 hours
Ranked 19th.
964 hours
Ranked 11th. 12% more than Germany
Percentage of pupils starting grade 1 reaching grade 5 99.2%
Ranked 12th. 2% more than Malaysia
97.7%
Ranked 27th.

Elementary school > Enrolled students 3.24 million
Ranked 34th. 4% more than Malaysia
3.1 million
Ranked 40th.

Primary education > Duration > Years 4 years
Ranked 170th.
6 years
Ranked 122nd. 50% more than Germany

Services, etc., value added > Constant 2000 US$ per capita $23,804.70
Ranked 11th. 7 times more than Malaysia
$3,622.28
Ranked 30th.

School enrolment rate > 1st grade 99.13
Ranked 79th. 1% more than Malaysia
97.69
Ranked 113th.

Secondary education, general pupils per 1000 74.21
Ranked 58th.
86.77
Ranked 36th. 17% more than Germany

Hours of instruction for pupils aged 12 874 hours
Ranked 26th.
1,230 hours
Ranked 2nd. 41% more than Germany
Elementary (primary) school) > Private school share 4.34%
Ranked 98th. 4 times more than Malaysia
0.97%
Ranked 133th.

High school > Lower secondary starting age 10
Ranked 193th.
12
Ranked 120th. 20% more than Germany

Elementary school > Gender ratio 99.62
Ranked 37th. About the same as Malaysia
99.5
Ranked 50th.

High school enrolment rate > Female 98.61
Ranked 27th. 1% more than Malaysia
97.68
Ranked 35th.

Education enrolment ratio > Net > Primary level 96%
Ranked 50th. 1% more than Malaysia
95%
Ranked 67th.

Duration of education > Secondary level 9
Ranked 1st. 80% more than Malaysia
5
Ranked 171st.
Public spending per student > Tertiary level 42.5
Ranked 38th.
86.1
Ranked 17th. 2 times more than Germany
Primary education > Pupils 3.31 million
Ranked 36th. 8% more than Malaysia
3.06 million
Ranked 38th.

Secondary education > Pupils 8.38 million
Ranked 9th. 3 times more than Malaysia
2.52 million
Ranked 31st.

High school > Population with at least high school education > Men 96.9%
Ranked 12th. 33% more than Malaysia
72.8%
Ranked 57th.

Education enrolment by level > Secondary level > Per capita 102.37 per 1,000 people
Ranked 42nd. 7% more than Malaysia
95.95 per 1,000 people
Ranked 57th.

Education enrolment by level > Percentage girls > Tertiary level 49%
Ranked 81st.
55.07%
Ranked 46th. 12% more than Germany

Secondary education, vocational pupils 1.46 million
Ranked 8th. 9 times more than Malaysia
162,243
Ranked 45th.

Spending on education > Proportion spent on all staff salaries 78.06%
Ranked 35th.
90.32%
Ranked 9th. 16% more than Germany

Elementary (primary) school > Students per teacher 11.82
Ranked 115th.
12.72
Ranked 114th. 8% more than Germany

Secondary education > Teachers 597,681.1
Ranked 7th. 4 times more than Malaysia
141,913
Ranked 30th.

School life expectancy > Primary to tertiary 16 years
Ranked 11th. 23% more than Malaysia
13 years
Ranked 12th.
Education enrolment by level > Secondary level 8.45 million
Ranked 12th. 4 times more than Malaysia
2.3 million
Ranked 35th.

Scientific and technical journal articles per million 536.81
Ranked 17th. 26 times more than Malaysia
20.89
Ranked 65th.

Duration of education > Primary level 4
Ranked 150th.
6
Ranked 115th. 50% more than Germany
Participation > Ratio of girls to boys in primary and secondary education 98.14%
Ranked 77th.
102.63%
Ranked 24th. 5% more than Germany

Participation > Children out of school > Elementary 4,196
Ranked 97th.
125,312
Ranked 34th. 30 times more than Germany

Public spending per student > Secondary level 20.5
Ranked 32nd. 3% more than Malaysia
19.9
Ranked 35th.
Education enrolment by level > Percentage girls > Primary level 48.6%
Ranked 70th.
48.67%
Ranked 59th. About the same as Germany

Progression to secondary school 98.71%
Ranked 25th.
99.04%
Ranked 19th. About the same as Germany
Education enrolment ratio > Net > Primary level > Women 96%
Ranked 47th. 1% more than Malaysia
95%
Ranked 68th.

High school > Upper secondary starting age 16
Ranked 17th. 7% more than Malaysia
15
Ranked 151st.

Elementary school starting age > Years 6
Ranked 49th. The same as Malaysia
6
Ranked 133th.

Library books 34.69 million
Ranked 1st. 31 times more than Malaysia
1.11 million
Ranked 7th.
Teaching weeks per year > Primary 39 weeks per year
Ranked 17th.
41 weeks per year
Ranked 7th. 5% more than Germany
Elementary school repeaters > All 1.27
Ranked 82nd.
0.0
Ranked 82nd.

School life expectancy > Male 15.5 years
Ranked 9th. 38% more than Malaysia
11.2 years
Ranked 61st.
Universities > Top 200 9
Ranked 7th. 9 times more than Malaysia
1
Ranked 31st.
Secondary education > General pupils > Per capita 79.87 per 1,000 people
Ranked 58th.
97.4 per 1,000 people
Ranked 35th. 22% more than Germany

Education enrolment by level > Primary level > Per capita 0.04 per capita
Ranked 162nd.
0.126 per capita
Ranked 71st. 3 times more than Germany

Education enrolment by level > Primary level per 1000 40.05
Ranked 166th.
123.25
Ranked 76th. 3 times more than Germany

Education enrolment ratio > Net > Primary level > Men 96%
Ranked 44th. The same as Malaysia
96%
Ranked 60th.

Library books per 1000 422.78
Ranked 2nd. 8 times more than Malaysia
53.46
Ranked 13th.
Pupils-teacher ratio > Primary level 14.8
Ranked 117th.
18.2
Ranked 99th. 23% more than Germany
Elementary (primary school) > Teachers > Proportion of teachers female 86%
Ranked 9th. 25% more than Malaysia
69%
Ranked 31st.
Primary education > Teachers 232,936.5
Ranked 17th. 33% more than Malaysia
174,504
Ranked 27th.

Secondary education > Vocational pupils 1.79 million
Ranked 5th. 13 times more than Malaysia
138,521
Ranked 46th.

Education enrolment by level > Percentage girls > Secondary level 48.25%
Ranked 106th.
51.25%
Ranked 31st. 6% more than Germany

Private school enrolment > Primary level 2.4
Ranked 64th.
2.9
Ranked 63th. 21% more than Germany
Outcomes > Primary education > Duration > Years 4
Ranked 157th.
6
Ranked 113th. 50% more than Germany

Hours of instruction for pupils aged 10 774 hours
Ranked 25th.
964 hours
Ranked 10th. 25% more than Germany
Primary education > Teachers per 1000 2.82
Ranked 126th.
7.01
Ranked 25th. 2 times more than Germany

Secondary education > Pupils per 1000 101.58
Ranked 33th. About the same as Malaysia
101.19
Ranked 43th.

Female enrolment share > Primary level 48.5%
Ranked 66th.
48.7%
Ranked 48th. About the same as Germany
Services, etc., value added > Constant 2000 US$ $1.95 trillion
Ranked 3rd. 18 times more than Malaysia
$105.92 billion
Ranked 15th.

Universities > Top 200 per million 0.109
Ranked 19th. 3 times more than Malaysia
0.0387
Ranked 23th.
Proportion of primary education time spent learning technology 4 5
Primary school starting age > Years 6
Ranked 50th. The same as Malaysia
6
Ranked 150th.

Scouting > Members 112,503
Ranked 14th. 3 times more than Malaysia
44,016
Ranked 29th.
Elementary (primary) school) > Proportion spent on all staff salaries 82.97%
Ranked 41st.
88.98%
Ranked 25th. 7% more than Germany

High school > Share of total education spending 45.55%
Ranked 13th. 35% more than Malaysia
33.72%
Ranked 59th.

Enrolment ratio > Secondary level 87.7%
Ranked 4th. 25% more than Malaysia
70.2%
Ranked 44th.
Participation > Secondary education > General pupils 6.17 million
Ranked 11th. 3 times more than Malaysia
2.34 million
Ranked 33th.

Secondary education > Teachers per 1000 7.24
Ranked 39th. 27% more than Malaysia
5.7
Ranked 65th.

Ratio of female to male primary enrollment 99.78
Ranked 32nd. About the same as Malaysia
99.63
Ranked 35th.

Secondary education > General pupils per 1000 79.87
Ranked 57th.
95.62
Ranked 37th. 20% more than Germany

Elementary (primary) school > Gender parity index 0.995
Ranked 57th.
0.999
Ranked 37th. About the same as Germany

Hours of instruction for pupils aged 13 918 hours
Ranked 23th.
1,230 hours
Ranked 6th. 34% more than Germany
Hours of instruction for pupils aged 9 752 hours
Ranked 27th.
964 hours
Ranked 11th. 28% more than Germany
Female enrolment share > Secondary level 48.4%
Ranked 82nd.
51.2%
Ranked 28th. 6% more than Germany
Post-Secondary Non-Tertiary > Teachers > Women 15,897
Ranked 4th. 7 times more than Malaysia
2,195
Ranked 9th.

Private school enrolment > Secondary level 7.2
Ranked 56th. 2 times more than Malaysia
3
Ranked 11th.
Education enrolment by level > Secondary level per 1000 102.4
Ranked 44th. 9% more than Malaysia
94.21
Ranked 64th.

Scouting > Members per thousand people 1.37
Ranked 75th.
1.51
Ranked 72nd. 10% more than Germany
Primary completion rate > Women 94
Ranked 52nd. 2% more than Malaysia
92
Ranked 81st.

Proportion of primary education time spent learning science 10%
Ranked 24th.
11%
Ranked 22nd. 10% more than Germany
School life expectancy > Female 15.2 years
Ranked 17th. 30% more than Malaysia
11.7 years
Ranked 50th.
Elementary school repeaters > Female 1.2
Ranked 80th.
0.0
Ranked 70th.

Elementary school repeaters > Male 1.34
Ranked 82nd.
0.0
Ranked 71st.

Percentage of pupils starting grade 1 reaching grade 5 > Men 98.7%
Ranked 14th. 1% more than Malaysia
98%
Ranked 20th.

High school teachers 597,269
Ranked 8th. 4 times more than Malaysia
166,940
Ranked 24th.

Elementary school teachers 239,761
Ranked 15th. 17% more than Malaysia
205,772
Ranked 23th.

High school enrolment rate > Male 99.1
Ranked 23th.
100
Ranked 11th. 1% more than Germany

Teachers' Day date 10/5/2011 5/16/2011
Participation > Secondary education > Pupils 8.27 million
Ranked 8th. 3 times more than Malaysia
2.58 million
Ranked 32nd.

Primary completion rate > Men 94
Ranked 46th. 2% more than Malaysia
92
Ranked 79th.

Proportion of primary education time spent learning vocational skills 1 5
Universities > Top 200 > Per $ GDP 0.003 per $1 billion of GDP
Ranked 24th.
0.008 per $1 billion of GDP
Ranked 15th. 3 times more than Germany
Secondary education > Pupils > Per capita 101.58 per 1,000 people
Ranked 34th.
103.07 per 1,000 people
Ranked 34th. 1% more than Germany

Primary education > Pupils per 1000 40.06
Ranked 163th.
122.79
Ranked 75th. 3 times more than Germany

Ratio of female to male secondary enrollment 98.32
Ranked 92nd.
114.18
Ranked 13th. 16% more than Germany

Intake ratio to last grade of primary > Females None
None

Pupils-teacher ratio > Secondary level 15.4
Ranked 75th.
19.4
Ranked 49th. 26% more than Germany
Proportion of primary education time spent learning foreign languages 16 11
Primary teacher age > Proportion aged 30-39 15%
Ranked 23th.
49%
Ranked 1st. 3 times more than Germany
Library members 168,723
Ranked 5th.
175,876
Ranked 3rd. 4% more than Germany
Library members per 1000 2.06
Ranked 4th.
8.49
Ranked 6th. 4 times more than Germany
Primary education, teachers > % female 84.43%
Ranked 42nd. 23% more than Malaysia
68.71%
Ranked 83th.

Tertiary education, teachers > % female 39.32%
Ranked 54th.
49.92%
Ranked 19th. 27% more than Germany

Public spending on education, total > % of government expenditure 10.69%
Ranked 78th.
21.3%
Ranked 13th. Twice as much as Germany

Labor force with secondary education, female > % of female labor force 58.9%
Ranked 5th. 17% more than Malaysia
50.3%
Ranked 20th.

Unemployment with secondary education, female > % of female unemployment 57.4%
Ranked 21st. 15% more than Malaysia
49.7%
Ranked 7th.

Education spending > % of GDP 4.6%
Ranked 66th.
8.1%
Ranked 10th. 76% more than Germany
Public spending on public institutions 82.1%
Ranked 24th.
88.2%
Ranked 18th. 7% more than Germany
School enrollment > Preprimary > % gross 96.77% gross
Ranked 19th.
107.53% gross
Ranked 12th. 11% more than Germany

Expenditure per student > Secondary > % of GDP per capita 22.34%
Ranked 38th.
26.33%
Ranked 22nd. 18% more than Germany

Proportion of primary education time spent learning arts 10 5
Secondary education > Pupils > % female 48.24% female
Ranked 84th.
51.94% female
Ranked 15th. 8% more than Germany

Proportion of primary education time spent in physical education 10 5
Primary completion rate > Total > % of relevant age group 95.81%
Ranked 60th. 2% more than Malaysia
94.19%
Ranked 70th.

Participation > School enrollment > Primary > Female > % net 98.15%
Ranked 14th. 2% more than Malaysia
95.99%
Ranked 35th.

Government spending on education > % of government spending 9.73%
Ranked 77th.
18.24%
Ranked 15th. 87% more than Germany

Participation > School enrollment > Primary > Female > % gross 104.57%
Ranked 58th. 9% more than Malaysia
96.36%
Ranked 123th.

School enrollment, primary, private > % of total primary 4.34%
Ranked 96th. 4 times more than Malaysia
0.97%
Ranked 129th.

Primary education, pupils > % female 48.6%
Ranked 67th. About the same as Malaysia
48.48%
Ranked 87th.

School enrollment, primary, female > % gross 100.48%
Ranked 84th. 2% more than Malaysia
98.22%
Ranked 109th.

Primary completion rate, total > % of relevant age group 100.37%
Ranked 35th.
100.5%
Ranked 31st. About the same as Germany

Gross intake ratio in first grade of primary education, female > % of relevant age group 98.11%
Ranked 89th. 3% more than Malaysia
95.06%
Ranked 111th.

Secondary education, general pupils > % female 49.66%
Ranked 74th.
51.02%
Ranked 41st. 3% more than Germany

Total enrollment, primary, male > % net 98.53%
Ranked 19th. The same as Malaysia
98.45%
Ranked 20th.

Labor force with primary education, female > % of female labor force 14.3%
Ranked 31st. 1% more than Malaysia
14.1%
Ranked 32nd.

Labor force with tertiary education > % of total 28.1%
Ranked 24th. 15% more than Malaysia
24.4%
Ranked 30th.

Secondary education, vocational pupils per 1000 17.82
Ranked 35th. 3 times more than Malaysia
5.74
Ranked 81st.

Secondary education, teachers, female per 1000 4.27
Ranked 36th.
4.54
Ranked 36th. 6% more than Germany

Ratio of female to male secondary enrollment > % 95.15%
Ranked 95th.
97.1%
Ranked 105th. 2% more than Germany

Ratio of female to male primary enrollment > % 99.46%
Ranked 51st. 6% more than Malaysia
93.89%
Ranked 135th.

Participation > School enrollment > Preprimary > % gross 109.12%
Ranked 7th. 80% more than Malaysia
60.59%
Ranked 68th.

Participation > School enrollment > Primary > % net 98.25%
Ranked 16th. 2% more than Malaysia
96.1%
Ranked 35th.

Participation > School enrollment > Primary > Male > % gross 104.97%
Ranked 66th. 8% more than Malaysia
96.84%
Ranked 127th.

Participation > School enrollment > Primary > Male > % net 98.34%
Ranked 15th. 2% more than Malaysia
96.2%
Ranked 35th.

Participation > School enrollment > Primary > Private > % of total primary 3.61%
Ranked 92nd. 3 times more than Malaysia
1.04%
Ranked 121st.

Adjusted savings > Education expenditure > % of GNI 4.31% of GNI
Ranked 74th.
5.77% of GNI
Ranked 28th. 34% more than Germany

Public spending on education > Total > % of GDP 4.7%
Ranked 61st.
7.95%
Ranked 9th. 69% more than Germany

Unemployment with primary education > % of total unemployment 27.1%
Ranked 15th.
32%
Ranked 30th. 18% more than Germany

Unemployment with secondary education > % of total unemployment 60.5%
Ranked 12th. 24% more than Malaysia
48.8%
Ranked 29th.

Expenditure per student > Primary > % of GDP per capita 16.57%
Ranked 42nd.
18.62%
Ranked 34th. 12% more than Germany

School enrollment > Secondary > Male > % gross 101.12% gross
Ranked 22nd. 43% more than Malaysia
70.89% gross
Ranked 102nd.

Percentage of pupils starting grade 1 reaching grade 5 > Women 99.7%
Ranked 6th. 2% more than Malaysia
97.3%
Ranked 27th.

School enrollment > Primary > % net 84.29% net
Ranked 79th.
93.21% net
Ranked 57th. 11% more than Germany

School enrollment > Secondary > % gross 100.29% gross
Ranked 24th. 32% more than Malaysia
75.78% gross
Ranked 101st.

Rhodes scholarships > Recipients > > 1902-2009 184
Ranked 4th. 7 times more than Malaysia
26
Ranked 13th.
Services, etc., value added > Constant 2000 US$, % of GDP 59.27%
Ranked 14th. 70% more than Malaysia
34.89%
Ranked 48th.

School life expectancy > Primary to tertiary > Male 16 years
Ranked 9th. 33% more than Malaysia
12 years
Ranked 20th.
School enrollment, primary > % gross 100.76%
Ranked 92nd.
101.41%
Ranked 92nd. 1% more than Germany

School enrollment > Secondary > Female > % gross 99.43% gross
Ranked 30th. 23% more than Malaysia
80.95% gross
Ranked 93th.

School enrollment, primary, male > % net 97.55%
Ranked 20th.
98.45%
Ranked 12th. 1% more than Germany

Persistence to last grade of primary, female > % of cohort 96.96%
Ranked 28th.
99.87%
Ranked 4th. 3% more than Germany

School enrollment > Primary > % gross 100.18% gross
Ranked 103th. 7% more than Malaysia
93.48% gross
Ranked 140th.

Primary teacher age > Proportion under 30 per million 0.0853%
Ranked 23th.
1%
Ranked 12th. 12 times more than Germany
Repeaters, primary, male > % of male enrollment 0.528%
Ranked 96th.
0.0
Ranked 65th.

Public spending on education > Total > % of government expenditure 9.72%
Ranked 60th.
28.02%
Ranked 2nd. 3 times more than Germany

High school > Lower Secondary > Students per teacher 11.92
Ranked 57th.
17.17
Ranked 44th. 44% more than Germany

Proportion of primary education time spent learning mathematics 13%
Ranked 16th. 18% more than Malaysia
11%
Ranked 31st.
Public spending on private institutions 17.9%
Ranked 7th. 52% more than Malaysia
11.8%
Ranked 13th.
Intake ratio to last grade of primary > Males None
None

Secondary education, teachers > % female 59.78%
Ranked 38th.
67.3%
Ranked 24th. 13% more than Germany

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