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Education Stats: compare key data on Guatemala & United States

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.
  • 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.
  • Homeschooling legal status: Legal status of homeschooling.
  • Literacy > Total population: This entry includes a definition of literacy and Census Bureau percentages for the total population, males, and females. There are no universal definitions and standards of literacy. Unless otherwise specified, all rates are based on the most common definition - the ability to read and write at a specified age. Detailing the standards that individual countries use to assess the ability to read and write is beyond the scope of our source. Information on literacy, while not a perfect measure of educational results, is probably the most easily available and valid for international comparisons.
  • Primary education, duration > Years: Primary education, duration (years). Duration of primary is the number of grades (years) in primary education.
  • Primary education, teachers per 1000: Primary education, teachers. Teaching staff in primary. Public and private. Full and part-time. All programmes. Total is the total number of teachers in public and private primary education institutions. Teachers are persons employed full time or part time in an official capacity to guide and direct the learning experience of pupils and students, irrespective of their qualifications or the delivery mechanism, i.e. face-to-face and/or at a distance. This definition excludes educational personnel who have no active teaching duties (e.g. headmasters, headmistresses or principals who do not teach) and persons who work occasionally or in a voluntary capacity in educational institutions. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Pupil-teacher ratio, primary: Pupil-teacher ratio, primary. Pupil-teacher ratio. Primary is the number of pupils enrolled in primary school divided by the number of primary school teachers.
  • Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary: Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary. Pupil-teacher ratio. Secondary is the number of pupils enrolled in secondary school divided by the number of secondary school teachers.
  • Secondary education, duration > Years: Secondary education, duration (years). Duration of secondary education is the number of grades (years) in secondary education (ISCED 2 & 3).
  • Literacy > Female: This entry includes a definition of literacy and Census Bureau percentages for the total population, males, and females. There are no universal definitions and standards of literacy. Unless otherwise specified, all rates are based on the most common definition - the ability to read and write at a specified age. Detailing the standards that individual countries use to assess the ability to read and write is beyond the scope of our source. Information on literacy, while not a perfect measure of educational results, is probably the most easily available and valid for international comparisons.
  • Children out of school, primary, female per 1000: Children out of school, primary, female. Out-of-school children of primary school age. Female is the total number of female primary-school-age children who are not enrolled in either primary or secondary schools. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • College and university > Gender ratio: Ratio of female to male tertiary enrollment is the percentage of men to women enrolled at tertiary level in public and private schools.
  • Child care (preschool) > Duration: Number of years students study at the pre-primary (preschool) level. It should be noted that not all countries require pre-primary education.
  • 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.
  • College and university > Private school share: Percentage of post-secondary students who attend a private school, college, or university.
  • Primary education, pupils: Primary education, pupils. Enrolment in primary. Public and private. All programmes. Total is the total number of students enrolled in public and private primary education institutions.
  • Primary education, teachers: Primary education, teachers. Teaching staff in primary. Public and private. Full and part-time. All programmes. Total is the total number of teachers in public and private primary education institutions. Teachers are persons employed full time or part time in an official capacity to guide and direct the learning experience of pupils and students, irrespective of their qualifications or the delivery mechanism, i.e. face-to-face and/or at a distance. This definition excludes educational personnel who have no active teaching duties (e.g. headmasters, headmistresses or principals who do not teach) and persons who work occasionally or in a voluntary capacity in educational institutions.
  • Tertiary enrollment: Gross enrolment ratio, tertiary level is the sum of all tertiary level students enrolled at the start of the school year, expressed as a percentage of the mid-year population in the 5 year age group after the official secondary school leaving age.
  • Spending per student > College and university: Public expenditure per student is the public current spending on education divided by the total number of students by level, as a percentage of GDP per capita. Public expenditure (current and capital) includes government spending on educational institutions (both public and private), education administration as well as subsidies for private entities (students/households and other privates entities)."
  • High school > Gender ratio: Ratio of female to male secondary enrollment is the percentage of girls to boys enrolled at secondary level in public and private schools.
  • Compulsary education starting age: Age at which children must be enrolled in school.
  • Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary per million: Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary. Pupil-teacher ratio. Secondary is the number of pupils enrolled in secondary school divided by the number of secondary school teachers. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Literacy > Definition: This entry includes a definition of literacy and Census Bureau percentages for the total population, males, and females. There are no universal definitions and standards of literacy. Unless otherwise specified, all rates are based on the most common definition - the ability to read and write at a specified age. Detailing the standards that individual countries use to assess the ability to read and write is beyond the scope of our source. Information on literacy, while not a perfect measure of educational results, is probably the most easily available and valid for international comparisons.
  • High school > Upper secondary school duration: Number of years students study at the upper secondary (high school) level.
  • Literacy > Male: This entry includes a definition of literacy and Census Bureau percentages for the total population, males, and females. There are no universal definitions and standards of literacy. Unless otherwise specified, all rates are based on the most common definition - the ability to read and write at a specified age. Detailing the standards that individual countries use to assess the ability to read and write is beyond the scope of our source. Information on literacy, while not a perfect measure of educational results, is probably the most easily available and valid for international comparisons.
  • Spending > USD: Education expenditure refers to the current operating expenditures in education, including wages and salaries and excluding capital investments in buildings and equipment."
  • High school > Private school share: Percentage of secondary students who attend a private school.
  • Spending > Proportion: Education expenditure refers to the current operating expenditures in education, including wages and salaries and excluding capital investments in buildings and equipment. Expressed as a proportion of GNI."
  • Pupil-teacher ratio > Primary: Primary school pupil-teacher ratio is the number of pupils enrolled in primary school divided by the number of primary school teachers (regardless of their teaching assignment).
  • Child care (preschool) > Starting age: Average age at which students begin pre-primary (preschool) education.
  • 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 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Secondary education, pupils per 1000: Secondary education, pupils. Enrolment in total secondary. Public and private. All programmes. Total is the total number of students enrolled at public and private secondary education institutions. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Primary education, pupils per 1000: Primary education, pupils. Enrolment in primary. Public and private. All programmes. Total is the total number of students enrolled in public and private primary education institutions. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level > Per capita: Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • 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.
  • 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).
  • Proportion of education spending on teachers' salaries: Percentage of public education funding for all levels that goes to teachers' salaries.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • High school > Population with at least high school education > Men: Gender Inequality Index.
  • Education enrolment by level > Secondary level > Per capita: Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Secondary education, vocational pupils: Secondary education, vocational pupils. Enrolment in total secondary. Public and private. Technical/vocational programmes. Total is the total number of students enrolled in technical/vocational programmes at public and private secondary education institutions.
  • Elementary (primary) school > Students per teacher: Number of students per teacher for primary education.
  • Spending on education > Proportion spent on all staff salaries: Percentage of public funding for education that goes to school staff salaries.
  • Secondary education > Teachers: Secondary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers.
  • School enrolment rate > 5th grade: Persistence to grade 5 (percentage of cohort reaching grade 5) is the share of children enrolled in the first grade of primary school who eventually reach grade 5. The estimate is based on the reconstructed cohort method.
  • 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.
  • 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."
  • 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."
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Elementary (primary) school > Proportion of education spending on teachers' salaries: Percentage of public funding for primary education that goes to teachers' salaries.
  • 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 > 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.
  • 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.
  • 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. 
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Participation > Secondary education > Pupils: Secondary education pupils is the total number of pupils 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Primary education > Pupils > % female: Female pupils as a percentage of total pupils at primary level include enrollments in public and private schools.
  • Primary education > Pupils > Per capita: Primary education pupils is the total number of pupils enrolled at primary level in public and private schools. Per capita figures expressed per 1 population.
  • Net intake rate in grade 1 > Male > % of official school-age population: Net intake rate in grade 1 is the number of new entrants in the first grade of primary education who are of official primary school entrance age, expressed as a percentage of the population of the corresponding age.
  • Researchers in R&D > Per million people: Researchers in R&D (per million people). Researchers in R&D are professionals engaged in the conception or creation of new knowledge, products, processes, methods, or systems and in the management of the projects concerned. Postgraduate PhD students (ISCED97 level 6) engaged in R&D are included.
  • High school teachers > % female: Female teachers as a percentage of total secondary education teachers includes full-time and part-time 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.
  • 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.
  • Participation > School enrollment > Tertiary > Male > % gross: Gross enrollment ratio is the ratio of total enrollment, regardless of age, to the population of the age group that officially corresponds to the level of education shown. Tertiary education, whether or not to an advanced research qualification, normally requires, as a minimum condition of admission, the successful completion of education at the secondary level."
  • School enrollment > Primary > Female > % net: Net enrollment ratio is the ratio of children of official school age based on the International Standard Classification of Education 1997 who are enrolled in school to the population of the corresponding official school age. Primary education provides children with basic reading, writing, and mathematics skills along with an elementary understanding of such subjects as history, geography, natural science, social science, art, and music.
  • School enrollment > Primary > Male > % net: Net enrollment ratio is the ratio of children of official school age based on the International Standard Classification of Education 1997 who are enrolled in school to the population of the corresponding official school age. Primary education provides children with basic reading, writing, and mathematics skills along with an elementary understanding of such subjects as history, geography, natural science, social science, art, and music.
  • Literacy and Attainment > Educational attainment: completed tertiary > Tertiary > Population 25+ years > % > Over 24 year olds: Percentage of population older than 24 years that has completed tertiary education.
  • Unemployment with primary education, male > % of male unemployment: 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).
  • Labor force with tertiary education, male > % of male labor force: Labor force with tertiary education, male (% of male 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.
  • School enrollment > Preprimary > % gross: Gross enrollment ratio is the ratio of total enrollment, regardless of age, to the population of the age group that officially corresponds to the level of education shown. Preprimary education refers to the initial stage of organized instruction, designed primarily to introduce very young children to a school-type environment.
  • School enrollment > Primary > 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.
  • Participation > School enrollment > Secondary > Private > % of total secondary: Private enrollment refers to pupils or students enrolled in institutions that are not operated by a public authority but controlled and managed, whether for profit or not, by a private body such as a nongovernmental organisation, religious body, special interest group, foundation or business enterprise."
  • School enrollment > Tertiary > Male > % gross: Gross enrollment ratio is the ratio of total enrollment, regardless of age, to the population of the age group that officially corresponds to the level of education shown. Tertiary education, whether or not to an advanced research qualification, normally requires, as a minimum condition of admission, the successful completion of education at the secondary level.
  • Participation > School enrollment > Tertiary > % gross: Gross enrollment ratio is the ratio of total enrollment, regardless of age, to the population of the age group that officially corresponds to the level of education shown. Tertiary education, whether or not to an advanced research qualification, normally requires, as a minimum condition of admission, the successful completion of education at the secondary level."
  • Participation > School enrollment > Tertiary > Female > % gross: Gross enrollment ratio is the ratio of total enrollment, regardless of age, to the population of the age group that officially corresponds to the level of education shown. Tertiary education, whether or not to an advanced research qualification, normally requires, as a minimum condition of admission, the successful completion of education at the secondary level."
  • Participation > Total enrollment > Primary > % net: Total enrollment is the number of pupils of the school-age group for primary education, enrolled either in primary or secondary education, expressed as a percentage of the total population in that age group."
  • Participation > School enrollment > Secondary > Male > % net: Net enrollment ratio is the ratio of children of official school age based on the International Standard Classification of Education 1997 who are enrolled in school to the population of the corresponding official school age. Secondary education completes the provision of basic education that began at the primary level, and aims at laying the foundations for lifelong learning and human development, by offering more subject- or skill-oriented instruction using more specialized teachers."
  • Ratio of girls to boys in primary and secondary education > %: Ratio of girls to boys in primary and secondary education (%). Ratio of girls to boys in primary and secondary education is the percentage of girls to boys enrolled at primary and secondary levels in public and private schools.
  • School enrollment, preprimary, female > % gross: School enrollment, preprimary, female (% gross). Gross enrolment ratio. Pre-primary. Female is the total female enrollment in pre-primary education, regardless of age, expressed as a percentage of the total female population of official pre-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, preprimary, male > % gross: School enrollment, preprimary, male (% gross). Gross enrolment ratio. Pre-primary. Male is the total male enrollment in pre-primary education, regardless of age, expressed as a percentage of the total male population of official pre-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.
  • 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.
  • Services, etc., value added > Current US$ per capita: Services, etc., value added (current US$). Services correspond to ISIC divisions 50-99. They include value added in wholesale and retail trade (including hotels and restaurants), transport, and government, financial, professional, and personal services such as education, health care, and real estate services. Also included are imputed bank service charges, import duties, and any statistical discrepancies noted by national compilers as well as discrepancies arising from rescaling. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources. The industrial origin of value added is determined by the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC), revision 3. Data are in current U.S. dollars. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Services, etc., value added > Current US$, % of GDP: Services, etc., value added (current 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 current U.S. dollars. Figures expressed as a proportion of GDP for the same year
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
STAT Guatemala United States HISTORY
Average years of schooling of adults 3.5
Ranked 78th.
12
Ranked 1st. 3 times more than Guatemala
Children out of school, primary 109,984
Ranked 31st.
1.76 million
Ranked 3rd. 16 times more than Guatemala

Children out of school, primary per 1000 7.48
Ranked 38th. 33% more than United States
5.64
Ranked 47th.

Children out of school, primary, female 58,749
Ranked 31st.
780,465
Ranked 3rd. 13 times more than Guatemala

College and university > Gender parity index 0.997
Ranked 80th.
1.41
Ranked 33th. 41% more than Guatemala

College and university > Share of total education spending 12.83%
Ranked 13th.
25.65%
Ranked 26th. Twice as much as Guatemala

Compulsary education duration 10
Ranked 36th.
12
Ranked 14th. 20% more than Guatemala

Government spending on education > Proportion of GDP 2.97%
Ranked 15th.
5.62%
Ranked 39th. 90% more than Guatemala

Homeschooling legal status Illegal, public education is mandatory without known exceptions. Legal under regulating conditions, varies by state.
Literacy > Total population 70.6%
Ranked 120th.
99%
Ranked 20th. 40% more than Guatemala

Primary education, duration > Years 6
Ranked 77th. The same as United States
6
Ranked 53th.

Primary education, teachers per 1000 6.84
Ranked 24th. 25% more than United States
5.49
Ranked 49th.

Pupil-teacher ratio, primary 26.29
Ranked 49th. 84% more than United States
14.29
Ranked 98th.

Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary 14.49
Ranked 55th. The same as United States
14.49
Ranked 56th.

Secondary education, duration > Years 5
Ranked 182nd.
6
Ranked 102nd. 20% more than Guatemala

Literacy > Female 63.3%
Ranked 118th.
99%
Ranked 17th. 56% more than Guatemala

Children out of school, primary, female per 1000 3.99
Ranked 38th. 59% more than United States
2.5
Ranked 48th.

College and university > Gender ratio 99.69
Ranked 69th.
140.06
Ranked 29th. 40% more than Guatemala

Child care (preschool) > Duration 2
Ranked 159th.
3
Ranked 47th. 50% more than Guatemala

Secondary education > Teachers > Per capita 3.8 per 1,000 people
Ranked 42nd.
5.5 per 1,000 people
Ranked 65th. 45% more than Guatemala

Duration of compulsory education 11 years
Ranked 27th.
12 years
Ranked 10th. 9% more than Guatemala
Secondary education, pupils 1.11 million
Ranked 44th.
24.21 million
Ranked 4th. 22 times more than Guatemala

College and university > Private school share 48.6%
Ranked 24th. 74% more than United States
27.95%
Ranked 46th.

Girls to boys ratio > Primary level enrolment 0.92
Ranked 119th.
0.99
Ranked 49th. 8% more than Guatemala

Primary education, pupils 2.64 million
Ranked 40th.
24.43 million
Ranked 5th. 9 times more than Guatemala

Primary education, teachers 100,600
Ranked 31st.
1.71 million
Ranked 5th. 17 times more than Guatemala

Tertiary enrollment 8.5%
Ranked 8th.
72.6%
Ranked 1st. 9 times more than Guatemala
Spending per student > College and university 18.98
Ranked 44th.
22.04
Ranked 37th. 16% more than Guatemala

High school > Gender ratio 93.49
Ranked 85th.
99.5
Ranked 59th. 6% more than Guatemala

Compulsary education starting age 6
Ranked 51st. The same as United States
6
Ranked 66th.

Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary per million 0.986
Ranked 72nd. 21 times more than United States
0.0465
Ranked 96th.

Literacy > Definition age 15 and over can read and write age 15 and over can read and write
High school > Upper secondary school duration 2
Ranked 174th.
3
Ranked 73th. 50% more than Guatemala

Literacy > Male 78%
Ranked 117th.
99%
Ranked 28th. 27% more than Guatemala

Spending > USD 1.11 billion
Ranked 71st.
684.04 billion
Ranked 1st. 618 times more than Guatemala

High school > Private school share 60.31%
Ranked 8th. 7 times more than United States
8.27%
Ranked 86th.

Spending > Proportion 2.88
Ranked 125th.
4.79
Ranked 54th. 66% more than Guatemala

Pupil-teacher ratio > Primary 31.06
Ranked 38th. 2 times more than United States
14.21
Ranked 120th.

Child care (preschool) > Starting age 5
Ranked 9th. 67% more than United States
3
Ranked 103th.

Preschool enrollment rate 113.63
Ranked 29th. 15% more than United States
98.77
Ranked 94th.

Tertiary > Students studying abroad 2,358.08
Ranked 145th.
56,943.33
Ranked 6th. 24 times more than Guatemala

Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level 111,739
Ranked 78th.
16.61 million
Ranked 1st. 149 times more than Guatemala

Elementary (primary school) > Duration 6
Ranked 83th. The same as United States
6
Ranked 59th.

Secondary education, teachers per 1000 5.23
Ranked 58th.
5.36
Ranked 56th. 3% more than Guatemala

Secondary education, teachers 76,850
Ranked 31st.
1.67 million
Ranked 4th. 22 times more than Guatemala

Child care (preschool) > Students per teacher 20.56
Ranked 34th. 37% more than United States
14.96
Ranked 64th.

High school > Lower secondary school duration 3
Ranked 127th. The same as United States
3
Ranked 105th.

Children out of school, primary, male per 1000 3.48
Ranked 38th. 11% more than United States
3.14
Ranked 43th.

Spending per student > High school 6.21
Ranked 30th.
24.56
Ranked 18th. 4 times more than Guatemala

Secondary education, general pupils 801,324
Ranked 48th.
24.21 million
Ranked 3rd. 30 times more than Guatemala

High school > Gender parity index 0.922
Ranked 113th.
1.01
Ranked 68th. 10% more than Guatemala

Scientific and technical journal articles 14
Ranked 123th.
211,233
Ranked 1st. 15088 times more than Guatemala

Tertiary > Students studying abroad proportion 1.17%
Ranked 106th. 4 times more than United States
0.271%
Ranked 124th.

Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level per 1000 9.5
Ranked 95th.
57.75
Ranked 4th. 6 times more than Guatemala

Scouting > Genders admitted both both for Venturing, boys only for non-Venturing
Elementary (primary school) > Starting age 7
Ranked 23th. 17% more than United States
6
Ranked 77th.

Children out of school, primary, male 51,235
Ranked 30th.
976,866
Ranked 3rd. 19 times more than Guatemala

High school > Students per teacher 14.49
Ranked 56th. The same as United States
14.49
Ranked 57th.

Secondary education > General pupils 532,701
Ranked 36th.
24.19 million
Ranked 3rd. 45 times more than Guatemala

Spending per student > Elementary school 10.46
Ranked 27th.
22.35
Ranked 18th. 2 times more than Guatemala

Secondary school starting age > Years 13
Ranked 18th. 8% more than United States
12
Ranked 59th.

High school starting age > Years 13
Ranked 17th. 8% more than United States
12
Ranked 55th.

Primary education > Teachers > Per capita 5.99 per 1,000 people
Ranked 25th. 2% more than United States
5.88 per 1,000 people
Ranked 44th.

Education enrolment by level > Primary level 2.08 million
Ranked 53th.
24.85 million
Ranked 4th. 12 times more than Guatemala

High school > Population with at least high school education > Women 12.6%
Ranked 138th.
94.7%
Ranked 14th. 8 times more than Guatemala

Elementary school graduate rate 64.72
Ranked 79th.
95.34
Ranked 40th. 47% more than Guatemala

Public spending per student > Primary level 4.9
Ranked 63th.
17.9
Ranked 21st. 4 times more than Guatemala
Secondary education, pupils per 1000 75.74
Ranked 87th.
77.71
Ranked 76th. 3% more than Guatemala

Primary education, pupils per 1000 179.83
Ranked 20th. 2 times more than United States
78.41
Ranked 97th.

Girls to boys ratio > Tertiary level enrolment 0.72
Ranked 106th.
1.4
Ranked 22nd. 94% more than Guatemala

Girls to boys ratio > Secondary level enrolment 0.91
Ranked 106th.
1.02
Ranked 54th. 12% more than Guatemala

Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level > Per capita 9.54 per 1,000 people
Ranked 92nd.
57.61 per 1,000 people
Ranked 4th. 6 times more than Guatemala

Tertiary > Students studying abroad per thousand people 0.16
Ranked 185th.
0.183
Ranked 178th. 14% more than Guatemala

Outcomes > Secondary education > Duration > Years 5
Ranked 162nd.
6
Ranked 86th. 20% more than Guatemala

Teacher student ratio > High school 16.57
Ranked 37th. 15% more than United States
14.38
Ranked 51st.

Inequality adjusted index 0.28
Ranked 108th.
0.941
Ranked 3rd. 3 times more than Guatemala
Teacher student ratio > Elementary school 29.43
Ranked 39th. 2 times more than United States
13.69
Ranked 102nd.

Proportion of education spending on teachers' salaries 3.17%
Ranked 10th.
47.8%
Ranked 32nd. 15 times more than Guatemala

Elementary school > Enrolled students 2.5 million
Ranked 40th.
24.68 million
Ranked 3rd. 10 times more than Guatemala

Primary education > Duration > Years 6 years
Ranked 76th. The same as United States
6 years
Ranked 54th.

Services, etc., value added > Constant 2000 US$ per capita $1,305.34
Ranked 58th.
$33,005.49
Ranked 3rd. 25 times more than Guatemala

School enrolment rate > 1st grade 121.75
Ranked 22nd. 15% more than United States
105.99
Ranked 46th.

Secondary education, general pupils per 1000 54.49
Ranked 108th.
77.71
Ranked 47th. 43% more than Guatemala

High school > Lower secondary starting age 13
Ranked 19th. 8% more than United States
12
Ranked 61st.

Elementary (primary) school) > Private school share 10.21%
Ranked 69th. 17% more than United States
8.72%
Ranked 80th.

Elementary school > Gender ratio 94.22
Ranked 103th.
100.68
Ranked 17th. 7% more than Guatemala

Education enrolment ratio > Net > Primary level 96%
Ranked 54th. 2% more than United States
94%
Ranked 71st.

Duration of education > Secondary level 5
Ranked 157th.
6
Ranked 81st. 20% more than Guatemala
Public spending per student > Tertiary level 30.7
Ranked 15th. 28% more than United States
23.9
Ranked 8th.
Primary education > Pupils 2.35 million
Ranked 29th.
24.56 million
Ranked 4th. 10 times more than Guatemala

High school > Population with at least high school education > Men 17.4%
Ranked 146th.
94.3%
Ranked 22nd. 5 times more than Guatemala

Education enrolment by level > Secondary level > Per capita 51.95 per 1,000 people
Ranked 128th.
82.72 per 1,000 people
Ranked 88th. 59% more than Guatemala

Education enrolment by level > Percentage girls > Tertiary level 43.03%
Ranked 97th.
56.64%
Ranked 34th. 32% more than Guatemala

Secondary education, vocational pupils 312,557
Ranked 30th.
0.0
Ranked 96th.

Elementary (primary) school > Students per teacher 26.29
Ranked 48th. 84% more than United States
14.29
Ranked 100th.

Spending on education > Proportion spent on all staff salaries 70.61%
Ranked 9th.
77.19%
Ranked 38th. 9% more than Guatemala

Secondary education > Teachers 47,904
Ranked 23th.
1.62 million
Ranked 3rd. 34 times more than Guatemala

School life expectancy > Primary to tertiary 10 years
Ranked 80th.
16 years
Ranked 15th. 60% more than Guatemala
School enrolment rate > 5th grade 70.53
Ranked 66th.
94.45
Ranked 30th. 34% more than Guatemala

Education enrolment by level > Secondary level 608,420
Ranked 74th.
23.85 million
Ranked 4th. 39 times more than Guatemala

Scientific and technical journal articles per million 1.28
Ranked 147th.
728.12
Ranked 13th. 569 times more than Guatemala

Duration of education > Primary level 6
Ranked 72nd. The same as United States
6
Ranked 51st.
Participation > Ratio of girls to boys in primary and secondary education 93.78%
Ranked 93th.
100.09%
Ranked 51st. 7% more than Guatemala

Participation > Children out of school > Elementary 78,222
Ranked 38th.
1.71 million
Ranked 4th. 22 times more than Guatemala

Public spending per student > Secondary level 12.1
Ranked 54th.
22.4
Ranked 28th. 85% more than Guatemala
Education enrolment by level > Percentage girls > Primary level 47.24%
Ranked 136th.
48.86%
Ranked 40th. 3% more than Guatemala

Education enrolment ratio > Net > Primary level > Women 93%
Ranked 73th.
94%
Ranked 66th. 1% more than Guatemala

High school > Upper secondary starting age 16
Ranked 34th. 7% more than United States
15
Ranked 90th.

Elementary school starting age > Years 7
Ranked 24th. 17% more than United States
6
Ranked 73th.

Elementary school repeaters > All 12.45
Ranked 21st.
0.0
Ranked 116th.

Secondary education > General pupils > Per capita 42.28 per 1,000 people
Ranked 86th.
82.36 per 1,000 people
Ranked 51st. 95% more than Guatemala

Education enrolment by level > Primary level per 1000 176.42
Ranked 18th. 2 times more than United States
86.39
Ranked 118th.

Education enrolment by level > Primary level > Per capita 0.177 per capita
Ranked 20th. 2 times more than United States
0.086 per capita
Ranked 119th.

Education enrolment ratio > Net > Primary level > Men 98%
Ranked 34th. 5% more than United States
93%
Ranked 66th.

Pupils-teacher ratio > Primary level 32.6
Ranked 47th. 2 times more than United States
15.4
Ranked 115th.
Elementary (primary school) > Teachers > Proportion of teachers female 66%
Ranked 33th.
87%
Ranked 8th. 32% more than Guatemala
Primary education > Teachers 75,519
Ranked 22nd.
1.73 million
Ranked 3rd. 23 times more than Guatemala

Education enrolment by level > Percentage girls > Secondary level 47.04%
Ranked 122nd.
48.72%
Ranked 92nd. 4% more than Guatemala

Private school enrolment > Primary level 12.8
Ranked 32nd. 10% more than United States
11.6
Ranked 33th.
Outcomes > Primary education > Duration > Years 6
Ranked 70th. The same as United States
6
Ranked 49th.

Primary education > Teachers per 1000 5.96
Ranked 26th. 1% more than United States
5.9
Ranked 45th.

Female enrolment share > Primary level 46.8%
Ranked 122nd.
48.7%
Ranked 42nd. 4% more than Guatemala
Services, etc., value added > Constant 2000 US$ $19.69 billion
Ranked 36th.
$10.28 trillion
Ranked 1st. 522 times more than Guatemala

Primary school starting age > Years 7
Ranked 22nd. 17% more than United States
6
Ranked 77th.

Scouting > Members 4,905
Ranked 96th.
2.99 million
Ranked 3rd. 609 times more than Guatemala
Elementary (primary) school) > Proportion spent on all staff salaries 82.83%
Ranked 12th. 2% more than United States
81.55%
Ranked 48th.

High school > Share of total education spending 13.07%
Ranked 18th.
35.42%
Ranked 52nd. 3 times more than Guatemala

Elementary (primary) school > Proportion of education spending on teachers' salaries 87.64%
Ranked 3rd. 60% more than United States
54.76%
Ranked 41st.

Enrolment ratio > Secondary level 26.2%
Ranked 81st.
88.1%
Ranked 17th. 3 times more than Guatemala
Participation > Secondary education > General pupils 649,466
Ranked 52nd.
24.69 million
Ranked 2nd. 38 times more than Guatemala

Secondary education > General pupils per 1000 42.01
Ranked 86th.
82.6
Ranked 48th. 97% more than Guatemala

Secondary education > Teachers per 1000 3.78
Ranked 43th.
5.52
Ranked 66th. 46% more than Guatemala

Ratio of female to male primary enrollment 92.33
Ranked 76th.
97.22
Ranked 93th. 5% more than Guatemala

Elementary (primary) school > Gender parity index 0.963
Ranked 113th.
0.991
Ranked 69th. 3% more than Guatemala

Female enrolment share > Secondary level 46.9%
Ranked 97th.
49%
Ranked 73th. 4% more than Guatemala
Post-Secondary Non-Tertiary > Teachers > Women 0.0
Ranked 58th.
25,000
Ranked 1st.

Private school enrolment > Secondary level 47.7
Ranked 10th. 5 times more than United States
9.6
Ranked 12th.
Education enrolment by level > Secondary level per 1000 51.71
Ranked 130th.
82.94
Ranked 90th. 60% more than Guatemala

Scouting > Members per thousand people 0.325
Ranked 134th.
9.52
Ranked 14th. 29 times more than Guatemala
Elementary school repeaters > Male 13.48
Ranked 22nd.
0.0
Ranked 113th.

Elementary school repeaters > Female 11.33
Ranked 22nd.
0.0
Ranked 112th.

Elementary school teachers 84,980
Ranked 38th.
1.8 million
Ranked 2nd. 21 times more than Guatemala

High school teachers 54,498
Ranked 37th.
1.72 million
Ranked 2nd. 32 times more than Guatemala

Participation > Secondary education > Pupils 754,496
Ranked 53th.
24.43 million
Ranked 3rd. 32 times more than Guatemala

Primary education > Pupils per 1000 184.98
Ranked 14th. 2 times more than United States
83.88
Ranked 115th.

Ratio of female to male secondary enrollment 90.6
Ranked 65th.
101.63
Ranked 58th. 12% more than Guatemala

Pupils-teacher ratio > Secondary level 13.2
Ranked 86th.
14.9
Ranked 79th. 13% more than Guatemala
Labor force with primary education > % of total 47.6%
Ranked 7th. 4 times more than United States
13.4%
Ranked 51st.

Labor force with secondary education, male > % of male labor force 26%
Ranked 56th.
50.2%
Ranked 23th. 93% more than Guatemala

Labor force with secondary education > % of total 28.1%
Ranked 59th.
50.8%
Ranked 22nd. 81% more than Guatemala

Primary education > Pupils > % female 47.61% female
Ranked 71st.
48.08% female
Ranked 104th. 1% more than Guatemala

Primary education > Pupils > Per capita 0.186 per capita
Ranked 13th. 2 times more than United States
0.084 per capita
Ranked 115th.

Net intake rate in grade 1 > Male > % of official school-age population 70.43%
Ranked 25th. 3% more than United States
68.07%
Ranked 43th.
Researchers in R&D > Per million people 39.48
Ranked 59th.
4,673.21
Ranked 8th. 118 times more than Guatemala

High school teachers > % female 43.84%
Ranked 71st.
60.36%
Ranked 38th. 38% more than Guatemala

Elementary school graduate rate > Female 64
Ranked 70th.
87.47
Ranked 48th. 37% more than Guatemala

Inputs > Secondary education > Teachers > Female 23,890
Ranked 35th.
1.04 million
Ranked 1st. 43 times more than Guatemala

Participation > Children out of school > Elementary > Male 23,117
Ranked 46th.
944,307
Ranked 4th. 41 times more than Guatemala

Participation > Children out of school > Elementary > Female 55,105
Ranked 32nd.
769,923
Ranked 4th. 14 times more than Guatemala

Participation > School enrollment > Tertiary > Male > % gross 17.74%
Ranked 71st.
69.36%
Ranked 5th. 4 times more than Guatemala

School enrollment > Primary > Female > % net 91.88% net
Ranked 27th. 2% more than United States
90.49% net
Ranked 71st.

School enrollment > Primary > Male > % net 96.32% net
Ranked 14th. 2% more than United States
94.25% net
Ranked 51st.

Literacy and Attainment > Educational attainment: completed tertiary > Tertiary > Population 25+ years > % > Over 24 year olds 0.0
Ranked 44th.
40.66%
Ranked 3rd.
Unemployment with primary education, male > % of male unemployment 62.2%
Ranked 2nd. 3 times more than United States
20.2%
Ranked 66th.

Labor force with tertiary education, male > % of male labor force 5.7%
Ranked 64th.
35%
Ranked 4th. 6 times more than Guatemala

School enrollment > Preprimary > % gross 28.5% gross
Ranked 56th.
61.93% gross
Ranked 62nd. 2 times more than Guatemala

School enrollment > Primary > Female > % gross 109.28% gross
Ranked 29th. 12% more than United States
97.55% gross
Ranked 117th.

Participation > School enrollment > Secondary > Private > % of total secondary 74.12%
Ranked 3rd. 8 times more than United States
8.78%
Ranked 68th.

School enrollment > Tertiary > Male > % gross 11.16% gross
Ranked 93th.
69.19% gross
Ranked 6th. 6 times more than Guatemala

Participation > School enrollment > Tertiary > % gross 17.71%
Ranked 74th.
82.92%
Ranked 4th. 5 times more than Guatemala

Participation > School enrollment > Tertiary > Female > % gross 17.69%
Ranked 74th.
97.14%
Ranked 6th. 5 times more than Guatemala

Participation > Total enrollment > Primary > % net 96.45%
Ranked 44th. 4% more than United States
93.14%
Ranked 64th.

Participation > School enrollment > Secondary > Male > % net 41.15%
Ranked 71st.
87.68%
Ranked 18th. 2 times more than Guatemala

Ratio of girls to boys in primary and secondary education > % 95%
Ranked 102nd.
100.42%
Ranked 47th. 6% more than Guatemala

School enrollment, preprimary, female > % gross 64.92%
Ranked 67th.
72.28%
Ranked 62nd. 11% more than Guatemala

School enrollment, preprimary, male > % gross 63.88%
Ranked 68th.
74.31%
Ranked 60th. 16% more than Guatemala

Labor force with primary education, female > % of female labor force 40.3%
Ranked 6th. 3 times more than United States
11.8%
Ranked 48th.

Labor force with tertiary education > % of total 6.3%
Ranked 69th.
35.7%
Ranked 3rd. 6 times more than Guatemala

Services, etc., value added > Current US$ per capita $1,847.60
Ranked 65th.
$36,945.60
Ranked 5th. 20 times more than Guatemala

Services, etc., value added > Current US$, % of GDP 55.13%
Ranked 44th.
76.79%
Ranked 5th. 39% more than Guatemala

Adjusted savings > Education expenditure > % of GNI 1.57% of GNI
Ranked 155th.
4.79% of GNI
Ranked 58th. 3 times more than Guatemala

Public spending on education > Total > % of GDP 1.28%
Ranked 134th.
5.85%
Ranked 34th. 5 times more than Guatemala

Unemployment with primary education > % of total unemployment 37.1%
Ranked 36th. 2 times more than United States
18.4%
Ranked 49th.

Unemployment with secondary education > % of total unemployment 12.3%
Ranked 73th.
34.3%
Ranked 47th. 3 times more than Guatemala

Expenditure per student > Primary > % of GDP per capita 6.55%
Ranked 96th.
21.51%
Ranked 20th. 3 times more than Guatemala

School enrollment > Secondary > Male > % gross 53.86% gross
Ranked 60th.
93.94% gross
Ranked 43th. 74% more than Guatemala

School enrollment > Primary > % net 94.12% net
Ranked 22nd. 2% more than United States
92.41% net
Ranked 62nd.

Services, etc., value added > Constant 2000 US$, % of GDP 38.95%
Ranked 34th.
68.6%
Ranked 6th. 76% more than Guatemala

School life expectancy > Primary to tertiary > Male 11 years
Ranked 75th.
15 years
Ranked 24th. 36% more than Guatemala
School enrollment, primary > % gross 113.77%
Ranked 27th. 15% more than United States
98.78%
Ranked 107th.

School enrollment > Secondary > Female > % gross 48.79% gross
Ranked 60th.
95.47% gross
Ranked 47th. 96% more than Guatemala

School enrollment, primary, male > % net 93.33%
Ranked 46th. 2% more than United States
91.29%
Ranked 62nd.

Persistence to last grade of primary, female > % of cohort 70.68%
Ranked 73th.
87.88%
Ranked 62nd. 24% more than Guatemala

School enrollment > Primary > % gross 113.85% gross
Ranked 24th. 15% more than United States
98.98% gross
Ranked 115th.

Repeaters, primary, male > % of male enrollment 11.72%
Ranked 22nd.
0.0
Ranked 136th.

Public spending on education > Total > % of government expenditure 13.02%
Ranked 62nd.
15.25%
Ranked 31st. 17% more than Guatemala

High school > Lower Secondary > Students per teacher 16.6
Ranked 35th. 14% more than United States
14.52
Ranked 47th.

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