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  • Adult literacy rate > Total: Adult literacy rate is the percentage of people ages 15 and above who can, with understanding, read and write a short, simple statement on their everyday life."
  • Average years of schooling of adults: Average years of schooling of adults is the years of formal schooling received, on average, by adults over age 15. (Data Source: Barro-Lee Data Set www.worldbank.org/html/prdmg/grthweb/ddbarle2.htm)
  • Children out of school, primary: Children out of school, primary. Out-of-school children of primary school age. Total is the total number of primary-school-age children who are not enrolled in either primary or secondary schools.
  • Children out of school, primary per 1000: Children out of school, primary. Out-of-school children of primary school age. Total is the total number of primary-school-age children who are not enrolled in either primary or secondary schools. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Children out of school, primary, female: Children out of school, primary, female. Out-of-school children of primary school age. Female is the total number of female primary-school-age children who are not enrolled in either primary or secondary schools.
  • College and university > Gender parity index: Country's gender parity index for college and university enrollment. For countries with a rating of over 1, more females are enrolled while countries with a rating under 1 have more males enrolled.
  • Compulsary education duration: Number of years students are required to be enrolled in school for all levels of education. For instance, compulsary education lasts for 12 years in the United States.
  • Government spending on education > Proportion of GDP: Percentage of public funding for education out of country's total GDP.
  • High school enrolment rate: Progression to secondary school refers to the number of new entrants to the first grade of secondary school in a given year as a percentage of the number of students enrolled in the final grade of primary school in the previous year.
  • 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.
  • Literacy > Adult literacy: Adult literacy rate (%).
  • 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.
  • Adult literacy rate > Female: Adult literacy rate is the percentage of people ages 15 and above who can, with understanding, read and write a short, simple statement on their everyday life."
  • High school > Gender ratio: Ratio of female to male secondary enrollment is the percentage of girls to boys enrolled at secondary level in public and private schools.
  • Compulsary education starting age: Age at which children must be enrolled in school.
  • Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary per million: Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary. Pupil-teacher ratio. Secondary is the number of pupils enrolled in secondary school divided by the number of secondary school teachers. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Literacy > Definition: This entry includes a definition of literacy and Census Bureau percentages for the total population, males, and females. There are no universal definitions and standards of literacy. Unless otherwise specified, all rates are based on the most common definition - the ability to read and write at a specified age. Detailing the standards that individual countries use to assess the ability to read and write is beyond the scope of our source. Information on literacy, while not a perfect measure of educational results, is probably the most easily available and valid for international comparisons.
  • High school > Upper secondary school duration: Number of years students study at the upper secondary (high school) level.
  • Literacy > Male: This entry includes a definition of literacy and Census Bureau percentages for the total population, males, and females. There are no universal definitions and standards of literacy. Unless otherwise specified, all rates are based on the most common definition - the ability to read and write at a specified age. Detailing the standards that individual countries use to assess the ability to read and write is beyond the scope of our source. Information on literacy, while not a perfect measure of educational results, is probably the most easily available and valid for international comparisons.
  • Spending > USD: Education expenditure refers to the current operating expenditures in education, including wages and salaries and excluding capital investments in buildings and equipment."
  • High school > Private school share: Percentage of secondary students who attend a private school.
  • Spending > Proportion: Education expenditure refers to the current operating expenditures in education, including wages and salaries and excluding capital investments in buildings and equipment. Expressed as a proportion of GNI."
  • Pupil-teacher ratio > Primary: Primary school pupil-teacher ratio is the number of pupils enrolled in primary school divided by the number of primary school teachers (regardless of their teaching assignment).
  • Child care (preschool) > Starting age: Average age at which students begin pre-primary (preschool) education.
  • High school repeaters > Male: Repeaters in secondary school are the number of students enrolled in the same grade as in the previous year, as a percentage of all students enrolled in secondary school."
  • Preschool enrollment rate: Gross enrollment ratio is the ratio of total enrollment, regardless of age, to the population of the age group that officially corresponds to the level of education shown. Primary education provides children with basic reading, writing, and mathematics skills along with an elementary understanding of such subjects as history, geography, natural science, social science, art, and music."
  • Tertiary > Students studying abroad: Total number of post-secondary students who were studying abroad during given year.
  • Elementary (primary school) > Duration: Number of years students study at the primary level.
  • Secondary education, teachers: Secondary education, teachers. Teaching staff in total secondary. Public and private. Full and part-time. All programmes. Total is the total number of teachers in public and private secondary education institutions (ISCED 2 and 3). Teachers are persons employed full time or part time in an official capacity to guide and direct the learning experience of pupils and students, irrespective of their qualifications or the delivery mechanism, i.e. face-to-face and/or at a distance. This definition excludes educational personnel who have no active teaching duties (e.g. headmasters, headmistresses or principals who do not teach) and persons who work occasionally or in a voluntary capacity in educational institutions.
  • Secondary education, teachers per 1000: Secondary education, teachers. Teaching staff in total secondary. Public and private. Full and part-time. All programmes. Total is the total number of teachers in public and private secondary education institutions (ISCED 2 and 3). Teachers are persons employed full time or part time in an official capacity to guide and direct the learning experience of pupils and students, irrespective of their qualifications or the delivery mechanism, i.e. face-to-face and/or at a distance. This definition excludes educational personnel who have no active teaching duties (e.g. headmasters, headmistresses or principals who do not teach) and persons who work occasionally or in a voluntary capacity in educational institutions. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Child care (preschool) > Students per teacher: Number of students per teacher for pre-primary (preschool) education.
  • High school > Lower secondary school duration: Number of years students study at the lower secondary (middle school) level.
  • Children out of school, primary, male per 1000: Children out of school, primary, male. Out-of-school children of primary school age. Male is the total number of male primary-school-age children who are not enrolled in either primary or secondary schools. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Literacy > Female literates > Aged 15-19 per thousand people: Number of females aged 15-19 years, who are literate. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • 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.
  • Literacy rate > People aged 15-24: Youth literacy rate is the percentage of people ages 15-24 who can, with understanding, read and write a short, simple statement on their everyday life."
  • 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.
  • Literacy > Female literates > Aged over 10 per thousand people: Number of females older than 10 years, who are literate. Figures expressed per thousand people 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.
  • 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).
  • Proportion of education spending on teachers' salaries: Percentage of public education funding for all levels that goes to teachers' salaries.
  • Literacy rate > Females aged 15-24: Youth literacy rate is the percentage of people ages 15-24 who can, with understanding, read and write a short, simple statement on their everyday life."
  • 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.
  • Literacy > Literates > Aged 15-19 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people 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.
  • 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.
  • Secondary education > Pupils: Secondary education pupils is the total number of pupils enrolled at secondary level in public and private schools.
  • Primary education > Pupils: Primary education pupils is the total number of pupils enrolled at primary level in public and private schools.
  • High school > Population with at least high school education > Men: Gender Inequality Index.
  • Literacy rate > Males aged 15-24: Youth literacy rate is the percentage of people ages 15-24 who can, with understanding, read and write a short, simple statement on their everyday life."
  • 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.
  • Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 30-34 per thousand people: Compares countries by number of illiterate individuals, in the age range 30 to 34. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • 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.
  • Illiterate population by sex > Aged 15+ per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • 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.
  • Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 35-39: Compares countries by number of illiterate individuals, in the age range 35 to 39. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems
  • Literacy > Literates > Aged 15-19: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • 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 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.
  • 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.
  • Literacy > Literates > Aged over 10 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Male illiterates > Aged 35-39 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 10-14: Compares countries by number of male illiterates, in the age range 10 to 14. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Literacy > Men above 14 years: Percent of male population above the age of 14 years that is literate.
  • 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).
  • Participation > Secondary education > General pupils: Secondary general pupils are the number of secondary students enrolled in general education programs, including teacher training."
  • Secondary education > Teachers per 1000: Secondary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Secondary education > General pupils per 1000: Secondary general pupils are the number of secondary students enrolled in general education programs, including teacher training. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Ratio of female to male primary enrollment: Ratio of female to male primary enrollment is the percentage of girls to boys enrolled at primary level in public and private schools.
  • Elementary (primary) school > Gender parity index: Country's gender parity index in primary, or elementary, school. For countries with a rating of over 1, more females are enrolled while countries with a rating under 1 have more males enrolled. 
  • 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.
  • Education enrolment by level > Secondary level per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged 65-69 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Female literates > Aged 15-19: Number of females aged 15-19 years, who are literate.
  • Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 50-54 per thousand people: Compares countries by number of illiterate individuals, in the age range 50 to 54. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Male illiterates > Aged 35-39: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged 35-39 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 15-19 per thousand people: Compares countries by number of illiterate individuals, in the age range 15 to 19. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Literates > Aged 40-44 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 20-24: Compares countries by number of illiterate individuals, in the age range 20 to 24. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems
  • Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged 25-29 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 25-29 per thousand people: Compares countries by number of illiterate individuals, in the age range 25 to 29. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Scouting > Members per thousand people: Membership (from 2012). Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • 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.
  • Literacy > Women above 14 years: Percent of female population above the age of 14 years that is literate.
  • Gender ratio > Literacy rate of 15-24 year-olds: Literacy gender parity rate of 15-24 year olds in each country. This number is achieved by dividing the total amount of females who are literate by the total amount of males who are literate. Numbers below 1 mean that more males are literate, while numbers over 1 indicate that more females are literate, with the difference in the numbers indicating to what extent this is true. For instance, in Chad (with a parity rate of .42%) a substantial amount of more males are literate than females. These numbers are only for 15-24 year olds.
  • Teachers' Day date: Date when Teacher's Day is celebrated around the world.
  • Illiterate population by sex > Aged 15+ > Women per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Illiterate population by sex > Aged 15+ > Per capita: Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Participation > Secondary education > Pupils: Secondary education pupils is the total number of pupils enrolled at secondary level in public and private schools.
  • 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.
  • Literacy > Female literates > Aged 35-39: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged 35-39: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • Literacy > Female literates > Aged over 10: Number of females older than 10 years, who are literate.
  • 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).
  • Literacy > Literates > Aged 40-44: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • Public spending on education, total > % of GDP: Public spending on education, total (% of GDP). Public expenditure on education as % of GDP is the total public expenditure (current and capital) on education expressed as a percentage of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in a given year. Public expenditure on education includes government spending on educational institutions (both public and private), education administration, and transfers/subsidies for private entities (students/households and other privates entities).
  • Literacy > Female literates > Aged 60-64 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Literates > Aged 25-29 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Literates > Aged 30-34 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Male illiterates > Aged 50-54 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Female literates > Aged 45-49 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Female literates > Aged 55-59 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • 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)
  • Literacy rate > Youth total > % of people ages 15-24: Youth literacy rate is the percentage of people ages 15-24 who can, with understanding, read and write a short, simple statement on their everyday life.
  • 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.
  • Ratio of female to male enrollments in tertiary education: Ratio of female to male tertiary enrollment is the percentage of men to women enrolled at tertiary level in public and private schools.
  • Gross intake rate in grade 1 > Male > % of relevant age group: Gross intake rate in grade 1 is the number of new entrants in the first grade of primary education regardless of age, expressed as a percentage of the population of the official primary entrance age.
  • Illiterate population by sex > Aged 15+ > Men > Per capita: Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Literacy rate > Adult total > % of people ages 15 and above: Adult literacy rate is the percentage of people ages 15 and above who can, with understanding, read and write a short, simple statement on their everyday life.
  • 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 > 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."
  • Persistence to grade 5 > Male > % of cohort: 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.
  • Literacy > Ratio of young literate females to males > % ages 15-24: Ratio of young literate females to males (% ages 15-24). Gender parity index for youth literacy rate is the ratio of female youth literacy rate to male youth literacy rate. It is calculated by dividing the female value for the indicator by the male value for the indicator. A GPI equal to 1 indicates parity between females and males. In general, a value less than 1 indicates disparity in favor of males and a value greater than 1 indicates disparity in favor of females.
  • Literacy > Literacy rate, adult total > % of people ages 15 and above: Literacy rate, adult total (% of people ages 15 and above). Adult (15+) literacy rate (%). Total is the percentage of the population age 15 and above who can, with understanding, read and write a short, simple statement on their everyday life. Generally, u2018literacyu2019 also encompasses u2018numeracyu2019, the ability to make simple arithmetic calculations. This indicator is calculated by dividing the number of literates aged 15 years and over by the corresponding age group population and multiplying the result by 100.
  • 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.
  • Secondary education, pupils > % female: Secondary education, pupils (% female). Percentage of female students. Total secondary. All programmes is the number of female students enrolled in all secondary education programmes expressed as a percentage of the total number of students (male and female) enrolled at the secondary education level in a given school year.
  • Literacy > Literacy rate, youth male > % of males ages 15-24: Literacy rate, youth male (% of males ages 15-24). Youth (15-24) literacy rate (%). Male is the number of males age 15 to 24 years who can both read and write with understanding a short simple statement on their everyday life, divided by the male population in that age group. Generally, u2018literacyu2019 also encompasses u2018numeracyu2019, the ability to make simple arithmetic calculations.
  • 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.
  • Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 55-59: Compares countries by number of male iliterate individuals, in the age range 55 to 59. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems
  • Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged 45-49: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • Literacy > Literates > Aged 45-49: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • Literacy > Male literates > Aged 70-74: Compares countries by number of male literates, in the age range 70 to 74. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems
  • Literacy > Male illiterates > Aged 25-29 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Male literates > Aged 55-59 per thousand people: Compares countries by number of male literates, in the age range 55 to 59. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 40-44 per thousand people: Compares countries by number of illiterate individuals, in the age range 40 to 44. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Male illiterates > Aged 70-74 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Literates > Aged 45-49 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 55-59 per thousand people: Compares countries by number of male iliterate individuals, in the age range 55 to 59. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Literates > Aged 70-74 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Female literates > Aged 35-39 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • 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."
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged 50-54: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • 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.
  • Literacy > Male illiterates > Aged 25-29: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • 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
  • Ratio of female to male tertiary enrollment > %: Ratio of female to male tertiary enrollment (%). Ratio of female to male tertiary enrollment is the percentage of men to women enrolled at tertiary level in public and private schools.
  • Illiterate population by sex > Aged 15+ > Men per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Literacy > Literates > Aged 50-54: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 30-34: Compares countries by number of illiterate individuals, in the age range 30 to 34. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems
  • Literacy > Male illiterates > Aged 15-19: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • 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, female > % net: School enrollment, primary, female (% net). Net enrolment rate. Primary. Female is the ratio of female children of the official primary school age who are enrolled in primary school to the female population of the official primary school age.
  • Persistence to grade 5, total > % of cohort: Persistence to grade 5, total (% of cohort). Survival rate to grade 5. Total is the share of children enrolled in the first grade of primary school who eventually reach grade 5. The estimate is calculated on the basis of the reconstructed cohort method, which uses data on enrolment and repeaters for two consecutive years.
  • Literacy > Female literates > Aged 10-14 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged 10-14 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people 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.
  • Outcomes > Ratio of young literate females to males > % ages 15-24: Ratio of young literate females to males is the percentage of females to males ages 15-24 who can, with understanding, read and write a short, simple statement on their everyday life."
  • 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.
  • Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 65-69 per thousand people: Compares countries by number of male illiterates, in the age range 65 to 69. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Literates > Aged 65-69: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 35-39 per thousand people: Compares countries by number of illiterate individuals, in the age range 35 to 39. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Male illiterates > Aged 10-14 per thousand people: Number of males aged 10-14 years, who are illiterate. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Male literates > Aged 10-14: Compares countries by number of male literates, in the age range 10 to 14. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems
  • Literacy > Female literates > Aged 30-34 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • School enrollment, tertiary, male > % gross: School enrollment, tertiary, male (% gross). Gross enrolment ratio. Tertiary (ISCED 5 and 6). Male is the total male enrollment in tertiary education (ISCED 5 and 6), regardless of age, expressed as a percentage of the total male population of the five-year age group following on from secondary school leaving.
  • Literacy > Literates > Aged 60-64: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
STAT India Pakistan HISTORY
Adult literacy rate > Total 62.75
Ranked 14th. 17% more than Pakistan
53.7
Ranked 103th.

Average years of schooling of adults 5.1
Ranked 65th. 31% more than Pakistan
3.9
Ranked 75th.
Children out of school, primary 1.39 million
Ranked 4th.
5.37 million
Ranked 1st. 4 times more than India

Children out of school, primary per 1000 1.14
Ranked 85th.
29.98
Ranked 13th. 26 times more than India

Children out of school, primary, female 6.11 million
Ranked 1st. Twice as much as Pakistan
3.05 million
Ranked 1st.

College and university > Gender parity index 0.726
Ranked 100th.
0.908
Ranked 63th. 25% more than India

Compulsary education duration 9
Ranked 64th. 80% more than Pakistan
5
Ranked 107th.

Government spending on education > Proportion of GDP 3.17%
Ranked 44th. 46% more than Pakistan
2.17%
Ranked 20th.

High school enrolment rate 85.13
Ranked 70th. 17% more than Pakistan
72.56
Ranked 79th.

Literacy > Total population 59.5%
Ranked 134th. 19% more than Pakistan
49.9%
Ranked 10th.

Primary education, duration > Years 5
Ranked 160th. The same as Pakistan
5
Ranked 164th.

Primary education, teachers per 1000 3.21
Ranked 104th. 31% more than Pakistan
2.45
Ranked 71st.

Pupil-teacher ratio, primary 35.15
Ranked 29th.
41.35
Ranked 19th. 18% more than India

Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary 25.92
Ranked 19th.
41.86
Ranked 2nd. 61% more than India

Secondary education, duration > Years 7
Ranked 50th. The same as Pakistan
7
Ranked 56th.

Literacy > Female 48.3%
Ranked 131st. 34% more than Pakistan
36%
Ranked 9th.

Children out of school, primary, female per 1000 5.58
Ranked 38th.
17.03
Ranked 12th. 3 times more than India

College and university > Gender ratio 69.94
Ranked 85th.
85.23
Ranked 69th. 22% more than India

Child care (preschool) > Duration 3
Ranked 65th. 50% more than Pakistan
2
Ranked 157th.

Secondary education > Teachers > Per capita 2.4 per 1,000 people
Ranked 103th. 85% more than Pakistan
1.3 per 1,000 people
Ranked 117th.
Duration of compulsory education 8 years
Ranked 8th. 60% more than Pakistan
5 years
Ranked 157th.
Secondary education, pupils 113.73 million
Ranked 1st. 11 times more than Pakistan
10.37 million
Ranked 1st.

Girls to boys ratio > Primary level enrolment 0.93
Ranked 115th. 22% more than Pakistan
0.76
Ranked 144th.

Literacy > Adult literacy 66%
Ranked 91st. 20% more than Pakistan
54.9%
Ranked 102nd.

Primary education, pupils 137.75 million
Ranked 1st. 8 times more than Pakistan
18.12 million
Ranked 1st.

Primary education, teachers 3.92 million
Ranked 2nd. 9 times more than Pakistan
438,161
Ranked 1st.

Adult literacy rate > Female 50.82
Ranked 14th. 27% more than Pakistan
39.97
Ranked 103th.

High school > Gender ratio 85.75
Ranked 116th. 13% more than Pakistan
75.79
Ranked 104th.

Compulsary education starting age 6
Ranked 46th. 20% more than Pakistan
5
Ranked 92nd.

Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary per million 0.0212
Ranked 98th.
0.27
Ranked 99th. 13 times more than India

Literacy > Definition age 15 and over can read and write age 15 and over can read and write
High school > Upper secondary school duration 4
Ranked 27th. The same as Pakistan
4
Ranked 28th.

Literacy > Male 70.2%
Ranked 131st. 11% more than Pakistan
63%
Ranked 9th.

Spending > USD 36.6 billion
Ranked 15th. 10 times more than Pakistan
3.6 billion
Ranked 49th.

High school > Private school share 41.89%
Ranked 11th. 35% more than Pakistan
31.12%
Ranked 12th.

Spending > Proportion 3.17
Ranked 121st. 48% more than Pakistan
2.14
Ranked 145th.

Pupil-teacher ratio > Primary 40.2
Ranked 27th. 5% more than Pakistan
38.34
Ranked 28th.

Child care (preschool) > Starting age 3
Ranked 125th. The same as Pakistan
3
Ranked 133th.

High school repeaters > Male 5.15
Ranked 44th. 3 times more than Pakistan
2
Ranked 79th.
Literacy rates > Aged 15-24 76.4%
Ranked 23th. 17% more than Pakistan
65.1%
Ranked 8th.

Preschool enrollment rate 113.06
Ranked 30th. 33% more than Pakistan
84.78
Ranked 125th.

Tertiary > Students studying abroad 198,512.54
Ranked 2nd. 5 times more than Pakistan
38,154.56
Ranked 17th.

Primary completion rate 90
Ranked 71st. 43% more than Pakistan
63
Ranked 100th.
Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level 11.3 million
Ranked 3rd. 28 times more than Pakistan
401,056
Ranked 41st.

Elementary (primary school) > Duration 5
Ranked 169th. The same as Pakistan
5
Ranked 173th.

Secondary education, teachers 4.39 million
Ranked 2nd. 22 times more than Pakistan
197,082
Ranked 17th.

Secondary education, teachers per 1000 3.59
Ranked 77th. 3 times more than Pakistan
1.27
Ranked 103th.

Child care (preschool) > Students per teacher 40.31
Ranked 4th.
41.34
Ranked 2nd. 3% more than India
High school > Lower secondary school duration 3
Ranked 120th. The same as Pakistan
3
Ranked 125th.

Children out of school, primary, male per 1000 4.44
Ranked 42nd.
12.95
Ranked 14th. 3 times more than India

Secondary education, general pupils 100.95 million
Ranked 1st. 10 times more than Pakistan
10 million
Ranked 1st.

Illiteracy rates by sex > Aged 15+ 40.5%
Ranked 26th.
54.3%
Ranked 13th. 34% more than India

High school > Gender parity index 0.918
Ranked 115th. 25% more than Pakistan
0.733
Ranked 94th.

Scientific and technical journal articles 12,774
Ranked 14th. 35 times more than Pakistan
368
Ranked 54th.

College and university > Teachers > Proportion of teachers female 40%
Ranked 2nd. 8% more than Pakistan
37%
Ranked 47th.
Tertiary > Students studying abroad proportion 0.745%
Ranked 119th.
2.43%
Ranked 87th. 3 times more than India

Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level per 1000 10.49
Ranked 92nd. 4 times more than Pakistan
2.68
Ranked 115th.

Scouting > Genders admitted both boys only
Elementary (primary school) > Starting age 6
Ranked 96th. 20% more than Pakistan
5
Ranked 197th.

Education expenditure of government > As percentage of total government 10.7%
Ranked 57th.
10.9%
Ranked 41st. 2% more than India

Children out of school, primary, male 4.85 million
Ranked 1st. 2 times more than Pakistan
2.32 million
Ranked 1st.

Education expenditure of government > As percentage of GNI 3.8%
Ranked 76th. 58% more than Pakistan
2.4%
Ranked 45th.

High school > Students per teacher 25.92
Ranked 19th.
41.86
Ranked 2nd. 61% more than India

Secondary education > General pupils 83.13 million
Ranked 2nd. 12 times more than Pakistan
7.09 million
Ranked 4th.

Secondary school starting age > Years 11
Ranked 156th. 10% more than Pakistan
10
Ranked 192nd.

High school starting age > Years 11
Ranked 138th. 10% more than Pakistan
10
Ranked 172nd.

Primary education > Teachers > Per capita 3.14 per 1,000 people
Ranked 113th. 9% more than Pakistan
2.89 per 1,000 people
Ranked 76th.

Literacy > Female literates > Aged 15-19 per thousand people 31.74
Ranked 21st. 43% more than Pakistan
22.24
Ranked 3rd.
Education enrolment by level > Primary level 125.57 million
Ranked 1st. 9 times more than Pakistan
14.04 million
Ranked 9th.

High school > Population with at least high school education > Women 26.6%
Ranked 116th. 45% more than Pakistan
18.3%
Ranked 130th.

Elementary school graduate rate 65.79
Ranked 84th.
69.68
Ranked 79th. 6% more than India
Literacy rate > People aged 15-24 81.13
Ranked 14th. 18% more than Pakistan
68.86
Ranked 100th.

Secondary education, pupils per 1000 93.13
Ranked 41st. 61% more than Pakistan
57.89
Ranked 58th.

Primary education, pupils per 1000 112.8
Ranked 72nd. 12% more than Pakistan
101.13
Ranked 54th.

Girls to boys ratio > Tertiary level enrolment 0.7
Ranked 77th.
0.88
Ranked 68th. 26% more than India

Illiterate population by sex > Aged 15+ 289.64 million
Ranked 1st. 6 times more than Pakistan
48.67 million
Ranked 4th.

Girls to boys ratio > Secondary level enrolment 0.81
Ranked 118th. 9% more than Pakistan
0.74
Ranked 125th.

Literacy > Female literates > Aged over 10 per thousand people 188.02
Ranked 21st. 86% more than Pakistan
101.11
Ranked 3rd.
Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level > Per capita 10.77 per 1,000 people
Ranked 90th. 4 times more than Pakistan
2.77 per 1,000 people
Ranked 113th.

Tertiary > Students studying abroad per thousand people 0.163
Ranked 184th.
0.217
Ranked 175th. 33% more than India

Outcomes > Secondary education > Duration > Years 7
Ranked 44th. The same as Pakistan
7
Ranked 51st.

Teacher student ratio > High school 32.7
Ranked 9th.
41.86
Ranked 2nd. 28% more than India

Inequality adjusted index 0.264
Ranked 109th. 22% more than Pakistan
0.217
Ranked 118th.
High school repeaters > Female 4.06
Ranked 43th. 91% more than Pakistan
2.13
Ranked 69th.
Illiterate population by sex > Aged 15+ > Women 179.8 million
Ranked 1st. 6 times more than Pakistan
30.4 million
Ranked 3rd.

Teacher student ratio > Elementary school 40.2
Ranked 23th.
40.67
Ranked 24th. 1% more than India

Proportion of education spending on teachers' salaries 84.47%
Ranked 2nd. 12% more than Pakistan
75.2%
Ranked 5th.

Literacy rate > Females aged 15-24 74.36
Ranked 14th. 27% more than Pakistan
58.77
Ranked 104th.

Percentage of pupils starting grade 1 reaching grade 5 73%
Ranked 66th. 5% more than Pakistan
69.7%
Ranked 74th.
Elementary school > Enrolled students 140.36 million
Ranked 1st. 8 times more than Pakistan
18.18 million
Ranked 4th.

Primary education > Duration > Years 5 years
Ranked 154th. The same as Pakistan
5 years
Ranked 157th.

Services, etc., value added > Constant 2000 US$ per capita $616.31
Ranked 74th. 54% more than Pakistan
$400.05
Ranked 82nd.

School enrolment rate > 1st grade 128.4
Ranked 14th. 21% more than Pakistan
105.91
Ranked 48th.

Secondary education, general pupils per 1000 85.94
Ranked 45th. 54% more than Pakistan
55.79
Ranked 62nd.

Literacy > Literates > Aged 15-19 per thousand people 75
Ranked 17th. 34% more than Pakistan
56.01
Ranked 3rd.
High school > Lower secondary starting age 11
Ranked 161st. 10% more than Pakistan
10
Ranked 199th.

Elementary (primary) school) > Private school share 17.04%
Ranked 32nd.
33.68%
Ranked 10th. 98% more than India

Elementary school > Gender ratio 96.83
Ranked 104th. 17% more than Pakistan
82.6
Ranked 128th.

High school enrolment rate > Female 84.22
Ranked 63th. 18% more than Pakistan
71.38
Ranked 75th.

Illiteracy rates by sex > Aged 15+ > Women 51.7%
Ranked 25th.
69.4%
Ranked 9th. 34% more than India

Education enrolment ratio > Net > Primary level 95%
Ranked 62nd. 40% more than Pakistan
68%
Ranked 127th.

Duration of education > Secondary level 5
Ranked 155th.
7
Ranked 50th. 40% more than India
Secondary education > Pupils 83.86 million
Ranked 2nd. 12 times more than Pakistan
7.24 million
Ranked 4th.

Primary education > Pupils 136.19 million
Ranked 1st. 8 times more than Pakistan
17.26 million
Ranked 2nd.

High school > Population with at least high school education > Men 50.4%
Ranked 88th. 17% more than Pakistan
43.1%
Ranked 105th.

Literacy rate > Males aged 15-24 88.41
Ranked 14th. 13% more than Pakistan
78.51
Ranked 92nd.

Education enrolment by level > Percentage girls > Tertiary level 38.45%
Ranked 105th.
43.16%
Ranked 96th. 12% more than India

Education enrolment by level > Secondary level > Per capita 77.29 per 1,000 people
Ranked 98th. 95% more than Pakistan
39.57 per 1,000 people
Ranked 140th.

Secondary education, vocational pupils 829,377
Ranked 12th. 2 times more than Pakistan
376,337
Ranked 5th.

Elementary (primary) school > Students per teacher 35.15
Ranked 28th.
41.35
Ranked 17th. 18% more than India

Spending on education > Proportion spent on all staff salaries 90.56%
Ranked 8th. 13% more than Pakistan
80%
Ranked 27th.

Secondary education > Teachers 2.59 million
Ranked 2nd. 13 times more than Pakistan
197,082
Ranked 20th.
School life expectancy > Primary to tertiary 10 years
Ranked 24th. 43% more than Pakistan
7 years
Ranked 90th.
School enrolment rate > 5th grade 65.79
Ranked 74th.
69.68
Ranked 70th. 6% more than India
Education enrolment by level > Secondary level 81.05 million
Ranked 2nd. 14 times more than Pakistan
5.73 million
Ranked 19th.

Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 30-34 per thousand people 26.86
Ranked 4th.
33.65
Ranked 2nd. 25% more than India
Scientific and technical journal articles per million 11.68
Ranked 70th. 5 times more than Pakistan
2.41
Ranked 86th.

Duration of education > Primary level 6
Ranked 62nd. 20% more than Pakistan
5
Ranked 139th.
Women to men parity index > As ratio of literacy rates > Aged 15-24 0.8
Ranked 25th. 16% more than Pakistan
0.69
Ranked 8th.

Participation > Ratio of girls to boys in primary and secondary education 92.18%
Ranked 116th. 15% more than Pakistan
80.21%
Ranked 109th.

Participation > Children out of school > Elementary 5.56 million
Ranked 3rd.
7.26 million
Ranked 1st. 30% more than India

Illiterate population by sex > Aged 15+ per 1000 264.81
Ranked 23th.
319.34
Ranked 12th. 21% more than India

Education enrolment by level > Percentage girls > Primary level 46.82%
Ranked 143th. 17% more than Pakistan
40.03%
Ranked 168th.

Progression to secondary school 85.08%
Ranked 71st. 23% more than Pakistan
68.95%
Ranked 57th.

Literacy rates > Aged 15-24 > Women 67.7%
Ranked 23th. 27% more than Pakistan
53.1%
Ranked 8th.

Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 35-39 29.5 million
Ranked 1st. 8 times more than Pakistan
3.58 million
Ranked 1st.
Literacy > Literates > Aged 15-19 79.46 million
Ranked 1st. 10 times more than Pakistan
7.68 million
Ranked 1st.
Education enrolment ratio > Net > Primary level > Women 91%
Ranked 83th. 54% more than Pakistan
59%
Ranked 125th.

High school > Upper secondary starting age 14
Ranked 186th. 8% more than Pakistan
13
Ranked 202nd.

Elementary school starting age > Years 6
Ranked 89th. 20% more than Pakistan
5
Ranked 168th.

Elementary school repeaters > All 3.45
Ranked 66th.
4.42
Ranked 54th. 28% more than India

Secondary education > General pupils > Per capita 76.99 per 1,000 people
Ranked 63th. 69% more than Pakistan
45.52 per 1,000 people
Ranked 83th.

Education enrolment by level > Primary level > Per capita 0.12 per capita
Ranked 76th. 24% more than Pakistan
0.097 per capita
Ranked 106th.

Illiteracy rates by sex > Aged 15+ > Men 29.8%
Ranked 25th.
40.2%
Ranked 15th. 35% more than India

Education enrolment by level > Primary level per 1000 116.62
Ranked 83th. 24% more than Pakistan
93.82
Ranked 112th.

Education enrolment ratio > Net > Primary level > Men 98%
Ranked 33th. 27% more than Pakistan
77%
Ranked 115th.

Literacy rates > Aged 15-24 > Men 84.2%
Ranked 21st. 10% more than Pakistan
76.7%
Ranked 8th.

Pupils-teacher ratio > Primary level 40
Ranked 2nd.
44.1
Ranked 23th. 10% more than India
Elementary (primary school) > Teachers > Proportion of teachers female 44%
Ranked 3rd.
48%
Ranked 78th. 9% more than India
Primary education > Teachers 3.39 million
Ranked 2nd. 8 times more than Pakistan
450,136
Ranked 2nd.

Secondary education > Vocational pupils 726,889
Ranked 15th. 5 times more than Pakistan
154,227
Ranked 14th.

Education enrolment by level > Percentage girls > Secondary level 42.56%
Ranked 140th. 6% more than Pakistan
39.98%
Ranked 149th.

Literacy > Literates > Aged over 10 per thousand people 477.67
Ranked 21st. 64% more than Pakistan
291.95
Ranked 3rd.
Literacy > Male illiterates > Aged 35-39 per thousand people 9.81
Ranked 4th.
10.59
Ranked 3rd. 8% more than India
Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 10-14 22.83 million
Ranked 1st. 3 times more than Pakistan
7.36 million
Ranked 1st.
Private school enrolment > Primary level 16.5
Ranked 14th.
34.8
Ranked 7th. 2 times more than India
Outcomes > Primary education > Duration > Years 5
Ranked 142nd. The same as Pakistan
5
Ranked 145th.

Primary education > Teachers per 1000 3.05
Ranked 118th. 7% more than Pakistan
2.85
Ranked 76th.

Secondary education > Pupils per 1000 75.51
Ranked 88th. 65% more than Pakistan
45.86
Ranked 71st.

Literacy > Men above 14 years 73.4%
Ranked 27th. 15% more than Pakistan
64.1%
Ranked 8th.

Female enrolment share > Primary level 43.6%
Ranked 20th. 21% more than Pakistan
35.9%
Ranked 23th.
Services, etc., value added > Constant 2000 US$ $762.18 billion
Ranked 2nd. 11 times more than Pakistan
$71.67 billion
Ranked 20th.

Primary school starting age > Years 6
Ranked 97th. 20% more than Pakistan
5
Ranked 189th.

Scouting > Members 3.37 million
Ranked 2nd. 5 times more than Pakistan
630,476
Ranked 7th.
Participation > Secondary education > General pupils 95.31 million
Ranked 1st. 11 times more than Pakistan
9 million
Ranked 6th.

Secondary education > Teachers per 1000 2.33
Ranked 104th. 83% more than Pakistan
1.27
Ranked 116th.
Secondary education > General pupils per 1000 74.85
Ranked 67th. 67% more than Pakistan
44.89
Ranked 80th.

Ratio of female to male primary enrollment 93.44
Ranked 131st. 23% more than Pakistan
76.04
Ranked 101st.

Elementary (primary) school > Gender parity index 0.999
Ranked 46th. 21% more than Pakistan
0.823
Ranked 112th.

Female enrolment share > Secondary level 39.6%
Ranked 28th. About the same as Pakistan
39.5%
Ranked 29th.
Education enrolment by level > Secondary level per 1000 75.28
Ranked 104th. 97% more than Pakistan
38.31
Ranked 144th.

Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged 65-69 per thousand people 7.72
Ranked 2nd. 71% more than Pakistan
4.52
Ranked 4th.
Literacy > Female literates > Aged 15-19 33.62 million
Ranked 1st. 11 times more than Pakistan
3.05 million
Ranked 1st.
Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 50-54 per thousand people 17.18
Ranked 4th.
21.16
Ranked 2nd. 23% more than India
Literacy > Male illiterates > Aged 35-39 10.4 million
Ranked 1st. 7 times more than Pakistan
1.45 million
Ranked 1st.
Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged 35-39 per thousand people 18.03
Ranked 3rd. 17% more than Pakistan
15.48
Ranked 2nd.
Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 15-19 per thousand people 19.59
Ranked 4th.
40.19
Ranked 2nd. 2 times more than India
Literacy > Literates > Aged 40-44 per thousand people 29.71
Ranked 25th. 97% more than Pakistan
15.06
Ranked 3rd.
Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 20-24 24.03 million
Ranked 1st. 4 times more than Pakistan
5.51 million
Ranked 1st.
Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged 25-29 per thousand people 17.74
Ranked 4th.
23.37
Ranked 2nd. 32% more than India
Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 25-29 per thousand people 25.95
Ranked 4th.
37.61
Ranked 2nd. 45% more than India
Scouting > Members per thousand people 2.73
Ranked 51st.
3.52
Ranked 40th. 29% more than India
Primary completion rate > Women 86
Ranked 71st. 65% more than Pakistan
52
Ranked 102nd.
Elementary school repeaters > Female 3.42
Ranked 60th.
3.94
Ranked 53th. 15% more than India

Elementary school repeaters > Male 3.48
Ranked 70th.
4.8
Ranked 56th. 38% more than India

Percentage of pupils starting grade 1 reaching grade 5 > Men 73.1%
Ranked 59th. 8% more than Pakistan
67.8%
Ranked 65th.
High school teachers 2.59 million
Ranked 1st. 13 times more than Pakistan
197,082
Ranked 19th.

Elementary school teachers 3.39 million
Ranked 1st. 8 times more than Pakistan
446,925
Ranked 6th.

High school enrolment rate > Male 85.91
Ranked 60th. 17% more than Pakistan
73.45
Ranked 74th.

Literacy > Women above 14 years 47.8%
Ranked 27th. 35% more than Pakistan
35.4%
Ranked 8th.

Gender ratio > Literacy rate of 15-24 year-olds 0.8%
Ranked 25th. 16% more than Pakistan
0.69%
Ranked 8th.

Teachers' Day date 9/5/2011 10/5/2011
Illiterate population by sex > Aged 15+ > Women per 1000 164.38
Ranked 23th.
199.48
Ranked 9th. 21% more than India

Illiterate population by sex > Aged 15+ > Per capita 272.12 per 1,000 people
Ranked 21st.
327.91 per 1,000 people
Ranked 9th. 21% more than India

Participation > Secondary education > Pupils 89.46 million
Ranked 2nd. 12 times more than Pakistan
7.24 million
Ranked 10th.

Primary completion rate > Men 94
Ranked 48th. 29% more than Pakistan
73
Ranked 92nd.
Secondary education > Pupils > Per capita 77.67 per 1,000 people
Ranked 82nd. 67% more than Pakistan
46.51 per 1,000 people
Ranked 74th.

Primary education > Pupils per 1000 122.63
Ranked 77th. 12% more than Pakistan
109.25
Ranked 68th.

Ratio of female to male secondary enrollment 79.83
Ranked 131st. 8% more than Pakistan
73.91
Ranked 83th.

Intake ratio to last grade of primary > Females None
None
Pupils-teacher ratio > Secondary level 17.9
Ranked 58th.
28.3
Ranked 18th. 58% more than India
Literacy > Female literates > Aged 35-39 15.43 million
Ranked 1st. 21 times more than Pakistan
743,554
Ranked 1st.
Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged 35-39 19.11 million
Ranked 1st. 9 times more than Pakistan
2.12 million
Ranked 1st.
Literacy > Female literates > Aged over 10 199.21 million
Ranked 1st. 14 times more than Pakistan
13.87 million
Ranked 1st.
Primary education, teachers > % female 44%
Ranked 112th.
47.24%
Ranked 53th. 7% more than India

Tertiary education, teachers > % female 40%
Ranked 37th. 8% more than Pakistan
37.21%
Ranked 25th.

Public spending on education, total > % of government expenditure 11.02%
Ranked 45th. 9% more than Pakistan
10.14%
Ranked 46th.

Literacy > Literates > Aged 40-44 31.48 million
Ranked 1st. 15 times more than Pakistan
2.07 million
Ranked 1st.
Public spending on education, total > % of GDP 3.17%
Ranked 43th. 46% more than Pakistan
2.17%
Ranked 20th.

Literacy > Female literates > Aged 60-64 per thousand people 2.8
Ranked 22nd. 3 times more than Pakistan
0.886
Ranked 3rd.
Literacy > Literates > Aged 25-29 per thousand people 52.79
Ranked 23th. 64% more than Pakistan
32.14
Ranked 3rd.
Literacy > Literates > Aged 30-34 per thousand people 43.24
Ranked 24th. 70% more than Pakistan
25.44
Ranked 3rd.
Literacy > Male illiterates > Aged 50-54 per thousand people 6.55
Ranked 4th.
9.14
Ranked 3rd. 40% more than India
Literacy > Female literates > Aged 45-49 per thousand people 8.07
Ranked 25th. 3 times more than Pakistan
2.73
Ranked 3rd.
Literacy > Female literates > Aged 55-59 per thousand people 3.64
Ranked 22nd. 3 times more than Pakistan
1.14
Ranked 3rd.
Labor force with secondary education, female > % of female labor force 20.2%
Ranked 57th. 6 times more than Pakistan
3.3%
Ranked 76th.

Unemployment with secondary education, female > % of female unemployment 35.9%
Ranked 20th. 8 times more than Pakistan
4.6%
Ranked 86th.

Education spending > % of GDP 4.1%
Ranked 82nd. 2 times more than Pakistan
1.8%
Ranked 125th.
Literacy rate > Youth total > % of people ages 15-24 76.43%
Ranked 84th. 17% more than Pakistan
65.5%
Ranked 96th.

School enrollment > Primary > Female > % gross 112.14% gross
Ranked 25th. 49% more than Pakistan
75.15% gross
Ranked 95th.

Ratio of female to male enrollments in tertiary education 66.28
Ranked 94th.
87.83
Ranked 37th. 33% more than India

Gross intake rate in grade 1 > Male > % of relevant age group 138.66%
Ranked 9th. 9% more than Pakistan
127.7%
Ranked 12th.
Illiterate population by sex > Aged 15+ > Men > Per capita 103.29 per 1,000 people
Ranked 19th.
124.22 per 1,000 people
Ranked 13th. 20% more than India

Literacy rate > Adult total > % of people ages 15 and above 61.01%
Ranked 94th. 22% more than Pakistan
49.85%
Ranked 102nd.

Primary completion rate > Total > % of relevant age group 88.53%
Ranked 89th. 40% more than Pakistan
63.25%
Ranked 71st.
Participation > School enrollment > Secondary > Private > % of total secondary 41.89%
Ranked 11th. 34% more than Pakistan
31.35%
Ranked 17th.

School enrollment > Tertiary > Male > % gross 14.05% gross
Ranked 76th. 3 times more than Pakistan
4.94% gross
Ranked 44th.

Participation > School enrollment > Tertiary > % gross 13.48%
Ranked 77th. 3 times more than Pakistan
5.18%
Ranked 78th.

Participation > School enrollment > Tertiary > Female > % gross 11.01%
Ranked 79th. 2 times more than Pakistan
4.75%
Ranked 77th.

Participation > Total enrollment > Primary > % net 95.52%
Ranked 58th. 44% more than Pakistan
66.13%
Ranked 106th.

Persistence to grade 5 > Male > % of cohort 81.25%
Ranked 43th. 20% more than Pakistan
67.84%
Ranked 35th.
School life expectancy > Primary to tertiary > Female 9 years
Ranked 26th. 50% more than Pakistan
6 years
Ranked 90th.
Literacy > Ratio of young literate females to males > % ages 15-24 84.1%
Ranked 19th. 8% more than Pakistan
77.66%
Ranked 25th.

Literacy > Literacy rate, adult total > % of people ages 15 and above 62.75%
Ranked 18th. 14% more than Pakistan
54.89%
Ranked 25th.

Ratio of girls to boys in primary and secondary education > % 98.4%
Ranked 76th. 20% more than Pakistan
81.73%
Ranked 54th.

School enrollment, preprimary, female > % gross 59.76%
Ranked 73th. 27% more than Pakistan
47.23%
Ranked 82nd.

Secondary education, pupils > % female 45.98%
Ranked 116th. 13% more than Pakistan
40.67%
Ranked 67th.

Literacy > Literacy rate, youth male > % of males ages 15-24 88.41%
Ranked 16th. 12% more than Pakistan
79.14%
Ranked 24th.

Ratio of female to male secondary enrollment > % 94%
Ranked 100th. 28% more than Pakistan
73.55%
Ranked 56th.

Ratio of female to male primary enrollment > % 102.3%
Ranked 15th. 17% more than Pakistan
87.22%
Ranked 70th.

Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 55-59 15.06 million
Ranked 1st. 8 times more than Pakistan
1.95 million
Ranked 1st.
Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged 45-49 13.99 million
Ranked 1st. 8 times more than Pakistan
1.83 million
Ranked 1st.
Literacy > Literates > Aged 45-49 25.78 million
Ranked 1st. 18 times more than Pakistan
1.47 million
Ranked 1st.
Literacy > Male literates > Aged 70-74 3.7 million
Ranked 1st. 20 times more than Pakistan
182,739
Ranked 1st.
Literacy > Male illiterates > Aged 25-29 per thousand people 8.21
Ranked 4th.
14.23
Ranked 2nd. 73% more than India
Literacy > Male literates > Aged 55-59 per thousand people 8.24
Ranked 20th. 92% more than Pakistan
4.29
Ranked 2nd.
Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 40-44 per thousand people 22.9
Ranked 4th.
26.07
Ranked 2nd. 14% more than India
Literacy > Male illiterates > Aged 70-74 per thousand people 3.62
Ranked 2nd.
4.1
Ranked 3rd. 13% more than India
Literacy > Literates > Aged 45-49 per thousand people 24.33
Ranked 22nd. 2 times more than Pakistan
10.7
Ranked 3rd.
Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 55-59 per thousand people 14.21
Ranked 3rd.
14.25
Ranked 3rd. About the same as India
Literacy > Literates > Aged 70-74 per thousand people 4.73
Ranked 15th. 3 times more than Pakistan
1.66
Ranked 3rd.
Literacy > Female literates > Aged 35-39 per thousand people 14.56
Ranked 25th. 3 times more than Pakistan
5.42
Ranked 3rd.
Participation > School enrollment > Preprimary > % gross 47.08%
Ranked 84th. About the same as Pakistan
46.87%
Ranked 82nd.

Participation > School enrollment > Primary > % net 89.81%
Ranked 79th. 36% more than Pakistan
66.13%
Ranked 105th.

Participation > School enrollment > Primary > Male > % gross 114.79%
Ranked 31st. 24% more than Pakistan
92.61%
Ranked 124th.

Participation > School enrollment > Primary > Male > % net 91.45%
Ranked 67th. 27% more than Pakistan
72.24%
Ranked 101st.

Participation > School enrollment > Primary > Private > % of total primary 17.04%
Ranked 34th.
31.16%
Ranked 22nd. 83% more than India

School enrollment, preprimary, male > % gross 56.67%
Ranked 76th. 11% more than Pakistan
51.27%
Ranked 80th.

Adjusted savings > Education expenditure > % of GNI 3.99% of GNI
Ranked 87th. 2 times more than Pakistan
1.63% of GNI
Ranked 153th.

Public spending on education > Total > % of GDP 3.68%
Ranked 83th. 60% more than Pakistan
2.3%
Ranked 44th.

Unemployment with primary education > % of total unemployment 27%
Ranked 36th. 84% more than Pakistan
14.7%
Ranked 67th.

Unemployment with secondary education > % of total unemployment 41.1%
Ranked 36th. 3 times more than Pakistan
12.3%
Ranked 72nd.

Expenditure per student > Primary > % of GDP per capita 11.08%
Ranked 71st. 58% more than Pakistan
7%
Ranked 48th.

School enrollment > Secondary > Male > % gross 59.3% gross
Ranked 113th. 93% more than Pakistan
30.76% gross
Ranked 85th.

Percentage of pupils starting grade 1 reaching grade 5 > Women 72.9%
Ranked 57th. 1% more than Pakistan
72.4%
Ranked 58th.
School enrollment > Primary > % net 89.68% net
Ranked 76th. 32% more than Pakistan
68.11% net
Ranked 75th.

Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged 50-54 11.26 million
Ranked 1st. 7 times more than Pakistan
1.65 million
Ranked 1st.
School enrollment > Secondary > % gross 53.51% gross
Ranked 115th. Twice as much as Pakistan
26.86% gross
Ranked 85th.

Rhodes scholarships > Recipients > > 1902-2009 176
Ranked 5th. 3 times more than Pakistan
64
Ranked 8th.
Literacy > Male illiterates > Aged 25-29 8.69 million
Ranked 1st. 4 times more than Pakistan
1.95 million
Ranked 1st.
Services, etc., value added > Constant 2000 US$, % of GDP 41.38%
Ranked 28th. 33% more than Pakistan
31%
Ranked 57th.

Ratio of female to male tertiary enrollment > % 78.13%
Ranked 88th.
95.47%
Ranked 33th. 22% more than India

Illiterate population by sex > Aged 15+ > Men per 1000 100.52
Ranked 23th.
120.97
Ranked 13th. 20% more than India

Literacy > Literates > Aged 50-54 18.39 million
Ranked 1st. 16 times more than Pakistan
1.18 million
Ranked 1st.
Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 30-34 28.46 million
Ranked 1st. 6 times more than Pakistan
4.62 million
Ranked 1st.
Literacy > Male illiterates > Aged 15-19 8.1 million
Ranked 1st. 4 times more than Pakistan
2.15 million
Ranked 1st.
School enrollment, primary > % gross 112.6%
Ranked 31st. 21% more than Pakistan
92.9%
Ranked 66th.

School enrollment > Secondary > Female > % gross 47.34% gross
Ranked 115th. 2 times more than Pakistan
22.73% gross
Ranked 85th.

School enrollment, primary, female > % net 84.42%
Ranked 73th. 25% more than Pakistan
67.32%
Ranked 48th.

Persistence to grade 5, total > % of cohort 61.37%
Ranked 79th. 1% more than Pakistan
60.99%
Ranked 45th.

Literacy > Female literates > Aged 10-14 per thousand people 43.03
Ranked 10th. 56% more than Pakistan
27.53
Ranked 3rd.
Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged 10-14 per thousand people 12.86
Ranked 5th.
29.38
Ranked 1st. 2 times more than India
Repeaters, primary, male > % of male enrollment 5.08%
Ranked 53th. 17% more than Pakistan
4.35%
Ranked 55th.

Outcomes > Ratio of young literate females to males > % ages 15-24 84.1%
Ranked 14th. 12% more than Pakistan
74.86%
Ranked 107th.

Public spending on education > Total > % of government expenditure 10.74%
Ranked 56th.
10.94%
Ranked 40th. 2% more than India

Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 65-69 per thousand people 11.75
Ranked 2nd. 34% more than Pakistan
8.78
Ranked 4th.
Literacy > Literates > Aged 65-69 7.36 million
Ranked 1st. 24 times more than Pakistan
304,984
Ranked 1st.
Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 35-39 per thousand people 27.84
Ranked 4th. 7% more than Pakistan
26.07
Ranked 2nd.
Literacy > Male illiterates > Aged 10-14 per thousand people 8.69
Ranked 5th.
24.31
Ranked 1st. 3 times more than India
Literacy > Male literates > Aged 10-14 56.42 million
Ranked 1st. 11 times more than Pakistan
5.35 million
Ranked 1st.
Literacy > Female literates > Aged 30-34 per thousand people 16.86
Ranked 25th. 2 times more than Pakistan
7.61
Ranked 3rd.
School enrollment, tertiary, male > % gross 25.99%
Ranked 69th. 3 times more than Pakistan
9.74%
Ranked 38th.

Literacy > Literates > Aged 60-64 10.34 million
Ranked 1st. 18 times more than Pakistan
562,755
Ranked 1st.

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