Education > College and university Stats: compare key data on Italy & United States


  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Private school share: Percentage of post-secondary students who attend a private school, college, or university.
  • Share of total education spending: Percentage of government education funding that goes to post-secondary education.
  • Teachers > Proportion of teachers female: Percentage of country's college and university professors that are female.
STAT Italy United States HISTORY
Gender parity index 1.39
Ranked 35th.
Ranked 33th. 1% more than Italy

Gender ratio 140.71
Ranked 27th. About the same as United States
Ranked 29th.

Private school share 9.59%
Ranked 90th.
Ranked 46th. 3 times more than Italy

Share of total education spending 18.76%
Ranked 63th.
Ranked 26th. 37% more than Italy

Teachers > Proportion of teachers female 36%
Ranked 21st.
Ranked 7th. 31% more than Italy


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