Country vs country: Japan and United States compared: Education > College and university stats

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  • 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 Japan United States HISTORY
Gender parity index 0.891
Ranked 90th.
Ranked 33th. 58% more than Japan

Gender ratio 88.42
Ranked 68th.
Ranked 29th. 58% more than Japan

Private school share 78.66%
Ranked 10th. 3 times more than United States
Ranked 46th.

Share of total education spending 19.47%
Ranked 23th.
Ranked 26th. 32% more than Japan

Teachers > Proportion of teachers female 18%
Ranked 3rd.
Ranked 7th. 3 times more than Japan


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