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Country vs country: Japan and United States compared: Education > Primary education stats

Definitions

  • 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.
  • Pupils: Primary education pupils is the total number of pupils enrolled at primary level in public and private schools.
  • Pupils > % female: Female pupils as a percentage of total pupils at primary level include enrollments in public and private schools.
  • Pupils > Per capita: Primary education pupils is the total number of pupils enrolled at primary level in public and private schools. Per capita figures expressed per 1 population.
  • 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.
  • Teachers: Primary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers.
  • Teachers > % female: Female teachers as a percentage of total primary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers.
  • Teachers > Per capita: Primary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Teachers per 1000: Primary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
STAT Japan United States HISTORY
Duration > Years 6 years
Ranked 50th. The same as United States
6 years
Ranked 54th.

Pupils 7.26 million
Ranked 16th.
24.56 million
Ranked 4th. 3 times more than Japan

Pupils > % female 48.78% female
Ranked 40th. 1% more than United States
48.08% female
Ranked 104th.

Pupils > Per capita 0.057 per capita
Ranked 149th.
0.084 per capita
Ranked 115th. 47% more than Japan

Pupils per 1000 56.8
Ranked 147th.
83.88
Ranked 115th. 48% more than Japan

Teachers 378,950
Ranked 8th.
1.73 million
Ranked 3rd. 5 times more than Japan

Teachers > % female 65% female
Ranked 90th.
88.58% female
Ranked 21st. 36% more than Japan

Teachers > Per capita 2.97 per 1,000 people
Ranked 119th.
5.88 per 1,000 people
Ranked 44th. 98% more than Japan

Teachers per 1000 2.97
Ranked 119th.
5.9
Ranked 45th. 99% more than Japan

SOURCES: World Development Indicators database; World Development Indicators database. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.

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