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  • Average years of schooling of adults: Average years of schooling of adults is the years of formal schooling received, on average, by adults over age 15. (Data Source: Barro-Lee Data Set www.worldbank.org/html/prdmg/grthweb/ddbarle2.htm)
  • Children out of school, primary: Children out of school, primary. Out-of-school children of primary school age. Total is the total number of primary-school-age children who are not enrolled in either primary or secondary schools.
  • Children out of school, primary per 1000: Children out of school, primary. Out-of-school children of primary school age. Total is the total number of primary-school-age children who are not enrolled in either primary or secondary schools. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Children out of school, primary, female: Children out of school, primary, female. Out-of-school children of primary school age. Female is the total number of female primary-school-age children who are not enrolled in either primary or secondary schools.
  • College and university > Gender parity index: Country's gender parity index for college and university enrollment. For countries with a rating of over 1, more females are enrolled while countries with a rating under 1 have more males enrolled.
  • College and university > Share of total education spending: Percentage of government education funding that goes to post-secondary education.
  • Compulsary education duration: Number of years students are required to be enrolled in school for all levels of education. For instance, compulsary education lasts for 12 years in the United States.
  • Government spending on education > Proportion of GDP: Percentage of public funding for education out of country's total GDP.
  • 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.
  • 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).
  • Children out of school, primary, female per 1000: Children out of school, primary, female. Out-of-school children of primary school age. Female is the total number of female primary-school-age children who are not enrolled in either primary or secondary schools. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • College and university > Gender ratio: Ratio of female to male tertiary enrollment is the percentage of men to women enrolled at tertiary level in public and private schools.
  • Child care (preschool) > Duration: Number of years students study at the pre-primary (preschool) level. It should be noted that not all countries require pre-primary education.
  • Secondary education > Teachers > Per capita: Secondary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Duration of compulsory education: Duration of compulsory education is the number of grades (or years) that a child must legally be enrolled in school.
  • Secondary education, pupils: Secondary education, pupils. Enrolment in total secondary. Public and private. All programmes. Total is the total number of students enrolled at public and private secondary education institutions.
  • College and university > Private school share: Percentage of post-secondary students who attend a private school, college, or university.
  • School life expectancy > Total: School life expectancy and transition from primary to secondary for school years 1998/99 and 1999/00, published in http://www.uis.unesco.org accessed on Sept. 2002 and Women's Indicators and Statistics Database (Wistat), Version 4, CD-ROM (United Nations publication, Sales No. E.00.XVII.4) based on data provided by UNESCO in 1999.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Tertiary enrollment: Gross enrolment ratio, tertiary level is the sum of all tertiary level students enrolled at the start of the school year, expressed as a percentage of the mid-year population in the 5 year age group after the official secondary school leaving age.
  • Spending per student > College and university: Public expenditure per student is the public current spending on education divided by the total number of students by level, as a percentage of GDP per capita. Public expenditure (current and capital) includes government spending on educational institutions (both public and private), education administration as well as subsidies for private entities (students/households and other privates entities)."
  • High school > Gender ratio: Ratio of female to male secondary enrollment is the percentage of girls to boys enrolled at secondary level in public and private schools.
  • Compulsary education starting age: Age at which children must be enrolled in school.
  • Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary per million: Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary. Pupil-teacher ratio. Secondary is the number of pupils enrolled in secondary school divided by the number of secondary school teachers. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Literacy > Definition: This entry includes a definition of literacy and Census Bureau percentages for the total population, males, and females. There are no universal definitions and standards of literacy. Unless otherwise specified, all rates are based on the most common definition - the ability to read and write at a specified age. Detailing the standards that individual countries use to assess the ability to read and write is beyond the scope of our source. Information on literacy, while not a perfect measure of educational results, is probably the most easily available and valid for international comparisons.
  • High school > Upper secondary school duration: Number of years students study at the upper secondary (high school) level.
  • Literacy > Male: This entry includes a definition of literacy and Census Bureau percentages for the total population, males, and females. There are no universal definitions and standards of literacy. Unless otherwise specified, all rates are based on the most common definition - the ability to read and write at a specified age. Detailing the standards that individual countries use to assess the ability to read and write is beyond the scope of our source. Information on literacy, while not a perfect measure of educational results, is probably the most easily available and valid for international comparisons.
  • Spending > USD: Education expenditure refers to the current operating expenditures in education, including wages and salaries and excluding capital investments in buildings and equipment."
  • High school > Private school share: Percentage of secondary students who attend a private school.
  • Spending > Proportion: Education expenditure refers to the current operating expenditures in education, including wages and salaries and excluding capital investments in buildings and equipment. Expressed as a proportion of GNI."
  • Pupil-teacher ratio > Primary: Primary school pupil-teacher ratio is the number of pupils enrolled in primary school divided by the number of primary school teachers (regardless of their teaching assignment).
  • Child care (preschool) > Starting age: Average age at which students begin pre-primary (preschool) education.
  • 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.
  • Teachers as percentage of labor force: The percentage share of the total labor force who are classroom, academic staff, and other teachers. Data for 1999.
  • Elementary (primary school) > Duration: Number of years students study at the primary level.
  • Children out of school > Primary: Children out of school are the number of primary-school-age children not enrolled in primary or secondary school.
  • Secondary education, teachers per 1000: Secondary education, teachers. Teaching staff in total secondary. Public and private. Full and part-time. All programmes. Total is the total number of teachers in public and private secondary education institutions (ISCED 2 and 3). Teachers are persons employed full time or part time in an official capacity to guide and direct the learning experience of pupils and students, irrespective of their qualifications or the delivery mechanism, i.e. face-to-face and/or at a distance. This definition excludes educational personnel who have no active teaching duties (e.g. headmasters, headmistresses or principals who do not teach) and persons who work occasionally or in a voluntary capacity in educational institutions. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Secondary education, teachers: Secondary education, teachers. Teaching staff in total secondary. Public and private. Full and part-time. All programmes. Total is the total number of teachers in public and private secondary education institutions (ISCED 2 and 3). Teachers are persons employed full time or part time in an official capacity to guide and direct the learning experience of pupils and students, irrespective of their qualifications or the delivery mechanism, i.e. face-to-face and/or at a distance. This definition excludes educational personnel who have no active teaching duties (e.g. headmasters, headmistresses or principals who do not teach) and persons who work occasionally or in a voluntary capacity in educational institutions.
  • Child care (preschool) > Students per teacher: Number of students per teacher for pre-primary (preschool) education.
  • High school > Lower secondary school duration: Number of years students study at the lower secondary (middle school) level.
  • Children out of school, primary, male per 1000: Children out of school, primary, male. Out-of-school children of primary school age. Male is the total number of male primary-school-age children who are not enrolled in either primary or secondary schools. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Spending per student > High school: Public expenditure per student is the public current spending on education divided by the total number of students by level, as a percentage of GDP per capita. Public expenditure (current and capital) includes government spending on educational institutions (both public and private), education administration as well as subsidies for private entities (students/households and other privates entities)."
  • Secondary education, general pupils: Secondary education, general pupils. Enrolment in total secondary. Public and private. General programmes. Total is the total number of students enrolled in general programmes at public and private secondary education institutions.
  • High school > Gender parity index: Country's gender parity index for secondary level enrollment. For countries with a rating of over 1, more females are enrolled while countries with a rating under 1 have more males enrolled.
  • Scientific and technical journal articles: Scientific and technical journal articles refer to the number of scientific and engineering articles published in the following fields: physics, biology, chemistry, mathematics, clinical medicine, biomedical research, engineering and technology, and earth and space sciences.
  • 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.
  • Spending per student > Elementary school: Public expenditure per student is the public current spending on education divided by the total number of students by level, as a percentage of GDP per capita. Public expenditure (current and capital) includes government spending on educational institutions (both public and private), education administration as well as subsidies for private entities (students/households and other privates entities)."
  • Secondary school starting age > Years: Secondary school starting age (years). Entrance age of 2A lower secondary is the age at which students would enter lower secondary education, assuming they had started at the official entrance age for the lowest level of education, had studied full-time throughout and had progressed through the system without repeating or skipping a grade.
  • High school starting age > Years: Secondary school starting age is the age at which students would enter secondary education, assuming they had started at the official entrance age for the lowest level of education, had studied full-time throughout and had progressed through the system without repeating or skipping a grade."
  • Primary education > Teachers > Per capita: Primary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • High school > Population with at least high school education > Women: Population with at least high school education > Women.
  • Schools connected to the Internet: Schools connected to the Internet are the share of primary and secondary schools in the country that have access to the Internet.
  • Public spending per student > Primary level: Public expenditure per student, primary level is the total reported current spending by the government on primary education, divided by the total number of pupils in primary education, expressed as a percentage of per capita GDP.
  • Secondary education, pupils per 1000: Secondary education, pupils. Enrolment in total secondary. Public and private. All programmes. Total is the total number of students enrolled at public and private secondary education institutions. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Primary education, pupils per 1000: Primary education, pupils. Enrolment in primary. Public and private. All programmes. Total is the total number of students enrolled in public and private primary education institutions. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level > Per capita: Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Tertiary > Students studying abroad per thousand people: Total number of post-secondary students who were studying abroad during given year. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Outcomes > Secondary education > Duration > Years: Secondary education, duration (years) is the number of grades (years) in secondary school."
  • Teacher student ratio > High school: Secondary school pupil-teacher ratio is the number of pupils enrolled in secondary school divided by the number of secondary school teachers (regardless of their teaching assignment).
  • Children out of school > Primary per 1000: Children out of school are the number of primary-school-age children not enrolled in primary or secondary school. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Secondary education, general pupils per 1000: Secondary education, general pupils. Enrolment in total secondary. Public and private. General programmes. Total is the total number of students enrolled in general programmes at public and private secondary education institutions. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • High school > Lower secondary starting age: Average age at which students begin lower secondary (middle school) education.
  • Elementary (primary) school) > Private school share: Percentage of primary students who attend a private school.
  • Elementary school > Gender ratio: Ratio of female to male primary enrollment is the percentage of girls to boys enrolled at primary level in public and private schools.
  • Duration of education > Secondary level: Duration of secondary education is the number of grades (or years) in general secondary education.
  • Public spending per student > Tertiary level: Public expenditure per student, tertiary level is the total reported current spending by the government on tertiary education, divided by the total number of pupils in tertiary education, expressed as a percentage of per capita GDP.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Spending on education > Proportion spent on all staff salaries: Percentage of public funding for education that goes to school staff salaries.
  • Elementary (primary) school > Students per teacher: Number of students per teacher for primary education.
  • Secondary education > Teachers: Secondary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers.
  • 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 > Children out of school > Elementary: Children out of school are the number of primary-school-age children not enrolled in primary or secondary school.
  • 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.
  • Public spending per student > Secondary level: Public expenditure per student, secondary level is the total reported current spending by the government on secondary education, divided by the total number of pupils in secondary education, expressed as a percentage of per capita GDP.
  • Children out of school > Primary > Per capita: Children out of school are the number of primary-school-age children not enrolled in primary or secondary school. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • 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."
  • School life expectancy > Male: School life expectancy and transition from primary to secondary for school years 1998/99 and 1999/00, published in http://www.uis.unesco.org accessed on Sept. 2002 and Women's Indicators and Statistics Database (Wistat), Version 4, CD-ROM (United Nations publication, Sales No. E.00.XVII.4) based on data provided by UNESCO in 1999.
  • Universities > Top 200: Number of universities in the top 200
  • 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.
  • Library books 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Primary education > Teachers per 1000: Primary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Children out of school > Primary > Female > Per capita: Children out of school are the number of primary-school-age children not enrolled in primary or secondary school. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • 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.
  • Universities > Top 200 per million: Number of universities in the top 200. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Primary school starting age > Years: Primary school starting age (years). Entrance age of primary is the age at which students would enter primary education, assuming they had started at the official entrance age for the lowest level of education, had studied full-time throughout and had progressed through the system without repeating or skipping a grade.
  • Scouting > Members: Members of boy or girl scout groups which are members of the World Organization of the Scout Movement (WOSM).
  • Elementary (primary) school) > Proportion spent on all staff salaries: Percentage of public funding for primary education that goes to school staff salaries.
  • High school> Proportion of education spending on teachers' salaries: Percentage of public funding for secondary education that goes to teachers' salaries.
  • High school > Share of total education spending: Percentage of government education funding that goes to secondary education.
  • Elementary (primary) school > Proportion of education spending on teachers' salaries: Percentage of public funding for primary education that goes to teachers' salaries.
  • Enrolment ratio > Secondary level: Net enrolment ratio, secondary level, is the ratio of the number of children of official secondary school age enrolled in school to the number of children of official secondary school age in the population.
  • Participation > Secondary education > General pupils: Secondary general pupils are the number of secondary students enrolled in general education programs, including teacher training."
  • Secondary education > Teachers per 1000: Secondary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Ratio of female to male primary enrollment: Ratio of female to male primary enrollment is the percentage of girls to boys enrolled at primary level in public and private schools.
  • 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.
  • Children out of school > Primary > Male: Children out of school are the number of primary-school-age children not enrolled in primary or secondary school.
  • 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.
  • Private school enrolment > Secondary level: Private sector enrolment share, secondary level is the share of students in general secondary education who attend a privately managed school, regardless of whether or not the school receives subsidies from the government.
  • Education enrolment by level > Secondary level per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Scouting > Members per thousand people: Membership (from 2012). Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • School life expectancy > Female: School life expectancy and transition from primary to secondary for school years 1998/99 and 1999/00, published in http://www.uis.unesco.org accessed on Sept. 2002 and Women's Indicators and Statistics Database (Wistat), Version 4, CD-ROM (United Nations publication, Sales No. E.00.XVII.4) based on data provided by UNESCO in 1999.
  • 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."
  • Children out of school > Primary > Male > Per capita: Children out of school are the number of primary-school-age children not enrolled in primary or secondary school. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Elementary school teachers: Primary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers.
  • High school teachers: Secondary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers.
  • Participation > Secondary education > Pupils: Secondary education pupils is the total number of pupils enrolled at secondary level in public and private schools.
  • Universities > Top 200 > Per $ GDP: Number of universities in the top 200 Per $ GDP figures expressed per 1 billion $ gross domestic product.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Primary teacher age > Proportion aged 30-39: Percentage of primary teachers who are aged 30-39. Data for 1999.
  • Library members per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • 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.
  • Services, etc., value added > % of GDP: Services, etc., value added (% of GDP). Services correspond to ISIC divisions 50-99 and 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. Note: For VAB countries, gross value added at factor cost is used as the denominator.
  • Unemployment with secondary education, male > % of male unemployment: Unemployment with secondary education, male (% of male unemployment). Unemployment by level of educational attainment shows the unemployed by level of educational attainment, as a percentage of the unemployed. The levels of educational attainment accord with the International Standard Classification of Education 1997 of the United Nations Educational, Cultural, and Scientific Organization (UNESCO).
  • 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).
  • 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)
  • Public spending on public institutions: Percentage share of total public education expenditure which is spent directly on public educational institutions. Data for 1999.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Secondary education > Pupils > % female: Female pupils as a percentage of total pupils at secondary level includes enrollments in public and private schools.
  • Government spending on education > % of GDP: Public expenditure on education consists of current and capital public expenditure on education includes government spending on educational institutions (both public and private), education administration as well as subsidies for private entities (students/households and other privates entities)."
  • Participation > School enrollment > Secondary > Private > % of total secondary: Private enrollment refers to pupils or students enrolled in institutions that are not operated by a public authority but controlled and managed, whether for profit or not, by a private body such as a nongovernmental organisation, religious body, special interest group, foundation or business enterprise."
  • School enrollment > Tertiary > Male > % gross: Gross enrollment ratio is the ratio of total enrollment, regardless of age, to the population of the age group that officially corresponds to the level of education shown. Tertiary education, whether or not to an advanced research qualification, normally requires, as a minimum condition of admission, the successful completion of education at the secondary level.
  • Participation > School enrollment > Tertiary > % gross: Gross enrollment ratio is the ratio of total enrollment, regardless of age, to the population of the age group that officially corresponds to the level of education shown. Tertiary education, whether or not to an advanced research qualification, normally requires, as a minimum condition of admission, the successful completion of education at the secondary level."
  • Participation > School enrollment > Tertiary > Female > % gross: Gross enrollment ratio is the ratio of total enrollment, regardless of age, to the population of the age group that officially corresponds to the level of education shown. Tertiary education, whether or not to an advanced research qualification, normally requires, as a minimum condition of admission, the successful completion of education at the secondary level."
  • Participation > Total enrollment > Primary > % net: Total enrollment is the number of pupils of the school-age group for primary education, enrolled either in primary or secondary education, expressed as a percentage of the total population in that age group."
  • Participation > School enrollment > Secondary > Male > % net: Net enrollment ratio is the ratio of children of official school age based on the International Standard Classification of Education 1997 who are enrolled in school to the population of the corresponding official school age. Secondary education completes the provision of basic education that began at the primary level, and aims at laying the foundations for lifelong learning and human development, by offering more subject- or skill-oriented instruction using more specialized teachers."
  • School enrollment, primary, private > % of total primary: School enrollment, primary, private (% of total primary). Percentage of private enrolment. Primary is the enrolment in private primary schools expressed as a percentage of total enrolment (public and private) in primary schools. 'Private' refers to all educational institutions not operated by a public authority, regardless of whether they receive financial support from public authorities. A high percentage indicates strong involvement of the non-governmental sector (including religious bodies, other organizations, associations, communities, private enterprises or persons) in providing organized educational programmes.
  • Primary education, pupils > % female: Primary education, pupils (% female). Percentage of female students. Primary is the number of female students at the primary level expressed as a percentage of the total number of students (male and female) at the primary level in a given school year.
  • School enrollment, primary, female > % gross: School enrollment, primary, female (% gross). Gross enrolment ratio. Primary. Female is the total female enrollment in primary education, regardless of age, expressed as a percentage of the female 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.
  • Secondary education, general pupils > % female: Secondary education, general pupils (% female). Percentage of female students. Total secondary. General programmes is the number of female students enrolled in general programmes at the secondary education level expressed as a percentage of the total number of students (male and female) enrolled in general programmes at the secondary education level in a given school year.
  • Total enrollment, primary, male > % net: Total enrollment, primary, male (% net). Adjusted net 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.
  • Labor force with primary education, female > % of female labor force: Labor force with primary education, female (% of female labor force). Labor force with primary education is the proportion of the labor force that has a primary education, as a percentage of the total labor force.
  • Labor force with tertiary education > % of total: Labor force with tertiary education (% of total). Labor force with tertiary education is the proportion of labor force that has a tertiary education, as a percentage of the total labor force.
  • 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.
  • 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."
  • 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.
  • Expenditure per student > Tertiary > % 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 > Primary > % net: Net enrollment ratio is the ratio of children of official school age based on the International Standard Classification of Education 1997 who are enrolled in school to the population of the corresponding official school age. Primary education provides children with basic reading, writing, and mathematics skills along with an elementary understanding of such subjects as history, geography, natural science, social science, art, and music.
  • Services, etc., value added > Constant 2000 US$, % of GDP: Services, etc., value added (constant 2000 US$). Services correspond to ISIC divisions 50-99. They include value added in wholesale and retail trade (including hotels and restaurants), transport, and government, financial, professional, and personal services such as education, health care, and real estate services. Also included are imputed bank service charges, import duties, and any statistical discrepancies noted by national compilers as well as discrepancies arising from rescaling. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources. The industrial origin of value added is determined by the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC), revision 3. Data are in constant 2005 U.S. dollars. Figures expressed as a proportion of GDP for the same year
  • 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.
  • 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, 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.
  • School enrollment > Primary > % gross: Gross enrollment ratio is the ratio of total enrollment, regardless of age, to the population of the age group that officially corresponds to the level of education shown. Primary education provides children with basic reading, writing, and mathematics skills along with an elementary understanding of such subjects as history, geography, natural science, social science, art, and music.
  • Participation > Total enrollment > Primary > Female > % 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."
  • High school > Lower Secondary > Students per teacher: Number of students per teacher for lower secondary (middle school) education.
STAT Malaysia United Kingdom HISTORY
Average years of schooling of adults 6.8
Ranked 42nd.
9.4
Ranked 14th. 38% more than Malaysia
Children out of school, primary 93,743
Ranked 42nd. 7 times more than United Kingdom
13,333
Ranked 69th.

Children out of school, primary per 1000 3.63
Ranked 74th. 17 times more than United Kingdom
0.212
Ranked 110th.

Children out of school, primary, female 78,564
Ranked 36th. 11 times more than United Kingdom
7,256
Ranked 64th.

College and university > Gender parity index 1.34
Ranked 42nd.
1.38
Ranked 37th. 3% more than Malaysia

College and university > Share of total education spending 34.45%
Ranked 7th. 2 times more than United Kingdom
16.39%
Ranked 76th.

Compulsary education duration 6
Ranked 178th.
12
Ranked 22nd. Twice as much as Malaysia

Government spending on education > Proportion of GDP 5.13%
Ranked 52nd.
6.3%
Ranked 25th. 23% more than Malaysia

Literacy > Female 85.4%
Ranked 83th.
99%
Ranked 21st. 16% more than Malaysia
Literacy > Total population 88.9%
Ranked 84th.
99%
Ranked 23th. 11% more than Malaysia

Primary education, duration > Years 6
Ranked 124th. The same as United Kingdom
6
Ranked 90th.

Primary education, teachers per 1000 8.19
Ranked 11th. Twice as much as United Kingdom
4.08
Ranked 80th.

Pupil-teacher ratio, primary 12.72
Ranked 112th.
17.27
Ranked 78th. 36% more than Malaysia

Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary 13.72
Ranked 52nd.
14.27
Ranked 55th. 4% more than Malaysia

Secondary education, duration > Years 7
Ranked 69th. The same as United Kingdom
7
Ranked 59th.

Children out of school, primary, female per 1000 3.16
Ranked 54th. 27 times more than United Kingdom
0.116
Ranked 101st.

College and university > Gender ratio 129
Ranked 40th.
140.15
Ranked 28th. 9% more than Malaysia

Child care (preschool) > Duration 2
Ranked 179th. The same as United Kingdom
2
Ranked 164th.

Secondary education > Teachers > Per capita 5.81 per 1,000 people
Ranked 67th.
6.23 per 1,000 people
Ranked 54th. 7% more than Malaysia

Duration of compulsory education 9 years
Ranked 7th.
12 years
Ranked 14th. 33% more than Malaysia
Secondary education, pupils 2.62 million
Ranked 34th.
5 million
Ranked 15th. 91% more than Malaysia

College and university > Private school share 43.14%
Ranked 34th.
100%
Ranked 3rd. 2 times more than Malaysia

Girls to boys ratio > Primary level enrolment 1
Ranked 49th. The same as United Kingdom
1
Ranked 42nd.

School life expectancy > Total 11.5 years
Ranked 56th.
16.4 years
Ranked 4th. 43% more than Malaysia
Primary education, teachers 231,683
Ranked 19th.
255,994
Ranked 14th. 10% more than Malaysia

Primary education, pupils 2.95 million
Ranked 39th.
4.42 million
Ranked 22nd. 50% more than Malaysia

Tertiary enrollment 28.2%
Ranked 45th.
59.5%
Ranked 9th. 2 times more than Malaysia
Spending per student > College and university 49.36
Ranked 9th. Twice as much as United Kingdom
24.79
Ranked 32nd.

High school > Gender ratio 106.9
Ranked 25th. 4% more than United Kingdom
102.39
Ranked 44th.

Compulsary education starting age 6
Ranked 120th. 20% more than United Kingdom
5
Ranked 166th.

Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary per million 0.485
Ranked 77th. 2 times more than United Kingdom
0.232
Ranked 94th.

Literacy > Definition age 15 and over can read and write age 15 and over has completed five or more years of schooling
High school > Upper secondary school duration 4
Ranked 41st. The same as United Kingdom
4
Ranked 32nd.

Literacy > Male 92.4%
Ranked 84th.
99%
Ranked 31st. 7% more than Malaysia
Spending > USD 8.66 billion
Ranked 36th.
136.4 billion
Ranked 5th. 16 times more than Malaysia

High school > Private school share 4.49%
Ranked 101st.
29.43%
Ranked 24th. 7 times more than Malaysia

Spending > Proportion 4.04
Ranked 83th.
5.06
Ranked 48th. 25% more than Malaysia

Pupil-teacher ratio > Primary 17.51
Ranked 111th.
18.09
Ranked 98th. 3% more than Malaysia

Child care (preschool) > Starting age 4
Ranked 55th. 33% more than United Kingdom
3
Ranked 145th.

High school repeaters > Male 0.11
Ranked 85th.
0.0
Ranked 43th.
Preschool enrollment rate 96.61
Ranked 126th.
106.43
Ranked 57th. 10% more than Malaysia

Tertiary > Students studying abroad 54,909.26
Ranked 7th. 2 times more than United Kingdom
26,949.64
Ranked 31st.

Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level 632,309
Ranked 33th.
2.29 million
Ranked 12th. 4 times more than Malaysia

Teachers as percentage of labor force 4.2%
Ranked 18th. 11% more than United Kingdom
3.8%
Ranked 22nd.
Elementary (primary school) > Duration 6
Ranked 131st. The same as United Kingdom
6
Ranked 95th.

Children out of school > Primary 221,833
Ranked 26th. 208 times more than United Kingdom
1,069
Ranked 104th.

Secondary education, teachers per 1000 6.74
Ranked 44th. 10% more than United Kingdom
6.11
Ranked 59th.

Secondary education, teachers 190,581
Ranked 17th.
375,385
Ranked 10th. 97% more than Malaysia

Child care (preschool) > Students per teacher 17.82
Ranked 52nd.
18.19
Ranked 45th. 2% more than Malaysia

High school > Lower secondary school duration 3
Ranked 167th. The same as United Kingdom
3
Ranked 138th.

Children out of school, primary, male per 1000 0.988
Ranked 74th. 10 times more than United Kingdom
0.0968
Ranked 100th.

Spending per student > High school 14.19
Ranked 50th.
28.64
Ranked 12th. 2 times more than Malaysia

Secondary education, general pupils 2.45 million
Ranked 31st.
4.55 million
Ranked 15th. 85% more than Malaysia

High school > Gender parity index 1.07
Ranked 23th. 6% more than United Kingdom
1.01
Ranked 63th.

Scientific and technical journal articles 520
Ranked 50th.
48,288
Ranked 3rd. 93 times more than Malaysia

College and university > Teachers > Proportion of teachers female 50%
Ranked 3rd. 16% more than United Kingdom
43%
Ranked 14th.
Tertiary > Students studying abroad proportion 5.15%
Ranked 68th. 5 times more than United Kingdom
1.08%
Ranked 110th.

Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level per 1000 25.9
Ranked 62nd.
38.56
Ranked 30th. 49% more than Malaysia

Scouting > Genders admitted both both
Elementary (primary school) > Starting age 6
Ranked 151st. 20% more than United Kingdom
5
Ranked 199th.

Education expenditure of government > As percentage of total government 25.2%
Ranked 6th. 2 times more than United Kingdom
12.1%
Ranked 56th.

Children out of school, primary, male 24,602
Ranked 47th. 4 times more than United Kingdom
6,077
Ranked 64th.

Education expenditure of government > As percentage of GNI 6.6%
Ranked 15th. 25% more than United Kingdom
5.3%
Ranked 46th.

High school > Students per teacher 13.72
Ranked 54th.
14.27
Ranked 56th. 4% more than Malaysia

Secondary education > General pupils 2.38 million
Ranked 31st.
4.4 million
Ranked 15th. 85% more than Malaysia

Spending per student > Elementary school 11.56
Ranked 54th.
23.42
Ranked 13th. 2 times more than Malaysia

Secondary school starting age > Years 12
Ranked 117th. 9% more than United Kingdom
11
Ranked 164th.

High school starting age > Years 12
Ranked 108th. 9% more than United Kingdom
11
Ranked 145th.

Primary education > Teachers > Per capita 7.14 per 1,000 people
Ranked 24th. 65% more than United Kingdom
4.33 per 1,000 people
Ranked 82nd.

Education enrolment by level > Primary level 3.01 million
Ranked 38th.
4.49 million
Ranked 27th. 49% more than Malaysia

High school > Population with at least high school education > Women 66%
Ranked 63th.
99.6%
Ranked 5th. 51% more than Malaysia

Schools connected to the Internet 14.7%
Ranked 7th.
99%
Ranked 8th. 7 times more than Malaysia

Public spending per student > Primary level 11.2
Ranked 50th.
14
Ranked 34th. 25% more than Malaysia
Secondary education, pupils per 1000 92.51
Ranked 44th. 16% more than United Kingdom
79.68
Ranked 73th.

Primary education, pupils per 1000 104.24
Ranked 82nd. 48% more than United Kingdom
70.43
Ranked 107th.

Girls to boys ratio > Tertiary level enrolment 1.31
Ranked 46th.
1.37
Ranked 36th. 5% more than Malaysia

Girls to boys ratio > Secondary level enrolment 1.14
Ranked 9th. 11% more than United Kingdom
1.03
Ranked 58th.

Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level > Per capita 26.38 per 1,000 people
Ranked 61st.
38.58 per 1,000 people
Ranked 29th. 46% more than Malaysia

Tertiary > Students studying abroad per thousand people 1.91
Ranked 82nd. 4 times more than United Kingdom
0.429
Ranked 147th.

Outcomes > Secondary education > Duration > Years 7
Ranked 61st. The same as United Kingdom
7
Ranked 52nd.

Teacher student ratio > High school 14.97
Ranked 59th. 7% more than United Kingdom
14.01
Ranked 66th.

Children out of school > Primary per 1000 8.91
Ranked 40th. 499 times more than United Kingdom
0.0179
Ranked 120th.

High school repeaters > Female 0.09
Ranked 84th.
0.0
Ranked 43th.
Teacher student ratio > Elementary school 15.08
Ranked 108th.
18.27
Ranked 70th. 21% more than Malaysia

Proportion of education spending on teachers' salaries 70.23%
Ranked 12th. 81% more than United Kingdom
38.87%
Ranked 37th.

Elementary school > Enrolled students 3.1 million
Ranked 40th.
4.47 million
Ranked 23th. 44% more than Malaysia

Primary education > Duration > Years 6 years
Ranked 122nd. The same as United Kingdom
6 years
Ranked 88th.

Services, etc., value added > Constant 2000 US$ per capita $3,622.28
Ranked 30th.
$26,253.64
Ranked 8th. 7 times more than Malaysia
Secondary education, general pupils per 1000 86.77
Ranked 36th. 20% more than United Kingdom
72.5
Ranked 62nd.

High school > Lower secondary starting age 12
Ranked 120th. 9% more than United Kingdom
11
Ranked 170th.

Elementary (primary) school) > Private school share 0.97%
Ranked 133th.
5.07%
Ranked 93th. 5 times more than Malaysia

Elementary school > Gender ratio 99.5
Ranked 50th.
99.95
Ranked 30th. About the same as Malaysia

Education enrolment ratio > Net > Primary level 95%
Ranked 67th.
100%
Ranked 6th. 5% more than Malaysia

Duration of education > Secondary level 5
Ranked 171st.
7
Ranked 51st. 40% more than Malaysia
Public spending per student > Tertiary level 86.1
Ranked 17th. 3 times more than United Kingdom
26.3
Ranked 55th.
Secondary education > Pupils 2.52 million
Ranked 31st.
5.7 million
Ranked 14th. 2 times more than Malaysia

Primary education > Pupils 3.06 million
Ranked 38th.
4.69 million
Ranked 24th. 53% more than Malaysia

High school > Population with at least high school education > Men 72.8%
Ranked 57th.
99.8%
Ranked 5th. 37% more than Malaysia

Education enrolment by level > Secondary level > Per capita 95.95 per 1,000 people
Ranked 57th.
163.68 per 1,000 people
Ranked 2nd. 71% more than Malaysia

Education enrolment by level > Percentage girls > Tertiary level 55.07%
Ranked 46th.
55.9%
Ranked 41st. 2% more than Malaysia

Secondary education, vocational pupils 162,243
Ranked 45th.
451,007
Ranked 18th. 3 times more than Malaysia

Spending on education > Proportion spent on all staff salaries 90.32%
Ranked 9th. 36% more than United Kingdom
66.37%
Ranked 63th.

Elementary (primary) school > Students per teacher 12.72
Ranked 114th.
17.27
Ranked 78th. 36% more than Malaysia

Secondary education > Teachers 141,913
Ranked 30th.
372,887
Ranked 15th. 3 times more than Malaysia

School life expectancy > Primary to tertiary 13 years
Ranked 12th.
16 years
Ranked 19th. 23% more than Malaysia
Education enrolment by level > Secondary level 2.3 million
Ranked 35th.
9.71 million
Ranked 10th. 4 times more than Malaysia

Scientific and technical journal articles per million 20.89
Ranked 65th.
810.66
Ranked 7th. 39 times more than Malaysia

Duration of education > Primary level 6
Ranked 115th. The same as United Kingdom
6
Ranked 84th.
Participation > Children out of school > Elementary 125,312
Ranked 34th. 19 times more than United Kingdom
6,643
Ranked 77th.

Participation > Ratio of girls to boys in primary and secondary education 102.63%
Ranked 24th. 1% more than United Kingdom
101.28%
Ranked 33th.

Public spending per student > Secondary level 19.9
Ranked 35th. 34% more than United Kingdom
14.9
Ranked 48th.
Education enrolment by level > Percentage girls > Primary level 48.67%
Ranked 59th.
48.79%
Ranked 50th. About the same as Malaysia

Children out of school > Primary > Per capita 9.08 per 1,000 people
Ranked 40th. 504 times more than United Kingdom
0.018 per 1,000 people
Ranked 121st.

Education enrolment ratio > Net > Primary level > Women 95%
Ranked 68th.
100%
Ranked 7th. 5% more than Malaysia

High school > Upper secondary starting age 15
Ranked 151st. 7% more than United Kingdom
14
Ranked 190th.

Elementary school starting age > Years 6
Ranked 133th. 20% more than United Kingdom
5
Ranked 170th.

Library books 1.11 million
Ranked 7th.
27.9 million
Ranked 3rd. 25 times more than Malaysia
Elementary school repeaters > All 0.0
Ranked 82nd.
0.0
Ranked 121st.

School life expectancy > Male 11.2 years
Ranked 61st.
16 years
Ranked 4th. 43% more than Malaysia
Universities > Top 200 1
Ranked 31st.
24
Ranked 2nd. 24 times more than Malaysia
Secondary education > General pupils > Per capita 97.4 per 1,000 people
Ranked 35th. 32% more than United Kingdom
73.57 per 1,000 people
Ranked 70th.

Education enrolment by level > Primary level > Per capita 0.126 per capita
Ranked 71st. 66% more than United Kingdom
0.076 per capita
Ranked 130th.

Education enrolment by level > Primary level per 1000 123.25
Ranked 76th. 63% more than United Kingdom
75.65
Ranked 132nd.

Education enrolment ratio > Net > Primary level > Men 96%
Ranked 60th.
100%
Ranked 11th. 4% more than Malaysia

Library books per 1000 53.46
Ranked 13th.
475.44
Ranked 20th. 9 times more than Malaysia
Pupils-teacher ratio > Primary level 18.2
Ranked 99th. The same as United Kingdom
18.2
Ranked 98th.
Elementary (primary school) > Teachers > Proportion of teachers female 69%
Ranked 31st.
87%
Ranked 7th. 26% more than Malaysia
Primary education > Teachers 174,504
Ranked 27th.
258,966
Ranked 16th. 48% more than Malaysia

Secondary education > Vocational pupils 138,521
Ranked 46th.
1.3 million
Ranked 10th. 9 times more than Malaysia

Education enrolment by level > Percentage girls > Secondary level 51.25%
Ranked 31st.
54.2%
Ranked 6th. 6% more than Malaysia

Private school enrolment > Primary level 2.9
Ranked 63th.
4.8
Ranked 52nd. 66% more than Malaysia
Outcomes > Primary education > Duration > Years 6
Ranked 113th. The same as United Kingdom
6
Ranked 82nd.

Secondary education > Pupils per 1000 101.19
Ranked 43th. 6% more than United Kingdom
95.2
Ranked 47th.

Primary education > Teachers per 1000 7.01
Ranked 25th. 62% more than United Kingdom
4.33
Ranked 82nd.

Children out of school > Primary > Female > Per capita 4.49 per 1,000 people
Ranked 41st. 1124 times more than United Kingdom
0.004 per 1,000 people
Ranked 114th.

Female enrolment share > Primary level 48.7%
Ranked 48th.
48.8%
Ranked 36th. About the same as Malaysia
Services, etc., value added > Constant 2000 US$ $105.92 billion
Ranked 15th.
$1.58 trillion
Ranked 5th. 15 times more than Malaysia
Universities > Top 200 per million 0.0387
Ranked 23th.
0.399
Ranked 10th. 10 times more than Malaysia
Primary school starting age > Years 6
Ranked 150th. 20% more than United Kingdom
5
Ranked 191st.

Scouting > Members 44,016
Ranked 29th.
528,263
Ranked 9th. 12 times more than Malaysia
Elementary (primary) school) > Proportion spent on all staff salaries 88.98%
Ranked 25th. 25% more than United Kingdom
70.93%
Ranked 65th.

High school> Proportion of education spending on teachers' salaries 61.97%
Ranked 32nd. 37% more than United Kingdom
45.26%
Ranked 45th.

High school > Share of total education spending 33.72%
Ranked 59th.
48.32%
Ranked 7th. 43% more than Malaysia

Elementary (primary) school > Proportion of education spending on teachers' salaries 62.29%
Ranked 35th. 87% more than United Kingdom
33.34%
Ranked 48th.

Enrolment ratio > Secondary level 70.2%
Ranked 44th.
93.7%
Ranked 5th. 33% more than Malaysia
Participation > Secondary education > General pupils 2.34 million
Ranked 33th.
4.64 million
Ranked 14th. 98% more than Malaysia

Secondary education > Teachers per 1000 5.7
Ranked 65th.
6.23
Ranked 54th. 9% more than Malaysia

Ratio of female to male primary enrollment 99.63
Ranked 35th.
99.93
Ranked 27th. About the same as Malaysia

Secondary education > General pupils per 1000 95.62
Ranked 37th. 30% more than United Kingdom
73.53
Ranked 69th.

Children out of school > Primary > Male 112,026
Ranked 25th. 131 times more than United Kingdom
853
Ranked 95th.

Elementary (primary) school > Gender parity index 0.999
Ranked 37th. About the same as United Kingdom
0.994
Ranked 63th.

Female enrolment share > Secondary level 51.2%
Ranked 28th.
52.7%
Ranked 12th. 3% more than Malaysia
Private school enrolment > Secondary level 3
Ranked 11th.
102.9
Ranked 1st. 34 times more than Malaysia
Education enrolment by level > Secondary level per 1000 94.21
Ranked 64th.
163.61
Ranked 2nd. 74% more than Malaysia

Scouting > Members per thousand people 1.51
Ranked 72nd.
8.35
Ranked 17th. 6 times more than Malaysia
School life expectancy > Female 11.7 years
Ranked 50th.
16.8 years
Ranked 4th. 44% more than Malaysia
Elementary school repeaters > Female 0.0
Ranked 70th.
0.0
Ranked 117th.

Elementary school repeaters > Male 0.0
Ranked 71st.
0.0
Ranked 118th.

Children out of school > Primary > Male > Per capita 4.58 per 1,000 people
Ranked 41st. 327 times more than United Kingdom
0.014 per 1,000 people
Ranked 114th.

Elementary school teachers 205,772
Ranked 23th.
244,391
Ranked 14th. 19% more than Malaysia

High school teachers 166,940
Ranked 24th.
378,882
Ranked 13th. 2 times more than Malaysia

Participation > Secondary education > Pupils 2.58 million
Ranked 32nd.
5.75 million
Ranked 14th. 2 times more than Malaysia

Universities > Top 200 > Per $ GDP 0.008 per $1 billion of GDP
Ranked 15th.
0.011 per $1 billion of GDP
Ranked 10th. 38% more than Malaysia
Ratio of female to male secondary enrollment 114.18
Ranked 13th. 11% more than United Kingdom
102.94
Ranked 49th.

Primary education > Pupils per 1000 122.79
Ranked 75th. 57% more than United Kingdom
78.27
Ranked 121st.

Secondary education > Pupils > Per capita 103.07 per 1,000 people
Ranked 34th. 8% more than United Kingdom
95.25 per 1,000 people
Ranked 48th.

Pupils-teacher ratio > Secondary level 19.4
Ranked 49th. 13% more than United Kingdom
17.2
Ranked 66th.
Primary teacher age > Proportion aged 30-39 49%
Ranked 1st. 2 times more than United Kingdom
20%
Ranked 22nd.
Library members 175,876
Ranked 3rd. 3 times more than United Kingdom
66,000
Ranked 10th.
Library members per 1000 8.49
Ranked 6th. 8 times more than United Kingdom
1.12
Ranked 32nd.
School enrollment > Primary > Male > % net 93.32% net
Ranked 55th.
98.69% net
Ranked 18th. 6% more than Malaysia

Services, etc., value added > % of GDP 49.1%
Ranked 74th.
77.97%
Ranked 14th. 59% more than Malaysia

Unemployment with secondary education, male > % of male unemployment 66.3%
Ranked 2nd. 45% more than United Kingdom
45.6%
Ranked 44th.

Public spending on education, total > % of GDP 5.13%
Ranked 54th.
6.3%
Ranked 25th. 23% more than Malaysia

Labor force with secondary education, female > % of female labor force 50.3%
Ranked 20th. 21% more than United Kingdom
41.5%
Ranked 30th.

Unemployment with secondary education, female > % of female unemployment 49.7%
Ranked 7th. 4% more than United Kingdom
47.8%
Ranked 37th.

Education spending > % of GDP 8.1%
Ranked 10th. 53% more than United Kingdom
5.3%
Ranked 47th.
Public spending on public institutions 88.2%
Ranked 18th. 36% more than United Kingdom
64.7%
Ranked 27th.
School enrollment > Preprimary > % gross 107.53% gross
Ranked 12th. 82% more than United Kingdom
58.99% gross
Ranked 65th.

Ratio of female to male enrollments in tertiary education 140.61
Ranked 33th. 2% more than United Kingdom
137.34
Ranked 33th.

Secondary education > Pupils > % female 51.94% female
Ranked 15th. 5% more than United Kingdom
49.37% female
Ranked 51st.

Government spending on education > % of GDP 5.13%
Ranked 52nd.
6.3%
Ranked 25th. 23% more than Malaysia

Participation > School enrollment > Secondary > Private > % of total secondary 4.1%
Ranked 89th.
25.95%
Ranked 28th. 6 times more than Malaysia

School enrollment > Tertiary > Male > % gross 27.01% gross
Ranked 56th.
50.8% gross
Ranked 24th. 88% more than Malaysia

Participation > School enrollment > Tertiary > % gross 32.11%
Ranked 59th.
57.42%
Ranked 26th. 79% more than Malaysia

Participation > School enrollment > Tertiary > Female > % gross 36.22%
Ranked 56th.
67.27%
Ranked 22nd. 86% more than Malaysia

Participation > Total enrollment > Primary > % net 96.1%
Ranked 52nd.
99.84%
Ranked 3rd. 4% more than Malaysia

Participation > School enrollment > Secondary > Male > % net 65.61%
Ranked 68th.
91.82%
Ranked 11th. 40% more than Malaysia

School enrollment, primary, private > % of total primary 0.97%
Ranked 129th.
5.07%
Ranked 91st. 5 times more than Malaysia

Primary education, pupils > % female 48.48%
Ranked 87th.
48.77%
Ranked 49th. 1% more than Malaysia

School enrollment, primary, female > % gross 98.22%
Ranked 109th.
106.72%
Ranked 48th. 9% more than Malaysia

Secondary education, general pupils > % female 51.02%
Ranked 41st. 4% more than United Kingdom
49.15%
Ranked 91st.

Total enrollment, primary, male > % net 98.45%
Ranked 20th.
99.71%
Ranked 3rd. 1% more than Malaysia

Labor force with primary education, female > % of female labor force 14.1%
Ranked 32nd.
17.1%
Ranked 27th. 21% more than Malaysia

Labor force with tertiary education > % of total 24.4%
Ranked 30th.
38.1%
Ranked 6th. 56% more than Malaysia

Ratio of female to male secondary enrollment > % 97.1%
Ranked 105th.
101.1%
Ranked 49th. 4% more than Malaysia

Ratio of female to male primary enrollment > % 93.89%
Ranked 135th.
99.71%
Ranked 40th. 6% more than Malaysia

Participation > School enrollment > Preprimary > % gross 60.59%
Ranked 68th.
80.53%
Ranked 44th. 33% more than Malaysia

Participation > School enrollment > Primary > % net 96.1%
Ranked 35th.
99.59%
Ranked 3rd. 4% more than Malaysia

Participation > School enrollment > Primary > Male > % gross 96.84%
Ranked 127th.
106.46%
Ranked 59th. 10% more than Malaysia

Participation > School enrollment > Primary > Male > % net 96.2%
Ranked 35th.
99.5%
Ranked 5th. 3% more than Malaysia

Participation > School enrollment > Primary > Private > % of total primary 1.04%
Ranked 121st.
4.98%
Ranked 84th. 5 times more than Malaysia

Adjusted savings > Education expenditure > % of GNI 5.77% of GNI
Ranked 28th. 8% more than United Kingdom
5.33% of GNI
Ranked 42nd.

Public spending on education > Total > % of GDP 7.95%
Ranked 9th. 45% more than United Kingdom
5.48%
Ranked 42nd.

Unemployment with primary education > % of total unemployment 32%
Ranked 30th. 6% more than United Kingdom
30.3%
Ranked 31st.

Unemployment with secondary education > % of total unemployment 48.8%
Ranked 29th. 10% more than United Kingdom
44.4%
Ranked 33th.

Expenditure per student > Primary > % of GDP per capita 18.62%
Ranked 34th. 1% more than United Kingdom
18.44%
Ranked 36th.

School enrollment > Secondary > Male > % gross 70.89% gross
Ranked 102nd.
103.05% gross
Ranked 19th. 45% more than Malaysia

Expenditure per student > Tertiary > % of GDP per capita 93.69%
Ranked 8th. 3 times more than United Kingdom
28.06%
Ranked 44th.

School enrollment > Primary > % net 93.21% net
Ranked 57th.
98.69% net
Ranked 12th. 6% more than Malaysia

Services, etc., value added > Constant 2000 US$, % of GDP 34.89%
Ranked 48th.
68.87%
Ranked 17th. 97% more than Malaysia
Ratio of female to male tertiary enrollment > % 123%
Ranked 60th.
135.74%
Ranked 38th. 10% more than Malaysia

School enrollment, primary > % gross 101.41%
Ranked 92nd.
106.88%
Ranked 50th. 5% more than Malaysia

School enrollment, primary, female > % net 94.97%
Ranked 30th.
99.62%
Ranked 2nd. 5% more than Malaysia

School enrollment > Primary > % gross 93.48% gross
Ranked 140th.
106.54% gross
Ranked 56th. 14% more than Malaysia

Participation > Total enrollment > Primary > Female > % net 95.99%
Ranked 46th.
99.94%
Ranked 1st. 4% more than Malaysia

High school > Lower Secondary > Students per teacher 17.17
Ranked 44th. 13% more than United Kingdom
15.25
Ranked 47th.

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