Education > College and university Stats: compare key data on Norway & 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 Norway United States HISTORY
Gender parity index 1.63
Ranked 14th. 16% more than United States
Ranked 33th.

Gender ratio 161.83
Ranked 14th. 16% more than United States
Ranked 29th.

Private school share 14.53%
Ranked 76th.
Ranked 46th. 92% more than Norway

Share of total education spending 29.63%
Ranked 12th. 15% more than United States
Ranked 26th.

Teachers > Proportion of teachers female 36%
Ranked 2nd.
Ranked 7th. 31% more than Norway


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