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  • Children out of school > Elementary: Children out of school are the number of primary-school-age children not enrolled in primary or secondary school.
  • Children out of school > Elementary > Female: Children out of school are the number of primary-school-age children not enrolled in primary or secondary school.
  • 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.
  • School enrollment > Primary > 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. 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."
  • School enrollment > Primary > Female > % 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."
  • School enrollment > Secondary > % 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 > Secondary > 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. 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 > Secondary > Female > % 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 > 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."
  • Secondary education > General pupils: Secondary general pupils are the number of secondary students enrolled in general education programs, including teacher training."
  • Secondary education > General pupils > % female: Secondary general pupils are the number of secondary students enrolled in general education programs, including teacher training."
  • Secondary education > Pupils: Secondary education pupils is the total number of pupils enrolled at secondary 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.
  • Secondary education > Vocational pupils > % female: Secondary vocational pupils are the number of secondary students enrolled in technical and vocational education programs, including teacher training."
  • Total enrollment > Primary > Male > % 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."
  • 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 > % 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."
  • 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."
  • 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."
  • 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 > 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."
  • 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."
  • 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."
  • 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."
  • 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."
  • 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."
  • School enrollment > Secondary > % 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."
  • 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."
  • Children out of school > Elementary > Male: Children out of school are the number of primary-school-age children not enrolled in primary or secondary school.
STAT Norway United States HISTORY
Children out of school > Elementary 5,729
Ranked 80th.
1.71 million
Ranked 4th. 299 times more than Norway

Children out of school > Elementary > Female 2,564
Ranked 77th.
769,923
Ranked 4th. 300 times more than Norway

Ratio of girls to boys in primary and secondary education 99.01%
Ranked 65th.
100.09%
Ranked 51st. 1% more than Norway

School enrollment > Primary > Female > % gross 98.79%
Ranked 91st.
99.11%
Ranked 89th. About the same as Norway

School enrollment > Primary > Female > % net 98.79%
Ranked 6th. 7% more than United States
92.61%
Ranked 54th.

School enrollment > Secondary > % net 95.82%
Ranked 6th. 9% more than United States
88.31%
Ranked 22nd.

School enrollment > Secondary > Female > % gross 110.32%
Ranked 12th. 18% more than United States
93.87%
Ranked 43th.

School enrollment > Secondary > Female > % net 95.99%
Ranked 9th. 8% more than United States
88.98%
Ranked 21st.

School enrollment > Tertiary > Male > % gross 56.18%
Ranked 15th.
69.36%
Ranked 5th. 23% more than Norway

Secondary education > General pupils 291,724
Ranked 84th.
24.69 million
Ranked 2nd. 85 times more than Norway

Secondary education > General pupils > % female 51.42%
Ranked 27th. 6% more than United States
48.63%
Ranked 95th.

Secondary education > Pupils 403,026
Ranked 78th.
24.43 million
Ranked 3rd. 61 times more than Norway

Secondary education > Pupils > % female 48.1%
Ranked 87th.
48.63%
Ranked 69th. 1% more than Norway

Secondary education > Vocational pupils > % female 40.76%
Ranked 62nd.
0.0
Ranked 111th.

Total enrollment > Primary > Male > % net 98.58%
Ranked 19th. 6% more than United States
92.62%
Ranked 60th.

School enrollment > Secondary > Private > % of total secondary 6.7%
Ranked 73th.
8.78%
Ranked 68th. 31% more than Norway

School enrollment > Tertiary > % gross 73.19%
Ranked 12th.
82.92%
Ranked 4th. 13% more than Norway

School enrollment > Tertiary > Female > % gross 90.92%
Ranked 10th.
97.14%
Ranked 6th. 7% more than Norway

Total enrollment > Primary > % net 98.68%
Ranked 24th. 6% more than United States
93.14%
Ranked 64th.

School enrollment > Secondary > Male > % net 95.67%
Ranked 6th. 9% more than United States
87.68%
Ranked 18th.

School enrollment > Preprimary > % gross 94.74%
Ranked 25th. 64% more than United States
57.81%
Ranked 64th.

School enrollment > Primary > % net 98.68%
Ranked 13th. 7% more than United States
91.97%
Ranked 56th.

School enrollment > Primary > Male > % gross 98.58%
Ranked 100th. About the same as United States
98.45%
Ranked 102nd.

School enrollment > Primary > Male > % net 98.58%
Ranked 15th. 8% more than United States
91.37%
Ranked 60th.

Total enrollment > Primary > Female > % net 98.79%
Ranked 16th. 5% more than United States
93.68%
Ranked 53th.

School enrollment > Primary > Private > % of total primary 2.24%
Ranked 98th.
9.68%
Ranked 58th. 4 times more than Norway

School enrollment > Secondary > % gross 111.58%
Ranked 8th. 19% more than United States
94.11%
Ranked 41st.

School enrollment > Secondary > Male > % gross 112.78%
Ranked 8th. 20% more than United States
94.34%
Ranked 38th.

Children out of school > Elementary > Male 3,165
Ranked 74th.
944,307
Ranked 4th. 298 times more than Norway

SOURCES: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) Institute for Statistics.

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