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Education Stats: compare key data on Peru & United States

Definitions

  • 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.
  • Homeschooling legal status: Legal status of homeschooling.
  • 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).
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Literacy > Reading performance > Overall: Overall.

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  • 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: 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Literacy > Reading performance > Overall reading skills: Overall.

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  • 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.
  • Literacy > Reading performance > Access and retrieve: Access and retrieve.

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  • 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.
  • Elementary school graduate rate: Persistence to last grade of primary is the percentage of children enrolled in the first grade of primary school who eventually reach the last grade of primary education. The estimate is based on the reconstructed cohort method.
  • 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.
  • Inequality adjusted index: Inequality-adjusted Human Development Index.
  • 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.
  • School enrolment rate > 1st grade: Gross intake rate in grade 1 is the number of new entrants in the first grade of primary education regardless of age, expressed as a percentage of the population of the official primary entrance age."
  • 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.
  • Literacy > Reading performance > Integrate and interpret: Integrate and interpret.

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  • Elementary (primary) school) > Private school share: Percentage of primary students who attend a private school.
  • High school > Lower secondary starting age: Average age at which students begin lower secondary (middle school) education.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • School enrolment rate > 5th grade: Persistence to grade 5 (percentage of cohort reaching grade 5) is the share of children enrolled in the first grade of primary school who eventually reach grade 5. The estimate is based on the reconstructed cohort method.
  • 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.
  • Literacy > Reading performance > Continuous texts: Continuous texts.

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  • Literacy > Reading performance > Non-continuous texts: Non-continuous texts.

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  • 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.
  • Literacy > Reading performance > Reflect and evaluate: Reflect and evaluate.

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  • 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."
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Proportion of primary education time spent learning technology: Intended instruction time spent studying technology, as a percentage of total intended instruction time for students 12 to 14 years of age. Data for 1999.
  • 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).
  • 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 spent on all staff salaries: Percentage of public funding for primary education that goes to school staff salaries.
  • 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.
  • Post-Secondary Non-Tertiary > Teachers > Women: Number of female teaching staff in post-secondary non-tertiary education. Post-secondary non-tertiary education serves to broaden the knowledge of participants, who have already gained an upper secondary qualification.
  • 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.
  • Proportion of primary education time spent learning science: Intended instruction time spent studying science, as a percentage of total intended instruction time for students 12 to 14 years of age. Data for 1999.
  • 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."
  • 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."
  • 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.
  • Proportion of primary education time spent learning vocational skills: Intended instruction time spent studying vocational skills, as a percentage of total intended instruction time for students 12 to 14 years of age. Data for 1999.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Proportion of primary education time spent learning foreign languages: Intended instruction time spent studying modern foreign languages, as a percentage of total intended instruction time for students 12 to 14 years of age. Data for 1999.
  • School enrolment rate > 1st grade > Female: Gross intake rate in grade 1 is the number of new entrants in the first grade of primary education regardless of age, expressed as a percentage of the population of the official primary entrance age."
  • School enrolment rate > 1st grade > Male: Gross intake rate in grade 1 is the number of new entrants in the first grade of primary education regardless of age, expressed as a percentage of the population of the official primary entrance age."
  • School enrolment rate > 5th grade > Female: Persistence to grade 5 (percentage of cohort reaching grade 5) is the share of children enrolled in the first grade of primary school who eventually reach grade 5. The estimate is based on the reconstructed cohort method.
  • School enrolment rate > 5th grade > Male: Persistence to grade 5 (percentage of cohort reaching grade 5) is the share of children enrolled in the first grade of primary school who eventually reach grade 5. The estimate is based on the reconstructed cohort method.
  • Participation > 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."
  • 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 > 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.
  • Literacy and Attainment > Educational attainment: completed tertiary > Tertiary > Population 25+ years > % > Over 24 year olds: Percentage of population older than 24 years that has completed tertiary education.
  • 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).
  • Unemployment with primary education, male > % of male unemployment: Unemployment with primary 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).
  • Labor force with tertiary education, male > % of male labor force: Labor force with tertiary education, male (% of male labor force). Labor force with tertiary education is the proportion of labor force that has a tertiary education, as a percentage of the total labor force.
  • Unemployment with tertiary education, female > % of female unemployment: Unemployment with tertiary 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).
  • Unemployment with tertiary education, male > % of male unemployment: Unemployment with tertiary 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).
  • 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.
  • Primary education > Teachers > % female: Female teachers as a percentage of total primary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers.
  • Proportion of primary education time spent learning arts: Intended instruction time spent studying arts, as a percentage of total intended instruction time for students 12 to 14 years of age. Data for 1999.
  • Proportion of primary education time spent in physical education: Intended instruction time spent studying physical education, as a percentage of total intended instruction time for students 12 to 14 years of age. Data for 1999.
  • 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 > 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."
  • Government spending on education > % of government spending: 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 > 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."
  • Ratio of girls to boys in primary and secondary education > %: 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, preprimary, female > % gross: School enrollment, preprimary, female (% gross). Gross enrolment ratio. Pre-primary. Female is the total female enrollment in pre-primary education, regardless of age, expressed as a percentage of the total female population of official pre-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, preprimary, male > % gross: School enrollment, preprimary, male (% gross). Gross enrolment ratio. Pre-primary. Male is the total male enrollment in pre-primary education, regardless of age, expressed as a percentage of the total male population of official pre-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, pupils > % female: Secondary education, pupils (% female). Percentage of female students. Total secondary. All programmes is the number of female students enrolled in all secondary education programmes expressed as a percentage of the total number of students (male and female) enrolled at the secondary education level in a given school year.
  • Expenditure per student, primary > % of GDP per capita: Expenditure per student, primary (% of GDP per capita). Public expenditure per pupil as a % of GDP per capita. Primary is the total public expenditure per student in primary education 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).
  • Services, etc., value added > Current US$ per capita: Services, etc., value added (current US$). Services correspond to ISIC divisions 50-99. They include value added in wholesale and retail trade (including hotels and restaurants), transport, and government, financial, professional, and personal services such as education, health care, and real estate services. Also included are imputed bank service charges, import duties, and any statistical discrepancies noted by national compilers as well as discrepancies arising from rescaling. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources. The industrial origin of value added is determined by the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC), revision 3. Data are in current U.S. dollars. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Services, etc., value added > Current US$, % of GDP: Services, etc., value added (current 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 current U.S. dollars. Figures expressed as a proportion of GDP for the same year
  • Secondary education, vocational pupils per 1000: 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. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Secondary education, teachers, female per 1000: Secondary education, teachers, female. Teaching staff in total secondary. Public and private. Full and part-time. All programmes. Female is the total number of female 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.
  • Adjusted savings: education expenditure > % of GNI: 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.
  • Persistence to last grade of primary, total > % of cohort: Persistence to last grade of primary, total (% of cohort). Survival rate to last grade of primary. Total is the share of children enrolled in the first grade of primary school who eventually reach the last grade of primary. The estimate is calculated on the basis of the reconstructed cohort method, which uses data on enrolment and repeaters for two consecutive years.
  • 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 > 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, primary, male > % net: School enrollment, primary, male (% net). Net enrolment rate. Primary. Male is the ratio of male children of the official primary school age who are enrolled in primary school to the male population of the official primary school age.
  • Persistence to last grade of primary, female > % of cohort: Persistence to last grade of primary, female (% of cohort). Survival rate to last grade of primary. Female is the share of female children enrolled in the first grade of primary school who eventually reach the last grade of primary. The estimate is calculated on the basis of the reconstructed cohort method, which uses data on enrolment and repeaters for two consecutive years.
  • Repeaters, primary, male > % of male enrollment: Repeaters, primary, male (% of male enrollment). Percentage of repeaters in primary. All grades. Male is the number of male students enrolled in the same grade as in the previous year, as a percentage of all male students enrolled in primary school. It is calculated by dividing the sum of male repeaters in all grades of primary education by the total male enrolment of primary education and multiplying the result by 100.
  • Proportion of primary education time spent learning religion: Intended instruction time spent studying religion, as a percentage of total intended instruction time for students 12 to 14 years of age. Data for 1999.
  • School enrollment, secondary, female > % gross: School enrollment, secondary, female (% gross). Gross enrolment ratio. Secondary. All programmes. Female is the total female enrollment in secondary education, regardless of age, expressed as a percentage of the female population of official secondary 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, secondary, male > % net: School enrollment, secondary, male (% net). Net enrolment rate. Secondary. All programmes. Male is the ratio of male children of the official secondary school age who are enrolled in secondary school to the male population of the official secondary school age.
  • Secondary education, teachers, female: Secondary education, teachers, female. Teaching staff in total secondary. Public and private. Full and part-time. All programmes. Female is the total number of female 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.
STAT Peru United States HISTORY
Average years of schooling of adults 7.6
Ranked 32nd.
12
Ranked 1st. 58% more than Peru
Children out of school, primary 128,536
Ranked 29th.
1.76 million
Ranked 3rd. 14 times more than Peru

Children out of school, primary per 1000 4.34
Ranked 54th.
5.64
Ranked 47th. 30% more than Peru

Children out of school, primary, female 61,986
Ranked 28th.
780,465
Ranked 3rd. 13 times more than Peru

College and university > Gender parity index 1.09
Ranked 76th.
1.41
Ranked 33th. 29% more than Peru

College and university > Share of total education spending 17.43%
Ranked 31st.
25.65%
Ranked 26th. 47% more than Peru

Compulsary education duration 12
Ranked 14th. The same as United States
12
Ranked 14th.

Government spending on education > Proportion of GDP 2.59%
Ranked 56th.
5.62%
Ranked 39th. 2 times more than Peru

Homeschooling legal status Prior registration with the Ministerio de Educación is required. Legal under regulating conditions, varies by state.
Literacy > Total population 92.9%
Ranked 1st.
99%
Ranked 20th. 7% more than Peru

Primary education, duration > Years 6
Ranked 61st. The same as United States
6
Ranked 53th.

Primary education, teachers per 1000 6.34
Ranked 31st. 15% more than United States
5.49
Ranked 49th.

Pupil-teacher ratio, primary 19.56
Ranked 67th. 37% more than United States
14.29
Ranked 98th.

Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary 16.5
Ranked 39th. 14% more than United States
14.49
Ranked 56th.

Secondary education, duration > Years 5
Ranked 177th.
6
Ranked 102nd. 20% more than Peru

Literacy > Female 89.4%
Ranked 1st.
99%
Ranked 17th. 11% more than Peru

Children out of school, primary, female per 1000 2.09
Ranked 54th.
2.5
Ranked 48th. 20% more than Peru

College and university > Gender ratio 106.3
Ranked 66th.
140.06
Ranked 29th. 32% more than Peru

Child care (preschool) > Duration 3
Ranked 55th. The same as United States
3
Ranked 47th.

Secondary education > Teachers > Per capita 5.83 per 1,000 people
Ranked 59th. 6% more than United States
5.5 per 1,000 people
Ranked 65th.

Duration of compulsory education 11 years
Ranked 22nd.
12 years
Ranked 10th. 9% more than Peru
Secondary education, pupils 2.64 million
Ranked 29th.
24.21 million
Ranked 4th. 9 times more than Peru

College and university > Private school share 54.26%
Ranked 18th. 94% more than United States
27.95%
Ranked 46th.

Girls to boys ratio > Primary level enrolment 1
Ranked 28th. 1% more than United States
0.99
Ranked 49th.

School life expectancy > Total 12.4 years
Ranked 42nd.
15.2 years
Ranked 14th. 23% more than Peru
Primary education, teachers 187,654
Ranked 19th.
1.71 million
Ranked 5th. 9 times more than Peru

Primary education, pupils 3.67 million
Ranked 27th.
24.43 million
Ranked 5th. 7 times more than Peru

Tertiary enrollment 28.8%
Ranked 7th.
72.6%
Ranked 1st. 3 times more than Peru
Spending per student > College and university 10.87
Ranked 69th.
22.04
Ranked 37th. 2 times more than Peru

High school > Gender ratio 99.03
Ranked 64th.
99.5
Ranked 59th. About the same as Peru

Compulsary education starting age 5
Ranked 86th.
6
Ranked 66th. 20% more than Peru

Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary per million 0.557
Ranked 80th. 12 times more than United States
0.0465
Ranked 96th.

Literacy > Definition age 15 and over can read and write age 15 and over can read and write
High school > Upper secondary school duration 2
Ranked 164th.
3
Ranked 73th. 50% more than Peru

Literacy > Male 96.4%
Ranked 1st.
99%
Ranked 28th. 3% more than Peru

Spending > USD 3.02 billion
Ranked 51st.
684.04 billion
Ranked 1st. 226 times more than Peru

High school > Private school share 26.04%
Ranked 33th. 3 times more than United States
8.27%
Ranked 86th.

Spending > Proportion 2.5
Ranked 138th.
4.79
Ranked 54th. 92% more than Peru

Pupil-teacher ratio > Primary 22.24
Ranked 75th. 57% more than United States
14.21
Ranked 120th.

Child care (preschool) > Starting age 3
Ranked 113th. The same as United States
3
Ranked 103th.

Preschool enrollment rate 109.09
Ranked 43th. 10% more than United States
98.77
Ranked 94th.

Tertiary > Students studying abroad 16,908.82
Ranked 48th.
56,943.33
Ranked 6th. 3 times more than Peru

Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level 831,345
Ranked 28th.
16.61 million
Ranked 1st. 20 times more than Peru

Teachers as percentage of labor force 4.9%
Ranked 8th. 17% more than United States
4.2%
Ranked 17th.
Literacy > Reading performance > Overall 370
Ranked 60th.
500
Ranked 15th. 35% more than Peru
Elementary (primary school) > Duration 6
Ranked 67th. The same as United States
6
Ranked 59th.

Children out of school > Primary 14,606
Ranked 66th.
1.62 million
Ranked 2nd. 111 times more than Peru

Secondary education, teachers 160,018
Ranked 19th.
1.67 million
Ranked 4th. 10 times more than Peru

Secondary education, teachers per 1000 5.4
Ranked 55th. 1% more than United States
5.36
Ranked 56th.

Child care (preschool) > Students per teacher 17.74
Ranked 49th. 19% more than United States
14.96
Ranked 64th.

High school > Lower secondary school duration 3
Ranked 111th. The same as United States
3
Ranked 105th.

Children out of school, primary, male per 1000 2.25
Ranked 55th.
3.14
Ranked 43th. 40% more than Peru

Spending per student > High school 9.98
Ranked 26th.
24.56
Ranked 18th. 2 times more than Peru

Secondary education, general pupils 2.64 million
Ranked 26th.
24.21 million
Ranked 3rd. 9 times more than Peru

High school > Gender parity index 0.985
Ranked 60th.
1.01
Ranked 68th. 3% more than Peru

Literacy > Reading performance > Overall reading skills 370
Ranked 60th.
500
Ranked 15th. 35% more than Peru
Scientific and technical journal articles 129
Ranked 75th.
211,233
Ranked 1st. 1637 times more than Peru

Literacy > Reading performance > Access and retrieve 364
Ranked 58th.
492
Ranked 25th. 35% more than Peru
Tertiary > Students studying abroad proportion 1.42%
Ranked 111th. 5 times more than United States
0.271%
Ranked 124th.

Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level per 1000 31.1
Ranked 47th.
57.75
Ranked 4th. 86% more than Peru

Scouting > Genders admitted both both for Venturing, boys only for non-Venturing
Elementary (primary school) > Starting age 6
Ranked 86th. The same as United States
6
Ranked 77th.

Education expenditure of government > As percentage of total government 13.7%
Ranked 32nd.
15.3%
Ranked 38th. 12% more than Peru

Children out of school, primary, male 66,550
Ranked 26th.
976,866
Ranked 3rd. 15 times more than Peru

Education expenditure of government > As percentage of GNI 2.6%
Ranked 41st.
5.9%
Ranked 23th. 2 times more than Peru

High school > Students per teacher 16.5
Ranked 40th. 14% more than United States
14.49
Ranked 57th.

Secondary education > General pupils 2.38 million
Ranked 32nd.
24.19 million
Ranked 3rd. 10 times more than Peru

Spending per student > Elementary school 8.21
Ranked 33th.
22.35
Ranked 18th. 3 times more than Peru

Secondary school starting age > Years 12
Ranked 68th. The same as United States
12
Ranked 59th.

High school starting age > Years 12
Ranked 62nd. The same as United States
12
Ranked 55th.

Primary education > Teachers > Per capita 6.74 per 1,000 people
Ranked 26th. 15% more than United States
5.88 per 1,000 people
Ranked 44th.

Education enrolment by level > Primary level 4.28 million
Ranked 28th.
24.85 million
Ranked 4th. 6 times more than Peru

High school > Population with at least high school education > Women 47.3%
Ranked 91st.
94.7%
Ranked 14th. Twice as much as Peru

Elementary school graduate rate 82.96
Ranked 58th.
95.34
Ranked 40th. 15% more than Peru

Schools connected to the Internet 2.6%
Ranked 7th.
100%
Ranked 2nd. 38 times more than Peru

Public spending per student > Primary level 8
Ranked 60th.
17.9
Ranked 21st. 2 times more than Peru
Secondary education, pupils per 1000 89.13
Ranked 50th. 15% more than United States
77.71
Ranked 76th.

Primary education, pupils per 1000 123.96
Ranked 58th. 58% more than United States
78.41
Ranked 97th.

Girls to boys ratio > Tertiary level enrolment 1.03
Ranked 61st.
1.4
Ranked 22nd. 36% more than Peru

Girls to boys ratio > Secondary level enrolment 1.01
Ranked 59th.
1.02
Ranked 54th. 1% more than Peru

Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level > Per capita 31.06 per 1,000 people
Ranked 45th.
57.61 per 1,000 people
Ranked 4th. 85% more than Peru

Tertiary > Students studying abroad per thousand people 0.571
Ranked 136th. 3 times more than United States
0.183
Ranked 178th.

Outcomes > Secondary education > Duration > Years 5
Ranked 157th.
6
Ranked 86th. 20% more than Peru

Teacher student ratio > High school 16.24
Ranked 42nd. 13% more than United States
14.38
Ranked 51st.

Children out of school > Primary per 1000 0.533
Ranked 107th.
5.54
Ranked 58th. 10 times more than Peru

Inequality adjusted index 0.538
Ranked 69th.
0.941
Ranked 3rd. 75% more than Peru
Teacher student ratio > Elementary school 20.88
Ranked 62nd. 53% more than United States
13.69
Ranked 102nd.

Proportion of education spending on teachers' salaries 62.15%
Ranked 7th. 30% more than United States
47.8%
Ranked 32nd.

Elementary school > Enrolled students 3.85 million
Ranked 31st.
24.68 million
Ranked 3rd. 6 times more than Peru

Primary education > Duration > Years 6 years
Ranked 62nd. The same as United States
6 years
Ranked 54th.

Services, etc., value added > Constant 2000 US$ per capita $2,354.11
Ranked 44th.
$33,005.49
Ranked 3rd. 14 times more than Peru

School enrolment rate > 1st grade 100.33
Ranked 68th.
105.99
Ranked 46th. 6% more than Peru

Secondary education, general pupils per 1000 89.13
Ranked 30th. 15% more than United States
77.71
Ranked 47th.

Literacy > Reading performance > Integrate and interpret 371
Ranked 61st.
495
Ranked 20th. 33% more than Peru
Elementary (primary) school) > Private school share 23.53%
Ranked 36th. 3 times more than United States
8.72%
Ranked 80th.

High school > Lower secondary starting age 12
Ranked 69th. The same as United States
12
Ranked 61st.

Elementary school > Gender ratio 99.65
Ranked 36th.
100.68
Ranked 17th. 1% more than Peru

Education enrolment ratio > Net > Primary level 99%
Ranked 15th. 5% more than United States
94%
Ranked 71st.

Duration of education > Secondary level 5
Ranked 151st.
6
Ranked 81st. 20% more than Peru
Public spending per student > Tertiary level 22
Ranked 58th.
23.9
Ranked 8th. 9% more than Peru
Primary education > Pupils 4.13 million
Ranked 29th.
24.56 million
Ranked 4th. 6 times more than Peru

High school > Population with at least high school education > Men 59.1%
Ranked 77th.
94.3%
Ranked 22nd. 60% more than Peru

Education enrolment by level > Secondary level > Per capita 94.9 per 1,000 people
Ranked 60th. 15% more than United States
82.72 per 1,000 people
Ranked 88th.

Education enrolment by level > Percentage girls > Tertiary level 51.1%
Ranked 71st.
56.64%
Ranked 34th. 11% more than Peru

Secondary education, vocational pupils 14,561
Ranked 89th.
0.0
Ranked 96th.

Spending on education > Proportion spent on all staff salaries 82.71%
Ranked 15th. 7% more than United States
77.19%
Ranked 38th.

Elementary (primary) school > Students per teacher 19.56
Ranked 67th. 37% more than United States
14.29
Ranked 100th.

Secondary education > Teachers 160,836
Ranked 26th.
1.62 million
Ranked 3rd. 10 times more than Peru

School life expectancy > Primary to tertiary 14 years
Ranked 45th.
16 years
Ranked 15th. 14% more than Peru
School enrolment rate > 5th grade 87.23
Ranked 46th.
94.45
Ranked 30th. 8% more than Peru

Education enrolment by level > Secondary level 2.54 million
Ranked 31st.
23.85 million
Ranked 4th. 9 times more than Peru

Scientific and technical journal articles per million 4.76
Ranked 80th.
728.12
Ranked 13th. 153 times more than Peru

Literacy > Reading performance > Continuous texts 374
Ranked 59th.
500
Ranked 13th. 34% more than Peru
Literacy > Reading performance > Non-continuous texts 356
Ranked 60th.
503
Ranked 14th. 41% more than Peru
Duration of education > Primary level 6
Ranked 58th. The same as United States
6
Ranked 51st.
Participation > Children out of school > Elementary 97,127
Ranked 36th.
1.71 million
Ranked 4th. 18 times more than Peru

Participation > Ratio of girls to boys in primary and secondary education 99.38%
Ranked 61st.
100.09%
Ranked 51st. 1% more than Peru

Public spending per student > Secondary level 10.6
Ranked 61st.
22.4
Ranked 28th. 2 times more than Peru
Education enrolment by level > Percentage girls > Primary level 49.08%
Ranked 23th. About the same as United States
48.86%
Ranked 40th.

Children out of school > Primary > Per capita 0.53 per 1,000 people
Ranked 108th.
5.52 per 1,000 people
Ranked 57th. 10 times more than Peru

Literacy > Reading performance > Reflect and evaluate 368
Ranked 60th.
512
Ranked 8th. 39% more than Peru
Education enrolment ratio > Net > Primary level > Women 99%
Ranked 15th. 5% more than United States
94%
Ranked 66th.

High school > Upper secondary starting age 15
Ranked 99th. The same as United States
15
Ranked 90th.

Elementary school starting age > Years 6
Ranked 80th. The same as United States
6
Ranked 73th.

Elementary school repeaters > All 7.17
Ranked 37th.
0.0
Ranked 116th.

Secondary education > General pupils > Per capita 86.46 per 1,000 people
Ranked 43th. 5% more than United States
82.36 per 1,000 people
Ranked 51st.

Education enrolment by level > Primary level > Per capita 0.16 per capita
Ranked 34th. 86% more than United States
0.086 per capita
Ranked 119th.

Education enrolment by level > Primary level per 1000 160.23
Ranked 38th. 85% more than United States
86.39
Ranked 118th.

Education enrolment ratio > Net > Primary level > Men 99%
Ranked 20th. 6% more than United States
93%
Ranked 66th.

Pupils-teacher ratio > Primary level 25.3
Ranked 7th. 64% more than United States
15.4
Ranked 115th.
Elementary (primary school) > Teachers > Proportion of teachers female 66%
Ranked 63th.
87%
Ranked 8th. 32% more than Peru
Primary education > Teachers 185,829
Ranked 23th.
1.73 million
Ranked 3rd. 9 times more than Peru

Education enrolment by level > Percentage girls > Secondary level 47.5%
Ranked 114th.
48.72%
Ranked 92nd. 3% more than Peru

Private school enrolment > Primary level 12.6
Ranked 16th. 9% more than United States
11.6
Ranked 33th.
Outcomes > Primary education > Duration > Years 6
Ranked 56th. The same as United States
6
Ranked 49th.

Primary education > Teachers per 1000 6.78
Ranked 26th. 15% more than United States
5.9
Ranked 45th.

Children out of school > Primary > Female > Per capita 0.084 per 1,000 people
Ranked 111th.
3.5 per 1,000 people
Ranked 47th. 42 times more than Peru

Female enrolment share > Primary level 49%
Ranked 1st. 1% more than United States
48.7%
Ranked 42nd.
Services, etc., value added > Constant 2000 US$ $70.59 billion
Ranked 21st.
$10.28 trillion
Ranked 1st. 146 times more than Peru

Proportion of primary education time spent learning technology a 3
Primary school starting age > Years 6
Ranked 87th. The same as United States
6
Ranked 77th.

Scouting > Members 6,724
Ranked 88th.
2.99 million
Ranked 3rd. 444 times more than Peru
High school> Proportion of education spending on teachers' salaries 64.99%
Ranked 18th. 19% more than United States
54.76%
Ranked 39th.

High school > Share of total education spending 31.41%
Ranked 25th.
35.42%
Ranked 52nd. 13% more than Peru

Elementary (primary) school) > Proportion spent on all staff salaries 83.75%
Ranked 30th. 3% more than United States
81.55%
Ranked 48th.

Elementary (primary) school > Proportion of education spending on teachers' salaries 65.15%
Ranked 17th. 19% more than United States
54.76%
Ranked 41st.

Enrolment ratio > Secondary level 61.5%
Ranked 14th.
88.1%
Ranked 17th. 43% more than Peru
Participation > Secondary education > General pupils 2.57 million
Ranked 25th.
24.69 million
Ranked 2nd. 10 times more than Peru

Secondary education > Teachers per 1000 5.87
Ranked 58th. 6% more than United States
5.52
Ranked 66th.

Ratio of female to male primary enrollment 99.47
Ranked 49th. 2% more than United States
97.22
Ranked 93th.

Secondary education > General pupils per 1000 86.96
Ranked 41st. 5% more than United States
82.6
Ranked 48th.

Children out of school > Primary > Male 12,295
Ranked 54th.
593,372
Ranked 5th. 48 times more than Peru

Elementary (primary) school > Gender parity index 0.993
Ranked 43th. About the same as United States
0.991
Ranked 69th.

Female enrolment share > Secondary level 47.9%
Ranked 20th.
49%
Ranked 73th. 2% more than Peru
Post-Secondary Non-Tertiary > Teachers > Women 4,837
Ranked 6th.
25,000
Ranked 1st. 5 times more than Peru

Private school enrolment > Secondary level 16.4
Ranked 9th. 71% more than United States
9.6
Ranked 12th.
Education enrolment by level > Secondary level per 1000 95.01
Ranked 58th. 15% more than United States
82.94
Ranked 90th.

Scouting > Members per thousand people 0.224
Ranked 139th.
9.52
Ranked 14th. 42 times more than Peru
Proportion of primary education time spent learning science 12%
Ranked 17th.
14%
Ranked 9th. 17% more than Peru
Elementary school repeaters > Male 7.43
Ranked 39th.
0.0
Ranked 113th.

Elementary school repeaters > Female 6.9
Ranked 33th.
0.0
Ranked 112th.

Children out of school > Primary > Male > Per capita 0.446 per 1,000 people
Ranked 98th.
2.02 per 1,000 people
Ranked 67th. 5 times more than Peru

Elementary school teachers 184,641
Ranked 20th.
1.8 million
Ranked 2nd. 10 times more than Peru

High school teachers 160,669
Ranked 20th.
1.72 million
Ranked 2nd. 11 times more than Peru

Participation > Secondary education > Pupils 2.69 million
Ranked 25th.
24.43 million
Ranked 3rd. 9 times more than Peru

Proportion of primary education time spent learning vocational skills 7 5
Ratio of female to male secondary enrollment 101.41
Ranked 60th.
101.63
Ranked 58th. About the same as Peru

Primary education > Pupils per 1000 150.83
Ranked 48th. 80% more than United States
83.88
Ranked 115th.

Pupils-teacher ratio > Secondary level 17.2
Ranked 65th. 15% more than United States
14.9
Ranked 79th.
Proportion of primary education time spent learning foreign languages 6 7
School enrolment rate > 1st grade > Female 100.45
Ranked 70th.
108.63
Ranked 38th. 8% more than Peru

School enrolment rate > 1st grade > Male 100.22
Ranked 72nd.
103.49
Ranked 59th. 3% more than Peru

School enrolment rate > 5th grade > Female 87.76
Ranked 41st.
98.08
Ranked 22nd. 12% more than Peru

School enrolment rate > 5th grade > Male 86.72
Ranked 41st.
95.67
Ranked 24th. 10% more than Peru

Participation > School enrollment > Tertiary > Male > % gross 33.44%
Ranked 50th.
69.36%
Ranked 5th. 2 times more than Peru

School enrollment > Primary > Female > % net 97.25% net
Ranked 27th. 7% more than United States
90.49% net
Ranked 71st.

School enrollment > Primary > Male > % net 96.87% net
Ranked 31st. 3% more than United States
94.25% net
Ranked 51st.

Literacy and Attainment > Educational attainment: completed tertiary > Tertiary > Population 25+ years > % > Over 24 year olds 22.14%
Ranked 20th.
40.66%
Ranked 3rd. 84% more than Peru
Unemployment with secondary education, male > % of male unemployment 56.7%
Ranked 9th. 51% more than United States
37.6%
Ranked 57th.

Public spending on education, total > % of GDP 2.59%
Ranked 55th.
5.62%
Ranked 41st. 2 times more than Peru

Unemployment with primary education, male > % of male unemployment 7.9%
Ranked 31st.
20.2%
Ranked 66th. 3 times more than Peru

Labor force with tertiary education, male > % of male labor force 15.4%
Ranked 51st.
35%
Ranked 4th. 2 times more than Peru

Unemployment with tertiary education, female > % of female unemployment 23.2%
Ranked 18th.
51.9%
Ranked 4th. 2 times more than Peru

Unemployment with tertiary education, male > % of male unemployment 19.3%
Ranked 16th.
42.2%
Ranked 2nd. 2 times more than Peru

School enrollment > Primary > Female > % gross 113.57% gross
Ranked 20th. 16% more than United States
97.55% gross
Ranked 117th.

Primary education > Teachers > % female 63.34% female
Ranked 93th.
88.58% female
Ranked 21st. 40% more than Peru

Proportion of primary education time spent learning arts 6 7
Proportion of primary education time spent in physical education 6 12
Government spending on education > % of GDP 2.59%
Ranked 56th.
5.62%
Ranked 39th. 2 times more than Peru

Participation > School enrollment > Primary > Female > % net 94.62%
Ranked 39th. 2% more than United States
92.61%
Ranked 54th.

Government spending on education > % of government spending 20.74%
Ranked 12th. 47% more than United States
14.13%
Ranked 35th.

Participation > School enrollment > Primary > Female > % gross 108.89%
Ranked 38th. 10% more than United States
99.11%
Ranked 89th.

Ratio of girls to boys in primary and secondary education > % 98.9%
Ranked 67th.
100.42%
Ranked 47th. 2% more than Peru

School enrollment, preprimary, female > % gross 77.32%
Ranked 53th. 7% more than United States
72.28%
Ranked 62nd.

School enrollment, preprimary, male > % gross 76.9%
Ranked 55th. 3% more than United States
74.31%
Ranked 60th.

Secondary education, pupils > % female 48.81%
Ranked 63th.
48.86%
Ranked 62nd. About the same as Peru

Expenditure per student, primary > % of GDP per capita 8.12%
Ranked 37th.
22.93%
Ranked 23th. 3 times more than Peru

Services, etc., value added > Current US$ per capita $3,648.66
Ranked 41st.
$36,945.60
Ranked 5th. 10 times more than Peru

Services, etc., value added > Current US$, % of GDP 55.55%
Ranked 42nd.
76.79%
Ranked 5th. 38% more than Peru

Secondary education, vocational pupils per 1000 0.503
Ranked 118th.
0.0
Ranked 96th.

Secondary education, teachers, female per 1000 2.38
Ranked 61st.
3.28
Ranked 51st. 38% more than Peru

School life expectancy > Primary to tertiary > Female 14 years
Ranked 44th.
16 years
Ranked 25th. 14% more than Peru
Adjusted savings: education expenditure > % of GNI 2.27%
Ranked 154th.
4.79%
Ranked 59th. 2 times more than Peru

Persistence to last grade of primary, total > % of cohort 81.52%
Ranked 69th.
93.08%
Ranked 58th. 14% more than Peru

School enrollment, primary > % gross 104.9%
Ranked 66th. 6% more than United States
98.78%
Ranked 107th.

School enrollment > Secondary > Female > % gross 92.3% gross
Ranked 60th.
95.47% gross
Ranked 47th. 3% more than Peru

School enrollment, primary, male > % net 93.76%
Ranked 43th. 3% more than United States
91.29%
Ranked 62nd.

Persistence to last grade of primary, female > % of cohort 80.69%
Ranked 65th.
87.88%
Ranked 62nd. 9% more than Peru

Repeaters, primary, male > % of male enrollment 5.78%
Ranked 50th.
0.0
Ranked 136th.

Proportion of primary education time spent learning religion 6 1
School enrollment, secondary, female > % gross 89.97%
Ranked 73th.
93.76%
Ranked 61st. 4% more than Peru

School enrollment, secondary, male > % net 76.81%
Ranked 55th.
86.8%
Ranked 32nd. 13% more than Peru

Secondary education, teachers, female 70,429
Ranked 19th.
1.02 million
Ranked 4th. 15 times more than Peru

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