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Education Stats: compare key data on Philippines & Thailand

Definitions

  • Adult literacy rate > Total: Adult literacy rate is the percentage of people ages 15 and above who can, with understanding, read and write a short, simple statement on their everyday life."
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • High school enrolment rate: Progression to secondary school refers to the number of new entrants to the first grade of secondary school in a given year as a percentage of the number of students enrolled in the final grade of primary school in the previous year.
  • 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).
  • College and university > Share of total education spending: Percentage of government education funding that goes to post-secondary education.
  • 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.
  • Literacy > Adult literacy: Adult literacy rate (%).
  • 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.
  • Adult literacy rate > Female: Adult literacy rate is the percentage of people ages 15 and above who can, with understanding, read and write a short, simple statement on their everyday life."
  • Tertiary enrollment: Gross enrolment ratio, tertiary level is the sum of all tertiary level students enrolled at the start of the school year, expressed as a percentage of the mid-year population in the 5 year age group after the official secondary school leaving age.
  • Spending per student > College and university: Public expenditure per student is the public current spending on education divided by the total number of students by level, as a percentage of GDP per capita. Public expenditure (current and capital) includes government spending on educational institutions (both public and private), education administration as well as subsidies for private entities (students/households and other privates entities)."
  • High school > Gender ratio: Ratio of female to male secondary enrollment is the percentage of girls to boys enrolled at secondary level in public and private schools.
  • Compulsary education starting age: Age at which children must be enrolled in school.
  • Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary per million: Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary. Pupil-teacher ratio. Secondary is the number of pupils enrolled in secondary school divided by the number of secondary school teachers. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Literacy > Definition: This entry includes a definition of literacy and Census Bureau percentages for the total population, males, and females. There are no universal definitions and standards of literacy. Unless otherwise specified, all rates are based on the most common definition - the ability to read and write at a specified age. Detailing the standards that individual countries use to assess the ability to read and write is beyond the scope of our source. Information on literacy, while not a perfect measure of educational results, is probably the most easily available and valid for international comparisons.
  • High school > Upper secondary school duration: Number of years students study at the upper secondary (high school) level.
  • Literacy > Male: This entry includes a definition of literacy and Census Bureau percentages for the total population, males, and females. There are no universal definitions and standards of literacy. Unless otherwise specified, all rates are based on the most common definition - the ability to read and write at a specified age. Detailing the standards that individual countries use to assess the ability to read and write is beyond the scope of our source. Information on literacy, while not a perfect measure of educational results, is probably the most easily available and valid for international comparisons.
  • Spending > USD: Education expenditure refers to the current operating expenditures in education, including wages and salaries and excluding capital investments in buildings and equipment."
  • High school > Private school share: Percentage of secondary students who attend a private school.
  • Spending > Proportion: Education expenditure refers to the current operating expenditures in education, including wages and salaries and excluding capital investments in buildings and equipment. Expressed as a proportion of GNI."
  • Pupil-teacher ratio > Primary: Primary school pupil-teacher ratio is the number of pupils enrolled in primary school divided by the number of primary school teachers (regardless of their teaching assignment).
  • Child care (preschool) > Starting age: Average age at which students begin pre-primary (preschool) education.
  • High school repeaters > Male: Repeaters in secondary school are the number of students enrolled in the same grade as in the previous year, as a percentage of all students enrolled in secondary school."
  • Preschool enrollment rate: Gross enrollment ratio is the ratio of total enrollment, regardless of age, to the population of the age group that officially corresponds to the level of education shown. Primary education provides children with basic reading, writing, and mathematics skills along with an elementary understanding of such subjects as history, geography, natural science, social science, art, and music."
  • Tertiary > Students studying abroad: Total number of post-secondary students who were studying abroad during given year.
  • Teachers as percentage of labor force: The percentage share of the total labor force who are classroom, academic staff, and other teachers. Data for 1999.
  • Elementary (primary school) > Duration: Number of years students study at the primary level.
  • Secondary education, teachers per 1000: Secondary education, teachers. Teaching staff in total secondary. Public and private. Full and part-time. All programmes. Total is the total number of teachers in public and private secondary education institutions (ISCED 2 and 3). Teachers are persons employed full time or part time in an official capacity to guide and direct the learning experience of pupils and students, irrespective of their qualifications or the delivery mechanism, i.e. face-to-face and/or at a distance. This definition excludes educational personnel who have no active teaching duties (e.g. headmasters, headmistresses or principals who do not teach) and persons who work occasionally or in a voluntary capacity in educational institutions. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Secondary education, teachers: Secondary education, teachers. Teaching staff in total secondary. Public and private. Full and part-time. All programmes. Total is the total number of teachers in public and private secondary education institutions (ISCED 2 and 3). Teachers are persons employed full time or part time in an official capacity to guide and direct the learning experience of pupils and students, irrespective of their qualifications or the delivery mechanism, i.e. face-to-face and/or at a distance. This definition excludes educational personnel who have no active teaching duties (e.g. headmasters, headmistresses or principals who do not teach) and persons who work occasionally or in a voluntary capacity in educational institutions.
  • Child care (preschool) > Students per teacher: Number of students per teacher for pre-primary (preschool) education.
  • High school > Lower secondary school duration: Number of years students study at the lower secondary (middle school) level.
  • Children out of school, primary, male per 1000: Children out of school, primary, male. Out-of-school children of primary school age. Male is the total number of male primary-school-age children who are not enrolled in either primary or secondary schools. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Spending per student > High school: Public expenditure per student is the public current spending on education divided by the total number of students by level, as a percentage of GDP per capita. Public expenditure (current and capital) includes government spending on educational institutions (both public and private), education administration as well as subsidies for private entities (students/households and other privates entities)."
  • Secondary education, general pupils: Secondary education, general pupils. Enrolment in total secondary. Public and private. General programmes. Total is the total number of students enrolled in general programmes at public and private secondary education institutions.
  • High school > Gender parity index: Country's gender parity index for secondary level enrollment. For countries with a rating of over 1, more females are enrolled while countries with a rating under 1 have more males enrolled.
  • Scientific and technical journal articles: Scientific and technical journal articles refer to the number of scientific and engineering articles published in the following fields: physics, biology, chemistry, mathematics, clinical medicine, biomedical research, engineering and technology, and earth and space sciences.
  • College and university > Teachers > Proportion of teachers female: Percentage of country's college and university professors that are female.
  • Tertiary > Students studying abroad proportion: The number of students from a given country studying abroad in a given year, expressed as a percentage of total tertiary enrollment in that country. Ratios greater than 100 % are possible, because those currently studying abroad do not count towards total enrollment.
  • Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Scouting > Genders admitted: Admits boys/girls.
  • Elementary (primary school) > Starting age: Average age at which students begin primary education.
  • Children out of school, primary, male: Children out of school, primary, male. Out-of-school children of primary school age. Male is the total number of male primary-school-age children who are not enrolled in either primary or secondary schools.
  • High school > Students per teacher: Number of students per teacher for all levels of secondary education.
  • Secondary education > General pupils: Secondary general pupils are the number of secondary students enrolled in general education programs, including teacher training.
  • Spending per student > Elementary school: Public expenditure per student is the public current spending on education divided by the total number of students by level, as a percentage of GDP per capita. Public expenditure (current and capital) includes government spending on educational institutions (both public and private), education administration as well as subsidies for private entities (students/households and other privates entities)."
  • Secondary school starting age > Years: Secondary school starting age (years). Entrance age of 2A lower secondary is the age at which students would enter lower secondary education, assuming they had started at the official entrance age for the lowest level of education, had studied full-time throughout and had progressed through the system without repeating or skipping a grade.
  • High school starting age > Years: Secondary school starting age is the age at which students would enter secondary education, assuming they had started at the official entrance age for the lowest level of education, had studied full-time throughout and had progressed through the system without repeating or skipping a grade."
  • Primary education > Teachers > Per capita: Primary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Literacy > Female literates > Aged 15-19 per thousand people: Number of females aged 15-19 years, who are literate. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • High school > Population with at least high school education > Women: Population with at least high school education > Women.
  • Literacy rate > People aged 15-24: Youth literacy rate is the percentage of people ages 15-24 who can, with understanding, read and write a short, simple statement on their everyday life."
  • 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.
  • Literacy > Female literates > Aged over 10 per thousand people: Number of females older than 10 years, who are literate. Figures expressed per thousand people 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).
  • Inequality adjusted index: Inequality-adjusted Human Development Index.
  • High school repeaters > Female: Repeaters in secondary school are the number of students enrolled in the same grade as in the previous year, as a percentage of all students enrolled in secondary school."
  • Teacher student ratio > Elementary school: Primary school pupil-teacher ratio is the number of pupils enrolled in primary school divided by the number of primary school teachers (regardless of their teaching assignment).
  • Literacy rate > Females aged 15-24: Youth literacy rate is the percentage of people ages 15-24 who can, with understanding, read and write a short, simple statement on their everyday life."
  • Hours of instruction for pupils aged 11: Intended hours of instruction per year for 11 year olds in public educational institutions. Data for 2000.
  • 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.
  • Hours of instruction for pupils aged 12: Intended hours of instruction per year for 12 year olds in public educational institutions. Data for 2000.
  • Literacy > Literates > Aged 15-19 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • High school > Lower secondary starting age: Average age at which students begin lower secondary (middle school) education.
  • Elementary (primary) school) > Private school share: Percentage of primary students who attend a private school.
  • Elementary school > Gender ratio: Ratio of female to male primary enrollment is the percentage of girls to boys enrolled at primary level in public and private schools.
  • High school enrolment rate > Female: Progression to secondary school refers to the number of new entrants to the first grade of secondary school in a given year as a percentage of the number of students enrolled in the final grade of primary school in the previous year.
  • 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.
  • Literacy rate > Males aged 15-24: Youth literacy rate is the percentage of people ages 15-24 who can, with understanding, read and write a short, simple statement on their everyday life."
  • 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.
  • Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 30-34 per thousand people: Compares countries by number of illiterate individuals, in the age range 30 to 34. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Scientific and technical journal articles per million: Scientific and technical journal articles refer to the number of scientific and engineering articles published in the following fields: physics, biology, chemistry, mathematics, clinical medicine, biomedical research, engineering and technology, and earth and space sciences. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Duration of education > Primary level: Duration of primary education is the number of grades (or years) in primary education.
  • Participation > Children out of school > Elementary: Children out of school are the number of primary-school-age children not enrolled in primary or secondary school.
  • Participation > Ratio of girls to boys in primary and secondary education: Ratio of girls to boys in primary and secondary education is the percentage of girls to boys enrolled at primary and secondary levels in public and private schools.
  • Public spending per student > Secondary level: Public expenditure per student, secondary level is the total reported current spending by the government on secondary education, divided by the total number of pupils in secondary education, expressed as a percentage of per capita GDP.
  • Illiterate population by sex > Aged 15+ per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Literacy > Literates > Aged 15-19: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 35-39: Compares countries by number of illiterate individuals, in the age range 35 to 39. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems
  • 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."
  • Teaching weeks per year > Primary: Average number of weeks taught per year by primary level teachers. Data for 2000.
  • 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.
  • Literacy > Male illiterates > Aged 35-39 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Literates > Aged over 10 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 10-14: Compares countries by number of male illiterates, in the age range 10 to 14. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems
  • 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.
  • Hours of instruction for pupils aged 10: Intended hours of instruction per year for 10 year olds in public educational institutions. Data for 2000.
  • Primary education > Teachers per 1000: Primary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Literacy > Men above 14 years: Percent of male population above the age of 14 years that is literate.
  • 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 > 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.
  • 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.
  • 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. 
  • Hours of instruction for pupils aged 13: Intended hours of instruction per year for 14 year olds in public educational institutions. Data for 2000.
  • Hours of instruction for pupils aged 9: Intended hours of instruction per year for 9 year olds in public educational institutions. Data for 2000.
  • Female enrolment share > Secondary level: Girls' enrolment share, secondary level is the number of girls enrolled in secondary school, expressed as a percentage of the total number of pupils in secondary school.
  • Private school enrolment > Secondary level: Private sector enrolment share, secondary level is the share of students in general secondary education who attend a privately managed school, regardless of whether or not the school receives subsidies from the government.
  • Education enrolment by level > Secondary level per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged 35-39 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 20-24: Compares countries by number of illiterate individuals, in the age range 20 to 24. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems
  • Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged 25-29 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged 65-69 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 25-29 per thousand people: Compares countries by number of illiterate individuals, in the age range 25 to 29. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 15-19 per thousand people: Compares countries by number of illiterate individuals, in the age range 15 to 19. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Male illiterates > Aged 35-39: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • Literacy > Literates > Aged 40-44 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 50-54 per thousand people: Compares countries by number of illiterate individuals, in the age range 50 to 54. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Female literates > Aged 15-19: Number of females aged 15-19 years, who are literate.
  • 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."
  • 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.
  • High school enrolment rate > Male: Progression to secondary school refers to the number of new entrants to the first grade of secondary school in a given year as a percentage of the number of students enrolled in the final grade of primary school in the previous year.
  • Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged over 70 per thousand people:

    Number of females older than 70 years, who are illiterate.

    . Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Proportion of 15 year-olds in secondary education: Percentage share of 15 year-olds enrolled in secondary education. Based on net enrolment rates, attained by head count. Data for 2000.
  • Literacy > Women above 14 years: Percent of female population above the age of 14 years that is literate.
  • Gender ratio > Literacy rate of 15-24 year-olds: Literacy gender parity rate of 15-24 year olds in each country. This number is achieved by dividing the total amount of females who are literate by the total amount of males who are literate. Numbers below 1 mean that more males are literate, while numbers over 1 indicate that more females are literate, with the difference in the numbers indicating to what extent this is true. For instance, in Chad (with a parity rate of .42%) a substantial amount of more males are literate than females. These numbers are only for 15-24 year olds.
  • Illiterate population by sex > Aged 15+ > Per capita: Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Illiterate population by sex > Aged 15+ > Women per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Proportion of 20 year olds in tertiary education: Percentage share of 20 year-olds enrolled in tertiary education. Based on net enrolment rates, attained by head count. Data for 2000.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Intake ratio to last grade of primary > Females: Number of female entrants in the last grade of primary education (regardless of age) expressed as a percentage of the female population at entrance age to the last grade.
  • 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.
  • Proportion of 16 year-olds in secondary education: Percentage share of 16 year-olds enrolled in secondary education. Based on net enrolment rates, attained by head count. Data for 2000.
  • Proportion of 19 year olds in tertiary education: Percentage share of 19 year-olds enrolled in tertiary education. Based on net enrolment rates, attained by head count. Data for 2000.
  • Literacy > Illiterates > Aged over 70 per thousand people: Compares countries by number of illiterate individuals aged over 70. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 20-24 per thousand people: Compares countries by number of illiterate individuals, in the age range 20 to 24. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Literates > Aged 35-39: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • Literacy > Male illiterates > Aged 65-69 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 60-64 per thousand people: Compares countries by number of male illiterates, in the age range 60 to 64. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Female literates > Aged 30-34: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • Literacy > Female literates > Aged over 70: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • 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.
  • Literacy > Female literates > Aged 20-24: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • Literacy > Male illiterates > Aged 50-54: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • Literacy > Literates > Aged 30-34: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged 55-59: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • Literacy > Male illiterates > Aged 20-24: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • Literacy > Female literates > Aged 35-39: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged 35-39: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged over 70:

    Number of females older than 70 years, who are illiterate.

  • 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.
  • Literacy > Female literates > Aged over 10: Number of females older than 10 years, who are literate.
  • Primary education, teachers > % female: Primary education, teachers (% female). Percentage female teachers. Primary is the number of female teachers at the primary level expressed as a percentage of the total number of teachers (male and female) at the primary level in a given school year. 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.
  • Tertiary education, teachers > % female: Tertiary education, teachers (% female). Percentage female teachers. Tertiary is the number of female teachers at the tertiary level expressed as a percentage of the total number of teachers (male and female) at the tertiary level in a given school year. 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.
  • Public spending on education, total > % of government expenditure: Public spending on education, total (% of government expenditure). Public expenditure on education as % of total government expenditure is the total public education expenditure (current and capital) expressed as a percentage of total government expenditure for all sectors in a given financial year. Public education expenditure includes government spending on educational institutions (both public and private), education administration, and subsidies for private entities (students/households and other privates entities).
  • Literacy > Literates > Aged 25-29 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Literates > Aged 30-34 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Male illiterates > Aged 50-54 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Female literates > Aged 45-49 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Female literates > Aged 55-59 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Male illiterates > Aged over 70 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Labor force with secondary education, female > % of female labor force: Labor force with secondary education, female (% of female labor force). Labor force with secondary education is the proportion of the labor force that has a secondary education, as a percentage of the total labor force.
  • Unemployment with secondary education, female > % of female unemployment: Unemployment with secondary education, female (% of female unemployment). Unemployment by level of educational attainment shows the unemployed by level of educational attainment, as a percentage of the unemployed. The levels of educational attainment accord with the International Standard Classification of Education 1997 of the United Nations Educational, Cultural, and Scientific Organization (UNESCO).
  • Education spending > % of GDP: Government Education Expenditure (% of GDP, 2000-2002)
  • Teaching weeks per year > Lower secondary: Average number of weeks taught per year by lower secondary level teachers. Data for 2000.
  • 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.
  • Literacy rate > Adult total > % of people ages 15 and above: Adult literacy rate is the percentage of people ages 15 and above who can, with understanding, read and write a short, simple statement on their everyday life.
  • Proportion of 17 year olds in secondary education: Percentage share of 17 year-olds enrolled in secondary education. Based on net enrolment rates, attained by head count. Data for 2000.
  • 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."
  • Literacy > Ratio of young literate females to males > % ages 15-24: Ratio of young literate females to males (% ages 15-24). Gender parity index for youth literacy rate is the ratio of female youth literacy rate to male youth literacy rate. It is calculated by dividing the female value for the indicator by the male value for the indicator. A GPI equal to 1 indicates parity between females and males. In general, a value less than 1 indicates disparity in favor of males and a value greater than 1 indicates disparity in favor of females.
  • Literacy > Literacy rate, adult total > % of people ages 15 and above: Literacy rate, adult total (% of people ages 15 and above). Adult (15+) literacy rate (%). Total is the percentage of the population age 15 and above who can, with understanding, read and write a short, simple statement on their everyday life. Generally, u2018literacyu2019 also encompasses u2018numeracyu2019, the ability to make simple arithmetic calculations. This indicator is calculated by dividing the number of literates aged 15 years and over by the corresponding age group population and multiplying the result by 100.
  • 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).
  • 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.
  • Literacy > Male illiterates > Aged 25-29 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Literates > Aged 65-69 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Male literates > Aged 55-59 per thousand people: Compares countries by number of male literates, in the age range 55 to 59. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 40-44 per thousand people: Compares countries by number of illiterate individuals, in the age range 40 to 44. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Male literates > Aged 20-24 per thousand people: Compares countries by number of male literates, in the age range 20 to 24. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Female literates > Aged over 70 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Literates > Aged 45-49 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 55-59 per thousand people: Compares countries by number of male iliterate individuals, in the age range 55 to 59. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Male illiterates > Aged 60-64 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Male literates > Aged 15-19 per thousand people: Compares countries by number of male literates, in the age range 15 to 19. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Literates > Aged 35-39 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy rate > Youth male > % of males ages 15-24: Youth literacy rate is the percentage of people ages 15-24 who can, with understanding, read and write a short, simple statement on their everyday life.
  • Literacy rate > Adult female > % of females ages 15 and above: Adult literacy rate is the percentage of people ages 15 and above who can, with understanding, read and write a short, simple statement on their everyday life.
  • 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.
  • Literacy > Female literates > Aged 55-59: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • Repitition rate > Primary level: Repetition rate is the percentage of primary school pupils who are currently enrolled in the same grade as in the previous year.
  • School enrollment, primary, female > % net: School enrollment, primary, female (% net). Net enrolment rate. Primary. Female is the ratio of female children of the official primary school age who are enrolled in primary school to the female population of the official primary school age.
  • Persistence to grade 5, total > % of cohort: Persistence to grade 5, total (% of cohort). Survival rate to grade 5. Total is the share of children enrolled in the first grade of primary school who eventually reach grade 5. The estimate is calculated on the basis of the reconstructed cohort method, which uses data on enrolment and repeaters for two consecutive years.
  • Literacy > Female literates > Aged 10-14 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged 10-14 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Persistence to last grade of primary, male > % of cohort: Persistence to last grade of primary, male (% of cohort). Survival rate to last grade of primary. Male is the share of male 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.
  • Participation > Total enrollment > Primary > Female > % net: Total enrollment is the number of pupils of the school-age group for primary education, enrolled either in primary or secondary education, expressed as a percentage of the total population in that age group."
  • Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 65-69 per thousand people: Compares countries by number of male illiterates, in the age range 65 to 69. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 35-39 per thousand people: Compares countries by number of illiterate individuals, in the age range 35 to 39. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • 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.
  • Repeaters, secondary, female > % of female enrollment: Repeaters, secondary, female (% of female enrollment). Percentage of repeaters in secondary. All grades. Female is the number of female students enrolled in the same grade as in the previous year, as a percentage of all female students enrolled in secondary school. It is calculated by dividing the sum of female repeaters in all grades of secondary education by the total female enrolment of secondary education and multiplying the result by 100.
  • 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.
  • Literacy > Male literates > Aged 45-49: Compares countries by number of male literates in the age range 45 to 49. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems
  • Literacy > Male literates > Aged 35-39: Compares countries by number of male literates, in the age range 35 to 39. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems
  • Intake ratio to last grade of primary > Males: Number of male entrants in the last grade of primary education (regardless of age) expressed as a percentage of the male population at entrance age to the last grade.
  • Literacy > Female literates > Aged 40-44 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Male literates > Aged over 10 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Male literates > Aged 60-64 per thousand people: Compares countries by number of male literates, in the age range 60 to 64. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Male illiterates > Aged 40-44 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Secondary education, teachers > % female: Secondary education, teachers (% female). Percentage female teachers. Secondary is the number of female teachers at the secondary level expressed as a percentage of the total number of teachers (male and female) at the secondary level in a given school year. 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.
  • Literacy > Literates > Aged 60-64: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • School attendance of orphans: Percentage of orphans aged 10-14 who attend school. 
  • School attendance of non-orphans: Percentage of children aged 10-14 who live with at least one parent and who are enrolled in school. 
  • High school > Upper Secondary > Students per teacher: Number of students per teacher for upper secondary (high school) education.
STAT Philippines Thailand HISTORY
Adult literacy rate > Total 93.6
Ranked 43th. The same as Thailand
93.51
Ranked 2nd.

Average years of schooling of adults 8.2
Ranked 28th. 26% more than Thailand
6.5
Ranked 44th.
Children out of school, primary 1.47 million
Ranked 4th. 6 times more than Thailand
243,883
Ranked 28th.

Children out of school, primary per 1000 15.99
Ranked 32nd. 4 times more than Thailand
3.68
Ranked 67th.

Children out of school, primary, female 665,779
Ranked 5th. 5 times more than Thailand
137,330
Ranked 27th.

College and university > Gender parity index 1.24
Ranked 62nd.
1.35
Ranked 2nd. 9% more than Philippines

Compulsary education duration 6
Ranked 176th.
9
Ranked 118th. 50% more than Philippines

Government spending on education > Proportion of GDP 2.65%
Ranked 108th.
5.79%
Ranked 12th. 2 times more than Philippines

High school enrolment rate 97.51
Ranked 43th. 12% more than Thailand
86.74
Ranked 69th.
Literacy > Total population 95.9%
Ranked 56th.
96%
Ranked 54th. About the same as Philippines

Primary education, duration > Years 6
Ranked 105th. The same as Thailand
6
Ranked 111th.

Primary education, teachers per 1000 4.74
Ranked 67th.
5.26
Ranked 54th. 11% more than Philippines

Pupil-teacher ratio, primary 31.44
Ranked 38th. 97% more than Thailand
15.99
Ranked 102nd.

Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary 34.81
Ranked 6th. 75% more than Thailand
19.91
Ranked 31st.

Secondary education, duration > Years 4
Ranked 197th.
6
Ranked 140th. 50% more than Philippines

College and university > Share of total education spending 11.96%
Ranked 91st.
13.83%
Ranked 39th. 16% more than Philippines

Literacy > Female 95.8%
Ranked 52nd. 1% more than Thailand
94.6%
Ranked 53th.

Children out of school, primary, female per 1000 7.25
Ranked 32nd. 3 times more than Thailand
2.07
Ranked 59th.

College and university > Gender ratio 124.04
Ranked 44th. 1% more than Thailand
122.35
Ranked 49th.

Child care (preschool) > Duration 1
Ranked 200th.
3
Ranked 96th. 3 times more than Philippines

Secondary education > Teachers > Per capita 2.06 per 1,000 people
Ranked 108th.
3.42 per 1,000 people
Ranked 98th. 66% more than Philippines

Duration of compulsory education 7 years
Ranked 126th.
9 years
Ranked 91st. 29% more than Philippines
Secondary education, pupils 6.77 million
Ranked 15th. 41% more than Thailand
4.79 million
Ranked 6th.

College and university > Private school share 62.57%
Ranked 21st. 4 times more than Thailand
16.34%
Ranked 29th.

Girls to boys ratio > Primary level enrolment 0.99
Ranked 52nd. 3% more than Thailand
0.96
Ranked 6th.

School life expectancy > Total 11.2 years
Ranked 61st. 4% more than Thailand
10.8 years
Ranked 66th.
Literacy > Adult literacy 93.4%
Ranked 42nd.
94.1%
Ranked 38th. 1% more than Philippines
Primary education, teachers 435,385
Ranked 7th. 25% more than Thailand
347,959
Ranked 10th.

Primary education, pupils 13.69 million
Ranked 10th. 3 times more than Thailand
5.37 million
Ranked 22nd.

Adult literacy rate > Female 93.9
Ranked 40th. 3% more than Thailand
91.53
Ranked 4th.

Tertiary enrollment 31.2%
Ranked 39th.
35.3%
Ranked 36th. 13% more than Philippines
Spending per student > College and university 11.57
Ranked 71st.
23.03
Ranked 18th. Twice as much as Philippines

High school > Gender ratio 109.01
Ranked 13th. About the same as Thailand
108.56
Ranked 14th.

Compulsary education starting age 6
Ranked 109th. The same as Thailand
6
Ranked 114th.

Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary per million 0.379
Ranked 89th. 27% more than Thailand
0.299
Ranked 86th.

Literacy > Definition age 15 and over can read and write age 15 and over can read and write
High school > Upper secondary school duration 1
Ranked 204th.
3
Ranked 114th. 3 times more than Philippines

Literacy > Male 96%
Ranked 58th.
97.5%
Ranked 45th. 2% more than Philippines

Spending > USD 4.06 billion
Ranked 48th.
12.54 billion
Ranked 28th. 3 times more than Philippines

High school > Private school share 19.84%
Ranked 44th. 21% more than Thailand
16.4%
Ranked 27th.

Spending > Proportion 2.19
Ranked 144th.
4.79
Ranked 55th. 2 times more than Philippines

Pupil-teacher ratio > Primary 34.53
Ranked 38th. 67% more than Thailand
20.68
Ranked 86th.

Child care (preschool) > Starting age 5
Ranked 10th. 67% more than Thailand
3
Ranked 170th.

High school repeaters > Male 4.32
Ranked 50th.
10.76
Ranked 24th. 2 times more than Philippines

Literacy rates > Aged 15-24 95.1%
Ranked 2nd.
98%
Ranked 9th. 3% more than Philippines

Preschool enrollment rate 110.09
Ranked 39th. 18% more than Thailand
93.43
Ranked 114th.

Tertiary > Students studying abroad 11,639.11
Ranked 70th.
25,493.56
Ranked 35th. 2 times more than Philippines

Primary completion rate 97
Ranked 42nd. 13% more than Thailand
86
Ranked 83th.
Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level 2.43 million
Ranked 9th. 8% more than Thailand
2.25 million
Ranked 2nd.

Teachers as percentage of labor force 2.9%
Ranked 33th.
3%
Ranked 32nd. 3% more than Philippines
Elementary (primary school) > Duration 6
Ranked 110th. The same as Thailand
6
Ranked 116th.

Secondary education, teachers per 1000 2.12
Ranked 94th.
3.69
Ranked 76th. 75% more than Philippines

Secondary education, teachers 194,373
Ranked 19th.
245,769
Ranked 15th. 26% more than Philippines

Child care (preschool) > Students per teacher 34.65
Ranked 7th. 20% more than Thailand
28.87
Ranked 8th.

High school > Lower secondary school duration 3
Ranked 151st. The same as Thailand
3
Ranked 156th.

Children out of school, primary, male per 1000 8.74
Ranked 28th. 5 times more than Thailand
1.61
Ranked 73th.

Spending per student > High school 9.2
Ranked 71st.
22.13
Ranked 13th. 2 times more than Philippines

Secondary education, general pupils 6.77 million
Ranked 11th. 67% more than Thailand
4.05 million
Ranked 8th.

Illiteracy rates by sex > Aged 15+ 4.4%
Ranked 101st. 10% more than Thailand
4%
Ranked 103th.

High school > Gender parity index 1.08
Ranked 21st. 1% more than Thailand
1.08
Ranked 2nd.

Scientific and technical journal articles 179
Ranked 70th.
1,072
Ranked 40th. 6 times more than Philippines

College and university > Teachers > Proportion of teachers female 56%
Ranked 1st.
69%
Ranked 2nd. 23% more than Philippines
Tertiary > Students studying abroad proportion 0.384%
Ranked 130th.
1.02%
Ranked 114th. 3 times more than Philippines

Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level per 1000 29.98
Ranked 48th.
34.91
Ranked 3rd. 16% more than Philippines

Scouting > Genders admitted both both
Elementary (primary school) > Starting age 6
Ranked 136th. The same as Thailand
6
Ranked 140th.

Education expenditure of government > As percentage of total government 16.4%
Ranked 33th.
25%
Ranked 7th. 52% more than Philippines

Children out of school, primary, male 803,396
Ranked 4th. 8 times more than Thailand
106,553
Ranked 27th.

Education expenditure of government > As percentage of GNI 2.5%
Ranked 90th.
4.3%
Ranked 28th. 72% more than Philippines

High school > Students per teacher 34.81
Ranked 6th. 75% more than Thailand
19.91
Ranked 32nd.

Secondary education > General pupils 6.31 million
Ranked 13th. 64% more than Thailand
3.85 million
Ranked 7th.

Spending per student > Elementary school 8.65
Ranked 72nd.
21.44
Ranked 10th. 2 times more than Philippines

Secondary school starting age > Years 12
Ranked 104th. The same as Thailand
12
Ranked 108th.

High school starting age > Years 12
Ranked 97th. The same as Thailand
12
Ranked 100th.

Primary education > Teachers > Per capita 4.62 per 1,000 people
Ranked 75th.
4.72 per 1,000 people
Ranked 78th. 2% more than Philippines

Literacy > Female literates > Aged 15-19 per thousand people 49.03
Ranked 5th. 37% more than Thailand
35.89
Ranked 11th.
Education enrolment by level > Primary level 12.97 million
Ranked 10th. 2 times more than Thailand
6.11 million
Ranked 3rd.

High school > Population with at least high school education > Women 65.9%
Ranked 64th. 2 times more than Thailand
29%
Ranked 113th.

Literacy rate > People aged 15-24 94.8
Ranked 68th.
98.05
Ranked 5th. 3% more than Philippines

Schools connected to the Internet 2%
Ranked 9th.
37%
Ranked 23th. 19 times more than Philippines
Public spending per student > Primary level 14.3
Ranked 33th. 14% more than Thailand
12.5
Ranked 45th.
Secondary education, pupils per 1000 73.64
Ranked 103th. 3% more than Thailand
71.66
Ranked 44th.

Primary education, pupils per 1000 148.95
Ranked 39th. 84% more than Thailand
81.03
Ranked 110th.

Girls to boys ratio > Tertiary level enrolment 1.23
Ranked 39th. 16% more than Thailand
1.06
Ranked 1st.

Illiterate population by sex > Aged 15+ 2.26 million
Ranked 42nd. 17% more than Thailand
1.92 million
Ranked 45th.

Girls to boys ratio > Secondary level enrolment 1.12
Ranked 15th. 7% more than Thailand
1.05
Ranked 2nd.

Literacy > Female literates > Aged over 10 per thousand people 339.01
Ranked 9th.
432.98
Ranked 2nd. 28% more than Philippines
Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level > Per capita 30.84 per 1,000 people
Ranked 46th.
35.66 per 1,000 people
Ranked 2nd. 16% more than Philippines

Tertiary > Students studying abroad per thousand people 0.122
Ranked 196th.
0.383
Ranked 154th. 3 times more than Philippines

Outcomes > Secondary education > Duration > Years 4
Ranked 177th.
6
Ranked 124th. 50% more than Philippines

Teacher student ratio > High school 35.13
Ranked 5th. 66% more than Thailand
21.22
Ranked 23th.

Inequality adjusted index 0.587
Ranked 62nd. 20% more than Thailand
0.491
Ranked 76th.
High school repeaters > Female 1.43
Ranked 66th.
8.92
Ranked 25th. 6 times more than Philippines

Illiterate population by sex > Aged 15+ > Women 1.15 million
Ranked 47th.
1.33 million
Ranked 41st. 16% more than Philippines

Teacher student ratio > Elementary school 33.67
Ranked 36th. 2 times more than Thailand
15.99
Ranked 90th.

Literacy rate > Females aged 15-24 95.7
Ranked 66th.
97.88
Ranked 6th. 2% more than Philippines

Hours of instruction for pupils aged 11 1,067 hours
Ranked 3rd.
1,200 hours
Ranked 1st. 12% more than Philippines
Elementary school > Enrolled students 13.41 million
Ranked 8th. 2 times more than Thailand
5.56 million
Ranked 17th.

Primary education > Duration > Years 6 years
Ranked 103th. The same as Thailand
6 years
Ranked 109th.

Services, etc., value added > Constant 2000 US$ per capita $846.14
Ranked 66th.
$1,548.27
Ranked 54th. 83% more than Philippines

School enrolment rate > 1st grade 134.64
Ranked 11th. 90% more than Thailand
70.89
Ranked 141st.

Secondary education, general pupils per 1000 73.64
Ranked 69th. 22% more than Thailand
60.59
Ranked 57th.

Hours of instruction for pupils aged 12 1,467 hours
Ranked 1st. 26% more than Thailand
1,167 hours
Ranked 6th.
Literacy > Literates > Aged 15-19 per thousand people 97.54
Ranked 6th. 35% more than Thailand
72.21
Ranked 12th.
High school > Lower secondary starting age 12
Ranked 106th. The same as Thailand
12
Ranked 110th.

Elementary (primary) school) > Private school share 8.13%
Ranked 85th.
18.36%
Ranked 43th. 2 times more than Philippines

Elementary school > Gender ratio 98.34
Ranked 69th. 1% more than Thailand
97.82
Ranked 79th.

High school enrolment rate > Female 96.55
Ranked 41st. 9% more than Thailand
88.77
Ranked 56th.
Illiteracy rates by sex > Aged 15+ > Women 4.5%
Ranked 102nd.
5.4%
Ranked 101st. 20% more than Philippines

Education enrolment ratio > Net > Primary level 94%
Ranked 73th. 1% more than Thailand
93%
Ranked 3rd.

Duration of education > Secondary level 4
Ranked 176th.
6
Ranked 119th. 50% more than Philippines
Public spending per student > Tertiary level 23.2
Ranked 57th.
38.2
Ranked 42nd. 65% more than Philippines
Primary education > Pupils 13.02 million
Ranked 9th. 2 times more than Thailand
5.97 million
Ranked 9th.

High school > Population with at least high school education > Men 63.7%
Ranked 67th. 79% more than Thailand
35.6%
Ranked 121st.

Literacy rate > Males aged 15-24 93.9
Ranked 66th.
98.22
Ranked 5th. 5% more than Philippines

Education enrolment by level > Percentage girls > Tertiary level 55.26%
Ranked 45th. 3% more than Thailand
53.66%
Ranked 1st.

Education enrolment by level > Secondary level > Per capita 77.11 per 1,000 people
Ranked 99th.
79.34 per 1,000 people
Ranked 3rd. 3% more than Philippines

Secondary education, vocational pupils 0.0
Ranked 83th.
739,155
Ranked 3rd.

Spending on education > Proportion spent on all staff salaries 79.94%
Ranked 32nd. 52% more than Thailand
52.63%
Ranked 71st.
Elementary (primary) school > Students per teacher 31.44
Ranked 35th. 97% more than Thailand
15.99
Ranked 103th.

Secondary education > Teachers 168,058
Ranked 24th.
215,798
Ranked 20th. 28% more than Philippines

School life expectancy > Primary to tertiary 12 years
Ranked 67th.
14 years
Ranked 51st. 17% more than Philippines
Education enrolment by level > Secondary level 6.07 million
Ranked 16th. 21% more than Thailand
5.01 million
Ranked 1st.

Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 30-34 per thousand people 3.89
Ranked 7th. 25% more than Thailand
3.11
Ranked 6th.

Scientific and technical journal articles per million 2.17
Ranked 88th.
16.62
Ranked 67th. 8 times more than Philippines

Duration of education > Primary level 6
Ranked 99th. The same as Thailand
6
Ranked 103th.
Women to men parity index > As ratio of literacy rates > Aged 15-24 1.03
Ranked 2nd. 3% more than Thailand
1
Ranked 17th.

Participation > Children out of school > Elementary 961,298
Ranked 7th. 48% more than Thailand
650,919
Ranked 12th.
Participation > Ratio of girls to boys in primary and secondary education 101.69%
Ranked 28th.
102.61%
Ranked 16th. 1% more than Philippines

Public spending per student > Secondary level 12.5
Ranked 53th.
12.8
Ranked 51st. 2% more than Philippines
Illiterate population by sex > Aged 15+ per 1000 27.34
Ranked 102nd.
29.84
Ranked 100th. 9% more than Philippines

Education enrolment by level > Percentage girls > Primary level 48.58%
Ranked 72nd. About the same as Thailand
48.37%
Ranked 5th.

Literacy rates > Aged 15-24 > Women 96.6%
Ranked 2nd.
97.8%
Ranked 11th. 1% more than Philippines

Literacy > Literates > Aged 15-19 7.57 million
Ranked 4th. 58% more than Thailand
4.79 million
Ranked 5th.
Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 35-39 319,250
Ranked 5th. 2 times more than Thailand
146,965
Ranked 5th.

Education enrolment ratio > Net > Primary level > Women 96%
Ranked 53th. 5% more than Thailand
91%
Ranked 3rd.

High school > Upper secondary starting age 15
Ranked 140th. The same as Thailand
15
Ranked 145th.

Elementary school starting age > Years 6
Ranked 122nd. The same as Thailand
6
Ranked 125th.

Teaching weeks per year > Primary 40 weeks per year
Ranked 12th. The same as Thailand
40 weeks per year
Ranked 13th.
Elementary school repeaters > All 2.31
Ranked 82nd.
9.21
Ranked 34th. 4 times more than Philippines

Secondary education > General pupils > Per capita 77.3 per 1,000 people
Ranked 62nd. 29% more than Thailand
59.9 per 1,000 people
Ranked 66th.

Education enrolment by level > Primary level > Per capita 0.165 per capita
Ranked 30th. 70% more than Thailand
0.097 per capita
Ranked 6th.

Education enrolment by level > Primary level per 1000 160.22
Ranked 39th. 69% more than Thailand
94.79
Ranked 6th.

Illiteracy rates by sex > Aged 15+ > Men 4.3%
Ranked 97th. 72% more than Thailand
2.5%
Ranked 111th.

Education enrolment ratio > Net > Primary level > Men 93%
Ranked 69th.
95%
Ranked 3rd. 2% more than Philippines

Literacy rates > Aged 15-24 > Men 93.6%
Ranked 2nd.
98.1%
Ranked 9th. 5% more than Philippines

Pupils-teacher ratio > Primary level 35.2
Ranked 40th. 69% more than Thailand
20.8
Ranked 85th.
Elementary (primary school) > Teachers > Proportion of teachers female 90%
Ranked 3rd. 50% more than Thailand
60%
Ranked 4th.
Primary education > Teachers 376,988
Ranked 9th. 26% more than Thailand
298,270
Ranked 14th.

Education enrolment by level > Percentage girls > Secondary level 51.48%
Ranked 24th. 4% more than Thailand
49.6%
Ranked 2nd.

Literacy > Male illiterates > Aged 35-39 per thousand people 2.11
Ranked 5th. 66% more than Thailand
1.27
Ranked 6th.

Literacy > Literates > Aged over 10 per thousand people 677.11
Ranked 9th.
844.5
Ranked 2nd. 25% more than Philippines
Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 10-14 840,905
Ranked 2nd. 28 times more than Thailand
30,427
Ranked 4th.
Private school enrolment > Primary level 7.3
Ranked 43th.
13.2
Ranked 31st. 81% more than Philippines
Outcomes > Primary education > Duration > Years 6
Ranked 97th. The same as Thailand
6
Ranked 102nd.

Hours of instruction for pupils aged 10 1,067 hours
Ranked 4th.
1,200 hours
Ranked 1st. 12% more than Philippines
Primary education > Teachers per 1000 4.48
Ranked 78th.
4.63
Ranked 78th. 3% more than Philippines

Literacy > Men above 14 years 91.6%
Ranked 2nd.
94.9%
Ranked 9th. 4% more than Philippines
Female enrolment share > Primary level 48.9%
Ranked 30th. 1% more than Thailand
48.4%
Ranked 86th.
Services, etc., value added > Constant 2000 US$ $81.83 billion
Ranked 18th.
$103.40 billion
Ranked 16th. 26% more than Philippines

Proportion of primary education time spent learning technology 18 x
Primary school starting age > Years 6
Ranked 136th. The same as Thailand
6
Ranked 140th.

Scouting > Members 1.76 million
Ranked 4th. 2 times more than Thailand
828,248
Ranked 6th.
High school > Share of total education spending 29.69%
Ranked 67th.
32.87%
Ranked 23th. 11% more than Philippines

Elementary (primary) school) > Proportion spent on all staff salaries 84.7%
Ranked 36th. About the same as Thailand
84.56%
Ranked 35th.
Participation > Secondary education > General pupils 6.51 million
Ranked 9th. 65% more than Thailand
3.95 million
Ranked 16th.

Secondary education > Teachers per 1000 2
Ranked 109th.
3.35
Ranked 98th. 68% more than Philippines

Ratio of female to male primary enrollment 98.5
Ranked 74th. 4% more than Thailand
95.06
Ranked 66th.

Secondary education > General pupils per 1000 74.9
Ranked 65th. 28% more than Thailand
58.69
Ranked 66th.

Elementary (primary) school > Gender parity index 0.978
Ranked 99th.
0.988
Ranked 83th. 1% more than Philippines

Hours of instruction for pupils aged 13 1,467 hours
Ranked 1st. 26% more than Thailand
1,167 hours
Ranked 9th.
Hours of instruction for pupils aged 9 1,067 hours
Ranked 3rd.
1,080 hours
Ranked 2nd. 1% more than Philippines
Female enrolment share > Secondary level 51.3%
Ranked 25th. 6% more than Thailand
48.3%
Ranked 86th.
Private school enrolment > Secondary level 30.8
Ranked 5th. 5 times more than Thailand
6.2
Ranked 15th.
Education enrolment by level > Secondary level per 1000 74.97
Ranked 105th.
77.69
Ranked 3rd. 4% more than Philippines

Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged 35-39 per thousand people 2
Ranked 9th. 2 times more than Thailand
0.944
Ranked 8th.

Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 20-24 321,105
Ranked 4th. 41% more than Thailand
227,088
Ranked 4th.
Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged 25-29 per thousand people 1.82
Ranked 10th.
1.86
Ranked 4th. 2% more than Philippines

Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged 65-69 per thousand people 1.43
Ranked 9th. 2 times more than Thailand
0.658
Ranked 8th.

Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 25-29 per thousand people 3.97
Ranked 7th.
4.07
Ranked 5th. 2% more than Philippines

Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 15-19 per thousand people 5.37
Ranked 4th. 4 times more than Thailand
1.48
Ranked 7th.
Literacy > Male illiterates > Aged 35-39 163,971
Ranked 4th. 95% more than Thailand
84,260
Ranked 5th.

Literacy > Literates > Aged 40-44 per thousand people 49.81
Ranked 12th.
83.61
Ranked 3rd. 68% more than Philippines

Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 50-54 per thousand people 3.17
Ranked 11th. 65% more than Thailand
1.92
Ranked 11th.

Literacy > Female literates > Aged 15-19 3.81 million
Ranked 4th. 60% more than Thailand
2.38 million
Ranked 5th.
Scouting > Members per thousand people 18.2
Ranked 5th. 47% more than Thailand
12.4
Ranked 11th.
Primary completion rate > Women 100
Ranked 32nd. 18% more than Thailand
85
Ranked 83th.
Proportion of primary education time spent learning science 9%
Ranked 30th. The same as Thailand
9%
Ranked 31st.
Elementary school repeaters > Male 2.96
Ranked 76th.
11.77
Ranked 31st. 4 times more than Philippines

Elementary school repeaters > Female 1.62
Ranked 87th.
6.47
Ranked 42nd. 4 times more than Philippines

Elementary school teachers 390,432
Ranked 9th. 12% more than Thailand
347,959
Ranked 9th.

High school teachers 181,193
Ranked 21st.
222,799
Ranked 14th. 23% more than Philippines

High school enrolment rate > Male 98.5
Ranked 30th. 16% more than Thailand
84.87
Ranked 62nd.
Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged over 70 per thousand people 3.31
Ranked 2nd. 4% more than Thailand
3.18
Ranked 1st.
Proportion of 15 year-olds in secondary education 0.0
Ranked 36th.
73%
Ranked 29th.
Literacy > Women above 14 years 93.6%
Ranked 1st. 3% more than Thailand
90.5%
Ranked 11th.
Gender ratio > Literacy rate of 15-24 year-olds 1.03%
Ranked 2nd. 3% more than Thailand
1%
Ranked 16th.
Illiterate population by sex > Aged 15+ > Per capita 28.17 per 1,000 people
Ranked 105th.
30.48 per 1,000 people
Ranked 103th. 8% more than Philippines

Illiterate population by sex > Aged 15+ > Women per 1000 13.97
Ranked 102nd.
20.68
Ranked 97th. 48% more than Philippines

Proportion of 20 year olds in tertiary education 0.0
Ranked 34th.
0.0
Ranked 35th.
Participation > Secondary education > Pupils 6.35 million
Ranked 12th. 40% more than Thailand
4.53 million
Ranked 2nd.

Primary completion rate > Men 93
Ranked 56th. 6% more than Thailand
88
Ranked 77th.
Proportion of primary education time spent learning vocational skills n 6
Primary education > Pupils per 1000 154.55
Ranked 44th. 70% more than Thailand
91.13
Ranked 83th.

Ratio of female to male secondary enrollment 110.79
Ranked 13th. 8% more than Thailand
102.78
Ranked 36th.

Intake ratio to last grade of primary > Females None
None
Proportion of primary education time spent learning foreign languages 9 x
Proportion of 16 year-olds in secondary education 0.0
Ranked 36th.
63%
Ranked 30th.
Proportion of 19 year olds in tertiary education 0.0
Ranked 34th.
0.0
Ranked 35th.
Literacy > Illiterates > Aged over 70 per thousand people 5.59
Ranked 2nd. 18% more than Thailand
4.76
Ranked 1st.
Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 20-24 per thousand people 4.14
Ranked 7th. 21% more than Thailand
3.42
Ranked 4th.
Literacy > Literates > Aged 35-39 4.57 million
Ranked 5th.
5.45 million
Ranked 5th. 19% more than Philippines

Literacy > Male illiterates > Aged 65-69 per thousand people 1.11
Ranked 9th. 2 times more than Thailand
0.552
Ranked 8th.

Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 60-64 per thousand people 3.01
Ranked 11th. 2 times more than Thailand
1.4
Ranked 10th.

Literacy > Female literates > Aged 30-34 2.59 million
Ranked 5th.
2.62 million
Ranked 5th. 1% more than Philippines

Literacy > Female literates > Aged over 70 758,553
Ranked 1st.
1.95 million
Ranked 1st. 3 times more than Philippines
School enrollment > Primary > Female > % net 94.97% net
Ranked 43th. 27% more than Thailand
74.74% net
Ranked 95th.
Literacy > Female literates > Aged 20-24 3.39 million
Ranked 4th. 54% more than Thailand
2.21 million
Ranked 5th.
Literacy > Male illiterates > Aged 50-54 120,766
Ranked 4th. 2 times more than Thailand
58,538
Ranked 5th.

Literacy > Literates > Aged 30-34 5.22 million
Ranked 5th. 1% more than Thailand
5.17 million
Ranked 5th.

Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged 55-59 118,729
Ranked 6th. 2 times more than Thailand
57,299
Ranked 5th.

Literacy > Male illiterates > Aged 20-24 178,144
Ranked 3rd. 58% more than Thailand
112,534
Ranked 4th.
Literacy > Female literates > Aged 35-39 2.25 million
Ranked 5th.
2.79 million
Ranked 5th. 24% more than Philippines

Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged 35-39 155,279
Ranked 5th. 2 times more than Thailand
62,705
Ranked 5th.

Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged over 70 257,273
Ranked 1st. 22% more than Thailand
211,131
Ranked 1st.
Literacy and Attainment > Educational attainment: completed tertiary > Tertiary > Population 25+ years > % > Over 24 year olds 24.2%
Ranked 2nd. 2 times more than Thailand
11.79%
Ranked 11th.
Literacy > Female literates > Aged over 10 26.32 million
Ranked 3rd.
28.75 million
Ranked 5th. 9% more than Philippines
Primary education, teachers > % female 89.65%
Ranked 19th. 49% more than Thailand
59.98%
Ranked 95th.

Tertiary education, teachers > % female 55.7%
Ranked 5th.
68.68%
Ranked 2nd. 23% more than Philippines

Public spending on education, total > % of government expenditure 15.05%
Ranked 47th.
29.47%
Ranked 1st. 96% more than Philippines

Literacy > Literates > Aged 25-29 per thousand people 73.91
Ranked 8th. 2% more than Thailand
72.29
Ranked 11th.

Literacy > Literates > Aged 30-34 per thousand people 67.26
Ranked 11th.
77.81
Ranked 4th. 16% more than Philippines

Literacy > Male illiterates > Aged 50-54 per thousand people 1.56
Ranked 8th. 76% more than Thailand
0.882
Ranked 10th.

Literacy > Female literates > Aged 45-49 per thousand people 19.33
Ranked 11th.
39.86
Ranked 1st. 2 times more than Philippines

Literacy > Female literates > Aged 55-59 per thousand people 10.82
Ranked 10th.
27.25
Ranked 2nd. 3 times more than Philippines

Literacy > Male illiterates > Aged over 70 per thousand people 2.28
Ranked 2nd. 44% more than Thailand
1.58
Ranked 1st.
Labor force with secondary education, female > % of female labor force 36.8%
Ranked 51st. 3 times more than Thailand
13.5%
Ranked 45th.

Unemployment with secondary education, female > % of female unemployment 43.5%
Ranked 48th. 2 times more than Thailand
20.1%
Ranked 14th.

Education spending > % of GDP 3.1%
Ranked 105th.
5.2%
Ranked 53th. 68% more than Philippines
Teaching weeks per year > Lower secondary 40 weeks per year
Ranked 11th. The same as Thailand
40 weeks per year
Ranked 12th.
School enrollment > Primary > Female > % gross 111.49% gross
Ranked 28th. 18% more than Thailand
94.64% gross
Ranked 72nd.

Primary education > Teachers > % female 89.36% female
Ranked 18th. 53% more than Thailand
58.36% female
Ranked 101st.

Proportion of primary education time spent learning arts 6 3
Literacy rate > Adult total > % of people ages 15 and above 92.6%
Ranked 39th.
92.65%
Ranked 38th. The same as Philippines
Proportion of 17 year olds in secondary education 0.0
Ranked 36th.
52%
Ranked 29th.
Proportion of primary education time spent in physical education 3 9
Government spending on education > % of GDP 2.65%
Ranked 108th.
5.79%
Ranked 12th. 2 times more than Philippines

Participation > School enrollment > Primary > Female > % net 92.69%
Ranked 52nd. 5% more than Thailand
88.68%
Ranked 72nd.

Government spending on education > % of government spending 15.25%
Ranked 32nd.
25.72%
Ranked 4th. 69% more than Philippines

Participation > School enrollment > Primary > Female > % gross 109.15%
Ranked 36th. 18% more than Thailand
92.38%
Ranked 113th.

School life expectancy > Primary to tertiary > Female 12 years
Ranked 68th.
14 years
Ranked 52nd. 17% more than Philippines
Literacy > Ratio of young literate females to males > % ages 15-24 101.52%
Ranked 2nd. 2% more than Thailand
99.66%
Ranked 9th.

Literacy > Literacy rate, adult total > % of people ages 15 and above 95.42%
Ranked 6th. 2% more than Thailand
93.51%
Ranked 2nd.

Ratio of girls to boys in primary and secondary education > % 101.17%
Ranked 41st.
102.26%
Ranked 26th. 1% more than Philippines

School enrollment, preprimary, female > % gross 51.98%
Ranked 83th.
113.41%
Ranked 4th. 2 times more than Philippines

School enrollment, preprimary, male > % gross 51.04%
Ranked 88th.
111.2%
Ranked 5th. 2 times more than Philippines

Secondary education, pupils > % female 50.88%
Ranked 23th. About the same as Thailand
50.68%
Ranked 11th.

Expenditure per student, primary > % of GDP per capita 9%
Ranked 83th.
23.49%
Ranked 16th. 3 times more than Philippines

Secondary education, vocational pupils per 1000 0.0
Ranked 83th.
11.07
Ranked 17th.

Secondary education, teachers, female per 1000 1.62
Ranked 77th.
1.9
Ranked 69th. 18% more than Philippines

Literacy > Male illiterates > Aged 25-29 per thousand people 2.15
Ranked 6th.
2.21
Ranked 5th. 3% more than Philippines

Literacy > Literates > Aged 65-69 per thousand people 12.1
Ranked 11th.
27.83
Ranked 1st. 2 times more than Philippines

Literacy > Male literates > Aged 55-59 per thousand people 10.7
Ranked 13th.
24.85
Ranked 3rd. 2 times more than Philippines

Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 40-44 per thousand people 3.65
Ranked 9th. 2 times more than Thailand
1.61
Ranked 11th.

Literacy > Male literates > Aged 20-24 per thousand people 42.83
Ranked 5th. 27% more than Thailand
33.74
Ranked 15th.
Literacy > Female literates > Aged over 70 per thousand people 9.77
Ranked 3rd.
29.37
Ranked 1st. 3 times more than Philippines
Literacy > Literates > Aged 45-49 per thousand people 39.4
Ranked 12th.
77.28
Ranked 1st. 96% more than Philippines

Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 55-59 per thousand people 2.95
Ranked 11th. 93% more than Thailand
1.53
Ranked 11th.

Literacy > Male illiterates > Aged 60-64 per thousand people 1.4
Ranked 11th. 2 times more than Thailand
0.652
Ranked 9th.

Literacy > Male literates > Aged 15-19 per thousand people 48.51
Ranked 5th. 34% more than Thailand
36.32
Ranked 12th.
Literacy > Literates > Aged 35-39 per thousand people 58.81
Ranked 14th.
82.1
Ranked 4th. 40% more than Philippines

Literacy rate > Youth male > % of males ages 15-24 94.46%
Ranked 61st.
98.1%
Ranked 38th. 4% more than Philippines
Literacy rate > Adult female > % of females ages 15 and above 92.65%
Ranked 36th. 2% more than Thailand
90.52%
Ranked 40th.
Adjusted savings: education expenditure > % of GNI 2.44%
Ranked 147th.
4.06%
Ranked 90th. 66% more than Philippines

Persistence to last grade of primary, total > % of cohort 75.78%
Ranked 85th.
93.64%
Ranked 41st. 24% more than Philippines

Literacy > Female literates > Aged 55-59 840,559
Ranked 5th.
1.81 million
Ranked 4th. 2 times more than Philippines

Repitition rate > Primary level 2
Ranked 80th.
3.9
Ranked 66th. 95% more than Philippines
School enrollment, primary, female > % net 88.97%
Ranked 68th.
94.94%
Ranked 35th. 7% more than Philippines

Persistence to grade 5, total > % of cohort 78.68%
Ranked 77th.
95.21%
Ranked 26th. 21% more than Philippines

Literacy > Female literates > Aged 10-14 per thousand people 51.85
Ranked 4th. 46% more than Thailand
35.48
Ranked 10th.
Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged 10-14 per thousand people 4.84
Ranked 3rd. 23 times more than Thailand
0.207
Ranked 9th.
Persistence to last grade of primary, male > % of cohort 72%
Ranked 77th.
91.97%
Ranked 37th. 28% more than Philippines

Participation > Total enrollment > Primary > Female > % net 93.17%
Ranked 59th. 5% more than Thailand
88.68%
Ranked 71st.
Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 65-69 per thousand people 2.55
Ranked 9th. 2 times more than Thailand
1.21
Ranked 8th.

Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 35-39 per thousand people 4.11
Ranked 8th. 86% more than Thailand
2.21
Ranked 9th.

Proportion of primary education time spent learning religion a x
School enrollment, secondary, female > % gross 88.03%
Ranked 82nd.
89.4%
Ranked 24th. 2% more than Philippines

School enrollment, secondary, male > % net 56.28%
Ranked 77th.
77.29%
Ranked 11th. 37% more than Philippines

Repeaters, secondary, female > % of female enrollment 1.53%
Ranked 84th.
8.92%
Ranked 27th. 6 times more than Philippines

Secondary education, teachers, female 148,459
Ranked 15th. 17% more than Thailand
126,447
Ranked 14th.

Scouting > Membership > Scouting introduced 1910 1911
Literacy > Male literates > Aged 45-49 1.56 million
Ranked 6th.
2.48 million
Ranked 5th. 59% more than Philippines

Literacy > Male literates > Aged 35-39 2.32 million
Ranked 6th.
2.66 million
Ranked 5th. 15% more than Philippines

Intake ratio to last grade of primary > Males None
None
Literacy > Female literates > Aged 40-44 per thousand people 24.51
Ranked 12th.
43.16
Ranked 2nd. 76% more than Philippines

Literacy > Male literates > Aged over 10 per thousand people 338.1
Ranked 9th.
411.53
Ranked 2nd. 22% more than Philippines
Literacy > Male literates > Aged 60-64 per thousand people 8.71
Ranked 12th.
19.05
Ranked 3rd. 2 times more than Philippines

Literacy > Male illiterates > Aged 40-44 per thousand people 1.88
Ranked 6th. 2 times more than Thailand
0.908
Ranked 11th.

Secondary education, teachers > % female 76.38%
Ranked 11th. 48% more than Thailand
51.45%
Ranked 59th.

Literacy > Literates > Aged 60-64 1.4 million
Ranked 5th.
2.67 million
Ranked 4th. 91% more than Philippines

School attendance of orphans 86.4
Ranked 1st.
91.7
Ranked 1st. 6% more than Philippines
School attendance of non-orphans 92.3
Ranked 1st.
98.1
Ranked 2nd. 6% more than Philippines
High school > Upper Secondary > Students per teacher 25.22
Ranked 10th. 41% more than Thailand
17.83
Ranked 25th.

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