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Education Stats: compare key data on Puerto Rico & United States

Definitions

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 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.
  • Literacy > Female: This entry includes a definition of literacy and Census Bureau percentages for the total population, males, and females. There are no universal definitions and standards of literacy. Unless otherwise specified, all rates are based on the most common definition - the ability to read and write at a specified age. Detailing the standards that individual countries use to assess the ability to read and write is beyond the scope of our source. Information on literacy, while not a perfect measure of educational results, is probably the most easily available and valid for international comparisons.
  • Literacy > Total population: This entry includes a definition of literacy and Census Bureau percentages for the total population, males, and females. There are no universal definitions and standards of literacy. Unless otherwise specified, all rates are based on the most common definition - the ability to read and write at a specified age. Detailing the standards that individual countries use to assess the ability to read and write is beyond the scope of our source. Information on literacy, while not a perfect measure of educational results, is probably the most easily available and valid for international comparisons.
  • Primary education, duration > Years: Primary education, duration (years). Duration of primary is the number of grades (years) in primary education.
  • Primary education, teachers per 1000: Primary education, teachers. Teaching staff in primary. Public and private. Full and part-time. All programmes. Total is the total number of teachers in public and private primary education institutions. Teachers are persons employed full time or part time in an official capacity to guide and direct the learning experience of pupils and students, irrespective of their qualifications or the delivery mechanism, i.e. face-to-face and/or at a distance. This definition excludes educational personnel who have no active teaching duties (e.g. headmasters, headmistresses or principals who do not teach) and persons who work occasionally or in a voluntary capacity in educational institutions. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Pupil-teacher ratio, primary: Pupil-teacher ratio, primary. Pupil-teacher ratio. Primary is the number of pupils enrolled in primary school divided by the number of primary school teachers.
  • Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary: Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary. Pupil-teacher ratio. Secondary is the number of pupils enrolled in secondary school divided by the number of secondary school teachers.
  • Secondary education, duration > Years: Secondary education, duration (years). Duration of secondary education is the number of grades (years) in secondary education (ISCED 2 & 3).
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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."
  • Child care (preschool) > Starting age: Average age at which students begin pre-primary (preschool) education.
  • Elementary (primary school) > Duration: Number of years students study at the primary level.
  • Secondary education, teachers: Secondary education, teachers. Teaching staff in total secondary. Public and private. Full and part-time. All programmes. Total is the total number of teachers in public and private secondary education institutions (ISCED 2 and 3). Teachers are persons employed full time or part time in an official capacity to guide and direct the learning experience of pupils and students, irrespective of their qualifications or the delivery mechanism, i.e. face-to-face and/or at a distance. This definition excludes educational personnel who have no active teaching duties (e.g. headmasters, headmistresses or principals who do not teach) and persons who work occasionally or in a voluntary capacity in educational institutions.
  • Secondary education, teachers per 1000: Secondary education, teachers. Teaching staff in total secondary. Public and private. Full and part-time. All programmes. Total is the total number of teachers in public and private secondary education institutions (ISCED 2 and 3). Teachers are persons employed full time or part time in an official capacity to guide and direct the learning experience of pupils and students, irrespective of their qualifications or the delivery mechanism, i.e. face-to-face and/or at a distance. This definition excludes educational personnel who have no active teaching duties (e.g. headmasters, headmistresses or principals who do not teach) and persons who work occasionally or in a voluntary capacity in educational institutions. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Child care (preschool) > Students per teacher: Number of students per teacher for pre-primary (preschool) education.
  • High school > Lower secondary school duration: Number of years students study at the lower secondary (middle school) level.
  • Children out of school, primary, male per 1000: Children out of school, primary, male. Out-of-school children of primary school age. Male is the total number of male primary-school-age children who are not enrolled in either primary or secondary schools. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • 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.
  • Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • 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 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level > Per capita: Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Services, etc., value added > Constant 2000 US$ per capita: Services, etc., value added (constant 2000 US$). Services correspond to ISIC divisions 50-99. They include value added in wholesale and retail trade (including hotels and restaurants), transport, and government, financial, professional, and personal services such as education, health care, and real estate services. Also included are imputed bank service charges, import duties, and any statistical discrepancies noted by national compilers as well as discrepancies arising from rescaling. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources. The industrial origin of value added is determined by the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC), revision 3. Data are in constant 2005 U.S. dollars. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Secondary education, general pupils per 1000: Secondary education, general pupils. Enrolment in total secondary. Public and private. General programmes. Total is the total number of students enrolled in general programmes at public and private secondary education institutions. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Elementary (primary) school) > Private school share: Percentage of primary students who attend a private school.
  • High school > Lower secondary starting age: Average age at which students begin lower secondary (middle school) education.
  • Duration of education > Secondary level: Duration of secondary education is the number of grades (or years) in general secondary education.
  • 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.
  • Elementary (primary) school > Students per teacher: Number of students per teacher for primary education.
  • Duration of education > Primary level: Duration of primary education is the number of grades (or years) in primary education.
  • 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."
  • Education enrolment by level > Primary level per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Education enrolment by level > Primary level > Per capita: Per capita figures expressed per 1 population.
  • Elementary (primary school) > Teachers > Proportion of teachers female: Percentage of country's elementary, or primary, teachers that are female.
  • 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.
  • Services, etc., value added > Constant 2000 US$: Services, etc., value added (constant 2000 US$). Services correspond to ISIC divisions 50-99. They include value added in wholesale and retail trade (including hotels and restaurants), transport, and government, financial, professional, and personal services such as education, health care, and real estate services. Also included are imputed bank service charges, import duties, and any statistical discrepancies noted by national compilers as well as discrepancies arising from rescaling. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources. The industrial origin of value added is determined by the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC), revision 3. Data are in constant 2005 U.S. dollars.
  • Primary school starting age > Years: Primary school starting age (years). Entrance age of primary is the age at which students would enter primary education, assuming they had started at the official entrance age for the lowest level of education, had studied full-time throughout and had progressed through the system without repeating or skipping a grade.
  • Elementary (primary) school > Gender parity index: Country's gender parity index in primary, or elementary, school. For countries with a rating of over 1, more females are enrolled while countries with a rating under 1 have more males enrolled. 
  • Services, etc., value added > Current US$: Services, etc., value added (current US$). Services correspond to ISIC divisions 50-99. They include value added in wholesale and retail trade (including hotels and restaurants), transport, and government, financial, professional, and personal services such as education, health care, and real estate services. Also included are imputed bank service charges, import duties, and any statistical discrepancies noted by national compilers as well as discrepancies arising from rescaling. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources. The industrial origin of value added is determined by the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC), revision 3. Data are in current U.S. dollars.
  • Services, etc., value added > Constant LCU: Services, etc., value added (constant LCU). 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 local currency.
  • School enrollment, preprimary > % gross: School enrollment, preprimary (% gross). Gross enrolment ratio. Pre-primary. Total is the total enrollment in pre-primary education, regardless of age, expressed as a percentage of the total 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, primary > % net: School enrollment, primary (% net). Net enrolment rate. Primary. Total is the ratio of children of the official primary school age who are enrolled in primary school to the total population of the official primary school age.
  • School enrollment, secondary > % gross: School enrollment, secondary (% gross). Gross enrolment ratio. Secondary. All programmes. Total is the total enrollment in secondary education, regardless of age, expressed as a percentage of the 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, private > % of total secondary: School enrollment, secondary, private (% of total secondary). Percentage of private enrolment. Secondary is the enrolment in private secondary schools expressed as a percentage of total enrolment (public and private) in secondary schools. 'Private' refers to all educational institutions not operated by a public authority, regardless of whether they receive financial support from public authorities. A high percentage indicates strong involvement of the non-governmental sector (including religious bodies, other organizations, associations, communities, private enterprises or persons) in providing organized educational programmes.
  • School enrollment, tertiary, female > % gross: School enrollment, tertiary, female (% gross). Gross enrolment ratio. Tertiary (ISCED 5 and 6). Female is the total female enrollment in tertiary education (ISCED 5 and 6), regardless of age, expressed as a percentage of the total female population of the five-year age group following on from secondary school leaving.
  • Services, etc., value added > Constant LCU per capita: Services, etc., value added (constant LCU). 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 local currency. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Total enrollment, primary > % net: Total enrollment, primary (% net). Adjusted net enrollment is the number of pupils of the school-age group for primary education, enrolled either in primary or secondary education, expressed as a percentage of the total population in that age group.
  • Total enrollment, primary, female > % net: Total enrollment, primary, female (% net). Adjusted net enrollment is the number of pupils of the school-age group for primary education, enrolled either in primary or secondary education, expressed as a percentage of the total population in that age group.
  • High school > Upper Secondary > Students per teacher: Number of students per teacher for upper secondary (high school) education.
  • High School > Teachers > Proportion of teachers female: Percentage of country's high school, or secondary, teachers that are female.
  • 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.
  • Services, etc., value added > % of GDP: Services, etc., value added (% of GDP). Services correspond to ISIC divisions 50-99 and they include value added in wholesale and retail trade (including hotels and restaurants), transport, and government, financial, professional, and personal services such as education, health care, and real estate services. Also included are imputed bank service charges, import duties, and any statistical discrepancies noted by national compilers as well as discrepancies arising from rescaling. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources. The industrial origin of value added is determined by the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC), revision 3. Note: For VAB countries, gross value added at factor cost is used as the denominator.
  • 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.
  • Public spending on education, total > % of GDP: Public spending on education, total (% of GDP). Public expenditure on education as % of GDP is the total public expenditure (current and capital) on education expressed as a percentage of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in a given year. Public expenditure on education includes government spending on educational institutions (both public and private), education administration, and transfers/subsidies for private entities (students/households and other privates entities).
STAT Puerto Rico United States HISTORY
Child care (preschool) > Duration 2
Ranked 140th.
3
Ranked 47th. 50% more than Puerto Rico

Children out of school, primary 47,725
Ranked 43th.
1.76 million
Ranked 3rd. 37 times more than Puerto Rico

Children out of school, primary per 1000 12.92
Ranked 29th. 2 times more than United States
5.64
Ranked 47th.

Children out of school, primary, female 18,848
Ranked 46th.
780,465
Ranked 3rd. 41 times more than Puerto Rico

Children out of school, primary, female per 1000 5.1
Ranked 33th. 2 times more than United States
2.5
Ranked 48th.

College and university > Gender parity index 1.45
Ranked 21st. 3% more than United States
1.41
Ranked 33th.

Compulsary education duration 13
Ranked 5th. 8% more than United States
12
Ranked 14th.

Government spending on education > Proportion of GDP 6.68%
Ranked 5th. 19% more than United States
5.62%
Ranked 39th.

Literacy > Female 94.4%
Ranked 9th.
99%
Ranked 17th. 5% more than Puerto Rico

Literacy > Total population 94.1%
Ranked 10th.
99%
Ranked 20th. 5% more than Puerto Rico

Primary education, duration > Years 6
Ranked 43th. The same as United States
6
Ranked 53th.

Primary education, teachers per 1000 6.91
Ranked 28th. 26% more than United States
5.49
Ranked 49th.

Pupil-teacher ratio, primary 11.66
Ranked 120th.
14.29
Ranked 98th. 23% more than Puerto Rico

Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary 11.12
Ranked 70th.
14.49
Ranked 56th. 30% more than Puerto Rico

Secondary education, duration > Years 6
Ranked 94th. The same as United States
6
Ranked 102nd.

Duration of compulsory education 10 years
Ranked 2nd.
12 years
Ranked 10th. 20% more than Puerto Rico
Secondary education, pupils 271,651
Ranked 95th.
24.21 million
Ranked 4th. 89 times more than Puerto Rico

College and university > Private school share 73.1%
Ranked 12th. 3 times more than United States
27.95%
Ranked 46th.

Primary education, pupils 269,885
Ranked 101st.
24.43 million
Ranked 5th. 91 times more than Puerto Rico

Primary education, teachers 25,708
Ranked 74th.
1.71 million
Ranked 5th. 67 times more than Puerto Rico

Compulsary education starting age 5
Ranked 81st.
6
Ranked 66th. 20% more than Puerto Rico

Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary per million 2.99
Ranked 41st. 64 times more than United States
0.0465
Ranked 96th.

Literacy > Definition age 15 and over can read and write age 15 and over can read and write
High school > Upper secondary school duration 3
Ranked 62nd. The same as United States
3
Ranked 73th.

Literacy > Male 93.7%
Ranked 16th.
99%
Ranked 28th. 6% more than Puerto Rico

Spending > USD 568.36 million
Ranked 33th.
684.04 billion
Ranked 1st. 1204 times more than Puerto Rico

High school > Private school share 25.26%
Ranked 37th. 3 times more than United States
8.27%
Ranked 86th.

Spending > Proportion 7.92
Ranked 5th. 65% more than United States
4.79
Ranked 54th.

Child care (preschool) > Starting age 4
Ranked 23th. 33% more than United States
3
Ranked 103th.

Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level 137,171
Ranked 37th.
16.61 million
Ranked 1st. 121 times more than Puerto Rico

Elementary (primary school) > Duration 6
Ranked 48th. The same as United States
6
Ranked 59th.

Secondary education, teachers 26,161
Ranked 49th.
1.67 million
Ranked 4th. 64 times more than Puerto Rico

Secondary education, teachers per 1000 7.03
Ranked 40th. 31% more than United States
5.36
Ranked 56th.

Child care (preschool) > Students per teacher 12.83
Ranked 83th.
14.96
Ranked 64th. 17% more than Puerto Rico

High school > Lower secondary school duration 3
Ranked 96th. The same as United States
3
Ranked 105th.

Children out of school, primary, male per 1000 7.82
Ranked 25th. 2 times more than United States
3.14
Ranked 43th.

Secondary education, general pupils 171,000
Ranked 86th.
24.21 million
Ranked 3rd. 142 times more than Puerto Rico

High school > Gender parity index 1.04
Ranked 31st. 3% more than United States
1.01
Ranked 68th.

Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level per 1000 42.3
Ranked 3rd.
57.75
Ranked 4th. 37% more than Puerto Rico

Elementary (primary school) > Starting age 6
Ranked 64th. The same as United States
6
Ranked 77th.

Children out of school, primary, male 28,877
Ranked 42nd.
976,866
Ranked 3rd. 34 times more than Puerto Rico

High school > Students per teacher 11.12
Ranked 71st.
14.49
Ranked 57th. 30% more than Puerto Rico

Secondary school starting age > Years 12
Ranked 53th. The same as United States
12
Ranked 59th.

Education enrolment by level > Primary level 492,908
Ranked 84th.
24.85 million
Ranked 4th. 50 times more than Puerto Rico

Primary education, pupils per 1000 73.06
Ranked 102nd.
78.41
Ranked 97th. 7% more than Puerto Rico

Secondary education, pupils per 1000 73.54
Ranked 95th.
77.71
Ranked 76th. 6% more than Puerto Rico

Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level > Per capita 42.3 per 1,000 people
Ranked 3rd.
57.61 per 1,000 people
Ranked 4th. 36% more than Puerto Rico

Services, etc., value added > Constant 2000 US$ per capita $11,678.79
Ranked 29th.
$33,005.49
Ranked 3rd. 3 times more than Puerto Rico

Secondary education, general pupils per 1000 46.43
Ranked 102nd.
77.71
Ranked 47th. 67% more than Puerto Rico

Elementary (primary) school) > Private school share 24.52%
Ranked 35th. 3 times more than United States
8.72%
Ranked 80th.

High school > Lower secondary starting age 12
Ranked 54th. The same as United States
12
Ranked 61st.

Duration of education > Secondary level 4
Ranked 4th.
6
Ranked 81st. 50% more than Puerto Rico
Education enrolment by level > Percentage girls > Tertiary level 60.49%
Ranked 5th. 7% more than United States
56.64%
Ranked 34th.

Secondary education, vocational pupils 0.0
Ranked 105th.
0.0
Ranked 96th.

Elementary (primary) school > Students per teacher 11.66
Ranked 122nd.
14.29
Ranked 100th. 23% more than Puerto Rico

Duration of education > Primary level 8
Ranked 1st. 33% more than United States
6
Ranked 51st.
High school > Upper secondary starting age 15
Ranked 81st. The same as United States
15
Ranked 90th.

Elementary school starting age > Years 5
Ranked 173th.
6
Ranked 73th. 20% more than Puerto Rico

Education enrolment by level > Primary level per 1000 152.01
Ranked 66th. 76% more than United States
86.39
Ranked 118th.

Education enrolment by level > Primary level > Per capita 0.152 per capita
Ranked 64th. 77% more than United States
0.086 per capita
Ranked 119th.

Elementary (primary school) > Teachers > Proportion of teachers female 81%
Ranked 20th.
87%
Ranked 8th. 7% more than Puerto Rico
Outcomes > Primary education > Duration > Years 8
Ranked 1st. 33% more than United States
6
Ranked 49th.

Services, etc., value added > Constant 2000 US$ $44.63 billion
Ranked 47th.
$10.28 trillion
Ranked 1st. 230 times more than Puerto Rico

Primary school starting age > Years 6
Ranked 64th. The same as United States
6
Ranked 77th.

Elementary (primary) school > Gender parity index 1.04
Ranked 7th. 5% more than United States
0.991
Ranked 69th.

Services, etc., value added > Current US$ $48.75 billion
Ranked 33th.
$11.51 trillion
Ranked 1st. 236 times more than Puerto Rico

Services, etc., value added > Constant LCU 4.02 billion
Ranked 114th.
11.23 trillion
Ranked 13th. 2795 times more than Puerto Rico

School enrollment, preprimary > % gross 106.79%
Ranked 13th. 46% more than United States
73.32%
Ranked 63th.

School enrollment, primary > % net 80.4%
Ranked 100th.
91.88%
Ranked 70th. 14% more than Puerto Rico

School enrollment, secondary > % gross 78.32%
Ranked 87th.
93.55%
Ranked 60th. 19% more than Puerto Rico

School enrollment, secondary, private > % of total secondary 25.26%
Ranked 37th. 3 times more than United States
8.27%
Ranked 85th.

School enrollment, tertiary, female > % gross 102.51%
Ranked 4th.
111.32%
Ranked 1st. 9% more than Puerto Rico

Services, etc., value added > Constant LCU per capita 1,127.66
Ranked 125th.
36,028.94
Ranked 52nd. 32 times more than Puerto Rico

Total enrollment, primary > % net 84.53%
Ranked 97th.
92.89%
Ranked 75th. 10% more than Puerto Rico

Total enrollment, primary, female > % net 87.23%
Ranked 78th.
93.55%
Ranked 58th. 7% more than Puerto Rico

High school > Upper Secondary > Students per teacher 7.7
Ranked 70th.
14.46
Ranked 37th. 88% more than Puerto Rico

High School > Teachers > Proportion of teachers female 78%
Ranked 5th. 28% more than United States
61%
Ranked 19th.
Adjusted savings > Education expenditure > % of GNI 7.92% of GNI
Ranked 5th. 65% more than United States
4.79% of GNI
Ranked 58th.

Services, etc., value added > % of GDP 49.36%
Ranked 89th.
79.4%
Ranked 11th. 61% more than Puerto Rico

Secondary education, teachers > % female 78.43%
Ranked 7th. 28% more than United States
61.15%
Ranked 36th.

Public spending on education, total > % of GDP 6.68%
Ranked 6th. 19% more than United States
5.62%
Ranked 41st.

SOURCES: UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Source tables; UNESCO Institute for Statistics; UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables; UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Source tables; UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Source tables; CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011; UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; UNESCO; UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Source tables; UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Source tables; UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Source tables; World Bank staff estimates using data from the United Nations Statistics Division's Statistical Yearbook, and the UNESCO Institute for Statistics online database.; UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Source tables; UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Source tables; Source: UNESCO UIS Data | UNESCO Institute for Statistics; UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Source tables; UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Source tables; UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Source tables; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables; Source: UNESCO UIS Data | UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Source tables; UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Source tables; World Bank national accounts data. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Source tables; UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Source tables; UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Source tables; UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Source tables; United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) Institute for Statistics.; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables; World Bank national accounts data; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables; UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Source tables; World Development Indicators database

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