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Education Stats: compare key data on Slovenia & United States

Definitions

  • Average years of schooling of adults: Average years of schooling of adults is the years of formal schooling received, on average, by adults over age 15. (Data Source: Barro-Lee Data Set www.worldbank.org/html/prdmg/grthweb/ddbarle2.htm)
  • Children out of school, primary: Children out of school, primary. Out-of-school children of primary school age. Total is the total number of primary-school-age children who are not enrolled in either primary or secondary schools.
  • Children out of school, primary per 1000: Children out of school, primary. Out-of-school children of primary school age. Total is the total number of primary-school-age children who are not enrolled in either primary or secondary schools. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Children out of school, primary, female: Children out of school, primary, female. Out-of-school children of primary school age. Female is the total number of female primary-school-age children who are not enrolled in either primary or secondary schools.
  • College and university > Gender parity index: Country's gender parity index for college and university enrollment. For countries with a rating of over 1, more females are enrolled while countries with a rating under 1 have more males enrolled.
  • College and university > Share of total education spending: Percentage of government education funding that goes to post-secondary education.
  • Compulsary education duration: Number of years students are required to be enrolled in school for all levels of education. For instance, compulsary education lasts for 12 years in the United States.
  • Government spending on education > Proportion of GDP: Percentage of public funding for education out of country's total GDP.
  • Homeschooling legal status: Legal status of homeschooling.
  • Literacy > Total population: This entry includes a definition of literacy and Census Bureau percentages for the total population, males, and females. There are no universal definitions and standards of literacy. Unless otherwise specified, all rates are based on the most common definition - the ability to read and write at a specified age. Detailing the standards that individual countries use to assess the ability to read and write is beyond the scope of our source. Information on literacy, while not a perfect measure of educational results, is probably the most easily available and valid for international comparisons.
  • Primary education, duration > Years: Primary education, duration (years). Duration of primary is the number of grades (years) in primary education.
  • Primary education, teachers per 1000: Primary education, teachers. Teaching staff in primary. Public and private. Full and part-time. All programmes. Total is the total number of teachers in public and private primary education institutions. Teachers are persons employed full time or part time in an official capacity to guide and direct the learning experience of pupils and students, irrespective of their qualifications or the delivery mechanism, i.e. face-to-face and/or at a distance. This definition excludes educational personnel who have no active teaching duties (e.g. headmasters, headmistresses or principals who do not teach) and persons who work occasionally or in a voluntary capacity in educational institutions. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Pupil-teacher ratio, primary: Pupil-teacher ratio, primary. Pupil-teacher ratio. Primary is the number of pupils enrolled in primary school divided by the number of primary school teachers.
  • Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary: Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary. Pupil-teacher ratio. Secondary is the number of pupils enrolled in secondary school divided by the number of secondary school teachers.
  • Secondary education, duration > Years: Secondary education, duration (years). Duration of secondary education is the number of grades (years) in secondary education (ISCED 2 & 3).
  • Literacy > Female: This entry includes a definition of literacy and Census Bureau percentages for the total population, males, and females. There are no universal definitions and standards of literacy. Unless otherwise specified, all rates are based on the most common definition - the ability to read and write at a specified age. Detailing the standards that individual countries use to assess the ability to read and write is beyond the scope of our source. Information on literacy, while not a perfect measure of educational results, is probably the most easily available and valid for international comparisons.
  • Children out of school, primary, female per 1000: Children out of school, primary, female. Out-of-school children of primary school age. Female is the total number of female primary-school-age children who are not enrolled in either primary or secondary schools. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • College and university > Gender ratio: Ratio of female to male tertiary enrollment is the percentage of men to women enrolled at tertiary level in public and private schools.
  • Child care (preschool) > Duration: Number of years students study at the pre-primary (preschool) level. It should be noted that not all countries require pre-primary education.
  • Secondary education > Teachers > Per capita: Secondary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Duration of compulsory education: Duration of compulsory education is the number of grades (or years) that a child must legally be enrolled in school.
  • Secondary education, pupils: Secondary education, pupils. Enrolment in total secondary. Public and private. All programmes. Total is the total number of students enrolled at public and private secondary education institutions.
  • College and university > Private school share: Percentage of post-secondary students who attend a private school, college, or university.
  • School life expectancy > Total: School life expectancy and transition from primary to secondary for school years 1998/99 and 1999/00, published in http://www.uis.unesco.org accessed on Sept. 2002 and Women's Indicators and Statistics Database (Wistat), Version 4, CD-ROM (United Nations publication, Sales No. E.00.XVII.4) based on data provided by UNESCO in 1999.
  • Primary education, 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.
  • Tertiary enrollment: Gross enrolment ratio, tertiary level is the sum of all tertiary level students enrolled at the start of the school year, expressed as a percentage of the mid-year population in the 5 year age group after the official secondary school leaving age.
  • Spending per student > College and university: Public expenditure per student is the public current spending on education divided by the total number of students by level, as a percentage of GDP per capita. Public expenditure (current and capital) includes government spending on educational institutions (both public and private), education administration as well as subsidies for private entities (students/households and other privates entities)."
  • High school > Gender ratio: Ratio of female to male secondary enrollment is the percentage of girls to boys enrolled at secondary level in public and private schools.
  • Compulsary education starting age: Age at which children must be enrolled in school.
  • Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary per million: Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary. Pupil-teacher ratio. Secondary is the number of pupils enrolled in secondary school divided by the number of secondary school teachers. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Literacy > Definition: This entry includes a definition of literacy and Census Bureau percentages for the total population, males, and females. There are no universal definitions and standards of literacy. Unless otherwise specified, all rates are based on the most common definition - the ability to read and write at a specified age. Detailing the standards that individual countries use to assess the ability to read and write is beyond the scope of our source. Information on literacy, while not a perfect measure of educational results, is probably the most easily available and valid for international comparisons.
  • High school > Upper secondary school duration: Number of years students study at the upper secondary (high school) level.
  • Literacy > Male: This entry includes a definition of literacy and Census Bureau percentages for the total population, males, and females. There are no universal definitions and standards of literacy. Unless otherwise specified, all rates are based on the most common definition - the ability to read and write at a specified age. Detailing the standards that individual countries use to assess the ability to read and write is beyond the scope of our source. Information on literacy, while not a perfect measure of educational results, is probably the most easily available and valid for international comparisons.
  • Spending > USD: Education expenditure refers to the current operating expenditures in education, including wages and salaries and excluding capital investments in buildings and equipment."
  • High school > Private school share: Percentage of secondary students who attend a private school.
  • Spending > Proportion: Education expenditure refers to the current operating expenditures in education, including wages and salaries and excluding capital investments in buildings and equipment. Expressed as a proportion of GNI."
  • Pupil-teacher ratio > Primary: Primary school pupil-teacher ratio is the number of pupils enrolled in primary school divided by the number of primary school teachers (regardless of their teaching assignment).
  • Child care (preschool) > Starting age: Average age at which students begin pre-primary (preschool) education.
  • Preschool enrollment rate: Gross enrollment ratio is the ratio of total enrollment, regardless of age, to the population of the age group that officially corresponds to the level of education shown. Primary education provides children with basic reading, writing, and mathematics skills along with an elementary understanding of such subjects as history, geography, natural science, social science, art, and music."
  • Tertiary > Students studying abroad: Total number of post-secondary students who were studying abroad during given year.
  • Literacy > Reading performance > Overall: Overall.

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  • Elementary (primary school) > Duration: Number of years students study at the primary level.
  • Children out of school > Primary: Children out of school are the number of primary-school-age children not enrolled in primary or secondary school.
  • Secondary education, teachers: Secondary education, teachers. Teaching staff in total secondary. Public and private. Full and part-time. All programmes. Total is the total number of teachers in public and private secondary education institutions (ISCED 2 and 3). Teachers are persons employed full time or part time in an official capacity to guide and direct the learning experience of pupils and students, irrespective of their qualifications or the delivery mechanism, i.e. face-to-face and/or at a distance. This definition excludes educational personnel who have no active teaching duties (e.g. headmasters, headmistresses or principals who do not teach) and persons who work occasionally or in a voluntary capacity in educational institutions.
  • Secondary education, teachers per 1000: Secondary education, teachers. Teaching staff in total secondary. Public and private. Full and part-time. All programmes. Total is the total number of teachers in public and private secondary education institutions (ISCED 2 and 3). Teachers are persons employed full time or part time in an official capacity to guide and direct the learning experience of pupils and students, irrespective of their qualifications or the delivery mechanism, i.e. face-to-face and/or at a distance. This definition excludes educational personnel who have no active teaching duties (e.g. headmasters, headmistresses or principals who do not teach) and persons who work occasionally or in a voluntary capacity in educational institutions. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Child care (preschool) > Students per teacher: Number of students per teacher for pre-primary (preschool) education.
  • High school > Lower secondary school duration: Number of years students study at the lower secondary (middle school) level.
  • Children out of school, primary, male per 1000: Children out of school, primary, male. Out-of-school children of primary school age. Male is the total number of male primary-school-age children who are not enrolled in either primary or secondary schools. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Spending per student > High school: Public expenditure per student is the public current spending on education divided by the total number of students by level, as a percentage of GDP per capita. Public expenditure (current and capital) includes government spending on educational institutions (both public and private), education administration as well as subsidies for private entities (students/households and other privates entities)."
  • Secondary education, general pupils: Secondary education, general pupils. Enrolment in total secondary. Public and private. General programmes. Total is the total number of students enrolled in general programmes at public and private secondary education institutions.
  • High school > Gender parity index: Country's gender parity index for secondary level enrollment. For countries with a rating of over 1, more females are enrolled while countries with a rating under 1 have more males enrolled.
  • Literacy > Reading performance > Overall reading skills: Overall.

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  • Scientific and technical journal articles: Scientific and technical journal articles refer to the number of scientific and engineering articles published in the following fields: physics, biology, chemistry, mathematics, clinical medicine, biomedical research, engineering and technology, and earth and space sciences.
  • Literacy > Reading performance > Access and retrieve: Access and retrieve.

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  • 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.
  • High school > Population with at least high school education > Women: Population with at least high school education > Women.
  • Elementary school graduate rate: Persistence to last grade of primary is the percentage of children enrolled in the first grade of primary school who eventually reach the last grade of primary education. The estimate is based on the reconstructed cohort method.
  • Schools connected to the Internet: Schools connected to the Internet are the share of primary and secondary schools in the country that have access to the Internet.
  • Public spending per student > Primary level: Public expenditure per student, primary level is the total reported current spending by the government on primary education, divided by the total number of pupils in primary education, expressed as a percentage of per capita GDP.
  • Secondary education, pupils per 1000: Secondary education, pupils. Enrolment in total secondary. Public and private. All programmes. Total is the total number of students enrolled at public and private secondary education institutions. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Primary education, pupils per 1000: Primary education, pupils. Enrolment in primary. Public and private. All programmes. Total is the total number of students enrolled in public and private primary education institutions. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level > Per capita: Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Tertiary > Students studying abroad per thousand people: Total number of post-secondary students who were studying abroad during given year. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Outcomes > Secondary education > Duration > Years: Secondary education, duration (years) is the number of grades (years) in secondary school."
  • Teacher student ratio > High school: Secondary school pupil-teacher ratio is the number of pupils enrolled in secondary school divided by the number of secondary school teachers (regardless of their teaching assignment).
  • Children out of school > Primary per 1000: Children out of school are the number of primary-school-age children not enrolled in primary or secondary school. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Inequality adjusted index: Inequality-adjusted Human Development Index.
  • Class size > Age 13: The average number of 13-year-old students per class.
  • Teacher student ratio > Elementary school: Primary school pupil-teacher ratio is the number of pupils enrolled in primary school divided by the number of primary school teachers (regardless of their teaching assignment).
  • Proportion of education spending on teachers' salaries: Percentage of public education funding for all levels that goes to teachers' salaries.
  • Elementary school > Enrolled students: Primary education pupils is the total number of pupils enrolled at primary level in public and private schools.
  • Primary education > Duration > Years: Primary duration refers to the number of years of full-time equivalent duration in primary education in the school system according to ISCED.
  • Services, etc., value added > Constant 2000 US$ per capita: Services, etc., value added (constant 2000 US$). Services correspond to ISIC divisions 50-99. They include value added in wholesale and retail trade (including hotels and restaurants), transport, and government, financial, professional, and personal services such as education, health care, and real estate services. Also included are imputed bank service charges, import duties, and any statistical discrepancies noted by national compilers as well as discrepancies arising from rescaling. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources. The industrial origin of value added is determined by the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC), revision 3. Data are in constant 2005 U.S. dollars. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • School enrolment rate > 1st grade: Gross intake rate in grade 1 is the number of new entrants in the first grade of primary education regardless of age, expressed as a percentage of the population of the official primary entrance age."
  • Secondary education, general pupils per 1000: Secondary education, general pupils. Enrolment in total secondary. Public and private. General programmes. Total is the total number of students enrolled in general programmes at public and private secondary education institutions. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Literacy > Reading performance > Integrate and interpret: Integrate and interpret.

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  • Elementary (primary) school) > Private school share: Percentage of primary students who attend a private school.
  • High school > Lower secondary starting age: Average age at which students begin lower secondary (middle school) education.
  • Elementary school > Gender ratio: Ratio of female to male primary enrollment is the percentage of girls to boys enrolled at primary level in public and private schools.
  • Duration of education > Secondary level: Duration of secondary education is the number of grades (or years) in general secondary education.
  • Public spending per student > Tertiary level: Public expenditure per student, tertiary level is the total reported current spending by the government on tertiary education, divided by the total number of pupils in tertiary education, expressed as a percentage of per capita GDP.
  • Primary education > Pupils: Primary education pupils is the total number of pupils enrolled at primary level in public and private schools.
  • High school > Population with at least high school education > Men: Gender Inequality Index.
  • Education enrolment by level > Secondary level > Per capita: Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Secondary education, vocational pupils: Secondary education, vocational pupils. Enrolment in total secondary. Public and private. Technical/vocational programmes. Total is the total number of students enrolled in technical/vocational programmes at public and private secondary education institutions.
  • Spending on education > Proportion spent on all staff salaries: Percentage of public funding for education that goes to school staff salaries.
  • Elementary (primary) school > Students per teacher: Number of students per teacher for primary education.
  • Secondary education > Teachers: Secondary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers.
  • Scientific and technical journal articles per million: Scientific and technical journal articles refer to the number of scientific and engineering articles published in the following fields: physics, biology, chemistry, mathematics, clinical medicine, biomedical research, engineering and technology, and earth and space sciences. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Literacy > Reading performance > Continuous texts: Continuous texts.

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

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  • Duration of education > Primary level: Duration of primary education is the number of grades (or years) in primary education.
  • Participation > 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.
  • 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.
  • Public spending per student > Secondary level: Public expenditure per student, secondary level is the total reported current spending by the government on secondary education, divided by the total number of pupils in secondary education, expressed as a percentage of per capita GDP.
  • Children out of school > Primary > Per capita: Children out of school are the number of primary-school-age children not enrolled in primary or secondary school. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Literacy > Reading performance > Reflect and evaluate: Reflect and evaluate.

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  • High school > Upper secondary starting age: Average age at which students begin upper secondary (high school) education.
  • Elementary school starting age > Years: Primary school starting age is the age at which students would enter primary education, assuming they had started at the official entrance age for the lowest level of education, had studied full-time throughout and had progressed through the system without repeating or skipping a grade."
  • Elementary school repeaters > All: Repeaters in primary school are the number of students enrolled in the same grade as in the previous year, as a percentage of all students enrolled in primary school."
  • School life expectancy > Male: 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.
  • 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.
  • Students from households with computer > Age 13: Percentage of 13-year-old students who come from households with at least one computer.
  • Private school enrolment > Primary level: Private sector enrolment share, primary level is the share of primary school pupils who attend a privately managed school, regardless of whether or not the school receives subsidies from the government.
  • Outcomes > Primary education > Duration > Years: Primary duration refers to the number of years of full-time equivalent duration in primary education in the school system according to ISCED.
  • Primary education > Teachers per 1000: Primary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Children out of school > Primary > Female > Per capita: Children out of school are the number of primary-school-age children not enrolled in primary or secondary school. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Female enrolment share > Primary level: Girls' enrolment share, primary level is the number of girls enrolled in primary school, expressed as a percentage of the total number of pupils in primary school.
  • Services, etc., value added > Constant 2000 US$: Services, etc., value added (constant 2000 US$). Services correspond to ISIC divisions 50-99. They include value added in wholesale and retail trade (including hotels and restaurants), transport, and government, financial, professional, and personal services such as education, health care, and real estate services. Also included are imputed bank service charges, import duties, and any statistical discrepancies noted by national compilers as well as discrepancies arising from rescaling. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources. The industrial origin of value added is determined by the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC), revision 3. Data are in constant 2005 U.S. dollars.
  • Primary school starting age > Years: Primary school starting age (years). Entrance age of primary is the age at which students would enter primary education, assuming they had started at the official entrance age for the lowest level of education, had studied full-time throughout and had progressed through the system without repeating or skipping a grade.
  • Scouting > Members: Members of boy or girl scout groups which are members of the World Organization of the Scout Movement (WOSM).
  • High school> Proportion of education spending on teachers' salaries: Percentage of public funding for secondary education that goes to teachers' salaries.
  • High school > Share of total education spending: Percentage of government education funding that goes to secondary education.
  • Elementary (primary) school) > Proportion spent on all staff salaries: Percentage of public funding for primary education that goes to school staff salaries.
  • Elementary (primary) school > Proportion of education spending on teachers' salaries: Percentage of public funding for primary education that goes to teachers' salaries.
  • Enrolment ratio > Secondary level: Net enrolment ratio, secondary level, is the ratio of the number of children of official secondary school age enrolled in school to the number of children of official secondary school age in the population.
  • Participation > Secondary education > General pupils: Secondary general pupils are the number of secondary students enrolled in general education programs, including teacher training."
  • Secondary education > 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.
  • 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.
  • Children out of school > Primary > Male: Children out of school are the number of primary-school-age children not enrolled in primary or secondary school.
  • Elementary (primary) school > Gender parity index: Country's gender parity index in primary, or elementary, school. For countries with a rating of over 1, more females are enrolled while countries with a rating under 1 have more males enrolled. 
  • Female enrolment share > Secondary level: Girls' enrolment share, secondary level is the number of girls enrolled in secondary school, expressed as a percentage of the total number of pupils in secondary school.
  • Class size > Age 9: The average number of children in every class of nine-year-olds.
  • Post-Secondary Non-Tertiary > Teachers > Women: Number of female teaching staff in post-secondary non-tertiary education. Post-secondary non-tertiary education serves to broaden the knowledge of participants, who have already gained an upper secondary qualification.
  • Private school enrolment > Secondary level: Private sector enrolment share, secondary level is the share of students in general secondary education who attend a privately managed school, regardless of whether or not the school receives subsidies from the government.
  • Education enrolment by level > Secondary level per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Scouting > Members per thousand people: Membership (from 2012). Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • School life expectancy > Female: 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.
  • 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 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."
  • Children out of school > Primary > Male > Per capita: Children out of school are the number of primary-school-age children not enrolled in primary or secondary school. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Elementary school teachers: Primary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers.
  • High school teachers: Secondary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers.
  • Teacher qualifications > Share with special training > Age 13: Of those teachers who teach students aged 13, the percentage who have specialised teacher training.
  • Students from households with computer > Age 13 per million: Percentage of 13-year-old students who come from households with at least one computer. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Students from households with more than 25 books > Age 13: Percentage of 13 year-old students who come from households owning more than 25 books.
  • Teacher qualifications > Years experience > Age 13: The average number of years of teaching experience, for teachers of students aged 13.
  • Students from households with study desk > Age 13: Percentage of 13-year-old students who come from households with at least one study desk.
  • Participation > Secondary education > Pupils: Secondary education pupils is the total number of pupils enrolled at secondary level in public and private schools.
  • Ratio of female to male secondary enrollment: Ratio of female to male secondary enrollment is the percentage of girls to boys enrolled at secondary level in public and private schools.
  • Primary education > Pupils per 1000: Primary education pupils is the total number of pupils enrolled at primary level in public and private schools. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Students from households with calculator > Age 13: Percentage of 13-year-old students who come from households containing at least one calculator.
  • Pupils-teacher ratio > Secondary level: Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary level is the average number of pupils per teacher in secondary education. Cross-country comparisons may be affected by such factors as the composition of teachers by part- and full-time employment.
  • Teacher qualifications > Share with special training > Age 9: Of those teachers who teach students aged 9, the percentage who have specialised teacher training.
  • Teacher qualifications > Share with degree > Age 9: Of those teachers who teach students aged 9, the percentage who have one or more university degrees.
  • Teacher qualifications > Years experience > Age 9: The average number of years of experience of teachers who teach children aged 9.
  • Students from households with dictionary > Age 13: The percentage of 13-year-old students who come from a household with a dictionary.
  • Students from households with more than 25 books > Age 13 per million: Percentage of 13 year-old students who come from households owning more than 25 books. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Students living with mother > Age 9: Percentage of nine-year-old students who live with their mother.
  • Students living with mother > Age 13: Percentage of 13-year-old students who live with their mother.
  • Students whose mothers have secondary education > Age 13: Percentage of 13-year-old students whose mothers have at least secondary education.
  • Participation > School enrollment > Secondary > Female > % net: Net enrollment ratio is the ratio of children of official school age based on the International Standard Classification of Education 1997 who are enrolled in school to the population of the corresponding official school age. Secondary education completes the provision of basic education that began at the primary level, and aims at laying the foundations for lifelong learning and human development, by offering more subject- or skill-oriented instruction using more specialized teachers."
  • Students from households with dictionary > Age 9: The percentage of nine-year-old students who come from households with a dictionary.
  • School enrollment > Primary > Female > % net: Net enrollment ratio is the ratio of children of official school age based on the International Standard Classification of Education 1997 who are enrolled in school to the population of the corresponding official school age. Primary education provides children with basic reading, writing, and mathematics skills along with an elementary understanding of such subjects as history, geography, natural science, social science, art, and music.
  • School enrollment > Primary > Male > % net: Net enrollment ratio is the ratio of children of official school age based on the International Standard Classification of Education 1997 who are enrolled in school to the population of the corresponding official school age. Primary education provides children with basic reading, writing, and mathematics skills along with an elementary understanding of such subjects as history, geography, natural science, social science, art, and music.
  • Literacy and Attainment > Educational attainment: completed tertiary > Tertiary > Population 25+ years > % > Over 24 year olds: Percentage of population older than 24 years that has completed tertiary education.
  • Unemployment with secondary education, male > % of male unemployment: Unemployment with secondary education, male (% of male unemployment). Unemployment by level of educational attainment shows the unemployed by level of educational attainment, as a percentage of the unemployed. The levels of educational attainment accord with the International Standard Classification of Education 1997 of the United Nations Educational, Cultural, and Scientific Organization (UNESCO).
  • Public spending on education, total > % of GDP: Public spending on education, total (% of GDP). Public expenditure on education as % of GDP is the total public expenditure (current and capital) on education expressed as a percentage of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in a given year. Public expenditure on education includes government spending on educational institutions (both public and private), education administration, and transfers/subsidies for private entities (students/households and other privates entities).
  • Unemployment with primary education, male > % of male unemployment: Unemployment with primary education, male (% of male unemployment). Unemployment by level of educational attainment shows the unemployed by level of educational attainment, as a percentage of the unemployed. The levels of educational attainment accord with the International Standard Classification of Education 1997 of the United Nations Educational, Cultural, and Scientific Organization (UNESCO).
  • Labor force with tertiary education, male > % of male labor force: Labor force with tertiary education, male (% of male labor force). Labor force with tertiary education is the proportion of labor force that has a tertiary education, as a percentage of the total labor force.
  • Unemployment with tertiary education, female > % of female unemployment: Unemployment with tertiary education, female (% of female unemployment). Unemployment by level of educational attainment shows the unemployed by level of educational attainment, as a percentage of the unemployed. The levels of educational attainment accord with the International Standard Classification of Education 1997 of the United Nations Educational, Cultural, and Scientific Organization (UNESCO).
  • Unemployment with tertiary education, male > % of male unemployment: Unemployment with tertiary education, male (% of male unemployment). Unemployment by level of educational attainment shows the unemployed by level of educational attainment, as a percentage of the unemployed. The levels of educational attainment accord with the International Standard Classification of Education 1997 of the United Nations Educational, Cultural, and Scientific Organization (UNESCO).
  • School enrollment > Preprimary > % gross: Gross enrollment ratio is the ratio of total enrollment, regardless of age, to the population of the age group that officially corresponds to the level of education shown. Preprimary education refers to the initial stage of organized instruction, designed primarily to introduce very young children to a school-type environment.
  • School enrollment > Primary > 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.
  • Expenditure per student > Secondary > % of GDP per capita: 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.
  • Gross intake rate in grade 1 > Male > % of relevant age group: 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.
  • Students from households with study desk > Age 9: Percentage of nine-year-old students who come from households where there is at least one study desk.
  • 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."
  • School enrollment, primary, private > % of total primary: School enrollment, primary, private (% of total primary). Percentage of private enrolment. Primary is the enrolment in private primary schools expressed as a percentage of total enrolment (public and private) in primary 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.
  • Primary education, pupils > % female: Primary education, pupils (% female). Percentage of female students. Primary is the number of female students at the primary level expressed as a percentage of the total number of students (male and female) at the primary level in a given school year.
  • School enrollment, primary, female > % gross: School enrollment, primary, female (% gross). Gross enrolment ratio. Primary. Female is the total female enrollment in primary education, regardless of age, expressed as a percentage of the female population of official primary education age. GER can exceed 100% due to the inclusion of over-aged and under-aged students because of early or late school entrance and grade repetition.
  • Primary completion rate, total > % of relevant age group: Primary completion rate, total (% of relevant age group). Primary completion rate. Total is the total number of new entrants in the last grade of primary education, regardless of age, expressed as percentage of the total population of the theoretical entrance age to the last grade of primary. This indicator is also known as "gross intake rate to the last grade of primary." The ratio can exceed 100% due to over-aged and under-aged children who enter primary school late/early and/or repeat grades.
  • Gross intake ratio in first grade of primary education, female > % of relevant age group: Gross intake ratio in first grade of primary education, female (% of relevant age group). Gross intake ratio in first grade of primary education 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 > % female: Secondary education, general pupils (% female). Percentage of female students. Total secondary. General programmes is the number of female students enrolled in general programmes at the secondary education level expressed as a percentage of the total number of students (male and female) enrolled in general programmes at the secondary education level in a given school year.
  • Total enrollment, primary, male > % net: Total enrollment, primary, male (% 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.
  • Labor force with primary education, female > % of female labor force: Labor force with primary education, female (% of female labor force). Labor force with primary education is the proportion of the labor force that has a primary education, as a percentage of the total labor force.
  • Labor force with tertiary education > % of total: Labor force with tertiary education (% of total). Labor force with tertiary education is the proportion of labor force that has a tertiary education, as a percentage of the total labor force.
  • Adjusted savings: education expenditure > % of GNI: Adjusted savings: education expenditure (% of GNI). Education expenditure refers to the current operating expenditures in education, including wages and salaries and excluding capital investments in buildings and equipment.
  • Persistence to last grade of primary, total > % of cohort: Persistence to last grade of primary, total (% of cohort). Survival rate to last grade of primary. Total is the share of children enrolled in the first grade of primary school who eventually reach the last grade of primary. The estimate is calculated on the basis of the reconstructed cohort method, which uses data on enrolment and repeaters for two consecutive years.
  • School enrollment, primary, male > % net: School enrollment, primary, male (% net). Net enrolment rate. Primary. Male is the ratio of male children of the official primary school age who are enrolled in primary school to the male population of the official primary school age.
  • Persistence to last grade of primary, female > % of cohort: Persistence to last grade of primary, female (% of cohort). Survival rate to last grade of primary. Female is the share of female children enrolled in the first grade of primary school who eventually reach the last grade of primary. The estimate is calculated on the basis of the reconstructed cohort method, which uses data on enrolment and repeaters for two consecutive years.
  • School enrollment > Primary > % 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.
  • 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."
  • Students from households with calculator > Age 9: Percentage of nine-year-old students who come from households with at least one calculator.
  • School enrollment, secondary, female > % gross: School enrollment, secondary, female (% gross). Gross enrolment ratio. Secondary. All programmes. Female is the total female enrollment in secondary education, regardless of age, expressed as a percentage of the female population of official secondary education age. GER can exceed 100% due to the inclusion of over-aged and under-aged students because of early or late school entrance and grade repetition.
  • School enrollment, secondary, male > % net: School enrollment, secondary, male (% net). Net enrolment rate. Secondary. All programmes. Male is the ratio of male children of the official secondary school age who are enrolled in secondary school to the male population of the official secondary school age.
  • Secondary education, teachers, female: Secondary education, teachers, female. Teaching staff in total secondary. Public and private. Full and part-time. All programmes. Female is the total number of female teachers in public and private secondary education institutions (ISCED 2 and 3). Teachers are persons employed full time or part time in an official capacity to guide and direct the learning experience of pupils and students, irrespective of their qualifications or the delivery mechanism, i.e. face-to-face and/or at a distance. This definition excludes educational personnel who have no active teaching duties (e.g. headmasters, headmistresses or principals who do not teach) and persons who work occasionally or in a voluntary capacity in educational institutions.
  • Post-Secondary Non-Tertiary > Teachers > Women per million people: Number of female teaching staff in post-secondary non-tertiary education. Post-secondary non-tertiary education serves to broaden the knowledge of participants, who have already gained an upper secondary qualification. Figures expressed per million 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.
STAT Slovenia United States HISTORY
Average years of schooling of adults 7.1
Ranked 38th.
12
Ranked 1st. 69% more than Slovenia
Children out of school, primary 3,034
Ranked 92nd.
1.76 million
Ranked 3rd. 579 times more than Slovenia

Children out of school, primary per 1000 1.48
Ranked 79th.
5.64
Ranked 47th. 4 times more than Slovenia

Children out of school, primary, female 1,299
Ranked 84th.
780,465
Ranked 3rd. 601 times more than Slovenia

College and university > Gender parity index 1.62
Ranked 12th. 15% more than United States
1.41
Ranked 33th.

College and university > Share of total education spending 24.05%
Ranked 30th.
25.65%
Ranked 26th. 7% more than Slovenia

Compulsary education duration 9
Ranked 109th.
12
Ranked 14th. 33% more than Slovenia

Government spending on education > Proportion of GDP 5.68%
Ranked 35th. 1% more than United States
5.62%
Ranked 39th.

Homeschooling legal status Legal. Legal under regulating conditions, varies by state.
Literacy > Total population 99.7%
Ranked 5th. 1% more than United States
99%
Ranked 20th.

Primary education, duration > Years 6
Ranked 78th. The same as United States
6
Ranked 53th.

Primary education, teachers per 1000 3.12
Ranked 108th.
5.49
Ranked 49th. 76% more than Slovenia

Pupil-teacher ratio, primary 16.71
Ranked 81st. 17% more than United States
14.29
Ranked 98th.

Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary 8.96
Ranked 90th.
14.49
Ranked 56th. 62% more than Slovenia

Secondary education, duration > Years 7
Ranked 57th. 17% more than United States
6
Ranked 102nd.

Literacy > Female 99.6%
Ranked 4th. 1% more than United States
99%
Ranked 17th.

Children out of school, primary, female per 1000 0.633
Ranked 78th.
2.5
Ranked 48th. 4 times more than Slovenia

College and university > Gender ratio 145.91
Ranked 22nd. 4% more than United States
140.06
Ranked 29th.

Child care (preschool) > Duration 3
Ranked 73th. The same as United States
3
Ranked 47th.

Secondary education > Teachers > Per capita 8.24 per 1,000 people
Ranked 27th. 50% more than United States
5.5 per 1,000 people
Ranked 65th.

Duration of compulsory education 7 years
Ranked 121st.
12 years
Ranked 10th. 71% more than Slovenia
Secondary education, pupils 134,861
Ranked 100th.
24.21 million
Ranked 4th. 180 times more than Slovenia

College and university > Private school share 13.94%
Ranked 77th.
27.95%
Ranked 46th. Twice as much as Slovenia

Girls to boys ratio > Primary level enrolment 0.99
Ranked 64th. The same as United States
0.99
Ranked 49th.

School life expectancy > Total 14.1 years
Ranked 28th.
15.2 years
Ranked 14th. 8% more than Slovenia
Primary education, pupils 106,946
Ranked 119th.
24.43 million
Ranked 5th. 228 times more than Slovenia

Primary education, teachers 6,401
Ranked 100th.
1.71 million
Ranked 5th. 267 times more than Slovenia

Tertiary enrollment 60.5%
Ranked 8th.
72.6%
Ranked 1st. 20% more than Slovenia
Spending per student > College and university 21.12
Ranked 39th.
22.04
Ranked 37th. 4% more than Slovenia

High school > Gender ratio 99.37
Ranked 61st.
99.5
Ranked 59th. About the same as Slovenia

Compulsary education starting age 6
Ranked 89th. The same as United States
6
Ranked 66th.

Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary per million 4.37
Ranked 34th. 94 times more than United States
0.0465
Ranked 96th.

Literacy > Definition NA age 15 and over can read and write
High school > Upper secondary school duration 4
Ranked 29th. 33% more than United States
3
Ranked 73th.

Literacy > Male 99.7%
Ranked 4th. 1% more than United States
99%
Ranked 28th.

Spending > USD 2.82 billion
Ranked 54th.
684.04 billion
Ranked 1st. 242 times more than Slovenia

High school > Private school share 1.49%
Ranked 108th.
8.27%
Ranked 86th. 6 times more than Slovenia

Spending > Proportion 5.31
Ranked 38th. 11% more than United States
4.79
Ranked 54th.

Pupil-teacher ratio > Primary 15.1
Ranked 116th. 6% more than United States
14.21
Ranked 120th.

Child care (preschool) > Starting age 3
Ranked 136th. The same as United States
3
Ranked 103th.

Preschool enrollment rate 97.48
Ranked 104th.
98.77
Ranked 94th. 1% more than Slovenia

Tertiary > Students studying abroad 2,562.6
Ranked 142nd.
56,943.33
Ranked 6th. 22 times more than Slovenia

Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level 101,458
Ranked 79th.
16.61 million
Ranked 1st. 164 times more than Slovenia

Literacy > Reading performance > Overall 483
Ranked 29th.
500
Ranked 15th. 4% more than Slovenia
Elementary (primary school) > Duration 6
Ranked 84th. The same as United States
6
Ranked 59th.

Children out of school > Primary 256
Ranked 118th.
1.62 million
Ranked 2nd. 6333 times more than Slovenia

Secondary education, teachers 15,047
Ranked 65th.
1.67 million
Ranked 4th. 111 times more than Slovenia

Secondary education, teachers per 1000 7.33
Ranked 33th. 37% more than United States
5.36
Ranked 56th.

Child care (preschool) > Students per teacher 9.16
Ranked 106th.
14.96
Ranked 64th. 63% more than Slovenia

High school > Lower secondary school duration 3
Ranked 128th. The same as United States
3
Ranked 105th.

Children out of school, primary, male per 1000 0.845
Ranked 77th.
3.14
Ranked 43th. 4 times more than Slovenia

Spending per student > High school 24.86
Ranked 24th. 1% more than United States
24.56
Ranked 18th.

Secondary education, general pupils 86,532
Ranked 112th.
24.21 million
Ranked 3rd. 280 times more than Slovenia

High school > Gender parity index 0.988
Ranked 59th.
1.01
Ranked 68th. 2% more than Slovenia

Literacy > Reading performance > Overall reading skills 483
Ranked 29th.
500
Ranked 15th. 4% more than Slovenia
Scientific and technical journal articles 969
Ranked 42nd.
211,233
Ranked 1st. 218 times more than Slovenia

Literacy > Reading performance > Access and retrieve 489
Ranked 28th.
492
Ranked 25th. 1% more than Slovenia
College and university > Teachers > Proportion of teachers female 39%
Ranked 37th.
47%
Ranked 7th. 21% more than Slovenia
Tertiary > Students studying abroad proportion 2.39%
Ranked 89th. 9 times more than United States
0.271%
Ranked 124th.

Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level per 1000 50.87
Ranked 11th.
57.75
Ranked 4th. 14% more than Slovenia

Scouting > Genders admitted both both for Venturing, boys only for non-Venturing
Elementary (primary school) > Starting age 6
Ranked 106th. The same as United States
6
Ranked 77th.

Education expenditure of government > As percentage of total government 12.6%
Ranked 44th.
15.3%
Ranked 38th. 21% more than Slovenia

Children out of school, primary, male 1,735
Ranked 80th.
976,866
Ranked 3rd. 563 times more than Slovenia

Education expenditure of government > As percentage of GNI 6%
Ranked 22nd. 2% more than United States
5.9%
Ranked 23th.

High school > Students per teacher 8.96
Ranked 91st.
14.49
Ranked 57th. 62% more than Slovenia

Secondary education > General pupils 124,243
Ranked 115th.
24.19 million
Ranked 3rd. 195 times more than Slovenia

Spending per student > Elementary school 29.01
Ranked 2nd. 30% more than United States
22.35
Ranked 18th.

Secondary school starting age > Years 12
Ranked 81st. The same as United States
12
Ranked 59th.

High school starting age > Years 11
Ranked 143th.
12
Ranked 55th. 9% more than Slovenia

Primary education > Teachers > Per capita 3.1 per 1,000 people
Ranked 115th.
5.88 per 1,000 people
Ranked 44th. 90% more than Slovenia

Education enrolment by level > Primary level 87,085
Ranked 139th.
24.85 million
Ranked 4th. 285 times more than Slovenia

High school > Population with at least high school education > Women 94.2%
Ranked 16th.
94.7%
Ranked 14th. 1% more than Slovenia

Elementary school graduate rate 98.86
Ranked 15th. 4% more than United States
95.34
Ranked 40th.

Schools connected to the Internet 96%
Ranked 10th.
100%
Ranked 2nd. 4% more than Slovenia

Public spending per student > Primary level 20.6
Ranked 4th. 15% more than United States
17.9
Ranked 21st.
Secondary education, pupils per 1000 65.69
Ranked 111th.
77.71
Ranked 76th. 18% more than Slovenia

Primary education, pupils per 1000 52.1
Ranked 132nd.
78.41
Ranked 97th. 51% more than Slovenia

Girls to boys ratio > Tertiary level enrolment 1.38
Ranked 35th.
1.4
Ranked 22nd. 1% more than Slovenia

Girls to boys ratio > Secondary level enrolment 1
Ranked 89th.
1.02
Ranked 54th. 2% more than Slovenia

Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level > Per capita 50.88 per 1,000 people
Ranked 11th.
57.61 per 1,000 people
Ranked 4th. 13% more than Slovenia

Tertiary > Students studying abroad per thousand people 1.25
Ranked 107th. 7 times more than United States
0.183
Ranked 178th.

Outcomes > Secondary education > Duration > Years 8
Ranked 11th. 33% more than United States
6
Ranked 86th.

Teacher student ratio > High school 9.34
Ranked 87th.
14.38
Ranked 51st. 54% more than Slovenia

Children out of school > Primary per 1000 0.128
Ranked 117th.
5.54
Ranked 58th. 43 times more than Slovenia

Inequality adjusted index 0.905
Ranked 6th.
0.941
Ranked 3rd. 4% more than Slovenia
Class size > Age 13 21.3 students
Ranked 10th. 16% more than United States
18.3 students
Ranked 15th.
Teacher student ratio > Elementary school 17.44
Ranked 76th. 27% more than United States
13.69
Ranked 102nd.

Proportion of education spending on teachers' salaries 46.96%
Ranked 33th.
47.8%
Ranked 32nd. 2% more than Slovenia

Elementary school > Enrolled students 107,295
Ranked 113th.
24.68 million
Ranked 3rd. 230 times more than Slovenia

Primary education > Duration > Years 4 years
Ranked 183th.
6 years
Ranked 54th. 50% more than Slovenia

Services, etc., value added > Constant 2000 US$ per capita $10,983.12
Ranked 21st.
$33,005.49
Ranked 3rd. 3 times more than Slovenia

School enrolment rate > 1st grade 97.24
Ranked 89th.
105.99
Ranked 46th. 9% more than Slovenia

Secondary education, general pupils per 1000 42.15
Ranked 135th.
77.71
Ranked 47th. 84% more than Slovenia

Literacy > Reading performance > Integrate and interpret 489
Ranked 26th.
495
Ranked 20th. 1% more than Slovenia
Elementary (primary) school) > Private school share 0.439%
Ranked 140th.
8.72%
Ranked 80th. 20 times more than Slovenia

High school > Lower secondary starting age 12
Ranked 82nd. The same as United States
12
Ranked 61st.

Elementary school > Gender ratio 99.23
Ranked 48th.
100.68
Ranked 17th. 1% more than Slovenia

Education enrolment ratio > Net > Primary level 100%
Ranked 3rd. 6% more than United States
94%
Ranked 71st.

Duration of education > Secondary level 8
Ranked 11th. 33% more than United States
6
Ranked 81st.
Public spending per student > Tertiary level 37.9
Ranked 11th. 59% more than United States
23.9
Ranked 8th.
Primary education > Pupils 93,371
Ranked 130th.
24.56 million
Ranked 4th. 263 times more than Slovenia

High school > Population with at least high school education > Men 97.1%
Ranked 11th. 3% more than United States
94.3%
Ranked 22nd.

Education enrolment by level > Secondary level > Per capita 109.12 per 1,000 people
Ranked 34th. 32% more than United States
82.72 per 1,000 people
Ranked 88th.

Education enrolment by level > Percentage girls > Tertiary level 56.22%
Ranked 39th.
56.64%
Ranked 34th. 1% more than Slovenia

Secondary education, vocational pupils 48,329
Ranked 64th.
0.0
Ranked 96th.

Spending on education > Proportion spent on all staff salaries 76.63%
Ranked 40th.
77.19%
Ranked 38th. 1% more than Slovenia

Elementary (primary) school > Students per teacher 16.71
Ranked 81st. 17% more than United States
14.29
Ranked 100th.

Secondary education > Teachers 16,456
Ranked 75th.
1.62 million
Ranked 3rd. 98 times more than Slovenia

School life expectancy > Primary to tertiary 17 years
Ranked 5th. 6% more than United States
16 years
Ranked 15th.
Education enrolment by level > Secondary level 217,587
Ranked 112th.
23.85 million
Ranked 4th. 110 times more than Slovenia

Scientific and technical journal articles per million 485.54
Ranked 19th.
728.12
Ranked 13th. 50% more than Slovenia

Literacy > Reading performance > Continuous texts 484
Ranked 30th.
500
Ranked 13th. 3% more than Slovenia
Literacy > Reading performance > Non-continuous texts 476
Ranked 28th.
503
Ranked 14th. 6% more than Slovenia
Duration of education > Primary level 4
Ranked 166th.
6
Ranked 51st. 50% more than Slovenia
Participation > Ratio of girls to boys in primary and secondary education 99.31%
Ranked 63th.
100.09%
Ranked 51st. 1% more than Slovenia

Participation > Children out of school > Elementary 2,772
Ranked 89th.
1.71 million
Ranked 4th. 618 times more than Slovenia

Public spending per student > Secondary level 24.6
Ranked 7th. 10% more than United States
22.4
Ranked 28th.
Education enrolment by level > Percentage girls > Primary level 48.51%
Ranked 76th.
48.86%
Ranked 40th. 1% more than Slovenia

Children out of school > Primary > Per capita 0.128 per 1,000 people
Ranked 118th.
5.52 per 1,000 people
Ranked 57th. 43 times more than Slovenia

Literacy > Reading performance > Reflect and evaluate 470
Ranked 35th.
512
Ranked 8th. 9% more than Slovenia
Education enrolment ratio > Net > Primary level > Women 100%
Ranked 4th. 6% more than United States
94%
Ranked 66th.

High school > Upper secondary starting age 15
Ranked 117th. The same as United States
15
Ranked 90th.

Elementary school starting age > Years 6
Ranked 96th. The same as United States
6
Ranked 73th.

Elementary school repeaters > All 0.57
Ranked 94th.
0.0
Ranked 116th.

School life expectancy > Male 13.6 years
Ranked 28th.
14.8 years
Ranked 17th. 9% more than Slovenia
Secondary education > General pupils > Per capita 62.22 per 1,000 people
Ranked 95th.
82.36 per 1,000 people
Ranked 51st. 32% more than Slovenia

Education enrolment by level > Primary level > Per capita 0.044 per capita
Ranked 158th.
0.086 per capita
Ranked 119th. 95% more than Slovenia

Education enrolment by level > Primary level per 1000 43.66
Ranked 162nd.
86.39
Ranked 118th. 98% more than Slovenia

Education enrolment ratio > Net > Primary level > Men 100%
Ranked 8th. 8% more than United States
93%
Ranked 66th.

Pupils-teacher ratio > Primary level 14.1
Ranked 21st.
15.4
Ranked 115th. 9% more than Slovenia
Elementary (primary school) > Teachers > Proportion of teachers female 97%
Ranked 5th. 11% more than United States
87%
Ranked 8th.
Primary education > Teachers 6,185
Ranked 110th.
1.73 million
Ranked 3rd. 279 times more than Slovenia

Education enrolment by level > Percentage girls > Secondary level 48.65%
Ranked 94th.
48.72%
Ranked 92nd. About the same as Slovenia

Students from households with computer > Age 13 46%
Ranked 15th.
54%
Ranked 13th. 17% more than Slovenia
Private school enrolment > Primary level 0.1
Ranked 97th.
11.6
Ranked 33th. 116 times more than Slovenia
Outcomes > Primary education > Duration > Years 5
Ranked 146th.
6
Ranked 49th. 20% more than Slovenia

Primary education > Teachers per 1000 3.1
Ranked 114th.
5.9
Ranked 45th. 91% more than Slovenia

Children out of school > Primary > Female > Per capita 0.285 per 1,000 people
Ranked 102nd.
3.5 per 1,000 people
Ranked 47th. 12 times more than Slovenia

Female enrolment share > Primary level 48.5%
Ranked 74th.
48.7%
Ranked 42nd. About the same as Slovenia
Services, etc., value added > Constant 2000 US$ $22.50 billion
Ranked 53th.
$10.28 trillion
Ranked 1st. 457 times more than Slovenia

Primary school starting age > Years 6
Ranked 107th. The same as United States
6
Ranked 77th.

Scouting > Members 5,494
Ranked 93th.
2.99 million
Ranked 3rd. 544 times more than Slovenia
High school> Proportion of education spending on teachers' salaries 52.95%
Ranked 37th.
54.76%
Ranked 39th. 3% more than Slovenia

High school > Share of total education spending 37.08%
Ranked 39th. 5% more than United States
35.42%
Ranked 52nd.

Elementary (primary) school) > Proportion spent on all staff salaries 82.03%
Ranked 47th. 1% more than United States
81.55%
Ranked 48th.

Elementary (primary) school > Proportion of education spending on teachers' salaries 41.79%
Ranked 46th.
54.76%
Ranked 41st. 31% more than Slovenia

Enrolment ratio > Secondary level 88.6%
Ranked 1st. 1% more than United States
88.1%
Ranked 17th.
Participation > Secondary education > General pupils 93,898
Ranked 101st.
24.69 million
Ranked 2nd. 263 times more than Slovenia

Secondary education > General pupils per 1000 62.21
Ranked 96th.
82.6
Ranked 48th. 33% more than Slovenia

Secondary education > Teachers per 1000 8.24
Ranked 27th. 49% more than United States
5.52
Ranked 66th.

Ratio of female to male primary enrollment 99.48
Ranked 47th. 2% more than United States
97.22
Ranked 93th.

Children out of school > Primary > Male 256
Ranked 104th.
593,372
Ranked 5th. 2318 times more than Slovenia

Elementary (primary) school > Gender parity index 0.995
Ranked 36th. About the same as United States
0.991
Ranked 69th.

Female enrolment share > Secondary level 49.6%
Ranked 9th. 1% more than United States
49%
Ranked 73th.
Class size > Age 9 21.9 students
Ranked 8th.
23.5 students
Ranked 6th. 7% more than Slovenia
Post-Secondary Non-Tertiary > Teachers > Women 18
Ranked 33th.
25,000
Ranked 1st. 1389 times more than Slovenia

Private school enrolment > Secondary level 0.6
Ranked 25th.
9.6
Ranked 12th. 16 times more than Slovenia
Education enrolment by level > Secondary level per 1000 109.09
Ranked 36th. 32% more than United States
82.94
Ranked 90th.

Scouting > Members per thousand people 2.67
Ranked 53th.
9.52
Ranked 14th. 4 times more than Slovenia
School life expectancy > Female 14.6 years
Ranked 23th.
15.7 years
Ranked 11th. 8% more than Slovenia
Elementary school repeaters > Female 0.44
Ranked 95th.
0.0
Ranked 112th.

Elementary school repeaters > Male 0.7
Ranked 93th.
0.0
Ranked 113th.

Children out of school > Primary > Male > Per capita 0.128 per 1,000 people
Ranked 108th.
2.02 per 1,000 people
Ranked 67th. 16 times more than Slovenia

Elementary school teachers 6,152
Ranked 97th.
1.8 million
Ranked 2nd. 293 times more than Slovenia

High school teachers 15,790
Ranked 62nd.
1.72 million
Ranked 2nd. 109 times more than Slovenia

Teacher qualifications > Share with special training > Age 13 92%
Ranked 13th.
97%
Ranked 6th. 5% more than Slovenia
Students from households with computer > Age 13 per million 23.06%
Ranked 3rd. 123 times more than United States
0.188%
Ranked 27th.
Students from households with more than 25 books > Age 13 80%
Ranked 11th. 7% more than United States
75%
Ranked 16th.
Teacher qualifications > Years experience > Age 13 23.4 years experience
Ranked 16th.
27 years experience
Ranked 10th. 15% more than Slovenia
Students from households with study desk > Age 13 93%
Ranked 11th. 7% more than United States
87%
Ranked 21st.
Participation > Secondary education > Pupils 181,299
Ranked 101st.
24.43 million
Ranked 3rd. 135 times more than Slovenia

Ratio of female to male secondary enrollment 99.53
Ranked 82nd.
101.63
Ranked 58th. 2% more than Slovenia

Primary education > Pupils per 1000 46.76
Ranked 157th.
83.88
Ranked 115th. 79% more than Slovenia

Students from households with calculator > Age 13 97%
Ranked 10th. 1% more than United States
96%
Ranked 17th.
Pupils-teacher ratio > Secondary level 13.1
Ranked 87th.
14.9
Ranked 79th. 14% more than Slovenia
Teacher qualifications > Share with special training > Age 9 100%
Ranked 2nd. 4% more than United States
96%
Ranked 8th.
Teacher qualifications > Share with degree > Age 9 4%
Ranked 15th.
100%
Ranked 1st. 25 times more than Slovenia
Teacher qualifications > Years experience > Age 9 19.2 years experience
Ranked 6th. 17% more than United States
16.4 years experience
Ranked 12th.
Students from households with dictionary > Age 13 92%
Ranked 20th.
95%
Ranked 17th. 3% more than Slovenia
Students from households with more than 25 books > Age 13 per million 40.11%
Ranked 3rd. 154 times more than United States
0.261%
Ranked 28th.
Students living with mother > Age 9 97%
Ranked 2nd. 4% more than United States
93%
Ranked 8th.
Students living with mother > Age 13 97%
Ranked 1st. 8% more than United States
90%
Ranked 26th.
Students whose mothers have secondary education > Age 13 60% 75%
Participation > School enrollment > Secondary > Female > % net 91.71%
Ranked 13th. 3% more than United States
88.98%
Ranked 21st.

Students from households with dictionary > Age 9 79%
Ranked 8th.
89%
Ranked 3rd. 13% more than Slovenia
School enrollment > Primary > Female > % net 98.07% net
Ranked 16th. 8% more than United States
90.49% net
Ranked 71st.

School enrollment > Primary > Male > % net 98.15% net
Ranked 21st. 4% more than United States
94.25% net
Ranked 51st.

Literacy and Attainment > Educational attainment: completed tertiary > Tertiary > Population 25+ years > % > Over 24 year olds 23.67%
Ranked 19th.
40.66%
Ranked 3rd. 72% more than Slovenia
Unemployment with secondary education, male > % of male unemployment 60%
Ranked 18th. 60% more than United States
37.6%
Ranked 57th.

Public spending on education, total > % of GDP 5.68%
Ranked 36th. 1% more than United States
5.62%
Ranked 41st.

Unemployment with primary education, male > % of male unemployment 20%
Ranked 67th.
20.2%
Ranked 66th. 1% more than Slovenia

Labor force with tertiary education, male > % of male labor force 22.3%
Ranked 23th.
35%
Ranked 4th. 57% more than Slovenia

Unemployment with tertiary education, female > % of female unemployment 17.4%
Ranked 55th.
51.9%
Ranked 4th. 3 times more than Slovenia

Unemployment with tertiary education, male > % of male unemployment 15%
Ranked 44th.
42.2%
Ranked 2nd. 3 times more than Slovenia

School enrollment > Preprimary > % gross 78.71% gross
Ranked 46th. 27% more than United States
61.93% gross
Ranked 62nd.

School enrollment > Primary > Female > % gross 99.16% gross
Ranked 104th. 2% more than United States
97.55% gross
Ranked 117th.

Primary education > Teachers > % female 97.28% female
Ranked 8th. 10% more than United States
88.58% female
Ranked 21st.

Expenditure per student > Secondary > % of GDP per capita 25.73%
Ranked 25th.
25.85%
Ranked 24th. About the same as Slovenia

Gross intake rate in grade 1 > Male > % of relevant age group 145.04%
Ranked 6th. 45% more than United States
99.85%
Ranked 91st.

Students from households with study desk > Age 9 85%
Ranked 4th. 5% more than United States
81%
Ranked 8th.
Participation > School enrollment > Primary > Female > % net 96.71%
Ranked 27th. 4% more than United States
92.61%
Ranked 54th.

Government spending on education > % of government spending 12.77%
Ranked 54th.
14.13%
Ranked 35th. 11% more than Slovenia

Participation > School enrollment > Primary > Female > % gross 97.09%
Ranked 99th.
99.11%
Ranked 89th. 2% more than Slovenia

School enrollment, primary, private > % of total primary 0.439%
Ranked 138th.
8.72%
Ranked 78th. 20 times more than Slovenia

Primary education, pupils > % female 48.53%
Ranked 78th.
49.01%
Ranked 26th. 1% more than Slovenia

School enrollment, primary, female > % gross 98.48%
Ranked 101st.
98.97%
Ranked 97th. About the same as Slovenia

Primary completion rate, total > % of relevant age group 95.66%
Ranked 58th.
97.83%
Ranked 54th. 2% more than Slovenia

Gross intake ratio in first grade of primary education, female > % of relevant age group 99.43%
Ranked 80th.
99.82%
Ranked 86th. About the same as Slovenia

Secondary education, general pupils > % female 52.41%
Ranked 11th. 7% more than United States
48.86%
Ranked 96th.

Total enrollment, primary, male > % net 96.9%
Ranked 33th. 5% more than United States
92.27%
Ranked 66th.

Labor force with primary education, female > % of female labor force 10.8%
Ranked 39th.
11.8%
Ranked 48th. 9% more than Slovenia

Labor force with tertiary education > % of total 29.1%
Ranked 20th.
35.7%
Ranked 3rd. 23% more than Slovenia

Adjusted savings: education expenditure > % of GNI 5.39%
Ranked 40th. 12% more than United States
4.79%
Ranked 59th.

School life expectancy > Primary to tertiary > Male 16 years
Ranked 13th. 7% more than United States
15 years
Ranked 24th.
Persistence to last grade of primary, total > % of cohort 98.59%
Ranked 13th. 6% more than United States
93.08%
Ranked 58th.

School enrollment, primary, male > % net 96.85%
Ranked 25th. 6% more than United States
91.29%
Ranked 62nd.

Persistence to last grade of primary, female > % of cohort 98.08%
Ranked 21st. 12% more than United States
87.88%
Ranked 62nd.

School enrollment > Primary > % gross 99.42% gross
Ranked 109th. About the same as United States
98.98% gross
Ranked 115th.

Persistence to last grade of primary, male > % of cohort 99.08%
Ranked 11th. 1% more than United States
98.33%
Ranked 21st.

Participation > Total enrollment > Primary > Female > % net 97.42%
Ranked 30th. 4% more than United States
93.68%
Ranked 53th.

Students from households with calculator > Age 9 73%
Ranked 11th.
91%
Ranked 2nd. 25% more than Slovenia
School enrollment, secondary, female > % gross 97.32%
Ranked 43th. 4% more than United States
93.76%
Ranked 61st.

School enrollment, secondary, male > % net 92.86%
Ranked 12th. 7% more than United States
86.8%
Ranked 32nd.

Secondary education, teachers, female 10,935
Ranked 53th.
1.02 million
Ranked 4th. 93 times more than Slovenia

Post-Secondary Non-Tertiary > Teachers > Women per million people 8.91
Ranked 35th.
80.23
Ranked 14th. 9 times more than Slovenia

Secondary education, teachers > % female 72.67%
Ranked 9th. 19% more than United States
61.15%
Ranked 36th.

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