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Education Stats: compare key data on South Africa & Zimbabwe

Definitions

  • Adult literacy rate > Total: Adult literacy rate is the percentage of people ages 15 and above who can, with understanding, read and write a short, simple statement on their everyday life."
  • Average years of schooling of adults: Average years of schooling of adults is the years of formal schooling received, on average, by adults over age 15. (Data Source: Barro-Lee Data Set www.worldbank.org/html/prdmg/grthweb/ddbarle2.htm)
  • Children out of school, primary: Children out of school, primary. Out-of-school children of primary school age. Total is the total number of primary-school-age children who are not enrolled in either primary or secondary schools.
  • Children out of school, primary per 1000: Children out of school, primary. Out-of-school children of primary school age. Total is the total number of primary-school-age children who are not enrolled in either primary or secondary schools. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Children out of school, primary, female: Children out of school, primary, female. Out-of-school children of primary school age. Female is the total number of female primary-school-age children who are not enrolled in either primary or secondary schools.
  • College and university > Gender parity index: Country's gender parity index for college and university enrollment. For countries with a rating of over 1, more females are enrolled while countries with a rating under 1 have more males enrolled.
  • Compulsary education duration: Number of years students are required to be enrolled in school for all levels of education. For instance, compulsary education lasts for 12 years in the United States.
  • Government spending on education > Proportion of GDP: Percentage of public funding for education out of country's total GDP.
  • High school enrolment rate: Progression to secondary school refers to the number of new entrants to the first grade of secondary school in a given year as a percentage of the number of students enrolled in the final grade of primary school in the previous year.
  • Literacy > Total population: This entry includes a definition of literacy and Census Bureau percentages for the total population, males, and females. There are no universal definitions and standards of literacy. Unless otherwise specified, all rates are based on the most common definition - the ability to read and write at a specified age. Detailing the standards that individual countries use to assess the ability to read and write is beyond the scope of our source. Information on literacy, while not a perfect measure of educational results, is probably the most easily available and valid for international comparisons.
  • Primary education, duration > Years: Primary education, duration (years). Duration of primary is the number of grades (years) in primary education.
  • Primary education, teachers per 1000: Primary education, teachers. Teaching staff in primary. Public and private. Full and part-time. All programmes. Total is the total number of teachers in public and private primary education institutions. Teachers are persons employed full time or part time in an official capacity to guide and direct the learning experience of pupils and students, irrespective of their qualifications or the delivery mechanism, i.e. face-to-face and/or at a distance. This definition excludes educational personnel who have no active teaching duties (e.g. headmasters, headmistresses or principals who do not teach) and persons who work occasionally or in a voluntary capacity in educational institutions. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Pupil-teacher ratio, primary: Pupil-teacher ratio, primary. Pupil-teacher ratio. Primary is the number of pupils enrolled in primary school divided by the number of primary school teachers.
  • Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary: Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary. Pupil-teacher ratio. Secondary is the number of pupils enrolled in secondary school divided by the number of secondary school teachers.
  • Secondary education, duration > Years: Secondary education, duration (years). Duration of secondary education is the number of grades (years) in secondary education (ISCED 2 & 3).
  • College and university > Share of total education spending: Percentage of government education funding that goes to post-secondary education.
  • Literacy > Female: This entry includes a definition of literacy and Census Bureau percentages for the total population, males, and females. There are no universal definitions and standards of literacy. Unless otherwise specified, all rates are based on the most common definition - the ability to read and write at a specified age. Detailing the standards that individual countries use to assess the ability to read and write is beyond the scope of our source. Information on literacy, while not a perfect measure of educational results, is probably the most easily available and valid for international comparisons.
  • Children out of school, primary, female per 1000: Children out of school, primary, female. Out-of-school children of primary school age. Female is the total number of female primary-school-age children who are not enrolled in either primary or secondary schools. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • College and university > Gender ratio: Ratio of female to male tertiary enrollment is the percentage of men to women enrolled at tertiary level in public and private schools.
  • Child care (preschool) > Duration: Number of years students study at the pre-primary (preschool) level. It should be noted that not all countries require pre-primary education.
  • Secondary education > Teachers > Per capita: Secondary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Duration of compulsory education: Duration of compulsory education is the number of grades (or years) that a child must legally be enrolled in school.
  • Secondary education, pupils: Secondary education, pupils. Enrolment in total secondary. Public and private. All programmes. Total is the total number of students enrolled at public and private secondary education institutions.
  • Literacy > Adult literacy: Adult literacy rate (%).
  • 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.
  • Adult literacy rate > Female: Adult literacy rate is the percentage of people ages 15 and above who can, with understanding, read and write a short, simple statement on their everyday life."
  • Tertiary enrollment: Gross enrolment ratio, tertiary level is the sum of all tertiary level students enrolled at the start of the school year, expressed as a percentage of the mid-year population in the 5 year age group after the official secondary school leaving age.
  • 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.
  • 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 per 1000: Secondary education, teachers. Teaching staff in total secondary. Public and private. Full and part-time. All programmes. Total is the total number of teachers in public and private secondary education institutions (ISCED 2 and 3). Teachers are persons employed full time or part time in an official capacity to guide and direct the learning experience of pupils and students, irrespective of their qualifications or the delivery mechanism, i.e. face-to-face and/or at a distance. This definition excludes educational personnel who have no active teaching duties (e.g. headmasters, headmistresses or principals who do not teach) and persons who work occasionally or in a voluntary capacity in educational institutions. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Secondary education, teachers: Secondary education, teachers. Teaching staff in total secondary. Public and private. Full and part-time. All programmes. Total is the total number of teachers in public and private secondary education institutions (ISCED 2 and 3). Teachers are persons employed full time or part time in an official capacity to guide and direct the learning experience of pupils and students, irrespective of their qualifications or the delivery mechanism, i.e. face-to-face and/or at a distance. This definition excludes educational personnel who have no active teaching duties (e.g. headmasters, headmistresses or principals who do not teach) and persons who work occasionally or in a voluntary capacity in educational institutions.
  • High school > Lower secondary school duration: Number of years students study at the lower secondary (middle school) level.
  • Children out of school, primary, male per 1000: Children out of school, primary, male. Out-of-school children of primary school age. Male is the total number of male primary-school-age children who are not enrolled in either primary or secondary schools. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Spending per student > High school: Public expenditure per student is the public current spending on education divided by the total number of students by level, as a percentage of GDP per capita. Public expenditure (current and capital) includes government spending on educational institutions (both public and private), education administration as well as subsidies for private entities (students/households and other privates entities)."
  • Secondary education, general pupils: Secondary education, general pupils. Enrolment in total secondary. Public and private. General programmes. Total is the total number of students enrolled in general programmes at public and private secondary education institutions.
  • High school > Gender parity index: Country's gender parity index for secondary level enrollment. For countries with a rating of over 1, more females are enrolled while countries with a rating under 1 have more males enrolled.
  • Scientific and technical journal articles: Scientific and technical journal articles refer to the number of scientific and engineering articles published in the following fields: physics, biology, chemistry, mathematics, clinical medicine, biomedical research, engineering and technology, and earth and space sciences.
  • Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Scouting > Genders admitted: Admits boys/girls.
  • Elementary (primary school) > Starting age: Average age at which students begin primary education.
  • Children out of school, primary, male: Children out of school, primary, male. Out-of-school children of primary school age. Male is the total number of male primary-school-age children who are not enrolled in either primary or secondary schools.
  • High school > Students per teacher: Number of students per teacher for all levels of secondary education.
  • Secondary education > General pupils: Secondary general pupils are the number of secondary students enrolled in general education programs, including teacher training.
  • Spending per student > Elementary school: Public expenditure per student is the public current spending on education divided by the total number of students by level, as a percentage of GDP per capita. Public expenditure (current and capital) includes government spending on educational institutions (both public and private), education administration as well as subsidies for private entities (students/households and other privates entities)."
  • Secondary school starting age > Years: Secondary school starting age (years). Entrance age of 2A lower secondary is the age at which students would enter lower secondary education, assuming they had started at the official entrance age for the lowest level of education, had studied full-time throughout and had progressed through the system without repeating or skipping a grade.
  • High school starting age > Years: Secondary school starting age is the age at which students would enter secondary education, assuming they had started at the official entrance age for the lowest level of education, had studied full-time throughout and had progressed through the system without repeating or skipping a grade."
  • Primary education > Teachers > Per capita: Primary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Literacy > Female literates > Aged 15-19 per thousand people: Number of females aged 15-19 years, who are literate. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • High school > Population with at least high school education > Women: Population with at least high school education > Women.
  • 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.
  • Literacy rate > People aged 15-24: Youth literacy rate is the percentage of people ages 15-24 who can, with understanding, read and write a short, simple statement on their everyday life."
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Literacy > Female literates > Aged over 10 per thousand people: Number of females older than 10 years, who are literate. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level > Per capita: Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Tertiary > Students studying abroad per thousand people: Total number of post-secondary students who were studying abroad during given year. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Outcomes > Secondary education > Duration > Years: Secondary education, duration (years) is the number of grades (years) in secondary school."
  • Teacher student ratio > High school: Secondary school pupil-teacher ratio is the number of pupils enrolled in secondary school divided by the number of secondary school teachers (regardless of their teaching assignment).
  • Children out of school > Primary per 1000: Children out of school are the number of primary-school-age children not enrolled in primary or secondary school. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Inequality adjusted index: Inequality-adjusted Human Development Index.
  • Teacher student ratio > Elementary school: Primary school pupil-teacher ratio is the number of pupils enrolled in primary school divided by the number of primary school teachers (regardless of their teaching assignment).
  • Literacy rate > Females aged 15-24: Youth literacy rate is the percentage of people ages 15-24 who can, with understanding, read and write a short, simple statement on their everyday life."
  • 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 > Literates > Aged 15-19 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • High school > Lower secondary starting age: Average age at which students begin lower secondary (middle school) education.
  • Elementary (primary) school) > Private school share: Percentage of primary students who attend a private school.
  • Elementary school > Gender ratio: Ratio of female to male primary enrollment is the percentage of girls to boys enrolled at primary level in public and private schools.
  • High school enrolment rate > Female: Progression to secondary school refers to the number of new entrants to the first grade of secondary school in a given year as a percentage of the number of students enrolled in the final grade of primary school in the previous year.
  • Duration of education > Secondary level: Duration of secondary education is the number of grades (or years) in general secondary education.
  • Public spending per student > Tertiary level: Public expenditure per student, tertiary level is the total reported current spending by the government on tertiary education, divided by the total number of pupils in tertiary education, expressed as a percentage of per capita GDP.
  • Primary education > Pupils: Primary education pupils is the total number of pupils enrolled at primary level in public and private schools.
  • High school > Population with at least high school education > Men: Gender Inequality Index.
  • Literacy rate > Males aged 15-24: Youth literacy rate is the percentage of people ages 15-24 who can, with understanding, read and write a short, simple statement on their everyday life."
  • Education enrolment by level > Secondary level > Per capita: Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Secondary education, vocational pupils: Secondary education, vocational pupils. Enrolment in total secondary. Public and private. Technical/vocational programmes. Total is the total number of students enrolled in technical/vocational programmes at public and private secondary education institutions.
  • Elementary (primary) school > Trained teachers > Both sexes: Percentage of all primary teachers with at least the minimum level of traning required to teach at the primary level.
  • Elementary (primary) school > Students per teacher: Number of students per teacher for primary education.
  • Secondary education > Teachers: Secondary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers.
  • School enrolment rate > 5th grade: Persistence to grade 5 (percentage of cohort reaching grade 5) is the share of children enrolled in the first grade of primary school who eventually reach grade 5. The estimate is based on the reconstructed cohort method.
  • Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 30-34 per thousand people: Compares countries by number of illiterate individuals, in the age range 30 to 34. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Scientific and technical journal articles per million: Scientific and technical journal articles refer to the number of scientific and engineering articles published in the following fields: physics, biology, chemistry, mathematics, clinical medicine, biomedical research, engineering and technology, and earth and space sciences. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Duration of education > Primary level: Duration of primary education is the number of grades (or years) in primary education.
  • Participation > Children out of school > Elementary: Children out of school are the number of primary-school-age children not enrolled in primary or secondary school.
  • Participation > Ratio of girls to boys in primary and secondary education: Ratio of girls to boys in primary and secondary education is the percentage of girls to boys enrolled at primary and secondary levels in public and private schools.
  • Public spending per student > Secondary level: Public expenditure per student, secondary level is the total reported current spending by the government on secondary education, divided by the total number of pupils in secondary education, expressed as a percentage of per capita GDP.
  • Illiterate population by sex > Aged 15+ per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Progression to secondary school: Progression to secondary school refers to the number of new entrants to the first grade of secondary school in a given year as a percentage of the number of students enrolled in the final grade of primary school in the previous year.
  • 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 > Illiterates > Aged 35-39: Compares countries by number of illiterate individuals, in the age range 35 to 39. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems
  • Literacy > Literates > Aged 15-19: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • High school > Upper secondary starting age: Average age at which students begin upper secondary (high school) education.
  • Elementary school starting age > Years: Primary school starting age is the age at which students would enter primary education, assuming they had started at the official entrance age for the lowest level of education, had studied full-time throughout and had progressed through the system without repeating or skipping a grade."
  • Elementary school repeaters > All: Repeaters in primary school are the number of students enrolled in the same grade as in the previous year, as a percentage of all students enrolled in primary school."
  • Secondary education > General pupils > Per capita: Secondary general pupils are the number of secondary students enrolled in general education programs, including teacher training. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Education enrolment by level > Primary level > Per capita: Per capita figures expressed per 1 population.
  • Education enrolment by level > Primary level per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Pupils-teacher ratio > Primary level: Pupil-teacher ratio, primary level is the average number of pupils per teacher in primary education. Cross-country comparisons may be affected by such factors as the composition of teachers by part- and full-time employment.
  • Primary education > Teachers: Primary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers.
  • Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 10-14: Compares countries by number of male illiterates, in the age range 10 to 14. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems
  • Literacy > Literates > Aged over 10 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Male illiterates > Aged 35-39 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • 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.
  • Literacy > Men above 14 years: Percent of male population above the age of 14 years that is literate.
  • 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 > Share of total education spending: Percentage of government education funding that goes to secondary education.
  • Enrolment ratio > Secondary level: Net enrolment ratio, secondary level, is the ratio of the number of children of official secondary school age enrolled in school to the number of children of official secondary school age in the population.
  • Participation > Secondary education > General pupils: Secondary general pupils are the number of secondary students enrolled in general education programs, including teacher training."
  • Secondary education > Teachers per 1000: Secondary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged 35-39 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Female literates > Aged 15-19: Number of females aged 15-19 years, who are literate.
  • Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 50-54 per thousand people: Compares countries by number of illiterate individuals, in the age range 50 to 54. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Literates > Aged 40-44 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged 65-69 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Male illiterates > Aged 35-39: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 25-29 per thousand people: Compares countries by number of illiterate individuals, in the age range 25 to 29. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 15-19 per thousand people: Compares countries by number of illiterate individuals, in the age range 15 to 19. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged 25-29 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 20-24: Compares countries by number of illiterate individuals, in the age range 20 to 24. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems
  • Scouting > Members per thousand people: Membership (from 2012). Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Elementary school repeaters > Male: Repeaters in primary school are the number of students enrolled in the same grade as in the previous year, as a percentage of all students enrolled in primary school."
  • Elementary school repeaters > Female: Repeaters in primary school are the number of students enrolled in the same grade as in the previous year, as a percentage of all students enrolled in primary school."
  • Children out of school > Primary > Male > Per capita: Children out of school are the number of primary-school-age children not enrolled in primary or secondary school. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • High school teachers: Secondary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers.
  • Elementary school teachers: Primary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers.
  • High school enrolment rate > Male: Progression to secondary school refers to the number of new entrants to the first grade of secondary school in a given year as a percentage of the number of students enrolled in the final grade of primary school in the previous year.
  • Literacy > Women above 14 years: Percent of female population above the age of 14 years that is literate.
  • Gender ratio > Literacy rate of 15-24 year-olds: Literacy gender parity rate of 15-24 year olds in each country. This number is achieved by dividing the total amount of females who are literate by the total amount of males who are literate. Numbers below 1 mean that more males are literate, while numbers over 1 indicate that more females are literate, with the difference in the numbers indicating to what extent this is true. For instance, in Chad (with a parity rate of .42%) a substantial amount of more males are literate than females. These numbers are only for 15-24 year olds.
  • Illiterate population by sex > Aged 15+ > Women per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Illiterate population by sex > Aged 15+ > Per capita: Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Participation > Secondary education > Pupils: Secondary education pupils is the total number of pupils 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.
  • Ratio of female to male secondary enrollment: Ratio of female to male secondary enrollment is the percentage of girls to boys enrolled at secondary level in public and private schools.
  • Intake ratio to last grade of primary > Females: Number of female entrants in the last grade of primary education (regardless of age) expressed as a percentage of the female population at entrance age to the last grade.
  • Pupils reaching grade 5: Pupils reaching grade 5 is the percentage of children who start primary school and eventually reach grade 5.
  • Literacy > Male illiterates > Aged 55-59 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Male literates > Aged 35-39 per thousand people: Compares countries by number of male literates, in the age range 35 to 39. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • 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."
  • Participation > School enrollment > Tertiary > Male > % gross: Gross enrollment ratio is the ratio of total enrollment, regardless of age, to the population of the age group that officially corresponds to the level of education shown. Tertiary education, whether or not to an advanced research qualification, normally requires, as a minimum condition of admission, the successful completion of education at the secondary level."
  • Literacy > Male literates > Aged 25-29 per thousand people: Compares countries by number of male illiterates, in the age range 25 to 29. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Illiterates > Aged over 10 per thousand people: Compares countries by number of illiterate individuals aged over 10. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • School enrollment > Primary > Female > % net: Net enrollment ratio is the ratio of children of official school age based on the International Standard Classification of Education 1997 who are enrolled in school to the population of the corresponding official school age. Primary education provides children with basic reading, writing, and mathematics skills along with an elementary understanding of such subjects as history, geography, natural science, social science, art, and music.
  • Literacy > Female literates > Aged 20-24: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • 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 > Literates > Aged 25-29: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged 20-24: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged 25-29: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged 55-59: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • Literacy > Male illiterates > Aged 20-24: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • Literacy > Male illiterates > Aged 70-74: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • Literacy > Female literates > Aged 35-39: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged 35-39: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • Literacy and Attainment > Educational attainment: completed tertiary > Tertiary > Population 25+ years > % > Over 24 year olds: Percentage of population older than 24 years that has completed tertiary education.
  • Literacy > Female literates > Aged over 10: Number of females older than 10 years, who are literate.
  • Primary education, teachers > % female: Primary education, teachers (% female). Percentage female teachers. Primary is the number of female teachers at the primary level expressed as a percentage of the total number of teachers (male and female) at the primary level in a given school year. Teachers are persons employed full time or part time in an official capacity to guide and direct the learning experience of pupils and students, irrespective of their qualifications or the delivery mechanism, i.e. face-to-face and/or at a distance. This definition excludes educational personnel who have no active teaching duties (e.g. headmasters, headmistresses or principals who do not teach) and persons who work occasionally or in a voluntary capacity in educational institutions.
  • Tertiary education, teachers > % female: Tertiary education, teachers (% female). Percentage female teachers. Tertiary is the number of female teachers at the tertiary level expressed as a percentage of the total number of teachers (male and female) at the tertiary level in a given school year. Teachers are persons employed full time or part time in an official capacity to guide and direct the learning experience of pupils and students, irrespective of their qualifications or the delivery mechanism, i.e. face-to-face and/or at a distance. This definition excludes educational personnel who have no active teaching duties (e.g. headmasters, headmistresses or principals who do not teach) and persons who work occasionally or in a voluntary capacity in educational institutions.
  • Public spending on education, total > % of government expenditure: Public spending on education, total (% of government expenditure). Public expenditure on education as % of total government expenditure is the total public education expenditure (current and capital) expressed as a percentage of total government expenditure for all sectors in a given financial year. Public education expenditure includes government spending on educational institutions (both public and private), education administration, and subsidies for private entities (students/households and other privates entities).
  • Literacy > Literates > Aged 40-44: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • 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).
  • Literacy > Female literates > Aged 60-64 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Literates > Aged 25-29 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Literates > Aged 30-34 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Male illiterates > Aged 50-54 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Female literates > Aged 45-49 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Female literates > Aged 55-59 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Unemployment with secondary education, female > % of female unemployment: Unemployment with secondary education, female (% of female unemployment). Unemployment by level of educational attainment shows the unemployed by level of educational attainment, as a percentage of the unemployed. The levels of educational attainment accord with the International Standard Classification of Education 1997 of the United Nations Educational, Cultural, and Scientific Organization (UNESCO).
  • Education spending > % of GDP: Government Education Expenditure (% of GDP, 2000-2002)
  • Literacy rate > Youth total > % of people ages 15-24: Youth literacy rate is the percentage of people ages 15-24 who can, with understanding, read and write a short, simple statement on their everyday life.
  • Grade 1 intake rate: Total number of new entrants in first grade of primary education, regardless of age, expressed as a percentage of the population at the official primary school-entrance age
  • Ratio of female to male enrollments in tertiary education: Ratio of female to male tertiary enrollment is the percentage of men to women enrolled at tertiary level in public and private schools.
  • 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.
  • Illiterate population by sex > Aged 15+ > Men > Per capita: Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Primary completion rate > Total > % of relevant age group: Primary completion rate is the percentage of students completing the last year of primary school. It is calculated by taking the total number of students in the last grade of primary school, minus the number of repeaters in that grade, divided by the total number of children of official graduation age.
  • Participation > School enrollment > Secondary > Private > % of total secondary: Private enrollment refers to pupils or students enrolled in institutions that are not operated by a public authority but controlled and managed, whether for profit or not, by a private body such as a nongovernmental organisation, religious body, special interest group, foundation or business enterprise."
  • School enrollment > Tertiary > Male > % gross: Gross enrollment ratio is the ratio of total enrollment, regardless of age, to the population of the age group that officially corresponds to the level of education shown. Tertiary education, whether or not to an advanced research qualification, normally requires, as a minimum condition of admission, the successful completion of education at the secondary level.
  • Participation > School enrollment > Tertiary > % gross: Gross enrollment ratio is the ratio of total enrollment, regardless of age, to the population of the age group that officially corresponds to the level of education shown. Tertiary education, whether or not to an advanced research qualification, normally requires, as a minimum condition of admission, the successful completion of education at the secondary level."
  • Participation > School enrollment > Tertiary > Female > % gross: Gross enrollment ratio is the ratio of total enrollment, regardless of age, to the population of the age group that officially corresponds to the level of education shown. Tertiary education, whether or not to an advanced research qualification, normally requires, as a minimum condition of admission, the successful completion of education at the secondary level."
  • Participation > Total enrollment > Primary > % net: Total enrollment is the number of pupils of the school-age group for primary education, enrolled either in primary or secondary education, expressed as a percentage of the total population in that age group."
  • Participation > School enrollment > Secondary > Male > % net: Net enrollment ratio is the ratio of children of official school age based on the International Standard Classification of Education 1997 who are enrolled in school to the population of the corresponding official school age. Secondary education completes the provision of basic education that began at the primary level, and aims at laying the foundations for lifelong learning and human development, by offering more subject- or skill-oriented instruction using more specialized teachers."
  • Persistence to grade 5 > Male > % of cohort: Persistence to grade 5 (percentage of cohort reaching grade 5) is the share of children enrolled in the first grade of primary school who eventually reach grade 5. The estimate is based on the reconstructed cohort method.
  • School 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.
  • Economically active children, study and work > % of economically active children, ages 7-14: Economically active children, study and work (% of economically active children, ages 7-14). Children in employment refer to children involved in economic activity for at least one hour in the reference week of the survey. Work only refers to children involved in economic activity and not attending school.
  • Services, etc., value added > Current US$ per capita: Services, etc., value added (current US$). Services correspond to ISIC divisions 50-99. They include value added in wholesale and retail trade (including hotels and restaurants), transport, and government, financial, professional, and personal services such as education, health care, and real estate services. Also included are imputed bank service charges, import duties, and any statistical discrepancies noted by national compilers as well as discrepancies arising from rescaling. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources. The industrial origin of value added is determined by the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC), revision 3. Data are in current U.S. dollars. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Services, etc., value added > Current US$, % of GDP: Services, etc., value added (current US$). Services correspond to ISIC divisions 50-99. They include value added in wholesale and retail trade (including hotels and restaurants), transport, and government, financial, professional, and personal services such as education, health care, and real estate services. Also included are imputed bank service charges, import duties, and any statistical discrepancies noted by national compilers as well as discrepancies arising from rescaling. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources. The industrial origin of value added is determined by the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC), revision 3. Data are in current U.S. dollars. Figures expressed as a proportion of GDP for the same year
  • Outcomes > Primary completion rate > Female > % of relevant age group: Primary completion rate is the percentage of students completing the last year of primary school. It is calculated by taking the total number of students in the last grade of primary school, minus the number of repeaters in that grade, divided by the total number of children of official graduation age."
  • Literacy > Literacy rate, youth male > % of males ages 15-24: Literacy rate, youth male (% of males ages 15-24). Youth (15-24) literacy rate (%). Male is the number of males age 15 to 24 years who can both read and write with understanding a short simple statement on their everyday life, divided by the male population in that age group. Generally, u2018literacyu2019 also encompasses u2018numeracyu2019, the ability to make simple arithmetic calculations.
  • Ratio of female to male secondary enrollment > %: 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.
  • Ratio of female to male primary enrollment > %: 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.
  • Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 55-59: Compares countries by number of male iliterate individuals, in the age range 55 to 59. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems
  • Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged 45-49: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • Literacy > Literates > Aged 45-49: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • Literacy > Male literates > Aged 70-74: Compares countries by number of male literates, in the age range 70 to 74. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems
  • Literacy > Male literates > Aged 55-59 per thousand people: Compares countries by number of male literates, in the age range 55 to 59. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 40-44 per thousand people: Compares countries by number of illiterate individuals, in the age range 40 to 44. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Male illiterates > Aged 70-74 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Literates > Aged 45-49 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 70-74 per thousand people: Compares countries by number of illiterate individuals, in the age range 70 to 74. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Male literates > Aged 10-14 per thousand people: Compares countries by number of male literates, in the age range 10 to 14. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Literates > Aged 70-74 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Female literates > Aged 35-39 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Participation > 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."
  • Participation > School enrollment > Primary > % net: Net enrollment ratio is the ratio of children of official school age based on the International Standard Classification of Education 1997 who are enrolled in school to the population of the corresponding official school age. Primary education provides children with basic reading, writing, and mathematics skills along with an elementary understanding of such subjects as history, geography, natural science, social science, art, and music."
  • Participation > School enrollment > Primary > Male > % gross: Gross enrollment ratio is the ratio of total enrollment, regardless of age, to the population of the age group that officially corresponds to the level of education shown. Primary education provides children with basic reading, writing, and mathematics skills along with an elementary understanding of such subjects as history, geography, natural science, social science, art, and music."
  • Participation > 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."
  • Participation > School enrollment > Primary > Private > % of total primary: Private enrollment refers to pupils or students enrolled in institutions that are not operated by a public authority but controlled and managed, whether for profit or not, by a private body such as a nongovernmental organisation, religious body, special interest group, foundation or business enterprise."
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Public spending on education > Total > % of GDP: Public expenditure on education consists of current and capital public expenditure on education plus subsidies to private education at the primary, secondary, and tertiary levels.
  • Unemployment with primary education > % of total 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 secondary education > % of total 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).
  • Expenditure per student > Primary > % 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.
  • School enrollment > Secondary > Male > % gross: Gross enrollment ratio is the ratio of total enrollment, regardless of age, to the population of the age group that officially corresponds to the level of education shown. Secondary education completes the provision of basic education that began at the primary level, and aims at laying the foundations for lifelong learning and human development, by offering more subject- or skill-oriented instruction using more specialized teachers.
  • Expenditure per student > Tertiary > % 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.
  • School enrollment > Primary > % net: Net enrollment ratio is the ratio of children of official school age based on the International Standard Classification of Education 1997 who are enrolled in school to the population of the corresponding official school age. Primary education provides children with basic reading, writing, and mathematics skills along with an elementary understanding of such subjects as history, geography, natural science, social science, art, and music.
  • Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged 50-54: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • School enrollment > Secondary > % gross: Gross enrollment ratio is the ratio of total enrollment, regardless of age, to the population of the age group that officially corresponds to the level of education shown. Secondary education completes the provision of basic education that began at the primary level, and aims at laying the foundations for lifelong learning and human development, by offering more subject- or skill-oriented instruction using more specialized teachers.
  • Literacy > Male illiterates > Aged 25-29: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • Services, etc., value added > Constant 2000 US$, % of GDP: 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 as a proportion of GDP for the same year
  • Ratio of female to male tertiary enrollment > %: Ratio of female to male tertiary enrollment (%). Ratio of female to male tertiary enrollment is the percentage of men to women enrolled at tertiary level in public and private schools.
  • Illiterate population by sex > Aged 15+ > Men per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Literacy > Female literates > Aged 55-59: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • School enrollment, primary > % gross: School enrollment, primary (% gross). Gross enrolment ratio. Primary. Total is the total enrollment in primary education, regardless of age, expressed as a percentage of the population of official primary education age. GER can exceed 100% due to the inclusion of over-aged and under-aged students because of early or late school entrance and grade repetition.
  • School enrollment, primary, female > % net: School enrollment, primary, female (% net). Net enrolment rate. Primary. Female is the ratio of female children of the official primary school age who are enrolled in primary school to the female population of the official primary school age.
  • Persistence to grade 5, total > % of cohort: Persistence to grade 5, total (% of cohort). Survival rate to grade 5. Total is the share of children enrolled in the first grade of primary school who eventually reach grade 5. The estimate is calculated on the basis of the reconstructed cohort method, which uses data on enrolment and repeaters for two consecutive years.
  • Literacy > Female literates > Aged 10-14 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged 10-14 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • 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.
STAT South Africa Zimbabwe HISTORY
Adult literacy rate > Total 89
Ranked 58th.
91.4
Ranked 52nd. 3% more than South Africa

Average years of schooling of adults 6.1
Ranked 50th. 13% more than Zimbabwe
5.4
Ranked 60th.
Children out of school, primary 656,487
Ranked 6th. 63% more than Zimbabwe
401,888
Ranked 23th.

Children out of school, primary per 1000 12.82
Ranked 23th.
31.71
Ranked 23th. 2 times more than South Africa

Children out of school, primary, female 320,723
Ranked 9th. 69% more than Zimbabwe
189,926
Ranked 25th.

College and university > Gender parity index 0.913
Ranked 48th. 20% more than Zimbabwe
0.761
Ranked 67th.

Compulsary education duration 9
Ranked 56th. 29% more than Zimbabwe
7
Ranked 153th.

Government spending on education > Proportion of GDP 5.96%
Ranked 28th. 2 times more than Zimbabwe
2.5%
Ranked 107th.

High school enrolment rate 93.52
Ranked 57th. 34% more than Zimbabwe
69.72
Ranked 95th.

Literacy > Total population 86.4%
Ranked 92nd.
90.7%
Ranked 80th. 5% more than South Africa
Primary education, duration > Years 7
Ranked 11th. The same as Zimbabwe
7
Ranked 18th.

Primary education, teachers per 1000 4.64
Ranked 34th.
4.83
Ranked 66th. 4% more than South Africa

Pupil-teacher ratio, primary 29.5
Ranked 31st.
38.56
Ranked 24th. 31% more than South Africa

Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary 25.05
Ranked 18th. 12% more than Zimbabwe
22.32
Ranked 31st.

Secondary education, duration > Years 5
Ranked 175th.
6
Ranked 127th. 20% more than South Africa

College and university > Share of total education spending 11.88%
Ranked 91st.
22.82%
Ranked 35th. 92% more than South Africa
Literacy > Female 85.7%
Ranked 82nd.
87.2%
Ranked 79th. 2% more than South Africa
Children out of school, primary, female per 1000 6.27
Ranked 22nd.
14.99
Ranked 23th. 2 times more than South Africa

College and university > Gender ratio 91.28
Ranked 50th. 46% more than Zimbabwe
62.45
Ranked 103th.

Child care (preschool) > Duration 1
Ranked 195th.
3
Ranked 84th. 3 times more than South Africa

Secondary education > Teachers > Per capita 3.22 per 1,000 people
Ranked 94th. 22% more than Zimbabwe
2.64 per 1,000 people
Ranked 108th.

Duration of compulsory education 9 years
Ranked 73th. 29% more than Zimbabwe
7 years
Ranked 123th.
Secondary education, pupils 4.84 million
Ranked 5th. 6 times more than Zimbabwe
758,229
Ranked 58th.

Girls to boys ratio > Primary level enrolment 0.96
Ranked 119th.
0.98
Ranked 97th. 2% more than South Africa

Literacy > Adult literacy 88%
Ranked 63th.
91.2%
Ranked 52nd. 4% more than South Africa

Primary education, pupils 7 million
Ranked 6th. 3 times more than Zimbabwe
2.36 million
Ranked 44th.

Primary education, teachers 237,429
Ranked 6th. 4 times more than Zimbabwe
61,251
Ranked 44th.

Adult literacy rate > Female 88.1
Ranked 59th.
88.8
Ranked 57th. 1% more than South Africa

Tertiary enrollment 15.2%
Ranked 60th. 4 times more than Zimbabwe
3.9%
Ranked 79th.
High school > Gender ratio 104.66
Ranked 34th. 13% more than Zimbabwe
92.38
Ranked 105th.

Compulsary education starting age 7
Ranked 5th. 17% more than Zimbabwe
6
Ranked 101st.

Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary per million 0.508
Ranked 85th.
1.76
Ranked 69th. 3 times more than South Africa

Literacy > Definition age 15 and over can read and write age 15 and over can read and write English
High school > Upper secondary school duration 3
Ranked 68th.
4
Ranked 36th. 33% more than South Africa

Literacy > Male 87%
Ranked 94th.
94.2%
Ranked 70th. 8% more than South Africa
Spending > USD 13.74 billion
Ranked 27th. 62 times more than Zimbabwe
221.09 million
Ranked 105th.

High school > Private school share 4.11%
Ranked 47th.
71.27%
Ranked 7th. 17 times more than South Africa

Spending > Proportion 5.14
Ranked 45th.
6.87
Ranked 8th. 34% more than South Africa

Pupil-teacher ratio > Primary 35.64
Ranked 33th.
38.56
Ranked 26th. 8% more than South Africa

Child care (preschool) > Starting age 6
Ranked 1st. Twice as much as Zimbabwe
3
Ranked 152nd.

Literacy rates > Aged 15-24 93.9%
Ranked 5th.
97.7%
Ranked 11th. 4% more than South Africa

Preschool enrollment rate 104.54
Ranked 77th. 1% more than Zimbabwe
103.6
Ranked 78th.

Tertiary > Students studying abroad 6,268.93
Ranked 99th.
28,274.8
Ranked 30th. 5 times more than South Africa

Primary completion rate 99
Ranked 42nd. 24% more than Zimbabwe
80
Ranked 104th.

Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level 675,160
Ranked 31st. 12 times more than Zimbabwe
55,689
Ranked 6th.

Elementary (primary school) > Duration 7
Ranked 12th. The same as Zimbabwe
7
Ranked 20th.

Children out of school > Primary 568,936
Ranked 17th. 33% more than Zimbabwe
429,275
Ranked 21st.

Secondary education, teachers per 1000 3.79
Ranked 79th. 42% more than Zimbabwe
2.68
Ranked 89th.

Secondary education, teachers 187,162
Ranked 21st. 6 times more than Zimbabwe
33,964
Ranked 57th.

High school > Lower secondary school duration 2
Ranked 192nd. The same as Zimbabwe
2
Ranked 199th.

Children out of school, primary, male per 1000 6.56
Ranked 21st.
16.73
Ranked 18th. 3 times more than South Africa

Spending per student > High school 16
Ranked 18th.
20.98
Ranked 40th. 31% more than South Africa

Secondary education, general pupils 4.6 million
Ranked 4th. 6 times more than Zimbabwe
758,229
Ranked 52nd.

Illiteracy rates by sex > Aged 15+ 13.6%
Ranked 68th. 46% more than Zimbabwe
9.3%
Ranked 80th.

High school > Gender parity index 1.05
Ranked 33th. 22% more than Zimbabwe
0.857
Ranked 75th.

Scientific and technical journal articles 2,364
Ranked 34th. 25 times more than Zimbabwe
96
Ranked 82nd.

Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level per 1000 14.83
Ranked 83th. 3 times more than Zimbabwe
4.39
Ranked 4th.

Scouting > Genders admitted both boys only
Elementary (primary school) > Starting age 7
Ranked 14th. 17% more than Zimbabwe
6
Ranked 124th.

Children out of school, primary, male 335,764
Ranked 5th. 58% more than Zimbabwe
211,962
Ranked 21st.

Education expenditure of government > As percentage of GNI 5.5%
Ranked 17th. 17% more than Zimbabwe
4.7%
Ranked 54th.
High school > Students per teacher 25.05
Ranked 18th. 12% more than Zimbabwe
22.32
Ranked 31st.

Secondary education > General pupils 4.32 million
Ranked 17th. 6 times more than Zimbabwe
758,229
Ranked 55th.

Spending per student > Elementary school 13.69
Ranked 20th.
14.04
Ranked 47th. 3% more than South Africa

Secondary school starting age > Years 14
Ranked 3rd. 8% more than Zimbabwe
13
Ranked 21st.

High school starting age > Years 14
Ranked 3rd. 8% more than Zimbabwe
13
Ranked 21st.

Primary education > Teachers > Per capita 4.51 per 1,000 people
Ranked 77th.
4.76 per 1,000 people
Ranked 77th. 6% more than South Africa

Literacy > Female literates > Aged 15-19 per thousand people 49.69
Ranked 4th.
59.93
Ranked 1st. 21% more than South Africa
Education enrolment by level > Primary level 7.47 million
Ranked 15th. 3 times more than Zimbabwe
2.36 million
Ranked 6th.

High school > Population with at least high school education > Women 68.9%
Ranked 57th. 41% more than Zimbabwe
48.8%
Ranked 89th.

Elementary school graduate rate 76.98
Ranked 66th. 24% more than Zimbabwe
62.07
Ranked 81st.

Literacy rate > People aged 15-24 96.8
Ranked 56th.
98.9
Ranked 41st. 2% more than South Africa

Public spending per student > Primary level 14
Ranked 35th. 6% more than Zimbabwe
13.2
Ranked 18th.
Primary education, pupils per 1000 136.83
Ranked 37th.
186.35
Ranked 13th. 36% more than South Africa

Secondary education, pupils per 1000 94.63
Ranked 20th. 58% more than Zimbabwe
59.83
Ranked 120th.

Girls to boys ratio > Tertiary level enrolment 1.22
Ranked 41st. 94% more than Zimbabwe
0.63
Ranked 111th.

Illiterate population by sex > Aged 15+ 4.05 million
Ranked 27th. 6 times more than Zimbabwe
691,300
Ranked 69th.

Girls to boys ratio > Secondary level enrolment 1.07
Ranked 28th. 18% more than Zimbabwe
0.91
Ranked 132nd.

Literacy > Female literates > Aged over 10 per thousand people 324.47
Ranked 4th. 4% more than Zimbabwe
312.67
Ranked 10th.
Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level > Per capita 14.9 per 1,000 people
Ranked 82nd. 3 times more than Zimbabwe
4.33 per 1,000 people
Ranked 4th.

Tertiary > Students studying abroad per thousand people 0.124
Ranked 195th.
2.12
Ranked 77th. 17 times more than South Africa

Outcomes > Secondary education > Duration > Years 5
Ranked 155th.
6
Ranked 113th. 20% more than South Africa

Teacher student ratio > High school 29.02
Ranked 12th. 30% more than Zimbabwe
22.32
Ranked 34th.

Children out of school > Primary per 1000 12.19
Ranked 33th.
33.87
Ranked 18th. 3 times more than South Africa

Inequality adjusted index 0.558
Ranked 67th. 19% more than Zimbabwe
0.469
Ranked 78th.
Illiterate population by sex > Aged 15+ > Women 2.17 million
Ranked 29th. 5 times more than Zimbabwe
474,700
Ranked 67th.

Teacher student ratio > Elementary school 30.98
Ranked 41st.
38.21
Ranked 32nd. 23% more than South Africa

Literacy rate > Females aged 15-24 97.5
Ranked 54th.
99.4
Ranked 33th. 2% more than South Africa

Percentage of pupils starting grade 1 reaching grade 5 77%
Ranked 66th. 24% more than Zimbabwe
62.1%
Ranked 85th.

Elementary school > Enrolled students 7.31 million
Ranked 15th. 3 times more than Zimbabwe
2.45 million
Ranked 44th.

Primary education > Duration > Years 7 years
Ranked 10th. The same as Zimbabwe
7 years
Ranked 18th.

Services, etc., value added > Constant 2000 US$ per capita $3,430.12
Ranked 31st. 16 times more than Zimbabwe
$217.97
Ranked 92nd.

School enrolment rate > 1st grade 107.68
Ranked 49th.
121.69
Ranked 22nd. 13% more than South Africa

Secondary education, general pupils per 1000 89.81
Ranked 18th. 50% more than Zimbabwe
59.83
Ranked 108th.

Literacy > Literates > Aged 15-19 per thousand people 96.79
Ranked 4th.
117.54
Ranked 1st. 21% more than South Africa
High school > Lower secondary starting age 14
Ranked 3rd. 8% more than Zimbabwe
13
Ranked 21st.

Elementary (primary) school) > Private school share 3.71%
Ranked 60th.
86.91%
Ranked 3rd. 23 times more than South Africa

Elementary school > Gender ratio 96.37
Ranked 110th.
98.96
Ranked 59th. 3% more than South Africa

High school enrolment rate > Female 94.06
Ranked 49th. 34% more than Zimbabwe
70.18
Ranked 87th.

Illiteracy rates by sex > Aged 15+ > Women 14.3%
Ranked 75th. 11% more than Zimbabwe
12.9%
Ranked 78th.

Education enrolment ratio > Net > Primary level 92%
Ranked 82nd. 11% more than Zimbabwe
83%
Ranked 107th.

Duration of education > Secondary level 5
Ranked 149th.
6
Ranked 109th. 20% more than South Africa
Public spending per student > Tertiary level 61.3
Ranked 25th.
200.9
Ranked 4th. 3 times more than South Africa
Primary education > Pupils 7.44 million
Ranked 13th. 3 times more than Zimbabwe
2.36 million
Ranked 49th.

High school > Population with at least high school education > Men 72.2%
Ranked 59th. 16% more than Zimbabwe
62%
Ranked 69th.

Literacy rate > Males aged 15-24 96.1
Ranked 59th.
98.3
Ranked 45th. 2% more than South Africa

Education enrolment by level > Percentage girls > Tertiary level 53.68%
Ranked 56th. 38% more than Zimbabwe
38.84%
Ranked 4th.

Education enrolment by level > Secondary level > Per capita 95.14 per 1,000 people
Ranked 59th. 61% more than Zimbabwe
58.95 per 1,000 people
Ranked 6th.

Secondary education, vocational pupils 246,515
Ranked 11th.
0.0
Ranked 82nd.

Elementary (primary) school > Trained teachers > Both sexes 87.44%
Ranked 43th. 10% more than Zimbabwe
79.29%
Ranked 10th.
Elementary (primary) school > Students per teacher 29.5
Ranked 29th.
38.56
Ranked 23th. 31% more than South Africa

Secondary education > Teachers 149,375
Ranked 28th. 4 times more than Zimbabwe
33,964
Ranked 73th.

School life expectancy > Primary to tertiary 13 years
Ranked 4th. 44% more than Zimbabwe
9 years
Ranked 10th.
School enrolment rate > 5th grade 82.45
Ranked 46th. 18% more than Zimbabwe
69.67
Ranked 57th.

Education enrolment by level > Secondary level 4.31 million
Ranked 23th. 6 times more than Zimbabwe
758,229
Ranked 7th.

Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 30-34 per thousand people 9.58
Ranked 2nd. 5 times more than Zimbabwe
1.8
Ranked 6th.
Scientific and technical journal articles per million 51.26
Ranked 48th. 7 times more than Zimbabwe
7.58
Ranked 75th.

Duration of education > Primary level 7
Ranked 8th. The same as Zimbabwe
7
Ranked 17th.
Women to men parity index > As ratio of literacy rates > Aged 15-24 1.01
Ranked 3rd. 1% more than Zimbabwe
1
Ranked 14th.

Participation > Children out of school > Elementary 503,390
Ranked 14th. 2 times more than Zimbabwe
223,637
Ranked 25th.

Participation > Ratio of girls to boys in primary and secondary education 99.56%
Ranked 70th. 3% more than Zimbabwe
97.11%
Ranked 97th.

Public spending per student > Secondary level 17.9
Ranked 42nd.
20.1
Ranked 17th. 12% more than South Africa
Education enrolment by level > Percentage girls > Primary level 48.92%
Ranked 32nd.
49.48%
Ranked 1st. 1% more than South Africa

Illiterate population by sex > Aged 15+ per 1000 87.92
Ranked 68th. 61% more than Zimbabwe
54.55
Ranked 84th.

Progression to secondary school 89.72%
Ranked 61st. 29% more than Zimbabwe
69.72%
Ranked 99th.

Literacy rates > Aged 15-24 > Women 94.3%
Ranked 5th.
97.9%
Ranked 10th. 4% more than South Africa

Children out of school > Primary > Per capita 12.27 per 1,000 people
Ranked 34th.
33.37 per 1,000 people
Ranked 18th. 3 times more than South Africa

Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 35-39 427,729
Ranked 2nd. 11 times more than Zimbabwe
40,491
Ranked 5th.
Literacy > Literates > Aged 15-19 3.87 million
Ranked 2nd. 3 times more than Zimbabwe
1.49 million
Ranked 4th.
Education enrolment ratio > Net > Primary level > Women 93%
Ranked 77th. 12% more than Zimbabwe
83%
Ranked 102nd.

High school > Upper secondary starting age 16
Ranked 25th. 7% more than Zimbabwe
15
Ranked 132nd.

Elementary school starting age > Years 7
Ranked 15th. 17% more than Zimbabwe
6
Ranked 111th.

Elementary school repeaters > All 7.96
Ranked 40th.
0.0
Ranked 85th.

Secondary education > General pupils > Per capita 93.14 per 1,000 people
Ranked 35th. 58% more than Zimbabwe
58.95 per 1,000 people
Ranked 111th.

Education enrolment by level > Primary level > Per capita 0.165 per capita
Ranked 29th.
0.184 per capita
Ranked 1st. 12% more than South Africa

Education enrolment by level > Primary level per 1000 163.96
Ranked 34th.
186.35
Ranked 1st. 14% more than South Africa

Illiteracy rates by sex > Aged 15+ > Men 13%
Ranked 63th. 2 times more than Zimbabwe
5.8%
Ranked 87th.

Education enrolment ratio > Net > Primary level > Men 91%
Ranked 88th. 11% more than Zimbabwe
82%
Ranked 111th.

Literacy rates > Aged 15-24 > Men 93.5%
Ranked 6th.
97.5%
Ranked 16th. 4% more than South Africa

Pupils-teacher ratio > Primary level 33.5
Ranked 44th.
37
Ranked 33th. 10% more than South Africa
Primary education > Teachers 208,877
Ranked 20th. 3 times more than Zimbabwe
61,251
Ranked 50th.

Education enrolment by level > Percentage girls > Secondary level 51.87%
Ranked 19th. 9% more than Zimbabwe
47.52%
Ranked 4th.

Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 10-14 706,159
Ranked 1st. 34 times more than Zimbabwe
20,505
Ranked 10th.
Literacy > Literates > Aged over 10 per thousand people 622.71
Ranked 4th. 1% more than Zimbabwe
615.66
Ranked 10th.
Literacy > Male illiterates > Aged 35-39 per thousand people 4.67
Ranked 2nd. 8 times more than Zimbabwe
0.609
Ranked 8th.
Private school enrolment > Primary level 1.7
Ranked 75th.
88.1
Ranked 1st. 52 times more than South Africa
Outcomes > Primary education > Duration > Years 7
Ranked 10th. The same as Zimbabwe
7
Ranked 17th.

Primary education > Teachers per 1000 4.48
Ranked 77th.
4.83
Ranked 71st. 8% more than South Africa

Literacy > Men above 14 years 84.1%
Ranked 4th.
92.7%
Ranked 14th. 10% more than South Africa

Children out of school > Primary > Female > Per capita 5.35 per 1,000 people
Ranked 36th.
15.99 per 1,000 people
Ranked 18th. 3 times more than South Africa

Female enrolment share > Primary level 48.6%
Ranked 55th.
49.1%
Ranked 21st. 1% more than South Africa
Services, etc., value added > Constant 2000 US$ $175.59 billion
Ranked 12th. 59 times more than Zimbabwe
$2.99 billion
Ranked 73th.

Primary school starting age > Years 7
Ranked 13th. 17% more than Zimbabwe
6
Ranked 124th.

Scouting > Members 69,316
Ranked 22nd. 12 times more than Zimbabwe
5,880
Ranked 91st.
High school > Share of total education spending 31.45%
Ranked 63th. 23% more than Zimbabwe
25.6%
Ranked 78th.
Enrolment ratio > Secondary level 57.2%
Ranked 61st. 42% more than Zimbabwe
40.4%
Ranked 72nd.
Participation > Secondary education > General pupils 4.55 million
Ranked 17th. 5 times more than Zimbabwe
831,488
Ranked 49th.

Secondary education > Teachers per 1000 3.2
Ranked 96th. 19% more than Zimbabwe
2.68
Ranked 107th.

Secondary education > General pupils per 1000 92.53
Ranked 37th. 55% more than Zimbabwe
59.83
Ranked 110th.

Ratio of female to male primary enrollment 96.47
Ranked 104th.
98.25
Ranked 80th. 2% more than South Africa

Children out of school > Primary > Male 320,779
Ranked 16th. 43% more than Zimbabwe
223,598
Ranked 19th.

Elementary (primary) school > Gender parity index 0.958
Ranked 123th.
0.972
Ranked 73th. 1% more than South Africa

Female enrolment share > Secondary level 52.4%
Ranked 14th. 12% more than Zimbabwe
46.8%
Ranked 98th.
Post-Secondary Non-Tertiary > Teachers > Women 3,645
Ranked 6th. 5 times more than Zimbabwe
779
Ranked 13th.

Private school enrolment > Secondary level 2.4
Ranked 78th.
38.8
Ranked 16th. 16 times more than South Africa
Education enrolment by level > Secondary level per 1000 94.7
Ranked 61st. 58% more than Zimbabwe
59.83
Ranked 6th.

Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged 35-39 per thousand people 6.02
Ranked 2nd. 2 times more than Zimbabwe
2.59
Ranked 5th.
Literacy > Female literates > Aged 15-19 1.99 million
Ranked 2nd. 3 times more than Zimbabwe
757,631
Ranked 4th.
Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 50-54 per thousand people 8.73
Ranked 2nd. 68% more than Zimbabwe
5.2
Ranked 6th.
Literacy > Literates > Aged 40-44 per thousand people 40.14
Ranked 3rd. 36% more than Zimbabwe
29.51
Ranked 10th.
Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged 65-69 per thousand people 5.65
Ranked 1st. 2 times more than Zimbabwe
2.26
Ranked 6th.
Literacy > Male illiterates > Aged 35-39 186,944
Ranked 2nd. 24 times more than Zimbabwe
7,704
Ranked 8th.
Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 25-29 per thousand people 7.83
Ranked 3rd. 5 times more than Zimbabwe
1.56
Ranked 6th.
Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 15-19 per thousand people 5.47
Ranked 3rd. 4 times more than Zimbabwe
1.38
Ranked 7th.
Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged 25-29 per thousand people 4.13
Ranked 2nd. 4 times more than Zimbabwe
1.01
Ranked 6th.
Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 20-24 266,090
Ranked 2nd. 15 times more than Zimbabwe
18,341
Ranked 7th.
Scouting > Members per thousand people 1.35
Ranked 77th. 3 times more than Zimbabwe
0.428
Ranked 126th.
Primary completion rate > Women 99
Ranked 42nd. 25% more than Zimbabwe
79
Ranked 102nd.

Elementary school repeaters > Male 8.39
Ranked 42nd.
0.0
Ranked 69th.

Elementary school repeaters > Female 7.51
Ranked 39th.
0.0
Ranked 68th.

Percentage of pupils starting grade 1 reaching grade 5 > Men 75%
Ranked 60th. 22% more than Zimbabwe
61.6%
Ranked 80th.

Children out of school > Primary > Male > Per capita 6.92 per 1,000 people
Ranked 33th.
17.38 per 1,000 people
Ranked 18th. 3 times more than South Africa

High school teachers 164,697
Ranked 25th. 5 times more than Zimbabwe
33,964
Ranked 68th.

Elementary school teachers 236,032
Ranked 19th. 4 times more than Zimbabwe
64,001
Ranked 45th.

High school enrolment rate > Male 93.01
Ranked 50th. 34% more than Zimbabwe
69.28
Ranked 87th.

Literacy > Women above 14 years 80.9%
Ranked 4th.
86.2%
Ranked 16th. 7% more than South Africa

Gender ratio > Literacy rate of 15-24 year-olds 1.01%
Ranked 3rd. 3% more than Zimbabwe
0.98%
Ranked 7th.
Illiterate population by sex > Aged 15+ > Women per 1000 47.04
Ranked 68th. 26% more than Zimbabwe
37.46
Ranked 78th.

Illiterate population by sex > Aged 15+ > Per capita 88.45 per 1,000 people
Ranked 67th. 65% more than Zimbabwe
53.74 per 1,000 people
Ranked 88th.

Participation > Secondary education > Pupils 4.59 million
Ranked 18th. 6 times more than Zimbabwe
758,229
Ranked 62nd.

Primary completion rate > Men 99
Ranked 37th. 21% more than Zimbabwe
82
Ranked 99th.

Primary education > Pupils per 1000 159.52
Ranked 39th.
186.35
Ranked 12th. 17% more than South Africa

Ratio of female to male secondary enrollment 107.48
Ranked 22nd. 19% more than Zimbabwe
90.6
Ranked 124th.

Intake ratio to last grade of primary > Females None
None

Pupils reaching grade 5 64.5
Ranked 65th.
78.6
Ranked 12th. 22% more than South Africa
Literacy > Male illiterates > Aged 55-59 per thousand people 3.77
Ranked 2nd. 3 times more than Zimbabwe
1.14
Ranked 8th.
Literacy > Male literates > Aged 35-39 per thousand people 25.85
Ranked 3rd. 44% more than Zimbabwe
18.01
Ranked 11th.
Participation > School enrollment > Secondary > Female > % net 74.04%
Ranked 59th. Twice as much as Zimbabwe
37.17%
Ranked 83th.

Participation > School enrollment > Tertiary > Male > % gross 15.73%
Ranked 44th. 3 times more than Zimbabwe
4.68%
Ranked 103th.

Literacy > Male literates > Aged 25-29 per thousand people 36.13
Ranked 2nd.
36.93
Ranked 6th. 2% more than South Africa
Literacy > Illiterates > Aged over 10 per thousand people 132.28
Ranked 2nd. 3 times more than Zimbabwe
49.86
Ranked 6th.
School enrollment > Primary > Female > % net 87.2% net
Ranked 86th. 6% more than Zimbabwe
82.44% net
Ranked 97th.

Literacy > Female literates > Aged 20-24 1.87 million
Ranked 2nd. 3 times more than Zimbabwe
647,548
Ranked 4th.
School enrollment > Primary > Male > % net 86.94% net
Ranked 93th. 7% more than Zimbabwe
81.29% net
Ranked 104th.

Literacy > Literates > Aged 25-29 3.02 million
Ranked 2nd. 3 times more than Zimbabwe
967,517
Ranked 5th.
Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged 20-24 135,111
Ranked 2nd. 12 times more than Zimbabwe
11,119
Ranked 7th.
Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged 25-29 165,233
Ranked 2nd. 13 times more than Zimbabwe
12,801
Ranked 6th.
Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged 55-59 215,187
Ranked 2nd. 6 times more than Zimbabwe
35,318
Ranked 4th.
Literacy > Male illiterates > Aged 20-24 130,979
Ranked 2nd. 18 times more than Zimbabwe
7,222
Ranked 9th.
Literacy > Male illiterates > Aged 70-74 84,429
Ranked 1st. 4 times more than Zimbabwe
19,094
Ranked 3rd.
Literacy > Female literates > Aged 35-39 1.08 million
Ranked 2nd. 5 times more than Zimbabwe
235,759
Ranked 7th.
Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged 35-39 240,785
Ranked 2nd. 7 times more than Zimbabwe
32,787
Ranked 4th.
Literacy and Attainment > Educational attainment: completed tertiary > Tertiary > Population 25+ years > % > Over 24 year olds 6.36%
Ranked 42nd. 4 times more than Zimbabwe
1.54%
Ranked 6th.
Literacy > Female literates > Aged over 10 12.98 million
Ranked 2nd. 3 times more than Zimbabwe
3.95 million
Ranked 7th.
Primary education, teachers > % female 78.98%
Ranked 22nd. 56% more than Zimbabwe
50.63%
Ranked 104th.

Tertiary education, teachers > % female 37.39%
Ranked 6th. 15% more than Zimbabwe
32.39%
Ranked 30th.

Public spending on education, total > % of government expenditure 19.2%
Ranked 19th. 2 times more than Zimbabwe
8.26%
Ranked 94th.

Literacy > Literates > Aged 40-44 1.61 million
Ranked 2nd. 4 times more than Zimbabwe
373,037
Ranked 7th.
Public spending on education, total > % of GDP 5.96%
Ranked 29th. 2 times more than Zimbabwe
2.5%
Ranked 108th.

Literacy > Female literates > Aged 60-64 per thousand people 7.11
Ranked 3rd. 45% more than Zimbabwe
4.9
Ranked 10th.
Literacy > Literates > Aged 25-29 per thousand people 75.41
Ranked 2nd.
76.54
Ranked 3rd. 1% more than South Africa
Literacy > Literates > Aged 30-34 per thousand people 64.29
Ranked 3rd. 15% more than Zimbabwe
55.92
Ranked 11th.
Literacy > Male illiterates > Aged 50-54 per thousand people 3.85
Ranked 2nd. 3 times more than Zimbabwe
1.25
Ranked 7th.
Literacy > Female literates > Aged 45-49 per thousand people 15.16
Ranked 4th. 27% more than Zimbabwe
11.9
Ranked 10th.
Literacy > Female literates > Aged 55-59 per thousand people 8.69
Ranked 4th. 43% more than Zimbabwe
6.09
Ranked 10th.
Unemployment with secondary education, female > % of female unemployment 84%
Ranked 2nd. 4% more than Zimbabwe
81%
Ranked 4th.

Education spending > % of GDP 5.3%
Ranked 46th. 13% more than Zimbabwe
4.7%
Ranked 63th.
Literacy rate > Youth total > % of people ages 15-24 93.91%
Ranked 66th.
93.95%
Ranked 52nd. The same as South Africa
Grade 1 intake rate 37.5
Ranked 55th.
39.6
Ranked 26th. 6% more than South Africa
Ratio of female to male enrollments in tertiary education 119.79
Ranked 55th. 90% more than Zimbabwe
63.13
Ranked 109th.

Gross intake rate in grade 1 > Male > % of relevant age group 116.66%
Ranked 36th.
121.78%
Ranked 28th. 4% more than South Africa

Illiterate population by sex > Aged 15+ > Men > Per capita 41.11 per 1,000 people
Ranked 61st. 2 times more than Zimbabwe
16.59 per 1,000 people
Ranked 94th.

Illiterate population by sex > Aged 15+ > Men 1.88 million
Ranked 23th. 9 times more than Zimbabwe
213,400
Ranked 71st.

Primary completion rate > Total > % of relevant age group 98.66%
Ranked 45th. 23% more than Zimbabwe
80.24%
Ranked 98th.

Participation > School enrollment > Secondary > Private > % of total secondary 2.84%
Ranked 95th.
71.27%
Ranked 6th. 25 times more than South Africa

School enrollment > Tertiary > Male > % gross 14.25% gross
Ranked 75th. 3 times more than Zimbabwe
4.51% gross
Ranked 110th.

Participation > School enrollment > Tertiary > % gross 15.04%
Ranked 55th. 4 times more than Zimbabwe
3.8%
Ranked 109th.

Participation > School enrollment > Tertiary > Female > % gross 14.36%
Ranked 48th. 5 times more than Zimbabwe
2.93%
Ranked 103th.

Participation > Total enrollment > Primary > % net 92.8%
Ranked 78th. 3% more than Zimbabwe
90.53%
Ranked 78th.

Participation > School enrollment > Secondary > Male > % net 69.68%
Ranked 62nd. 79% more than Zimbabwe
38.91%
Ranked 83th.

Persistence to grade 5 > Male > % of cohort 81.58%
Ranked 42nd. 20% more than Zimbabwe
68.23%
Ranked 63th.

School enrollment, primary, private > % of total primary 3.71%
Ranked 60th.
86.91%
Ranked 3rd. 23 times more than South Africa

Primary education, pupils > % female 48.51%
Ranked 40th.
49.48%
Ranked 10th. 2% more than South Africa

School enrollment, primary, female > % gross 98.85%
Ranked 53th. 3% more than Zimbabwe
96.41%
Ranked 121st.

Primary completion rate, total > % of relevant age group 98.51%
Ranked 46th. 19% more than Zimbabwe
82.98%
Ranked 89th.

Gross intake ratio in first grade of primary education, female > % of relevant age group 95.34%
Ranked 56th.
117.27%
Ranked 19th. 23% more than South Africa

Secondary education, general pupils > % female 51.46%
Ranked 14th. 8% more than Zimbabwe
47.52%
Ranked 114th.

Economically active children, study and work > % of economically active children, ages 7-14 94.9%
Ranked 1st. 8% more than Zimbabwe
88%
Ranked 4th.
Services, etc., value added > Current US$ per capita $4,656.27
Ranked 33th. 15 times more than Zimbabwe
$319.93
Ranked 97th.

Services, etc., value added > Current US$, % of GDP 62.02%
Ranked 19th. 53% more than Zimbabwe
40.6%
Ranked 82nd.

Outcomes > Primary completion rate > Female > % of relevant age group 85.85%
Ranked 4th. 8% more than Zimbabwe
79.8%
Ranked 6th.

Literacy > Literacy rate, youth male > % of males ages 15-24 98.41%
Ranked 41st. 10% more than Zimbabwe
89.59%
Ranked 62nd.

Ratio of female to male secondary enrollment > % 103.18%
Ranked 19th. 14% more than Zimbabwe
90.34%
Ranked 107th.

Ratio of female to male primary enrollment > % 94.78%
Ranked 54th.
98.58%
Ranked 70th. 4% more than South Africa

Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 55-59 365,811
Ranked 2nd. 7 times more than Zimbabwe
49,717
Ranked 4th.
Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged 45-49 225,055
Ranked 2nd. 6 times more than Zimbabwe
40,420
Ranked 4th.
Literacy > Literates > Aged 45-49 1.19 million
Ranked 1st. 4 times more than Zimbabwe
300,841
Ranked 7th.
Literacy > Male literates > Aged 70-74 99,952
Ranked 1st. 2 times more than Zimbabwe
41,031
Ranked 5th.
Literacy > Male literates > Aged 55-59 per thousand people 7.68
Ranked 4th. 16% more than Zimbabwe
6.62
Ranked 10th.
Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 40-44 per thousand people 11
Ranked 2nd. 2 times more than Zimbabwe
4.8
Ranked 5th.
Literacy > Male illiterates > Aged 70-74 per thousand people 2.11
Ranked 1st. 40% more than Zimbabwe
1.51
Ranked 3rd.
Literacy > Literates > Aged 45-49 per thousand people 29.83
Ranked 3rd. 25% more than Zimbabwe
23.8
Ranked 10th.
Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 70-74 per thousand people 5.47
Ranked 1st. 36% more than Zimbabwe
4.03
Ranked 5th.
Literacy > Male literates > Aged 10-14 per thousand people 46.12
Ranked 4th.
58.8
Ranked 1st. 27% more than South Africa
Literacy > Literates > Aged 70-74 per thousand people 5.96
Ranked 2nd. 5% more than Zimbabwe
5.65
Ranked 8th.
Literacy > Female literates > Aged 35-39 per thousand people 27.05
Ranked 3rd. 45% more than Zimbabwe
18.65
Ranked 10th.
Participation > School enrollment > Preprimary > % gross 51.13%
Ranked 79th. 32% more than Zimbabwe
38.87%
Ranked 91st.

Participation > School enrollment > Primary > % net 87.47%
Ranked 91st.
89.92%
Ranked 72nd. 3% more than South Africa

Participation > School enrollment > Primary > Male > % gross 106.46%
Ranked 70th. 2% more than Zimbabwe
104.14%
Ranked 79th.

Participation > School enrollment > Primary > Male > % net 87.38%
Ranked 91st.
89.31%
Ranked 78th. 2% more than South Africa

Participation > School enrollment > Primary > Private > % of total primary 2.47%
Ranked 106th.
86.91%
Ranked 2nd. 35 times more than South Africa

Total enrollment, primary, male > % net 90.29%
Ranked 34th. 9% more than Zimbabwe
82.63%
Ranked 83th.

Adjusted savings > Education expenditure > % of GNI 5.29% of GNI
Ranked 44th.
6.87% of GNI
Ranked 16th. 30% more than South Africa

Public spending on education > Total > % of GDP 5.39%
Ranked 16th. 18% more than Zimbabwe
4.57%
Ranked 54th.

Unemployment with primary education > % of total unemployment 50.2%
Ranked 10th. 3 times more than Zimbabwe
16.4%
Ranked 66th.

Unemployment with secondary education > % of total unemployment 41%
Ranked 37th.
81.8%
Ranked 1st. Twice as much as South Africa

Expenditure per student > Primary > % of GDP per capita 14.16%
Ranked 17th. 25% more than Zimbabwe
11.36%
Ranked 65th.

School enrollment > Secondary > Male > % gross 90.06% gross
Ranked 59th. 2 times more than Zimbabwe
38.16% gross
Ranked 137th.

Expenditure per student > Tertiary > % of GDP per capita 49.62%
Ranked 17th.
195.16%
Ranked 9th. 4 times more than South Africa
Percentage of pupils starting grade 1 reaching grade 5 > Women 79.1%
Ranked 55th. 27% more than Zimbabwe
62.5%
Ranked 80th.

School enrollment > Primary > % net 87.07% net
Ranked 91st. 6% more than Zimbabwe
81.86% net
Ranked 100th.

Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged 50-54 195,352
Ranked 2nd. 4 times more than Zimbabwe
50,017
Ranked 4th.
School enrollment > Secondary > % gross 93.41% gross
Ranked 51st. 3 times more than Zimbabwe
36.36% gross
Ranked 138th.

Literacy > Male illiterates > Aged 25-29 147,911
Ranked 2nd. 21 times more than Zimbabwe
6,899
Ranked 9th.
Services, etc., value added > Constant 2000 US$, % of GDP 45.69%
Ranked 21st. 65% more than Zimbabwe
27.66%
Ranked 71st.

Ratio of female to male tertiary enrollment > % 91.35%
Ranked 48th. 18% more than Zimbabwe
77.55%
Ranked 38th.

Illiterate population by sex > Aged 15+ > Men per 1000 40.86
Ranked 60th. 2 times more than Zimbabwe
16.84
Ranked 90th.

Literacy > Female literates > Aged 55-59 347,628
Ranked 1st. 5 times more than Zimbabwe
76,924
Ranked 8th.
School enrollment, primary > % gross 101.59%
Ranked 49th. 5% more than Zimbabwe
97.11%
Ranked 127th.

School enrollment, primary, female > % net 84.36%
Ranked 35th. 1% more than Zimbabwe
83.51%
Ranked 77th.

Persistence to grade 5, total > % of cohort 82.45%
Ranked 47th. 18% more than Zimbabwe
69.67%
Ranked 64th.

Literacy > Female literates > Aged 10-14 per thousand people 49.91
Ranked 4th.
59.2
Ranked 1st. 19% more than South Africa
Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged 10-14 per thousand people 7.41
Ranked 1st. 10 times more than Zimbabwe
0.736
Ranked 8th.
School enrollment > Primary > % gross 104.07% gross
Ranked 74th. 8% more than Zimbabwe
96.02% gross
Ranked 128th.

Persistence to last grade of primary, male > % of cohort 74.98%
Ranked 60th. 22% more than Zimbabwe
61.62%
Ranked 79th.

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