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Education Stats: compare key data on Sudan & United States

Definitions

  • Average years of schooling of adults: Average years of schooling of adults is the years of formal schooling received, on average, by adults over age 15. (Data Source: Barro-Lee Data Set www.worldbank.org/html/prdmg/grthweb/ddbarle2.htm)
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Duration of compulsory education: Duration of compulsory education is the number of grades (or years) that a child must legally be enrolled in school.
  • Government spending on education > Proportion of GDP: Percentage of public funding for education out of country's total GDP.
  • Literacy > Female: This entry includes a definition of literacy and Census Bureau percentages for the total population, males, and females. There are no universal definitions and standards of literacy. Unless otherwise specified, all rates are based on the most common definition - the ability to read and write at a specified age. Detailing the standards that individual countries use to assess the ability to read and write is beyond the scope of our source. Information on literacy, while not a perfect measure of educational results, is probably the most easily available and valid for international comparisons.
  • Literacy > Total population: This entry includes a definition of literacy and Census Bureau percentages for the total population, males, and females. There are no universal definitions and standards of literacy. Unless otherwise specified, all rates are based on the most common definition - the ability to read and write at a specified age. Detailing the standards that individual countries use to assess the ability to read and write is beyond the scope of our source. Information on literacy, while not a perfect measure of educational results, is probably the most easily available and valid for international comparisons.
  • Primary education, duration > Years: Primary education, duration (years). Duration of primary is the number of grades (years) in primary education.
  • Primary education, teachers per 1000: Primary education, teachers. Teaching staff in primary. Public and private. Full and part-time. All programmes. Total is the total number of teachers in public and private primary education institutions. Teachers are persons employed full time or part time in an official capacity to guide and direct the learning experience of pupils and students, irrespective of their qualifications or the delivery mechanism, i.e. face-to-face and/or at a distance. This definition excludes educational personnel who have no active teaching duties (e.g. headmasters, headmistresses or principals who do not teach) and persons who work occasionally or in a voluntary capacity in educational institutions. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Pupil-teacher ratio, primary: Pupil-teacher ratio, primary. Pupil-teacher ratio. Primary is the number of pupils enrolled in primary school divided by the number of primary school teachers.
  • Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary: Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary. Pupil-teacher ratio. Secondary is the number of pupils enrolled in secondary school divided by the number of secondary school teachers.
  • Secondary education > Teachers > Per capita: Secondary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Secondary education, duration > Years: Secondary education, duration (years). Duration of secondary education is the number of grades (years) in secondary education (ISCED 2 & 3).
  • 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.
  • Primary education, teachers: Primary education, teachers. Teaching staff in primary. Public and private. Full and part-time. All programmes. Total is the total number of teachers in public and private primary education institutions. Teachers are persons employed full time or part time in an official capacity to guide and direct the learning experience of pupils and students, irrespective of their qualifications or the delivery mechanism, i.e. face-to-face and/or at a distance. This definition excludes educational personnel who have no active teaching duties (e.g. headmasters, headmistresses or principals who do not teach) and persons who work occasionally or in a voluntary capacity in educational institutions.
  • Primary education, pupils: Primary education, pupils. Enrolment in primary. Public and private. All programmes. Total is the total number of students enrolled in public and private primary education institutions.
  • Tertiary enrollment: Gross enrolment ratio, tertiary level is the sum of all tertiary level students enrolled at the start of the school year, expressed as a percentage of the mid-year population in the 5 year age group after the official secondary school leaving age.
  • 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."
  • Elementary (primary school) > Duration: Number of years students study at the primary level.
  • Children out of school > Primary: Children out of school are the number of primary-school-age children not enrolled in primary or secondary school.
  • Secondary education, teachers: Secondary education, teachers. Teaching staff in total secondary. Public and private. Full and part-time. All programmes. Total is the total number of teachers in public and private secondary education institutions (ISCED 2 and 3). Teachers are persons employed full time or part time in an official capacity to guide and direct the learning experience of pupils and students, irrespective of their qualifications or the delivery mechanism, i.e. face-to-face and/or at a distance. This definition excludes educational personnel who have no active teaching duties (e.g. headmasters, headmistresses or principals who do not teach) and persons who work occasionally or in a voluntary capacity in educational institutions.
  • Secondary education, teachers per 1000: Secondary education, teachers. Teaching staff in total secondary. Public and private. Full and part-time. All programmes. Total is the total number of teachers in public and private secondary education institutions (ISCED 2 and 3). Teachers are persons employed full time or part time in an official capacity to guide and direct the learning experience of pupils and students, irrespective of their qualifications or the delivery mechanism, i.e. face-to-face and/or at a distance. This definition excludes educational personnel who have no active teaching duties (e.g. headmasters, headmistresses or principals who do not teach) and persons who work occasionally or in a voluntary capacity in educational institutions. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • High school > Lower secondary school duration: Number of years students study at the lower secondary (middle school) level.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Secondary education > General pupils: Secondary general pupils are the number of secondary students enrolled in general education programs, including teacher training.
  • Secondary school starting age > Years: Secondary school starting age (years). Entrance age of 2A lower secondary is the age at which students would enter lower secondary education, assuming they had started at the official entrance age for the lowest level of education, had studied full-time throughout and had progressed through the system without repeating or skipping a grade.
  • High school starting age > Years: Secondary school starting age is the age at which students would enter secondary education, assuming they had started at the official entrance age for the lowest level of education, had studied full-time throughout and had progressed through the system without repeating or skipping a grade."
  • Primary education > Teachers > Per capita: Primary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • High school > Population with at least high school education > Women: Population with at least high school education > Women.
  • Elementary school graduate rate: Persistence to last grade of primary is the percentage of children enrolled in the first grade of primary school who eventually reach the last grade of primary education. The estimate is based on the reconstructed cohort method.
  • Public spending per student > Primary level: Public expenditure per student, primary level is the total reported current spending by the government on primary education, divided by the total number of pupils in primary education, expressed as a percentage of per capita GDP.
  • Secondary education, pupils per 1000: Secondary education, pupils. Enrolment in total secondary. Public and private. All programmes. Total is the total number of students enrolled at public and private secondary education institutions. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Primary education, pupils per 1000: Primary education, pupils. Enrolment in primary. Public and private. All programmes. Total is the total number of students enrolled in public and private primary education institutions. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level > Per capita: Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • 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.
  • 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).
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Duration of education > Secondary level: Duration of secondary education is the number of grades (or years) in general secondary education.
  • Primary education > Pupils: Primary education pupils is the total number of pupils enrolled at primary level in public and private schools.
  • High school > Population with at least high school education > Men: Gender Inequality Index.
  • Education enrolment by level > Secondary level > Per capita: Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Secondary education, vocational pupils: Secondary education, vocational pupils. Enrolment in total secondary. Public and private. Technical/vocational programmes. Total is the total number of students enrolled in technical/vocational programmes at public and private secondary education institutions.
  • Secondary education > Teachers: Secondary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers.
  • School enrolment rate > 5th grade: Persistence to grade 5 (percentage of cohort reaching grade 5) is the share of children enrolled in the first grade of primary school who eventually reach grade 5. The estimate is based on the reconstructed cohort method.
  • Scientific and technical journal articles per million: Scientific and technical journal articles refer to the number of scientific and engineering articles published in the following fields: physics, biology, chemistry, mathematics, clinical medicine, biomedical research, engineering and technology, and earth and space sciences. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Duration of education > Primary level: Duration of primary education is the number of grades (or years) in primary education.
  • Participation > Children out of school > Elementary: Children out of school are the number of primary-school-age children not enrolled in primary or secondary school.
  • Participation > Ratio of girls to boys in primary and secondary education: Ratio of girls to boys in primary and secondary education is the percentage of girls to boys enrolled at primary and secondary levels in public and private schools.
  • Public spending per student > Secondary level: Public expenditure per student, secondary level is the total reported current spending by the government on secondary education, divided by the total number of pupils in secondary education, expressed as a percentage of per capita GDP.
  • Children out of school > Primary > Per capita: Children out of school are the number of primary-school-age children not enrolled in primary or secondary school. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • 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.
  • Private school enrolment > Primary level: Private sector enrolment share, primary level is the share of primary school pupils who attend a privately managed school, regardless of whether or not the school receives subsidies from the government.
  • Outcomes > Primary education > Duration > Years: Primary duration refers to the number of years of full-time equivalent duration in primary education in the school system according to ISCED.
  • Primary education > Teachers per 1000: Primary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Children out of school > Primary > Female > Per capita: Children out of school are the number of primary-school-age children not enrolled in primary or secondary school. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Female enrolment share > Primary level: Girls' enrolment share, primary level is the number of girls enrolled in primary school, expressed as a percentage of the total number of pupils in primary school.
  • Services, etc., value added > Constant 2000 US$: Services, etc., value added (constant 2000 US$). Services correspond to ISIC divisions 50-99. They include value added in wholesale and retail trade (including hotels and restaurants), transport, and government, financial, professional, and personal services such as education, health care, and real estate services. Also included are imputed bank service charges, import duties, and any statistical discrepancies noted by national compilers as well as discrepancies arising from rescaling. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources. The industrial origin of value added is determined by the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC), revision 3. Data are in constant 2005 U.S. dollars.
  • Primary school starting age > Years: Primary school starting age (years). Entrance age of primary is the age at which students would enter primary education, assuming they had started at the official entrance age for the lowest level of education, had studied full-time throughout and had progressed through the system without repeating or skipping a grade.
  • Scouting > Members: Members of boy or girl scout groups which are members of the World Organization of the Scout Movement (WOSM).
  • Participation > Secondary education > General pupils: Secondary general pupils are the number of secondary students enrolled in general education programs, including teacher training."
  • Ratio of female to male primary enrollment: Ratio of female to male primary enrollment is the percentage of girls to boys enrolled at primary level in public and private schools.
  • Secondary education > General pupils per 1000: Secondary general pupils are the number of secondary students enrolled in general education programs, including teacher training. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Secondary education > Teachers per 1000: Secondary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Children out of school > Primary > Male: Children out of school are the number of primary-school-age children not enrolled in primary or secondary school.
  • Female enrolment share > Secondary level: Girls' enrolment share, secondary level is the number of girls enrolled in secondary school, expressed as a percentage of the total number of pupils in secondary school.
  • Private school enrolment > Secondary level: Private sector enrolment share, secondary level is the share of students in general secondary education who attend a privately managed school, regardless of whether or not the school receives subsidies from the government.
  • Education enrolment by level > Secondary level per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Pupils-teacher ratio > Secondary level: Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary level is the average number of pupils per teacher in secondary education. Cross-country comparisons may be affected by such factors as the composition of teachers by part- and full-time employment.
  • Preschool enrollment rate > Male: Gross enrollment ratio is the ratio of total enrollment, regardless of age, to the population of the age group that officially corresponds to the level of education shown. Preprimary education refers to the initial stage of organized instruction, designed primarily to introduce very young children to a school-type environment."
  • School enrolment rate > 1st grade > Female: Gross intake rate in grade 1 is the number of new entrants in the first grade of primary education regardless of age, expressed as a percentage of the population of the official primary entrance age."
  • School enrolment rate > 1st grade > Male: Gross intake rate in grade 1 is the number of new entrants in the first grade of primary education regardless of age, expressed as a percentage of the population of the official primary entrance age."
  • School enrolment rate > 5th grade > Female: Persistence to grade 5 (percentage of cohort reaching grade 5) is the share of children enrolled in the first grade of primary school who eventually reach grade 5. The estimate is based on the reconstructed cohort method.
  • School enrolment rate > 5th grade > Male: Persistence to grade 5 (percentage of cohort reaching grade 5) is the share of children enrolled in the first grade of primary school who eventually reach grade 5. The estimate is based on the reconstructed cohort method.
  • Services, etc., value added > % of GDP: Services, etc., value added (% of GDP). Services correspond to ISIC divisions 50-99 and they include value added in wholesale and retail trade (including hotels and restaurants), transport, and government, financial, professional, and personal services such as education, health care, and real estate services. Also included are imputed bank service charges, import duties, and any statistical discrepancies noted by national compilers as well as discrepancies arising from rescaling. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources. The industrial origin of value added is determined by the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC), revision 3. Note: For VAB countries, gross value added at factor cost is used as the denominator.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Participation > School enrollment > Primary > Female > % net: Net enrollment ratio is the ratio of children of official school age based on the International Standard Classification of Education 1997 who are enrolled in school to the population of the corresponding official school age. Primary education provides children with basic reading, writing, and mathematics skills along with an elementary understanding of such subjects as history, geography, natural science, social science, art, and music."
  • Participation > School enrollment > Primary > Female > % gross: Gross enrollment ratio is the ratio of total enrollment, regardless of age, to the population of the age group that officially corresponds to the level of education shown. Primary education provides children with basic reading, writing, and mathematics skills along with an elementary understanding of such subjects as history, geography, natural science, social science, art, and music."
  • School enrollment, primary, private > % of total primary: School enrollment, primary, private (% of total primary). Percentage of private enrolment. Primary is the enrolment in private primary schools expressed as a percentage of total enrolment (public and private) in primary schools. 'Private' refers to all educational institutions not operated by a public authority, regardless of whether they receive financial support from public authorities. A high percentage indicates strong involvement of the non-governmental sector (including religious bodies, other organizations, associations, communities, private enterprises or persons) in providing organized educational programmes.
  • Primary education, pupils > % female: Primary education, pupils (% female). Percentage of female students. Primary is the number of female students at the primary level expressed as a percentage of the total number of students (male and female) at the primary level in a given school year.
  • 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.
  • Secondary education, vocational pupils per 1000: Secondary education, vocational pupils. Enrolment in total secondary. Public and private. Technical/vocational programmes. Total is the total number of students enrolled in technical/vocational programmes at public and private secondary education institutions. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Secondary education, teachers, female per 1000: Secondary education, teachers, female. Teaching staff in total secondary. Public and private. Full and part-time. All programmes. Female is the total number of female teachers in public and private secondary education institutions (ISCED 2 and 3). Teachers are persons employed full time or part time in an official capacity to guide and direct the learning experience of pupils and students, irrespective of their qualifications or the delivery mechanism, i.e. face-to-face and/or at a distance. This definition excludes educational personnel who have no active teaching duties (e.g. headmasters, headmistresses or principals who do not teach) and persons who work occasionally or in a voluntary capacity in educational institutions. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Government spending on education > % of government spending: Public expenditure on education consists of current and capital public expenditure on education includes government spending on educational institutions (both public and private), education administration as well as subsidies for private entities (students/households and other privates entities)."
  • 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.
  • Adjusted savings: education expenditure > % of GNI: Adjusted savings: education expenditure (% of GNI). Education expenditure refers to the current operating expenditures in education, including wages and salaries and excluding capital investments in buildings and equipment.
  • Persistence to last grade of primary, total > % of cohort: Persistence to last grade of primary, total (% of cohort). Survival rate to last grade of primary. Total is the share of children enrolled in the first grade of primary school who eventually reach the last grade of primary. The estimate is calculated on the basis of the reconstructed cohort method, which uses data on enrolment and repeaters for two consecutive years.
  • Persistence to last grade of primary, female > % of cohort: Persistence to last grade of primary, female (% of cohort). Survival rate to last grade of primary. Female is the share of female children enrolled in the first grade of primary school who eventually reach the last grade of primary. The estimate is calculated on the basis of the reconstructed cohort method, which uses data on enrolment and repeaters for two consecutive years.
  • School enrollment > Primary > % gross: Gross enrollment ratio is the ratio of total enrollment, regardless of age, to the population of the age group that officially corresponds to the level of education shown. Primary education provides children with basic reading, writing, and mathematics skills along with an elementary understanding of such subjects as history, geography, natural science, social science, art, and music.
  • Persistence to last grade of primary, male > % of cohort: Persistence to last grade of primary, male (% of cohort). Survival rate to last grade of primary. Male is the share of male children enrolled in the first grade of primary school who eventually reach the last grade of primary. The estimate is calculated on the basis of the reconstructed cohort method, which uses data on enrolment and repeaters for two consecutive years.
  • Participation > Total enrollment > Primary > Female > % net: Total enrollment is the number of pupils of the school-age group for primary education, enrolled either in primary or secondary education, expressed as a percentage of the total population in that age group."
STAT Sudan United States HISTORY
Average years of schooling of adults 2.1
Ranked 95th.
12
Ranked 1st. 6 times more than Sudan
Child care (preschool) > Duration 2
Ranked 171st.
3
Ranked 47th. 50% more than Sudan

College and university > Gender ratio 91.98
Ranked 73th.
140.06
Ranked 29th. 52% more than Sudan

Compulsary education duration 8
Ranked 154th.
12
Ranked 14th. 50% more than Sudan

Duration of compulsory education 8 years
Ranked 112th.
12 years
Ranked 10th. 50% more than Sudan
Government spending on education > Proportion of GDP 2.24%
Ranked 112th.
5.62%
Ranked 39th. 3 times more than Sudan

Literacy > Female 50.5%
Ranked 128th.
99%
Ranked 17th. 96% more than Sudan

Literacy > Total population 61.1%
Ranked 132nd.
99%
Ranked 20th. 62% more than Sudan

Primary education, duration > Years 6
Ranked 99th. The same as United States
6
Ranked 53th.

Primary education, teachers per 1000 3.55
Ranked 101st.
5.49
Ranked 49th. 55% more than Sudan

Pupil-teacher ratio, primary 38.38
Ranked 27th. 3 times more than United States
14.29
Ranked 98th.

Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary 22.23
Ranked 26th. 53% more than United States
14.49
Ranked 56th.

Secondary education > Teachers > Per capita 2.05 per 1,000 people
Ranked 59th.
5.5 per 1,000 people
Ranked 65th. 3 times more than Sudan

Secondary education, duration > Years 5
Ranked 189th.
6
Ranked 102nd. 20% more than Sudan

Secondary education, pupils 1.84 million
Ranked 44th.
24.21 million
Ranked 4th. 13 times more than Sudan

Girls to boys ratio > Primary level enrolment 0.87
Ranked 129th.
0.99
Ranked 49th. 14% more than Sudan

Primary education, teachers 123,633
Ranked 34th.
1.71 million
Ranked 5th. 14 times more than Sudan

Primary education, pupils 4.74 million
Ranked 29th.
24.43 million
Ranked 5th. 5 times more than Sudan

Tertiary enrollment 6.9%
Ranked 25th.
72.6%
Ranked 1st. 11 times more than Sudan
High school > Gender ratio 88.07
Ranked 5th.
99.5
Ranked 59th. 13% more than Sudan

Compulsary education starting age 6
Ranked 108th. The same as United States
6
Ranked 66th.

Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary per million 0.638
Ranked 79th. 14 times more than United States
0.0465
Ranked 96th.

Literacy > Definition age 15 and over can read and write age 15 and over can read and write
High school > Upper secondary school duration 3
Ranked 103th. The same as United States
3
Ranked 73th.

Literacy > Male 71.8%
Ranked 129th.
99%
Ranked 28th. 38% more than Sudan

Spending > USD 433.1 million
Ranked 98th.
684.04 billion
Ranked 1st. 1579 times more than Sudan

High school > Private school share 13.25%
Ranked 70th. 60% more than United States
8.27%
Ranked 86th.

Spending > Proportion 0.87
Ranked 166th.
4.79
Ranked 54th. 6 times more than Sudan

Pupil-teacher ratio > Primary 27.76
Ranked 46th. 95% more than United States
14.21
Ranked 120th.

Child care (preschool) > Starting age 4
Ranked 45th. 33% more than United States
3
Ranked 103th.

Preschool enrollment rate 73.97
Ranked 6th.
98.77
Ranked 94th. 34% more than Sudan

Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level 204,114
Ranked 47th.
16.61 million
Ranked 1st. 81 times more than Sudan

Elementary (primary school) > Duration 6
Ranked 104th. The same as United States
6
Ranked 59th.

Children out of school > Primary 2.7 million
Ranked 2nd. 66% more than United States
1.62 million
Ranked 2nd.

Secondary education, teachers 82,665
Ranked 33th.
1.67 million
Ranked 4th. 20 times more than Sudan

Secondary education, teachers per 1000 2.37
Ranked 91st.
5.36
Ranked 56th. 2 times more than Sudan

High school > Lower secondary school duration 2
Ranked 200th.
3
Ranked 105th. 50% more than Sudan

Secondary education, general pupils 1.81 million
Ranked 40th.
24.21 million
Ranked 3rd. 13 times more than Sudan

Scientific and technical journal articles 43
Ranked 94th.
211,233
Ranked 1st. 4912 times more than Sudan

Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level per 1000 7.54
Ranked 89th.
57.75
Ranked 4th. 8 times more than Sudan

Scouting > Genders admitted boys only both for Venturing, boys only for non-Venturing
Elementary (primary school) > Starting age 6
Ranked 129th. The same as United States
6
Ranked 77th.

Secondary education > General pupils 1.35 million
Ranked 21st.
24.19 million
Ranked 3rd. 18 times more than Sudan

Secondary school starting age > Years 12
Ranked 99th. The same as United States
12
Ranked 59th.

High school starting age > Years 12
Ranked 93th. The same as United States
12
Ranked 55th.

Primary education > Teachers > Per capita 3.26 per 1,000 people
Ranked 69th.
5.88 per 1,000 people
Ranked 44th. 81% more than Sudan

Education enrolment by level > Primary level 3.03 million
Ranked 37th.
24.85 million
Ranked 4th. 8 times more than Sudan

High school > Population with at least high school education > Women 12.8%
Ranked 137th.
94.7%
Ranked 14th. 7 times more than Sudan

Elementary school graduate rate 93.09
Ranked 43th.
95.34
Ranked 40th. 2% more than Sudan

Public spending per student > Primary level 45.6
Ranked 1st. 3 times more than United States
17.9
Ranked 21st.
Secondary education, pupils per 1000 52.72
Ranked 134th.
77.71
Ranked 76th. 47% more than Sudan

Primary education, pupils per 1000 136.13
Ranked 51st. 74% more than United States
78.41
Ranked 97th.

Girls to boys ratio > Tertiary level enrolment 0.92
Ranked 80th.
1.4
Ranked 22nd. 52% more than Sudan

Girls to boys ratio > Secondary level enrolment 0.94
Ranked 100th.
1.02
Ranked 54th. 9% more than Sudan

Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level > Per capita 6.34 per 1,000 people
Ranked 88th.
57.61 per 1,000 people
Ranked 4th. 9 times more than Sudan

Outcomes > Secondary education > Duration > Years 5
Ranked 169th.
6
Ranked 86th. 20% more than Sudan

Teacher student ratio > High school 22.23
Ranked 1st. 55% more than United States
14.38
Ranked 51st.

Children out of school > Primary per 1000 97.21
Ranked 5th. 18 times more than United States
5.54
Ranked 58th.

Teacher student ratio > Elementary school 38.38
Ranked 3rd. 3 times more than United States
13.69
Ranked 102nd.

Elementary school > Enrolled students 4.74 million
Ranked 1st.
24.68 million
Ranked 3rd. 5 times more than Sudan

Primary education > Duration > Years 6 years
Ranked 97th. The same as United States
6 years
Ranked 54th.

Services, etc., value added > Constant 2000 US$ per capita $194.70
Ranked 96th.
$33,005.49
Ranked 3rd. 170 times more than Sudan

School enrolment rate > 1st grade 82.92
Ranked 6th.
105.99
Ranked 46th. 28% more than Sudan

Secondary education, general pupils per 1000 51.92
Ranked 126th.
77.71
Ranked 47th. 50% more than Sudan

High school > Lower secondary starting age 12
Ranked 101st. The same as United States
12
Ranked 61st.

Elementary (primary) school) > Private school share 4.88%
Ranked 100th.
8.72%
Ranked 80th. 79% more than Sudan

Elementary school > Gender ratio 89.95
Ranked 5th.
100.68
Ranked 17th. 12% more than Sudan

Education enrolment ratio > Net > Primary level 46%
Ranked 125th.
94%
Ranked 71st. 2 times more than Sudan

Duration of education > Secondary level 5
Ranked 165th.
6
Ranked 81st. 20% more than Sudan
Primary education > Pupils 3.28 million
Ranked 21st.
24.56 million
Ranked 4th. 7 times more than Sudan

High school > Population with at least high school education > Men 18.2%
Ranked 144th.
94.3%
Ranked 22nd. 5 times more than Sudan

Education enrolment by level > Percentage girls > Tertiary level 47.18%
Ranked 82nd.
56.64%
Ranked 34th. 20% more than Sudan

Education enrolment by level > Secondary level > Per capita 37.73 per 1,000 people
Ranked 141st.
82.72 per 1,000 people
Ranked 88th. 2 times more than Sudan

Secondary education, vocational pupils 28,025
Ranked 78th.
0.0
Ranked 96th.

Secondary education > Teachers 74,297
Ranked 18th.
1.62 million
Ranked 3rd. 22 times more than Sudan

School enrolment rate > 5th grade 93.86
Ranked 35th.
94.45
Ranked 30th. 1% more than Sudan

Education enrolment by level > Secondary level 1.29 million
Ranked 48th.
23.85 million
Ranked 4th. 18 times more than Sudan

Scientific and technical journal articles per million 1.59
Ranked 144th.
728.12
Ranked 13th. 459 times more than Sudan

Duration of education > Primary level 6
Ranked 94th. The same as United States
6
Ranked 51st.
Participation > Children out of school > Elementary 3.19 million
Ranked 4th. 86% more than United States
1.71 million
Ranked 4th.

Participation > Ratio of girls to boys in primary and secondary education 89.4%
Ranked 5th.
100.09%
Ranked 51st. 12% more than Sudan

Public spending per student > Secondary level 38
Ranked 2nd. 70% more than United States
22.4
Ranked 28th.
Education enrolment by level > Percentage girls > Primary level 45.52%
Ranked 148th.
48.86%
Ranked 40th. 7% more than Sudan

Children out of school > Primary > Per capita 81.92 per 1,000 people
Ranked 9th. 15 times more than United States
5.52 per 1,000 people
Ranked 57th.

Education enrolment ratio > Net > Primary level > Women 42%
Ranked 121st.
94%
Ranked 66th. 2 times more than Sudan

High school > Upper secondary starting age 14
Ranked 191st.
15
Ranked 90th. 7% more than Sudan

Elementary school starting age > Years 6
Ranked 116th. The same as United States
6
Ranked 73th.

Elementary school repeaters > All 3.68
Ranked 3rd.
0.0
Ranked 116th.

Secondary education > General pupils > Per capita 37.31 per 1,000 people
Ranked 88th.
82.36 per 1,000 people
Ranked 51st. 2 times more than Sudan

Education enrolment by level > Primary level > Per capita 0.089 per capita
Ranked 116th. 3% more than United States
0.086 per capita
Ranked 119th.

Education enrolment by level > Primary level per 1000 103.75
Ranked 103th. 20% more than United States
86.39
Ranked 118th.

Education enrolment ratio > Net > Primary level > Men 50%
Ranked 123th.
93%
Ranked 66th. 86% more than Sudan

Pupils-teacher ratio > Primary level 26.7
Ranked 5th. 73% more than United States
15.4
Ranked 115th.
Primary education > Teachers 118,094
Ranked 15th.
1.73 million
Ranked 3rd. 15 times more than Sudan

Education enrolment by level > Percentage girls > Secondary level 44.66%
Ranked 134th.
48.72%
Ranked 92nd. 9% more than Sudan

Private school enrolment > Primary level 2.4
Ranked 33th.
11.6
Ranked 33th. 5 times more than Sudan
Outcomes > Primary education > Duration > Years 6
Ranked 92nd. The same as United States
6
Ranked 49th.

Primary education > Teachers per 1000 3.74
Ranked 60th.
5.9
Ranked 45th. 58% more than Sudan

Children out of school > Primary > Female > Per capita 43.43 per 1,000 people
Ranked 10th. 12 times more than United States
3.5 per 1,000 people
Ranked 47th.

Female enrolment share > Primary level 45.1%
Ranked 18th.
48.7%
Ranked 42nd. 8% more than Sudan
Services, etc., value added > Constant 2000 US$ $7.24 billion
Ranked 49th.
$10.28 trillion
Ranked 1st. 1420 times more than Sudan

Primary school starting age > Years 6
Ranked 129th. The same as United States
6
Ranked 77th.

Scouting > Members 14,682
Ranked 62nd.
2.99 million
Ranked 3rd. 204 times more than Sudan
Participation > Secondary education > General pupils 1.81 million
Ranked 1st.
24.69 million
Ranked 2nd. 14 times more than Sudan

Ratio of female to male primary enrollment 87.04
Ranked 86th.
97.22
Ranked 93th. 12% more than Sudan

Secondary education > General pupils per 1000 42.8
Ranked 85th.
82.6
Ranked 48th. 93% more than Sudan

Secondary education > Teachers per 1000 2.35
Ranked 57th.
5.52
Ranked 66th. 2 times more than Sudan

Children out of school > Primary > Male 1.27 million
Ranked 2nd. 2 times more than United States
593,372
Ranked 5th.

Female enrolment share > Secondary level 61.7%
Ranked 1st. 26% more than United States
49%
Ranked 73th.
Private school enrolment > Secondary level 8.3
Ranked 53th.
9.6
Ranked 12th. 16% more than Sudan
Education enrolment by level > Secondary level per 1000 44.23
Ranked 138th.
82.94
Ranked 90th. 87% more than Sudan

Scouting > Members per thousand people 0.395
Ranked 129th.
9.52
Ranked 14th. 24 times more than Sudan
Elementary school repeaters > Male 3.8
Ranked 3rd.
0.0
Ranked 113th.

Elementary school repeaters > Female 3.53
Ranked 3rd.
0.0
Ranked 112th.

Children out of school > Primary > Male > Per capita 38.49 per 1,000 people
Ranked 7th. 19 times more than United States
2.02 per 1,000 people
Ranked 67th.

High school teachers 82,665
Ranked 2nd.
1.72 million
Ranked 2nd. 21 times more than Sudan

Elementary school teachers 123,633
Ranked 1st.
1.8 million
Ranked 2nd. 15 times more than Sudan

Participation > Secondary education > Pupils 1.37 million
Ranked 38th.
24.43 million
Ranked 3rd. 18 times more than Sudan

Primary education > Pupils per 1000 103.78
Ranked 72nd. 24% more than United States
83.88
Ranked 115th.

Ratio of female to male secondary enrollment 93.8
Ranked 61st.
101.63
Ranked 58th. 8% more than Sudan

Pupils-teacher ratio > Secondary level 27.3
Ranked 23th. 83% more than United States
14.9
Ranked 79th.
Preschool enrollment rate > Male 27.63
Ranked 4th.
57.98
Ranked 63th. 2 times more than Sudan

School enrolment rate > 1st grade > Female 76.29
Ranked 114th.
108.63
Ranked 38th. 42% more than Sudan

School enrolment rate > 1st grade > Male 85.73
Ranked 111th.
103.49
Ranked 59th. 21% more than Sudan

School enrolment rate > 5th grade > Female 100
Ranked 4th. 2% more than United States
98.08
Ranked 22nd.

School enrolment rate > 5th grade > Male 88.97
Ranked 37th.
95.67
Ranked 24th. 8% more than Sudan

Services, etc., value added > % of GDP 41.11%
Ranked 94th.
79.4%
Ranked 11th. 93% more than Sudan

School enrollment > Preprimary > % gross 25.45% gross
Ranked 58th.
61.93% gross
Ranked 62nd. 2 times more than Sudan

Ratio of female to male enrollments in tertiary education 92.05
Ranked 78th.
139.19
Ranked 29th. 51% more than Sudan

Participation > School enrollment > Primary > Female > % net 35.51%
Ranked 109th.
92.61%
Ranked 54th. 3 times more than Sudan

Participation > School enrollment > Primary > Female > % gross 69.99%
Ranked 6th.
99.11%
Ranked 89th. 42% more than Sudan

School enrollment, primary, private > % of total primary 3.98%
Ranked 105th.
8.72%
Ranked 78th. 2 times more than Sudan

Primary education, pupils > % female 46.47%
Ranked 156th.
49.01%
Ranked 26th. 5% more than Sudan

Secondary education, general pupils > % female 46.32%
Ranked 138th.
48.86%
Ranked 96th. 5% more than Sudan

Secondary education, vocational pupils per 1000 0.804
Ranked 117th.
0.0
Ranked 96th.

Secondary education, teachers, female per 1000 1.3
Ranked 82nd.
3.28
Ranked 51st. 3 times more than Sudan

Government spending on education > % of government spending 4.55%
Ranked 10th.
14.13%
Ranked 35th. 3 times more than Sudan

School enrollment > Secondary > % gross 34.24% gross
Ranked 76th.
94.68% gross
Ranked 44th. 3 times more than Sudan

Adjusted savings: education expenditure > % of GNI 0.868%
Ranked 176th.
4.79%
Ranked 59th. 6 times more than Sudan

Persistence to last grade of primary, total > % of cohort 90.93%
Ranked 53th.
93.08%
Ranked 58th. 2% more than Sudan

Persistence to last grade of primary, female > % of cohort 97.68%
Ranked 23th. 11% more than United States
87.88%
Ranked 62nd.

School enrollment > Primary > % gross 60.43% gross
Ranked 102nd.
98.98% gross
Ranked 115th. 64% more than Sudan

Persistence to last grade of primary, male > % of cohort 85.6%
Ranked 53th.
98.33%
Ranked 21st. 15% more than Sudan

Participation > Total enrollment > Primary > Female > % net 37.99%
Ranked 100th.
93.68%
Ranked 53th. 2 times more than Sudan

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