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  • Children out of school > Elementary: Children out of school are the number of primary-school-age children not enrolled in primary or secondary school.
  • Children out of school > Elementary > Female: Children out of school are the number of primary-school-age children not enrolled in primary or secondary school.
  • Ratio of girls to boys in primary and secondary education: Ratio of girls to boys in primary and secondary education is the percentage of girls to boys enrolled at primary and secondary levels in public and private schools.
  • School enrollment > Primary > Female > % net: Net enrollment ratio is the ratio of children of official school age based on the International Standard Classification of Education 1997 who are enrolled in school to the population of the corresponding official school age. Primary education provides children with basic reading, writing, and mathematics skills along with an elementary understanding of such subjects as history, geography, natural science, social science, art, and music."
  • School enrollment > Secondary > % 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."
  • School enrollment > Secondary > 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. 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."
  • 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."
  • 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."
  • Secondary education > General pupils: Secondary general pupils are the number of secondary students enrolled in general education programs, including teacher training."
  • Secondary education > General pupils > % female: Secondary general pupils are the number of secondary students enrolled in general education programs, including teacher training."
  • Secondary education > Pupils: Secondary education pupils is the total number of pupils enrolled at secondary level in public and private schools.
  • Secondary education > Pupils > % female: Female pupils as a percentage of total pupils at secondary level includes enrollments in public and private schools.
  • Secondary education > Vocational pupils: Secondary vocational pupils are the number of secondary students enrolled in technical and vocational education programs, including teacher training."
  • Secondary education > Vocational pupils > % female: Secondary vocational pupils are the number of secondary students enrolled in technical and vocational education programs, including teacher training."
  • Total enrollment > Primary > Male > % 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."
  • 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 > 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 > % 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."
  • 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."
  • 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."
  • 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."
  • School enrollment > Preprimary > % gross: Gross enrollment ratio is the ratio of total enrollment, regardless of age, to the population of the age group that officially corresponds to the level of education shown. Preprimary education refers to the initial stage of organized instruction, designed primarily to introduce very young children to a school-type environment."
  • School enrollment > Primary > % net: Net enrollment ratio is the ratio of children of official school age based on the International Standard Classification of Education 1997 who are enrolled in school to the population of the corresponding official school age. Primary education provides children with basic reading, writing, and mathematics skills along with an elementary understanding of such subjects as history, geography, natural science, social science, art, and music."
  • School enrollment > Primary > Male > % 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 > 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."
  • 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."
  • 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."
  • 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."
  • 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."
  • Children out of school > Elementary > Male: Children out of school are the number of primary-school-age children not enrolled in primary or secondary school.
STAT Switzerland United Kingdom HISTORY
Children out of school > Elementary 4,287
Ranked 84th.
6,643
Ranked 77th. 55% more than Switzerland

Children out of school > Elementary > Female 1,239
Ranked 83th. 1% more than United Kingdom
1,229
Ranked 84th.

Ratio of girls to boys in primary and secondary education 97.26%
Ranked 84th.
101.28%
Ranked 33th. 4% more than Switzerland

School enrollment > Primary > Female > % net 94.1%
Ranked 44th.
99.69%
Ranked 4th. 6% more than Switzerland

School enrollment > Secondary > % net 84.73%
Ranked 30th.
93.23%
Ranked 9th. 10% more than Switzerland

School enrollment > Secondary > Female > % gross 93.77%
Ranked 44th.
100.19%
Ranked 25th. 7% more than Switzerland

School enrollment > Secondary > Female > % net 82.8%
Ranked 36th.
94.72%
Ranked 11th. 14% more than Switzerland

School enrollment > Tertiary > Male > % gross 49.47%
Ranked 25th. 3% more than United Kingdom
48%
Ranked 28th.

Secondary education > General pupils 402,131
Ranked 69th.
4.64 million
Ranked 14th. 12 times more than Switzerland

Secondary education > General pupils > % female 50.99%
Ranked 44th. 3% more than United Kingdom
49.31%
Ranked 85th.

Secondary education > Pupils 574,783
Ranked 64th.
5.75 million
Ranked 14th. 10 times more than Switzerland

Secondary education > Pupils > % female 47.62%
Ranked 95th.
49.19%
Ranked 52nd. 3% more than Switzerland

Secondary education > Vocational pupils 196,826
Ranked 34th.
717,002
Ranked 13th. 4 times more than Switzerland

Secondary education > Vocational pupils > % female 40.74%
Ranked 63th.
48.44%
Ranked 25th. 19% more than Switzerland

Total enrollment > Primary > Male > % net 98.79%
Ranked 17th.
99.75%
Ranked 2nd. 1% more than Switzerland

School enrollment > Primary > Female > % gross 102.63%
Ranked 67th.
106.4%
Ranked 47th. 4% more than Switzerland

School enrollment > Secondary > Private > % of total secondary 7.25%
Ranked 70th.
25.95%
Ranked 28th. 4 times more than Switzerland

School enrollment > Tertiary > % gross 49.4%
Ranked 34th.
57.42%
Ranked 26th. 16% more than Switzerland

School enrollment > Tertiary > Female > % gross 49.33%
Ranked 36th.
67.27%
Ranked 22nd. 36% more than Switzerland

Total enrollment > Primary > % net 99.13%
Ranked 16th.
99.84%
Ranked 3rd. 1% more than Switzerland

School enrollment > Secondary > Male > % net 86.57%
Ranked 23th.
91.82%
Ranked 11th. 6% more than Switzerland

School enrollment > Preprimary > % gross 101.67%
Ranked 11th. 26% more than United Kingdom
80.53%
Ranked 44th.

School enrollment > Primary > % net 94.18%
Ranked 48th.
99.59%
Ranked 3rd. 6% more than Switzerland

School enrollment > Primary > Male > % gross 103.05%
Ranked 78th.
106.46%
Ranked 59th. 3% more than Switzerland

School enrollment > Primary > Male > % net 94.26%
Ranked 48th.
99.5%
Ranked 5th. 6% more than Switzerland

Total enrollment > Primary > Female > % net 99.48%
Ranked 8th.
99.94%
Ranked 1st. About the same as Switzerland

School enrollment > Primary > Private > % of total primary 4.19%
Ranked 88th.
4.98%
Ranked 84th. 19% more than Switzerland

School enrollment > Secondary > % gross 96.11%
Ranked 34th.
98.99%
Ranked 26th. 3% more than Switzerland

School enrollment > Secondary > Male > % gross 98.34%
Ranked 26th. 1% more than United Kingdom
97.85%
Ranked 29th.

Children out of school > Elementary > Male 3,048
Ranked 75th.
5,414
Ranked 70th. 78% more than Switzerland

SOURCES: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) Institute for Statistics.

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