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Education Stats: compare key data on Thailand & United States

Definitions

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

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  • Elementary (primary school) > Duration: Number of years students study at the primary level.
  • 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.
  • Child care (preschool) > Students per teacher: Number of students per teacher for pre-primary (preschool) education.
  • High school > Lower secondary school duration: Number of years students study at the lower secondary (middle school) level.
  • Children out of school, primary, male per 1000: Children out of school, primary, male. Out-of-school children of primary school age. Male is the total number of male primary-school-age children who are not enrolled in either primary or secondary schools. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Spending per student > High school: Public expenditure per student is the public current spending on education divided by the total number of students by level, as a percentage of GDP per capita. Public expenditure (current and capital) includes government spending on educational institutions (both public and private), education administration as well as subsidies for private entities (students/households and other privates entities)."
  • Secondary education, general pupils: Secondary education, general pupils. Enrolment in total secondary. Public and private. General programmes. Total is the total number of students enrolled in general programmes at public and private secondary education institutions.
  • High school > Gender parity index: Country's gender parity index for secondary level enrollment. For countries with a rating of over 1, more females are enrolled while countries with a rating under 1 have more males enrolled.
  • Literacy > Reading performance > Overall reading skills: Overall.

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

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  • College and university > Teachers > Proportion of teachers female: Percentage of country's college and university professors that are female.
  • Tertiary > Students studying abroad proportion: The number of students from a given country studying abroad in a given year, expressed as a percentage of total tertiary enrollment in that country. Ratios greater than 100 % are possible, because those currently studying abroad do not count towards total enrollment.
  • Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Scouting > Genders admitted: Admits boys/girls.
  • Elementary (primary school) > Starting age: Average age at which students begin primary education.
  • Children out of school, primary, male: Children out of school, primary, male. Out-of-school children of primary school age. Male is the total number of male primary-school-age children who are not enrolled in either primary or secondary schools.
  • High school > Students per teacher: Number of students per teacher for all levels of secondary education.
  • Secondary education > General pupils: Secondary general pupils are the number of secondary students enrolled in general education programs, including teacher training.
  • Spending per student > Elementary school: Public expenditure per student is the public current spending on education divided by the total number of students by level, as a percentage of GDP per capita. Public expenditure (current and capital) includes government spending on educational institutions (both public and private), education administration as well as subsidies for private entities (students/households and other privates entities)."
  • Secondary school starting age > Years: Secondary school starting age (years). Entrance age of 2A lower secondary is the age at which students would enter lower secondary education, assuming they had started at the official entrance age for the lowest level of education, had studied full-time throughout and had progressed through the system without repeating or skipping a grade.
  • High school starting age > Years: Secondary school starting age is the age at which students would enter secondary education, assuming they had started at the official entrance age for the lowest level of education, had studied full-time throughout and had progressed through the system without repeating or skipping a grade."
  • Primary education > Teachers > Per capita: Primary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • High school > Population with at least high school education > Women: Population with at least high school education > Women.
  • Schools connected to the Internet: Schools connected to the Internet are the share of primary and secondary schools in the country that have access to the Internet.
  • Public spending per student > Primary level: Public expenditure per student, primary level is the total reported current spending by the government on primary education, divided by the total number of pupils in primary education, expressed as a percentage of per capita GDP.
  • Secondary education, pupils per 1000: Secondary education, pupils. Enrolment in total secondary. Public and private. All programmes. Total is the total number of students enrolled at public and private secondary education institutions. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Primary education, pupils per 1000: Primary education, pupils. Enrolment in primary. Public and private. All programmes. Total is the total number of students enrolled in public and private primary education institutions. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level > Per capita: Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Tertiary > Students studying abroad per thousand people: Total number of post-secondary students who were studying abroad during given year. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Outcomes > Secondary education > Duration > Years: Secondary education, duration (years) is the number of grades (years) in secondary school."
  • Teacher student ratio > High school: Secondary school pupil-teacher ratio is the number of pupils enrolled in secondary school divided by the number of secondary school teachers (regardless of their teaching assignment).
  • Inequality adjusted index: Inequality-adjusted Human Development Index.
  • Class size > Age 13: The average number of 13-year-old students per class.
  • Teacher student ratio > Elementary school: Primary school pupil-teacher ratio is the number of pupils enrolled in primary school divided by the number of primary school teachers (regardless of their teaching assignment).
  • Elementary school > Enrolled students: Primary education pupils is the total number of pupils enrolled at primary level in public and private schools.
  • Primary education > Duration > Years: Primary duration refers to the number of years of full-time equivalent duration in primary education in the school system according to ISCED.
  • Services, etc., value added > Constant 2000 US$ per capita: Services, etc., value added (constant 2000 US$). Services correspond to ISIC divisions 50-99. They include value added in wholesale and retail trade (including hotels and restaurants), transport, and government, financial, professional, and personal services such as education, health care, and real estate services. Also included are imputed bank service charges, import duties, and any statistical discrepancies noted by national compilers as well as discrepancies arising from rescaling. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources. The industrial origin of value added is determined by the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC), revision 3. Data are in constant 2005 U.S. dollars. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • School enrolment rate > 1st grade: Gross intake rate in grade 1 is the number of new entrants in the first grade of primary education regardless of age, expressed as a percentage of the population of the official primary entrance age."
  • Secondary education, general pupils per 1000: Secondary education, general pupils. Enrolment in total secondary. Public and private. General programmes. Total is the total number of students enrolled in general programmes at public and private secondary education institutions. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Literacy > Reading performance > Integrate and interpret: Integrate and interpret.

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  • 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.
  • Public spending per student > Tertiary level: Public expenditure per student, tertiary level is the total reported current spending by the government on tertiary education, divided by the total number of pupils in tertiary education, expressed as a percentage of per capita GDP.
  • Primary education > Pupils: Primary education pupils is the total number of pupils enrolled at primary level in public and private schools.
  • High school > Population with at least high school education > Men: Gender Inequality Index.
  • Education enrolment by level > Secondary level > Per capita: Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Secondary education, vocational pupils: Secondary education, vocational pupils. Enrolment in total secondary. Public and private. Technical/vocational programmes. Total is the total number of students enrolled in technical/vocational programmes at public and private secondary education institutions.
  • Elementary (primary) school > Students per teacher: Number of students per teacher for primary education.
  • Spending on education > Proportion spent on all staff salaries: Percentage of public funding for education that goes to school staff salaries.
  • Secondary education > Teachers: Secondary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers.
  • Spending per secondary school student: Secondary school spending per pupil in 1998, converted into US dollars by purchasing power parity.
  • Scientific and technical journal articles per million: Scientific and technical journal articles refer to the number of scientific and engineering articles published in the following fields: physics, biology, chemistry, mathematics, clinical medicine, biomedical research, engineering and technology, and earth and space sciences. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Literacy > Reading performance > Non-continuous texts: Non-continuous texts.

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  • Literacy > Reading performance > Continuous texts: Continuous texts.

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  • Duration of education > Primary level: Duration of primary education is the number of grades (or years) in primary education.
  • Participation > 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.
  • Literacy > Reading performance > Reflect and evaluate: Reflect and evaluate.

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  • High school > Upper secondary starting age: Average age at which students begin upper secondary (high school) education.
  • Elementary school starting age > Years: Primary school starting age is the age at which students would enter primary education, assuming they had started at the official entrance age for the lowest level of education, had studied full-time throughout and had progressed through the system without repeating or skipping a grade."
  • Elementary school repeaters > All: Repeaters in primary school are the number of students enrolled in the same grade as in the previous year, as a percentage of all students enrolled in primary school."
  • School life expectancy > Male: School life expectancy and transition from primary to secondary for school years 1998/99 and 1999/00, published in http://www.uis.unesco.org accessed on Sept. 2002 and Women's Indicators and Statistics Database (Wistat), Version 4, CD-ROM (United Nations publication, Sales No. E.00.XVII.4) based on data provided by UNESCO in 1999.
  • Universities > Top 200: Number of universities in the top 200
  • 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 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Education enrolment by level > Primary level > Per capita: Per capita figures expressed per 1 population.
  • Pupils-teacher ratio > Primary level: Pupil-teacher ratio, primary level is the average number of pupils per teacher in primary education. Cross-country comparisons may be affected by such factors as the composition of teachers by part- and full-time employment.
  • Elementary (primary school) > Teachers > Proportion of teachers female: Percentage of country's elementary, or primary, teachers that are female.
  • Primary education > Teachers: Primary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers.
  • Students from households with computer > Age 13: Percentage of 13-year-old students who come from households with at least one computer.
  • Private school enrolment > Primary level: Private sector enrolment share, primary level is the share of primary school pupils who attend a privately managed school, regardless of whether or not the school receives subsidies from the government.
  • Outcomes > Primary education > Duration > Years: Primary duration refers to the number of years of full-time equivalent duration in primary education in the school system according to ISCED.
  • Primary education > Teachers per 1000: Primary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • 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.
  • Universities > Top 200 per million: Number of universities in the top 200. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Proportion of primary education time spent learning technology: Intended instruction time spent studying technology, as a percentage of total intended instruction time for students 12 to 14 years of age. Data for 1999.
  • 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.
  • Elementary (primary) school) > Proportion spent on all staff salaries: Percentage of public funding for primary education that goes to school staff salaries.
  • Participation > Secondary education > General pupils: Secondary general pupils are the number of secondary students enrolled in general education programs, including teacher training."
  • Secondary education > General pupils per 1000: Secondary general pupils are the number of secondary students enrolled in general education programs, including teacher training. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Secondary education > Teachers per 1000: Secondary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Ratio of female to male primary enrollment: Ratio of female to male primary enrollment is the percentage of girls to boys enrolled at primary level in public and private schools.
  • 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. 
  • Spending per primary school student: Primary school spending per pupil in 1998, converted into US dollars by purchasing power parity.
  • Female enrolment share > Secondary level: Girls' enrolment share, secondary level is the number of girls enrolled in secondary school, expressed as a percentage of the total number of pupils in secondary school.
  • Class size > Age 9: The average number of children in every class of nine-year-olds.
  • 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.
  • Proportion of primary education time spent learning science: Intended instruction time spent studying science, as a percentage of total intended instruction time for students 12 to 14 years of age. Data for 1999.
  • School life expectancy > Female: School life expectancy and transition from primary to secondary for school years 1998/99 and 1999/00, published in http://www.uis.unesco.org accessed on Sept. 2002 and Women's Indicators and Statistics Database (Wistat), Version 4, CD-ROM (United Nations publication, Sales No. E.00.XVII.4) based on data provided by UNESCO in 1999.
  • Elementary school repeaters > 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."
  • 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.
  • Students from households with computer > Age 13 per million: Percentage of 13-year-old students who come from households with at least one computer. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Students from households with more than 25 books > Age 13: Percentage of 13 year-old students who come from households owning more than 25 books.
  • Teacher qualifications > Years experience > Age 13: The average number of years of teaching experience, for teachers of students aged 13.
  • Teacher qualifications > Share with special training > Age 13: Of those teachers who teach students aged 13, the percentage who have specialised teacher training.
  • Proportion of 15 year-olds in secondary education: Percentage share of 15 year-olds enrolled in secondary education. Based on net enrolment rates, attained by head count. Data for 2000.
  • Students from households with study desk > Age 13: Percentage of 13-year-old students who come from households with at least one study desk.
  • Proportion of 20 year olds in tertiary education: Percentage share of 20 year-olds enrolled in tertiary education. Based on net enrolment rates, attained by head count. Data for 2000.
  • Participation > Secondary education > Pupils: Secondary education pupils is the total number of pupils enrolled at secondary level in public and private schools.
  • Proportion of primary education time spent learning vocational skills: Intended instruction time spent studying vocational skills, as a percentage of total intended instruction time for students 12 to 14 years of age. Data for 1999.
  • Universities > Top 200 > Per $ GDP: Number of universities in the top 200 Per $ GDP figures expressed per 1 billion $ gross domestic product.
  • Ratio of female to male secondary enrollment: Ratio of female to male secondary enrollment is the percentage of girls to boys enrolled at secondary level in public and private schools.
  • Primary education > Pupils per 1000: Primary education pupils is the total number of pupils enrolled at primary level in public and private schools. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • 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.
  • Students from households with calculator > Age 13: Percentage of 13-year-old students who come from households containing at least one calculator.
  • Share of university qualifications awarded to females: Percentage share of tertiary level A qualifications as first degree awarded to females. Data for 2000.
  • Proportion of primary education time spent learning foreign languages: Intended instruction time spent studying modern foreign languages, as a percentage of total intended instruction time for students 12 to 14 years of age. Data for 1999.
  • Spending per secondary school student > Per $ GDP: Secondary school spending per pupil in 1998, converted into US dollars by purchasing power parity. Per $ GDP figures expressed per $1,000 of Gross Domestic Product.
  • Students whose mothers have secondary education > Age 13: Percentage of 13-year-old students whose mothers have at least secondary education.
  • Teacher qualifications > Years experience > Age 9: The average number of years of experience of teachers who teach children aged 9.
  • Students from households with dictionary > Age 13: The percentage of 13-year-old students who come from a household with a dictionary.
  • Students living with mother > Age 9: Percentage of nine-year-old students who live with their mother.
  • Students from households with more than 25 books > Age 13 per million: Percentage of 13 year-old students who come from households owning more than 25 books. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Students living with mother > Age 13: Percentage of 13-year-old students who live with their mother.
  • Proportion of 16 year-olds in secondary education: Percentage share of 16 year-olds enrolled in secondary education. Based on net enrolment rates, attained by head count. Data for 2000.
  • Proportion of 19 year olds in tertiary education: Percentage share of 19 year-olds enrolled in tertiary education. Based on net enrolment rates, attained by head count. Data for 2000.
  • Share of university qualifications awarded to females > First degree: Percentage share of tertiary level A qualifications as first degree awarded to females. Data for 2000.
  • 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."
  • Students from households with dictionary > Age 9: The percentage of nine-year-old students who come from households with a dictionary.
  • School enrollment > Primary > Female > % net: Net enrollment ratio is the ratio of children of official school age based on the International Standard Classification of Education 1997 who are enrolled in school to the population of the corresponding official school age. Primary education provides children with basic reading, writing, and mathematics skills along with an elementary understanding of such subjects as history, geography, natural science, social science, art, and music.
  • 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.
  • 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).
  • Labor force with secondary education, female > % of female labor force: Labor force with secondary education, female (% of female labor force). Labor force with secondary education is the proportion of the labor force that has a secondary education, as a percentage of the total labor force.
  • 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)
  • School enrollment > Primary > Female > % gross: Gross enrollment ratio is the ratio of total enrollment, regardless of age, to the population of the age group that officially corresponds to the level of education shown. Primary education provides children with basic reading, writing, and mathematics skills along with an elementary understanding of such subjects as history, geography, natural science, social science, art, and music.
  • Primary education > Teachers > % female: Female teachers as a percentage of total primary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers.
  • Expenditure per student > Secondary > % of GDP per capita: Public expenditure per student is the public current spending on education divided by the total number of students by level, as a percentage of GDP per capita.
  • Proportion of primary education time spent learning arts: Intended instruction time spent studying arts, as a percentage of total intended instruction time for students 12 to 14 years of age. Data for 1999.
  • 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.
  • Proportion of 17 year olds in secondary education: Percentage share of 17 year-olds enrolled in secondary education. Based on net enrolment rates, attained by head count. Data for 2000.
  • Students from households with study desk > Age 9: Percentage of nine-year-old students who come from households where there is at least one study desk.
  • Participation > School enrollment > 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."
  • 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.
  • Total enrollment, primary, male > % net: Total enrollment, primary, male (% net). Adjusted net enrollment is the number of pupils of the school-age group for primary education, enrolled either in primary or secondary education, expressed as a percentage of the total population in that age group.
  • Labor force with primary education, female > % of female labor force: Labor force with primary education, female (% of female labor force). Labor force with primary education is the proportion of the labor force that has a primary education, as a percentage of the total labor force.
  • Labor force with tertiary education > % of total: Labor force with tertiary education (% of total). Labor force with tertiary education is the proportion of labor force that has a tertiary education, as a percentage of the total labor force.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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."
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Proportion of 17 year olds in tertiary education: Percentage share of 17 year-olds enrolled in tertiary education. Based on net enrolment rates, attained by head count. Data for 2000.
  • 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.
  • 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.
STAT Thailand United States HISTORY
Average years of schooling of adults 6.5
Ranked 44th.
12
Ranked 1st. 85% more than Thailand
Children out of school, primary 243,883
Ranked 28th.
1.76 million
Ranked 3rd. 7 times more than Thailand

Children out of school, primary per 1000 3.68
Ranked 67th.
5.64
Ranked 47th. 53% more than Thailand

Children out of school, primary, female 137,330
Ranked 27th.
780,465
Ranked 3rd. 6 times more than Thailand

College and university > Gender parity index 1.35
Ranked 2nd.
1.41
Ranked 33th. 4% more than Thailand

College and university > Share of total education spending 13.83%
Ranked 39th.
25.65%
Ranked 26th. 85% more than Thailand

Compulsary education duration 9
Ranked 118th.
12
Ranked 14th. 33% more than Thailand

Government spending on education > Proportion of GDP 5.79%
Ranked 12th. 3% more than United States
5.62%
Ranked 39th.

Literacy > Female 94.6%
Ranked 53th.
99%
Ranked 17th. 5% more than Thailand

Literacy > Total population 96%
Ranked 54th.
99%
Ranked 20th. 3% more than Thailand

Primary education, duration > Years 6
Ranked 111th. The same as United States
6
Ranked 53th.

Primary education, teachers per 1000 5.26
Ranked 54th.
5.49
Ranked 49th. 4% more than Thailand

Pupil-teacher ratio, primary 15.99
Ranked 102nd. 12% more than United States
14.29
Ranked 98th.

Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary 19.91
Ranked 31st. 37% more than United States
14.49
Ranked 56th.

Secondary education, duration > Years 6
Ranked 140th. The same as United States
6
Ranked 102nd.

Children out of school, primary, female per 1000 2.07
Ranked 59th.
2.5
Ranked 48th. 21% more than Thailand

College and university > Gender ratio 122.35
Ranked 49th.
140.06
Ranked 29th. 14% more than Thailand

Child care (preschool) > Duration 3
Ranked 96th. The same as United States
3
Ranked 47th.

Secondary education > Teachers > Per capita 3.42 per 1,000 people
Ranked 98th.
5.5 per 1,000 people
Ranked 65th. 61% more than Thailand

Duration of compulsory education 9 years
Ranked 91st.
12 years
Ranked 10th. 33% more than Thailand
Secondary education, pupils 4.79 million
Ranked 6th.
24.21 million
Ranked 4th. 5 times more than Thailand

College and university > Private school share 16.34%
Ranked 29th.
27.95%
Ranked 46th. 71% more than Thailand

Girls to boys ratio > Primary level enrolment 0.96
Ranked 6th.
0.99
Ranked 49th. 3% more than Thailand

School life expectancy > Total 10.8 years
Ranked 66th.
15.2 years
Ranked 14th. 41% more than Thailand
Primary education, pupils 5.37 million
Ranked 22nd.
24.43 million
Ranked 5th. 5 times more than Thailand

Primary education, teachers 347,959
Ranked 10th.
1.71 million
Ranked 5th. 5 times more than Thailand

Tertiary enrollment 35.3%
Ranked 36th.
72.6%
Ranked 1st. 2 times more than Thailand
Spending per student > College and university 23.03
Ranked 18th. 4% more than United States
22.04
Ranked 37th.

High school > Gender ratio 108.56
Ranked 14th. 9% more than United States
99.5
Ranked 59th.

Compulsary education starting age 6
Ranked 114th. The same as United States
6
Ranked 66th.

Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary per million 0.299
Ranked 86th. 6 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 114th. The same as United States
3
Ranked 73th.

Literacy > Male 97.5%
Ranked 45th.
99%
Ranked 28th. 2% more than Thailand

Spending > USD 12.54 billion
Ranked 28th.
684.04 billion
Ranked 1st. 55 times more than Thailand

High school > Private school share 16.4%
Ranked 27th. 98% more than United States
8.27%
Ranked 86th.

Spending > Proportion 4.79
Ranked 55th. The same as United States
4.79
Ranked 54th.

Pupil-teacher ratio > Primary 20.68
Ranked 86th. 46% more than United States
14.21
Ranked 120th.

Child care (preschool) > Starting age 3
Ranked 170th. The same as United States
3
Ranked 103th.

Preschool enrollment rate 93.43
Ranked 114th.
98.77
Ranked 94th. 6% more than Thailand

Tertiary > Students studying abroad 25,493.56
Ranked 35th.
56,943.33
Ranked 6th. 2 times more than Thailand

Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level 2.25 million
Ranked 2nd.
16.61 million
Ranked 1st. 7 times more than Thailand

Teachers as percentage of labor force 3%
Ranked 32nd.
4.2%
Ranked 17th. 40% more than Thailand
Literacy > Reading performance > Overall 421
Ranked 47th.
500
Ranked 15th. 19% more than Thailand
Elementary (primary school) > Duration 6
Ranked 116th. The same as United States
6
Ranked 59th.

Secondary education, teachers per 1000 3.69
Ranked 76th.
5.36
Ranked 56th. 45% more than Thailand

Secondary education, teachers 245,769
Ranked 15th.
1.67 million
Ranked 4th. 7 times more than Thailand

Child care (preschool) > Students per teacher 28.87
Ranked 8th. 93% more than United States
14.96
Ranked 64th.

High school > Lower secondary school duration 3
Ranked 156th. The same as United States
3
Ranked 105th.

Children out of school, primary, male per 1000 1.61
Ranked 73th.
3.14
Ranked 43th. 95% more than Thailand

Spending per student > High school 22.13
Ranked 13th.
24.56
Ranked 18th. 11% more than Thailand

Secondary education, general pupils 4.05 million
Ranked 8th.
24.21 million
Ranked 3rd. 6 times more than Thailand

High school > Gender parity index 1.08
Ranked 2nd. 7% more than United States
1.01
Ranked 68th.

Literacy > Reading performance > Overall reading skills 421
Ranked 47th.
500
Ranked 15th. 19% more than Thailand
Scientific and technical journal articles 1,072
Ranked 40th.
211,233
Ranked 1st. 197 times more than Thailand

Literacy > Reading performance > Access and retrieve 431
Ranked 44th.
492
Ranked 25th. 14% more than Thailand
College and university > Teachers > Proportion of teachers female 69%
Ranked 2nd. 47% more than United States
47%
Ranked 7th.
Tertiary > Students studying abroad proportion 1.02%
Ranked 114th. 4 times more than United States
0.271%
Ranked 124th.

Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level per 1000 34.91
Ranked 3rd.
57.75
Ranked 4th. 65% more than Thailand

Scouting > Genders admitted both both for Venturing, boys only for non-Venturing
Elementary (primary school) > Starting age 6
Ranked 140th. The same as United States
6
Ranked 77th.

Education expenditure of government > As percentage of total government 25%
Ranked 7th. 63% more than United States
15.3%
Ranked 38th.

Children out of school, primary, male 106,553
Ranked 27th.
976,866
Ranked 3rd. 9 times more than Thailand

Education expenditure of government > As percentage of GNI 4.3%
Ranked 28th.
5.9%
Ranked 23th. 37% more than Thailand

High school > Students per teacher 19.91
Ranked 32nd. 37% more than United States
14.49
Ranked 57th.

Secondary education > General pupils 3.85 million
Ranked 7th.
24.19 million
Ranked 3rd. 6 times more than Thailand

Spending per student > Elementary school 21.44
Ranked 10th.
22.35
Ranked 18th. 4% more than Thailand

Secondary school starting age > Years 12
Ranked 108th. The same as United States
12
Ranked 59th.

High school starting age > Years 12
Ranked 100th. The same as United States
12
Ranked 55th.

Primary education > Teachers > Per capita 4.72 per 1,000 people
Ranked 78th.
5.88 per 1,000 people
Ranked 44th. 25% more than Thailand

Education enrolment by level > Primary level 6.11 million
Ranked 3rd.
24.85 million
Ranked 4th. 4 times more than Thailand

High school > Population with at least high school education > Women 29%
Ranked 113th.
94.7%
Ranked 14th. 3 times more than Thailand

Schools connected to the Internet 37%
Ranked 23th.
100%
Ranked 2nd. 3 times more than Thailand

Public spending per student > Primary level 12.5
Ranked 45th.
17.9
Ranked 21st. 43% more than Thailand
Secondary education, pupils per 1000 71.66
Ranked 44th.
77.71
Ranked 76th. 8% more than Thailand

Primary education, pupils per 1000 81.03
Ranked 110th. 3% more than United States
78.41
Ranked 97th.

Girls to boys ratio > Tertiary level enrolment 1.06
Ranked 1st.
1.4
Ranked 22nd. 32% more than Thailand

Girls to boys ratio > Secondary level enrolment 1.05
Ranked 2nd. 3% more than United States
1.02
Ranked 54th.

Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level > Per capita 35.66 per 1,000 people
Ranked 2nd.
57.61 per 1,000 people
Ranked 4th. 62% more than Thailand

Tertiary > Students studying abroad per thousand people 0.383
Ranked 154th. 2 times more than United States
0.183
Ranked 178th.

Outcomes > Secondary education > Duration > Years 6
Ranked 124th. The same as United States
6
Ranked 86th.

Teacher student ratio > High school 21.22
Ranked 23th. 48% more than United States
14.38
Ranked 51st.

Inequality adjusted index 0.491
Ranked 76th.
0.941
Ranked 3rd. 92% more than Thailand
Class size > Age 13 23.8 students
Ranked 5th. 30% more than United States
18.3 students
Ranked 15th.
Teacher student ratio > Elementary school 15.99
Ranked 90th. 17% more than United States
13.69
Ranked 102nd.

Elementary school > Enrolled students 5.56 million
Ranked 17th.
24.68 million
Ranked 3rd. 4 times more than Thailand

Primary education > Duration > Years 6 years
Ranked 109th. The same as United States
6 years
Ranked 54th.

Services, etc., value added > Constant 2000 US$ per capita $1,548.27
Ranked 54th.
$33,005.49
Ranked 3rd. 21 times more than Thailand

School enrolment rate > 1st grade 70.89
Ranked 141st.
105.99
Ranked 46th. 50% more than Thailand

Secondary education, general pupils per 1000 60.59
Ranked 57th.
77.71
Ranked 47th. 28% more than Thailand

Literacy > Reading performance > Integrate and interpret 416
Ranked 49th.
495
Ranked 20th. 19% more than Thailand
High school > Lower secondary starting age 12
Ranked 110th. The same as United States
12
Ranked 61st.

Elementary (primary) school) > Private school share 18.36%
Ranked 43th. 2 times more than United States
8.72%
Ranked 80th.

Elementary school > Gender ratio 97.82
Ranked 79th.
100.68
Ranked 17th. 3% more than Thailand

Education enrolment ratio > Net > Primary level 93%
Ranked 3rd.
94%
Ranked 71st. 1% more than Thailand

Duration of education > Secondary level 6
Ranked 119th. The same as United States
6
Ranked 81st.
Public spending per student > Tertiary level 38.2
Ranked 42nd. 60% more than United States
23.9
Ranked 8th.
Primary education > Pupils 5.97 million
Ranked 9th.
24.56 million
Ranked 4th. 4 times more than Thailand

High school > Population with at least high school education > Men 35.6%
Ranked 121st.
94.3%
Ranked 22nd. 3 times more than Thailand

Education enrolment by level > Percentage girls > Tertiary level 53.66%
Ranked 1st.
56.64%
Ranked 34th. 6% more than Thailand

Education enrolment by level > Secondary level > Per capita 79.34 per 1,000 people
Ranked 3rd.
82.72 per 1,000 people
Ranked 88th. 4% more than Thailand

Secondary education, vocational pupils 739,155
Ranked 3rd.
0.0
Ranked 96th.

Elementary (primary) school > Students per teacher 15.99
Ranked 103th. 12% more than United States
14.29
Ranked 100th.

Spending on education > Proportion spent on all staff salaries 52.63%
Ranked 71st.
77.19%
Ranked 38th. 47% more than Thailand

Secondary education > Teachers 215,798
Ranked 20th.
1.62 million
Ranked 3rd. 7 times more than Thailand

School life expectancy > Primary to tertiary 14 years
Ranked 51st.
16 years
Ranked 15th. 14% more than Thailand
Spending per secondary school student $1,177.00 per student
Ranked 21st.
$7,764.00 per student
Ranked 3rd. 7 times more than Thailand
Education enrolment by level > Secondary level 5.01 million
Ranked 1st.
23.85 million
Ranked 4th. 5 times more than Thailand

Scientific and technical journal articles per million 16.62
Ranked 67th.
728.12
Ranked 13th. 44 times more than Thailand

Literacy > Reading performance > Non-continuous texts 423
Ranked 45th.
503
Ranked 14th. 19% more than Thailand
Literacy > Reading performance > Continuous texts 423
Ranked 47th.
500
Ranked 13th. 18% more than Thailand
Duration of education > Primary level 6
Ranked 103th. The same as United States
6
Ranked 51st.
Participation > Children out of school > Elementary 650,919
Ranked 12th.
1.71 million
Ranked 4th. 3 times more than Thailand

Participation > Ratio of girls to boys in primary and secondary education 102.61%
Ranked 16th. 3% more than United States
100.09%
Ranked 51st.

Public spending per student > Secondary level 12.8
Ranked 51st.
22.4
Ranked 28th. 75% more than Thailand
Education enrolment by level > Percentage girls > Primary level 48.37%
Ranked 5th.
48.86%
Ranked 40th. 1% more than Thailand

Literacy > Reading performance > Reflect and evaluate 420
Ranked 49th.
512
Ranked 8th. 22% more than Thailand
Education enrolment ratio > Net > Primary level > Women 91%
Ranked 3rd.
94%
Ranked 66th. 3% more than Thailand

High school > Upper secondary starting age 15
Ranked 145th. The same as United States
15
Ranked 90th.

Elementary school starting age > Years 6
Ranked 125th. The same as United States
6
Ranked 73th.

Elementary school repeaters > All 9.21
Ranked 34th.
0.0
Ranked 116th.

School life expectancy > Male 10.7 years
Ranked 64th.
14.8 years
Ranked 17th. 38% more than Thailand
Universities > Top 200 1
Ranked 29th.
54
Ranked 1st. 54 times more than Thailand
Secondary education > General pupils > Per capita 59.9 per 1,000 people
Ranked 66th.
82.36 per 1,000 people
Ranked 51st. 37% more than Thailand

Education enrolment by level > Primary level per 1000 94.79
Ranked 6th. 10% more than United States
86.39
Ranked 118th.

Education enrolment by level > Primary level > Per capita 0.097 per capita
Ranked 6th. 13% more than United States
0.086 per capita
Ranked 119th.

Education enrolment ratio > Net > Primary level > Men 95%
Ranked 3rd. 2% more than United States
93%
Ranked 66th.

Pupils-teacher ratio > Primary level 20.8
Ranked 85th. 35% more than United States
15.4
Ranked 115th.
Elementary (primary school) > Teachers > Proportion of teachers female 60%
Ranked 4th.
87%
Ranked 8th. 45% more than Thailand
Primary education > Teachers 298,270
Ranked 14th.
1.73 million
Ranked 3rd. 6 times more than Thailand

Education enrolment by level > Percentage girls > Secondary level 49.6%
Ranked 2nd. 2% more than United States
48.72%
Ranked 92nd.

Students from households with computer > Age 13 3%
Ranked 28th.
54%
Ranked 13th. 18 times more than Thailand
Private school enrolment > Primary level 13.2
Ranked 31st. 14% more than United States
11.6
Ranked 33th.
Outcomes > Primary education > Duration > Years 6
Ranked 102nd. The same as United States
6
Ranked 49th.

Primary education > Teachers per 1000 4.63
Ranked 78th.
5.9
Ranked 45th. 28% more than Thailand

Female enrolment share > Primary level 48.4%
Ranked 86th.
48.7%
Ranked 42nd. 1% more than Thailand
Services, etc., value added > Constant 2000 US$ $103.40 billion
Ranked 16th.
$10.28 trillion
Ranked 1st. 99 times more than Thailand

Universities > Top 200 per million 0.0153
Ranked 25th.
0.183
Ranked 17th. 12 times more than Thailand
Proportion of primary education time spent learning technology x 3
Primary school starting age > Years 6
Ranked 140th. The same as United States
6
Ranked 77th.

Scouting > Members 828,248
Ranked 6th.
2.99 million
Ranked 3rd. 4 times more than Thailand
High school > Share of total education spending 32.87%
Ranked 23th.
35.42%
Ranked 52nd. 8% more than Thailand

Elementary (primary) school) > Proportion spent on all staff salaries 84.56%
Ranked 35th. 4% more than United States
81.55%
Ranked 48th.

Participation > Secondary education > General pupils 3.95 million
Ranked 16th.
24.69 million
Ranked 2nd. 6 times more than Thailand

Secondary education > General pupils per 1000 58.69
Ranked 66th.
82.6
Ranked 48th. 41% more than Thailand

Secondary education > Teachers per 1000 3.35
Ranked 98th.
5.52
Ranked 66th. 65% more than Thailand

Ratio of female to male primary enrollment 95.06
Ranked 66th.
97.22
Ranked 93th. 2% more than Thailand

Elementary (primary) school > Gender parity index 0.988
Ranked 83th.
0.991
Ranked 69th. About the same as Thailand

Spending per primary school student $1,048.00 per student
Ranked 21st.
$6,043.00 per student
Ranked 4th. 6 times more than Thailand
Female enrolment share > Secondary level 48.3%
Ranked 86th.
49%
Ranked 73th. 1% more than Thailand
Class size > Age 9 19.4 students
Ranked 12th.
23.5 students
Ranked 6th. 21% more than Thailand
Private school enrolment > Secondary level 6.2
Ranked 15th.
9.6
Ranked 12th. 55% more than Thailand
Education enrolment by level > Secondary level per 1000 77.69
Ranked 3rd.
82.94
Ranked 90th. 7% more than Thailand

Scouting > Members per thousand people 12.4
Ranked 11th. 30% more than United States
9.52
Ranked 14th.
Proportion of primary education time spent learning science 9%
Ranked 31st.
14%
Ranked 9th. 56% more than Thailand
School life expectancy > Female 10.8 years
Ranked 61st.
15.7 years
Ranked 11th. 45% more than Thailand
Elementary school repeaters > Male 11.77
Ranked 31st.
0.0
Ranked 113th.

Elementary school repeaters > Female 6.47
Ranked 42nd.
0.0
Ranked 112th.

High school teachers 222,799
Ranked 14th.
1.72 million
Ranked 2nd. 8 times more than Thailand

Elementary school teachers 347,959
Ranked 9th.
1.8 million
Ranked 2nd. 5 times more than Thailand

Students from households with computer > Age 13 per million 0.047%
Ranked 28th.
0.188%
Ranked 27th. 4 times more than Thailand
Students from households with more than 25 books > Age 13 44%
Ranked 27th.
75%
Ranked 16th. 70% more than Thailand
Teacher qualifications > Years experience > Age 13 46 years experience
Ranked 2nd. 70% more than United States
27 years experience
Ranked 10th.
Teacher qualifications > Share with special training > Age 13 93%
Ranked 12th.
97%
Ranked 6th. 4% more than Thailand
Proportion of 15 year-olds in secondary education 73%
Ranked 29th.
91%
Ranked 23th. 25% more than Thailand
Students from households with study desk > Age 13 57%
Ranked 28th.
87%
Ranked 21st. 53% more than Thailand
Proportion of 20 year olds in tertiary education 0.0
Ranked 35th.
38%
Ranked 5th.
Participation > Secondary education > Pupils 4.53 million
Ranked 2nd.
24.43 million
Ranked 3rd. 5 times more than Thailand

Proportion of primary education time spent learning vocational skills 6 5
Universities > Top 200 > Per $ GDP 0.006 per $1 billion of GDP
Ranked 16th. 20% more than United States
0.005 per $1 billion of GDP
Ranked 17th.
Ratio of female to male secondary enrollment 102.78
Ranked 36th. 1% more than United States
101.63
Ranked 58th.

Primary education > Pupils per 1000 91.13
Ranked 83th. 9% more than United States
83.88
Ranked 115th.

Pupils-teacher ratio > Secondary level 25.2
Ranked 26th. 69% more than United States
14.9
Ranked 79th.
Students from households with calculator > Age 13 59%
Ranked 27th.
96%
Ranked 17th. 63% more than Thailand
Share of university qualifications awarded to females 57%
Ranked 11th. The same as United States
57%
Ranked 12th.
Proportion of primary education time spent learning foreign languages x 7
Spending per secondary school student > Per $ GDP $0.00 per student per $1,000
Ranked 19th. 3 times more than United States
$0.00 per student per $1,000
Ranked 21st.
Students whose mothers have secondary education > Age 13 9% 75%
Teacher qualifications > Years experience > Age 9 20 years experience
Ranked 5th. 22% more than United States
16.4 years experience
Ranked 12th.
Students from households with dictionary > Age 13 59%
Ranked 27th.
95%
Ranked 17th. 61% more than Thailand
Students living with mother > Age 9 93%
Ranked 10th. The same as United States
93%
Ranked 8th.
Students from households with more than 25 books > Age 13 per million 0.69%
Ranked 26th. 3 times more than United States
0.261%
Ranked 28th.
Students living with mother > Age 13 92%
Ranked 25th. 2% more than United States
90%
Ranked 26th.
Proportion of 16 year-olds in secondary education 63%
Ranked 30th.
87%
Ranked 22nd. 38% more than Thailand
Proportion of 19 year olds in tertiary education 0.0
Ranked 35th.
41%
Ranked 3rd.
Share of university qualifications awarded to females > First degree 57%
Ranked 11th. The same as United States
57%
Ranked 12th.
Participation > School enrollment > Secondary > Female > % net 75.45%
Ranked 50th.
88.98%
Ranked 21st. 18% more than Thailand

Participation > School enrollment > Tertiary > Male > % gross 40.25%
Ranked 38th.
69.36%
Ranked 5th. 72% more than Thailand

Students from households with dictionary > Age 9 32%
Ranked 15th.
89%
Ranked 3rd. 3 times more than Thailand
School enrollment > Primary > Female > % net 74.74% net
Ranked 95th.
90.49% net
Ranked 71st. 21% more than Thailand

Services, etc., value added > % of GDP 44.17%
Ranked 87th.
79.4%
Ranked 11th. 80% more than Thailand

Primary education, teachers > % female 59.98%
Ranked 95th.
86.71%
Ranked 33th. 45% more than Thailand

Tertiary education, teachers > % female 68.68%
Ranked 2nd. 44% more than United States
47.68%
Ranked 22nd.

Public spending on education, total > % of government expenditure 29.47%
Ranked 1st. 2 times more than United States
13.07%
Ranked 60th.

Labor force with secondary education, female > % of female labor force 13.5%
Ranked 45th.
51.6%
Ranked 23th. 4 times more than Thailand

Unemployment with secondary education, female > % of female unemployment 20.1%
Ranked 14th.
33%
Ranked 70th. 64% more than Thailand

Education spending > % of GDP 5.2%
Ranked 53th.
5.7%
Ranked 38th. 10% more than Thailand
School enrollment > Primary > Female > % gross 94.64% gross
Ranked 72nd.
97.55% gross
Ranked 117th. 3% more than Thailand

Primary education > Teachers > % female 58.36% female
Ranked 101st.
88.58% female
Ranked 21st. 52% more than Thailand

Expenditure per student > Secondary > % of GDP per capita 13.15%
Ranked 35th.
25.85%
Ranked 24th. 97% more than Thailand

Proportion of primary education time spent learning arts 3 7
Gross intake rate in grade 1 > Male > % of relevant age group 101.02%
Ranked 80th. 1% more than United States
99.85%
Ranked 91st.

Proportion of 17 year olds in secondary education 52%
Ranked 29th.
79%
Ranked 17th. 52% more than Thailand
Students from households with study desk > Age 9 41%
Ranked 15th.
81%
Ranked 8th. 98% more than Thailand
Participation > School enrollment > Secondary > Private > % of total secondary 17.98%
Ranked 43th. 2 times more than United States
8.78%
Ranked 68th.

School enrollment > Tertiary > Male > % gross 40.69% gross
Ranked 9th.
69.19% gross
Ranked 6th. 70% more than Thailand

Participation > School enrollment > Tertiary > % gross 44.66%
Ranked 37th.
82.92%
Ranked 4th. 86% more than Thailand

Participation > School enrollment > Tertiary > Female > % gross 49.25%
Ranked 37th.
97.14%
Ranked 6th. 97% more than Thailand

Participation > Total enrollment > Primary > % net 89.07%
Ranked 81st.
93.14%
Ranked 64th. 5% more than Thailand

Participation > School enrollment > Secondary > Male > % net 68.86%
Ranked 51st.
87.68%
Ranked 18th. 27% more than Thailand

School enrollment, primary, private > % of total primary 18.36%
Ranked 41st. 2 times more than United States
8.72%
Ranked 78th.

Primary education, pupils > % female 48.41%
Ranked 92nd.
49.01%
Ranked 26th. 1% more than Thailand

School enrollment, primary, female > % gross 95.72%
Ranked 132nd.
98.97%
Ranked 97th. 3% more than Thailand

Primary completion rate, total > % of relevant age group 86.63%
Ranked 84th.
97.83%
Ranked 54th. 13% more than Thailand

Gross intake ratio in first grade of primary education, female > % of relevant age group 90.34%
Ranked 125th.
99.82%
Ranked 86th. 11% more than Thailand

Total enrollment, primary, male > % net 96.25%
Ranked 42nd. 4% more than United States
92.27%
Ranked 66th.

Labor force with primary education, female > % of female labor force 35.5%
Ranked 6th. 3 times more than United States
11.8%
Ranked 48th.

Labor force with tertiary education > % of total 17.1%
Ranked 44th.
35.7%
Ranked 3rd. 2 times more than Thailand

Services, etc., value added > Current US$ per capita $2,420.22
Ranked 54th.
$36,945.60
Ranked 5th. 15 times more than Thailand

Services, etc., value added > Current US$, % of GDP 44.17%
Ranked 73th.
76.79%
Ranked 5th. 74% more than Thailand

Secondary education, vocational pupils per 1000 11.07
Ranked 17th.
0.0
Ranked 96th.

Secondary education, teachers, female per 1000 1.9
Ranked 69th.
3.28
Ranked 51st. 73% more than Thailand

Ratio of female to male secondary enrollment > % 105.64%
Ranked 12th. 5% more than United States
100.45%
Ranked 56th.

Ratio of female to male primary enrollment > % 98.08%
Ranked 92nd.
100.37%
Ranked 26th. 2% more than Thailand

Participation > School enrollment > Preprimary > % gross 88.7%
Ranked 31st. 53% more than United States
57.81%
Ranked 64th.

Participation > School enrollment > Primary > % net 89.07%
Ranked 73th.
91.97%
Ranked 56th. 3% more than Thailand

Participation > School enrollment > Primary > Male > % gross 94.44%
Ranked 122nd.
98.45%
Ranked 102nd. 4% more than Thailand

Participation > School enrollment > Primary > Male > % net 89.44%
Ranked 74th.
91.37%
Ranked 60th. 2% more than Thailand

Participation > School enrollment > Primary > Private > % of total primary 18.01%
Ranked 34th. 86% more than United States
9.68%
Ranked 58th.

Secondary education, general pupils > % female 52.35%
Ranked 9th. 7% more than United States
48.86%
Ranked 96th.

Adjusted savings > Education expenditure > % of GNI 4.75% of GNI
Ranked 61st.
4.79% of GNI
Ranked 58th. 1% more than Thailand

Public spending on education > Total > % of GDP 4.23%
Ranked 38th.
5.85%
Ranked 34th. 38% more than Thailand

Unemployment with primary education > % of total unemployment 40%
Ranked 8th. 2 times more than United States
18.4%
Ranked 49th.

Unemployment with secondary education > % of total unemployment 47.2%
Ranked 22nd. 38% more than United States
34.3%
Ranked 47th.

Expenditure per student > Primary > % of GDP per capita 13.91%
Ranked 22nd.
21.51%
Ranked 20th. 55% more than Thailand

School enrollment > Secondary > Male > % gross 72.16% gross
Ranked 46th.
93.94% gross
Ranked 43th. 30% more than Thailand

Expenditure per student > Tertiary > % of GDP per capita 22.96%
Ranked 33th.
26.68%
Ranked 46th. 16% more than Thailand

School enrollment > Primary > % net 75.82% net
Ranked 93th.
92.41% net
Ranked 62nd. 22% more than Thailand

Proportion of 17 year olds in tertiary education 0.0
Ranked 32nd.
2%
Ranked 11th.
School enrollment > Secondary > % gross 73.15% gross
Ranked 49th.
94.68% gross
Ranked 44th. 29% more than Thailand

Services, etc., value added > Constant 2000 US$, % of GDP 28.25%
Ranked 67th.
68.6%
Ranked 6th. 2 times more than Thailand

School life expectancy > Primary to tertiary > Male 13 years
Ranked 55th.
15 years
Ranked 24th. 15% more than Thailand
Ratio of female to male tertiary enrollment > % 130.53%
Ranked 24th.
138.98%
Ranked 35th. 6% more than Thailand

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