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  • Adult literacy rate > Total: Adult literacy rate is the percentage of people ages 15 and above who can, with understanding, read and write a short, simple statement on their everyday life."
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • High school enrolment rate: Progression to secondary school refers to the number of new entrants to the first grade of secondary school in a given year as a percentage of the number of students enrolled in the final grade of primary school in the previous year.
  • Literacy > 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).
  • 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.
  • Literacy > Adult literacy: Adult literacy rate (%).
  • Primary education, teachers: Primary education, teachers. Teaching staff in primary. Public and private. Full and part-time. All programmes. Total is the total number of teachers in public and private primary education institutions. Teachers are persons employed full time or part time in an official capacity to guide and direct the learning experience of pupils and students, irrespective of their qualifications or the delivery mechanism, i.e. face-to-face and/or at a distance. This definition excludes educational personnel who have no active teaching duties (e.g. headmasters, headmistresses or principals who do not teach) and persons who work occasionally or in a voluntary capacity in educational institutions.
  • Primary education, pupils: Primary education, pupils. Enrolment in primary. Public and private. All programmes. Total is the total number of students enrolled in public and private primary education institutions.
  • Adult literacy rate > Female: Adult literacy rate is the percentage of people ages 15 and above who can, with understanding, read and write a short, simple statement on their everyday life."
  • Tertiary enrollment: Gross enrolment ratio, tertiary level is the sum of all tertiary level students enrolled at the start of the school year, expressed as a percentage of the mid-year population in the 5 year age group after the official secondary school leaving age.
  • 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."
  • 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.
  • High school repeaters > Male: Repeaters in secondary school are the number of students enrolled in the same grade as in the previous year, as a percentage of all students enrolled in secondary school."
  • Preschool enrollment rate: Gross enrollment ratio is the ratio of total enrollment, regardless of age, to the population of the age group that officially corresponds to the level of education shown. Primary education provides children with basic reading, writing, and mathematics skills along with an elementary understanding of such subjects as history, geography, natural science, social science, art, and music."
  • Tertiary > Students studying abroad: Total number of post-secondary students who were studying abroad during given year.
  • Elementary (primary school) > Duration: Number of years students study at the primary level.
  • Secondary education, teachers: Secondary education, teachers. Teaching staff in total secondary. Public and private. Full and part-time. All programmes. Total is the total number of teachers in public and private secondary education institutions (ISCED 2 and 3). Teachers are persons employed full time or part time in an official capacity to guide and direct the learning experience of pupils and students, irrespective of their qualifications or the delivery mechanism, i.e. face-to-face and/or at a distance. This definition excludes educational personnel who have no active teaching duties (e.g. headmasters, headmistresses or principals who do not teach) and persons who work occasionally or in a voluntary capacity in educational institutions.
  • Secondary education, teachers per 1000: Secondary education, teachers. Teaching staff in total secondary. Public and private. Full and part-time. All programmes. Total is the total number of teachers in public and private secondary education institutions (ISCED 2 and 3). Teachers are persons employed full time or part time in an official capacity to guide and direct the learning experience of pupils and students, irrespective of their qualifications or the delivery mechanism, i.e. face-to-face and/or at a distance. This definition excludes educational personnel who have no active teaching duties (e.g. headmasters, headmistresses or principals who do not teach) and persons who work occasionally or in a voluntary capacity in educational institutions. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Child care (preschool) > Students per teacher: Number of students per teacher for pre-primary (preschool) education.
  • High school > Lower secondary school duration: Number of years students study at the lower secondary (middle school) level.
  • Spending per student > High school: Public expenditure per student is the public current spending on education divided by the total number of students by level, as a percentage of GDP per capita. Public expenditure (current and capital) includes government spending on educational institutions (both public and private), education administration as well as subsidies for private entities (students/households and other privates entities)."
  • Secondary education, general pupils: Secondary education, general pupils. Enrolment in total secondary. Public and private. General programmes. Total is the total number of students enrolled in general programmes at public and private secondary education institutions.
  • High school > Gender parity index: Country's gender parity index for secondary level enrollment. For countries with a rating of over 1, more females are enrolled while countries with a rating under 1 have more males enrolled.
  • Scientific and technical journal articles: Scientific and technical journal articles refer to the number of scientific and engineering articles published in the following fields: physics, biology, chemistry, mathematics, clinical medicine, biomedical research, engineering and technology, and earth and space sciences.
  • 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.
  • Elementary (primary school) > Starting age: Average age at which students begin primary education.
  • 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.
  • Literacy rate > People aged 15-24: Youth literacy rate is the percentage of people ages 15-24 who can, with understanding, read and write a short, simple statement on their everyday life."
  • 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.
  • Literacy > Female literates > Aged over 10 per thousand people: Number of females older than 10 years, who are literate. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level > Per capita: Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Tertiary > Students studying abroad per thousand people: Total number of post-secondary students who were studying abroad during given year. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Outcomes > Secondary education > Duration > Years: Secondary education, duration (years) is the number of grades (years) in secondary school."
  • Teacher student ratio > High school: Secondary school pupil-teacher ratio is the number of pupils enrolled in secondary school divided by the number of secondary school teachers (regardless of their teaching assignment).
  • Inequality adjusted index: Inequality-adjusted Human Development Index.
  • High school repeaters > Female: Repeaters in secondary school are the number of students enrolled in the same grade as in the previous year, as a percentage of all students enrolled in secondary school."
  • Teacher student ratio > Elementary school: Primary school pupil-teacher ratio is the number of pupils enrolled in primary school divided by the number of primary school teachers (regardless of their teaching assignment).
  • Literacy rate > Females aged 15-24: Youth literacy rate is the percentage of people ages 15-24 who can, with understanding, read and write a short, simple statement on their everyday life."
  • Elementary school > Enrolled students: Primary education pupils is the total number of pupils enrolled at primary level in public and private schools.
  • Primary education > Duration > Years: Primary duration refers to the number of years of full-time equivalent duration in primary education in the school system according to ISCED.
  • Services, etc., value added > Constant 2000 US$ per capita: Services, etc., value added (constant 2000 US$). Services correspond to ISIC divisions 50-99. They include value added in wholesale and retail trade (including hotels and restaurants), transport, and government, financial, professional, and personal services such as education, health care, and real estate services. Also included are imputed bank service charges, import duties, and any statistical discrepancies noted by national compilers as well as discrepancies arising from rescaling. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources. The industrial origin of value added is determined by the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC), revision 3. Data are in constant 2005 U.S. dollars. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • School enrolment rate > 1st grade: Gross intake rate in grade 1 is the number of new entrants in the first grade of primary education regardless of age, expressed as a percentage of the population of the official primary entrance age."
  • Secondary education, general pupils per 1000: Secondary education, general pupils. Enrolment in total secondary. Public and private. General programmes. Total is the total number of students enrolled in general programmes at public and private secondary education institutions. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Elementary (primary) school) > Private school share: Percentage of primary students who attend a private school.
  • High school > Lower secondary starting age: Average age at which students begin lower secondary (middle school) education.
  • Elementary school > Gender ratio: Ratio of female to male primary enrollment is the percentage of girls to boys enrolled at primary level in public and private schools.
  • High school enrolment rate > Female: Progression to secondary school refers to the number of new entrants to the first grade of secondary school in a given year as a percentage of the number of students enrolled in the final grade of primary school in the previous year.
  • Duration of education > Secondary level: Duration of secondary education is the number of grades (or years) in general secondary education.
  • Public spending per student > Tertiary level: Public expenditure per student, tertiary level is the total reported current spending by the government on tertiary education, divided by the total number of pupils in tertiary education, expressed as a percentage of per capita GDP.
  • Primary education > Pupils: Primary education pupils is the total number of pupils enrolled at primary level in public and private schools.
  • Secondary education > Pupils: Secondary education pupils is the total number of pupils enrolled at secondary level in public and private schools.
  • High school > Population with at least high school education > Men: Gender Inequality Index.
  • Literacy rate > Males aged 15-24: Youth literacy rate is the percentage of people ages 15-24 who can, with understanding, read and write a short, simple statement on their everyday life."
  • Education enrolment by level > Secondary level > Per capita: Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Secondary education, vocational pupils: Secondary education, vocational pupils. Enrolment in total secondary. Public and private. Technical/vocational programmes. Total is the total number of students enrolled in technical/vocational programmes at public and private secondary education institutions.
  • Elementary (primary) school > 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.
  • Scientific and technical journal articles per million: Scientific and technical journal articles refer to the number of scientific and engineering articles published in the following fields: physics, biology, chemistry, mathematics, clinical medicine, biomedical research, engineering and technology, and earth and space sciences. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Duration of education > Primary level: Duration of primary education is the number of grades (or years) in primary education.
  • Participation > Ratio of girls to boys in primary and secondary education: Ratio of girls to boys in primary and secondary education is the percentage of girls to boys enrolled at primary and secondary levels in public and private schools.
  • Participation > Children out of school > Elementary: Children out of school are the number of primary-school-age children not enrolled in primary or secondary school.
  • Illiterate population by sex > Aged 15+ per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • High school > Upper secondary starting age: Average age at which students begin upper secondary (high school) education.
  • Elementary school starting age > Years: Primary school starting age is the age at which students would enter primary education, assuming they had started at the official entrance age for the lowest level of education, had studied full-time throughout and had progressed through the system without repeating or skipping a grade."
  • Elementary school repeaters > All: Repeaters in primary school are the number of students enrolled in the same grade as in the previous year, as a percentage of all students enrolled in primary school."
  • School life expectancy > Male: School life expectancy and transition from primary to secondary for school years 1998/99 and 1999/00, published in http://www.uis.unesco.org accessed on Sept. 2002 and Women's Indicators and Statistics Database (Wistat), Version 4, CD-ROM (United Nations publication, Sales No. E.00.XVII.4) based on data provided by UNESCO in 1999.
  • Secondary education > General pupils > Per capita: Secondary general pupils are the number of secondary students enrolled in general education programs, including teacher training. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Education enrolment by level > Primary level > Per capita: Per capita figures expressed per 1 population.
  • Education enrolment by level > Primary level per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Pupils-teacher ratio > Primary level: Pupil-teacher ratio, primary level is the average number of pupils per teacher in primary education. Cross-country comparisons may be affected by such factors as the composition of teachers by part- and full-time employment.
  • Elementary (primary school) > Teachers > Proportion of teachers female: Percentage of country's elementary, or primary, teachers that are female.
  • Primary education > Teachers: Primary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers.
  • Secondary education > Vocational pupils: Secondary vocational pupils are the number of secondary students enrolled in technical and vocational education programs, including teacher training.
  • Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 10-14: Compares countries by number of male illiterates, in the age range 10 to 14. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems
  • Literacy > Literates > Aged over 10 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • 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.
  • Secondary education > Pupils per 1000: Secondary education pupils is the total number of pupils enrolled at secondary level in public and private schools. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Literacy > Men above 14 years: Percent of male population above the age of 14 years that is literate.
  • Female enrolment share > Primary level: Girls' enrolment share, primary level is the number of girls enrolled in primary school, expressed as a percentage of the total number of pupils in primary school.
  • Services, etc., value added > Constant 2000 US$: Services, etc., value added (constant 2000 US$). Services correspond to ISIC divisions 50-99. They include value added in wholesale and retail trade (including hotels and restaurants), transport, and government, financial, professional, and personal services such as education, health care, and real estate services. Also included are imputed bank service charges, import duties, and any statistical discrepancies noted by national compilers as well as discrepancies arising from rescaling. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources. The industrial origin of value added is determined by the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC), revision 3. Data are in constant 2005 U.S. dollars.
  • Primary school starting age > Years: Primary school starting age (years). Entrance age of primary is the age at which students would enter primary education, assuming they had started at the official entrance age for the lowest level of education, had studied full-time throughout and had progressed through the system without repeating or skipping a grade.
  • 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.
  • Ratio of female to male primary enrollment: Ratio of female to male primary enrollment is the percentage of girls to boys enrolled at primary level in public and private schools.
  • Secondary education > Teachers per 1000: Secondary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Elementary (primary) school > Gender parity index: Country's gender parity index in primary, or elementary, school. For countries with a rating of over 1, more females are enrolled while countries with a rating under 1 have more males enrolled. 
  • Female enrolment share > Secondary level: Girls' enrolment share, secondary level is the number of girls enrolled in secondary school, expressed as a percentage of the total number of pupils in secondary school.
  • 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.
  • Elementary school repeaters > Female: Repeaters in primary school are the number of students enrolled in the same grade as in the previous year, as a percentage of all students enrolled in primary school."
  • Elementary school repeaters > Male: Repeaters in primary school are the number of students enrolled in the same grade as in the previous year, as a percentage of all students enrolled in primary school."
  • High school teachers: Secondary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers.
  • Elementary school teachers: Primary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers.
  • High school enrolment rate > Male: Progression to secondary school refers to the number of new entrants to the first grade of secondary school in a given year as a percentage of the number of students enrolled in the final grade of primary school in the previous year.
  • Literacy > Women above 14 years: Percent of female population above the age of 14 years that is literate.
  • Gender ratio > Literacy rate of 15-24 year-olds: Literacy gender parity rate of 15-24 year olds in each country. This number is achieved by dividing the total amount of females who are literate by the total amount of males who are literate. Numbers below 1 mean that more males are literate, while numbers over 1 indicate that more females are literate, with the difference in the numbers indicating to what extent this is true. For instance, in Chad (with a parity rate of .42%) a substantial amount of more males are literate than females. These numbers are only for 15-24 year olds.
  • Illiterate population by sex > Aged 15+ > Women per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Illiterate population by sex > Aged 15+ > Per capita: Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Participation > Secondary education > Pupils: Secondary education pupils is the total number of pupils enrolled at secondary level in public and private schools.
  • Primary education > Pupils per 1000: Primary education pupils is the total number of pupils enrolled at primary level in public and private schools. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Secondary education > Pupils > Per capita: Secondary education pupils is the total number of pupils enrolled at secondary level in public and private schools. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Ratio of female to male secondary enrollment: Ratio of female to male secondary enrollment is the percentage of girls to boys enrolled at secondary level in public and private schools.
  • Intake ratio to last grade of primary > Females: Number of female entrants in the last grade of primary education (regardless of age) expressed as a percentage of the female population at entrance age to the last grade.
  • Pupils-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.
  • School enrolment rate > 1st grade > Male: Gross intake rate in grade 1 is the number of new entrants in the first grade of primary education regardless of age, expressed as a percentage of the population of the official primary entrance age."
  • Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged over 10 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy rate > Adult male > % of males ages 15 and above: Adult literacy rate is the percentage of people ages 15 and above who can, with understanding, read and write a short, simple statement on their everyday life.
  • School enrollment > Primary > Male > % net: Net enrollment ratio is the ratio of children of official school age based on the International Standard Classification of Education 1997 who are enrolled in school to the population of the corresponding official school age. Primary education provides children with basic reading, writing, and mathematics skills along with an elementary understanding of such subjects as history, geography, natural science, social science, art, and music.
  • Literacy and Attainment > Educational attainment: completed tertiary > Tertiary > Population 25+ years > % > Over 24 year olds: Percentage of population older than 24 years that has completed tertiary education.
  • Literacy > Female literates > Aged over 10: Number of females older than 10 years, who are literate.
  • Primary education, teachers > % female: Primary education, teachers (% female). Percentage female teachers. Primary is the number of female teachers at the primary level expressed as a percentage of the total number of teachers (male and female) at the primary level in a given school year. Teachers are persons employed full time or part time in an official capacity to guide and direct the learning experience of pupils and students, irrespective of their qualifications or the delivery mechanism, i.e. face-to-face and/or at a distance. This definition excludes educational personnel who have no active teaching duties (e.g. headmasters, headmistresses or principals who do not teach) and persons who work occasionally or in a voluntary capacity in educational institutions.
  • Tertiary education, teachers > % female: Tertiary education, teachers (% female). Percentage female teachers. Tertiary is the number of female teachers at the tertiary level expressed as a percentage of the total number of teachers (male and female) at the tertiary level in a given school year. Teachers are persons employed full time or part time in an official capacity to guide and direct the learning experience of pupils and students, irrespective of their qualifications or the delivery mechanism, i.e. face-to-face and/or at a distance. This definition excludes educational personnel who have no active teaching duties (e.g. headmasters, headmistresses or principals who do not teach) and persons who work occasionally or in a voluntary capacity in educational institutions.
  • Public spending on education, total > % of government expenditure: Public spending on education, total (% of government expenditure). Public expenditure on education as % of total government expenditure is the total public education expenditure (current and capital) expressed as a percentage of total government expenditure for all sectors in a given financial year. Public education expenditure includes government spending on educational institutions (both public and private), education administration, and subsidies for private entities (students/households and other privates entities).
  • Literacy rate > Youth total > % of people ages 15-24: Youth literacy rate is the percentage of people ages 15-24 who can, with understanding, read and write a short, simple statement on their everyday life.
  • Grade 1 intake rate: Total number of new entrants in first grade of primary education, regardless of age, expressed as a percentage of the population at the official primary school-entrance age
  • School enrollment > Preprimary > % gross: Gross enrollment ratio is the ratio of total enrollment, regardless of age, to the population of the age group that officially corresponds to the level of education shown. Preprimary education refers to the initial stage of organized instruction, designed primarily to introduce very young children to a school-type environment.
  • School enrollment > Primary > Female > % gross: Gross enrollment ratio is the ratio of total enrollment, regardless of age, to the population of the age group that officially corresponds to the level of education shown. Primary education provides children with basic reading, writing, and mathematics skills along with an elementary understanding of such subjects as history, geography, natural science, social science, art, and music.
  • Primary education > Teachers > % female: Female teachers as a percentage of total primary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers.
  • Gross intake rate in grade 1 > Male > % of relevant age group: Gross intake rate in grade 1 is the number of new entrants in the first grade of primary education regardless of age, expressed as a percentage of the population of the official primary entrance age.
  • Illiterate population by sex > Aged 15+ > Men > Per capita: Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Literacy rate > Adult total > % of people ages 15 and above: Adult literacy rate is the percentage of people ages 15 and above who can, with understanding, read and write a short, simple statement on their everyday life.
  • Government spending on education > % of GDP: Public expenditure on education consists of current and capital public expenditure on education includes government spending on educational institutions (both public and private), education administration as well as subsidies for private entities (students/households and other privates entities)."
  • Participation > School enrollment > Primary > Female > % net: Net enrollment ratio is the ratio of children of official school age based on the International Standard Classification of Education 1997 who are enrolled in school to the population of the corresponding official school age. Primary education provides children with basic reading, writing, and mathematics skills along with an elementary understanding of such subjects as history, geography, natural science, social science, art, and music."
  • Government spending on education > % of government spending: Public expenditure on education consists of current and capital public expenditure on education includes government spending on educational institutions (both public and private), education administration as well as subsidies for private entities (students/households and other privates entities)."
  • Participation > School enrollment > Primary > Female > % gross: Gross enrollment ratio is the ratio of total enrollment, regardless of age, to the population of the age group that officially corresponds to the level of education shown. Primary education provides children with basic reading, writing, and mathematics skills along with an elementary understanding of such subjects as history, geography, natural science, social science, art, and music."
  • School enrollment, primary, private > % of total primary: School enrollment, primary, private (% of total primary). Percentage of private enrolment. Primary is the enrolment in private primary schools expressed as a percentage of total enrolment (public and private) in primary schools. 'Private' refers to all educational institutions not operated by a public authority, regardless of whether they receive financial support from public authorities. A high percentage indicates strong involvement of the non-governmental sector (including religious bodies, other organizations, associations, communities, private enterprises or persons) in providing organized educational programmes.
  • Primary education, pupils > % female: Primary education, pupils (% female). Percentage of female students. Primary is the number of female students at the primary level expressed as a percentage of the total number of students (male and female) at the primary level in a given school year.
  • School enrollment, primary, female > % gross: School enrollment, primary, female (% gross). Gross enrolment ratio. Primary. Female is the total female enrollment in primary education, regardless of age, expressed as a percentage of the female population of official primary education age. GER can exceed 100% due to the inclusion of over-aged and under-aged students because of early or late school entrance and grade repetition.
  • Primary completion rate, total > % of relevant age group: Primary completion rate, total (% of relevant age group). Primary completion rate. Total is the total number of new entrants in the last grade of primary education, regardless of age, expressed as percentage of the total population of the theoretical entrance age to the last grade of primary. This indicator is also known as "gross intake rate to the last grade of primary." The ratio can exceed 100% due to over-aged and under-aged children who enter primary school late/early and/or repeat grades.
  • Gross intake ratio in first grade of primary education, female > % of relevant age group: Gross intake ratio in first grade of primary education, female (% of relevant age group). Gross intake ratio in first grade of primary education is the number of new entrants in the first grade of primary education regardless of age, expressed as a percentage of the population of the official primary entrance age.
  • Secondary education, general pupils > % female: Secondary education, general pupils (% female). Percentage of female students. Total secondary. General programmes is the number of female students enrolled in general programmes at the secondary education level expressed as a percentage of the total number of students (male and female) enrolled in general programmes at the secondary education level in a given school year.
  • Economically active children, study and work > % of economically active children, ages 7-14: Economically active children, study and work (% of economically active children, ages 7-14). Children in employment refer to children involved in economic activity for at least one hour in the reference week of the survey. Work only refers to children involved in economic activity and not attending school.
  • Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 10-14 per thousand people: Compares countries by number of male illiterates, in the age range 10 to 14. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literacy rate > Youth male > % of males ages 15-24: Youth literacy rate is the percentage of people ages 15-24 who can, with understanding, read and write a short, simple statement on their everyday life.
  • Literacy rate > Adult female > % of females ages 15 and above: Adult literacy rate is the percentage of people ages 15 and above who can, with understanding, read and write a short, simple statement on their everyday life.
  • Adjusted savings: education expenditure > % of GNI: Adjusted savings: education expenditure (% of GNI). Education expenditure refers to the current operating expenditures in education, including wages and salaries and excluding capital investments in buildings and equipment.
  • 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.
  • Persistence to last grade of primary, total > % of cohort: Persistence to last grade of primary, total (% of cohort). Survival rate to last grade of primary. Total is the share of children enrolled in the first grade of primary school who eventually reach the last grade of primary. The estimate is calculated on the basis of the reconstructed cohort method, which uses data on enrolment and repeaters for two consecutive years.
  • School enrollment, primary > % gross: School enrollment, primary (% gross). Gross enrolment ratio. Primary. Total is the total enrollment in primary education, regardless of age, expressed as a percentage of the population of official primary education age. GER can exceed 100% due to the inclusion of over-aged and under-aged students because of early or late school entrance and grade repetition.
  • School enrollment > 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.
  • Persistence to last grade of primary, female > % of cohort: Persistence to last grade of primary, female (% of cohort). Survival rate to last grade of primary. Female is the share of female children enrolled in the first grade of primary school who eventually reach the last grade of primary. The estimate is calculated on the basis of the reconstructed cohort method, which uses data on enrolment and repeaters for two consecutive years.
  • Repeaters, primary, male > % of male enrollment: Repeaters, primary, male (% of male enrollment). Percentage of repeaters in primary. All grades. Male is the number of male students enrolled in the same grade as in the previous year, as a percentage of all male students enrolled in primary school. It is calculated by dividing the sum of male repeaters in all grades of primary education by the total male enrolment of primary education and multiplying the result by 100.
  • Outcomes > Ratio of young literate females to males > % ages 15-24: Ratio of young literate females to males is the percentage of females to males ages 15-24 who can, with understanding, read and write a short, simple statement on their everyday life."
  • Spending on teaching materials: Public expenditure on teaching materials, primary level is the amount spent on teaching materials expressed as a percentage of total public current spending on primary education.
  • Literacy > Male illiterates > Aged 10-14 per thousand people: Number of males aged 10-14 years, who are illiterate. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Repeaters, secondary, female > % of female enrollment: Repeaters, secondary, female (% of female enrollment). Percentage of repeaters in secondary. All grades. Female is the number of female students enrolled in the same grade as in the previous year, as a percentage of all female students enrolled in secondary school. It is calculated by dividing the sum of female repeaters in all grades of secondary education by the total female enrolment of secondary education and multiplying the result by 100.
  • Secondary education, teachers, female: Secondary education, teachers, female. Teaching staff in total secondary. Public and private. Full and part-time. All programmes. Female is the total number of female teachers in public and private secondary education institutions (ISCED 2 and 3). Teachers are persons employed full time or part time in an official capacity to guide and direct the learning experience of pupils and students, irrespective of their qualifications or the delivery mechanism, i.e. face-to-face and/or at a distance. This definition excludes educational personnel who have no active teaching duties (e.g. headmasters, headmistresses or principals who do not teach) and persons who work occasionally or in a voluntary capacity in educational institutions.
  • Literacy > Male literates > Aged 10-14: Compares countries by number of male literates, in the age range 10 to 14. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems
STAT Thailand Vietnam HISTORY
Adult literacy rate > Total 93.51
Ranked 2nd. 1% more than Vietnam
92.5
Ranked 48th.

Children out of school, primary 243,883
Ranked 28th. Twice as much as Vietnam
121,992
Ranked 20th.

Children out of school, primary per 1000 3.68
Ranked 67th. 3 times more than Vietnam
1.37
Ranked 51st.

College and university > Gender parity index 1.35
Ranked 2nd. 33% more than Vietnam
1.01
Ranked 58th.

College and university > Share of total education spending 13.83%
Ranked 39th.
14.72%
Ranked 83th. 6% more than Thailand

Compulsary education duration 9
Ranked 118th. The same as Vietnam
9
Ranked 58th.

Government spending on education > Proportion of GDP 5.79%
Ranked 12th.
6.85%
Ranked 16th. 18% more than Thailand

High school enrolment rate 86.74
Ranked 69th.
92.75
Ranked 62nd. 7% more than Thailand

Literacy > Female 94.6%
Ranked 53th. 2% more than Vietnam
92.3%
Ranked 64th.

Literacy > Total population 96%
Ranked 54th. 2% more than Vietnam
94%
Ranked 61st.

Primary education, duration > Years 6
Ranked 111th. 20% more than Vietnam
5
Ranked 153th.

Primary education, teachers per 1000 5.26
Ranked 54th. 28% more than Vietnam
4.12
Ranked 42nd.

Pupil-teacher ratio, primary 15.99
Ranked 102nd.
19.4
Ranked 50th. 21% more than Thailand

Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary 19.91
Ranked 31st.
28.86
Ranked 5th. 45% more than Thailand

Secondary education, duration > Years 6
Ranked 140th.
7
Ranked 38th. 17% more than Thailand

College and university > Gender ratio 122.35
Ranked 49th. 67% more than Vietnam
73.16
Ranked 85th.

Child care (preschool) > Duration 3
Ranked 96th. The same as Vietnam
3
Ranked 46th.

Secondary education > Teachers > Per capita 3.42 per 1,000 people
Ranked 98th.
5 per 1,000 people
Ranked 32nd. 46% more than Thailand

Duration of compulsory education 9 years
Ranked 91st. 80% more than Vietnam
5 years
Ranked 155th.
Secondary education, pupils 4.79 million
Ranked 6th.
6.83 million
Ranked 5th. 43% more than Thailand

College and university > Private school share 16.34%
Ranked 29th. 10% more than Vietnam
14.91%
Ranked 31st.

Girls to boys ratio > Primary level enrolment 0.96
Ranked 6th. 2% more than Vietnam
0.94
Ranked 112th.

School life expectancy > Total 10.8 years
Ranked 66th. 4% more than Vietnam
10.4 years
Ranked 71st.
Literacy > Adult literacy 94.1%
Ranked 38th. 4% more than Vietnam
90.3%
Ranked 5th.
Primary education, teachers 347,959
Ranked 10th.
366,045
Ranked 2nd. 5% more than Thailand

Primary education, pupils 5.37 million
Ranked 22nd.
7.1 million
Ranked 5th. 32% more than Thailand

Adult literacy rate > Female 91.53
Ranked 4th. 1% more than Vietnam
90.2
Ranked 51st.

Tertiary enrollment 35.3%
Ranked 36th. 4 times more than Vietnam
9.7%
Ranked 70th.
Spending per student > College and university 23.03
Ranked 18th.
61.67
Ranked 11th. 3 times more than Thailand
High school > Gender ratio 108.56
Ranked 14th. 18% more than Vietnam
91.66
Ranked 109th.

Compulsary education starting age 6
Ranked 114th. The same as Vietnam
6
Ranked 34th.

Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary per million 0.299
Ranked 86th.
0.382
Ranked 47th. 28% more than Thailand

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 Vietnam
3
Ranked 71st.

Literacy > Male 97.5%
Ranked 45th. 2% more than Vietnam
95.8%
Ranked 60th.

Spending > USD 12.54 billion
Ranked 28th. 5 times more than Vietnam
2.47 billion
Ranked 57th.

Spending > Proportion 4.79
Ranked 55th. 70% more than Vietnam
2.81
Ranked 127th.

Pupil-teacher ratio > Primary 20.68
Ranked 86th.
21.56
Ranked 60th. 4% more than Thailand

Child care (preschool) > Starting age 3
Ranked 170th. The same as Vietnam
3
Ranked 101st.

High school repeaters > Male 10.76
Ranked 24th. 6 times more than Vietnam
1.87
Ranked 73th.

Literacy rates > Aged 15-24 98%
Ranked 9th. 4% more than Vietnam
93.9%
Ranked 5th.

Preschool enrollment rate 93.43
Ranked 114th.
104.11
Ranked 78th. 11% more than Thailand

Tertiary > Students studying abroad 25,493.56
Ranked 35th.
52,285.41
Ranked 8th. 2 times more than Thailand

Primary completion rate 86
Ranked 83th.
94
Ranked 53th. 9% more than Thailand

Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level 2.25 million
Ranked 2nd. 3 times more than Vietnam
797,086
Ranked 29th.

Elementary (primary school) > Duration 6
Ranked 116th. 20% more than Vietnam
5
Ranked 162nd.

Secondary education, teachers 245,769
Ranked 15th. 4% more than Vietnam
236,886
Ranked 4th.

Secondary education, teachers per 1000 3.69
Ranked 76th. 18% more than Vietnam
3.14
Ranked 18th.

Child care (preschool) > Students per teacher 28.87
Ranked 8th. 51% more than Vietnam
19.08
Ranked 19th.

High school > Lower secondary school duration 3
Ranked 156th.
4
Ranked 34th. 33% more than Thailand

Spending per student > High school 22.13
Ranked 13th. 28% more than Vietnam
17.26
Ranked 15th.
Secondary education, general pupils 4.05 million
Ranked 8th.
7.68 million
Ranked 2nd. 90% more than Thailand

Illiteracy rates by sex > Aged 15+ 4%
Ranked 103th.
7%
Ranked 90th. 75% more than Thailand

High school > Gender parity index 1.08
Ranked 2nd. 21% more than Vietnam
0.89
Ranked 75th.
Scientific and technical journal articles 1,072
Ranked 40th. 5 times more than Vietnam
216
Ranked 64th.

College and university > Teachers > Proportion of teachers female 69%
Ranked 2nd. 47% more than Vietnam
47%
Ranked 21st.
Tertiary > Students studying abroad proportion 1.02%
Ranked 114th.
2.35%
Ranked 90th. 2 times more than Thailand

Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level per 1000 34.91
Ranked 3rd. 3 times more than Vietnam
10.02
Ranked 93th.

Elementary (primary school) > Starting age 6
Ranked 140th. The same as Vietnam
6
Ranked 76th.

High school > Students per teacher 19.91
Ranked 32nd.
28.86
Ranked 5th. 45% more than Thailand

Secondary education > General pupils 3.85 million
Ranked 7th.
9.47 million
Ranked 2nd. 2 times more than Thailand

Spending per student > Elementary school 21.44
Ranked 10th. 9% more than Vietnam
19.69
Ranked 12th.
Secondary school starting age > Years 12
Ranked 108th. 9% more than Vietnam
11
Ranked 149th.

High school starting age > Years 12
Ranked 100th. 9% more than Vietnam
11
Ranked 131st.

Primary education > Teachers > Per capita 4.72 per 1,000 people
Ranked 78th. 9% more than Vietnam
4.34 per 1,000 people
Ranked 50th.

Education enrolment by level > Primary level 6.11 million
Ranked 3rd.
8.84 million
Ranked 11th. 45% more than Thailand

High school > Population with at least high school education > Women 29%
Ranked 113th. 17% more than Vietnam
24.7%
Ranked 119th.

Literacy rate > People aged 15-24 98.05
Ranked 5th. 1% more than Vietnam
96.8
Ranked 57th.

Schools connected to the Internet 37%
Ranked 23th. 85% more than Vietnam
20%
Ranked 6th.
Public spending per student > Primary level 12.5
Ranked 45th. 67% more than Vietnam
7.5
Ranked 10th.
Secondary education, pupils per 1000 71.66
Ranked 44th.
90.49
Ranked 16th. 26% more than Thailand

Primary education, pupils per 1000 81.03
Ranked 110th. 1% more than Vietnam
79.99
Ranked 63th.

Girls to boys ratio > Tertiary level enrolment 1.06
Ranked 1st. 49% more than Vietnam
0.71
Ranked 76th.

Illiterate population by sex > Aged 15+ 1.92 million
Ranked 45th.
3.92 million
Ranked 28th. 2 times more than Thailand

Girls to boys ratio > Secondary level enrolment 1.05
Ranked 2nd. 8% more than Vietnam
0.97
Ranked 87th.

Literacy > Female literates > Aged over 10 per thousand people 432.98
Ranked 2nd. 22% more than Vietnam
356.19
Ranked 4th.
Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level > Per capita 35.66 per 1,000 people
Ranked 2nd. 4 times more than Vietnam
10 per 1,000 people
Ranked 91st.

Tertiary > Students studying abroad per thousand people 0.383
Ranked 154th.
0.595
Ranked 135th. 55% more than Thailand

Outcomes > Secondary education > Duration > Years 6
Ranked 124th.
7
Ranked 35th. 17% more than Thailand

Teacher student ratio > High school 21.22
Ranked 23th. 3% more than Vietnam
20.67
Ranked 25th.

Inequality adjusted index 0.491
Ranked 76th. 10% more than Vietnam
0.447
Ranked 81st.
High school repeaters > Female 8.92
Ranked 25th. 12 times more than Vietnam
0.74
Ranked 78th.

Illiterate population by sex > Aged 15+ > Women 1.33 million
Ranked 41st.
2.42 million
Ranked 28th. 82% more than Thailand

Teacher student ratio > Elementary school 15.99
Ranked 90th.
19.93
Ranked 63th. 25% more than Thailand

Literacy rate > Females aged 15-24 97.88
Ranked 6th. 2% more than Vietnam
96.3
Ranked 61st.

Elementary school > Enrolled students 5.56 million
Ranked 17th.
6.87 million
Ranked 14th. 23% more than Thailand

Primary education > Duration > Years 6 years
Ranked 109th. 20% more than Vietnam
5 years
Ranked 148th.

Services, etc., value added > Constant 2000 US$ per capita $1,548.27
Ranked 54th. 3 times more than Vietnam
$451.78
Ranked 80th.

School enrolment rate > 1st grade 70.89
Ranked 141st.
98.53
Ranked 104th. 39% more than Thailand

Secondary education, general pupils per 1000 60.59
Ranked 57th.
86.53
Ranked 22nd. 43% more than Thailand

Elementary (primary) school) > Private school share 18.36%
Ranked 43th. 33 times more than Vietnam
0.554%
Ranked 79th.

High school > Lower secondary starting age 12
Ranked 110th. 9% more than Vietnam
11
Ranked 153th.

Elementary school > Gender ratio 97.82
Ranked 79th. 3% more than Vietnam
94.8
Ranked 119th.

High school enrolment rate > Female 88.77
Ranked 56th.
94.42
Ranked 48th. 6% more than Thailand

Illiteracy rates by sex > Aged 15+ > Women 5.4%
Ranked 101st.
8.5%
Ranked 88th. 57% more than Thailand

Education enrolment ratio > Net > Primary level 93%
Ranked 3rd. 6% more than Vietnam
88%
Ranked 98th.

Duration of education > Secondary level 6
Ranked 119th.
7
Ranked 38th. 17% more than Thailand
Public spending per student > Tertiary level 38.2
Ranked 42nd.
149.5
Ranked 5th. 4 times more than Thailand
Primary education > Pupils 5.97 million
Ranked 9th.
7.77 million
Ranked 4th. 30% more than Thailand

Secondary education > Pupils 4.72 million
Ranked 5th.
9.94 million
Ranked 3rd. 2 times more than Thailand

High school > Population with at least high school education > Men 35.6%
Ranked 121st. 27% more than Vietnam
28%
Ranked 131st.

Literacy rate > Males aged 15-24 98.22
Ranked 5th. 1% more than Vietnam
97.2
Ranked 55th.

Education enrolment by level > Secondary level > Per capita 79.34 per 1,000 people
Ranked 3rd.
116.22 per 1,000 people
Ranked 26th. 46% more than Thailand

Education enrolment by level > Percentage girls > Tertiary level 53.66%
Ranked 1st. 25% more than Vietnam
42.79%
Ranked 98th.

Secondary education, vocational pupils 739,155
Ranked 3rd. 3 times more than Vietnam
211,361
Ranked 30th.

Elementary (primary) school > Students per teacher 15.99
Ranked 103th.
19.4
Ranked 49th. 21% more than Thailand

Spending on education > Proportion spent on all staff salaries 52.63%
Ranked 71st.
78.48%
Ranked 31st. 49% more than Thailand
Secondary education > Teachers 215,798
Ranked 20th.
415,579
Ranked 2nd. 93% more than Thailand

School life expectancy > Primary to tertiary 14 years
Ranked 51st. 40% more than Vietnam
10 years
Ranked 4th.
Education enrolment by level > Secondary level 5.01 million
Ranked 1st.
9.27 million
Ranked 11th. 85% more than Thailand

Scientific and technical journal articles per million 16.62
Ranked 67th. 6 times more than Vietnam
2.68
Ranked 85th.

Duration of education > Primary level 6
Ranked 103th. 20% more than Vietnam
5
Ranked 135th.
Women to men parity index > As ratio of literacy rates > Aged 15-24 1
Ranked 17th. 1% more than Vietnam
0.99
Ranked 5th.

Participation > Ratio of girls to boys in primary and secondary education 102.61%
Ranked 16th. 10% more than Vietnam
93.22%
Ranked 111th.

Participation > Children out of school > Elementary 650,919
Ranked 12th. 27% more than Vietnam
512,867
Ranked 21st.

Education enrolment by level > Percentage girls > Primary level 48.37%
Ranked 5th. 2% more than Vietnam
47.49%
Ranked 133th.

Illiterate population by sex > Aged 15+ per 1000 29.84
Ranked 100th.
48.75
Ranked 90th. 63% more than Thailand

Literacy rates > Aged 15-24 > Women 97.8%
Ranked 11th. 4% more than Vietnam
93.6%
Ranked 5th.

Education enrolment ratio > Net > Primary level > Women 91%
Ranked 3rd.
92%
Ranked 75th. 1% more than Thailand

High school > Upper secondary starting age 15
Ranked 145th. The same as Vietnam
15
Ranked 89th.

Elementary school starting age > Years 6
Ranked 125th. The same as Vietnam
6
Ranked 72nd.

Elementary school repeaters > All 9.21
Ranked 34th. 9 times more than Vietnam
1.03
Ranked 95th.

School life expectancy > Male 10.7 years
Ranked 64th.
10.8 years
Ranked 63th. 1% more than Thailand
Secondary education > General pupils > Per capita 59.9 per 1,000 people
Ranked 66th.
113.99 per 1,000 people
Ranked 16th. 90% more than Thailand

Education enrolment by level > Primary level > Per capita 0.097 per capita
Ranked 6th.
0.111 per capita
Ranked 89th. 14% more than Thailand

Illiteracy rates by sex > Aged 15+ > Men 2.5%
Ranked 111th.
5.3%
Ranked 89th. 2 times more than Thailand

Education enrolment by level > Primary level per 1000 94.79
Ranked 6th.
111.15
Ranked 88th. 17% more than Thailand

Education enrolment ratio > Net > Primary level > Men 95%
Ranked 3rd.
98%
Ranked 34th. 3% more than Thailand

Literacy rates > Aged 15-24 > Men 98.1%
Ranked 9th. 4% more than Vietnam
94.2%
Ranked 5th.

Pupils-teacher ratio > Primary level 20.8
Ranked 85th.
28
Ranked 55th. 35% more than Thailand
Elementary (primary school) > Teachers > Proportion of teachers female 60%
Ranked 4th.
77%
Ranked 48th. 28% more than Thailand
Primary education > Teachers 298,270
Ranked 14th.
360,624
Ranked 4th. 21% more than Thailand

Secondary education > Vocational pupils 870,602
Ranked 2nd. 87% more than Vietnam
466,504
Ranked 4th.

Education enrolment by level > Percentage girls > Secondary level 49.6%
Ranked 2nd. 5% more than Vietnam
47.42%
Ranked 118th.

Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 10-14 30,427
Ranked 4th.
390,446
Ranked 1st. 13 times more than Thailand
Literacy > Literates > Aged over 10 per thousand people 844.5
Ranked 2nd. 18% more than Vietnam
714.74
Ranked 4th.
Private school enrolment > Primary level 13.2
Ranked 31st. 44 times more than Vietnam
0.3
Ranked 92nd.
Outcomes > Primary education > Duration > Years 6
Ranked 102nd. 20% more than Vietnam
5
Ranked 136th.

Primary education > Teachers per 1000 4.63
Ranked 78th. 6% more than Vietnam
4.38
Ranked 50th.

Secondary education > Pupils per 1000 71.97
Ranked 51st.
120.63
Ranked 12th. 68% more than Thailand

Literacy > Men above 14 years 94.9%
Ranked 9th. 1% more than Vietnam
93.9%
Ranked 5th.

Female enrolment share > Primary level 48.4%
Ranked 86th. 1% more than Vietnam
47.7%
Ranked 105th.
Services, etc., value added > Constant 2000 US$ $103.40 billion
Ranked 16th. 3 times more than Vietnam
$40.11 billion
Ranked 29th.

Primary school starting age > Years 6
Ranked 140th. The same as Vietnam
6
Ranked 76th.

High school > Share of total education spending 32.87%
Ranked 23th.
38.13%
Ranked 34th. 16% more than Thailand

Elementary (primary) school) > Proportion spent on all staff salaries 84.56%
Ranked 35th.
85%
Ranked 32nd. 1% more than Thailand
Participation > Secondary education > General pupils 3.95 million
Ranked 16th.
8.93 million
Ranked 7th. 2 times more than Thailand

Secondary education > General pupils per 1000 58.69
Ranked 66th.
114.97
Ranked 15th. 96% more than Thailand

Ratio of female to male primary enrollment 95.06
Ranked 66th. 2% more than Vietnam
93.62
Ranked 71st.

Secondary education > Teachers per 1000 3.35
Ranked 98th.
5.04
Ranked 31st. 51% more than Thailand

Elementary (primary) school > Gender parity index 0.988
Ranked 83th. 5% more than Vietnam
0.942
Ranked 89th.

Female enrolment share > Secondary level 48.3%
Ranked 86th. 3% more than Vietnam
47.1%
Ranked 96th.
Private school enrolment > Secondary level 6.2
Ranked 15th.
11.3
Ranked 49th. 82% more than Thailand
Education enrolment by level > Secondary level per 1000 77.69
Ranked 3rd.
116.49
Ranked 29th. 50% more than Thailand

Primary completion rate > Women 85
Ranked 83th.
98
Ranked 45th. 15% more than Thailand

Elementary school repeaters > Female 6.47
Ranked 42nd. 3 times more than Vietnam
1.92
Ranked 79th.

Elementary school repeaters > Male 11.77
Ranked 31st. 4 times more than Vietnam
2.83
Ranked 76th.

High school teachers 222,799
Ranked 14th.
461,663
Ranked 10th. 2 times more than Thailand

Elementary school teachers 347,959
Ranked 9th. 1% more than Vietnam
344,853
Ranked 10th.

High school enrolment rate > Male 84.87
Ranked 62nd.
94.76
Ranked 47th. 12% more than Thailand

Literacy > Women above 14 years 90.5%
Ranked 11th. 4% more than Vietnam
86.9%
Ranked 5th.

Gender ratio > Literacy rate of 15-24 year-olds 1%
Ranked 16th. 1% more than Vietnam
0.99%
Ranked 5th.
Illiterate population by sex > Aged 15+ > Women per 1000 20.68
Ranked 97th.
30.11
Ranked 88th. 46% more than Thailand

Illiterate population by sex > Aged 15+ > Per capita 30.48 per 1,000 people
Ranked 103th.
48.49 per 1,000 people
Ranked 93th. 59% more than Thailand

Participation > Secondary education > Pupils 4.53 million
Ranked 2nd.
9.94 million
Ranked 7th. 2 times more than Thailand

Primary completion rate > Men 88
Ranked 77th.
104
Ranked 17th. 18% more than Thailand

Primary education > Pupils per 1000 91.13
Ranked 83th.
94.35
Ranked 81st. 4% more than Thailand

Secondary education > Pupils > Per capita 73.45 per 1,000 people
Ranked 46th.
119.6 per 1,000 people
Ranked 12th. 63% more than Thailand

Ratio of female to male secondary enrollment 102.78
Ranked 36th. 5% more than Vietnam
97.47
Ranked 52nd.

Intake ratio to last grade of primary > Females None
None

Pupils-teacher ratio > Secondary level 25.2
Ranked 26th.
28.2
Ranked 19th. 12% more than Thailand
School enrolment rate > 1st grade > Male 66.22
Ranked 140th.
100.82
Ranked 84th. 52% more than Thailand

Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged over 10 per thousand people 14.94
Ranked 8th.
47.95
Ranked 1st. 3 times more than Thailand
Literacy rate > Adult male > % of males ages 15 and above 94.9%
Ranked 39th. 1% more than Vietnam
93.92%
Ranked 43th.
School enrollment > Primary > Male > % net 76.88% net
Ranked 92nd.
97.06% net
Ranked 29th. 26% more than Thailand

Literacy and Attainment > Educational attainment: completed tertiary > Tertiary > Population 25+ years > % > Over 24 year olds 11.79%
Ranked 11th. 76% more than Vietnam
6.7%
Ranked 7th.
Literacy > Female literates > Aged over 10 28.75 million
Ranked 5th. 5% more than Vietnam
27.28 million
Ranked 1st.
Primary education, teachers > % female 59.98%
Ranked 95th.
77.41%
Ranked 26th. 29% more than Thailand

Tertiary education, teachers > % female 68.68%
Ranked 2nd. 40% more than Vietnam
48.95%
Ranked 13th.

Public spending on education, total > % of government expenditure 29.47%
Ranked 1st. 58% more than Vietnam
18.69%
Ranked 20th.

Literacy rate > Youth total > % of people ages 15-24 97.98%
Ranked 39th. 4% more than Vietnam
93.88%
Ranked 67th.

Grade 1 intake rate 54
Ranked 21st.
78.1
Ranked 22nd. 45% more than Thailand
School enrollment > Preprimary > % gross 90.28% gross
Ranked 12th. 51% more than Vietnam
59.67% gross
Ranked 29th.

School enrollment > Primary > Female > % gross 94.64% gross
Ranked 72nd. 4% more than Vietnam
91.34% gross
Ranked 80th.

Primary education > Teachers > % female 58.36% female
Ranked 101st.
78.03% female
Ranked 28th. 34% more than Thailand

Gross intake rate in grade 1 > Male > % of relevant age group 101.02%
Ranked 80th. About the same as Vietnam
100.75%
Ranked 84th.

Illiterate population by sex > Aged 15+ > Men > Per capita 9.45 per 1,000 people
Ranked 108th.
18.37 per 1,000 people
Ranked 89th. 94% more than Thailand

Literacy rate > Adult total > % of people ages 15 and above 92.65%
Ranked 38th. 3% more than Vietnam
90.28%
Ranked 49th.
Government spending on education > % of GDP 5.79%
Ranked 12th.
6.85%
Ranked 16th. 18% more than Thailand

Participation > School enrollment > Primary > Female > % net 88.68%
Ranked 72nd.
91.44%
Ranked 56th. 3% more than Thailand
Government spending on education > % of government spending 25.72%
Ranked 4th. 30% more than Vietnam
19.79%
Ranked 16th.
Participation > School enrollment > Primary > Female > % gross 92.38%
Ranked 113th.
101.28%
Ranked 90th. 10% more than Thailand

School enrollment, primary, private > % of total primary 18.36%
Ranked 41st. 33 times more than Vietnam
0.554%
Ranked 79th.

Primary education, pupils > % female 48.41%
Ranked 92nd.
48.55%
Ranked 38th. About the same as Thailand

School enrollment, primary, female > % gross 95.72%
Ranked 132nd.
105.08%
Ranked 39th. 10% more than Thailand

Primary completion rate, total > % of relevant age group 86.63%
Ranked 84th.
101.24%
Ranked 18th. 17% more than Thailand

Gross intake ratio in first grade of primary education, female > % of relevant age group 90.34%
Ranked 125th.
101.19%
Ranked 68th. 12% more than Thailand

Secondary education, general pupils > % female 52.35%
Ranked 9th. 4% more than Vietnam
50.18%
Ranked 27th.

Economically active children, study and work > % of economically active children, ages 7-14 95.8%
Ranked 8th. 14% more than Vietnam
84.1%
Ranked 3rd.

Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 10-14 per thousand people 0.458
Ranked 9th.
5.1
Ranked 1st. 11 times more than Thailand
Literacy rate > Youth male > % of males ages 15-24 98.1%
Ranked 38th. 4% more than Vietnam
94.18%
Ranked 64th.

Literacy rate > Adult female > % of females ages 15 and above 90.52%
Ranked 40th. 4% more than Vietnam
86.92%
Ranked 53th.
Adjusted savings: education expenditure > % of GNI 4.06%
Ranked 90th. 44% more than Vietnam
2.81%
Ranked 138th.

School life expectancy > Primary to tertiary > Male 13 years
Ranked 55th. 18% more than Vietnam
11 years
Ranked 4th.
Ratio of female to male tertiary enrollment > % 130.53%
Ranked 24th. 28% more than Vietnam
101.62%
Ranked 74th.

Persistence to last grade of primary, total > % of cohort 93.64%
Ranked 41st.
97.47%
Ranked 11th. 4% more than Thailand

School enrollment, primary > % gross 96.67%
Ranked 133th.
104.68%
Ranked 46th. 8% more than Thailand

School enrollment > Secondary > Female > % gross 74.17% gross
Ranked 50th.
74.8% gross
Ranked 48th. 1% more than Thailand

Persistence to last grade of primary, female > % of cohort 95.47%
Ranked 27th. 12% more than Vietnam
85.03%
Ranked 55th.

Repeaters, primary, male > % of male enrollment 11.77%
Ranked 30th. 4 times more than Vietnam
2.83%
Ranked 67th.

Outcomes > Ratio of young literate females to males > % ages 15-24 99.66%
Ranked 9th. 1% more than Vietnam
99%
Ranked 73th.

Spending on teaching materials 3.2
Ranked 5th.
6
Ranked 2nd. 88% more than Thailand
Literacy > Male illiterates > Aged 10-14 per thousand people 0.252
Ranked 9th.
2.48
Ranked 1st. 10 times more than Thailand
Repeaters, secondary, female > % of female enrollment 8.92%
Ranked 27th. 8 times more than Vietnam
1.13%
Ranked 70th.

Secondary education, teachers, female 126,447
Ranked 14th.
151,354
Ranked 4th. 20% more than Thailand

Literacy > Male literates > Aged 10-14 2.48 million
Ranked 4th.
4.46 million
Ranked 1st. 80% more than Thailand

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