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Education Stats: compare key data on Uganda & 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.
  • 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.
  • Primary education, teachers: Primary education, teachers. Teaching staff in primary. Public and private. Full and part-time. All programmes. Total is the total number of teachers in public and private primary education institutions. Teachers are persons employed full time or part time in an official capacity to guide and direct the learning experience of pupils and students, irrespective of their qualifications or the delivery mechanism, i.e. face-to-face and/or at a distance. This definition excludes educational personnel who have no active teaching duties (e.g. headmasters, headmistresses or principals who do not teach) and persons who work occasionally or in a voluntary capacity in educational institutions.
  • Primary education, pupils: Primary education, pupils. Enrolment in primary. Public and private. All programmes. Total is the total number of students enrolled in public and private primary education institutions.
  • Tertiary enrollment: Gross enrolment ratio, tertiary level is the sum of all tertiary level students enrolled at the start of the school year, expressed as a percentage of the mid-year population in the 5 year age group after the official secondary school leaving age.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Elementary school graduate rate: Persistence to last grade of primary is the percentage of children enrolled in the first grade of primary school who eventually reach the last grade of primary education. The estimate is based on the reconstructed cohort method.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Duration of education > Secondary level: Duration of secondary education is the number of grades (or years) in general secondary education.
  • Primary education > Pupils: Primary education pupils is the total number of pupils enrolled at primary level in public and private schools.
  • High school > Population with at least high school education > Men: Gender Inequality Index.
  • Education enrolment by level > Secondary level > Per capita: Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Secondary education, vocational pupils: Secondary education, vocational pupils. Enrolment in total secondary. Public and private. Technical/vocational programmes. Total is the total number of students enrolled in technical/vocational programmes at public and private secondary education institutions.
  • 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.
  • School enrolment rate > 5th grade: Persistence to grade 5 (percentage of cohort reaching grade 5) is the share of children enrolled in the first grade of primary school who eventually reach grade 5. The estimate is based on the reconstructed cohort method.
  • Scientific and technical journal articles per million: Scientific and technical journal articles refer to the number of scientific and engineering articles published in the following fields: physics, biology, chemistry, mathematics, clinical medicine, biomedical research, engineering and technology, and earth and space sciences. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Duration of education > Primary level: Duration of primary education is the number of grades (or years) in primary education.
  • Participation > Children out of school > Elementary: Children out of school are the number of primary-school-age children not enrolled in primary or secondary school.
  • Participation > Ratio of girls to boys in primary and secondary education: Ratio of girls to boys in primary and secondary education is the percentage of girls to boys enrolled at primary and secondary levels in public and private schools.
  • High school > Upper secondary starting age: Average age at which students begin upper secondary (high school) education.
  • Elementary school starting age > Years: Primary school starting age is the age at which students would enter primary education, assuming they had started at the official entrance age for the lowest level of education, had studied full-time throughout and had progressed through the system without repeating or skipping a grade."
  • Elementary school repeaters > All: Repeaters in primary school are the number of students enrolled in the same grade as in the previous year, as a percentage of all students enrolled in primary school."
  • Secondary education > General pupils > Per capita: Secondary general pupils are the number of secondary students enrolled in general education programs, including teacher training. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Education enrolment by level > Primary level > Per capita: Per capita figures expressed per 1 population.
  • Education enrolment by level > Primary level per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Pupils-teacher ratio > Primary level: Pupil-teacher ratio, primary level is the average number of pupils per teacher in primary education. Cross-country comparisons may be affected by such factors as the composition of teachers by part- and full-time employment.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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).
  • Elementary (primary) school) > Proportion spent on all staff salaries: Percentage of public funding for primary education that goes to school staff salaries.
  • High school > Share of total education spending: Percentage of government education funding that goes to secondary education.
  • High school> Proportion of education spending on teachers' salaries: Percentage of public funding for secondary education that goes to teachers' salaries.
  • Enrolment ratio > Secondary level: Net enrolment ratio, secondary level, is the ratio of the number of children of official secondary school age enrolled in school to the number of children of official secondary school age in the population.
  • Participation > Secondary education > General pupils: Secondary general pupils are the number of secondary students enrolled in general education programs, including teacher training."
  • Secondary education > 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. 
  • Female enrolment share > Secondary level: Girls' enrolment share, secondary level is the number of girls enrolled in secondary school, expressed as a percentage of the total number of pupils in secondary school.
  • Post-Secondary Non-Tertiary > Teachers > Women: Number of female teaching staff in post-secondary non-tertiary education. Post-secondary non-tertiary education serves to broaden the knowledge of participants, who have already gained an upper secondary qualification.
  • Education enrolment by level > Secondary level per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Scouting > Members per thousand people: Membership (from 2012). Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Elementary school repeaters > Male: Repeaters in primary school are the number of students enrolled in the same grade as in the previous year, as a percentage of all students enrolled in primary school."
  • Elementary school repeaters > Female: Repeaters in primary school are the number of students enrolled in the same grade as in the previous year, as a percentage of all students enrolled in primary school."
  • Elementary school teachers: Primary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers.
  • High school teachers: Secondary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers.
  • Participation > Secondary education > Pupils: Secondary education pupils is the total number of pupils enrolled at secondary level in public and private schools.
  • 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.
  • Efficiency > Net intake rate in grade 1 > % of official school-age population: Net intake rate in grade 1 is the number of new entrants in the first grade of primary education who are of official primary school entrance age, expressed as a percentage of the population of the corresponding age."
  • Efficiency > Net intake rate in grade 1 > Female > % of official school-age population: Net intake rate in grade 1 is the number of new entrants in the first grade of primary education who are of official primary school entrance age, expressed as a percentage of the population of the corresponding age."
  • Elementary school graduate rate > Male: Persistence to last grade of primary is the percentage of children enrolled in the first grade of primary school who eventually reach the last grade of primary education. The estimate is based on the reconstructed cohort method.
  • Efficiency > Net intake rate in grade 1 > Male > % of official school-age population: Net intake rate in grade 1 is the number of new entrants in the first grade of primary education who are of official primary school entrance age, expressed as a percentage of the population of the corresponding age."
  • Elementary school > Enrolled students > % female: Female pupils as a percentage of total pupils at primary level include enrollments in public and private schools.
  • Elementary school teachers > % female: Female teachers as a percentage of total primary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers.
  • Participation > Secondary education > Vocational pupils > % female: Secondary vocational pupils are the number of secondary students enrolled in technical and vocational education programs, including teacher training."
  • Participation > Total enrollment > Primary > Male > % net: Total enrollment is the number of pupils of the school-age group for primary education, enrolled either in primary or secondary education, expressed as a percentage of the total population in that age group."
  • Preschool enrollment rate > Female: 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."
  • Preschool enrollment rate > Male: Gross enrollment ratio is the ratio of total enrollment, regardless of age, to the population of the age group that officially corresponds to the level of education shown. Preprimary education refers to the initial stage of organized instruction, designed primarily to introduce very young children to a school-type environment."
  • School enrolment rate > 1st grade > Female: Gross intake rate in grade 1 is the number of new entrants in the first grade of primary education regardless of age, expressed as a percentage of the population of the official primary entrance age."
  • School enrolment rate > 1st grade > Male: Gross intake rate in grade 1 is the number of new entrants in the first grade of primary education regardless of age, expressed as a percentage of the population of the official primary entrance age."
  • School enrolment rate > 5th grade > Female: Persistence to grade 5 (percentage of cohort reaching grade 5) is the share of children enrolled in the first grade of primary school who eventually reach grade 5. The estimate is based on the reconstructed cohort method.
  • School enrolment rate > 5th grade > Male: Persistence to grade 5 (percentage of cohort reaching grade 5) is the share of children enrolled in the first grade of primary school who eventually reach grade 5. The estimate is based on the reconstructed cohort method.
  • Participation > School enrollment > Tertiary > Male > % gross: Gross enrollment ratio is the ratio of total enrollment, regardless of age, to the population of the age group that officially corresponds to the level of education shown. Tertiary education, whether or not to an advanced research qualification, normally requires, as a minimum condition of admission, the successful completion of education at the secondary level."
  • Literacy 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.
  • 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 tertiary education, male > % of male labor force: Labor force with tertiary education, male (% of male labor force). Labor force with tertiary education is the proportion of labor force that has a tertiary education, as a percentage of the total labor force.
  • 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.
  • 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."
  • Ratio of girls to boys in primary and secondary education > %: Ratio of girls to boys in primary and secondary education (%). Ratio of girls to boys in primary and secondary education is the percentage of girls to boys enrolled at primary and secondary levels in public and private schools.
  • School enrollment, preprimary, female > % gross: School enrollment, preprimary, female (% gross). Gross enrolment ratio. Pre-primary. Female is the total female enrollment in pre-primary education, regardless of age, expressed as a percentage of the total female population of official pre-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, preprimary, male > % gross: School enrollment, preprimary, male (% gross). Gross enrolment ratio. Pre-primary. Male is the total male enrollment in pre-primary education, regardless of age, expressed as a percentage of the total male population of official pre-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.
  • Secondary education, pupils > % female: Secondary education, pupils (% female). Percentage of female students. Total secondary. All programmes is the number of female students enrolled in all secondary education programmes expressed as a percentage of the total number of students (male and female) enrolled at the secondary education level in a given school year.
  • Expenditure per student, primary > % of GDP per capita: Expenditure per student, primary (% of GDP per capita). Public expenditure per pupil as a % of GDP per capita. Primary is the total public expenditure per student in primary education 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).
  • School enrollment > Secondary > % gross: Gross enrollment ratio is the ratio of total enrollment, regardless of age, to the population of the age group that officially corresponds to the level of education shown. Secondary education completes the provision of basic education that began at the primary level, and aims at laying the foundations for lifelong learning and human development, by offering more subject- or skill-oriented instruction using more specialized teachers.
  • Adjusted savings: education expenditure > % of GNI: Adjusted savings: education expenditure (% of GNI). Education expenditure refers to the current operating expenditures in education, including wages and salaries and excluding capital investments in buildings and equipment.
  • Persistence to last grade of primary, total > % of cohort: Persistence to last grade of primary, total (% of cohort). Survival rate to last grade of primary. Total is the share of children enrolled in the first grade of primary school who eventually reach the last grade of primary. The estimate is calculated on the basis of the reconstructed cohort method, which uses data on enrolment and repeaters for two consecutive years.
  • 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.
  • School enrollment, primary, male > % net: School enrollment, primary, male (% net). Net enrolment rate. Primary. Male is the ratio of male children of the official primary school age who are enrolled in primary school to the male population of the official primary school age.
  • 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.
  • School enrollment, secondary, female > % gross: School enrollment, secondary, female (% gross). Gross enrolment ratio. Secondary. All programmes. Female is the total female enrollment in secondary education, regardless of age, expressed as a percentage of the female population of official secondary 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, male > % net: School enrollment, secondary, male (% net). Net enrolment rate. Secondary. All programmes. Male is the ratio of male children of the official secondary school age who are enrolled in secondary school to the male population of the official secondary school age.
  • 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.
STAT Uganda United States HISTORY
Average years of schooling of adults 3.5
Ranked 77th.
12
Ranked 1st. 3 times more than Uganda
Children out of school, primary 662,974
Ranked 10th.
1.76 million
Ranked 3rd. 3 times more than Uganda

Children out of school, primary per 1000 18.86
Ranked 22nd. 3 times more than United States
5.64
Ranked 47th.

Children out of school, primary, female 285,052
Ranked 10th.
780,465
Ranked 3rd. 3 times more than Uganda

College and university > Gender parity index 0.265
Ranked 88th.
1.41
Ranked 33th. 5 times more than Uganda

College and university > Share of total education spending 11.45%
Ranked 14th.
25.65%
Ranked 26th. 2 times more than Uganda

Compulsary education duration 7
Ranked 151st.
12
Ranked 14th. 71% more than Uganda

Government spending on education > Proportion of GDP 3.28%
Ranked 11th.
5.62%
Ranked 39th. 71% more than Uganda

Literacy > Female 60.4%
Ranked 122nd.
99%
Ranked 17th. 64% more than Uganda

Literacy > Total population 69.9%
Ranked 123th.
99%
Ranked 20th. 42% more than Uganda

Primary education, duration > Years 7
Ranked 9th. 17% more than United States
6
Ranked 53th.

Primary education, teachers per 1000 4.82
Ranked 61st.
5.49
Ranked 49th. 14% more than Uganda

Pupil-teacher ratio, primary 47.78
Ranked 12th. 3 times more than United States
14.29
Ranked 98th.

Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary 18.54
Ranked 31st. 28% more than United States
14.49
Ranked 56th.

Secondary education, duration > Years 6
Ranked 98th. The same as United States
6
Ranked 102nd.

Children out of school, primary, female per 1000 8.11
Ranked 24th. 3 times more than United States
2.5
Ranked 48th.

College and university > Gender ratio 79.98
Ranked 71st.
140.06
Ranked 29th. 75% more than Uganda

Child care (preschool) > Duration 3
Ranked 42nd. The same as United States
3
Ranked 47th.

Secondary education > Teachers > Per capita 1.18 per 1,000 people
Ranked 65th.
5.5 per 1,000 people
Ranked 65th. 5 times more than Uganda

Secondary education, pupils 1.28 million
Ranked 50th.
24.21 million
Ranked 4th. 19 times more than Uganda

College and university > Private school share 74.19%
Ranked 11th. 3 times more than United States
27.95%
Ranked 46th.

Girls to boys ratio > Primary level enrolment 1
Ranked 23th. 1% more than United States
0.99
Ranked 49th.

Primary education, teachers 169,503
Ranked 21st.
1.71 million
Ranked 5th. 10 times more than Uganda

Primary education, pupils 8.1 million
Ranked 12th.
24.43 million
Ranked 5th. 3 times more than Uganda

Tertiary enrollment 3%
Ranked 82nd.
72.6%
Ranked 1st. 24 times more than Uganda
Spending per student > College and university 121.07
Ranked 7th. 5 times more than United States
22.04
Ranked 37th.

High school > Gender ratio 85.33
Ranked 98th.
99.5
Ranked 59th. 17% more than Uganda

Compulsary education starting age 6
Ranked 59th. The same as United States
6
Ranked 66th.

Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary per million 0.584
Ranked 81st. 13 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 2
Ranked 156th.
3
Ranked 73th. 50% more than Uganda

Literacy > Male 79.5%
Ranked 114th.
99%
Ranked 28th. 25% more than Uganda

Spending > USD 458.1 million
Ranked 96th.
684.04 billion
Ranked 1st. 1493 times more than Uganda

High school > Private school share 44.58%
Ranked 10th. 5 times more than United States
8.27%
Ranked 86th.

Spending > Proportion 3.27
Ranked 117th.
4.79
Ranked 54th. 46% more than Uganda

Pupil-teacher ratio > Primary 49.93
Ranked 15th. 4 times more than United States
14.21
Ranked 120th.

Child care (preschool) > Starting age 3
Ranked 90th. The same as United States
3
Ranked 103th.

Preschool enrollment rate 120.25
Ranked 10th. 22% more than United States
98.77
Ranked 94th.

Tertiary > Students studying abroad 4,731.52
Ranked 111th.
56,943.33
Ranked 6th. 12 times more than Uganda

Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level 74,090
Ranked 87th.
16.61 million
Ranked 1st. 224 times more than Uganda

Elementary (primary school) > Duration 7
Ranked 10th. 17% more than United States
6
Ranked 59th.

Secondary education, teachers per 1000 2
Ranked 97th.
5.36
Ranked 56th. 3 times more than Uganda

Secondary education, teachers 63,400
Ranked 40th.
1.67 million
Ranked 4th. 26 times more than Uganda

Child care (preschool) > Students per teacher 25.13
Ranked 22nd. 68% more than United States
14.96
Ranked 64th.

High school > Lower secondary school duration 4
Ranked 29th. 33% more than United States
3
Ranked 105th.

Children out of school, primary, male per 1000 10.75
Ranked 21st. 3 times more than United States
3.14
Ranked 43th.

Spending per student > High school 20.31
Ranked 2nd.
24.56
Ranked 18th. 21% more than Uganda

Secondary education, general pupils 1.21 million
Ranked 38th.
24.21 million
Ranked 3rd. 20 times more than Uganda

High school > Gender parity index 0.819
Ranked 128th.
1.01
Ranked 68th. 23% more than Uganda

Scientific and technical journal articles 90
Ranked 84th.
211,233
Ranked 1st. 2347 times more than Uganda

College and university > Teachers > Proportion of teachers female 44%
Ranked 28th.
47%
Ranked 7th. 7% more than Uganda
Tertiary > Students studying abroad proportion 1.63%
Ranked 99th. 6 times more than United States
0.271%
Ranked 124th.

Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level per 1000 2.86
Ranked 114th.
57.75
Ranked 4th. 20 times more than Uganda

Scouting > Genders admitted both both for Venturing, boys only for non-Venturing
Elementary (primary school) > Starting age 6
Ranked 72nd. The same as United States
6
Ranked 77th.

Education expenditure of government > As percentage of total government 18.3%
Ranked 17th. 20% more than United States
15.3%
Ranked 38th.

Children out of school, primary, male 377,922
Ranked 7th.
976,866
Ranked 3rd. 3 times more than Uganda

Education expenditure of government > As percentage of GNI 5.3%
Ranked 45th.
5.9%
Ranked 23th. 11% more than Uganda

High school > Students per teacher 18.54
Ranked 32nd. 28% more than United States
14.49
Ranked 57th.

Secondary education > General pupils 619,519
Ranked 34th.
24.19 million
Ranked 3rd. 39 times more than Uganda

Spending per student > Elementary school 7.48
Ranked 2nd.
22.35
Ranked 18th. 3 times more than Uganda

Secondary school starting age > Years 13
Ranked 11th. 8% more than United States
12
Ranked 59th.

High school starting age > Years 13
Ranked 13th. 8% more than United States
12
Ranked 55th.

Primary education > Teachers > Per capita 4.97 per 1,000 people
Ranked 43th.
5.88 per 1,000 people
Ranked 44th. 18% more than Uganda

Education enrolment by level > Primary level 7.35 million
Ranked 16th.
24.85 million
Ranked 4th. 3 times more than Uganda

High school > Population with at least high school education > Women 23%
Ranked 120th.
94.7%
Ranked 14th. 4 times more than Uganda

Elementary school graduate rate 32.37
Ranked 94th.
95.34
Ranked 40th. 3 times more than Uganda

Schools connected to the Internet 1%
Ranked 37th.
100%
Ranked 2nd. 100 times more than Uganda

Public spending per student > Primary level 7.7
Ranked 10th.
17.9
Ranked 21st. 2 times more than Uganda
Secondary education, pupils per 1000 38.87
Ranked 145th.
77.71
Ranked 76th. Twice as much as Uganda

Primary education, pupils per 1000 230.4
Ranked 3rd. 3 times more than United States
78.41
Ranked 97th.

Girls to boys ratio > Tertiary level enrolment 0.62
Ranked 105th.
1.4
Ranked 22nd. 2 times more than Uganda

Girls to boys ratio > Secondary level enrolment 0.81
Ranked 117th.
1.02
Ranked 54th. 26% more than Uganda

Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level > Per capita 2.85 per 1,000 people
Ranked 112th.
57.61 per 1,000 people
Ranked 4th. 20 times more than Uganda

Tertiary > Students studying abroad per thousand people 0.135
Ranked 192nd.
0.183
Ranked 178th. 36% more than Uganda

Outcomes > Secondary education > Duration > Years 6
Ranked 83th. The same as United States
6
Ranked 86th.

Teacher student ratio > High school 18.83
Ranked 27th. 31% more than United States
14.38
Ranked 51st.

Inequality adjusted index 0.327
Ranked 100th.
0.941
Ranked 3rd. 3 times more than Uganda
Teacher student ratio > Elementary school 49.93
Ranked 10th. 4 times more than United States
13.69
Ranked 102nd.

Elementary school > Enrolled students 7.96 million
Ranked 12th.
24.68 million
Ranked 3rd. 3 times more than Uganda

Primary education > Duration > Years 7 years
Ranked 8th. 17% more than United States
6 years
Ranked 54th.

Services, etc., value added > Constant 2000 US$ per capita $193.49
Ranked 109th.
$33,005.49
Ranked 3rd. 171 times more than Uganda

School enrolment rate > 1st grade 158.68
Ranked 4th. 50% more than United States
105.99
Ranked 46th.

Secondary education, general pupils per 1000 34.44
Ranked 142nd.
77.71
Ranked 47th. 2 times more than Uganda

Elementary (primary) school) > Private school share 13.11%
Ranked 58th. 50% more than United States
8.72%
Ranked 80th.

High school > Lower secondary starting age 13
Ranked 12th. 8% more than United States
12
Ranked 61st.

Elementary school > Gender ratio 101.13
Ranked 15th. About the same as United States
100.68
Ranked 17th.

Education enrolment ratio > Net > Primary level 53%
Ranked 135th.
94%
Ranked 71st. 77% more than Uganda

Duration of education > Secondary level 6
Ranked 78th. The same as United States
6
Ranked 81st.
Primary education > Pupils 7.15 million
Ranked 7th.
24.56 million
Ranked 4th. 3 times more than Uganda

High school > Population with at least high school education > Men 23.9%
Ranked 136th.
94.3%
Ranked 22nd. 4 times more than Uganda

Education enrolment by level > Secondary level > Per capita 26.48 per 1,000 people
Ranked 151st.
82.72 per 1,000 people
Ranked 88th. 3 times more than Uganda

Education enrolment by level > Percentage girls > Tertiary level 34.47%
Ranked 110th.
56.64%
Ranked 34th. 64% more than Uganda

Secondary education, vocational pupils 83,089
Ranked 62nd.
0.0
Ranked 96th.

Elementary (primary) school > Students per teacher 47.78
Ranked 12th. 3 times more than United States
14.29
Ranked 100th.

Spending on education > Proportion spent on all staff salaries 81.35%
Ranked 26th. 5% more than United States
77.19%
Ranked 38th.

Secondary education > Teachers 34,016
Ranked 26th.
1.62 million
Ranked 3rd. 47 times more than Uganda

School life expectancy > Primary to tertiary 10 years
Ranked 12th.
16 years
Ranked 15th. 60% more than Uganda
School enrolment rate > 5th grade 59.05
Ranked 73th.
94.45
Ranked 30th. 60% more than Uganda

Education enrolment by level > Secondary level 687,613
Ranked 70th.
23.85 million
Ranked 4th. 35 times more than Uganda

Scientific and technical journal articles per million 3.35
Ranked 83th.
728.12
Ranked 13th. 217 times more than Uganda

Duration of education > Primary level 7
Ranked 7th. 17% more than United States
6
Ranked 51st.
Participation > Children out of school > Elementary 182,596
Ranked 29th.
1.71 million
Ranked 4th. 9 times more than Uganda

Participation > Ratio of girls to boys in primary and secondary education 98.94%
Ranked 66th.
100.09%
Ranked 51st. 1% more than Uganda

Education enrolment by level > Percentage girls > Primary level 49.4%
Ranked 15th. 1% more than United States
48.86%
Ranked 40th.

Education enrolment ratio > Net > Primary level > Women 48%
Ranked 135th.
94%
Ranked 66th. 96% more than Uganda

High school > Upper secondary starting age 17
Ranked 6th. 13% more than United States
15
Ranked 90th.

Elementary school starting age > Years 6
Ranked 67th. The same as United States
6
Ranked 73th.

Elementary school repeaters > All 10.95
Ranked 27th.
0.0
Ranked 116th.

Secondary education > General pupils > Per capita 21.5 per 1,000 people
Ranked 96th.
82.36 per 1,000 people
Ranked 51st. 4 times more than Uganda

Education enrolment by level > Primary level > Per capita 0.283 per capita
Ranked 1st. 3 times more than United States
0.086 per capita
Ranked 119th.

Education enrolment by level > Primary level per 1000 283.47
Ranked 1st. 3 times more than United States
86.39
Ranked 118th.

Education enrolment ratio > Net > Primary level > Men 58%
Ranked 135th.
93%
Ranked 66th. 60% more than Uganda

Pupils-teacher ratio > Primary level 59.1
Ranked 6th. 4 times more than United States
15.4
Ranked 115th.
Elementary (primary school) > Teachers > Proportion of teachers female 41%
Ranked 39th.
87%
Ranked 8th. 2 times more than Uganda
Primary education > Teachers 143,247
Ranked 12th.
1.73 million
Ranked 3rd. 12 times more than Uganda

Education enrolment by level > Percentage girls > Secondary level 44.51%
Ranked 136th.
48.72%
Ranked 92nd. 9% more than Uganda

Private school enrolment > Primary level 9.5
Ranked 5th.
11.6
Ranked 33th. 22% more than Uganda
Outcomes > Primary education > Duration > Years 7
Ranked 8th. 17% more than United States
6
Ranked 49th.

Primary education > Teachers per 1000 4.99
Ranked 41st.
5.9
Ranked 45th. 18% more than Uganda

Female enrolment share > Primary level 47.4%
Ranked 114th.
48.7%
Ranked 42nd. 3% more than Uganda
Services, etc., value added > Constant 2000 US$ $6.80 billion
Ranked 57th.
$10.28 trillion
Ranked 1st. 1512 times more than Uganda

Primary school starting age > Years 6
Ranked 72nd. The same as United States
6
Ranked 77th.

Scouting > Members 116,054
Ranked 12th.
2.99 million
Ranked 3rd. 26 times more than Uganda
Elementary (primary) school) > Proportion spent on all staff salaries 84.44%
Ranked 11th. 4% more than United States
81.55%
Ranked 48th.

High school > Share of total education spending 25.47%
Ranked 13th.
35.42%
Ranked 52nd. 39% more than Uganda

High school> Proportion of education spending on teachers' salaries 83.16%
Ranked 7th. 52% more than United States
54.76%
Ranked 39th.

Enrolment ratio > Secondary level 12%
Ranked 28th.
88.1%
Ranked 17th. 7 times more than Uganda
Participation > Secondary education > General pupils 1.09 million
Ranked 39th.
24.69 million
Ranked 2nd. 23 times more than Uganda

Secondary education > General pupils per 1000 21.57
Ranked 96th.
82.6
Ranked 48th. 4 times more than Uganda

Secondary education > Teachers per 1000 1.18
Ranked 65th.
5.52
Ranked 66th. 5 times more than Uganda

Ratio of female to male primary enrollment 99.68
Ranked 21st. 3% more than United States
97.22
Ranked 93th.

Elementary (primary) school > Gender parity index 1.02
Ranked 15th. 3% more than United States
0.991
Ranked 69th.

Female enrolment share > Secondary level 42.8%
Ranked 111th.
49%
Ranked 73th. 14% more than Uganda
Post-Secondary Non-Tertiary > Teachers > Women 167
Ranked 18th.
25,000
Ranked 1st. 150 times more than Uganda

Education enrolment by level > Secondary level per 1000 26.5
Ranked 154th.
82.94
Ranked 90th. 3 times more than Uganda

Scouting > Members per thousand people 3.19
Ranked 46th.
9.52
Ranked 14th. 3 times more than Uganda
Elementary school repeaters > Male 11.12
Ranked 27th.
0.0
Ranked 113th.

Elementary school repeaters > Female 10.78
Ranked 23th.
0.0
Ranked 112th.

Elementary school teachers 159,516
Ranked 25th.
1.8 million
Ranked 2nd. 11 times more than Uganda

High school teachers 60,830
Ranked 34th.
1.72 million
Ranked 2nd. 28 times more than Uganda

Participation > Secondary education > Pupils 760,337
Ranked 52nd.
24.43 million
Ranked 3rd. 32 times more than Uganda

Ratio of female to male secondary enrollment 78.63
Ranked 77th.
101.63
Ranked 58th. 29% more than Uganda

Primary education > Pupils per 1000 248.99
Ranked 2nd. 3 times more than United States
83.88
Ranked 115th.

Pupils-teacher ratio > Secondary level 18.6
Ranked 55th. 25% more than United States
14.9
Ranked 79th.
Efficiency > Net intake rate in grade 1 > % of official school-age population 71.36%
Ranked 30th.
77.51%
Ranked 23th. 9% more than Uganda

Efficiency > Net intake rate in grade 1 > Female > % of official school-age population 73.52%
Ranked 27th.
81.24%
Ranked 18th. 11% more than Uganda

Elementary school graduate rate > Male 33.91
Ranked 83th.
100
Ranked 3rd. 3 times more than Uganda

Efficiency > Net intake rate in grade 1 > Male > % of official school-age population 69.22%
Ranked 31st.
73.96%
Ranked 27th. 7% more than Uganda

Elementary school > Enrolled students > % female 49.94%
Ranked 9th. 2% more than United States
48.92%
Ranked 37th.

Elementary school teachers > % female 39.83%
Ranked 106th.
85.64%
Ranked 32nd. 2 times more than Uganda

Participation > Secondary education > Vocational pupils > % female 43.4%
Ranked 46th.
0.0
Ranked 111th.

Participation > Total enrollment > Primary > Male > % net 95.99%
Ranked 41st. 4% more than United States
92.62%
Ranked 60th.

Preschool enrollment rate > Female 19.3
Ranked 91st.
57.63
Ranked 64th. 3 times more than Uganda

Preschool enrollment rate > Male 18.31
Ranked 91st.
57.98
Ranked 63th. 3 times more than Uganda

School enrolment rate > 1st grade > Female 159.68
Ranked 3rd. 47% more than United States
108.63
Ranked 38th.

School enrolment rate > 1st grade > Male 157.7
Ranked 6th. 52% more than United States
103.49
Ranked 59th.

School enrolment rate > 5th grade > Female 59.36
Ranked 64th.
98.08
Ranked 22nd. 65% more than Uganda

School enrolment rate > 5th grade > Male 58.73
Ranked 63th.
95.67
Ranked 24th. 63% more than Uganda

Participation > School enrollment > Tertiary > Male > % gross 4.09%
Ranked 80th.
69.36%
Ranked 5th. 17 times more than Uganda

Literacy and Attainment > Educational attainment: completed tertiary > Tertiary > Population 25+ years > % > Over 24 year olds 2.95%
Ranked 16th.
40.66%
Ranked 3rd. 14 times more than Uganda
Primary education, teachers > % female 40.91%
Ranked 114th.
86.71%
Ranked 33th. 2 times more than Uganda

Tertiary education, teachers > % female 43.93%
Ranked 38th.
47.68%
Ranked 22nd. 9% more than Uganda

Public spending on education, total > % of government expenditure 15.09%
Ranked 11th. 16% more than United States
13.07%
Ranked 60th.

Labor force with tertiary education, male > % of male labor force 3.1%
Ranked 31st.
35%
Ranked 4th. 11 times more than Uganda

School enrollment > Primary > Female > % gross 117.33% gross
Ranked 14th. 20% more than United States
97.55% gross
Ranked 117th.

Primary education > Teachers > % female 38.59% female
Ranked 73th.
88.58% female
Ranked 21st. 2 times more than Uganda

Government spending on education > % of GDP 3.28%
Ranked 11th.
5.62%
Ranked 39th. 71% more than Uganda

Participation > School enrollment > Primary > Female > % net 98.34%
Ranked 14th. 6% more than United States
92.61%
Ranked 54th.

Government spending on education > % of government spending 15.56%
Ranked 1st. 10% more than United States
14.13%
Ranked 35th.

Participation > School enrollment > Primary > Female > % gross 120.93%
Ranked 9th. 22% more than United States
99.11%
Ranked 89th.

School life expectancy > Primary to tertiary > Female 10 years
Ranked 11th.
16 years
Ranked 25th. 60% more than Uganda
Ratio of girls to boys in primary and secondary education > % 98.32%
Ranked 89th.
100.42%
Ranked 47th. 2% more than Uganda

School enrollment, preprimary, female > % gross 13.87%
Ranked 117th.
72.28%
Ranked 62nd. 5 times more than Uganda

School enrollment, preprimary, male > % gross 13.27%
Ranked 118th.
74.31%
Ranked 60th. 6 times more than Uganda

Secondary education, pupils > % female 45.27%
Ranked 135th.
48.86%
Ranked 62nd. 8% more than Uganda

Expenditure per student, primary > % of GDP per capita 7.64%
Ranked 13th.
22.93%
Ranked 23th. 3 times more than Uganda

School enrollment > Secondary > % gross 15.99% gross
Ranked 91st.
94.68% gross
Ranked 44th. 6 times more than Uganda

Adjusted savings: education expenditure > % of GNI 2.96%
Ranked 132nd.
4.79%
Ranked 59th. 62% more than Uganda

Persistence to last grade of primary, total > % of cohort 24.84%
Ranked 97th.
93.08%
Ranked 58th. 4 times more than Uganda

School enrollment, primary > % gross 109.78%
Ranked 38th. 11% more than United States
98.78%
Ranked 107th.

School enrollment > Secondary > Female > % gross 14.07% gross
Ranked 89th.
95.47% gross
Ranked 47th. 7 times more than Uganda

School enrollment, primary, male > % net 89.73%
Ranked 69th.
91.29%
Ranked 62nd. 2% more than Uganda

Persistence to last grade of primary, female > % of cohort 24.51%
Ranked 92nd.
87.88%
Ranked 62nd. 4 times more than Uganda

Repeaters, primary, male > % of male enrollment 10.47%
Ranked 26th.
0.0
Ranked 136th.

School enrollment, secondary, female > % gross 25.08%
Ranked 135th.
93.76%
Ranked 61st. 4 times more than Uganda

School enrollment, secondary, male > % net 16.24%
Ranked 93th.
86.8%
Ranked 32nd. 5 times more than Uganda

Secondary education, teachers, female 15,890
Ranked 51st.
1.02 million
Ranked 4th. 64 times more than Uganda

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