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Education Stats: compare key data on United Arab Emirates & United States

Definitions

  • 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.
  • 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 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 > Gender ratio: Ratio of female to male tertiary enrollment is the percentage of men to women enrolled at tertiary level in public and private schools.
  • Compulsary education duration: Number of years students are required to be enrolled in school for all levels of education. For instance, compulsary education lasts for 12 years in the United States.
  • 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).
  • 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.
  • School life expectancy > Total: School life expectancy and transition from primary to secondary for school years 1998/99 and 1999/00, published in http://www.uis.unesco.org accessed on Sept. 2002 and Women's Indicators and Statistics Database (Wistat), Version 4, CD-ROM (United Nations publication, Sales No. E.00.XVII.4) based on data provided by UNESCO in 1999.
  • Primary education, 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.
  • High school > Private school share: Percentage of secondary students who attend a private school.
  • 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.
  • Children out of school > Primary: Children out of school are the number of primary-school-age children not enrolled in primary or secondary school.
  • Secondary education, teachers 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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).
  • Children out of school > Primary per 1000: Children out of school are the number of primary-school-age children not enrolled in primary or secondary school. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Teacher student ratio > Elementary school: Primary school pupil-teacher ratio is the number of pupils enrolled in primary school divided by the number of primary school teachers (regardless of their teaching assignment).
  • Elementary school > Enrolled students: Primary education pupils is the total number of pupils enrolled at primary level in public and private schools.
  • Primary education > Duration > Years: Primary duration refers to the number of years of full-time equivalent duration in primary education in the school system according to ISCED.
  • Services, etc., value added > Constant 2000 US$ per capita: Services, etc., value added (constant 2000 US$). Services correspond to ISIC divisions 50-99. They include value added in wholesale and retail trade (including hotels and restaurants), transport, and government, financial, professional, and personal services such as education, health care, and real estate services. Also included are imputed bank service charges, import duties, and any statistical discrepancies noted by national compilers as well as discrepancies arising from rescaling. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources. The industrial origin of value added is determined by the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC), revision 3. Data are in constant 2005 U.S. dollars. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • School enrolment rate > 1st grade: Gross intake rate in grade 1 is the number of new entrants in the first grade of primary education regardless of age, expressed as a percentage of the population of the official primary entrance age."
  • Secondary education, general pupils per 1000: Secondary education, general pupils. Enrolment in total secondary. Public and private. General programmes. Total is the total number of students enrolled in general programmes at public and private secondary education institutions. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • 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.
  • 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 > 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.
  • Public spending per student > Secondary level: Public expenditure per student, secondary level is the total reported current spending by the government on secondary education, divided by the total number of pupils in secondary education, expressed as a percentage of per capita GDP.
  • Children out of school > Primary > Per capita: Children out of school are the number of primary-school-age children not enrolled in primary or secondary school. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • High school > Upper secondary starting age: Average age at which students begin upper secondary (high school) education.
  • Elementary school starting age > Years: Primary school starting age is the age at which students would enter primary education, assuming they had started at the official entrance age for the lowest level of education, had studied full-time throughout and had progressed through the system without repeating or skipping a grade."
  • Elementary school repeaters > All: Repeaters in primary school are the number of students enrolled in the same grade as in the previous year, as a percentage of all students enrolled in primary school."
  • 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.
  • Private school enrolment > Primary level: Private sector enrolment share, primary level is the share of primary school pupils who attend a privately managed school, regardless of whether or not the school receives subsidies from the government.
  • Outcomes > Primary education > Duration > Years: Primary duration refers to the number of years of full-time equivalent duration in primary education in the school system according to ISCED.
  • Primary education > Teachers per 1000: Primary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Children out of school > Primary > Female > Per capita: Children out of school are the number of primary-school-age children not enrolled in primary or secondary school. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Female enrolment share > Primary level: Girls' enrolment share, primary level is the number of girls enrolled in primary school, expressed as a percentage of the total number of pupils in primary school.
  • Services, etc., value added > Constant 2000 US$: Services, etc., value added (constant 2000 US$). Services correspond to ISIC divisions 50-99. They include value added in wholesale and retail trade (including hotels and restaurants), transport, and government, financial, professional, and personal services such as education, health care, and real estate services. Also included are imputed bank service charges, import duties, and any statistical discrepancies noted by national compilers as well as discrepancies arising from rescaling. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources. The industrial origin of value added is determined by the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC), revision 3. Data are in constant 2005 U.S. dollars.
  • Primary school starting age > Years: Primary school starting age (years). Entrance age of primary is the age at which students would enter primary education, assuming they had started at the official entrance age for the lowest level of education, had studied full-time throughout and had progressed through the system without repeating or skipping a grade.
  • Scouting > Members: Members of boy or girl scout groups which are members of the World Organization of the Scout Movement (WOSM).
  • Elementary (primary) school > Proportion of education spending on teachers' salaries: Percentage of public funding for primary education that goes to teachers' salaries.
  • High school> Proportion of education spending on teachers' salaries: Percentage of public funding for secondary education that goes to teachers' salaries.
  • Elementary (primary) school) > Proportion spent on all staff salaries: Percentage of public funding for primary education that goes to school staff 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 > Teachers per 1000: Secondary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • 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.
  • Children out of school > Primary > Male: Children out of school are the number of primary-school-age children not enrolled in primary or secondary school.
  • 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.
  • Private school enrolment > Secondary level: Private sector enrolment share, secondary level is the share of students in general secondary education who attend a privately managed school, regardless of whether or not the school receives subsidies from the government.
  • Education enrolment by level > Secondary level per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Scouting > Members per thousand people: Membership (from 2012). Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • School life expectancy > Female: School life expectancy and transition from primary to secondary for school years 1998/99 and 1999/00, published in http://www.uis.unesco.org accessed on Sept. 2002 and Women's Indicators and Statistics Database (Wistat), Version 4, CD-ROM (United Nations publication, Sales No. E.00.XVII.4) based on data provided by UNESCO in 1999.
  • Elementary school repeaters > 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."
  • Children out of school > Primary > Male > Per capita: Children out of school are the number of primary-school-age children not enrolled in primary or secondary school. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • High school teachers: Secondary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers.
  • Elementary school teachers: Primary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers.
  • Participation > Secondary education > Pupils: Secondary education pupils is the total number of pupils enrolled at secondary level in public and private schools.
  • Primary education > Pupils per 1000: Primary education pupils is the total number of pupils enrolled at primary level in public and private schools. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Ratio of female to male secondary enrollment: Ratio of female to male secondary enrollment is the percentage of girls to boys enrolled at secondary level in public and private schools.
  • Pupils-teacher ratio > Secondary level: Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary level is the average number of pupils per teacher in secondary education. Cross-country comparisons may be affected by such factors as the composition of teachers by part- and full-time employment.
  • School enrollment > Secondary > Private > % of total secondary: Private enrollment refers to pupils or students enrolled in institutions that are not operated by a public authority but controlled and managed, whether for profit or not, by a private body such as a nongovernmental organization, religious body, special interest group, foundation or business enterprise.
  • Services, etc., value added > Current US$: Services, etc., value added (current US$). Services correspond to ISIC divisions 50-99. They include value added in wholesale and retail trade (including hotels and restaurants), transport, and government, financial, professional, and personal services such as education, health care, and real estate services. Also included are imputed bank service charges, import duties, and any statistical discrepancies noted by national compilers as well as discrepancies arising from rescaling. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources. The industrial origin of value added is determined by the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC), revision 3. Data are in current U.S. dollars.
  • Services, etc., value added > Constant LCU: Services, etc., value added (constant LCU). 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 local currency.
  • School enrollment > Secondary > % net: Net enrollment ratio is the ratio of children of official school age based on the International Standard Classification of Education 1997 who are enrolled in school to the population of the corresponding official school age. Secondary education completes the provision of basic education that began at the primary level, and aims at laying the foundations for lifelong learning and human development, by offering more subject- or skill-oriented instruction using more specialized teachers.
  • Services, etc., value added > Constant LCU per capita: Services, etc., value added (constant LCU). 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 local currency. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Unemployment with primary education > Male > % of male unemployment: Unemployment by level of educational attainment shows the unemployed by level of educational attainment, as a percentage of the unemployed. The levels of educational attainment accord with the International Standard Classification of Education 1997 of the United Nations Educational, Cultural, and Scientific Organization (UNESCO).
  • School enrollment > Preprimary > 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. Preprimary education refers to the initial stage of organized instruction, designed primarily to introduce very young children to a school-type environment.
  • School enrollment > Secondary > Male > % net: Net enrollment ratio is the ratio of children of official school age based on the International Standard Classification of Education 1997 who are enrolled in school to the population of the corresponding official school age. Secondary education completes the provision of basic education that began at the primary level, and aims at laying the foundations for lifelong learning and human development, by offering more subject- or skill-oriented instruction using more specialized teachers.
  • Secondary education > Teachers > % female: Female teachers as a percentage of total secondary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers.
  • Labor force with tertiary education, female > % of female labor force: Labor force with tertiary education, female (% of female 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.
  • Labor force with primary education > % of total: Labor force with primary education (% of total). Labor force with primary education is the proportion of the labor force that has a primary education, as a percentage of the total labor force.
  • Labor force with secondary education, male > % of male labor force: Labor force with secondary education, male (% of male labor force). Labor force with secondary education is the proportion of the labor force that has a secondary education, as a percentage of the total labor force.
  • Labor force with secondary education > % of total: Labor force with secondary education (% of total). Labor force with secondary education is the proportion of the labor force that has a secondary education, as a percentage of the total labor force.
  • Unemployment with tertiary education > % of total unemployment: Unemployment with tertiary education (% of total unemployment). Unemployment by level of educational attainment shows the unemployed by level of educational attainment, as a percentage of the unemployed. The levels of educational attainment accord with the International Standard Classification of Education 1997 of the United Nations Educational, Cultural, and Scientific Organization (UNESCO).
  • School enrollment, tertiary > % gross: School enrollment, tertiary (% gross). Gross enrolment ratio. Tertiary (ISCED 5 and 6). Total is the total enrollment in tertiary education (ISCED 5 and 6), regardless of age, expressed as a percentage of the total population of the five-year age group following on from secondary school leaving.
  • School enrollment, secondary, female > % net: School enrollment, secondary, female (% net). Net enrolment rate. Secondary. All programmes. Female is the ratio of female children of the official secondary school age who are enrolled in secondary school to the female population of the official secondary school age.
  • Primary education > Pupils > Per capita: Primary education pupils is the total number of pupils enrolled at primary level in public and private schools. Per capita figures expressed per 1 population.
  • 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.
  • School enrollment, secondary > % net: School enrollment, secondary (% net). Net enrolment rate. Secondary. All programmes. Total is the ratio of children of the official secondary school age who are enrolled in secondary school to the population of the official secondary school age.
  • Total enrollment, primary > % net: Total enrollment, primary (% net). Adjusted net enrollment is the number of pupils of the school-age group for primary education, enrolled either in primary or secondary education, expressed as a percentage of the total population in that age group.
  • Total enrollment, primary, female > % net: Total enrollment, primary, female (% net). Adjusted net enrollment is the number of pupils of the school-age group for primary education, enrolled either in primary or secondary education, expressed as a percentage of the total population in that age group.
  • Repeaters, primary, total > % of total enrollment: Repeaters, primary, total (% of total enrollment). Percentage of repeaters in primary. All grades. Total is the number of students enrolled in the same grade as in the previous year, as a percentage of all students enrolled in primary school. It is calculated by dividing the sum of repeaters in all grades of primary education by the total enrolment of primary education and multiplying the result by 100.
  • Persistence to grade 5, male > % of cohort: Persistence to grade 5, male (% of cohort). Survival rate to grade 5. Male is the share of male children enrolled in the first grade of primary school who eventually reach grade 5. The estimate is calculated on the basis of the reconstructed cohort method, which uses data on enrolment and repeaters for two consecutive years.
  • 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."
  • Persistence to grade 5, female > % of cohort: Persistence to grade 5, female (% of cohort). Survival rate to grade 5. Female is the share of female children enrolled in the first grade of primary school who eventually reach grade 5. The estimate is calculated on the basis of the reconstructed cohort method, which uses data on enrolment and repeaters for two consecutive years.
  • Gross intake ratio in first grade of primary education, total > % of relevant age group: Gross intake ratio in first grade of primary education, total (% 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.
  • 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.
  • Children out of school > Primary > Male per 1000: Children out of school are the number of primary-school-age children not enrolled in primary or secondary school. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Gross intake ratio in first grade of primary education, male > % of relevant age group: Gross intake ratio in first grade of primary education, male (% 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.
  • 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.
  • School enrollment, primary, male > % gross: School enrollment, primary, male (% gross). Gross enrolment ratio. Primary. Male is the total male enrollment in primary education, regardless of age, expressed as a percentage of the male 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.
  • Elementary school teachers > % female: Female teachers as a percentage of total primary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers.
  • Participation > School enrollment > Secondary > % net: Net enrollment ratio is the ratio of children of official school age based on the International Standard Classification of Education 1997 who are enrolled in school to the population of the corresponding official school age. Secondary education completes the provision of basic education that began at the primary level, and aims at laying the foundations for lifelong learning and human development, by offering more subject- or skill-oriented instruction using more specialized teachers."
  • Participation > 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."
  • Participation > Secondary education > General pupils > % female: Secondary general pupils are the number of secondary students enrolled in general education programs, including teacher training."
  • Participation > Secondary education > Pupils > % female: Female pupils as a percentage of total pupils at secondary level includes enrollments in public and private schools.
  • School enrollment > Tertiary > % gross: Gross enrollment ratio is the ratio of total enrollment, regardless of age, to the population of the age group that officially corresponds to the level of education shown. Tertiary education, whether or not to an advanced research qualification, normally requires, as a minimum condition of admission, the successful completion of education at the secondary level.
  • Gross intake rate in grade 1 > Female > % 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.
  • 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."
  • Secondary education, teachers > % female: Secondary education, teachers (% female). Percentage female teachers. Secondary is the number of female teachers at the secondary level expressed as a percentage of the total number of teachers (male and female) at the secondary 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.
  • 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.
  • Post-Secondary Non-Tertiary > Teachers > Women per million people: 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. Figures expressed per million people for the same year.
  • 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.
  • Services, etc., value added > % of GDP: Services, etc., value added (% of GDP). Services correspond to ISIC divisions 50-99 and they include value added in wholesale and retail trade (including hotels and restaurants), transport, and government, financial, professional, and personal services such as education, health care, and real estate services. Also included are imputed bank service charges, import duties, and any statistical discrepancies noted by national compilers as well as discrepancies arising from rescaling. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources. The industrial origin of value added is determined by the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC), revision 3. Note: For VAB countries, gross value added at factor cost is used as the denominator.
  • Primary education, teachers > % female: Primary education, teachers (% female). Percentage female teachers. Primary is the number of female teachers at the primary level expressed as a percentage of the total number of teachers (male and female) at the primary level in a given school year. Teachers are persons employed full time or part time in an official capacity to guide and direct the learning experience of pupils and students, irrespective of their qualifications or the delivery mechanism, i.e. face-to-face and/or at a distance. This definition excludes educational personnel who have no active teaching duties (e.g. headmasters, headmistresses or principals who do not teach) and persons who work occasionally or in a voluntary capacity in educational institutions.
  • Tertiary education, teachers > % female: Tertiary education, teachers (% female). Percentage female teachers. Tertiary is the number of female teachers at the tertiary level expressed as a percentage of the total number of teachers (male and female) at the tertiary level in a given school year. Teachers are persons employed full time or part time in an official capacity to guide and direct the learning experience of pupils and students, irrespective of their qualifications or the delivery mechanism, i.e. face-to-face and/or at a distance. This definition excludes educational personnel who have no active teaching duties (e.g. headmasters, headmistresses or principals who do not teach) and persons who work occasionally or in a voluntary capacity in educational institutions.
  • Public spending on education, total > % of government expenditure: Public spending on education, total (% of government expenditure). Public expenditure on education as % of total government expenditure is the total public education expenditure (current and capital) expressed as a percentage of total government expenditure for all sectors in a given financial year. Public education expenditure includes government spending on educational institutions (both public and private), education administration, and subsidies for private entities (students/households and other privates entities).
STAT United Arab Emirates United States HISTORY
Children out of school, primary 5,761
Ranked 49th.
1.76 million
Ranked 3rd. 305 times more than United Arab Emirates

Children out of school, primary per 1000 0.626
Ranked 60th.
5.64
Ranked 47th. 9 times more than United Arab Emirates

Children out of school, primary, female 4,302
Ranked 39th.
780,465
Ranked 3rd. 181 times more than United Arab Emirates

Children out of school, primary, female per 1000 0.467
Ranked 49th.
2.5
Ranked 48th. 5 times more than United Arab Emirates

College and university > Gender parity index 4.15
Ranked 2nd. 3 times more than United States
1.41
Ranked 33th.

College and university > Gender ratio 205.37
Ranked 5th. 47% more than United States
140.06
Ranked 29th.

Compulsary education duration 9
Ranked 65th.
12
Ranked 14th. 33% more than United Arab Emirates

Government spending on education > Proportion of GDP 1.11%
Ranked 34th.
5.62%
Ranked 39th. 5 times more than United Arab Emirates

Literacy > Female 81.7%
Ranked 94th.
99%
Ranked 17th. 21% more than United Arab Emirates

Literacy > Total population 77.9%
Ranked 114th.
99%
Ranked 20th. 27% more than United Arab Emirates

Primary education, duration > Years 5
Ranked 161st.
6
Ranked 53th. 20% more than United Arab Emirates

Primary education, teachers per 1000 2.2
Ranked 72nd.
5.49
Ranked 49th. 2 times more than United Arab Emirates

Pupil-teacher ratio, primary 17.97
Ranked 52nd. 26% more than United States
14.29
Ranked 98th.

Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary 14.3
Ranked 30th.
14.49
Ranked 56th. 1% more than United Arab Emirates

Secondary education, duration > Years 7
Ranked 51st. 17% more than United States
6
Ranked 102nd.

Child care (preschool) > Duration 2
Ranked 153th.
3
Ranked 47th. 50% more than United Arab Emirates

Secondary education > Teachers > Per capita 4.81 per 1,000 people
Ranked 35th.
5.5 per 1,000 people
Ranked 65th. 14% more than United Arab Emirates

Duration of compulsory education 7 years
Ranked 119th.
12 years
Ranked 10th. 71% more than United Arab Emirates
Secondary education, pupils 357,526
Ranked 39th.
24.21 million
Ranked 4th. 68 times more than United Arab Emirates

Girls to boys ratio > Primary level enrolment 0.97
Ranked 82nd.
0.99
Ranked 49th. 2% more than United Arab Emirates

School life expectancy > Total 10.7 years
Ranked 67th.
15.2 years
Ranked 14th. 42% more than United Arab Emirates
Primary education, teachers 20,259
Ranked 43th.
1.71 million
Ranked 5th. 84 times more than United Arab Emirates

Primary education, pupils 364,017
Ranked 52nd.
24.43 million
Ranked 5th. 67 times more than United Arab Emirates

Tertiary enrollment 12.1%
Ranked 19th.
72.6%
Ranked 1st. 6 times more than United Arab Emirates
Spending per student > College and university 12.87
Ranked 21st.
22.04
Ranked 37th. 71% more than United Arab Emirates

High school > Gender ratio 101.56
Ranked 60th. 2% more than United States
99.5
Ranked 59th.

Compulsary education starting age 6
Ranked 47th. The same as United States
6
Ranked 66th.

Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary per million 1.55
Ranked 29th. 33 times more than United States
0.0465
Ranked 96th.

Literacy > Definition age 15 and over can read and write age 15 and over can read and write
High school > Upper secondary school duration 3
Ranked 82nd. The same as United States
3
Ranked 73th.

Literacy > Male 76.1%
Ranked 121st.
99%
Ranked 28th. 30% more than United Arab Emirates

High school > Private school share 60.58%
Ranked 4th. 7 times more than United States
8.27%
Ranked 86th.

Pupil-teacher ratio > Primary 15.23
Ranked 83th. 7% more than United States
14.21
Ranked 120th.

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

Preschool enrollment rate 107.94
Ranked 55th. 9% more than United States
98.77
Ranked 94th.

Tertiary > Students studying abroad 8,391.23
Ranked 85th.
56,943.33
Ranked 6th. 7 times more than United Arab Emirates

Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level 68,182
Ranked 89th.
16.61 million
Ranked 1st. 244 times more than United Arab Emirates

Elementary (primary school) > Duration 5
Ranked 170th.
6
Ranked 59th. 20% more than United Arab Emirates

Children out of school > Primary 75,754
Ranked 32nd.
1.62 million
Ranked 2nd. 21 times more than United Arab Emirates

Secondary education, teachers per 1000 2.72
Ranked 28th.
5.36
Ranked 56th. 98% more than United Arab Emirates

Secondary education, teachers 24,994
Ranked 15th.
1.67 million
Ranked 4th. 67 times more than United Arab Emirates

Child care (preschool) > Students per teacher 16.48
Ranked 30th. 10% more than United States
14.96
Ranked 64th.

High school > Lower secondary school duration 4
Ranked 41st. 33% more than United States
3
Ranked 105th.

Children out of school, primary, male per 1000 0.158
Ranked 55th.
3.14
Ranked 43th. 20 times more than United Arab Emirates

Spending per student > High school 6.9
Ranked 68th.
24.56
Ranked 18th. 4 times more than United Arab Emirates

Secondary education, general pupils 353,529
Ranked 46th.
24.21 million
Ranked 3rd. 68 times more than United Arab Emirates

High school > Gender parity index 1.01
Ranked 65th. About the same as United States
1.01
Ranked 68th.

Scientific and technical journal articles 193
Ranked 68th.
211,233
Ranked 1st. 1094 times more than United Arab Emirates

College and university > Teachers > Proportion of teachers female 29%
Ranked 56th.
47%
Ranked 7th. 62% more than United Arab Emirates
Tertiary > Students studying abroad proportion 8.1%
Ranked 40th. 30 times more than United States
0.271%
Ranked 124th.

Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level per 1000 21.15
Ranked 69th.
57.75
Ranked 4th. 3 times more than United Arab Emirates

Scouting > Genders admitted boys only both for Venturing, boys only for non-Venturing
Elementary (primary school) > Starting age 6
Ranked 98th. The same as United States
6
Ranked 77th.

Education expenditure of government > As percentage of total government 27.4%
Ranked 2nd. 79% more than United States
15.3%
Ranked 38th.

Children out of school, primary, male 1,459
Ranked 48th.
976,866
Ranked 3rd. 670 times more than United Arab Emirates

Education expenditure of government > As percentage of GNI 1.6%
Ranked 100th.
5.9%
Ranked 23th. 4 times more than United Arab Emirates

High school > Students per teacher 14.3
Ranked 30th.
14.49
Ranked 57th. 1% more than United Arab Emirates

Secondary education > General pupils 283,621
Ranked 56th.
24.19 million
Ranked 3rd. 85 times more than United Arab Emirates

Spending per student > Elementary school 4.93
Ranked 74th.
22.35
Ranked 18th. 5 times more than United Arab Emirates

Secondary school starting age > Years 11
Ranked 157th.
12
Ranked 59th. 9% more than United Arab Emirates

High school starting age > Years 11
Ranked 139th.
12
Ranked 55th. 9% more than United Arab Emirates

Primary education > Teachers > Per capita 3.81 per 1,000 people
Ranked 57th.
5.88 per 1,000 people
Ranked 44th. 55% more than United Arab Emirates

Education enrolment by level > Primary level 248,370
Ranked 121st.
24.85 million
Ranked 4th. 100 times more than United Arab Emirates

High school > Population with at least high school education > Women 73.1%
Ranked 49th.
94.7%
Ranked 14th. 30% more than United Arab Emirates

Elementary school graduate rate 100
Ranked 1st. 5% more than United States
95.34
Ranked 40th.

Public spending per student > Primary level 8.5
Ranked 56th.
17.9
Ranked 21st. 2 times more than United Arab Emirates
Primary education, pupils per 1000 39.54
Ranked 85th.
78.41
Ranked 97th. 98% more than United Arab Emirates

Secondary education, pupils per 1000 38.84
Ranked 68th.
77.71
Ranked 76th. Twice as much as United Arab Emirates

Girls to boys ratio > Tertiary level enrolment 3.24
Ranked 2nd. 2 times more than United States
1.4
Ranked 22nd.

Girls to boys ratio > Secondary level enrolment 1.05
Ranked 37th. 3% more than United States
1.02
Ranked 54th.

Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level > Per capita 18.16 per 1,000 people
Ranked 76th.
57.61 per 1,000 people
Ranked 4th. 3 times more than United Arab Emirates

Tertiary > Students studying abroad per thousand people 0.94
Ranked 116th. 5 times more than United States
0.183
Ranked 178th.

Outcomes > Secondary education > Duration > Years 7
Ranked 45th. 17% more than United States
6
Ranked 86th.

Teacher student ratio > High school 12.88
Ranked 76th.
14.38
Ranked 51st. 12% more than United Arab Emirates

Children out of school > Primary per 1000 18.26
Ranked 23th. 3 times more than United States
5.54
Ranked 58th.

Teacher student ratio > Elementary school 17.19
Ranked 87th. 26% more than United States
13.69
Ranked 102nd.

Elementary school > Enrolled students 284,034
Ranked 112th.
24.68 million
Ranked 3rd. 87 times more than United Arab Emirates

Primary education > Duration > Years 5 years
Ranked 155th.
6 years
Ranked 54th. 20% more than United Arab Emirates

Services, etc., value added > Constant 2000 US$ per capita $11,017.59
Ranked 20th.
$33,005.49
Ranked 3rd. 3 times more than United Arab Emirates

School enrolment rate > 1st grade 109.73
Ranked 46th. 4% more than United States
105.99
Ranked 46th.

Secondary education, general pupils per 1000 38.4
Ranked 80th.
77.71
Ranked 47th. 2 times more than United Arab Emirates

Elementary (primary) school) > Private school share 72.91%
Ranked 4th. 8 times more than United States
8.72%
Ranked 80th.

High school > Lower secondary starting age 11
Ranked 162nd.
12
Ranked 61st. 9% more than United Arab Emirates

Elementary school > Gender ratio 99.56
Ranked 47th.
100.68
Ranked 17th. 1% more than United Arab Emirates

Education enrolment ratio > Net > Primary level 76%
Ranked 121st.
94%
Ranked 71st. 24% more than United Arab Emirates

Duration of education > Secondary level 6
Ranked 90th. The same as United States
6
Ranked 81st.
Primary education > Pupils 262,807
Ranked 67th.
24.56 million
Ranked 4th. 93 times more than United Arab Emirates

High school > Population with at least high school education > Men 61.3%
Ranked 71st.
94.3%
Ranked 22nd. 54% more than United Arab Emirates

Education enrolment by level > Secondary level > Per capita 72.85 per 1,000 people
Ranked 110th.
82.72 per 1,000 people
Ranked 88th. 14% more than United Arab Emirates

Education enrolment by level > Percentage girls > Tertiary level 66.32%
Ranked 4th. 17% more than United States
56.64%
Ranked 34th.

Secondary education, vocational pupils 3,997
Ranked 47th.
0.0
Ranked 96th.

Elementary (primary) school > Students per teacher 17.97
Ranked 51st. 26% more than United States
14.29
Ranked 100th.

Secondary education > Teachers 21,795
Ranked 31st.
1.62 million
Ranked 3rd. 74 times more than United Arab Emirates

School life expectancy > Primary to tertiary 11 years
Ranked 5th.
16 years
Ranked 15th. 45% more than United Arab Emirates
School enrolment rate > 5th grade 100
Ranked 1st. 6% more than United States
94.45
Ranked 30th.

Education enrolment by level > Secondary level 273,491
Ranked 107th.
23.85 million
Ranked 4th. 87 times more than United Arab Emirates

Scientific and technical journal articles per million 57.28
Ranked 46th.
728.12
Ranked 13th. 13 times more than United Arab Emirates

Duration of education > Primary level 6
Ranked 63th. The same as United States
6
Ranked 51st.
Participation > Ratio of girls to boys in primary and secondary education 100.63%
Ranked 53th. 1% more than United States
100.09%
Ranked 51st.

Participation > Children out of school > Elementary 2,608
Ranked 106th.
1.71 million
Ranked 4th. 657 times more than United Arab Emirates

Public spending per student > Secondary level 11.2
Ranked 60th.
22.4
Ranked 28th. Twice as much as United Arab Emirates
Education enrolment by level > Percentage girls > Primary level 48.28%
Ranked 99th.
48.86%
Ranked 40th. 1% more than United Arab Emirates

Children out of school > Primary > Per capita 16.71 per 1,000 people
Ranked 26th. 3 times more than United States
5.52 per 1,000 people
Ranked 57th.

Education enrolment ratio > Net > Primary level > Women 75%
Ranked 114th.
94%
Ranked 66th. 25% more than United Arab Emirates

High school > Upper secondary starting age 15
Ranked 108th. The same as United States
15
Ranked 90th.

Elementary school starting age > Years 6
Ranked 90th. The same as United States
6
Ranked 73th.

Elementary school repeaters > All 1.88
Ranked 89th.
0.0
Ranked 116th.

School life expectancy > Male 10.3 years
Ranked 71st.
14.8 years
Ranked 17th. 44% more than United Arab Emirates
Secondary education > General pupils > Per capita 62.57 per 1,000 people
Ranked 59th.
82.36 per 1,000 people
Ranked 51st. 32% more than United Arab Emirates

Education enrolment by level > Primary level > Per capita 0.066 per capita
Ranked 140th.
0.086 per capita
Ranked 119th. 30% more than United Arab Emirates

Education enrolment by level > Primary level per 1000 77.04
Ranked 130th.
86.39
Ranked 118th. 12% more than United Arab Emirates

Education enrolment ratio > Net > Primary level > Men 77%
Ranked 113th.
93%
Ranked 66th. 21% more than United Arab Emirates

Pupils-teacher ratio > Primary level 15.9
Ranked 111th. 3% more than United States
15.4
Ranked 115th.
Elementary (primary school) > Teachers > Proportion of teachers female 87%
Ranked 25th. The same as United States
87%
Ranked 8th.
Primary education > Teachers 17,255
Ranked 53th.
1.73 million
Ranked 3rd. 100 times more than United Arab Emirates

Education enrolment by level > Percentage girls > Secondary level 49.37%
Ranked 74th. 1% more than United States
48.72%
Ranked 92nd.

Private school enrolment > Primary level 46.5
Ranked 6th. 4 times more than United States
11.6
Ranked 33th.
Outcomes > Primary education > Duration > Years 5
Ranked 143th.
6
Ranked 49th. 20% more than United Arab Emirates

Primary education > Teachers per 1000 4.16
Ranked 55th.
5.9
Ranked 45th. 42% more than United Arab Emirates

Children out of school > Primary > Female > Per capita 8.61 per 1,000 people
Ranked 25th. 2 times more than United States
3.5 per 1,000 people
Ranked 47th.

Female enrolment share > Primary level 48%
Ranked 102nd.
48.7%
Ranked 42nd. 1% more than United Arab Emirates
Services, etc., value added > Constant 2000 US$ $93.01 billion
Ranked 30th.
$10.28 trillion
Ranked 1st. 111 times more than United Arab Emirates

Primary school starting age > Years 6
Ranked 99th. The same as United States
6
Ranked 77th.

Scouting > Members 5,830
Ranked 92nd.
2.99 million
Ranked 3rd. 513 times more than United Arab Emirates
Elementary (primary) school > Proportion of education spending on teachers' salaries 72.48%
Ranked 29th. 32% more than United States
54.76%
Ranked 41st.

High school> Proportion of education spending on teachers' salaries 71.09%
Ranked 22nd. 30% more than United States
54.76%
Ranked 39th.

Elementary (primary) school) > Proportion spent on all staff salaries 86.93%
Ranked 31st. 7% more than United States
81.55%
Ranked 48th.

Enrolment ratio > Secondary level 67.4%
Ranked 51st.
88.1%
Ranked 17th. 31% more than United Arab Emirates
Participation > Secondary education > General pupils 309,476
Ranked 94th.
24.69 million
Ranked 2nd. 80 times more than United Arab Emirates

Secondary education > Teachers per 1000 5.25
Ranked 29th.
5.52
Ranked 66th. 5% more than United Arab Emirates

Secondary education > General pupils per 1000 68.36
Ranked 53th.
82.6
Ranked 48th. 21% more than United Arab Emirates

Ratio of female to male primary enrollment 97.07
Ranked 46th.
97.22
Ranked 93th. About the same as United Arab Emirates

Children out of school > Primary > Male 36,732
Ranked 31st.
593,372
Ranked 5th. 16 times more than United Arab Emirates

Elementary (primary) school > Gender parity index 1.03
Ranked 8th. 4% more than United States
0.991
Ranked 69th.

Female enrolment share > Secondary level 49.6%
Ranked 61st. 1% more than United States
49%
Ranked 73th.
Post-Secondary Non-Tertiary > Teachers > Women 0.0
Ranked 32nd.
25,000
Ranked 1st.

Private school enrolment > Secondary level 32
Ranked 19th. 3 times more than United States
9.6
Ranked 12th.
Education enrolment by level > Secondary level per 1000 84.83
Ranked 85th. 2% more than United States
82.94
Ranked 90th.

Scouting > Members per thousand people 0.633
Ranked 109th.
9.52
Ranked 14th. 15 times more than United Arab Emirates
School life expectancy > Female 11.2 years
Ranked 57th.
15.7 years
Ranked 11th. 40% more than United Arab Emirates
Elementary school repeaters > Female 1.71
Ranked 85th.
0.0
Ranked 112th.

Elementary school repeaters > Male 2.04
Ranked 90th.
0.0
Ranked 113th.

Children out of school > Primary > Male > Per capita 8.1 per 1,000 people
Ranked 25th. 4 times more than United States
2.02 per 1,000 people
Ranked 67th.

High school teachers 24,152
Ranked 66th.
1.72 million
Ranked 2nd. 71 times more than United Arab Emirates

Elementary school teachers 16,523
Ranked 91st.
1.8 million
Ranked 2nd. 109 times more than United Arab Emirates

Participation > Secondary education > Pupils 284,978
Ranked 91st.
24.43 million
Ranked 3rd. 86 times more than United Arab Emirates

Primary education > Pupils per 1000 63.34
Ranked 100th.
83.88
Ranked 115th. 32% more than United Arab Emirates

Ratio of female to male secondary enrollment 105.3
Ranked 27th. 4% more than United States
101.63
Ranked 58th.

Pupils-teacher ratio > Secondary level 12.4
Ranked 96th.
14.9
Ranked 79th. 20% more than United Arab Emirates
School enrollment > Secondary > Private > % of total secondary 42.33%
Ranked 6th. 5 times more than United States
8.81%
Ranked 67th.

Services, etc., value added > Current US$ $129.77 billion
Ranked 34th.
$11.51 trillion
Ranked 1st. 89 times more than United Arab Emirates

Services, etc., value added > Constant LCU 427.2 billion
Ranked 60th.
11.23 trillion
Ranked 13th. 26 times more than United Arab Emirates

School enrollment > Secondary > % net 57.45% net
Ranked 42nd.
89.34% net
Ranked 22nd. 56% more than United Arab Emirates

Services, etc., value added > Constant LCU per capita 50,607.2
Ranked 50th. 40% more than United States
36,028.94
Ranked 52nd.

Unemployment with primary education > Male > % of male unemployment 45%
Ranked 30th. 2 times more than United States
19.2%
Ranked 47th.

School enrollment > Preprimary > Male > % gross 64.95% gross
Ranked 25th. 3% more than United States
63.25% gross
Ranked 58th.

School enrollment > Secondary > Male > % net 55.82% net
Ranked 40th.
88.14% net
Ranked 23th. 58% more than United Arab Emirates

Secondary education > Teachers > % female 54.64% female
Ranked 36th.
62.59% female
Ranked 37th. 15% more than United Arab Emirates

Labor force with tertiary education, female > % of female labor force 29.6%
Ranked 24th.
36.5%
Ranked 5th. 23% more than United Arab Emirates

Labor force with primary education > % of total 29.3%
Ranked 32nd. 2 times more than United States
13.4%
Ranked 51st.

Labor force with secondary education, male > % of male labor force 28.3%
Ranked 47th.
50.2%
Ranked 23th. 77% more than United Arab Emirates

Labor force with secondary education > % of total 28.8%
Ranked 48th.
50.8%
Ranked 22nd. 76% more than United Arab Emirates

Unemployment with tertiary education > % of total unemployment 33.2%
Ranked 9th.
46.5%
Ranked 2nd. 40% more than United Arab Emirates

School enrollment, tertiary > % gross 6.13%
Ranked 80th.
95.33%
Ranked 3rd. 16 times more than United Arab Emirates

School enrollment, secondary, female > % net 79.14%
Ranked 39th.
88.17%
Ranked 31st. 11% more than United Arab Emirates

Primary education > Pupils > Per capita 0.058 per capita
Ranked 102nd.
0.084 per capita
Ranked 115th. 45% more than United Arab Emirates

Net intake rate in grade 1 > Male > % of official school-age population 33.98%
Ranked 55th.
68.07%
Ranked 43th. Twice as much as United Arab Emirates
School enrollment, secondary > % net 75.67%
Ranked 39th.
87.47%
Ranked 32nd. 16% more than United Arab Emirates

Total enrollment, primary > % net 98.29%
Ranked 16th. 6% more than United States
92.89%
Ranked 75th.

Total enrollment, primary, female > % net 97.4%
Ranked 12th. 4% more than United States
93.55%
Ranked 58th.

Repeaters, primary, total > % of total enrollment 0.0
Ranked 80th.
0.0
Ranked 137th.

Persistence to grade 5, male > % of cohort 84.55%
Ranked 52nd.
98.33%
Ranked 16th. 16% more than United Arab Emirates

Efficiency > Net intake rate in grade 1 > % of official school-age population 43.16%
Ranked 72nd.
77.51%
Ranked 23th. 80% more than United Arab Emirates

Efficiency > Net intake rate in grade 1 > Female > % of official school-age population 42.56%
Ranked 71st.
81.24%
Ranked 18th. 91% more than United Arab Emirates

Persistence to grade 5, female > % of cohort 84.34%
Ranked 54th.
89.05%
Ranked 54th. 6% more than United Arab Emirates

Gross intake ratio in first grade of primary education, total > % of relevant age group 101.5%
Ranked 46th. About the same as United States
101.34%
Ranked 79th.

Elementary school graduate rate > Male 99.97
Ranked 7th.
100
Ranked 3rd. The same as United Arab Emirates

Children out of school > Primary > Male per 1000 8.85
Ranked 24th. 4 times more than United States
2.03
Ranked 66th.

Gross intake ratio in first grade of primary education, male > % of relevant age group 100.95%
Ranked 48th.
102.8%
Ranked 73th. 2% more than United Arab Emirates

Efficiency > Net intake rate in grade 1 > Male > % of official school-age population 43.74%
Ranked 72nd.
73.96%
Ranked 27th. 69% more than United Arab Emirates

Elementary school > Enrolled students > % female 48.51%
Ranked 76th.
48.92%
Ranked 37th. 1% more than United Arab Emirates

School enrollment, primary, male > % gross 109.75%
Ranked 33th. 11% more than United States
98.6%
Ranked 116th.

Elementary school teachers > % female 84.5%
Ranked 37th.
85.64%
Ranked 32nd. 1% more than United Arab Emirates

Participation > School enrollment > Secondary > % net 83.82%
Ranked 38th.
88.31%
Ranked 22nd. 5% more than United Arab Emirates

Participation > School enrollment > Secondary > Female > % gross 94.51%
Ranked 50th. 1% more than United States
93.87%
Ranked 43th.

Participation > Secondary education > General pupils > % female 48.99%
Ranked 102nd. 1% more than United States
48.63%
Ranked 95th.

Participation > Secondary education > Pupils > % female 48.75%
Ranked 82nd. About the same as United States
48.63%
Ranked 69th.

School enrollment > Tertiary > % gross 22.48% gross
Ranked 71st.
82.44% gross
Ranked 5th. 4 times more than United Arab Emirates

Gross intake rate in grade 1 > Female > % of relevant age group 88.88%
Ranked 75th.
99.02%
Ranked 86th. 11% more than United Arab Emirates

Participation > School enrollment > Tertiary > Male > % gross 17.41%
Ranked 59th.
69.36%
Ranked 5th. 4 times more than United Arab Emirates

Secondary education, teachers > % female 61.19%
Ranked 12th. The same as United States
61.15%
Ranked 36th.

School enrollment > Primary > Female > % net 69.63% net
Ranked 70th.
90.49% net
Ranked 71st. 30% more than United Arab Emirates

Post-Secondary Non-Tertiary > Teachers > Women per million people 0.0
Ranked 32nd.
80.23
Ranked 14th.

School enrollment > Primary > Male > % net 71.43% net
Ranked 70th.
94.25% net
Ranked 51st. 32% more than United Arab Emirates

Services, etc., value added > % of GDP 45.15%
Ranked 129th.
79.4%
Ranked 11th. 76% more than United Arab Emirates

Primary education, teachers > % female 89.01%
Ranked 12th. 3% more than United States
86.71%
Ranked 33th.

Tertiary education, teachers > % female 29.87%
Ranked 32nd.
47.68%
Ranked 22nd. 60% more than United Arab Emirates

Public spending on education, total > % of government expenditure 20.36%
Ranked 4th. 56% more than United States
13.07%
Ranked 60th.

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