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Education > Education enrolment by level Stats: compare key data on United Kingdom & United States

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STAT United Kingdom United States HISTORY
Percentage girls > Primary level 48.79%
Ranked 50th.
48.86%
Ranked 40th. About the same as United Kingdom

Percentage girls > Secondary level 54.2%
Ranked 6th. 11% more than United States
48.72%
Ranked 92nd.

Percentage girls > Tertiary level 55.9%
Ranked 41st.
56.64%
Ranked 34th. 1% more than United Kingdom

Primary level 4.49 million
Ranked 27th.
24.85 million
Ranked 4th. 6 times more than United Kingdom

Primary level > Per capita 0.076 per capita
Ranked 130th.
0.086 per capita
Ranked 119th. 13% more than United Kingdom

Primary level per 1000 75.65
Ranked 132nd.
86.39
Ranked 118th. 14% more than United Kingdom

Secondary level 9.71 million
Ranked 10th.
23.85 million
Ranked 4th. 2 times more than United Kingdom

Secondary level > Per capita 163.68 per 1,000 people
Ranked 2nd. 98% more than United States
82.72 per 1,000 people
Ranked 88th.

Secondary level per 1000 163.61
Ranked 2nd. 97% more than United States
82.94
Ranked 90th.

Tertiary level 2.29 million
Ranked 12th.
16.61 million
Ranked 1st. 7 times more than United Kingdom

Tertiary level > Per capita 38.58 per 1,000 people
Ranked 29th.
57.61 per 1,000 people
Ranked 4th. 49% more than United Kingdom

Tertiary level per 1000 38.56
Ranked 30th.
57.75
Ranked 4th. 50% more than United Kingdom

SOURCES: Source: UNESCO UIS Data | UNESCO Institute for Statistics; Source: UNESCO UIS Data | UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.

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