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Education > Participation Stats: compare key data on United Kingdom & United States

Definitions

  • Children out of school > Elementary: Children out of school are the number of primary-school-age children not enrolled in primary or secondary school.
  • Children out of school > Elementary > Female: Children out of school are the number of primary-school-age children not enrolled in primary or secondary school.
  • 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 > Primary > Female > % gross: Gross enrollment ratio is the ratio of total enrollment, regardless of age, to the population of the age group that officially corresponds to the level of education shown. Primary education provides children with basic reading, writing, and mathematics skills along with an elementary understanding of such subjects as history, geography, natural science, social science, art, and music."
  • School enrollment > Primary > 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."
  • 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."
  • 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 > Secondary > Female > % net: Net enrollment ratio is the ratio of children of official school age based on the International Standard Classification of Education 1997 who are enrolled in school to the population of the corresponding official school age. Secondary education completes the provision of basic education that began at the primary level, and aims at laying the foundations for lifelong learning and human development, by offering more subject- or skill-oriented instruction using more specialized teachers."
  • 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 > General pupils: Secondary general pupils are the number of secondary students enrolled in general education programs, including teacher training."
  • Secondary education > General pupils > % female: Secondary general pupils are the number of secondary students enrolled in general education programs, including teacher training."
  • Secondary education > Pupils: Secondary education pupils is the total number of pupils enrolled at secondary level in public and private schools.
  • Secondary education > Pupils > % female: Female pupils as a percentage of total pupils at secondary level includes enrollments in public and private schools.
  • Secondary education > Vocational pupils > % female: Secondary vocational pupils are the number of secondary students enrolled in technical and vocational education programs, including teacher training."
  • 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."
  • School enrollment > Secondary > Private > % of total secondary: Private enrollment refers to pupils or students enrolled in institutions that are not operated by a public authority but controlled and managed, whether for profit or not, by a private body such as a nongovernmental organisation, religious body, special interest group, foundation or business enterprise."
  • School enrollment > Tertiary > % 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."
  • School enrollment > Tertiary > Female > % gross: Gross enrollment ratio is the ratio of total enrollment, regardless of age, to the population of the age group that officially corresponds to the level of education shown. Tertiary education, whether or not to an advanced research qualification, normally requires, as a minimum condition of admission, the successful completion of education at the secondary level."
  • Total enrollment > Primary > % net: Total enrollment is the number of pupils of the school-age group for primary education, enrolled either in primary or secondary education, expressed as a percentage of the total population in that age group."
  • School enrollment > Secondary > Male > % net: Net enrollment ratio is the ratio of children of official school age based on the International Standard Classification of Education 1997 who are enrolled in school to the population of the corresponding official school age. Secondary education completes the provision of basic education that began at the primary level, and aims at laying the foundations for lifelong learning and human development, by offering more subject- or skill-oriented instruction using more specialized teachers."
  • School enrollment > Preprimary > % gross: Gross enrollment ratio is the ratio of total enrollment, regardless of age, to the population of the age group that officially corresponds to the level of education shown. Preprimary education refers to the initial stage of organized instruction, designed primarily to introduce very young children to a school-type environment."
  • School enrollment > Primary > % 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."
  • School enrollment > Primary > Male > % gross: Gross enrollment ratio is the ratio of total enrollment, regardless of age, to the population of the age group that officially corresponds to the level of education shown. Primary education provides children with basic reading, writing, and mathematics skills along with an elementary understanding of such subjects as history, geography, natural science, social science, art, and music."
  • 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."
  • Total enrollment > Primary > Female > % 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."
  • School enrollment > Primary > Private > % of total primary: Private enrollment refers to pupils or students enrolled in institutions that are not operated by a public authority but controlled and managed, whether for profit or not, by a private body such as a nongovernmental organisation, religious body, special interest group, foundation or business enterprise."
  • 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."
  • School enrollment > Secondary > Male > % gross: Gross enrollment ratio is the ratio of total enrollment, regardless of age, to the population of the age group that officially corresponds to the level of education shown. Secondary education completes the provision of basic education that began at the primary level, and aims at laying the foundations for lifelong learning and human development, by offering more subject- or skill-oriented instruction using more specialized teachers."
  • Children out of school > Elementary > Male: Children out of school are the number of primary-school-age children not enrolled in primary or secondary school.
STAT United Kingdom United States HISTORY
Children out of school > Elementary 6,643
Ranked 77th.
1.71 million
Ranked 4th. 258 times more than United Kingdom

Children out of school > Elementary > Female 1,229
Ranked 84th.
769,923
Ranked 4th. 626 times more than United Kingdom

Ratio of girls to boys in primary and secondary education 101.28%
Ranked 33th. 1% more than United States
100.09%
Ranked 51st.

School enrollment > Primary > Female > % gross 106.4%
Ranked 47th. 7% more than United States
99.11%
Ranked 89th.

School enrollment > Primary > Female > % net 99.69%
Ranked 4th. 8% more than United States
92.61%
Ranked 54th.

School enrollment > Secondary > % net 93.23%
Ranked 9th. 6% more than United States
88.31%
Ranked 22nd.

School enrollment > Secondary > Female > % gross 100.19%
Ranked 25th. 7% more than United States
93.87%
Ranked 43th.

School enrollment > Secondary > Female > % net 94.72%
Ranked 11th. 6% more than United States
88.98%
Ranked 21st.

School enrollment > Tertiary > Male > % gross 48%
Ranked 28th.
69.36%
Ranked 5th. 45% more than United Kingdom

Secondary education > General pupils 4.64 million
Ranked 14th.
24.69 million
Ranked 2nd. 5 times more than United Kingdom

Secondary education > General pupils > % female 49.31%
Ranked 85th. 1% more than United States
48.63%
Ranked 95th.

Secondary education > Pupils 5.75 million
Ranked 14th.
24.43 million
Ranked 3rd. 4 times more than United Kingdom

Secondary education > Pupils > % female 49.19%
Ranked 52nd. 1% more than United States
48.63%
Ranked 69th.

Secondary education > Vocational pupils > % female 48.44%
Ranked 25th.
0.0
Ranked 111th.

Total enrollment > Primary > Male > % net 99.75%
Ranked 2nd. 8% more than United States
92.62%
Ranked 60th.

School enrollment > Secondary > Private > % of total secondary 25.95%
Ranked 28th. 3 times more than United States
8.78%
Ranked 68th.

School enrollment > Tertiary > % gross 57.42%
Ranked 26th.
82.92%
Ranked 4th. 44% more than United Kingdom

School enrollment > Tertiary > Female > % gross 67.27%
Ranked 22nd.
97.14%
Ranked 6th. 44% more than United Kingdom

Total enrollment > Primary > % net 99.84%
Ranked 3rd. 7% more than United States
93.14%
Ranked 64th.

School enrollment > Secondary > Male > % net 91.82%
Ranked 11th. 5% more than United States
87.68%
Ranked 18th.

School enrollment > Preprimary > % gross 80.53%
Ranked 44th. 39% more than United States
57.81%
Ranked 64th.

School enrollment > Primary > % net 99.59%
Ranked 3rd. 8% more than United States
91.97%
Ranked 56th.

School enrollment > Primary > Male > % gross 106.46%
Ranked 59th. 8% more than United States
98.45%
Ranked 102nd.

School enrollment > Primary > Male > % net 99.5%
Ranked 5th. 9% more than United States
91.37%
Ranked 60th.

Total enrollment > Primary > Female > % net 99.94%
Ranked 1st. 7% more than United States
93.68%
Ranked 53th.

School enrollment > Primary > Private > % of total primary 4.98%
Ranked 84th.
9.68%
Ranked 58th. 94% more than United Kingdom

School enrollment > Secondary > % gross 98.99%
Ranked 26th. 5% more than United States
94.11%
Ranked 41st.

School enrollment > Secondary > Male > % gross 97.85%
Ranked 29th. 4% more than United States
94.34%
Ranked 38th.

Children out of school > Elementary > Male 5,414
Ranked 70th.
944,307
Ranked 4th. 174 times more than United Kingdom

SOURCES: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) Institute for Statistics.

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