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

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  • General pupils: Secondary general pupils are the number of secondary students enrolled in general education programs, including teacher training."
  • General pupils > % female: Secondary general pupils are the number of secondary students enrolled in general education programs, including teacher training."
  • Pupils: Secondary education pupils is the total number of pupils enrolled at secondary level in public and private schools.
  • Pupils > % female: Female pupils as a percentage of total pupils at secondary level includes enrollments in public and private schools.
  • Vocational pupils > % female: Secondary vocational pupils are the number of secondary students enrolled in technical and vocational education programs, including teacher training."
STAT United Kingdom United States HISTORY
General pupils 4.64 million
Ranked 14th.
24.69 million
Ranked 2nd. 5 times more than United Kingdom

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

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

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

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

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

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