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

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  • Preprimary > 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. Preprimary education refers to the initial stage of organized instruction, designed primarily to introduce very young children to a school-type environment.
  • 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.
  • Primary > % gross: Gross enrollment ratio is the ratio of total enrollment, regardless of age, to the population of the age group that officially corresponds to the level of education shown. Primary education provides children with basic reading, writing, and mathematics skills along with an elementary understanding of such subjects as history, geography, natural science, social science, art, and music.
  • Primary > % 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 organization, religious body, special interest group, foundation or business enterprise.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 > 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
STAT United Kingdom United States HISTORY
Preprimary > Female > % gross 59.12% gross
Ranked 62nd.
60.55% gross
Ranked 61st. 2% more than United Kingdom

Preprimary > Male > % gross 58.86% gross
Ranked 64th.
63.25% gross
Ranked 58th. 7% more than United Kingdom

Primary > % gross 106.54% gross
Ranked 56th. 8% more than United States
98.98% gross
Ranked 115th.

Primary > % net 98.69% net
Ranked 12th. 7% more than United States
92.41% net
Ranked 62nd.

Primary > Male > % gross 106.58% gross
Ranked 69th. 6% more than United States
100.34% gross
Ranked 110th.

Primary > Private > % of total primary 5.03%
Ranked 80th.
10.29%
Ranked 59th. 2 times more than United Kingdom

Secondary > % gross 104.53% gross
Ranked 16th. 10% more than United States
94.68% gross
Ranked 44th.

Secondary > % net 94.94% net
Ranked 8th. 6% more than United States
89.34% net
Ranked 22nd.

Secondary > Female > % gross 106.08% gross
Ranked 14th. 11% more than United States
95.47% gross
Ranked 47th.

Secondary > Female > % net 96.55% net
Ranked 7th. 7% more than United States
90.59% net
Ranked 20th.

Secondary > Male > % gross 103.05% gross
Ranked 19th. 10% more than United States
93.94% gross
Ranked 43th.

Secondary > Male > % net 93.42% net
Ranked 8th. 6% more than United States
88.14% net
Ranked 23th.

Secondary > Private > % of total secondary 28.98%
Ranked 24th. 3 times more than United States
8.81%
Ranked 67th.

Tertiary > % gross 60.13% gross
Ranked 23th.
82.44% gross
Ranked 5th. 37% more than United Kingdom

Tertiary > Female > % gross 69.77% gross
Ranked 20th.
96.32% gross
Ranked 5th. 38% more than United Kingdom

Primary > Female > % net 98.7% net
Ranked 10th. 9% more than United States
90.49% net
Ranked 71st.

Primary > Male > % net 98.69% net
Ranked 18th. 5% more than United States
94.25% net
Ranked 51st.

Preprimary > % gross 58.99% gross
Ranked 65th.
61.93% gross
Ranked 62nd. 5% more than United Kingdom

Primary > Female > % gross 106.5% gross
Ranked 52nd. 9% more than United States
97.55% gross
Ranked 117th.

Tertiary > Male > % gross 50.8% gross
Ranked 24th.
69.19% gross
Ranked 6th. 36% more than United Kingdom

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