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Education Stats: compare key data on United States & Yemen

Definitions

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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).
  • Secondary education > Teachers > Per capita: Secondary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • 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.
  • College and university > Private school share: Percentage of post-secondary students who attend a private school, college, or university.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Inequality adjusted index: Inequality-adjusted Human Development Index.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • High school > Lower secondary starting age: Average age at which students begin lower secondary (middle school) education.
  • Elementary (primary) school) > Private school share: Percentage of primary students who attend a private school.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • High school > Upper secondary starting age: Average age at which students begin upper secondary (high school) education.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Primary education > Teachers per 1000: Primary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • 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).
  • 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.
  • Secondary education > Teachers per 1000: Secondary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers. 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.
  • 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. 
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 > 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.
  • Public spending on education, total > % of GDP: Public spending on education, total (% of GDP). Public expenditure on education as % of GDP is the total public expenditure (current and capital) on education expressed as a percentage of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in a given year. Public expenditure on education includes government spending on educational institutions (both public and private), education administration, and transfers/subsidies for private entities (students/households and other privates entities).
  • Labor force with tertiary education, male > % of male labor force: Labor force with tertiary education, male (% of male 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.
  • 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.
  • Primary education > Teachers > % female: Female teachers as a percentage of total primary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers.
  • Gross intake rate in grade 1 > Male > % 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.
  • Government spending on education > % of GDP: Public expenditure on education consists of current and capital public expenditure on education 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)."
  • School enrollment, primary, private > % of total primary: School enrollment, primary, private (% of total primary). Percentage of private enrolment. Primary is the enrolment in private primary schools expressed as a percentage of total enrolment (public and private) in primary schools. 'Private' refers to all educational institutions not operated by a public authority, regardless of whether they receive financial support from public authorities. A high percentage indicates strong involvement of the non-governmental sector (including religious bodies, other organizations, associations, communities, private enterprises or persons) in providing organized educational programmes.
  • Primary education, pupils > % female: Primary education, pupils (% female). Percentage of female students. Primary is the number of female students at the primary level expressed as a percentage of the total number of students (male and female) at the primary level in a given school year.
  • School enrollment, primary, female > % gross: School enrollment, primary, female (% gross). Gross enrolment ratio. Primary. Female is the total female enrollment in primary education, regardless of age, expressed as a percentage of the female 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.
  • Primary completion rate, total > % of relevant age group: Primary completion rate, total (% of relevant age group). Primary completion rate. Total is the total number of new entrants in the last grade of primary education, regardless of age, expressed as percentage of the total population of the theoretical entrance age to the last grade of primary. This indicator is also known as "gross intake rate to the last grade of primary." The ratio can exceed 100% due to over-aged and under-aged children who enter primary school late/early and/or repeat grades.
  • Gross intake ratio in first grade of primary education, female > % of relevant age group: Gross intake ratio in first grade of primary education, female (% 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.
  • Secondary education, general pupils > % female: Secondary education, general pupils (% female). Percentage of female students. Total secondary. General programmes is the number of female students enrolled in general programmes at the secondary education level expressed as a percentage of the total number of students (male and female) enrolled in general programmes at the secondary education level in a given school year.
  • Total enrollment, primary, male > % net: Total enrollment, primary, male (% 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.
  • Labor force with primary education, female > % of female labor force: Labor force with primary education, female (% of female labor force). 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 tertiary education > % of total: Labor force with tertiary education (% of total). Labor force with tertiary education is the proportion of labor force that has a tertiary education, as a percentage of the total labor force.
  • Secondary education, vocational pupils per 1000: 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. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Secondary education, teachers, female per 1000: Secondary education, teachers, female. Teaching staff in total secondary. Public and private. Full and part-time. All programmes. Female is the total number of female 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.
  • 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.
  • Adjusted savings: education expenditure > % of GNI: Adjusted savings: education expenditure (% of GNI). Education expenditure refers to the current operating expenditures in education, including wages and salaries and excluding capital investments in buildings and equipment.
  • Ratio of female to male tertiary enrollment > %: Ratio of female to male tertiary enrollment (%). Ratio of female to male tertiary enrollment is the percentage of men to women enrolled at tertiary level in public and private schools.
  • Persistence to last grade of primary, total > % of cohort: Persistence to last grade of primary, total (% of cohort). Survival rate to last grade of primary. Total is the share of children enrolled in the first grade of primary school who eventually reach the last grade of primary. The estimate is calculated on the basis of the reconstructed cohort method, which uses data on enrolment and repeaters for two consecutive years.
  • School enrollment, primary > % gross: School enrollment, primary (% gross). Gross enrolment ratio. Primary. Total is the total enrollment in primary education, regardless of age, expressed as a percentage of the 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.
  • School enrollment, primary, male > % net: School enrollment, primary, male (% net). Net enrolment rate. Primary. Male is the ratio of male children of the official primary school age who are enrolled in primary school to the male population of the official primary school age.
  • Persistence to last grade of primary, female > % of cohort: Persistence to last grade of primary, female (% of cohort). Survival rate to last grade of primary. Female is the share of female children enrolled in the first grade of primary school who eventually reach the last grade of primary. The estimate is calculated on the basis of the reconstructed cohort method, which uses data on enrolment and repeaters for two consecutive years.
  • School enrollment > 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.
  • Persistence to last grade of primary, male > % of cohort: Persistence to last grade of primary, male (% of cohort). Survival rate to last grade of primary. Male is the share of male children enrolled in the first grade of primary school who eventually reach the last grade of primary. The estimate is calculated on the basis of the reconstructed cohort method, which uses data on enrolment and repeaters for two consecutive years.
STAT United States Yemen HISTORY
Child care (preschool) > Duration 3
Ranked 47th. The same as Yemen
3
Ranked 70th.

Children out of school, primary 1.76 million
Ranked 3rd. 4 times more than Yemen
490,049
Ranked 11th.

Children out of school, primary per 1000 5.64
Ranked 47th.
20.55
Ranked 17th. 4 times more than United States

Children out of school, primary, female 780,465
Ranked 3rd. 2 times more than Yemen
387,186
Ranked 6th.

Children out of school, primary, female per 1000 2.5
Ranked 48th.
16.23
Ranked 13th. 6 times more than United States

College and university > Gender parity index 1.41
Ranked 33th. 3 times more than Yemen
0.415
Ranked 112th.

Compulsary education duration 12
Ranked 14th. 33% more than Yemen
9
Ranked 66th.

Government spending on education > Proportion of GDP 5.62%
Ranked 39th. 9% more than Yemen
5.15%
Ranked 50th.

Literacy > Female 99%
Ranked 17th. 3 times more than Yemen
30%
Ranked 151st.
Literacy > Total population 99%
Ranked 20th. 97% more than Yemen
50.2%
Ranked 145th.
Primary education, duration > Years 6
Ranked 53th. The same as Yemen
6
Ranked 71st.

Primary education, teachers per 1000 5.49
Ranked 49th. 6% more than Yemen
5.16
Ranked 51st.

Pupil-teacher ratio, primary 14.29
Ranked 98th.
30.25
Ranked 36th. 2 times more than United States

Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary 14.49
Ranked 56th.
16.09
Ranked 43th. 11% more than United States

Secondary education, duration > Years 6
Ranked 102nd. The same as Yemen
6
Ranked 113th.

Secondary education > Teachers > Per capita 5.5 per 1,000 people
Ranked 65th. 95% more than Yemen
2.81 per 1,000 people
Ranked 99th.

Secondary education, pupils 24.21 million
Ranked 4th. 14 times more than Yemen
1.67 million
Ranked 17th.

College and university > Private school share 27.95%
Ranked 46th. 21% more than Yemen
23.1%
Ranked 53th.

Girls to boys ratio > Primary level enrolment 0.99
Ranked 49th. 34% more than Yemen
0.74
Ranked 145th.

School life expectancy > Total 15.2 years
Ranked 14th. 79% more than Yemen
8.5 years
Ranked 90th.
Primary education, teachers 1.71 million
Ranked 5th. 14 times more than Yemen
120,339
Ranked 29th.

Primary education, pupils 24.43 million
Ranked 5th. 7 times more than Yemen
3.68 million
Ranked 16th.

Compulsary education starting age 6
Ranked 66th. The same as Yemen
6
Ranked 50th.

Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary per million 0.0465
Ranked 96th.
0.69
Ranked 78th. 15 times more than United States

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 73th. The same as Yemen
3
Ranked 85th.

Literacy > Male 99%
Ranked 28th. 40% more than Yemen
70.5%
Ranked 130th.
High school > Private school share 8.27%
Ranked 86th. 2 times more than Yemen
4.07%
Ranked 100th.

Pupil-teacher ratio > Primary 14.21
Ranked 120th.
26.13
Ranked 59th. 84% more than United States

Child care (preschool) > Starting age 3
Ranked 103th. The same as Yemen
3
Ranked 129th.

Tertiary > Students studying abroad 56,943.33
Ranked 6th. 4 times more than Yemen
13,208.88
Ranked 62nd.

Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level 16.61 million
Ranked 1st. 96 times more than Yemen
173,130
Ranked 51st.

Elementary (primary school) > Duration 6
Ranked 59th. The same as Yemen
6
Ranked 76th.

Secondary education, teachers 1.67 million
Ranked 4th. 16 times more than Yemen
102,142
Ranked 26th.

Secondary education, teachers per 1000 5.36
Ranked 56th. 22% more than Yemen
4.38
Ranked 67th.

Child care (preschool) > Students per teacher 14.96
Ranked 64th.
15.08
Ranked 63th. 1% more than United States

High school > Lower secondary school duration 3
Ranked 105th. The same as Yemen
3
Ranked 123th.

Children out of school, primary, male per 1000 3.14
Ranked 43th.
4.31
Ranked 29th. 38% more than United States

Secondary education, general pupils 24.21 million
Ranked 3rd. 15 times more than Yemen
1.66 million
Ranked 18th.

High school > Gender parity index 1.01
Ranked 68th. 59% more than Yemen
0.634
Ranked 98th.

Scientific and technical journal articles 211,233
Ranked 1st. 21123 times more than Yemen
10
Ranked 132nd.

College and university > Teachers > Proportion of teachers female 47%
Ranked 7th. 3 times more than Yemen
17%
Ranked 4th.
Tertiary > Students studying abroad proportion 0.271%
Ranked 124th.
4.94%
Ranked 68th. 18 times more than United States

Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level per 1000 57.75
Ranked 4th. 6 times more than Yemen
10.16
Ranked 83th.

Scouting > Genders admitted both for Venturing, boys only for non-Venturing boys only
Elementary (primary school) > Starting age 6
Ranked 77th. The same as Yemen
6
Ranked 102nd.

Education expenditure of government > As percentage of total government 15.3%
Ranked 38th.
32.8%
Ranked 1st. 2 times more than United States
Children out of school, primary, male 976,866
Ranked 3rd. 9 times more than Yemen
102,863
Ranked 14th.

Education expenditure of government > As percentage of GNI 5.9%
Ranked 23th.
10.3%
Ranked 1st. 75% more than United States

High school > Students per teacher 14.49
Ranked 57th.
16.09
Ranked 44th. 11% more than United States

Secondary education > General pupils 24.19 million
Ranked 3rd. 16 times more than Yemen
1.48 million
Ranked 20th.

Secondary school starting age > Years 12
Ranked 59th. The same as Yemen
12
Ranked 78th.

Primary education > Teachers > Per capita 5.88 per 1,000 people
Ranked 44th. 1% more than Yemen
5.85 per 1,000 people
Ranked 46th.

Education enrolment by level > Primary level 24.85 million
Ranked 4th. 8 times more than Yemen
2.95 million
Ranked 41st.

High school > Population with at least high school education > Women 94.7%
Ranked 14th. 12 times more than Yemen
7.6%
Ranked 146th.

Secondary education, pupils per 1000 77.71
Ranked 76th. 11% more than Yemen
70.22
Ranked 45th.

Primary education, pupils per 1000 78.41
Ranked 97th.
154.49
Ranked 26th. 97% more than United States

Girls to boys ratio > Tertiary level enrolment 1.4
Ranked 22nd. 4 times more than Yemen
0.37
Ranked 91st.

Girls to boys ratio > Secondary level enrolment 1.02
Ranked 54th. 2 times more than Yemen
0.49
Ranked 138th.

Education enrolment by level > Tertiary level > Per capita 57.61 per 1,000 people
Ranked 4th. 6 times more than Yemen
9.96 per 1,000 people
Ranked 82nd.

Tertiary > Students studying abroad per thousand people 0.183
Ranked 178th.
0.567
Ranked 137th. 3 times more than United States

Inequality adjusted index 0.941
Ranked 3rd. 6 times more than Yemen
0.156
Ranked 132nd.
Primary education > Duration > Years 6 years
Ranked 54th. The same as Yemen
6 years
Ranked 69th.

Services, etc., value added > Constant 2000 US$ per capita $33,005.49
Ranked 3rd. 87 times more than Yemen
$377.92
Ranked 114th.

Secondary education, general pupils per 1000 77.71
Ranked 47th. 11% more than Yemen
69.71
Ranked 42nd.

High school > Lower secondary starting age 12
Ranked 61st. The same as Yemen
12
Ranked 79th.

Elementary (primary) school) > Private school share 8.72%
Ranked 80th. 81% more than Yemen
4.81%
Ranked 56th.

Education enrolment ratio > Net > Primary level 94%
Ranked 71st. 24% more than Yemen
76%
Ranked 124th.

Primary education > Pupils 24.56 million
Ranked 4th. 8 times more than Yemen
3.18 million
Ranked 23th.

High school > Population with at least high school education > Men 94.3%
Ranked 22nd. 4 times more than Yemen
24.4%
Ranked 135th.

Education enrolment by level > Percentage girls > Tertiary level 56.64%
Ranked 34th. 3 times more than Yemen
20.77%
Ranked 114th.

Education enrolment by level > Secondary level > Per capita 82.72 per 1,000 people
Ranked 88th. 15% more than Yemen
71.92 per 1,000 people
Ranked 113th.

Secondary education, vocational pupils 0.0
Ranked 96th.
12,229
Ranked 39th.

Elementary (primary) school > Students per teacher 14.29
Ranked 100th.
30.25
Ranked 35th. 2 times more than United States

Secondary education > Teachers 1.62 million
Ranked 3rd. 28 times more than Yemen
57,200
Ranked 53th.

School life expectancy > Primary to tertiary 16 years
Ranked 15th. 78% more than Yemen
9 years
Ranked 29th.
Education enrolment by level > Secondary level 23.85 million
Ranked 4th. 17 times more than Yemen
1.37 million
Ranked 47th.

Scientific and technical journal articles per million 728.12
Ranked 13th. 1240 times more than Yemen
0.587
Ranked 157th.

Education enrolment by level > Percentage girls > Primary level 48.86%
Ranked 40th. 23% more than Yemen
39.81%
Ranked 169th.

Education enrolment ratio > Net > Primary level > Women 94%
Ranked 66th. 47% more than Yemen
64%
Ranked 127th.

High school > Upper secondary starting age 15
Ranked 90th. The same as Yemen
15
Ranked 112th.

School life expectancy > Male 14.8 years
Ranked 17th. 30% more than Yemen
11.4 years
Ranked 56th.
Secondary education > General pupils > Per capita 82.36 per 1,000 people
Ranked 51st. 17% more than Yemen
70.38 per 1,000 people
Ranked 49th.

Education enrolment by level > Primary level > Per capita 0.086 per capita
Ranked 119th.
0.155 per capita
Ranked 41st. 80% more than United States

Education enrolment by level > Primary level per 1000 86.39
Ranked 118th.
159.04
Ranked 40th. 84% more than United States

Education enrolment ratio > Net > Primary level > Men 93%
Ranked 66th. 7% more than Yemen
87%
Ranked 105th.

Elementary (primary school) > Teachers > Proportion of teachers female 87%
Ranked 8th. 3 times more than Yemen
27%
Ranked 93th.
Primary education > Teachers 1.73 million
Ranked 3rd. 15 times more than Yemen
118,936
Ranked 33th.

Education enrolment by level > Percentage girls > Secondary level 48.72%
Ranked 92nd. 62% more than Yemen
30.13%
Ranked 160th.

Primary education > Teachers per 1000 5.9
Ranked 45th.
6.06
Ranked 41st. 3% more than United States

Services, etc., value added > Constant 2000 US$ $10.28 trillion
Ranked 1st. 1195 times more than Yemen
$8.60 billion
Ranked 72nd.

Primary school starting age > Years 6
Ranked 77th. The same as Yemen
6
Ranked 103th.

Scouting > Members 2.99 million
Ranked 3rd. 461 times more than Yemen
6,481
Ranked 89th.
Secondary education > General pupils per 1000 82.6
Ranked 48th. 13% more than Yemen
73.29
Ranked 44th.

Secondary education > Teachers per 1000 5.52
Ranked 66th. 89% more than Yemen
2.92
Ranked 98th.

Ratio of female to male primary enrollment 97.22
Ranked 93th. 37% more than Yemen
70.74
Ranked 103th.

Elementary (primary) school > Gender parity index 0.991
Ranked 69th. 22% more than Yemen
0.816
Ranked 113th.

Post-Secondary Non-Tertiary > Teachers > Women 25,000
Ranked 1st.
0.0
Ranked 48th.

Education enrolment by level > Secondary level per 1000 82.94
Ranked 90th. 12% more than Yemen
74.03
Ranked 108th.

Scouting > Members per thousand people 9.52
Ranked 14th. 35 times more than Yemen
0.272
Ranked 137th.
School life expectancy > Female 15.7 years
Ranked 11th. 3 times more than Yemen
5.3 years
Ranked 86th.
Ratio of female to male secondary enrollment 101.63
Ranked 58th. 2 times more than Yemen
47.53
Ranked 94th.

Primary education > Pupils per 1000 83.88
Ranked 115th.
157.85
Ranked 35th. 88% more than United States

School enrollment > Primary > Female > % net 90.49% net
Ranked 71st. 43% more than Yemen
63.19% net
Ranked 119th.

School enrollment > Primary > Male > % net 94.25% net
Ranked 51st. 9% more than Yemen
86.85% net
Ranked 94th.

Public spending on education, total > % of GDP 5.62%
Ranked 41st. 9% more than Yemen
5.15%
Ranked 50th.

Labor force with tertiary education, male > % of male labor force 35%
Ranked 4th. 5 times more than Yemen
7.6%
Ranked 60th.

School enrollment > Primary > Female > % gross 97.55% gross
Ranked 117th. 35% more than Yemen
72.25% gross
Ranked 97th.

Primary education > Teachers > % female 88.58% female
Ranked 21st. 4 times more than Yemen
21.02% female
Ranked 141st.

Gross intake rate in grade 1 > Male > % of relevant age group 99.85%
Ranked 91st.
122.01%
Ranked 23th. 22% more than United States

Government spending on education > % of GDP 5.62%
Ranked 39th. 9% more than Yemen
5.15%
Ranked 50th.

School enrollment, primary, private > % of total primary 8.72%
Ranked 78th. 81% more than Yemen
4.81%
Ranked 56th.

Primary education, pupils > % female 49.01%
Ranked 26th. 11% more than Yemen
44.28%
Ranked 86th.

School enrollment, primary, female > % gross 98.97%
Ranked 97th. 13% more than Yemen
87.57%
Ranked 64th.

Primary completion rate, total > % of relevant age group 97.83%
Ranked 54th. 40% more than Yemen
69.82%
Ranked 55th.

Gross intake ratio in first grade of primary education, female > % of relevant age group 99.82%
Ranked 86th.
109.06%
Ranked 28th. 9% more than United States

Secondary education, general pupils > % female 48.86%
Ranked 96th. 26% more than Yemen
38.9%
Ranked 80th.

Total enrollment, primary, male > % net 92.27%
Ranked 66th.
94.7%
Ranked 24th. 3% more than United States

Labor force with primary education, female > % of female labor force 11.8%
Ranked 48th.
12%
Ranked 53th. 2% more than United States

Labor force with tertiary education > % of total 35.7%
Ranked 3rd. 4 times more than Yemen
8.3%
Ranked 65th.

Secondary education, vocational pupils per 1000 0.0
Ranked 96th.
0.513
Ranked 58th.

Secondary education, teachers, female per 1000 3.28
Ranked 51st. 3 times more than Yemen
1.28
Ranked 75th.

School enrollment > Secondary > % gross 94.68% gross
Ranked 44th. 98% more than Yemen
47.74% gross
Ranked 63th.

Adjusted savings: education expenditure > % of GNI 4.79%
Ranked 59th. 16% more than Yemen
4.12%
Ranked 88th.

Ratio of female to male tertiary enrollment > % 138.98%
Ranked 35th. 3 times more than Yemen
44.09%
Ranked 109th.

Persistence to last grade of primary, total > % of cohort 93.08%
Ranked 58th. 56% more than Yemen
59.5%
Ranked 92nd.

School enrollment, primary > % gross 98.78%
Ranked 107th. 2% more than Yemen
96.88%
Ranked 56th.

School enrollment, primary, male > % net 91.29%
Ranked 62nd.
93.7%
Ranked 20th. 3% more than United States

Persistence to last grade of primary, female > % of cohort 87.88%
Ranked 62nd. 55% more than Yemen
56.75%
Ranked 79th.

School enrollment > Primary > % gross 98.98% gross
Ranked 115th. 13% more than Yemen
87.49% gross
Ranked 90th.

Persistence to last grade of primary, male > % of cohort 98.33%
Ranked 21st. 61% more than Yemen
61.19%
Ranked 75th.

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