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Australian College and university Stats

Definitions

  • 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.
  • Gender ratio: Ratio of female to male tertiary enrollment is the percentage of men to women enrolled at tertiary level in public and private schools.
  • Private school share: Percentage of post-secondary students who attend a private school, college, or university.
  • Share of total education spending: Percentage of government education funding that goes to post-secondary education.
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Gender parity index 1.35 2010 39th out of 122
Gender ratio 129.51 2008 38th out of 87
Private school share 8.79% 2011 92nd out of 110
Share of total education spending 22.28% 2010 42nd out of 109

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

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