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Portugal

Portugal Participation Stats

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 > Male: 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 > 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 > 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 > 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: Secondary vocational pupils are the number of secondary students enrolled in technical and vocational education programs, including teacher training."
  • 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 > % 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."
  • 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."
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Children out of school > Elementary 6,282 2007 95th out of 129
Children out of school > Elementary > Male 1,887 2007 95th out of 116
Ratio of girls to boys in primary and secondary education 100.55% 2007 56th out of 141
School enrollment > Preprimary > % gross 80.06% 2007 45th out of 134
School enrollment > Primary > % net 98.87% 2007 8th out of 127
School enrollment > Primary > Female > % gross 112.15% 2007 28th out of 157
School enrollment > Tertiary > Male > % gross 51.35% 2007 26th out of 102
Secondary education > General pupils 555,617 2007 66th out of 151
Secondary education > General pupils > % female 52.55% 2007 12th out of 151
Secondary education > Pupils 669,529 2005 59th out of 143
Secondary education > Pupils > % female 50.65% 2007 26th out of 147
Secondary education > Vocational pupils 124,721 2007 48th out of 125
Secondary education > Vocational pupils > % female 42.22% 2007 62nd out of 119
Total enrollment > Primary > % net 99.04% 2007 17th out of 126
Total enrollment > Primary > Male > % net 99.44% 2007 5th out of 116

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

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Portugal Education > Participation Profiles (Subcategories)

Children out of school 3 Secondary education 6
School enrollment 17 Total enrollment 3