×
United States

United States Primary education Stats

Definitions

  • 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.
  • Pupils: Primary education pupils is the total number of pupils enrolled at primary level in public and private schools.
  • Pupils > % female: Female pupils as a percentage of total pupils at primary level include enrollments in public and private schools.
  • Pupils > Per capita: Primary education pupils is the total number of pupils enrolled at primary level in public and private schools. Per capita figures expressed per 1 population.
  • 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.
  • Teachers: Primary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers.
  • Teachers > % female: Female teachers as a percentage of total primary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers.
  • Teachers > Per capita: Primary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Teachers per 1000: Primary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Duration > Years 6 years 2005 54th out of 196
Pupils 24.56 million 2004 4th out of 167
Pupils > % female 48.08% female 2004 104th out of 164
Pupils > Per capita 0.084 per capita 2004 115th out of 167
Pupils per 1000 83.88 2004 115th out of 166
Teachers 1.73 million 2004 3rd out of 146
Teachers > % female 88.58% female 2004 21st out of 144
Teachers > Per capita 5.88 per 1,000 people 2004 44th out of 146
Teachers per 1000 5.9 2004 45th out of 145

SOURCES: World Development Indicators database; World Development Indicators database. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.

Citation