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United States

United States Secondary education Stats

Definitions

  • General pupils: Secondary general pupils are the number of secondary students enrolled in general education programs, including teacher training.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Teachers: Secondary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers.
  • Teachers > % female: Female teachers as a percentage of total secondary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers.
  • Teachers > Per capita: Secondary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Teachers per 1000: Secondary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
General pupils 24.19 million 2004 3rd out of 157
General pupils > Per capita 82.36 per 1,000 people 2004 51st out of 157
General pupils per 1000 82.6 2004 48th out of 156
Teachers 1.62 million 2004 3rd out of 127
Teachers > % female 62.59% female 2004 37th out of 122
Teachers > Per capita 5.5 per 1,000 people 2004 65th out of 127
Teachers per 1000 5.52 2004 66th out of 126

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.

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