Education in Colombia

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Education in Colombia


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Educational attainment in Colombia


Educational attainment, at least Bachelor's or equivalent, population 25+, total

10,51 {% of total[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 56 in the world of 79 (30,38%); 14 place in America 20 (35%)
20,15 % (4,03 % annual) ↘
min: 9,95; max: 10,73; max-min: 0,780 (7,26%); mid: 10,34;
0,169 (1,61%)
10,28 {% of male[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 58 in the world of 79 (27,85%); 13 place in America 20 (40%)
15,82 % (3,16 % annual) ↘
min: 10,06; max: 10,76; max-min: 0,705 (6,55%); mid: 10,41;
-0,136 (-1,32%)
10,73 {% of female[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 57 in the world of 79 (29,11%); 13 place in America 20 (40%)
24,06 % (4,81 % annual) ↘
min: 9,85; max: 10,73; max-min: 0,881 (8,21%); mid: 10,29;
0,440 (4,11%)

Educational attainment, at least completed lower secondary, population 25+, total

49,46 {% of total[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 90 in the world of 105 (15,24%); 23 place in America 24 (8,33%)
10,00 % (2,00 % annual) ↘
min: 37,94; max: 58,84; max-min: 20,90 (35,52%); mid: 48,39;
1,07 (2,17%)
48,50 {% of male[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 91 in the world of 105 (14,29%); 23 place in America 24 (8,33%)
9,47 % (1,89 % annual) ↘
min: 38,06; max: 59,60; max-min: 21,54 (36,13%); mid: 48,83;
-0,328 (-0,676%)
50,34 {% of female[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 85 in the world of 105 (20%); 22 place in America 24 (12,50%)
10,47 % (2,09 % annual) ↘
min: 37,83; max: 58,01; max-min: 20,19 (34,79%); mid: 47,92;
2,42 (4,81%)

Educational attainment, at least completed post-secondary, population 25+, total

19,71 {% of total[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 52 in the world of 81 (37,04%); 10 place in America 19 (52,63%)
13,37 % (2,67 % annual) ↘
min: 19,71; max: 21,88; max-min: 2,18 (9,94%); mid: 20,79;
-1,09 (-5,52%)
18,39 {% of male[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 65 in the world of 81 (20,99%); 12 place in America 19 (42,11%)
25,67 % (5,13 % annual) ↘
min: 18,39; max: 22,64; max-min: 4,25 (18,78%); mid: 20,51;
-2,13 (-11,56%)
20,91 {% of female[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 48 in the world of 81 (41,98%); 10 place in America 19 (52,63%)
2,33 % (0,465 % annual) ↘
min: 20,84; max: 21,05; max-min: 0,208 (0,989%); mid: 20,95;
-0,034 (-0,162%)

Educational attainment, at least completed primary, population 25+ years, total

75,40 {% of total[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 69 in the world of 94 (27,66%); 16 place in America 22 (31,82%)
4,07 % (0,813 % annual) ↘
min: 66,90; max: 75,40; max-min: 8,50 (11,27%); mid: 71,15;
4,25 (5,64%)
74,65 {% of male[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 69 in the world of 92 (26,09%); 17 place in America 22 (27,27%)
3,79 % (0,757 % annual) ↘
min: 67,07; max: 75,08; max-min: 8,01 (10,67%); mid: 71,07;
3,58 (4,80%)
76,09 {% of female[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 62 in the world of 91 (32,97%); 14 place in America 21 (38,10%)
4,32 % (0,864 % annual) ↘
min: 66,76; max: 76,09; max-min: 9,33 (12,27%); mid: 71,43;
4,67 (6,13%)

Educational attainment, at least completed short-cycle tertiary, population 25+, total

19,76 {% of total[?]}
(2011)
(descending): 3 in the world of 103 (98,06%); 1 place in America 25 (100%)
50,15 % (10,03 % annual) ↘
min: 9,48; max: 19,76; max-min: 10,27 (52,00%); mid: 14,62;
5,14 (26,00%)
19,21 {% of male[?]}
(2011)
(descending): 3 in the world of 103 (98,06%); 1 place in America 25 (100%)
47,58 % (9,52 % annual) ↘
min: 9,62; max: 19,21; max-min: 9,58 (49,89%); mid: 14,42;
4,79 (24,95%)
20,26 {% of female[?]}
(2011)
(descending): 3 in the world of 103 (98,06%); 1 place in America 25 (100%)
52,38 % (10,48 % annual) ↘
min: 9,29; max: 20,26; max-min: 10,97 (54,16%); mid: 14,77;
5,49 (27,08%)

Educational attainment, at least completed upper secondary, population 25+, total

44,59 {% of total[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 68 in the world of 109 (38,53%); 12 place in America 25 (56%)
11,45 % (2,29 % annual) ↘
min: 32,17; max: 44,59; max-min: 12,42 (27,85%); mid: 38,38;
6,21 (13,92%)
43,81 {% of male[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 68 in the world of 109 (38,53%); 12 place in America 25 (56%)
10,84 % (2,17 % annual) ↘
min: 32,55; max: 44,09; max-min: 11,55 (26,19%); mid: 38,32;
5,49 (12,53%)
45,31 {% of female[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 67 in the world of 109 (39,45%); 11 place in America 25 (60%)
11,99 % (2,40 % annual) ↘
min: 31,85; max: 45,31; max-min: 13,46 (29,71%); mid: 38,58;
6,73 (14,86%)

Educational attainment, at least Master's or equivalent, population 25+, total

3,28 {% of total[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 38 in the world of 70 (47,14%); 7 place in America 17 (64,71%)
3,29 {% of male[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 40 in the world of 70 (44,29%); 7 place in America 17 (64,71%)
3,26 {% of female[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 38 in the world of 70 (47,14%); 7 place in America 17 (64,71%)

School in Colombia


Children out of school

7,74 {% of total[?]}
(2014)
(ascending): 109 in the world of 159 (32,08%); 19 place in America 31 (41,94%)
64,10 % (12,82 % annual) ↘
min: 2,42; max: 34,59; max-min: 32,17 (93,01%); mid: 18,50;
-10,76 (-138,98%)
7,94 {% of male[?]}
(2014)
(ascending): 97 in the world of 144 (33,33%); 18 place in America 29 (41,38%)
67,19 % (13,44 % annual) ↘
min: 2,45; max: 36,75; max-min: 34,30 (93,33%); mid: 19,60;
-11,66 (-146,79%)
7,53 {% of female[?]}
(2014)
(ascending): 86 in the world of 146 (41,78%); 18 place in America 29 (41,38%)
60,72 % (12,14 % annual) ↘
min: 2,31; max: 33,33; max-min: 31,02 (93,06%); mid: 17,82;
-10,29 (-136,59%)

Adolescents out of school

2,75 {% of total[?]}
(2014)
(ascending): 43 in the world of 122 (65,57%); 8 place in America 30 (76,67%)
78,45 % (15,69 % annual) ↘
min: 0,314; max: 12,79; max-min: 12,47 (97,55%); mid: 6,55;
-3,80 (-138,27%)
3,25 {% of male[?]}
(2014)
(ascending): 20 in the world of 104 (81,73%); 4 place in America 29 (89,66%)
15,61 % (3,12 % annual) ↗
min: 3,25; max: 14,20; max-min: 10,95 (77,13%); mid: 8,72;
-5,48 (-168,62%)
2,23 {% of female[?]}
(2014)
(ascending): 21 in the world of 104 (80,77%); 3 place in America 28 (92,86%)
30,28 % (6,06 % annual) ↘
min: 1,22; max: 11,32; max-min: 10,10 (89,25%); mid: 6,27;
-4,04 (-181,05%)

Government expenditure on education in Colombia


Government expenditure on education, total

4,67 % of GDP[?] (2014)
(descending): 78 in the world of 147 (47,62%); 21 place in America 31 (35,48%)
3,33 % (0,665 % annual) ↗
min: 1,73; max: 4,90; max-min: 3,18 (64,75%); mid: 3,32;
1,35 (28,98%)

Government expenditure per student, primary

17,49 % of GDP per capita[?] (2014)
(descending): 58 in the world of 126 (54,76%); 13 place in America 27 (55,56%)
10,51 % (2,10 % annual) ↘
min: 12,11; max: 17,49; max-min: 5,39 (30,79%); mid: 14,80;
2,69 (15,40%)

Government expenditure per student, secondary

17,34 % of GDP per capita[?] (2014)
(descending): 71 in the world of 125 (44%); 16 place in America 30 (50%)
12,38 % (2,48 % annual) ↘
min: 9,98; max: 17,34; max-min: 7,36 (42,44%); mid: 13,66;
3,68 (21,22%)

Government expenditure per tertiary student as % of GDP per capita

21,67 % of GDP per capita[?] (2014)
(descending): 68 in the world of 115 (41,74%); 9 place in America 21 (61,90%)
35,00 % (7,00 % annual) ↗
min: 18,99; max: 38,41; max-min: 19,42 (50,57%); mid: 28,70;
-7,03 (-32,42%)

Pupil-teacher ratio in Colombia


Pupil-teacher ratio in pre-primary education

25,63 [?] (2011)
(ascending): 107 in the world of 152 (30,26%); 22 place in America 32 (34,38%)
3,67 % (0,735 % annual) ↗
min: 17,01; max: 27,91; max-min: 10,90 (39,06%); mid: 22,46;
3,18 (12,39%)

Pupil-teacher ratio in primary education

24,29 [?] (2014)
(ascending): 113 in the world of 178 (37,08%); 32 place in America 36 (13,89%)
15,83 % (3,17 % annual) ↗
min: 23,29; max: 38,40; max-min: 15,11 (39,34%); mid: 30,85;
-6,56 (-27,00%)

Pupil-teacher ratio in secondary education

24,90 [?] (2014)
(ascending): 127 in the world of 153 (17,65%); 32 place in America 34 (8,82%)
9,02 % (1,80 % annual) ↗
min: 17,17; max: 27,37; max-min: 10,20 (37,27%); mid: 22,27;
2,64 (10,58%)

Pupil-teacher ratio, lower secondary

26,28 [?] (2014)
(ascending): 104 in the world of 130 (20,77%); 24 place in America 27 (14,81%)
14,57 % (2,91 % annual) ↗
min: 21,09; max: 30,10; max-min: 9,02 (29,95%); mid: 25,60;
0,679 (2,59%)

Pupil-teacher ratio, tertiary

17,35 [?] (2014)
(ascending): 78 in the world of 141 (45,39%); 14 place in America 20 (35%)
12,54 % (2,51 % annual) ↘
min: 7,65; max: 18,06; max-min: 10,41 (57,65%); mid: 12,85;
4,50 (25,92%)

Pupil-teacher ratio, upper secondary

21,90 [?] (2014)
(ascending): 95 in the world of 124 (24,19%); 21 place in America 30 (33,33%)
1,53 % (0,307 % annual) ↘
min: 19,34; max: 24,33; max-min: 4,99 (20,51%); mid: 21,83;
0,072 (0,327%)

Literacy rate in Colombia


Literacy rate, adult

94,57 {(total)[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 70 in the world of 157 (56,05%); 14 place in America 28 (53,57%)
1,28 % (0,255 % annual) ↘
min: 90,92; max: 94,57; max-min: 3,66 (3,87%); mid: 92,75;
1,83 (1,93%)
94,48 {% of male[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 81 in the world of 157 (49,04%); 17 place in America 28 (42,86%)
1,30 % (0,260 % annual) ↘
min: 90,97; max: 94,48; max-min: 3,50 (3,71%); mid: 92,73;
1,75 (1,85%)
94,67 {% of female[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 60 in the world of 157 (62,42%); 12 place in America 28 (60,71%)
1,25 % (0,250 % annual) ↘
min: 91,15; max: 94,67; max-min: 3,52 (3,72%); mid: 92,91;
1,76 (1,86%)

Literacy rate, youth

1,01 {% of total[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 26 in the world of 156 (83,97%); 8 place in America 27 (74,07%)
0,035 % (0,0069383 % annual) ↘
min: 1,01; max: 1,02; max-min: 0,011 (1,03%); mid: 1,01;
-0,0031450 (-0,312%)
98,23 {% of male[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 78 in the world of 156 (50,64%); 17 place in America 27 (40,74%)
0,553 % (0,111 % annual) ↘
min: 94,64; max: 98,23; max-min: 3,58 (3,65%); mid: 96,44;
1,79 (1,82%)
99,10 {% of female[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 65 in the world of 156 (58,97%); 11 place in America 27 (62,96%)
0,587 % (0,117 % annual) ↘
min: 96,28; max: 99,10; max-min: 2,82 (2,84%); mid: 97,69;
1,41 (1,42%)