Education in Singapore

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Education in Singapore


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Educational attainment in Singapore


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

27,74 {% of total[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 11 in the world of 79 (87,34%); 3 place in Asia 21 (90,48%)
14,64 % (2,93 % annual) ↘
min: 19,60; max: 27,74; max-min: 8,15 (29,36%); mid: 23,67;
4,07 (14,68%)
30,21 {% of male[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 9 in the world of 79 (89,87%); 3 place in Asia 21 (90,48%)
14,22 % (2,84 % annual) ↘
min: 22,27; max: 30,21; max-min: 7,94 (26,27%); mid: 26,24;
3,97 (13,14%)
25,47 {% of female[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 20 in the world of 79 (75,95%); 5 place in Asia 21 (80,95%)
15,20 % (3,04 % annual) ↘
min: 17,09; max: 25,47; max-min: 8,39 (32,92%); mid: 21,28;
4,19 (16,46%)

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

78,59 {% of total[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 43 in the world of 105 (60%); 8 place in Asia 26 (73,08%)
3,04 % (0,608 % annual) ↘
min: 70,77; max: 78,59; max-min: 7,82 (9,95%); mid: 74,68;
3,91 (4,97%)
81,92 {% of male[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 43 in the world of 105 (60%); 8 place in Asia 26 (73,08%)
2,43 % (0,487 % annual) ↘
min: 75,18; max: 81,92; max-min: 6,73 (8,22%); mid: 78,55;
3,37 (4,11%)
75,52 {% of female[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 45 in the world of 105 (58,10%); 9 place in Asia 26 (69,23%)
3,70 % (0,740 % annual) ↘
min: 66,63; max: 75,52; max-min: 8,90 (11,78%); mid: 71,08;
4,45 (5,89%)

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

51,15 {% of total[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 3 in the world of 81 (97,53%); 1 place in Asia 18 (100%)
9,14 % (1,83 % annual) ↘
min: 36,76; max: 51,15; max-min: 14,40 (28,14%); mid: 43,95;
7,20 (14,07%)
55,69 {% of male[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 3 in the world of 81 (97,53%); 1 place in Asia 18 (100%)
8,74 % (1,75 % annual) ↘
min: 40,88; max: 55,69; max-min: 14,81 (26,59%); mid: 48,29;
7,41 (13,30%)
47,00 {% of female[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 8 in the world of 81 (91,36%); 3 place in Asia 18 (88,89%)
9,74 % (1,95 % annual) ↘
min: 32,87; max: 47,00; max-min: 14,13 (30,06%); mid: 39,94;
7,06 (15,03%)

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

85,17 {% of total[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 58 in the world of 94 (39,36%); 16 place in Asia 25 (40%)
1,84 % (0,367 % annual) ↘
min: 77,82; max: 85,17; max-min: 7,36 (8,64%); mid: 81,50;
3,68 (4,32%)
88,42 {% of male[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 55 in the world of 92 (41,30%); 16 place in Asia 25 (40%)
1,35 % (0,270 % annual) ↘
min: 82,07; max: 88,71; max-min: 6,64 (7,48%); mid: 85,39;
3,03 (3,43%)
82,18 {% of female[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 54 in the world of 91 (41,76%); 14 place in Asia 24 (45,83%)
2,36 % (0,473 % annual) ↘
min: 73,84; max: 82,18; max-min: 8,34 (10,15%); mid: 78,01;
4,17 (5,08%)

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

42,44 {% of total[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 9 in the world of 103 (92,23%); 5 place in Asia 25 (84%)
12,88 % (2,58 % annual) ↘
min: 29,13; max: 42,44; max-min: 13,31 (31,37%); mid: 35,78;
6,66 (15,68%)
45,76 {% of male[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 8 in the world of 103 (93,20%); 4 place in Asia 25 (88%)
12,18 % (2,44 % annual) ↘
min: 32,71; max: 45,76; max-min: 13,05 (28,52%); mid: 39,23;
6,53 (14,26%)
39,41 {% of female[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 17 in the world of 103 (84,47%); 6 place in Asia 25 (80%)
13,79 % (2,76 % annual) ↘
min: 25,77; max: 39,41; max-min: 13,64 (34,62%); mid: 32,59;
6,82 (17,31%)

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

69,55 {% of total[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 39 in the world of 109 (65,14%); 9 place in Asia 27 (70,37%)
5,79 % (1,16 % annual) ↘
min: 58,75; max: 69,55; max-min: 10,80 (15,53%); mid: 64,15;
5,40 (7,76%)
72,25 {% of male[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 39 in the world of 109 (65,14%); 8 place in Asia 27 (74,07%)
4,88 % (0,976 % annual) ↘
min: 61,36; max: 72,25; max-min: 10,89 (15,08%); mid: 66,81;
5,45 (7,54%)
67,07 {% of female[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 39 in the world of 109 (65,14%); 9 place in Asia 27 (70,37%)
6,76 % (1,35 % annual) ↘
min: 55,97; max: 67,07; max-min: 11,10 (16,55%); mid: 61,52;
5,55 (8,27%)

Government expenditure on education in Singapore


Government expenditure on education, total

2,91 % of GDP[?] (2013)
(descending): 130 in the world of 147 (12,24%); 30 place in Asia 34 (14,71%)
7,00 % (1,40 % annual) ↗
min: 2,25; max: 4,01; max-min: 1,76 (43,87%); mid: 3,13;
-0,224 (-7,70%)

Government expenditure per student, primary

10,96 % of GDP per capita[?] (2010)
(descending): 85 in the world of 126 (33,33%); 16 place in Asia 27 (44,44%)

Government expenditure per student, secondary

16,68 % of GDP per capita[?] (2010)
(descending): 52 in the world of 125 (59,20%); 10 place in Asia 29 (68,97%)

Government expenditure per tertiary student as % of GDP per capita

22,36 % of GDP per capita[?] (2013)
(descending): 96 in the world of 115 (17,39%); 20 place in Asia 27 (29,63%)
22,39 % (4,48 % annual) ↗
min: 22,36; max: 27,50; max-min: 5,14 (18,70%); mid: 24,93;
-2,57 (-11,50%)

Pupil-teacher ratio in Singapore


Pupil-teacher ratio in pre-primary education

23,01 [?] (1989)
(1990) (ascending): 95 in the world of 156 (39,74%); 26 place in Asia 41 (39,02%)
0,526 % (0,105 % annual) ↘
min: 17,56; max: 24,78; max-min: 7,21 (29,12%); mid: 21,17;
1,84 (8,00%)

Pupil-teacher ratio in primary education

17,44 [?] (2009)
(2010) (ascending): 60 in the world of 187 (68,45%); 15 place in Asia 46 (69,57%)
22,30 % (4,46 % annual) ↗
min: 17,44; max: 32,67; max-min: 15,23 (46,62%); mid: 25,06;
-7,62 (-43,67%)

Pupil-teacher ratio in secondary education

14,91 [?] (2009)
(2010) (ascending): 73 in the world of 174 (58,62%); 16 place in Asia 41 (63,41%)
16,13 % (3,23 % annual) ↗
min: 14,91; max: 23,74; max-min: 8,83 (37,19%); mid: 19,32;
-4,41 (-29,61%)

Pupil-teacher ratio, lower secondary

14,92 [?] (2009)
(2010) (ascending): 61 in the world of 147 (59,18%); 13 place in Asia 36 (66,67%)
17,45 % (3,49 % annual) ↗
min: 14,92; max: 22,28; max-min: 7,36 (33,04%); mid: 18,60;
-3,68 (-24,67%)

Pupil-teacher ratio, tertiary

13,55 [?] (2013)
(ascending): 53 in the world of 141 (63,12%); 13 place in Asia 40 (70%)
2,18 % (0,437 % annual) ↗
min: 9,47; max: 15,61; max-min: 6,15 (39,36%); mid: 12,54;
1,01 (7,45%)

Pupil-teacher ratio, upper secondary

14,91 [?] (2009)
(2010) (ascending): 64 in the world of 145 (56,55%); 13 place in Asia 36 (66,67%)
7,74 % (1,55 % annual) ↗
min: 10,50; max: 17,19; max-min: 6,69 (38,91%); mid: 13,84;
1,06 (7,13%)

Literacy rate in Singapore


Literacy rate, adult

96,81 {(total)[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 48 in the world of 157 (70,06%); 15 place in Asia 46 (69,57%)
0,934 % (0,187 % annual) ↘
min: 82,77; max: 96,81; max-min: 14,04 (14,51%); mid: 89,79;
7,02 (7,25%)
98,64 {% of male[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 38 in the world of 157 (76,43%); 13 place in Asia 46 (73,91%)
0,608 % (0,122 % annual) ↘
min: 91,57; max: 98,64; max-min: 7,07 (7,17%); mid: 95,10;
3,54 (3,58%)
94,98 {% of female[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 56 in the world of 157 (64,97%); 19 place in Asia 46 (60,87%)
1,27 % (0,255 % annual) ↘
min: 73,97; max: 94,98; max-min: 21,02 (22,13%); mid: 84,48;
10,51 (11,06%)

Literacy rate, youth

1,00 {% of total[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 77 in the world of 156 (51,28%); 21 place in Asia 46 (56,52%)
0,019 % (0,0038000 % annual) ↗
min: 0,997; max: 1,00; max-min: 0,0049101 (0,490%); mid: 1,000;
0,0002350 (0,023%)
99,91 {% of male[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 9 in the world of 156 (94,87%); 5 place in Asia 46 (91,30%)
0,172 % (0,034 % annual) ↘
min: 96,41; max: 99,91; max-min: 3,50 (3,50%); mid: 98,16;
1,75 (1,75%)
99,92 {% of female[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 10 in the world of 156 (94,23%); 4 place in Asia 46 (93,48%)
0,153 % (0,031 % annual) ↘
min: 96,16; max: 99,92; max-min: 3,76 (3,76%); mid: 98,04;
1,88 (1,88%)