1 Australia

Key:
Indicator is moving in a upward trajectory (Based on 2008-2012 trend)
Indicator is moving in a downward trajectory (Based on 2008-2012 trend)
Above average
1 ≥ standard deviations
0.7 standard deviations
0.4 standard deviations
0.1 standard deviations
Below average
1 ≥ standard deviations
0.7 standard deviations
0.4 standard deviations
0.1 standard deviations
Population School Aged Pop Birth Rate GDP/pc (Constant) Inequality (Gini) Human Development Index
23,130,000 14% 1.9 $41,000 33.1 0.9 (Very High)

Pre-Primary

64 Net Enrolment Rate
2015 Est.
Grade 1 Entrants With ECCE Experience
74%
School Life Expectancy (years)
0.64
Net Enrolment Rate Below average by 0.2 standard deviations and growing by 2.4 per year
ECCE Experience Above average by 1.6 standard deviations and has little recorded momentum
School Life Expectancy Below average by 13.7 standard deviations and growing by 0.06 per year

Primary

97 Adjusted Net Enrolment Rate
2015 Est.
Out-Of-School Children Change (2000-2015)
-59%
School Life Expectancy (years)
7.41
Adjusted Net Enrolment Rate Above average by 0.7 standard deviations and growing by 0.2 per year
Out-Of-School Children An estimated 59% decrease between 2000 and 2015, falling by 4400 children per year
School Life Expectancy Below average by 5.4 standard deviations and growing by 0.03 per year

Lower Secondary

84 Adjusted Net Enrolment Rate
2015 Est.
Out-Of-School Children Change (2000-2015)
60%
School Life Expectancy (years)
6.6
Adjusted Net Enrolment Rate Above average by 2.2 standard deviations and falling by 0.3 per year
Out-Of-School Children An estimated 60% increase between 2000 and 2015, growing by 800 children per year
School Life Expectancy Above average by 3 standard deviations and falling by 0.01 per year

Upper Secondary

88 Adjusted Net Enrolment Rate
2015 Est.
Youth Unemployment
10%
Gross Enrolment Ratio
117
Adjusted Net Enrolment Rate Above average by 2.3 standard deviations and growing by 1 per year
Youth Unemployment Above average by 0.1 standard deviations and growing by 0.1 per year
Gross Enrolment Ratio Above average by 4.5 standard deviations and falling by 0.9 per year

Inequality

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Signed the Convention

Ratified the Convention

Signed the Protocol

Ratified the Protocol

Pre-primary Primary Lower Secondary Upper Secondary
Gender Parity Index
2015 Est.
0.97 1.01 1.02 1.03
Urban Rural
Urban-Rural Primary Dropout Rate 1.5 2.5
Top 20% Bottom 20%
Income Students with 1 Year ECCE 64% 45%
Primary Dropout Rate 1.3% 3.6%
Shadow Education In 2011, parents were spending up to Aus$6 billion a year on private tutoring, with the industry having grown by almost 40% over the previous five years.

Quality

Funding
(% of GDP)
Funding
(% of Budget)
0.57% 13.5%
Youth Literacy Rate Adult Literacy Rate
89% 82%
Learning
(Students at Lowest Benchmark)
Learning
(Students at Highest Benchmark)
Math 10.5% ‡ Math 9.5% ‡
Science 8.5% ‡ Science 9% ‡
Reading 7% ‡ Reading 10% ‡
Pre-primary Primary Lower Secondary Upper Secondary
Funding (% of GDP) 1.03 Funding (% of GDP) 1.96 Funding (% of GDP) 1.93 Funding (% of GDP)
Teacher-Student Ratio 18 Teacher-Student Ratio 24 Teacher-Student Ratio 16 Teacher-Student Ratio 14
Trained Teachers 69% Trained Teachers 83% Trained Teachers 79% Trained Teachers 78%

"Averages" are calculated globally and clustered by Human Development Index levels (Very High, High, Medium, Low) using historical data to project 2015 figures.

‡ TIMSS-PIRLS
# PISA
† SACMEQ