World Top 20 Data Base

The 2018 World Top 20 Education Data Base references meaning and sources list, using data only from the years of 2017, 2016, 2015, and 2014. 

EDUCATION DATA REFERENCES & SOURCES

School Life Expectancy the number of years a country expects their students to complete their education.
Human Development Data
Center for the Study of Intelligence

Government Investment In Education-the percentage of a country’s yearly income, it invests into their education system 
Center for the Study of Intelligence
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Institute for Statistics

*School Safe Level – Combines Government funding for Education, School Attendance Rates, In-School Violence (Bullying, Student and Teacher Assaults), Children Living in Conflict Zones, and Youth Gang Culture

Education Outcomes: The Nation’s School System Performance

School Completion Rates – the percentage of children, female, male and target goal for the country in 2030

Early Childhood Enrollment Rate – the number of 3 and 5-year old children in the country that were enrolled in early education.
The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Institute for Statistics

Primary School Completion Rate – the percentage of 6 to 11-year old that completed 5 years of education in their country.
World Development Indicators
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Institute for Statistics

Secondary School Completion Rate – the percentage of 12 to 14-year old that completed 8 years of education in their country.
World Development Indicators
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Institute for Statistics

High School Graduation Rate – the percentage of 15 to 18-year old that completed 12 years of education in their country.
The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Institute for Statistics

College Graduation Rate – the percentage of 19 to 24-year old that completed 13 years or more of education in their country.
The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Institute for Statistics

Academic Levels – students international test scores in Reading, Math and Science

Primary Levels – the combined score of three international knowledge-based subject test scores for 6 to 11 years old in their country. 
National Center for Education Statistics
Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS)

Secondary Levels – the combined score of three international knowledge-based subject test scores for 12 to 15 years old in their country.
National Center for Education Statistics
Program for International Student Assessment (PISA)

School Indicators – the percentage of children, early childhood, primary, and lower secondary education access

Free Schools – the educational levels a country provides free schools for students.
The WORLD Policy Analysis Center
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Institute for Statistics

Teacher to Student Ratio – the number of teachers to educate children in their country.
The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Institute for Statistics

Out of School Children – the percentage of children not enrolled in school at all three educational levels 
UNICEF Division of Data, Research and Policy
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

ECONOMIC DATA REFERENCES & SOURCES

National Debt – the total amount of money that a country’s government has borrowed and owes.
Trading Economics
Center for the Study of Intelligence

Gross Domestic Product (GDP) – the total value of goods produced and services provided in a country during one year.
The World Economic Outlook (WEO)
Center for the Study of Intelligence

Country Top Trade Partner – Countries Support Each Work Forces
Export – The Country that Buys the Most from the Country to support their workforce.
Import – The Country that sells the Most to the Country to support its workforce.
Center for the Study of Intelligence
World Trade Organizations (WTO)

Economic Status: The Country’s Workforce Potential

Labor Statistics – the percentage of workers, female, male and young adults

Work Force Participation – the percentage of worker’s in the country.
Trading Economics
International Labour Organization ILOSTAT

Average Income – the average yearly workers income in the country.
The World Economic Outlook (WEO)
The Global Gender Gap Report – World Economic Forum

Unemployment Rate – the number of people not working. 
Trading Economics
World Development Indicators

Job Skill Levels- the country’s job skill market

Women –the country’s women job skill levels by education.
Men – the country’s men job skill levels by education.

SOCIAL DATA REFERENCES & SOURCES

Access to Electricity – the percentage of the country, that it can provide electricity too. 
Center for the Study of Intelligence
Sustainable Energy for All ( SE4ALL ) database from the SE4ALL Global Tracking Framework

Access to Clean Water – the percentage of the country, that it can provide clean water too.
Joint Monitoring Programme ( JMP ) for Water Supply, Sanitation and Hygiene
Center for the Study of Intelligence

Access to Internet the percentage of the country, that it can provide internet too. 
International Telecommunication Union (ITU)
United Nations Population Division

Government Stability Score – combines National Debit, Import and Export Balance, Labor Force Participation, Poverty Rate, Crime Rate, Human Right Index Scores, Freedom of Press, Sanction Listing, Conflict Zones, and Student Completion Rates. To measure the nation’s economic and social development.

Social Index: the strengthens and weakens of the country

Social Conditions – the percentage or a total number of females and males; and how they rank in the world in each category

Population(Average Age) – country’s Total female and male population, average age and world rank.
Center for the Study of Intelligence
United Nations Population Division’s World Population Prospects: 2017 Revision

Child Population (1 to 14 year old) – country’s children female and male population, and world rank.
Center for the Study of Intelligence
United Nations Population Division’s World Population Prospects: 2017 Revision

Child Mortality Rate – the percentage of babies that die, for every 1,000 that are born.  
Center for the Study of Intelligence
UN Inter-agency Group for Child Mortality Estimation

Poverty Level – the percentage of people that live below their nation’s annual income for workers.
Center for the Study of Intelligence
The World Economic Outlook (WEO)

Crime Rate – Combines the nation’s Homicide Statistics with In-Prison Data, for an overall percentage.
UN Office on Drugs and Crime’s International Homicide Statistics
World Prison Brief

Adult Illiteracy Levels – the percentage of adults that are not able to read or write, by dividing the nation’s adult literacy percentage rate from the starting value of 100%. 
Center for the Study of Intelligence
The Global Gender Gap Report – World Economic Forum

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The Methodology of Database Results for 4 Key Items 

The World Top 20 Project’s database uses several principles to systematically approach and measure and/or project achievable outcomes for four key items:

*School Safe Level (1 out 5) – Combines Government funding for Education, School Attendance Rates, In-School Violence (Bullying, Student and Teacher Assaults), Children Living in Conflict Zones, and Youth Gang Culture

*5 Being the Highest Level, 1 Being the Lowest Level, 0 = ND (Need Development)

2030 Goal – Uses an average annual growth rate of 10 variables (Seven Economic, Two Social, and One Educational) to calculate the 12-year growth rate (2018-2030) for an achievable outcome for the Sustainable Development Goal 4 Educational Objectives.

Job Skill Levels – Analyze the nation’s top producing products or services with School Expectancy, adult literacy, and school completion rates

**Government Stability Score (1 out 10) – Combines National Debit, Import and Export Balance, Labor Force Participation, Poverty Rate, Crime Rate, Human Right Index Scores, Freedom of Press, Sanction Listing, Conflict Zones, and Student Completion Rates.

**10 Being the Highest Score, 1 Being the Lowest Score, 0 = ND (Need Development)