Australia re-joined COL as a major funding partner in 2011. The country was a regular contributor and a major donor to COL until 2004. The Australian government provides resources and financial support to projects around the globe through the Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID). 

 

School-age Population by Education Level1

1,754,087

 

1,580,144

Secondary

 

Tertiary

 

 

Gross Enrolment Ratio (GER) in Secondary Education
for the school year ending 20121

131.6%

 

139.3%

Female

 

Male

 

 

Gross Enrolment Ratio (GER) in Tertiary Education
for the school year ending 20121

100.6%

 

72.8%

Female

 

Male

 

 

Percentage of female teachers in 1

n/a

 

n/a

Secondary(2012)

 

Tertiary (2012)

 

 

1. UNESCO Institutue for Statitics Data Centre, retrieved in May, 2015

 

Literacy rate (2014)1

97.4%

 

98.4%

Adult (15+) literacy rate
Female

 

Adult (15+) literacy rate
Male

 

 

Economic Activity (2010)1

58%

 

71%

Adult (15+) economic activity
Female

 

Adult (15+) economic activity
Male

 

 

Political Decision Making (2014)1

26%

Proportion of seats held by women in national parliament

 

 

Life expectancy (2012)1

85

 

81

Female

 

Male

 

 

1. COL gender country profile April 2015 

 

44.3 106.8
Fixed-telephone subscriptions per 100 inhabitants1 Mobile-cellular subscriptions per 100 inhabitants1

 

 

 
25 110.5
Fixed-broadband subscriptions per 100 inhabitants1 Mobile-broadband subscriptions per 100 inhabitants1

 

 

 
83.5 83
Households with a computer (%)1 Individuals using the internet (%)1

 

 

1. International Telecommunication Union (ITU) ICT Eye Country profile, retrieved in April, 2015