11 Things You May Not Know About British Education


Today, we’re taking a look at some statistics about education around the world and in the UK. It’s been said that the UK is lagging behind on international education standards, and so this handy infographic takes a look at some of the facts and figures in the UK education sector. Keep reading to learn more.

Did You Know?

There are approximately 1.4 Billion students worldwide

In the UK, 12 years of education are compulsory, with 97.3% of children enrolling into secondary level education

3 of the UK’s universities are ranked in the top 10 in the world (Oxford, Cambridge, Imperial London)

99% of UK schools have internet access

It is estimated that 15% of people in the UK have dyslexia

The UK has over 28 million library books – ranked 4th in the world!


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