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Developed vs. Developing Regions

shows developed and developing regions' share of global enrollment and population 2010.

Region Private %  Private Enrollment Total 2010 Population 2010
Global 32.9  56,722,374   172,546,175   6,585,809,367 
Developed countries (with Japan & South Korea) 25.2  17,115,889   67,873,891   1,366,876,747 
Percentage in global    30.2  39.3  20.8 
Developing countries (w/o Japan & South Korea) 37.8  39,606,485   104,672,284   5,218,932,620 
Percentage in global    69.8  60.7  79.2 

Source: Calculated from PROPHE Global Data (2017). Population data is from http://data.uis.unesco.org/