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Table 1 School enrollment in Chicago and Buenos Allies

From: Yet another tale of two cities: Buenos Aires and Chicago

Chicago Buenos Aires
Children aged 15–14 Various age groups
Year % in school Total population (of age group) Year % in School Total population (of age group)  
1870 66.14 61.874 1883 64.63 52.231 Age 5–14
1880 54.96 106.543 1895 57.72 117.388 Age 6–14
1890 66.39 214.470 1904 67.45 188.271 Age 6–15
1900 64.82 342.000 1943 90.10 290.922 Age 6–13
1910 85.52 353.520     
1920 89.80 486.969     
1930 86.34 553.884     
  1. Sources: (1) All of the Chicago data are from are from IPUMS. except 1890 which is from die print edition of the 1890 census. (2) Censo Escolar Nacional -correspondiente a fines de 1883 y principios de 1884. Segundo Censo Nacional (1895). Censo General de la Ciudad de Buenos Aires (1904). Tercer Censo Nacional (1914). and Cuarto Censo Escolar de la Nación (1948)