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Sub-Saharan Africa Compared by Education > Primary education, pupils > % female

DEFINITION: Primary education, pupils (% female). Percentage of female students. Primary is the number of female students at the primary level expressed as a percentage of the total number of students (male and female) at the primary level in a given school year.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Republic of the Congo 51.5% 2012
2 Senegal 51.44% 2012
3 The Gambia 50.72% 2012
4 Rwanda 50.7% 2012
5 Mauritania 50.53% 2012
6 Tanzania 50.45% 2012
7 Malawi 50.44% 2012
8 Burundi 50.3% 2012
9 Seychelles 50.13% 2011
10 Uganda 50.12% 2011
11 Zambia 49.97% 2012
12 Sierra Leone 49.83% 2012
13 Madagascar 49.49% 2012
14 Zimbabwe 49.48% 2003
15 Equatorial Guinea 49.23% 2012
16 Mauritius 49.18% 2012
17 Kenya 49.16% 2009
18 Namibia 49.12% 2012
19 Lesotho 48.95% 2012
20 Gabon 48.83% 2011
21 Sao Tome and Principe 48.78% 2012
22 Botswana 48.75% 2009
23 South Africa 48.51% 2012
24 Guinea-Bissau 48.34% 2010
25 Togo 47.92% 2012
26 Burkina Faso 47.74% 2012
27 Cape Verde 47.7% 2012
28 Ethiopia 47.62% 2012
29 Mozambique 47.5% 2012
30 Ghana 47.38% 2012
31 Swaziland 47% 2011
32 Liberia 46.91% 2011
33 Benin 46.89% 2012
34 Djibouti 46.76% 2012
35 Comoros 46.73% 2012
36 Nigeria 46.59% 2010
37 Democratic Republic of the Congo 46.57% 2012
38 Sudan 46.47% 2009
39 Cameroon 46.36% 2012
40 Mali 45.95% 2012
41 Cote d'Ivoire 45.69% 2012
42 Guinea 45.13% 2012
43 Eritrea 44.83% 2012
44 Niger 44.59% 2012
45 Central African Republic 42.96% 2012
46 Chad 42.85% 2012
47 Angola 38.91% 2011
48 Somalia 35.46% 2007

Citation

"Countries Compared by Education > Primary education, pupils > % female. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/group-stats/Sub--Saharan-Africa/Education/Primary-education,-pupils/%-female

Sub-Saharan Africa Compared by Education > Primary education, pupils > % female

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