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

DEFINITION: Secondary education, general pupils (% female). Percentage of female students. Total secondary. General programmes is the number of female students enrolled in general programmes at the secondary education level expressed as a percentage of the total number of students (male and female) enrolled in general programmes at the secondary education level in a given school year.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Lesotho 57.17% 2012
2 Cape Verde 54.09% 2012
3 Sao Tome and Principe 53.49% 2012
4 Namibia 52.94% 2012
5 Rwanda 52.7% 2012
6 Mauritius 52.13% 2012
7 Botswana 51.95% 2009
8 Gabon 51.65% 2011
9 South Africa 51.46% 2012
10 Seychelles 50.2% 2011
11 The Gambia 49.53% 2012
12 Madagascar 49.21% 2012
13 Swaziland 48.98% 2011
14 Comoros 48.36% 2012
15 Cameroon 47.98% 2012
16 Senegal 47.97% 2012
17 Mozambique 47.77% 2012
18 Zimbabwe 47.52% 2003
19 Kenya 47.21% 2009
20 Equatorial Guinea 47.1% 2012
21 Malawi 46.97% 2012
22 Ethiopia 46.88% 2012
23 Ghana 46.55% 2012
24 Tanzania 46.37% 2012
25 Uganda 46.34% 2011
26 Sudan 46.32% 2009
27 Zambia 46.31% 2012
28 Republic of the Congo 46.27% 2012
29 Sierra Leone 46.25% 2012
30 Nigeria 45.64% 1994
31 Mauritania 45.2% 2012
32 Angola 44.97% 2011
33 Liberia 43.85% 2011
34 Burkina Faso 43.85% 2012
35 Burundi 43.83% 2012
36 Eritrea 43.72% 2012
37 Djibouti 43.09% 2012
38 Mali 41.14% 2012
39 Guinea-Bissau 40.47% 2010
40 Cote d'Ivoire 39.51% 2012
41 Niger 39.19% 2012
42 Benin 37.86% 2011
43 Guinea 37.85% 2012
44 Democratic Republic of the Congo 37.74% 2012
45 Togo 37.11% 2012
46 Central African Republic 34.17% 2012
47 Somalia 31.47% 2007
48 Chad 31.01% 2012

Citation

"Countries Compared by Education > Secondary education, general 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/Secondary-education,-general-pupils/%-female

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

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