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Education > College and university > Gender parity index: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Country's gender parity index for college and university enrollment. For countries with a rating of over 1, more females are enrolled while countries with a rating under 1 have more males enrolled.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Qatar 5.6 2011
2 Anguilla 5.01 2008
3 United Arab Emirates 4.15 1993
4 Seychelles 3.38 2011
5 The Bahamas 2.71 1995
6 Bahrain 2.52 2006
7 Barbados 2.46 2011
8 Guyana 2.39 2011
9 Jamaica 2.29 2009
10 Cayman Islands 2.24 2008
11 Kuwait 2.2 2004
12 Bermuda 2.12 2011
13 Saint Kitts and Nevis 2.1 2008
14 Palau 2.04 2002
15 Antigua and Barbuda 1.97 2011
16 Sri Lanka 1.83 2011
17 Iceland 1.79 2010
18 Saint Lucia 1.74 2011
19 Uruguay 1.73 2010
20 Suriname 1.72 2002
21 Venezuela 1.69 2008
22 Brunei 1.69 2011
23 Tonga 1.66 2003
24 British Virgin Islands 1.64 2009
25 Cuba 1.64 2011
26 Estonia 1.63 2010
27 Norway 1.63 2010
28 Latvia 1.62 2011
29 Slovenia 1.62 2011
30 Belize 1.59 2011
31 Dominican Republic 1.59 2004
32 Slovakia 1.54 2011
33 Panama 1.54 2010
34 Tunisia 1.52 2011
35 Sweden 1.52 2011
36 Argentina 1.51 2010
37 Poland 1.5 2010
38 Mongolia 1.49 2011
39 Lithuania 1.49 2011
40 San Marino 1.49 2011
41 New Zealand 1.46 2010
42 Algeria 1.46 2011
43 Puerto Rico 1.45 2011
44 Kazakhstan 1.45 2012
45 Denmark 1.45 2010
46 Czech Republic 1.43 2011
47 Andorra 1.43 2008
48 Netherlands Antilles 1.43 2002
49 Belarus 1.42 2011
50 United States 1.41 2010
51 Paraguay 1.4 2010
52 Italy 1.39 2010
53 Oman 1.38 2011
54 Palestine 1.38 2011
55 United Kingdom 1.38 2010
56 Cape Verde 1.37 2011
57 Burma 1.37 2011
58 Malta 1.36 2010
59 Grenada 1.36 2009
60 Aruba 1.35 2011
61 Australia 1.35 2010
62 Russia 1.35 2009
63 Thailand 1.35 2012
64 Moldova 1.35 2011
65 Romania 1.35 2010
66 Malaysia 1.34 2010
67 Canada 1.34 2000
68 Croatia 1.34 2010
69 Namibia 1.32 2008
70 Albania 1.32 2011
71 Serbia 1.32 2011
72 Hungary 1.31 2011
73 Mauritius 1.31 2011
74 Bulgaria 1.31 2010
75 Armenia 1.3 2011
76 Israel 1.3 2009
77 Brazil 1.29 2005
78 Bosnia and Herzegovina 1.29 2011
79 Costa Rica 1.29 2011
80 Marshall Islands 1.28 2003
81 Trinidad and Tobago 1.28 2005
82 Belgium 1.27 2010
83 France 1.26 2011
84 Lesotho 1.25 2006
85 Kyrgyzstan 1.24 2011
86 Montenegro 1.24 2010
87 Philippines 1.24 2009
88 Finland 1.23 2011
89 Spain 1.23 2011
90 Georgia 1.2 2011
91 Fiji 1.19 2005
92 Jordan 1.19 2011
93 Austria 1.19 2011
94 Portugal 1.19 2010
95 Republic of Macedonia 1.18 2010
96 Ukraine 1.18 2011
97 Lebanon 1.15 2011
98 Ecuador 1.15 2008
99 Botswana 1.15 2006
100 Honduras 1.15 2010
101 El Salvador 1.14 2011
102 Ireland 1.13 2011
103 Maldives 1.13 2008
104 China 1.13 2011
105 Netherlands 1.12 2010
106 Luxembourg 1.12 2010
107 Hong Kong 1.1 2011
108 Greece 1.1 2007
109 Chile 1.1 2011
110 Colombia 1.1 2011
111 Peru 1.09 2010
112 Nicaragua 1.09 2003
113 Libya 1.09 2003
114 Saudi Arabia 1.06 2011
115 Swaziland 1.04 2011
116 Azerbaijan 1.02 2011
117 Iran 1.01 2011
118 Vietnam 1.01 2011
119 Dominica 1 1993
120 Guatemala 0.997 2007
121 Switzerland 0.996 2011
122 Sao Tome and Principe 0.976 2010
123 Macau 0.975 2011
124 Mexico 0.967 2011
125 Madagascar 0.928 2011
126 Samoa 0.923 2001
127 South Africa 0.913 1994
128 Pakistan 0.908 2011
129 Egypt 0.9 2011
130 Turks and Caicos Islands 0.899 2008
131 Cyprus 0.897 2010
132 Japan 0.891 2010
133 Morocco 0.886 2010
134 Germany 0.885 1997
135 Indonesia 0.873 2011
136 Comoros 0.851 2011
137 Bolivia 0.839 2007
138 Turkey 0.82 2010
139 Angola 0.815 2010
140 Zimbabwe 0.761 2011
141 Rwanda 0.746 2011
142 Cameroon 0.737 2011
143 Laos 0.736 2011
144 India 0.726 2010
145 Syria 0.722 1995
146 South Korea 0.721 2010
147 Nigeria 0.712 2005
148 East Timor 0.703 2009
149 Kenya 0.703 2009
150 Bangladesh 0.702 2011
151 Bhutan 0.678 2011
152 Djibouti 0.673 2011
153 Malawi 0.649 2011
154 Uzbekistan 0.647 2011
155 Ghana 0.633 2012
156 Mozambique 0.626 2011
157 Cambodia 0.624 2011
158 Nepal 0.6 2006
159 Iraq 0.599 2005
160 Vanuatu 0.596 2004
161 Senegal 0.595 2010
162 Papua New Guinea 0.573 1999
163 Liberia 0.554 2000
164 Tanzania 0.548 2012
165 Burundi 0.541 2010
166 Gabon 0.539 1999
167 Liechtenstein 0.532 2011
168 Cote d'Ivoire 0.523 2009
169 Tajikistan 0.52 2011
170 Burkina Faso 0.496 2011
171 Zambia 0.464 2000
172 Mali 0.464 2011
173 Democratic Republic of the Congo 0.447 2011
174 Equatorial Guinea 0.446 2000
175 Ethiopia 0.433 2011
176 Mauritania 0.417 2011
177 Yemen 0.415 2007
178 Sierra Leone 0.387 2002
179 Niger 0.38 2011
180 Benin 0.379 2009
181 Eritrea 0.372 2010
182 Guinea 0.359 2011
183 Central African Republic 0.318 2010
184 Uganda 0.265 2011
185 Afghanistan 0.238 2009
186 Chad 0.238 2011
187 Gambia 0.222 2004
188 Togo 0.202 1998
=189 Monaco 0.0 2011
=189 Nauru 0.0 2008
=189 Gibraltar 0.0 2010
=189 Tuvalu 0.0 2009
=189 Niue 0.0 2009
=189 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 0.0 2004
=189 Solomon Islands 0.0 2009
=189 Cook Islands 0.0 2011
=189 Tokelau 0.0 2009
=189 Kiribati 0.0 2009
=189 Montserrat 0.0 2007

Citation

"All countries compared for Education > College and university > Gender parity index", United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Education/College-and-university/Gender-parity-index

Education > College and university > Gender parity index: Countries Compared Map

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Interesting observations about Education > College and university > Gender parity index

  • Qatar has had the highest college and university > gender parity index since 2009.
  • United Arab Emirates has ranked in the top 2 for college and university > gender parity index since 1990.
  • Anguilla has ranked in the top 2 for college and university > gender parity index since 2004.
  • Jamaica has ranked in the top 5 for college and university > gender parity index since 2000.
  • Barbados has ranked in the top 5 for college and university > gender parity index since 1999.
  • Kuwait has ranked in the top 5 for college and university > gender parity index since 1997.
  • Bahrain has ranked in the top 7 for college and university > gender parity index since 1991.
  • Palau has ranked in the top 4 for college and university > gender parity index since 2000.
  • Saint Lucia has ranked in the top 8 for college and university > gender parity index since 1993.
  • Iceland has ranked in the top 11 for college and university > gender parity index since 1990.
  • Guyana has ranked in the top 4 for college and university > gender parity index since 2010.
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