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Education > Elementary school teachers > % female: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Female teachers as a percentage of total primary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Armenia 99.68% 2007
2 Belarus 99.24% 2008
3 Ukraine 98.79% 2008
4 Russia 98.46% 2008
5 Kazakhstan 98.35% 2009
6 Kyrgyzstan 97.62% 2008
7 Czech Republic 97.55% 2008
8 Slovenia 97.51% 2008
=9 Moldova 97.32% 2008
=9 Lithuania 97.32% 2008
11 Hungary 95.9% 2008
12 Mongolia 95.31% 2008
13 Italy 95.25% 2007
14 Estonia 94.04% 2008
15 Antigua and Barbuda 93.48% 2008
16 Bulgaria 93.47% 2008
17 Suriname 93.06% 2008
18 Latvia 92.89% 2008
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 92.27% 2008
19 Uruguay 92% 1999
20 San Marino 91.13% 2008
21 Croatia 91.11% 2007
22 Brazil 91.08% 2008
23 Bermuda 89.42% 2006
24 Slovakia 89.34% 2008
25 Kuwait 89.2% 2008
=26 Turks and Caicos Islands 89.19% 2005
=26 Austria 89.19% 2008
28 Saint Kitts and Nevis 89.03% 2008
29 Jamaica 88.98% 2005
30 Guyana 87.75% 2008
31 Cayman Islands 87.7% 2008
32 Philippines 87.27% 2007
33 Argentina 87.26% 2007
34 The Bahamas 87.14% 2008
35 Azerbaijan 87.06% 2008
36 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 86.57% 2008
37 Netherlands Antilles 86.38% 2003
38 Monaco 86.36% 1997
39 Virgin Islands 86.14% 1991
40 Saint Lucia 86.09% 2008
41 Israel 86.01% 2008
42 Romania 85.94% 2008
43 Lebanon 85.74% 2008
44 United States 85.64% 2008
45 Malta 85.6% 2005
46 Qatar 85.29% 2008
European Union average (profile) 85.23% 2007
=47 Georgia 85.2% 2008
=47 Germany 85.2% 2008
49 Dominica 85% 2008
50 Sri Lanka 84.96% 2008
51 Uzbekistan 84.93% 2008
52 United Arab Emirates 84.5% 2007
53 Ireland 84.46% 2008
54 Seychelles 84.33% 2008
55 Poland 84.3% 2007
NATO countries average (profile) 83.81% 2001
56 Burma 83.64% 2008
57 New Zealand 83.52% 2008
58 Serbia and Montenegro 83.51% 2008
59 European Union 82.86% 2008
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 82.71% 2006
Eurozone average (profile) 82.69% 2007
60 Aruba 82.56% 2008
61 Cyprus 82.39% 2008
62 France 82.36% 2008
63 Portugal 81.78% 2007
64 Kiribati 81.55% 2008
65 United Kingdom 81.44% 2008
66 Venezuela 81.27% 2008
67 Singapore 81.03% 2008
68 Sweden 81.01% 2008
69 Belgium 80.3% 2008
70 Botswana 80.11% 2006
71 Tuvalu 80% 2003
72 Costa Rica 79.99% 2008
73 Switzerland 79.8% 2008
74 Iceland 79.62% 2007
75 Barbados 79.33% 2008
Emerging markets average (profile) 79.3% 2007
76 Palau 79.03% 2000
77 Trinidad and Tobago 78.61% 2008
78 Chile 78.4% 2007
79 Finland 78.35% 2008
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 78.3% 2004
80 Colombia 77.92% 2008
81 Vietnam 77.33% 2008
82 Gibraltar 76.68% 2008
83 Lesotho 76.63% 2007
84 Cuba 76.56% 2008
85 South Africa 76.52% 2007
86 Nicaragua 76.26% 2008
87 Australia 76.21% 1997
88 Liechtenstein 76.2% 2008
89 Bahrain 75.79% 2002
90 Albania 75.71% 2004
91 Panama 75.56% 2008
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 75.31% 2004
92 Grenada 75.28% 2008
93 Spain 75.2% 2008
94 Honduras 74.8% 2008
95 Brunei 74.52% 2008
96 El Salvador 72.84% 2008
97 Samoa 72.61% 2004
98 Norway 72.57% 2004
99 Paraguay 72.45% 2004
100 Iraq 72.16% 2005
101 Maldives 71.95% 2008
102 Belize 71.9% 2008
103 Luxembourg 71.66% 2008
104 Swaziland 70.46% 2007
105 Ecuador 70.04% 2008
106 Dominican Republic 69.22% 2008
107 Malaysia 68.41% 2007
108 Tajikistan 68.32% 2008
109 Canada 68.07% 2000
110 Namibia 66.86% 2005
111 Cape Verde 66.67% 2008
112 Mauritius 66.44% 2008
113 Mexico 66.4% 2008
114 Syria 65.96% 2008
115 Guatemala 65.39% 2008
116 Greece 65.33% 2007
117 Peru 65.25% 2008
118 Netherlands 65.19% 1997
119 Japan 64.88% 2006
120 American Samoa 64.21% 1991
121 Denmark 64% 2001
122 Jordan 63.98% 2003
123 Oman 63.77% 2008
124 Tonga 62.99% 2004
125 Bolivia 61.41% 2004
126 Sudan 61.31% 2009
127 Thailand 59.98% 2008
128 Indonesia 59.06% 2008
129 Madagascar 56.39% 2008
130 China 56.11% 2008
131 Fiji 55.22% 2008
132 Vanuatu 54.65% 2007
133 Rwanda 54.42% 2008
134 Tunisia 54.07% 2008
135 Algeria 53.23% 2008
136 Burundi 52.75% 2007
137 Saudi Arabia 50.91% 2008
138 Zimbabwe 50.63% 2003
139 Tanzania 50.26% 2008
140 Zambia 50.14% 2008
141 Laos 48.87% 2008
142 Sao Tome and Principe 48.64% 2009
143 Morocco 48.54% 2008
144 Eritrea 48.32% 2008
145 Nigeria 48.29% 2007
146 Pakistan 47.2% 2008
147 Congo, Republic of the 46.5% 2008
148 Kenya 45.51% 2008
149 Niger 45.4% 2009
150 Gabon 44.65% 2004
151 Cameroon 44.21% 2008
152 India 44% 2004
153 Cambodia 43.94% 2008
154 Turkey 43.57% 1995
155 Papua New Guinea 42.66% 2006
156 Bangladesh 41.82% 2008
Former French colonies average (profile) 41.73% 2008
157 Solomon Islands 40.58% 1999
158 Uganda 39.83% 2008
159 Ethiopia 39.08% 2008
160 Comoros 36.88% 2008
161 Mauritania 35.52% 2008
162 Nepal 35.5% 2008
163 Mozambique 35.35% 2008
164 Bhutan 34.59% 2009
165 Equatorial Guinea 34.37% 2007
South Asia average (profile) 34.22% 1990
166 Marshall Islands 34.22% 2003
=167 Burkina Faso 33.38% 2009
=167 The Gambia 33.38% 2008
169 Ghana 33.03% 2008
170 East Timor 32.77% 2008
171 Haiti 32.64% 1997
172 Malawi 31.28% 1991
173 Afghanistan 29% 2008
174 Senegal 28.8% 2008
175 Chad 28.44% 2008
176 Guinea 27.64% 2008
177 Mali 26.69% 2008
178 Democratic Republic of the Congo 26.51% 2008
179 Djibouti 25.77% 2008
180 Sierra Leone 25.68% 2007
181 Angola 24.47% 1998
182 Cote d'Ivoire 22.87% 2008
183 Guinea-Bissau 20.23% 2000
184 Benin 18.66% 2008
185 Somalia 16.62% 2007
186 Central African Republic 12.55% 2008
187 Togo 12.09% 2007
188 Liberia 12.07% 2008

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