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Education > Elementary school > Enrolled students > % female: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Female pupils as a percentage of total pupils at primary level include enrollments in public and private schools.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 The Gambia 51.15% 2008
2 Rwanda 50.87% 2008
3 Bangladesh 50.51% 2008
4 Mauritania 50.31% 2008
5 Malawi 50.22% 2008
6 Senegal 50.18% 2008
7 Kiribati 50.11% 2008
8 Liechtenstein 50.05% 2008
9 Uganda 49.94% 2008
10 Saint Kitts and Nevis 49.81% 2008
11 Bhutan 49.74% 2009
12 Sao Tome and Principe 49.66% 2009
13 Burma 49.63% 2008
14 Zimbabwe 49.61% 2006
15 Seychelles 49.5% 2008
16 Namibia 49.49% 2008
=17 Gabon 49.44% 2004
=17 Lesotho 49.44% 2007
19 Tanzania 49.33% 2008
=20 Mongolia 49.25% 2008
=20 Zambia 49.25% 2008
22 Madagascar 49.22% 2008
23 Kenya 49.2% 2008
=24 Netherlands Antilles 49.19% 2003
=24 Belarus 49.19% 2008
26 Oman 49.15% 2008
=27 Botswana 49.11% 2006
=27 Saint Lucia 49.11% 2008
29 The Bahamas 49.1% 2008
30 Iceland 49.09% 2008
31 Sri Lanka 49.08% 2008
32 Peru 49.05% 2008
33 Honduras 49.04% 2008
=34 Barbados 49.02% 2008
=34 Qatar 49.02% 2008
36 Mauritius 49.01% 2008
=37 Ecuador 49% 2008
=37 Jordan 49% 2008
39 Bolivia 48.98% 2007
40 Luxembourg 48.95% 2008
41 Monaco 48.94% 2009
42 Israel 48.93% 2008
=43 United States 48.92% 2008
=43 Belgium 48.92% 2008
45 Nepal 48.88% 2008
=46 Jamaica 48.86% 2008
=46 Russia 48.86% 2008
=48 Colombia 48.84% 2008
=48 South Africa 48.84% 2007
50 Kuwait 48.83% 2008
=51 Serbia and Montenegro 48.82% 2008
=51 Bahrain 48.82% 2008
53 Kazakhstan 48.81% 2009
=54 Mexico 48.8% 2008
=54 Argentina 48.8% 2007
=54 Kyrgyzstan 48.8% 2008
57 Ukraine 48.79% 2008
=58 Japan 48.78% 2008
=58 Guyana 48.78% 2008
60 Norway 48.77% 2008
=61 Finland 48.76% 2008
=61 New Zealand 48.76% 2008
63 Cyprus 48.75% 2008
=64 Ireland 48.74% 2008
=64 Denmark 48.74% 2007
=66 United Kingdom 48.73% 2008
=66 Burundi 48.73% 2008
68 Dominica 48.7% 2008
69 Croatia 48.69% 2007
70 Bosnia and Herzegovina 48.67% 2008
71 Saudi Arabia 48.66% 2008
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 48.66% 2007
72 Canada 48.64% 2006
=73 Australia 48.62% 2008
=73 Belize 48.62% 2008
75 Germany 48.61% 2008
=76 Uzbekistan 48.6% 2008
=76 Greece 48.6% 2007
=76 Equatorial Guinea 48.6% 2007
79 Slovakia 48.59% 2008
80 Sweden 48.57% 2008
81 Ghana 48.56% 2008
High income OECD countries average (profile) 48.56% 2007
Cold countries average (profile) 48.55% 2006
=82 Malaysia 48.55% 2007
=82 Poland 48.55% 2007
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 48.54% 2007
84 Aruba 48.53% 2008
85 United Arab Emirates 48.51% 2007
86 Bulgaria 48.5% 2008
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 48.49% 2007
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 48.49% 2007
=87 France 48.48% 2008
=87 Switzerland 48.48% 2008
89 Philippines 48.47% 2008
European Union average (profile) 48.47% 2007
NATO countries average (profile) 48.46% 2007
=90 Trinidad and Tobago 48.46% 2008
=90 Malta 48.46% 2007
=92 Indonesia 48.45% 2008
=92 Czech Republic 48.45% 2008
94 Nicaragua 48.44% 2008
Eurozone average (profile) 48.43% 2007
95 Costa Rica 48.42% 2008
Europe average (profile) 48.42% 2007
96 Lebanon 48.4% 2008
=97 Turkey 48.39% 2008
=97 Slovenia 48.39% 2008
99 Spain 48.38% 2008
100 Thailand 48.36% 2008
=101 Netherlands 48.34% 2008
=101 Austria 48.34% 2008
=103 Italy 48.32% 2007
=103 Hungary 48.32% 2008
105 Romania 48.31% 2008
=106 Moldova 48.3% 2008
=106 Paraguay 48.3% 2007
=108 Uruguay 48.29% 2007
=108 Antigua and Barbuda 48.29% 2008
Former British colonies average (profile) 48.26% 2007
110 Venezuela 48.26% 2008
111 Suriname 48.25% 2008
Catholic countries average (profile) 48.25% 2007
112 Estonia 48.22% 2008
113 Albania 48.21% 2004
114 Cape Verde 48.2% 2008
=115 Panama 48.18% 2008
=115 Singapore 48.18% 2008
117 El Salvador 48.16% 2008
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 48.15% 2008
118 Fiji 48.13% 2008
119 Tajikistan 48.1% 2008
Emerging markets average (profile) 48.08% 2007
120 Lithuania 48.06% 2008
121 Cuba 48.04% 2008
122 Guatemala 48.02% 2008
123 Congo, Republic of the 47.98% 2008
124 Samoa 47.96% 2007
Non-religious countries average (profile) 47.96% 2008
=125 Swaziland 47.91% 2007
=125 Syria 47.91% 2008
127 Brunei 47.89% 2008
128 Cayman Islands 47.86% 2008
129 Marshall Islands 47.85% 2007
=130 Maldives 47.83% 2008
=130 Chile 47.83% 2007
132 Tunisia 47.82% 2008
133 Palau 47.8% 2007
134 Latvia 47.77% 2008
135 Grenada 47.7% 2008
136 Libya 47.66% 2006
137 San Marino 47.55% 2008
138 Sierra Leone 47.53% 2007
OPEC countries average (profile) 47.53% 2005
South and Central Asia average (profile) 47.47% 2008
139 Portugal 47.47% 2007
140 Dominican Republic 47.42% 2008
=141 Cambodia 47.39% 2008
=141 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 47.39% 2008
143 Vanuatu 47.36% 2007
144 Algeria 47.31% 2008
145 East Timor 47.3% 2008
146 Brazil 47.18% 2008
Religious countries average (profile) 47.18% 2007
147 Tonga 47.12% 2006
148 Comoros 47.1% 2008
149 Solomon Islands 47.07% 2007
150 Georgia 47.03% 2008
151 Ethiopia 47.01% 2008
152 India 46.99% 2007
153 Liberia 46.92% 2008
154 Azerbaijan 46.87% 2008
155 Armenia 46.74% 2008
156 Mozambique 46.72% 2008
Muslim countries average (profile) 46.72% 2005
157 Morocco 46.69% 2008
158 Laos 46.62% 2008
159 Djibouti 46.51% 2008
=160 Sudan 46.47% 2009
=160 China 46.47% 2008
162 Togo 46.4% 2007
Former French colonies average (profile) 46.27% 2008
=163 Bermuda 46.22% 2006
=163 Vietnam 46.22% 2008
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 46.1% 2002
165 Burkina Faso 46% 2009
166 Nigeria 45.99% 2007
167 Cameroon 45.87% 2008
168 Benin 45.53% 2008
South Asia average (profile) 45.52% 2008
169 Democratic Republic of the Congo 45.46% 2008
170 Guinea 45.16% 2008
171 Angola 45.05% 2008
172 Mali 44.84% 2008
173 Eritrea 44.83% 2008
174 Papua New Guinea 44.34% 2006
175 Iraq 44.31% 2005
176 Cote d'Ivoire 44.1% 2008
177 Pakistan 43.84% 2008
178 Niger 43.14% 2009
179 Central African Republic 41.66% 2008
180 Chad 41.1% 2008
181 Guinea-Bissau 40.25% 2000
182 Afghanistan 38.23% 2008
183 Somalia 35.46% 2007

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