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Education > Female enrolment share > Primary level: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Girls' enrolment share, primary level is the number of girls enrolled in primary school, expressed as a percentage of the total number of pupils in primary school.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Antigua and Barbuda 62% 2000
2 Lesotho 50.6% 2000
3 Mongolia 50.1% 2000
=4 Rwanda 50% 2000
=4 Namibia 50% 2000
6 Tanzania 49.9% 2000
=7 Vanuatu 49.7% 2000
=7 Botswana 49.7% 2000
=9 Gabon 49.6% 2000
=9 Bermuda 49.6% 2000
=9 Honduras 49.6% 2000
12 Kenya 49.5% 2000
13 Nicaragua 49.4% 2000
=14 Sweden 49.3% 2000
=14 Seychelles 49.3% 2000
=14 Burma 49.3% 2000
=17 Libya 49.2% 2000
=17 Mauritius 49.2% 2000
=17 Saint Kitts and Nevis 49.2% 2000
=20 Barbados 49.1% 2000
=20 Ecuador 49.1% 2000
=20 Zimbabwe 49.1% 2000
=20 Argentina 49.1% 2000
=24 Madagascar 49% 2000
=24 Peru 49% 2002
=24 Kiribati 49% 2002
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 49% 2000
=27 Malawi 48.9% 2000
=27 Bahrain 48.9% 2000
=27 Bangladesh 48.9% 2000
=27 Philippines 48.9% 2000
=27 Moldova 48.9% 2000
=27 Colombia 48.9% 2000
=27 Suriname 48.9% 2000
=27 Cape Verde 48.9% 2000
=27 Jamaica 48.9% 2000
=27 Azerbaijan 48.9% 2002
=27 Kuwait 48.9% 2002
=38 Canada 48.8% 2002
=38 Finland 48.8% 2000
=38 Georgia 48.8% 2000
=38 Qatar 48.8% 2000
=38 Jordan 48.8% 2002
=38 Trinidad and Tobago 48.8% 2000
=38 Mexico 48.8% 2000
=38 United Kingdom 48.8% 2000
=38 Japan 48.8% 2000
=38 Kazakhstan 48.8% 2000
=48 Slovakia 48.7% 2000
=48 Norway 48.7% 2000
=48 Malaysia 48.7% 2000
=48 Luxembourg 48.7% 2000
=48 Denmark 48.7% 2000
=48 Israel 48.7% 2000
=48 Bolivia 48.7% 2000
=48 Armenia 48.7% 2000
=48 United States 48.7% 2000
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 48.65% 2000
=57 Swaziland 48.6% 2000
=57 France 48.6% 2000
=57 Indonesia 48.6% 2000
=57 Australia 48.6% 2000
=57 Maldives 48.6% 2000
=57 Aruba 48.6% 2000
=57 New Zealand 48.6% 2000
=57 Albania 48.6% 2000
=57 Ukraine 48.6% 2002
=57 Russia 48.6% 2000
=57 South Africa 48.6% 2000
=57 Latvia 48.6% 2000
=57 Belgium 48.6% 2000
=57 Switzerland 48.6% 2000
=57 Malta 48.6% 2002
=57 Kyrgyzstan 48.6% 2000
=57 Guyana 48.6% 2002
High income OECD countries average (profile) 48.57% 2000
European Union average (profile) 48.51% 2000
=74 Monaco 48.5% 2002
=74 Belize 48.5% 2000
=74 Uzbekistan 48.5% 1997
=74 Italy 48.5% 2000
=74 Venezuela 48.5% 2000
=74 Republic of Macedonia 48.5% 2000
=74 Lithuania 48.5% 2000
=74 Slovenia 48.5% 2000
=74 Cyprus 48.5% 2000
=74 Austria 48.5% 2000
=74 Belarus 48.5% 2000
=74 Chile 48.5% 2000
=74 Croatia 48.5% 2000
=74 Uruguay 48.5% 2000
=74 Iceland 48.5% 2000
=74 Germany 48.5% 2000
=74 Poland 48.5% 2000
=74 Sri Lanka 48.5% 2002
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 48.49% 2000
Eurozone average (profile) 48.48% 2000
Emerging markets average (profile) 48.44% 2000
NATO countries average (profile) 48.42% 2000
=92 Dominican Republic 48.4% 2000
=92 Portugal 48.4% 2000
=92 Ireland 48.4% 2002
=92 Thailand 48.4% 2000
=92 Hungary 48.4% 2000
=92 Greece 48.4% 2000
=92 Paraguay 48.4% 2000
=92 Spain 48.4% 2000
=92 Czech Republic 48.4% 2000
=92 Grenada 48.4% 2000
=102 Dominica 48.3% 2000
=102 Netherlands 48.3% 2000
=102 Fiji 48.3% 2002
=102 The Bahamas 48.3% 2002
=102 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 48.3% 2000
=102 Romania 48.3% 2000
=108 Panama 48.2% 2000
=108 Lebanon 48.2% 2000
=108 Mauritania 48.2% 2000
=108 Oman 48.2% 2000
=108 Marshall Islands 48.2% 2002
=113 Costa Rica 48.1% 2000
=113 El Salvador 48.1% 2000
=113 Bulgaria 48.1% 2000
=113 Brazil 48.1% 2000
=113 Zambia 48.1% 2000
=118 Saudi Arabia 48% 2000
=118 United Arab Emirates 48% 2000
=118 China 48% 2002
=118 Haiti 48% 1995
122 Sao Tome and Principe 47.9% 2000
123 French Polynesia 47.8% 1995
=124 Estonia 47.7% 2000
=124 Samoa 47.7% 2000
=124 Cuba 47.7% 2000
=124 Vietnam 47.7% 2000
=128 The Gambia 47.6% 2000
=128 Equatorial Guinea 47.6% 2000
=128 Tunisia 47.6% 2000
=128 Singapore 47.6% 1997
=132 Saint Lucia 47.5% 2000
=132 Brunei 47.5% 2000
=134 Tajikistan 47.4% 2000
=134 Ghana 47.4% 2000
=134 Uganda 47.4% 2000
137 Macau 47.3% 2000
138 Syria 47.2% 2000
139 Turkey 47% 2000
140 Angola 46.9% 2000
=141 Guatemala 46.8% 2000
=141 Algeria 46.8% 2000
143 Senegal 46.5% 2000
144 Tonga 46.4% 2000
145 Cambodia 46.3% 2000
146 Cameroon 46.2% 2000
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 46.13% 2000
147 Bhutan 46.1% 2000
=148 Netherlands Antilles 45.9% 2000
=148 Comoros 45.9% 2000
150 Morocco 45.6% 2000
151 Papua New Guinea 45.4% 2002
152 Sudan 45.1% 2002
153 Eritrea 45% 2000
154 Solomon Islands 44.8% 1997
Former French colonies average (profile) 44.62% 2000
155 Nigeria 44.5% 1995
156 Burundi 44.4% 2000
157 Togo 44.3% 2000
158 Nepal 44.1% 2000
159 Iraq 44% 2002
160 India 43.6% 2002
=161 Sierra Leone 43.3% 2000
=161 Mozambique 43.3% 2000
163 Cote d'Ivoire 43.2% 2000
164 Djibouti 42.8% 2000
165 Mali 41.7% 2000
166 Burkina Faso 41.3% 2000
167 Guinea 41.1% 2000
=168 Liberia 40.8% 2002
=168 Central African Republic 40.8% 2000
=170 Ethiopia 40.6% 2000
=170 Benin 40.6% 2000
172 Guinea-Bissau 40.2% 2002
173 Niger 39.6% 2000
174 Chad 38.7% 2000
175 Pakistan 35.9% 2002
176 Afghanistan 32% 1995

Citation

"Countries Compared by Education > Female enrolment share > Primary level. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", UNESCO. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Education/Female-enrolment-share/Primary-level

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