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Education > Labor force with primary education, female > % of female labor force: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Labor force with primary education, female (% of female labor force). Labor force with primary education is the proportion of the labor force that has a primary education, as a percentage of the total labor force.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Aruba 79.7% 1994
2 Uganda 63.3% 1994
=3 Dominica 61.4% 1997
=3 Sri Lanka 61.4% 2008
=5 Turkey 60.7% 2012
=5 Botswana 60.7% 2006
7 Namibia 59.8% 2012
8 Japan 59.1% 2008
9 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 58.3% 1991
10 Nepal 56.4% 1995
11 Madagascar 54.4% 2005
12 Portugal 51.8% 2012
13 Indonesia 51.6% 2008
14 Paraguay 49.5% 2011
15 Rwanda 48.9% 1996
16 Macau 45.5% 2008
17 Honduras 43.7% 2011
18 Venezuela 42.2% 2011
19 Mauritius 41.8% 2007
20 Guyana 40.8% 2010
21 Guatemala 40.3% 2011
22 Belize 40% 2005
23 Malta 38.9% 2012
24 Bolivia 37.3% 2009
25 San Marino 37% 2008
26 Spain 36.6% 2012
27 Tunisia 36.1% 1997
28 Thailand 35.5% 2012
29 Iran 34% 2008
30 Iceland 33.9% 2012
31 Ecuador 33.7% 2011
32 Nicaragua 33.5% 2010
=33 Dominican Republic 31.7% 2011
=33 Brazil 31.7% 2011
=35 Costa Rica 31.1% 2011
=35 Syria 31.1% 2007
37 South Korea 29% 2007
38 Italy 28.1% 2012
39 Australia 28% 2008
40 Argentina 27.7% 2012
41 Tajikistan 27.4% 2004
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 27.32% 2008
=42 Philippines 26.8% 2008
=42 Algeria 26.8% 2011
44 El Salvador 26.3% 2011
Non-religious countries average (profile) 25.97% 2008
45 Panama 25.9% 2011
=46 Peru 25.3% 2011
=46 Uruguay 25.3% 2011
=48 Guinea 24.8% 1998
=48 Kyrgyzstan 24.8% 2006
Emerging markets average (profile) 24.75% 2007
50 Mongolia 24.7% 2011
=51 Mexico 24.6% 2011
=51 Romania 24.6% 2012
53 Kuwait 24.3% 2011
=54 Lebanon 24.2% 2007
=54 Colombia 24.2% 2011
56 Netherlands 23.9% 2012
57 Greece 23.8% 2012
58 Nigeria 23.4% 1995
=59 Saudi Arabia 23.3% 2009
=59 Cuba 23.3% 2008
61 Hong Kong 23.2% 2012
High income OECD countries average (profile) 23.06% 2008
62 Bosnia and Herzegovina 22.7% 2012
Europe average (profile) 22.48% 2008
63 Ghana 22.3% 1992
64 Morocco 21.8% 2006
65 France 21.6% 2012
66 Denmark 21.5% 2012
67 Republic of Macedonia 21.3% 2012
68 Trinidad and Tobago 21.2% 2008
69 Saint Lucia 21% 2005
70 East Timor 20.8% 2010
71 Moldova 20.5% 2012
Eurozone average (profile) 20.45% 2012
72 Luxembourg 20.1% 2012
NATO countries average (profile) 20.08% 2012
73 European Union 20.07% 2012
74 Chile 19.2% 2011
75 Singapore 19.1% 2012
76 Antigua and Barbuda 18.6% 2002
77 United Arab Emirates 18.3% 2005
78 Norway 18.2% 2012
79 Austria 18.1% 2012
European Union average (profile) 18.05% 2012
80 Chad 18% 1993
81 Switzerland 17.9% 2012
82 Bahrain 17.8% 2010
83 Cyprus 17.5% 2012
84 Montenegro 17.3% 2012
=85 United Kingdom 17.1% 2012
=85 Belgium 17.1% 2012
87 New Zealand 16.5% 2008
88 Croatia 16.4% 2012
89 Sweden 15.7% 2012
90 Cayman Islands 15.3% 2008
91 Oman 14.4% 2000
=92 South Africa 14.3% 2008
=92 Germany 14.3% 2012
94 Malaysia 14.1% 2012
95 Ireland 13.5% 2012
96 Azerbaijan 13.2% 2012
=97 Barbados 13% 2003
=97 Jordan 13% 2012
=97 Hungary 13% 2012
100 Ethiopia 12.7% 1999
101 Finland 12.5% 2012
102 India 12.4% 2010
103 The Bahamas 12.2% 2011
=104 Yemen 12% 2010
=104 Bulgaria 12% 2012
106 United States 11.8% 2001
107 Canada 11.4% 2008
108 Saint Kitts and Nevis 11.2% 2001
109 Slovenia 10.8% 2012
110 Pakistan 8.2% 2008
111 Georgia 8.1% 2010
112 Israel 7.3% 2008
113 Czech Republic 6.9% 2012
114 Niger 6.8% 2001
115 Latvia 6.6% 2012
116 Estonia 6.5% 2012
=117 Slovakia 6.4% 2012
=117 Armenia 6.4% 2011
119 Poland 6.2% 2012
120 Bermuda 6.1% 2000
121 Kazakhstan 5.6% 2004
122 Russia 4.5% 2008
123 Lithuania 3.8% 2012
124 Egypt 3.7% 2011
125 Belarus 2.2% 2009

Citation

"Countries Compared by Education > Labor force with primary education, female > % of female labor force. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", International Labour Organization, Key Indicators of the Labour Market database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Education/Labor-force-with-primary-education,-female/%-of-female-labor-force

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