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

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

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Russia 62.3% 2008
2 Jordan 57.7% 2012
3 Kazakhstan 54.5% 2004
4 Canada 51.9% 2008
5 Israel 50.7% 2008
6 Ireland 48.7% 2012
7 Cyprus 46.8% 2012
8 Estonia 46.4% 2012
9 Belgium 45.7% 2012
10 Lithuania 45.4% 2012
11 Finland 44.4% 2012
12 Norway 43% 2012
13 Cayman Islands 42.8% 2008
14 New Zealand 41.2% 2008
15 Japan 40.9% 2008
16 Lebanon 40.5% 2007
=17 United Kingdom 40.4% 2012
=17 Sweden 40.4% 2012
19 Iran 40.3% 2008
=20 Luxembourg 39.9% 2012
=20 Saudi Arabia 39.9% 2009
22 Algeria 39.8% 2011
23 Latvia 39.6% 2012
24 Spain 38.9% 2012
25 Australia 38.5% 2008
=26 France 36.9% 2012
=26 Slovenia 36.9% 2012
=26 Iceland 36.9% 2012
29 Denmark 36.8% 2012
30 United States 36.5% 2001
31 Poland 35.7% 2012
32 Panama 35.4% 2011
Eurozone average (profile) 35.26% 2012
33 Philippines 34.7% 2008
European Union average (profile) 34.39% 2012
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 34.1% 2008
34 Bulgaria 33.8% 2012
35 Greece 33.6% 2012
NATO countries average (profile) 33.58% 2012
36 Netherlands 32.8% 2012
High income OECD countries average (profile) 32.67% 2008
37 European Union 32.67% 2012
38 Oman 32.2% 2000
=39 Georgia 32% 2010
=39 Mongolia 32% 2011
41 Malaysia 31.9% 2012
42 South Korea 30.8% 2007
43 Singapore 30.2% 2012
44 Bermuda 30% 2000
Non-religious countries average (profile) 29.92% 2008
45 United Arab Emirates 29.6% 2005
46 Costa Rica 29.3% 2011
47 Mexico 29.2% 2011
48 Egypt 29.1% 2011
49 Hungary 28.9% 2012
50 Switzerland 28.8% 2012
Europe average (profile) 28.6% 2008
51 Venezuela 28.5% 2011
52 Argentina 28.4% 2012
53 Dominican Republic 28.3% 2011
54 Montenegro 27.9% 2012
=55 Moldova 27.7% 2012
=55 Colombia 27.7% 2011
=55 Republic of Macedonia 27.7% 2012
58 Belarus 27.6% 2009
59 Malta 27.4% 2012
60 Armenia 27.2% 2011
=61 The Bahamas 26.7% 2011
=61 Germany 26.7% 2012
63 Ecuador 25.9% 2011
Emerging markets average (profile) 25.75% 2007
64 Croatia 25.6% 2012
65 Hong Kong 25.2% 2012
66 Portugal 24.4% 2012
67 Slovakia 23.8% 2012
68 Turkey 23.1% 2012
=69 Barbados 22.8% 2003
=69 Italy 22.8% 2012
71 Sri Lanka 22.6% 2008
72 Macau 22.1% 2008
73 Brazil 21.9% 2011
74 Ghana 21.5% 1992
75 Guyana 21.3% 2010
76 Czech Republic 21.1% 2012
77 Nigeria 21% 1995
78 Chile 20.8% 2011
79 Kuwait 20.4% 2011
=80 Romania 20.3% 2012
=80 Uruguay 20.3% 2011
82 Paraguay 20.1% 2011
83 Saint Kitts and Nevis 20% 2001
84 Thailand 19.7% 2012
85 Cuba 19.1% 2008
86 Bosnia and Herzegovina 19% 2012
87 Austria 18.9% 2012
88 Belize 16.8% 2005
89 Nicaragua 16.2% 2010
90 Aruba 15.5% 1994
91 Trinidad and Tobago 15.3% 2008
92 San Marino 15.2% 2008
93 Peru 14.7% 2011
94 Bahrain 14.4% 2010
95 Syria 14.3% 2007
96 Bolivia 13.6% 2009
97 Azerbaijan 13.2% 2012
=98 Mauritius 12.8% 2007
=98 Yemen 12.8% 2010
100 Pakistan 12% 2008
101 El Salvador 11.7% 2011
102 Morocco 10.7% 2006
103 Tunisia 8.9% 1997
104 Honduras 8.7% 2011
105 Indonesia 8.6% 2008
106 Antigua and Barbuda 8.4% 2002
=107 Dominica 7.9% 1997
=107 Nepal 7.9% 1995
109 Guatemala 7.4% 2011
110 India 7% 2010
111 Namibia 6.5% 2012
112 Saint Lucia 6.3% 2005
113 Tajikistan 6% 2004
114 South Africa 5.3% 2008
115 Guinea 3% 1998
116 Madagascar 2.5% 2005
117 Kyrgyzstan 2.3% 2006
118 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 2.2% 1991
=119 East Timor 1.7% 2010
=119 Uganda 1.7% 1994
121 Ethiopia 0.8% 1999
122 Niger 0.3% 2001
123 Chad 0.2% 1993
124 Rwanda 0.1% 1996
125 Botswana 0.0 2006

Citation

"Countries Compared by Education > Labor force with tertiary 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-tertiary-education,-female/%-of-female-labor-force

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