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Education > Literacy > Ratio of young literate females to males > % ages 15-24: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Ratio of young literate females to males (% ages 15-24). Gender parity index for youth literacy rate is the ratio of female youth literacy rate to male youth literacy rate. It is calculated by dividing the female value for the indicator by the male value for the indicator. A GPI equal to 1 indicates parity between females and males. In general, a value less than 1 indicates disparity in favor of males and a value greater than 1 indicates disparity in favor of females.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Lesotho 124.14% 2009
2 Papua New Guinea 111.65% 2011
3 Namibia 108.86% 2007
4 Jamaica 106.02% 2011
5 Bangladesh 104.34% 2011
6 Nicaragua 104.33% 2005
7 Botswana 103.74% 2011
8 United Arab Emirates 103.61% 2005
9 Swaziland 103.38% 2011
10 Mongolia 103.33% 2011
11 Zimbabwe 102.83% 2011
12 Mauritius 102.12% 2011
13 Honduras 102.1% 2011
14 Dominican Republic 102.04% 2011
15 Qatar 102.01% 2010
16 Rwanda 101.71% 2010
17 Malta 101.69% 2005
18 Brazil 101.66% 2010
19 Cape Verde 101.64% 2011
20 Philippines 101.52% 2008
21 Guyana 101.35% 2009
22 Puerto Rico 101.03% 2011
23 Colombia 100.99% 2011
24 Sri Lanka 100.92% 2010
25 Uruguay 100.88% 2010
26 Costa Rica 100.86% 2011
27 Suriname 100.85% 2010
28 Oman 100.78% 2010
29 South Africa 100.77% 2011
30 El Salvador 100.75% 2010
31 Belize 100.74% 1991
32 Equatorial Guinea 100.71% 2011
33 Lebanon 100.7% 2007
34 Seychelles 100.61% 2011
35 Guam 100.57% 1980
36 Venezuela 100.54% 2009
37 Vanuatu 100.38% 2011
38 Argentina 100.38% 2011
39 Aruba 100.36% 2010
40 Romania 100.32% 2011
41 Hungary 100.27% 2011
42 New Caledonia 100.26% 2011
43 Tonga 100.25% 2006
44 Paraguay 100.23% 2010
45 Ecuador 100.22% 2011
46 Jordan 100.2% 2011
47 Spain 100.18% 2010
48 Kuwait 100.18% 2008
49 Palau 100.17% 1980
50 Samoa 100.17% 2011
51 Armenia 100.14% 2011
52 Albania 100.13% 2011
53 Maldives 100.12% 2006
54 Turkmenistan 100.12% 2011
55 Uzbekistan 100.1% 2011
56 Georgia 100.1% 2011
57 Estonia 100.1% 2011
58 Russia 100.1% 2010
59 Kyrgyzstan 100.1% 2009
60 Slovenia 100.09% 2011
61 Mexico 100.09% 2011
62 Latvia 100.09% 2011
63 Malaysia 100.08% 2010
64 Ukraine 100.08% 2011
65 Portugal 100.06% 2011
66 Kazakhstan 100.06% 2009
67 Croatia 100.05% 2011
68 Belarus 100.05% 2009
69 Macau 100.04% 2011
70 European Union 100.03% 2011
71 Cyprus 100.03% 2011
72 Chile 100.03% 2009
73 Singapore 100.03% 2010
74 Tajikistan 100.02% 2011
75 Bosnia and Herzegovina 100.02% 2011
76 Trinidad and Tobago 100.02% 2011
77 Italy 100.01% 2011
78 Lithuania 100.01% 2011
79 North Korea 100% 2008
=80 Moldova 100% 2011
=80 Poland 100% 2011
82 Cuba 100% 2011
83 Azerbaijan 99.99% 2009
84 Montenegro 99.97% 2011
85 Serbia 99.96% 2011
86 Indonesia 99.95% 2011
87 Brunei 99.93% 2011
88 Libya 99.91% 2011
89 China 99.9% 2010
90 Greece 99.86% 2011
91 Comoros 99.77% 2011
92 Iran 99.72% 2008
93 Republic of Macedonia 99.67% 2011
94 Thailand 99.66% 2005
95 Bulgaria 99.58% 2011
96 American Samoa 99.55% 1980
97 Burma 99.49% 2011
98 Cayman Islands 99.48% 2007
99 Panama 99.39% 2010
100 Bolivia 99.39% 2009
101 Vietnam 99.15% 2011
102 Israel 98.98% 1983
103 Bahrain 98.95% 2010
104 Peru 98.67% 2007
105 Turkey 98.48% 2011
106 Burundi 98.35% 2008
107 Gabon 98.16% 2011
108 Kenya 98.11% 2007
109 Saudi Arabia 97.99% 2011
110 Tunisia 97.84% 2010
111 Syria 97.66% 2011
112 East Timor 97.61% 2010
113 Cambodia 97.18% 2009
114 Madagascar 97.05% 2009
115 Iraq 95.77% 2011
116 Guatemala 95.77% 2011
117 Uganda 95.35% 2010
118 Tanzania 95.14% 2010
119 Eritrea 94.78% 2011
120 Haiti 94.77% 2006
121 Algeria 94.44% 2006
122 Ghana 94.25% 2010
123 Malawi 94.23% 2010
124 Sudan 93.99% 2011
125 Egypt 93.17% 2012
126 Sao Tome and Principe 93.11% 2008
127 Mauritania 92.38% 2011
128 Cameroon 89.49% 2010
129 Laos 88.29% 2005
130 The Gambia 87.58% 2011
131 Nepal 86.81% 2011
132 Cote d'Ivoire 86.8% 2011
133 Bhutan 84.91% 2005
134 Guinea-Bissau 84.62% 2011
135 India 84.1% 2006
136 Togo 83.65% 2011
137 Morocco 83.34% 2011
138 Zambia 83.17% 2007
139 Angola 82.44% 2011
140 Central African Republic 81.77% 2011
141 Yemen 78.88% 2011
142 Chad 78.77% 2011
143 Pakistan 77.66% 2009
144 Nigeria 76.69% 2008
145 Senegal 75.73% 2009
146 Ethiopia 74.7% 2007
147 Sierra Leone 73.87% 2011
148 Burkina Faso 70.88% 2007
149 Mozambique 70.82% 2009
150 Mali 69.3% 2011
151 Democratic Republic of the Congo 67.46% 2007
152 Liberia 58.58% 2007
153 Guinea 58.02% 2010
154 Benin 56.11% 2006
155 Niger 44.23% 2005
156 Afghanistan 24.33% 1979

Citation

"Countries Compared by Education > Literacy > Ratio of young literate females to males > % ages 15-24. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Education/Literacy/Ratio-of-young-literate-females-to-males/%-ages-15--24

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