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Education > Participation > Ratio of girls to boys in primary and secondary education: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Ratio of girls to boys in primary and secondary education is the percentage of girls to boys enrolled at primary and secondary levels in public and private schools.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Qatar 119.78% 2008
2 Kiribati 109.34% 2007
3 Seychelles 108.33% 2008
4 Suriname 107.41% 2008
5 Honduras 107.29% 2008
6 Bangladesh 106.13% 2007
7 Libya 105.4% 2006
8 Tuvalu 104.83% 2001
9 Lesotho 104.68% 2007
10 Samoa 104.53% 2005
11 Argentina 104.5% 2007
12 Colombia 104.31% 2008
13 Mongolia 104.17% 2008
14 China 104% 2008
15 Namibia 103.59% 2008
16 Sri Lanka 103.53% 2003
17 Armenia 103.52% 2008
18 New Zealand 103.38% 2008
19 Tunisia 103.34% 2008
20 Lebanon 103.32% 2008
21 Sao Tome and Principe 103.16% 2009
22 Dominican Republic 102.93% 2008
23 Ireland 102.84% 2008
24 Fiji 102.76% 2008
25 Mauritania 102.65% 2007
26 Malaysia 102.63% 2007
27 Thailand 102.61% 2008
28 Spain 102.59% 2008
29 Saint Kitts and Nevis 102.55% 2005
30 Brazil 102.53% 2008
31 Nicaragua 102.49% 2008
32 Netherlands Antilles 102.46% 2003
33 Luxembourg 102.36% 2008
34 Finland 102.22% 2008
35 Venezuela 102.2% 2008
36 Jordan 102.17% 2008
37 Costa Rica 102.03% 2008
38 Croatia 102.01% 2007
39 Serbia and Montenegro 101.92% 2008
40 Iceland 101.88% 2008
41 Moldova 101.7% 2008
42 Philippines 101.69% 2008
43 The Gambia 101.67% 2008
44 Bosnia and Herzegovina 101.64% 2008
45 Denmark 101.62% 2007
46 Mexico 101.51% 2008
47 Israel 101.37% 2008
48 United Kingdom 101.28% 2008
49 Bahrain 101.2% 2008
=50 Estonia 101.17% 2008
=50 The Bahamas 101.17% 2008
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 101.17% 2007
52 Kuwait 101.13% 2008
53 Brunei 101.12% 2008
54 Malta 101.1% 2007
55 Panama 101.09% 2008
56 Belarus 101.08% 2007
57 Belize 101.05% 2008
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 100.91% 2007
58 Trinidad and Tobago 100.79% 2008
=59 Dominica 100.64% 2008
=59 European Union 100.64% 1991
61 United Arab Emirates 100.63% 2007
62 Czech Republic 100.62% 2008
63 Portugal 100.55% 2007
64 Botswana 100.49% 2006
65 Kyrgyzstan 100.48% 2008
66 Mauritius 100.47% 2008
67 Bhutan 100.45% 2009
=68 Slovakia 100.41% 2008
=68 Ecuador 100.41% 2008
70 Cape Verde 100.23% 2004
71 Aruba 100.18% 2008
72 Rwanda 100.15% 2008
73 Saint Lucia 100.13% 2008
74 United States 100.09% 2008
75 Jamaica 100.08% 2008
76 Cyprus 100.06% 2008
77 Japan 100.05% 2008
78 Latvia 100.03% 2008
Eurozone average (profile) 100.01% 2007
High income OECD countries average (profile) 100% 2007
European Union average (profile) 99.97% 2007
79 Tonga 99.89% 2006
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 99.82% 2007
80 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 99.76% 2008
81 Guyana 99.61% 2008
NATO countries average (profile) 99.58% 2007
=82 France 99.56% 2008
=82 South Africa 99.56% 2007
84 Lithuania 99.55% 2008
85 Turks and Caicos Islands 99.53% 2005
Europe average (profile) 99.48% 2007
86 Peru 99.38% 2008
87 Malawi 99.37% 2008
=88 Slovenia 99.31% 2008
=88 Algeria 99.31% 2005
90 Paraguay 99.29% 2007
91 Sweden 99.28% 2008
92 Poland 99.26% 2007
Emerging markets average (profile) 99.09% 2007
=93 Palau 99.07% 2007
=93 Italy 99.07% 2007
95 Norway 99.01% 2008
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 98.99% 2003
96 Uganda 98.94% 2008
=97 Tanzania 98.89% 1999
=97 Romania 98.89% 2008
=97 Marshall Islands 98.89% 2007
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 98.87% 2008
100 Burma 98.87% 2006
101 Oman 98.86% 2008
102 Ukraine 98.81% 2008
103 Cuba 98.79% 2008
=104 Canada 98.66% 2006
=104 Bolivia 98.66% 2007
106 Chile 98.63% 2007
Catholic countries average (profile) 98.57% 2003
107 Kazakhstan 98.47% 2009
108 Hungary 98.39% 2008
109 Uzbekistan 98.29% 2008
110 El Salvador 98.28% 2008
111 Belgium 98.25% 2008
112 Netherlands 98.19% 2008
113 Maldives 98.18% 2006
=114 Monaco 98.14% 2009
=114 Germany 98.14% 2008
Non-religious countries average (profile) 98.1% 2006
OPEC countries average (profile) 98.08% 2005
=116 Indonesia 98.04% 2008
=116 Russia 98.04% 2008
118 Uruguay 97.93% 2007
119 Azerbaijan 97.81% 2008
120 Albania 97.67% 2004
121 Bulgaria 97.41% 2008
122 Australia 97.3% 2008
123 Greece 97.29% 2007
124 Switzerland 97.26% 2008
125 Zimbabwe 97.11% 2006
126 Syria 96.8% 2008
127 Austria 96.73% 2008
128 Madagascar 96.52% 2008
129 Georgia 96.46% 2008
=130 Senegal 95.88% 2008
=130 Kenya 95.88% 2008
132 Gabon 95.87% 2000
133 Ghana 95.65% 2008
134 Zambia 95.06% 2008
=135 East Timor 94.77% 2005
=135 Bermuda 94.77% 2006
137 Vanuatu 94.76% 2004
138 Haiti 94.64% 1997
139 Solomon Islands 94% 2007
140 Guatemala 93.78% 2008
Religious countries average (profile) 93.5% 2005
141 Vietnam 93.22% 2001
142 Grenada 93.19% 2008
143 Turkey 92.87% 2008
144 Antigua and Barbuda 92.24% 2008
145 India 92.18% 2007
146 Swaziland 92.1% 2007
147 Congo, Republic of the 91.88% 2004
148 Cayman Islands 91.47% 2008
149 Burundi 91.32% 2008
150 Liechtenstein 91.1% 2008
151 Saudi Arabia 90.89% 2008
152 Tajikistan 90.56% 2008
153 Cambodia 89.65% 2007
154 Sudan 89.4% 2009
155 Morocco 88.07% 2007
156 Laos 87.22% 2008
157 Mozambique 86.52% 2008
158 Liberia 85.95% 2008
159 Burkina Faso 85.2% 2009
160 Ethiopia 85.19% 2008
161 Nigeria 85.11% 2007
162 Cameroon 84.25% 2008
163 Comoros 84.19% 2005
164 Papua New Guinea 84.01% 1995
165 Sierra Leone 83.98% 2007
South Asia average (profile) 83.96% 2007
166 Equatorial Guinea 82.52% 2002
167 Nepal 82.48% 2002
168 Angola 82.05% 1998
169 Pakistan 80.21% 2008
170 Djibouti 79.97% 2008
171 Iraq 78.91% 2005
172 Mali 77.62% 2008
173 Eritrea 77.21% 2008
174 Guinea 77.07% 2008
175 Democratic Republic of the Congo 75.82% 2008
176 Togo 75.28% 2007
177 Niger 73.94% 2008
178 Benin 73.5% 2005
179 Central African Republic 68.64% 2008
180 Cote d'Ivoire 68.63% 2002
181 Guinea-Bissau 65.49% 2000
182 Chad 64.17% 2007
183 Afghanistan 57.74% 2007
184 Somalia 53.45% 2007

Citation

"Countries Compared by Education > Participation > Ratio of girls to boys in primary and secondary education. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) Institute for Statistics. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Education/Participation/Ratio-of-girls-to-boys-in-primary-and-secondary-education

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