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Education > Primary education, pupils > % female: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Primary education, pupils (% female). Percentage of female students. Primary is the number of female students at the primary level expressed as a percentage of the total number of students (male and female) at the primary level in a given school year.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Republic of the Congo 51.5% 2012
2 Senegal 51.44% 2012
3 The Gambia 50.72% 2012
4 Rwanda 50.7% 2012
5 Mauritania 50.53% 2012
6 Tanzania 50.45% 2012
7 Malawi 50.44% 2012
8 Nepal 50.43% 2012
9 Bangladesh 50.42% 2011
10 Cayman Islands 50.31% 2011
11 Burundi 50.3% 2012
12 Seychelles 50.13% 2011
13 Uganda 50.12% 2011
14 Kiribati 50.01% 2009
15 Zambia 49.97% 2012
16 Sierra Leone 49.83% 2012
17 Monaco 49.72% 2012
18 Bhutan 49.7% 2012
19 Saint Kitts and Nevis 49.62% 2012
20 The Bahamas 49.56% 2010
21 Burma 49.51% 2010
22 Indonesia 49.51% 2011
23 Madagascar 49.49% 2012
24 Zimbabwe 49.48% 2003
25 Saudi Arabia 49.43% 2012
26 Liechtenstein 49.35% 2011
27 Iceland 49.33% 2011
28 Brazil 49.23% 1989
29 Equatorial Guinea 49.23% 2012
30 Malta 49.22% 2011
31 Oman 49.21% 2012
32 Mauritius 49.18% 2012
33 Kenya 49.16% 2009
34 Namibia 49.12% 2012
35 Kuwait 49.06% 2012
36 Ecuador 49.02% 2012
37 United States 49.01% 2011
38 Federated States of Micronesia 48.98% 2007
39 Qatar 48.95% 2012
40 Lesotho 48.95% 2012
41 New Zealand 48.94% 2011
42 Ukraine 48.93% 2012
43 Peru 48.91% 2011
44 Russia 48.9% 2009
45 Norway 48.9% 2011
46 Mexico 48.89% 2011
47 Luxembourg 48.88% 2011
48 Honduras 48.87% 2012
49 Guyana 48.86% 2011
50 Denmark 48.83% 2010
51 Belgium 48.83% 2011
52 Saint Lucia 48.83% 2012
53 Bahrain 48.83% 2012
54 Gabon 48.83% 2011
55 Kazakhstan 48.82% 2012
56 Puerto Rico 48.79% 2011
57 Sri Lanka 48.79% 2011
58 Israel 48.79% 2010
59 Mongolia 48.79% 2012
60 Sao Tome and Principe 48.78% 2012
61 Turkey 48.77% 2011
62 United Kingdom 48.77% 2011
63 Canada 48.76% 2010
64 Botswana 48.75% 2009
65 Japan 48.74% 2011
66 France 48.74% 2011
67 Haiti 48.73% 1998
68 Belize 48.73% 2012
69 Ireland 48.72% 2011
70 Kyrgyzstan 48.7% 2012
71 Finland 48.7% 2011
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 48.7% 2011
72 Argentina 48.69% 2010
73 Jamaica 48.68% 2010
74 Belarus 48.68% 2012
75 Bermuda 48.65% 2011
Eurozone average (profile) 48.65% 2011
76 Barbados 48.65% 2011
77 Jordan 48.64% 2011
High income OECD countries average (profile) 48.64% 2011
78 Bolivia 48.63% 2011
79 Bosnia and Herzegovina 48.63% 2012
Former British colonies average (profile) 48.63% 2010
80 Netherlands 48.63% 2011
81 United Arab Emirates 48.61% 2012
82 Germany 48.6% 2011
83 Dominica 48.6% 2012
84 Australia 48.6% 2011
85 Turks and Caicos Islands 48.6% 2009
86 Poland 48.59% 2011
87 Sweden 48.59% 2011
European Union average (profile) 48.59% 2011
88 Guatemala 48.59% 2011
89 European Union 48.57% 2011
NATO countries average (profile) 48.56% 2011
90 Croatia 48.56% 2011
91 Latvia 48.56% 2011
92 Vietnam 48.55% 2012
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 48.55% 2010
93 Serbia 48.55% 2012
94 Slovakia 48.54% 2011
95 Greece 48.54% 2010
Cold countries average (profile) 48.53% 2010
96 Slovenia 48.53% 2011
Catholic countries average (profile) 48.53% 2010
97 Czech Republic 48.53% 2011
98 Cyprus 48.51% 2011
99 South Africa 48.51% 2012
100 Samoa 48.51% 2012
101 Austria 48.5% 2011
102 Iran 48.49% 2012
103 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 48.49% 2012
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 48.48% 2010
104 Malaysia 48.48% 2010
105 Nicaragua 48.47% 2010
Potential Future EU Members average (profile) 48.46% 2010
106 Spain 48.46% 2011
107 Trinidad and Tobago 48.46% 2010
108 Hungary 48.45% 2011
Europe average (profile) 48.43% 2011
109 Costa Rica 48.42% 2011
110 Thailand 48.41% 2009
111 Bulgaria 48.4% 2011
112 Switzerland 48.4% 2011
113 Venezuela 48.39% 2012
114 Republic of Macedonia 48.39% 2010
115 Brunei 48.39% 2012
116 Moldova 48.38% 2012
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 48.37% 2010
117 Aruba 48.36% 2011
118 Uzbekistan 48.35% 2011
Christian countries average (profile) 48.34% 2009
119 Guinea-Bissau 48.34% 2010
120 Italy 48.32% 2011
121 Lebanon 48.31% 2012
122 Philippines 48.3% 2009
123 Suriname 48.3% 2011
124 Maldives 48.29% 2011
125 Chile 48.29% 2011
126 New Caledonia 48.29% 1991
127 Estonia 48.27% 2010
128 Lithuania 48.27% 2011
129 Singapore 48.26% 2009
130 Romania 48.26% 2011
131 Montenegro 48.24% 2012
132 Panama 48.24% 2012
133 Fiji 48.22% 2011
134 Tunisia 48.2% 2012
Emerging markets average (profile) 48.2% 2010
135 Tajikistan 48.19% 2012
136 Uruguay 48.16% 2010
137 Cuba 48.14% 2012
Eastern Europe average (profile) 48.13% 2011
138 Colombia 48.1% 2012
139 Paraguay 48.08% 2010
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 48.07% 2011
Non-religious countries average (profile) 48.05% 2011
140 Portugal 48.05% 2010
141 Solomon Islands 48.04% 2012
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 48.03% 2011
East Asia and Pacific average (profile) 48.01% 2004
142 Syria 48% 2012
143 Grenada 47.98% 2010
144 Palau 47.98% 2004
145 Marshall Islands 47.98% 2011
146 Guam 47.97% 1971
147 India 47.96% 2011
148 Tuvalu 47.95% 2006
149 Togo 47.92% 2012
150 Hong Kong 47.92% 2012
Landlocked countries average (profile) 47.87% 2010
151 East Timor 47.86% 2011
OPEC countries average (profile) 47.85% 2010
South and Central Asia average (profile) 47.84% 2011
152 El Salvador 47.81% 2011
153 American Samoa 47.81% 1992
154 French Polynesia 47.79% 1996
155 South Korea 47.78% 2011
156 Cambodia 47.75% 2012
157 Burkina Faso 47.74% 2012
158 Cape Verde 47.7% 2012
159 Macau 47.7% 2012
160 Antigua and Barbuda 47.67% 2011
161 Libya 47.66% 2006
162 Ethiopia 47.62% 2012
Muslim countries average (profile) 47.61% 2011
163 Laos 47.61% 2012
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 47.57% 2009
164 Morocco 47.57% 2012
165 Tonga 47.56% 2012
166 Algeria 47.54% 2012
167 Mozambique 47.5% 2012
Religious countries average (profile) 47.42% 2009
168 Egypt 47.4% 2011
169 Ghana 47.38% 2012
Former French colonies average (profile) 47.37% 2012
170 Vanuatu 47.34% 2010
171 Albania 47.23% 2012
172 Andorra 47.02% 2012
173 Swaziland 47% 2011
174 Liberia 46.91% 2011
175 Benin 46.89% 2012
176 Djibouti 46.76% 2012
177 Comoros 46.73% 2012
178 Armenia 46.67% 2012
179 Georgia 46.66% 2012
180 Dominican Republic 46.62% 2011
181 Nigeria 46.59% 2010
182 Democratic Republic of the Congo 46.57% 2012
South Asia average (profile) 46.53% 2011
183 Sudan 46.47% 2009
184 Cameroon 46.36% 2012
185 China 46.19% 2011
186 Azerbaijan 46.16% 2012
187 Mali 45.95% 2012
188 Cote d'Ivoire 45.69% 2012
189 San Marino 45.62% 2012
190 Papua New Guinea 45.43% 2008
191 Guinea 45.13% 2012
192 Eritrea 44.83% 2012
193 Niger 44.59% 2012
194 Pakistan 44.47% 2012
195 Iraq 44.35% 2007
196 Yemen 44.28% 2012
197 Central African Republic 42.96% 2012
198 Chad 42.85% 2012
199 Afghanistan 40.48% 2011
200 Angola 38.91% 2011
failed states average (profile) 38.86% 1986
201 Somalia 35.46% 2007

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"Countries Compared by Education > Primary education, pupils > % female. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Education/Primary-education,-pupils/%-female

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