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Education > Primary education > Pupils > % female: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Female pupils as a percentage of total pupils at primary level include enrollments in public and private schools.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Antigua and Barbuda 62.03% female 2000
2 Iran 53.71% female 2005
3 The Gambia 51.14% female 2004
4 Rwanda 50.81% female 2005
5 Bermuda 50.42% female 2005
6 Malawi 50.24% female 2005
7 Mauritania 49.99% female 2005
8 Namibia 49.95% female 2005
9 Burma 49.86% female 2005
10 Liechtenstein 49.82% female 2004
11 Saint Kitts and Nevis 49.76% female 2005
12 Lesotho 49.63% female 2005
13 Bangladesh 49.61% female 2004
14 Uganda 49.57% female 2005
15 Mongolia 49.5% female 2005
16 Zimbabwe 49.48% female 2003
17 Gabon 49.44% female 2004
18 Kiribati 49.37% female 2005
19 Botswana 49.26% female 2005
20 Mauritius 49.23% female 2005
21 Barbados 49.21% female 2005
22 Netherlands Antilles 49.19% female 2003
23 Saudi Arabia 49.11% female 2005
24 The Bahamas 49.07% female 2005
25 Sri Lanka 49.05% female 2003
26 Peru 49.04% female 2004
27 Honduras 49.02% female 2004
=28 Ecuador 49% female 2005
=28 Argentina 49% female 2003
30 Guyana 48.99% female 2004
31 Bolivia 48.97% female 2004
32 Uzbekistan 48.96% female 2004
33 Jamaica 48.93% female 2004
=34 Monaco 48.92% female 2001
=34 Jordan 48.92% female 2004
36 Madagascar 48.91% female 2005
37 Tanzania 48.87% female 2005
38 Finland 48.84% female 2004
39 Mexico 48.82% female 2004
=40 Oman 48.81% female 2005
=40 Belgium 48.81% female 2004
42 Israel 48.8% female 2004
=43 Serbia and Montenegro 48.79% female 2001
=43 Kazakhstan 48.79% female 2005
45 Japan 48.78% female 2004
46 United Kingdom 48.77% female 2004
=47 Cyprus 48.75% female 2004
=47 Russia 48.75% female 2004
=49 Austria 48.74% female 2004
=49 Seychelles 48.74% female 2004
=49 Kyrgyzstan 48.74% female 2005
52 South Africa 48.73% female 2004
=53 Bahrain 48.72% female 2005
=53 Indonesia 48.72% female 2004
=53 Kenya 48.72% female 2005
=53 Bhutan 48.72% female 2005
=57 Luxembourg 48.7% female 2004
=57 Belize 48.7% female 2005
=57 Equatorial Guinea 48.7% female 2005
=60 Denmark 48.69% female 2004
=60 Grenada 48.69% female 2005
=62 Dominica 48.68% female 2005
=62 Norway 48.68% female 2004
=62 Qatar 48.68% female 2005
=65 Senegal 48.65% female 2005
=65 Ukraine 48.65% female 2005
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 48.65% female 2003
=67 Sweden 48.63% female 2004
=67 Croatia 48.63% female 2003
=69 France 48.62% female 2004
=69 Australia 48.62% female 2004
=69 Sao Tome and Principe 48.62% female 2005
=69 Germany 48.62% female 2004
73 Canada 48.61% female 2002
74 Malaysia 48.6% female 2003
75 Poland 48.59% female 2004
76 Slovenia 48.58% female 2004
77 Lithuania 48.56% female 2004
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 48.55% female 2004
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 48.55% female 2003
=78 Philippines 48.54% female 2004
=78 Switzerland 48.54% female 2004
80 Cape Verde 48.52% female 2005
81 Trinidad and Tobago 48.51% female 2005
=82 Slovakia 48.49% female 2004
=82 United Arab Emirates 48.49% female 2005
=84 Ireland 48.48% female 2004
=84 Moldova 48.48% female 2005
=84 Colombia 48.48% female 2005
=84 New Zealand 48.48% female 2004
88 Kuwait 48.47% female 2005
European Union average (profile) 48.45% female 2004
=89 Georgia 48.45% female 2005
=89 Italy 48.45% female 2004
=89 Venezuela 48.45% female 2005
92 Hungary 48.44% female 2004
High income OECD countries average (profile) 48.42% female 2004
=93 Libya 48.42% female 2005
=93 Nicaragua 48.42% female 2005
Eurozone average (profile) 48.42% female 2004
Cold countries average (profile) 48.42% female 2002
95 Zambia 48.41% female 2005
Europe average (profile) 48.41% female 2004
96 Cayman Islands 48.4% female 2005
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 48.39% female 2004
NATO countries average (profile) 48.37% female 2004
97 Uruguay 48.37% female 2003
98 Spain 48.36% female 2004
=99 Romania 48.35% female 2004
=99 Iceland 48.35% female 2004
=101 Aruba 48.34% female 2005
=101 Czech Republic 48.34% female 2004
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 48.33% female 2004
103 Suriname 48.32% female 2005
104 Paraguay 48.29% female 2003
105 Bulgaria 48.28% female 2004
106 Costa Rica 48.25% female 2005
=107 Lebanon 48.24% female 2005
=107 Greece 48.24% female 2004
109 Malta 48.22% female 2004
110 Albania 48.21% female 2004
111 Panama 48.2% female 2005
112 Armenia 48.19% female 2005
113 Tajikistan 48.17% female 2005
=114 Netherlands 48.16% female 2004
=114 El Salvador 48.16% female 2005
Non-religious countries average (profile) 48.16% female 2004
OPEC countries average (profile) 48.15% female 2005
116 Thailand 48.14% female 2005
117 Swaziland 48.13% female 2004
118 Federated States of Micronesia 48.12% female 2005
119 United States 48.08% female 2004
Former British colonies average (profile) 48.06% female 2004
120 Latvia 48.05% female 2004
=121 Hong Kong 48.04% female 2005
=121 San Marino 48.04% female 2000
Catholic countries average (profile) 47.99% female 2003
123 Fiji 47.99% female 2005
124 Palau 47.97% female 2005
Emerging markets average (profile) 47.96% female 2004
125 Samoa 47.95% female 2005
=126 Ghana 47.93% female 2005
=126 Chile 47.93% female 2004
128 Congo, Republic of the 47.92% female 2005
=129 Estonia 47.88% female 2004
=129 Brunei 47.88% female 2005
=131 Dominican Republic 47.87% female 2005
=131 Egypt 47.87% female 2004
133 Vanuatu 47.85% female 2005
134 Maldives 47.81% female 2005
135 Syria 47.77% female 2005
=136 Cuba 47.76% female 2005
=136 Belarus 47.76% female 2005
138 Brazil 47.72% female 2003
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 47.71% female 2004
139 Tunisia 47.7% female 2004
140 Azerbaijan 47.68% female 2005
141 Guatemala 47.61% female 2005
142 Turkey 47.58% female 2004
143 Portugal 47.52% female 2004
144 Vietnam 47.48% female 2005
145 Saint Lucia 47.36% female 2005
146 Marshall Islands 47.34% female 2004
147 Cambodia 47.24% female 2005
148 China 47.19% female 2004
149 East Timor 47.1% female 2005
150 South Korea 47.07% female 2005
=151 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 47.03% female 2005
=151 Tonga 47.03% female 2005
153 Algeria 47% female 2005
154 Andorra 46.85% female 2005
155 India 46.82% female 2004
156 Solomon Islands 46.81% female 2005
157 Macau 46.78% female 2005
Religious countries average (profile) 46.74% female 2003
158 Angola 46.42% female 1999
159 Morocco 46.36% female 2005
Muslim countries average (profile) 46.34% female 2004
160 Nepal 46.28% female 2005
South and Central Asia average (profile) 46.23% female 2003
161 Burundi 46.19% female 2005
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 46.18% female 2002
162 Comoros 46.16% female 2005
163 Laos 45.98% female 2005
164 Ethiopia 45.97% female 2005
165 Togo 45.94% female 2005
166 Cameroon 45.73% female 2005
167 Mozambique 45.71% female 2005
168 Sudan 45.64% female 2005
Former French colonies average (profile) 45.49% female 2004
169 Papua New Guinea 45.05% female 2003
170 Sierra Leone 45.02% female 2005
171 Nigeria 44.88% female 2005
172 Djibouti 44.58% female 2005
173 Eritrea 44.36% female 2005
174 Iraq 44.31% female 2005
175 Cote d'Ivoire 44.2% female 2003
176 Guinea 44.08% female 2005
177 Democratic Republic of the Congo 43.87% female 2003
178 Burkina Faso 43.71% female 2005
179 Benin 43.55% female 2005
180 Mali 43.41% female 2005
181 Liberia 41.92% female 2000
182 Pakistan 41.83% female 2005
South Asia average (profile) 41.58% female 2004
183 Niger 40.78% female 2005
184 Yemen 40.47% female 2005
185 Guinea-Bissau 40.24% female 2001
186 Central African Republic 40.18% female 2005
187 Chad 40.13% female 2005
188 Afghanistan 35.69% female 2005

Citation

"Countries Compared by Education > Primary education > Pupils > % female. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Development Indicators database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Education/Primary-education/Pupils/%-female

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