×

Education > 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 United Arab Emirates 126.02% 2003
2 Qatar 119.1% 2005
3 Mongolia 115.78% 2005
4 Latvia 114.86% 2004
5 Estonia 114.2% 2004
6 Uruguay 114.19% 2003
7 Suriname 113.32% 2003
8 New Zealand 112.83% 2004
9 Sweden 112.09% 2004
10 Barbados 111.89% 2001
11 Iceland 111.36% 2004
12 Argentina 110.76% 2003
13 Palau 110.72% 2000
14 Dominican Republic 110.62% 2004
15 Cuba 110.18% 2005
16 Kuwait 110.05% 2005
17 Russia 109.55% 2004
18 Bahrain 109.53% 2005
19 Lithuania 109.51% 2004
20 Panama 109.5% 2005
21 Poland 109.36% 2004
22 Norway 109.32% 2004
23 Slovenia 109.09% 2004
=24 Denmark 108.92% 2004
=24 Kiribati 108.92% 2004
26 United States 108.83% 2004
27 Malaysia 108.79% 2003
28 Honduras 108.77% 2004
29 Moldova 108.73% 2005
30 Bermuda 108.69% 2005
31 Armenia 108.07% 2005
32 Portugal 107.83% 2004
33 Spain 106.99% 2004
34 United Kingdom 106.95% 2004
35 Dominica 106.82% 2005
36 Finland 106.64% 2004
37 Hungary 106.6% 2004
38 Philippines 106.25% 2004
39 Kazakhstan 106.06% 2005
40 Libya 105.94% 2003
41 Netherlands Antilles 105.83% 2003
42 Samoa 105.82% 2004
European Union average (profile) 105.66% 2004
43 Italy 105.63% 2004
44 Canada 105.62% 2002
45 Israel 105.37% 2004
NATO countries average (profile) 105.3% 2004
46 Greece 105.28% 2004
47 Belarus 105.23% 2005
48 Romania 105.15% 2004
Eurozone average (profile) 105.15% 2004
49 Brazil 105.12% 2003
=50 France 104.82% 2004
=50 Tunisia 104.82% 2004
52 Kyrgyzstan 104.76% 2005
High income OECD countries average (profile) 104.75% 2004
53 Burma 104.49% 2005
54 Saint Lucia 104.39% 2005
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 104.25% 2004
55 Jamaica 104.2% 2004
56 Lebanon 104.12% 2005
57 Venezuela 104.07% 2003
Europe average (profile) 104.03% 2004
58 Colombia 103.93% 2005
59 Costa Rica 103.92% 2004
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 103.88% 2002
60 Brunei 103.86% 2005
61 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 103.83% 2005
62 Trinidad and Tobago 103.77% 2005
63 Seychelles 103.69% 2003
64 Croatia 103.63% 2003
65 Slovakia 103.53% 2004
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 103.41% 2002
66 Aruba 103.35% 2005
67 Ireland 103.17% 2004
68 Georgia 103.07% 2005
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 102.99% 2003
69 Marshall Islands 102.92% 1999
70 Lesotho 102.84% 2005
71 Tonga 102.8% 2004
72 Fiji 102.79% 2004
73 Peru 102.78% 2004
74 Belgium 102.76% 2004
75 Saint Kitts and Nevis 102.67% 2005
76 Serbia and Montenegro 102.59% 2001
77 Nicaragua 102.5% 2005
78 Sri Lanka 102.35% 2003
79 Australia 102.19% 2004
80 Jordan 102.16% 2004
=81 Austria 102.11% 2004
=81 Algeria 102.11% 2005
83 Botswana 101.97% 2005
84 Grenada 101.9% 2005
85 Luxembourg 101.73% 2004
86 Maldives 101.64% 2005
87 Ukraine 101.51% 2005
88 Czech Republic 101.31% 2004
89 Paraguay 101.22% 2003
90 Bangladesh 101.19% 2004
91 Andorra 101.18% 2005
Emerging markets average (profile) 101.16% 2004
92 Saudi Arabia 101.09% 2005
93 Namibia 101.06% 2004
94 South Africa 100.96% 2004
95 Cyprus 100.9% 2004
96 Thailand 100.64% 2005
97 Mexico 100.51% 2004
98 Guyana 100.4% 2002
99 El Salvador 99.8% 2005
100 Bulgaria 99.78% 2004
101 Cape Verde 99.7% 2005
102 Iran 99.35% 2005
103 Oman 99.33% 2005
104 Netherlands 99.32% 2004
105 Sao Tome and Principe 99.13% 2005
106 Rwanda 99.06% 2005
107 Albania 99% 2004
108 Belize 98.79% 2005
Non-religious countries average (profile) 98.76% 2004
109 Malta 98.64% 2004
110 Mauritius 98.26% 2005
111 The Bahamas 98.13% 2004
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 97.97% 2004
112 China 97.93% 2004
113 Malawi 97.86% 2004
114 Azerbaijan 97.82% 2005
115 Japan 97.7% 2004
116 Chile 97.66% 2004
117 East Timor 97.62% 2005
118 The Gambia 96.94% 2004
119 Indonesia 96.71% 2004
120 Uganda 96.45% 2004
121 Uzbekistan 96.43% 2004
122 Cayman Islands 96.09% 2005
123 Madagascar 95.93% 2005
124 Mauritania 95.78% 2005
125 Zimbabwe 95.36% 2003
126 Tanzania 94.92% 2005
127 Gabon 94.04% 2000
128 Switzerland 94.03% 2004
129 Syria 93.89% 2005
130 Swaziland 93.78% 2004
131 Kenya 93.53% 2004
132 Vietnam 93.51% 2005
133 Bolivia 93.29% 2003
134 Vanuatu 92.78% 2004
135 Hong Kong 92.71% 2005
136 Zambia 92.34% 2004
137 Macau 91.46% 2005
138 Guatemala 91.29% 2005
139 Ghana 90.83% 2005
140 Solomon Islands 90.56% 2003
South and Central Asia average (profile) 90.27% 2003
141 Singapore 90.21% 1991
142 Senegal 89.57% 2005
Muslim countries average (profile) 89.48% 2004
143 Congo, Republic of the 89.09% 2005
144 Sudan 89.02% 2005
145 Nepal 87.84% 2005
146 Morocco 87.56% 2005
147 South Korea 87.21% 2005
148 India 86.89% 2004
149 Papua New Guinea 86.73% 2003
150 Cambodia 86.6% 2005
151 Liechtenstein 85.05% 2004
152 Angola 84.97% 1999
153 Comoros 83.92% 2005
154 Turkey 83.84% 2004
155 Tajikistan 83.78% 2005
156 Laos 83.7% 2005
157 Cameroon 83.03% 2005
158 Burundi 82.8% 2005
159 Nigeria 82.2% 2004
160 Mozambique 81.85% 2004
161 Equatorial Guinea 81.74% 2002
Former French colonies average (profile) 80.47% 2002
162 Egypt 78.99% 1991
163 Burkina Faso 76.75% 2005
164 Iraq 76.15% 2005
165 Ethiopia 76.09% 2005
166 Pakistan 75.49% 2005
South Asia average (profile) 75.44% 2004
167 Djibouti 75.34% 2005
168 Mali 74.56% 2005
169 Guinea 73.89% 2005
170 Liberia 73.11% 2000
171 Democratic Republic of the Congo 72.6% 2003
172 Benin 72.51% 2005
173 Togo 72.29% 2005
174 Niger 72.2% 2005
175 Sierra Leone 70.85% 2004
176 Eritrea 70.02% 2004
177 Cote d'Ivoire 67.12% 2002
178 Guinea-Bissau 64.66% 2001
179 Central African Republic 64.55% 2003
180 Yemen 61.34% 2005
181 Chad 59.79% 2005
182 Afghanistan 55.29% 2005

Citation

"Countries Compared by Education > Ratio of girls to boys in primary and secondary education. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Development Indicators database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Education/Ratio-of-girls-to-boys-in-primary-and-secondary-education

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

NationMaster

Interesting observations about Education > Ratio of girls to boys in primary and secondary education

Follow us on Facebook to get interesting stats: