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Education > School enrollment, primary, female > % gross: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: School enrollment, primary, female (% gross). Gross enrolment ratio. Primary. Female is the total female enrollment in primary education, regardless of age, expressed as a percentage of the female population of official primary education age. GER can exceed 100% due to the inclusion of over-aged and under-aged students because of early or late school entrance and grade repetition.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Gabon 162.4% 2011
2 Nepal 145.11% 2012
3 Madagascar 144.25% 2012
4 Malawi 143.91% 2012
5 Solomon Islands 139.62% 2012
6 Burundi 136.86% 2012
7 Rwanda 135.1% 2012
8 Sierra Leone 130.76% 2012
9 Brazil 129.35% 1989
10 China 127.71% 2011
11 Togo 127.42% 2012
12 East Timor 121.92% 2011
13 Vanuatu 121.88% 2010
14 Cambodia 121.02% 2012
15 Syria 120.2% 2012
16 Belize 119.22% 2012
17 Laos 119.22% 2012
18 Kiribati 118.5% 2009
19 Bangladesh 117.77% 2011
20 Dominica 117.45% 2012
21 Argentina 117.35% 2010
22 Sao Tome and Principe 116.35% 2012
23 Benin 115.92% 2012
24 Nicaragua 115.52% 2010
25 Mongolia 115.28% 2012
26 Algeria 113.97% 2012
27 India 113.94% 2011
28 Burma 113.62% 2010
29 Ecuador 113.5% 2012
30 Republic of the Congo 113.35% 2012
31 Bhutan 113.34% 2012
32 Zambia 113.25% 2012
33 Morocco 113.13% 2012
34 Federated States of Micronesia 112.37% 2007
35 Guinea-Bissau 112.27% 2010
36 Libya 112.03% 2006
37 Andorra 112.03% 1983
38 Guatemala 111.92% 2011
39 Suriname 111.82% 2011
40 Comoros 111.67% 2012
41 Indonesia 111.44% 2011
42 El Salvador 110.91% 2011
43 Uganda 110.63% 2011
44 Portugal 110.61% 2010
45 Kenya 110.61% 2009
46 Haiti 110.53% 1998
47 Uruguay 110.15% 2010
48 Armenia 110.1% 2009
49 Tonga 109.8% 2012
50 Seychelles 109.63% 2011
51 Lesotho 109.58% 2012
52 Angola 109.55% 2011
53 Oman 109.47% 2012
54 Honduras 109.18% 2012
55 The Bahamas 109.02% 2010
56 Swaziland 108.78% 2011
57 Tunisia 108.43% 2012
58 France 107.9% 2011
59 Namibia 107.72% 2012
60 Mauritius 107.41% 2012
61 Netherlands 107.11% 2011
62 Cape Verde 106.95% 2012
63 Ukraine 106.94% 2012
64 United Arab Emirates 106.87% 2012
65 Georgia 106.81% 2012
66 United Kingdom 106.72% 2011
67 Costa Rica 106.55% 2011
68 Ghana 106.29% 2012
69 French Polynesia 106.24% 1996
70 Saudi Arabia 105.96% 2012
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 105.95% 2010
71 Cayman Islands 105.86% 2000
72 Kazakhstan 105.6% 2012
73 Kuwait 105.49% 2007
74 Liechtenstein 105.41% 2011
75 Egypt 105.33% 2011
76 Iran 105.23% 2012
77 Vietnam 105.08% 2012
78 Latvia 105.05% 2011
79 Marshall Islands 105.05% 2011
80 Samoa 105.02% 2012
81 Colombia 104.95% 2012
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 104.89% 2010
82 Kyrgyzstan 104.87% 2012
South and Central Asia average (profile) 104.79% 2011
83 Ireland 104.59% 2011
84 Philippines 104.58% 2009
85 Fiji 104.54% 2011
86 Barbados 104.52% 2011
87 Peru 104.5% 2011
88 Mexico 104.38% 2011
89 Israel 104.37% 2010
90 Australia 104.24% 2011
91 Trinidad and Tobago 104.24% 2010
92 Botswana 104.13% 2009
East Asia and Pacific average (profile) 104.13% 2004
93 Spain 104.02% 2011
Non-religious countries average (profile) 104% 2011
Emerging markets average (profile) 103.98% 2009
Cold countries average (profile) 103.85% 2009
94 Aruba 103.67% 2011
95 Democratic Republic of the Congo 103.57% 2012
96 European Union 103.49% 2011
97 Belgium 103.47% 2011
98 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 103.27% 2012
99 South Korea 103.26% 2011
100 Cameroon 103.25% 2012
Catholic countries average (profile) 103.05% 2010
101 Greece 102.94% 2010
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 102.68% 2011
102 Switzerland 102.61% 2011
103 Japan 102.56% 2011
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 102.54% 2010
104 Bahrain 102.41% 1999
105 Czech Republic 102.23% 2011
Former British colonies average (profile) 102.11% 2005
South Asia average (profile) 102.1% 2011
106 Lebanon 101.86% 2012
Eurozone average (profile) 101.77% 2011
NATO countries average (profile) 101.71% 2010
High income OECD countries average (profile) 101.68% 2011
107 Turkey 101.61% 2011
108 Grenada 101.53% 2010
109 Slovakia 101.49% 2011
110 Montenegro 101.47% 2012
Eastern Europe average (profile) 101.38% 2009
Europe average (profile) 101.27% 2010
111 Palau 101.14% 2004
European Union average (profile) 101% 2011
Former French colonies average (profile) 100.93% 2012
112 Venezuela 100.93% 2012
113 Cyprus 100.79% 2011
OPEC countries average (profile) 100.75% 2005
114 Bulgaria 100.69% 2011
115 Hungary 100.66% 2011
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 100.58% 2005
116 Germany 100.48% 2011
117 New Zealand 100.41% 2011
118 Sweden 100.29% 2011
119 Hong Kong 100.23% 2012
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 100.22% 2010
120 Dominican Republic 100.14% 2011
121 Austria 100.08% 2011
122 Mozambique 99.87% 2012
123 Chile 99.85% 2011
124 Denmark 99.67% 2010
125 Italy 99.44% 2011
126 Norway 99.35% 2011
127 Mauritania 99.22% 2012
Religious countries average (profile) 99.22% 2009
128 Belarus 99.18% 2012
129 Finland 99.08% 2011
130 Poland 98.98% 2011
131 United States 98.97% 2011
132 Canada 98.9% 2010
133 Russia 98.88% 2009
134 South Africa 98.85% 2012
135 Iceland 98.84% 2011
136 Panama 98.8% 2012
137 Cuba 98.61% 2012
138 Slovenia 98.48% 2011
139 Tajikistan 98.46% 2012
140 Macau 98.34% 2008
141 Lithuania 98.31% 2011
142 Estonia 98.25% 2010
143 Malaysia 98.22% 2005
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 98.11% 2009
144 Iraq 98.09% 2007
145 Jordan 98.09% 2011
146 Liberia 97.8% 2011
147 Tuvalu 97.63% 2006
148 Sri Lanka 97.58% 2011
149 Luxembourg 97.57% 2011
150 Albania 97.53% 2003
151 Qatar 97.5% 2005
152 Malta 97.02% 2011
153 Maldives 96.95% 2009
154 Antigua and Barbuda 96.46% 2011
155 Zimbabwe 96.41% 2003
156 American Samoa 95.9% 1992
157 Thailand 95.72% 2009
158 Paraguay 95.42% 2010
159 Romania 95.35% 2011
160 Jamaica 95.03% 2004
161 Brunei 94.71% 2012
162 Azerbaijan 94.57% 2011
163 Tanzania 94.49% 2012
164 Croatia 94.08% 2011
165 Bolivia 93.72% 2011
166 Moldova 93.68% 2012
167 Serbia 92.86% 2012
168 Uzbekistan 91.88% 2011
169 Ethiopia 91.84% 2012
170 Turks and Caicos Islands 91.6% 2005
171 San Marino 91.34% 2011
Muslim countries average (profile) 91.09% 2005
172 Republic of Macedonia 90.16% 2010
173 Equatorial Guinea 89.64% 2012
174 Puerto Rico 89.25% 2011
175 Bermuda 88.9% 2011
176 Saint Kitts and Nevis 88.44% 2012
177 Yemen 87.57% 2012
178 The Gambia 87.02% 2012
179 Senegal 87.01% 2012
180 Cote d'Ivoire 86.56% 2012
181 Pakistan 86.31% 2012
182 Saint Lucia 85.9% 2012
183 Guyana 84.9% 2011
184 Mali 82.92% 2012
185 Guinea 82.72% 2012
186 Burkina Faso 82.55% 2012
187 Chad 82.4% 2012
188 Central African Republic 81.26% 2012
189 Afghanistan 80.64% 2011
190 Nigeria 77.59% 2010
191 Djibouti 65.88% 2012
192 Niger 64.86% 2012
193 Papua New Guinea 56.53% 2008
failed states average (profile) 55.4% 1985
194 Eritrea 38.82% 2012
195 Somalia 20.77% 2007

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

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