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Education > Secondary education, general pupils > % female: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Secondary education, general pupils (% female). Percentage of female students. Total secondary. General programmes is the number of female students enrolled in general programmes at the secondary education level expressed as a percentage of the total number of students (male and female) enrolled in general programmes at the secondary education level in a given school year.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Suriname 60.33% 2011
2 Lesotho 57.17% 2012
3 French Polynesia 56.27% 1997
4 New Caledonia 54.75% 1997
5 Cape Verde 54.09% 2012
6 Lebanon 53.62% 2012
7 Sao Tome and Principe 53.49% 2012
8 Uruguay 53.41% 2010
9 Bermuda 53.29% 2011
10 Bangladesh 53.17% 2011
11 Argentina 53.14% 2010
12 Italy 53.11% 2011
13 Poland 52.99% 2011
14 Namibia 52.94% 2012
15 Rwanda 52.7% 2012
16 Cuba 52.61% 2012
17 Tunisia 52.5% 2012
18 Slovenia 52.41% 2011
19 Thailand 52.35% 2012
20 Aruba 52.24% 2011
21 Mauritius 52.13% 2012
22 Estonia 52.11% 2010
23 Portugal 52.03% 2010
24 Dominican Republic 52% 2011
25 Trinidad and Tobago 51.97% 2010
26 Botswana 51.95% 2009
27 Bahrain 51.9% 2012
28 Turks and Caicos Islands 51.79% 2009
29 Finland 51.7% 2011
30 Brazil 51.7% 1979
31 Bosnia and Herzegovina 51.69% 2012
32 Gabon 51.65% 2011
33 Nicaragua 51.59% 2010
34 Croatia 51.57% 2011
35 Mongolia 51.55% 2012
36 South Africa 51.46% 2012
37 Romania 51.45% 2011
38 Czech Republic 51.45% 2011
39 Cyprus 51.38% 2011
40 Kiribati 51.2% 2008
41 Venezuela 51.14% 2012
42 Liechtenstein 51.13% 2011
43 Algeria 51.12% 2012
44 Burma 51.12% 2010
45 Bulgaria 51.09% 2011
46 Latvia 51.09% 2011
47 Malaysia 51.02% 2010
48 Slovakia 51.01% 2011
49 Puerto Rico 51.01% 1995
50 Grenada 51% 2010
51 Fiji 50.99% 2011
52 Denmark 50.95% 2010
53 Norway 50.94% 2011
54 Belize 50.93% 2012
55 Iceland 50.93% 2011
56 Colombia 50.93% 2012
57 Switzerland 50.92% 2011
58 Belgium 50.91% 2011
59 Philippines 50.88% 2009
60 The Bahamas 50.83% 2010
European Union average (profile) 50.82% 2011
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 50.75% 2010
Eurozone average (profile) 50.74% 2011
61 Bhutan 50.71% 2012
62 Indonesia 50.7% 2011
NATO countries average (profile) 50.7% 2011
63 Panama 50.7% 2012
64 Saint Kitts and Nevis 50.67% 2012
65 Chile 50.63% 2011
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 50.57% 2010
66 European Union 50.56% 2011
67 Jordan 50.54% 2011
68 Sri Lanka 50.53% 2011
69 Antigua and Barbuda 50.52% 2011
70 Russia 50.5% 2009
71 Sweden 50.5% 2011
72 Guyana 50.5% 2011
High income OECD countries average (profile) 50.49% 2011
73 Paraguay 50.48% 2010
74 Netherlands 50.43% 2011
75 Serbia 50.43% 2012
76 Moldova 50.41% 2012
77 France 50.38% 2011
78 Montenegro 50.38% 2012
79 Palau 50.37% 2004
80 Luxembourg 50.36% 2011
81 Nepal 50.35% 2012
82 Samoa 50.33% 2012
Emerging markets average (profile) 50.32% 2010
Eastern Europe average (profile) 50.27% 2011
83 Austria 50.25% 2011
84 Hungary 50.23% 2011
Europe average (profile) 50.22% 2011
Cold countries average (profile) 50.21% 2010
85 Seychelles 50.2% 2011
86 Israel 50.2% 2010
87 Barbados 50.2% 2011
88 Mexico 50.19% 2011
89 Vietnam 50.18% 2012
90 Kuwait 50.16% 2012
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 50.14% 2011
91 Jamaica 50.12% 2010
Catholic countries average (profile) 50.08% 2010
92 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 50.08% 2010
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 50.07% 2010
93 Lithuania 50.06% 2011
94 New Zealand 50.02% 2011
95 Saint Lucia 49.96% 2012
Potential Future EU Members average (profile) 49.95% 2010
96 Singapore 49.88% 2009
97 Vanuatu 49.83% 2010
98 Costa Rica 49.82% 2011
99 Republic of Macedonia 49.81% 2010
100 East Timor 49.79% 2011
Former British colonies average (profile) 49.78% 2009
101 Libya 49.76% 2003
102 Australia 49.71% 2011
103 Belarus 49.68% 2012
104 Greece 49.68% 2010
105 Tonga 49.67% 2012
106 Germany 49.66% 2011
107 Ecuador 49.66% 2012
108 Malta 49.66% 2011
109 Japan 49.65% 2011
OPEC countries average (profile) 49.63% 2007
110 Spain 49.53% 2011
111 The Gambia 49.53% 2012
112 Kyrgyzstan 49.51% 2012
113 Kazakhstan 49.5% 2012
114 Ukraine 49.45% 2012
Non-religious countries average (profile) 49.41% 2011
115 Qatar 49.36% 2012
116 United Arab Emirates 49.35% 2012
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 49.33% 2010
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 49.32% 2010
117 Iran 49.31% 2012
118 Dominica 49.29% 2012
119 Maldives 49.28% 2011
120 Marshall Islands 49.25% 2011
121 Egypt 49.23% 2010
122 Madagascar 49.21% 2012
123 Ireland 49.19% 2011
124 United Kingdom 49.15% 2011
125 Syria 49.08% 2012
126 Swaziland 48.98% 2011
127 Bolivia 48.95% 2010
128 El Salvador 48.95% 2011
129 Armenia 48.93% 2012
130 Monaco 48.89% 2012
131 Tuvalu 48.88% 1998
132 United States 48.86% 2011
133 Federated States of Micronesia 48.86% 2007
134 Oman 48.84% 2012
135 Peru 48.81% 2011
136 Hong Kong 48.79% 2012
137 Cayman Islands 48.74% 2011
138 Macau 48.72% 2012
139 Uzbekistan 48.69% 2006
140 Canada 48.63% 1996
141 Andorra 48.54% 2012
142 Guam 48.46% 1997
143 Comoros 48.36% 2012
144 Brunei 48.33% 2012
145 Saudi Arabia 48.29% 2012
146 Georgia 48.16% 2012
147 American Samoa 48.07% 1997
148 Turkey 48.06% 2011
149 Cameroon 47.98% 2012
150 Senegal 47.97% 2012
151 San Marino 47.89% 2011
152 Mozambique 47.77% 2012
153 Haiti 47.76% 1997
154 China 47.64% 2011
155 Cambodia 47.58% 2012
156 South Korea 47.52% 2011
157 Zimbabwe 47.52% 2003
Religious countries average (profile) 47.4% 2007
158 Kenya 47.21% 2009
159 Albania 47.16% 2012
160 Equatorial Guinea 47.1% 2012
161 Malawi 46.97% 2012
162 Ethiopia 46.88% 2012
163 Solomon Islands 46.74% 2012
164 Ghana 46.55% 2012
South and Central Asia average (profile) 46.44% 2008
165 Tajikistan 46.42% 2012
166 Tanzania 46.37% 2012
167 Uganda 46.34% 2011
168 Sudan 46.32% 2009
169 Zambia 46.31% 2012
170 Guatemala 46.29% 2011
171 Republic of the Congo 46.27% 2012
172 Azerbaijan 46.26% 2012
173 Sierra Leone 46.25% 2012
174 Laos 45.74% 2012
175 Nigeria 45.64% 1994
176 Morocco 45.4% 2012
177 Mauritania 45.2% 2012
178 Angola 44.97% 2011
Muslim countries average (profile) 44.91% 2004
South Asia average (profile) 44.89% 2011
179 India 44.74% 2008
Former French colonies average (profile) 44.63% 2012
180 Liberia 43.85% 2011
181 Burkina Faso 43.85% 2012
182 Burundi 43.83% 2012
183 Eritrea 43.72% 2012
184 Honduras 43.55% 2000
185 Djibouti 43.09% 2012
186 Iraq 42.51% 2007
187 Papua New Guinea 41.81% 1998
188 Mali 41.14% 2012
189 Pakistan 40.59% 2012
190 Guinea-Bissau 40.47% 2010
191 Cote d'Ivoire 39.51% 2012
192 Niger 39.19% 2012
193 Yemen 38.9% 2012
194 Benin 37.86% 2011
195 Guinea 37.85% 2012
196 Democratic Republic of the Congo 37.74% 2012
197 Togo 37.11% 2012
198 Afghanistan 34.69% 2011
199 Central African Republic 34.17% 2012
200 Somalia 31.47% 2007
201 Chad 31.01% 2012
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 30.79% 1972
failed states average (profile) 28.19% 1978

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