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

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

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Lesotho 57.6% 2012
2 Suriname 56.09% 2011
3 French Polynesia 54.73% 1993
4 Honduras 54.01% 2012
5 Cape Verde 53.93% 2012
6 Namibia 53.86% 2007
7 Bermuda 53.29% 2011
8 Libya 52.9% 2006
9 Sao Tome and Principe 52.61% 2012
10 Bangladesh 52.53% 2011
11 Dominican Republic 52.44% 2011
12 Uruguay 52.25% 2010
13 Rwanda 52.22% 2012
14 Brazil 51.97% 1974
15 Maldives 51.93% 2004
16 Argentina 51.9% 2010
17 Turks and Caicos Islands 51.79% 2009
18 New Caledonia 51.76% 1997
19 Nicaragua 51.71% 2010
20 Lebanon 51.7% 2012
21 Botswana 51.27% 2008
22 Venezuela 51.22% 2012
23 Kiribati 51.2% 2008
24 Colombia 51.15% 2012
25 Burma 51.12% 2010
26 Mexico 51.12% 2011
27 Trinidad and Tobago 51.07% 2004
28 South Africa 51.05% 2012
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 50.89% 2008
29 Philippines 50.88% 2009
30 The Bahamas 50.83% 2010
31 Bhutan 50.71% 2012
32 Thailand 50.68% 2012
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 50.67% 2010
33 Belize 50.67% 2012
34 Saint Kitts and Nevis 50.67% 2012
35 Malaysia 50.53% 2010
36 Mauritius 50.51% 2012
37 Dominica 50.48% 2011
38 Fiji 50.46% 2011
39 Paraguay 50.41% 2010
40 Palau 50.37% 2004
41 Panama 50.35% 2012
42 Nepal 50.35% 2012
43 Kuwait 50.34% 2012
44 Guyana 50.34% 2011
45 Mongolia 50.34% 2012
46 Samoa 50.33% 2012
47 Aruba 50.31% 2011
48 Grenada 50.27% 2010
49 Seychelles 50.2% 2011
50 Barbados 50.2% 2011
51 Finland 50.15% 2011
52 Antigua and Barbuda 50.15% 2011
53 Sri Lanka 50.13% 2011
54 Jamaica 50.12% 2010
55 Jordan 50.09% 2011
56 Guam 50.04% 1980
57 Marshall Islands 50.01% 2009
58 New Zealand 49.99% 2011
59 Algeria 49.96% 2011
60 Costa Rica 49.91% 2011
61 Chile 49.88% 2011
62 Tunisia 49.84% 2011
63 Croatia 49.74% 2011
64 Puerto Rico 49.73% 2011
65 Saint Lucia 49.55% 2012
66 East Timor 49.54% 2011
67 Ecuador 49.52% 2012
68 Portugal 49.52% 2010
69 Luxembourg 49.5% 2011
70 Ireland 49.46% 2011
71 El Salvador 49.32% 2011
72 Federated States of Micronesia 49.32% 2005
73 Moldova 49.31% 2012
74 Israel 49.26% 2010
75 Serbia 49.19% 2012
76 Bolivia 49.15% 2011
77 Indonesia 49.13% 2011
78 Bahrain 49.11% 2012
79 Kyrgyzstan 49.09% 2011
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 49.09% 2010
80 Cyprus 49.07% 2011
81 Qatar 49.03% 2012
82 Bosnia and Herzegovina 49.01% 2012
83 United Arab Emirates 49.01% 2012
84 United Kingdom 49% 2011
85 Tonga 49% 2012
86 France 49% 2011
87 Iceland 48.99% 2011
88 Swaziland 48.98% 2011
89 Denmark 48.94% 2010
90 Slovakia 48.92% 2011
91 Spain 48.89% 2011
92 Madagascar 48.87% 2012
93 Japan 48.87% 2011
94 United States 48.86% 2011
95 Cuba 48.82% 2012
96 Monaco 48.81% 2012
97 Peru 48.81% 2011
98 Vanuatu 48.81% 2010
99 The Gambia 48.78% 2010
100 Czech Republic 48.75% 2011
Emerging markets average (profile) 48.74% 2010
101 Cayman Islands 48.74% 2011
102 Syria 48.66% 2012
103 Georgia 48.66% 2008
High income OECD countries average (profile) 48.65% 2011
104 Estonia 48.63% 2010
105 Uzbekistan 48.6% 2011
Eurozone average (profile) 48.59% 2011
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 48.55% 2011
European Union average (profile) 48.55% 2011
106 Poland 48.54% 2011
Cold countries average (profile) 48.52% 2010
107 Oman 48.51% 2012
108 Montenegro 48.5% 2012
109 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 48.49% 2012
110 Brunei 48.48% 2012
111 Netherlands 48.47% 2011
112 European Union 48.46% 2011
Potential Future EU Members average (profile) 48.43% 2010
NATO countries average (profile) 48.39% 2011
Eastern Europe average (profile) 48.36% 2011
113 Sweden 48.36% 2011
114 Hong Kong 48.35% 2012
115 Romania 48.34% 2011
116 Russia 48.34% 2009
117 Armenia 48.34% 2012
Europe average (profile) 48.33% 2011
118 Slovenia 48.3% 2011
119 Macau 48.28% 2012
120 Hungary 48.26% 2011
121 Ukraine 48.25% 2012
122 Canada 48.23% 2010
123 Norway 48.2% 2011
124 Kazakhstan 48.2% 2012
125 Comoros 48.18% 2012
126 Singapore 48.18% 2009
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 48.18% 2010
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 48.16% 2010
127 Italy 48.15% 2011
128 Belgium 48.13% 2011
129 Republic of Macedonia 48.11% 2010
130 Lithuania 48.1% 2011
131 San Marino 48.07% 2012
132 Egypt 48.06% 2010
133 Latvia 48.03% 2011
Non-religious countries average (profile) 48.01% 2011
134 Andorra 48% 2012
135 Switzerland 47.97% 2011
136 Austria 47.76% 2011
OPEC countries average (profile) 47.72% 2010
137 Belarus 47.71% 2012
138 Guatemala 47.56% 2011
139 Iran 47.55% 2012
140 Zimbabwe 47.52% 2003
141 Malta 47.5% 2011
142 Germany 47.45% 2011
143 Senegal 47.43% 2011
144 Greece 47.41% 2010
145 Australia 47.37% 2011
146 Bulgaria 47.37% 2011
147 Kenya 47.26% 2009
148 South Korea 47.2% 2011
Religious countries average (profile) 47.18% 2009
149 Albania 47.16% 2012
150 Mozambique 47.16% 2012
151 China 47.11% 2011
152 Ethiopia 47.09% 2012
153 Turkey 47.04% 2011
154 Malawi 46.97% 2012
155 Azerbaijan 46.95% 2012
South and Central Asia average (profile) 46.93% 2011
156 Zambia 46.87% 2012
157 Solomon Islands 46.74% 2012
158 Saudi Arabia 46.61% 2012
159 Vietnam 46.52% 1998
160 Tanzania 46.48% 2012
161 Gabon 46.33% 1999
162 Republic of the Congo 46.23% 2012
163 Ghana 46.22% 2012
164 Tuvalu 46.16% 2001
165 American Samoa 46.12% 1992
166 Sudan 45.99% 2009
167 India 45.98% 2011
168 Liechtenstein 45.94% 2011
169 Nigeria 45.84% 2010
170 Cameroon 45.82% 2012
171 Laos 45.81% 2012
172 Tajikistan 45.8% 2011
173 Uganda 45.27% 2009
174 Mauritania 45.07% 2012
175 Morocco 44.97% 2012
South Asia average (profile) 44.94% 2011
176 Cambodia 44.93% 2008
177 Liberia 44.34% 2011
178 Burkina Faso 43.95% 2012
179 Eritrea 43.73% 2012
180 Burundi 43.38% 2012
181 Djibouti 42.94% 2012
182 Sierra Leone 41.6% 2001
183 Iraq 41.45% 2007
184 Mali 41.14% 2012
185 Pakistan 40.67% 2012
186 Papua New Guinea 40.09% 1998
187 Niger 40.05% 2012
188 Angola 39.43% 2011
189 Yemen 38.66% 2012
190 Guinea 38.29% 2012
191 Benin 37.88% 2011
192 Democratic Republic of the Congo 37.01% 2012
193 Equatorial Guinea 36.41% 2002
194 Cote d'Ivoire 35.63% 2002
195 Guinea-Bissau 35.52% 2000
196 Togo 34.59% 2007
197 Afghanistan 34.46% 2011
198 Central African Republic 34.27% 2012
199 Somalia 31.47% 2007
200 Chad 31.13% 2012
Former French colonies average (profile) 26.7% 1971
failed states average (profile) 23.58% 1971

Citation

"Countries Compared by Education > Secondary 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/Secondary-education,-pupils/%-female

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