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Education > Secondary education > Teachers > % female: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Female teachers as a percentage of total secondary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Kazakhstan 84.87% female 2005
2 Latvia 82.22% female 2004
3 Burma 82.21% female 2005
=4 Georgia 81.89% female 2003
=4 Estonia 81.89% female 2001
6 Brazil 81.81% female 2003
7 Armenia 81.29% female 2005
8 Lithuania 80.58% female 2004
9 Belarus 80.2% female 2005
10 Ukraine 78.85% female 2005
11 Bulgaria 77.19% female 2004
12 Slovakia 76.55% female 2004
13 Philippines 75.71% female 2004
14 Russia 75.44% female 1991
15 Moldova 75.32% female 2005
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 73.74% female 2001
16 The Bahamas 72.56% female 2005
17 Kyrgyzstan 72.5% female 2005
18 Mongolia 72.17% female 2005
19 Uruguay 72.16% female 1999
20 Hungary 71.15% female 2004
21 Israel 70.86% female 2004
22 Slovenia 70.62% female 2004
23 Antigua and Barbuda 70.56% female 2000
24 Poland 69.63% female 2004
25 Portugal 69.06% female 2004
26 Czech Republic 68.46% female 2004
27 Canada 68.22% female 2001
28 Croatia 66.98% female 2003
29 Jamaica 66.94% female 2004
30 Bermuda 66.86% female 2005
31 Italy 66.34% female 2004
32 Romania 66.19% female 2004
33 Argentina 65.97% female 2003
34 Monaco 65.54% female 2004
35 Azerbaijan 65.02% female 2005
NATO countries average (profile) 63.87% female 2004
36 Vietnam 63.83% female 2005
37 Belize 63.69% female 2005
38 Guyana 63.5% female 2004
European Union average (profile) 63.45% female 2004
39 Saint Lucia 63.39% female 2005
40 Sri Lanka 63.16% female 2004
41 Venezuela 63.05% female 2005
42 Malaysia 63.04% female 2003
43 Chile 62.79% female 2004
44 Iceland 62.71% female 2004
45 United States 62.59% female 2004
46 Suriname 62.26% female 2005
47 Paraguay 62.15% female 2003
48 Trinidad and Tobago 62.12% female 2005
Emerging markets average (profile) 61.93% female 2003
49 Dominican Republic 61.85% female 2005
50 Serbia and Montenegro 61.23% female 2001
51 Austria 60.83% female 2004
Eurozone average (profile) 60.6% female 2004
52 Saint Kitts and Nevis 60.2% female 2005
53 United Kingdom 60.18% female 2004
54 New Zealand 59.8% female 2004
55 Cyprus 59.59% female 2004
56 Samoa 59.51% female 2004
57 Andorra 59.34% female 2005
58 Grenada 59.14% female 2005
59 Palau 58.73% female 2000
60 France 58.57% female 2004
61 Dominica 58.47% female 2005
62 Iraq 58.28% female 2005
63 Brunei 58.09% female 2005
64 Macau 57.92% female 2005
65 Norway 57.88% female 2004
66 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 57.77% female 2005
67 Jordan 57.6% female 2003
68 Belgium 57.42% female 2004
69 Panama 57.41% female 2005
70 Sweden 57.07% female 2004
71 Barbados 56.9% female 2005
72 Nicaragua 56.76% female 2005
73 Virgin Islands 56.74% female 1991
74 Albania 56.04% female 2004
75 Hong Kong 55.94% female 2005
76 Qatar 55.73% female 2005
77 Greece 55.69% female 2004
78 Lesotho 55.61% female 2005
79 Germany 55.6% female 2004
80 Namibia 55.47% female 2005
81 Cuba 55.45% female 2005
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 55.4% female 2003
82 Mauritius 55.32% female 2005
83 Spain 55.14% female 2004
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 54.89% female 2003
84 Netherlands Antilles 54.7% female 2003
85 Honduras 54.68% female 2004
86 United Arab Emirates 54.64% female 2005
87 Thailand 54.34% female 2003
88 Bahrain 54.33% female 2002
89 Costa Rica 54.21% female 2003
90 Singapore 54.17% female 1991
91 Malta 53.34% female 2004
92 Seychelles 53.08% female 2003
93 Kuwait 52.93% female 2005
94 Bolivia 52.83% female 2004
95 Cayman Islands 52.36% female 2005
96 Tonga 51.88% female 2002
97 South Africa 51.82% female 2004
98 Aruba 51.79% female 2005
99 Colombia 51.58% female 2005
100 Lebanon 51.4% female 2005
101 Syria 51.31% female 2002
102 Sudan 51.18% female 2005
103 Ireland 50.95% female 1991
104 Pakistan 50.87% female 2004
105 Australia 50% female 1991
106 South Korea 49.94% female 2005
107 Fiji 49.65% female 2004
108 Oman 49.45% female 2001
109 El Salvador 49.42% female 2005
110 Algeria 49.31% female 2004
111 Ecuador 49.3% female 2005
112 Swaziland 48.99% female 2004
113 Iran 48.31% female 2003
114 Denmark 48.06% female 2001
115 Uzbekistan 47.69% female 1991
116 Kiribati 47.37% female 2005
OPEC countries average (profile) 47.25% female 1991
117 Botswana 47.16% female 2004
118 Afghanistan 47.11% female 1991
119 Liechtenstein 46.98% female 2004
Non-religious countries average (profile) 46.82% female 1991
120 Mexico 46.04% female 2004
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 45.53% female 1991
121 Tajikistan 45.19% female 2005
122 Tunisia 44.29% female 2004
123 Netherlands 44.28% female 2004
124 Madagascar 44.25% female 1999
125 Luxembourg 43.7% female 2004
126 China 43.25% female 2004
127 Peru 42.72% female 2004
128 Laos 42.14% female 2005
129 Egypt 41.29% female 2004
130 Saudi Arabia 40.93% female 1991
131 Cape Verde 40.07% female 2005
132 Indonesia 39.86% female 2004
133 Zimbabwe 39.81% female 2003
134 American Samoa 39.13% female 1991
135 Turkey 38.7% female 1991
136 Marshall Islands 38.5% female 2003
137 Kenya 38.41% female 2005
138 Papua New Guinea 36.54% female 2003
139 Cameroon 35.89% female 2004
140 Nigeria 35.67% female 2005
141 Vanuatu 35.56% female 2002
142 Maldives 34.67% female 2003
143 India 33.92% female 2004
144 Morocco 33.29% female 2004
145 Solomon Islands 32.69% female 2000
146 Angola 32.52% female 1999
147 Cote d'Ivoire 31.93% female 1991
148 Cambodia 31.25% female 2004
149 Japan 31.11% female 2003
150 Bhutan 31.02% female 2005
151 Zambia 26.92% female 2002
152 Sierra Leone 26.87% female 2005
153 Liberia 26.23% female 2000
154 Malawi 23.63% female 2002
155 Tanzania 22.78% female 1991
156 Djibouti 22.55% female 2002
157 Uganda 21.94% female 2005
158 Yemen 20.8% female 2004
159 Burundi 20.73% female 2004
160 East Timor 20.31% female 2005
161 Rwanda 19.87% female 2005
162 Niger 18.61% female 2004
163 Ghana 18.4% female 2005
164 Mozambique 17.77% female 2005
165 Bangladesh 17.23% female 2005
166 Ethiopia 16.6% female 2005
167 Gabon 16.28% female 1999
168 Senegal 14.34% female 2005
169 The Gambia 14.25% female 2004
170 Mali 13.78% female 2000
171 Nepal 13.54% female 2003
172 Congo, Republic of the 13.31% female 2004
173 Comoros 12.97% female 2005
174 Mauritania 12.69% female 2005
175 Sao Tome and Principe 12.6% female 2005
176 Eritrea 11.27% female 2005
177 Burkina Faso 11.1% female 2004
178 Benin 11.08% female 2005
179 Democratic Republic of the Congo 8.93% female 2003
180 Guinea-Bissau 6.73% female 2000
181 Togo 6.71% female 2005
182 Chad 5.23% female 2003
183 Guinea 4.69% female 2005
184 Equatorial Guinea 4.36% female 2000

Citation

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

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