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Education > Education enrolment by level > Percentage girls > Primary level: Countries Compared

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Antigua and Barbuda 62.03% 1999
2 Saint Helena 54.55% 1985
3 Kiribati 51.3% 2002
4 Nauru 50.56% 1998
5 Rwanda 50.47% 2002
6 Bermuda 50.26% 2001
7 Tuvalu 50.25% 2001
8 Lesotho 50.11% 2002
9 Namibia 50.07% 2002
10 Tokelau 50% 1991
11 Liechtenstein 49.82% 2002
12 Anguilla 49.69% 2002
13 Burma 49.67% 2002
14 Bangladesh 49.65% 2002
15 Botswana 49.63% 2002
=16 Grenada 49.61% 2002
=16 Honduras 49.61% 2001
18 Mongolia 49.6% 2002
19 Dominican Republic 49.53% 2002
20 The Bahamas 49.52% 2002
21 Zimbabwe 49.48% 2003
22 Gabon 49.45% 2002
23 Uganda 49.4% 2002
24 Mauritius 49.39% 2002
25 Cayman Islands 49.37% 2001
26 Sweden 49.36% 2002
27 The Gambia 49.3% 2002
=28 Netherlands Antilles 49.19% 2002
=28 Reunion 49.19% 1993
30 Mauritania 49.17% 2002
31 Argentina 49.15% 2002
32 Peru 49.08% 2002
33 Ecuador 49.06% 2002
34 Sri Lanka 49.05% 2003
35 Saint Kitts and Nevis 49.04% 2002
36 Martinique 49% 1995
37 Kuwait 48.98% 2002
38 Uzbekistan 48.96% 2002
39 Madagascar 48.95% 2002
40 Barbados 48.94% 2002
=41 South Africa 48.92% 2002
=41 Nicaragua 48.92% 2002
=41 Monaco 48.92% 2000
=44 Malawi 48.91% 2002
=44 Bahrain 48.91% 2002
46 Jordan 48.9% 2002
=47 Jamaica 48.89% 2002
=47 Guyana 48.89% 2002
=47 Kyrgyzstan 48.89% 2002
50 Canada 48.87% 2001
51 United States 48.86% 2002
52 Kazakhstan 48.85% 2002
53 Turks and Caicos Islands 48.84% 2002
=54 Finland 48.83% 2002
=54 Seychelles 48.83% 2002
56 Mexico 48.82% 2002
57 Belize 48.81% 2002
58 Libya 48.8% 2002
=59 Japan 48.79% 2002
=59 Bolivia 48.79% 2002
=59 United Kingdom 48.79% 2002
=59 Serbia and Montenegro 48.79% 2000
63 Guadeloupe 48.78% 1993
64 Colombia 48.76% 2002
=65 Russia 48.73% 2002
=65 Ukraine 48.73% 2002
=65 Haiti 48.73% 1997
68 Tanzania 48.72% 2003
=69 Denmark 48.71% 2002
=69 Luxembourg 48.71% 2002
=71 Moldova 48.68% 2002
=71 Indonesia 48.68% 2002
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 48.67% 2002
=73 Suriname 48.67% 2002
=73 Malaysia 48.67% 2002
=75 Belgium 48.66% 2002
=75 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 48.66% 2002
=75 Cape Verde 48.66% 2002
78 Israel 48.65% 2002
79 Norway 48.64% 2002
=80 Switzerland 48.63% 2002
=80 Croatia 48.63% 2002
=80 Cyprus 48.63% 2002
83 French Guiana 48.62% 1995
=84 Trinidad and Tobago 48.61% 2002
=84 Australia 48.61% 2002
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 48.61% 2002
86 Germany 48.6% 2002
87 Poland 48.59% 2002
=88 Philippines 48.58% 2002
=88 France 48.58% 2002
90 Austria 48.55% 2002
91 Lithuania 48.54% 2002
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 48.52% 2002
92 Slovenia 48.51% 2002
93 Hungary 48.49% 2002
=94 Oman 48.48% 2002
=94 Ireland 48.48% 2002
=94 Slovakia 48.48% 2002
High income OECD countries average (profile) 48.47% 2002
97 Chile 48.47% 2003
European Union average (profile) 48.46% 2002
98 Venezuela 48.44% 2002
99 Iceland 48.43% 2002
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 48.43% 2002
Europe average (profile) 48.42% 2002
Cold countries average (profile) 48.42% 2002
100 New Zealand 48.42% 2002
101 Italy 48.41% 2002
=102 Uruguay 48.4% 2002
=102 Fiji 48.4% 2001
Eurozone average (profile) 48.38% 2002
104 Thailand 48.37% 2003
NATO countries average (profile) 48.36% 2002
105 Greece 48.36% 2002
=106 Armenia 48.35% 2002
=106 Saint Lucia 48.35% 2002
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 48.35% 2002
108 Spain 48.33% 2002
109 Qatar 48.32% 2002
=110 Kenya 48.31% 2002
=110 Dominica 48.31% 2002
=112 Belarus 48.29% 2002
=112 Georgia 48.29% 2002
=112 Sao Tome and Principe 48.29% 2001
=115 Czech Republic 48.28% 2002
=115 United Arab Emirates 48.28% 2002
=115 New Caledonia 48.28% 1991
118 Romania 48.26% 2002
119 Bulgaria 48.24% 2002
120 Paraguay 48.23% 2002
121 Netherlands 48.22% 2002
122 Latvia 48.2% 2002
Non-religious countries average (profile) 48.2% 2002
=123 Lebanon 48.18% 2002
=123 Congo, Republic of the 48.18% 2002
Former British colonies average (profile) 48.17% 2002
125 Panama 48.17% 2002
126 Costa Rica 48.13% 2002
127 Malta 48.11% 2002
128 Albania 48.1% 2002
Catholic countries average (profile) 48.1% 2002
129 Hong Kong 48.09% 2002
130 Zambia 48.08% 2002
131 Maldives 48.07% 2002
132 Swaziland 48.06% 2002
133 San Marino 48.04% 1999
Emerging markets average (profile) 48.03% 2002
134 Tajikistan 48.03% 2002
135 Vanuatu 48.02% 2002
136 Aruba 47.98% 2002
137 Gibraltar 47.96% 2000
138 Saudi Arabia 47.93% 2002
139 Samoa 47.92% 2002
140 Iran 47.89% 2002
141 British Virgin Islands 47.88% 2002
142 Brunei 47.86% 2002
143 Brazil 47.85% 2002
144 El Salvador 47.82% 2002
145 American Samoa 47.8% 1991
146 French Polynesia 47.79% 1995
=147 Cuba 47.74% 2002
=147 Azerbaijan 47.74% 2002
149 Palau 47.73% 1999
150 Estonia 47.72% 2002
151 Tunisia 47.67% 2002
152 Egypt 47.61% 2002
153 Singapore 47.58% 1996
154 Equatorial Guinea 47.57% 2001
155 Senegal 47.52% 2002
=156 Syria 47.51% 2002
=156 Portugal 47.51% 2002
158 Vietnam 47.49% 2002
159 Turkey 47.46% 2002
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 47.43% 2002
160 Ghana 47.43% 2003
OPEC countries average (profile) 47.4% 2002
161 Bhutan 47.4% 2002
162 Democratic Republic of the Congo 47.38% 1998
163 Guatemala 47.24% 2002
164 China 47.19% 2002
165 Andorra 47.18% 2002
166 Tonga 47.14% 2002
167 Algeria 46.96% 2002
168 South Korea 46.95% 2003
169 Marshall Islands 46.93% 2001
170 Macau 46.84% 2002
Landlocked countries average (profile) 46.83% 2002
171 India 46.82% 2002
172 Cambodia 46.78% 2002
173 Saint Pierre and Miquelon 46.68% 1986
174 Virgin Islands 46.6% 1992
Religious countries average (profile) 46.59% 2002
175 Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) 46.5% 1995
176 Morocco 46.44% 2002
177 Angola 46.42% 1999
178 Cook Islands 46.38% 2000
Muslim countries average (profile) 46.25% 2002
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 46.2% 2001
South and Central Asia average (profile) 46.16% 2002
179 Niue 45.73% 2001
180 Cameroon 45.7% 2002
181 Laos 45.65% 2002
182 Sudan 45.52% 2002
183 Nepal 45.39% 2002
184 Togo 45.24% 2002
Former French colonies average (profile) 45.17% 2002
185 Montserrat 45.16% 2002
186 Papua New Guinea 44.85% 2002
187 Solomon Islands 44.78% 1994
188 Mozambique 44.65% 2002
189 Burundi 44.6% 2002
190 Iraq 44.47% 2002
191 Eritrea 44.41% 2002
192 Comoros 44.33% 2002
193 Cote d'Ivoire 44.2% 2002
194 Nigeria 43.97% 2002
195 Djibouti 43.76% 2003
196 Ethiopia 43.48% 2003
South Asia average (profile) 43.36% 2002
=197 Mali 42.68% 2002
=197 Guinea 42.68% 2002
199 Burkina Faso 42.15% 2002
200 Liberia 41.92% 1999
201 Benin 41.85% 2002
202 Sierra Leone 41.56% 2000
203 Central African Republic 41.02% 2002
204 Guinea-Bissau 40.24% 2000
205 Niger 40.15% 2002
206 Pakistan 40.03% 2002
207 Yemen 39.81% 2002
208 Chad 39.12% 2002
failed states average (profile) 38.65% 1985
209 Somalia 33.97% 1985
210 Afghanistan 32.92% 2002

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