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Education > Elementary (primary school) > Teachers > Proportion of teachers female: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Percentage of country's elementary, or primary, teachers that are female.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
=1 Armenia 100% 2007
=1 Niue 100% 2005
=3 Ukraine 99% 2011
=3 Belarus 99% 2010
=5 Kazakhstan 98% 2012
=5 Kyrgyzstan 98% 2011
=5 Moldova 98% 2011
=5 Russia 98% 2009
=9 Czech Republic 97% 2011
=9 Slovenia 97% 2011
=9 Montserrat 97% 2009
=12 Mongolia 96% 2011
=12 Lithuania 96% 2011
=12 Hungary 96% 2011
15 Italy 95% 2007
=16 Suriname 94% 2011
=16 Bulgaria 94% 2010
=18 Latvia 93% 2011
=18 British Virgin Islands 93% 2011
=18 Estonia 93% 2010
=18 Nauru 93% 2008
=22 San Marino 92% 2011
=22 Qatar 92% 2011
=22 The Bahamas 92% 2010
=22 Croatia 92% 2010
=22 Uruguay 92% 1999
=27 Antigua and Barbuda 91% 2011
=27 Bermuda 91% 2011
=27 Jamaica 91% 2010
=30 Kuwait 90% 2011
=30 Brazil 90% 2011
=30 Austria 90% 2011
=30 Philippines 90% 2009
=34 Azerbaijan 89% 2011
=34 Slovakia 89% 2011
=34 Turks and Caicos Islands 89% 2005
=37 Guyana 88% 2011
=37 Seychelles 88% 2011
=37 Saint Kitts and Nevis 88% 2011
=40 Saint Lucia 87% 2011
=40 United Arab Emirates 87% 2011
=40 Macau 87% 2011
=40 Uzbekistan 87% 2011
=40 Lebanon 87% 2011
=40 United Kingdom 87% 2010
=40 United States 87% 2010
=40 Argentina 87% 2008
=40 Monaco 87% 2001
=49 Dominica 86% 2011
=49 Germany 86% 2010
=49 Romania 86% 2010
=49 Georgia 86% 2010
=49 Cook Islands 86% 2010
=49 Netherlands Antilles 86% 2002
=55 Sri Lanka 85% 2011
=55 Cayman Islands 85% 2011
=55 Aruba 85% 2011
=55 Ireland 85% 2011
=55 Israel 85% 2010
=55 Malta 85% 2010
=61 Serbia 84% 2011
=61 New Zealand 84% 2010
=61 Poland 84% 2010
=61 Burma 84% 2010
=65 Albania 83% 2011
=65 France 83% 2011
=65 Cyprus 83% 2010
=68 Sweden 82% 2011
=68 Kiribati 82% 2008
=70 Belgium 81% 2010
=70 Puerto Rico 81% 2010
=70 Singapore 81% 2009
=73 Costa Rica 80% 2011
=73 Portugal 80% 2010
=73 Tuvalu 80% 2003
=76 Colombia 79% 2011
=76 Andorra 79% 2011
=76 Finland 79% 2011
=76 Republic of Macedonia 79% 2010
=76 Grenada 79% 2010
=76 Trinidad and Tobago 79% 2010
=76 Palau 79% 2000
=83 Chile 78% 2011
=83 Cuba 78% 2011
=83 Hong Kong 78% 2011
=83 Barbados 78% 2011
=83 Liechtenstein 78% 2011
=83 Dominican Republic 78% 2011
=83 South Korea 78% 2010
=83 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 78% 2010
=83 Gibraltar 78% 2009
=92 Vietnam 77% 2011
=92 Lesotho 77% 2010
=92 Samoa 77% 2010
=92 Nicaragua 77% 2010
=92 South Africa 77% 2009
=97 Brunei 76% 2011
=97 Panama 76% 2011
=97 Botswana 76% 2009
=97 Bahrain 76% 2002
=101 Anguilla 75% 2011
=101 Spain 75% 2011
=101 Tajikistan 75% 2011
=104 Montenegro 74% 2012
=104 Luxembourg 74% 2010
=106 Belize 73% 2011
=106 El Salvador 73% 2011
=106 Honduras 73% 2009
=109 Maldives 72% 2011
=109 Paraguay 72% 2004
=111 Ecuador 71% 2011
=111 Mauritius 71% 2011
=111 Swaziland 71% 2011
=111 Tonga 71% 2007
115 Palestine 70% 2011
=116 Malaysia 69% 2010
=116 Iraq 69% 2007
=116 Tokelau 69% 2003
=116 Syria 69% 2002
=120 Namibia 68% 2010
=120 Canada 68% 2000
=122 Cape Verde 67% 2011
=122 Mexico 67% 2011
=124 Peru 66% 2011
=124 Guatemala 66% 2010
=126 Greece 65% 2007
=126 Japan 65% 2006
=128 Indonesia 64% 2011
=128 Jordan 64% 2003
=128 Denmark 64% 2001
131 Oman 62% 2003
=132 Fiji 61% 2011
=132 Bolivia 61% 2004
134 Thailand 60% 2008
135 China 58% 2011
136 Iran 57% 2009
=137 Sao Tome and Principe 56% 2012
=137 Tunisia 56% 2011
=137 Madagascar 56% 2011
140 Algeria 55% 2011
=141 Bangladesh 54% 2011
=141 Vanuatu 54% 2010
=143 Burundi 53% 2011
=143 Gabon 53% 2011
=143 Egypt 53% 2010
=146 Morocco 52% 2012
=146 Tanzania 52% 2012
=146 Laos 52% 2011
=146 Rwanda 52% 2011
150 Zambia 51% 2011
=151 Saudi Arabia 50% 2011
=151 Cameroon 50% 2011
=153 Pakistan 48% 2011
=153 Cambodia 48% 2011
=153 Nigeria 48% 2010
156 Niger 46% 2012
157 Solomon Islands 45% 2010
=158 Kenya 44% 2009
=158 India 44% 2004
160 Papua New Guinea 43% 2006
161 Nepal 42% 2012
=162 Mozambique 41% 2012
=162 Eritrea 41% 2011
=162 Uganda 41% 2010
=165 Bhutan 40% 2012
=165 Equatorial Guinea 40% 2011
=165 Malawi 40% 2011
=165 East Timor 40% 2011
=165 Angola 40% 2007
170 Burkina Faso 38% 2012
=171 Ghana 37% 2012
=171 Ethiopia 37% 2011
173 Mauritania 36% 2011
174 Marshall Islands 34% 2002
175 Haiti 32% 1998
=176 Senegal 31% 2011
=176 Afghanistan 31% 2011
178 Guinea 30% 2012
179 Gambia 29% 2011
=180 Comoros 28% 2011
=180 Mali 28% 2011
=182 Democratic Republic of the Congo 27% 2011
=182 Cote d'Ivoire 27% 2011
=182 Yemen 27% 2011
=185 Djibouti 25% 2012
=185 Sierra Leone 25% 2011
187 Guinea-Bissau 22% 2010
188 Benin 20% 2011
189 Central African Republic 18% 2011
190 Somalia 17% 2007
191 Chad 15% 2011
=192 Togo 14% 2012
=192 Liberia 14% 2011

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