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Education > Participation > Ratio of girls to boys in primary and secondary education: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Ratio of girls to boys in primary and secondary education is the percentage of girls to boys enrolled at primary and secondary levels in public and private schools.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Qatar 119.78% 2008
2 Kiribati 109.34% 2007
3 Seychelles 108.33% 2008
4 Suriname 107.41% 2008
5 Honduras 107.29% 2008
6 Bangladesh 106.13% 2007
7 Libya 105.4% 2006
8 Tuvalu 104.83% 2001
9 Lesotho 104.68% 2007
10 Samoa 104.53% 2005
11 Argentina 104.5% 2007
12 Colombia 104.31% 2008
13 Mongolia 104.17% 2008
14 China 104% 2008
15 Namibia 103.59% 2008
16 Sri Lanka 103.53% 2003
17 Armenia 103.52% 2008
18 New Zealand 103.38% 2008
19 Tunisia 103.34% 2008
20 Lebanon 103.32% 2008
21 Sao Tome and Principe 103.16% 2009
22 Dominican Republic 102.93% 2008
23 Ireland 102.84% 2008
24 Fiji 102.76% 2008
25 Mauritania 102.65% 2007
26 Malaysia 102.63% 2007
27 Thailand 102.61% 2008
28 Spain 102.59% 2008
29 Saint Kitts and Nevis 102.55% 2005
30 Brazil 102.53% 2008
31 Nicaragua 102.49% 2008
32 Netherlands Antilles 102.46% 2003
33 Luxembourg 102.36% 2008
34 Finland 102.22% 2008
35 Venezuela 102.2% 2008
36 Jordan 102.17% 2008
37 Costa Rica 102.03% 2008
38 Croatia 102.01% 2007
39 Serbia and Montenegro 101.92% 2008
40 Iceland 101.88% 2008
41 Moldova 101.7% 2008
42 Philippines 101.69% 2008
43 The Gambia 101.67% 2008
44 Bosnia and Herzegovina 101.64% 2008
45 Denmark 101.62% 2007
46 Mexico 101.51% 2008
47 Israel 101.37% 2008
48 United Kingdom 101.28% 2008
49 Bahrain 101.2% 2008
=50 Estonia 101.17% 2008
=50 The Bahamas 101.17% 2008
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 101.17% 2007
52 Kuwait 101.13% 2008
53 Brunei 101.12% 2008
54 Malta 101.1% 2007
55 Panama 101.09% 2008
56 Belarus 101.08% 2007
57 Belize 101.05% 2008
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 100.91% 2007
58 Trinidad and Tobago 100.79% 2008
=59 Dominica 100.64% 2008
=59 European Union 100.64% 1991
61 United Arab Emirates 100.63% 2007
62 Czech Republic 100.62% 2008
63 Portugal 100.55% 2007
64 Botswana 100.49% 2006
65 Kyrgyzstan 100.48% 2008
66 Mauritius 100.47% 2008
67 Bhutan 100.45% 2009
=68 Ecuador 100.41% 2008
=68 Slovakia 100.41% 2008
70 Cape Verde 100.23% 2004
71 Aruba 100.18% 2008
72 Rwanda 100.15% 2008
73 Saint Lucia 100.13% 2008
74 United States 100.09% 2008
75 Jamaica 100.08% 2008
76 Cyprus 100.06% 2008
77 Japan 100.05% 2008
78 Latvia 100.03% 2008
Eurozone average (profile) 100.01% 2007
High income OECD countries average (profile) 100% 2007
European Union average (profile) 99.97% 2007
79 Tonga 99.89% 2006
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 99.82% 2007
80 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 99.76% 2008
81 Guyana 99.61% 2008
NATO countries average (profile) 99.58% 2007
=82 France 99.56% 2008
=82 South Africa 99.56% 2007
84 Lithuania 99.55% 2008
85 Turks and Caicos Islands 99.53% 2005
Europe average (profile) 99.48% 2007
86 Peru 99.38% 2008
87 Malawi 99.37% 2008
=88 Slovenia 99.31% 2008
=88 Algeria 99.31% 2005
90 Paraguay 99.29% 2007
91 Sweden 99.28% 2008
92 Poland 99.26% 2007
Emerging markets average (profile) 99.09% 2007
=93 Palau 99.07% 2007
=93 Italy 99.07% 2007
95 Norway 99.01% 2008
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 98.99% 2003
96 Uganda 98.94% 2008
=97 Romania 98.89% 2008
=97 Marshall Islands 98.89% 2007
=97 Tanzania 98.89% 1999
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 98.87% 2008
100 Burma 98.87% 2006
101 Oman 98.86% 2008
102 Ukraine 98.81% 2008
103 Cuba 98.79% 2008
=104 Bolivia 98.66% 2007
=104 Canada 98.66% 2006
106 Chile 98.63% 2007
Catholic countries average (profile) 98.57% 2003
107 Kazakhstan 98.47% 2009
108 Hungary 98.39% 2008
109 Uzbekistan 98.29% 2008
110 El Salvador 98.28% 2008
111 Belgium 98.25% 2008
112 Netherlands 98.19% 2008
113 Maldives 98.18% 2006
=114 Monaco 98.14% 2009
=114 Germany 98.14% 2008
Non-religious countries average (profile) 98.1% 2006
OPEC countries average (profile) 98.08% 2005
=116 Russia 98.04% 2008
=116 Indonesia 98.04% 2008
118 Uruguay 97.93% 2007
119 Azerbaijan 97.81% 2008
120 Albania 97.67% 2004
121 Bulgaria 97.41% 2008
122 Australia 97.3% 2008
123 Greece 97.29% 2007
124 Switzerland 97.26% 2008
125 Zimbabwe 97.11% 2006
126 Syria 96.8% 2008
127 Austria 96.73% 2008
128 Madagascar 96.52% 2008
129 Georgia 96.46% 2008
=130 Senegal 95.88% 2008
=130 Kenya 95.88% 2008
132 Gabon 95.87% 2000
133 Ghana 95.65% 2008
134 Zambia 95.06% 2008
=135 Bermuda 94.77% 2006
=135 East Timor 94.77% 2005
137 Vanuatu 94.76% 2004
138 Haiti 94.64% 1997
139 Solomon Islands 94% 2007
140 Guatemala 93.78% 2008
Religious countries average (profile) 93.5% 2005
141 Vietnam 93.22% 2001
142 Grenada 93.19% 2008
143 Turkey 92.87% 2008
144 Antigua and Barbuda 92.24% 2008
145 India 92.18% 2007
146 Swaziland 92.1% 2007
147 Congo, Republic of the 91.88% 2004
148 Cayman Islands 91.47% 2008
149 Burundi 91.32% 2008
150 Liechtenstein 91.1% 2008
151 Saudi Arabia 90.89% 2008
152 Tajikistan 90.56% 2008
153 Cambodia 89.65% 2007
154 Sudan 89.4% 2009
155 Morocco 88.07% 2007
156 Laos 87.22% 2008
157 Mozambique 86.52% 2008
158 Liberia 85.95% 2008
159 Burkina Faso 85.2% 2009
160 Ethiopia 85.19% 2008
161 Nigeria 85.11% 2007
162 Cameroon 84.25% 2008
163 Comoros 84.19% 2005
164 Papua New Guinea 84.01% 1995
165 Sierra Leone 83.98% 2007
South Asia average (profile) 83.96% 2007
166 Equatorial Guinea 82.52% 2002
167 Nepal 82.48% 2002
168 Angola 82.05% 1998
169 Pakistan 80.21% 2008
170 Djibouti 79.97% 2008
171 Iraq 78.91% 2005
172 Mali 77.62% 2008
173 Eritrea 77.21% 2008
174 Guinea 77.07% 2008
175 Democratic Republic of the Congo 75.82% 2008
176 Togo 75.28% 2007
177 Niger 73.94% 2008
178 Benin 73.5% 2005
179 Central African Republic 68.64% 2008
180 Cote d'Ivoire 68.63% 2002
181 Guinea-Bissau 65.49% 2000
182 Chad 64.17% 2007
183 Afghanistan 57.74% 2007
184 Somalia 53.45% 2007

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