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Education > Participation > Secondary education > General pupils > % female: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Secondary general pupils are the number of secondary students enrolled in general education programs, including teacher training.".

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Suriname 61.2% 2008
2 Lesotho 56.75% 2007
3 Aruba 54.72% 2008
4 Honduras 54.4% 2008
5 San Marino 54.21% 2008
6 Lebanon 53.86% 2008
7 Namibia 53.79% 2008
8 Italy 53.6% 2007
9 Dominican Republic 53.37% 2008
10 Sao Tome and Principe 52.77% 2009
11 Cape Verde 52.66% 2008
12 Estonia 52.65% 2008
13 Portugal 52.55% 2007
14 Slovenia 52.53% 2008
15 Poland 52.49% 2007
16 Nicaragua 52.46% 2008
17 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 52.29% 2008
18 Thailand 52.28% 2008
19 Tunisia 52.26% 2008
20 Mongolia 52.12% 2008
21 Bahrain 52.09% 2008
22 Mauritius 52.04% 2008
23 Algeria 52.02% 2008
24 Botswana 51.97% 2006
25 Cayman Islands 51.94% 2008
26 Latvia 51.8% 2008
=27 Finland 51.71% 2008
=27 Bulgaria 51.71% 2008
29 Croatia 51.67% 2007
=30 South Africa 51.6% 2007
=30 Malta 51.6% 2007
32 Iceland 51.58% 2008
33 Venezuela 51.55% 2008
34 Bermuda 51.46% 2006
35 Cyprus 51.44% 2008
=36 Norway 51.42% 2008
=36 Brazil 51.42% 2008
38 Panama 51.41% 2008
=39 Liechtenstein 51.4% 2008
=39 Belize 51.4% 2008
=39 Romania 51.4% 2008
42 Trinidad and Tobago 51.31% 2008
=43 Denmark 51.3% 2007
=43 Sri Lanka 51.3% 2008
=45 Colombia 51.29% 2008
=45 Cuba 51.29% 2008
=47 Netherlands Antilles 51.22% 2003
=47 Belgium 51.22% 2008
49 Kiribati 51.2% 2008
Eurozone average (profile) 51.16% 2007
50 Bosnia and Herzegovina 51.16% 2008
51 Saint Lucia 51.15% 2008
52 Philippines 51.12% 2008
53 Malaysia 51.11% 2007
European Union average (profile) 51.1% 2007
54 Antigua and Barbuda 51.08% 2008
=55 Argentina 51.05% 2007
=55 Czech Republic 51.05% 2008
NATO countries average (profile) 51.04% 2007
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 51.03% 2007
57 Switzerland 50.99% 2008
High income OECD countries average (profile) 50.87% 2007
=58 Bangladesh 50.83% 2007
=58 Fiji 50.83% 2008
=60 Saint Kitts and Nevis 50.82% 2008
=60 Guyana 50.82% 2008
62 Slovakia 50.8% 2008
63 Moldova 50.79% 2008
64 Turkmenistan 50.77% 1997
Europe average (profile) 50.76% 2007
65 Samoa 50.66% 2005
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 50.65% 2007
=66 Tonga 50.64% 2004
=66 Chile 50.64% 2007
=68 Serbia and Montenegro 50.62% 2008
=68 Mexico 50.62% 2008
=70 Netherlands 50.54% 2008
=70 New Zealand 50.54% 2002
72 Seychelles 50.53% 2008
73 France 50.51% 2008
74 Israel 50.49% 2008
75 Russia 50.47% 2008
76 Sweden 50.45% 2008
=77 Luxembourg 50.42% 2008
=77 Lithuania 50.42% 2008
79 Jamaica 50.41% 2008
80 Indonesia 50.37% 2008
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 50.34% 2007
=81 Hungary 50.29% 2008
=81 Paraguay 50.29% 2007
83 Barbados 50.25% 2008
84 European Union 50.21% 2008
85 Maldives 50.19% 2008
=86 Spain 50.17% 2008
=86 Austria 50.17% 2008
Emerging markets average (profile) 50.17% 2007
Cold countries average (profile) 50.15% 2006
88 Jordan 50.13% 2008
89 Kuwait 50.08% 2008
90 The Bahamas 50.06% 2008
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 50.04% 2005
91 Kyrgyzstan 50.02% 2008
92 Australia 49.97% 2008
93 Burma 49.93% 2007
94 Singapore 49.89% 2008
95 Germany 49.88% 2008
96 Costa Rica 49.85% 2008
Catholic countries average (profile) 49.82% 2007
=97 Vietnam 49.78% 2008
=97 Uruguay 49.78% 2007
99 Libya 49.76% 2003
100 Ireland 49.67% 2008
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 49.67% 2008
101 Japan 49.62% 2008
102 Palau 49.55% 2007
=103 Ukraine 49.52% 2008
=103 Brunei 49.52% 2008
105 Monaco 49.51% 2009
106 Bhutan 49.48% 2009
Non-religious countries average (profile) 49.47% 2008
=107 El Salvador 49.41% 2008
=107 Kazakhstan 49.41% 2009
109 Greece 49.37% 2007
110 Armenia 49.34% 2008
111 Qatar 49.32% 2008
112 United Kingdom 49.31% 2008
113 Belarus 49.28% 2007
Former British colonies average (profile) 49.25% 2005
114 Vanuatu 49.16% 2006
115 Dominica 49.12% 2008
116 Marshall Islands 49.11% 2007
117 Madagascar 49.05% 2008
118 Ecuador 49.01% 2008
=119 Tuvalu 48.99% 1990
=119 United Arab Emirates 48.99% 2007
121 Albania 48.87% 2004
122 East Timor 48.84% 2008
123 Syria 48.81% 2008
124 Uzbekistan 48.72% 2008
125 Peru 48.71% 2008
126 Georgia 48.69% 2008
127 United States 48.63% 2008
128 The Gambia 48.42% 2008
129 Bolivia 48.36% 2007
130 Canada 48.17% 2006
131 Zimbabwe 48.07% 2006
132 Oman 48.03% 2008
OPEC countries average (profile) 47.93% 2002
133 Saudi Arabia 47.91% 2008
South and Central Asia average (profile) 47.8% 2006
134 Haiti 47.76% 1997
135 Turks and Caicos Islands 47.75% 2005
136 Kenya 47.49% 2008
137 Azerbaijan 47.46% 2008
138 Gibraltar 47.43% 2008
139 Grenada 47.33% 2008
140 Turkey 47.3% 2008
141 China 47.29% 2008
142 Gabon 47.24% 2000
143 Rwanda 47.2% 2007
Religious countries average (profile) 47.1% 2005
144 Swaziland 47.08% 2007
145 Nepal 47.04% 2008
146 Tanzania 47% 2006
147 Guatemala 46.95% 2008
148 Angola 46.73% 2002
149 Sudan 46.32% 2009
150 Mauritania 46.23% 2008
151 Tajikistan 46.18% 2008
152 Morocco 46.02% 2008
153 Zambia 45.95% 2008
154 Ghana 45.93% 2008
155 Uganda 45.87% 2008
156 Malawi 45.61% 2008
157 Cameroon 45.46% 2008
Muslim countries average (profile) 45.1% 2003
158 Cambodia 44.88% 2008
159 Congo, Republic of the 44.13% 2008
160 India 44.12% 2007
161 Laos 43.89% 2008
162 Senegal 43.82% 2008
163 Mozambique 43.59% 2008
164 Solomon Islands 43.52% 2007
165 Nigeria 43.22% 2007
166 Comoros 42.65% 2005
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 42.59% 2000
167 Liberia 42.42% 2000
Former French colonies average (profile) 42.37% 2006
168 Pakistan 42.04% 2008
169 Burkina Faso 41.54% 2009
170 Eritrea 41.48% 2008
171 Ethiopia 41.45% 2008
172 Burundi 41.29% 2008
173 Djibouti 40.8% 2008
South Asia average (profile) 40.8% 2007
174 Papua New Guinea 40.24% 1995
175 Sierra Leone 39.96% 2007
176 Iraq 39.53% 2005
177 Mali 38.29% 2008
178 Niger 37.91% 2009
179 Equatorial Guinea 37.59% 2002
180 Cote d'Ivoire 36.81% 2008
181 Central African Republic 36.63% 2008
=182 Guinea 36.04% 2008
=182 Democratic Republic of the Congo 36.04% 2008
184 Guinea-Bissau 35.83% 2000
185 Benin 35.03% 2006
186 Togo 34.27% 2007
187 Somalia 31.47% 2007
188 Afghanistan 29.42% 2008
189 Chad 28.75% 2008

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"Countries Compared by Education > Participation > Secondary education > General pupils > % female. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) Institute for Statistics. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Education/Participation/Secondary-education/General-pupils/%-female

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