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Education > Participation > Secondary education > Pupils > % female: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Female pupils as a percentage of total pupils at secondary level includes enrollments in public and private schools.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Lesotho 56.84% 2007
2 Suriname 55.53% 2008
3 Honduras 55.27% 2008
4 Namibia 53.79% 2008
5 Dominican Republic 53.7% 2008
6 Libya 52.9% 2006
7 Nicaragua 52.55% 2008
8 Argentina 52.32% 2007
9 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 52.29% 2008
10 Cape Verde 52.18% 2004
11 Sao Tome and Principe 52.17% 2009
12 Netherlands Antilles 52.14% 2003
13 Cayman Islands 51.94% 2008
14 Lebanon 51.82% 2008
15 Brazil 51.71% 2008
16 Mongolia 51.58% 2008
17 Bermuda 51.46% 2006
18 Colombia 51.44% 2008
19 Venezuela 51.43% 2008
20 Mexico 51.4% 2008
21 Belize 51.36% 2008
22 Aruba 51.35% 2008
23 Kiribati 51.2% 2008
24 Philippines 51.12% 2008
25 Botswana 51.11% 2006
26 Trinidad and Tobago 51.08% 2008
27 South Africa 51% 2007
28 Thailand 50.98% 2008
29 Panama 50.95% 2008
30 Saint Lucia 50.86% 2008
31 Saint Kitts and Nevis 50.82% 2008
32 Algeria 50.74% 2005
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 50.73% 2007
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 50.7% 2007
33 Samoa 50.66% 2005
34 Portugal 50.65% 2007
35 Malaysia 50.64% 2007
36 Tunisia 50.6% 2008
37 Seychelles 50.53% 2008
38 Jamaica 50.41% 2008
39 Ireland 50.38% 2008
40 Bangladesh 50.32% 2007
=41 Maldives 50.28% 2006
=41 Guyana 50.28% 2008
43 Barbados 50.25% 2008
=44 Finland 50.19% 2008
=44 Vietnam 50.19% 2008
=44 Antigua and Barbuda 50.19% 2008
47 Fiji 50.16% 2008
48 Paraguay 50.12% 2007
49 El Salvador 50.08% 2008
50 The Bahamas 50.06% 2008
51 Spain 50.02% 2008
52 Costa Rica 49.99% 2008
53 Moldova 49.94% 2008
54 Burma 49.93% 2007
55 New Zealand 49.83% 2008
56 Chile 49.77% 2007
57 Croatia 49.72% 2007
58 Iceland 49.68% 2008
59 Jordan 49.63% 2008
60 Mauritius 49.6% 2008
=61 Luxembourg 49.59% 2008
=61 Latvia 49.59% 2008
63 Palau 49.55% 2007
64 Bahrain 49.54% 2008
65 Bhutan 49.48% 2009
66 Ecuador 49.47% 2008
67 Sri Lanka 49.45% 2004
68 Kuwait 49.43% 2008
69 Serbia and Montenegro 49.4% 2008
70 Denmark 49.39% 2007
Catholic countries average (profile) 49.39% 2003
71 Estonia 49.38% 2008
72 Kyrgyzstan 49.37% 2008
73 Armenia 49.23% 2008
Former British colonies average (profile) 49.2% 2002
74 United Kingdom 49.19% 2008
75 Cyprus 49.18% 2008
76 Belarus 49.16% 2007
Emerging markets average (profile) 49.14% 2007
77 Marshall Islands 49.13% 2007
78 Slovakia 49.1% 2008
79 Israel 49.08% 2008
80 Dominica 49.05% 2008
Eurozone average (profile) 49.04% 2007
=81 Czech Republic 49.02% 2008
=81 Malta 49.02% 2007
83 Indonesia 49.01% 2008
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 49% 2007
84 Bosnia and Herzegovina 49% 2008
85 Peru 48.99% 2008
European Union average (profile) 48.97% 2007
High income OECD countries average (profile) 48.92% 2007
86 Lithuania 48.9% 2008
87 France 48.89% 2008
88 Qatar 48.87% 2008
89 Japan 48.83% 2008
90 Uzbekistan 48.8% 2008
NATO countries average (profile) 48.79% 2007
Europe average (profile) 48.78% 2007
91 Uruguay 48.76% 2007
92 United Arab Emirates 48.75% 2007
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 48.72% 2007
93 San Marino 48.72% 2008
94 East Timor 48.71% 2005
95 Georgia 48.66% 2008
Cold countries average (profile) 48.66% 2006
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 48.65% 2008
=96 United States 48.63% 2008
=96 Brunei 48.63% 2008
98 Madagascar 48.6% 2008
99 Romania 48.59% 2008
100 Cuba 48.58% 2008
101 Sweden 48.55% 2008
102 Poland 48.5% 2007
103 Slovenia 48.49% 2008
104 Hungary 48.48% 2008
105 Syria 48.47% 2008
106 The Gambia 48.42% 2008
=107 Netherlands 48.38% 2008
=107 Tonga 48.38% 2006
OPEC countries average (profile) 48.38% 2005
109 Bolivia 48.36% 2007
110 Italy 48.34% 2007
111 Ukraine 48.32% 2008
112 Monaco 48.26% 2009
Non-religious countries average (profile) 48.26% 2008
113 Guatemala 48.25% 2008
114 Kazakhstan 48.22% 2009
115 Russia 48.2% 2008
=116 Canada 48.17% 2006
=116 Singapore 48.17% 2008
118 Belgium 48.15% 2008
119 Germany 48.11% 2008
120 Norway 48.1% 2008
121 Zimbabwe 48.07% 2006
122 Oman 48.03% 2008
123 Albania 47.94% 2004
=124 Rwanda 47.85% 2008
=124 Bulgaria 47.85% 2008
=126 Azerbaijan 47.83% 2008
=126 China 47.83% 2008
128 Turks and Caicos Islands 47.81% 2005
129 Austria 47.71% 2008
130 Haiti 47.64% 1997
131 Switzerland 47.62% 2008
132 Kenya 47.6% 2008
133 Australia 47.46% 2008
134 Gibraltar 47.43% 2008
135 Grenada 47.33% 2008
136 Greece 47.11% 2007
137 Swaziland 47.08% 2007
138 Nepal 46.73% 2008
Religious countries average (profile) 46.49% 2005
139 Saudi Arabia 46.41% 2008
140 Gabon 46.33% 2000
141 Tuvalu 46.16% 2001
142 Turkey 46.14% 2008
143 Liechtenstein 46.09% 2008
144 Congo, Republic of the 46.03% 2004
145 Sudan 45.99% 2009
146 Ghana 45.94% 2008
147 Tajikistan 45.85% 2008
148 Uganda 45.75% 2008
149 Angola 45.69% 2002
150 Malawi 45.61% 2008
151 Mauritania 45.58% 2007
152 Morocco 45.52% 2007
153 Zambia 45.25% 2008
South and Central Asia average (profile) 45.09% 2006
154 Tanzania 44.82% 1999
Muslim countries average (profile) 44.76% 2003
155 Vanuatu 44.7% 2004
156 Senegal 44.34% 2008
157 Cambodia 44.16% 2007
158 Cameroon 44.15% 2008
159 India 43.97% 2007
160 Laos 43.87% 2008
161 Solomon Islands 43.52% 2007
162 Nigeria 42.98% 2007
163 Liberia 42.88% 2008
164 Mozambique 42.84% 2008
165 Comoros 42.51% 2005
166 Burkina Faso 41.9% 2009
167 Ethiopia 41.86% 2008
168 Pakistan 41.78% 2008
169 Eritrea 41.5% 2008
170 Burundi 41.44% 2008
171 Sierra Leone 40.97% 2007
172 Djibouti 40.7% 2008
South Asia average (profile) 40.54% 2007
173 Papua New Guinea 39.18% 1995
174 Iraq 38.93% 2005
175 Mali 38.64% 2008
176 Niger 37.59% 2008
177 Central African Republic 36.71% 2008
178 Equatorial Guinea 36.41% 2002
179 Guinea 36.19% 2008
180 Cote d'Ivoire 35.63% 2002
181 Democratic Republic of the Congo 35.54% 2008
182 Guinea-Bissau 35.44% 2000
183 Benin 35.43% 2005
184 Togo 34.59% 2007
185 Somalia 31.47% 2007
186 Chad 30.76% 2007
187 Afghanistan 26.06% 2007

Citation

"Countries Compared by Education > Participation > Secondary education > 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/Pupils/%-female

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