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Education > Primary education > Teachers > % female: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Female teachers as a percentage of total primary education teachers includes full-time and part-time teachers.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Belarus 99.29% female 2005
2 Armenia 99.17% female 2005
3 Ukraine 98.93% female 2005
4 Russia 98.5% female 2004
5 Kazakhstan 98.09% female 2005
6 Lithuania 97.7% female 2004
7 Slovenia 97.28% female 2004
8 Latvia 97.18% female 2004
9 Moldova 96.98% female 2005
10 Hungary 95.89% female 2004
11 Kyrgyzstan 95.65% female 2005
12 Italy 95.37% female 2004
13 Georgia 95.01% female 2003
14 Mongolia 94.4% female 2005
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 93.58% female 2003
15 Bulgaria 92.56% female 2004
16 Suriname 92.02% female 2005
17 Uruguay 92% female 1999
18 Slovakia 91.69% female 2004
19 San Marino 90.99% female 2000
20 Austria 90.9% female 2004
21 Croatia 89.86% female 2003
22 Brazil 89.73% female 2003
23 Philippines 89.36% female 2004
24 Jamaica 89.28% female 2004
25 Macau 88.63% female 2005
26 United States 88.58% female 2004
27 Cayman Islands 88.54% female 2005
28 Bermuda 88.09% female 2005
29 The Bahamas 88.08% female 2005
30 Romania 86.9% female 2004
31 Malta 86.76% female 2004
32 Guyana 86.48% female 2004
33 Netherlands Antilles 86.38% female 2003
34 Argentina 86.36% female 2003
35 Virgin Islands 86.14% female 1991
36 Estonia 85.99% female 2001
37 Saint Lucia 85.93% female 2005
38 Saint Kitts and Nevis 85.83% female 2005
39 Kuwait 85.75% female 2005
40 Azerbaijan 85.41% female 2005
41 Israel 85.35% female 2004
42 Seychelles 85.34% female 2004
43 Dominica 84.97% female 2005
44 Lebanon 84.77% female 2005
45 Poland 84.75% female 2004
European Union average (profile) 84.61% female 2004
46 United Arab Emirates 84.42% female 2005
47 Czech Republic 84.03% female 2004
48 Ireland 83.38% female 2004
NATO countries average (profile) 83.13% female 2001
49 New Zealand 83% female 2004
50 Germany 82.92% female 2004
Eurozone average (profile) 82.92% female 2004
51 Cyprus 82.77% female 2004
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 82.42% female 2004
52 Serbia and Montenegro 82.18% female 2001
53 Portugal 81.79% female 2004
54 United Kingdom 81.46% female 2004
55 Venezuela 81.39% female 2005
56 France 81.2% female 2004
57 Burma 80.85% female 2005
=58 Aruba 80.78% female 2005
=58 Sweden 80.78% female 2004
High income OECD countries average (profile) 80.6% female 2004
60 Monaco 80.15% female 2004
61 Palau 79.03% female 2000
62 Costa Rica 78.99% female 2005
63 Sri Lanka 78.89% female 2004
64 Uzbekistan 78.73% female 1991
65 Antigua and Barbuda 78.71% female 2000
66 Botswana 78.57% female 2005
67 Nicaragua 78.47% female 2005
68 Iceland 78.42% female 2004
69 Hong Kong 78.26% female 2005
70 Lesotho 78.2% female 2005
=71 Chile 78.09% female 2004
=71 Belgium 78.09% female 2004
73 Vietnam 78.03% female 2005
74 Cuba 77.66% female 2005
75 Barbados 77.6% female 2005
76 Colombia 76.5% female 2005
77 Grenada 76.46% female 2005
78 Panama 76.4% female 2005
Emerging markets average (profile) 76.35% female 2003
79 South Africa 76.08% female 2004
80 Dominican Republic 75.98% female 2005
81 Bahrain 75.79% female 2002
82 Albania 75.71% female 2004
83 Finland 75.5% female 2004
84 Kiribati 75.23% female 2005
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 74.86% female 2003
85 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 74.85% female 2005
86 Honduras 74.73% female 2004
87 Liechtenstein 74.23% female 2004
88 Andorra 74.16% female 2005
89 South Korea 73.98% female 2005
90 Trinidad and Tobago 73.06% female 2005
91 Swaziland 72.82% female 2004
92 Samoa 72.61% female 2004
93 Norway 72.57% female 2004
94 Paraguay 72.45% female 2003
95 Iraq 72.16% female 2005
=96 Australia 71.5% female 1991
=96 Belize 71.5% female 2005
98 Brunei 71.17% female 2005
99 Luxembourg 70.62% female 2004
100 Ecuador 69.68% female 2005
101 El Salvador 69.58% female 2005
102 Syria 69.02% female 2002
103 Spain 69% female 2004
104 Canada 68.07% female 2001
105 Malaysia 66.29% female 2003
106 Maldives 66.24% female 2005
107 Cape Verde 66.05% female 2005
108 Mexico 66.04% female 2004
109 Qatar 65.58% female 2005
110 Sudan 65.38% female 2005
111 Japan 65% female 2004
Former British colonies average (profile) 64.87% female 2002
112 Namibia 64.22% female 2005
113 American Samoa 64.21% female 1991
114 Denmark 64% female 2001
115 Jordan 63.98% female 2003
116 Peru 63.34% female 2004
117 Tonga 63.19% female 2005
118 Tajikistan 62.87% female 2005
119 Mauritius 62.68% female 2005
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 62.51% female 2001
120 Greece 62.24% female 2004
121 Bolivia 61.41% female 2004
122 Iran 61.23% female 2005
123 Madagascar 60.17% female 2005
124 Thailand 58.36% female 2003
OPEC countries average (profile) 58.32% female 1991
125 Oman 57.97% female 2001
126 Fiji 56.91% female 2005
127 Burundi 55.45% female 2005
128 Sao Tome and Principe 55.35% female 2005
129 Egypt 55.04% female 2004
South and Central Asia average (profile) 54.57% female 2002
130 Vanuatu 53.76% female 2005
131 Netherlands 52.98% female 1991
132 China 52.91% female 2004
133 Indonesia 52.3% female 2004
134 Tunisia 51.22% female 2004
135 Rwanda 51.2% female 2005
136 Nigeria 50.82% female 2005
137 Zimbabwe 50.63% female 2003
138 Algeria 50.49% female 2005
139 Zambia 47.98% female 2005
140 Tanzania 47.93% female 2005
141 Saudi Arabia 47.54% female 1991
142 Morocco 46.14% female 2005
143 Pakistan 45.88% female 2005
144 Laos 45.44% female 2005
145 Kenya 44.76% female 2005
146 Haiti 44.67% female 1991
147 Gabon 44.65% female 2004
148 Ethiopia 44.62% female 2005
149 Congo, Republic of the 44.54% female 2005
150 India 44% female 2004
151 Turkey 43.3% female 1991
152 Cambodia 41.39% female 2005
153 Solomon Islands 40.58% female 1999
154 Cameroon 40% female 2005
155 Eritrea 39.86% female 2005
156 Papua New Guinea 39% female 2003
157 Uganda 38.59% female 2005
Former French colonies average (profile) 38.29% female 2002
158 Bhutan 38.18% female 2005
159 Niger 37.44% female 2005
160 Malawi 37.28% female 2005
South Asia average (profile) 36.35% female 2004
161 The Gambia 34.54% female 2004
162 Afghanistan 34.46% female 2005
163 Bangladesh 34.24% female 2004
164 Marshall Islands 34.22% female 2003
165 Comoros 32.85% female 2005
166 Sierra Leone 31.91% female 2005
167 Ghana 31.08% female 2005
168 Mauritania 30.86% female 2005
169 Equatorial Guinea 30.26% female 2003
170 Nepal 30.1% female 2005
171 Mozambique 29.91% female 2005
172 East Timor 29.23% female 2005
173 Burkina Faso 29.06% female 2005
174 Liberia 28% female 2000
175 Djibouti 27.22% female 2005
176 Mali 26.42% female 2005
177 Democratic Republic of the Congo 25.86% female 2003
178 Senegal 25.15% female 2005
179 Central African Republic 24.88% female 1991
180 Angola 24.47% female 1998
181 Guinea 24.31% female 2005
182 Cote d'Ivoire 23.99% female 2003
183 Yemen 21.02% female 2004
184 Guinea-Bissau 20.24% female 2001
185 Benin 17.72% female 2005
186 Togo 11.57% female 2005
187 Chad 11.5% female 2005

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"Countries Compared by Education > Primary education > Teachers > % female. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Development Indicators database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Education/Primary-education/Teachers/%-female

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