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Education > 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 Samoa 62.96% female 1991
2 Lesotho 55.82% female 2005
3 Suriname 55.77% female 2005
4 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 55.2% female 2005
5 Namibia 55.12% female 1991
6 Honduras 54.56% female 2004
7 Saint Lucia 54.25% female 2005
8 Dominican Republic 53.95% female 2005
9 Nicaragua 52.66% female 2005
10 Uruguay 52.49% female 2003
11 Mongolia 52.38% female 2005
=12 Netherlands Antilles 52.14% female 2003
=12 Federated States of Micronesia 52.14% female 1991
14 Venezuela 52.06% female 2005
15 Maldives 51.95% female 2005
16 Malaysia 51.94% female 2003
17 Brazil 51.75% female 2003
18 Cape Verde 51.71% female 2005
19 Kiribati 51.68% female 2005
20 New Zealand 51.58% female 2002
21 Colombia 51.55% female 2005
22 South Africa 51.53% female 2004
23 Lebanon 51.51% female 2005
24 Portugal 51.37% female 2004
25 Mexico 51.18% female 2004
26 Sao Tome and Principe 51.13% female 2005
27 Trinidad and Tobago 51.07% female 2005
28 Botswana 51% female 2004
29 Argentina 50.95% female 2003
=30 Panama 50.76% female 2005
=30 Tonga 50.76% female 2005
=32 Aruba 50.74% female 2005
=32 Algeria 50.74% female 2005
34 Ireland 50.67% female 2004
35 Bangladesh 50.55% female 2005
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 50.52% female 2003
36 Libya 50.49% female 2003
37 Andorra 50.28% female 2005
=38 Thailand 50.25% female 2005
=38 Antigua and Barbuda 50.25% female 2000
40 Luxembourg 50.24% female 2004
41 Spain 50.16% female 2004
42 Turkmenistan 50.14% female 1991
43 Fiji 50.13% female 2005
44 Grenada 50.05% female 2005
45 Finland 50.04% female 2004
46 Costa Rica 50.03% female 2005
=47 Dominica 50.01% female 2005
=47 Qatar 50.01% female 1998
49 El Salvador 49.99% female 2005
50 Bahrain 49.97% female 2005
51 Moldova 49.88% female 2005
52 Jamaica 49.87% female 2004
53 Denmark 49.83% female 2004
54 Kuwait 49.75% female 2005
55 Madagascar 49.66% female 2005
=56 Belize 49.62% female 2005
=56 Peru 49.62% female 2004
58 Armenia 49.61% female 2005
59 Paraguay 49.57% female 2003
60 Iceland 49.54% female 2004
=61 Chile 49.5% female 2004
=61 Kyrgyzstan 49.5% female 2005
=63 Norway 49.46% female 2004
=63 Sweden 49.46% female 2004
65 Macau 49.43% female 2005
66 Vanuatu 49.41% female 2005
=67 Estonia 49.37% female 2004
=67 United Kingdom 49.37% female 2004
69 Barbados 49.35% female 2005
70 Bosnia and Herzegovina 49.34% female 1991
71 Croatia 49.33% female 2003
72 Serbia and Montenegro 49.32% female 2001
73 San Marino 49.29% female 2000
74 Romania 49.28% female 2004
75 Slovakia 49.25% female 2004
76 Ecuador 49.24% female 2005
77 Cyprus 49.21% female 2004
78 Georgia 49.19% female 2005
79 Jordan 49.16% female 2004
80 Czech Republic 49.15% female 2004
81 Burma 49.13% female 2005
=82 Mauritius 49.12% female 2005
=82 Poland 49.12% female 2004
84 Belarus 49.11% female 2005
85 Cuba 49.09% female 2005
86 Indonesia 49.07% female 2004
87 Swaziland 49.06% female 2004
High income OECD countries average (profile) 49.04% female 2004
Eurozone average (profile) 49.03% female 2004
European Union average (profile) 49.03% female 2004
88 France 49% female 2004
89 Guyana 48.97% female 2004
90 Hong Kong 48.94% female 2005
91 Bermuda 48.89% female 1991
92 Japan 48.87% female 2004
93 Brunei 48.82% female 2005
94 Latvia 48.8% female 2004
95 Russia 48.79% female 2004
NATO countries average (profile) 48.77% female 2004
=96 Israel 48.76% female 2004
=96 Slovenia 48.76% female 2004
Europe average (profile) 48.73% female 2004
98 Hungary 48.72% female 2004
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 48.67% female 2004
99 Kenya 48.58% female 2005
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 48.57% female 2002
=100 Vietnam 48.57% female 2005
=100 Haiti 48.57% female 1991
102 Lithuania 48.56% female 2004
103 Kazakhstan 48.53% female 2005
104 Uzbekistan 48.51% female 2004
105 Netherlands 48.5% female 2004
106 Italy 48.49% female 2004
Emerging markets average (profile) 48.4% female 2004
107 Monaco 48.37% female 2001
108 East Timor 48.31% female 2005
109 Greece 48.27% female 2004
110 Germany 48.24% female 2004
111 Seychelles 48.19% female 1991
112 Saudi Arabia 48.12% female 2005
113 Canada 48.1% female 2002
114 Tunisia 48.09% female 2004
115 American Samoa 48.05% female 1991
116 Belgium 48.03% female 2004
117 Albania 47.94% female 2004
Non-religious countries average (profile) 47.88% female 2004
118 Azerbaijan 47.87% female 2005
119 Australia 47.76% female 2004
120 Bulgaria 47.72% female 2004
121 Rwanda 47.63% female 2005
122 Bolivia 47.58% female 2005
123 Guatemala 47.57% female 2005
124 Sudan 47.54% female 2005
125 China 47.47% female 2004
126 Egypt 47.39% female 2004
=127 Syria 47.36% female 2005
=127 Austria 47.36% female 2004
129 South Korea 47.2% female 2005
130 Switzerland 47.17% female 2004
131 Iran 47.16% female 2005
132 Bhutan 47.15% female 2005
133 Malta 46.84% female 2004
134 Ukraine 46.79% female 2005
135 Tanzania 46.64% female 2005
136 Singapore 46.56% female 1991
137 Mauritania 45.9% female 2005
138 Liechtenstein 45.22% female 2004
139 The Gambia 45.17% female 2004
140 Morocco 45.13% female 2005
141 Ghana 45.02% female 2005
142 Congo, Republic of the 44.9% female 2005
143 Tajikistan 44.84% female 2005
144 Zambia 44.8% female 2005
145 Nepal 44.71% female 2005
146 Nigeria 44.61% female 2005
South and Central Asia average (profile) 44.3% female 2002
147 Angola 44.18% female 2001
148 Cameroon 44.15% female 2005
149 Oman 43.9% female 1991
Muslim countries average (profile) 43.77% female 2004
150 Uganda 43.75% female 2005
151 Senegal 43.58% female 2005
152 Sierra Leone 42.83% female 2005
153 India 42.81% female 2004
154 Burundi 42.6% female 2005
155 Comoros 42.51% female 2005
156 Laos 42.47% female 2005
157 Turkey 42.03% female 2004
158 Cambodia 41.97% female 2005
159 Liberia 41.66% female 2000
160 Pakistan 41.1% female 2005
161 Papua New Guinea 41% female 2003
162 Mozambique 40.85% female 2005
163 Burkina Faso 40.73% female 2005
South Asia average (profile) 40.54% female 2005
164 Djibouti 39.51% female 2005
165 Niger 39.08% female 2005
166 Iraq 38.93% female 2005
167 Ethiopia 38.89% female 2005
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 38.62% female 1991
Former French colonies average (profile) 38.61% female 2002
168 Eritrea 37.2% female 2005
169 Democratic Republic of the Congo 36.67% female 2003
170 Equatorial Guinea 36.41% female 2002
171 Guinea-Bissau 35.45% female 2001
172 Benin 35.43% female 2005
173 Cote d'Ivoire 35.12% female 2002
174 Somalia 34.74% female 1991
175 Central African Republic 34.27% female 2003
176 Togo 33.66% female 2005
177 Guinea 33.39% female 2005
178 Mali 32.59% female 2005
179 Malawi 31.92% female 1991
180 Yemen 31.24% female 2005
181 Chad 24.75% female 2005
182 Afghanistan 23.37% female 2005
183 Gabon 2.44% female 2002

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

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