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People > Structure > Population > Female > % of total: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Female population is the percentage of the population that is female. Population is based on the de facto definition of population.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Latvia 53.91% 2009
=2 Estonia 53.89% 2009
=2 Ukraine 53.89% 2009
4 Russia 53.79% 2009
5 Netherlands Antilles 53.61% 2009
6 Belarus 53.5% 2009
7 Armenia 53.39% 2009
8 Lithuania 53.21% 2009
9 Georgia 52.96% 2009
10 El Salvador 52.82% 2009
11 Lesotho 52.8% 2009
12 Virgin Islands 52.62% 2009
13 Hungary 52.53% 2009
14 Moldova 52.5% 2009
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 52.46% 2009
15 Kazakhstan 52.38% 2009
16 Cape Verde 52.19% 2009
Eastern Europe average (profile) 52.14% 2009
=17 Aruba 52.05% 2009
=17 Puerto Rico 52.05% 2009
19 Bosnia and Herzegovina 51.88% 2009
20 Croatia 51.82% 2009
21 Poland 51.77% 2009
22 Uruguay 51.74% 2009
=23 Zimbabwe 51.65% 2009
=23 Bulgaria 51.65% 2009
25 Portugal 51.58% 2009
26 Rwanda 51.57% 2009
Europe average (profile) 51.49% 2009
27 Slovakia 51.49% 2009
28 Barbados 51.48% 2009
29 Trinidad and Tobago 51.41% 2009
30 Romania 51.39% 2009
31 France 51.38% 2009
32 Mozambique 51.37% 2009
33 Italy 51.35% 2009
European Union average (profile) 51.34% 2009
34 Cyprus 51.31% 2009
35 Sierra Leone 51.3% 2009
Cold countries average (profile) 51.29% 2009
36 Japan 51.29% 2009
37 Guatemala 51.27% 2009
Eurozone average (profile) 51.24% 2009
38 Austria 51.24% 2009
NATO countries average (profile) 51.24% 2009
=39 Slovenia 51.16% 2009
=39 European Union 51.16% 2009
=39 Switzerland 51.16% 2009
42 Burma 51.15% 2009
43 Azerbaijan 51.13% 2009
44 Swaziland 51.11% 2009
45 The Bahamas 51.08% 2009
46 Cambodia 51.07% 2009
47 Jamaica 51.06% 2009
48 Saint Lucia 51.05% 2009
49 Lebanon 51.04% 2009
50 Belgium 51.03% 2009
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 51.01% 2009
51 Finland 50.99% 2009
Emerging markets average (profile) 50.99% 2009
52 Burundi 50.98% 2009
53 Germany 50.97% 2009
54 Argentina 50.95% 2009
55 United Kingdom 50.94% 2009
56 Czech Republic 50.93% 2009
57 Morocco 50.89% 2009
58 Central African Republic 50.87% 2009
High income OECD countries average (profile) 50.86% 2009
=59 Thailand 50.82% 2009
=59 Eritrea 50.82% 2009
61 Colombia 50.78% 2009
=62 Mexico 50.76% 2009
=62 Sri Lanka 50.76% 2009
64 Brazil 50.75% 2009
65 Turkmenistan 50.72% 2009
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 50.72% 2009
66 Angola 50.71% 2009
=67 South Africa 50.7% 2009
=67 Namibia 50.7% 2009
69 Spain 50.69% 2009
Catholic countries average (profile) 50.67% 2009
=70 United States 50.66% 2009
=70 Kyrgyzstan 50.66% 2009
72 Albania 50.64% 2009
73 Tajikistan 50.63% 2009
74 Mali 50.62% 2009
=75 New Zealand 50.61% 2009
=75 Vietnam 50.61% 2009
77 Haiti 50.6% 2009
=78 Mongolia 50.54% 2009
=78 Chile 50.54% 2009
80 Serbia and Montenegro 50.53% 2009
Non-religious countries average (profile) 50.5% 2009
81 Togo 50.5% 2009
82 Nicaragua 50.49% 2009
83 Canada 50.48% 2009
84 Sao Tome and Principe 50.47% 2009
85 Guinea-Bissau 50.46% 2009
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 50.46% 2009
86 Mauritius 50.45% 2009
87 Democratic Republic of the Congo 50.44% 2009
=88 Netherlands 50.43% 2009
=88 Denmark 50.43% 2009
=88 Greece 50.43% 2009
91 Senegal 50.42% 2009
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 50.41% 2009
=92 Israel 50.41% 2009
=92 The Gambia 50.41% 2009
=92 Somalia 50.41% 2009
=95 Luxembourg 50.4% 2009
=95 Equatorial Guinea 50.4% 2009
97 Sweden 50.37% 2009
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 50.35% 2009
98 Nepal 50.33% 2009
=99 Liberia 50.31% 2009
=99 Malawi 50.31% 2009
101 Chad 50.3% 2009
=102 Norway 50.29% 2009
=102 Australia 50.29% 2009
=102 Uzbekistan 50.29% 2009
105 Ethiopia 50.25% 2009
106 Madagascar 50.21% 2009
107 Malta 50.2% 2009
Former French colonies average (profile) 50.19% 2009
=108 Tanzania 50.14% 2009
=108 Bolivia 50.14% 2009
Religious countries average (profile) 50.13% 2009
110 Zambia 50.12% 2009
111 Laos 50.11% 2009
112 Congo, Republic of the 50.09% 2009
113 Indonesia 50.08% 2009
failed states average (profile) 50.06% 2009
=114 Burkina Faso 50.05% 2009
=114 Gabon 50.05% 2009
=116 Botswana 50.04% 2009
=116 Honduras 50.04% 2009
118 Djibouti 50.02% 2009
=119 Cameroon 50.01% 2009
=119 Kenya 50.01% 2009
121 Grenada 49.99% 2009
=122 Ireland 49.92% 2009
=122 Uganda 49.92% 2009
=122 Niger 49.92% 2009
=122 Mayotte 49.92% 2009
126 Ecuador 49.91% 2009
South and Central Asia average (profile) 49.9% 2009
=127 Nigeria 49.88% 2009
=127 Suriname 49.88% 2009
=127 Peru 49.88% 2009
130 Cuba 49.86% 2009
131 New Caledonia 49.83% 2009
132 Comoros 49.82% 2009
Sparsely populated countries average (profile) 49.82% 2009
133 Venezuela 49.8% 2009
134 Turkey 49.77% 2009
135 Dominican Republic 49.76% 2009
136 Singapore 49.75% 2009
137 Tunisia 49.71% 2009
138 Sudan 49.65% 2009
139 Philippines 49.63% 2009
140 Belize 49.6% 2009
141 Panama 49.59% 2009
=142 Syria 49.53% 2009
=142 Benin 49.53% 2009
=144 Paraguay 49.52% 2009
=144 Algeria 49.52% 2009
146 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 49.51% 2009
=147 Guinea 49.5% 2009
=147 Maldives 49.5% 2009
149 Iraq 49.44% 2009
150 Bangladesh 49.43% 2009
151 Tonga 49.36% 2009
152 Ghana 49.32% 2009
153 Mauritania 49.29% 2009
154 Fiji 49.26% 2009
155 Malaysia 49.23% 2009
156 Costa Rica 49.21% 2009
157 Papua New Guinea 49.18% 2009
158 Guam 49.12% 2009
159 East Timor 49.1% 2009
160 Cote d'Ivoire 49.07% 2009
161 Vanuatu 49% 2009
162 French Polynesia 48.9% 2009
163 Iceland 48.79% 2009
Former British colonies average (profile) 48.78% 2009
164 Jordan 48.72% 2009
165 Guyana 48.66% 2009
166 Pakistan 48.51% 2009
South Asia average (profile) 48.39% 2009
167 Brunei 48.38% 2009
168 India 48.34% 2009
Muslim countries average (profile) 48.32% 2009
169 Libya 48.3% 2009
170 Solomon Islands 48.23% 2009
171 China 48.1% 2009
172 Samoa 47.9% 2009
173 Bhutan 47.28% 2009
174 Saudi Arabia 45.19% 2009
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 45.12% 2009
OPEC countries average (profile) 44.06% 2009
175 Oman 43.59% 2009
176 Bahrain 42.62% 2009
177 Kuwait 40.46% 2009
178 United Arab Emirates 32.74% 2009
179 Qatar 24.58% 2009

Citation

"Countries Compared by People > Structure > Population > Female > % of total. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", United Nations Population Division. 2009. World Population Prospects: The 2008 Revision. New York, United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs (advanced Excel tables). Available at http://esa.un.org/unpd/wpp2008/index.htm. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/People/Structure/Population/Female/%-of-total

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