Female Gross Enrollment Ratio in Primary Education (Including Overage and Underage Enrollment)

This key economic indicator for the Education sector has been recently updated.

  1. Malawi was up 1.4points of Female Gross Enrollment Ratio in Primary Education (Including Overage and Underage Enrollment) in 2019, from a year earlier.
  2. Since 2014 Sweden Female Gross Enrollment Ratio in Primary Education (Including Overage and Underage Enrollment) increased 1.1points year on year reaching 131.38 Percent of the Population of the Corresponding Official School Age.
  3. In 2019 Madagascar was ranked number 2 in Female Gross Enrollment Ratio in Primary Education (Including Overage and Underage Enrollment).
  4. In 2019 Nepal was number 3 in Female Gross Enrollment Ratio in Primary Education (Including Overage and Underage Enrollment) totalising 143.45 Percent of the Population of the Corresponding Official School Age, compared to 169 in 2018.

Top Countries in Female Gross Enrollment Ratio in Primary Education (Including Overage and Underage Enrollment)

# 179 Countries Percent of the Population of the Corresponding Official School Age Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 #1
Malawi
145.11 % 2019 +1.4 % -0.5 % View data
2 #2
Madagascar
144.62 % 2019 +1.1 % -0.1 % View data
3 #3
Nepal
143.45 % 2019 NA -0.7 % View data
4 #4
Rwanda
133.53 % 2019 +1.1 % -1.2 % View data
5 #5
Sweden
131.38 % 2019 +1.4 % +1.1 % View data
6 #6
British Virgin Islands
126.58 % 2019 +1.2 % +3.1 % View data
7 #7
Nauru
125.99 % 2019 +1.3 % +2.5 % View data
8 #8
Burundi
125.14 % 2019 +2.4 % -1.7 % View data
9 #9
India
123.11 % 2019 +0.7 % +1.6 % View data
10 #10
Togo
122.78 % 2019 +1.0 % +0.4 % View data
11 #11
Benin
121.80 % 2019 +3.3 % -0.4 % View data
12 #12
Bangladesh
120.75 % 2018 +1.4 % NA View data
13 #13
Tonga
118.30 % 2019 +0.5 % +0.5 % View data
14 #14
Sierra Leone
117.96 % 2019 +2.9 % NA View data
15 #15
San Marino
116.89 % 2018 NA NA View data
16 #16
Lesotho
116.51 % 2019 -0.1 % +0.4 % View data
17 #17
Iran
116.47 % 2019 +0.9 % +1.1 % View data
18 #18
Dominica
116.15 % 2019 +0.6 % -0.0 % View data
19 #19
Tunisia
115.70 % 2019 +0.7 % +0.4 % View data
20 #20
Aruba
115.20 % 2014 +0.4 % +0.5 % View data
21 #21
East Timor
114.72 % 2019 +1.3 % -1.9 % View data
22 #22
Costa Rica
113.30 % 2019 -0.4 % +0.4 % View data
23 #23
Democratic Republic of the Congo
113.01 % 2019 +1.3 % +1.5 % View data
24 #24
North Korea
112.76 % 2018 NA NA View data
25 #25
Colombia
112.47 % 2019 -0.3 % -0.0 % View data
26 #26
Vietnam
112.23 % 2019 +0.3 % +0.4 % View data
27 #27
Morocco
112.15 % 2019 +0.6 % +0.9 % View data
28 #28
Saint Vincent and Grenadines
112.04 % 2019 -0.6 % +0.4 % View data
29 #29
Swaziland
110.95 % 2019 -0.1 % -0.7 % View data
30 #30
Myanmar
110.29 % 2019 +0.5 % +1.9 % View data
31 #31
Samoa
110.20 % 2019 -0.2 % +0.4 % View data
32 #32
Albania
109.96 % 2019 +0.8 % +0.7 % View data
33 #33
Oman
109.95 % 2019 +1.3 % -0.6 % View data
34 #34
Suriname
109.76 % 2019 +1.0 % -0.8 % View data
35 #35
Brazil
109.27 % 2019 -1.3 % -0.4 % View data
36 #36
Belize
109.13 % 2019 +0.4 % +0.1 % View data
37 #37
Argentina
109.11 % 2019 -0.3 % -0.4 % View data
38 #38
United Arab Emirates
108.60 % 2019 +0.5 % +0.9 % View data
39 #39
Mozambique
108.60 % 2019 +0.2 % +1.2 % View data
40 #40
Algeria
108.12 % 2019 +0.8 % -1.3 % View data
41 #41
Vanuatu
107.78 % 2015 NA -2.4 % View data
42 #42
Kyrgyzstan
107.47 % 2019 +0.2 % +0.4 % View data
43 #43
Solomon Islands
107.43 % 2019 +1.4 % -0.8 % View data
44 #44
Egypt
107.40 % 2019 +0.8 % +0.7 % View data
45 #45
Uruguay
107.37 % 2019 -0.2 % -0.5 % View data
46 #46
Malaysia
106.91 % 2019 +0.4 % +0.4 % View data
47 #47
Saint Kitts and Nevis
106.78 % 2019 -0.2 % -0.3 % View data
48 #48
Grenada
106.02 % 2019 +0.0 % -2.0 % View data
49 #49
Angola
105.89 % 2015 NA +2.4 % View data
50 #50
Cambodia
105.69 % 2019 -0.4 % -1.4 % View data
51 #51
Mexico
105.64 % 2019 -0.2 % -0.4 % View data
52 #52
Malta
105.63 % 2019 +0.3 % +0.4 % View data
53 #53
Ghana
105.58 % 2019 +1.3 % +0.2 % View data
54 #54
Philippines
105.52 % 2017 -2.5 % NA View data
55 #55
Israel
105.34 % 2019 -0.0 % -0.0 % View data
56 #56
Kazakhstan
105.33 % 2019 -1.3 % -1.3 % View data
57 #57
Palau
105.20 % 2014 -1.7 % NA View data
58 #58
Switzerland
105.14 % 2019 +0.2 % +0.3 % View data
59 #59
Fiji
105.01 % 2019 -0.1 % NA View data
60 #60
Kiribati
104.86 % 2017 -2.5 % NA View data
61 #61
Ethiopia
104.81 % 2019 +2.0 % +2.0 % View data
62 #62
Netherlands
104.22 % 2017 +0.9 % -0.3 % View data
63 #63
Lithuania
104.11 % 2019 +0.3 % +0.5 % View data
64 #64
Spain
104.11 % 2019 -0.1 % -0.7 % View data
65 #65
Qatar
104.08 % 2019 -0.3 % +0.8 % View data
66 #66
Indonesia
104.07 % 2019 -0.5 % -0.1 % View data
67 #67
Belgium
104.03 % 2019 +0.1 % +0.1 % View data
68 #68
Germany
103.88 % 2019 +0.1 % +0.7 % View data
69 #69
Brunei
103.82 % 2019 +0.2 % -0.3 % View data
70 #70
Uzbekistan
103.76 % 2019 +0.3 % +1.2 % View data
71 #71
Gibraltar
103.72 % 2017 +2.9 % NA View data
72 #72
Papua New Guinea
103.57 % 2016 NA NA View data
73 #73
Antigua and Barbuda
103.56 % 2019 -1.0 % +0.1 % View data
74 #74
Peru
103.56 % 2019 -1.4 % +0.5 % View data
75 #75
Gambia
103.49 % 2019 +1.0 % +3.0 % View data
76 #76
Ecuador
103.40 % 2019 -0.7 % -1.8 % View data
77 #77
Saint Lucia
103.16 % 2018 +1.7 % NA View data
78 #78
Austria
103.04 % 2019 +0.2 % +0.3 % View data
79 #79
Mauritania
102.97 % 2019 +0.2 % -0.0 % View data
80 #80
Dominican Republic
102.76 % 2019 +0.3 % +0.1 % View data
81 #81
Portugal
102.71 % 2019 -0.6 % -0.6 % View data
82 #82
Seychelles
102.66 % 2019 -0.6 % -0.7 % View data
83 #83
Liechtenstein
102.63 % 2019 -0.2 % +0.1 % View data
84 #84
Sao Tome and Principe
102.60 % 2019 -0.7 % +0.1 % View data
85 #85
Uganda
102.59 % 2019 -0.8 % NA View data
86 #86
Mauritius
102.45 % 2019 -0.0 % -0.2 % View data
87 #87
Botswana
102.06 % 2015 -0.1 % NA View data
88 #88
France
102.02 % 2019 -0.0 % +0.2 % View data
89 #89
Kenya
102.00 % 2019 -0.5 % -0.8 % View data
90 #90
Mongolia
101.96 % 2019 -0.8 % +0.3 % View data
91 #91
Luxembourg
101.87 % 2019 +0.2 % +0.8 % View data
92 #92
Azerbaijan
101.84 % 2019 +1.8 % -0.7 % View data
93 #93
Russia
101.69 % 2019 +0.1 % +0.7 % View data
94 #94
United States
101.62 % 2019 +0.1 % +0.4 % View data
95 #95
Canada
101.41 % 2019 +0.1 % -0.1 % View data
96 #96
Bhutan
101.35 % 2019 +1.1 % -0.9 % View data
97 #97
Hungary
101.19 % 2019 +0.1 % -0.1 % View data
98 #98
Denmark
101.09 % 2019 +0.1 % +0.1 % View data
99 #99
Laos
100.96 % 2019 +0.6 % -2.5 % View data
100 #100
Cameroon
100.80 % 2019 +2.9 % -1.1 % View data
101 #101
Czech Republic
100.63 % 2019 -0.0 % +0.4 % View data
102 #102
Slovenia
100.63 % 2019 +0.1 % +0.1 % View data
103 #103
United Kingdom
100.62 % 2019 -0.2 % -0.3 % View data
104 #104
Belarus
100.61 % 2019 +0.2 % +0.4 % View data
105 #105
Singapore
100.57 % 2017 -0.1 % NA View data
106 #106
Ireland
100.56 % 2019 -0.1 % -0.1 % View data
107 #107
China
100.50 % 2019 -0.3 % +1.0 % View data
108 #108
Saudi Arabia
100.49 % 2019 +0.1 % -3.0 % View data
109 #109
Norway
100.31 % 2019 +0.1 % +0.1 % View data
110 #110
Iceland
100.30 % 2019 +0.1 % +0.5 % View data
111 #111
Serbia
100.21 % 2019 -0.1 % -0.2 % View data
112 #112
Finland
100.14 % 2019 +0.1 % -0.1 % View data
113 #113
Ukraine
100.11 % 2014 -1.9 % +0.7 % View data
114 #114
Poland
100.05 % 2017 NA +0.0 % View data
115 #115
Thailand
100.03 % 2019 +0.3 % -0.6 % View data
116 #116
Guatemala
99.91 % 2019 -0.6 % -0.2 % View data
117 #117
Zambia
99.86 % 2019 -0.1 % -0.9 % View data
118 #118
Bahrain
99.85 % 2019 +1.1 % -0.1 % View data
119 #119
Tajikistan
99.84 % 2019 +0.2 % +0.4 % View data
120 #120
New Zealand
99.83 % 2019 +0.0 % +0.4 % View data
121 #121
Australia
99.77 % 2019 -0.4 % -1.1 % View data
122 #122
Greece
99.76 % 2019 +0.2 % +0.5 % View data
123 #123
Italy
99.75 % 2019 -0.1 % -0.2 % View data
124 #124
Bermuda
99.74 % 2019 +0.2 % +0.7 % View data
125 #125
Sri Lanka
99.70 % 2019 +0.1 % -0.1 % View data
126 #126
Chile
99.51 % 2019 -0.1 % +0.0 % View data
127 #127
Comoros
99.42 % 2018 +2.3 % -0.8 % View data
128 #128
Palestine
99.34 % 2019 +0.6 % +0.4 % View data
129 #129
Cape Verde
99.22 % 2019 -1.2 % -0.8 % View data
130 #130
Cyprus
99.18 % 2019 -0.0 % -0.1 % View data
131 #131
Georgia
99.16 % 2019 -0.1 % -0.9 % View data
132 #132
South Africa
99.13 % 2019 -0.3 % -0.3 % View data
133 #133
Latvia
99.07 % 2019 -0.1 % -0.1 % View data
134 #134
Cuba
98.91 % 2019 -0.7 % +0.3 % View data
135 #135
Maldives
98.08 % 2017 -1.6 % NA View data
136 #136
Ivory Coast
97.92 % 2019 +2.0 % +4.0 % View data
137 #137
Slovakia
97.77 % 2019 -0.2 % -0.3 % View data
138 #138
Croatia
97.64 % 2019 +0.1 % -0.6 % View data
139 #139
Macedonia
97.63 % 2019 +0.6 % +1.4 % View data
140 #140
Montenegro
97.59 % 2018 -0.5 % NA View data
141 #141
Burkina Faso
97.58 % 2019 +2.4 % +2.5 % View data
142 #142
South Korea
97.30 % 2019 -0.3 % -0.2 % View data
143 #143
Barbados
97.27 % 2019 -0.2 % +0.4 % View data
144 #144
Kuwait
97.23 % 2019 +0.0 % -1.5 % View data
145 #145
Estonia
96.77 % 2019 -0.2 % -0.2 % View data
146 #146
Bolivia
96.41 % 2019 -1.3 % +0.3 % View data
147 #147
Federated States of Micronesia
95.96 % 2015 -3.9 % NA View data
148 #148
Venezuela
95.70 % 2019 -0.5 % -1.0 % View data
149 #149
Turkey
94.15 % 2019 -0.6 % -2.4 % View data
150 #150
Tanzania
93.64 % 2019 -1.8 % +1.0 % View data
151 #151
El Salvador
92.18 % 2019 -1.2 % -2.4 % View data
152 #152
Armenia
92.11 % 2019 -0.6 % -1.1 % View data
153 #153
Panama
91.36 % 2019 -0.9 % -1.4 % View data
154 #154
Moldova
90.33 % 2019 -0.3 % -0.6 % View data
155 #155
Honduras
89.94 % 2019 -0.8 % -0.3 % View data
156 #156
Central African Republic
89.37 % 2016 NA +3.7 % View data
157 #157
Jamaica
88.88 % 2018 -0.2 % NA View data
158 #158
Senegal
88.50 % 2019 +2.8 % -0.4 % View data
159 #159
Bulgaria
87.26 % 2019 -1.2 % -1.9 % View data
160 #160
Guinea
87.25 % 2019 +1.4 % +0.5 % View data
161 #161
Yemen
87.10 % 2016 NA +0.3 % View data
162 #162
Pakistan
86.90 % 2019 +0.9 % +2.3 % View data
163 #163
Liberia
84.71 % 2017 -5.0 % NA View data
164 #164
Afghanistan
84.59 % 2019 +2.1 % -0.5 % View data
165 #165
Romania
84.57 % 2017 -2.1 % -2.8 % View data
166 #166
Marshall Islands
84.57 % 2016 -2.2 % -1.9 % View data
167 #167
Nigeria
82.60 % 2019 -0.4 % -1.6 % View data
168 #168
Tuvalu
81.97 % 2019 -0.6 % -2.7 % View data
169 #169
Puerto Rico
81.38 % 2019 -1.3 % -2.1 % View data
170 #170
Chad
81.37 % 2019 +1.3 % -1.4 % View data
171 #171
Bahamas
80.28 % 2019 -1.1 % -0.5 % View data
172 #172
Jordan
79.66 % 2019 -1.3 % +0.1 % View data
173 #173
Sudan
75.89 % 2019 +1.2 % +1.8 % View data
174 #174
Djibouti
75.11 % 2019 +5.5 % +0.6 % View data
175 #175
Mali
73.28 % 2019 +2.4 % +0.2 % View data
176 #176
Niger
72.80 % 2019 +2.5 % +2.7 % View data
177 #177
Eritrea
61.65 % 2019 -2.3 % -3.4 % View data
178 #178
Equatorial Guinea
61.59 % 2015 NA -2.2 % View data
179 #179
South Sudan
60.38 % 2015 NA -4.2 % View data

Source: World Bank

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