Share of Female Academic Staff in Tertiary Education

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

  1. Kyrgyzstan Share of Female Academic Staff in Tertiary Education increased 1.4points in 2018, compared to the previous year.
  2. Since 2013 Azerbaijan Share of Female Academic Staff in Tertiary Education jumped by 2.1points year on year totalising 59.88 Percent of Academic Teachers.
  3. In 2017 Myanmar was ranked number 1 in Share of Female Academic Staff in Tertiary Education.
  4. In 2017 Myanmar was ranked number 1 in Share of Female Academic Staff in Tertiary Education at 84.58 Percent of Academic Teachers, moving from 105 in 2016.

Top Countries in Share of Female Academic Staff in Tertiary Education

# 119 Countries Percent of Academic Teachers Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 #1
Myanmar
84.58 % 2017 NA +1.1 % View data
2 #2
Kazakhstan
64.45 % 2018 -1.9 % -0.2 % View data
3 #3
Kyrgyzstan
64.08 % 2018 +1.4 % +1.0 % View data
4 #4
Bermuda
61.56 % 2018 +0.3 % NA View data
5 #5
Belarus
60.80 % 2018 +0.7 % +0.9 % View data
6 #6
Azerbaijan
59.88 % 2018 +1.4 % +2.1 % View data
7 #7
Mongolia
59.37 % 2018 +1.4 % +0.1 % View data
8 #8
Russia
58.50 % 2018 +0.2 % +0.1 % View data
9 #9
Armenia
58.45 % 2018 +0.7 % +0.7 % View data
10 #10
Cuba
57.96 % 2018 +0.1 % NA View data
11 #11
Moldova
56.91 % 2018 +0.5 % +0.2 % View data
12 #12
Aruba
56.88 % 2018 +0.8 % +1.2 % View data
13 #13
Lithuania
56.82 % 2018 +0.3 % +0.5 % View data
14 #14
British Virgin Islands
56.67 % 2016 +2.7 % NA View data
15 #15
Thailand
56.57 % 2016 -8.6 % -3.8 % View data
16 #16
Seychelles
56.51 % 2018 -1.1 % NA View data
17 #17
Albania
56.17 % 2018 +0.3 % +1.9 % View data
18 #18
Andorra
56.12 % 2018 +2.1 % +4.6 % View data
19 #19
Latvia
55.40 % 2018 -0.1 % -0.3 % View data
20 #20
Macedonia
55.38 % 2018 +1.4 % +3.1 % View data
21 #21
Georgia
54.91 % 2018 -0.5 % -0.0 % View data
22 #22
Palau
54.29 % 2013 NA NA View data
23 #23
Puerto Rico
54.17 % 2016 +0.7 % -0.3 % View data
24 #24
Saint Lucia
54.15 % 2018 -0.5 % +2.0 % View data
25 #25
Malaysia
52.94 % 2018 +0.2 % -0.1 % View data
26 #26
Grenada
52.75 % 2017 +252.1 % NA View data
27 #27
Belize
51.88 % 2018 +0.5 % +1.0 % View data
28 #28
Philippines
51.86 % 2017 NA NA View data
29 #29
Finland
51.61 % 2018 +0.1 % +0.4 % View data
30 #30
Lebanon
51.49 % 2018 +2.0 % NA View data
31 #31
Romania
51.30 % 2018 +0.9 % +1.1 % View data
32 #32
Lesotho
50.37 % 2014 +2.0 % NA View data
33 #33
United States
49.95 % 2018 +0.8 % +0.6 % View data
34 #34
Madagascar
49.77 % 2018 +3.4 % +9.4 % View data
35 #35
Vietnam
49.75 % 2018 +0.9 % +0.4 % View data
36 #36
Croatia
49.68 % 2018 +0.9 % +0.8 % View data
37 #37
New Zealand
49.59 % 2018 -0.5 % +0.4 % View data
38 #38
Bulgaria
49.44 % 2018 +0.6 % +0.7 % View data
39 #39
Belgium
49.21 % 2018 +0.8 % +1.0 % View data
40 #40
Brunei
48.17 % 2018 +1.4 % +0.7 % View data
41 #41
Panama
47.70 % 2018 +0.0 % NA View data
42 #42
Serbia
46.53 % 2018 -0.0 % +1.6 % View data
43 #43
Slovakia
46.21 % 2018 +0.6 % +0.7 % View data
44 #44
United Kingdom
45.85 % 2018 +1.1 % +0.8 % View data
45 #45
Brazil
45.75 % 2018 +0.2 % +0.3 % View data
46 #46
Norway
45.60 % 2018 +0.3 % +0.2 % View data
47 #47
Netherlands
45.22 % 2016 +1.9 % +2.7 % View data
48 #48
Sweden
45.04 % 2018 +0.6 % +0.6 % View data
49 #49
Poland
44.91 % 2018 +0.4 % +0.4 % View data
50 #50
Portugal
44.50 % 2018 +0.5 % +0.2 % View data
51 #51
Egypt
44.41 % 2014 +1.8 % NA View data
52 #52
Bosnia and Herzegovina
44.25 % 2018 +1.0 % +1.1 % View data
53 #53
Australia
44.01 % 2013 NA NA View data
54 #54
Turkey
43.97 % 2018 +0.7 % +1.1 % View data
55 #55
Hungary
43.90 % 2018 +1.0 % +2.5 % View data
56 #56
Algeria
43.85 % 2018 +1.6 % +0.9 % View data
57 #57
Dominican Republic
43.59 % 2018 -0.3 % NA View data
58 #58
Spain
43.51 % 2018 +0.8 % +1.4 % View data
59 #59
Slovenia
43.11 % 2018 +1.5 % +1.6 % View data
60 #60
Austria
43.11 % 2018 +1.8 % +0.5 % View data
61 #61
Indonesia
43.05 % 2017 NA +1.8 % View data
62 #62
Denmark
42.77 % 2015 +3.8 % NA View data
63 #63
Chile
42.57 % 2013 +1.2 % +1.8 % View data
64 #64
Eswatini
42.56 % 2018 -1.8 % +2.3 % View data
65 #65
Uzbekistan
42.45 % 2018 +1.1 % +0.3 % View data
66 #66
Botswana
42.23 % 2017 +14.0 % NA View data
67 #67
Saudi Arabia
41.45 % 2018 +1.5 % +1.3 % View data
68 #68
Cyprus
41.39 % 2018 +0.5 % +1.3 % View data
69 #69
Laos
41.01 % 2018 +1.8 % +1.4 % View data
70 #70
Bahrain
40.84 % 2018 -1.5 % +1.7 % View data
71 #71
Honduras
40.74 % 2018 +0.3 % -0.3 % View data
72 #72
India
40.22 % 2018 -0.9 % +0.6 % View data
73 #73
Cabo Verde
39.96 % 2018 -1.3 % +1.1 % View data
74 #74
Saint Kitts and Nevis
39.87 % 2015 NA NA View data
75 #75
Germany
39.06 % 2016 +2.2 % NA View data
76 #76
El Salvador
38.50 % 2018 +0.5 % +0.9 % View data
77 #77
Ecuador
38.16 % 2015 +2.5 % NA View data
78 #78
Italy
37.71 % 2018 +0.6 % +0.4 % View data
79 #79
Tajikistan
37.58 % 2018 +0.7 % +0.6 % View data
80 #80
Syria
37.35 % 2018 +0.9 % +1.6 % View data
81 #81
France
37.23 % 2013 +0.4 % NA View data
82 #82
Pakistan
37.21 % 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
83 #83
United Arab Emirates
37.05 % 2018 +1.4 % +3.4 % View data
84 #84
Colombia
37.05 % 2016 +0.7 % NA View data
85 #85
Malta
36.60 % 2018 +1.8 % +3.0 % View data
86 #86
Liechtenstein
36.19 % 2018 +1.8 % +3.4 % View data
87 #87
Singapore
35.80 % 2016 NA -1.3 % View data
88 #88
South Korea
35.75 % 2018 +0.9 % +0.7 % View data
89 #89
Switzerland
35.60 % 2018 +1.1 % NA View data
90 #90
Oman
35.28 % 2018 +0.4 % -0.3 % View data
91 #91
Luxembourg
35.26 % 2016 -6.8 % NA View data
92 #92
Greece
33.80 % 2016 NA NA View data
93 #93
Qatar
33.70 % 2018 -0.5 % -2.5 % View data
94 #94
Sudan
33.50 % 2015 +7.1 % +2.5 % View data
95 #95
Iran
32.75 % 2018 +2.5 % +3.2 % View data
96 #96
Zimbabwe
29.46 % 2018 -0.7 % -1.4 % View data
97 #97
Sao Tome and Principe
27.84 % 2015 +0.0 % +1.1 % View data
98 #98
Jordan
27.26 % 2017 +0.5 % NA View data
99 #99
West Bank and Gaza
26.23 % 2018 -1.4 % +2.5 % View data
100 #100
Mozambique
26.22 % 2017 NA +0.3 % View data
101 #101
Angola
24.65 % 2015 NA NA View data
102 #102
Morocco
24.00 % 2017 -1.0 % NA View data
103 #103
Bangladesh
23.76 % 2018 +0.4 % NA View data
104 #104
Cameroon
21.05 % 2018 +0.8 % +0.1 % View data
105 #105
Ghana
20.63 % 2018 +0.8 % +1.8 % View data
106 #106
North Korea
20.58 % 2015 NA NA View data
107 #107
Rwanda
20.26 % 2018 -2.7 % +3.7 % View data
108 #108
Cambodia
18.64 % 2017 NA NA View data
109 #109
Senegal
15.96 % 2018 -4.8 % +17.9 % View data
110 #110
Burundi
14.83 % 2018 +18.2 % +3.8 % View data
111 #111
Eritrea
13.77 % 2016 +31.2 % NA View data
112 #112
Afghanistan
13.19 % 2018 NA NA View data
113 #113
Ethiopia
11.71 % 2014 NA +3.2 % View data
114 #114
Ivory Coast
11.07 % 2018 -9.1 % -16.6 % View data
115 #115
Burkina Faso
9.66 % 2018 +0.3 % +3.0 % View data
116 #116
Democratic Republic of the Congo
8.34 % 2013 NA +6.1 % View data
117 #117
Mauritania
7.37 % 2013 +5.0 % +3.8 % View data
118 #118
Togo
5.72 % 2018 -4.6 % -7.7 % View data
119 #119
Guinea
2.92 % 2018 -4.1 % -4.0 % View data

Source: World Bank

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