Share of Female Pupils in Primary Education

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

  1. In 2018, Share of Female Pupils in Primary Education in Nepal was up 0.8points from a year earlier.
  2. Since 2013 India Share of Female Pupils in Primary Education grew 0.6points year on year reaching 51.42 Percent of Pupils in Primary Education.
  3. In 2018 Gambia was number 2 in Share of Female Pupils in Primary Education.
  4. In 2017 Bangladesh was number 7 in Share of Female Pupils in Primary Education close to 50.68 Percent of Pupils in Primary Education, jumping from 175 in 2016.

Top Countries in Share of Female Pupils in Primary Education

# 187 Countries Percent of Pupils in Primary Education Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 #1
Senegal
53.23 % 2018 +0.3 % +0.4 % View data
2 #2
Gambia
51.81 % 2018 +0.5 % +0.4 % View data
3 #3
India
51.42 % 2018 +0.5 % +0.6 % View data
4 #4
Nepal
50.87 % 2018 +0.8 % +0.2 % View data
5 #5
Mauritania
50.81 % 2018 +0.4 % +0.1 % View data
6 #6
Kiribati
50.81 % 2017 +2.1 % NA View data
7 #7
Bangladesh
50.68 % 2017 NA NA View data
8 #8
Sierra Leone
50.58 % 2018 +0.2 % +0.2 % View data
9 #9
Malawi
50.56 % 2018 +0.0 % +0.1 % View data
10 #10
Burundi
50.56 % 2018 +0.7 % +0.1 % View data
11 #11
Tanzania
50.52 % 2018 +0.4 % -0.0 % View data
12 #12
Iran
50.45 % 2018 +0.6 % +0.5 % View data
13 #13
Uganda
50.41 % 2018 +0.3 % +0.1 % View data
14 #14
Zambia
50.32 % 2018 +0.1 % +0.2 % View data
15 #15
Bahamas
50.17 % 2016 NA NA View data
16 #16
Oman
50.02 % 2018 +0.4 % -0.2 % View data
17 #17
Seychelles
49.97 % 2018 -0.1 % +0.2 % View data
18 #18
Rwanda
49.91 % 2018 +0.0 % -0.3 % View data
19 #19
Madagascar
49.81 % 2018 +0.1 % +0.1 % View data
20 #20
Democratic Republic of the Congo
49.79 % 2018 +0.6 % +1.1 % View data
21 #21
Monaco
49.75 % 2018 +0.5 % -0.1 % View data
22 #22
Kenya
49.62 % 2018 -0.0 % NA View data
23 #23
Sweden
49.55 % 2018 +0.1 % -0.2 % View data
24 #24
Mauritius
49.51 % 2018 +0.1 % +0.0 % View data
25 #25
Zimbabwe
49.50 % 2013 -0.1 % NA View data
26 #26
Saint Kitts and Nevis
49.46 % 2018 +0.0 % -0.3 % View data
27 #27
Bhutan
49.43 % 2018 +0.4 % -0.1 % View data
28 #28
Bahrain
49.42 % 2018 +0.0 % +0.1 % View data
29 #29
Ghana
49.28 % 2018 +0.1 % +0.1 % View data
30 #30
Sri Lanka
49.22 % 2018 -0.0 % +0.0 % View data
31 #31
Burkina Faso
49.13 % 2018 +0.8 % +0.4 % View data
32 #32
Namibia
49.13 % 2017 NA +0.0 % View data
33 #33
Ecuador
49.12 % 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
34 #34
Peru
49.10 % 2018 +0.1 % +0.1 % View data
35 #35
Equatorial Guinea
49.10 % 2015 NA +0.0 % View data
36 #36
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
49.09 % 2018 +0.1 % +0.4 % View data
37 #37
Argentina
49.06 % 2018 +0.0 % +0.1 % View data
38 #38
Mexico
49.04 % 2018 +0.0 % +0.1 % View data
39 #39
Gibraltar
49.03 % 2016 NA NA View data
40 #40
Russia
49.00 % 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
41 #41
Jordan
49.00 % 2018 +0.1 % +0.1 % View data
42 #42
Costa Rica
48.99 % 2018 +0.1 % +0.2 % View data
43 #43
Togo
48.99 % 2018 +0.6 % +0.3 % View data
44 #44
Saint Lucia
48.98 % 2018 -0.3 % +0.2 % View data
45 #45
Antigua and Barbuda
48.97 % 2018 -0.1 % NA View data
46 #46
Kazakhstan
48.97 % 2018 -0.0 % +0.1 % View data
47 #47
Turkey
48.97 % 2018 +0.1 % +0.1 % View data
48 #48
Poland
48.97 % 2018 +0.1 % +0.1 % View data
49 #49
Ukraine
48.96 % 2018 +0.1 % +0.0 % View data
50 #50
Lithuania
48.96 % 2018 +0.1 % +0.1 % View data
51 #51
Singapore
48.95 % 2016 NA NA View data
52 #52
Qatar
48.94 % 2018 +0.1 % -0.1 % View data
53 #53
United States
48.93 % 2018 +0.0 % +0.1 % View data
54 #54
Honduras
48.93 % 2018 -0.1 % +0.1 % View data
55 #55
Saudi Arabia
48.92 % 2018 -0.0 % +0.1 % View data
56 #56
Latvia
48.90 % 2018 +0.0 % +0.1 % View data
57 #57
North Korea
48.90 % 2018 NA NA View data
58 #58
Malaysia
48.90 % 2018 -0.0 % +0.1 % View data
59 #59
West Bank and Gaza
48.90 % 2018 +0.1 % -0.1 % View data
60 #60
Belgium
48.89 % 2018 +0.0 % -0.0 % View data
61 #61
Jamaica
48.89 % 2018 +0.2 % +0.3 % View data
62 #62
Spain
48.87 % 2018 +0.1 % +0.0 % View data
63 #63
Israel
48.87 % 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
64 #64
Maldives
48.86 % 2018 +0.2 % +0.1 % View data
65 #65
Malta
48.86 % 2018 +0.0 % +0.1 % View data
66 #66
Marshall Islands
48.85 % 2016 +0.9 % +0.4 % View data
67 #67
Czech Republic
48.85 % 2018 +0.0 % +0.1 % View data
68 #68
Mongolia
48.84 % 2018 -0.1 % +0.0 % View data
69 #69
United Kingdom
48.82 % 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
70 #70
Canada
48.82 % 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
71 #71
Finland
48.80 % 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
72 #72
Iceland
48.78 % 2018 -0.0 % -0.1 % View data
73 #73
Norway
48.77 % 2018 +0.0 % -0.1 % View data
74 #74
Croatia
48.77 % 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
75 #75
Kyrgyzstan
48.77 % 2018 -0.0 % +0.0 % View data
76 #76
Lesotho
48.76 % 2018 -0.2 % -0.1 % View data
77 #77
Japan
48.75 % 2016 +0.0 % NA View data
78 #78
Ireland
48.74 % 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
79 #79
France
48.73 % 2018 +0.0 % -0.0 % View data
80 #80
Botswana
48.72 % 2014 -0.2 % -0.0 % View data
81 #81
Luxembourg
48.71 % 2018 -0.0 % +0.1 % View data
82 #82
Egypt
48.70 % 2018 +0.3 % +0.2 % View data
83 #83
Estonia
48.67 % 2018 +0.1 % +0.0 % View data
84 #84
Australia
48.67 % 2018 -0.0 % +0.0 % View data
85 #85
Slovenia
48.66 % 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
86 #86
Cyprus
48.65 % 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
87 #87
Netherlands
48.64 % 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
88 #88
Hungary
48.63 % 2018 +0.0 % +0.1 % View data
89 #89
New Zealand
48.61 % 2018 +0.0 % -0.1 % View data
90 #90
Sao Tome and Principe
48.59 % 2018 -0.2 % -0.2 % View data
91 #91
Bolivia
48.57 % 2018 -0.1 % +0.1 % View data
92 #92
Germany
48.55 % 2018 -0.0 % +0.0 % View data
93 #93
Switzerland
48.55 % 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
94 #94
Bermuda
48.54 % 2018 +0.0 % +0.1 % View data
95 #95
Macedonia
48.52 % 2018 +0.0 % +0.1 % View data
96 #96
Slovakia
48.52 % 2018 -0.0 % +0.0 % View data
97 #97
Belarus
48.52 % 2018 +0.1 % -0.1 % View data
98 #98
Austria
48.52 % 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
99 #99
Panama
48.52 % 2018 +0.1 % +0.1 % View data
100 #100
Turks and Caicos Islands
48.51 % 2015 -1.4 % NA View data
101 #101
Dominica
48.49 % 2018 -0.0 % -0.1 % View data
102 #102
Italy
48.49 % 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
103 #103
Serbia
48.48 % 2018 +0.0 % -0.1 % View data
104 #104
Thailand
48.48 % 2018 -0.1 % +0.1 % View data
105 #105
Greece
48.48 % 2018 -0.0 % +0.0 % View data
106 #106
Bosnia and Herzegovina
48.47 % 2018 -0.0 % -0.1 % View data
107 #107
Brunei
48.47 % 2018 +0.1 % -0.0 % View data
108 #108
South Africa
48.45 % 2018 -0.0 % -0.0 % View data
109 #109
Cambodia
48.45 % 2018 +0.5 % +0.6 % View data
110 #110
Timor-Leste
48.43 % 2018 +0.3 % +0.1 % View data
111 #111
Chile
48.41 % 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
112 #112
Denmark
48.41 % 2018 -0.1 % -0.1 % View data
113 #113
South Korea
48.40 % 2018 +0.1 % +0.2 % View data
114 #114
Cayman Islands
48.38 % 2018 NA -0.5 % View data
115 #115
United Arab Emirates
48.35 % 2018 -0.0 % -0.2 % View data
116 #116
Romania
48.33 % 2016 +0.1 % +0.0 % View data
117 #117
Myanmar
48.33 % 2017 -1.2 % NA View data
118 #118
Bulgaria
48.33 % 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
119 #119
Uruguay
48.32 % 2016 +0.0 % NA View data
120 #120
Tunisia
48.32 % 2018 +0.1 % +0.1 % View data
121 #121
Uzbekistan
48.32 % 2018 -0.0 % -0.0 % View data
122 #122
Kuwait
48.31 % 2018 +0.4 % -0.3 % View data
123 #123
Tajikistan
48.30 % 2018 +0.0 % +0.1 % View data
124 #124
Barbados
48.29 % 2017 -1.5 % NA View data
125 #125
Suriname
48.29 % 2018 +0.0 % -0.1 % View data
126 #126
Laos
48.29 % 2018 +0.3 % +0.2 % View data
127 #127
Venezuela
48.27 % 2018 -0.0 % -0.1 % View data
128 #128
Moldova
48.25 % 2018 +0.0 % -0.1 % View data
129 #129
Mozambique
48.23 % 2018 +0.4 % +0.3 % View data
130 #130
Federated States of Micronesia
48.23 % 2015 +0.6 % NA View data
131 #131
Solomon Islands
48.22 % 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
132 #132
Lebanon
48.21 % 2018 -0.1 % -0.0 % View data
133 #133
Puerto Rico
48.20 % 2018 -0.1 % -0.1 % View data
134 #134
Guatemala
48.20 % 2018 +0.1 % -0.0 % View data
135 #135
Aruba
48.18 % 2018 -0.1 % -0.1 % View data
136 #136
Samoa
48.18 % 2018 +0.2 % NA View data
137 #137
Fiji
48.17 % 2018 -0.0 % -0.1 % View data
138 #138
Syria
48.09 % 2013 +0.2 % +0.1 % View data
139 #139
Colombia
48.07 % 2018 -0.1 % -0.1 % View data
140 #140
Nigeria
48.05 % 2018 +0.3 % -0.1 % View data
141 #141
Benin
48.03 % 2018 +0.9 % +0.4 % View data
142 #142
Comoros
48.03 % 2017 NA NA View data
143 #143
El Salvador
48.03 % 2018 -0.1 % +0.1 % View data
144 #144
Brazil
48.02 % 2018 +0.1 % +0.1 % View data
145 #145
Ethiopia
48.01 % 2018 +0.5 % NA View data
146 #146
Portugal
47.96 % 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
147 #147
Vietnam
47.89 % 2018 +0.1 % +0.1 % View data
148 #148
Sudan
47.88 % 2018 +0.2 % +0.5 % View data
149 #149
Hong Kong
47.86 % 2018 +0.0 % -0.0 % View data
150 #150
Nauru
47.85 % 2018 -0.5 % NA View data
151 #151
Philippines
47.83 % 2016 +0.1 % NA View data
152 #152
Cabo Verde
47.82 % 2018 -0.1 % +0.0 % View data
153 #153
Andorra
47.81 % 2018 -0.5 % +0.3 % View data
154 #154
Algeria
47.80 % 2018 +0.2 % +0.1 % View data
155 #155
Belize
47.76 % 2018 -0.1 % -0.3 % View data
156 #156
Indonesia
47.70 % 2018 -0.2 % -0.3 % View data
157 #157
Ivory Coast
47.66 % 2018 +0.3 % +0.7 % View data
158 #158
Morocco
47.65 % 2018 +0.3 % +0.0 % View data
159 #159
Montenegro
47.61 % 2017 +0.8 % -0.3 % View data
160 #160
Tonga
47.60 % 2018 +0.1 % -0.1 % View data
161 #161
Eswatini
47.55 % 2018 -0.1 % +0.0 % View data
162 #162
Grenada
47.52 % 2018 +0.3 % -0.1 % View data
163 #163
Liechtenstein
47.50 % 2018 -0.4 % NA View data
164 #164
Georgia
47.45 % 2018 -0.3 % +0.3 % View data
165 #165
Vanuatu
47.33 % 2015 NA +0.0 % View data
166 #166
Dominican Republic
47.25 % 2018 -0.2 % +0.2 % View data
167 #167
Cuba
47.21 % 2018 -0.2 % -0.4 % View data
168 #168
Albania
47.11 % 2018 -0.1 % -0.0 % View data
169 #169
Cameroon
47.10 % 2018 +0.2 % NA View data
170 #170
Tuvalu
46.98 % 2016 -1.1 % NA View data
171 #171
Liberia
46.83 % 2016 +0.8 % -0.0 % View data
172 #172
British Virgin Islands
46.67 % 2018 -0.5 % -0.5 % View data
173 #173
Armenia
46.64 % 2018 -0.2 % -0.1 % View data
174 #174
Mali
46.63 % 2018 +0.5 % NA View data
175 #175
Azerbaijan
46.43 % 2018 -0.5 % +0.2 % View data
177 #177
Djibouti
46.14 % 2018 -0.8 % -0.1 % View data
178 #178
Niger
45.84 % 2018 +0.6 % +0.5 % View data
179 #179
Palau
45.70 % 2014 -0.9 % NA View data
180 #180
Yemen
45.60 % 2016 NA +0.7 % View data
181 #181
Guinea
45.22 % 2018 +0.3 % -0.1 % View data
182 #182
Eritrea
45.20 % 2018 +0.0 % -2.0 % View data
183 #183
Pakistan
44.66 % 2018 +0.3 % +0.1 % View data
184 #184
Chad
44.01 % 2018 +0.6 % +0.5 % View data
185 #185
Central African Republic
43.61 % 2016 NA +0.6 % View data
186 #186
South Sudan
40.88 % 2015 NA +1.0 % View data
187 #187
Afghanistan
40.42 % 2018 +2.4 % +0.1 % View data

Source: World Bank

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