Share of Female Pupils in Primary Education

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

  1. In 2019, Share of Female Pupils in Primary Education in Senegal increased 0.8points compared to a year earlier.
  2. Since 2014 India Share of Female Pupils in Primary Education increased 0.6points year on year close to 51.47 Percent of Pupils in Primary Education.
  3. In 2019 Gambia was number 2 in Share of Female Pupils in Primary Education.
  4. In 2019 Nepal was number 8 in Share of Female Pupils in Primary Education totalising 50.61 Percent of Pupils in Primary Education, from 174 in 2018.

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
52.96 % 2019 +0.8 % +0.3 % View data
2 #2
Gambia
51.98 % 2019 +0.3 % +0.4 % View data
3 #3
India
51.47 % 2019 +0.5 % +0.6 % View data
4 #4
Mauritania
50.91 % 2019 +0.4 % +0.1 % View data
5 #5
Sierra Leone
50.90 % 2019 +0.1 % NA View data
6 #6
Kiribati
50.81 % 2017 +2.1 % NA View data
7 #7
Bangladesh
50.75 % 2018 +0.1 % NA View data
8 #8
Nepal
50.61 % 2019 NA -0.0 % View data
9 #9
Iran
50.61 % 2019 +0.3 % +0.2 % View data
10 #10
San Marino
50.53 % 2018 NA NA View data
11 #11
Uganda
50.50 % 2019 +0.2 % NA View data
12 #12
Zambia
50.40 % 2019 +0.2 % +0.2 % View data
13 #13
Burundi
50.39 % 2019 +0.6 % -0.1 % View data
14 #14
Oman
50.26 % 2019 +0.1 % -0.1 % View data
15 #15
Tanzania
50.24 % 2019 +0.3 % -0.2 % View data
16 #16
Seychelles
50.15 % 2019 +0.0 % +0.4 % View data
17 #17
Malawi
50.13 % 2019 +0.4 % -0.1 % View data
18 #18
Democratic Republic of the Congo
50.08 % 2019 +0.6 % +1.2 % View data
19 #19
Madagascar
49.84 % 2019 +0.1 % +0.1 % View data
20 #20
Bahamas
49.69 % 2019 +0.3 % +0.0 % View data
21 #21
Mauritius
49.69 % 2019 -0.1 % +0.1 % View data
22 #22
Rwanda
49.69 % 2019 -0.0 % -0.4 % View data
23 #23
Kenya
49.61 % 2019 -0.0 % -0.1 % View data
24 #24
Monaco
49.57 % 2019 -0.6 % +0.0 % View data
25 #25
Saudi Arabia
49.54 % 2019 +0.1 % +0.4 % View data
26 #26
Saint Lucia
49.50 % 2019 -0.2 % +0.4 % View data
27 #27
Saint Kitts and Nevis
49.46 % 2019 +0.0 % -0.1 % View data
28 #28
Bahrain
49.42 % 2019 +0.1 % +0.1 % View data
29 #29
Bhutan
49.39 % 2019 +0.2 % -0.1 % View data
30 #30
Saint Vincent and Grenadines
49.37 % 2019 +0.0 % +0.3 % View data
31 #31
Ghana
49.31 % 2019 +0.1 % +0.1 % View data
32 #32
Ecuador
49.30 % 2019 -0.0 % +0.1 % View data
33 #33
Sri Lanka
49.24 % 2019 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
34 #34
Antigua and Barbuda
49.20 % 2019 +0.0 % +0.4 % View data
35 #35
Togo
49.18 % 2019 +0.5 % +0.3 % View data
36 #36
Gibraltar
49.15 % 2017 +0.2 % NA View data
37 #37
Costa Rica
49.13 % 2019 +0.1 % +0.2 % View data
38 #38
Sweden
49.13 % 2019 -0.0 % -0.4 % View data
39 #39
Burkina Faso
49.11 % 2019 +0.8 % +0.3 % View data
40 #40
Peru
49.11 % 2019 +0.0 % +0.1 % View data
41 #41
Equatorial Guinea
49.10 % 2015 NA +0.0 % View data
42 #42
Comoros
49.08 % 2018 +2.2 % +0.6 % View data
43 #43
Mexico
49.06 % 2019 +0.0 % +0.1 % View data
44 #44
Argentina
49.06 % 2019 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
45 #45
Kazakhstan
48.99 % 2019 +0.1 % +0.1 % View data
46 #46
Palestine
48.95 % 2019 -0.0 % +0.1 % View data
47 #47
Jordan
48.95 % 2019 +0.1 % -0.1 % View data
48 #48
Latvia
48.94 % 2019 +0.1 % +0.1 % View data
49 #49
Lithuania
48.93 % 2019 +0.1 % +0.1 % View data
50 #50
Honduras
48.93 % 2019 +0.0 % +0.1 % View data
51 #51
Maldives
48.92 % 2019 +0.1 % +0.2 % View data
52 #52
Ukraine
48.92 % 2019 +0.1 % -0.0 % View data
53 #53
Malaysia
48.92 % 2019 +0.0 % +0.1 % View data
54 #54
Qatar
48.91 % 2019 +0.1 % -0.0 % View data
55 #55
United Arab Emirates
48.90 % 2019 +0.1 % +0.0 % View data
56 #56
North Korea
48.90 % 2018 NA NA View data
57 #57
Belgium
48.89 % 2019 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
58 #58
Singapore
48.88 % 2017 -0.1 % NA View data
59 #59
Israel
48.87 % 2019 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
60 #60
Czech Republic
48.86 % 2019 +0.0 % +0.1 % View data
61 #61
Botswana
48.86 % 2015 +0.3 % NA View data
62 #62
Liberia
48.86 % 2017 -0.1 % NA View data
63 #63
Spain
48.85 % 2019 +0.1 % +0.0 % View data
64 #64
Marshall Islands
48.85 % 2016 +0.9 % +0.4 % View data
65 #65
Turkey
48.85 % 2019 +0.1 % -0.0 % View data
66 #66
United States
48.83 % 2019 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
67 #67
Luxembourg
48.81 % 2019 +0.0 % +0.1 % View data
68 #68
Cyprus
48.80 % 2019 +0.0 % +0.1 % View data
69 #69
Mongolia
48.80 % 2019 -0.1 % -0.1 % View data
70 #70
United Kingdom
48.80 % 2019 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
71 #71
Ireland
48.79 % 2019 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
72 #72
Kyrgyzstan
48.78 % 2019 -0.0 % -0.0 % View data
73 #73
Finland
48.78 % 2019 +0.0 % -0.0 % View data
74 #74
Turks and Caicos Islands
48.78 % 2018 NA NA View data
75 #75
Croatia
48.78 % 2019 +0.0 % +0.1 % View data
76 #76
Canada
48.77 % 2019 +0.0 % -0.1 % View data
77 #77
Kuwait
48.77 % 2019 -0.4 % -0.1 % View data
78 #78
Norway
48.77 % 2019 -0.0 % -0.1 % View data
79 #79
Russia
48.76 % 2019 -0.0 % -0.1 % View data
80 #80
Japan
48.75 % 2019 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
81 #81
France
48.74 % 2019 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
82 #82
Egypt
48.72 % 2019 +0.3 % +0.1 % View data
83 #83
Poland
48.71 % 2017 NA -0.0 % View data
84 #84
Lesotho
48.68 % 2019 -0.2 % -0.1 % View data
85 #85
Australia
48.67 % 2019 +0.0 % +0.1 % View data
86 #86
Bolivia
48.65 % 2019 -0.1 % +0.1 % View data
87 #87
Slovakia
48.63 % 2019 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
88 #88
Netherlands
48.62 % 2017 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
89 #89
Hungary
48.62 % 2019 +0.0 % +0.1 % View data
90 #90
New Zealand
48.60 % 2019 -0.0 % -0.0 % View data
91 #91
Estonia
48.60 % 2019 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
92 #92
South Africa
48.59 % 2019 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
93 #93
Iceland
48.59 % 2019 -0.1 % -0.1 % View data
94 #94
Slovenia
48.58 % 2019 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
95 #95
Brunei
48.57 % 2019 +0.0 % -0.0 % View data
96 #96
Sao Tome and Principe
48.57 % 2019 -0.0 % -0.0 % View data
97 #97
Switzerland
48.55 % 2019 +0.0 % -0.0 % View data
98 #98
Germany
48.54 % 2019 -0.0 % +0.0 % View data
99 #99
Bermuda
48.54 % 2019 +0.0 % +0.1 % View data
100 #100
Thailand
48.53 % 2019 +0.0 % -0.2 % View data
101 #101
Belarus
48.52 % 2019 +0.0 % -0.1 % View data
102 #102
Austria
48.52 % 2019 +0.0 % -0.0 % View data
103 #103
Greece
48.51 % 2019 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
104 #104
Bosnia and Herzegovina
48.50 % 2019 -0.1 % -0.0 % View data
105 #105
Myanmar
48.49 % 2019 -0.1 % -0.2 % View data
106 #106
Dominica
48.48 % 2019 -0.0 % -0.3 % View data
107 #107
South Korea
48.48 % 2019 +0.1 % +0.2 % View data
108 #108
Panama
48.45 % 2019 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
109 #109
Bulgaria
48.45 % 2019 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
110 #110
Serbia
48.44 % 2019 -0.0 % -0.1 % View data
111 #111
Uruguay
48.43 % 2019 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
112 #112
Denmark
48.43 % 2019 -0.0 % -0.1 % View data
113 #113
Chile
48.42 % 2019 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
114 #114
Cayman Islands
48.38 % 2018 NA -0.5 % View data
115 #115
Malta
48.35 % 2019 -0.1 % -0.2 % View data
116 #116
Macedonia
48.35 % 2019 -0.0 % +0.0 % View data
117 #117
East Timor
48.34 % 2019 +0.2 % -0.1 % View data
118 #118
Barbados
48.31 % 2019 -0.0 % -0.2 % View data
119 #119
Solomon Islands
48.31 % 2019 +0.1 % +0.2 % View data
120 #120
Tajikistan
48.31 % 2019 +0.0 % -0.0 % View data
121 #121
Cambodia
48.30 % 2019 +0.3 % +0.1 % View data
122 #122
Mozambique
48.29 % 2019 +0.4 % +0.2 % View data
123 #123
Uzbekistan
48.29 % 2019 -0.0 % -0.1 % View data
124 #124
Guatemala
48.28 % 2019 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
125 #125
Laos
48.28 % 2019 +0.3 % +0.2 % View data
126 #126
Romania
48.28 % 2017 -0.1 % +0.0 % View data
127 #127
Moldova
48.27 % 2019 -0.1 % -0.1 % View data
128 #128
Venezuela
48.26 % 2019 -0.0 % -0.1 % View data
129 #129
Jamaica
48.26 % 2019 +0.4 % -0.1 % View data
130 #130
Ethiopia
48.23 % 2019 +0.5 % +0.4 % View data
131 #131
Federated States of Micronesia
48.23 % 2015 +0.6 % NA View data
132 #132
Lebanon
48.20 % 2019 -0.0 % -0.1 % View data
133 #133
Nigeria
48.17 % 2019 +0.3 % -0.2 % View data
134 #134
Suriname
48.17 % 2019 +0.1 % -0.2 % View data
135 #135
Fiji
48.17 % 2019 -0.0 % NA View data
136 #136
Aruba
48.17 % 2014 -0.5 % -0.2 % View data
137 #137
Puerto Rico
48.16 % 2019 -0.1 % -0.0 % View data
138 #138
Paraguay
48.16 % 2016 NA +0.0 % View data
139 #139
Portugal
48.11 % 2019 +0.1 % +0.1 % View data
140 #140
Tunisia
48.10 % 2019 +0.1 % -0.0 % View data
141 #141
El Salvador
48.10 % 2019 -0.1 % +0.1 % View data
142 #142
Colombia
48.08 % 2019 -0.1 % -0.0 % View data
143 #143
Ivory Coast
48.06 % 2019 +0.3 % +0.7 % View data
144 #144
Samoa
48.05 % 2019 +0.1 % -0.1 % View data
145 #145
Benin
48.03 % 2019 +0.8 % +0.3 % View data
146 #146
Grenada
48.03 % 2019 -0.4 % -0.1 % View data
147 #147
Sudan
48.02 % 2019 +0.3 % +0.3 % View data
148 #148
Brazil
47.99 % 2019 +0.1 % +0.1 % View data
149 #149
Italy
47.90 % 2019 -0.1 % -0.2 % View data
150 #150
Philippines
47.89 % 2017 +0.1 % NA View data
151 #151
Andorra
47.88 % 2019 +0.1 % +0.3 % View data
152 #152
Algeria
47.87 % 2019 +0.1 % +0.1 % View data
153 #153
Vietnam
47.87 % 2019 +0.1 % -0.0 % View data
154 #154
Cape Verde
47.78 % 2019 -0.1 % +0.0 % View data
155 #155
Morocco
47.72 % 2019 +0.2 % +0.1 % View data
156 #156
Indonesia
47.69 % 2019 -0.2 % -0.1 % View data
157 #157
Belize
47.68 % 2019 -0.1 % -0.2 % View data
158 #158
Georgia
47.65 % 2019 -0.1 % +0.3 % View data
159 #159
Nauru
47.64 % 2019 -0.4 % +0.0 % View data
160 #160
Tonga
47.62 % 2019 +0.1 % -0.0 % View data
161 #161
Swaziland
47.58 % 2019 -0.0 % +0.0 % View data
162 #162
Dominican Republic
47.51 % 2019 -0.1 % +0.3 % View data
163 #163
Cuba
47.37 % 2019 -0.2 % +0.0 % View data
164 #164
Vanuatu
47.33 % 2015 NA +0.0 % View data
165 #165
Albania
47.31 % 2019 -0.2 % +0.0 % View data
166 #166
Cameroon
47.11 % 2019 +0.2 % +0.1 % View data
167 #167
Angola
46.86 % 2015 NA +0.9 % View data
168 #168
Mali
46.78 % 2019 +0.4 % +0.2 % View data
169 #169
Armenia
46.61 % 2019 -0.2 % -0.1 % View data
170 #170
British Virgin Islands
46.54 % 2019 -0.3 % -0.4 % View data
171 #171
Tuvalu
46.53 % 2019 +0.0 % -0.4 % View data
172 #172
Montenegro
46.50 % 2018 -2.3 % NA View data
173 #173
China
46.45 % 2019 -0.1 % +0.1 % View data
174 #174
Liechtenstein
46.37 % 2019 -0.5 % -1.2 % View data
175 #175
Djibouti
46.36 % 2019 +0.5 % +0.2 % View data
176 #176
Azerbaijan
46.30 % 2019 -0.0 % -0.1 % View data
177 #177
Papua New Guinea
46.16 % 2016 NA NA View data
178 #178
Niger
46.11 % 2019 +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
45.36 % 2019 +0.3 % -0.1 % View data
182 #182
Eritrea
45.10 % 2019 -0.0 % +0.0 % View data
183 #183
Pakistan
44.31 % 2019 +0.7 % +0.1 % View data
184 #184
Chad
44.28 % 2019 +0.6 % +0.6 % 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
39.78 % 2019 +2.1 % -0.1 % View data

Source: World Bank

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