Share of Female Pupils in Secondary Education

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

  1. In 2019, Share of Female Pupils in Secondary Education in Burundi jumped by 0.7points from a year earlier.
  2. Since 2014 Burundi Share of Female Pupils in Secondary Education grew 2.6points year on year totalising 53.06 Percent of Pupils in Secondary Education.
  3. In 2019 Sao Tome and Principe was number 4 in Share of Female Pupils in Secondary Education.
  4. In 2017 Uruguay was number 17 in Share of Female Pupils in Secondary Education to 51.56 Percent of Pupils in Secondary Education, moving from 153 in 2016.

Top Countries in Share of Female Pupils in Secondary Education

# 169 Countries Percent of Pupils in Secondary Education Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 #1
Lesotho
57.32 % 2019 -0.0 % +0.0 % View data
2 #2
Suriname
55.37 % 2019 -0.1 % -0.3 % View data
3 #3
Rwanda
53.40 % 2019 +0.5 % +0.3 % View data
4 #4
Sao Tome and Principe
53.15 % 2019 +0.1 % +0.5 % View data
5 #5
Burundi
53.06 % 2019 +0.7 % +2.6 % View data
6 #6
Bangladesh
52.77 % 2019 +0.3 % NA View data
7 #7
Honduras
52.28 % 2019 -0.3 % -0.3 % View data
8 #8
Bhutan
52.20 % 2019 +0.3 % +0.5 % View data
9 #9
Myanmar
52.09 % 2019 +0.4 % +0.7 % View data
10 #10
Cape Verde
52.08 % 2019 -0.3 % -0.2 % View data
11 #11
Tuvalu
52.04 % 2019 +0.1 % -0.3 % View data
12 #12
British Virgin Islands
51.97 % 2019 +0.1 % +0.0 % View data
13 #13
Senegal
51.87 % 2018 +0.2 % +1.2 % View data
14 #14
Belgium
51.70 % 2019 -0.0 % -0.2 % View data
15 #15
Bermuda
51.70 % 2019 -0.2 % -0.3 % View data
16 #16
South Africa
51.62 % 2019 +0.1 % -0.1 % View data
17 #17
Uruguay
51.56 % 2017 NA NA View data
18 #18
Bahamas
51.51 % 2019 -0.5 % +0.3 % View data
19 #19
Palestine
51.50 % 2019 +0.1 % +0.1 % View data
20 #20
Nepal
51.43 % 2019 NA +0.4 % View data
21 #21
East Timor
51.41 % 2019 +0.2 % +0.3 % View data
22 #22
Tunisia
51.37 % 2016 NA +0.6 % View data
23 #23
Saint Kitts and Nevis
51.34 % 2019 +0.1 % +0.5 % View data
24 #24
Finland
51.27 % 2019 +0.1 % +0.0 % View data
25 #25
Mexico
51.15 % 2019 +0.1 % +0.1 % View data
26 #26
Dominican Republic
51.13 % 2019 -0.3 % -0.3 % View data
27 #27
Sri Lanka
51.12 % 2018 -0.2 % +0.1 % View data
28 #28
Nauru
51.10 % 2019 +0.6 % +0.8 % View data
29 #29
Lebanon
51.06 % 2019 -0.3 % -0.1 % View data
30 #30
Seychelles
51.05 % 2019 +0.8 % +0.4 % View data
31 #31
Philippines
50.83 % 2017 +0.6 % NA View data
32 #32
Tanzania
50.81 % 2019 -0.0 % +0.8 % View data
33 #33
Comoros
50.78 % 2018 +0.2 % +0.3 % View data
34 #34
Costa Rica
50.67 % 2019 -0.0 % +0.2 % View data
35 #35
Venezuela
50.67 % 2019 -0.2 % -0.1 % View data
36 #36
Samoa
50.67 % 2019 -0.0 % -0.1 % View data
37 #37
Madagascar
50.62 % 2019 +0.0 % +0.4 % View data
38 #38
Belize
50.59 % 2019 +0.0 % -0.2 % View data
39 #39
Mauritius
50.54 % 2019 +0.2 % +0.3 % View data
40 #40
Sweden
50.46 % 2019 +0.0 % -0.5 % View data
41 #41
New Zealand
50.38 % 2019 +0.1 % +0.1 % View data
42 #42
Paraguay
50.36 % 2016 NA -0.0 % View data
43 #43
Jordan
50.35 % 2018 +0.1 % +0.2 % View data
44 #44
Malaysia
50.30 % 2019 -0.4 % -0.1 % View data
45 #45
Marshall Islands
50.29 % 2016 -0.0 % NA View data
46 #46
Panama
50.22 % 2019 -0.1 % -0.3 % View data
47 #47
Colombia
50.16 % 2019 -0.1 % -0.3 % View data
48 #48
Mauritania
50.13 % 2019 +0.8 % +1.3 % View data
49 #49
Sudan
50.03 % 2019 +0.5 % +1.2 % View data
50 #50
Argentina
49.99 % 2019 -0.2 % -0.3 % View data
51 #51
Grenada
49.96 % 2019 +0.4 % +0.5 % View data
52 #52
Kuwait
49.90 % 2019 +0.1 % +0.0 % View data
53 #53
Croatia
49.88 % 2019 +0.0 % +0.1 % View data
54 #54
Jamaica
49.80 % 2019 +0.2 % -0.4 % View data
55 #55
Monaco
49.76 % 2019 +1.6 % +0.4 % View data
56 #56
Cayman Islands
49.68 % 2018 NA -0.1 % View data
57 #57
United Kingdom
49.68 % 2019 +0.1 % -0.1 % View data
58 #58
Turks and Caicos Islands
49.65 % 2018 NA NA View data
59 #59
Ecuador
49.65 % 2019 -0.0 % -0.2 % View data
60 #60
Swaziland
49.63 % 2019 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
61 #61
Barbados
49.62 % 2019 +0.1 % +0.0 % View data
62 #62
Saint Lucia
49.62 % 2019 -0.3 % -0.1 % View data
63 #63
Sierra Leone
49.62 % 2019 +0.8 % NA View data
64 #64
Burkina Faso
49.54 % 2019 +0.9 % +1.6 % View data
65 #65
Brazil
49.52 % 2019 -0.3 % -0.4 % View data
66 #66
Palau
49.50 % 2014 +0.9 % NA View data
67 #67
Malawi
49.48 % 2019 -0.1 % +0.8 % View data
68 #68
Bosnia and Herzegovina
49.39 % 2019 +0.0 % +0.1 % View data
69 #69
Puerto Rico
49.38 % 2019 -0.1 % -0.1 % View data
70 #70
El Salvador
49.34 % 2019 -0.0 % -0.2 % View data
71 #71
Tonga
49.30 % 2019 +0.1 % -0.2 % View data
72 #72
Indonesia
49.22 % 2019 +0.1 % +0.3 % View data
73 #73
Malta
49.19 % 2019 +0.1 % -0.1 % View data
74 #74
Dominica
49.16 % 2015 +0.3 % -0.6 % View data
75 #75
Chile
49.16 % 2019 -0.1 % -0.1 % View data
76 #76
Luxembourg
49.15 % 2019 -0.1 % -0.0 % View data
77 #77
Estonia
49.15 % 2019 +0.0 % +0.3 % View data
78 #78
Israel
49.06 % 2019 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
79 #79
Cuba
49.04 % 2019 +0.1 % +0.0 % View data
80 #80
Denmark
49.04 % 2019 -0.1 % -0.2 % View data
81 #81
Netherlands
49.02 % 2017 -0.2 % +0.3 % View data
82 #82
Canada
49.00 % 2019 +0.1 % +0.1 % View data
83 #83
Slovakia
48.99 % 2019 -0.0 % -0.0 % View data
84 #84
Kyrgyzstan
48.97 % 2019 -0.1 % -0.1 % View data
85 #85
Vanuatu
48.96 % 2015 NA +0.1 % View data
86 #86
Kazakhstan
48.96 % 2019 +0.1 % -0.2 % View data
87 #87
Qatar
48.95 % 2019 +0.0 % +0.4 % View data
88 #88
France
48.95 % 2019 -0.0 % -0.1 % View data
89 #89
Brunei
48.95 % 2019 -0.1 % +0.3 % View data
90 #90
Iceland
48.93 % 2019 -0.1 % -0.3 % View data
91 #91
Ghana
48.88 % 2019 +0.7 % +0.6 % View data
92 #92
Slovenia
48.88 % 2019 +0.0 % +0.2 % View data
93 #93
Peru
48.87 % 2019 +0.0 % +0.1 % View data
94 #94
Czech Republic
48.83 % 2019 -0.0 % +0.0 % View data
95 #95
United States
48.81 % 2019 -0.0 % -0.1 % View data
96 #96
Japan
48.80 % 2019 -0.0 % -0.0 % View data
97 #97
Serbia
48.79 % 2019 -0.1 % -0.1 % View data
98 #98
Spain
48.78 % 2019 -0.1 % +0.0 % View data
99 #99
Bahrain
48.78 % 2019 -0.1 % -0.1 % View data
100 #100
Oman
48.72 % 2019 +0.3 % NA View data
101 #101
Cyprus
48.69 % 2019 -0.1 % -0.1 % View data
102 #102
Ukraine
48.65 % 2019 -0.0 % +0.2 % View data
103 #103
Ireland
48.60 % 2019 -0.2 % -0.3 % View data
104 #104
Romania
48.59 % 2019 -0.0 % +0.1 % View data
105 #105
Singapore
48.58 % 2017 +0.2 % NA View data
106 #106
Uzbekistan
48.57 % 2019 +0.0 % -0.0 % View data
107 #107
Turkey
48.57 % 2019 +0.5 % +0.1 % View data
108 #108
Hungary
48.56 % 2019 -0.0 % -0.1 % View data
109 #109
Gibraltar
48.51 % 2017 +0.1 % NA View data
110 #110
Saint Vincent and Grenadines
48.50 % 2019 -0.9 % -0.1 % View data
111 #111
Bolivia
48.47 % 2019 +0.0 % -0.1 % View data
112 #112
Latvia
48.46 % 2019 -0.0 % +0.2 % View data
113 #113
Ethiopia
48.46 % 2015 NA +1.6 % View data
114 #114
Mozambique
48.41 % 2019 +0.7 % +0.3 % View data
115 #115
Andorra
48.39 % 2019 +0.1 % +0.2 % View data
116 #116
Antigua and Barbuda
48.39 % 2019 -0.3 % -0.5 % View data
117 #117
Portugal
48.35 % 2019 -0.2 % -0.2 % View data
118 #118
Belarus
48.33 % 2019 +0.1 % +0.1 % View data
119 #119
India
48.32 % 2019 +0.5 % +0.3 % View data
120 #120
Russia
48.21 % 2019 -0.0 % -0.0 % View data
121 #121
Moldova
48.19 % 2019 -0.2 % -0.3 % View data
122 #122
Egypt
48.18 % 2019 -0.1 % -0.2 % View data
123 #123
Iran
48.12 % 2019 +0.1 % +0.3 % View data
124 #124
Montenegro
48.03 % 2018 -0.1 % NA View data
125 #125
Italy
48.02 % 2019 -0.0 % -0.0 % View data
126 #126
Poland
47.95 % 2019 -0.1 % +0.0 % View data
127 #127
Laos
47.91 % 2019 +0.7 % +0.4 % View data
128 #128
Thailand
47.89 % 2019 -0.6 % -0.9 % View data
129 #129
Macedonia
47.87 % 2019 -0.0 % +0.0 % View data
130 #130
South Korea
47.86 % 2019 +0.1 % +0.1 % View data
131 #131
Guatemala
47.84 % 2019 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
132 #132
Bulgaria
47.78 % 2019 +0.0 % +0.1 % View data
133 #133
Switzerland
47.74 % 2019 +0.0 % NA View data
134 #134
Austria
47.71 % 2019 +0.0 % -0.0 % View data
135 #135
Saudi Arabia
47.59 % 2018 +2.4 % NA View data
136 #136
Norway
47.57 % 2019 -0.1 % -0.1 % View data
137 #137
Greece
47.47 % 2019 -0.0 % -0.0 % View data
138 #138
Lithuania
47.37 % 2019 -0.1 % -0.1 % View data
139 #139
Armenia
47.27 % 2018 NA -0.3 % View data
140 #140
Georgia
47.20 % 2019 -0.2 % -0.3 % View data
141 #141
Eritrea
47.07 % 2019 +0.7 % +1.3 % View data
142 #142
Albania
47.02 % 2019 -0.1 % +0.2 % View data
143 #143
Nigeria
47.01 % 2019 +0.2 % +0.3 % View data
144 #144
China
46.93 % 2019 -0.0 % -0.2 % View data
145 #145
Azerbaijan
46.74 % 2018 NA NA View data
146 #146
Germany
46.68 % 2019 -0.2 % -0.3 % View data
147 #147
United Arab Emirates
46.65 % 2017 -4.0 % NA View data
148 #148
Morocco
46.57 % 2018 +1.2 % NA View data
149 #149
Cameroon
46.34 % 2019 +0.3 % +0.3 % View data
150 #150
Australia
45.78 % 2017 +1.3 % NA View data
151 #151
Djibouti
45.78 % 2019 +1.4 % +0.7 % View data
152 #152
Mali
44.79 % 2019 +0.7 % +1.3 % View data
153 #153
San Marino
44.46 % 2018 NA NA View data
154 #154
Liechtenstein
44.43 % 2019 -0.2 % -0.1 % View data
155 #155
Pakistan
43.84 % 2019 -0.4 % +0.7 % View data
156 #156
Ivory Coast
43.40 % 2019 -0.2 % +1.1 % View data
157 #157
Benin
43.02 % 2019 +0.8 % +1.4 % View data
158 #158
Liberia
42.85 % 2015 -0.3 % NA View data
159 #159
Niger
42.54 % 2019 +0.6 % +0.6 % View data
160 #160
Togo
41.95 % 2017 NA NA View data
161 #161
Yemen
41.16 % 2016 NA +1.7 % View data
162 #162
Papua New Guinea
40.67 % 2016 NA NA View data
163 #163
Central African Republic
40.13 % 2017 +2.1 % +3.2 % View data
164 #164
Democratic Republic of the Congo
39.74 % 2019 +0.7 % +0.8 % View data
165 #165
Angola
39.52 % 2016 NA +0.1 % View data
166 #166
Guinea
39.12 % 2014 NA NA View data
167 #167
Afghanistan
36.23 % 2019 +3.1 % +0.9 % View data
168 #168
South Sudan
34.49 % 2015 NA +0.8 % View data
169 #169
Chad
32.30 % 2019 +1.0 % +0.9 % View data

Source: World Bank

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