Share of Female Pupils in Secondary Education

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

  1. In 2018, Share of Female Pupils in Secondary Education in Rwanda grew 0.3points from a year earlier.
  2. Since 2013 Bangladesh Share of Female Pupils in Secondary Education grew 0.7points year on year attaining 52.58 Percent of Pupils in Secondary Education.
  3. In 2018 Rwanda was ranked number 3 in Share of Female Pupils in Secondary Education.
  4. In 2017 Senegal was ranked number 15 in Share of Female Pupils in Secondary Education to 51.75 Percent of Pupils in Secondary Education, from 152 in 2016.

Top Countries in Share of Female Pupils in Secondary Education

# 167 Countries Percent of Pupils in Secondary Education Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1
Lesotho
57.32 % 2018 -0.1 % +0.1 % View data
2
Suriname
55.40 % 2018 -0.1 % -0.2 % View data
3
Rwanda
53.23 % 2018 +0.3 % +0.4 % View data
4
Sao Tome and Principe
53.07 % 2018 -0.1 % +0.4 % View data
5
Tuvalu
52.72 % 2016 -1.5 % NA View data
6
Bangladesh
52.58 % 2018 -0.4 % +0.7 % View data
7
Honduras
52.43 % 2018 -0.0 % -0.6 % View data
8
Myanmar
52.04 % 2017 -0.1 % NA View data
9
Cabo Verde
51.96 % 2018 -0.1 % -0.5 % View data
10
British Virgin Islands
51.90 % 2018 +0.2 % +0.2 % View data
11
Bhutan
51.88 % 2018 +0.4 % +0.3 % View data
12
Belgium
51.84 % 2018 -0.0 % -0.1 % View data
13
Bermuda
51.81 % 2018 -0.2 % -0.5 % View data
14
Seychelles
51.80 % 2018 +0.0 % +0.4 % View data
15
Senegal
51.75 % 2017 NA +1.4 % View data
16
Nepal
51.62 % 2018 +0.7 % +0.5 % View data
17
Turks and Caicos Islands
51.56 % 2015 +2.3 % NA View data
18
Sweden
51.49 % 2018 +0.2 % -0.1 % View data
19
Burundi
51.49 % 2018 +0.6 % +2.8 % View data
20
West Bank and Gaza
51.41 % 2018 +0.2 % +0.1 % View data
21
Tunisia
51.37 % 2016 NA +0.6 % View data
22
Finland
51.31 % 2018 +0.1 % +0.0 % View data
23
Dominican Republic
51.30 % 2018 -0.3 % -0.3 % View data
24
Saint Kitts and Nevis
51.30 % 2018 +0.1 % -0.9 % View data
25
South Africa
51.28 % 2018 -0.0 % NA View data
26
United Kingdom
51.28 % 2018 +0.3 % +0.5 % View data
27
Sri Lanka
51.22 % 2017 +0.9 % +0.1 % View data
28
Mexico
51.12 % 2018 +0.1 % +0.1 % View data
29
Timor-Leste
51.12 % 2018 +0.2 % +0.4 % View data
30
Lebanon
50.87 % 2018 +0.1 % -0.3 % View data
31
Nauru
50.80 % 2018 +0.6 % NA View data
32
Venezuela
50.75 % 2018 -0.3 % -0.2 % View data
33
Belize
50.71 % 2018 -0.5 % -0.1 % View data
34
Mauritius
50.69 % 2018 -0.2 % +0.3 % View data
35
Comoros
50.68 % 2017 NA NA View data
36
Samoa
50.67 % 2018 -0.0 % NA View data
37
Bahamas
50.54 % 2016 NA NA View data
38
Philippines
50.52 % 2016 +0.3 % NA View data
39
New Zealand
50.35 % 2018 -0.0 % +0.1 % View data
40
Jordan
50.31 % 2017 NA +0.1 % View data
41
Colombia
50.30 % 2018 -0.1 % -0.3 % View data
42
Marshall Islands
50.29 % 2016 -0.0 % NA View data
43
Tanzania
50.26 % 2017 NA NA View data
44
Madagascar
50.21 % 2018 +0.0 % NA View data
45
Jamaica
50.18 % 2018 -0.0 % -0.2 % View data
46
Argentina
50.15 % 2018 -0.2 % -0.3 % View data
47
Malta
50.14 % 2018 +0.3 % +0.3 % View data
48
Costa Rica
50.11 % 2018 -0.0 % -0.1 % View data
49
Grenada
50.04 % 2018 -0.1 % +0.6 % View data
50
Malaysia
49.92 % 2018 +0.1 % -0.1 % View data
51
Kuwait
49.87 % 2018 +0.1 % +0.0 % View data
52
Panama
49.84 % 2018 -0.2 % -0.3 % View data
53
Ecuador
49.82 % 2018 -0.0 % -0.1 % View data
54
Croatia
49.81 % 2018 +0.0 % +0.1 % View data
55
Brazil
49.80 % 2018 -0.2 % -0.4 % View data
56
Sudan
49.78 % 2018 +0.1 % +0.8 % View data
57
Saint Lucia
49.75 % 2018 -0.4 % -0.1 % View data
58
Cayman Islands
49.68 % 2018 NA -0.1 % View data
59
Mongolia
49.68 % 2016 -0.8 % NA View data
60
Eswatini
49.62 % 2018 +0.0 % +0.1 % View data
61
Barbados
49.62 % 2017 -0.4 % NA View data
62
Zimbabwe
49.57 % 2013 +0.5 % NA View data
63
Palau
49.50 % 2014 +0.9 % NA View data
64
Puerto Rico
49.42 % 2018 -0.1 % -0.1 % View data
65
Luxembourg
49.40 % 2018 -0.0 % +0.0 % View data
66
Denmark
49.39 % 2018 +0.0 % +0.1 % View data
67
El Salvador
49.38 % 2018 +0.1 % -0.1 % View data
68
Ireland
49.33 % 2018 -0.1 % NA View data
69
Bosnia and Herzegovina
49.32 % 2018 +0.0 % +0.1 % View data
70
Tonga
49.25 % 2018 +0.1 % +0.3 % View data
71
Indonesia
49.24 % 2018 +0.1 % +0.5 % View data
72
Sierra Leone
49.21 % 2018 +0.3 % +1.1 % View data
73
Chile
49.20 % 2018 -0.1 % -0.1 % View data
74
Turkey
49.20 % 2018 +0.6 % +0.4 % View data
75
Cuba
49.17 % 2018 +0.2 % +0.2 % View data
76
Dominica
49.16 % 2015 +0.3 % -0.6 % View data
77
North Korea
49.15 % 2015 NA NA View data
78
Iceland
49.12 % 2018 -0.1 % -0.3 % View data
79
Netherlands
49.10 % 2016 +0.0 % +0.3 % View data
80
Israel
49.05 % 2018 +0.0 % -0.0 % View data
81
France
49.02 % 2018 -0.0 % -0.0 % View data
82
Vanuatu
48.96 % 2015 NA +0.1 % View data
83
Slovakia
48.96 % 2018 -0.0 % -0.1 % View data
84
Kyrgyzstan
48.96 % 2018 -0.1 % -0.1 % View data
85
Qatar
48.95 % 2018 -0.2 % -0.0 % View data
86
Canada
48.95 % 2018 +0.1 % +0.1 % View data
87
Kazakhstan
48.93 % 2018 -0.1 % -0.2 % View data
88
United States
48.89 % 2018 -0.0 % +0.0 % View data
89
Bahrain
48.87 % 2018 -0.2 % +0.1 % View data
90
Peru
48.85 % 2018 +0.2 % +0.1 % View data
91
Burkina Faso
48.83 % 2018 +1.0 % +1.7 % View data
92
Japan
48.83 % 2016 +0.0 % NA View data
93
Czech Republic
48.83 % 2018 -0.0 % -0.0 % View data
94
Monaco
48.81 % 2018 -0.2 % +0.2 % View data
95
Cyprus
48.80 % 2018 -0.1 % -0.0 % View data
96
Brunei
48.79 % 2018 -0.3 % +0.1 % View data
97
Oman
48.78 % 2018 +0.0 % -0.1 % View data
98
Serbia
48.77 % 2018 -0.0 % -0.2 % View data
99
Antigua and Barbuda
48.77 % 2018 +0.0 % NA View data
100
Slovenia
48.76 % 2018 +0.0 % +0.1 % View data
101
Mauritania
48.73 % 2018 +1.1 % +0.5 % View data
102
Estonia
48.63 % 2018 -0.1 % +0.1 % View data
103
Andorra
48.63 % 2018 -0.0 % +0.3 % View data
104
United Arab Emirates
48.61 % 2016 NA NA View data
105
Uzbekistan
48.57 % 2018 +0.0 % -0.0 % View data
106
Syria
48.56 % 2013 -0.2 % +0.0 % View data
107
Ukraine
48.56 % 2018 -0.1 % +0.2 % View data
108
Bolivia
48.55 % 2018 +0.2 % -0.2 % View data
109
Ghana
48.55 % 2018 +0.6 % +0.8 % View data
110
Spain
48.52 % 2018 -0.1 % -0.1 % View data
111
India
48.49 % 2018 +0.7 % +0.4 % View data
112
Gibraltar
48.48 % 2016 NA NA View data
113
Latvia
48.48 % 2018 -0.2 % +0.3 % View data
114
Singapore
48.46 % 2016 NA NA View data
115
Ethiopia
48.46 % 2015 NA +1.6 % View data
116
Hungary
48.46 % 2018 -0.0 % -0.1 % View data
117
Romania
48.45 % 2018 -0.0 % +0.1 % View data
118
Malawi
48.37 % 2018 -0.1 % +0.5 % View data
119
Portugal
48.32 % 2018 -0.3 % -0.3 % View data
120
Russia
48.31 % 2018 -0.0 % -0.0 % View data
121
Belarus
48.31 % 2018 +0.1 % +0.1 % View data
122
Moldova
48.30 % 2018 -0.1 % -0.3 % View data
123
Italy
48.15 % 2018 -0.0 % -0.0 % View data
124
Egypt
48.15 % 2018 +0.0 % -0.0 % View data
125
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
48.13 % 2018 -0.3 % -0.1 % View data
126
Macedonia
48.11 % 2018 +0.0 % +0.1 % View data
127
Mozambique
48.09 % 2018 +1.2 % +0.3 % View data
128
Montenegro
48.08 % 2017 -0.3 % -0.2 % View data
129
Iran
48.06 % 2018 +0.1 % +0.2 % View data
130
Switzerland
47.85 % 2018 +0.0 % -0.1 % View data
131
Poland
47.85 % 2018 -0.1 % -0.0 % View data
132
South Korea
47.82 % 2018 +0.1 % +0.1 % View data
133
Laos
47.81 % 2018 +0.8 % +0.6 % View data
134
Guatemala
47.78 % 2018 -0.0 % +0.1 % View data
135
Thailand
47.73 % 2018 -0.0 % -1.4 % View data
136
Austria
47.71 % 2018 +0.1 % -0.1 % View data
137
Bulgaria
47.69 % 2018 -0.0 % +0.1 % View data
138
Norway
47.62 % 2018 +0.0 % -0.1 % View data
139
Hong Kong
47.39 % 2018 -0.2 % -0.2 % View data
140
Armenia
47.37 % 2018 -0.2 % -0.3 % View data
141
Greece
47.37 % 2018 -0.0 % -0.3 % View data
142
Lithuania
47.31 % 2018 -0.2 % -0.1 % View data
143
Georgia
47.15 % 2018 +0.0 % -0.3 % View data
144
Germany
47.04 % 2018 -0.1 % -0.2 % View data
146
Albania
46.98 % 2018 -0.2 % +0.0 % View data
147
Nigeria
46.91 % 2018 +0.2 % +0.0 % View data
148
Eritrea
46.68 % 2018 +0.5 % +1.3 % View data
149
Tajikistan
46.22 % 2013 -0.0 % +0.2 % View data
150
Cameroon
46.20 % 2018 +0.3 % +0.2 % View data
151
Australia
45.78 % 2017 +1.3 % NA View data
152
Djibouti
45.12 % 2018 +0.4 % +1.0 % View data
153
Mali
44.10 % 2018 +0.1 % +0.3 % View data
154
Liechtenstein
43.88 % 2018 -0.3 % NA View data
155
Liberia
42.99 % 2016 +0.3 % -0.6 % View data
156
Saudi Arabia
42.92 % 2014 -3.5 % -1.6 % View data
157
Pakistan
42.88 % 2018 +0.1 % +1.2 % View data
158
Ivory Coast
42.71 % 2017 +1.9 % NA View data
159
Benin
42.69 % 2018 +0.8 % +1.5 % View data
160
Niger
42.28 % 2018 +0.9 % +0.9 % View data
161
Yemen
41.16 % 2016 NA +1.7 % View data
162
Central African Republic
40.13 % 2017 +2.1 % +3.2 % View data
163
Democratic Republic of the Congo
39.48 % 2018 +0.7 % +0.7 % View data
164
Guinea
39.12 % 2014 NA NA View data
165
Afghanistan
36.46 % 2018 +4.0 % +1.1 % View data
166
South Sudan
34.49 % 2015 NA +0.8 % View data
167
Chad
31.98 % 2018 +1.1 % +0.5 % View data

Source: World Bank

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