Share of Female Teachers in Primary Education

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

  1. Hungary increased 0.3points of Share of Female Teachers in Primary Education in 2019, compared to a year earlier.
  2. Since 2014 Hungary Share of Female Teachers in Primary Education rose 0.2points year on year at 97.76 Percent of Primary Education Teachers.
  3. In 2019 Slovenia was ranked number 6 in Share of Female Teachers in Primary Education.
  4. In 2018 Armenia was number 1 in Share of Female Teachers in Primary Education attaining 100 Percent of Primary Education Teachers, jumping from 150 in 2017.

Top Countries in Share of Female Teachers in Primary Education

# 168 Countries Percent of Primary Education Teachers Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 #1
Armenia
100.00 % 2018 NA NA View data
2 #2
Belarus
99.51 % 2019 +0.0 % -0.0 % View data
3 #3
Kyrgyzstan
98.49 % 2019 -0.0 % +0.0 % View data
4 #4
Moldova
98.25 % 2019 +0.1 % +0.0 % View data
5 #5
Hungary
97.76 % 2019 +0.3 % +0.2 % View data
6 #6
Slovenia
97.46 % 2019 +0.1 % +0.1 % View data
7 #7
Lithuania
96.87 % 2019 +0.0 % -0.0 % View data
8 #8
Ukraine
96.45 % 2019 -0.2 % NA View data
9 #9
Russia
96.13 % 2019 -0.2 % -0.6 % View data
10 #10
Italy
95.65 % 2019 -0.0 % -0.1 % View data
11 #11
Mongolia
95.41 % 2019 +0.5 % +0.0 % View data
12 #12
Suriname
95.13 % 2018 -0.1 % +0.2 % View data
13 #13
Kazakhstan
94.60 % 2019 -3.7 % -0.8 % View data
14 #14
Bulgaria
94.35 % 2019 +0.1 % -0.0 % View data
15 #15
Croatia
94.17 % 2019 +0.2 % +0.2 % View data
16 #16
Bahamas
93.24 % 2019 +0.3 % +0.7 % View data
17 #17
Saint Kitts and Nevis
93.02 % 2019 +0.5 % +0.7 % View data
18 #18
Azerbaijan
92.87 % 2019 -0.1 % +0.6 % View data
19 #19
United Arab Emirates
92.29 % 2019 +0.7 % +0.3 % View data
20 #20
Latvia
92.17 % 2019 -0.1 % -0.1 % View data
21 #21
Uzbekistan
91.96 % 2019 +0.3 % +1.2 % View data
22 #22
Antigua and Barbuda
91.92 % 2019 -0.3 % -0.1 % View data
23 #23
Austria
91.87 % 2019 +0.1 % +0.1 % View data
24 #24
San Marino
91.84 % 2018 NA NA View data
25 #25
British Virgin Islands
90.94 % 2017 -0.2 % NA View data
26 #26
Georgia
90.74 % 2019 +0.1 % +0.1 % View data
27 #27
Estonia
90.47 % 2017 -0.1 % NA View data
28 #28
Romania
90.35 % 2019 +0.3 % +0.4 % View data
29 #29
Slovakia
90.09 % 2019 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
30 #30
Kuwait
90.05 % 2019 +0.6 % -0.2 % View data
31 #31
Turks and Caicos Islands
89.90 % 2018 NA NA View data
32 #32
Cayman Islands
89.74 % 2018 NA +0.3 % View data
33 #33
Jamaica
89.52 % 2019 -0.3 % +0.1 % View data
34 #34
Seychelles
89.11 % 2019 +0.3 % +0.4 % View data
35 #35
Brazil
88.48 % 2019 -0.2 % -0.3 % View data
36 #36
Puerto Rico
88.42 % 2019 +0.5 % +0.6 % View data
37 #37
Lebanon
88.40 % 2019 +0.2 % +0.3 % View data
38 #38
Bermuda
87.82 % 2019 -0.1 % +0.1 % View data
39 #39
Germany
87.76 % 2019 +0.3 % +0.2 % View data
40 #40
Sri Lanka
87.70 % 2018 +0.4 % NA View data
41 #41
Philippines
87.54 % 2017 -0.0 % NA View data
42 #42
Dominica
87.44 % 2019 +0.3 % +0.1 % View data
43 #43
Netherlands
87.23 % 2019 +0.2 % +0.3 % View data
44 #44
Bosnia and Herzegovina
87.15 % 2019 +0.2 % +0.6 % View data
45 #45
United States
87.07 % 2017 NA -0.0 % View data
46 #46
Saint Lucia
86.91 % 2019 +0.0 % -0.4 % View data
47 #47
Serbia
86.48 % 2019 +0.2 % +0.3 % View data
48 #48
Malta
85.66 % 2019 +0.0 % +0.1 % View data
49 #49
Poland
85.56 % 2019 +0.1 % +0.1 % View data
50 #50
Israel
85.44 % 2016 +0.2 % NA View data
51 #51
United Kingdom
85.24 % 2017 +0.7 % -0.4 % View data
52 #52
Albania
85.17 % 2019 +0.3 % +0.3 % View data
53 #53
Macedonia
84.89 % 2019 +0.8 % +0.8 % View data
54 #54
Saint Vincent and Grenadines
84.39 % 2019 +0.5 % +1.0 % View data
55 #55
Cyprus
84.35 % 2019 +0.4 % +0.1 % View data
56 #56
New Zealand
84.18 % 2019 +0.1 % +0.1 % View data
57 #57
Gibraltar
83.00 % 2017 +2.0 % NA View data
58 #58
Switzerland
82.91 % 2019 +0.1 % +0.2 % View data
59 #59
Belgium
82.54 % 2019 +0.1 % +0.2 % View data
60 #60
North Korea
82.23 % 2018 NA NA View data
61 #61
Iceland
82.23 % 2019 +0.1 % +0.1 % View data
62 #62
Monaco
81.76 % 2019 +0.9 % NA View data
63 #63
Chile
81.63 % 2019 +0.3 % +0.2 % View data
64 #64
Algeria
81.60 % 2019 +1.3 % +4.6 % View data
65 #65
Dominican Republic
81.57 % 2019 +0.4 % +0.6 % View data
66 #66
Kiribati
81.55 % 2016 NA NA View data
67 #67
Andorra
81.52 % 2019 +2.1 % +0.5 % View data
68 #68
Grenada
81.31 % 2019 -0.3 % +0.7 % View data
69 #69
Cuba
80.91 % 2019 +0.3 % +0.3 % View data
70 #70
Portugal
80.84 % 2019 +0.1 % +0.3 % View data
71 #71
Myanmar
80.63 % 2019 +0.5 % -0.8 % View data
72 #72
Singapore
80.56 % 2017 +0.1 % NA View data
73 #73
Finland
80.11 % 2019 +0.3 % +0.2 % View data
74 #74
South Africa
80.00 % 2019 +0.3 % +0.4 % View data
75 #75
Tuvalu
80.00 % 2018 NA NA View data
76 #76
Mauritius
79.79 % 2019 +1.1 % +1.4 % View data
77 #77
Qatar
79.69 % 2019 -0.2 % -1.5 % View data
78 #78
Costa Rica
78.92 % 2019 -0.1 % -0.2 % View data
79 #79
South Korea
78.77 % 2019 +0.4 % +0.1 % View data
80 #80
Liechtenstein
78.73 % 2019 +0.2 % +0.1 % View data
81 #81
Brunei
78.15 % 2019 +0.5 % +0.4 % View data
82 #82
Vietnam
78.13 % 2019 +0.0 % +0.9 % View data
83 #83
Tajikistan
77.85 % 2019 +0.9 % +0.5 % View data
84 #84
Jordan
77.84 % 2019 -1.5 % -1.3 % View data
85 #85
Ecuador
77.79 % 2019 +0.5 % +1.0 % View data
86 #86
Nauru
77.78 % 2016 NA NA View data
87 #87
Spain
77.35 % 2019 +0.4 % +0.4 % View data
88 #88
Barbados
77.14 % 2019 -0.3 % -0.1 % View data
89 #89
Colombia
77.11 % 2019 +0.0 % -0.1 % View data
90 #90
Luxembourg
77.10 % 2019 +0.5 % +0.7 % View data
91 #91
Panama
76.87 % 2019 +0.1 % +0.0 % View data
92 #92
Sweden
75.88 % 2019 -0.4 % -0.3 % View data
93 #93
Belize
74.80 % 2019 +0.2 % +0.2 % View data
94 #94
Norway
74.61 % 2019 -0.0 % -0.1 % View data
95 #95
Palestine
74.56 % 2019 -0.3 % +1.1 % View data
96 #96
Lesotho
74.45 % 2019 -0.3 % -0.3 % View data
97 #97
Botswana
74.30 % 2015 -0.4 % NA View data
98 #98
Bahrain
74.24 % 2019 +0.1 % -0.1 % View data
99 #99
Honduras
74.21 % 2017 -0.0 % NA View data
100 #100
El Salvador
73.66 % 2018 -0.7 % NA View data
101 #101
Tonga
72.68 % 2019 +0.1 % +0.1 % View data
102 #102
Cape Verde
71.71 % 2019 +0.8 % +1.1 % View data
103 #103
Greece
71.67 % 2019 +0.2 % +0.4 % View data
104 #104
Maldives
71.59 % 2019 +0.2 % -0.8 % View data
105 #105
Thailand
71.47 % 2018 -0.2 % NA View data
106 #106
Oman
70.93 % 2018 +1.4 % NA View data
107 #107
Malaysia
69.96 % 2019 +0.4 % +0.0 % View data
108 #108
Denmark
69.14 % 2014 NA NA View data
109 #109
Mexico
68.78 % 2019 +0.3 % +0.3 % View data
110 #110
Peru
68.38 % 2019 +1.3 % +0.4 % View data
111 #111
Indonesia
68.29 % 2019 -0.2 % +1.9 % View data
112 #112
Swaziland
67.86 % 2019 -0.5 % -0.6 % View data
113 #113
China
67.73 % 2019 +0.5 % +2.1 % View data
114 #114
Iran
67.48 % 2019 +0.2 % +0.3 % View data
115 #115
Bolivia
64.96 % 2019 +0.0 % +0.1 % View data
116 #116
Tunisia
64.56 % 2019 +0.9 % +1.7 % View data
117 #117
Guatemala
64.55 % 2019 -0.2 % -0.1 % View data
118 #118
Turkey
61.67 % 2019 +0.7 % +1.2 % View data
119 #119
Egypt
61.38 % 2018 +1.4 % NA View data
120 #120
Bangladesh
61.30 % 2018 +0.0 % NA View data
121 #121
Fiji
58.95 % 2016 NA -0.6 % View data
122 #122
Cambodia
58.42 % 2019 +1.7 % +2.7 % View data
123 #123
Morocco
58.20 % 2019 +1.8 % +1.1 % View data
124 #124
Vanuatu
57.26 % 2015 NA +1.2 % View data
125 #125
Sao Tome and Principe
55.75 % 2019 +0.5 % -0.3 % View data
126 #126
Pakistan
54.84 % 2019 +1.1 % +2.0 % View data
127 #127
Rwanda
54.62 % 2019 -0.4 % +0.5 % View data
128 #128
Cameroon
54.30 % 2019 +2.7 % +0.6 % View data
129 #129
Niger
53.83 % 2019 +2.2 % +2.3 % View data
130 #130
Madagascar
53.77 % 2019 +0.5 % -0.7 % View data
131 #131
Laos
52.78 % 2019 +0.8 % +0.7 % View data
132 #132
Saudi Arabia
52.74 % 2019 +0.5 % +0.4 % View data
133 #133
Zambia
51.92 % 2019 +0.1 % -0.8 % View data
134 #134
India
51.50 % 2019 +0.5 % +0.8 % View data
135 #135
Burundi
51.07 % 2019 +1.3 % -0.5 % View data
136 #136
Tanzania
50.83 % 2019 +0.9 % -0.3 % View data
137 #137
Kenya
50.24 % 2015 +3.9 % NA View data
138 #138
Papua New Guinea
49.42 % 2016 NA NA View data
139 #139
Burkina Faso
48.37 % 2019 +2.7 % +3.0 % View data
140 #140
Angola
47.18 % 2016 -3.9 % +5.1 % View data
141 #141
Mozambique
46.62 % 2019 +2.0 % +2.1 % View data
142 #142
Nepal
44.60 % 2019 NA +1.4 % View data
143 #143
Equatorial Guinea
44.39 % 2015 NA +4.4 % View data
144 #144
Malawi
44.03 % 2018 NA +2.0 % View data
145 #145
Solomon Islands
43.71 % 2019 -1.4 % -1.6 % View data
146 #146
Uganda
43.70 % 2019 +0.8 % +0.9 % View data
147 #147
Ghana
42.95 % 2019 +3.2 % +2.3 % View data
148 #148
East Timor
41.31 % 2018 -0.2 % NA View data
149 #149
Bhutan
39.85 % 2019 +1.0 % NA View data
150 #150
Eritrea
38.74 % 2019 -0.7 % +1.1 % View data
151 #151
Afghanistan
36.25 % 2019 +0.6 % NA View data
152 #152
Gambia
35.89 % 2019 +1.1 % +1.1 % View data
153 #153
Mauritania
34.61 % 2019 +3.5 % -0.7 % View data
154 #154
Yemen
33.30 % 2016 NA +4.0 % View data
155 #155
Senegal
32.98 % 2019 +1.8 % +0.3 % View data
156 #156
Mali
31.96 % 2019 +0.9 % +2.3 % View data
157 #157
Guinea
31.51 % 2019 +1.0 % +1.0 % View data
158 #158
Ivory Coast
30.56 % 2019 +1.0 % +3.6 % View data
159 #159
Democratic Republic of the Congo
29.81 % 2019 +0.8 % +1.0 % View data
160 #160
Comoros
29.49 % 2018 +45.2 % -7.2 % View data
161 #161
Sierra Leone
29.34 % 2019 -1.0 % NA View data
162 #162
Djibouti
28.34 % 2019 -1.2 % +2.2 % View data
163 #163
Benin
26.17 % 2019 +1.4 % +3.0 % View data
164 #164
Central African Republic
19.09 % 2016 NA +1.7 % View data
165 #165
Liberia
18.46 % 2017 -10.3 % NA View data
166 #166
Chad
17.96 % 2016 -0.5 % +3.3 % View data
167 #167
Togo
16.78 % 2019 +1.4 % +0.9 % View data
168 #168
South Sudan
14.83 % 2015 NA +4.7 % View data

Source: World Bank

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