Share of Female Teachers in Primary Education

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

  1. Moldova Share of Female Teachers in Primary Education jumped by 0.1points in 2018, compared to a year earlier.
  2. Since 2013 Moldova Share of Female Teachers in Primary Education increased 0.1points year on year close to 98.16 Percent of Primary Education Teachers.
  3. In 2018 Belarus was number 1 in Share of Female Teachers in Primary Education.
  4. In 2017 Suriname was ranked number 12 in Share of Female Teachers in Primary Education at 95.25 Percent of Primary Education Teachers, from 145 in 2016.

Top Countries in Share of Female Teachers in Primary Education

# 161 Countries Percent of Primary Education Teachers Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 #1
Belarus
99.51 % 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
2 #2
Russia
98.85 % 2018 -0.0 % -0.0 % View data
3 #3
Kazakhstan
98.19 % 2018 -0.7 % -0.0 % View data
4 #4
Moldova
98.16 % 2018 +0.1 % +0.1 % View data
5 #5
Kyrgyzstan
98.08 % 2018 -0.4 % -0.1 % View data
6 #6
Hungary
97.45 % 2018 +0.3 % +0.4 % View data
7 #7
Slovenia
97.40 % 2018 +0.1 % +0.1 % View data
8 #8
Lithuania
96.87 % 2018 +0.1 % -0.0 % View data
9 #9
Ukraine
96.35 % 2018 -0.4 % -0.5 % View data
10 #10
Mongolia
96.30 % 2018 +0.2 % +0.1 % View data
11 #11
Italy
95.88 % 2016 +0.0 % NA View data
12 #12
Suriname
95.25 % 2017 NA +0.3 % View data
13 #13
Bulgaria
94.68 % 2018 +0.1 % +0.1 % View data
14 #14
Croatia
93.98 % 2018 +0.2 % +0.2 % View data
15 #15
Saint Kitts and Nevis
92.60 % 2018 +0.5 % +0.7 % View data
16 #16
Latvia
92.52 % 2018 -0.1 % -0.2 % View data
17 #17
Turks and Caicos Islands
91.93 % 2014 NA NA View data
18 #18
Austria
91.76 % 2018 +0.2 % +0.1 % View data
19 #19
United Arab Emirates
91.68 % 2018 +0.7 % +0.3 % View data
20 #20
Antigua and Barbuda
91.56 % 2018 +0.2 % NA View data
21 #21
Azerbaijan
91.18 % 2018 +0.5 % +0.2 % View data
22 #22
Uzbekistan
91.08 % 2018 +0.6 % +1.1 % View data
23 #23
British Virgin Islands
90.94 % 2017 -0.2 % NA View data
24 #24
Georgia
90.77 % 2018 +0.0 % +0.2 % View data
25 #25
Estonia
90.57 % 2016 NA -0.5 % View data
26 #26
Kuwait
90.42 % 2018 +0.7 % -0.1 % View data
27 #27
Bahamas
90.25 % 2016 NA NA View data
28 #28
Romania
90.08 % 2018 +0.3 % +0.4 % View data
29 #29
Cayman Islands
89.74 % 2018 NA +0.3 % View data
30 #30
Slovakia
89.66 % 2018 -0.0 % +0.0 % View data
31 #31
Seychelles
88.98 % 2018 +0.2 % +0.3 % View data
32 #32
Brazil
88.89 % 2018 -0.1 % -0.2 % View data
33 #33
Jamaica
88.72 % 2018 -0.0 % -0.0 % View data
34 #34
Lebanon
88.21 % 2018 +0.1 % +0.4 % View data
35 #35
Puerto Rico
87.99 % 2018 +0.5 % +0.2 % View data
36 #36
Bermuda
87.92 % 2018 -0.1 % -0.2 % View data
37 #37
Philippines
87.54 % 2016 -0.1 % NA View data
38 #38
Germany
87.53 % 2018 +0.3 % +0.4 % View data
39 #39
Sri Lanka
87.36 % 2017 +0.8 % +0.2 % View data
40 #40
Dominica
87.18 % 2018 +0.3 % +0.5 % View data
41 #41
United States
87.08 % 2018 +0.0 % -0.0 % View data
42 #42
Netherlands
86.84 % 2018 +0.2 % NA View data
43 #43
Saint Lucia
86.69 % 2018 +0.3 % -0.2 % View data
44 #44
Bosnia and Herzegovina
86.69 % 2018 +0.0 % +0.6 % View data
45 #45
Serbia
86.43 % 2018 +0.1 % +0.7 % View data
46 #46
Poland
85.80 % 2018 +0.1 % +0.1 % View data
47 #47
Israel
85.44 % 2016 +0.2 % NA View data
48 #48
Albania
85.00 % 2018 +0.3 % +0.3 % View data
49 #49
Malta
84.95 % 2018 -0.0 % -0.2 % View data
50 #50
Andorra
84.70 % 2018 -0.3 % +1.0 % View data
51 #51
United Kingdom
84.68 % 2016 NA -0.5 % View data
52 #52
New Zealand
84.11 % 2018 +0.1 % NA View data
53 #53
Cyprus
84.10 % 2018 +0.4 % +0.2 % View data
54 #54
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
84.02 % 2018 +0.1 % +1.0 % View data
55 #55
Macedonia
83.48 % 2018 +0.8 % +0.5 % View data
56 #56
Monaco
83.42 % 2017 +0.7 % NA View data
57 #57
France
83.04 % 2013 +0.3 % +0.2 % View data
58 #58
Switzerland
82.64 % 2018 +0.1 % +0.1 % View data
59 #59
Myanmar
82.35 % 2017 -0.5 % NA View data
60 #60
Belgium
82.28 % 2018 +0.1 % +0.2 % View data
61 #61
North Korea
82.23 % 2018 NA NA View data
62 #62
Iceland
82.14 % 2018 +0.1 % +0.1 % View data
63 #63
Tuvalu
81.82 % 2016 -15.3 % NA View data
64 #64
Kiribati
81.55 % 2016 NA NA View data
65 #65
Chile
81.40 % 2018 +0.4 % +0.1 % View data
66 #66
Gibraltar
81.37 % 2016 NA NA View data
67 #67
Qatar
81.25 % 2018 +0.2 % -1.4 % View data
68 #68
Dominican Republic
81.20 % 2018 -0.0 % +0.7 % View data
69 #69
Cuba
80.95 % 2018 +0.4 % +0.3 % View data
70 #70
Portugal
80.80 % 2018 -0.2 % +0.4 % View data
71 #71
Grenada
80.22 % 2018 -0.4 % +0.2 % View data
72 #72
Finland
80.04 % 2018 +0.3 % +0.2 % View data
73 #73
South Africa
79.74 % 2018 +0.3 % +0.2 % View data
74 #74
South Korea
79.24 % 2018 +0.5 % +0.1 % View data
75 #75
Liechtenstein
78.89 % 2018 +0.3 % +0.2 % View data
76 #76
Costa Rica
78.88 % 2018 -0.1 % -0.2 % View data
77 #77
Mauritius
78.41 % 2018 +1.3 % +1.4 % View data
78 #78
Jordan
78.40 % 2017 +11.3 % NA View data
79 #79
Brunei
77.95 % 2018 +0.6 % +0.3 % View data
80 #80
Nauru
77.78 % 2016 NA NA View data
81 #81
Hong Kong
77.38 % 2018 +0.1 % -0.2 % View data
82 #82
Colombia
77.27 % 2018 -0.0 % -0.0 % View data
83 #83
Tajikistan
77.13 % 2018 +1.5 % +0.4 % View data
84 #84
Algeria
77.06 % 2018 +1.3 % +4.8 % View data
85 #85
Spain
76.98 % 2018 +0.4 % +0.3 % View data
86 #86
Panama
76.90 % 2018 +0.1 % +0.1 % View data
87 #87
Luxembourg
76.75 % 2018 +0.5 % +0.2 % View data
88 #88
Barbados
76.56 % 2017 -0.7 % NA View data
89 #89
Ecuador
76.33 % 2018 +0.6 % +0.8 % View data
90 #90
Sweden
76.28 % 2018 -0.4 % -0.2 % View data
91 #91
Norway
74.68 % 2016 -0.4 % NA View data
92 #92
Lesotho
74.64 % 2018 -0.2 % -0.3 % View data
93 #93
Bahrain
74.61 % 2018 -0.1 % +0.1 % View data
94 #94
Vietnam
74.37 % 2018 +1.3 % -0.5 % View data
95 #95
Botswana
74.29 % 2013 -1.1 % -0.3 % View data
96 #96
Honduras
74.21 % 2017 -0.0 % NA View data
97 #97
El Salvador
74.21 % 2017 -0.4 % NA View data
98 #98
Belize
74.11 % 2018 +0.2 % +0.3 % View data
99 #99
Tonga
72.57 % 2018 +0.1 % +0.6 % View data
100 #100
West Bank and Gaza
71.81 % 2018 +1.0 % +0.3 % View data
101 #101
Cabo Verde
71.80 % 2018 +0.3 % +1.2 % View data
102 #102
Maldives
71.44 % 2018 +1.7 % +0.4 % View data
103 #103
Greece
71.29 % 2018 +0.2 % +0.4 % View data
104 #104
Thailand
71.05 % 2017 -0.4 % +3.5 % View data
105 #105
Malaysia
69.93 % 2018 +0.4 % +0.2 % View data
106 #106
Denmark
69.14 % 2014 NA NA View data
107 #107
Mexico
68.57 % 2018 +0.2 % +0.4 % View data
108 #108
Eswatini
68.56 % 2018 -0.4 % -0.4 % View data
109 #109
Peru
67.48 % 2018 -2.6 % +0.2 % View data
110 #110
Iran
67.33 % 2018 -0.1 % +0.6 % View data
111 #111
Bolivia
66.26 % 2018 +0.4 % +0.2 % View data
113 #113
Indonesia
65.49 % 2018 -0.8 % +1.0 % View data
114 #114
Guatemala
64.35 % 2018 -0.1 % -0.1 % View data
115 #115
Tunisia
63.17 % 2018 +1.2 % +1.7 % View data
116 #116
Bangladesh
61.30 % 2017 +1.7 % NA View data
117 #117
Egypt
60.51 % 2017 +1.1 % NA View data
118 #118
Turkey
58.62 % 2015 +0.8 % NA View data
119 #119
Morocco
58.26 % 2018 +1.2 % +1.5 % View data
120 #120
Cambodia
57.36 % 2018 +1.3 % +2.8 % View data
121 #121
Vanuatu
57.26 % 2015 NA +1.2 % View data
122 #122
Zimbabwe
55.67 % 2013 +1.6 % NA View data
123 #123
Cameroon
55.53 % 2018 +2.2 % NA View data
124 #124
Sao Tome and Principe
55.49 % 2018 +1.1 % +0.1 % View data
125 #125
Madagascar
54.95 % 2018 +0.1 % +0.3 % View data
126 #126
Pakistan
54.29 % 2018 -0.8 % +2.3 % View data
127 #127
Niger
53.67 % 2018 +0.8 % +2.7 % View data
128 #128
Rwanda
53.65 % 2018 +0.1 % +0.2 % View data
129 #129
Burundi
53.24 % 2018 +0.3 % +0.2 % View data
130 #130
Saudi Arabia
52.92 % 2018 +0.2 % +0.3 % View data
131 #131
Laos
52.65 % 2018 +0.6 % +0.8 % View data
132 #132
Tanzania
51.56 % 2018 +0.7 % -0.1 % View data
133 #133
India
51.26 % 2018 +0.1 % +1.3 % View data
134 #134
Kenya
50.24 % 2015 +3.9 % NA View data
135 #135
Burkina Faso
47.77 % 2018 +2.6 % +3.9 % View data
136 #136
Mozambique
46.03 % 2018 +1.6 % +2.2 % View data
137 #137
Nepal
44.44 % 2018 +1.1 % +1.4 % View data
138 #138
Equatorial Guinea
44.39 % 2015 NA +4.4 % View data
139 #139
Uganda
43.38 % 2018 +0.7 % +0.8 % View data
140 #140
Malawi
42.68 % 2018 +0.6 % +1.3 % View data
141 #141
Solomon Islands
42.57 % 2018 -1.1 % -1.7 % View data
142 #142
Ghana
41.63 % 2018 +1.8 % +1.9 % View data
143 #143
Bhutan
40.32 % 2018 +1.4 % +0.5 % View data
144 #144
Mauritania
38.63 % 2018 +1.2 % +1.3 % View data
145 #145
Eritrea
38.20 % 2018 -1.2 % +0.4 % View data
146 #146
Gambia
35.52 % 2018 -0.3 % +3.8 % View data
147 #147
Afghanistan
34.53 % 2018 +1.6 % +2.2 % View data
148 #148
Senegal
33.40 % 2018 +1.4 % +0.8 % View data
149 #149
Yemen
33.30 % 2016 NA +4.0 % View data
150 #150
Mali
31.34 % 2018 +0.7 % +1.1 % View data
151 #151
Guinea
31.19 % 2018 +1.0 % +0.8 % View data
152 #152
Ivory Coast
29.73 % 2018 -0.1 % +3.5 % View data
153 #153
Democratic Republic of the Congo
29.58 % 2018 +0.8 % NA View data
154 #154
Djibouti
28.68 % 2018 +6.2 % +3.4 % View data
155 #155
Sierra Leone
27.69 % 2018 +2.8 % +0.4 % View data
156 #156
Benin
25.61 % 2018 +1.4 % +3.2 % View data
157 #157
Comoros
20.31 % 2017 NA NA View data
158 #158
Central African Republic
19.09 % 2016 NA +1.7 % View data
159 #159
Togo
16.60 % 2018 +1.3 % +2.5 % View data
160 #160
South Sudan
14.83 % 2015 NA +4.7 % View data
161 #161
Liberia
13.94 % 2016 +6.1 % +0.0 % View data

Source: World Bank

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