Afghanistan: Female to male ratio, students at tertiary level education

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 Afghanistan

Ratio of female to male students in tertiary level education

 Latest value 0.38
 Year 2020
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1970 - 2020
 Average 0.24
 Min - Max 0.16 - 0.44
 Source UNESCO
For that indicator, we provide data for Afghanistan from 1970 to 2020. The average value for Afghanistan during that period was 0.24 percent with a minimum of 0.16 percent in 1972 and a maximum of 0.44 percent in 1990. The latest value from 2020 is 0.38 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2020 based on 124 countries is 1.15 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Recent values chart
Afghanistan - Female to male ratio, students at tertiary level education - recent values

Historical chart
Afghanistan - Female to male ratio, students at tertiary level education - historical chart - 1970-2020




Definition: Gender parity index for gross enrollment ratio in tertiary education is the ratio of women to men enrolled at tertiary level in public and private schools.


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