Canada: Female to male ratio, primary school pupils

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 Canada

Ratio of female to male pupils in primary school

 Latest value 0.99
 Year 2020
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1971 - 2020
 Average 0.99
 Min - Max 0.97 - 1.01
 Source UNESCO
For that indicator, we provide data for Canada from 1971 to 2020. The average value for Canada during that period was 0.99 percent with a minimum of 0.97 percent in 1984 and a maximum of 1.01 percent in 2010. The latest value from 2020 is 0.99 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2020 based on 135 countries is 1.00 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Canada - Female to male ratio, primary school pupils - Recent values chart

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Canada - Female to male ratio, primary school pupils - historical chart - 1971-2020




Definition: Gender parity index for gross enrollment ratio in primary education is the ratio of girls to boys enrolled at primary level in public and private schools.


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 Female to male ratio, primary school pupils 0.99 2020 percent
 Female to male ratio, secondary school students 1.01 2020 percent
 Female to male ratio, students at tertiary level education 1.28 2021 percent
 Preprimary school enrollment 48.92 2020 percent
 Primary school enrollment 96.29 2021 percent
 Secondary school enrollment 109.33 2021 percent
 Tertiary school enrollment 77.80 2021 percent
 PISA math scores 496.948 2022 index points
 PISA reading scores 507.133 2022 index points
 PISA science scores 515.017 2022 index points
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