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

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 Canada

Ratio of female to male students in tertiary level education

 Latest value 1.28
 Year 2021
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1976 - 2021
 Average 1.21
 Min - Max 0.83 - 1.28
 Source UNESCO
For that indicator, we provide data for Canada from 1976 to 2021. The average value for Canada during that period was 1.21 percent with a minimum of 0.83 percent in 1976 and a maximum of 1.28 percent in 2015. The latest value from 2021 is 1.28 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 108 countries is 1.19 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, students at tertiary level education - Recent values chart

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Canada - Female to male ratio, students at tertiary level education - historical chart - 1976-2021




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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