China: Female to male ratio, primary school pupils

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 China

Ratio of female to male pupils in primary school

 Latest value 1.01
 Year 2021
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1974 - 2021
 Average 0.93
 Min - Max 0.73 - 1.01
 Source UNESCO
For that indicator, we provide data for China from 1974 to 2021. The average value for China during that period was 0.93 percent with a minimum of 0.73 percent in 1974 and a maximum of 1.01 percent in 2016. The latest value from 2021 is 1.01 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 66 countries is 0.99 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
China - Female to male ratio, primary school pupils - recent values

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China - Female to male ratio, primary school pupils - historical chart - 1974-2021




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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