Costa Rica: Female to male ratio, primary school pupils

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 Costa Rica

Ratio of female to male pupils in primary school

 Latest value 0.99
 Year 2021
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1970 - 2021
 Average 0.98
 Min - Max 0.97 - 1.02
 Source UNESCO
For that indicator, we provide data for Costa Rica from 1970 to 2021. The average value for Costa Rica during that period was 0.98 percent with a minimum of 0.97 percent in 1978 and a maximum of 1.02 percent in 2020. The latest value from 2021 is 0.99 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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Costa Rica - Female to male ratio, primary school pupils - recent values

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Costa Rica - Female to male ratio, primary school pupils - historical chart - 1970-2021




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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 Primary school enrollment 108.85 2021 percent
 Secondary school enrollment 141.20 2021 percent
 Tertiary school enrollment 54.72 2019 percent
 Trained teachers in primary education 94.27 2020 percent
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