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

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 Nigeria

Ratio of female to male students in tertiary level education

 Latest value 0.73
 Year 2018
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1985 - 2018
 Average 0.58
 Min - Max 0.32 - 0.79
 Source UNESCO
For that indicator, we provide data for Nigeria from 1985 to 2018. The average value for Nigeria during that period was 0.58 percent with a minimum of 0.32 percent in 1989 and a maximum of 0.79 percent in 2017. The latest value from 2018 is 0.73 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2018 based on 132 countries is 1.11 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Nigeria - Female to male ratio, students at tertiary level education - Recent values chart

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Nigeria - Female to male ratio, students at tertiary level education - historical chart - 1985-2018




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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