* indicates monthly or quarterly data series

Ratio of female to male pupils in primary school, 2021:

The average for 2021 based on 66 countries was 0.99 percent. The highest value was in Senegal: 1.16 percent and the lowest value was in Chad: 0.8 percent. The indicator is available from 1970 to 2022. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: percent; Source: UNESCO
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* indicates monthly or quarterly data series


Countries Female to male ratio, primary school pupils, 2021 Global rank Available data
Senegal 1.16 1 1971 - 2021
Kuwait 1.15 2 1971 - 2021
Gambia 1.13 3 1971 - 2022
Gibraltar 1.07 4 1971 - 2021
Bhutan 1.04 5 1970 - 2021
Hong Kong 1.04 6 1971 - 2021
Sierra Leone 1.04 7 1971 - 2021
Tanzania 1.04 8 1970 - 2021
Seychelles 1.03 9 1970 - 2021
Albania 1.02 10 1976 - 2021
Bangladesh 1.02 11 1970 - 2021
Burkina Faso 1.02 12 1971 - 2021
Ecuador 1.02 13 1971 - 2021
India 1.02 14 1971 - 2021
Mauritius 1.02 15 1970 - 2021
Qatar 1.02 16 1971 - 2021
Vietnam 1.02 17 1976 - 2021
Armenia 1.01 18 1991 - 2021
Azerbaijan 1.01 19 1991 - 2021
China 1.01 20 1974 - 2021
Georgia 1.01 21 1981 - 2021
Saudi Arabia 1.01 22 1979 - 2021
Zimbabwe 1.01 23 1970 - 2021
Belarus 1 24 1993 - 2021
Kyrgyzstan 1 25 1981 - 2021
Micronesia 1 26 1971 - 2021
Montenegro 1 27 2003 - 2021
Oman 1 28 1971 - 2021
Samoa 1 29 1970 - 2021
Serbia 1 30 1999 - 2021
Costa Rica 0.99 31 1970 - 2021
Jordan 0.99 32 1971 - 2021
Moldova 0.99 33 2014 - 2021
Palestine 0.99 34 1995 - 2021
Panama 0.99 35 1970 - 2021
Rwanda 0.99 36 1971 - 2021
San Marino 0.99 37 2018 - 2021
Suriname 0.99 38 1971 - 2021
Thailand 0.99 39 1971 - 2022
Botswana 0.98 40 1970 - 2021
Cambodia 0.98 41 1971 - 2021
Guatemala 0.98 42 1970 - 2021
Macao 0.98 43 1971 - 2021
Mongolia 0.98 44 1975 - 2021
Philippines 0.98 45 1976 - 2021
Tunisia 0.98 46 1971 - 2021
Uzbekistan 0.98 47 1981 - 2021
Barbados 0.97 48 1971 - 2021
Domin. Rep. 0.97 49 1971 - 2021
Laos 0.97 50 1971 - 2021
Morocco 0.97 51 1971 - 2021
Namibia 0.97 52 1989 - 2021
Palau 0.97 53 1999 - 2021
Peru 0.97 54 1970 - 2021
Belize 0.96 55 1971 - 2021
Fiji 0.96 56 1970 - 2021
Nepal 0.96 57 1970 - 2022
Togo 0.96 58 1971 - 2021
Tuvalu 0.96 59 1984 - 2021
Dominica 0.95 60 1971 - 2021
Ivory Coast 0.95 61 1970 - 2022
Benin 0.93 62 1971 - 2021
Djibouti 0.92 63 1971 - 2021
Ethiopia 0.91 64 1971 - 2021
Niger 0.91 65 1971 - 2021
Chad 0.8 66 1971 - 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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