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Female population, percent of total, 2019 - Country rankings:

The average for 2019 based on 188 countries was 49.86 percent.The highest value was in Nepal: 54.4 percent and the lowest value was in Qatar: 24.67 percent. The indicator is available from 1960 to 2019. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: percent; Source: United Nations Population Division
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Definition: Female population is the percentage of the population that is female. Population is based on the de facto definition of population, which counts all residents regardless of legal status or citizenship.
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