Female population, percent of total, 2021 - Country rankings:
The average for 2021 based on 186 countries was 49.85 percent.The highest value was in Hong Kong: 54.21 percent and the lowest value was in Qatar: 25.04 percent. The indicator is available from 1960 to 2021. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.
Measure: percent; Source: United Nations Population Division
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
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.