Population with at least secondary education, female/male ratio (Ratio of female to male rates)

Population with at least secondary education, female/male ratio (Ratio of female to male rates)

Percentage of the population ages 25 and older that reached at least a secondary level of education.

Source: Barro, R. J. and J. W. Lee. 2013. Barro-Lee dataset of Educational Attainment. http://www.barrolee.com/ Accessed May, 2013.

http://www.barrolee.com/

Data in the tables are those available to the Human Development Report Office as of 15 November, 2013, unless otherwise specified.

HDI Rank

Country

2010

2013

.. Very high human development

..

0.981

.. High human development

..

0.871

.. Medium human development

..

0.866

.. Low human development

..

0.504

1 Norway

1.002

1.006

2 Australia

0.979

0.996

3 Switzerland

0.844

0.984

4 Netherlands

0.968

0.969

5 United States

1.009

1.003

6 Germany

0.984

0.992

7 New Zealand

0.975

0.996

8 Canada

0.996

1.000

9 Singapore

0.885

0.915

10 Denmark

0.900

0.989

11 Ireland

1.010

1.025

12 Sweden

1.009

0.992

13 Iceland

1.149

0.994

14 United Kingdom

1.015

0.999

15 Korea (Republic of)

0.866

0.865

15 Hong Kong, China (SAR)

0.948

0.912

17 Japan

0.972

1.013

18 Liechtenstein

..

..

19 Israel

1.021

0.967

20 France

0.941

0.938

21 Luxembourg

0.898

1.000

21 Belgium

0.948

0.935

21 Austria

0.784

1.000

24 Finland

1.000

1.000

25 Slovenia

0.720

0.977

26 Italy

0.910

0.885

27 Spain

0.937

0.913

28 Czech Republic

0.976

1.001

29 Greece

0.895

0.888

30 Brunei Darussalam

2.831

1.089

31 Qatar

1.136

1.129

32 Cyprus

0.851

0.907

33 Estonia

0.998

1.000

34 Saudi Arabia

0.868

0.860

35 Poland

0.950

0.929

35 Lithuania

0.960

0.945

37 Slovakia

0.927

0.996

37 Andorra

0.998

1.003

39 Malta

0.876

0.876

40 United Arab Emirates

0.995

1.193

41 Portugal

1.019

0.989

41 Chile

0.965

0.959

43 Hungary

0.964

0.992

44 Cuba

0.920

0.920

44 Bahrain

0.926

0.926

46 Kuwait

1.189

0.989

47 Croatia

0.794

0.908

48 Latvia

0.986

1.000

49 Argentina

1.038

1.038

50 Uruguay

1.095

1.082

51 Montenegro

0.987

0.889

51 Bahamas

1.041

1.041

53 Belarus

..

0.943

54 Romania

0.926

0.935

55 Libya

1.264

1.264

56 Oman

..

0.826

57 Russian Federation

1.270

0.968

58 Bulgaria

0.979

0.972

59 Barbados

1.022

1.022

60 Palau

..

..

61 Antigua and Barbuda

..

..

62 Malaysia

0.907

0.907

63 Mauritius

0.854

0.852

64 Trinidad and Tobago

1.016

1.002

65 Panama

1.046

1.046

65 Lebanon

..

0.998

67 Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)

1.130

1.112

68 Costa Rica

1.030

1.031

69 Turkey

0.580

0.650

70 Kazakhstan

0.970

0.998

71 Seychelles

1.005

1.005

71 Mexico

0.907

0.918

73 Sri Lanka

0.973

0.963

73 Saint Kitts and Nevis

..

..

75 Iran (Islamic Republic of)

0.682

0.919

76 Azerbaijan

0.938

0.962

77 Serbia

0.873

0.794

77 Jordan

0.781

0.885

79 Grenada

..

..

79 Georgia

0.968

..

79 Brazil

1.054

1.059

82 Peru

0.815

0.852

83 Ukraine

0.952

0.952

84 The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

0.723

0.722

84 Belize

1.073

1.073

86 Bosnia and Herzegovina

..

0.640

87 Armenia

0.993

0.993

88 Fiji

0.977

0.990

89 Thailand

0.759

0.875

90 Tunisia

0.698

0.712

91 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

..

..

91 China

0.778

0.816

93 Dominica

1.280

1.281

93 Algeria

0.736

0.765

95 Albania

0.932

0.931

96 Jamaica

1.041

1.041

97 Saint Lucia

..

..

98 Ecuador

0.965

1.018

98 Colombia

1.021

1.023

100 Tonga

0.956

0.991

100 Suriname

..

0.946

102 Dominican Republic

1.188

1.046

103 Turkmenistan

..

..

103 Mongolia

1.015

1.014

103 Maldives

0.838

0.802

106 Samoa

..

1.073

107 Palestine, State of

0.809

0.980

108 Indonesia

0.778

0.810

109 Botswana

0.949

0.952

110 Egypt

0.710

0.732

111 Paraguay

0.910

0.902

112 Gabon

1.553

1.553

113 Bolivia (Plurinational State of)

0.812

0.805

114 Moldova (Republic of)

0.929

0.969

115 El Salvador

0.869

0.845

116 Uzbekistan

..

..

117 Philippines

1.035

1.033

118 Syrian Arab Republic

1.025

0.745

118 South Africa

0.976

0.958

120 Iraq

0.515

0.515

121 Viet Nam

0.884

0.835

121 Guyana

0.975

1.259

123 Cape Verde

..

..

124 Micronesia (Federated States of)

..

..

125 Kyrgyzstan

0.997

0.976

125 Guatemala

0.754

0.943

127 Namibia

1.075

0.970

128 Timor-Leste

..

..

129 Morocco

0.553

0.554

129 Honduras

0.878

1.082

131 Vanuatu

..

..

132 Nicaragua

0.689

0.689

133 Tajikistan

1.086

0.947

133 Kiribati

..

..

135 India

0.528

0.528

136 Cambodia

0.563

0.445

136 Bhutan

..

0.984

138 Ghana

0.408

0.699

139 Lao People's Democratic Republic

0.622

0.622

140 Congo

0.899

0.899

141 Zambia

0.582

0.582

142 Sao Tome and Principe

..

..

142 Bangladesh

0.784

0.784

144 Equatorial Guinea

..

..

145 Nepal

0.448

0.448

146 Pakistan

0.502

0.419

147 Kenya

0.521

0.806

148 Swaziland

1.083

1.083

149 Angola

..

..

150 Myanmar

1.023

1.023

151 Rwanda

0.920

0.920

152 Nigeria

..

..

152 Cameroon

0.605

0.605

154 Yemen

0.311

0.311

155 Madagascar

..

..

156 Zimbabwe

0.787

0.787

157 Solomon Islands

..

..

157 Papua New Guinea

0.508

0.483

159 Tanzania (United Republic of)

0.606

0.606

159 Comoros

..

..

161 Mauritania

0.385

0.385

162 Lesotho

1.199

1.107

163 Senegal

0.563

0.465

164 Uganda

0.437

0.683

165 Benin

0.436

0.438

166 Togo

0.339

0.339

166 Sudan

0.702

0.702

168 Haiti

0.619

0.619

169 Afghanistan

0.171

0.171

170 Djibouti

..

..

171 Côte d'Ivoire

0.540

0.458

172 Gambia

0.522

0.538

173 Ethiopia

..

0.427

174 Malawi

0.510

0.510

175 Liberia

0.400

0.400

176 Mali

0.380

0.512

177 Guinea-Bissau

..

..

178 Mozambique

0.249

0.249

179 Guinea

..

..

180 Burundi

0.566

0.559

181 Burkina Faso

..

0.283

182 Eritrea

..

..

183 Sierra Leone

0.465

0.465

184 Chad

..

0.169

185 Central African Republic

0.393

0.393

186 Congo (Democratic Republic of the)

0.295

0.296

187 Niger

0.328

0.899

.. South Sudan

..

..

.. Tuvalu

..

..

.. Somalia

..

..

.. San Marino

..

..

.. Nauru

..

..

.. Monaco

..

..

.. Marshall Islands

..

..

.. Korea (Democratic People's Rep. of)

..

..


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