Female Teachers, Tertiary Education (As % of Total) fell to 34.9% in South Korea in 2016

Female Teachers, Tertiary Education (As % of Total) (%)
Education | South Korea | February 1, 2019
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Female teachers, tertiary education as a percentage of total reached 35.0 % in 2015 in South Korea, according to World Bank. This is 0.264 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, female teachers, tertiary education as a percentage of total in South Korea reached an all time high of 35.0 % in 2015 and an all time low of 12.9 % in 1971. When compared to South Korea's main peers, female teachers, tertiary education as a percentage of total in Dem. People's Republic of Korea amounted to 20.6 % and 49.1 % in Vietnam in 2015.

South Korea has been ranked 66th within the group of 89 countries we follow in terms of female teachers, tertiary education as a percentage of total, 1 places above the position seen 10 years ago.

Female Teachers, Tertiary Education (As % of Total) Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Cambodia % ... ... 12.0% ... ... ... 15.7% ...
China % 45.1% 44.9% 45.0% 45.0% ... ... ...
Dem. People's Republic of Korea % ... ... ... ... ... 20.6% ... ...
India % ... ... ... ... 39.0% 39.0% 38.6%
Japan % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Laos % 31.3% 36.0% 38.2% 36.3% 40.1%
Russia % ... ... 57.1% 58.2% 57.1% 57.4% ...
South Korea % 34.1% 34.5% 34.6% 34.7% 35.0% ...
Thailand % ... ... 68.7% ... ... 60.7% 61.9% ...
USA % 47.7% 48.2% 48.6% 49.1% 49.1% ...
Vietnam % 47.4% 49.0% 48.8% 49.0% 49.1% ...