Female Teachers, Tertiary Education (As % of Total) rose to 23.7% in Bangladesh in 2017

Female Teachers, Tertiary Education (As % of Total) (%)
Education | Bangladesh | May 18, 2019
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Female teachers, tertiary education as a percentage of total reached 23.7 % in 2017 in Bangladesh, according to World Bank. This is 4.49 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, female teachers, tertiary education as a percentage of total in Bangladesh reached an all time high of 23.7 % in 2017 and an all time low of 8.07 % in 1970. When compared to Bangladesh's main peers, female teachers, tertiary education as a percentage of total in India amounted to 40.6 % and 84.6 % in Myanmar in 2017.

Bangladesh has been ranked 46th within the group of 53 countries we follow in terms of female teachers, tertiary education as a percentage of total, 30 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
Bangladesh % 17.1% 17.0% 17.0% 17.6% ...
Bhutan % ... 24.5% 27.4% 26.0% 26.7% ... ... ...
China % 45.1% 44.9% 45.0% 45.0% ... ... ...
India % ... ... ... ... 39.0% 39.0% 38.6%
Japan % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Laos % 31.3% 36.0% 38.2% 36.3% 40.1%
Myanmar % ... ... 81.3% 80.1% 80.7% 80.4% ... ...
Nepal % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Pakistan % ... 37.2% 37.2% 37.2% 37.2% 37.2% ... ...
Russia % ... ... 57.1% 58.2% 57.1% 57.4% ...
Sri Lanka % ... 42.6% 42.3% 42.5% 42.4% ... ...
Thailand % ... ... 68.7% ... ... 60.7% 61.9% ...
USA % 47.7% 48.2% 48.6% 49.1% 49.1% ...