Female Teachers, Tertiary Education (As % of Total) rose to 48.9% in Bulgaria in 2016

Female Teachers, Tertiary Education (As % of Total) (%)
Education | Bulgaria | February 1, 2019
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Female teachers, tertiary education as a percentage of total reached 48.9 % in 2016 in Bulgaria, according to World Bank. This is 1.55 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, female teachers, tertiary education as a percentage of total in Bulgaria reached an all time high of 48.9 % in 2016 and an all time low of 26.1 % in 1971. When compared to Bulgaria's main peers, female teachers, tertiary education as a percentage of total in Greece amounted to 33.8 %, 50.0 % in Romania and 46.3 % in Serbia in 2016.

Bulgaria has been ranked 24th within the group of 85 countries we follow in terms of female teachers, tertiary education as a percentage of total, 3 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.

Female Teachers, Tertiary Education (As % of Total) Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Albania % ... ... 50.5% ... 51.1% 52.4% ...
Bosnia and Herzegovina % 39.8% 41.6% 41.9% 43.1% 43.4%
Bulgaria % 47.5% 47.4% 47.8% 48.2% ... ...
Croatia % 46.3% 49.6% 47.7% 48.0% 48.0% ...
Greece % ... ... ... ... 33.1% 32.7% ... ...
Hungary % 38.5% 37.5% 38.8% 43.3% 42.1% ...
Iran % 24.2% 26.9% 28.0% 29.8% 30.6% ...
Iraq % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Macedonia % 47.2% 47.2% 47.6% 49.9% 54.3% ... ...
Moldova % 56.2% 56.0% 56.3% 57.2% 57.2%
Romania % 46.7% 48.7% 48.5% 48.6% 49.4%
Serbia % 45.9% 46.6% 43.1% 43.1% 44.6%
Turkey % 40.9% 41.1% 41.6% 42.8% 43.1% ... ...
Ukraine % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...