Female to Male Tertiary Enrollment Rate rose to 42.1% in Benin in 2016

Female to Male Tertiary Enrollment Rate (%)
Education | Benin | May 18, 2019
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Female to male tertiary enrollment rate reached 40.2 % in 2015 in Benin, according to World Bank. This is 4.46 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, female to male tertiary enrollment rate in Benin reached an all time high of 42.1 % in 2016 and an all time low of 7.12 % in 1971. When compared to Benin's main peers, female to male tertiary enrollment rate in Burkina Faso amounted to 52.3 %, 41.5 % in Niger and 42.8 % in Togo in 2015.

Benin has been ranked 123rd within the group of 123 countries we follow in terms of female to male tertiary enrollment rate.

Female to Male Tertiary Enrollment Rate Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Algeria % 145% 148% 151% 153% 156%
Benin % 27.2% 34.5% 38.0% 36.5% 40.2% ...
Burkina Faso % 49.6% 49.6% 49.3% 48.6% 52.3%
Cameroon % 73.7% 77.6% 77.8% 78.3% 80.7% ...
Chad % 23.9% 20.7% 22.3% 19.7% ... ... ...
Ghana % ... 59.2% 61.1% 63.6% 66.8% 69.5%
Ivory Coast % 67.7% 78.3% 62.4% 58.5% 66.2% ...
Libya % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Mali % 42.4% 39.3% 41.6% 41.7% 41.8% ... ...
Niger % 37.3% 33.9% 36.0% 35.2% 41.5% ...
Nigeria % ... 69.2% ... ... ... ... ... ...
Togo % ... ... ... 27.4% 39.2% 41.8% 42.8%