Gross School Enrollment, Female (Tertiary Education) rose to 66.7% in Saudi Arabia in 2016

Gross School Enrollment, Female (Tertiary Education) (%)
Education | Saudi Arabia | March 11, 2019
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Gross school enrollment of females in tertiary education reached 66.7 % in 2016 in Saudi Arabia, according to World Bank. This is 9.59 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, gross school enrollment of females in tertiary education in Saudi Arabia reached an all time high of 66.7 % in 2016 and an all time low of 0.270 % in 1971. When compared to Saudi Arabia's main peers, gross school enrollment of females in tertiary education in Jordan amounted to 37.5 % and 53.2 % in United Arab Emirates in 2016.

Saudi Arabia has been ranked 24th within the group of 79 countries we follow in terms of gross school enrollment of females in tertiary education, 33 places above the position seen 10 years ago.

Gross School Enrollment, Female (Tertiary Education) Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Bahrain % ... ... 57.5% 61.0% 58.0% 57.6% 59.4%
Djibouti % 4.04% 3.37% 3.67% 3.52% ... ... ...
Eritrea % ... ... ... 1.84% 1.93% ...
Iran % 48.3% 54.9% 56.3% 63.2% 67.2% ...
Iraq % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Israel % ... 75.2% 77.4% 76.3% 76.2% 75.5%
Jordan % 39.4% 45.5% 46.4% 48.1% 39.0%
Kuwait % ... ... ... ... 42.7% 41.2% ... ... ...
Oman % 33.1% 32.2% 41.2% 49.3% 54.5% ...
Qatar % 29.4% 30.4% 33.5% 39.2% 43.9%
Saudi Arabia % 42.0% 46.8% 51.0% 57.7% 60.9%
Syria % 25.8% 31.5% 34.5% 44.6% 46.7% ...
United Arab Emirates % 32.6% 35.6% 39.4% 44.3% 50.6% ...
Yemen % ... 6.07% 6.42% 6.34% 6.38% ... ... ...