Gross School Enrollment, Female (Tertiary Education) rose to 74.9% in European Union in 2016

Gross School Enrollment, Female (Tertiary Education) (%)
Education | European Union | March 11, 2019
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Gross school enrollment of females in tertiary education reached 74.7 % in 2015 in European Union, according to World Bank. This is 0.282 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, gross school enrollment of females in tertiary education in European Union reached an all time high of 74.9 % in 2016 and an all time low of 14.3 % in 1971. When compared to European Union's main peers, gross school enrollment of females in tertiary education in China amounted to 49.5 %, 61.3 % in Japan, 88.4 % in Russia and 99.6 % in USA in 2015.

European Union has been ranked 33rd within the group of 117 countries we follow in terms of gross school enrollment of females in tertiary education, 6 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.

Gross School Enrollment, Female (Tertiary Education) Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Canada % 73.8% 73.8% 75.2% 75.7% 75.0% ...
China % 26.4% 29.6% 33.6% 44.6% 49.5%
European Union % 74.0% 74.0% 73.3% 73.9% 74.4%
Germany % ... ... 58.5% 63.2% 58.5% 62.6% 65.6% ...
India % 20.0% ... 23.1% 25.3% 26.7%
Japan % 56.8% 58.3% 59.4% 60.6% 61.3% ...
Mexico % 27.6% 28.8% 29.6% 30.3% 30.8%
Russia % ... 87.8% 85.5% 86.6% 86.3% 88.4% ...
South Korea % 85.3% 82.3% 80.7% 80.2% 80.6% ...
USA % 113% 111% 103% 103% 103% ...