Gross School Enrollment, Female (Tertiary Education) rose to 76.6% in Hong Kong in 2016

Gross School Enrollment, Female (Tertiary Education) (%)
Education | Hong Kong | March 11, 2019
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Gross school enrollment of females in tertiary education reached 76.6 % in 2016 in Hong Kong, according to World Bank. This is 4.69 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, gross school enrollment of females in tertiary education in Hong Kong reached an all time high of 76.6 % in 2016 and an all time low of 4.38 % in 1972. When compared to Hong Kong's main peers, gross school enrollment of females in tertiary education in China amounted to 53.3 % and 31.3 % in Vietnam in 2016.

Hong Kong has been ranked 17th within the group of 79 countries we follow in terms of gross school enrollment of females in tertiary education, 44 places above the position seen 10 years ago.

Gross School Enrollment, Female (Tertiary Education) Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Cambodia % 11.4% 11.2% 11.6% 11.4% 11.8% ...
China % 26.4% 29.6% 33.6% 44.6% 49.5%
Hong Kong % 62.9% 61.9% 69.9% 72.5% 73.1%
India % 20.0% ... 23.1% 25.3% 26.7%
Indonesia % 23.2% 29.7% 31.4% 31.4% 24.8%
Japan % 56.8% 58.3% 59.4% 60.6% 61.3% ...
Laos % 15.0% 15.9% 17.7% 17.7% 17.7%
Malaysia % 41.2% 42.3% 43.5% 43.1% 48.8%
Philippines % 34.1% 34.5% 37.5% 40.1% ... ...
Russia % ... 87.8% 85.5% 86.6% 86.3% 88.4% ...
Singapore % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Taiwan % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Thailand % 58.6% 57.7% 57.5% 57.8% 54.2% ...
USA % 113% 111% 103% 103% 103% ...
Vietnam % 24.9% 23.5% 23.7% 31.2% 28.8% ...