Which Country Enrolls the Most Female Students at the Tertiary Level?

Female to Male Tertiary Enrollment Rate (%), 2018 or latest
Education | May 18, 2019
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Based on a comparison of 120 countries in 2018, Qatar ranked the highest in female to male tertiary enrollment rate with 775% followed by Seychelles and United Arab Emirates. On the other end of the scale was Afghanistan with 34.9%, Benin with 42.1% and Niger with 42.6%.

Data for more countries are available at Female to Male Tertiary Enrollment Rate indicator page.

Female to Male Tertiary Enrollment Rate Unit 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Albania % 135% 140% 146% 152% 153%
Argentina % ... ... 156% 157% 161% 162% 164% ...
Bahrain % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 171% 203% 224% 198% 192%
Belize % ... ... ... ... 166% 165% 164% 165% 161%
Brunei % ... 176% 175% 183% 169% 165%
Cuba % 164% 154% 167% 159% 141%
Dominican Republic % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 160% ... 161% 183%
Iceland % 169% 171% 171% 174% 179% ...
Namibia % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 168% 175% ...
Oman % ... ... ... ... ... 146% 144% 179% 194% 187% ...
Palestine % 138% 141% 150% 155% 158%
Qatar % ... 538% 599% 594% 636% 695%
Seychelles % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 332% 342% 225% 258% 216%
Tunisia % 161% 156% 159% 163% 164%
United Arab Emirates % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 237% 245% 232% 225% 214% ...