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

Female to Male Tertiary Enrollment Rate (%), 2020 or latest
Education | December 31, 2020
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Based on a comparison of 110 countries in 2020, Qatar ranked the highest in female to male tertiary enrollment rate with 187% followed by Seychelles and Kuwait. On the other end of the scale was Afghanistan with 34.5%, Benin with 46.7% and Dem. People's Republic of Korea with 51.3%.

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

Female to Male Tertiary Enrollment Rate Unit 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Albania % 129% 130% 130% 132% 134%
Algeria % ... ... ... ... ... ... 134% 135% 136% 140% 133% ...
Bahrain % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 155% 149% 148% 146% 147%
Belize % ... ... 139% 139% 138% 138% 138%
Cuba % 140% 159% 129% 129% 141% ...
Iceland % 141% 143% 144% 147% 146% ...
Kuwait % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 186% 149% 152% 155% 153%
Oman % ... ... ... ... ... 145% 150% 148% 146% 151%
Palestine % 133% 136% 136% 137% 138%
Puerto Rico % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 131% 130% 131% 131% ... ...
Qatar % ... 184% 185% 186% 187% 187%
Seychelles % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 156% 162% 154% 147% 157%
Sri Lanka % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 136% 123% 135% 136% 134%
Sweden % 136% 135% 134% 135% 136% ...
Tunisia % 137% 139% 140% 142% 145%