Which Country Enrolls the Most Girls to Boys at the Primary Level?

Female to Male Primary Enrollment Rate (%), 2018 or latest
Education | January 2, 2020
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Based on a comparison of 150 countries in 2018, India ranked the highest in female to male primary enrollment rate with 117% followed by Senegal and Gambia. On the other end of the scale was Afghanistan with 68.6%, Central African Republic with 76.3% and Chad with 77.8%.

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

Female to Male Primary Enrollment Rate Unit 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Bahamas % ... ... ... 102% 102% 102% ... 105% ... ...
Bangladesh % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 107% 104% 106% 108% 106% ...
Gambia % 105% 104% 106% 107% 108%
India % 103% 112% 111% 112% 117% ... ...
Iran % 98.1% 102% 105% 105% 106% ...
Malawi % ... ... 102% 102% 102% 102% 103% ...
Malta % 100.0% 100% 102% 102% 104% ... ...
Mauritania % 105% 105% 106% 105% 106% ...
Nepal % ... 108% 108% 108% 108% 108% ...
Oman % ... ... 101% 106% 106% 104% 103% ...
Senegal % 111% 112% 112% 112% 112% ...
Sweden % 99.8% 106% 106% 104% 103% ... ...
Tanzania % 99.8% 101% 102% 103% 103% ...
Uganda % 102% 102% 102% 102% 103% ...
Zambia % ... 101% 101% 100% 100% 102% ...