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Which Country Has the Most Female Teachers at the Primary Level?

Female Teachers, Primary Education (As % of Total) (%), 2019 or latest
Education | December 31, 2020
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Based on a comparison of 138 countries in 2019, Belarus ranked the highest in female teachers in primary education as a share of total with 99.5% followed by Russia and Kyrgyzstan. On the other end of the scale was Togo with 17.0%, Liberia with 18.5% and Chad with 18.8%.

Average female teachers in primary education as a share of total reached 66.9% in 2019 in the World according to World Bank. This is 0.626 % less than in the previous year and 6.63 % more than 10 years ago.

Historically, average female teachers in primary education as a share of total reached an all time high of 66.9% in 2019 and an all time low of 51.8% in 1977. The average annual growth amounted to 0.382 % since 1970.

Data for more countries are available at Female Teachers, Primary Education (As % of Total) indicator page.

Female Teachers, Primary Education (As % of Total) Unit 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Azerbaijan % 90.2% 90.2% 90.1% 90.8% 90.7%
Bahamas % ... ... ... ... 92.5% 89.8% 93.6% 90.3% 93.6% ...
Belarus % 99.4% 99.5% 99.5% 99.5% 99.5% ...
Bulgaria % ... 94.3% 94.4% ... 94.4% 94.0% ...
Croatia % ... 93.1% 93.3% 93.6% 93.5% ... ...
Italy % ... ... ... ... ... 95.9% 95.9% 95.9% 95.9% 95.6% ...
Kazakhstan % ... 98.4% 98.5% 98.0% 96.6% 98.8%
Kyrgyzstan % 98.5% 98.3% 98.5% 96.1% 98.5%
Latvia % 93.3% 92.8% 92.8% 92.8% 92.4% ...
Lithuania % 97.1% 97.1% 97.2% 97.1% 96.7% ...
Moldova % 97.7% 98.1% 97.8% 98.1% 98.1%
Mongolia % 95.6% 95.3% 96.1% 96.1% 96.1% ...
Russia % ... ... ... 98.9% 98.8% 98.8% 98.9% 95.6% ...
Suriname % ... ... ... ... 94.3% 94.5% 94.5% 94.9% 95.3%
Ukraine % 98.8% 98.9% 94.3% 96.7% 96.7%