This page has a list of countries by Percentage of teachers in lower secondary education who are female (%), according to officially-recognized international sources compiled by the World Bank. Number of female teachers at the lower secondary level expressed as a percentage of the total number of teachers (male and female) at the lower secondary level in a given school year. Teachers are persons employed full time or part time in an official capacity to guide and direct the learning experience of pupils and students, irrespective of their qualifications or the delivery mechanism, i.e. face-to-face and/or at a distance. This definition excludes educational personnel who have no active teaching duties (e.g. headmasters, headmistresses or principals who do not teach) and persons who work occasionally or in a voluntary capacity in educational institutions.

  • Afghanistan
    36.02 %
  • Angola
    32.11 %
  • Albania
    66.91 %
  • United Arab Emirates
    69.83 %
  • Austria
    72.37 %
  • Burundi
    32.32 %
  • Belgium
    63.55 %
  • Burkina Faso
    17.01 %
  • Bangladesh
    22.1 %
  • Bulgaria
    80.19 %
  • Bahrain
    60.04 %
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
    62.22 %
  • Belarus
    81.76 %
  • Belize
    64.11 %
  • Bermuda
    68.05 %
  • Brazil
    67.73 %
  • Bhutan
    44.19 %
  • Switzerland
    55.04 %
  • Chile
    68.48 %
  • China
    55.89 %
  • Cameroon
    32.77 %
  • Colombia
    51.29 %
  • Comoros
    14.92 %
  • Cape Verde
    47.95 %
  • Costa Rica
    59.53 %
  • Cuba
    70.38 %
  • Cayman Islands
    70.12 %
  • Cyprus
    72.07 %
  • Germany
    66.7 %
  • Djibouti
    26.84 %
  • Dominica
    72.92 %
  • Dominican Republic
    79.01 %
  • Ecuador
    61.45 %
  • Euro area
    67.39 %
  • Eritrea
    23.18 %
  • Spain
    60.32 %
  • Estonia
    83.13 %
  • European Union
    68.2 %
  • Finland
    74.51 %
  • United Kingdom
    61.83 %
  • Georgia
    83.34 %
  • Ghana
    26.36 %
  • Gibraltar
    64.37 %
  • Equatorial Guinea
    14.21 %
  • Greece
    66.77 %
  • Grenada
    64.84 %
  • Guatemala
    50.75 %
  • Honduras
    61.65 %
  • Croatia
    73.61 %
  • Hungary
    76.74 %
  • Indonesia
    56.79 %
  • India
    45.24 %
  • Iceland
    81.97 %
  • Israel
    78.58 %
  • Italy
    76.74 %
  • Jordan
    56.92 %
  • Kenya
    50.52 %
  • Cambodia
    45.25 %
  • Kiribati
    63.21 %
  • Kuwait
    57.53 %
  • Lebanon
    72.99 %
  • Liberia
    6.7 %
  • Liechtenstein
    60.22 %
  • Sri Lanka
    73.62 %
  • Lithuania
    82.56 %
  • Luxembourg
    53.56 %
  • Latvia
    84.57 %
  • Morocco
    40.56 %
  • Monaco
    58.57 %
  • Moldova
    81 %
  • Madagascar
    42.81 %
  • Maldives
    50.21 %
  • Mali
    15.71 %
  • Malta
    70.09 %
  • Myanmar
    89.48 %
  • Mauritania
    11.06 %
  • Namibia
    49.38 %
  • Niger
    23.49 %
  • Netherlands
    53.03 %
  • Norway
    74.61 %
  • Nepal
    30.5 %
  • New Zealand
    66.53 %
  • Oman
    69.37 %
  • Pakistan
    71.37 %
  • Panama
    62.02 %
  • Philippines
    73.32 %
  • Papua New Guinea
    38.44 %
  • Poland
    73.45 %
  • Puerto Rico
    72.83 %
  • Portugal
    71.9 %
  • Palestine
    59.11 %
  • Qatar
    56.46 %
  • Romania
    72.6 %
  • Rwanda
    29.14 %
  • South Asia
    48.13 %
  • Solomon Islands
    33.83 %
  • Sierra Leone
    15.64 %
  • El Salvador
    57.02 %
  • Serbia
    66.12 %
  • South Sudan
    14.85 %
  • Sao Tome and Principe
    34.81 %
  • Suriname
    78.62 %
  • Slovenia
    79.27 %
  • Sweden
    76.34 %
  • Chad
    6.63 %
  • Thailand
    69.97 %
  • Tonga
    57.79 %
  • Turkey
    56.55 %
  • Tuvalu
    53.95 %
  • United States
    67.12 %
  • Vietnam
    68.11 %
  • Vanuatu
    41.74 %
  • World
    56.94 %