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Afghanistan 0.33
Albania 1.30
Algeria 1.51
Andorra - 1
Angola 0.37
Antigua and Barbuda 2.07
Argentina 1.57
Armenia 1.51
Australia 1.37
Austria 1.20
Azerbaijan 1.05
Bahamas - 1
Bahrain 2.18
Bangladesh 0.72
Barbados 2.45
Belarus 1.35
Belgium 1.30
Belize 1.68
Benin 0.27
Bhutan 0.74
Bolivia - 1
Bosnia-Herzegovina - 1
Botswana 1.25
Brazil - 1
Brunei 1.82
Bulgaria 1.27
Burkina Faso 0.49
Burundi 0.42
Cambodia 0.61
Cameroon 0.73
Canada - 1
Cape Verde 1.46
Central African Republic 0.36
Chad 0.24
Channel Islands - 1
Chile 1.11
China 1.15
Colombia 1.14
Comoros 0.86
Congo 0.75
Congo, Dem. Rep. of 0.45
Costa Rica 1.24
Cote d'Ivoire 0.62
Croatia 1.36
Cuba 1.65
Curacao 2.20
Cyprus 1.18
Czech Republic 1.43
Denmark 1.38
Djibouti 0.68
Dominica - 1
Dominican Republic 1.60
Ecuador 1.31
Egypt 0.89
El Salvador 1.13
Equatorial Guinea - 1
Eritrea 0.50
Estonia 1.48
Ethiopia - 1
Federated States of Micronesia - 1
Fiji - 1
Finland 1.21
France 1.25
French Guiana - 1
French Polynesia - 1
Gabon - 1
Gambia - 1
Georgia 1.26
Germany 0.93
Ghana 0.63
Greece 1.02
Grenada 1.36
Guadeloupe - 1
Guam - 1
Guatemala 1.04
Guinea 0.44
Guinea-Bissau - 1
Guyana 2.14
Haiti - 1
Honduras 1.38
Hong Kong, SAR 1.13
Hungary 1.28
Iceland 1.72
India 0.92
Indonesia 1.03
Iran 0.94
Iraq - 1
Ireland 1.03
Israel 1.34
Italy 1.42
Jamaica 2.29
Japan 0.90
Jordan 1.15
Kazakhstan 1.30
Kenya 0.70
Kiribati - 1
Korea, North - 1
Korea, South 0.75
Kosovo - 1
Kuwait 2.24
Kyrgyzstan 1.61
Laos 0.88
Latvia 1.49
Lebanon 1.09
Lesotho 1.46
Liberia 0.63
Libya - 1
Liechtenstein 0.55
Lithuania 1.45
Luxembourg 1.13
Macao, SAR 1.28
Macedonia 1.20
Madagascar 0.94
Malawi 0.65
Malaysia 1.21
Maldives 1.13
Mali 0.43
Malta 1.32
Marshall Islands 0.92
Martinique - 1
Mauritania 0.44
Mauritius 1.22
Mayotte - 1
Mexico 0.96
Moldova 1.29
Monaco - 1
Mongolia 1.42
Montenegro 1.27
Morocco 0.89
Mozambique 0.69
Myanmar 1.23
Namibia 1.28
Nauru - 1
Nepal 0.81
Netherlands 1.10
Netherlands Antilles -
New Caledonia - 1
New Zealand 1.45
Nicaragua - 1
Niger 0.34
Nigeria - 1
Norway 1.50
Oman 1.45
Pakistan 0.98
Palau 1.55
Palestinian Territory 1.50
Panama 1.56
Papua New Guinea - 1
Paraguay 1.40
Peru 1.09
Philippines 1.26
Poland 1.55
Portugal 1.18
Puerto Rico 1.43
Qatar 6.66
Reunion - 1
Romania 1.33
Russia 1.26
Rwanda 0.75
Samoa - 1
San Marino 1.38
Sao Tome and Principe 0.86
Saudi Arabia 1.04
Senegal 0.59
Serbia 1.33
Seychelles 2.20
Sierra Leone - 1
Singapore - 1
Slovakia 1.54
Slovenia 1.46
Solomon Islands - 1
Somalia - 1
South Africa 1.37
South Sudan - 1
Spain 1.22
Sri Lanka 1.60
St. Kitts-Nevis 2.09
St. Lucia 2.00
St. Vincent & the Grenadines - 1
Sudan 1.12
Suriname - 1
Swaziland 1.05
Sweden 1.56
Switzerland 1.00
Syria 1.01
Taiwan - 1
Tajikistan 0.61
Tanzania 0.54
Thailand 1.34
Timor-Leste 0.73
Togo 0.39
Tonga - 1
Trinidad and Tobago - 1
Tunisia 1.62
Turkey 0.86
Turkmenistan 0.64
Tuvalu - 1
Uganda 0.78
Ukraine 1.19
United Arab Emirates - 1
United Kingdom 1.35
United States 1.37
Uruguay 1.73
Uzbekistan 0.65
Vanuatu - 1
Venezuela 1.69
Vietnam 0.90
Western Sahara - 1
Yemen 0.44
Zambia - 1
Zimbabwe 0.85

Source: PRB 2015 World Population Data Sheet.

Definition: The tertiary education gross enrollment ratio for women divided by the tertiary gross enrollment ratio for men. An index less than one indicates that men are more represented in higher education than women, while an index greater than one indicates that women are more represented.

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  • 1: (-) Data unavailable, inapplicable, or not collected.

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