The Progress of Nations: Education

League Table of Girls Out of School

Percentage of primary school age girls out of school

SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA MIDDLE EAST and NORTH AFRICA CENTRAL ASIA ASIA AND PACIFIC AMERICAS EUROPE
Botswana0U. Arab Emirates1Uzbekistan 5 Japan0Cuba0Portugal0
Mauritius6Jordan3Afghanistan86 Singapore0Jamaica 0France1
South Africa7Libya4Armeniano data Australia1United States0Norway1
Zimbabwe10Tunisia5Azerbaijanno data Korea, Rep.3Mexico 2Sweden1
Kenya17Iran7Kazakstanno data China5Canada3Denmark2
Namibia21Syria9Kyrgyzstanno data Indonesia8Argentina 5Belgium3
Zambia23Algeria11Tajikistanno data Philippines9Uruguay 5Netherlands4
Ghana26Egypt18Turkmenistanno data Regional average22Paraguay7Poland4
Lesotho29Regional average22 Bangladesh27Regional average7United Kingdom4
Rwanda39Iraq26 Myanmar29Panama8Switzerland5
Cameroon40Oman28 Papua New Guinea33Honduras 9Greece6
Togo42Turkey29 India39Venezuela 10Russian Fed.6
Madagascar44Saudi Arabia43 Lao Rep.39Bolivia 11Regional average7
Malawi46Morocco55 Nepal47Peru11Hungary8
Liberia47Yemen65 Pakistan55Trinidad/Tobago 12Austria9
Tanzania47Israelno data Bhutan64Chile13Germany10
Regional average50Kuwaitno data Cambodiano dataDominican Rep.16Ireland10
Nigeria51Lebanonno data Hong Kongno dataNicaragua 19Bulgaria19
Burundi53Sudanno data Korea, Dem.no dataColombia 21Croatia20
Zaire53 Malaysiano dataEl Salvador29Romania24
Central African Rep.54 Mongoliano dataGuatemala 34Yugoslavia30
Gambia54 New Zealandno dataHaiti 74Albaniano data
Benin65 Sri Lankano dataBrazil no dataBelarusno data
Mozambique65 Thailandno dataCosta Ricano dataBosnia/Herz.no data
Guinea-Bissau68 Viet Namno dataEcuador no dataCzech Rep.no data
Senegal70 Finlandno data
Chad73 Georgiano data
Burkina Faso75 Italyno data
Eritrea76 Latviano data
Ethiopia84 Lithuaniano data
Mali86 Moldovano data
Niger86 Slovakiano data
Somalia94 Sloveniano data
Angolano data Spainno data
Congono data TFYR Macedoniano data
Cote d'Ivoireno data Ukraineno data
Gabonno data
Guineano data
Mauritaniano data
Sierra Leoneno data
Ugandano data

Regional averages are weighted for population size.

SOURCES (for all data on school attendance) Household survey data, net enrolment data from UNESCO, and data from UNICEF country offices.


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