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These Countries Have More Women Than Men (List May Surprise You)

Nepal Girls

The Himalayan nation Nepal has the highest percentage of women in total population, followed by Hong Kong and Curacao. Out of Nepal’s population of 29.3 million, there are nearly 2.3 million more women than men – more than the entire population of Slovenia, Latvia, Bahrain, or Cyprus.

And it’s not clear yet how to reduce this gender gap. Just let that sink in for a moment.

The rest of the top 10 is rounded out by Martinique, Latvia, Guadeloupe, Lithuania, Ukraine, Russia, and Belarus.

  1. Nepal
    Percent of the total population that are women: 54.19%
    Number of women: 15.8 million
    Number of men: 13.5 million
    Total population: 29.3 million
  2. Hong Kong
    Percent of the total population that are women: 54.12%
    Number of women: 4 million
    Number of men: 3.5 million
    Total population: 7.5 million
  3. Curaçao
    Percent of the total population that are women: 54.01%
    Number of women: 89,000
    Number of men: 75,000
    Total population: 164,000
  4. Martinique
    Percent of the total population that are women: 54.00%
    Number of women: 203,000
    Number of men: 173,000
    Total population: 375,000
  5. Latvia
    Percent of the total population that are women: 53.91%
    Number of women: 1 million
    Number of men: 0.9 million
    Total population: 1.9 million
  6. Guadeloupe
    Percent of the total population that are women: 53.88%
    Number of women: 216,000
    Number of men: 185,000
    Total population: 400,000
  7. Lithuania
    Percent of the total population that are women: 53.72%
    Number of women: 1.5 million
    Number of men: 1.3 million
    Total population: 2.8 million
  8. Ukraine
    Percent of the total population that are women: 53.67%
    Number of women: 23.5 million
    Number of men: 21.3 million
    Total population: 44.8 million
  9. Russia
    Percent of the total population that are women: 53.65%
    Number of women: 78,294,000
    Number of men: 67,640,000
    Total population: 145,934,000
  10. Belarus
    Percent of the total population that are women: 53.44%
    Number of women: 5,050,000
    Number of men: 4,399,000
    Total population: 9,449,000
  11. El Salvador
    Percent of the total population that are women: 53.19%
    Number of women: 3,450,000
    Number of men: 3,036,000
    Total population: 6,486,000
  12. Armenia
    Percent of the total population that are women: 52.97%
    Number of women: 1,569,000
    Number of men: 1,394,000
    Total population: 2,963,000
  13. Portugal
    Percent of the total population that are women: 52.69%
    Number of women: 5,373,000
    Number of men: 4,824,000
    Total population: 10,197,000
  14. Estonia
    Percent of the total population that are women: 52.62%
    Number of women: 698,000
    Number of men: 628,000
    Total population: 1,327,000
  15. Puerto Rico
    Percent of the total population that are women: 52.62%
    Number of women: 1,505,000
    Number of men: 1,356,000
    Total population: 2,861,000
  16. Aruba
    Percent of the total population that are women: 52.57%
    Number of women: 56,000
    Number of men: 51,000
    Total population: 107,000
  17. United States Virgin Islands
    Percent of the total population that are women: 52.50%
    Number of women: 55,000
    Number of men: 50,000
    Total population: 104,000
  18. Hungary
    Percent of the total population that are women: 52.40%
    Number of women: 5,062,000
    Number of men: 4,598,000
    Total population: 9,660,000
  19. Georgia
    Percent of the total population that are women: 52.34%
    Number of women: 2,088,000
    Number of men: 1,901,000
    Total population: 3,989,000
  20. Zimbabwe
    Percent of the total population that are women: 52.28%
    Number of women: 7,771,000
    Number of men: 7,092,000
    Total population: 14,863,000
  21. Republic of Moldova
    Percent of the total population that are women: 52.11%
    Number of women: 2,102,000
    Number of men: 1,932,000
    Total population: 4,034,000
  22. Sri Lanka
    Percent of the total population that are women: 52.05%
    Number of women: 11,146,000
    Number of men: 10,267,000
    Total population: 21,413,000
  23. Macao
    Percent of the total population that are women: 51.94%
    Number of women: 337,000
    Number of men: 312,000
    Total population: 649,000
  24. Myanmar
    Percent of the total population that are women: 51.81%
    Number of women: 28,190,000
    Number of men: 26,220,000
    Total population: 54,410,000
  25. Croatia
    Percent of the total population that are women: 51.79%
    Number of women: 2,126,000
    Number of men: 1,979,000
    Total population: 4,105,000

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Mindy Wright

Mindy Wright

Deputy Commissioning Editor
Mindy Wright is CEOWORLD magazine's Deputy Commissioning Editor, and leads global newsroom coverage and management. She oversees and coordinates coverage of the news and ideas in partnership with writers across the continent. She has reported from more than 15 countries across Asia, Europe, Africa and the Americas. She has advised CEOs, investors, boards, and high-profile industry leaders on a wide range of issues impacting the global business landscape. She can be reached on email mindy-wright@ceoworld.biz. You can follow her on Twitter at @ceoworld.