fbpx

Stats Gate

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

Have you read?

# Using Your Brand to Drive Change: Taking an Unconventionals View by Hugh Kennedy.
# 5 Things to Know About IIMs in India.
# 5 Facts about Wedding Gowns You Should Know.
# Top 5 Ways To Settle Into Hostel Life In University.
# Top B-Schools In Europe For Best Placements, 2019.

Leave a Reply

Mindy Wright
Philadelphia native Mindy is passionate about creating lists about anything and everything. She recently moved to New York. Mindy is a frequent keynote speaker at prestigious conferences and universities in the United States and the United Kingdom. Her favorite Quote: "It's a funny thing about life; if you refuse to accept anything but the best, you very often get it!” Voracious reader. Writer + Editor + Philly girl.
Share via