Top 10 Countries with Highest Female Population

According to 2019 estimates by the United Nations, there are now 101.7 men for every 100 women in the world. But in some countries, women far outnumber men. Read more to know the top 10 countries with the highest female populations.
Created On: Oct 1, 2021 15:48 IST
Modified On: Oct 22, 2021 17:31 IST
Top 10 Countries with Highest Female Population
Top 10 Countries with Highest Female Population

The UN estimates that on Earth there are 7.8 billion people as of January 2021. Presently, the population increases by about 90 million annually across the world. As per the statistics slightly there are more men than women. 

According to 2019 estimates by the United Nations, there are now 101.7 men for every 100 women in the world. 

Gender ratio paves an impact on society and the nation as a whole. In a country, knowing the difference between the number of men and women enables the appropriate distribution of resources towards meeting gender-specific needs. Apart from resource allocation, in countries and societies where there is a higher gender imbalance, the gender data forms the basis of investigating the causes of the imbalance, and possible mitigating factors can help in reducing the gender gap.

Top 10 Countries with Highest Female Population

The top 10 Countries with the highest Female Population according to the data from worldatlas.com.

10. Portugal

Percentage of the female population: 52.7%

Officially known as the Portuguese Republic. It lies along the Atlantic coast of the Iberian Peninsula in southwestern Europe. Its capital is Lisbon and is an economic and cultural centre. 

9. Estonia

Percentage of the female population: 52.7%

It is a sovereign state in Northeastern Europe. It is bordered to the north by the Gulf of Finland with Finland on the other side, to the west by the Baltic Sea with Sweden to the west, to the south by Latvia, and to the east by Lake Peipus and Russia.

8. Armenia

Percentage of the female population: 53.0%

It is a country of Transcaucasia and lies just south of the great mountain range of the Caucasus and fronting the northwestern extremity of Asia. Armenia to the north and east is bounded by Georgia and Azerbaijan. 

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7. El Salvador

Percentage of the female population: 53.2%

It is a country in Central America. It is the smallest and most densely populated of the seven Central American countries. The capital of El Salvador is San Salvador.

6. Belarus

Percentage of the female population: 53.5%

It is a landlocked country in Eastern Europe bordered by Russia to the northeast, Ukraine to the south, Poland to the west, and Lithuania and Latvia to the northwest. Its capital is Minsk.

5. Russia

Percentage of the female population: 53.7%

It is the largest country and occupies one-tenth of all land on Earth. It extended over a vast expanse of eastern Europe and northern Asia. It became an independent country after the dissolution of the Soviet Union in December 1991.

4. Ukraine

Percentage of the female population: 53.7%

It is located in eastern Europe and is the second-largest country on the continent after Russia. Its capital is Kyiv (kiev) and is located on the River Dnieper in north-central Ukraine.

3. Lithuania

Percentage of the female population: 53.7%

It is situated in northeastern Europe and is the southernmost and largest of the three Baltic states. Lithuanian is the official language of Lithuania. 

2. Latvia

Percentage of the female population: 54.0%

It is situated in northeastern Europe and in the middle of the three Baltic states. In June 1940, U.S.S.R occupied and annexed Latvia. On 21 August 1991, Latvia declared independence. 

On 6 September, U.S.S.R recognised its sovereignty and United Nations membership followed shortly thereafter. In 2004, Latvia was admitted to the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) and the European Union (EU).

1. Nepal

Percentage of the female population: 54.4%

It is a landlocked country situated between India to the east, south, and west and the Tibet Autonomous Region of China to the north. The capital of Nepal is Kathmandu.

Top 10 Countries with Highest Female Population

(Rank)

Country

 

Female population (% of the total population)
1 Nepal 54.4
2 Latvia 54.0
3 Lithuania 53.7
4 Ukraine 53.7
5 Russia 53.7
6 Belarus 53.5
7 El Salvador 53.2
8 Armenia 53.0
9 Estonia 52.7
10 Portugal 52.7

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