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Top 10 Countries with Highest Female Population

Dec 28, 2018 13:09 IST
    Top 10 Countries with Highest Female Population

    The sex ratio is the ratio of males to females in a population. In most sexually reproducing species, the ratio tends to be 1:1. But they grow up, men are at a higher risk of dying than women not only due to sex differentials in natural death rates, but also due to higher risk from external causes (accidents, injuries, violence, war casualties).The natural “sex ratio at birth” is often considered to be around 105. This means that at birth on average, there are 105 males for every 100 females. Sex ratio can be defined as the ratio of males to females in a population. The latest global sex ratio at birth is estimated at 107 boys to 100 girls (1000 boys per 934 girls).

    Top 10 Countries with Highest Female Population

    The top 10 Countries with Highest Female Population on the basis of the report given by the United Nation Organisation and CIA “World Fact Book” on the world population by gender and female to male ratio are given below:

    10. Guadeloupe

    Percentage of female population: 52.8%

    Women per men: 112.50

    It is an insular region of France located in the Leeward Islands, part of the Lesser Antilles in the Caribbean. It it is the largest and most populous European Union territory in North America and one of the top 10 countries in the world which has highest female population.

    9.  China, Hong Kong SAR

    Percentage of female population: 53%

    Women per men: 113.59

    It is a special administrative region (SAR) that exists as part of the People’s Republic of China under the “One Country, Two Systems” doctrine, negotiated in the Sino-British Joint Declaration, negotiated and signed in 1984, but taking effect in 1997.

    It is the premier financial and business centre in China and a regional financial leader. Here, female population is about 53% out of 100% population. It has the largest number of skyscrapers in the world, most of them surrounding Victoria Harbour. Hong Kong ranks 7th on the UN Human Development Index and has the seventh-highest life expectancy in the world.

    8. Estonia

    Percentage of female population: 53%

    Women per men: 115.52

    It is a sovereign state in Northern 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.

    7. Belarus

    Percentage of female population: 53.5%

    Women per men: 115.69

    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 and most populous city is Minsk.

    6. Russian Federation

    Percentage of female population: 53.8%

    Women per men: 116.98

    It is a transcontinental country extending over much of northern Eurasia (Asia and Europe). It is the largest country in the world by area, covering more than one-eighth of the Earth's inhabited land area, and the ninth most populous.

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    5. Ukraine

    Percentage of female population: 53.9%

    Women per men: 117.17

    It is a sovereign state in Eastern Europe and has a population of about 42.5 million, making it the 32nd most populous country in the world.

    4. Lithuania

    Percentage of female population: 53.9%

    Women per men: 117.32

    It is situated in the Baltic region of northern-eastern Europe. It is the only Baltic country with more than eight hundred years of statehood tradition and its name was first mentioned one thousand years ago, in 1009. Wedged at the dividing line of Western and Eastern civilizations, Lithuania battled dramatically for its independence and survival.

    3. Martinique

    Percentage of female population: about 53%

    Women per men: 117.53

    It is island nation and overseas territorial collectively of France, in the eastern Caribbean Sea. It is included in the Lesser Antilles island chain. Its nearest neighbours are the island republics of Dominica which is 22 miles to the northwest, and Saint Lucia which is 16 miles to the south. Guadeloupe, another part of overseas France, lies about 75 miles (120 km) to the north.

    2. Latvia

    Percentage of female population: 54.2%

    Women per men: 118.52

    It is located in the north-eastern Europe and the middle of the three Baltic States. The name Latvija is derived from the name of the ancient Latgalians, one of four Indo-European Baltic tribes (along with Couronians, Selonians and Semigallians), which formed the ethnic core of modern Latvians together with the Finnic Livonians.

    1. Curacao

    Percentage of female population: 54.6%

    Women per men: 121.80

    It is a Lesser Antilles island in the southern Caribbean Sea and the Dutch Caribbean region, about 65 km north of the Venezuelan coast. It is a constituent country of the Kingdom of the Netherlands.

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    Top 10 Countries with Highest Female Population

    Country (Rank)

    Female Vs Male

    1. Curacao

    Percentage of female population: 54.6%

    Women per men: 121.80

    2. Latvia

    Percentage of female population: 54.2%

    Women per men: 118.52

    3. Martinique

    Percentage of female population: about 53%

    Women per men: 117.53

    4. Lithuania

    Percentage of female population: 53.9%

    Women per men: 117.32

    5. Ukraine

    Percentage of female population: 53.9%

    Women per men: 117.17

    6. Russian Federation

    Percentage of female population: 53.8%

    Women per men: 116.98

    7. Belarus

    Percentage of female population: 53.5%

    Women per men: 115.69

    8. Estonia

    Percentage of female population: 53%

    Women per men: 115.52

    9. China, Hong Kong SAR

    Percentage of female population: 53%

    Women per men: 113.59

    10. Guadeloupe

    Percentage of female population: 52.8%

    Women per men: 112.50

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