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Percent female population: The average for 2016 was 49.99 percent. The highest value was in Latvia: 54.08 percent and the lowest value was in UA Emirates: 27.12 percent. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available for: Percent female population.
Female population, percent of total, 2016
(percent, Source: United Nations Population Division)
Definition: Female population is the percentage of the population that is female. Population is based on the de facto definition of population, which counts all residents regardless of legal status or citizenship.