68 percent of developing countries (82 countries) are on target
19 percent (23 countries) are close to being on target
13 percent (15 countries) are far behind the target.
Among the low-income countries, 5 countries have achieved the goal or are on target:
Bangladesh, Kyrgyz Republic, Myanmar, The Gambia, Malawi, Mauritania, Nepal, Rwanda
Many countries are making substantial progress gender parity in primary education (89 of them) and gender parity in secondary education (82). Overall, 70 percent of developing countries have achieved or are on track to achieve the targets for gender parity in primary and secondary education. In particular, gender parity in primary education—progress in both low-income and middle-income countries is substantial.
Low-income countries that have either achieved or are on track to achieve gender parity in both primary and second education, include: Bangladesh, the Gambia, the Kyrgyz Republic, Malawi, Mauritania, Myanmar, Nepal, and Rwanda.