Information by Country

Afghanistan

 

Key Indicators

Female  Male Total

Female literacy rate (MICS) of 15-24 year-olds

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Primary

Net attendance rate, MICS/DHS (2010/2011)

62.9% 46.4% 55.2%

GPI primary enrolment, UIS (2011)

 

n.a.  n.a.  0.71 

Completion/survival, UIS

 

48.4%  18.7% 34.1%

Proportion of children out of school, UIS

 

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Lower Secondary
Net Attendance Rate MICS/DHS 82.5% 80.2% 81.3%

GPI lower secondary, UIS (2011)

 

n.a.  n.a.  0.57 

Completion/survival

 

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Proportion of children out of school ...  ... ... 

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Free and compulsory education according to level Primary: Yes

Secondary: Free but not compulsory

Higher: Free but not compulsory

Legal age of marriage for girls 15

Percentage of girls getting married below the age of 18, MICS/DHS (2010/2011)

 

46% 

Gender Equality Index, Human Development Report, UNDP

 

0.712 

Interaction of Overlapping Disparities

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