Information by Country

Bangladesh

Key Indicators

Female  Male Total

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

 

78.5%  75.5%  81.3% 
Primary

Net attendance rate, MICS/DHS (2009)

 

76.6%  73%  74.8% 
GPI primary enrolment, UIS

n.a.

n.a.  1.08*

Completion/survival, UIS (2009)

 

71%**  62%**  66%** 

Proportion of children out of school, UIS

 

...  ...  ... 
Lower Secondary

Net attendance rate, MICS/DHS (2011)

 

39.7%  36.2%  38% 

GPI lower secondary, UIS (2011)

 

n.a.  n.a. 1.28 

Completion/survival (2010)

 

85%  83%  84%

Proportion of children out of school (2011)

 

17%*  37%*  28%* 

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Free and compulsory education according to level

Primary: Yes

Secondary: No

Higher: No

Legal age of marriage for girls 18

Percentage of girls getting married below the age of 18, MICS/DHS

 

74%

Gender Equality Index, Human Development Report, UNDP

 

0.518 

Interaction of Overlapping Disparities

*Reported by UNGEI RFP
**National Estimation 

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