Information by Country

Gambia

Key Indicators

Female  Male Total

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

 

62%  72%  67% 
Primary

Net attendance rate, MICS/DHS (2007-2011)

 

45%  40%  42.5% 

GPI primary enrolment, UIS (2011)

 

n.a.  n.a.  1.03 

Completion/survival, UIS (2010)

 

66%  60%  63% 

Proportion of children out of school, UIS (2011)

 

29%  32%  30% 
Lower Secondary

Net attendance rate, MICS/DHS (2007-2011)

 

34%  34%  34% 

GPI lower secondary, UIS (2011)

 

n.a.  n.a.  1.04 

Completion/survival (2010)

 

90%  94%  92% 

Proportion of children out of school (2010)

 

26%*  27%* 26%* 

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Free and compulsory education according to level Primary: Tuition-free only

Secondary: Tuition-free only

Higher: No

Legal age of marriage for girls

18

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

 

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Gender Equality Index, Human Development Report, UNDP

 

0.594

Interaction of Overlapping Disparities

*UIS estimation 

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