Information by Country

India

Key Indicators

Female  Male Total

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

 

74%  88%  81% 
Primary

Net attendance rate, MICS/DHS (2009)

 

81% 85% 74.8%

GPI primary enrolment, UIS (2010)

 

n.a.  n.a.  1.0 

Completion/survival, UIS

 

65%*  66%*  95%** 

Proportion of children out of school, UIS (2010)

 

1% 1%  1% 
Lower Secondary

Net attendance rate, MICS/DHS (2005/2006)

 

45.6%  56.8% 51.2% 

GPI lower secondary, UIS (2010)

 

n.a.  n.a. 0.95 

Completion/survival

 

...  ...  ... 

Proportion of children out of school (2011)

 

29%  26%  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

 

47%

Gender Equality Index, Human Development Report, UNDP

 

0.610 

Interaction of Overlapping Disparities

*Reported by UNGEI RFP
**UNICEF survey data

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