Information by Country

Kenya

Key Indicators

Female  Male Total

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

 

94% 92%  93% 
Primary

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

 

75%  72%  73.5% 

GPI primary enrolment, UIS (2009)

 

n.a.  n.a.  0.98 

Completion/survival, UIS (2007-2011)

 

...  ...  96%* 

Proportion of children out of school, UIS (2009)

 

15%**  16%**  16%** 
Lower Secondary

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

 

42%  40% 41% 

GPI lower secondary, UIS (2009)

 

n.a.  n.a.  0.93 

Completion/survival

 

...  ...  ...

Proportion of children out of school (2009)

 

...  ...  2%** 

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Free and compulsory education according to level Primary: Yes

Secondary: Yes

Higher: No

Legal age of marriage for girls

16

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

 

30.5% 

Gender Equality Index, Human Development Report, UNDP

 

0.608

Interaction of Overlapping Disparities

*UNICEF survey data
**UIS estimation

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