Information by Country

Lao People's Democratic Republic

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Key Indicators

Female  Male Total

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

79% 89% 84%
Primary

Net attendance rate, MICS/DHS (2012)

84.7% 85.2% 84.9%
 

GPI primary enrolment, UIS (2011)

n.a.  n.a.  0.94 

Completion/survival, UIS (2010)

 

69% 67% 68%

Proportion of children out of school, UIS (2011)

 

4%  2%  3% 
Lower Secondary
 Net attendance rate, MICS/DHS (2011)

44.6%  44.7%  44.6% 
GPI lower secondary, UIS (2011) n.a  n.a.  0.86 
Completion/survival (2010) 70%  68%  69%
Proportion of children out of school (2011) 31%  25% 28%

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Free and compulsory education according to level Primary: Yes

Secondary: Free but not compulsory

Higher: No

Legal age of marriage for girls 18
Percentage of girls getting married below the age of 18, MICS/DHS (2006) 37.3% 
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Interaction of Overlapping Disparities

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