Information by Country

Malawi

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Key Indicators

Female  Male Total

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

 

87%  87%  87% 
Primary

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

 

79%  76%  77.5% 

GPI primary enrolment, UIS (2011)

 

n.a.  n.a.  1.04 

Completion/survival, UIS (2010)

 

52%  50%  51%

Proportion of children out of school, UIS (2009)

 

...  ...  3% 
Lower Secondary

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

 

20%  19%  19% 

GPI lower secondary, UIS (2011)

 

n.a.  n.a.  0.94 

Completion/survival (2010)

 

30%  36%  33% 

Proportion of children out of school (2009)

 

22%  22%  22% 

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Free and compulsory education according to level Primary: Free but not compulsory

Secondary: No

Higher: No

Legal age of marriage for girls 15

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

 

51.6% 

Gender Equality Index, Human Development Report, UNDP

 

0.573 

Interaction of Overlapping Disparities

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