Information by Country

Nepal

Key Indicators

Female  Male Total

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

 

78%  88%  83% 
Primary

Net attendance rate, MICS/DHS (2010)

 

72.6%  73.6%  73.1% 

GPI primary enrolment, UIS (2010)

 

n.a.  n.a.  0.99 

Completion/survival, UIS (2010)

 

...  ...  95%* 

Proportion of children out of school, UIS (2010)

 

...  ...  9% 
Lower Secondary

Net attendance rate, MICS/DHS (2010)

 

52.7%  58.4%  55.6% 

GPI lower secondary, UIS (2010)

 

n.a.  n.a.  0.90 

Completion/survival (2011)

 

96%  93%  94% 

Proportion of children out of school (2011)

 

...  ...  ... 

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

Secondary: Free but not compulsory

Higher: Free but not compulsory

Legal age of marriage for girls

18

Percentage of girls getting married below the age of 18, MICS/DHS (2010)

 

59.9% 

Gender Equality Index, Human Development Report, UNDP

 

0.485 

Interaction of Overlapping Disparities

*UNICEF survey data 

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