Information by Country

Nigeria

Key Indicators

Female  Male Total

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

 

66%  78%  72% 
Primary

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

 

60% 65%  62.5% 

GPI primary enrolment, UIS (2010)

 

n.a.  n.a.  0.91 

Completion/survival, UIS (2009)

 

83%  77%  80% 

Proportion of children out of school, UIS (2010)

 

45%*  40%*  42%* 
Lower Secondary

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

 

43%  45%  44% 

GPI lower secondary, UIS (2010)

 

n.a.  n.a.  0.89 

Completion/survival

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Proportion of children out of school

 

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Free and compulsory education according to level Primary: Yes

Secondary: Yes

Higher: Yes

Legal age of marriage for girls 18

Percentage of girls getting married below the age of 18, MICS/DHS (2008)

 

46.1% 

Gender Equality Index, Human Development Report, UNDP

 

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Interaction of Overlapping Disparities

*UIS estimation 

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