Information by Country

Pakistan

Key Indicators

Female  Male Total

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

 

61%  79%  70% 
Primary

Net attendance rate, MICS/DHS (2010)

 

62%  70%  66% 

GPI primary enrolment, UIS (2011)

 

n.a.  n.a.  0.82 

Completion/survival, UIS (2010)

 

51% 53%  50% 

Proportion of children out of school, UIS (2011)

 

35%*  21%*  28%* 
Lower Secondary

Net attendance rate, MICS/DHS (2010)

 

29%  35%  32% 

GPI lower secondary, UIS (2011)

 

n.a.  n.a.  0.78 

Completion/survival (2011)

 

87%  85%  86% 

Proportion of children out of school (2011)

 

62%  52%  57% 

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Free and compulsory education according to level Primary: Yes

Secondary: Free but not compulsory

Higher: Data not available

Legal age of marriage for girls 21

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

 

35% 

Gender Equality Index, Human Development Report, UNDP

 

0.567 

Interaction of Overlapping Disparities

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