Information by Country

Papua New Guinea

Key Indicators

Female  Male Total
Female literacy rate (MICS) of 15-24 year-olds 72%  65%  68.5% 
Primary
Net attendance rate, MICS/DHS (2006) ...  ...  70.8% 
GPI primary enrolment, UIS (2010)  n.a.  n.a. 0.89 
Completion/survival, UIS ...  ...  ... 
 Proportion of children out of school, UIS ...  ...  ... 
Lower Secondary
Net Attendance Rate MICS/DHS (2011) ... ... ...

GPI lower secondary, UIS

 

n.a.  n.a.  ... 

Completion/survival

 

...  ...  ... 
Proportion of children out of school ... ...  ... 

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Free and compulsory education according to level Primary: No

Secondary: No

Higher: No

Legal age of marriage for girls

16

Percentage of girls getting married below the age of 18, MICS/DHS (2006)

 

22%

Gender Equality Index, Human Development Report, UNDP

 

0.617 

Interaction of Overlapping Disparities

Information not available 

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