Information by Country

Sierra Leone

Key Indicators

Female  Male Total

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

 

50%  69%  59.5% 
Primary

Net attendance rate, MICS/DHS (2008)

 

62.9%  60.6%  61.7% 

GPI primary enrolment, UIS (2011)

 

n.a.  n.a.  0.93 

Completion/survival, survey data (2007-2011)

 

...  ...  93% 

Proportion of children out of school, UIS (2012)

 

...  ...  ... 
Lower Secondary

Net attendance rate, MICS/DHS (2008)

 

25.1%  30.6%  27.9% 

GPI lower secondary, UIS (2011)

 

n.a.  n.a.  0.79 

Completion/survival (2010)

 

...  ...  ... 

Proportion of children out of school (2011)

 

...  ...  ... 

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Free and compulsory education according to level Primary: Yes

Secondary: Yes

Higher: No

Legal age of marriage for girls 18

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

 

56% 

Gender Equality Index, Human Development Report, UNDP

 

0.643 

Interaction of Overlapping Disparities

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