Information by Country

Uganda

Key Indicators

Female  Male Total

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

 

85%  90%  87.5% 
Primary

Net attendance rate, MICS/DHS (2011)

 

81%  81.1%  81% 

GPI primary enrolment, UIS (2010)

 

n.a.  n.a.  1.02 
Survival rate to last grade of primary, UIS (2010)  25%  25%  25% 

Proportion of children out of school, UIS (2011)

 

5%  7%  6% 
Lower Secondary

Net attendance rate, MICS/DHS (2010)

 

17%  17%  17% 

GPI lower secondary, UIS (2011)

 

n.a.  n.a.  0.87* 

Completion/survival (2010)

 

57%  61%  59% 

Proportion of children out of school (2010)

 

21%*  19%*  20%* 

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Free and compulsory education according to level

Primary: Yes

Secondary: No

Higher: Yes

Legal age of marriage for girls

18

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

 

46.5% 

Gender Equality Index, Human Development Report, UNDP

 

0.517 

Interaction of Overlapping Disparities

*UIS estimation 

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