Information by Country

Zambia

Key Indicators

Female  Male Total

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

 

67%  82%  74.5% 
Primary

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

 

82%  81%  81% 

GPI primary enrolment, UIS (2011)

 

n.a.  n.a.  0.99 

Survival rate to last grade of primary, UIS (2008)

 

52% 55%  53% 

Proportion of children out of school, UIS (2011)

 

2%  4%  3%
Lower Secondary

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

 

36%  38%  37% 

GPI lower secondary, UIS (2011)

 

n.a.  n.a.  0.86 

Completion/survival (2010)

 

87%  95%  91% 

Proportion of children out of school (2010)

 

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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

 

46.3% 

Gender Equality Index, Human Development Report, UNDP

 

0.623 

Interaction of Overlapping Disparities

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