Outcome of formal education

Modified on 2015/05/21 15:29 by Sean Zheng — Categorized as: Chapter 2 - Education

Table II.3

From gender issues to gender statistics on outcome of formal education: illustrative examples


Policy-relevant questions Data needed Sources of data
Are young women more likely than young men to be illiterate? Literacy by sex and age. Population censuses.

Household surveys, such as DHS, MICS, CWIQ and LSMS.

Literacy surveys.

Are women less likely than men to have attained secondary or higher education? Educational attainment by sex. Population censuses.

Household surveys, such as labour force surveys, living standards surveys and other multipurpose surveys.