Outcome of formal education

Modified on 2013/05/23 17:02 by Haoyi Chen — Categorized as: Chapter 2 - Education

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 (Demographic and Health Survey), MICS (Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey), CWIQ (Core Welfare Indicators Questionnaire), LSMS (Living Standard Measurement Study) 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 LFS (Labour Force Surveys), living standard surveys or other multi-purpose surveys