Female illiteracy rate (above 10 years old)

Governorate
Urban / Rural
Year
Social Empowerment




GovernorateYearTotalsMalesFemales
Total201421.0%15.0%27.0%
Total201725.8%21.1%30.8%


Source:

DHS 2014, Census 2017- Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS)

Indicator Definition:

The number of illiterate women in the age group (10 years and obove) of the total number of women in the same age group within the geographical boundaries of the country or in an a specific administrative unit at a specific point of time. Illiteracy is de

How to Calculate the Indicator:

Number of illiterate females in the age group 10 years and above / Number of females in the same age group x 100

The importance of the Indicator:

1. This indicator is useful in determining the prevalence of illiteracy among females in different regions, 2. And shows the gender gap in the illiteracy rate. 




Targets

202020252030
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