Zambia - Ratio of young literate females to males

Literacy rate, youth (ages 15-24), gender parity index (GPI)

Definition: Gender parity index for youth literacy rate is the ratio of females to males ages 15-24 who can both read and write with understanding a short simple statement about their everyday life.

Source: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Institute for Statistics.

See also:

Year Value
1990 0.974
1999 0.912
2002 0.853
2007 0.832


Topic: Education Indicators

Sub-Topic: Outcomes