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Gender Parity Index in primary level enrolment

YearValueFootnotes
19910.99 
19990.97 
20000.95 
20010.96 
20020.97 
20030.96 
20040.96 
20050.96 
20060.96 
20070.96 
20080.96 
20090.96 

Gender Parity Index in secondary level enrolment

YearValueFootnotes
19911.18 
19991.12 
20001.1 
20011.1 
20021.07 
20031.07 
20041.07 
20051.06 
20061.06 
20071.05 
20081.04 
20091.05 

Gender Parity Index in tertiary level enrolment

YearValueFootnotes
19910.83 

Share of women in wage employment in the non-agricultural sector

YearValueFootnotes
200041.11
2001421
200240.71
200341.61
200440.81
200541.41
200641.31
20074223
20084423
200945.123

Women to men parity index, as ratio of literacy rates, 15-24 years old

YearValueFootnotes
20071.01 

Footnotes:

  1. Total employment in non-agriculture
  2. Total paid employment
  3. Labor Force Survey

Source: United Nations Statistics Division

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