Table 30: Percentage distribution of women and men aged 6 years and over by grade of school completed , 1970 1980 and 1990


Grade of school completed

1970

1980

1990

Women

Men

Women

Men

Women

Men

Total

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

No- education

31.1

21.4

19.0

12.9

12.9

8.6

Primary level

64.5

70.7

71.6

72.9

70.5

69.7

Secondary level

3.6

6.3

7.4

11.4

11.5

16.1

University level

0.5

0.9

2.0

2.4

5.1

5.3

Other education

0.3

0.7

. .

0.4

. .

0.3

Source: NSO; Population and Housing Census 1970, 1980 and 1990.