Table 36 : Percentage of children and youth 6-24 year of age not attending school
by level of education completed and sex, 1992 and 1997

Level of educational attainment

1992

1997

Total

Women

Men

Total

Women

Men

(Total number :1,000 persons)

(11,182)

(5,566)

(5,616)

(7,701)

(3,813)

(3,888)

Total percent

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

No education

8.3

8.3

8.3

5.0

5.5

4.5

Less than elementary

11.8

12.5

11.2

7.1

7.0

7.0

Primary

63.5

64.4

62.7

56.3

55.4

57.2

Lower secondary

8.8

8.0

9.6

18.1

17.0

19.1

Upper secondary

3.5

3.0

3.9

5.6

5.7

5.5

Upper secondary vocational

2.0

1.6

2.2

3.5

4.0

3.0

Technical vocational

1.2

1.1

1.2

1.9

1.7

2.2

Teacher training

0.3

0.4

0.2

0.4

1.0

0.1

University

0.3

0.5

0.2

1.5

2.0

1.0

Others ,Unknown

0.3

0.2

0.5

0.6

0.7

0.4

 
 
Source : NSO ; The Children and Youth Survey 1992 and 1997