Table 37: Percentage of children and youth 13-19 year of age not attending school
by reasons for not attending school and sex ,1997


Reasons for not attending school

Total

Women

Men

(Total Number : 1,000 persons)

(2,496.8)

(1,176.3)

(1,320.5)

Total percent

100.0

100.0

100.0

Sickness,physical disability

4.0

4.3

3.8

No financial support

44.8

47.0

42.9

Had to earn likelihood

23.4

26.9

20.3

Distance of school

2.8

2.2

3.3

No interested in studying

14.2

9.5

18.3

Could not admited

2.4

2.1

2.6

Misconduct

1.9

0.6

3.1

Others

6.2

6.9

5.5

Unknown

0.3

0.5

0.2

 
 
Source: NSO ; The Children and Youth Survey 1997.