Educational Attainment by age, gender, generation, and poverty Status

From 1980-1994 (sub-Saharan Africa)

 

Male

Female

 

Age

26-64

Age

15-25

Change

(%)

Age

26-64

Age

15-25

Change

(%)

Completion of primary schooling

7.5

8.3

11

5.0

7.7

54

Of which share of poor

 

 

40%

 

 

30%

Some secondary education

12.0

21.7

81

9.0

16.9

88

Of which share of poor

 

 

20%

 

 

20%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Age

29-64

Age

18-28

Change

(%)

Age

29-64

Age

18-28

Change

(%)

Completion of primary schooling

7.7

8.0

4

4.9

5.3

8

Of which share of poor

 

 

20%

 

 

20%

Source: Ye 1998. AHSDB.