Indicators of Gender Equality in Education

 

Proportion of tertiary degrees in Computing awarded to men and women, 2009

 

 

"Even if the gender gap in overall educational attainment is narrowing, it remains wide when it comes to the field of study. Women are still much under-represented in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). And even though more women are completing STEM degrees (particularly in biology and agriculture), they still account for a very small share of student in computing and engineering – subjects in great demand on the labour market in OECD countries and other regions."

 

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Population who attained at least upper secondary education, by sex and age group

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Population who attained tertiary education, by sex and age group

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Successful completion of upper secondary programmes, by sex

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Expected years in education from age 5 through age 39, by sex

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Graduation rates in tertiary education, by sex

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Percentage of tertiary qualifications awarded to women, by field of education

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PISA scores, by sex

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Top performers, by sex and subject

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Low-achieving students, by sex and subject

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Percentage of young people in education, in employment and not in Education, Employment or Training (NEETs), by sex and age group

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Percentage of 25-64 years old participating in adult education, by sex

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