GPI in India 2016 by level

Among upper primary or middle schools in India, the gender parity index was highest at 1.1, while it was the lowest at 0.92 for higher education in 2016. In the school levels of Primary, Upper Primary and Secondary, gross enrolment has been favorable to females.

Gender Parity Index across India in 2016, by level

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Release date

October 2018



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Special properties

based on academic year

Supplementary notes

Gender Parity Index is the ratio of gross enrollment of females to males at a particular level of education and is a significant indicator of gender equality and women empowerment.

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