Attitude on women's higher education among young adults in India 2016

This statistic displays the results of a youth survey conducted among 15-34 year olds across 19 states across India in 2016 about their attitude towards higher education being more important for boys than girls. About 19 percent of respondents thought that higher education for boys was more important than girls, while a majority of respondents, about 35 percent disagreed during the survey period.
The distribution of India's higher education enrollment from 2001 to 2014, based on gender, can be found here.

Share of young adults who think higher education is more important for boys than girls across India in 2016

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Release date

April 2017

Region

India

Survey time period

2016

Number of respondents

6,122 respondents

Age group

15-34 years

Special properties

Across 19 states in the country

Method of interview

Face-to-face interview

Supplementary notes

Figures may not not add up to 100 due to rounding off.
Statement as per the source: Higher education is more important for boys than girls.

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