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Goal 4: Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all
Target 4.5: By 2030, eliminate gender disparities in education and ensure equal access to all levels of education and vocational training for the vulnerable, including persons with disabilities, indigenous peoples and children in vulnerable situations
Indicator 4.5.1: Parity indices (female/male, rural/urban, bottom/top wealth quintile and others such as disability status, indigenous peoples and conflict-affected, as data become available) for all education indicators on this list that can be disaggregated
|Definition and concepts||
|Unit of measure||
Education Management Information Systems (EMIS), 2020
Ghana’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Report, 2020
Ministry of Education (MoE)
National Development Planning Committee (NDPC)
To measure the general level of disparity between two sub-populations of interest with regard to a given indicator. The further from 1 the parity index lies, the greater the disparity between the two groups of interest.
|Data availability and disaggregation||
This data is disaggregated by regions and educational levels.
|Metadata last updated||Nov 14, 2022|