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Africa Educational Attainment Geospatial Estimates 2000-2015

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General Info
Provider 
Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME)
Geography 
Angola (AGO)
Benin (BEN)
Botswana (BWA)
Burundi (BDI)
Cameroon (CMR)
Chad (TCD)
Congo (COG)
Djibouti (DJI)
Egypt (EGY)
Eritrea (ERI)
Ethiopia (ETH)
Gabon (GAB)
Guinea (GIN)
Kenya (KEN)
Lesotho (LSO)
Liberia (LBR)
Malawi (MWI)
Mali (MLI)
Morocco (MAR)
Namibia (NAM)
Niger (NER)
Nigeria (NGA)
Rwanda (RWA)
Senegal (SEN)
Somalia (SOM)
Sudan (SDN)
Swaziland (SWZ) (Eswatini)
Tanzania (TZA)
Togo (TGO)
Uganda (UGA)
Zambia (ZMB)
Zimbabwe (ZWE)
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
01/2000 - 12/2005
Data type
Estimate:
  • Subnationally representative
Summary 

Estimates were produced for average years of educational attainment for women of reproductive age (15-49), women ages 20-24, and equivalent male age groups at the 5x5 km-level in 51 countries in Africa between 2000-2015. Estimates were also generated for the disparity in years of attainment between males and females for the same ages and period. These estimates were produced using data on educational attainment and geographical locations from censuses, several household survey series, including the Demographic and Health Survey (DHS) and Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey (MICS), and other country‐specific surveys. This dataset includes both GeoTIFF raster files for pixel-level estimates of educational attainment and attainment disparity and CSV files of aggregated estimates for each country at the first and second administrative divisions.

Code files used to generate the estimates are available online.

Keywords 
Citation
Publication year 
2018
Suggested citation 
Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME). Africa Educational Attainment Geospatial Estimates 2000-2015. Seattle, United States: Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME), 2018.