Deprivation and Marginalization in Education (DME)
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Disparities in education poverty
Education poverty – or the proportion of those aged 17 to 22 with fewer than 4 years of education – varies greatly according to wealth, location, gender, ethnicity and language.
The chart below shows the best-off and worst-off groups in each country, by wealth quintile, urban or rural location, region, ethnic group, and language group.
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- Data are for the population aged 17 to 22 unless otherwise stated
- Regions presented are the first official administrative division level except the following which are geographic areas rather than official administrative divisions: Colombia, Egypt, Guatemala, Iraq, Jordan, Lao PDR, Libya, Montenegro, Myanmar, Nigeria, Sao Tome and Principe, Somalia, Trinidad and Tobago, Ukraine.