China

Background Information

Region

East Asia & Pacific

World Bank income group

Upper middle income

Percent of population aged 10-24

18% (UNFPA, 2020)

Total primary school age population (both sexes)

102,981,926 (UIS, 2020)

Total secondary school age population (both sexes)

99,104,513 (UIS, 2020)

Proportion of women aged 20-24 years who were married or in a union before age 18

No data available

Adolescent birth rate (per 1,000 women ages 15-19)

8

Source: UN Human Development Reports, 2018

Percentage of women who ever experienced physical violence since age 15

No data available

Percentage of married women employed in the last 12 months

No data available

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Number of years of free primary and secondary education guaranteed in legal frameworks (Years)

9

Source: UIS, 2019

Expenditure on education as a percentage of total government expenditure

No data available

Proportion of schools with access to single-sex basic sanitation facilities

  • Primary 99%

    (2019)

  • Lower secondary 99%

    (2019)

  • Upper secondary 100%

    (2019)

Source: UIS

Proportion of students at the end of primary education achieving at least a minimum proficiency level in reading

No data available

Proportion of students at the end of primary education achieving at least a minimum proficiency level in mathematics

No data available

Completion rate

Primary school age
  • Female 98%

  • Male 97%

Female: UIS, 2014

Male: UIS, 2014

Lower secondary school age
  • Female 89%

  • Male 77%

Female: UIS, 2014

Male: UIS, 2014

Upper secondary school age
  • Female 62%

  • Male 60%

Female: UIS, 2014

Male: UIS, 2014


Out-of-school rate

No data available
No data available
No data available

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