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1 Women and Men in the Caribbean Community Facts and Figures, Caribbean Community Secretariat Regional Statistics Sub-Programme October 2010

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3 ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS The CARICOM Secretariat wishes to acknowledge and thank those Organisations and persons for their invaluable contribution in supplying the data either by means of printed publications or through direct contact. Among these are the National Statistical Offices of Member States. The Secretariat looks forward to the continued support of these Organisations in the preparation of future editions of this report. Sincere thanks and appreciation are also extended to the Staff of the Statistics Sub-Programme for compiling and preparing this report. iii

4 TABLE OF CONTENTS Preface Acknowledgements Table of Contents List of Tables, Charts and Boxes Abbreviations and Acronyms Notes CHAPTER 3: EDUCATION E1: Population 10 years and over by level of Education Attained, 2000 Round of Census E2: School Enrolment at the Primary Level by Class, E3: Ratios of girls to boys in primary, secondary and tertiary education...31 MDG Goal 3: Promote Gender Equality and Empower Women E4: Net Enrolment Ratio Primary Education MDG Goal 2: Achieve Universal Primary Education E5: Proportion of Pupils Starting Grade 1 who reach Grade MDG Goal 2: Achieve Universal Primary Education E6: Progression Rate, Repetition Rate and Drop-Out Rate at Primary Level, E7: School Enrolment at the Secondary Level by Form, E8: Progression Rate, Repetition Rate and Drop-Out at Secondary Level, E9: School Enrolment at the Tertiary Level by Field of Study, E10: Percent of Students Registered at University of the West Indies by Faculty All Campuses, 2001/ E11: Number of Teachers at Primary, Secondary and Tertiary Levels, E12: Number of Candidates Sitting CXC General Proficiency Examination for Secondary Schools and Grades Attained.102 E13: Number of Candidates Sitting CXC Basic Proficiency Examination for Secondary Schools and Grades Attained.131 Appendix..132 iv

5 TABLES Chapter Population 10 years and over by Level of Education Attained, 2000 Round of Census 3.2 Percentage Distribution of the Population 10 years and over by Level of Education Attained, 2000 Round of Census 3.3 Percentage Composition of the Population 10 years and over by Level of Education Attained, 2000 Round of Census 3.4 Enrolment at Primary Level by class, Percentage Distribution of the Enrolment at Primary Level by class, Percentage Composition of the Enrolment at Primary Level by class, Ratio of Girls to Boys Enrolled in Primary Level by Class, Ratio of Girls to Boys Enrolled in Secondary Level by Class, Enrolment at Primary and Secondary Levels, Ratio of Girls to 100 Boys, Ratio of Girls to Boys enrolled in Tertiary Level by Class, Net Enrolment Ratio in Primary Education, Proportion of pupils starting grade one that reach grade five 3.13 Progression, Repetition and Drop-Out Rates at Primary Level 3.14 Enrolment at Secondary Level by Form, Percentage Distribution of Enrolment at Secondary Level by Form, Percentage Composition of Enrolment at Secondary Level by Form, Progression, Repetition and Drop-Out Rates at the Secondary Level, Enrolment in Tertiary Level Institutions by Field of Study, Percentage Distribution of Enrolment at Tertiary Level by Field of Study, Percentage Composition of Enrolment at Tertiary Level by Field of Study, University of the West Indies Student Registration by Faculty, 2001/ Number of Teachers in Primary, Secondary and Tertiary Level Institutions, Percentage of Teachers in Primary, Secondary and Tertiary Level Institutions, Analysis of the Performance of the CSEC Regional Candidate Population in Individual Subjects as a whole and by Gender, May / June Analysis of the Performance of the CSEC Regional Candidate Population in Individual Subjects as a whole and by Gender, May / June Analysis of the Performance of the CSEC Regional Candidate Population in v

6 Individual Subjects as a whole and by Gender, May / June Analysis of the Performance of the CSEC Regional Candidate Population in Individual Subjects as a whole and by Gender, May / June Analysis of the Performance of the CSEC Regional Candidate Population in Individual Subjects as a whole and by Gender, May / June 2006 APPENDIX 3.1 (A) Educational Classifications used in the Report vi

7 CHARTS 3.1 Percentage Distribution of the Population 10 Years and Over at the Primary Level, 2000 Round of Censuses 3.2 Percentage Distribution of the Population 10 Years and Over at the Secondary Level, 2000 Round of Censuses 3.3 Percentage Distribution of the Population 10 Years and Over at the Pre-University Level, 2000 Round of Censuses 3.4 Percentage Distribution of the Population 10 Years and Over for Women at the University Level, 2000 Round Censuses 3.5 Percentage Distribution of Enrolment at Primary Level for Infants 1, Percentage Distribution of Enrolment at Primary Level for Infants 2, Percentage Distribution of Enrolment at Primary Level for Standard 1, Percentage Distribution of Enrolment at Primary Level for Standard 2, Percentage Distribution of Enrolment at Primary Level for Standard 3, Percentage Distribution of Enrolment at Primary Level for Standard 4, Percentage Distribution of Enrolment at Primary Level for Standard 5, Enrolment at Primary and Secondary Levels, Ratio of Girls to Boys, 1998 and 3.13 Ratio of Women to 100 Men in Tertiary Education, 3.14 Net Enrolment Ratio in Primary Education for Girls, 1998 and 3.15 Net Enrolment Rates and Survival Rates, Primary Level, 1998 and 3.16 Net Enrolment Ratios and Survival Rates, 3.17 Progression Rates at the Primary Level, 3.18 Repetition Rates at the Primary Level, 3.19 Drop-Out Rates at the Primary Level, 3.20 Percentage Distribution of Enrolment at Secondary Level, Form 1, 3.21 Percentage Distribution of Enrolment at Secondary Level, Form 2, 3.22 Percentage Distribution of Enrolment at Secondary Level, Form 3, vii

8 3.23 Percentage Distribution of Enrolment at Secondary Level, Form 4, 3.24 Percentage Distribution of Enrolment at Secondary Level, Form 5, 3.25 Percentage Distribution of Enrolment at Secondary Level, Form 6, 3.26 Progression Rates at the Primary Level, 3.27 Repetition Rates at the Primary Level, 3.28 Drop-Out Rates at the Primary Level, 3.29 Sex Composition of Enrolment in Tertiary Level Institutions for Agriculture, Sex Composition of Enrolment in Tertiary Level Institutions for Humanities, Sex Composition of Enrolment in Tertiary Level Institutions for Education, Sex Composition of Enrolment in Tertiary Level Institutions for Engineering, Sex Composition of Enrolment in Tertiary Level Institutions for Law, Sex Composition of Enrolment in Tertiary Level Institutions for Natural Sciences, Sex Composition of Enrolment in Tertiary Level Institutions for Medical Sciences, Sex Composition of Enrolment in Tertiary Level Institutions for Social Sciences, Percent of Women and Men Registered at the University of the West Indies by Faculty 3.38 Percent of Women and Men Enrolled by Programme / Women per 100 Men Registered at the University of the West Indies by Faculty, Percentage Composition of Teachers in Primary, Secondary and Tertiary Level Institutions 3.41 Percentage Composition of Teachers in Secondary Level Institutions 3.42 Percentage Composition of Teachers in Tertiary Level Institutions viii

9 ABBREVIATIONS & ACRONYMS CARICOM UN UNESCO ISCED MDG MICS DHS LSMS CWIQ AG BS BB BZ DM GD GY JM MS KN LC VC SR TT AI BM TC Caribbean Community United Nations United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization International Standard Classification of Education Millennium Development Goal Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey Demographic Health Survey Living Standards Measurement Study Core Welfare Indicators Questionnaire Antigua and Barbuda The Bahamas Barbados Belize Dominica Grenada Guyana Jamaica Montserrat St. Kitts and Nevis Saint Lucia St. Vincent and the Grenadines Suriname Trinidad and Tobago Anguilla Bermuda Turks and Caicos Islands ix

10 NOTES The year shown is that in which the school or academic year starts, e.g refers to the school or academic year 1990 or 1990/91. x

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