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Table 3 percentage of married young women in education, by age

From: Gender gaps in the path to adulthood for young females and males in six African countries from the 1990s to the 2010s

Country Year Age
15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22
Burkina Faso 1998 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.7 0.0 0.8 0.5 1.4
2010 0.0 9.1 3.7 3.9 4.0 2.1 1.6 2.8
Ethiopia 2000 0.6 0.3 6.4 5.2 1.7 1.7 0.1 0.6
2011 24.2 12.9 3.3 5.7 6.7 3.0 5.5 6.6
Ghana 1993 0.0 10.0 0.0 0.0 3.6 0.8 2.8 1.8
2014 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.5 0.0 3.4 5.3 1.2
Kenya 1993 0.0 0.0 2.3 1.5 0.0 2.0 0.4 3.5
2014 7.8 1.6 0.9 1.6 3.7 2.9 2.6 4.8
Tanzania 1996 0.0 0.0 1.7 0.0 0.0 3.0 0.4 1.1
2010 0.0 0.0 2.8 0.0 0.1 0.0 1.1 0.0
Uganda 1995 6.2 2.1 1.4 1.2 0.2 0.6 0.7 0.9
2011 31.5 1.2 4.8 0.0 0.4 1.9 0.0 1.8
  1. Source: Authors’ calculation from DHS survey data. The numbers of observations on which this table is based range from 487 for the case of Ghana in 2014 to 2642 for the case of Burkina Faso in 2010