Source of data: Statistics Poland / Ministry of National Education
Information about indicator
Name of the indicator
4.5.1 Gender parity indices in education
Sustainable Development Goal
Goal 4. Quality education
4.5 By 2030, eliminate gender disparities in education and ensure equal access to all levels of education and vocational training for the vulnerable, including persons with disabilities, indigenous peoples and children in vulnerable situations
The ratio of selected indicator values in education for women and men.
Parity (paritas in Latin - equality) - equalization of two or more quantities referring to given groups.
Parity index is a ratio of one quantity to the other (within a given index). The quantity referring to the group in a less privileged situation is usually captured in the numerator of a fraction. When the index equals 1, there is equality between the groups. The more the index value differs from 1, the bigger the disproportion between the groups.
Gender parity index is a ratio of given index
values for women and men.
The gender parity indices in education are calculated on the basis of the following indicators: