Definition of Youth

Marriageable Age

  • Opposite Sex
  • Same Sex
  • Without parental consent
  • with parental consent
  • Male
  • Female



Candidacy Age

  • Lower House
  • Source: 
  • Upper House

  • Source: 

Criminal Responsibility

Minimum Age
Source: 
()

Majority Age


Voting Age



Source: 

Situation of Young People

Literacy Rates

Both sexes (15-24) %
  • Male (15-24) %
  • Female (15-24) %
  • Year:
  • Source:

Net Enrolment Rate

Secondary School
Both sexes %
  • Male %
  • Female %
  • Year:
  • Source:

Situation of Young People

Prevalence of HIV

Male (15-24) %
Female (15-24) %
  • Year:
  • Source:

Tobacco Use

Consumed any smokeless or smoking tobacco product at least once 30 days prior to the survey.
Both sexes (13-15) %
  • Male (13-15) %
  • Female (13-15) %
  • Year:
  • Source:

Policy & Legislation

Is there a national youth policy?

Public Institutions

Is there a governmental authority
(ministry, department or office) that is primarily responsible for youth?

Youth and Representation

Does the country have a national youth organisation / association (council, platform, body)?

Budget & Spending

What is the budget allocated to the governmental authority (ministry, department or office) that is primarily responsible for youth and/or youth programming?
Total Expenditure on Education as a Percentage of Government Spending and GDP

  • % of GDP
  • % of gov. expenditure

Source:

Additional Background