Table 6

Percentage of all adult individuals (age 15 years and above) with different levels of education not in workforce

Level of educationPersonsMaleFemale
Graduate in medicine19.216.325.7
Graduate in other37.516.669.2
Diploma/Certificate in medicine30.916.345.5
Diploma/Certificate in other29.621.854.2
Vocational training in health and paramedical services9.937.926.3
Other technical degree23.317.339.6
No technical degree*45.720.870.0
  • Source: authors’ estimates using unit-level data of National Sample Survey Organisation 2011–2012.

  • *Including illiterate.