According to the Demographic Health Survey 2011, the disability prevalence rate in Cameroon is 5.6%

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Stigma and discrimination

Proportion of population covered by social protection floors/systems (Health insurance provided by the employer)

People with disabilities
1.7%
People without disabilities
1.7%

Proportion of population covered by social protection floors/systems (Health insurance provided by a mutual/community organisation)

People with disabilities
1.8%
People without disabilities
1.2%

Proportion of population covered by social protection floors/systems (Health insurance provided by social security)

People with disabilities
0.1%
People without disabilities
0.4%

Proportion of population covered by social protection floors/systems (Purchased health insurance)

People with disabilities
0.2%
People without disabilities
0.3%

Proportion of population covered by social protection floors/systems (Other type of health insurance)

People with disabilities
0.2%
People without disabilities
0.6%

Proportion of population subjected to physical, psychological or sexual violence in the previous 12 months

People with disabilities
No data
People without disabilities
No data

Proportion of women in managerial positions

People with disabilities
0.5%
People without disabilities
0.6%

Technology and innovation

Proportion of individuals using the Internet (at household level)

People with disabilities
0.8%
People without disabilities
3%

Proportion of individuals who own a mobile telephone, by sex (at household level)

People with disabilities
59%
People without disabilities
69%

Inclusion in education

Primary School completion rates

People with disabilities
48%
People without disabilities
63%

Secondary School completion rates

People with disabilities
9%
People without disabilities
12%

Participation rate in organised learning (one year before the official primary entry age), by sex

People with disabilities
43%
People without disabilities
58%

Participation rate of youth in formal and non-formal education and training in the previous 12 months, by sex

People with disabilities
40%
People without disabilities
52%

University completion rates or university access rates as proxy (25-54 years)

People with disabilities
4.4%
People without disabilities
7.4%

University completion rates or university access rates as proxy (55 years and above)

People with disabilities
1%
People without disabilities
2%

Proportion of population in a given age group achieving at least a fixed level of proficiency in functional literacy skills, by sex (15 years and above)

People with disabilities
57%
People without disabilities
66%

Economic empowerment

Unemployment rate, by sex, age and persons with disabilities (15-24)

People with disabilities
17%
People without disabilities
17%

Unemployment rate, by sex, age and persons with disabilities (25-64)

People with disabilities
10%
People without disabilities
10%

Proportion of youth (aged 15-24 years) not in education, employment or training

People with disabilities
12%
People without disabilities
12%

Proportion of people employed who are in informal sectors

People with disabilities
No data
People without disabilities
No data
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