According to the Demographic Health Survey 2013, the disability prevalence rate in The Gambia is 3.3%

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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
1.8%
People without disabilities
2.1%

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

People with disabilities
0.3%
People without disabilities
0.4%

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
1.1%
People without disabilities
0.5%

Technology and innovation

Proportion of individuals using the Internet (at household level)

People with disabilities
4.6%
People without disabilities
4%

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

People with disabilities
91%
People without disabilities
91%

Inclusion in education

Primary School completion rates

People with disabilities
59%
People without disabilities
55%

Secondary School completion rates

People with disabilities
37%
People without disabilities
25%

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

People with disabilities
31%
People without disabilities
36%

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
42%
People without disabilities
46%

Economic empowerment

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

People with disabilities
8.2%
People without disabilities
6.1%

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

People with disabilities
6%
People without disabilities
3%

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

People with disabilities
68%
People without disabilities
50%

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

People with disabilities
27%
People without disabilities
27%

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

People with disabilities
50%
People without disabilities
34%

Proportion of people employed who are in informal sectors

People with disabilities
No data
People without disabilities
No data
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