According to the Demographic Health Survey 2009, the disability prevalence rate in Maldives is 9.7%

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Technology and innovation

Proportion of individuals using the Internet

People with disabilities
12%
People without disabilities
30%

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

People with disabilities
96%
People without disabilities
98%

Inclusion in education

Primary School completion rates

People with disabilities
78%
People without disabilities
96%

Secondary School completion rates

People with disabilities
8%
People without disabilities
11%

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

People with disabilities
72%
People without disabilities
92%

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

People with disabilities
43%
People without disabilities
44%

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

People with disabilities
1.1%
People without disabilities
3.7%

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

People with disabilities
0.1%
People without disabilities
0.1%

Stigma and discrimination

Proportion of women in managerial positions

People with disabilities
0.5%
People without disabilities
3.5%

Economic empowerment

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

People with disabilities
51%
People without disabilities
48%

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

People with disabilities
46%
People without disabilities
42%

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

People with disabilities
51%
People without disabilities
44%

Proportion of people employed who are in informal sectors [as alternative to 8.3.1 and 8.3.x]

People with disabilities
58%
People without disabilities
41%
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