Enrolment in Science, Engineering & Technology at Public Institutions of Higher Education

Programmes are being developed to encourage women and girls to take up science subjects. Although enrolment in these subjects is improving, the numbers for women and girls remain generally low.

 

Member States

Total

Male

Female

Female %

Angola

 

-

-

-

Botswana

2 725

1 977

748 

27.4

DRC

-

-

-

-

Lesotho

1 033

753

280 

27

Madagascar

6 957

4 402

2 555 

36.7

Malawi

2 047

1 378

669 

32.7

Mauritius

4 105

2 534

1 571 

38

Mozambique

-

-

-

-

Namibia

1 648

374

1 274 

77

Seychelles

 

-

-

-

South Africa

186 203

115 364

7 083 

38

Swaziland

387

274

113 

29

Tanzania

8 883

6 543

2 340 

26.3

Zambia

-

-

-

-

Zimbabwe

6 567

4 783

2 541 

38.7

                    Source Southern African Regional Universities Association 2012 Higher Education. -No data

 

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