Gross enrolment ratio, primary, gender parity index (GPI)
Ratio of female gross enrolment ratio for primary to male gross enrolment ratio for primary. It is calculated by dividing the female value for the indicator by the male value for the indicator. A GPI equal to 1 indicates parity between females and males. In general, a value less than 1 indicates disparity in favor of males and a value greater than 1 indicates disparity in favor of females.