The percentage of students for whom the actual (rather than straight line) distance they are required to travel in order to get to school from their house exceeds 5km


A high percentage of the population for whom school is farther than 5km may be indicative of problems in the availability and physical accessibility of schools

Human Rights Standards: 

Article 13 (2), International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights; Article 28 (1), Convention on the Rights of the Child; Article 17 (2), (Revised) European Social Charter; Article 13 (3), Protocol of San Salvador; Article 11 (3), African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child

Types of Indicator: 
Levels of disaggregation: 
Level of Education, Region, Urban/Rural, Public/Private