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Highest year of education in level (Liberia)

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YRSCHLLR reports the number of years of education the female respondent completed at the highest level of schooling achieved, as reported in EDUCLVLLR. This variable is country-specific to Liberia.


YRSCHLLR has no comparability problems.

Because YRSCHLLR reports the number of years of schooling at the level achieved, "4 years" does not mean 4 years total, but 4 years at whichever level of education the respondent achieved. Thus, a code of 4 could indicate 4 years of primary school, a high school degree, or a bachelor's degree, for example. Users should consult the Survey Text tab for exact question wording and surrounding questions.

Comparability - Standard DHS

A question about the highest year of education the respondent has completed is included in every phase of the standard DHS questionnaire. YRSCHLLR is a country-specific variable.


  • Liberia 1986: Women age 15-49 who ever attended school.
  • Liberia: 1986-W, 1986-C, 1986-B