Education Facts

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Education Facts
Get the facts about education in developing countries and how it affects children and adults.
Worldwide, nearly 80 percent of primary-school-age children attend school. In least developed countries, this figure is around 66 percent.
The largest out-of-school population is in sub-Saharan Africa, where around 45.5 million children of primary school age are out of school.
Of the 67 million primary-school-age children who do not attend school, 53 percent are girls.
Worldwide, only 49 percent of children of secondary school age actually attend secondary school.
Of the 49 percent of secondary age students who do not attend school, 52 percent are girls.
The world’s functional illiterates include more than 130 million children who do not attend school, 73 million of them girls.

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