How many children are out of school in Ethiopia?

Approximately 2.6 million children of primary school age are not in school, of which 43 percent are boys and 57 percent girls. Only 25 per cent of secondary school aged children are enrolled in secondary school.

How many girls are out of school in Ethiopia?

Our work in Ethiopia

Education Champions Martha Nemera Woyessa, Amsale Mulugeta and Getaalem Kassa work across the Amhara region, where more than 600,000 girls are out of school.

What percentage of children are not educated?

Thirty-nine percent of the worldwide poor have no formal education at all. 15 million girls of primary school age will never have the opportunity to learn to read and write in primary school, compared to about 10 million boys.

What is the education level in Ethiopia?

The Ethiopian school system consists of eight years of elementary education, divided into two cycles of four years, and four years of secondary education, divided into two stages of two years (4+4+2+2).

Where does Ethiopia rank in education?


STAT Ethiopia
Total population 42.7% Ranked 153th.
Primary education, duration > Years 6 Ranked 143th. The same as United States
Primary education, teachers per 1000 2.95 Ranked 65th.
Pupil-teacher ratio, primary 53.75 Ranked 6th. 4 times more than United States
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What is gender problem in Ethiopia?

The problem is aggravated by the existence of gender discrimination, unrestricted prostitution and violence against women. About 1.4 million people live with HIV/AIDS in Ethiopia of which half are women between the ages of 15 and 49.

Is education important in Ethiopia?

Ethiopia has made remarkable progress in education, with primary school net enrolment tripling between 2000 and 2016 to the current 100 per cent. As children and young people comprise 48 per cent of the population, Ethiopia can lift itself out of poverty by ensuring children have access to quality education.

How many uneducated children are there?

About 258 million children and youth are out of school, according to UIS data for the school year ending in 2018. The total includes 59 million children of primary school age, 62 million of lower secondary school age and 138 million of upper secondary age.

Which country has lack of education?

Burkina Faso

By law, education in Burkina Faso is free, the west African country’s government lacks sufficient resources to provide universal free primary schooling.

How many kids are in the world?

Today, there are more than 2.2 billion children on Earth.