Givology Staff's Blog


The world's level and quality of education is improving. But the question is, is it happening fast enough? The answer is no. Here are 10 facts about education that you should know and work to change.
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[/font]1. 61 million primary school-age children in the world are not enrolled in school.
2. 122 million youth in the world are still illiterate.
3. In low-income countries, every additional year of education increases future income by 10%.
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4. Conflict and natural disasters have disrupted the education of 75 million children.
5. Half of the children who are not in school live in conflict-ridden countries.
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6. Women take up a disproportionately large proportion of illiterate people – two thirds.
7. A child with a literate mother is 50% more likely to survive past the age of 5.
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8. In most developing countries, public schools are not free.
9. Providing education to children in 46 low and middle income countries. requires an additional $26 billion annually—less than 4% of the US defense budget.
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