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UIS Education Data Release: New indicators and more data for countries in every region

“The new analysis released today should be good news for all those working on the SDG goal to eradicate poverty by 2030,” said Irina Bokova, Director-General of UNESCO. “It shows that we have a concrete plan for ensuring people no longer have to live on barely a few dollars a day, and that plan has education at its heart.” Despite education’s potential, new UIS data shows that the out-of-school rate has not budged since 2008 at the primary level, since 2012 at the lower secondary level and since 2013 at the upper secondary level, with 264 million children and adolescents out of school in 2015. 

Read more about the newest education data from the UNESCO Institute of Statistics. 


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