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Access to basic education: Almost 60 million children in primary school age are not in school

Of the world’s 787 million children of primary school age, 8% do not go to school. That’s 58.4 million children. Our World in Data presents the data and research to make progress against the world’s largest problems.This post draws on data and research discussed in our entry on Primary and Secondary Education.

Of the world’s 787 million children of primary school age, 8% do not go to school. That’s 58.4 million children.

Our World in Data presents the data and research to make progress against the world’s largest problems.
This post draws on data and research discussed in our entry on Primary and Secondary Education.