Do You Know?

  • 177 Million Population of Pakistan is Growing by 2.05 % yearly (ESP 2010-11)
  • 3rd Largest out School Population in the World Lives in Pakistan (UNESCO, 2009, Oxfam)
  • 42% Population in Pakistan cannot Read or Write (ESP 2010-11)
  • 7 Million Children are out of School in Pakistan due to Poverty (UNICEF 2011)
  • 54% Girls and Women living in Pakistan have never attended a School (UNESCO, UNICEF 2011)
  • 46% School aged Girls are presently out of School. (UNESCO, UNICEF 2011)
  • Over 50 Million Pakistanis of age 10+ are illiterate. Against 69% males, only 45% Females are literate in Pakistan (UNESCO, UNICEF 2011)
  • 3.8 Million Children aged 5 -14 are engaged in Child Labour in Pakistan (ILO,1996)
  • Around 3% of GDP is Government of Pakistan’s allocation on Education (UNESCO, WB, MOE- 2011-12