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Key Results

Since 2002, GPE partners have achieved remarkable results and helped millions more children enroll in school for a quality education. Here are our most important results.
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61 million
more children
were in primary school in 2013
in GPE partner countries
with the help of GPE partners
compared to 2002
72% primary completion rate in GPE countries in 2013 compared to 61% in 2002
72%
primary completion rate
in GPE partner countries in 2013
compared to 63% in 2002
69% of girls in GPE countries finished primary school in 2013 compared to 56% in 2002
69%
of girls
in GPE partner countries
finished primary school in 2013
compared to 56% in 2002
US$4.6 billion in grants have been allocated to education by GPE since 2003
US$4.6 billion
in grants
have been allocated
to education by GPE
since 2003
23 million more children enrolled in lower-secondary school of which 11 million are girls in 2013 compared to 2002.
23 million
more children
enrolled in lower-secondary school
of which 11 million are girls
in 2013 compared to 2002
31 GPE countries are close to or have achieved gender parity in primary school completion
31
GPE partner countries
have achieved gender parity
in primary school completion
or have more girls than boys
completing primary school
14 million fewer primary-aged children were out of school across all GPE countries between 2002 – 2014
14 million
fewer primary-aged children
were out of school in 2014
across all GPE partner countries
compared to 2002
US$2 billion in GPE grants allocated to fragile and conflict-affected partner countries
US$2 billion
in GPE grants
allocated to fragile and
conflict-affected
partner countries
11% increase in domestic financing for education in GPE partner countries after they joined GPE (2012)
11% increase
in domestic financing for education
in GPE partner countries
after they joined GPE (2012)
94 girls for every 100 boys completed primary school in 2016, compared to 83 girls in 2002.
94 girls
for every 100 boys
completed primary school
in 2016
compared to 83 girls in 2002
75% youth literacy rate in GPE partner countries in 2008 - 2013 compared to 71% in 2000 - 05.
75%
youth literacy rate
in GPE partner countries
in 2008-2013
compared to 71% in 2000-05
% of primary teachers received pre- or in-service training in GPE partner developing countries in 2013.
78%
of primary teachers
received pre- or in-service training
in GPE partner developing countries in 2013