Key Results | Global Partnership for Education

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.

64 million

more children

were in primary school in 2014
in GPE partner countries
compared to 2002

73%

primary completion rate

in GPE partner countries in 2014
compared to 63% in 2002

71%

of girls

in GPE partner countries
finished primary school in 2014
compared to 56% in 2002

US$4.6 billion

in grants

have been allocated to education by
GPE since 2003

24 million

more children

enrolled in lower-secondary school
of which 13 million are girls
in 2014 compared to 2002

36

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 in 2014
across all GPE partner countries
compared to 2002

US$2 billion

in GPE grants

allocated to fragile and
conflict-affected
partner countries

94 girls

for every 100 boys

completed primary school in 2014
compared to 83 girls in 2002

75%

youth literacy rate

in GPE partner countries
in 2008-2014
compared to 71% in 2000-05

78%

of primary teachers

received pre- or in-service training in GPE partner developing countries in 2014