Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger

Where do we stand?

A child and his teacherA child learning Mathematics in Kinshasa. Credit: Gwenn Dubourthoumieu, UNDP, 2011.

The target has not been reached, but significant progress is underway

The Net Enrolment Rate (NER) reached 90.5% in 2012, against 75% in 2010 and 51.7% in 2001. The Gross Enrolment Rate (GER) has meanwhile, reached 98.4% for the whole country. The enrolment rate increased slightly from 50.0% in 2010 to 57.8% in 2012, while the rate of primary school completion reached 64% in 2012 against 56.7% in 2010. The literacy rate increased from 69.3% in 2007 to 80.1% in 2012.

Enrollment rate in primary school ( 6-11 years)

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