Saturday, April 23, 2016

Out of School Children in Lahore District

  • 16% children between the ages of 5 and 16 are out of school which comes to around 300,508 children. 

  • Of all the boys, 16% are out of school.
  • Of all the girls, 15% are out of school. 

  • Poverty plays a vital role in keeping children out of school as 32% of the children belonging to the poorest families are out of school whereas only 8% children from the rich households are out of school.
  • 7% children have never seen the inside of a classroom (i.e. have never been to schools).

    Punjab School Census 2013 

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