Number of out of school children of primary school age in 2011, by region

This statistic shows the number of children who were out of school in their primary school age in several regions across the world in 2011. In 2011, about 32 million children of primary school age were out of school in Sub-Saharan Africa.
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Number of children who were out of school in their primary school age worldwide in 2011, by region
(in millions)
RegionsNumber of children in millions
Sub-Saharan Africa32
Southern Asia12
Latin America & the Caribbean3
Rest of the world3
South-Eastern Asia3
Western Asia2
Eastern Asia2
Northern Africa1
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