August 3, 2022

GSS: 8Million Ghanaians Are Illiterates

The Ghana Statistical Service (GSS) has estimated the number of illiterate Ghanaians at 7,924,409.

This figure represents people aged 6 and above.

Out of that 5,952,272 persons aged 3 years and above have never been to school according to the GSS.

11,286,990 Ghanaians aged 3 years and above are currently in school receiving education.

This is despite Ghana’s reiterated commitment to achieving the SDGs, especially for education.

Sustainable Development Goal 4 seeks to “ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all” by 2030.

Source: Fuseini

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