Sudan Education Sector Fact Sheet [EN/AR]

from Government of Sudan, UN Children's Fund, Save the Children
Published on 14 Mar 2013

In Sudan, over 1.8 million children aged 6-13 years old are out of school.


• Over 1.8 million school age children (56% of them girls) between six and thirteen years of age in Sudan are out of school.

• More than 165,000 children have had their education disrupted due to conflict in Blue Nile, South Kordofan and Abyei.

• 79.6% of nomadic children are out of school and need special education that responds to their mobile lifestyle.

• In 2012, over 35,600 children in White Nile, Kassala and Sennar States had their education disrupted due to flooding.