The Power of Education to Transform Lives

• Education reduces poverty by 30%
• Each additional year of school increases earnings by 10%
• One additional school year can increase a woman’s earnings by 10% to 20%
• In 2050, GDP in low-income counties will be almost 50% higher if all children are learning
• A child whose mother can read is 50% more likely to live past the age of 5

Global Partnership for Education, 2019