A global report on Catholic education

Foto: Comunicación Salesiana - Uruguay

The Global Catholic Education project, co-sponsored by 4 international organizations (OIEC, IFCU, OMAEC and UMEC-WUCT), has released data on Catholic education in the world.

From the latter we learn that:
worldwide, about 62 million children are enrolled in Catholic schools;
6 million students are being formed in Catholic higher education institutions;
more than 50% of primary school pupils come from Africa;
India continues to be the country with the highest number of children enrolled in Catholic schools, followed by the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Uganda, Kenya and Malawi.

In Salesian schools, in 134 countries of the world, 940,000 students are trained, while in vocational training centers there are 200,300 students.


ANS - “Agenzia iNfo Salesiana” is a on-line almost daily publication, the communication agency of the Salesian Congregation enrolled in the Press Register of the Tibunal of Rome as n 153/2007.

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