Illiteracy Causes Poverty

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Illiteracy Causes Poverty, the word poor is derived from two words pauper and poure from Latin and Old French respectively. Education is the main thing that builds,,,,

people living with lack of sufficient fund for their needs and cannot live at a standard considered normal or comfortable according to the society. there are many countries which are considered poor in the world due to the situation over there. Most of the poorest countries are in Africa. In the following article we are going to discuss about the poorest countries in the world and an un education causes by many reasons to became these countries to stand least at literate rate, due to poverty, unlawful, civil war and many more. Education is the main thing that builds a community with in the whole country. Schools and universities are responsible to found generations able to benefit their societies to make well-educated countries.

Lets read how Illiteracy Causes Poverty

 

Poorest countries: Guinea

($523.10 of GDP per capita)

The wealth of a country is measured by its Gross Domestic Product (GDP) per capita, with a GDP per capita of $523.10 Guinea is on the 10th position in this list . since 1990s  Guinea has seen a lot of ups and downs. it has never been stable since 1990s. It was the time when Guinea did really well in mining and agriculture. most of the people in Guinea are dependent on agriculture, due to outdated technology and lack of information they could not do well.

 

Uneducated Countries: South Sudan:

Literacy rate  31.9%

South Sudan still has the highest rate of illiteracy in the world. The Republic of South Sudan became the world’s youngest nation and Africa’s 55th country. The education system of South Sudan is still the major issue of this country. South Sudan has a literacy rate of 31.9%. South Sudan also a under the list of most corrupted country in the world.

 

Poorest countries :Ethiopia

($505.00 of GDP per capita)

Ethiopia has always been considered relatively wealthy nation. Ethiopia has seen a lot changes, it has seen it’s worst time. in the past few years Ethiopia has gone through a lot of political and economical reforms. theoretically, Ethiopia is in the right direction but it the still one of the poorest countries in the world.

 

Uneducated Countries: Niger

 Literacy rate 19.1%

Niger faces challenges from poverty and poor access to schools which is located on Sub-Saharan nation in West Africa. In Niger between the age of seven and fifteen the education is compulsory. Due to lack of education system Niger has one of the lowest literacy rate in the world with 19.1%. This African country has one of the least literacy percentages globally

 

Poorest countries: The Gambia

($488.60 of GDP per capita)

The Gambia is the next country on the list.The Gambia is one of the smallest and one of the poorest countries on the African continent. It has a population of 1.8 million and with a GDP per capita of $488.60 it holds the 8th position on the list of poorest countries in the world.

 

Uneducated Countries: Mali

 Literacy rate 38.7%

The litearacy rate of Mali is 38.7%  where the literacy rate of male is 48.2% and  female is 29.2%.  Most of the people there are below poverty level. In this economically unsteady country, poor education system takes place to get many children with no education. Many families are not able to buy books or uniforms. Due to poverty and low literacy rate Mali provide free education. In Mali between the age of seven and sixteen education is compulsory.

 

Poorest countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo

 ($484.20 of GDP per capita)

Democratic republic of the Congo is the next country on the list with the 7th position on the list of poorest countries in the world with a GDP per capita of $484.20. It has a population of roughly 77 millions. A large population is not a good thing always. A large population in a poor nation means crisis of food and basic amenities at a larger scale.

 

Uneducated Countries: Liberia

 Literacy rate 47.6%

Only  47.6% people of Liberia is educated. In which  62.42% male is educated and 32.81% female is educated. Liberia is the oldest country of Africa. Only two-thirds of all illiterate adults are women. The majority of the women live in West Africa, where many girls never get the chance to go to school.

 

Poorest countries: Madagascar

($463.00 of GDP per capita)

Madagascar is the 6th country on the list with a GDP per capita of $463.00. There are poor countries which are making reforms and improving, but this is not the with Madagascar . It has a population of more than 20 millions people and the standard of living has declined rapidly.

 

Uneducated Countries: Guinea

 Literacy rate 30.4%

Guinea situated on west coast of Africa. 85% of population is muslims in this country. Guinea’s  literacy rate is one of the lowest in the world. Just  41% of adults were literate, where 52% of males and 30% of females. Most children  of Guinea  do not attend the school, and many do not go to school at all. Children, particularly girls, are kept out of school in order to assist their parents with domestic work or agriculture,  or to be married. Also Guinea has one of the highest rates of child marriage in the world.

 

Poorest countries:  Liberia

($454.30 of GDP per capita)

Liberia holds the 5th position on the list of poorest countries in the world with a GDP per capita of $454.30. Liberia has been into civil wars for past few years and it destroyed the entire country. The civil wars has snatched the life of people in Liberia.

 

Uneducated Countries: Central African Republic

Literacy rate 36.8%

Central African Republic stands in comparison to other low and middle income countries in access to education. Just 36.8% are literate.

 

Poorest countries: Niger

($415.40 of GDP per capita)

Niger is the 4th country on the list of poorest countries in the world with a GDP per capita of $415.40. Niger is one of the poorest country in the world and on the African continent. It continues to make developments in reducing infant mortality and education, still it needs a lot of  reforms.

 

Uneducated Countries: Burkina Faso

Literacy rate 36%

In Burkina Faso, the percentage of children in full-time school and the literacy rates are amongst the lowest in the world. Due to highly uneducated system there is shortage of school teacher. Burkina faso also stand below the poverty line. Most of the schools are overcrowded due to shortage of teacher. Most of the students are uneducated due to this system.

 

Poorest countries: Central African Republic

 ($333.20 of GDP per capita)

Central African Republic is on the 3rd position on the list of poorest nations in the world with a GDP per capitata of $333.20 . Just like Liberia Central African Republic has also been a victim of wars and political instability. The country is naturally very rich and needs reforms in other to be a better nation.

 

Uneducated Countries: Burkina Faso

 Literacy rate 36%

In Burkina Faso, the percentage of children in full-time school and the literacy rates are amongst the lowest in the world. Due to highly uneducated system there is shortage of school teacher. Burkina faso also stand below the poverty line. Most of the schools are overcrowded due to shortage of teacher. Most of the students are uneducated due to this system.

 

Poorest countries: Burundi

( $267.10 of GDP per capita)

suffering from recurring violence and political disputes, Burundi is the 2nd position holder in the list of poorest countries in the world with a GDP per capita of $267.10. The country is working tirelessly to rebuild itself, still it has not seen much improvements. It has an estimated population of 300,000 civilian casualties resulting in a 67 percent poverty rate.

 

Uneducated Countries: Benin:

 Literacy rate 38.4%

Benin is a African country. Only 38.4% of Benin people are literate. The education system of Benin is so poor. Due to economically or financially crisis the infrastructure of this country was also not so good.  In this economically unsteady country, poor education system takes place to get many children with no education

 

Poorest countries: Malawi

( $226.50 of GDP per capita)

With a population of 16 millions, it holds the 1st position on the list of poorest countries in the world. it has a GDP per capita of $226.50. There is nothing like standard of living in Malawi. living itself is a challenge in Malawi. Things like infrastructure, education and health care are dying in Malawi. The most of the economy of Malawi depends on the agriculture.

 

Uneducated Countries: Afghanistan

Literacy rate 38.2%

38.2%  percent of this country’s population are literate. Female literacy levels are on average 17%, with high variation, indicating a strong geographical and gender division. Some 47 percent of Afghan men and a tiny 15 percent of women can read and write, according to the  (UNICEF). Afghanistan has gone through wars and internal conflicts more than three decades. As a result of war, the education system broke and several generations of Afghans became illiterate. Malala Yousafzai is a Pakistani activist for female education in islamic countries and the youngest-ever Nobel Prize winner.

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