How many children go to school? How many men and women can read and write? How much money is spent on education? It was one of the UN’s Millenium Development Goals (MDGs) to achieve universal access to primary education by 2015. Though many countries have improved in recent years, the latest data suggests the MDGs won’t be met. Click through our interactive graphics to find out how your country compares internationally.
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In the following weeks, Deutsche Welle’s multimedia documentary series Life Links will be focusing on education quality and teachers’ struggles around the world. Follow us on social media and join the discussion using the hashtag #AforEffort