Germany’s High School Dropout Rate: A Concern in the European Union Amidst Rising Challenges


Germany Keeps Fourth Highest School Dropout Rate in EU for 2022

Germany has recorded a school dropout rate of over twelve percent for the year 2022, making it the fourth highest in the European Union. According to current figures from Eurostat, the highest rate of school dropouts was in Romania with 15.6 percent, followed by Spain with 13.9 percent and Hungary with 12.4 percent. Germany’s rate was 12.2 percent, which showed a slight improvement from the previous year but still placed it as the fourth highest in the EU.

The EU-wide average school dropout rate improved from 10.5 to 9.6 percent from 2018 to 2022. Germany was better off than the EU average in 2018 at 10.3 percent, but this trend has reversed since 2019. Unfortunately, figures for 2023 were not yet available.

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