Vol. 7, Issue 6 (2020)
Effect of Education on Socio-economic Security of Individuals in Central Equatoria State, South
Author(s): Dr. Wek Mamer Kuol
Abstract: A 5-month study was conducted to investigate the effect of education on the economic wellbeing of individuals in Central Equatoria State South Sudan. Key Informants’ Interviews were administered to 52 respondents using questionnaires. Desk reviews and observations were also undertaken. Moreover, theoretical framework, empirical and two models of regression analyses show that educated individuals, having access to quality education throughout primary secondary and tertiary/ university levels are more likely to earn rewarding income. Post-secondary education improves the economic status of both individuals and households. The government of South Sudan is urged to review and update educational policies focusing on education quality. Relevance of education system is needed to change contexts of life and enhance the national needs for sustainable development of socio-economic security of individuals in South Sudan.