Number of Ethiopian Orphans

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How many orphans are there in Ethiopia?

About 5 million.

There are about 5 million orphaned children aged 0 to 17 in Ethiopia in 2007. This is according to estimates by the United Nations Childrens’ Fund or UNICEF. Of this number, 650,000 children are orphaned due to the AIDS virus, while the rest are orphaned from other causes.

 

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