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Nepal

History & Background, Constitutional & Legal Foundations, Educational System—overview, Preprimary & Primary Education, Secondary Education

BASIC DATA
Official Country Name: Kingdom of Nepal
Region: East & South Asia
Population: 24,702,119
Language(s): Nepali
Literacy Rate: 27.5%
Number of Primary Schools: 22,218
Compulsory Schooling: 5 years
Public Expenditure on Education: 3.2%
Educational Enrollment: Primary: 3,447,607
  Secondary: 1,121,335
  Higher: 105,694
Educational Enrollment Rate: Primary: 113%
  Secondary: 42%
  Higher: 5%
Teachers: Primary: 89,378
  Secondary: 36,127
Student-Teacher Ratio: Primary: 39:1
Female Enrollment Rate: Primary: 96%
  Secondary: 33%



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