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Netherlands

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

BASIC DATA
Official Country Name: Kingdom of the Netherlands
Region: Europe
Population: 15,892,237
Language(s): Dutch
Literacy Rate: 99%
Number of Primary Schools: 7,287
Compulsory Schooling: 13 years
Public Expenditure on Education: 5.1%
Libraries: 1,130
Educational Enrollment: Primary: 1,230,987
  Secondary: 1,415,712
  Higher: 468,970
Educational Enrollment Rate: Primary: 108%
  Secondary: 137%
  Higher: 47%
Teachers: Primary: 84,900
  Secondary: 69,000
Student-Teacher Ratio: Primary: 15:1
Female Enrollment Rate: Primary: 107%
  Secondary: 134%
  Higher: 46%



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