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New Zealand

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

BASIC DATA
Official Country Name: New Zealand
Region: Oceania
Population: 3,819,762
Language(s): English, Maori
Literacy Rate: 99%
Academic Year: March-November
Number of Primary Schools: 2,296
Compulsory Schooling: 10 years
Public Expenditure on Education: 7.3%
Foreign Students in National Universities: 6,415
Educational Enrollment: Primary: 357,569
  Secondary: 433,347
  Higher: 169,656
Educational Enrollment Rate: Primary: 99%
  Secondary: 114%
  Higher: 63%
Teachers: Primary: 19,523
  Secondary: 28,548
  Higher: 10,833
Student-Teacher Ratio: Primary: 18:1
  Secondary: 16:1
Female Enrollment Rate: Primary: 99%
  Secondary: 117%
  Higher: 73%

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