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Nigeria

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

BASIC DATA
Official Country Name: Federal Republic of Nigeria
Region: Africa
Population: 123,337,822
Language(s): English, Hausa, Yoruba, Igbo (Ibo), Fulani
Literacy Rate: 57.1%
Number of Primary Schools: 38,649
Compulsory Schooling: 6 years
Public Expenditure on Education: 0.7%
Libraries: 76
Educational Enrollment: Primary: 16,190,947
  Secondary: 4,451,329
  Higher: 266,679
Educational Enrollment Rate: Primary: 98%
  Secondary: 33%
Teachers: Primary: 435,210
  Secondary: 152,596
  Higher: 18,010
Female Enrollment Rate: Primary: 87%
  Secondary: 30%



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