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Papua New Guinea

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

BASIC DATA
Official Country Name: Papua New Guinea
Region: Oceania
Population: 4,926,984
Language(s): English, pidgin English, Motu
Literacy Rate: 72.2%
Number of Primary Schools: 2,790
Compulsory Schooling: 6 years
Foreign Students in National Universities: 281
Educational Enrollment: Primary: 516,797
  Secondary: 78,759
  Higher: 13,663
Educational Enrollment Rate: Primary: 80%
  Secondary: 14%
  Higher: 3%
Teachers: Primary: 13,457
Student-Teacher Ratio: Primary: 37:1
  Secondary: 24:1
Female Enrollment Rate: Primary: 74%
  Secondary: 11%
  Higher: 2%



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