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Peru

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

BASIC DATA
Official Country Name: Republic of Peru
Region: South America
Population: 27,012,899
Language(s): Spanish, Quechua, Aymara
Literacy Rate: 88.7%
Number of Primary Schools: 33,017
Compulsory Schooling: 6 years
Public Expenditure on Education: 2.9%
Educational Enrollment: Primary: 4,163,180
  Secondary: 1,969,501
  Higher: 657,586
Educational Enrollment Rate: Primary: 123%
  Secondary: 70%
  Higher: 26%
Teachers: Primary: 153,951
  Secondary: 106,614
  Higher: 45,443
Student-Teacher Ratio: Primary: 27:1
  Secondary: 19:1
Female Enrollment Rate: Primary: 121%
  Secondary: 67%

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