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Senegal

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

BASIC DATA
Official Country Name: Republic of Senegal
Region: Africa
Population: 9,987,494
Language(s): French, Wolof, Pulaar, Jola, Mandinka
Literacy Rate: 33.1%
Number of Primary Schools: 3,884
Compulsory Schooling: 6 years
Public Expenditure on Education: 3.7%
Libraries: 30
Educational Enrollment: Primary: 1,026,570
  Secondary: 215,988
  Higher: 24,081
Educational Enrollment Rate: Primary: 71%
  Secondary: 16%
  Higher: 3%
Teachers: Primary: 18,373
Student-Teacher Ratio: Primary: 56:1
  Secondary: 24:1
Female Enrollment Rate: Primary: 65%
  Secondary: 12%



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