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Singapore

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

BASIC DATA
Official Country Name: Republic of Singapore
Region: Southeast Asia
Population: 4,151,264
Language(s): Chinese, Malay, Tamil, English
Literacy Rate: 91.1%
Number of Primary Schools: 198
Compulsory Schooling: 6 years
Public Expenditure on Education: 3.0%
Educational Enrollment: Primary: 269,668
  Secondary: 205,683
  Higher: 92,140
Educational Enrollment Rate: Primary: 94%
  Secondary: 74%
Teachers: Primary: 10,618
  Higher: 6,689
Student-Teacher Ratio: Primary: 25:1
  Secondary: 20:1
Female Enrollment Rate: Primary: 93%



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