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Spain

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

BASIC DATA
Official Country Name: Kingdom of Spain
Region: Europe
Population: 39,996,671
Language(s): Castilian Spanish, Catalan, Galician, Basque
Literacy Rate: 97%
Academic Year: September-June
Compulsory Schooling: 10 years
Public Expenditure on Education: 5.0%
Foreign Students in National Universities: 21,403
Libraries: 3,600
Educational Enrollment: Primary: 2,799,960
  Secondary: 4,117,052
  Higher: 1,591,863
Educational Enrollment Rate: Primary: 109%
  Secondary: 120%
  Higher: 51%
Teachers: Primary: 162,112
  Secondary: 270,866
  Higher: 88,223
Student-Teacher Ratio: Primary: 17:1
Female Enrollment Rate: Primary: 108%
  Secondary: 123%
  Higher: 56%



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