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Sudan

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

BASIC DATA
Official Country Name: Republic of the Sudan
Region: Africa
Population: 35,079,814
Language(s): Arabic, Nubian, Ta Bedawie, Nilotic, Nilo-Hamitic, Sudanic, English
Literacy Rate: 46.1%
Academic Year: August-April
Number of Primary Schools: 11,158
Compulsory Schooling: 8 years
Public Expenditure on Education: 0.9%
Educational Enrollment: Primary: 3,000,048
  Secondary: 405,583
  Higher: 37,367
Educational Enrollment Rate: Primary: 51%
  Secondary: 21%
Teachers: Primary: 102,987
  Secondary: 15,504
  Higher: 2,165
Student-Teacher Ratio: Primary: 29:1
  Secondary: 26:1
Female Enrollment Rate: Primary: 47%
  Secondary: 20%



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