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Swaziland

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

BASIC DATA
Official Country Name: Kingdom of Swaziland
Region: Africa
Population: 1,083,289
Language(s): English, siSwati
Literacy Rate: 76.7%
Academic Year: August-May
Number of Primary Schools: 529
Compulsory Schooling: 7 years
Public Expenditure on Education: 5.7%
Foreign Students in National Universities: 196
Educational Enrollment: Primary: 205,829
  Secondary: 57,330
  Higher: 5,658
Educational Enrollment Rate: Primary: 117%
  Secondary: 54%
  Higher: 6%
Teachers: Primary: 6,094
  Secondary: 2,954
  Higher: 467
Student-Teacher Ratio: Primary: 34:1
  Secondary: 19:1
Female Enrollment Rate: Primary: 114%
  Secondary: 54%
  Higher: 6%



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