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Tanzania

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

BASIC DATA
Official Country Name: United Republic of Tanzania
Region: Africa
Population: 35,306,126
Language(s): Kiswahili (Swahili), Kiunguju, English, Arabic
Literacy Rate: 67.8%
Academic Year: January-November
Number of Primary Schools: 11,290
Compulsory Schooling: 7 years
Public Expenditure on Education: 3.4%
Educational Enrollment: Primary: 4,057,965
  Secondary: 234,743
  Higher: 17,812
Educational Enrollment Rate: Primary: 66%
  Secondary: 5%
  Higher: 1%
Teachers: Primary: 109,936
  Secondary: 12,496
  Higher: 1,822
Student-Teacher Ratio: Primary: 36:1
  Secondary: 17:1
Female Enrollment Rate: Primary: 66%
  Secondary: 5%
  Higher: 0.2%



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