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Turkey

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

BASIC DATA
Official Country Name: Republic of Turkey
Region: Middle East
Population: 65,666,677
Language(s): Turkish, Kurdish, Arabic, Armenian, Greek
Literacy Rate: 82.3%
Number of Primary Schools: 47,313
Compulsory Schooling: 8 years
Public Expenditure on Education: 2.2%
Foreign Students in National Universities: 14,719
Libraries: 1,171
Educational Enrollment: Primary: 6,389,060
  Secondary: 4,760,892
  Higher: 1,434,033
Educational Enrollment Rate: Primary: 107%
  Secondary: 58%
  Higher: 21%
Teachers: Primary: 233,073
  Secondary: 218,829
  Higher: 50,313
Student-Teacher Ratio: Primary: 28:1
  Secondary: 24:1
Female Enrollment Rate: Primary: 104%
  Secondary: 48%
  Higher: 15%

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