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United Arab Emirates

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

BASIC DATA
Official Country Name: United Arab Emirates
Region: Middle East
Population: 2,369,153
Language(s): Arabic, Persian, English, Hindi, Urdu
Literacy Rate: 79.2%
Compulsory Schooling: 6 years
Public Expenditure on Education: 1.8%
Foreign Students in National Universities: 1,584
Educational Enrollment: Primary: 259,509
  Secondary: 123,290
Educational Enrollment Rate: Primary: 89%
  Secondary: 80%
  Higher: 12%
Teachers: Primary: 16,148
  Secondary: 10,061
Student-Teacher Ratio: Primary: 16:1
  Secondary: 13:1
Female Enrollment Rate: Primary: 87%
  Secondary: 82%
  Higher: 21%



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