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

Official Country Name: Republic of Zambia
Region: Africa
Population: 9,582,418
Language(s): English, Bemba, Kaonda, Lozi, Lunda, Luvale, Nyanja, Tonga
Literacy Rate: 78.2%
Academic Year: January-December
Number of Primary Schools: 3,883
Compulsory Schooling: 7 years
Public Expenditure on Education: 2.2%
Educational Enrollment: Primary: 1,506,349
  Secondary: 199,154
  Higher: 15,343
Educational Enrollment Rate: Primary: 89%
  Secondary: 27%
  Higher: 2%
Teachers: Primary: 38,528
Female Enrollment Rate: Primary: 86%
  Secondary: 21%
  Higher: 1%

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