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Zimbabwe

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

BASIC DATA
Official Country Name: Republic of Zimbabwe
Region: Africa
Population: 11,342,521
Language(s): English, Shona, Sindebele (Ndebele)
Literacy Rate: 85%
Number of Primary Schools: 4,706
Compulsory Schooling: 8 years
Public Expenditure on Education: 7.1%

Educational Enrollment: Primary: 2,507,098
  Secondary: 847,296
  Higher: 46,673
Educational Enrollment Rate: Primary: 113%
  Secondary: 49%
  Higher: 7%
Teachers: Primary: 64,538
  Secondary: 30,482
Student-Teacher Ratio: Primary: 39:1
  Secondary: 27:1
Female Enrollment Rate: Primary: 111%
  Secondary: 45%
  Higher: 4%



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