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Brazil

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

BASIC DATA
Official Country Name: Federative Republic of Brazil
Region: South America
Population: 172,860,370
Language(s): Portuguese, Spanish, English, French
Literacy Rate: 83.3%
Academic Year: January-December
Number of Primary Schools: 196,479
Compulsory Schooling: 8 years
Public Expenditure on Education: 5.1%
Educational Enrollment: Primary: 34,229,388
  Secondary: 6,405,057
  Higher: 1,716,263
Educational Enrollment Rate: Primary: 125%
  Secondary: 56%
  Higher: 14%
Teachers: Primary: 1,413,607
  Secondary: 352,894
  Higher: 141,482
Student-Teacher Ratio: Primary: 24:1

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