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Cameroon

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

BASIC DATA
Official Country Name: Republic of Cameroon
Region: Africa

Population: 15,421,937
Language(s): African language groups, English, French
Literacy Rate: 63.4%
Academic Year: September-June
Number of Primary Schools: 8,514
Compulsory Schooling: 6 years
Educational Enrollment: Primary: 1,921,186
  Secondary: 459,068
  Higher: 33,177
Educational Enrollment Rate: Primary: 88%
  Secondary: 27%
Teachers: Primary: 39,384
  Secondary: 14,917
  Higher: 1,086
Student-Teacher Ratio: Primary: 49:1
  Secondary: 31:1
Female Enrollment Rate: Primary: 84%
  Secondary: 22%

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