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Chile

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

BASIC DATA
Official Country Name: Republic of Chile
Region: South America
Population: 15,153,797
Language(s): Spanish
Literacy Rate: 95.2%
Academic Year: March-December
Compulsory Schooling: 8 years
Public Expenditure on Education: 3.6%
Libraries: 289
Educational Enrollment: Primary: 2,241,536
  Secondary: 679,165
  Higher: 380,603

Educational Enrollment Rate: Primary: 101%
  Secondary: 75%
Teachers: Primary: 73,960
  Secondary: 51,042
Student-Teacher Ratio: Primary: 30:1
Female Enrollment Rate: Primary: 100%
  Secondary: 78%

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