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Colombia

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

BASIC DATA
Official Country Name: Republic of Colombia
Region: South America
Population: 39,685,655
Language(s): Spanish
Literacy Rate: 91.3%
Number of Primary Schools: 47,663
Compulsory Schooling: 5 years
Public Expenditure on Education: 4.1%
Educational Enrollment: Primary: 4,692,614
  Secondary: 3,317,782
  Higher: 644,188
Educational Enrollment Rate: Primary: 113%
  Secondary: 61%
  Higher: 17%
Teachers: Primary: 189,123
  Secondary: 169,816
  Higher: 66,538
Student-Teacher Ratio: Primary: 25:1
  Secondary: 20:1
Female Enrollment Rate: Primary: 112%
  Secondary: 66%
  Higher: 18%

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