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Egypt

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

BASIC DATA
Official Country Name: Arab Republic of Egypt
Region: Africa
Population: 68,359,979
Language(s): Arabic, English, French
Literacy Rate: 51.4%
Number of Primary Schools: 18,522
Compulsory Schooling: 8 years
Public Expenditure on Education: 4.8%
Foreign Students in National Universities: 6,726
Libraries: 187
Educational Enrollment: Primary: 7,499,303
  Secondary: 6,726,738
Educational Enrollment Rate: Primary: 101%
  Secondary: 75%
  Higher: 20%
Teachers: Primary: 310,116
  Secondary: 424,586
Student-Teacher Ratio: Primary: 23:1
  Secondary: 17:1
Female Enrollment Rate: Primary: 94%
  Secondary: 70%
  Higher: 16%

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