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Ethiopia

History & Background, Educational System—overview, Preprimary & Primary Education, Secondary Education, Higher Education

BASIC DATA
Official Country Name: Ethiopia
Region: Africa
Population: 64,117,452
Language(s): Amharic, Tigrinya, Orominga, Guaraginga, Somali, Arabic, English
Literacy Rate: 35.5%
Number of Primary Schools: 10,256
Compulsory Schooling: 6 years
Public Expenditure on Education: 4.0%
Educational Enrollment: Primary: 4,007,694
  Secondary: 819,242
  Higher: 42,226
Educational Enrollment Rate: Primary: 43%
  Secondary: 12%
  Higher: 1%
Teachers: Primary: 92,775
  Secondary: 25,984
Student-Teacher Ratio: Primary: 43:1
  Secondary: 35:1
Female Enrollment Rate: Primary: 30%
  Secondary: 10%
  Higher: 0.3%



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