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Germany

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

BASIC DATA
Official Country Name: Federal Republic of Germany
Region: Europe
Population: 82,797,408
Language(s): German, Turkish
Literacy Rate: 99%
Number of Primary Schools: 17,892
Compulsory Schooling: 12 years
Public Expenditure on Education: 4.8%
Foreign Students in National Universities: 165,977
Libraries: 14,372
Educational Enrollment: Primary: 3,859,490
  Secondary: 8,382,335
  Higher: 2,131,907
Educational Enrollment Rate: Primary: 104%
  Secondary: 104%
  Higher: 47%

Teachers: Primary: 224,517
  Secondary: 542,383
  Higher: 274,963
Student-Teacher Ratio: Primary: 17:1
Female Enrollment Rate: Primary: 104%
  Secondary: 103%
  Higher: 44%



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