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

Official Country Name: Republic of Ghana
Region: Africa
Population: 19,533,560
Language(s): English, Akan, Moshi-Dagomba, Ewe, Ga
Literacy Rate: 64.5%
Number of Primary Schools: 12,134
Compulsory Schooling: 8 years
Public Expenditure on Education: 4.2%
Educational Enrollment: Primary: 2,154,646
Educational Enrollment Rate: Primary: 79%
Teachers: Primary: 71,863
Student-Teacher Ratio: Primary: 30:1
Female Enrollment Rate: Primary: 74%

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