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Greece

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

BASIC DATA
Official Country Name: Hellenic Republic
Region: Europe
Population: 10,601,527
Language(s): Greek, English, French
Literacy Rate: 95%
Academic Year: September-August
Number of Primary Schools: 6,651
Compulsory Schooling: 9 years
Public Expenditure on Education: 3.1%
Libraries: 829
Educational Enrollment: Primary: 652,040
  Secondary: 817,566
  Higher: 363,150
Educational Enrollment Rate: Primary: 93%
  Secondary: 95%
  Higher: 47%
Teachers: Primary: 46,785
  Secondary: 70,682
  Higher: 16,057
Student-Teacher Ratio: Primary: 14:1
  Secondary: 12:1
Female Enrollment Rate: Primary: 93%
  Secondary: 96%
  Higher: 46%



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