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Iran

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

BASIC DATA
Official Country Name: Islamic Republic of Iran
Region: Middle East
Population: 65,619,636
Language(s): Persian, Turkic, Kurdish, Luri, Balochi,Arabic, Turkish
Literacy Rate: 72.1%
Number of Primary Schools: 63,101
Compulsory Schooling: 5 years
Public Expenditure on Education: 4.0%
Foreign Students in National Universities: 622
Libraries: 1,002
Educational Enrollment: Primary: 9,238,393
  Secondary: 8,776,792
  Higher: 579,070
Educational Enrollment Rate: Primary: 98%
  Secondary: 77%
  Higher: 18%
Teachers: Primary: 298,729
  Secondary: 280,309
  Higher: 40,477
Student-Teacher Ratio: Primary: 31:1
  Secondary: 32:1
Female Enrollment Rate: Primary: 95%
  Secondary: 73%
  Higher: 13%

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