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Iraq

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

BASIC DATA
Official Country Name: Republic of Iraq
Region: Middle East
Population: 22,675,617
Language(s): Arabic, Kurdish, Assyrian, Armenian
Literacy Rate: 58%
Number of Primary Schools: 8,145
Compulsory Schooling: 6 years
Educational Enrollment: Primary: 2,903,923
  Secondary: 1,160,421
  Higher: 169,665
Educational Enrollment Rate: Primary: 85%
  Secondary: 42%
Teachers: Primary: 145,455
  Secondary: 62,296
  Higher: 8,818
Student-Teacher Ratio: Primary: 20:1
  Secondary: 20:1
Female Enrollment Rate: Primary: 78%
  Secondary: 32%

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