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Italy

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

BASIC DATA
Official Country Name: Italian Republic
Region: Europe
Population: 57,634,327
Language(s): Italian, German, French,Slovene
Literacy Rate: 98%
Academic Year: September-June
Number of Primary Schools: 20,361
Compulsory Schooling: 8 years
Public Expenditure on Education: 4.9%
Foreign Students in National Universities: 24,858
Libraries: 2,155
Educational Enrollment: Primary: 2,816,128
  Secondary: 4,708,406
  Higher: 1,775,186
Educational Enrollment Rate: Primary: 101%
  Secondary: 95%
  Higher: 47%
Teachers: Primary: 251,827
  Secondary: 461,776
  Higher: 70,342
Student-Teacher Ratio: Primary: 11:1
  Secondary: 11:1
Female Enrollment Rate: Primary: 100%
  Secondary: 95%
  Higher: 52%

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