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Jordan

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

BASIC DATA
Official Country Name: Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan
Region: Middle East
Population: 4,998,564
Language(s): Arabic, English
Literacy Rate: 86.6%
Number of Primary Schools: 2,623
Compulsory Schooling: 9 years
Public Expenditure on Education: 6.8%
Educational Enrollment: Primary: 1,121,866
  Secondary: 155,008
  Higher: 112,959
Teachers: Primary: 45,367
  Secondary: 9,300
  Higher: 5,275
Student-Teacher Ratio: Primary: 25:1
  Secondary: 17:1



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