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Kuwait

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

BASIC DATA
Official Country Name: State of Kuwait
Region: Middle East
Population: 1,973,572
Language(s): Arabic, English
Literacy Rate: 78.6%
Number of Primary Schools: 286
Compulsory Schooling: 8 years
Public Expenditure on Education: 5.0%
Foreign Students in National Universities: 2,694
Libraries: 18
Educational Enrollment: Primary: 142,308
  Secondary: 224,293
  Higher: 29,509
Educational Enrollment Rate: Primary: 77%
  Secondary: 65%
  Higher: 19%

Teachers: Primary: 10,798
  Secondary: 21,187
  Higher: 1,691
Student-Teacher Ratio: Primary: 13:1
  Secondary: 11:1
Female Enrollment Rate: Primary: 77%
  Secondary: 65%
  Higher: 24%

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