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Latvia

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

BASIC DATA
Official Country Name: Republic of Latvia

Region: Europe
Population: 2,404,926
Language(s): Lettish, Lithuanian, Russian
Literacy Rate: 100%
Academic Year: September-May
Number of Primary Schools: 1,056
Compulsory Schooling: 9 years
Public Expenditure on Education: 6.3%
Foreign Students in National Universities: 850
Educational Enrollment: Primary: 139,925
  Secondary: 239,318
  Higher: 56,187
Educational Enrollment Rate: Primary: 96%
  Secondary: 84%
  Higher: 33%
Teachers: Primary: 10,357
  Secondary: 29,852
  Higher: 4,486
Student-Teacher Ratio: Primary: 14:1
  Secondary: 8:1
Female Enrollment Rate: Primary: 93%
  Secondary: 85%
  Higher: 40%

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