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Australia

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

BASIC DATA
Official Country Name: Australia
Region: Oceania
Population: 19,169,083
Language(s): English, native languages
Literacy Rate: 100%
Academic Year: January-December
Number of Primary Schools: 8,123
Compulsory Schooling: 10 years
Public Expenditure on Education: 5.4%
Foreign Students in National Universities: 102,284
Educational Enrollment: Primary: 1,855,789
  Secondary: 2,367,692
  Higher: 1,041,648
Educational Enrollment Rate: Primary: 101%
  Secondary: 148%
  Higher: 80%
Teachers: Primary: 103,774
Student-Teacher Ratio: Primary: 17:1
  Secondary: 12:1
Female Enrollment Rate: Primary: 101%
  Secondary: 148%
  Higher: 83%



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