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Macedonia

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

BASIC DATA
Official Country Name: The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
Region: Europe
Population: 2,041,467
Language(s): Macedonian, Albanian, Turkish, Serbo-Croatian
Literacy Rate: NA
Academic Year: September-June
Number of Primary Schools: 1,086
Compulsory Schooling: 8 years
Public Expenditure on Education: 5.1%
Foreign Students in National Universities: 313
Libraries: 122
Educational Enrollment: Primary: 260,917
  Secondary: 83,746
  Higher: 30,754
Educational Enrollment Rate: Primary: 99%
  Secondary: 63%
  Higher: 20%
Teachers: Primary: 13,594
  Secondary: 5,136
  Higher: 2,462
Student-Teacher Ratio: Primary: 19:1
  Secondary: 17:1
Female Enrollment Rate: Primary: 98%
  Secondary: 62%
  Higher: 22%



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