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Malawi

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

BASIC DATA
Official Country Name: Republic of Malawi
Region: Africa
Population: 10,385,849
Language(s): English, Chichewa
Literacy Rate: 58%
Number of Primary Schools: 3,706
Compulsory Schooling: 8 years
Public Expenditure on Education: 5.4%
Libraries: 7
Educational Enrollment: Primary: 2,887,107
  Secondary: 141,911
  Higher: 5,561
Educational Enrollment Rate: Primary: 134%
  Secondary: 8%
  Higher: 1%
Teachers: Primary: 49,138
  Secondary: 3,172
  Higher: 531
Student-Teacher Ratio: Primary: 59:1
  Secondary: 22:1
Female Enrollment Rate: Primary: 127%
  Secondary: 12%
  Higher: 0.4%

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