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The Monegasque Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies (IMSEE) has just published a Focus on Education. At the end of December, 2016, a total of 6,328 pupils, from Kindergarten to Terminale (graduating year), were enrolled in the various establishments in the Principality, 70 percent in the state sector.
Boys are slightly more numerous than girls (50.3 percent versus 49.7 percent) and 80 different nationalities are represented, with Monegasques making up 17 percent of the total, or 1,200 pupils. The average class size is 21 students.
A total of 601 teachers – average age 45 – work in the sector, and two-thirds are women. In the Principality: the French represent more than half of the teaching staff. Monegasques comprise more than 40 percent of public school teachers, but less than 10 percent in the private sector.
A full report on education can be found at: http://www.imsee.mc/Publications/Focus
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