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35% of China's schools are privately-run

Xinhua | Updated: 2019-07-28 10:03
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Primary school students play at Binhu National Forest Park, April 21, 2017. [Photo by ZHANG DAGANG/FOR CHINA DAILY]

BEIJING - Private schools accounted for 35.36 percent of China's total in 2018, latest official figures showed.

China's private schools totaled 183,500, registering an increase of 5,815 from the previous year, according to a statistical report on China's education development in 2018 issued by the Ministry of Education.

The total enrollment of the country's private schools was 53.78 million in 2018, up 5.03 percent from 2017, the report said.

Statistics indicated that the number of private-run kindergartens, primary schools, junior middle schools, and high schools increased by 3.37 percent, 1.18 percent, 3.51 percent and 7.13 percent respectively compared with 2017.

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