In the recently released annual report called "Statistics of Education"conducted by Statistical Service, Public spending in Education overall (including public and private) in Cyprus 2010 was around the €1.390 million mark (considering all levels) , which demonstrates that education remains to be a high priority in Cyprus.
The statistics also stated that the present public cost per student within public schools is as follows:
- €5,565 at pre-school and pre-primary level
- €6,015 at primary level
- €9,519 at secondary
- €14,441 at tertiary level
Within the Tertiary level of education the main areas of study were as follows:
- Business and administration (12,7%)
- Health (11,8%)
- Engineering and engineering trades (8,8%)
- Social and behavioral sciences (8,6%)
- Architecture and building (7,7%)
- Arts (7,3%)
- aw (7,1%)
- Humanities (7,0%)
- Teacher training and education science (6,2%)
A whopping 97.5% of students studied at schools within the EU. Moreover, Cypriot students abroad amounted to 19,199. Of these students...
- A mere 140 (0.8%) studied at non-university level
- 16,575 (86.3%) studied at tertiary university undergraduate level
- 1,961 (10.2%) tertiary postgraduate (Master’s) level
- 523 (2.7%) doctoral (Ph.D) level
here are some more interesting fact at all levels of education:
- 1.268 educational institutions
- 178.853 students
- 16.545 teachers (this gives a student to teacher ratio of 10.8.
Considering the total number of students, 69.5% enrolled in public schools and 30.5% enrolled into private run schools. Enrollments of students by level of education were as follows: pre-school and pre-primary 25.582, primary 54.083, secondary 63.764, tertiary 32.118 and special education 306.