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Education of Belize

Adult literacy rate in Belize is 76.9%. Government expenditure on education is 5.7% of GDP. The education index of Belize is 0.689 - formal education levels in the country are average, but most of the population has a secondary school education at least; higher education is possible and not uncommon. People in Belize speak the English language.

English language

In Belize, around 1% of the population or 246,000 people speak English. 190,000 of Belize's population call English their first language. 56,000 of Belize's population use English as either foreign or second language.