In Djibouti the education follows a 5-4-3 system, where the primary school lasts for 5 years, the secondary school for 4 years and the secondary school for 3 years.
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|Land area||23,200 km²|
|Population density (per km²）||39.7|
|Official language||Arabic, French|
|Income per capita||3,600 USD|
|ISO 3166 code||DJ|
|Time zone UTC||+ 3|
|Geographic coordinates||11 30 N, 43 00 O|
Children start school the year they turn six. In principle, the public school is both free and compulsory. However, only 59% of children of compulsory school age began in primary school in 2011, and only 36% of the relevant school year was enrolled in secondary school. This has nevertheless been a marked improvement since the turn of the millennium.
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The University of Djibouti became a full-fledged university in 2006, and in 2012 had more than 5,000 students. The educational programs follow the framework of the Bologna process.