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Former French colonies Compared by Education > Duration of compulsory education

DEFINITION: Duration of compulsory education is the number of grades (or years) that a child must legally be enrolled in school.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
=1 Gabon 11 years 2000
=1 Tunisia 11 years 2000
=3 Togo 10 years 2000
=3 Lebanon 10 years 2000
=3 Burkina Faso 10 years 2000
=3 Cote d'Ivoire 10 years 2000
=7 Mali 9 years 2000
=7 Morocco 9 years 2000
=7 Algeria 9 years 2000
=7 Mauritania 9 years 2000
=7 Madagascar 9 years 2000
12 Mozambique 7 years 2000
=13 Central African Republic 6 years 1997
=13 Guinea 6 years 2000
=13 Benin 6 years 2000
=13 Chad 6 years 2000
=13 Niger 6 years 2000
=13 Senegal 6 years 2000
=13 Haiti 6 years 2000
=13 Syria 6 years 2000
=13 Djibouti 6 years 2000
=13 Cameroon 6 years 2000
=13 Cambodia 6 years 1997
24 Vietnam 5 years 2000

Citation

"Countries Compared by Education > Duration of compulsory education. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", UNESCO. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/group-stats/Former-French-colonies/Education/Duration-of-compulsory-education

Former French colonies Compared by Education > Duration of compulsory education

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Interesting observations about Education > Duration of compulsory education

  • Belgium ranked first for duration of compulsory education amongst Christian countries in 2000.
  • Dominica ranked first for duration of compulsory education amongst Hot countries in 2000.
  • Brunei ranked first for duration of compulsory education amongst Muslim countries in 2000.
  • Peru ranked first for duration of compulsory education amongst Emerging markets in 2000.
  • Netherlands ranked second for duration of compulsory education amongst Europe in 2000.
  • Germany ranked second for duration of compulsory education amongst Cold countries in 2000.
  • Gabon ranked first for duration of compulsory education amongst Sub-Saharan Africa in 2000.
  • Italy ranked last for duration of compulsory education amongst Group of 7 countries (G7) in 2000.
  • United Kingdom ranked #4 for duration of compulsory education amongst European Union in 2000.
  • Guatemala ranked second for duration of compulsory education amongst Catholic countries in 2000.
  • United States ranked #4 for duration of compulsory education amongst High income OECD countries in 2000.
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