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High income OECD countries Compared by Education > Average years of schooling of adults

DEFINITION: Average years of schooling of adults is the years of formal schooling received, on average, by adults over age 15. (Data Source: Barro-Lee Data Set www.worldbank.org/html/prdmg/grthweb/ddbarle2.htm).

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 United States 12 2000
2 Norway 11.8 2000
3 New Zealand 11.7 2000
4 Canada 11.6 2000
5 Sweden 11.4 2000
6 Australia 10.9 2000
7 Switzerland 10.5 2000
8 Germany 10.2 2000
9 Finland 10 2000
10 Poland 9.8 2000
11 Denmark 9.7 2000
12 Israel 9.6 2000
13 Japan 9.5 2000
=14 Ireland 9.4 2000
=14 United Kingdom 9.4 2000
=14 Netherlands 9.4 2000
=17 Belgium 9.3 2000
=17 Slovakia 9.3 2000
19 Iceland 8.8 2000
20 Greece 8.7 2000
21 Austria 8.4 2000
22 France 7.9 2000
23 Chile 7.5 2000
24 Spain 7.3 2000
25 Italy 7.2 2000
26 Slovenia 7.1 2000
27 Portugal 5.9 2000

Citation

"Countries Compared by Education > Average years of schooling of adults. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", UNESCO. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/group-stats/High-income-OECD-countries/Education/Average-years-of-schooling-of-adults

High income OECD countries Compared by Education > Average years of schooling of adults

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Interesting observations about Education > Average years of schooling of adults

  • United States ranked first for average years of schooling of adults amongst High income OECD countries in 2000.
  • Australia ranked first for average years of schooling of adults amongst Hot countries in 2000.
  • Argentina ranked first for average years of schooling of adults amongst Former Spanish colonies in 2000.
  • Italy ranked last for average years of schooling of adults amongst Group of 7 countries (G7) in 2000.
  • Germany ranked first for average years of schooling of adults amongst Eurozone in 2000.
  • Sweden ranked first for average years of schooling of adults amongst European Union in 2000.
  • Norway ranked second for average years of schooling of adults amongst Christian countries in 2000.
  • Poland ranked first for average years of schooling of adults amongst Emerging markets in 2000.
  • New Zealand ranked second for average years of schooling of adults amongst Former British colonies in 2000.
  • Canada ranked second for average years of schooling of adults amongst Heavily indebted countries in 2000.
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