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South Asia 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 India 5.1 2000
2 Pakistan 3.9 2000
3 Bangladesh 2.6 2000
4 Afghanistan 1.7 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/South-Asia/Education/Average-years-of-schooling-of-adults

South Asia 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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