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Sub-Saharan Africa Compared by Education > Elementary school starting age > Years

DEFINITION: Primary school starting age is the age at which students would enter primary education, assuming they had started at the official entrance age for the lowest level of education, had studied full-time throughout and had progressed through the system without repeating or skipping a grade.".

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
=1 Eritrea 7 2009
=1 Guinea 7 2009
=1 Sao Tome and Principe 7 2009
=1 Rwanda 7 2009
=1 Mali 7 2008
=1 South Africa 7 2009
=1 Niger 7 2009
=1 Senegal 7 2009
=1 Namibia 7 2009
=1 Guinea-Bissau 7 2009
=1 Ethiopia 7 2009
=1 Burundi 7 2009
=1 Burkina Faso 7 2009
=1 The Gambia 7 2009
=1 Zambia 7 2009
=1 Tanzania 7 2009
=1 Equatorial Guinea 7 2009
=18 Kenya 6 2009
=18 Central African Republic 6 2009
=18 Somalia 6 2009
=18 Togo 6 2009
=18 Nigeria 6 2009
=18 Sierra Leone 6 2009
=18 Angola 6 2009
=18 Chad 6 2009
=18 Mozambique 6 2009
=18 Uganda 6 2009
=18 Sudan 6 2009
=18 Cameroon 6 2008
=18 Zimbabwe 6 2009
=18 Ghana 6 2009
=18 Mauritania 6 2009
=18 Seychelles 6 2009
=18 Djibouti 6 2009
=18 Botswana 6 2009
=18 Democratic Republic of the Congo 6 2009
=18 Cote d'Ivoire 6 2009
=18 Liberia 6 2009
=18 Cape Verde 6 2009
=18 Swaziland 6 2009
=18 Benin 6 2009
=18 Madagascar 6 2008
=18 Gabon 6 2009
=18 Malawi 6 2009
=18 Comoros 6 2009
=18 Lesotho 6 2009
47 Mauritius 5 2009

Citation

"Countries Compared by Education > Elementary school starting age > Years. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) Institute for Statistics. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/group-stats/Sub--Saharan-Africa/Education/Elementary-school-starting-age/Years

Sub-Saharan Africa Compared by Education > Elementary school starting age > Years

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