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Education > Compulsary education duration: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Number of years students are required to be enrolled in school for all levels of education. For instance, compulsary education lasts for 12 years in the United States.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Ecuador 15 2012
=2 Mauritius 14 2012
=2 Venezuela 14 2012
=2 Uruguay 14 2012
=5 Netherlands 13 2011
=5 Turks and Caicos Islands 13 2012
=5 Netherlands Antilles 13 2012
=5 Argentina 13 2012
=5 Puerto Rico 13 2012
=5 Germany 13 2011
=11 Dominica 12 2012
=11 Uzbekistan 12 2011
=11 Anguilla 12 2012
=11 United Kingdom 12 2011
=11 The Bahamas 12 2012
=11 Niue 12 2011
=11 New Zealand 12 2011
=11 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 12 2012
=11 Peru 12 2012
=11 Saint Kitts and Nevis 12 2012
=11 Cayman Islands 12 2012
=11 United States 12 2011
=11 British Virgin Islands 12 2012
=11 Chile 12 2012
=11 Belgium 12 2011
=11 Grenada 12 2012
=27 Canada 11 2011
=27 France 11 2011
=27 Nauru 11 2011
=27 Norway 11 2011
=27 Barbados 11 2012
=27 Panama 11 2012
=27 Gibraltar 11 2011
=27 Australia 11 2011
=27 Israel 11 2011
=27 Mexico 11 2012
=27 Aruba 11 2012
=27 Ghana 11 2012
=27 Spain 11 2011
=27 Bermuda 11 2012
=27 Ukraine 11 2011
=27 Antigua and Barbuda 11 2012
=27 Malta 11 2010
=27 Iceland 11 2011
=27 Kazakhstan 11 2012
=27 North Korea 11 2011
=27 Guyana 11 2012
=27 Namibia 11 2012
=49 Turkmenistan 10 2011
=49 Palestine 10 2012
=49 Burkina Faso 10 2012
=49 Monaco 10 2012
=49 Finland 10 2011
=49 Guinea 10 2012
=49 Costa Rica 10 2011
=49 Luxembourg 10 2010
=49 Andorra 10 2012
=49 Ireland 10 2011
=49 Belize 10 2012
=49 Denmark 10 2011
=49 Moldova 10 2011
=49 Colombia 10 2012
=49 Fiji 10 2011
=49 Italy 10 2011
=49 Senegal 10 2012
=49 Jordan 10 2011
=49 Mauritania 10 2012
=49 Hungary 10 2011
=49 Greece 10 2011
=49 Botswana 10 2011
=49 Guatemala 10 2012
=49 Gabon 10 2011
=49 Samoa 10 2012
=49 Macau 10 2012
=49 Saint Lucia 10 2012
=49 San Marino 10 2012
=49 Cook Islands 10 2012
=49 Togo 10 2012
=49 Sweden 10 2011
=49 Russia 10 2011
=49 Romania 10 2010
=49 Seychelles 10 2011
=49 Democratic Republic of the Congo 10 2012
=84 East Timor 9 2011
=84 Bosnia and Herzegovina 9 2012
=84 South Korea 9 2011
=84 Tajikistan 9 2012
=84 Afghanistan 9 2011
=84 Slovakia 9 2011
=84 Montenegro 9 2011
=84 Dominican Republic 9 2012
=84 Bahrain 9 2012
=84 Indonesia 9 2011
=84 Libya 9 2011
=84 Liechtenstein 9 2011
=84 Portugal 9 2011
=84 Palau 9 2011
=84 Nigeria 9 2011
=84 El Salvador 9 2012
=84 Rwanda 9 2012
=84 Thailand 9 2011
=84 Hong Kong 9 2012
=84 Georgia 9 2012
=84 Morocco 9 2012
=84 Estonia 9 2010
=84 Lebanon 9 2012
=84 Qatar 9 2012
=84 Syria 9 2012
=84 Republic of Macedonia 9 2011
=84 Paraguay 9 2012
=84 Lithuania 9 2011
=84 Saudi Arabia 9 2012
=84 Slovenia 9 2011
=84 Yemen 9 2012
=84 Albania 9 2011
=84 United Arab Emirates 9 2012
=84 India 9 2012
=84 Azerbaijan 9 2012
=84 Czech Republic 9 2011
=84 Cyprus 9 2010
=84 Mongolia 9 2012
=84 Cuba 9 2012
=84 China 9 2012
=84 Armenia 9 2012
=84 Vietnam 9 2012
=84 Mali 9 2012
=84 South Africa 9 2012
=84 Austria 9 2011
=84 Latvia 9 2011
=84 Japan 9 2011
=84 Niger 9 2012
=84 Brazil 9 2012
=84 Brunei 9 2012
=84 Belarus 9 2012
=84 Algeria 9 2012
=84 Kiribati 9 2011
=84 Switzerland 9 2011
=84 Egypt 9 2011
=84 Djibouti 9 2012
=84 Kuwait 9 2012
=84 Poland 9 2010
=84 Kyrgyzstan 9 2012
=84 Honduras 9 2012
=84 Tunisia 9 2012
=84 Sri Lanka 9 2011
=146 Turkey 8 2010
=146 Malawi 8 2011
=146 Tuvalu 8 2011
=146 Sudan 8 2010
=146 Serbia 8 2012
=146 Bolivia 8 2012
=146 Kenya 8 2011
=146 Eritrea 8 2012
=146 Federated States of Micronesia 8 2011
=146 Tonga 8 2012
=146 Bulgaria 8 2011
=146 Iran 8 2012
=146 Marshall Islands 8 2012
=146 Croatia 8 2010
=146 South Sudan 8 2011
=161 Swaziland 7 2011
=161 Tanzania 7 2012
=161 Maldives 7 2011
=161 Zimbabwe 7 2011
=161 Mozambique 7 2012
=161 Uganda 7 2011
=161 Zambia 7 2012
=161 Montserrat 7 2012
=169 Cameroon 6 2012
=169 Liberia 6 2011
=169 Central African Republic 6 2012
=169 Malaysia 6 2011
=169 Sierra Leone 6 2012
=169 Philippines 6 2011
=169 Suriname 6 2012
=169 Trinidad and Tobago 6 2012
=169 Sao Tome and Principe 6 2012
=169 Cape Verde 6 2012
=169 Jamaica 6 2012
=169 Equatorial Guinea 6 2012
=169 Solomon Islands 6 2012
=169 Benin 6 2012
=169 Angola 6 2011
=169 Chad 6 2012
=169 Haiti 6 2012
=169 Iraq 6 2011
=169 Gambia 6 2011
=169 Guinea-Bissau 6 2011
=169 Nicaragua 6 2012
=169 Singapore 6 2011
=169 Comoros 6 2012
=192 Madagascar 5 2012
=192 Bangladesh 5 2012
=192 Pakistan 5 2012
=192 Laos 5 2012
=192 Burma 5 2011
=197 Ethiopia 0.0 2010
=197 Holy See (Vatican City) 0.0 2009
=197 Nepal 0.0 2011
=197 Cambodia 0.0 2010
=197 Oman 0.0 2009
=197 Bhutan 0.0 2011

Citation

"All countries compared for Education > Compulsary education duration", UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Source tables. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Education/Compulsary-education-duration

Education > Compulsary education duration: Countries Compared Map

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Interesting observations about Education > Compulsary education duration

  • Uruguay has ranked in the top 2 for compulsary education duration since 2008.
  • Venezuela has ranked in the top 3 for compulsary education duration since 1999.
  • Germany has ranked in the top 4 for compulsary education duration since 1999.
  • Puerto Rico has ranked in the top 5 for compulsary education duration since 1999.
  • Argentina has ranked in the top 6 for compulsary education duration since 2007.
  • Netherlands has ranked in the top 9 for compulsary education duration since 1999.
  • Turks and Caicos Islands has ranked in the top 8 for compulsary education duration since 1999.
  • Grenada has ranked in the top 10 for compulsary education duration since 1999.
  • Belgium has ranked in the top 11 for compulsary education duration since 1999.
  • Netherlands Antilles has ranked in the top 7 for compulsary education duration since 2007.
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