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Education > Duration of education > Primary level: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Duration of primary education is the number of grades (or years) in primary education.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
=1 Republic of Macedonia 8 1995
=1 Puerto Rico 8 1995
=3 Swaziland 7 2002
=3 Dominica 7 2002
=3 Tanzania 7 2002
=3 Norway 7 2002
=3 Australia 7 2002
=3 Maldives 7 2002
=3 Zimbabwe 7 2002
=3 Trinidad and Tobago 7 2002
=3 Botswana 7 2002
=3 Lesotho 7 2002
=3 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 7 2002
=3 Kenya 7 2002
=3 Saint Lucia 7 2002
=3 Somalia 7 2002
=3 Saint Kitts and Nevis 7 2002
=3 South Africa 7 2002
=3 Uganda 7 2002
=3 Grenada 7 2002
=3 Antigua and Barbuda 7 2002
=3 Bhutan 7 2002
=3 Iceland 7 2002
=3 Zambia 7 2002
=3 Namibia 7 2002
Former British colonies average (profile) 6.23 2002
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 6.11 2002
failed states average (profile) 6.08 2002
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 6.02 2002
=26 Canada 6 2002
=26 Cameroon 6 2002
=26 Burkina Faso 6 2002
=26 Liberia 6 2002
=26 Netherlands 6 2002
=26 Turkey 6 2002
=26 Afghanistan 6 2002
=26 Vanuatu 6 2002
=26 Dominican Republic 6 2002
=26 Bahrain 6 2002
=26 Indonesia 6 2002
=26 Libya 6 2002
=26 Finland 6 2002
=26 Central African Republic 6 2002
=26 Mauritius 6 2002
=26 Portugal 6 2002
=26 Malaysia 6 2002
=26 Barbados 6 2002
=26 Guinea 6 2002
=26 Panama 6 2002
=26 Costa Rica 6 2002
=26 Luxembourg 6 2002
=26 Ireland 6 2002
=26 Nigeria 6 2002
=26 Ecuador 6 2002
=26 El Salvador 6 2002
=26 Rwanda 6 2002
=26 Netherlands Antilles 6 2002
=26 Thailand 6 2002
=26 Belize 6 2002
=26 Sierra Leone 6 2002
=26 Denmark 6 2002
=26 Philippines 6 2002
=26 Morocco 6 2002
=26 Estonia 6 2002
=26 Fiji 6 2002
=26 Qatar 6 2002
=26 Sudan 6 2002
=26 Suriname 6 2002
=26 Israel 6 2002
=26 Venezuela 6 2002
=26 Senegal 6 2002
=26 Papua New Guinea 6 2002
=26 Jordan 6 2002
=26 Mauritania 6 2002
=26 Syria 6 2002
=26 Mexico 6 2002
=26 United Kingdom 6 2002
=26 Greece 6 2002
=26 Paraguay 6 2002
=26 Sao Tome and Principe 6 2002
=26 Cambodia 6 2002
=26 The Gambia 6 2002
=26 Aruba 6 2002
=26 Argentina 6 2002
=26 Bolivia 6 2002
=26 Ghana 6 2002
=26 Saudi Arabia 6 2002
=26 Cape Verde 6 2002
=26 Guatemala 6 2002
=26 The Bahamas 6 2002
=26 Spain 6 2002
=26 Oman 6 2002
=26 Gabon 6 2002
=26 Samoa 6 2002
=26 New Zealand 6 2002
=26 Jamaica 6 2002
=26 Macau 6 2002
=26 United Arab Emirates 6 2002
=26 India 6 2002
=26 Solomon Islands 6 2002
=26 Cyprus 6 2002
=26 Bermuda 6 2002
=26 Peru 6 2002
=26 Cote d'Ivoire 6 2002
=26 Benin 6 2002
=26 Cuba 6 2002
=26 Togo 6 2002
=26 China 6 2002
=26 Tonga 6 2002
=26 United States 6 2002
=26 Sweden 6 2002
=26 Mali 6 2002
=26 Chad 6 2002
=26 Japan 6 2002
=26 Niger 6 2002
=26 Brunei 6 2002
=26 Algeria 6 2002
=26 Marshall Islands 6 2002
=26 Chile 6 2002
=26 Belgium 6 2002
=26 Kiribati 6 2002
=26 Haiti 6 2002
=26 Iraq 6 2002
=26 Guinea-Bissau 6 2002
=26 Switzerland 6 2002
=26 Seychelles 6 2002
=26 Uruguay 6 2002
=26 Djibouti 6 2002
=26 Burundi 6 2002
=26 Nicaragua 6 2002
=26 Malta 6 2002
=26 Poland 6 2002
=26 Guyana 6 2002
=26 Honduras 6 2002
=26 Tunisia 6 2002
=26 Singapore 6 2002
=26 Comoros 6 2002
Hot countries average (profile) 5.96 2002
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 5.9 2002
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 5.88 2002
Former French colonies average (profile) 5.83 2002
South Asia average (profile) 5.8 2002
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 5.8 2002
High income OECD countries average (profile) 5.73 2002
Muslim countries average (profile) 5.6 2002
OPEC countries average (profile) 5.6 2002
Catholic countries average (profile) 5.6 2002
Non-religious countries average (profile) 5.5 2002
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 5.43 2002
Religious countries average (profile) 5.38 2002
Eurozone average (profile) 5.33 2002
Emerging markets average (profile) 5.32 2002
NATO countries average (profile) 5.22 2002
European Union average (profile) 5.18 2002
South and Central Asia average (profile) 5.08 2002
Cold countries average (profile) 5.05 2002
Europe average (profile) 5.05 2002
=134 Monaco 5 2002
=134 Madagascar 5 2002
=134 France 5 2002
=134 Bangladesh 5 2002
=134 Lebanon 5 2002
=134 Colombia 5 2002
=134 Italy 5 2002
=134 Nepal 5 2002
=134 Pakistan 5 2002
=134 Equatorial Guinea 5 2002
=134 Czech Republic 5 2002
=134 Eritrea 5 2002
=134 Vietnam 5 2002
=134 Mozambique 5 2002
=134 French Polynesia 5 1995
=134 New Caledonia 5 1995
=134 Burma 5 2002
=134 Sri Lanka 5 2002
Eastern Europe average (profile) 4.18 2002
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 4.13 2002
=152 Turkmenistan 4 2002
=152 Ethiopia 4 2002
=152 Bosnia and Herzegovina 4 2002
=152 Tajikistan 4 2002
=152 Slovakia 4 2002
=152 Malawi 4 2002
=152 Georgia 4 2002
=152 Moldova 4 2002
=152 Uzbekistan 4 2002
=152 Hungary 4 2002
=152 Lithuania 4 2002
=152 Slovenia 4 2002
=152 Albania 4 2002
=152 Azerbaijan 4 2002
=152 Mongolia 4 2002
=152 Armenia 4 2002
=152 Ukraine 4 2002
=152 Russia 4 2002
=152 Bulgaria 4 2002
=152 Romania 4 2002
=152 Angola 4 2002
=152 Austria 4 2002
=152 Latvia 4 2002
=152 Brazil 4 2002
=152 Belarus 4 2002
=152 Croatia 4 2002
=152 Kuwait 4 2002
=152 Germany 4 2002
=152 Kazakhstan 4 2002
=152 Kyrgyzstan 4 2002

Citation

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

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