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Education > Expected duration of education for all students: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Expected years of schooling for a 5-year-old under current conditions, excluding education for children under 5. Data for 2000.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Australia 20.7 years 2000
2 Sweden 20.2 years 2000
3 United Kingdom 18.9 years 2000
=4 Finland 18.7 years 2000
=4 Belgium 18.7 years 2000
6 Iceland 18 years 2000
7 Norway 17.9 years 2000
8 Denmark 17.8 years 2000
9 Spain 17.5 years 2000
10 New Zealand 17.3 years 2000
=11 Netherlands 17.2 years 2000
=11 Germany 17.2 years 2000
13 Portugal 17 years 2000
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 16.93 years 2000
14 United States 16.7 years 2000
=15 Canada 16.5 years 2000
=15 France 16.5 years 2000
=17 Switzerland 16.4 years 2000
=17 Hungary 16.4 years 2000
19 Poland 16.3 years 2000
20 Greece 16.1 years 2000
=21 Ireland 15.9 years 2000
=21 Austria 15.9 years 2000
23 Italy 15.8 years 2000
24 Czech Republic 15.6 years 2000
25 Jamaica 14.4 years 2000
26 Tunisia 13.2 years 2000
27 Mexico 12.6 years 2000
28 Jordan 11.9 years 2000
29 China 10.3 years 2000
30 Turkey 10.1 years 2000

Citation

"Countries Compared by Education > Expected duration of education for all students. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", UNESCO Institute of Statistics. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Education/Expected-duration-of-education-for-all-students

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