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Education > Expected duration of education for females: Countries Compared

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

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Sweden 22 years 2000
2 Australia 20.1 years 2000
3 United Kingdom 19.8 years 2000
4 Finland 19.4 years 2000
5 Belgium 19.2 years 2000
=6 Iceland 18.6 years 2000
=6 Norway 18.6 years 2000
8 Denmark 18.3 years 2000
9 New Zealand 18.1 years 2000
10 Spain 17.9 years 2000
11 Portugal 17.4 years 2000
12 United States 17.1 years 2000
=13 Netherlands 17 years 2000
=13 Germany 17 years 2000
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 16.97 years 2000
=15 Canada 16.8 years 2000
=15 Poland 16.8 years 2000
17 France 16.7 years 2000
18 Hungary 16.6 years 2000
19 Ireland 16.4 years 2000
20 Greece 16.3 years 2000
21 Switzerland 16 years 2000
=22 Austria 15.9 years 2000
=22 Italy 15.9 years 2000
24 Czech Republic 15.6 years 2000
25 Japan 15.5 years 2000
26 Mexico 12.6 years 2000
27 Jordan 12 years 2000
28 Turkey 8.8 years 2000

Citation

"Countries Compared by Education > Expected duration of education for females. 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-females

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