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Education > High school starting age > Years: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Secondary school starting age is the age at which students would enter secondary 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 Tanzania 14 2009
=1 South Africa 14 2009
=1 Zambia 14 2009
=1 Namibia 14 2009
=5 Ethiopia 13 2009
=5 Swaziland 13 2009
=5 Burkina Faso 13 2009
=5 Afghanistan 13 2009
=5 Norway 13 2009
=5 Indonesia 13 2009
=5 Finland 13 2009
=5 Guinea 13 2009
=5 El Salvador 13 2009
=5 Rwanda 13 2009
=5 Denmark 13 2009
=5 Estonia 13 2009
=5 Maldives 13 2009
=5 Senegal 13 2009
=5 Papua New Guinea 13 2009
=5 Zimbabwe 13 2009
=5 Botswana 13 2009
=5 Sao Tome and Principe 13 2009
=5 The Gambia 13 2009
=5 Guatemala 13 2009
=5 Lesotho 13 2009
=5 Sweden 13 2009
=5 Mali 13 2008
=5 Mozambique 13 2009
=5 Uganda 13 2009
=5 Niger 13 2009
=5 Guinea-Bissau 13 2009
=5 Switzerland 13 2009
=5 Burundi 13 2009
=5 Bhutan 13 2009
=5 Iceland 13 2009
=5 Poland 13 2009
=5 Honduras 13 2009
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 12.45 2009
failed states average (profile) 12.14 2009
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 12.11 2009
Former French colonies average (profile) 12.04 2008
=38 Canada 12 2009
=38 East Timor 12 2009
=38 Cameroon 12 2008
=38 Dominica 12 2009
=38 Liberia 12 2009
=38 Netherlands 12 2009
=38 Congo, Republic of the 12 2009
=38 Turkey 12 2009
=38 Vanuatu 12 2009
=38 Malawi 12 2009
=38 Virgin Islands 12 1999
=38 Dominican Republic 12 2009
=38 Bahrain 12 2008
=38 Libya 12 2009
=38 Central African Republic 12 2009
=38 Portugal 12 2009
=38 Turks and Caicos Islands 12 2005
=38 Malaysia 12 2009
=38 Panama 12 2009
=38 Costa Rica 12 2009
=38 Luxembourg 12 2009
=38 American Samoa 12 1999
=38 Ireland 12 2009
=38 Nigeria 12 2009
=38 Ecuador 12 2008
=38 Australia 12 2009
=38 Tuvalu 12 2005
=38 Netherlands Antilles 12 2009
=38 Thailand 12 2009
=38 Sierra Leone 12 2009
=38 Georgia 12 2009
=38 Philippines 12 2009
=38 Morocco 12 2009
=38 Lebanon 12 2008
=38 Fiji 12 2009
=38 Qatar 12 2009
=38 Sudan 12 2009
=38 Suriname 12 2009
=38 Israel 12 2009
=38 Venezuela 12 2009
=38 Jordan 12 2009
=38 Mauritania 12 2009
=38 Trinidad and Tobago 12 2009
=38 Syria 12 2009
=38 Mexico 12 2009
=38 Greece 12 2009
=38 Paraguay 12 2009
=38 Cambodia 12 2009
=38 Aruba 12 2009
=38 Argentina 12 2009
=38 Bolivia 12 2009
=38 Ghana 12 2009
=38 Saudi Arabia 12 2009
=38 Cape Verde 12 2009
=38 Spain 12 2009
=38 Oman 12 2009
=38 Gabon 12 2009
=38 Jamaica 12 2009
=38 Equatorial Guinea 12 2009
=38 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 12 2009
=38 Kenya 12 2009
=38 Eritrea 12 2009
=38 Solomon Islands 12 2009
=38 Saint Lucia 12 2009
=38 Cyprus 12 2009
=38 Mongolia 12 2009
=38 Somalia 12 2009
=38 Peru 12 2009
=38 Cote d'Ivoire 12 2009
=38 Benin 12 2009
=38 Cuba 12 2009
=38 Saint Kitts and Nevis 12 2009
=38 Togo 12 2009
=38 China 12 2009
=38 United States 12 2009
=38 Chad 12 2009
=38 Japan 12 2009
=38 Brunei 12 2008
=38 Algeria 12 2009
=38 Marshall Islands 12 2009
=38 Chile 12 2009
=38 Belgium 12 2009
=38 Kiribati 12 2009
=38 Haiti 12 2009
=38 Iraq 12 2009
=38 Grenada 12 2009
=38 Seychelles 12 2009
=38 Uruguay 12 2009
=38 Antigua and Barbuda 12 2009
=38 Nicaragua 12 2009
=38 Democratic Republic of the Congo 12 2009
=38 Guyana 12 2009
=38 Tunisia 12 2009
=38 Singapore 12 2008
=38 Comoros 12 2009
Hot countries average (profile) 12 2008
Former British colonies average (profile) 11.98 2009
Christian countries average (profile) 11.93 2009
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 11.89 2009
High income OECD countries average (profile) 11.87 2009
Muslim countries average (profile) 11.77 2009
Landlocked countries average (profile) 11.76 2009
East Asia and Pacific average (profile) 11.76 2008
Tourist destinations average (profile) 11.75 2005
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 11.74 2009
Catholic countries average (profile) 11.74 2009
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 11.73 2008
Emerging markets average (profile) 11.64 2009
South Asia average (profile) 11.6 2009
Religious countries average (profile) 11.6 2009
NATO countries average (profile) 11.56 2009
European Union average (profile) 11.54 2009
Non-religious countries average (profile) 11.5 2009
OPEC countries average (profile) 11.5 2009
Eurozone average (profile) 11.5 2009
Cold countries average (profile) 11.47 2009
Europe average (profile) 11.36 2009
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 11.29 2009
South and Central Asia average (profile) 11.15 2009
=133 Serbia and Montenegro 11 2008
=133 Monaco 11 2009
=133 Madagascar 11 2008
=133 Tajikistan 11 2009
=133 France 11 2009
=133 Bangladesh 11 2009
=133 Liechtenstein 11 2009
=133 Mauritius 11 2009
=133 Barbados 11 2009
=133 Gibraltar 11 2005
=133 Palau 11 2009
=133 Belize 11 2009
=133 Moldova 11 2009
=133 Uzbekistan 11 2009
=133 Colombia 11 2009
=133 Italy 11 2009
=133 Hungary 11 2009
=133 United Kingdom 11 2009
=133 Lithuania 11 2009
=133 Slovenia 11 2009
=133 The Bahamas 11 2009
=133 Samoa 11 2009
=133 New Zealand 11 2009
=133 United Arab Emirates 11 2009
=133 India 11 2009
=133 Czech Republic 11 2009
=133 San Marino 11 2009
=133 Bermuda 11 2009
=133 Laos 11 2009
=133 Tonga 11 2009
=133 Cayman Islands 11 2009
=133 Vietnam 11 2009
=133 Bulgaria 11 2009
=133 Romania 11 2009
=133 Latvia 11 2009
=133 Brazil 11 2009
=133 Croatia 11 2009
=133 Djibouti 11 2009
=133 Malta 11 2009
=133 Kazakhstan 11 2009
=133 Kyrgyzstan 11 2009
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 10.8 2009
Eastern Europe average (profile) 10.71 2009
=174 Turkmenistan 10 2009
=174 Bosnia and Herzegovina 10 2009
=174 Slovakia 10 2009
=174 Nepal 10 2009
=174 Pakistan 10 2009
=174 Albania 10 2009
=174 Azerbaijan 10 2009
=174 Armenia 10 2009
=174 Ukraine 10 2009
=174 Russia 10 2009
=174 Angola 10 2009
=174 Austria 10 2009
=174 Belarus 10 2009
=174 Kuwait 10 2009
=174 Germany 10 2009
=174 Burma 10 2009
=174 Sri Lanka 10 2009

Citation

"Countries Compared by Education > High 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/stats/Education/High-school-starting-age/Years

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