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Education > High school > Lower secondary starting age: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Average age at which students begin lower secondary (middle school) education.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
=1 Tanzania 14 2012
=1 South Africa 14 2012
=1 Zambia 14 2012
=1 Namibia 14 2012
=5 Ethiopia 13 2012
=5 Swaziland 13 2012
=5 Afghanistan 13 2012
=5 Norway 13 2012
=5 Indonesia 13 2012
=5 Finland 13 2012
=5 Guinea 13 2012
=5 Ireland 13 2012
=5 El Salvador 13 2012
=5 Rwanda 13 2012
=5 Denmark 13 2012
=5 Estonia 13 2012
=5 Maldives 13 2012
=5 Senegal 13 2012
=5 Papua New Guinea 13 2012
=5 Zimbabwe 13 2012
=5 Botswana 13 2012
=5 Guatemala 13 2012
=5 Equatorial Guinea 13 2012
=5 Lesotho 13 2012
=5 Sweden 13 2012
=5 Mali 13 2012
=5 Latvia 13 2012
=5 Mozambique 13 2012
=5 Uganda 13 2012
=5 Niger 13 2012
=5 Gambia 13 2012
=5 Switzerland 13 2012
=5 Burundi 13 2012
=5 Bhutan 13 2012
=5 Iceland 13 2012
=5 Poland 13 2012
=37 Canada 12 2012
=37 East Timor 12 2012
=37 Cameroon 12 2012
=37 Burkina Faso 12 2012
=37 Dominica 12 2012
=37 Liberia 12 2012
=37 Netherlands 12 2012
=37 South Korea 12 2012
=37 Vanuatu 12 2012
=37 Nauru 12 2012
=37 Malawi 12 2012
=37 Virgin Islands 12 1999
=37 Dominican Republic 12 2012
=37 Bahrain 12 2012
=37 Libya 12 2012
=37 Central African Republic 12 2012
=37 Liechtenstein 12 2012
=37 Portugal 12 2012
=37 Turks and Caicos Islands 12 2012
=37 Malaysia 12 2012
=37 Panama 12 2012
=37 Costa Rica 12 2012
=37 Luxembourg 12 2012
=37 American Samoa 12 1999
=37 Andorra 12 2012
=37 Nigeria 12 2012
=37 Ecuador 12 2012
=37 Australia 12 2012
=37 Tuvalu 12 2012
=37 Netherlands Antilles 12 2012
=37 Thailand 12 2012
=37 Hong Kong 12 2012
=37 Sierra Leone 12 2012
=37 Georgia 12 2012
=37 Philippines 12 2012
=37 Morocco 12 2012
=37 Lebanon 12 2012
=37 Fiji 12 2012
=37 Qatar 12 2012
=37 Sudan 12 2012
=37 Suriname 12 2012
=37 Anguilla 12 2012
=37 Israel 12 2012
=37 Venezuela 12 2012
=37 Jordan 12 2012
=37 Mauritania 12 2012
=37 Trinidad and Tobago 12 2012
=37 Mexico 12 2012
=37 Greece 12 2012
=37 Paraguay 12 2012
=37 Sao Tome and Principe 12 2012
=37 Cambodia 12 2012
=37 Aruba 12 2012
=37 Argentina 12 2012
=37 Bolivia 12 2012
=37 Ghana 12 2012
=37 Saudi Arabia 12 2012
=37 Cape Verde 12 2012
=37 Slovenia 12 2012
=37 Spain 12 2012
=37 Oman 12 2012
=37 Yemen 12 2012
=37 Jamaica 12 2012
=37 Macau 12 2012
=37 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 12 2012
=37 Kenya 12 2012
=37 Eritrea 12 2012
=37 Solomon Islands 12 2012
=37 Saint Lucia 12 2012
=37 Cyprus 12 2012
=37 Somalia 12 2012
=37 Peru 12 2012
=37 Benin 12 2012
=37 Federated States of Micronesia 12 2012
=37 Cuba 12 2012
=37 Saint Kitts and Nevis 12 2012
=37 Togo 12 2012
=37 China 12 2012
=37 Tonga 12 2012
=37 United States 12 2012
=37 British Virgin Islands 12 2012
=37 Angola 12 2011
=37 Chad 12 2012
=37 Japan 12 2012
=37 Brunei 12 2012
=37 Marshall Islands 12 2012
=37 Chile 12 2012
=37 Puerto Rico 12 2012
=37 Belgium 12 2012
=37 Kiribati 12 2012
=37 Haiti 12 2012
=37 Iraq 12 2010
=37 Guinea-Bissau 12 2012
=37 Grenada 12 2012
=37 Seychelles 12 2012
=37 Uruguay 12 2012
=37 Egypt 12 2012
=37 Antigua and Barbuda 12 2012
=37 Nicaragua 12 2012
=37 Democratic Republic of the Congo 12 2012
=37 Montserrat 12 2012
=37 South Sudan 12 2011
=37 Guyana 12 2012
=37 Honduras 12 2012
=37 Tunisia 12 2012
=37 Singapore 12 2012
=37 Comoros 12 2012
=144 Saint Helena 11 1999
=144 Saint Pierre and Miquelon 11 1998
=144 Bosnia and Herzegovina 11 2012
=144 Monaco 11 2012
=144 Madagascar 11 2012
=144 Tajikistan 11 2012
=144 Turkey 11 2012
=144 France 11 2012
=144 Montenegro 11 2012
=144 Bangladesh 11 2012
=144 Mauritius 11 2012
=144 Barbados 11 2012
=144 Gibraltar 11 2012
=144 Palau 11 2012
=144 Belize 11 2012
=144 Moldova 11 2012
=144 Uzbekistan 11 2012
=144 Colombia 11 2012
=144 Italy 11 2012
=144 Martinique 11 1999
=144 Hungary 11 2012
=144 Guadeloupe 11 1998
=144 Republic of Macedonia 11 2012
=144 Serbia 11 2012
=144 United Kingdom 11 2012
=144 French Guiana 11 1998
=144 Lithuania 11 2012
=144 The Bahamas 11 2012
=144 Gabon 11 2012
=144 Niue 11 2012
=144 Samoa 11 2012
=144 New Zealand 11 2012
=144 Albania 11 2012
=144 United Arab Emirates 11 2012
=144 India 11 2012
=144 Czech Republic 11 2012
=144 San Marino 11 2012
=144 Mongolia 11 2012
=144 Bermuda 11 2012
=144 Laos 11 2012
=144 Cook Islands 11 2012
=144 Western Sahara 11 1998
=144 Cayman Islands 11 2012
=144 Vietnam 11 2012
=144 Russia 11 2012
=144 Bulgaria 11 2012
=144 Romania 11 2012
=144 Tokelau 11 2012
=144 Brazil 11 2012
=144 Iran 11 2012
=144 Algeria 11 2012
=144 Croatia 11 2012
=144 French Polynesia 11 1998
=144 Djibouti 11 2012
=144 Malta 11 2012
=144 Kuwait 11 2012
=144 Kazakhstan 11 2012
=144 Kyrgyzstan 11 2012
=144 New Caledonia 11 1999
=144 North Korea 11 2012
=204 Turkmenistan 10 2012
=204 Palestine 10 2012
=204 Slovakia 10 2012
=204 Nepal 10 2012
=204 Syria 10 2012
=204 Pakistan 10 2012
=204 Azerbaijan 10 2012
=204 Armenia 10 2012
=204 Ukraine 10 2012
=204 Austria 10 2012
=204 Belarus 10 2012
=204 Germany 10 2012
=204 Burma 10 2012
=204 Sri Lanka 10 2012
218 Norfolk Island 1 1999
219 Holy See (Vatican City) 0.0 2012

Citation

"All countries compared for Education > High school > Lower secondary starting age", UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Source tables. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Education/High-school/Lower-secondary-starting-age

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