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Education > Outcomes > Primary education > Duration > Years: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Primary duration refers to the number of years of full-time equivalent duration in primary education in the school system according to ISCED.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
=1 Ireland 8 2009
=1 Guam 8 2008
=1 Puerto Rico 8 2008
=4 Swaziland 7 2009
=4 Dominica 7 2009
=4 Tanzania 7 2009
=4 Norway 7 2009
=4 Australia 7 2009
=4 Maldives 7 2009
=4 Zimbabwe 7 2009
=4 Trinidad and Tobago 7 2009
=4 Botswana 7 2009
=4 Lesotho 7 2009
=4 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 7 2009
=4 Saint Lucia 7 2009
=4 Saint Kitts and Nevis 7 2009
=4 South Africa 7 2009
=4 Mozambique 7 2009
=4 Uganda 7 2009
=4 Grenada 7 2009
=4 Antigua and Barbuda 7 2009
=4 Bhutan 7 2009
=4 Iceland 7 2009
=4 Zambia 7 2009
=4 Namibia 7 2009
Former British colonies average (profile) 6.2 2009
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 6.11 2009
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 6.11 2009
=26 Canada 6 2009
=26 East Timor 6 2009
=26 Ethiopia 6 2009
=26 Cameroon 6 2008
=26 Burkina Faso 6 2009
=26 Liberia 6 2009
=26 Netherlands 6 2009
=26 Congo, Republic of the 6 2009
=26 Turkey 6 2009
=26 Afghanistan 6 2009
=26 Vanuatu 6 2009
=26 Malawi 6 2009
=26 Virgin Islands 6 2009
=26 Dominican Republic 6 2009
=26 Bahrain 6 2008
=26 Indonesia 6 2009
=26 Libya 6 2009
=26 Finland 6 2009
=26 Central African Republic 6 2009
=26 Mauritius 6 2009
=26 Portugal 6 2009
=26 Turks and Caicos Islands 6 2008
=26 Malaysia 6 2009
=26 Barbados 6 2009
=26 Guinea 6 2009
=26 Panama 6 2009
=26 Costa Rica 6 2009
=26 Luxembourg 6 2009
=26 American Samoa 6 2009
=26 Gibraltar 6 2008
=26 Nigeria 6 2009
=26 Ecuador 6 2008
=26 El Salvador 6 2009
=26 Tuvalu 6 2008
=26 Rwanda 6 2009
=26 Netherlands Antilles 6 2009
=26 Thailand 6 2009
=26 Belize 6 2009
=26 Sierra Leone 6 2009
=26 Georgia 6 2009
=26 Denmark 6 2009
=26 Philippines 6 2009
=26 Morocco 6 2009
=26 Estonia 6 2009
=26 Lebanon 6 2008
=26 Fiji 6 2009
=26 Qatar 6 2009
=26 Sudan 6 2009
=26 Suriname 6 2009
=26 Israel 6 2009
=26 Venezuela 6 2009
=26 Senegal 6 2009
=26 Papua New Guinea 6 2009
=26 Jordan 6 2009
=26 Mauritania 6 2009
=26 Syria 6 2009
=26 Mexico 6 2009
=26 United Kingdom 6 2009
=26 Greece 6 2009
=26 Paraguay 6 2009
=26 Sao Tome and Principe 6 2009
=26 Cambodia 6 2009
=26 The Gambia 6 2009
=26 Aruba 6 2009
=26 Argentina 6 2009
=26 Bolivia 6 2009
=26 Ghana 6 2009
=26 Saudi Arabia 6 2009
=26 Cape Verde 6 2009
=26 Guatemala 6 2009
=26 The Bahamas 6 2009
=26 Spain 6 2009
=26 Oman 6 2009
=26 Gabon 6 2009
=26 Samoa 6 2009
=26 New Zealand 6 2009
=26 European Union 6 2009
=26 Jamaica 6 2009
=26 Kenya 6 2009
=26 Solomon Islands 6 2009
=26 Cyprus 6 2009
=26 Bermuda 6 2009
=26 Somalia 6 2009
=26 Peru 6 2009
=26 Cote d'Ivoire 6 2009
=26 Benin 6 2009
=26 Cuba 6 2009
=26 Togo 6 2009
=26 Tonga 6 2009
=26 Cayman Islands 6 2009
=26 United States 6 2009
=26 Sweden 6 2009
=26 Mali 6 2008
=26 Chad 6 2009
=26 Latvia 6 2009
=26 Japan 6 2009
=26 Niger 6 2009
=26 Brunei 6 2008
=26 Algeria 6 2009
=26 Marshall Islands 6 2009
=26 Chile 6 2009
=26 Belgium 6 2009
=26 Kiribati 6 2009
=26 Haiti 6 2009
=26 Iraq 6 2009
=26 Guinea-Bissau 6 2009
=26 Switzerland 6 2009
=26 Seychelles 6 2009
=26 Uruguay 6 2009
=26 Burundi 6 2009
=26 Nicaragua 6 2009
=26 Malta 6 2009
=26 Democratic Republic of the Congo 6 2009
=26 Poland 6 2009
=26 Guyana 6 2009
=26 Honduras 6 2009
=26 Tunisia 6 2009
=26 Singapore 6 2008
=26 Comoros 6 2009
Hot countries average (profile) 6 2008
Tourist destinations average (profile) 6 2008
failed states average (profile) 6 2009
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 6 2009
Sparsely populated countries average (profile) 5.95 2008
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 5.89 2009
Former French colonies average (profile) 5.84 2008
High income OECD countries average (profile) 5.83 2009
East Asia and Pacific average (profile) 5.81 2008
Christian countries average (profile) 5.79 2009
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 5.73 2008
Eurozone average (profile) 5.61 2009
Catholic countries average (profile) 5.61 2009
South Asia average (profile) 5.6 2009
OPEC countries average (profile) 5.5 2009
Muslim countries average (profile) 5.49 2009
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 5.43 2009
Non-religious countries average (profile) 5.42 2009
European Union average (profile) 5.36 2009
NATO countries average (profile) 5.33 2009
Landlocked countries average (profile) 5.32 2009
Religious countries average (profile) 5.3 2009
Emerging markets average (profile) 5.28 2009
Europe average (profile) 5.16 2009
Cold countries average (profile) 5.16 2009
=145 Monaco 5 2009
=145 Madagascar 5 2008
=145 France 5 2009
=145 Bangladesh 5 2009
=145 Liechtenstein 5 2009
=145 Palau 5 2009
=145 Colombia 5 2009
=145 Italy 5 2009
=145 Nepal 5 2009
=145 Slovenia 5 2009
=145 Pakistan 5 2009
=145 Equatorial Guinea 5 2009
=145 United Arab Emirates 5 2009
=145 India 5 2009
=145 Czech Republic 5 2009
=145 Eritrea 5 2009
=145 San Marino 5 2009
=145 Laos 5 2009
=145 China 5 2009
=145 Vietnam 5 2009
=145 French Polynesia 5 1997
=145 Djibouti 5 2009
=145 New Caledonia 5 2008
=145 Burma 5 2009
=145 Sri Lanka 5 2009
South and Central Asia average (profile) 4.92 2009
Eastern Europe average (profile) 4.24 2009
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 4.2 2009
=170 Serbia and Montenegro 4 2008
=170 Bosnia and Herzegovina 4 2009
=170 Tajikistan 4 2009
=170 Slovakia 4 2009
=170 Moldova 4 2009
=170 Uzbekistan 4 2009
=170 Hungary 4 2009
=170 Lithuania 4 2009
=170 Albania 4 2009
=170 Azerbaijan 4 2009
=170 Mongolia 4 2009
=170 Ukraine 4 2009
=170 Bulgaria 4 2009
=170 Romania 4 2009
=170 Angola 4 2009
=170 Austria 4 2009
=170 Brazil 4 2009
=170 Belarus 4 2009
=170 Croatia 4 2009
=170 Kuwait 4 2009
=170 Germany 4 2009
=170 Kazakhstan 4 2009
=170 Kyrgyzstan 4 2009
=193 Turkmenistan 3 2009
=193 Armenia 3 2009
=193 Russia 3 2009

Citation

"Countries Compared by Education > Outcomes > Primary education > Duration > 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/Outcomes/Primary-education/Duration/Years

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