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Education > Primary education, duration > Years: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Primary education, duration (years). Duration of primary is the number of grades (years) in primary education.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
=1 Ireland 8 2012
=1 Guam 8 2012
=3 Swaziland 7 2012
=3 Dominica 7 2012
=3 Tanzania 7 2012
=3 Norway 7 2012
=3 Australia 7 2012
=3 Maldives 7 2012
=3 Zimbabwe 7 2012
=3 Trinidad and Tobago 7 2012
=3 Botswana 7 2012
=3 Lesotho 7 2012
=3 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 7 2012
=3 Saint Lucia 7 2012
=3 Saint Kitts and Nevis 7 2012
=3 South Africa 7 2012
=3 Mozambique 7 2012
=3 Uganda 7 2012
=3 Grenada 7 2012
=3 Antigua and Barbuda 7 2012
=3 Bhutan 7 2012
=3 Iceland 7 2012
=3 Zambia 7 2012
=3 Namibia 7 2012
Former British colonies average (profile) 6.2 2012
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 6.13 2012
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 6.11 2012
=25 Canada 6 2012
=25 East Timor 6 2012
=25 Ethiopia 6 2012
=25 Cameroon 6 2012
=25 Burkina Faso 6 2012
=25 Liberia 6 2012
=25 Netherlands 6 2012
=25 South Korea 6 2012
=25 Afghanistan 6 2012
=25 Vanuatu 6 2012
=25 Malawi 6 2012
=25 Republic of the Congo 6 2012
=25 Dominican Republic 6 2012
=25 Bahrain 6 2012
=25 Indonesia 6 2012
=25 Libya 6 2012
=25 Finland 6 2012
=25 Central African Republic 6 2012
=25 Mauritius 6 2012
=25 Portugal 6 2012
=25 Turks and Caicos Islands 6 2012
=25 Malaysia 6 2012
=25 Barbados 6 2012
=25 Guinea 6 2012
=25 Panama 6 2012
=25 Costa Rica 6 2012
=25 Luxembourg 6 2012
=25 American Samoa 6 2012
=25 Andorra 6 2012
=25 Nigeria 6 2012
=25 Ecuador 6 2012
=25 El Salvador 6 2012
=25 Tuvalu 6 2012
=25 Rwanda 6 2012
=25 Thailand 6 2012
=25 Belize 6 2012
=25 Hong Kong 6 2012
=25 Sierra Leone 6 2012
=25 Georgia 6 2012
=25 Denmark 6 2012
=25 Philippines 6 2012
=25 Morocco 6 2012
=25 Estonia 6 2012
=25 Lebanon 6 2012
=25 Fiji 6 2012
=25 Qatar 6 2012
=25 Sudan 6 2012
=25 Suriname 6 2012
=25 Israel 6 2012
=25 Venezuela 6 2012
=25 Senegal 6 2012
=25 Papua New Guinea 6 2012
=25 Jordan 6 2012
=25 Mauritania 6 2012
=25 Mexico 6 2012
=25 United Kingdom 6 2012
=25 Greece 6 2012
=25 Paraguay 6 2012
=25 Sao Tome and Principe 6 2012
=25 Cambodia 6 2012
=25 The Gambia 6 2012
=25 Aruba 6 2012
=25 Argentina 6 2012
=25 Bolivia 6 2012
=25 Ghana 6 2012
=25 Saudi Arabia 6 2012
=25 Cape Verde 6 2012
=25 Slovenia 6 2012
=25 Guatemala 6 2012
=25 The Bahamas 6 2012
=25 Spain 6 2012
=25 Oman 6 2012
=25 Samoa 6 2012
=25 New Zealand 6 2012
=25 Yemen 6 2012
=25 European Union 6 2012
=25 Jamaica 6 2012
=25 Macau 6 2012
=25 Equatorial Guinea 6 2012
=25 Kenya 6 2012
=25 Solomon Islands 6 2012
=25 Cyprus 6 2012
=25 Bermuda 6 2012
=25 Somalia 6 2012
=25 Peru 6 2012
=25 Cote d'Ivoire 6 2012
=25 Benin 6 2012
=25 Federated States of Micronesia 6 2012
=25 Cuba 6 2012
=25 Togo 6 2012
=25 Tonga 6 2012
=25 Cayman Islands 6 2012
=25 United States 6 2012
=25 Sweden 6 2012
=25 Mali 6 2012
=25 Angola 6 2011
=25 Chad 6 2012
=25 Latvia 6 2012
=25 Japan 6 2012
=25 Niger 6 2012
=25 Brunei 6 2012
=25 Marshall Islands 6 2012
=25 Chile 6 2012
=25 Puerto Rico 6 2012
=25 Belgium 6 2012
=25 Kiribati 6 2012
=25 Haiti 6 2012
=25 Iraq 6 2010
=25 Guinea-Bissau 6 2012
=25 Switzerland 6 2012
=25 Seychelles 6 2012
=25 Uruguay 6 2012
=25 Egypt 6 2012
=25 Burundi 6 2012
=25 Nicaragua 6 2012
=25 Malta 6 2012
=25 Democratic Republic of the Congo 6 2012
=25 Poland 6 2012
=25 Guyana 6 2012
=25 Honduras 6 2012
=25 Tunisia 6 2012
=25 Singapore 6 2012
=25 Comoros 6 2012
failed states average (profile) 6 2012
Hot countries average (profile) 5.98 2012
Tourist destinations average (profile) 5.98 2012
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 5.95 2012
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 5.95 2012
Sparsely populated countries average (profile) 5.89 2012
High income OECD countries average (profile) 5.87 2012
Christian countries average (profile) 5.81 2012
East Asia and Pacific average (profile) 5.76 2012
Former French colonies average (profile) 5.73 2012
Eurozone average (profile) 5.67 2012
Catholic countries average (profile) 5.65 2012
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 5.65 2012
South Asia average (profile) 5.6 2012
OPEC countries average (profile) 5.56 2012
Muslim countries average (profile) 5.49 2012
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 5.43 2012
European Union average (profile) 5.39 2012
Non-religious countries average (profile) 5.38 2012
NATO countries average (profile) 5.37 2012
Landlocked countries average (profile) 5.37 2012
Emerging markets average (profile) 5.28 2012
Religious countries average (profile) 5.27 2012
Cold countries average (profile) 5.27 2012
Europe average (profile) 5.23 2012
Potential Future EU Members average (profile) 5.14 2012
=148 Bosnia and Herzegovina 5 2012
=148 Monaco 5 2012
=148 Madagascar 5 2012
=148 Turkey 5 2012
=148 France 5 2012
=148 Montenegro 5 2012
=148 Bangladesh 5 2012
=148 Liechtenstein 5 2012
=148 Palau 5 2012
=148 Colombia 5 2012
=148 Italy 5 2012
=148 Nepal 5 2012
=148 Republic of Macedonia 5 2012
=148 Pakistan 5 2012
=148 Gabon 5 2012
=148 Albania 5 2012
=148 United Arab Emirates 5 2012
=148 India 5 2012
=148 Czech Republic 5 2012
=148 Eritrea 5 2012
=148 San Marino 5 2012
=148 Mongolia 5 2012
=148 Laos 5 2012
=148 China 5 2012
=148 Vietnam 5 2012
=148 Iran 5 2012
=148 Algeria 5 2012
=148 French Polynesia 5 1998
=148 Djibouti 5 2012
=148 Kuwait 5 2012
=148 New Caledonia 5 2012
=148 Burma 5 2012
=148 Sri Lanka 5 2012
South and Central Asia average (profile) 4.92 2012
Eastern Europe average (profile) 4.53 2012
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 4.33 2012
=181 Tajikistan 4 2012
=181 Slovakia 4 2012
=181 Moldova 4 2012
=181 Uzbekistan 4 2012
=181 Hungary 4 2012
=181 Syria 4 2012
=181 Serbia 4 2012
=181 Lithuania 4 2012
=181 Azerbaijan 4 2012
=181 Armenia 4 2012
=181 Ukraine 4 2012
=181 Russia 4 2012
=181 Bulgaria 4 2012
=181 Romania 4 2012
=181 Austria 4 2012
=181 Brazil 4 2012
=181 Belarus 4 2012
=181 Croatia 4 2012
=181 Germany 4 2012
=181 Kazakhstan 4 2012
=181 Kyrgyzstan 4 2012
=181 North Korea 4 2012
203 Turkmenistan 3 2012

Citation

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

Education > Primary education, duration > Years: Countries Compared Map

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Interesting observations about Education > Primary education, duration > Years

  • Ireland ranked first for primary education, duration > years amongst Christian countries in 2012.
  • Grenada ranked first for primary education, duration > years amongst Hot countries in 2012.
  • Maldives ranked first for primary education, duration > years amongst Muslim countries in 2012.
  • Australia ranked first for primary education, duration > years amongst East Asia and Pacific in 2012.
  • South Africa ranked first for primary education, duration > years amongst Emerging markets in 2012.
  • Iceland ranked second for primary education, duration > years amongst Europe in 2012.
  • Botswana ranked first for primary education, duration > years amongst Sub-Saharan Africa in 2012.
  • Trinidad and Tobago ranked second for primary education, duration > years amongst Former British colonies in 2012.
  • Guam ranked second for primary education, duration > years globally in 2012.
  • Venezuela ranked first for primary education, duration > years amongst Former Spanish colonies in 2012.
  • Mozambique ranked first for primary education, duration > years amongst Former French colonies in 2012.
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