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Education > 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 years 2005
=2 Swaziland 7 years 2005
=2 Dominica 7 years 2005
=2 Tanzania 7 years 2005
=2 Norway 7 years 2005
=2 Australia 7 years 2005
=2 Maldives 7 years 2005
=2 Zimbabwe 7 years 2005
=2 Trinidad and Tobago 7 years 2005
=2 Botswana 7 years 2005
=2 Lesotho 7 years 2005
=2 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 7 years 2005
=2 Saint Lucia 7 years 2005
=2 Somalia 7 years 2005
=2 Saint Kitts and Nevis 7 years 2005
=2 South Africa 7 years 2005
=2 Mozambique 7 years 2005
=2 Uganda 7 years 2005
=2 Grenada 7 years 2005
=2 Antigua and Barbuda 7 years 2005
=2 Bhutan 7 years 2005
=2 Iceland 7 years 2005
=2 Zambia 7 years 2005
=2 Namibia 7 years 2005
Former British colonies average (profile) 6.22 years 2005
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 6.11 years 2005
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 6.09 years 2005
failed states average (profile) 6.07 years 2005
=25 Canada 6 years 2005
=25 East Timor 6 years 2005
=25 Cameroon 6 years 2005
=25 Burkina Faso 6 years 2005
=25 Liberia 6 years 2005
=25 Netherlands 6 years 2005
=25 Congo, Republic of the 6 years 2005
=25 South Korea 6 years 2005
=25 Turkey 6 years 2005
=25 Afghanistan 6 years 2005
=25 Vanuatu 6 years 2005
=25 Malawi 6 years 2005
=25 Virgin Islands 6 years 2005
=25 Dominican Republic 6 years 2005
=25 Bahrain 6 years 2005
=25 Indonesia 6 years 2005
=25 Libya 6 years 2005
=25 Finland 6 years 2005
=25 Central African Republic 6 years 2005
=25 Mauritius 6 years 2005
=25 Portugal 6 years 2005
=25 Malaysia 6 years 2005
=25 Barbados 6 years 2005
=25 Guinea 6 years 2005
=25 Panama 6 years 2005
=25 Costa Rica 6 years 2005
=25 Luxembourg 6 years 2005
=25 American Samoa 6 years 2005
=25 Andorra 6 years 2005
=25 Nigeria 6 years 2005
=25 Ecuador 6 years 2005
=25 El Salvador 6 years 2005
=25 Rwanda 6 years 2005
=25 Netherlands Antilles 6 years 2005
=25 Thailand 6 years 2005
=25 Belize 6 years 2005
=25 Hong Kong 6 years 2005
=25 Sierra Leone 6 years 2005
=25 Georgia 6 years 2005
=25 Denmark 6 years 2005
=25 Philippines 6 years 2005
=25 Morocco 6 years 2005
=25 Estonia 6 years 2005
=25 Lebanon 6 years 2005
=25 Fiji 6 years 2005
=25 Qatar 6 years 2005
=25 Sudan 6 years 2005
=25 Suriname 6 years 2005
=25 Israel 6 years 2005
=25 Venezuela 6 years 2005
=25 Senegal 6 years 2005
=25 Papua New Guinea 6 years 2005
=25 Jordan 6 years 2005
=25 Mauritania 6 years 2005
=25 Mexico 6 years 2005
=25 United Kingdom 6 years 2005
=25 Greece 6 years 2005
=25 Paraguay 6 years 2005
=25 Sao Tome and Principe 6 years 2005
=25 Cambodia 6 years 2005
=25 The Gambia 6 years 2005
=25 Aruba 6 years 2005
=25 Argentina 6 years 2005
=25 Bolivia 6 years 2005
=25 Ghana 6 years 2005
=25 Saudi Arabia 6 years 2005
=25 Cape Verde 6 years 2005
=25 Guatemala 6 years 2005
=25 The Bahamas 6 years 2005
=25 Spain 6 years 2005
=25 Oman 6 years 2005
=25 Gabon 6 years 2005
=25 Samoa 6 years 2005
=25 New Zealand 6 years 2005
=25 Yemen 6 years 2005
=25 Jamaica 6 years 2005
=25 Macau 6 years 2005
=25 Kenya 6 years 2005
=25 Solomon Islands 6 years 2005
=25 Cyprus 6 years 2005
=25 Bermuda 6 years 2005
=25 Peru 6 years 2005
=25 Cote d'Ivoire 6 years 2005
=25 Benin 6 years 2005
=25 Federated States of Micronesia 6 years 2005
=25 Cuba 6 years 2005
=25 Togo 6 years 2005
=25 Tonga 6 years 2005
=25 Cayman Islands 6 years 2005
=25 United States 6 years 2005
=25 Sweden 6 years 2005
=25 Mali 6 years 2005
=25 Chad 6 years 2005
=25 Japan 6 years 2005
=25 Niger 6 years 2005
=25 Brunei 6 years 2005
=25 Algeria 6 years 2005
=25 Marshall Islands 6 years 2005
=25 Chile 6 years 2005
=25 Belgium 6 years 2005
=25 Kiribati 6 years 2005
=25 Haiti 6 years 2005
=25 Iraq 6 years 2005
=25 Guinea-Bissau 6 years 2005
=25 Switzerland 6 years 2005
=25 Seychelles 6 years 2005
=25 Uruguay 6 years 2005
=25 Egypt 6 years 2005
=25 Djibouti 6 years 2005
=25 Burundi 6 years 2005
=25 Nicaragua 6 years 2005
=25 Malta 6 years 2005
=25 Democratic Republic of the Congo 6 years 2005
=25 Poland 6 years 2005
=25 Guyana 6 years 2005
=25 Honduras 6 years 2005
=25 Tunisia 6 years 2005
=25 Singapore 6 years 2005
=25 Comoros 6 years 2005
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 6 years 2005
Hot countries average (profile) 5.98 years 2005
Tourist destinations average (profile) 5.95 years 2005
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 5.9 years 2005
Former French colonies average (profile) 5.84 years 2005
High income OECD countries average (profile) 5.81 years 2005
Christian countries average (profile) 5.77 years 2005
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 5.72 years 2005
East Asia and Pacific average (profile) 5.71 years 2005
Catholic countries average (profile) 5.62 years 2005
South Asia average (profile) 5.6 years 2005
Muslim countries average (profile) 5.57 years 2005
OPEC countries average (profile) 5.55 years 2005
Non-religious countries average (profile) 5.46 years 2005
Eurozone average (profile) 5.44 years 2005
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 5.43 years 2005
Religious countries average (profile) 5.33 years 2005
Landlocked countries average (profile) 5.3 years 2005
European Union average (profile) 5.25 years 2005
NATO countries average (profile) 5.22 years 2005
Emerging markets average (profile) 5.2 years 2005
Europe average (profile) 5.11 years 2005
Cold countries average (profile) 5.08 years 2005
=144 Monaco 5 years 2005
=144 Madagascar 5 years 2005
=144 France 5 years 2005
=144 Bangladesh 5 years 2005
=144 Liechtenstein 5 years 2005
=144 Palau 5 years 2005
=144 Colombia 5 years 2005
=144 Italy 5 years 2005
=144 Nepal 5 years 2005
=144 Pakistan 5 years 2005
=144 Equatorial Guinea 5 years 2005
=144 United Arab Emirates 5 years 2005
=144 India 5 years 2005
=144 Czech Republic 5 years 2005
=144 Eritrea 5 years 2005
=144 San Marino 5 years 2005
=144 Laos 5 years 2005
=144 China 5 years 2005
=144 Vietnam 5 years 2005
=144 Iran 5 years 2005
=144 Kuwait 5 years 2005
=144 Burma 5 years 2005
=144 Sri Lanka 5 years 2005
South and Central Asia average (profile) 4.92 years 2005
Eastern Europe average (profile) 4.18 years 2005
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 4.07 years 2005
=167 Serbia and Montenegro 4 years 2005
=167 Ethiopia 4 years 2005
=167 Bosnia and Herzegovina 4 years 2005
=167 Tajikistan 4 years 2005
=167 Slovakia 4 years 2005
=167 Moldova 4 years 2005
=167 Uzbekistan 4 years 2005
=167 Hungary 4 years 2005
=167 Syria 4 years 2005
=167 Lithuania 4 years 2005
=167 Slovenia 4 years 2005
=167 Albania 4 years 2005
=167 Azerbaijan 4 years 2005
=167 Mongolia 4 years 2005
=167 Ukraine 4 years 2005
=167 Bulgaria 4 years 2005
=167 Romania 4 years 2005
=167 Angola 4 years 2005
=167 Austria 4 years 2005
=167 Latvia 4 years 2005
=167 Brazil 4 years 2005
=167 Belarus 4 years 2005
=167 Croatia 4 years 2005
=167 Germany 4 years 2005
=167 Kazakhstan 4 years 2005
=167 Kyrgyzstan 4 years 2005
=167 North Korea 4 years 2005
=194 Turkmenistan 3 years 2005
=194 Armenia 3 years 2005
=194 Russia 3 years 2005

Citation

"Countries Compared by Education > Primary education > Duration > Years. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Development Indicators database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Education/Primary-education/Duration/Years

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