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Education > Primary school starting age > Years: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Primary school starting age (years). Entrance age of primary is the age at which students would enter primary 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 Turkmenistan 7 2012
=1 Ethiopia 7 2012
=1 Tanzania 7 2012
=1 Tajikistan 7 2012
=1 Afghanistan 7 2012
=1 Indonesia 7 2012
=1 Finland 7 2012
=1 Liechtenstein 7 2012
=1 Guinea 7 2012
=1 El Salvador 7 2012
=1 Rwanda 7 2012
=1 Denmark 7 2012
=1 Moldova 7 2012
=1 Estonia 7 2012
=1 Uzbekistan 7 2012
=1 Senegal 7 2012
=1 Papua New Guinea 7 2012
=1 Hungary 7 2012
=1 Serbia 7 2012
=1 Lithuania 7 2012
=1 The Gambia 7 2012
=1 Guatemala 7 2012
=1 Equatorial Guinea 7 2012
=1 Eritrea 7 2012
=1 China 7 2012
=1 Sweden 7 2012
=1 Mali 7 2012
=1 Russia 7 2012
=1 Bulgaria 7 2012
=1 Romania 7 2012
=1 South Africa 7 2012
=1 Latvia 7 2012
=1 Niger 7 2012
=1 Brazil 7 2012
=1 Croatia 7 2012
=1 Switzerland 7 2012
=1 Burundi 7 2012
=1 Zambia 7 2012
=1 Kazakhstan 7 2012
=1 Poland 7 2012
=1 Kyrgyzstan 7 2012
=1 North Korea 7 2012
=1 Namibia 7 2012
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 6.67 2012
Emerging markets average (profile) 6.44 2012
Eastern Europe average (profile) 6.42 2012
Landlocked countries average (profile) 6.39 2012
Cold countries average (profile) 6.34 2012
NATO countries average (profile) 6.3 2012
European Union average (profile) 6.29 2012
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 6.28 2012
Religious countries average (profile) 6.27 2012
Europe average (profile) 6.27 2012
Muslim countries average (profile) 6.24 2012
South and Central Asia average (profile) 6.23 2012
Catholic countries average (profile) 6.17 2012
Sparsely populated countries average (profile) 6.16 2012
Former French colonies average (profile) 6.15 2012
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 6.15 2012
Christian countries average (profile) 6.15 2012
Potential Future EU Members average (profile) 6.14 2012
Non-religious countries average (profile) 6.08 2012
failed states average (profile) 6.07 2012
High income OECD countries average (profile) 6.06 2012
Eurozone average (profile) 6.06 2012
=44 Canada 6 2012
=44 East Timor 6 2012
=44 Swaziland 6 2012
=44 Cameroon 6 2012
=44 Burkina Faso 6 2012
=44 Bosnia and Herzegovina 6 2012
=44 Liberia 6 2012
=44 Netherlands 6 2012
=44 Monaco 6 2012
=44 Madagascar 6 2012
=44 South Korea 6 2012
=44 Turkey 6 2012
=44 France 6 2012
=44 Slovakia 6 2012
=44 Vanuatu 6 2012
=44 Norway 6 2012
=44 Malawi 6 2012
=44 Montenegro 6 2012
=44 Republic of the Congo 6 2012
=44 Dominican Republic 6 2012
=44 Bahrain 6 2012
=44 Libya 6 2012
=44 Central African Republic 6 2012
=44 Bangladesh 6 2012
=44 Portugal 6 2012
=44 Turks and Caicos Islands 6 2012
=44 Malaysia 6 2012
=44 Panama 6 2012
=44 Costa Rica 6 2012
=44 Luxembourg 6 2012
=44 American Samoa 6 2012
=44 Andorra 6 2012
=44 Palau 6 2012
=44 Nigeria 6 2012
=44 Ecuador 6 2012
=44 Tuvalu 6 2012
=44 Thailand 6 2012
=44 Hong Kong 6 2012
=44 Sierra Leone 6 2012
=44 Georgia 6 2012
=44 Philippines 6 2012
=44 Morocco 6 2012
=44 Lebanon 6 2012
=44 Colombia 6 2012
=44 Fiji 6 2012
=44 Qatar 6 2012
=44 Italy 6 2012
=44 Sudan 6 2012
=44 Maldives 6 2012
=44 Suriname 6 2012
=44 Israel 6 2012
=44 Venezuela 6 2012
=44 Zimbabwe 6 2012
=44 Jordan 6 2012
=44 Mauritania 6 2012
=44 Syria 6 2012
=44 Mexico 6 2012
=44 Republic of Macedonia 6 2012
=44 Greece 6 2012
=44 Paraguay 6 2012
=44 Botswana 6 2012
=44 Sao Tome and Principe 6 2012
=44 Cambodia 6 2012
=44 Aruba 6 2012
=44 Argentina 6 2012
=44 Bolivia 6 2012
=44 Ghana 6 2012
=44 Saudi Arabia 6 2012
=44 Cape Verde 6 2012
=44 Slovenia 6 2012
=44 Spain 6 2012
=44 Oman 6 2012
=44 Gabon 6 2012
=44 Yemen 6 2012
=44 Jamaica 6 2012
=44 Albania 6 2012
=44 Macau 6 2012
=44 United Arab Emirates 6 2012
=44 Guam 6 2012
=44 India 6 2012
=44 Azerbaijan 6 2012
=44 Lesotho 6 2012
=44 Kenya 6 2012
=44 Czech Republic 6 2012
=44 Solomon Islands 6 2012
=44 San Marino 6 2012
=44 Cyprus 6 2012
=44 Mongolia 6 2012
=44 Somalia 6 2012
=44 Peru 6 2012
=44 Laos 6 2012
=44 Cote d'Ivoire 6 2012
=44 Benin 6 2012
=44 Federated States of Micronesia 6 2012
=44 Cuba 6 2012
=44 Togo 6 2012
=44 Armenia 6 2012
=44 Ukraine 6 2012
=44 Tonga 6 2012
=44 United States 6 2012
=44 Vietnam 6 2012
=44 Angola 6 2011
=44 Chad 6 2012
=44 Austria 6 2012
=44 Mozambique 6 2012
=44 Uganda 6 2012
=44 Japan 6 2012
=44 Brunei 6 2012
=44 Belarus 6 2012
=44 Iran 6 2012
=44 Algeria 6 2012
=44 Marshall Islands 6 2012
=44 Chile 6 2012
=44 Puerto Rico 6 2012
=44 Belgium 6 2012
=44 Kiribati 6 2012
=44 Haiti 6 2012
=44 Iraq 6 2010
=44 French Polynesia 6 1998
=44 Guinea-Bissau 6 2012
=44 Seychelles 6 2012
=44 Uruguay 6 2012
=44 Egypt 6 2012
=44 Djibouti 6 2012
=44 Nicaragua 6 2012
=44 Bhutan 6 2012
=44 Democratic Republic of the Congo 6 2012
=44 Kuwait 6 2012
=44 Iceland 6 2012
=44 Germany 6 2012
=44 New Caledonia 6 2012
=44 Guyana 6 2012
=44 Honduras 6 2012
=44 Tunisia 6 2012
=44 Singapore 6 2012
=44 Comoros 6 2012
South Asia average (profile) 6 2012
East Asia and Pacific average (profile) 6 2012
OPEC countries average (profile) 6 2012
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 6 2012
Hot countries average (profile) 5.98 2012
Tourist destinations average (profile) 5.88 2012
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 5.86 2012
Former British colonies average (profile) 5.8 2012
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 5.79 2012
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 5.75 2012
=180 Dominica 5 2012
=180 Mauritius 5 2012
=180 Barbados 5 2012
=180 Ireland 5 2012
=180 Australia 5 2012
=180 Belize 5 2012
=180 Nepal 5 2012
=180 Trinidad and Tobago 5 2012
=180 United Kingdom 5 2012
=180 The Bahamas 5 2012
=180 Pakistan 5 2012
=180 Samoa 5 2012
=180 New Zealand 5 2012
=180 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 5 2012
=180 Saint Lucia 5 2012
=180 Bermuda 5 2012
=180 Saint Kitts and Nevis 5 2012
=180 Cayman Islands 5 2012
=180 Grenada 5 2012
=180 Antigua and Barbuda 5 2012
=180 Malta 5 2012
=180 Burma 5 2012
=180 Sri Lanka 5 2012

Citation

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

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