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Education > School life expectancy > Female: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: School life expectancy and transition from primary to secondary for school years 1998/99 and 1999/00, published in http://www.uis.unesco.org accessed on Sept. 2002 and Women's Indicators and Statistics Database (Wistat), Version 4, CD-ROM (United Nations publication, Sales No. E.00.XVII.4) based on data provided by UNESCO in 1999.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Norway 17.6 years 2002
2 Finland 17.2 years 2002
3 Sweden 17 years 2002
=4 Australia 16.8 years 2002
=4 United Kingdom 16.8 years 2002
6 New Zealand 16.7 years 2002
7 Iceland 16.5 years 2002
=8 Denmark 16 years 2002
=8 Belgium 16 years 2002
10 Netherlands 15.8 years 2002
=11 France 15.7 years 2002
=11 Portugal 15.7 years 2002
=11 United States 15.7 years 2002
14 Spain 15.6 years 2002
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 15.37 years 2002
High income OECD countries average (profile) 15.35 years 2002
=15 Canada 15.3 years 2002
=15 Ireland 15.3 years 2002
17 Germany 15.2 years 2002
=18 Israel 15.1 years 2002
=18 Argentina 15.1 years 2002
20 Italy 14.8 years 2002
=21 Austria 14.7 years 2002
=21 Poland 14.7 years 2002
Eurozone average (profile) 14.62 years 2002
23 Slovenia 14.6 years 2002
=24 Estonia 14.5 years 2002
=24 Switzerland 14.5 years 2002
=26 Greece 14.4 years 2002
=26 Uruguay 14.4 years 2002
European Union average (profile) 14.37 years 2002
NATO countries average (profile) 14.29 years 2002
=28 South Africa 14.1 years 2002
=28 Japan 14.1 years 2002
30 Qatar 14 years 2002
31 South Korea 13.9 years 2002
=32 Bahrain 13.8 years 2002
=32 Hungary 13.8 years 2002
34 Brazil 13.6 years 2002
=35 Czech Republic 13.5 years 2002
=35 Tunisia 13.5 years 2002
=37 Luxembourg 13.4 years 2002
=37 Chile 13.4 years 2002
39 Malta 13.3 years 2002
40 Barbados 13.1 years 2002
41 Lebanon 13 years 2002
42 Bulgaria 12.9 years 2002
43 Samoa 12.3 years 2002
44 Namibia 12.2 years 2002
45 Cuba 12.1 years 2002
=46 Netherlands Antilles 12 years 2002
=46 Botswana 12 years 2002
=48 Malaysia 11.7 years 2002
=48 Trinidad and Tobago 11.7 years 2002
=48 Republic of Macedonia 11.7 years 2002
51 Romania 11.6 years 2002
=52 Mexico 11.5 years 2002
=52 Lithuania 11.5 years 2002
=52 Croatia 11.5 years 2002
=55 Swaziland 11.3 years 2002
=55 Latvia 11.3 years 2002
57 United Arab Emirates 11.2 years 2002
=58 Georgia 11.1 years 2002
=58 Jamaica 11.1 years 2002
=58 Cyprus 11.1 years 2002
61 Thailand 10.8 years 2002
62 Serbia and Montenegro 10.7 years 2002
=63 Azerbaijan 10.5 years 2002
=63 Iran 10.5 years 2002
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 10.43 years 2002
65 Lesotho 10.1 years 2002
66 Paraguay 10 years 2002
=67 El Salvador 9.9 years 2002
=67 Guyana 9.9 years 2002
69 Indonesia 9.6 years 2002
70 Egypt 9.3 years 2002
71 Kuwait 9.2 years 2002
72 Jordan 9.1 years 2002
73 Syria 8.8 years 2002
74 Oman 8.6 years 2002
=75 Turkey 8.5 years 2002
=75 Togo 8.5 years 2002
77 Mongolia 8.2 years 2002
78 Iraq 7.7 years 2002
=79 Morocco 7.4 years 2002
=79 Laos 7.4 years 2002
81 Liberia 6.9 years 2002
82 Zambia 6.6 years 2002
83 Cambodia 6.5 years 2002
84 Madagascar 6 years 2002
85 Papua New Guinea 5.7 years 2002
86 Yemen 5.3 years 2002
87 Benin 5.2 years 2002
88 Tanzania 5 years 2002
89 Mozambique 4.5 years 2002
90 Burundi 4.3 years 2002
91 Bangladesh 4.2 years 2002
92 Eritrea 4 years 2002
93 Ethiopia 3.2 years 2002
94 Djibouti 2.8 years 2002
95 Burkina Faso 2.2 years 2002
96 Mali 1.4 years 2002

Citation

"Countries Compared by Education > School life expectancy > Female. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Education/School-life-expectancy/Female

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