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Education > School life expectancy > Primary to tertiary: Countries Compared

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Australia 20 years 2006
2 New Zealand 19 years 2006
=3 Ireland 18 years 2006
=3 Iceland 18 years 2006
=5 Canada 17 years 2004
=5 South Korea 17 years 2007
=5 Norway 17 years 2006
=5 Libya 17 years 2003
=5 Finland 17 years 2006
=5 Denmark 17 years 2006
=5 Greece 17 years 2006
=5 Slovenia 17 years 2006
=5 British Virgin Islands 17 years 2005
High income OECD countries average (profile) 16.14 years 2006
=14 Netherlands 16 years 2006
=14 France 16 years 2006
=14 Estonia 16 years 2006
=14 Italy 16 years 2006
=14 United Kingdom 16 years 2006
=14 Lithuania 16 years 2006
=14 Spain 16 years 2006
=14 Cuba 16 years 2006
=14 United States 16 years 2006
=14 Sweden 16 years 2006
=14 Latvia 16 years 2006
=14 Belgium 16 years 2006
=14 Germany 16 years 2006
=14 Montserrat 16 years 2006
Eurozone average (profile) 15.88 years 2006
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 15.83 years 2006
European Union average (profile) 15.63 years 2006
NATO countries average (profile) 15.52 years 2006
=28 Slovakia 15 years 2006
=28 Bahrain 15 years 2006
=28 Liechtenstein 15 years 2004
=28 Portugal 15 years 2006
=28 Palau 15 years 2000
=28 Israel 15 years 2006
=28 Hungary 15 years 2006
=28 Argentina 15 years 2005
=28 Macau 15 years 2006
=28 Czech Republic 15 years 2006
=28 Austria 15 years 2006
=28 Japan 15 years 2006
=28 Belarus 15 years 2006
=28 Switzerland 15 years 2006
=28 Seychelles 15 years 2007
=28 Uruguay 15 years 2006
=28 Malta 15 years 2005
=28 Kazakhstan 15 years 2007
=28 Poland 15 years 2006
Non-religious countries average (profile) 14.55 years 2006
=47 Gaza Strip 14 years 2006
=47 Mauritius 14 years 2005
=47 Luxembourg 14 years 2006
=47 Thailand 14 years 2006
=47 Hong Kong 14 years 2006
=47 Aruba 14 years 2006
=47 West Bank 14 years 2006
=47 Saint Lucia 14 years 2006
=47 Cyprus 14 years 2006
=47 Peru 14 years 2006
=47 Ukraine 14 years 2006
=47 Russia 14 years 2006
=47 Bulgaria 14 years 2006
=47 Romania 14 years 2006
=47 Brazil 14 years 2005
=47 Brunei 14 years 2006
=47 Chile 14 years 2006
=47 Croatia 14 years 2006
=47 Tunisia 14 years 2006
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 13.33 years 2006
=66 Dominica 13 years 2005
=66 Malaysia 13 years 2005
=66 Barbados 13 years 2001
=66 Panama 13 years 2006
=66 Belize 13 years 2004
=66 Lebanon 13 years 2006
=66 Fiji 13 years 2005
=66 Qatar 13 years 2006
=66 Jordan 13 years 2006
=66 Mexico 13 years 2006
=66 Mongolia 13 years 2006
=66 Bermuda 13 years 2005
=66 Tonga 13 years 2004
=66 Cayman Islands 13 years 2001
=66 South Africa 13 years 2004
=66 Iran 13 years 2005
=66 Algeria 13 years 2005
=66 Marshall Islands 13 years 2003
=66 Kuwait 13 years 2006
=66 Guyana 13 years 2005
=86 Dominican Republic 12 years 2004
=86 Costa Rica 12 years 2005
=86 El Salvador 12 years 2006
=86 Georgia 12 years 2006
=86 Philippines 12 years 2006
=86 Moldova 12 years 2006
=86 Colombia 12 years 2006
=86 Maldives 12 years 2006
=86 Venezuela 12 years 2003
=86 Paraguay 12 years 2005
=86 Botswana 12 years 2005
=86 Cape Verde 12 years 2006
=86 Oman 12 years 2006
=86 Niue 12 years 2005
=86 Samoa 12 years 2001
=86 Jamaica 12 years 2003
=86 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 12 years 2005
=86 Saint Kitts and Nevis 12 years 2005
=86 Kiribati 12 years 2005
=86 Grenada 12 years 2005
=86 Kyrgyzstan 12 years 2006
=107 Tajikistan 11 years 2006
=107 Turkey 11 years 2006
=107 Indonesia 11 years 2005
=107 Turks and Caicos Islands 11 years 2005
=107 Andorra 11 years 2006
=107 Tuvalu 11 years 2001
=107 Uzbekistan 11 years 2007
=107 Anguilla 11 years 2006
=107 Trinidad and Tobago 11 years 2005
=107 Albania 11 years 2004
=107 United Arab Emirates 11 years 2003
=107 Azerbaijan 11 years 2006
=107 China 11 years 2006
=107 Armenia 11 years 2006
=107 Tokelau 11 years 2004
=107 Nicaragua 11 years 2003
=107 Honduras 11 years 2004
=107 Namibia 11 years 2006
=125 Swaziland 10 years 2005
=125 Liberia 10 years 2000
=125 Vanuatu 10 years 2004
=125 Morocco 10 years 2005
=125 Sao Tome and Principe 10 years 2006
=125 Cambodia 10 years 2006
=125 Guatemala 10 years 2006
=125 Equatorial Guinea 10 years 2000
=125 India 10 years 2005
=125 Lesotho 10 years 2006
=125 Kenya 10 years 2004
=125 Cook Islands 10 years 2005
=125 Vietnam 10 years 2000
=125 Uganda 10 years 2004
=125 Iraq 10 years 2005
=125 Bhutan 10 years 2006
=141 Cameroon 9 years 2006
=141 Congo, Republic of the 9 years 2003
=141 Madagascar 9 years 2006
=141 Malawi 9 years 2004
=141 Rwanda 9 years 2005
=141 Nepal 9 years 2003
=141 Zimbabwe 9 years 2003
=141 Ghana 9 years 2007
=141 Yemen 9 years 2005
=141 Laos 9 years 2006
=141 Togo 9 years 2000
=141 Democratic Republic of the Congo 9 years 2003
=153 Ethiopia 8 years 2007
=153 Afghanistan 8 years 2004
=153 Nauru 8 years 2006
=153 Bangladesh 8 years 2004
=153 Guinea 8 years 2006
=153 Nigeria 8 years 2004
=153 Mauritania 8 years 2006
=153 Solomon Islands 8 years 2005
=153 Mozambique 8 years 2005
=153 Burma 8 years 2001
=153 Comoros 8 years 2004
=164 Sierra Leone 7 years 2001
=164 The Gambia 7 years 2004
=164 Pakistan 7 years 2006
=164 Benin 7 years 2001
=164 Mali 7 years 2005
=164 Burundi 7 years 2006
=164 Zambia 7 years 2000
171 Chad 6 years 2005
=172 Burkina Faso 5 years 2006
=172 Eritrea 5 years 2004
=172 Guinea-Bissau 5 years 2001
=175 Niger 4 years 2006
=175 Djibouti 4 years 2006

Citation

"Countries Compared by Education > School life expectancy > Primary to tertiary. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Education/School-life-expectancy/Primary-to-tertiary

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STAT
COUNTRIES COVERED
Female 176
Male 176

Interesting observations about Education > School life expectancy > Primary to tertiary

All of the top 2 countries by school life expectancy > primary to tertiary are Former British Colonies'.
All of the top 2 countries by school life expectancy > primary to tertiary are East Asian and Pacific.
All of the top 2 countries by school life expectancy > primary to tertiary are Sparsely populated.
All of the top 4 countries by school life expectancy > primary to tertiary are High income OECD.
10 of the top 12 countries by school life expectancy > primary to tertiary are Christian.
14 of the top 21 countries by school life expectancy > primary to tertiary are Cold countries'.
91 of the top 176 countries by school life expectancy > primary to tertiary are Hot countries.
2 of the top 4 countries by school life expectancy > primary to tertiary are Heavily indebted.
2 of the top 4 countries by school life expectancy > primary to tertiary are Tourist destination.

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