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

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 AustraliaAustralia 20 years 2006
2 New ZealandNew Zealand 19 years 2006
3 IrelandIreland 18 years 2006
4 IcelandIceland 18 years 2006
5 CanadaCanada 17 years 2004
6 South KoreaSouth Korea 17 years 2007
7 NorwayNorway 17 years 2006
8 LibyaLibya 17 years 2003
9 FinlandFinland 17 years 2006
10 DenmarkDenmark 17 years 2006
11 GreeceGreece 17 years 2006
12 SloveniaSlovenia 17 years 2006
13 British Virgin IslandsBrit. Virgin Isl. 17 years 2005
High income OECD countries averageHigh income OECD countries average 16.14 years 2006
14 NetherlandsNetherlands 16 years 2006
15 FranceFrance 16 years 2006
16 EstoniaEstonia 16 years 2006
17 ItalyItaly 16 years 2006
18 United KingdomUnited Kingdom 16 years 2006
19 LithuaniaLithuania 16 years 2006
20 SpainSpain 16 years 2006
21 CubaCuba 16 years 2006
22 United StatesUnited States 16 years 2006
23 SwedenSweden 16 years 2006
24 LatviaLatvia 16 years 2006
25 BelgiumBelgium 16 years 2006
26 GermanyGermany 16 years 2006
27 MontserratMontserrat 16 years 2006
Eurozone averageEurozone average 15.88 years 2006
Group of 7 countries (G7) averageGroup of 7 countries (G7) average 15.83 years 2006
European Union averageEuropean Union average 15.63 years 2006
NATO countries averageNATO average 15.52 years 2006
28 SlovakiaSlovakia 15 years 2006
29 BahrainBahrain 15 years 2006
30 LiechtensteinLiechtenstein 15 years 2004
31 PortugalPortugal 15 years 2006
32 PalauPalau 15 years 2000
33 IsraelIsrael 15 years 2006
34 HungaryHungary 15 years 2006
35 ArgentinaArgentina 15 years 2005
36 MacauMacau 15 years 2006
37 Czech RepublicCzech Republic 15 years 2006
38 AustriaAustria 15 years 2006
39 JapanJapan 15 years 2006
40 BelarusBelarus 15 years 2006
41 SwitzerlandSwitzerland 15 years 2006
42 SeychellesSeychelles 15 years 2007
43 UruguayUruguay 15 years 2006
44 MaltaMalta 15 years 2005
45 KazakhstanKazakhstan 15 years 2007
46 PolandPoland 15 years 2006
Non-religious countries averageNon-religious countries average 14.55 years 2006
47 Gaza StripGaza Strip 14 years 2006
48 MauritiusMauritius 14 years 2005
49 LuxembourgLuxembourg 14 years 2006
50 ThailandThailand 14 years 2006
51 Hong KongHong Kong 14 years 2006
52 ArubaAruba 14 years 2006
53 West BankWest Bank 14 years 2006
54 Saint LuciaSaint Lucia 14 years 2006
55 CyprusCyprus 14 years 2006
56 PeruPeru 14 years 2006
57 UkraineUkraine 14 years 2006
58 RussiaRussia 14 years 2006
59 BulgariaBulgaria 14 years 2006
60 RomaniaRomania 14 years 2006
61 BrazilBrazil 14 years 2005
62 BruneiBrunei 14 years 2006
63 ChileChile 14 years 2006
64 CroatiaCroatia 14 years 2006
65 TunisiaTunisia 14 years 2006
Former Soviet republics averageFormer Soviet republics average 13.33 years 2006
66 DominicaDominica 13 years 2005
67 MalaysiaMalaysia 13 years 2005
68 BarbadosBarbados 13 years 2001
69 PanamaPanama 13 years 2006
70 BelizeBelize 13 years 2004
71 LebanonLebanon 13 years 2006
72 FijiFiji 13 years 2005
73 QatarQatar 13 years 2006
74 JordanJordan 13 years 2006
75 MexicoMexico 13 years 2006
76 MongoliaMongolia 13 years 2006
77 BermudaBermuda 13 years 2005
78 TongaTonga 13 years 2004
79 Cayman IslandsCayman Islands 13 years 2001
80 South AfricaSouth Africa 13 years 2004
81 IranIran 13 years 2005
82 AlgeriaAlgeria 13 years 2005
83 Marshall IslandsMarshall Isl. 13 years 2003
84 KuwaitKuwait 13 years 2006
85 GuyanaGuyana 13 years 2005
86 Dominican RepublicDominican Rep. 12 years 2004
87 Costa RicaCosta Rica 12 years 2005
88 El SalvadorEl Salvador 12 years 2006
89 GeorgiaGeorgia 12 years 2006
90 PhilippinesPhilippines 12 years 2006
91 MoldovaMoldova 12 years 2006
92 ColombiaColombia 12 years 2006
93 MaldivesMaldives 12 years 2006
94 VenezuelaVenezuela 12 years 2003
95 ParaguayParaguay 12 years 2005
96 BotswanaBotswana 12 years 2005
97 Cape VerdeCape Verde 12 years 2006
98 OmanOman 12 years 2006
99 NiueNiue 12 years 2005
100 SamoaSamoa 12 years 2001
101 JamaicaJamaica 12 years 2003
102 Saint Vincent and the GrenadinesSt Vincent+ 12 years 2005
103 Saint Kitts and NevisSt Kitts+ 12 years 2005
104 KiribatiKiribati 12 years 2005
105 GrenadaGrenada 12 years 2005
106 KyrgyzstanKyrgyzstan 12 years 2006
107 TajikistanTajikistan 11 years 2006
108 TurkeyTurkey 11 years 2006
109 IndonesiaIndonesia 11 years 2005
110 Turks and Caicos IslandsTurks+ 11 years 2005
111 AndorraAndorra 11 years 2006
112 TuvaluTuvalu 11 years 2001
113 UzbekistanUzbekistan 11 years 2007
114 AnguillaAnguilla 11 years 2006
115 Trinidad and TobagoTrinidad+ 11 years 2005
116 AlbaniaAlbania 11 years 2004
117 United Arab EmiratesUAE 11 years 2003
118 AzerbaijanAzerbaijan 11 years 2006
119 ChinaChina 11 years 2006
120 ArmeniaArmenia 11 years 2006
121 TokelauTokelau 11 years 2004
122 NicaraguaNicaragua 11 years 2003
123 HondurasHonduras 11 years 2004
124 NamibiaNamibia 11 years 2006
125 SwazilandSwaziland 10 years 2005
126 LiberiaLiberia 10 years 2000
127 VanuatuVanuatu 10 years 2004
128 MoroccoMorocco 10 years 2005
129 Sao Tome and PrincipeSoa Tome+ 10 years 2006
130 CambodiaCambodia 10 years 2006
131 GuatemalaGuatemala 10 years 2006
132 Equatorial GuineaEqu. Guinea 10 years 2000
133 IndiaIndia 10 years 2005
134 LesothoLesotho 10 years 2006
135 KenyaKenya 10 years 2004
136 Cook IslandsCook Islands 10 years 2005
137 VietnamVietnam 10 years 2000
138 UgandaUganda 10 years 2004
139 IraqIraq 10 years 2005
140 BhutanBhutan 10 years 2006
141 CameroonCameroon 9 years 2006
142 Congo, Republic of theCongo, Republic of the 9 years 2003
143 MadagascarMadagascar 9 years 2006
144 MalawiMalawi 9 years 2004
145 RwandaRwanda 9 years 2005
146 NepalNepal 9 years 2003
147 ZimbabweZimbabwe 9 years 2003
148 GhanaGhana 9 years 2007
149 YemenYemen 9 years 2005
150 LaosLaos 9 years 2006
151 TogoTogo 9 years 2000
152 Democratic Republic of the CongoCongo, DR. 9 years 2003
153 EthiopiaEthiopia 8 years 2007
154 AfghanistanAfghanistan 8 years 2004
155 NauruNauru 8 years 2006
156 BangladeshBangladesh 8 years 2004
157 GuineaGuinea 8 years 2006
158 NigeriaNigeria 8 years 2004
159 MauritaniaMauritania 8 years 2006
160 Solomon IslandsSolomon Islands 8 years 2005
161 MozambiqueMozambique 8 years 2005
162 BurmaBurma 8 years 2001
163 ComorosComoros 8 years 2004
164 Sierra LeoneSierra Leone 7 years 2001
165 The GambiaThe Gambia 7 years 2004
166 PakistanPakistan 7 years 2006
167 BeninBenin 7 years 2001
168 MaliMali 7 years 2005
169 BurundiBurundi 7 years 2006
170 ZambiaZambia 7 years 2000
171 ChadChad 6 years 2005
172 Burkina FasoBurkina Faso 5 years 2006
173 EritreaEritrea 5 years 2004
174 Guinea-BissauGuinea-Bissau 5 years 2001
175 NigerNiger 4 years 2006
176 DjiboutiDjibouti 4 years 2006

Citation

"All countries compared for Education > School life expectancy > Primary to tertiary", 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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Cost of living

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Crime

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Energy

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Environment

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Geography

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Industry

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Labor

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Language

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Lifestyle

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Female 176
Male 176

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