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Education > School life expectancy Stats: compare key data on France & United States

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  • Female: 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.
  • Male: 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.
  • Total: 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.
STAT France United States
Female 15.7 years
Ranked 13th. The same as United States
15.7 years
Ranked 11th.
Male 15.2 years
Ranked 12th. 3% more than United States
14.8 years
Ranked 17th.
Primary to tertiary 16 years
Ranked 22nd. The same as United States
16 years
Ranked 15th.
Primary to tertiary > Female 17 years
Ranked 18th. 6% more than United States
16 years
Ranked 25th.
Primary to tertiary > Male 16 years
Ranked 17th. 7% more than United States
15 years
Ranked 24th.
Total 15.4 years
Ranked 11th. 1% more than United States
15.2 years
Ranked 14th.

SOURCES: UNESCO Institute for Statistics; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008

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