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Education > School life expectancy Stats: compare key data on Ireland & 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 Ireland United States
Female 15.3 years
Ranked 15th.
15.7 years
Ranked 11th. 3% more than Ireland
Male 14.5 years
Ranked 20th.
14.8 years
Ranked 17th. 2% more than Ireland
Primary to tertiary 18 years
Ranked 4th. 13% more than United States
16 years
Ranked 15th.
Primary to tertiary > Female 18 years
Ranked 4th. 13% more than United States
16 years
Ranked 25th.
Primary to tertiary > Male 17 years
Ranked 5th. 13% more than United States
15 years
Ranked 24th.
Total 14.9 years
Ranked 17th.
15.2 years
Ranked 14th. 2% more than Ireland

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

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