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Country vs country: Japan and United States compared: Education > School life expectancy stats

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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 Japan United States
Female 14.1 years
Ranked 28th.
15.7 years
Ranked 11th. 11% more than Japan
Male 14.4 years
Ranked 21st.
14.8 years
Ranked 17th. 3% more than Japan
Primary to tertiary 15 years
Ranked 28th.
16 years
Ranked 15th. 7% more than Japan
Primary to tertiary > Female 15 years
Ranked 33th.
16 years
Ranked 25th. 7% more than Japan
Primary to tertiary > Male 15 years
Ranked 21st. The same as United States
15 years
Ranked 24th.
Total 14.3 years
Ranked 24th.
15.2 years
Ranked 14th. 6% more than Japan

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

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