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Former Spanish colonies Compared by Education > Duration of compulsory education

DEFINITION: Duration of compulsory education is the number of grades (or years) that a child must legally be enrolled in school.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
=1 Peru 11 years 2000
=1 Guatemala 11 years 2000
=3 Uruguay 10 years 2000
=3 Mexico 10 years 2000
=3 Ecuador 10 years 2000
=3 Costa Rica 10 years 2000
=3 Dominican Republic 10 years 1997
=8 Chile 9 years 2000
=8 Cuba 9 years 2000
=8 Argentina 9 years 2000
=8 Paraguay 9 years 2000
=8 El Salvador 9 years 2000
=13 Bolivia 8 years 2000
=13 Colombia 8 years 2000
=15 Venezuela 7 years 2000
=15 Philippines 7 years 2000
=17 Nicaragua 6 years 2000
=17 Panama 6 years 2000
=17 Honduras 6 years 1997
20 Equatorial Guinea 5 years 2000

Citation

Former Spanish colonies Compared by Education > Duration of compulsory education

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Interesting observations about Education > Duration of compulsory education

  • Belgium ranked first for duration of compulsory education amongst Christian countries in 2000.
  • Dominica ranked first for duration of compulsory education amongst Hot countries in 2000.
  • Brunei ranked first for duration of compulsory education amongst Muslim countries in 2000.
  • Peru ranked first for duration of compulsory education amongst Emerging markets in 2000.
  • Netherlands ranked second for duration of compulsory education amongst Europe in 2000.
  • Germany ranked second for duration of compulsory education amongst Cold countries in 2000.
  • Gabon ranked first for duration of compulsory education amongst Sub-Saharan Africa in 2000.
  • Italy ranked last for duration of compulsory education amongst Group of 7 countries (G7) in 2000.
  • United Kingdom ranked #4 for duration of compulsory education amongst European Union in 2000.
  • Guatemala ranked second for duration of compulsory education amongst Catholic countries in 2000.
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