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Heavily indebted countries 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 Germany 13 years 2000
=1 Belgium 13 years 2000
=1 Saint Kitts and Nevis 13 years 2000
=1 Saint Lucia 13 years 2000
=1 Netherlands 13 years 2000
=1 Dominica 13 years 2000
=7 Antigua and Barbuda 12 years 2000
=7 Grenada 12 years 2000
=7 United States 12 years 2000
=7 United Kingdom 12 years 2000
=7 Barbados 12 years 2000
=12 Iceland 11 years 2000
=12 Malta 11 years 2000
=12 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 11 years 2000
=12 Spain 11 years 2000
=12 France 11 years 2000
=12 Canada 11 years 2000
=12 Israel 11 years 1997
=19 Seychelles 10 years 2000
=19 Japan 10 years 2000
=19 Hungary 10 years 2000
=19 Jordan 10 years 2000
=19 Lebanon 10 years 2000
=19 Ireland 10 years 2000
=19 Puerto Rico 10 years 1997
=26 Sri Lanka 9 years 2000
=26 Austria 9 years 2000
=26 Cyprus 9 years 2000
=26 Greece 9 years 2000
=26 Italy 9 years 2000
=26 Morocco 9 years 2000
=26 Belize 9 years 2000
=26 Portugal 9 years 2000
=34 Sudan 8 years 2000
=34 Malawi 8 years 2000
=36 Zimbabwe 7 years 2000
=36 Eritrea 7 years 2000
=36 Jamaica 7 years 2000
=39 Sao Tome and Principe 6 years 2000
=39 Cape Verde 6 years 2000

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Heavily indebted countries 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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