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Education > Duration of education > Primary level: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Duration of primary education is the number of grades (or years) in primary education.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
=1 Republic of Macedonia 8 1995
=1 Puerto Rico 8 1995
=3 Namibia 7 2002
=3 Zambia 7 2002
=3 Iceland 7 2002
=3 Bhutan 7 2002
=3 Antigua and Barbuda 7 2002
=3 Grenada 7 2002
=3 Uganda 7 2002
=3 South Africa 7 2002
=3 Saint Kitts and Nevis 7 2002
=3 Somalia 7 2002
=3 Saint Lucia 7 2002
=3 Kenya 7 2002
=3 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 7 2002
=3 Lesotho 7 2002
=3 Botswana 7 2002
=3 Trinidad and Tobago 7 2002
=3 Zimbabwe 7 2002
=3 Maldives 7 2002
=3 Australia 7 2002
=3 Norway 7 2002
=3 Tanzania 7 2002
=3 Dominica 7 2002
=3 Swaziland 7 2002
Former British colonies average (profile) 6.23 2002
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 6.11 2002
failed states average (profile) 6.08 2002
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 6.02 2002
=26 Comoros 6 2002
=26 Singapore 6 2002
=26 Tunisia 6 2002
=26 Honduras 6 2002
=26 Guyana 6 2002
=26 Poland 6 2002
=26 Malta 6 2002
=26 Nicaragua 6 2002
=26 Burundi 6 2002
=26 Djibouti 6 2002
=26 Uruguay 6 2002
=26 Seychelles 6 2002
=26 Switzerland 6 2002
=26 Guinea-Bissau 6 2002
=26 Iraq 6 2002
=26 Haiti 6 2002
=26 Kiribati 6 2002
=26 Belgium 6 2002
=26 Chile 6 2002
=26 Marshall Islands 6 2002
=26 Algeria 6 2002
=26 Brunei 6 2002
=26 Niger 6 2002
=26 Japan 6 2002
=26 Chad 6 2002
=26 Mali 6 2002
=26 Sweden 6 2002
=26 United States 6 2002
=26 Tonga 6 2002
=26 China 6 2002
=26 Togo 6 2002
=26 Cuba 6 2002
=26 Benin 6 2002
=26 Cote d'Ivoire 6 2002
=26 Peru 6 2002
=26 Bermuda 6 2002
=26 Cyprus 6 2002
=26 Solomon Islands 6 2002
=26 India 6 2002
=26 United Arab Emirates 6 2002
=26 Macau 6 2002
=26 Jamaica 6 2002
=26 New Zealand 6 2002
=26 Samoa 6 2002
=26 Gabon 6 2002
=26 Oman 6 2002
=26 Spain 6 2002
=26 The Bahamas 6 2002
=26 Guatemala 6 2002
=26 Cape Verde 6 2002
=26 Saudi Arabia 6 2002
=26 Ghana 6 2002
=26 Bolivia 6 2002
=26 Argentina 6 2002
=26 Aruba 6 2002
=26 The Gambia 6 2002
=26 Cambodia 6 2002
=26 Sao Tome and Principe 6 2002
=26 Paraguay 6 2002
=26 Greece 6 2002
=26 United Kingdom 6 2002
=26 Mexico 6 2002
=26 Syria 6 2002
=26 Mauritania 6 2002
=26 Jordan 6 2002
=26 Papua New Guinea 6 2002
=26 Senegal 6 2002
=26 Venezuela 6 2002
=26 Israel 6 2002
=26 Suriname 6 2002
=26 Sudan 6 2002
=26 Qatar 6 2002
=26 Fiji 6 2002
=26 Estonia 6 2002
=26 Morocco 6 2002
=26 Philippines 6 2002
=26 Denmark 6 2002
=26 Sierra Leone 6 2002
=26 Belize 6 2002
=26 Thailand 6 2002
=26 Netherlands Antilles 6 2002
=26 Rwanda 6 2002
=26 El Salvador 6 2002
=26 Ecuador 6 2002
=26 Nigeria 6 2002
=26 Ireland 6 2002
=26 Luxembourg 6 2002
=26 Costa Rica 6 2002
=26 Panama 6 2002
=26 Guinea 6 2002
=26 Barbados 6 2002
=26 Malaysia 6 2002
=26 Portugal 6 2002
=26 Mauritius 6 2002
=26 Central African Republic 6 2002
=26 Finland 6 2002
=26 Libya 6 2002
=26 Indonesia 6 2002
=26 Bahrain 6 2002
=26 Dominican Republic 6 2002
=26 Vanuatu 6 2002
=26 Afghanistan 6 2002
=26 Turkey 6 2002
=26 Netherlands 6 2002
=26 Liberia 6 2002
=26 Burkina Faso 6 2002
=26 Cameroon 6 2002
=26 Canada 6 2002
Hot countries average (profile) 5.96 2002
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 5.9 2002
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 5.88 2002
Former French colonies average (profile) 5.83 2002
South Asia average (profile) 5.8 2002
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 5.8 2002
High income OECD countries average (profile) 5.73 2002
Muslim countries average (profile) 5.6 2002
OPEC countries average (profile) 5.6 2002
Catholic countries average (profile) 5.6 2002
Non-religious countries average (profile) 5.5 2002
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 5.43 2002
Religious countries average (profile) 5.38 2002
Eurozone average (profile) 5.33 2002
Emerging markets average (profile) 5.32 2002
NATO countries average (profile) 5.22 2002
European Union average (profile) 5.18 2002
South and Central Asia average (profile) 5.08 2002
Cold countries average (profile) 5.05 2002
Europe average (profile) 5.05 2002
=134 Sri Lanka 5 2002
=134 Burma 5 2002
=134 Mozambique 5 2002
=134 Vietnam 5 2002
=134 Eritrea 5 2002
=134 Czech Republic 5 2002
=134 Equatorial Guinea 5 2002
=134 Pakistan 5 2002
=134 Nepal 5 2002
=134 Italy 5 2002
=134 Colombia 5 2002
=134 Lebanon 5 2002
=134 Bangladesh 5 2002
=134 France 5 2002
=134 Madagascar 5 2002
=134 Monaco 5 2002
=134 French Polynesia 5 1995
=134 New Caledonia 5 1995
Eastern Europe average (profile) 4.18 2002
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 4.13 2002
=152 Turkmenistan 4 2002
=152 Slovakia 4 2002
=152 Tajikistan 4 2002
=152 Bosnia and Herzegovina 4 2002
=152 Ethiopia 4 2002
=152 Kyrgyzstan 4 2002
=152 Kazakhstan 4 2002
=152 Germany 4 2002
=152 Kuwait 4 2002
=152 Croatia 4 2002
=152 Belarus 4 2002
=152 Brazil 4 2002
=152 Latvia 4 2002
=152 Austria 4 2002
=152 Angola 4 2002
=152 Romania 4 2002
=152 Bulgaria 4 2002
=152 Russia 4 2002
=152 Ukraine 4 2002
=152 Armenia 4 2002
=152 Mongolia 4 2002
=152 Azerbaijan 4 2002
=152 Albania 4 2002
=152 Slovenia 4 2002
=152 Lithuania 4 2002
=152 Hungary 4 2002
=152 Uzbekistan 4 2002
=152 Moldova 4 2002
=152 Georgia 4 2002
=152 Malawi 4 2002

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