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Education > High school > Upper secondary starting age: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Average age at which students begin upper secondary (high school) education.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Tanzania 18 2012
=2 Ethiopia 17 2012
=2 Guinea 17 2012
=2 Senegal 17 2012
=2 Papua New Guinea 17 2012
=2 Lithuania 17 2012
=2 Equatorial Guinea 17 2012
=2 Uganda 17 2012
=2 Niger 17 2012
=2 Burundi 17 2012
=2 Bhutan 17 2012
=2 Namibia 17 2012
=13 Swaziland 16 2012
=13 Palestine 16 2012
=13 Cameroon 16 2012
=13 Burkina Faso 16 2012
=13 Tajikistan 16 2012
=13 Afghanistan 16 2012
=13 Vanuatu 16 2012
=13 Nauru 16 2012
=13 Norway 16 2012
=13 Malawi 16 2012
=13 Indonesia 16 2012
=13 Finland 16 2012
=13 Central African Republic 16 2012
=13 Liechtenstein 16 2012
=13 American Samoa 16 1999
=13 Andorra 16 2012
=13 Ireland 16 2012
=13 Australia 16 2012
=13 El Salvador 16 2012
=13 Tuvalu 16 2012
=13 Rwanda 16 2012
=13 Denmark 16 2012
=13 Moldova 16 2012
=13 Estonia 16 2012
=13 Uzbekistan 16 2012
=13 Fiji 16 2012
=13 Maldives 16 2012
=13 Suriname 16 2012
=13 Jordan 16 2012
=13 Mauritania 16 2012
=13 Botswana 16 2012
=13 Guatemala 16 2012
=13 Spain 16 2012
=13 Lesotho 16 2012
=13 Benin 16 2012
=13 Togo 16 2012
=13 Sweden 16 2012
=13 Mali 16 2012
=13 Russia 16 2012
=13 Chad 16 2012
=13 South Africa 16 2012
=13 Latvia 16 2012
=13 Mozambique 16 2012
=13 Gambia 16 2012
=13 Switzerland 16 2012
=13 Malta 16 2012
=13 Iceland 16 2012
=13 Zambia 16 2012
=13 Germany 16 2012
=13 Kazakhstan 16 2012
=13 Poland 16 2012
=13 Kyrgyzstan 16 2012
=13 Comoros 16 2012
=66 East Timor 15 2012
=66 Turkmenistan 15 2012
=66 Saint Pierre and Miquelon 15 1998
=66 Bosnia and Herzegovina 15 2012
=66 Dominica 15 2012
=66 Liberia 15 2012
=66 Netherlands 15 2012
=66 Monaco 15 2012
=66 Madagascar 15 2012
=66 South Korea 15 2012
=66 France 15 2012
=66 Slovakia 15 2012
=66 Montenegro 15 2012
=66 Virgin Islands 15 1999
=66 Bahrain 15 2012
=66 Libya 15 2012
=66 Portugal 15 2012
=66 Turks and Caicos Islands 15 2012
=66 Malaysia 15 2012
=66 Panama 15 2012
=66 Costa Rica 15 2012
=66 Luxembourg 15 2012
=66 Nigeria 15 2012
=66 Ecuador 15 2012
=66 Thailand 15 2012
=66 Belize 15 2012
=66 Hong Kong 15 2012
=66 Sierra Leone 15 2012
=66 Georgia 15 2012
=66 Philippines 15 2012
=66 Morocco 15 2012
=66 Lebanon 15 2012
=66 Colombia 15 2012
=66 Qatar 15 2012
=66 Anguilla 15 2012
=66 Israel 15 2012
=66 Venezuela 15 2012
=66 Zimbabwe 15 2012
=66 Martinique 15 1999
=66 Trinidad and Tobago 15 2012
=66 Hungary 15 2012
=66 Syria 15 2012
=66 Guadeloupe 15 1998
=66 Mexico 15 2012
=66 Republic of Macedonia 15 2012
=66 Serbia 15 2012
=66 Greece 15 2012
=66 Paraguay 15 2012
=66 French Guiana 15 1998
=66 Sao Tome and Principe 15 2012
=66 Cambodia 15 2012
=66 Argentina 15 2012
=66 Ghana 15 2012
=66 Saudi Arabia 15 2012
=66 Cape Verde 15 2012
=66 Slovenia 15 2012
=66 Oman 15 2012
=66 Gabon 15 2012
=66 Niue 15 2012
=66 New Zealand 15 2012
=66 Yemen 15 2012
=66 Jamaica 15 2012
=66 Albania 15 2012
=66 Macau 15 2012
=66 United Arab Emirates 15 2012
=66 Azerbaijan 15 2012
=66 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 15 2012
=66 Czech Republic 15 2012
=66 Eritrea 15 2012
=66 Solomon Islands 15 2012
=66 Saint Lucia 15 2012
=66 Cyprus 15 2012
=66 Mongolia 15 2012
=66 Peru 15 2012
=66 Laos 15 2012
=66 Cook Islands 15 2012
=66 Cuba 15 2012
=66 Saint Kitts and Nevis 15 2012
=66 China 15 2012
=66 Armenia 15 2012
=66 Ukraine 15 2012
=66 Tonga 15 2012
=66 United States 15 2012
=66 Vietnam 15 2012
=66 British Virgin Islands 15 2012
=66 Bulgaria 15 2012
=66 Romania 15 2012
=66 Angola 15 2011
=66 Japan 15 2012
=66 Brazil 15 2012
=66 Belarus 15 2012
=66 Algeria 15 2012
=66 Puerto Rico 15 2012
=66 Kiribati 15 2012
=66 Haiti 15 2012
=66 Iraq 15 2010
=66 Croatia 15 2012
=66 French Polynesia 15 1998
=66 Guinea-Bissau 15 2012
=66 Grenada 15 2012
=66 Seychelles 15 2012
=66 Uruguay 15 2012
=66 Egypt 15 2012
=66 Djibouti 15 2012
=66 Antigua and Barbuda 15 2012
=66 Nicaragua 15 2012
=66 Kuwait 15 2012
=66 Montserrat 15 2012
=66 New Caledonia 15 1999
=66 Guyana 15 2012
=66 Honduras 15 2012
=66 Tunisia 15 2012
=178 Canada 14 2012
=178 Saint Helena 14 1999
=178 Turkey 14 2012
=178 Dominican Republic 14 2012
=178 Bangladesh 14 2012
=178 Mauritius 14 2012
=178 Barbados 14 2012
=178 Palau 14 2012
=178 Netherlands Antilles 14 2012
=178 Italy 14 2012
=178 Sudan 14 2012
=178 United Kingdom 14 2012
=178 Aruba 14 2012
=178 Bolivia 14 2012
=178 The Bahamas 14 2012
=178 India 14 2012
=178 Kenya 14 2012
=178 San Marino 14 2012
=178 Bermuda 14 2012
=178 Somalia 14 2012
=178 Federated States of Micronesia 14 2012
=178 Western Sahara 14 1998
=178 Cayman Islands 14 2012
=178 Tokelau 14 2012
=178 Austria 14 2012
=178 Brunei 14 2012
=178 Iran 14 2012
=178 Marshall Islands 14 2012
=178 Chile 14 2012
=178 Belgium 14 2012
=178 Democratic Republic of the Congo 14 2012
=178 North Korea 14 2012
=178 South Sudan 14 2011
=178 Burma 14 2012
=178 Singapore 14 2012
=178 Sri Lanka 14 2012
=214 Gibraltar 13 2012
=214 Nepal 13 2012
=214 Pakistan 13 2012
=214 Samoa 13 2012
218 Norfolk Island 1 1999
219 Holy See (Vatican City) 0.0 2012

Citation

"All countries compared for Education > High school > Upper secondary starting age", UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Source tables. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Education/High-school/Upper-secondary-starting-age

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