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People > School life expectancy > Primary to tertiary > Female: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: This entry is derived from People > School life expectancy > Primary to tertiary , which school life expectancy (SLE) is the total number of years of schooling (primary to tertiary) that a child can expect to receive, assuming that the probability of his or her being enrolled in school at any particular future age is equal to the current enrollment ratio at that age.Caution must be maintained when utilizing this indicator in international comparisons. For example, a year or grade completed in one country is not necessarily the same in terms of educational content or quality as a year or grade completed in another country. SLE represents the expected number of years of schooling that will be completed, including years spent repeating one or more grades.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
=1 New Zealand 20 years 2010
=1 Iceland 20 years 2010
=1 Australia 20 years 2010
4 Ireland 19 years 2011
=5 Finland 18 years 2011
=5 Barbados 18 years 2011
=5 Slovenia 18 years 2011
=5 Spain 18 years 2011
=5 Norway 18 years 2010
=5 Argentina 18 years 2010
=5 Denmark 18 years 2010
=5 United States 18 years 2010
=13 Sweden 17 years 2011
=13 France 17 years 2011
=13 Netherlands 17 years 2010
=13 United Kingdom 17 years 2010
=13 Uruguay 17 years 2010
=13 Belgium 17 years 2010
=13 Italy 17 years 2010
=13 Estonia 17 years 2010
=13 Monaco 17 years 2009
=13 Montserrat 17 years 2007
=13 Canada 17 years 2004
High income OECD countries average (profile) 16.93 years 2008
Eurozone average (profile) 16.47 years 2008
NATO countries average (profile) 16.32 years 2008
European Union average (profile) 16.24 years 2008
=24 Kazakhstan 16 years 2012
=24 Cuba 16 years 2011
=24 Hong Kong 16 years 2011
=24 Austria 16 years 2011
=24 Brunei 16 years 2011
=24 Belarus 16 years 2011
=24 Switzerland 16 years 2011
=24 Hungary 16 years 2011
=24 Czech Republic 16 years 2011
=24 Lithuania 16 years 2011
=24 South Korea 16 years 2010
=24 Poland 16 years 2010
=24 Portugal 16 years 2010
=24 Israel 16 years 2009
=24 Grenada 16 years 2009
=24 British Virgin Islands 16 years 2009
=24 Greece 16 years 2007
=24 Germany 16 years 2006
=24 Libya 16 years 2003
=43 Mongolia 15 years 2011
=43 Ukraine 15 years 2011
=43 Latvia 15 years 2011
=43 Lebanon 15 years 2011
=43 Chile 15 years 2011
=43 Saudi Arabia 15 years 2011
=43 Tunisia 15 years 2011
=43 Slovakia 15 years 2011
=43 Romania 15 years 2010
=43 Malta 15 years 2010
=43 Croatia 15 years 2010
=43 Japan 15 years 2010
=43 Russia 15 years 2009
=43 Jamaica 15 years 2008
=43 Venezuela 15 years 2008
=43 Bahrain 15 years 2006
=43 Niue 15 years 2005
=43 Palau 15 years 2001
Emerging markets average (profile) 14.05 years 2008
=61 Liechtenstein 14 years 2011
=61 Costa Rica 14 years 2011
=61 Mexico 14 years 2011
=61 Colombia 14 years 2011
=61 Qatar 14 years 2011
=61 Iran 14 years 2011
=61 Algeria 14 years 2011
=61 Seychelles 14 years 2011
=61 Serbia 14 years 2011
=61 Antigua and Barbuda 14 years 2011
=61 Bosnia and Herzegovina 14 years 2011
=61 Oman 14 years 2011
=61 Sri Lanka 14 years 2011
=61 Panama 14 years 2010
=61 Republic of Macedonia 14 years 2010
=61 Bulgaria 14 years 2010
=61 Luxembourg 14 years 2010
=61 Cyprus 14 years 2010
=61 United Arab Emirates 14 years 2009
=61 Macau 14 years 2009
=61 Brazil 14 years 2008
=61 Ecuador 14 years 2008
=61 Mauritius 14 years 2008
=61 Tonga 14 years 2007
=61 Gaza Strip 14 years 2006
=61 West Bank 14 years 2006
=87 Saint Lucia 13 years 2011
=87 Bermuda 13 years 2011
=87 Cook Islands 13 years 2011
=87 Aruba 13 years 2011
=87 Cape Verde 13 years 2011
=87 Kyrgyzstan 13 years 2011
=87 Indonesia 13 years 2011
=87 Turkey 13 years 2010
=87 Jordan 13 years 2010
=87 Thailand 13 years 2010
=87 Armenia 13 years 2010
=87 Peru 13 years 2010
=87 Georgia 13 years 2009
=87 Belize 13 years 2009
=87 Cayman Islands 13 years 2008
=87 Saint Kitts and Nevis 13 years 2008
=87 Malaysia 13 years 2008
=87 Dominica 13 years 2008
=87 Bolivia 13 years 2007
=87 Kuwait 13 years 2006
=87 Samoa 13 years 2005
=87 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 13 years 2005
=87 Fiji 13 years 2005
=87 Dominican Republic 13 years 2004
=87 South Africa 13 years 2004
=87 Suriname 13 years 2002
=113 China 12 years 2011
=113 El Salvador 12 years 2011
=113 Moldova 12 years 2011
=113 Bhutan 12 years 2011
=113 Azerbaijan 12 years 2011
=113 Honduras 12 years 2010
=113 Paraguay 12 years 2010
=113 Egypt 12 years 2010
=113 Philippines 12 years 2009
=113 Namibia 12 years 2008
=113 Kiribati 12 years 2008
=113 Andorra 12 years 2008
=113 Botswana 12 years 2007
=113 Trinidad and Tobago 12 years 2007
=113 The Bahamas 12 years 2006
=113 Maldives 12 years 2006
=113 Turks and Caicos Islands 12 years 2005
=113 Marshall Islands 12 years 2003
=113 Gabon 12 years 2002
=132 Ghana 11 years 2012
=132 Rwanda 11 years 2011
=132 Uzbekistan 11 years 2011
=132 Swaziland 11 years 2011
=132 Cameroon 11 years 2011
=132 Tajikistan 11 years 2011
=132 Malawi 11 years 2011
=132 Guyana 11 years 2011
=132 Sao Tome and Principe 11 years 2010
=132 Burundi 11 years 2010
=132 Morocco 11 years 2010
=132 Uganda 11 years 2009
=132 Kenya 11 years 2009
=132 Anguilla 11 years 2008
=132 Syria 11 years 2007
=132 Sierra Leone 11 years 2007
=132 Albania 11 years 2004
=132 Tokelau 11 years 2004
=132 Nicaragua 11 years 2003
=132 Tuvalu 11 years 2001
=152 Laos 10 years 2011
=152 India 10 years 2010
=152 Madagascar 10 years 2009
=152 Lesotho 10 years 2008
=152 Cambodia 10 years 2008
=152 Nauru 10 years 2008
=152 Guatemala 10 years 2007
=152 Congo, Republic of the 10 years 2005
=152 Vanuatu 10 years 2004
=152 Vietnam 10 years 2001
=162 Tanzania 9 years 2012
=162 Mozambique 9 years 2011
=162 The Gambia 9 years 2008
=162 Solomon Islands 9 years 2007
=162 Comoros 9 years 2005
=162 Zimbabwe 9 years 2003
=162 Liberia 9 years 2000
=169 Guinea 8 years 2011
=169 Mauritania 8 years 2011
=169 Ethiopia 8 years 2011
=169 Senegal 8 years 2010
=169 Burma 8 years 2007
=169 Togo 8 years 2007
=169 Bangladesh 8 years 2007
=169 Iraq 8 years 2005
=169 Nigeria 8 years 2005
=169 Benin 8 years 2005
=169 Nepal 8 years 2003
=180 Mali 7 years 2011
=180 Democratic Republic of the Congo 7 years 2011
=180 Pakistan 7 years 2011
=180 Yemen 7 years 2005
=180 Equatorial Guinea 7 years 2002
=180 Zambia 7 years 2000
=186 Chad 6 years 2011
=186 Burkina Faso 6 years 2011
=186 Afghanistan 6 years 2009
=189 Djibouti 5 years 2011
=189 Central African Republic 5 years 2011
=189 Niger 5 years 2011
=189 Guinea-Bissau 5 years 2006
=189 Cote d'Ivoire 5 years 2000
194 Eritrea 4 years 2010
195 Somalia 2 years 2007

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