Duration of Compulsory Education

This key economic indicator for the Education sector has been recently updated.

  1. Tonga increased 6.7% of Duration of Compulsory Education in 2018, compared to a year earlier.
  2. Since 2013 Tonga Duration of Compulsory Education increased 14.9% year on year attaining 16 Years.
  3. In 2018 El Salvador was ranked number 4 in Duration of Compulsory Education.
  4. In 2018 Tonga was number 1 in Duration of Compulsory Education to 16 Years, moving from 3 in 2017.

Top Countries in Duration of Compulsory Education

# 189 Countries Years Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 Guatemala 16.00 2018 NA NA View data
1 Tonga 16.00 2018 +6.7 % +14.9 % View data
1 Venezuela 16.00 2018 NA +2.7 % View data
4 Dominican Republic 15.00 2018 NA NA View data
4 Ecuador 15.00 2018 NA NA View data
4 El Salvador 15.00 2018 NA +4.6 % View data
7 Argentina 14.00 2018 NA +1.5 % View data
7 Bolivia 14.00 2018 NA NA View data
7 Brazil 14.00 2018 NA NA View data
7 Mexico 14.00 2018 NA NA View data
7 Nauru 14.00 2018 NA NA View data
7 Peru 14.00 2018 NA NA View data
7 Uruguay 14.00 2018 NA NA View data
14 Aruba 13.00 2016 NA NA View data
14 Austria 13.00 2018 NA +5.4 % View data
14 Bermuda 13.00 2018 NA NA View data
14 Chile 13.00 2018 NA NA View data
14 Costa Rica 13.00 2018 NA NA View data
14 Germany 13.00 2018 NA NA View data
14 Hungary 13.00 2018 NA +3.4 % View data
14 Israel 13.00 2018 NA NA View data
14 Macedonia 13.00 2018 NA NA View data
14 Marshall Islands 13.00 2018 NA +7.6 % View data
14 Netherlands 13.00 2018 NA NA View data
14 Paraguay 13.00 2018 NA NA View data
14 Puerto Rico 13.00 2018 NA NA View data
14 Turks and Caicos Islands 13.00 2018 NA NA View data
28 Armenia 12.00 2018 NA NA View data
28 Bahamas 12.00 2018 NA NA View data
28 Belgium 12.00 2018 NA NA View data
28 British Virgin Islands 12.00 2018 NA NA View data
28 Cayman Islands 12.00 2018 NA NA View data
28 Dominica 12.00 2018 NA NA View data
28 Egypt 12.00 2018 NA +5.9 % View data
28 Grenada 12.00 2018 NA NA View data
28 Honduras 12.00 2018 NA NA View data
28 Italy 12.00 2018 NA NA View data
28 Kenya 12.00 2018 NA NA View data
28 Luxembourg 12.00 2018 NA NA View data
28 Mongolia 12.00 2018 NA NA View data
28 North Korea 12.00 2018 NA +1.8 % View data
28 Pakistan 12.00 2018 NA NA View data
28 Palau 12.00 2018 NA NA View data
28 Portugal 12.00 2018 NA NA View data
28 Saint Kitts and Nevis 12.00 2018 NA NA View data
28 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 12.00 2018 NA NA View data
28 Turkey 12.00 2018 NA NA View data
28 Turkmenistan 12.00 2018 NA +3.7 % View data
28 United States 12.00 2018 NA NA View data
28 Uzbekistan 12.00 2018 NA NA View data
51 Antigua and Barbuda 11.00 2018 NA NA View data
51 Barbados 11.00 2018 NA NA View data
51 Bulgaria 11.00 2018 NA NA View data
51 Ghana 11.00 2018 NA NA View data
51 Latvia 11.00 2018 NA NA View data
51 Malta 11.00 2018 NA NA View data
51 Mauritius 11.00 2018 NA NA View data
51 Moldova 11.00 2018 NA +4.1 % View data
51 Monaco 11.00 2018 NA NA View data
51 Panama 11.00 2018 NA NA View data
51 Philippines 11.00 2018 NA NA View data
51 Russia 11.00 2018 NA NA View data
51 Senegal 11.00 2018 NA NA View data
51 Sri Lanka 11.00 2018 NA +4.1 % View data
51 Switzerland 11.00 2018 NA NA View data
51 Ukraine 11.00 2018 NA NA View data
51 United Kingdom 11.00 2018 NA NA View data
68 Algeria 10.00 2018 NA NA View data
68 Andorra 10.00 2018 NA NA View data
68 Australia 10.00 2018 NA NA View data
68 Azerbaijan 10.00 2018 NA NA View data
68 Burkina Faso 10.00 2018 NA NA View data
68 Cabo Verde 10.00 2018 NA NA View data
68 Canada 10.00 2018 NA NA View data
68 Central African Republic 10.00 2018 NA NA View data
68 Chad 10.00 2018 NA NA View data
68 Colombia 10.00 2018 NA NA View data
68 Cyprus 10.00 2018 NA NA View data
68 Denmark 10.00 2018 NA NA View data
68 Djibouti 10.00 2018 NA NA View data
68 Finland 10.00 2018 NA +2.1 % View data
68 France 10.00 2018 NA NA View data
68 Gabon 10.00 2018 NA NA View data
68 Gibraltar 10.00 2016 NA NA View data
68 Greece 10.00 2018 NA NA View data
68 Greenland 10.00 2016 NA NA View data
68 Iceland 10.00 2018 NA NA View data
68 Ireland 10.00 2018 NA NA View data
68 Ivory Coast 10.00 2018 NA NA View data
68 Jordan 10.00 2018 NA NA View data
68 Kyrgyzstan 10.00 2018 NA +2.1 % View data
68 Lebanon 10.00 2018 NA NA View data
68 Lithuania 10.00 2018 NA NA View data
68 New Zealand 10.00 2018 NA NA View data
68 Norway 10.00 2018 NA NA View data
68 Poland 10.00 2018 NA NA View data
68 Republic of the Congo 10.00 2018 NA NA View data
68 Romania 10.00 2018 NA NA View data
68 Saint Lucia 10.00 2018 NA NA View data
68 San Marino 10.00 2018 NA NA View data
68 Seychelles 10.00 2018 NA NA View data
68 Slovakia 10.00 2018 NA NA View data
68 Spain 10.00 2018 NA NA View data
68 Togo 10.00 2018 NA NA View data
68 Vietnam 10.00 2018 NA +2.1 % View data
68 West Bank and Gaza 10.00 2018 NA NA View data
107 Afghanistan 9.00 2018 NA NA View data
107 Albania 9.00 2018 NA NA View data
107 Bahrain 9.00 2018 NA NA View data
107 Belarus 9.00 2018 NA NA View data
107 Bosnia and Herzegovina 9.00 2018 NA NA View data
107 Brunei 9.00 2018 NA NA View data
107 Cuba 9.00 2018 NA NA View data
107 Czech Republic 9.00 2018 NA NA View data
107 Estonia 9.00 2018 NA NA View data
107 Faroe Islands 9.00 2018 NA NA View data
107 Gambia 9.00 2018 NA NA View data
107 Georgia 9.00 2018 NA NA View data
107 Guinea-Bissau 9.00 2018 NA NA View data
107 Hong Kong 9.00 2018 NA NA View data
107 Indonesia 9.00 2018 NA NA View data
107 Iran 9.00 2018 NA NA View data
107 Japan 9.00 2018 NA NA View data
107 Kazakhstan 9.00 2018 NA NA View data
107 Kiribati 9.00 2018 NA NA View data
107 Kuwait 9.00 2018 NA NA View data
107 Libya 9.00 2018 NA NA View data
107 Liechtenstein 9.00 2018 NA NA View data
107 Mali 9.00 2018 NA NA View data
107 Mauritania 9.00 2018 NA NA View data
107 Montenegro 9.00 2018 NA NA View data
107 Morocco 9.00 2018 NA NA View data
107 Nigeria 9.00 2018 NA NA View data
107 Qatar 9.00 2018 NA NA View data
107 Saudi Arabia 9.00 2018 NA NA View data
107 Sierra Leone 9.00 2018 NA NA View data
107 Slovenia 9.00 2018 NA NA View data
107 South Africa 9.00 2018 NA NA View data
107 South Korea 9.00 2018 NA NA View data
107 Sweden 9.00 2018 NA NA View data
107 Syria 9.00 2018 NA NA View data
107 Tajikistan 9.00 2018 NA NA View data
107 Thailand 9.00 2018 NA NA View data
107 Timor-Leste 9.00 2018 NA NA View data
107 Tunisia 9.00 2018 NA NA View data
107 Yemen 9.00 2018 NA NA View data
148 Belize 8.00 2018 NA NA View data
148 Croatia 8.00 2018 NA NA View data
148 Eritrea 8.00 2018 NA NA View data
148 Ethiopia 8.00 2018 NA NA View data
148 India 8.00 2018 NA NA View data
148 Malawi 8.00 2018 NA NA View data
148 Samoa 8.00 2018 NA NA View data
148 Serbia 8.00 2018 NA NA View data
148 South Sudan 8.00 2018 NA NA View data
148 Sudan 8.00 2018 NA NA View data
148 Tuvalu 8.00 2018 NA NA View data
159 Eswatini 7.00 2018 NA NA View data
159 Lesotho 7.00 2018 NA NA View data
159 Namibia 7.00 2018 NA NA View data
159 Nicaragua 7.00 2018 NA NA View data
159 Tanzania 7.00 2018 NA NA View data
159 Uganda 7.00 2018 NA NA View data
159 Zambia 7.00 2018 NA NA View data
159 Zimbabwe 7.00 2018 NA NA View data
167 Angola 6.00 2018 NA NA View data
167 Benin 6.00 2018 NA NA View data
167 Cameroon 6.00 2018 NA NA View data
167 Comoros 6.00 2018 NA NA View data
167 Democratic Republic of the Congo 6.00 2018 NA NA View data
167 Equatorial Guinea 6.00 2018 NA NA View data
167 Guinea 6.00 2018 NA NA View data
167 Guyana 6.00 2018 NA NA View data
167 Haiti 6.00 2018 NA NA View data
167 Iraq 6.00 2018 NA NA View data
167 Jamaica 6.00 2018 NA NA View data
167 Liberia 6.00 2018 NA NA View data
167 Malaysia 6.00 2018 NA NA View data
167 Rwanda 6.00 2018 NA NA View data
167 Sao Tome and Principe 6.00 2018 NA NA View data
167 Singapore 6.00 2018 NA NA View data
167 Suriname 6.00 2018 NA NA View data
167 Trinidad and Tobago 6.00 2018 NA NA View data
167 United Arab Emirates 6.00 2018 NA NA View data
186 Bangladesh 5.00 2018 NA NA View data
186 Laos 5.00 2018 NA NA View data
186 Madagascar 5.00 2018 NA NA View data
186 Myanmar 5.00 2018 NA NA View data

Source: World Bank

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