Duration of Compulsory Education

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

  1. Tonga was up 6.7% of Duration of Compulsory Education in 2019, compared to the previous year.
  2. Since 2014 Venezuela Duration of Compulsory Education jumped by 4% year on year at 17 Years.
  3. In 2019 Israel was ranked number 4 in Duration of Compulsory Education.
  4. In 2019 Sweden was number 69 in Duration of Compulsory Education reaching 10 Years, moving from 108 in 2018.

Top Countries in Duration of Compulsory Education

# 188 Countries Years Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 #1
Venezuela
17.00 2019 +0.0 % +4.0 % View data
2 #2
Guatemala
16.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
2 #2
Tonga
16.00 2019 +6.7 % +1.3 % View data
4 #4
Brazil
15.00 2019 +7.1 % +1.4 % View data
4 #4
Dominican Republic
15.00 2019 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
4 #4
Ecuador
15.00 2019 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
4 #4
El Salvador
15.00 2019 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
4 #4
Israel
15.00 2019 +0.0 % +2.9 % View data
9 #9
Argentina
14.00 2019 +0.0 % +1.5 % View data
9 #9
Bolivia
14.00 2019 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
9 #9
Mexico
14.00 2019 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
9 #9
Nauru
14.00 2019 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
9 #9
Peru
14.00 2019 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
9 #9
Uruguay
14.00 2019 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
15 #15
Aruba
13.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
15 #15
Austria
13.00 2019 +0.0 % +5.4 % View data
15 #15
Bermuda
13.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
15 #15
Costa Rica
13.00 2019 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
15 #15
Germany
13.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
15 #15
Hungary
13.00 2019 +0.0 % +3.4 % View data
15 #15
Macedonia
13.00 2019 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
15 #15
Marshall Islands
13.00 2019 +0.0 % +7.6 % View data
15 #15
Netherlands
13.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
15 #15
Paraguay
13.00 2019 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
15 #15
Puerto Rico
13.00 2019 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
15 #15
Turks and Caicos Islands
13.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
27 #27
Armenia
12.00 2019 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
27 #27
Bahamas
12.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
27 #27
Belgium
12.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
27 #27
British Virgin Islands
12.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
27 #27
Cayman Islands
12.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
27 #27
Chile
12.00 2019 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
27 #27
Colombia
12.00 2019 +0.0 % +3.7 % View data
27 #27
Dominica
12.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
27 #27
Egypt
12.00 2019 +0.0 % +5.9 % View data
27 #27
Grenada
12.00 2019 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
27 #27
Honduras
12.00 2019 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
27 #27
Italy
12.00 2019 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
27 #27
Kenya
12.00 2019 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
27 #27
Luxembourg
12.00 2019 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
27 #27
Mongolia
12.00 2019 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
27 #27
Pakistan
12.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
27 #27
Palau
12.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
27 #27
Portugal
12.00 2019 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
27 #27
Saint Kitts and Nevis
12.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
27 #27
Saint Vincent and Grenadines
12.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
27 #27
Turkey
12.00 2019 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
27 #27
Turkmenistan
12.00 2019 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
27 #27
United States
12.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
27 #27
Uzbekistan
12.00 2019 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
51 #51
Antigua and Barbuda
11.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
51 #51
Barbados
11.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
51 #51
Bulgaria
11.00 2019 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
51 #51
Ghana
11.00 2019 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
51 #51
Latvia
11.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
51 #51
Malta
11.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
51 #51
Mauritius
11.00 2019 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
51 #51
Moldova
11.00 2019 +0.0 % +4.1 % View data
51 #51
Monaco
11.00 2019 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
51 #51
North Korea
11.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
51 #51
Panama
11.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
51 #51
Philippines
11.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
51 #51
Russia
11.00 2019 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
51 #51
Senegal
11.00 2019 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
51 #51
Sri Lanka
11.00 2019 +0.0 % +4.1 % View data
51 #51
Switzerland
11.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
51 #51
Ukraine
11.00 2019 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
51 #51
United Kingdom
11.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
69 #69
Algeria
10.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
69 #69
Andorra
10.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
69 #69
Australia
10.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
69 #69
Azerbaijan
10.00 2019 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
69 #69
Burkina Faso
10.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
69 #69
Canada
10.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
69 #69
Cape Verde
10.00 2019 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
69 #69
Central African Republic
10.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
69 #69
Chad
10.00 2019 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
69 #69
Cyprus
10.00 2019 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
69 #69
Denmark
10.00 2019 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
69 #69
Djibouti
10.00 2019 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
69 #69
Finland
10.00 2019 +0.0 % +2.1 % View data
69 #69
France
10.00 2019 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
69 #69
Gabon
10.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
69 #69
Gibraltar
10.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
69 #69
Greece
10.00 2019 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
69 #69
Greenland
10.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
69 #69
Iceland
10.00 2019 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
69 #69
Ireland
10.00 2019 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
69 #69
Ivory Coast
10.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
69 #69
Jordan
10.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
69 #69
Kyrgyzstan
10.00 2019 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
69 #69
Lebanon
10.00 2019 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
69 #69
Lithuania
10.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
69 #69
New Zealand
10.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
69 #69
Norway
10.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
69 #69
Oman
10.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
69 #69
Palestine
10.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
69 #69
Poland
10.00 2019 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
69 #69
Republic of the Congo
10.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
69 #69
Romania
10.00 2019 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
69 #69
Saint Lucia
10.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
69 #69
San Marino
10.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
69 #69
Seychelles
10.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
69 #69
Slovakia
10.00 2019 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
69 #69
Spain
10.00 2019 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
69 #69
Sweden
10.00 2019 +11.1 % +2.1 % View data
69 #69
Togo
10.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
69 #69
Vietnam
10.00 2019 +0.0 % +2.1 % View data
109 #109
Afghanistan
9.00 2019 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
109 #109
Albania
9.00 2019 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
109 #109
Bahrain
9.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
109 #109
Belarus
9.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
109 #109
Bosnia and Herzegovina
9.00 2019 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
109 #109
Brunei
9.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
109 #109
China
9.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
109 #109
Cuba
9.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
109 #109
Czech Republic
9.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
109 #109
East Timor
9.00 2019 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
109 #109
Estonia
9.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
109 #109
Faroe Islands
9.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
109 #109
Gambia
9.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
109 #109
Georgia
9.00 2019 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
109 #109
Guinea-Bissau
9.00 2019 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
109 #109
Indonesia
9.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
109 #109
Iran
9.00 2019 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
109 #109
Japan
9.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
109 #109
Kazakhstan
9.00 2019 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
109 #109
Kiribati
9.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
109 #109
Kuwait
9.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
109 #109
Libya
9.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
109 #109
Liechtenstein
9.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
109 #109
Mali
9.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
109 #109
Mauritania
9.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
109 #109
Montenegro
9.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
109 #109
Morocco
9.00 2019 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
109 #109
Nigeria
9.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
109 #109
Qatar
9.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
109 #109
Saudi Arabia
9.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
109 #109
Sierra Leone
9.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
109 #109
Slovenia
9.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
109 #109
South Africa
9.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
109 #109
South Korea
9.00 2019 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
109 #109
Syria
9.00 2019 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
109 #109
Tajikistan
9.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
109 #109
Thailand
9.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
109 #109
Tunisia
9.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
109 #109
Yemen
9.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
148 #148
Belize
8.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
148 #148
Croatia
8.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
148 #148
Eritrea
8.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
148 #148
Ethiopia
8.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
148 #148
India
8.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
148 #148
Laos
8.00 2019 -11.1 % +9.9 % View data
148 #148
Malawi
8.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
148 #148
Samoa
8.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
148 #148
Serbia
8.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
148 #148
South Sudan
8.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
148 #148
Sudan
8.00 2019 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
148 #148
Tuvalu
8.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
160 #160
Lesotho
7.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
160 #160
Nicaragua
7.00 2019 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
160 #160
Swaziland
7.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
160 #160
Tanzania
7.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
160 #160
Uganda
7.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
160 #160
Zambia
7.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
160 #160
Zimbabwe
7.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
167 #167
Angola
6.00 2019 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
167 #167
Benin
6.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
167 #167
Cameroon
6.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
167 #167
Comoros
6.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
167 #167
Democratic Republic of the Congo
6.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
167 #167
Equatorial Guinea
6.00 2019 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
167 #167
Guinea
6.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
167 #167
Guyana
6.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
167 #167
Haiti
6.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
167 #167
Iraq
6.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
167 #167
Jamaica
6.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
167 #167
Liberia
6.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
167 #167
Malaysia
6.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
167 #167
Rwanda
6.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
167 #167
Sao Tome and Principe
6.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
167 #167
Singapore
6.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
167 #167
Suriname
6.00 2019 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
167 #167
Trinidad and Tobago
6.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
167 #167
United Arab Emirates
6.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
186 #186
Bangladesh
5.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
186 #186
Madagascar
5.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
186 #186
Myanmar
5.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data

Source: World Bank

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