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 #1
Guatemala
16.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
1 #1
Tonga
16.00 2018 +6.7 % +14.9 % View data
1 #1
Venezuela
16.00 2018 +0.0 % +2.7 % View data
4 #4
Dominican Republic
15.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
4 #4
Ecuador
15.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
4 #4
El Salvador
15.00 2018 +0.0 % +4.6 % View data
7 #7
Argentina
14.00 2018 +0.0 % +1.5 % View data
7 #7
Bolivia
14.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
7 #7
Brazil
14.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
7 #7
Mexico
14.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
7 #7
Nauru
14.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
7 #7
Peru
14.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
7 #7
Uruguay
14.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
14 #14
Aruba
13.00 2016 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
14 #14
Austria
13.00 2018 +0.0 % +5.4 % View data
14 #14
Bermuda
13.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
14 #14
Chile
13.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
14 #14
Costa Rica
13.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
14 #14
Germany
13.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
14 #14
Hungary
13.00 2018 +0.0 % +3.4 % View data
14 #14
Israel
13.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
14 #14
Macedonia
13.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
14 #14
Marshall Islands
13.00 2018 +0.0 % +7.6 % View data
14 #14
Netherlands
13.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
14 #14
Paraguay
13.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
14 #14
Puerto Rico
13.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
14 #14
Turks and Caicos Islands
13.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
28 #28
Armenia
12.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
28 #28
Bahamas
12.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
28 #28
Belgium
12.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
28 #28
British Virgin Islands
12.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
28 #28
Cayman Islands
12.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
28 #28
Dominica
12.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
28 #28
Egypt
12.00 2018 +0.0 % +5.9 % View data
28 #28
Grenada
12.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
28 #28
Honduras
12.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
28 #28
Italy
12.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
28 #28
Kenya
12.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
28 #28
Luxembourg
12.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
28 #28
Mongolia
12.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
28 #28
North Korea
12.00 2018 +0.0 % +1.8 % View data
28 #28
Pakistan
12.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
28 #28
Palau
12.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
28 #28
Portugal
12.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
28 #28
Saint Kitts and Nevis
12.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
28 #28
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
12.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
28 #28
Turkey
12.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
28 #28
Turkmenistan
12.00 2018 +0.0 % +3.7 % View data
28 #28
United States
12.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
28 #28
Uzbekistan
12.00 2018 +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 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
51 #51
Ghana
11.00 2018 +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 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
51 #51
Moldova
11.00 2018 +0.0 % +4.1 % View data
51 #51
Monaco
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 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
51 #51
Senegal
11.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
51 #51
Sri Lanka
11.00 2018 +0.0 % +4.1 % View data
51 #51
Switzerland
11.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
51 #51
Ukraine
11.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
51 #51
United Kingdom
11.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
68 #68
Algeria
10.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
68 #68
Andorra
10.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
68 #68
Australia
10.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
68 #68
Azerbaijan
10.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
68 #68
Burkina Faso
10.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
68 #68
Cabo Verde
10.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
68 #68
Canada
10.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
68 #68
Central African Republic
10.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
68 #68
Chad
10.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
68 #68
Colombia
10.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
68 #68
Cyprus
10.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
68 #68
Denmark
10.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
68 #68
Djibouti
10.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
68 #68
Finland
10.00 2018 +0.0 % +2.1 % View data
68 #68
France
10.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
68 #68
Gabon
10.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
68 #68
Gibraltar
10.00 2016 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
68 #68
Greece
10.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
68 #68
Greenland
10.00 2016 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
68 #68
Iceland
10.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
68 #68
Ireland
10.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
68 #68
Ivory Coast
10.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
68 #68
Jordan
10.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
68 #68
Kyrgyzstan
10.00 2018 +0.0 % +2.1 % View data
68 #68
Lebanon
10.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
68 #68
Lithuania
10.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
68 #68
New Zealand
10.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
68 #68
Norway
10.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
68 #68
Poland
10.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
68 #68
Republic of the Congo
10.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
68 #68
Romania
10.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
68 #68
Saint Lucia
10.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
68 #68
San Marino
10.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
68 #68
Seychelles
10.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
68 #68
Slovakia
10.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
68 #68
Spain
10.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
68 #68
Togo
10.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
68 #68
Vietnam
10.00 2018 +0.0 % +2.1 % View data
68 #68
West Bank and Gaza
10.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
107 #107
Afghanistan
9.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
107 #107
Albania
9.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
107 #107
Bahrain
9.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
107 #107
Belarus
9.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
107 #107
Bosnia and Herzegovina
9.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
107 #107
Brunei
9.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
107 #107
Cuba
9.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
107 #107
Czech Republic
9.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
107 #107
Estonia
9.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
107 #107
Faroe Islands
9.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
107 #107
Gambia
9.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
107 #107
Georgia
9.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
107 #107
Guinea-Bissau
9.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
107 #107
Hong Kong
9.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
107 #107
Indonesia
9.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
107 #107
Iran
9.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
107 #107
Japan
9.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
107 #107
Kazakhstan
9.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
107 #107
Kiribati
9.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
107 #107
Kuwait
9.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
107 #107
Libya
9.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
107 #107
Liechtenstein
9.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
107 #107
Mali
9.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
107 #107
Mauritania
9.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
107 #107
Montenegro
9.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
107 #107
Morocco
9.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
107 #107
Nigeria
9.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
107 #107
Qatar
9.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
107 #107
Saudi Arabia
9.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
107 #107
Sierra Leone
9.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
107 #107
Slovenia
9.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
107 #107
South Africa
9.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
107 #107
South Korea
9.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
107 #107
Sweden
9.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
107 #107
Syria
9.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
107 #107
Tajikistan
9.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
107 #107
Thailand
9.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
107 #107
Timor-Leste
9.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
107 #107
Tunisia
9.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
107 #107
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
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 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
148 #148
Tuvalu
8.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
159 #159
Eswatini
7.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
159 #159
Lesotho
7.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
159 #159
Namibia
7.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
159 #159
Nicaragua
7.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
159 #159
Tanzania
7.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
159 #159
Uganda
7.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
159 #159
Zambia
7.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
159 #159
Zimbabwe
7.00 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
167 #167
Angola
6.00 2018 +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 2018 +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 2018 +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
Laos
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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