FIELD LISTING :: SCHOOL LIFE EXPECTANCY (PRIMARY TO TERTIARY EDUCATION)
CountrySCHOOL LIFE EXPECTANCY (PRIMARY TO TERTIARY EDUCATION)(YEARS)
Afghanistan total: 11 years
male: 13 years
female: 8 years (2014)
Albania total: 16 years
male: 15 years
female: 16 years (2015)
Algeria total: 14 years
male: 14 years
female: 15 years (2011)
Angola total: 10 years
male: 13 years
female: 8 years (2011)
Antigua and Barbuda total: 14 years
male: 13 years
female: 15 years (2012)
Argentina total: 17 years
male: 16 years
female: 18 years (2014)
Armenia total: 13 years
male: 13 years
female: 13 years (2015)
Aruba total: 14 years
male: 13 years
female: 14 years (2012)
Australia total: 20 years
male: 20 years
female: 21 years (2014)
Austria total: 16 years
male: 16 years
female: 16 years (2015)
Azerbaijan total: 13 years
male: 13 years
female: 13 years (2014)
Bangladesh total: 10 years
male: 10 years
female: 10 years (2011)
Barbados total: 15 years
male: 14 years
female: 17 years (2011)
Belarus total: 16 years
male: 15 years
female: 16 years (2015)
Belgium total: 20 years
male: 19 years
female: 21 years (2014)
Belize total: 13 years
male: 13 years
female: 13 years (2015)
Benin total: 12 years
male: 14 years
female: 11 years (2013)
Bermuda total: 12 years
male: 11 years
female: 12 years (2015)
Bhutan total: 13 years
male: 12 years
female: 13 years (2013)
Bosnia and Herzegovina total: 14 years
male: 14 years
female: 15 years (2014)
Botswana total: 13 years
male: 13 years
female: 13 years (2013)
Brazil total: 15 years
male: 15 years
female: 16 years (2014)
British Virgin Islands total: 14 years
male: NA
female: NA (2015)
Brunei total: 15 years
male: 14 years
female: 15 years (2015)
Bulgaria total: 15 years
male: 15 years
female: 15 years (2015)
Burkina Faso total: 8 years
male: 8 years
female: 7 years (2013)
Burma total: 10 years
male: 10 years
female: 10 years (2017)
Burundi total: 11 years
male: 11 years
female: 10 years (2013)
Cabo Verde total: 13 years
male: 13 years
female: 13 years (2015)
Cambodia total: 11 years
male: 11 years
female: 10 years (2008)
Cameroon total: 12 years
male: 13 years
female: 11 years (2015)
Central African Republic total: 7 years
male: 8 years
female: 6 years (2012)
Chad total: 7 years
male: 9 years
female: 6 years (2011)
Chile total: 16 years
male: 16 years
female: 17 years (2015)
China total: 14 years
male: 14 years
female: 14 years (2015)
Colombia total: 14 years
male: 14 years
female: 15 years (2015)
Comoros total: 11 years
male: 11 years
female: 11 years (2014)
Congo, Democratic Republic of the total: 9 years
male: 10 years
female: 8 years (2013)
Congo, Republic of the total: 11 years
male: 11 years
female: 11 years (2012)
Cook Islands total: 15 years
male: 15 years
female: 16 years (2015)
Costa Rica total: 15 years
male: 15 years
female: 16 years (2015)
Cote d'Ivoire total: 9 years
male: 10 years
female: 8 years (2015)
Croatia total: 15 years
male: 15 years
female: 16 years (2014)
Cuba total: 14 years
male: 13 years
female: 14 years (2015)
Curacao total: 18 years
male: 18 years
female: 19 years (2013)
Cyprus total: 15 years
male: 14 years
female: 15 years (2015)
Czechia total: 17 years
male: 16 years
female: 18 years (2014)
Denmark total: 19 years
male: 18 years
female: 20 years (2014)
Djibouti total: 6 years
male: 7 years
female: 6 years (2011)
Dominican Republic total: 13 years
male: 13 years
female: 14 years (2014)
Ecuador total: 15 years
male: 15 years
female: 16 years (2012)
Egypt total: 13 years
male: 13 years
female: 13 years (2014)
El Salvador total: 13 years
male: 13 years
female: 13 years (2014)
Eritrea total: 5 years
male: 6 years
female: 5 years (2014)
Estonia total: 16 years
male: 16 years
female: 17 years (2015)
Eswatini total: 11 years
male: 12 years
female: 11 years (2013)
Ethiopia total: 8 years
male: 9 years
female: 8 years (2012)
Finland total: 19 years
male: 19 years
female: 20 years (2015)
France total: 16 years
male: 16 years
female: 17 years (2014)
Gambia, The total: 9 years
male: 9 years
female: 9 years (2010)
Gaza Strip total: 13 years
male: 12 years
female: 14 years
note: data represent Gaza Strip and the West Bank (2015)
Georgia total: 15 years
male: 15 years
female: 16 years (2015)
Germany total: 17 years
male: 17 years
female: 17 years (2015)
Ghana total: 12 years
male: 12 years
female: 12 years (2015)
Greece total: 18 years
male: 18 years
female: 18 years (2014)
Grenada total: 17 years
male: 17 years
female: 17 years (2015)
Guatemala total: 11 years
male: 11 years
female: 10 years (2013)
Guinea total: 9 years
male: 10 years
female: 8 years (2014)
Guyana total: 10 years
male: 10 years
female: 10 years (2012)
Honduras total: 11 years
male: 11 years
female: 12 years (2014)
Hong Kong total: 16 years
male: 16 years
female: 16 years (2014)
Hungary total: 15 years
male: 15 years
female: 16 years (2015)
Iceland total: 20 years
male: 18 years
female: 21 years (2013)
India total: 12 years
male: 12 years
female: 12 years (2014)
Indonesia total: 13 years
male: 13 years
female: 13 years (2014)
Iran total: 15 years
male: 15 years
female: 15 years (2015)
Ireland total: 19 years
male: 19 years
female: 19 years (2014)
Israel total: 16 years
male: 16 years
female: 16 years (2014)
Italy total: 16 years
male: 16 years
female: 17 years (2014)
Japan total: 15 years
male: 15 years
female: 15 years (2014)
Jordan total: 13 years
male: 12 years
female: 13 years (2012)
Kazakhstan total: 15 years
male: 15 years
female: 15 years (2016)
Kenya total: 11 years
male: 11 years
female: 11 years (2009)
Kiribati total: 12 years
male: 11 years
female: 12 years (2008)
Korea, North total: 11 years
male: 11 years
female: 11 years (2015)
Korea, South total: 17 years
male: 17 years
female: 16 years (2013)
Kuwait total: 13 years
male: 13 years
female: 14 years (2013)
Kyrgyzstan total: 13 years
male: 13 years
female: 13 years (2014)
Laos total: 11 years
male: 11 years
female: 11 years (2015)
Latvia total: 16 years
male: 16 years
female: 17 years (2014)
Lebanon total: 11 years
male: 12 years
female: 11 years (2014)
Lesotho total: 11 years
male: 10 years
female: 11 years (2014)
Liechtenstein total: 15 years
male: 16 years
female: 13 years (2015)
Lithuania total: 17 years
male: 16 years
female: 17 years (2014)
Luxembourg total: 14 years
male: 14 years
female: 14 years (2012)
Macau total: 15 years
male: 14 years
female: 15 years (2015)
Macedonia total: 13 years
male: 13 years
female: 13 years (2014)
Madagascar total: 11 years
male: 11 years
female: 10 years (2014)
Malawi total: 11 years
male: 11 years
female: 11 years (2011)
Malaysia total: 13 years
male: 12 years
female: 13 years (2015)
Mali total: 8 years
male: 9 years
female: 7 years (2011)
Malta total: 15 years
male: 15 years
female: 15 years (2015)
Mauritania total: 9 years
male: 9 years
female: 9 years (2015)
Mauritius total: 15 years
male: 14 years
female: 15 years (2015)
Mexico total: 13 years
male: 13 years
female: 13 years (2014)
Moldova total: 12 years
male: 11 years
female: 12 years (2015)
Mongolia total: 15 years
male: 14 years
female: 16 years (2015)
Montenegro total: 15 years
male: 15 years
female: 15 years (2010)
Morocco total: 12 years
male: 13 years
female: 12 years (2012)
Mozambique total: 10 years
male: 10 years
female: 9 years (2014)
Nauru total: 9 years
male: 9 years
female: 10 years (2008)
Nepal total: 12 years
male: 12 years
female: 13 years (2015)
Netherlands total: 18 years
male: 18 years
female: 18 years (2012)
New Zealand total: 19 years
male: 18 years
female: 20 years (2014)
Niger total: 5 years
male: 6 years
female: 5 years (2012)
Nigeria total: 9 years
male: 9 years
female: 8 years (2011)
Norway total: 18 years
male: 17 years
female: 18 years (2015)
Oman total: 14 years
male: 13 years
female: 15 years (2015)
Pakistan total: 8 years
male: 9 years
female: 7 years (2015)
Palau total: 17 years
male: 16 years
female: 18 years (2013)
Panama total: 13 years
male: 12 years
female: 13 years (2013)
Paraguay total: 12 years
male: 12 years
female: 13 years (2010)
Peru total: 13 years
male: 13 years
female: 14 years (2010)
Philippines total: 13 years
male: 12 years
female: 13 years (2013)
Poland total: 16 years
male: 16 years
female: 17 years (2013)
Portugal total: 17 years
male: 17 years
female: 17 years (2014)
Puerto Rico total: 14 years
male: 13 years
female: 15 years (2014)
Qatar total: 13 years
male: 13 years
female: 14 years (2011)
Romania total: 15 years
male: 15 years
female: 15 years (2015)
Russia total: 15 years
male: 15 years
female: 15 years (2014)
Rwanda total: 11 years
male: 11 years
female: 11 years (2013)
Saint Kitts and Nevis total: 14 years
male: 13 years
female: 16 years (2015)
San Marino total: 15 years
male: 15 years
female: 16 years (2012)
Sao Tome and Principe total: 13 years
male: 13 years
female: 13 years (2015)
Saudi Arabia total: 16 years
male: 17 years
female: 15 years (2014)
Senegal total: 9 years
male: 9 years
female: 9 years (2015)
Serbia total: 15 years
male: 14 years
female: 15 years (2015)
Seychelles total: 14 years
male: 13 years
female: 15 years (2015)
Singapore total: 13 years
male: 13 years
female: 13 years (2009)
Slovakia total: 15 years
male: 14 years
female: 16 years (2014)
Slovenia total: 17 years
male: 17 years
female: 18 years (2014)
South Africa total: 13 years
male: 12 years
female: 13 years (2012)
Spain total: 18 years
male: 18 years
female: 18 years (2015)
Sri Lanka total: 14 years
male: 14 years
female: 14 years (2013)
Sudan total: 7 years
male: 7 years
female: 7 years (2013)
Sweden total: 18 years
male: 17 years
female: 20 years (2014)
Switzerland total: 16 years
male: 16 years
female: 16 years (2014)
Syria total: 9 years
male: 9 years
female: 9 years (2013)
Tajikistan total: 11 years
male: 12 years
female: 11 years (2013)
Tanzania total: 8 years
male: 8 years
female: 8 years (2013)
Thailand total: 16 years
male: 16 years
female: 16 years (2015)
Timor-Leste total: 13 years
male: 14 years
female: 13 years (2010)
Togo total: 12 years
male: NA
female: NA (2011)
Tunisia total: 15 years
male: NA
female: NA (2015)
Turkey total: 16 years
male: 17 years
female: 16 years (2013)
Turkmenistan total: 11 years
male: 11 years
female: 11 years (2014)
Uganda total: 10 years
male: 10 years
female: 10 years (2011)
Ukraine total: 15 years
male: 15 years
female: 16 years (2014)
United Kingdom total: 18 years
male: 17 years
female: 18 years (2014)
United States total: 17 years
male: 16 years
female: 17 years (2014)
Uruguay total: 16 years
male: 14 years
female: 17 years (2010)
Uzbekistan total: 12 years
male: 13 years
female: 12 years (2016)
Venezuela total: 14 years
male: NA
female: NA (2009)
West Bank total: 13 years
male: 12 years
female: 14 years
note: data represent Gaza Strip and the West Bank (2015)
World total: 12 years
male: 12 years
female: 12 years (2014)
Yemen total: 9 years
male: 10 years
female: 8 years (2011)
Zimbabwe total: 10 years
male: 10 years
female: 10 years (2013)