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Education > Elementary (primary school) > Starting age: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Average age at which students begin primary education.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
=1 Hungary 7 2012
=1 Serbia 7 2012
=1 Lithuania 7 2012
=1 Guatemala 7 2012
=1 Equatorial Guinea 7 2012
=1 Eritrea 7 2012
=1 China 7 2012
=1 Sweden 7 2012
=1 Mali 7 2012
=1 Russia 7 2012
=1 Bulgaria 7 2012
=1 Romania 7 2012
=1 South Africa 7 2012
=1 Latvia 7 2012
=1 Niger 7 2012
=1 Brazil 7 2012
=1 Gambia 7 2012
=1 Croatia 7 2012
=1 Switzerland 7 2012
=1 Burundi 7 2012
=1 Zambia 7 2012
=1 Kazakhstan 7 2012
=1 Poland 7 2012
=1 Kyrgyzstan 7 2012
=1 North Korea 7 2012
=1 Namibia 7 2012
=1 Turkmenistan 7 2012
=1 Ethiopia 7 2012
=1 Tanzania 7 2012
=1 Tajikistan 7 2012
=1 Afghanistan 7 2012
=1 Indonesia 7 2012
=1 Finland 7 2012
=1 Liechtenstein 7 2012
=1 Guinea 7 2012
=1 El Salvador 7 2012
=1 Rwanda 7 2012
=1 Denmark 7 2012
=1 Moldova 7 2012
=1 Estonia 7 2012
=1 Uzbekistan 7 2012
=1 Senegal 7 2012
=1 Papua New Guinea 7 2012
=44 Jordan 6 2012
=44 Martinique 6 2012
=44 Mauritania 6 2012
=44 Bahrain 6 2012
=44 Dominican Republic 6 2012
=44 Virgin Islands 6 2012
=44 Montenegro 6 2012
=44 Malawi 6 2012
=44 Norway 6 2012
=44 Nauru 6 2012
=44 Vanuatu 6 2012
=44 Slovakia 6 2012
=44 France 6 2012
=44 Guinea-Bissau 6 2012
=44 Haiti 6 2012
=44 Kiribati 6 2012
=44 Belgium 6 2012
=44 Puerto Rico 6 2012
=44 Chile 6 2012
=44 Marshall Islands 6 2012
=44 Algeria 6 2012
=44 Iran 6 2012
=44 Belarus 6 2012
=44 Brunei 6 2012
=44 Japan 6 2012
=44 Uganda 6 2012
=44 Mozambique 6 2012
=44 Austria 6 2012
=44 Chad 6 2012
=44 Vietnam 6 2012
=44 United States 6 2012
=44 Tonga 6 2012
=44 Ukraine 6 2012
=44 Syria 6 2012
=44 Mexico 6 2012
=44 Republic of Macedonia 6 2012
=44 Greece 6 2012
=44 Paraguay 6 2012
=44 Botswana 6 2012
=44 Sao Tome and Principe 6 2012
=44 Cambodia 6 2012
=44 Aruba 6 2012
=44 Argentina 6 2012
=44 Bolivia 6 2012
=44 Ghana 6 2012
=44 Saudi Arabia 6 2012
=44 Cape Verde 6 2012
=44 Slovenia 6 2012
=44 Spain 6 2012
=44 Seychelles 6 2012
=44 Armenia 6 2012
=44 Togo 6 2012
=44 Cuba 6 2012
=44 Federated States of Micronesia 6 2012
=44 Benin 6 2012
=44 Laos 6 2012
=44 Peru 6 2012
=44 Somalia 6 2012
=44 Mongolia 6 2012
=44 Cyprus 6 2012
=44 San Marino 6 2012
=44 Solomon Islands 6 2012
=44 Czech Republic 6 2012
=44 Kenya 6 2012
=44 Lesotho 6 2012
=44 Azerbaijan 6 2012
=44 India 6 2012
=44 Guam 6 2012
=44 United Arab Emirates 6 2012
=44 Macau 6 2012
=44 Albania 6 2012
=44 Jamaica 6 2012
=44 Yemen 6 2012
=44 Gabon 6 2012
=44 Oman 6 2012
=44 Zimbabwe 6 2012
=44 Venezuela 6 2012
=44 Israel 6 2012
=44 Suriname 6 2012
=44 Maldives 6 2012
=44 Sudan 6 2012
=44 Italy 6 2012
=44 Qatar 6 2012
=44 Fiji 6 2012
=44 Colombia 6 2012
=44 Lebanon 6 2012
=44 Morocco 6 2012
=44 Philippines 6 2012
=44 Georgia 6 2012
=44 Sierra Leone 6 2012
=44 Hong Kong 6 2012
=44 Thailand 6 2012
=44 Netherlands Antilles 6 2012
=44 Tuvalu 6 2012
=44 Ecuador 6 2012
=44 Nigeria 6 2012
=44 Palau 6 2012
=44 Andorra 6 2012
=44 American Samoa 6 2012
=44 Luxembourg 6 2012
=44 Costa Rica 6 2012
=44 Panama 6 2012
=44 Malaysia 6 2012
=44 Turks and Caicos Islands 6 2012
=44 Portugal 6 2012
=44 Bangladesh 6 2012
=44 Central African Republic 6 2012
=44 Libya 6 2012
=44 Uruguay 6 2012
=44 Egypt 6 2012
=44 Djibouti 6 2012
=44 Nicaragua 6 2012
=44 Bhutan 6 2012
=44 Democratic Republic of the Congo 6 2012
=44 Kuwait 6 2012
=44 Iceland 6 2012
=44 Germany 6 2012
=44 New Caledonia 6 2012
=44 Guyana 6 2012
=44 Honduras 6 2012
=44 Tunisia 6 2012
=44 Singapore 6 2012
=44 Comoros 6 2012
=44 Turkey 6 2012
=44 South Korea 6 2012
=44 Madagascar 6 2012
=44 Monaco 6 2012
=44 Netherlands 6 2012
=44 Liberia 6 2012
=44 Bosnia and Herzegovina 6 2012
=44 Burkina Faso 6 2012
=44 Cameroon 6 2012
=44 Palestine 6 2012
=44 Swaziland 6 2012
=44 East Timor 6 2012
=44 Canada 6 2012
=44 South Sudan 6 2011
=44 Angola 6 2011
=44 Iraq 6 2010
=44 French Guiana 6 1998
=44 Guadeloupe 6 1998
=44 Saint Pierre and Miquelon 6 1998
=44 French Polynesia 6 1998
=44 Western Sahara 6 1998
=188 Montserrat 5 2012
=188 Malta 5 2012
=188 Antigua and Barbuda 5 2012
=188 Grenada 5 2012
=188 Tokelau 5 2012
=188 British Virgin Islands 5 2012
=188 Cayman Islands 5 2012
=188 Saint Kitts and Nevis 5 2012
=188 Cook Islands 5 2012
=188 Bermuda 5 2012
=188 Saint Lucia 5 2012
=188 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 5 2012
=188 New Zealand 5 2012
=188 Samoa 5 2012
=188 Niue 5 2012
=188 Pakistan 5 2012
=188 The Bahamas 5 2012
=188 United Kingdom 5 2012
=188 Trinidad and Tobago 5 2012
=188 Anguilla 5 2012
=188 Nepal 5 2012
=188 Norfolk Island 5 2012
=188 Belize 5 2012
=188 Australia 5 2012
=188 Ireland 5 2012
=188 Gibraltar 5 2012
=188 Barbados 5 2012
=188 Mauritius 5 2012
=188 Dominica 5 2012
=188 Saint Helena 5 2012
=188 Burma 5 2012
=188 Sri Lanka 5 2012
=188 Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) 5 1998
221 Holy See (Vatican City) 0.0 2012

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Education > Elementary (primary school) > Starting age: Countries Compared Map

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Interesting observations about Education > Elementary (primary school) > Starting age

  • Holy See (Vatican City) has ranked last for elementary (primary school) > starting age since 1975.
  • Namibia has ranked in the top 2 for elementary (primary school) > starting age since 1999.
  • North Korea has ranked in the top 2 for elementary (primary school) > starting age since 2005.
  • Kyrgyzstan has ranked in the top 5 for elementary (primary school) > starting age since 1975.
  • Poland has ranked in the top 6 for elementary (primary school) > starting age since 1975.
  • Kazakhstan has ranked in the top 7 for elementary (primary school) > starting age since 1975.
  • Zambia has ranked in the top 8 for elementary (primary school) > starting age since 1975.
  • Switzerland has ranked in the top 12 for elementary (primary school) > starting age since 1975.
  • Burundi has ranked in the top 11 for elementary (primary school) > starting age since 1975.
  • Brazil has ranked in the top 16 for elementary (primary school) > starting age since 1975.
  • Croatia has ranked in the top 14 for elementary (primary school) > starting age since 1975.
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