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Duration of primary education


Ireland is the top country by duration of primary education in the world. As of 2016, duration of primary education in Ireland was 8 years. The top 5 countries also includes South Africa, Lesotho, Swaziland, and Zimbabwe.

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What is duration of primary education?

Primary duration refers to the number of years of full-time equivalent duration in primary education in the school system according to ISCED.