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School life expectancy in the World

12.3 years in 2015

School life expectancy of World increased from 9.47 years in 1996 to 12.3 years in 2015 growing at an average annual rate of 1.39 %.

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Date Value Change, %
2015 12.30 0.53 %
2014 12.23 0.68 %
2013 12.15 1.52 %
2012 11.97 1.49 %
2011 11.79 2.05 %
2010 11.56 1.93 %
2009 11.34 1.02 %
2008 11.22 1.76 %
2007 11.03 1.88 %
2006 10.83 1.35 %
2005 10.68 1.77 %
2004 10.50
Macro Region
Africa 107 timeseries
Asia 41 timeseries
Central America and the Caribbean 41 timeseries
Europe 82 timeseries
Middle East 32 timeseries
North America 16.52 years in 2014 WB
Oceania 25 timeseries
South America 24 timeseries
Southeast Asia 23 timeseries
Country (years)
Afghanistan 10.77 in 2014 WB
Albania 15.52 in 2015 WB
Algeria 14.36 in 2011 WB
Andorra Average 1 timeseries
Angola 10.35 in 2011 WB
Antigua and Barbuda 13.95 in 2012 WB
Argentina 17.29 in 2014 WB
Armenia 13.19 in 2015 WB
Australia 20.47 in 2014 WB
Austria 16.04 in 2015 WB
Azerbaijan 12.65 in 2014 WB
Bahamas 11.71 in 1995 WB
Bahrain 15.95 in 2015 WB
Bangladesh 9.86 in 2011 WB
Barbados 15.29 in 2011 WB
Belarus 15.7 in 2015 WB
Belgium 19.98 in 2015 WB
Belize 12.82 in 2015 WB
Benin 12.14 in 2013 WB
Bhutan 12.52 in 2013 WB
Bolivia 13.96 in 2007 WB
Bosnia and Herzegovina 14.39 in 2014 WB
Botswana 13.07 in 2013 WB
Brazil 15.4 in 2015 WB
Brunei Darussalam 14.74 in 2015 WB
Bulgaria 14.94 in 2015 WB
Burkina Faso 7.7 in 2013 WB
Burundi 10.9 in 2014 WB
Cabo Verde 13.19 in 2015 WB
Cambodia 10.52 in 2008 WB
Cameroon 12.19 in 2015 WB
Canada 15.81 in 2000 WB
Central African Republic 7.1 in 2012 WB
Chad 7.3 in 2011 WB
Chile 16.48 in 2015 WB
China 14.01 in 2015 WB
Colombia 14.42 in 2015 WB
Comoros 11.09 in 2014 WB
Congo 11.15 in 2012 WB
Costa Rica 15.22 in 2015 WB
Côte d'Ivoire 9.2 in 2015 WB
Croatia 15.14 in 2015 WB
Cuba 13.81 in 2015 WB
Cyprus 14.57 in 2015 WB
Czech Republic 16.94 in 2015 WB
Democratic People's Republic of Korea 10.96 in 2015 WB
Democratic Republic of the Congo 9.23 in 2013 WB
Denmark 19.3 in 2015 WB
Djibouti 6.29 in 2011 WB
Dominica 11 in 1984 WB
Dominican Republic 13.75 in 2015 WB
Ecuador 15.11 in 2013 WB
Egypt 13.1 in 2014 WB
El Salvador 12.89 in 2015 WB
Equatorial Guinea 8.05 in 2000 WB
Eritrea 5.35 in 2014 WB
Estonia 16.35 in 2015 WB
Eswatini 11.41 in 2013 WB
Ethiopia 8.44 in 2012 WB
Fiji 13.91 in 2004 WB
Finland 19.34 in 2015 WB
France 16.27 in 2014 WB
Gabon 12.29 in 2001 WB
Gambia 8.73 in 2010 WB
Georgia 15.44 in 2015 WB
Germany 17.29 in 2015 WB
Ghana 11.92 in 2015 WB
Greece 17.78 in 2014 WB
Grenada 16.72 in 2015 WB
Guatemala 10.88 in 2015 WB
Guinea 8.82 in 2014 WB
Guinea Bissau 8.76 in 2006 WB
Guyana 10.35 in 2012 WB
Haiti 6.8 in 1986 WB
Honduras 11.52 in 2015 WB
Hong Kong 16.4 in 2014 WB
Hungary 15.37 in 2015 WB
Iceland 19.63 in 2013 WB
India 11.96 in 2015 WB
Indonesia 12.77 in 2015 WB
Iran 14.93 in 2015 WB
Iraq 10.14 in 2004 WB
Ireland 19.65 in 2015 WB
Israel 16.01 in 2015 WB
Italy 16.22 in 2015 WB
Jamaica 12.43 in 2004 WB
Japan 15.36 in 2014 WB
Jordan 12.76 in 2012 WB
Kazakhstan 15.01 in 2016 WB
Kenya 11.07 in 2009 WB
Kiribati 11.87 in 2008 WB
Kuwait 13.17 in 2013 WB
Kyrgyzstan 13.13 in 2015 WB
Lao People’s Democratic Republic 10.91 in 2015 WB
Latvia 13.36 in 2015 WB
Lebanon 11.13 in 2015 WB
Lesotho 10.74 in 2014 WB
Liberia 10.53 in 2000 WB
Libya 15.93 in 2003 WB
Liechtenstein 14.71 in 2015 WB
Lithuania 13.41 in 2015 WB
Luxembourg 13.86 in 2012 WB
Macau 14.91 in 2015 WB
Madagascar 10.5 in 2014 WB
Malawi 10.72 in 2011 WB
Malaysia 12.93 in 2015 WB
Maldives 12.25 in 2003 WB
Mali 7.72 in 2011 WB
Malta 15.59 in 2015 WB
Marshall Islands 12.32 in 2002 WB
Mauritania 8.84 in 2015 WB
Mauritius 14.89 in 2015 WB
Mexico 13.3 in 2014 WB
Micronesia (Federated States of) Average 1 timeseries
Mongolia 15.01 in 2015 WB
Montenegro 15.13 in 2010 WB
Morocco 12.05 in 2012 WB
Mozambique 9.59 in 2015 WB
Myanmar 8.2 in 2007 WB
Namibia 11.26 in 2006 WB
Nauru 9.35 in 2008 WB
Nepal 12.19 in 2015 WB
Netherlands 18.12 in 2012 WB
New Zealand 19.36 in 2015 WB
Nicaragua 11.01 in 2002 WB
Niger 5.32 in 2012 WB
Nigeria 8.63 in 2011 WB
North Macedonia 13.12 in 2015 WB
Norway 17.68 in 2015 WB
Oman 13.74 in 2011 WB
Pakistan 8.24 in 2015 WB
Palau 16.91 in 2013 WB
Palestine 12.8 in 2015 WB
Panama 12.8 in 2013 WB
Papua New Guinea 5.89 in 1998 WB
Paraguay 12.32 in 2010 WB
Peru 13.39 in 2010 WB
Philippines 12.75 in 2013 WB
Poland 16.14 in 2014 WB
Portugal 16.5 in 2015 WB
Puerto Rico 14.48 in 2014 WB
Qatar 11.97 in 2015 WB
Republic of Korea 16.52 in 2015 WB
Republic of Moldova 11.63 in 2015 WB
Romania 14.93 in 2015 WB
Russian Federation 15.38 in 2015 WB
Rwanda 10.55 in 2015 WB
Saint Kitts and Nevis 14.39 in 2015 WB
Saint Lucia 12.57 in 2007 WB
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 13.26 in 2004 WB
Samoa 12 in 2000 WB
San Marino 15.11 in 2012 WB
Sao Tome and Principe 12.96 in 2015 WB
Saudi Arabia 16.11 in 2014 WB
Senegal 8.98 in 2015 WB
Serbia 14.55 in 2015 WB
Seychelles 14.09 in 2015 WB
Sierra Leone 7.21 in 2001 WB
Singapore Average 1 timeseries
Slovakia 14.96 in 2014 WB
Slovenia 17.35 in 2014 WB
Solomon Islands 9.24 in 2007 WB
Somalia 2.46 in 1976 WB
South Africa 13.34 in 2014 WB
South Sudan Average 1 timeseries
Spain 17.88 in 2015 WB
Sri Lanka 13.99 in 2013 WB
Sudan 7.21 in 2013 WB
Suriname 10.87 in 2002 WB
Sweden 18.6 in 2015 WB
Switzerland 16.17 in 2015 WB
Syrian Arab Republic 9.03 in 2013 WB
Tajikistan 11.26 in 2013 WB
Thailand 16.03 in 2015 WB
Timor-Leste 13.3 in 2010 WB
Togo 11.97 in 2011 WB
Tonga 14.63 in 2003 WB
Trinidad and Tobago 12.27 in 2004 WB
Tunisia 14.75 in 2015 WB
Turkey 17.22 in 2015 WB
Turkmenistan 10.8 in 2014 WB
Tuvalu 10.96 in 2001 WB
Uganda 10.01 in 2011 WB
Ukraine 15.31 in 2014 WB
United Arab Emirates 10.93 in 1993 WB
United Kingdom 17.94 in 2014 WB
United Republic of Tanzania 8.36 in 2013 WB
United States of America 16.54 in 2014 WB
Uruguay 15 in 2014 WB
Uzbekistan 12.29 in 2016 WB
Vanuatu 10.6 in 2004 WB
Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 14.04 in 2009 WB
Viet Nam 10.26 in 1998 WB
Yemen 8.99 in 2011 WB
Zambia 7.52 in 1990 WB
Zimbabwe 10.31 in 2013 WB

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