Education index

expected and mean years of schooling, 1980–2013

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    1980 Ranking
    1. Australia 0.87
    2. United States 0.79
    3. New Zealand 0.76
    4. Canada 0.75
    5. Switzerland 0.68
    6. Israel 0.68
    7. Denmark 0.67
    8. Netherlands 0.67
    9. Norway 0.67
    10. Japan 0.66
    11. Sweden 0.66
    12. Finland 0.65
    13. Ireland 0.63
    14. Tonga 0.63
    15. Belgium 0.63
    16. United Kingdom 0.61
    17. Hungary 0.60
    18. Iceland 0.60
    19. Romania 0.60
    20. Austria 0.59
    21. Poland 0.59
    22. Germany 0.59
    23. Ukraine 0.58
    24. Malta 0.58
    25. Latvia 0.58
    26. Bulgaria 0.58
    27. Russia 0.58
    28. South Korea 0.57
    29. Cuba 0.55
    30. Luxembourg 0.55
    31. Barbados 0.55
    32. Uruguay 0.55
    33. France 0.54
    34. Greece 0.54
    35. Italy 0.54
    36. Albania 0.54
    37. Belize 0.54
    38. Argentina 0.54
    39. Kazakhstan 0.53
    40. Trinidad and Tobago 0.53
    41. Hong Kong 0.53
    42. Chile 0.53
    43. Brunei 0.52
    44. Spain 0.52
    45. Sri Lanka 0.51
    46. Ecuador 0.51
    47. Panama 0.51
    48. Fiji 0.50
    49. Philippines 0.49
    50. Peru 0.49
    51. Jamaica 0.48
    52. Qatar 0.48
    53. Mongolia 0.48
    54. South Africa 0.47
    55. Cyprus 0.47
    56. Guyana 0.46
    57. Kuwait 0.45
    58. Namibia 0.45
    59. Portugal 0.45
    60. Costa Rica 0.45
    61. Venezuela 0.44
    62. Congo (Brazzaville) 0.44
    63. Jordan 0.43
    64. Bahrain 0.43
    65. Libya 0.42
    66. Mexico 0.42
    67. Bolivia 0.41
    68. Mauritius 0.40
    69. Malaysia 0.40
    70. Dominican Republic 0.39
    71. Colombia 0.39
    72. Paraguay 0.38
    73. Vietnam 0.38
    74. Gabon 0.38
    75. Brazil 0.36
    76. China 0.36
    77. United Arab Emirates 0.36
    78. Swaziland 0.36
    79. Cambodia 0.35
    80. Lesotho 0.35
    81. Kenya 0.35
    82. Syria 0.35
    83. Indonesia 0.35
    84. Thailand 0.34
    85. Iraq 0.34
    86. Nicaragua 0.33
    87. Ghana 0.33
    88. Algeria 0.32
    89. Zambia 0.32
    90. El Salvador 0.32
    91. Togo 0.32
    92. Honduras 0.31
    93. Iran 0.31
    94. Saudi Arabia 0.30
    95. Turkey 0.30
    96. Tunisia 0.30
    97. Tanzania 0.29
    98. Zimbabwe 0.29
    99. Botswana 0.28
    100. Egypt 0.28
    101. Cameroon 0.27
    102. Guatemala 0.25
    103. Laos 0.25
    104. Congo (Kinshasa) 0.24
    105. India 0.24
    106. Burma (Myanmar) 0.22
    107. Morocco 0.21
    108. Ivory Coast 0.20
    109. Bangladesh 0.20
    110. Malawi 0.19
    111. Haiti 0.19
    112. Senegal 0.18
    113. Central African Republic 0.18
    114. Rwanda 0.17
    115. Uganda 0.17
    116. Liberia 0.17
    117. Mauritania 0.17
    118. Sierra Leone 0.16
    119. Gambia 0.16
    120. Pakistan 0.16
    121. Mozambique 0.16
    122. Nepal 0.16
    123. Papua New Guinea 0.16
    124. Benin 0.14
    125. Sudan 0.13
    126. Burundi 0.09
    127. Mali 0.08
    128. Afghanistan 0.08
    129. Niger 0.06
    2013 Ranking
    1. Australia 0.93
    2. New Zealand 0.92
    3. Norway 0.91
    4. Netherlands 0.89
    5. United States 0.89
    6. Ireland 0.89
    7. Germany 0.88
    8. Lithuania 0.88
    9. Denmark 0.87
    10. Czech Republic 0.87
    11. South Korea 0.87
    12. Slovenia 0.86
    13. United Kingdom 0.86
    14. Estonia 0.86
    15. Israel 0.85
    16. Canada 0.85
    17. Iceland 0.85
    18. Switzerland 0.84
    19. Sweden 0.83
    20. Poland 0.83
    21. Belarus 0.82
    22. France 0.82
    23. Finland 0.82
    24. Latvia 0.81
    25. Belgium 0.81
    26. Japan 0.81
    27. Hungary 0.81
    28. Slovakia 0.80
    29. Greece 0.80
    30. Ukraine 0.80
    31. Spain 0.79
    32. Austria 0.79
    33. Italy 0.79
    34. Palau 0.79
    35. Argentina 0.78
    36. Russia 0.78
    37. Cyprus 0.78
    38. Montenegro 0.77
    39. Croatia 0.77
    40. Georgia 0.77
    41. Singapore 0.77
    42. Fiji 0.77
    43. Hong Kong 0.77
    44. Kazakhstan 0.76
    45. Luxembourg 0.76
    46. Liechtenstein 0.76
    47. Bulgaria 0.75
    48. Romania 0.75
    49. Chile 0.75
    50. Cuba 0.74
    51. Barbados 0.74
    52. Sri Lanka 0.74
    53. Malta 0.73
    54. Portugal 0.73
    55. Grenada 0.72
    56. Saudi Arabia 0.72
    57. Tonga 0.72
    58. Mauritius 0.72
    59. Bahamas 0.71
    60. Bahrain 0.71
    61. Uruguay 0.71
    62. Samoa 0.70
    63. Armenia 0.70
    64. Jordan 0.70
    65. Trinidad and Tobago 0.70
    66. Azerbaijan 0.70
    67. Libya 0.70
    68. Serbia 0.70
    69. South Africa 0.70
    70. Mongolia 0.69
    71. Brunei 0.69
    72. Belize 0.69
    73. Qatar 0.69
    74. Iran 0.68
    75. Venezuela 0.68
    76. Antigua and Barbuda 0.68
    77. Turkmenistan 0.68
    78. Bolivia 0.67
    79. United Arab Emirates 0.67
    80. Malaysia 0.67
    81. Andorra 0.67
    82. Jamaica 0.67
    83. Peru 0.66
    84. West Bank and Gaza 0.66
    85. Brazil 0.66
    86. Panama 0.66
    87. Saint Vincent and Grenadines 0.66
    88. Kyrgyzstan 0.66
    89. Bosnia and Herzegovina 0.66
    90. Costa Rica 0.65
    91. Moldova 0.65
    92. Turkey 0.65
    93. Uzbekistan 0.65
    94. Kuwait 0.65
    95. Algeria 0.64
    96. Macedonia (F.Y.R.O.M.) 0.64
    97. Tajikistan 0.64
    98. Mexico 0.64
    99. Saint Kitts and Nevis 0.64
    100. Seychelles 0.64
    101. Saint Lucia 0.63
    102. Lebanon 0.63
    103. Tunisia 0.62
    104. Botswana 0.62
    105. Micronesia 0.61
    106. China 0.61
    107. Philippines 0.61
    108. Albania 0.61
    109. Thailand 0.61
    110. Dominica 0.61
    111. Indonesia 0.60
    112. Oman 0.60
    113. Kiribati 0.60
    114. Colombia 0.60
    115. Vanuatu 0.60
    116. Ecuador 0.59
    117. Zambia 0.59
    118. Dominican Republic 0.59
    119. Gabon 0.59
    120. Suriname 0.59
    121. Paraguay 0.59
    122. Guyana 0.58
    123. Egypt 0.57
    124. El Salvador 0.55
    125. Syria 0.55
    126. Ghana 0.55
    127. Swaziland 0.55
    128. Maldives 0.55
    129. Namibia 0.52
    130. Kenya 0.52
    131. Togo 0.51
    132. Vietnam 0.51
    133. Congo (Brazzaville) 0.51
    134. Honduras 0.51
    135. Lesotho 0.50
    136. Zimbabwe 0.50
    137. Cambodia 0.50
    138. Cameroon 0.49
    139. Nicaragua 0.48
    140. Guatemala 0.48
    141. Cape Verde 0.48
    142. Uganda 0.48
    143. Rwanda 0.48
    144. Angola 0.47
    145. India 0.47
    146. Timor Leste 0.47
    147. Saint Thomas and Principe 0.47
    148. Morocco 0.47
    149. Iraq 0.47
    150. Madagascar 0.46
    151. Nepal 0.45
    152. Comoros 0.45
    153. Bangladesh 0.45
    154. Malawi 0.44
    155. Laos 0.44
    156. Tanzania 0.43
    157. Nigeria 0.43
    158. Bhutan 0.42
    159. Equatorial Guinea 0.42
    160. Benin 0.41
    161. Solomon Islands 0.41
    162. Ivory Coast 0.39
    163. Papua New Guinea 0.38
    164. Haiti 0.37
    165. Pakistan 0.37
    166. Congo (Kinshasa) 0.37
    167. Mozambique 0.37
    168. Burma (Myanmar) 0.37
    169. Burundi 0.37
    170. Senegal 0.37
    171. Liberia 0.37
    172. Afghanistan 0.37
    173. Mauritania 0.35
    174. Gambia 0.35
    175. Yemen 0.34
    176. Guinea Bissau 0.33
    177. Central African Republic 0.32
    178. Ethiopia 0.32
    179. Djibouti 0.31
    180. Sudan 0.31
    181. Mali 0.31
    182. Sierra Leone 0.31
    183. Guinea 0.29
    184. Chad 0.26
    185. Burkina Faso 0.25
    186. Eritrea 0.23
    187. Niger 0.20

    Expected and mean years of schooling factors in how many years of schooling children typically receive, how many children are going to school, schools’ average amount enrolled, how many years of schooling children have received in the past, and the number reaching graduation.

    Source: UNDP