Mean length of schooling for women aged 25 and above

years, 1980–2013

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    1980 Ranking
    1. United States 11.90
    2. New Zealand 11.30
    3. Australia 11.00
    4. Slovakia 9.60
    5. Canada 9.60
    6. Czech Republic 9.60
    7. Ireland 9.50
    8. Switzerland 9.40
    9. Israel 9.10
    10. Armenia 9.00
    11. Sweden 8.90
    12. Norway 8.70
    13. Netherlands 8.70
    14. Hungary 8.40
    15. Denmark 8.40
    16. Japan 8.30
    17. Estonia 8.30
    18. Slovenia 8.30
    19. Finland 8.10
    20. Belgium 7.80
    21. Bulgaria 7.70
    22. Luxembourg 7.60
    23. United Kingdom 7.40
    24. Iceland 7.40
    25. Poland 7.40
    26. Belize 7.10
    27. Trinidad and Tobago 6.90
    28. Romania 6.90
    29. Argentina 6.80
    30. Ukraine 6.70
    31. Tonga 6.70
    32. Russia 6.50
    33. Uruguay 6.40
    34. Sri Lanka 6.40
    35. Tajikistan 6.30
    36. Chile 6.30
    37. Austria 6.30
    38. Lithuania 6.30
    39. Cuba 6.20
    40. Latvia 6.10
    41. Barbados 6.10
    42. South Korea 6.00
    43. Kyrgyzstan 6.00
    44. Cyprus 5.90
    45. Croatia 5.90
    46. Philippines 5.90
    47. Panama 5.90
    48. Moldova 5.80
    49. Greece 5.80
    50. Italy 5.80
    51. Serbia 5.70
    52. Malta 5.70
    53. France 5.60
    54. Guyana 5.50
    55. Kazakhstan 5.50
    56. Albania 5.50
    57. Hong Kong 5.40
    58. Fiji 5.40
    59. Costa Rica 5.40
    60. Germany 5.30
    61. Jamaica 5.20
    62. Ecuador 5.00
    63. Mongolia 5.00
    64. Brunei 4.80
    65. Peru 4.60
    66. Venezuela 4.60
    67. South Africa 4.50
    68. Spain 4.40
    69. Paraguay 4.30
    70. Lesotho 4.20
    71. Portugal 4.10
    72. Colombia 4.00
    73. Maldives 4.00
    74. Qatar 4.00
    75. Namibia 3.80
    76. Kuwait 3.80
    77. Dominican Republic 3.60
    78. Swaziland 3.60
    79. Mauritius 3.60
    80. Mexico 3.60
    81. Bolivia 3.50
    82. Thailand 3.30
    83. Malaysia 3.30
    84. Vietnam 3.30
    85. United Arab Emirates 3.20
    86. Gabon 3.20
    87. Singapore 3.00
    88. Bahrain 2.90
    89. China 2.90
    90. Honduras 2.70
    91. El Salvador 2.60
    92. Zimbabwe 2.50
    93. Brazil 2.40
    94. Botswana 2.30
    95. Indonesia 2.30
    96. Ghana 2.20
    97. Guatemala 2.10
    98. Zambia 2.10
    99. Nicaragua 1.90
    100. Saudi Arabia 1.90
    101. Jordan 1.80
    102. Turkey 1.80
    103. Senegal 1.60
    104. Kenya 1.60
    105. Tanzania 1.50
    106. Cambodia 1.40
    107. Congo (Brazzaville) 1.40
    108. Cameroon 1.30
    109. Iran 1.30
    110. Mauritania 1.30
    111. Burma (Myanmar) 1.30
    112. Syria 1.30
    113. Malawi 1.20
    114. Egypt 1.10
    115. Tunisia 1.10
    116. Haiti 1.10
    117. Uganda 1.10
    118. Laos 1.00
    119. Libya 1.00
    120. Togo 0.90
    121. India 0.90
    122. Bangladesh 0.90
    123. Algeria 0.90
    124. Iraq 0.80
    125. Papua New Guinea 0.80
    126. Liberia 0.70
    127. Mozambique 0.70
    128. Morocco 0.70
    129. Sierra Leone 0.60
    130. Rwanda 0.60
    131. Burundi 0.60
    132. Pakistan 0.50
    133. Central African Republic 0.50
    134. Congo (Kinshasa) 0.50
    135. Ivory Coast 0.50
    136. Gambia 0.40
    137. Sudan 0.40
    138. Benin 0.30
    139. Afghanistan 0.20
    140. Mali 0.20
    141. Niger 0.10
    142. Nepal 0.10
    2013 Ranking
    1. United States 13.00
    2. United Kingdom 12.80
    3. Norway 12.70
    4. Israel 12.60
    5. Germany 12.60
    6. New Zealand 12.50
    7. Australia 12.50
    8. Lithuania 12.30
    9. Estonia 12.30
    10. Canada 12.30
    11. Palau 12.20
    12. Czech Republic 12.10
    13. Poland 11.90
    14. Georgia 11.90
    15. Denmark 11.90
    16. Sweden 11.80
    17. Slovenia 11.80
    18. Ireland 11.70
    19. Russia 11.70
    20. Netherlands 11.60
    21. Slovakia 11.60
    22. Latvia 11.50
    23. Switzerland 11.50
    24. Belarus 11.40
    25. Hungary 11.20
    26. Japan 11.20
    27. Ukraine 11.20
    28. South Korea 11.10
    29. Bahamas 11.10
    30. Luxembourg 10.90
    31. France 10.90
    32. Trinidad and Tobago 10.90
    33. Armenia 10.80
    34. Iceland 10.80
    35. Cyprus 10.70
    36. Sri Lanka 10.70
    37. Bulgaria 10.60
    38. Belgium 10.50
    39. Azerbaijan 10.50
    40. Croatia 10.50
    41. Romania 10.40
    42. Samoa 10.30
    43. Finland 10.30
    44. United Arab Emirates 10.20
    45. Kazakhstan 10.20
    46. Cuba 10.10
    47. Qatar 10.10
    48. Tajikistan 10.00
    49. Argentina 10.00
    50. Montenegro 9.90
    51. Greece 9.90
    52. Jamaica 9.80
    53. Hong Kong 9.80
    54. Fiji 9.80
    55. South Africa 9.80
    56. Italy 9.70
    57. Singapore 9.70
    58. Panama 9.60
    59. Moldova 9.60
    60. Chile 9.60
    61. Uzbekistan 9.50
    62. Malta 9.50
    63. Barbados 9.50
    64. Spain 9.50
    65. Jordan 9.40
    66. Seychelles 9.40
    67. Kyrgyzstan 9.30
    68. Malaysia 9.20
    69. Serbia 9.20
    70. Belize 9.20
    71. Tonga 9.20
    72. Bahrain 9.10
    73. Albania 9.10
    74. Guyana 9.00
    75. Austria 8.90
    76. Philippines 8.80
    77. Uruguay 8.70
    78. Venezuela 8.70
    79. Botswana 8.70
    80. Brunei 8.60
    81. Peru 8.50
    82. Mongolia 8.50
    83. West Bank and Gaza 8.40
    84. Bolivia 8.40
    85. Gabon 8.40
    86. Costa Rica 8.40
    87. Mexico 8.10
    88. Saudi Arabia 8.00
    89. Vanuatu 8.00
    90. Mauritius 8.00
    91. Portugal 8.00
    92. Kuwait 7.90
    93. Macedonia (F.Y.R.O.M.) 7.90
    94. Dominican Republic 7.70
    95. Lebanon 7.60
    96. Libya 7.50
    97. Paraguay 7.50
    98. Swaziland 7.40
    99. Ecuador 7.40
    100. Brazil 7.30
    101. Suriname 7.30
    102. Bosnia and Herzegovina 7.20
    103. Iran 7.10
    104. Thailand 7.00
    105. Colombia 7.00
    106. Indonesia 6.90
    107. China 6.90
    108. Lesotho 6.80
    109. Zimbabwe 6.70
    110. Turkey 6.40
    111. Namibia 6.30
    112. Syria 6.10
    113. El Salvador 6.10
    114. Ghana 5.90
    115. Algeria 5.90
    116. Zambia 5.80
    117. Micronesia 5.60
    118. Congo (Brazzaville) 5.50
    119. Tunisia 5.50
    120. Maldives 5.40
    121. Kenya 5.40
    122. Honduras 5.30
    123. Egypt 5.30
    124. Vietnam 5.20
    125. Cameroon 5.10
    126. Guatemala 5.00
    127. Madagascar 4.80
    128. Nicaragua 4.80
    129. Bangladesh 4.60
    130. Tanzania 4.50
    131. Iraq 4.40
    132. Uganda 4.30
    133. Nigeria 4.20
    134. Burma (Myanmar) 4.10
    135. Saint Thomas and Principe 4.00
    136. Laos 3.80
    137. Timor Leste 3.60
    138. Senegal 3.40
    139. Malawi 3.40
    140. Togo 3.30
    141. Pakistan 3.30
    142. Morocco 3.20
    143. Papua New Guinea 3.20
    144. India 3.20
    145. Cambodia 3.20
    146. Haiti 3.20
    147. Ivory Coast 3.10
    148. Rwanda 3.10
    149. Mauritania 2.60
    150. Sudan 2.50
    151. Nepal 2.40
    152. Liberia 2.30
    153. Central African Republic 2.30
    154. Burundi 2.20
    155. Congo (Kinshasa) 2.10
    156. Gambia 2.00
    157. Sierra Leone 2.00
    158. Benin 2.00
    159. Burkina Faso 1.90
    160. Mali 1.40
    161. Guinea Bissau 1.40
    162. Ethiopia 1.40
    163. Yemen 1.20
    164. Afghanistan 1.20
    165. Niger 0.80
    166. Mozambique 0.80
    167. Guinea 0.80
    168. Chad 0.60

    Average number of years of education received by people ages 25 and older, converted from educational attainment levels using official durations of each level.

    Source: United Nations