How Many Years Of Schooling Are from Males?

Expected Years of Schooling (Male) (years), 2019 or latest
Education | December 31, 2020
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Based on a comparison of 108 countries in 2019, Australia ranked the highest in expected years of schooling of males with 19.9 years followed by Greece and Ireland. On the other end of the scale was Niger with 7.06 years, Mali with 8.11 years and Senegal with 8.42 years.

Average expected years of schooling of males reached 12.3 years in 2019 in the World according to World Bank. This is 0.097 % less than in the previous year and 8.79 % more than 10 years ago.

Historically, average expected years of schooling of males reached an all time high of 12.3 years in 2019 and an all time low of 8.51 years in 1970. The average annual growth amounted to 0.003 % since 1970.

Data for more countries are available at Expected Years of Schooling (Male) indicator page.

Expected Years of Schooling (Male) Unit 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Australia years ... ... ... ... ... 22.7 22.4 21.5 ...
Belgium years 18.4 18.7 18.8 18.8 18.8 ...
Denmark years ... 18.5 18.3 18.4 18.4 18.3 ...
Finland years 18.5 18.5 18.5 18.5 18.6 ...
Germany years ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 16.9 16.8 16.9 16.9 17.0 ...
Greece years ... ... 17.4 18.0 ... 18.7 19.2 ...
Hong Kong years ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 16.0 16.2 16.3 16.3 16.5
Iceland years 18.3 18.4 18.2 18.0 18.0 ...
Ireland years ... 18.0 18.6 18.7 18.6 ...
Netherlands years ... ... 17.8 17.8 18.2 ...
New Zealand years ... 17.9 17.9 18.0 17.2 17.9 ...
Norway years 17.0 17.1 17.1 17.3 17.4 ...
Spain years 16.8 17.0 17.2 17.2 17.2 ...
Sweden years 16.7 16.9 17.3 17.7 18.6 ...
Turkey years ... 17.0 17.4 17.9 18.3 18.7 ...