How Many Years Of Schooling Are from Males?

Expected Years of Schooling (Male) (years), 2017 or latest
Education | December 11, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 101 countries in 2017, Australia ranked the highest in expected years of schooling of males with 22.5 years followed by Ireland and Belgium. On the other end of the scale was Eritrea with 5.84 years, Mali with 8.00 years and Mauritania with 8.30 years.

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

Expected Years of Schooling (Male) Unit 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Australia years ... ... ... ... ...
Belgium years ... ... 18.1 18.2 18.3 18.4 18.7 ...
Denmark years ... ... 16.3 17.8 18.0 18.5 18.3
Finland years 16.4 16.5 16.5 18.5 18.5
Germany years ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 16.9 17.0 ...
Iceland years ... 17.3 17.5 17.8 18.3 18.4 ...
Ireland years 18.3 18.4 18.6 ... 18.7 ...
Netherlands years 16.9 17.7 17.7 ... ...
New Zealand years ... 18.9 18.5 18.1 17.9 17.9
Norway years 16.9 16.9 16.8 17.0 17.1
South Korea years 17.6 17.6 17.4 17.3 17.2 ...
Spain years 16.4 16.8 17.1 17.2 17.3
Sweden years 15.2 15.1 15.0 16.7 16.9 ...
Turkey years ... ... ... 14.4 14.9 14.9 17.0 17.4 ...
United Kingdom years ... ... 16.0 15.4 15.4 17.2 17.4 ...