Secondary School Starting Age remained unchanged in United Arab Emirates in 2017

Secondary School Starting Age (years)
Education | United Arab Emirates | May 18, 2019
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Secondary school starting age reached 11.0 years in 2016 in United Arab Emirates, according to World Bank. This is the same as in the previous year.

Historically, secondary school starting age in United Arab Emirates reached an all time high of 12.0 years in 1970 and an all time low of 11.0 years in 2003. When compared to United Arab Emirates's main peers, secondary school starting age in Bahrain amounted to 12.0 years, 12.0 years in Oman, 12.0 years in Qatar and 12.0 years in Saudi Arabia in 2016.

United Arab Emirates has been ranked 126th within the group of 177 countries we follow in terms of secondary school starting age, 2 places above the position seen 10 years ago.

Secondary School Starting Age Unit 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Bahrain years 12.0 12.0 12.0 12.0 12.0
Iran years 11.0 12.0 12.0 12.0 12.0
Iraq years 12.0 12.0 12.0 12.0 12.0
Jordan years 12.0 12.0 12.0 12.0 12.0
Kuwait years 11.0 11.0 11.0 11.0 11.0
Oman years 12.0 12.0 12.0 12.0 12.0
Qatar years 12.0 12.0 12.0 12.0 12.0
Saudi Arabia years 12.0 12.0 12.0 12.0 12.0
United Arab Emirates years 11.0 11.0 11.0 11.0 11.0
Yemen years 12.0 12.0 12.0 12.0 12.0