Which Country Has the Longest Duration of Primary Education?

Duration of Primary Education (years) (years), 2016 or latest
Education | February 22, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 177 countries in 2016, Ireland ranked the highest in duration of primary education with 8.00 years followed by Trinidad and Tobago and Norway. On the other end of the scale was Germany with 4.00 years, Croatia with 4.00 years and Slovakia with 4.00 years.

Average duration of primary education reached 6.00 years in 2016 in the World according to World Bank. This is 0 % the same as in the previous year and 0.000 % the same as 10 years ago.

Historically, average duration of primary education reached an all time high of 6.00 years in 2016 and an all time low of 6.00 years in 1970. The average annual growth amounted to 0.000 % since 1970.

Data for more countries are available at Duration of Primary Education (years) indicator page.