Which Country Has the Longest Duration of Primary Education?

Duration of Secondary Education (years) (years), 2018
Education | May 18, 2019
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Based on a comparison of 177 countries in 2018, Slovakia ranked the highest in duration of secondary education with 9.00 years followed by Germany and Palestine. On the other end of the scale was Singapore with 4.00 years, Philippines with 4.00 years and Trinidad and Tobago with 5.00 years.

Average duration of secondary education reached 6.00 years in 2018 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 secondary education reached an all time high of 6.00 years in 2018 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 Secondary Education (years) indicator page.

Duration of Secondary Education (years) Unit 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Bosnia and Herzegovina years 8.00 8.00 8.00 8.00 8.00
Croatia years 8.00 8.00 8.00 8.00 8.00
Czech Republic years 8.00 8.00 8.00 8.00 8.00
Germany years 9.00 9.00 9.00 9.00 9.00
Hungary years 8.00 8.00 8.00 8.00 8.00
Lithuania years 8.00 8.00 8.00 8.00 8.00
Macedonia years 8.00 8.00 8.00 8.00 8.00
Montenegro years 8.00 8.00 8.00 8.00 8.00
Palestine years 8.00 8.00 8.00 8.00 8.00
Romania years 8.00 8.00 8.00 8.00 8.00
Serbia years 8.00 8.00 8.00 8.00 8.00
Slovakia years 9.00 9.00 9.00 9.00 9.00
Turkey years 7.00 8.00 8.00 8.00 8.00
Turkmenistan years 7.00 7.00 8.00 8.00 8.00
Uzbekistan years 8.00 8.00 8.00 8.00 8.00