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Average Years of Schooling

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Mean years of schooling (MYS), the average number of completed years of education of a population, is a widely used measure of a country's stock of human capital. The global average is 8.7 years.

Data source: United Nations, Washington D.C.






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Human Development Data: All Countries Mean Years Of Schooling
Germany 14
United States 13
Switzerland 13
Canada 13
United Kingdom 13
Lithuania 13
Georgia 13
Estonia 13
Latvia 13
Israel 13
Norway 13
Japan 13
New Zealand 13
Finland 13
Iceland 13
Ireland 13
Slovenia 13
Slovak Republic 13
Australia 13
Czech Republic 13
Denmark 13
Sweden 13
Poland 13
Austria 13
Netherlands 12
Luxembourg 12
Hong Kong 12
Belarus 12
Korea, Rep. 12
Russia 12
Cyprus 12
Belgium 12
United Arab Emirates 12
Hungary 12
Kazakhstan 12
Uzbekistan 12
Moldova 12
Singapore 12
France 12
Croatia 11
Ukraine 11
Bulgaria 11
Bahamas, The 11
Malta 11
Armenia 11
Serbia 11
Romania 11
Kyrgyzstan 11
Trinidad and Tobago 11
Argentina 11
Tajikistan 11
Greece 11
Sri Lanka 11
Chile 11
Azerbaijan 11
Jordan 11
Malaysia 10
Italy 10
Mongolia 10
Turkmenistan 10
Spain 10
Panama 10
Saudi Arabia 10
South Africa 10
Albania 10
Bosnia and Herzegovina 10
North Macedonia 10
Qatar 10
Peru 10
Oman 10
Jamaica 10
Botswana 10
Mauritius 10
Bahrain 10
Philippines 9
Suriname 9
Portugal 9
Brunei Darussalam 9
Bolivia 9
Uruguay 9
Ecuador 9
Mexico 9
Gabon 9
Lebanon 9
Costa Rica 9
Zimbabwe 9
Paraguay 9
Guyana 9
Colombia 9
Vietnam 8
Indonesia 8
China 8
Dominican Republic 8
Turkey 8
Algeria 8
Brazil 8
Thailand 8
Libya 8
Egypt 7
Kuwait 7
Ghana 7
Tunisia 7
Zambia 7
Namibia 7
Eswatini 7
Nicaragua 7
El Salvador 7
Congo, Dem. Rep 7
Nigeria 7
Guatemala 7
Kenya 7
Honduras 7
Congo, Rep. 7
India 7
Lesotho 7
Cameroon 6
Cabo Verde 6
Bangladesh 6
Uganda 6
Tanzania 6
Madagascar 6
Morocco 6
Haiti 6
Cote d'Ivoire 5
Laos 5
Pakistan 5
Angola 5
Comoros 5
Cambodia 5
Myanmar 5
Nepal 5
Togo 5
Liberia 5
Malawi 5
Mauritania 5
Papua New Guinea 5
Rwanda 4
Central African Republic 4
Bhutan 4
Gambia 4
Afghanistan 4
Sudan 4
Benin 4
Sierra Leone 4
Guinea-Bissau 4
Mozambique 4
Burundi 3
Yemen, Rep. 3
Senegal 3
Ethiopia 3
Guinea 3
Chad 3
Mali 2
Niger 2
Burkina Faso 2

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