New Caledonia: School starting age, primary school
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Primary school starting age
For that indicator, we provide data for New Caledonia from 1982 to 2021. The average value for New Caledonia during that period was 6 years with a minimum of 6 years in 1982 and a maximum of 6 years in 1982.
The latest value from 2021 is 6 years. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 195
countries is 6 years.
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Definition: Primary school starting age is the age at which students would enter primary education, assuming they had started at the official entrance age for the lowest level of education, had studied full-time throughout and had progressed through the system without repeating or skipping a grade.