Sri Lanka: School starting age, primary school
(measure: years; Source: UNESCO)
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
Sri Lanka: Primary school starting age: For that indicator, UNESCO provides data for Sri Lanka from 1970 to 2018. The average value for Sri Lanka during that period was 6 years with a minumum of 5 years in 1998 and a maximum of 6 years in 1970. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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.