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School starting age, primary school - Country rankings:

The average for 2017 was 6 years.The highest value was in Afghanistan: 7 years and the lowest value was in Antigua and Barbuda: 5 years. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available for: School starting age, primary school.




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.


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