* indicates monthly or quarterly data series

School starting age, primary school in Asia:

The average for 2018 was 6 years.The highest value was in Afghanistan: 7 years and the lowest value was in Burma (Myanmar): 5 years. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.
Primary school starting age , 2018
(years, Source: UNESCO, TheGlobalEconomy.com)



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.
School starting age, primary school around the world
School starting age, primary school in the European union
School starting age, primary school in Europe
School starting age, primary school in Africa
School starting age, primary school in North America
School starting age, primary school in South America
School starting age, primary school in Australia
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