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Afghanistan
total: 10 years
male: 13 years
female: 8 years (2014)
Albania
total: 15 years
male: 15 years
female: 16 years (2017)
Algeria
total: 14 years
male: 14 years
female: 15 years (2011)
Angola
total: 10 years
male: 13 years
female: 8 years (2011)
Antigua and Barbuda
total: 13 years
male: 12 years
female: 13 years (2012)
Argentina
total: 18 years
male: 16 years
female: 19 years (2016)
Armenia
total: 13 years
male: 13 years
female: 13 years (2015)
Aruba
total: 14 years
male: 13 years
female: 14 years (2012)
Australia
total: 23 years
male: 23 years
female: 23 years (2016)
Austria
total: 16 years
male: 16 years
female: 16 years (2016)
Azerbaijan
total: 13 years
male: 13 years
female: 14 years (2017)
Bahrain
total: 15 years
male: 15 years
female: 16 years (2017)
Bangladesh
total: 11 years
male: 11 years
female: 12 years (2017)
Barbados
total: 15 years
male: 14 years
female: 17 years (2011)
Belarus
total: 15 years
male: 15 years
female: 16 years (2017)
Belgium
total: 20 years
male: 19 years
female: 21 years (2016)
Belize
total: 13 years
male: 13 years
female: 13 years (2017)
Benin
total: 13 years
male: 14 years
female: 11 years (2016)
Bermuda
total: 12 years
male: 11 years
female: 12 years (2015)
Bhutan
total: 12 years
male: 12 years
female: 12 years (2013)
Bosnia and Herzegovina
total: 14 years
male: 14 years
female: 15 years (2014)
Botswana
total: 13 years
male: 13 years
female: 13 years (2013)
Brazil
total: 15 years
male: 15 years
female: 16 years (2015)
British Virgin Islands
total: 14 years
male: NA
female: NA (2015)
Brunei
total: 14 years
male: 14 years
female: 15 years (2017)
Bulgaria
total: 15 years
male: 15 years
female: 15 years (2016)
Burkina Faso
total: 9 years
male: 9 years
female: 9 years (2017)
Burma
total: 10 years
male: 10 years
female: 10 years (2017)
Burundi
total: 11 years
male: 11 years
female: 11 years (2017)
Cambodia
total: 11 years
male: 11 years
female: 10 years (2008)
Cameroon
total: 13 years
male: 14 years
female: 12 years (2016)
Canada
total: 16 years
male: 16 years
female: 17 years (2016)
Cape Verde
total: 12 years
male: 12 years
female: 12 years (2017)
Central African Republic
total: 7 years
male: 8 years
female: 6 years (2012)
Chad
total: 8 years
male: 9 years
female: 6 years (2014)
Chile
total: 16 years
male: 16 years
female: 17 years (2016)
China
total: 14 years
male: 14 years
female: 14 years (2015)
Colombia
total: 15 years
male: 14 years
female: 15 years (2017)
Comoros
total: 11 years
male: 11 years
female: 11 years (2014)
Congo, Democratic Republic of the
total: 10 years
male: 11 years
female: 9 years (2013)
Congo, Republic of the
total: 11 years
male: 11 years
female: 11 years (2012)
Cook Islands
total: 15 years
male: 15 years
female: 16 years (2015)
Costa Rica
total: 15 years
male: 15 years
female: 16 years (2016)
Cote d'Ivoire
total: 10 years
male: 11 years
female: 9 years (2016)
Croatia
total: 15 years
male: 14 years
female: 16 years (2016)
Cuba
total: 14 years
male: 14 years
female: 14 years (2016)
Cyprus
total: 15 years
male: 14 years
female: 15 years (2015)
Czech Republic
total: 17 years
male: 16 years
female: 18 years (2016)
Denmark
total: 19 years
male: 18 years
female: 20 years (2016)
Djibouti
total: 6 years
male: 7 years
female: 6 years (2011)
Dominican Republic
total: 14 years
male: 13 years
female: 14 years (2016)
East Timor
total: 13 years
male: 14 years
female: 13 years (2010)
Ecuador
total: 16 years
male: 15 years
female: 16 years (2015)
Egypt
total: 13 years
male: 13 years
female: 13 years (2016)
El Salvador
total: 12 years
male: 12 years
female: 12 years (2016)
Eritrea
total: 5 years
male: 6 years
female: 5 years (2015)
Estonia
total: 16 years
male: 15 years
female: 17 years (2016)
Ethiopia
total: 8 years
male: 9 years
female: 8 years (2012)
Finland
total: 19 years
male: 19 years
female: 20 years (2016)
France
total: 15 years
male: 15 years
female: 16 years (2016)
Gambia, The
total: 9 years
male: 9 years
female: 9 years (2010)
Gaza Strip
total: 13 years
male: 12 years
female: 14 years (2017)

note: data represent Gaza Strip and the West Bank

Georgia
total: 15 years
male: 15 years
female: 16 years (2017)
Germany
total: 17 years
male: 17 years
female: 17 years (2016)
Ghana
total: 12 years
male: 12 years
female: 11 years (2017)
Greece
total: 18 years
male: 18 years
female: 18 years (2016)
Grenada
total: 17 years
male: 16 years
female: 17 years (2017)
Guatemala
total: 11 years
male: 11 years
female: 11 years (2014)
Guinea
total: 9 years
male: 10 years
female: 8 years (2014)
Guyana
total: 11 years
male: 11 years
female: 12 years (2012)
Honduras
total: 10 years
male: 10 years
female: 11 years (2014)
Hong Kong
total: 16 years
male: 16 years
female: 16 years (2014)
Hungary
total: 15 years
male: 15 years
female: 15 years (2016)
Iceland
total: 19 years
male: 18 years
female: 20 years (2016)
India
total: 12 years
male: 12 years
female: 13 years (2016)
Indonesia
total: 13 years
male: 13 years
female: 13 years (2017)
Iran
total: 15 years
male: 15 years
female: 15 years (2015)
Ireland
total: 19 years
male: 19 years
female: 19 years (2016)
Israel
total: 16 years
male: 15 years
female: 17 years (2016)
Italy
total: 16 years
male: 16 years
female: 17 years (2016)
Japan
total: 15 years
male: 15 years
female: 15 years (2016)
Jordan
total: 13 years
male: 12 years
female: 13 years (2012)
Kazakhstan
total: 15 years
male: 15 years
female: 16 years (2017)
Kenya
total: 11 years
male: 11 years
female: 11 years (2009)
Kiribati
total: 12 years
male: 11 years
female: 12 years (2008)
Korea, North
total: 11 years
male: 11 years
female: 11 years (2015)
Korea, South
total: 17 years
male: 17 years
female: 16 years (2013)
Kuwait
total: 14 years
male: 13 years
female: 14 years (2013)
Kyrgyzstan
total: 13 years
male: 13 years
female: 14 years (2017)
Laos
total: 11 years
male: 11 years
female: 11 years (2017)
Latvia
total: 16 years
male: 15 years
female: 17 years (2016)
Lebanon
total: 11 years
male: 12 years
female: 11 years (2014)
Lesotho
total: 11 years
male: 10 years
female: 11 years (2015)
Liechtenstein
total: 15 years
male: 16 years
female: 13 years (2016)
Lithuania
total: 16 years
male: 16 years
female: 17 years (2016)
Luxembourg
total: 14 years
male: 14 years
female: 14 years (2016)
Macau
total: 16 years
male: 15 years
female: 16 years (2017)
Macedonia
total: 13 years
male: 13 years
female: 13 years (2015)
Madagascar
total: 10 years
male: 10 years
female: 10 years (2016)
Malawi
total: 11 years
male: 11 years
female: 11 years (2011)
Malaysia
total: 13 years
male: 13 years
female: 14 years (2017)
Mali
total: 7 years
male: 8 years
female: 7 years (2015)
Malta
total: 16 years
male: 15 years
female: 16 years (2016)
Mauritania
total: 8 years
male: 8 years
female: 8 years (2017)
Mauritius
total: 15 years
male: 14 years
female: 16 years (2017)
Mexico
total: 14 years
male: 14 years
female: 14 years (2016)
Moldova
total: 12 years
male: 11 years
female: 12 years (2015)
Mongolia
total: 15 years
male: 14 years
female: 16 years (2015)
Montenegro
total: 15 years
male: 15 years
female: 15 years (2017)
Morocco
total: 13 years
male: 14 years
female: 13 years (2017)
Mozambique
total: 10 years
male: 10 years
female: 9 years (2017)
Nauru
total: 9 years
male: 9 years
female: 10 years (2008)
Nepal
total: 12 years
male: 12 years
female: 13 years (2017)
Netherlands
total: 18 years
male: 18 years
female: 18 years (2016)
New Zealand
total: 19 years
male: 18 years
female: 20 years (2016)
Niger
total: 6 years
male: 7 years
female: 6 years (2017)
Nigeria
total: 9 years
male: 9 years
female: 8 years (2011)
Norway
total: 18 years
male: 17 years
female: 19 years (2016)
Oman
total: 15 years
male: 14 years
female: 15 years (2016)
Pakistan
total: 8 years
male: 9 years
female: 8 years (2017)
Palau
total: 17 years
male: 16 years
female: 18 years (2013)
Panama
total: 13 years
male: 12 years
female: 13 years (2015)
Paraguay
total: 12 years
male: 12 years
female: 13 years (2010)
Peru
total: 15 years
male: 14 years
female: 15 years (2016)
Philippines
total: 13 years
male: 12 years
female: 13 years (2013)
Poland
total: 16 years
male: 16 years
female: 17 years (2016)
Portugal
total: 16 years
male: 16 years
female: 16 years (2016)
Puerto Rico
total: 16 years
male: 15 years
female: 17 years (2015)
Qatar
total: 12 years
male: 11 years
female: 14 years (2017)
Romania
total: 14 years
male: 14 years
female: 15 years (2016)
Russia
total: 16 years
male: 15 years
female: 16 years (2016)
Rwanda
total: 11 years
male: 11 years
female: 11 years (2017)
Saint Kitts and Nevis
total: 14 years
male: 13 years
female: 16 years (2015)
San Marino
total: 15 years
male: 15 years
female: 16 years (2012)
Sao Tome and Principe
total: 12 years
male: 12 years
female: 13 years (2015)
Saudi Arabia
total: 17 years
male: 18 years
female: 16 years (2014)
Senegal
total: 9 years
male: 9 years
female: 9 years (2017)
Serbia
total: 15 years
male: 14 years
female: 15 years (2017)
Seychelles
total: 16 years
male: 15 years
female: 16 years (2016)
Singapore
total: 16 years
male: 16 years
female: 17 years (2016)
Slovakia
total: 15 years
male: 14 years
female: 16 years (2016)
Slovenia
total: 17 years
male: 17 years
female: 18 years (2016)
South Africa
total: 14 years
male: 13 years
female: 14 years (2016)
Spain
total: 18 years
male: 18 years
female: 18 years (2016)
Sri Lanka
total: 14 years
male: 14 years
female: 14 years (2017)
Sudan
total: 8 years
male: 8 years
female: 7 years (2015)
Swaziland
total: 11 years
male: 12 years
female: 11 years (2013)
Sweden
total: 19 years
male: 18 years
female: 20 years (2016)
Switzerland
total: 16 years
male: 16 years
female: 16 years (2016)
Syria
total: 9 years
male: 9 years
female: 9 years (2013)
Tajikistan
total: 11 years
male: 12 years
female: 11 years (2013)
Tanzania
total: 8 years
male: 8 years
female: 8 years (2013)
Thailand
total: 15 years
male: 15 years
female: 16 years (2016)
Togo
total: 13 years
male: 14 years NA
female: 11 years NA (2017)
Tunisia
total: 15 years
male: 14 years NA
female: 16 years NA (2016)
Turkey
total: 18 years
male: 18 years
female: 17 years (2016)
Turkmenistan
total: 11 years
male: 11 years
female: 11 years (2014)
Uganda
total: 10 years
male: 10 years
female: 10 years (2011)
Ukraine
total: 15 years
male: 15 years
female: 16 years (2014)
United Arab Emirates
total: 14 years
male: 13 years
female: 14 years (2016)
United Kingdom
total: 19 years
male: 18 years
female: 20 years (2016)
United States
total: 16 years
male: 16 years
female: 17 years (2016)
Uruguay
total: 16 years
Uzbekistan
total: 12 years
male: 12 years
female: 12 years (2017)
Venezuela
total: 14 years
male: NA
female: NA (2009)
West Bank
total: 13 years
male: 12 years
female: 14 years (2017)

note: data represent Gaza Strip and the West Bank

World
total: 12 years
male: 12 years
female: 12 years (2017)
Yemen
total: 9 years
male: 10 years
female: 8 years (2011)
Zimbabwe
total: 10 years
male: 10 years
female: 10 years (2013)

Source: CIA Factbook