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Country vs country: Taiwan and United States compared: Education stats

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  • Literacy > Definition: This entry includes a definition of literacy and Census Bureau percentages for the total population, males, and females. There are no universal definitions and standards of literacy. Unless otherwise specified, all rates are based on the most common definition - the ability to read and write at a specified age. Detailing the standards that individual countries use to assess the ability to read and write is beyond the scope of our source. Information on literacy, while not a perfect measure of educational results, is probably the most easily available and valid for international comparisons.
  • Literacy > Female: This entry includes a definition of literacy and Census Bureau percentages for the total population, males, and females. There are no universal definitions and standards of literacy. Unless otherwise specified, all rates are based on the most common definition - the ability to read and write at a specified age. Detailing the standards that individual countries use to assess the ability to read and write is beyond the scope of our source. Information on literacy, while not a perfect measure of educational results, is probably the most easily available and valid for international comparisons.
  • Literacy > Reading performance > Access and retrieve: Access and retrieve.

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  • Literacy > Reading performance > Continuous texts: Continuous texts.

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  • Literacy > Reading performance > Integrate and interpret: Integrate and interpret.

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  • Literacy > Reading performance > Non-continuous texts: Non-continuous texts.

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  • Literacy > Reading performance > Overall: Overall.

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  • Literacy > Reading performance > Overall reading skills: Overall.

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  • Literacy > Reading performance > Reflect and evaluate: Reflect and evaluate.

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  • Literacy > Total population: This entry includes a definition of literacy and Census Bureau percentages for the total population, males, and females. There are no universal definitions and standards of literacy. Unless otherwise specified, all rates are based on the most common definition - the ability to read and write at a specified age. Detailing the standards that individual countries use to assess the ability to read and write is beyond the scope of our source. Information on literacy, while not a perfect measure of educational results, is probably the most easily available and valid for international comparisons.
  • Universities > Top 200: Number of universities in the top 200
STAT Taiwan United States HISTORY
International Mathematical Olympiad > Results for the 2006 IMO > Points 136
Ranked 10th.
154
Ranked 5th. 13% more than Taiwan
Literacy > Definition age 15 and over can read and write age 15 and over can read and write
Literacy > Female 79%
Ranked 8th.
99%
Ranked 17th. 25% more than Taiwan

Literacy > Reading performance > Access and retrieve 496
Ranked 21st. 1% more than United States
492
Ranked 25th.
Literacy > Reading performance > Continuous texts 496
Ranked 20th.
500
Ranked 13th. 1% more than Taiwan
Literacy > Reading performance > Integrate and interpret 499
Ranked 16th. 1% more than United States
495
Ranked 20th.
Literacy > Reading performance > Non-continuous texts 500
Ranked 15th.
503
Ranked 14th. 1% more than Taiwan
Literacy > Reading performance > Overall 495
Ranked 21st.
500
Ranked 15th. 1% more than Taiwan
Literacy > Reading performance > Overall reading skills 495
Ranked 21st.
500
Ranked 15th. 1% more than Taiwan
Literacy > Reading performance > Reflect and evaluate 493
Ranked 22nd.
512
Ranked 8th. 4% more than Taiwan
Literacy > Total population 96.1%
Ranked 52nd.
99%
Ranked 20th. 3% more than Taiwan

Universities > Top 200 1
Ranked 28th.
54
Ranked 1st. 54 times more than Taiwan

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