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High income OECD countries Compared by Education > Scientific literacy

DEFINITION: Scientific literacy mean value of performance scale 15 years old (2000).

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 South Korea 552 2000
2 Japan 550 2000
3 Finland 538 2000
4 United Kingdom 532 2000
5 Canada 529 2000
=6 Australia 528 2000
=6 New Zealand 528 2000
8 Austria 519 2000
9 Ireland 513 2000
10 Sweden 512 2000
11 Czech Republic 511 2000
=12 France 500 2000
=12 Norway 500 2000
14 United States 499 2000
=15 Belgium 496 2000
=15 Switzerland 496 2000
=15 Iceland 496 2000
18 Spain 491 2000
19 Germany 487 2000
20 Poland 483 2000
21 Denmark 481 2000
22 Italy 478 2000
23 Greece 461 2000
24 Portugal 459 2000
25 Luxembourg 443 2000

Citation

"Countries Compared by Education > Scientific literacy. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", OECD. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/group-stats/High-income-OECD-countries/Education/Scientific-literacy

High income OECD countries Compared by Education > Scientific literacy

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Interesting observations about Education > Scientific literacy

  • All of the top 2 countries by scientific literacy are Densely populated.
  • South Korea ranked first for scientific literacy amongst High income OECD countries in 2000.
  • All of the top 2 countries by scientific literacy are East Asian and Pacific.
  • Japan ranked first for scientific literacy amongst Group of 7 countries (G7) in 2000.
  • Finland ranked first for scientific literacy amongst European Union in 2000.
  • 18 of the bottom 20 countries by scientific literacy are European.
  • United Kingdom ranked first for scientific literacy amongst NATO countries in 2000.
  • United States ranked last for scientific literacy amongst English speaking countries in 2000.
  • All of the bottom 16 countries by scientific literacy are Christian.
  • France ranked last for scientific literacy amongst Non-religious countries in 2000.
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