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Education > Proportion of primary education time spent learning mathematics: **Countries Compared**

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# | COUNTRY | AMOUNT | DATE | GRAPH |
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=1 | United States | 16% | 1999 | |

=1 | New Zealand | 16% | 1999 | |

=1 | Indonesia | 16% | 1999 | |

=4 | Czech Republic | 14% | 1999 | |

=4 | Peru | 14% | 1999 | |

=4 | Sweden | 14% | 1999 | |

=4 | Russia | 14% | 1999 | |

=4 | Austria | 14% | 1999 | |

=4 | Zimbabwe | 14% | 1999 | |

=4 | Mexico | 14% | 1999 | |

=4 | France | 14% | 1999 | |

=4 | Tunisia | 14% | 1999 | |

=4 | India | 14% | 1999 | |

=14 | Portugal | 13% | 1999 | |

=14 | Denmark | 13% | 1999 | |

=14 | Jordan | 13% | 1999 | |

=14 | Uruguay | 13% | 1999 | |

=14 | Paraguay | 13% | 1999 | |

=14 | Argentina | 13% | 1999 | |

=14 | Germany | 13% | 1999 | |

=14 | Spain | 13% | 1999 | |

=14 | Norway | 13% | 1999 | |

=23 | Finland | 12% | 1999 | |

=23 | Ireland | 12% | 1999 | |

=23 | Australia | 12% | 1999 | |

=23 | Japan | 12% | 1999 | |

=23 | Hungary | 12% | 1999 | |

=23 | Iceland | 12% | 1999 | |

=29 | Malaysia | 11% | 1999 | |

=29 | Greece | 11% | 1999 | |

=29 | Turkey | 11% | 1999 | |

=32 | Italy | 10% | 1999 | |

=32 | Netherlands | 10% | 1999 | |

34 | Philippines | 9% | 1999 | |

35 | Thailand | 6% | 1999 | |

36 | Chile | 0.0 | 1999 |

## Citation

"Countries Compared by Education > Proportion of primary education time spent learning mathematics. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", UNESCO Institute of Statistics. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Education/Proportion-of-primary-education-time-spent-learning-mathematics

"Countries Compared by Education > Proportion of primary education time spent learning mathematics. International Statistics at NationMaster.com, UNESCO Institute of Statistics. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster." 1999. <http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Education/Proportion-of-primary-education-time-spent-learning-mathematics>.

'Countries Compared by Education > Proportion of primary education time spent learning mathematics. International Statistics at NationMaster.com, UNESCO Institute of Statistics. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster.', <http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Education/Proportion-of-primary-education-time-spent-learning-mathematics> [assessed 1999]

"Countries Compared by Education > Proportion of primary education time spent learning mathematics. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", UNESCO Institute of Statistics. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. [Internet]. 1999. Avaliable from: <http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Education/Proportion-of-primary-education-time-spent-learning-mathematics>.

"Countries Compared by Education > Proportion of primary education time spent learning mathematics. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", UNESCO Institute of Statistics. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Avaliable at: nationmaster.com. Assessed 1999.

"Countries Compared by Education > Proportion of primary education time spent learning mathematics. International Statistics at NationMaster.com, UNESCO Institute of Statistics. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster.," http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Education/Proportion-of-primary-education-time-spent-learning-mathematics (assessed 1999)

"Countries Compared by Education > Proportion of primary education time spent learning mathematics. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", UNESCO Institute of Statistics. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster., http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Education/Proportion-of-primary-education-time-spent-learning-mathematics (last visited 1999)

"Countries Compared by Education > Proportion of primary education time spent learning mathematics. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", UNESCO Institute of Statistics. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster., http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Education/Proportion-of-primary-education-time-spent-learning-mathematics (as of 1999)

### Interesting observations about Education > Proportion of primary education time spent learning mathematics

- United States ranked first for proportion of primary education time spent learning mathematics amongst High income OECD countries in 1999.
- Italy ranked last for proportion of primary education time spent learning mathematics amongst Group of 7 countries (G7) in 1999.
- France ranked first for proportion of primary education time spent learning mathematics amongst European Union in 1999.
- Indonesia ranked first for proportion of primary education time spent learning mathematics amongst Emerging markets in 1999.
- Netherlands ranked last for proportion of primary education time spent learning mathematics amongst Non-religious countries in 1999.
- Greece ranked third last for proportion of primary education time spent learning mathematics amongst Eurozone in 1999.
- Turkey ranked 4th last for proportion of primary education time spent learning mathematics amongst NATO countries in 1999.
- Czech Republic ranked second for proportion of primary education time spent learning mathematics amongst Europe in 1999.
- Ireland ranked second last for proportion of primary education time spent learning mathematics amongst English speaking countries in 1999.
- 2 of the top 3 countries by proportion of primary education time spent learning mathematics are Former British Colonies'.