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

DEFINITION: Intended instruction time spent practicing mathematics, as a percentage of total intended instruction time for students 12 to 14 years of age. Data for 1999.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
=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

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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'.

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