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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'.
18 of the top 26 countries by proportion of primary education time spent learning mathematics are Christian.

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