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Education > Reading literacy: Countries Compared

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

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 FinlandFinland 546 2000
2 CanadaCanada 534 2000
3 New ZealandNew Zealand 529 2000
4 AustraliaAustralia 528 2000
5 IrelandIreland 527 2000
6 South KoreaSouth Korea 525 2000
7 United KingdomUnited Kingdom 523 2000
8 JapanJapan 522 2000
9 SwedenSweden 516 2000
Group of 7 countries (G7) averageGroup of 7 countries (G7) average 508.43 2000
10 AustriaAustria 507 2000
11 BelgiumBelgium 507 2000
12 IcelandIceland 507 2000
13 FranceFrance 505 2000
14 NorwayNorway 505 2000
15 United StatesUnited States 504 2000
High income OECD countries averageHigh income OECD countries average 503.84 2000
16 DenmarkDenmark 497 2000
17 SwitzerlandSwitzerland 494 2000
18 SpainSpain 493 2000
19 Czech RepublicCzech Republic 492 2000
20 ItalyItaly 487 2000
21 GermanyGermany 484 2000
22 HungaryHungary 480 2000
23 PolandPoland 479 2000
24 GreeceGreece 474 2000
25 PortugalPortugal 470 2000
26 LuxembourgLuxembourg 441 2000
27 MexicoMexico 422 2000

Citation

"All countries compared for Education > Reading literacy", OECD. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Education/Reading-literacy

Education > Reading literacy: Countries Compared Map

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