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Education > Young shorttext readers: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Share of 15-year-olds who are frequent shorttext (particularly comics) readers (2000).

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Japan 74.5% 2000
2 Finland 66.9% 2000
3 Norway 58% 2000
4 Denmark 56.2% 2000
5 South Korea 52.2% 2000
6 Iceland 49.7% 2000
7 Sweden 37.3% 2000
8 France 31.7% 2000
9 Belgium 31.6% 2000
High income OECD countries average (profile) 28.8% 2000
10 Italy 26.4% 2000
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 25.71% 2000
11 Switzerland 25.4% 2000
12 Portugal 24.6% 2000
13 Mexico 22.2% 2000
14 Greece 21.5% 2000
15 Hungary 20.1% 2000
16 Luxembourg 19.4% 2000
17 Czech Republic 18.9% 2000
18 Spain 17.7% 2000
19 Austria 17.2% 2000
20 Canada 16.2% 2000
21 New Zealand 12.4% 2000
22 Germany 11.7% 2000
23 Poland 11.4% 2000
24 United States 11% 2000
25 Australia 10.6% 2000
26 Ireland 8.9% 2000
27 United Kingdom 8.5% 2000

Citation

"Countries Compared by Education > Young shorttext readers. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", OECD. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Education/Young-shorttext-readers

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