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Education > Young longtext readers: Countries Compared

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

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 New Zealand 39.4% 2000
2 Australia 36% 2000
3 United Kingdom 35% 2000
4 Hungary 29.6% 2000
5 Canada 28.7% 2000
6 United States 28.4% 2000
7 Ireland 27.6% 2000
8 Germany 26.3% 2000
9 Mexico 24.7% 2000
10 Austria 24.3% 2000
11 Poland 23.9% 2000
12 Czech Republic 23.2% 2000
13 Spain 23.1% 2000
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 22.56% 2000
14 Switzerland 22.1% 2000
15 Greece 21.8% 2000
High income OECD countries average (profile) 21.74% 2000
16 Sweden 21.4% 2000
=17 Italy 19.9% 2000
=17 Luxembourg 19.9% 2000
19 Portugal 19.5% 2000
20 France 16.6% 2000
21 Denmark 16.3% 2000
22 Iceland 15.1% 2000
23 South Korea 14% 2000
24 Norway 13.4% 2000
25 Belgium 12.5% 2000
26 Finland 12.1% 2000
27 Japan 3% 2000

Citation

Education > Young longtext readers: Countries Compared Map

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Interesting observations about Education > Young longtext readers

  • All of the top 2 countries by young longtext readers are Former British Colonies'.
  • All of the top 2 countries by young longtext readers are East Asian and Pacific.
  • New Zealand ranked first for young longtext readers amongst High income OECD countries in 2000.
  • United Kingdom ranked first for young longtext readers amongst Group of 7 countries (G7) in 2000.
  • All of the top 2 countries by young longtext readers are Sparsely populated.
  • 16 of the bottom 18 countries by young longtext readers are European.
  • 19 of the top 22 countries by young longtext readers are Christian.
  • Ireland ranked first for young longtext readers amongst Eurozone in 2000.
  • France ranked 4th last for young longtext readers amongst European Union in 2000.
  • All of the top 2 countries by young longtext readers are English speaking .
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