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Figure CL-S-1. Standard errors for Figure 1: Percentage of fourth-grade students reaching the PIRLS international benchmark on reading, by jurisdiction: 2006


Jurisdiction Advanced
(625)
High
(550)
Intermediate
(475)
Low
(400)
Singapore 1.4 1.7 1.0 0.4
Russian Federation 1.5 2.0 1.1 0.5
Canada, Alberta 1.1 1.6 0.8 0.2
Bulgaria 1.4 2.3 1.8 1.0
Canada, British Columbia 1.3 1.6 1.0 0.3
Canada, Ontario 1.1 1.9 1.1 0.5
England 0.9 1.3 1.1 0.7
Luxembourg 0.6 0.8 0.5 0.2
Hong Kong SAR 1.0 1.6 0.8 0.2
Hungary 0.9 1.8 1.4 0.5
Italy 1.4 1.8 1.3 0.4
New Zealand 0.7 1.0 1.0 0.6
Canada, Nova Scotia 1.0 1.2 1.0 0.4
United States 1.2 2.0 1.4 0.6
Denmark 0.8 1.4 1.0 0.4
Germany 0.9 1.6 0.8 0.3
Sweden 0.9 1.5 1.0 0.4
Israel 1.0 1.3 1.3 1.2
Scotland 0.8 1.4 1.4 0.8
Latvia 0.8 1.5 1.2 0.4
Slovak Republic 0.6 1.5 1.3 0.9
Austria 0.9 1.5 1.1 0.4
Belgium (Flemish) 0.6 1.5 0.9 0.2
Chinese Taipei 0.7 1.3 1.0 0.4
Poland 0.5 1.2 1.1 0.7
Netherlands 0.5 1.2 0.8 0.2
Canada, Quebec 0.8 1.9 1.3 0.4
Slovenia 0.6 1.2 1.1 0.5
Lithuania 0.8 1.3 0.9 0.3
France 0.6 1.2 1.2 0.4
Spain 0.5 1.3 1.3 0.8
Romania 0.5 1.6 2.2 1.8
Iceland 0.4 1.1 0.8 0.8
Belgium (French) 0.4 1.3 1.6 0.7
Moldova, Republic of 0.4 1.5 1.9 0.9
Macedonia, Republic of 0.4 1.1 1.7 1.6
Trinidad and Tobago 0.5 1.2 1.7 2.0
Norway 0.3 1.1 1.6 0.8
South Africa 0.4 0.9 1.4 1.6
Georgia 0.4 1.3 1.8 1.3
Iran, Islamic Republic of 0.2 0.7 1.3 1.6
Indonesia 0.3 1.6 2.1
Morocco 0.4 1.2 2.0
Kuwait 0.3 0.8 1.2
Qatar 0.2 0.4 0.7
# Rounds to zero.
† Not applicable.

SOURCE: International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement (IEA), Progress in International Reading Literacy Study (PIRLS), 2006.

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