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Figure CL-S-3. Standard errors for Figure 3: Percentage distribution of 15-year-old students on PISA reading literacy scale, by proficiency level and jurisdiction: 2003


Jurisdiction Level 5
(>625)
Levels 2–4
(408–625)
Level 1
(335–407)
Below level 1
(<335)
New Zealand 0.8 0.9 0.6 0.5
Finland 0.7 0.7 0.4 0.2
Australia 0.7 0.8 0.4 0.4
Liechtenstein 2.5 3.0 1.7 1.0
Canada 0.5 0.7 0.5 0.2
Belgium 0.5 1.0 0.6 0.7
Korea, Republic of 1.1 1.2 0.6 0.3
Sweden 0.7 0.9 0.7 0.5
Norway 0.7 1.1 0.8 0.6
Japan 0.9 1.4 0.8 0.8
Germany 0.6 1.1 0.9 0.8
Ireland 0.7 0.9 0.7 0.5
United States 0.7 1.0 0.9 0.7
Netherlands 0.7 1.2 0.9 0.5
Austria 0.8 1.1 1.0 0.8
Poland 0.6 1.1 0.7 0.5
Switzerland 0.8 1.0 0.7 0.5
France 0.6 1.2 0.7 0.7
Iceland 0.6 0.8 0.7 0.6
Czech Republic 0.6 1.4 0.9 0.9
Latvia 0.7 1.2 1.0 0.6
Hong Kong-China 0.5 1.3 0.8 0.7
Greece 0.7 1.1 0.8 0.8
Uruguay 0.7 1.2 0.8 1.0
Luxembourg 0.4 0.8 0.7 0.4
Italy 0.3 1.2 0.8 0.9
Denmark 0.5 0.9 0.7 0.6
Spain 0.5 0.9 0.7 0.7
Hungary 0.6 1.0 0.9 0.7
Portugal 0.5 1.5 0.9 0.9
Turkey 1.2 2.4 1.5 1.2
Slovak Republic 0.4 1.5 1.0 0.8
Brazil 0.5 1.5 1.2 1.6
Russian Federation 0.3 1.7 1.0 1.1
Macao-China 0.5 1.4 1.3 0.3
Thailand 0.1 1.4 1.2 1.0
Mexico 0.1 1.8 1.2 1.5
Tunisia 0.1 1.3 0.9 1.3
Serbia and Montenegro 0.1 1.9 1.3 1.1
Indonesia 0.1 1.8 1.2 1.5

SOURCE: Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), Program for International Student Assessment (PISA), 2003.