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Figure CL-S-8. Standard errors for Figure 8: Change in average TIMSS mathematics scores of eighth-grade students in selected jurisdictions, by jurisdiction: 1995 to 2007


Average score Jurisdiction, ordered by 2007 score Change in score
1995 2007
2.0 2.7 Korea, Republic of 3.3
4.0 3.8 Singapore 5.5
6.1 5.8 Hong Kong SAR 8.4
1.6 2.4 Japan 2.9
3.2 3.5 Hungary 4.7
3.0 4.8 England 5.7
5.3 4.1 Russian Federation 6.7
4.7 2.8 United States 5.5
4.1 2.3 Lithuania 4.7
4.5 2.4 Czech Republic 5.1
2.9 2.1 Slovenia 3.6
3.7 3.9 Australia 5.4
4.3 2.3 Sweden 4.8
5.7 3.7 Scotland 6.8
2.2 2.0 Norway 2.9
2.2 1.6 Cyprus 2.8
5.8 5.0 Bulgaria 7.6
4.6 4.1 Romania 6.1
3.9 4.1 Iran, Islamic Republic of 5.7
5.6 3.6 Colombia 6.7

SOURCE: International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement (IEA), Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS), 1995 and 2007.