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Figure CL-S-10. Standard errors for Figure 10: Change in average PISA mathematics literacy scores of 15-year-old students in selected jurisdictions, by jurisdiction: 2003 to 2006


Average score Jurisdiction, ordered by 2006 score Change in score
2003 2006
1.9 2.3 Finland 3.0
4.5 2.7 Hong Kong SAR 5.3
3.2 3.8 Korea, Republic of 5.0
3.1 2.6 Netherlands 4.1
3.4 3.2 Switzerland 4.6
1.8 2.0 Canada 2.7
2.9 1.3 Macao-China 3.2
4.1 4.2 Liechtenstein 5.9
4.0 3.3 Japan 5.2
2.3 2.4 New Zealand 3.3
2.3 3.0 Belgium 3.7
2.1 2.2 Australia 3.1
2.7 2.6 Denmark 3.8
3.5 3.6 Czech Republic 5.0
1.4 1.8 Iceland 2.3
3.3 3.7 Austria 5.0
3.3 3.9 Germany 5.1
2.6 2.4 Sweden 3.5
2.4 2.8 Ireland 3.7
2.5 3.2 France 4.0
2.5 2.4 Poland 3.5
3.3 2.8 Slovak Republic 4.4
2.8 2.9 Hungary 4.0
1.0 1.1 Luxembourg 1.4
2.4 2.6 Norway 3.6
3.7 3.0 Latvia 4.8
2.4 2.3 Spain 3.4
4.2 3.9 Russian Federation 5.7
2.9 4.0 United States 5.0
3.4 3.1 Portugal 4.6
3.1 2.3 Italy 3.8
3.9 3.0 Greece 4.9
3.8 3.5 Serbia 5.1
3.3 2.6 Uruguay 4.2
6.7 4.9 Turkey 8.3
3.0 2.3 Thailand 3.8
3.6 2.9 Mexico 4.7
3.9 5.6 Indonesia 6.9
4.8 2.9 Brazil 5.7
2.5 4.0 Tunisia 4.7

SOURCE: Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), Program for International Student Assessment (PISA), 2003 and 2006.

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