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Figure CL-S-12. Standard errors for Figure 12: Percentage of eighth-grade students reaching the TIMSS international benchmarks in science, by jurisdiction: 2007


Jurisdiction Advanced
(625)
High
(550)
Intermediate
(475)
Low
(400)
Singapore 1.6 2.2 1.8 1.1
Chinese Taipei 1.5 1.9 1.2 0.6
Japan 0.9 1.1 0.8 0.4
England 1.6 2.3 1.9 0.9
Korea, Republic of 0.9 1.1 0.8 0.4
Hungary 1.1 1.6 1.3 0.7
Czech Republic 0.9 1.4 0.8 0.4
Slovenia 0.7 1.2 1.1 0.5
Russian Federation 1.0 2.1 1.6 0.7
Hong Kong SAR 1.0 2.6 2.2 1.3
United States 0.7 1.4 1.3 0.7
Armenia 1.7 2.0 2.4 1.3
Australia 1.4 1.8 1.7 0.8
Lithuania 0.6 1.4 1.4 0.8
Sweden 0.6 1.2 1.4 0.8
Jordan 0.6 1.5 1.8 1.4
Malta 0.3 0.6 0.7 0.6
Bulgaria 0.9 1.8 2.4 2.1
Scotland 0.6 1.5 1.8 1.1
Israel 0.6 1.4 1.9 1.8
Italy 0.7 1.3 1.4 1.0
Turkey 0.5 1.2 1.7 1.5
Ukraine 0.4 1.4 1.8 1.3
Thailand 0.8 1.9 2.2 1.5
Malaysia 0.7 2.2 2.7 2.2
Iran, Islamic Republic of 0.5 1.2 1.8 1.7
Bahrain 0.4 0.8 0.9 0.7
Serbia 0.3 1.1 1.6 1.1
Romania 0.3 1.2 1.9 1.6
Norway 0.2 1.0 1.4 0.9
Bosnia and Herzegovina 0.3 1.0 1.7 1.2
Cyprus 0.3 0.8 1.1 1.0
Palestinian National Authority 0.2 0.6 1.2 1.5
Lebanon 0.4 1.2 2.1 2.9
Syrian Arab Republic 0.2 0.8 1.6 1.5
Egypt 0.1 0.6 1.4 1.6
Oman 0.2 0.6 1.2 1.4
Colombia 0.1 0.5 1.5 2.1
Kuwait 0.7 1.2 1.4
Georgia 0.7 1.9 2.4
Indonesia 0.6 1.8 2.0
Tunisia 0.5 1.3 1.2
Saudi Arabia 0.5 1.0 1.4
Qatar 0.2 0.5 0.6
Ghana 0.3 0.9 1.6
El Salvador 0.3 1.0 1.7
Botswana 0.3 0.7 1.3
Algeria 0.2 0.8 1.2
† Not applicable.

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