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Special Analysis 2006

U.S. Student and Adult Performance on International Assessments of Educational Achievement

Table SA7. Standard errors for table 6: Average PISA mathematics literacy scores of 15-year-olds, by country: 2003
Country Average score

    OECD average 0.6
OECD countries  
  Australia 2.1
  Austria 3.3
  Belgium 2.3
  Canada 1.8
  Czech Republic 3.5
  Denmark 2.7
  Finland 1.9
  France 2.5
  Germany 3.3
  Greece 3.9
  Hungary 2.8
  Iceland 1.4
  Ireland 2.4
  Italy 3.1
  Japan 4.0
  Korea, Republic of 3.2
  Luxembourg 1.0
  Mexico 3.6
  Netherlands 3.1
  New Zealand 2.3
  Norway 2.4
  Poland 2.5
  Portugal 3.4
  Slovak Republic 3.3
  Spain 2.4
  Sweden 2.6
  Switzerland 3.4
  Turkey 6.7
  United States 2.9
Non-OECD countries  
  Hong Kong-China 4.5
  Indonesia 3.9
  Latvia 3.7
  Liechtenstein 4.1
  Macao-China 2.9
  Russian Federation 4.2
  Serbia and Montenegro 3.8
  Thailand 3.0
  Tunisia 2.5
  Uruguay 3.3

SOURCE: Lemke, M., Sen, A., Pahlke, E., Partelow, L., Miller, D., Williams, T., Kastberg, D., and Jocelyn, L. (2004). International Outcomes of Learning in Mathematics Literacy and Problem Solving: PISA 2003 Results from the U.S. Perspective (NCES 2005-003), table B-3. Data from Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), Program for International Student Assessment (PISA), 2003.

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