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List of Figures & Exhibits


Figure 1-1 Percentage change in population ages 5 to 29, 5 to 19, and 20 to 29, by country: 2000 to 2010
Figure 2-1 Range of ages at which more than 90 percent of the population is enrolled in formal education, and ending age of compulsory education, by country: 2008
Figure 4-1 Percentage distribution of foreign students enrolled in higher education programs, by host country: 2008
Figure 4-2 Percentage of a country's students enrolled in higher education who are foreign students, by higher education program and country: 2008
Figure 5-1 Average scale scores of 15-year-old students in reading, mathematics, and science literacy, by country: 2009
Figure 5-2 Average subscale scores of 15-year-old students in reading literacy, by country: 2009
Figure 6-1 Percentage of 15-year-old students scoring above PISA proficiency level 4, by subject area and country: 2009
Figure 6-2 Lowest scores of the top 10 percent of 15-year-old students in PISA, by subject area and country: 2009
Figure 7-1 Percentage of 15-year-old students scoring below PISA proficiency level 2, by subject area and country: 2009
Figure 7-2 Highest scores of the bottom 10 percent of 15-year-old students in PISA, by subject area and country: 2009
Figure 8-1 Change in average scale scores of 15-year-old students in reading literacy, mathematics literacy, and science literacy, by country: 2000, 2003, 2006, and 2009
Figure 9-1 Difference in average scale scores between 15-year-old males and females in reading literacy, mathematics literacy, and science literacy, by country: 2000, 2003, 2006, and 2009
Figure 10-1 Percentage of 15-year-old students with immigrant background, by country: 2000 and 2009
Figure 10-2 Average scale scores of 15-year-old students with immigrant background and native students in reading literacy, by country: 2000 and 2009
Figure 11-1 Average class size in primary education, by country: 2008
Figure 11-2 Ratio of students to teaching staff in education institutions, by level of education and country: 2008
Figure 12-1 Percentage of 15-year-old students who reported reading for enjoyment, by sex and country: 2000 and 2009
Figure 13-1 Percentage of 15-year-old students whose principals reported that they used assessment results for various purposes, by country: 2000 and 2009
Figure 14-1 Public school teachers' average starting salaries in U.S. dollars, by education level and country: 2008
Figure 15-1 Annual public and private education expenditures per student, by education level and country: 2007
Figure 15-2 Annual public and private education expenditures as a percentage of gross domestic product (GDP), by education level and country: 2007
Figure 16-1 Annual public and private education expenditures per student on core services and total services (in thousands of U.S. dollars), by education level and country: 2007
Figure 16-2 Annual public and private education expenditures as a percentage of gross domestic product (GDP), by education level and country: 1995 and 2007
Figure 17-1 Graduation rates in upper secondary education, by sex and country: 2008
Figure 17-2 Graduation rates in academic higher education below the doctoral level, by sex and country: 2008
Figure 18-1 Percentage distribution of the population ages 25 to 64, by highest level of education completed and country: 2008
Figure 18-2 Percentage of the population ages 25 to 34 who had completed higher education, by sex and country: 2008
Figure 19-1 Percentage distribution of first university degrees awarded, by field of study and country: 2008
Figure 20-1 Employment rates of adults ages 25 to 64, by highest level of education and country: 2008
Figure 20-2 Employment rates of adults ages 25 to 64, by sex, highest level of education, and country: 2008
Figure 21-1 Percentage of the population ages 25 to 64 who earned more than the median income, by highest level of education and country: 2008
Figure A-1 Levels of education in Canada, by age and year of schooling: 2010
Figure A-2 Levels of education in France, by age and year of schooling: 2010
Figure A-3 Levels of education in Germany, by age and year of schooling: 2010
Figure A-4 Levels of education in Italy, by age and year of schooling: 2010
Figure A-5 Levels of education in Japan, by age and year of schooling: 2010
Figure A-6 Levels of education in the Russian Federation, by age and year of schooling: 2010
Figure A-7 Levels of education in England, Northern Ireland, and Wales, by age and year of schooling: 2010
Figure A-8 Levels of education in Scotland, by age and year of schooling: 2010
Figure A-9 Levels of education in the United States, by age and year of schooling: 2010

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