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Participation in the most recent international assessments, by jurisdiction and target population


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Education systems participating in the most recent international assessments, by target population
 
Jurisdiction PIRLS 2011 TIMSS 2015 PISA 2012 PIAAC 2012/2014
4th Grade 4th Grade 8th Grade 12th Grade1 15-year-olds Adults ages 16-65
OECD            
Australia black indicator black indicator black indicator   black indicator black indicator
Austria black indicator       black indicator black indicator
Belgium         black indicator  
Flemish   black indicator       black indicator
French black indicator          
Canada black indicator black indicator black indicator   black indicator black indicator
Chile   black indicator black indicator   black indicator black diamond indicator
Czech Republic black indicator black indicator     black indicator black indicator
Denmark black indicator black indicator     black indicator black indicator
Estonia         black indicator black indicator
Finland black indicator black indicator     black indicator black indicator
France black indicator black indicator   black indicator black indicator black indicator
Germany black indicator black indicator     black indicator black indicator
Greece         black indicator black diamond indicator
Hungary black indicator black indicator black indicator   black indicator  
Iceland         black indicator  
Ireland black indicator black indicator black indicator   black indicator black indicator
Israel black indicator black indicator black indicator   black indicator black diamond indicator
Italy black indicator black indicator black indicator black indicator black indicator black indicator
Japan   black indicator black indicator   black indicator black indicator
Korea, Republic of   black indicator black indicator   black indicator black indicator
Luxembourg         black indicator  
Mexico         black indicator  
Netherlands black indicator black indicator     black indicator black indicator
New Zealand black indicator black indicator black indicator   black indicator black diamond indicator
Norway black indicator black indicator black indicator black indicator black indicator black indicator
Poland black indicator black indicator     black indicator black indicator
Portugal black indicator black indicator   black indicator black indicator  
Slovak Republic black indicator black indicator     black indicator black indicator
Slovenia black indicator black indicator black indicator black indicator black indicator black diamond indicator
Spain black indicator black indicator     black indicator black indicator
Sweden black indicator black indicator black indicator black indicator black indicator black indicator
Switzerland         black indicator  
Turkey   black indicator black indicator   black indicator black diamond indicator
United Kingdom         black indicator  
England black indicator black indicator black indicator     black indicator
Northern Ireland black indicator black indicator       black indicator
United States black indicator black indicator black indicator black indicator black indicator black indicator
Non-OECD            
Albania         black indicator  
Algeria         black indicator  
Argentina         black indicator  
Armenia   black indicator black indicator      
Azerbaijan black indicator          
Bahrain   black indicator black indicator      
Beijing-China         black indicator  
Botswana     black indicator      
Brazil         black indicator  
Bulgaria black indicator black indicator     black indicator  
Chinese Taipei black indicator black indicator black indicator   black indicator  
Colombia black indicator       black indicator  
Costa Rica         black indicator  
Croatia black indicator black indicator     black indicator  
Cyprus   black indicator     black indicator black indicator
Dominican Republic         black indicator  
Egypt     black indicator      
Georgia black indicator black indicator black indicator   black indicator  
Guangdong-China         black indicator  
Hong Kong-China black indicator black indicator black indicator   black indicator  
Indonesia black indicator black indicator     black indicator black diamond indicator
Iran, Islamic Republic of black indicator black indicator black indicator      
Jiangsu-China         black indicator  
Jordan     black indicator   black indicator  
Kazakhstan   black indicator black indicator   black indicator  
Kosovo         black indicator  
Kuwait   black indicator black indicator      
Latvia         black indicator  
Lebanon     black indicator black indicator black indicator  
Lithuania black indicator black indicator black indicator   black indicator black diamond indicator
Macedonia, Republic of         black indicator  
Macao-China         black indicator  
Malaysia     black indicator   black indicator  
Malta black indicator   black indicator   black indicator  
Moldova, Republic of         black indicator  
Montenegro, Republic of         black indicator  
Morocco black indicator black indicator black indicator      
Oman black indicator black indicator black indicator      
Peru         black indicator  
Qatar black indicator black indicator black indicator   black indicator  
Romania black indicator       black indicator  
Russian Federation black indicator black indicator black indicator black indicator black indicator white indicator
Saudi Arabia black indicator black indicator black indicator      
Serbia, Republic of   black indicator        
Shanghai-China         black indicator  
Singapore black indicator black indicator black indicator   black indicator black diamond indicator
South Africa     black indicator      
Thailand     black indicator   black indicator  
Trinidad and Tobago black indicator       black indicator  
Tunisia         black indicator  
United Arab Emirates black indicator black indicator black indicator   black indicator  
Uruguay         black indicator  
Vietnam         black indicator  
1 This assessment, officially known as TIMSS Advanced, is designed to measure advanced mathematics and physics achievement in the final year of secondary school (grade 12 in the United States).
black indicator Indicates participation in particular assessment. For PIAAC, indicates International Round 1 countries in 2011-12.
black diamond indicator Indicates PIAAC International Round 2 countries in 2014.
white indicator Indicates participation in PIAAC International Round 1, but results either not reported or reported separately due to sampling, response rates, or other procedural problems with the data.
SOURCE: International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement (IEA), Progress in International Reading Literacy Study (PIRLS), 2011; IEA, Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS), 2015; Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), Program for International Student Assessment (PISA), 2015; OECD, Program for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC), 2012/2014.

Assessment items are available online. Visit the following NCES websites to view publicly released items:

PIRLS: http://nces.ed.gov/surveys/PIRLS/released.asp
TIMSS: http://nces.ed.gov/timss/educators.asp
PISA: http://nces.ed.gov/surveys/pisa/releaseditems.asp
PIAAC: http://nces.ed.gov/surveys/piaac/sample_lit.asp

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