Table 405. - Average 12th-grade mathematics scores,\1\ by sex, and average time spent studying mathematics out of school, by country: 1994-95
 ```___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ | Average score in mathematics Amount of daily out-of-school study time in mathematics |_________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ | | | | | | | | | | | Less than 1 hour | One to two hours | Three or more hours | |Mathematics|Males |Females |_______________________|_______________________|_______________________| Average Country |Overall | | | Percent|Mean score | Percent |Mean score | Percent|Mean score | hours\2\ _________________________|___________|___________|___________|__________|____________|___________|___________|___________|___________|_____________ 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 _________________________|___________|___________|___________|__________|____________|___________|___________|___________|___________|_____________ Australia\3\.............| 522 (9.3)| 540 (10.3| 510 (9.3)| 59 (2.2)| 521 (8.3) | 36 (2.2)| 557 (10.2| 5 (0.8)| 534 (13.4| 1.0 (0.04) Austria\3\...............| 518 (5.3)| 545 (7.2)| 503 (5.5)| 77 (1.7)| 526 (5.8) | 19 (1.6)| 533 (9.4)| 4 (0.8)| 502 (13.7| 0.6 (0.04) Canada\3\ ...............| 519 (2.8)| 537 (3.8)| 504 (3.5)| 56 (2.1)| 539 (5.1) | 38 (1.9)| 547 (5.0)| 7 (1.0)| 526 (14.6| 1.1 (0.05) Cyprus\3\ ...............| 446 (2.5)| 454 (4.9)| 439 (3.7)| 63 (2.1)| 435 (4.3) | 29 (1.8)| 471 (4.8)| 8 (1.3)| 451 (9.0)| 1.0 (0.05) Czech Republic ..........| 466 (12.3| 488 (11.3| 443 (16.8| 92 (1.5)| 464 (13.8)| 8 (1.4)| 482 (17.8| 0 (0.2)| --- --- | 0.4 (0.03) | | | | | | | | | | Denmark\3\ ..............| 547 (3.3)| 575 (4.0)| 523 (4.0)| 68 (2.0)| 571 (4.9) | 28 (1.6)| 563 (4.7)| 4 (0.7)| 562 (11.9| 0.9 (0.04) France\3\ ...............| 523 (5.1)| 544 (5.6)| 506 (5.3)| 59 (2.3)| 517 (5.1) | 35 (2.3)| 539 (6.7)| 5 (0.7)| 505 (14.7| 1.0 (0.04) Germany\3\ ..............| 495 (5.9)| 509 (8.7)| 480 (8.8)| --- --- | --- --- | --- --- | --- --- | --- --- | --- --- | --- --- Hungary............... | 483 (3.2)| 485 (4.9)| 481 (4.8)| 74 (0.9)| 480 (3.2) | 24 (0.8)| 496 (5.5)| 2 (0.2)| --- --- | 0.7 (0.02) Iceland\3\ ..............| 534 (2.0)| 558 (3.4)| 514 (2.2)| 79 (1.1)| 553 (3.2) | 19 (1.1)| 542 (7.0)| 2 (0.4)| --- --- | 0.7 (0.02) | | | | | | | | | | Italy\3\.................| 476 (5.5)| 490 (7.4)| 464 (6.0)| 55 (2.6)| 479 (6.3) | 40 (2.2)| 486 (7.2)| 5 (0.9)| 477 (11.2| 1.0 (0.05) Lithuania\3\ ............| 469 (6.1)| 485 (7.3)| 461 (7.7)| 67 (1.8)| 472 (5.8) | 29 (1.7)| 480 (5.2)| 4 (0.5)| 484 (11.5| 0.8 (0.03) Netherlands\3\ .........| 560 (4.7)| 585 (5.6)| 533 (5.9)| 82 (1.7)| 606 (6.2) | 16 (1.6)| 581 (11.1| 1 (0.3)| --- --- | 0.7 (0.03) New Zealand .............| 522 (4.5)| 536 (4.9)| 507 (6.2)| 75 (1.4)| 544 (6.1) | 23 (1.4)| 552 (5.9)| 2 (0.3)| --- --- | 0.7 (0.03) Norway\3\ ...............| 528 (4.1)| 555 (5.3)| 501 (4.8)| 85 (1.4)| 541 (5.1) | 14 (1.3)| 558 (9.5)| 1 (0.3)| --- --- | 0.5 (0.03) | | | | | | | | | | Russian Federation\3\ ...| 471 (6.2)| 488 (6.5)| 460 (6.6)| 56 (2.0)| 463 (5.9) | 33 (1.4)| 484 (7.5)| 11 (1.2)| 494 (8.1)| 1.2 (0.06) Slovenia\3\..............| 512 (8.3)| 535 (12.7| 490 (8.0)| 72 (2.7)| 521 (9.4) | 25 (2.6)| 518 (9.5)| 2 (0.6)| --- --- | 0.7 (0.05) South Africa\3\ .........| 356 (8.3)| 365 (9.3)| 348 (10.8| 33 (1.8)| 394 (17.1)| 51 (1.8)| 375 (10.9| 17 (1.2)| 344 (7.2)| 1.7 (0.05) Sweden ..................| 552 (4.3)| 573 (5.9)| 531 (3.9)| 90 (0.9)| 579 (5.4) | 9 (0.9)| 580 (7.8)| 1 (0.2)| --- --- | 0.4 (0.02) Switzerland .............| 540 (5.8)| 555 (6.4)| 522 (7.4)| 67 (1.6)| 569 (4.9) | 28 (1.3)| 550 (5.6)| 5 (0.9)| 522 (10.6| 0.9 (0.04) United States\3\ ........| 461 (3.2)| 466 (4.1)| 456 (3.6)| 76 (1.5)| 475 (3.8) | 22 (1.5)| 486 (5.9)| 2 (0.2)| --- --- | 0.7 (0.02) _________________________|___________|___________|___________|__________|____________|___________|___________|___________|___________|_____________```

 \1\Twelfth grade students or equivalent in most countries. \2\Average hours based on: No time = 0; Less than 1 hour = .5; 1-2 hours = 1.5; 3-5 hours = 4; More than 5 hours = 7. \3\Countries not meeting all International Association for the Evaluation of Education Achievement's sampling specifications. ---Data not available or not applicable. NOTE.--Standard errors appear in parentheses. SOURCE: International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement, Mathematics and Science Achievement in Secondary School: IEA's Third International Mathematics and Science Study, 1997, by Albert E. Beaton et al. Copyright @ 1998 Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA. (This table was prepared October 1998.)