Share of people for high educational level possessed across countries in 2016 (in %)

The Top 5 performing countries in literacy skills (those with the highest PIAAC score) are :

1. Finland (288)
2. Netherlands      (284)
3. Sweden (279)
4. Estonia (276)
5. Belgium (275)

The Top 5 performing countries in numeracy skills (those with highest PIAAC score) are :

1. Finland (282)
2. Belgium (280)
3. Netherlands      (280)
4. Sweden (279)
5. Denmark (278)

The Top 5 performing countries in problem-solving skills (those with highest PIAAC problem-solving score) are :

1. Finland (289)
2. Sweden (288)
3. Netherlands      (286)
4. Austria (284)
5. Denmark (283)

The Top 5 performing countries in mathematics skills (those with the smallest proportions of PISA low-achieving pupils) are:

1. Estonia (11.2%)
2. Finland (13.6%)
3. Denmark (13.6%)
4. Ireland     (15.0%)
5. Slovenia (16.1%)

The Top 5 performing countries in reading skills (those with the smallest proportions of PISA low-achieving pupils) are:

1. Ireland (10.2%)
2. Estonia (10.6%)
3. Finland (11.1%)
4. Poland (14.4%)
5. Denmark     (15.0%)

The Top 5 performing countries in science skills (those with the smallest proportions of PISA low-achieving pupils) are:

1. Estonia (8.8%)
2. Finland (11.5%)
3. Slovenia (15.0%)
4. Ireland (15.3%)
5. Denmark         (15.9%)

Literacy skills (average score) by age group 16-65 in 2012

Numeracy skills (average score) by age group 16-65 in 2012

Problem solving skills (average score) by age group 16-65 in 2012

Low achieving pupils (%) in mathematics across countries in 2015

Low achieving pupils (%) in reading across countries in 2015

Low achieving pupils (%) in science across countries in 2015