Skip to main content

Table 3 Mean of numeracy scores in different gender, immigrant and age groups, employed persons

From: Wage inequality, skill inequality, and employment: evidence and policy lessons from PIAAC

Country Men Women Non-immigrant Immigrant Age (16–24) Age (25–34) Age (35–44) Age (45–54) Age (55–65) All
Canada 277.32 265.33 275.95 262.5 271.71 281.94 277.63 266.11 258.61 271.6
Denmark 289.96 281.55 289.43 254.26 276.87 290.96 295.59 283.4 275.58 285.7
Finland 297.04 285.93 293.95 235.79 289.11 306.47 296.51 288.9 270.07 291.3
France 265 256.85 267.24 226.17 260.97 276.59 268.15 251.24 237.58 260.9
Germany 283.59 270.89 282.62 255.51 277.74 284.96 286.12 271.59 264.14 277.5
Ireland 270.05 259.66 265.4 261.01 262.43 271.13 270.8 257.91 243.34 264.5
Italy 255.82 254.19 258.65 222.72 232.03 265.66 257.54 252.8 240.83 255.1
Japan 298.07 285.35 292.56 266.98 282.61 301.13 299.47 295.66 275.15 292.5
Austria 285.77 273.26 285.14 254.9 274.1 285.03 285 277.38 269.32 279.7
Netherlands 294.13 280.31 291.8 255.46 287.44 298.73 292.58 282.48 268.82 287.4
Flanders 292.75 280.17 290.08 247.65 278.4 298.8 290.91 282.82 268.42 286.6
Norway 292.16 279.36 291.67 246.83 277.99 289.73 295.24 286.3 272.43 285.8
Spain 263.63 250.8 261.33 230.15 258.98 262.94 264.37 253.4 234.01 257.5
Sweden 292.2 281.69 294.12 255.36 286.57 297.08 293.2 282.35 276.34 287.2
UK 276.96 264.64 275.51 249.84 263.29 279.51 278.94 264.14 261.01 270.9
USA 265.71 253.79 265.64 235.46 249.81 260.34 257.48 250.39 247.07 260.0
  1. Source: calculations based on PIAAC