Quality of math and science education

scale 1-7, 2007–2016

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    2007 Ranking
    1. Singapore 6.34
    2. Belgium 6.29
    3. Finland 6.17
    4. Hong Kong 5.85
    5. Switzerland 5.72
    6. France 5.71
    7. Tunisia 5.62
    8. Czech Republic 5.54
    9. South Korea 5.47
    10. India 5.38
    11. Romania 5.37
    12. Malaysia 5.36
    13. Serbia 5.33
    14. Netherlands 5.27
    15. Canada 5.21
    16. Barbados 5.19
    17. Lithuania 5.19
    18. Cyprus 5.18
    19. Denmark 5.17
    20. Ireland 5.16
    21. Estonia 5.14
    22. Hungary 5.12
    23. Australia 5.11
    24. Qatar 5.07
    25. Austria 5.06
    26. Slovakia 5.05
    27. Croatia 5.05
    28. Japan 5.03
    29. New Zealand 4.98
    30. Israel 4.94
    31. Indonesia 4.94
    32. Sweden 4.81
    33. Iceland 4.80
    34. Malta 4.80
    35. Germany 4.79
    36. Slovenia 4.78
    37. Russia 4.72
    38. Montenegro 4.71
    39. Luxembourg 4.68
    40. Thailand 4.63
    41. Morocco 4.63
    42. Latvia 4.61
    43. Ukraine 4.59
    44. United States 4.55
    45. United Kingdom 4.54
    46. Jordan 4.53
    47. Poland 4.52
    48. United Arab Emirates 4.52
    49. Bulgaria 4.51
    50. Macedonia (F.Y.R.O.M.) 4.49
    51. Greece 4.47
    52. Norway 4.44
    53. Bosnia and Herzegovina 4.44
    54. Sri Lanka 4.43
    55. Trinidad and Tobago 4.41
    56. China 4.38
    57. Benin 4.28
    58. Italy 4.27
    59. Turkey 4.26
    60. Mauritius 4.20
    61. Mongolia 4.18
    62. Armenia 3.98
    63. Oman 3.95
    64. Saudi Arabia 3.94
    65. Costa Rica 3.93
    66. Spain 3.93
    67. Kazakhstan 3.92
    68. Syria 3.91
    69. Kenya 3.90
    70. Zimbabwe 3.90
    71. Albania 3.90
    72. Kyrgyzstan 3.87
    73. Kuwait 3.85
    74. Georgia 3.85
    75. Senegal 3.85
    76. Vietnam 3.83
    77. Bahrain 3.78
    78. Colombia 3.78
    79. Botswana 3.78
    80. Madagascar 3.74
    81. Azerbaijan 3.69
    82. Algeria 3.67
    83. Uruguay 3.63
    84. Cameroon 3.61
    85. Burkina Faso 3.57
    86. Puerto Rico 3.51
    87. Burundi 3.44
    88. Portugal 3.43
    89. Guyana 3.39
    90. Zambia 3.38
    91. Argentina 3.32
    92. Nepal 3.26
    93. Gambia 3.25
    94. Libya 3.23
    95. Ethiopia 3.22
    96. Nigeria 3.17
    97. Pakistan 3.12
    98. El Salvador 3.10
    99. Mali 3.09
    100. Uganda 3.08
    101. Jamaica 3.08
    102. Egypt 3.06
    103. Chile 3.05
    104. Mauritania 3.04
    105. Philippines 2.95
    106. Tanzania 2.93
    107. Panama 2.92
    108. Venezuela 2.92
    109. Mexico 2.81
    110. Mozambique 2.81
    111. Honduras 2.78
    112. Bangladesh 2.77
    113. Brazil 2.76
    114. Cambodia 2.73
    115. Ecuador 2.72
    116. Lesotho 2.71
    117. Guatemala 2.70
    118. Tajikistan 2.68
    119. Nicaragua 2.61
    120. Chad 2.56
    121. Bolivia 2.55
    122. Namibia 2.53
    123. Dominican Republic 2.43
    124. South Africa 2.35
    125. Paraguay 2.31
    126. Peru 2.06
    127. Timor Leste 1.86
    2016 Ranking
    1. Singapore 6.39
    2. Finland 6.17
    3. Belgium 6.02
    4. Switzerland 5.90
    5. Qatar 5.77
    6. Lebanon 5.68
    7. Netherlands 5.59
    8. Hong Kong 5.53
    9. Slovenia 5.42
    10. United Arab Emirates 5.40
    11. Estonia 5.36
    12. France 5.30
    13. Canada 5.28
    14. New Zealand 5.27
    15. Denmark 5.24
    16. Germany 5.22
    17. Japan 5.21
    18. Malaysia 5.21
    19. Barbados 5.20
    20. Ireland 5.14
    21. Malta 5.03
    22. Iceland 4.99
    23. Australia 4.94
    24. Norway 4.88
    25. Lithuania 4.83
    26. Ukraine 4.82
    27. Sri Lanka 4.78
    28. Bahrain 4.78
    29. Austria 4.77
    30. Trinidad and Tobago 4.76
    31. Romania 4.73
    32. United States 4.72
    33. Brunei 4.71
    34. Israel 4.70
    35. South Korea 4.69
    36. Albania 4.68
    37. United Kingdom 4.65
    38. Croatia 4.65
    39. Mongolia 4.63
    40. Mauritius 4.63
    41. Armenia 4.63
    42. Ivory Coast 4.59
    43. India 4.58
    44. Portugal 4.58
    45. Serbia 4.57
    46. Italy 4.56
    47. Iran 4.55
    48. Luxembourg 4.55
    49. China 4.53
    50. Sweden 4.52
    51. Russia 4.51
    52. Indonesia 4.44
    53. Rwanda 4.43
    54. Latvia 4.42
    55. Czech Republic 4.42
    56. Tunisia 4.39
    57. Poland 4.39
    58. Costa Rica 4.39
    59. Montenegro 4.37
    60. Jordan 4.36
    61. Greece 4.32
    62. Cameroon 4.29
    63. Zimbabwe 4.25
    64. Saudi Arabia 4.21
    65. Cyprus 4.15
    66. Bhutan 4.14
    67. Kenya 4.14
    68. Kazakhstan 4.08
    69. Macedonia (F.Y.R.O.M.) 4.03
    70. Cape Verde 4.02
    71. Morocco 4.02
    72. Moldova 4.02
    73. Spain 4.00
    74. Bulgaria 3.96
    75. Tajikistan 3.96
    76. Slovakia 3.92
    77. Vietnam 3.90
    78. Philippines 3.87
    79. Azerbaijan 3.86
    80. Thailand 3.85
    81. Madagascar 3.85
    82. Hungary 3.85
    83. Congo (Kinshasa) 3.84
    84. Senegal 3.83
    85. Nepal 3.78
    86. Botswana 3.77
    87. Jamaica 3.74
    88. Oman 3.74
    89. Ecuador 3.72
    90. Laos 3.70
    91. Bosnia and Herzegovina 3.68
    92. Ghana 3.67
    93. Burundi 3.59
    94. Gabon 3.58
    95. Zambia 3.57
    96. Ethiopia 3.53
    97. Pakistan 3.52
    98. Algeria 3.48
    99. Georgia 3.47
    100. Mali 3.47
    101. Benin 3.47
    102. Liberia 3.44
    103. Gambia 3.42
    104. Kuwait 3.41
    105. Bangladesh 3.38
    106. Turkey 3.31
    107. Chile 3.24
    108. Honduras 3.20
    109. Panama 3.20
    110. Argentina 3.19
    111. Colombia 3.19
    112. Cambodia 3.18
    113. Namibia 3.12
    114. Venezuela 3.11
    115. Uganda 3.06
    116. Kyrgyzstan 3.03
    117. Bolivia 2.97
    118. Uruguay 2.94
    119. Mexico 2.91
    120. Chad 2.78
    121. Tanzania 2.78
    122. Sierra Leone 2.73
    123. Nigeria 2.72
    124. Malawi 2.65
    125. Lesotho 2.62
    126. El Salvador 2.62
    127. Mozambique 2.62
    128. Brazil 2.60
    129. Egypt 2.56
    130. Dominican Republic 2.52
    131. Mauritania 2.52
    132. Peru 2.50
    133. Guatemala 2.42
    134. Nicaragua 2.33
    135. Yemen 2.23
    136. Paraguay 2.22
    137. South Africa 2.21

    This index represents the average score from 1-7 given by a large sample group in a particular country in response to the following question: “How do you assess the quality of math and science education?” (1 = extremely poor/among the worst in the world , 7 = excellent/among the best in the world).

    Source: World Economic Forum