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Dataset | 28 Oct 2022

PISA (Programme for International Student Assessment)

PISA is the OECD's Programme for International Student Assessment. Every three years it tests 15-year-old students from all over the world in reading, mathematics and science. The tests are designed to gauge how well the students master key subjects in order to be prepared for real-life situations in the adult world.

Around 510;000 students in 65 economies took part in the PISA 2012 assessment of reading; mathematics and science representing about 28 million 15-year-olds globally. Of those economies; 44 took part in an assessment of creative problem solving and 18 in an assessment of financial literacy.