Table B.1.6
PS-TRE — Comparative distributions of proficiency levels of population aged 16 to 65, countries, provinces and territories, 2012

Table B.1.6
PS-TRE — Comparative distributions of proficiency levels of population aged 16 to 65, countries, provinces and territories, 2012
Table summary
This table displays the results of ps-tre — comparative distributions of proficiency levels of population aged 16 to 65. The information is grouped by region (appearing as row headers), levels 2 and 3 combined, ps-tre non-respondents, below level 1, level 1, level 2 and level 3, calculated using percent, standard error and 0.95 confidence interval units of measure (appearing as column headers).
Region Levels 2 and 3 combined PS-TRE non-respondents Below level 1 Level 1 Level 2 Level 3
percent standard error 0.95 confidence interval percent standard error percent standard error percent standard error percent standard error percent standard error
Countries  
OECD average 34.0 (0.8) ±1.6 24.3 (0.1) 12.3 (0.1) 29.4 (0.2) 28.2 (0.2) 5.8 (0.1)
Australia 38.0 (1.0) ±2.0 24.0 (0.7) 9.2 (0.6) 28.9 (0.8) 31.8 (1.0) 6.2 (0.5)
Austria 32.5 (0.8) ±1.5 26.8 (0.6) 9.9 (0.5) 30.9 (0.9) 28.1 (0.8) 4.3 (0.4)
Canada 36.6 (0.6) ±1.1 18.6 (0.4) 14.8 (0.4) 30.0 (0.7) 29.4 (0.5) 7.1 (0.4)
Czech Republic 33.1 (1.1) ±2.2 25.2 (0.9) 12.9 (0.9) 28.8 (1.3) 26.5 (1.1) 6.6 (0.6)
Denmark 38.7 (0.7) ±1.4 14.5 (0.3) 13.9 (0.6) 32.9 (0.8) 32.3 (0.7) 6.3 (0.4)
England/N. Ireland (UK) 34.8 (0.9) ±1.7 16.2 (0.6) 15.1 (0.8) 33.9 (1.0) 29.1 (0.9) 5.6 (0.5)
Estonia 27.6 (0.7) ±1.5 29.6 (0.4) 13.8 (0.5) 29.0 (0.7) 23.2 (0.6) 4.3 (0.4)
Finland 41.6 (0.7) ±1.5 18.6 (0.5) 11.0 (0.5) 28.9 (0.8) 33.2 (0.7) 8.4 (0.6)
Flanders (Belgium) 34.5 (0.8) ±1.5 20.8 (0.5) 14.8 (0.6) 29.8 (0.8) 28.7 (0.8) 5.8 (0.4)
Germany 36.0 (0.8) ±1.6 19.2 (0.7) 14.4 (0.8) 30.5 (0.8) 29.2 (0.8) 6.8 (0.6)
Ireland 25.3 (0.8) ±1.6 32.7 (0.7) 12.6 (0.7) 29.5 (0.9) 22.1 (0.8) 3.1 (0.3)
Japan 34.6 (0.8) ±1.6 38.1 (1.0) 7.6 (0.6) 19.7 (0.8) 26.3 (0.8) 8.3 (0.5)
Korea 30.4 (0.8) ±1.6 30.2 (0.6) 9.8 (0.5) 29.6 (0.9) 26.8 (0.8) 3.6 (0.3)
Netherlands 41.5 (0.8) ±1.5 13.4 (0.4) 12.5 (0.6) 32.6 (0.7) 34.3 (0.8) 7.3 (0.4)
Norway 41.0 (0.8) ±1.5 15.8 (0.5) 11.4 (0.6) 31.8 (0.8) 34.9 (0.9) 6.1 (0.4)
Poland 19.2 (0.8) ±1.5 49.8 (0.6) 12.0 (0.6) 19.0 (0.7) 15.4 (0.7) 3.8 (0.3)
Slovak Republic 25.6 (0.8) ±1.5 36.7 (0.7) 8.9 (0.5) 28.8 (0.9) 22.8 (0.7) 2.9 (0.3)
Sweden 44.0 (0.7) ±1.4 12.1 (0.5) 13.1 (0.5) 30.8 (0.8) 35.2 (0.9) 8.8 (0.6)
United States 31.1 (1.0) ±2.0 20.0 (0.8) 15.8 (0.9) 33.1 (0.9) 26.0 (0.9) 5.1 (0.4)
Provinces and territories  
Newfoundland and Labrador 28.6 (1.3) ±2.5 28.0 (1.2) 16.4 (1.2) 27.0 (1.4) 24.2 (1.4) 4.4 (1.0)
Prince Edward Island 31.2 (2.5) ±4.9 20.9 (1.4) 14.9 (2.2) 32.9 (1.9) 26.9 (2.0) 4.3 (1.1)
Nova Scotia 38.9 (1.3) ±2.5 16.3 (1.3) 15.3 (1.4) 29.5 (1.4) 31.0 (1.4) 7.9 (1.1)
New Brunswick 30.3 (1.9) ±3.6 23.3 (1.2) 15.0 (1.3) 31.4 (1.7) 25.6 (1.7) 4.7 (1.0)
Quebec 32.4 (0.7) ±1.4 17.9 (0.5) 18.2 (0.6) 31.4 (0.8) 26.5 (0.7) 5.9 (0.4)
Ontario 38.4 (1.2) ±2.3 18.2 (0.8) 13.3 (0.8) 30.2 (1.3) 30.8 (1.1) 7.6 (0.8)
Manitoba 34.5 (2.2) ±4.3 25.2 (1.5) 12.5 (1.2) 27.8 (1.9) 28.6 (1.6) 6.0 (1.4)
Saskatchewan 32.6 (2.0) ±3.9 14.5 (1.1) 18.1 (1.6) 34.8 (2.0) 27.9 (1.8) 4.7 (0.9)
Alberta 39.5 (1.9) ±3.8 16.8 (1.6) 14.4 (1.5) 29.3 (2.0) 30.8 (2.0) 8.6 (1.4)
British Columbia 39.3 (1.7) ±3.4 20.2 (1.4) 12.9 (1.5) 27.7 (1.6) 31.2 (1.9) 8.1 (1.2)
Yukon 35.4 (8.4) ±16.4 17.9 (6.1) 13.1 (4.8) 33.6 (6.8) 27.3 (6.1) 8.1 (5.1)
Northwest Territories 28.2 (3.4) ±6.6 24.4 (1.8) 18.9 (4.6) 28.4 (2.8) 23.1 (2.7) 5.1 (1.7)
Nunavut 10.9 (1.5) ±3.0 51.3 (2.8) 19.6 (2.3) 18.2 (2.2) 9.8 (1.5) 1.2 (0.4)
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