PISA Digital Skills

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PISA 2012 set out to discover how well students are able to read, navigate and understand online texts. A simulated browser environment, with websites, tabs and hyperlinks, provided a controlled setting in which students' reading performance, but also their browsing behavior, could be observed.
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Country
Performance in digital reading, PISA points, 2012
Task-oriented navigation, 2012
Digitally adrift, %, 2012
Australia Australia 521 57.9 7.7
Austria Austria 480 47.8 13.7
Belgium Belgium 502 50.4 11.1
Brazil Brazil 436 37.2 11.1
Canada Canada 532 56.9 8.4
Chile Chile 452 41.5 13.7
Chinese Taipei Chinese Taipei 519 48 22.9
Colombia Colombia 396 33.3 16.9
Denmark Denmark 495 49.6 10.7
Estonia Estonia 523 49.4 12.6
France France 511 53.7 10
Germany Germany 494 50.6 9.7
Hong Kong-China Hong Kong-China 550 55.2 19
Hungary Hungary 450 40.9 13.1
Ireland Ireland 520 56.5 8.6
Israel Israel 461 46 11.2
Italy Italy 504 48.9 15
Japan Japan 545 53.2 16.2
Korea Korea 555 57.5 14.8
Macao-China Macao-China 515 49.5 23.2
Norway Norway 500 49.3 11.5
Poland Poland 477 46.8 9
Portugal Portugal 486 50 10.2
Russian Federation Russian Federation 466 39.9 17.8
Shanghai-China Shanghai-China 531 49.2 22.9
Singapore Singapore 567 64.5 9.8
Slovak Republic Slovak Republic 474 41.5 15.9
Slovenia Slovenia 471 45.7 11
Spain Spain 466 43.4 12.6
Sweden Sweden 498 49.6 9.3
United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates 407 37.4 14.1
United States United States 511 56.5 10