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Young Learners English Tests, Starters

Percentages in each shield by country.

Please note only countries with a candidature greater than 40 are listed.

YLE Starters grade statistics 2004

 

Listening Shields

Reading and Writing Shields

Speaking Shields

Country

5 Shields

4 Shields

3 Shields

2 Shields

1 Shield

5 Shields

4 Shields

3 Shields

2 Shields

1 Shield

5 Shields

4 Shields

3 Shields

2 Shields

1 Shield

Argentina

38%

38%

18%

4%

1%

29%

39%

24%

7%

1%

67%

19%

9%

4%

1%

Bangladesh

29%

33%

25%

10%

2%

20%

35%

29%

14%

2%

72%

16%

8%

3%

1%

Brazil

30%

40%

22%

7%

1%

19%

37%

27%

15%

2%

56%

24%

11%

8%

1%

Chile

48%

32%

18%

2%

0%

9%

46%

32%

13%

0%

59%

20%

16%

5%

0%

China, People's Republic of

41%

23%

20%

11%

5%

18%

22%

26%

25%

8%

48%

23%

12%

12%

5%

Colombia

20%

40%

32%

7%

1%

10%

26%

26%

35%

4%

52%

22%

13%

12%

2%

Croatia

52%

32%

12%

4%

0%

32%

31%

26%

9%

2%

75%

16%

6%

3%

0%

Cyprus

54%

32%

12%

2%

0%

34%

34%

22%

9%

2%

74%

16%

7%

3%

0%

Czech Republic

28%

38%

30%

5%

0%

20%

34%

38%

8%

0%

59%

14%

20%

3%

3%

France

43%

32%

16%

7%

2%

20%

28%

31%

16%

5%

54%

21%

16%

7%

2%

Germany

52%

27%

16%

2%

2%

25%

34%

30%

9%

2%

66%

16%

9%

5%

5%

Greece

52%

27%

15%

4%

1%

39%

34%

17%

8%

1%

76%

14%

7%

3%

1%

Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of China

42%

32%

17%

7%

2%

14%

26%

25%

28%

7%

73%

15%

6%

4%

2%

India

36%

35%

22%

6%

1%

46%

35%

13%

5%

1%

80%

14%

4%

2%

0%

Indonesia

44%

31%

19%

6%

0%

25%

41%

23%

9%

1%

66%

23%

8%

3%

0%

Iran, Islamic Republic of

65%

22%

11%

2%

0%

35%

37%

20%

7%

1%

62%

21%

11%

6%

0%

Italy

29%

32%

25%

11%

3%

22%

34%

25%

17%

2%

49%

22%

14%

12%

3%

Japan

19%

34%

31%

14%

3%

2%

11%

18%

31%

38%

33%

27%

21%

15%

5%

Korea (South), Republic of

54%

27%

16%

3%

1%

14%

38%

18%

20%

9%

80%

12%

5%

3%

0%

Latvia

26%

44%

28%

2%

0%

11%

32%

26%

32%

0%

77%

7%

14%

2%

0%

Malaysia

62%

28%

9%

1%

0%

38%

40%

15%

7%

2%

68%

25%

6%

1%

0%

Mauritius

28%

42%

26%

4%

0%

9%

34%

36%

19%

2%

74%

19%

8%

0%

0%

Mexico

32%

33%

23%

9%

2%

19%

36%

26%

16%

3%

53%

24%

14%

7%

2%

Morocco

9%

23%

39%

18%

11%

7%

16%

25%

41%

11%

50%

30%

16%

5%

0%

Myanmar (Burma)

61%

23%

13%

2%

1%

55%

35%

8%

1%

0%

74%

21%

4%

1%

0%

Pakistan

53%

29%

13%

4%

1%

31%

46%

17%

5%

2%

81%

15%

2%

2%

0%

Peru

48%

36%

16%

0%

0%

41%

41%

17%

2%

0%

73%

22%

5%

0%

0%

Poland

45%

33%

16%

5%

1%

23%

36%

27%

14%

1%

72%

20%

7%

1%

1%

Portugal

30%

36%

25%

8%

2%

19%

30%

25%

23%

3%

58%

23%

11%

6%

2%

Romania

63%

29%

7%

2%

0%

36%

34%

23%

7%

0%

93%

5%

0%

2%

0%

Russian Federation

54%

34%

10%

2%

1%

20%

33%

28%

17%

3%

66%

21%

11%

2%

1%

Saudi Arabia

48%

31%

12%

8%

1%

15%

21%

19%

30%

14%

66%

16%

7%

10%

1%

Serbia & Montenegro (Yugoslavia, Federation of)

27%

28%

22%

18%

5%

14%

14%

35%

24%

13%

65%

21%

10%

4%

0%

Slovenia

55%

35%

9%

1%

0%

31%

38%

24%

6%

1%

63%

23%

13%

1%

1%

Spain

30%

38%

24%

8%

1%

22%

32%

26%

17%

2%

62%

20%

11%

5%

1%

Sri Lanka

25%

31%

28%

12%

4%

26%

27%

23%

19%

5%

52%

21%

14%

9%

5%

Switzerland

54%

31%

12%

3%

0%

14%

38%

29%

17%

1%

73%

12%

7%

6%

2%

Taiwan

41%

35%

18%

5%

2%

18%

31%

25%

19%

7%

65%

18%

9%

6%

2%

Thailand

19%

22%

25%

20%

14%

8%

21%

28%

28%

15%

38%

20%

13%

20%

10%

Turkey

53%

27%

15%

4%

0%

33%

36%

20%

10%

1%

68%

19%

8%

3%

2%

Ukraine

50%

38%

13%

0%

0%

13%

31%

27%

29%

0%

94%

4%

2%

0%

0%

United Arab Emirates

51%

35%

11%

2%

0%

26%

34%

25%

14%

1%

68%

26%

6%

1%

0%

Uruguay

42%

34%

18%

5%

1%

21%

44%

29%

5%

1%

62%

26%

10%

2%

0%

Vietnam

29%

33%

28%

9%

2%

36%

38%

17%

8%

1%

46%

25%

16%

10%

3%

 

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