Young Learners English Tests, Starters (YLE Starters)

Percentages in each shield by country.

Please note only countries with a candidature greater than 40 are listed.
           
  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
Albania 17% 17% 33% 33% 0% 17% 39% 25% 6% 14% 36% 28% 22% 14% 0%
Argentina 32% 43% 19% 5% 1% 34% 43% 19% 5% 0% 68% 18% 9% 4% 1%
Bahrain, Kingdom of 43% 33% 19% 5% 0% 14% 43% 19% 24% 0% 95% 0% 5% 0% 0%
Bangladesh 32% 27% 24% 11% 6% 25% 39% 26% 9% 2% 61% 24% 9% 4% 1%
Brazil 35% 36% 21% 7% 1% 23% 41% 28% 7% 1% 62% 23% 11% 4% 0%
Bulgaria 84% 12% 2% 2% 0% 65% 30% 2% 0% 2% 79% 12% 7% 2% 0%
Chile 31% 48% 15% 5% 0% 23% 44% 26% 6% 1% 62% 22% 11% 5% 0%
China, People's Republic of 20% 37% 25% 13% 5% 21% 31% 23% 19% 5% 48% 23% 12% 12% 5%
Colombia 29% 32% 26% 11% 1% 14% 32% 33% 19% 2% 70% 19% 6% 5% 1%
Croatia 61% 26% 11% 2% 0% 37% 31% 25% 7% 1% 84% 11% 5% 0% 0%
Cyprus 57% 29% 11% 3% 0% 39% 37% 17% 6% 1% 75% 16% 7% 2% 0%
Czech Republic 23% 36% 29% 11% 1% 19% 37% 23% 19% 1% 45% 26% 21% 7% 1%
Ecuador 27% 32% 27% 10% 4% 15% 41% 30% 12% 2% 59% 30% 9% 2% 0%
Egypt 51% 21% 23% 5% 0% 18% 33% 28% 15% 5% 85% 10% 5% 0% 0%
France 41% 29% 17% 10% 2% 22% 33% 25% 17% 3% 54% 18% 13% 11% 3%
Germany 58% 28% 7% 7% 0% 35% 25% 23% 13% 3% 70% 25% 3% 2% 0%
Greece 48% 31% 14% 6% 1% 42% 37% 16% 5% 1% 77% 14% 6% 3% 1%
Hong Kong 48% 28% 15% 6% 2% 16% 31% 28% 19% 6% 77% 12% 7% 3% 1%
Hungary 81% 13% 6% 0% 0% 62% 30% 9% 0% 0% 98% 2% 0% 0% 0%
India 41% 34% 18% 5% 1% 41% 41% 13% 4% 0% 81% 12% 4% 2% 0%
Indonesia 27% 37% 26% 9% 1% 20% 31% 38% 11% 1% 75% 16% 5% 4% 0%
Iran, Islamic Republic of 62% 27% 9% 1% 1% 31% 46% 17% 5% 0% 62% 29% 5% 5% 0%
Italy 30% 33% 24% 11% 2% 23% 35% 27% 13% 2% 52% 22% 14% 10% 3%
Japan 23% 33% 27% 14% 2% 3% 15% 32% 35% 15% 42% 24% 18% 13% 3%
Korea (South), Republic of 47% 41% 9% 3% 0% 7% 34% 27% 26% 7% 60% 32% 6% 2% 1%
Latvia 31% 41% 29% 0% 0% 8% 43% 29% 18% 2% 84% 8% 4% 4% 0%
Libyan Arab Jamahiriya (Libya) 34% 32% 21% 11% 3% 11% 32% 13% 39% 5% 42% 24% 13% 16% 5%
Lithuania 53% 25% 19% 3% 0% 36% 31% 28% 6% 0% 92% 6% 3% 0% 0%
Malaysia 60% 30% 10% 1% 0% 43% 34% 17% 5% 0% 82% 16% 2% 0% 0%
Mauritius 55% 29% 10% 5% 0% 23% 38% 23% 14% 1% 88% 6% 4% 1% 0%
Mexico 39% 34% 19% 7% 1% 23% 40% 28% 9% 0% 47% 26% 15% 10% 1%
Morocco 17% 28% 34% 19% 2% 17% 36% 32% 15% 0% 62% 26% 13% 0% 0%
Myanmar (Burma) 54% 29% 13% 4% 0% 61% 35% 4% 1% 0% 75% 18% 6% 1% 0%
Pakistan 42% 30% 16% 11% 0% 18% 37% 27% 15% 2% 77% 20% 3% 0% 0%
Peru 40% 47% 9% 4% 0% 44% 44% 10% 1% 0% 72% 23% 5% 0% 0%
Poland 40% 42% 13% 5% 0% 34% 37% 22% 7% 0% 78% 15% 6% 1% 0%
Portugal 41% 32% 19% 7% 2% 23% 34% 25% 15% 2% 56% 23% 13% 7% 2%
Romania 57% 30% 9% 4% 1% 46% 26% 21% 6% 1% 86% 11% 2% 1% 0%
Russian Federation 50% 30% 17% 2% 1% 24% 43% 23% 9% 1% 78% 13% 7% 2% 0%
Saudi Arabia 25% 31% 23% 13% 7% 14% 15% 22% 27% 21% 50% 23% 15% 9% 3%
Serbia & Montenegro 40% 27% 27% 5% 2% 15% 30% 25% 23% 7% 58% 28% 13% 0% 0%
Slovakia 29% 57% 14% 0% 0% 36% 43% 21% 0% 0% 79% 21% 0% 0% 0%
Slovenia 51% 38% 10% 0% 0% 31% 46% 24% 0% 0% 84% 9% 6% 1% 0%
Spain 32% 34% 22% 10% 2% 24% 36% 27% 11% 2% 66% 19% 10% 4% 1%
Sri Lanka 28% 35% 20% 12% 5% 26% 32% 22% 15% 5% 57% 23% 12% 6% 2%
Switzerland 51% 26% 15% 6% 1% 17% 33% 31% 16% 4% 55% 19% 10% 10% 5%
Taiwan 44% 36% 14% 5% 1% 18% 36% 28% 14% 4% 71% 17% 7% 4% 1%
Thailand 30% 30% 20% 16% 3% 14% 30% 25% 22% 9% 49% 21% 13% 12% 4%
Turkey 36% 39% 18% 5% 2% 36% 39% 17% 7% 2% 65% 17% 10% 5% 3%
Ukraine 57% 32% 7% 4% 0% 25% 32% 39% 4% 0% 86% 11% 4% 0% 0%
United Arab Emirates 65% 23% 10% 2% 0% 48% 29% 13% 8% 2% 82% 11% 6% 1% 0%
Uruguay 30% 35% 25% 8% 1% 37% 36% 21% 6% 0% 69% 20% 10% 2% 0%
Vietnam 24% 33% 26% 14% 3% 26% 35% 28% 10% 1% 45% 24% 18% 10% 4%

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