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Table 5 Average percent correct, incorrect, missing and not reached for block M1 (mathematics), positions 1 and 4, 2006 and 2009–Ireland and OECD averages

From: Changes in achievement on PISA: the case of Ireland and implications for international assessment practice

  P1 2003 P1 2009 P4 2003 P4 2009
% correct
Ireland 52.7 49.5 49.2 44.5
OECD 51.1 51.5 45.7 46.1
% incorrect
Ireland 40.4 41.5 39.4 36.9
OECD 38.8 38.9 37.9 37.4
% missing
Ireland 6.9 8.7 8.9 12.0
OECD 10.1 9.6 12.2 12.2
% not reached
Ireland 0.0 0.3 2.5 6.6
OECD 0.0 0.0 4.2 4.3
% missing + not reached
Ireland 6.9 8.9 11.4 18.6
OECD 10.1 9.6 16.4 16.5
  1. Source: Cosgrove, 2011, Table twenty-three.