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Table 1 Characteristics of the samples by countries.

From: A comparative analysis of the OECD/INFE financial knowledge assessment using the Rasch model

  Austria Brazil Canada Croatia Finland Hong Kong Hungary Jordan Russia SA UK
Sample size (n) 1886 1974 1002 1049 1440 1000 1000 1130 1642 2813 1000
Age (mean) 48.53 41.65 47.35 N/A 47.73 N/A 46.37 N/A 41.33 42.02 46.02
 < 29 16.4% 25.8% 18.0% 20.4% 18.7% 19.7% 20.5% 47.2% 24.5% 29.2% 19.6%
 30–59 53.7% 58.0% 54.5% 52.0% 50.6% 61.5% 52.5% 47.6% 60.4% 51.9% 52.5%
  > 60 29.9% 16.3% 27.5% 27.6% 30.7% 18.8% 27.0% 5.2% 15.1% 18.9% 27.9%
Gender
 Female 52.9% 52.4% 50.5% 51.3% 53.0% 53.3% 52.5% 44.9% 52.9% 61.5% 50.2%
 Male 47.1% 47.6% 49.5% 48.7% 47.0% 46.7% 47.5% 55.1% 47.1% 38.5% 49.8%
Education
 Secondary or less 14.1% 52.0% 9.0% 79.2% 16.9% 30.5% 48.6% 9.0% 15.5% 57.7% 5.9%
 Completed secondary 16.0% 38.9% 17.6% 20.1% 34.2% 43.5% 21.6% 26.3% 49.1% 30.7% 27.6%
 Vocational education beyond secondary 59.4% .0% 29.1% .6% 20.9% .0% 13.7% 3.3% 7.0% 1.4% 29.8%
 Higher education 10.6% 9.1% 44.3% .1% 28.0% 26.0% 16.0% 61.3% 28.3% 10.3% 36.6%
  1. Obs. the highest or lowest band in each column is showed in italics