Find the average IELTS score for your country

I was poking through the IELTS.org website (which has tons of resources for students, highly recommended) and I came across this interesting table that summarizes band averages for students based on their country of origin:

(I took this table directly from IELTS.org.  To see it as originally published, please visit: http://www.ielts.org/researchers/analysis_of_test_data/test_taker_performance_2010.aspx.)

Academic Listening Reading Writing Speaking OVERALL
Bangladesh 5.8 5.6 5.5 5.8 5.7
Brazil 6.8 6.9 6.2 6.8 6.7
China (Peoples Republic) 5.7 5.9 5.2 5.3 5.6
Colombia 6.3 6.5 5.7 6.4 6.3
Cyprus 6.4 5.9 5.7 6.3 6.1
Egypt 6.3 6.1 5.8 6.3 6.2
France 6.9 7.2 6 6.4 6.7
Germany 7.5 7.3 6.5 7.2 7.2
Greece 7.2 7 6.1 6.5 6.8
Hong Kong 6.8 6.7 5.8 6 6.4
India 6.3 5.8 5.7 6 6
Indonesia 6.3 6.4 5.6 6 6.2
Iran 5.8 5.7 5.7 6.3 6
Iraq 5.7 5.5 5.3 6.2 5.7
Italy 6.4 7 5.8 6.3 6.4
Japan 6 6 5.3 5.7 5.8
Jordan 5.7 5.5 5.2 5.9 5.6
Kazakhstan 5.8 5.9 5.6 6 5.9
Korea, South 6.1 6.1 5.3 5.7 5.9
Kuwait 5.3 5 4.9 5.7 5.3
Libya 5.2 5.1 5.1 5.8 5.4
Malaysia 7.2 7 6.2 6.6 6.8
Mexico 6.5 6.7 5.9 6.4 6.4
Myanmar 6.2 6.2 5.7 6 6.1
Nepal 6.3 5.8 5.7 5.9 6
Nigeria 6.2 6.1 6.3 7.1 6.5
Oman 5.1 5 4.9 5.6 5.2
Pakistan 5.9 5.7 5.8 6.1 5.9
Philippines 7 6.6 6.2 6.8 6.7
Qatar 4.8 4.6 4.5 5.3 4.9
Russia 6.6 6.6 5.9 6.6 6.5
Saudi Arabia 5 4.9 4.7 5.7 5.1
Spain 6.6 6.9 6 6.4 6.5
Sri Lanka 6.4 6 5.9 6.4 6.3
Sudan 5.8 5.7 5.6 6.2 5.9
Taiwan 5.8 5.9 5.4 5.8 5.8
Thailand 5.9 5.9 5.3 5.8 5.8
Turkey 6 6 5.5 6 5.9
United Arab Emirates 5 4.8 4.7 5.4 5.1
Vietnam 5.9 6.1 5.6 5.7 5.9

 

General Training Listening Reading Writing Speaking OVERALL
Bangladesh 5.9 5.3 5.7 6.1 5.8
Brazil 6.5 6.4 6.2 6.8 6.5
China (Peoples Republic) 6.3 6.1 5.7 5.9 6.1
Colombia 5.7 5.7 5.6 6 5.8
Egypt 6.1 5.7 5.8 6.3 6.1
France 6.9 6.8 6.3 6.8 6.8
Germany 6.9 6.6 6.4 7.1 6.8
Hong Kong SAR 6.7 6.4 5.9 6.2 6.4
India 6.3 5.7 5.8 6.2 6.1
Indonesia 6.7 6.2 5.9 6.3 6.3
Iran 5.7 5.4 5.8 6.3 5.9
Iraq 5.7 5.3 5.5 6.3 5.8
Italy 6.2 6.3 5.8 6.4 6.2
Japan 6 5.6 5.5 5.9 5.8
Jordan 6 5.6 5.5 6.3 5.9
Kenya 6.8 6.4 6.7 7.3 6.9
Korea, South 5.8 5.5 5.3 5.5 5.6
Lebanon 6.3 5.9 5.9 6.6 6.2
Malaysia 7.3 6.8 6.5 6.9 6.9
Mauritius 6.5 5.9 6.2 6.7 6.4
Mexico 6.3 6.4 6 6.6 6.4
Nepal 6.2 5.6 5.8 6.1 6
Nigeria 5.9 5.9 6.6 7.1 6.4
Pakistan 6.2 5.7 6.1 6.5 6.2
Palestine 5.8 5.4 5.6 6.3 5.9
Philippines 6.3 5.7 6 6.4 6.1
Romania 6.4 6.3 6 6.3 6.3
Russia 6.3 6.4 6 6.4 6.3
Saudi Arabia 4.7 4 4.5 5 4.6
Singapore 7.6 7.2 6.9 7.5 7.3
South Africa 7.4 7 7.2 8.3 7.6
Sri Lanka 6.2 5.7 5.9 6.4 6.1
Taiwan 6.1 5.8 5.7 6.2 6
Thailand 5.6 5.2 5.3 5.7 5.5
Turkey 5.9 5.6 5.5 6 5.8
Ukraine 6 6 5.8 6.2 6.1
United Arab Emirates 4.4 3.7 4.3 5 4.4
Venezuela 6.2 6.3 6 6.4 6.3
Vietnam 5.8 5.6 5.7 5.8 5.8

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