Participating Countries

This page lists the countries and benchmarking participants (regional entities) that are taking part in some or all of TIMSS 2015.

As shown, 47 countries are participating at Fourth grade (Fourth class, in Ireland), and 37 countries at Eighth grade (Second Year, in Ireland).  Thirty-one countries, including Ireland, are taking part at both grade levels.

Countries Participating in TIMSS 2015

Armenia 4, 8 Japan 4, 8 Sweden 4, 8
Australia 4, 8 Jordan 4, 8 Thailand 8
Bahrain 4, 8 Kazakhstan 4, 8 Turkey 4, 8
Belgium (Flemish) 4 Korea 4, 8 United Arab Emirates 4, 8
Botswana 9 Kuwait 4, 8 United States 4, 8
Bulgaria 4 Lebanon 8
Canada 4, 8  Lithuania 4, 8
Chile 4, 8 Malaysia 8 Benchmarking Participants
Chinese Taipei 4, 8 Malta 8 Buenos Aires, Argentina 4
Croatia 4 Morocco 4, 8 Florida, US 4, 8
Cyprus 4 The Netherlands 4 Ontario, Canada 4, 8
Czech Republic 4 New Zealand 4, 8 Quebec, Canada 4, 8
 Denmark 4 Northern Ireland 4 Abu Dhabi, UAE 4, 8
Egypt 8 Norway 5, 9 Dubai, UAE 4, 8
England 4, 8 Oman 4, 8  Norway 4, 8
Finland 4 Poland 4
France 4 Portugal 4
Georgia 4, 8 Qatar 4, 8 4th grade: 47 countries
Germany 4 Russian Federation 4, 8 +7 Benchmarking
Hong Kong SAR 4, 8 Saudi Arabia 4, 8
Hungary 4, 8 Serbia 4 8th grade: 37 countries
Indonesia 4 Singapore 4, 8 +7 Benchmarking
Iran, Islamic Rep. of 4, 8 Slovak Republic 4
Ireland 4, 8  Slovenia 4, 8 Total: 57 countries
Israel 8 South Africa 9 +7 Benchmarking
Italy 4,8 Spain 4