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Mathematics achievement, Mathematics tests, Mathematics teaching, Mathematics skills, Numeracy, Science achievement, Science tests, Science teaching, Demography, Educational environment, Student attitudes, Student engagement, Academic aspiration, Year 4, Year 8, International surveys, International comparisons, Data


The TIMSS data are complex and require particular procedures for merging, weighting etc. Therefore, it is highly recommended that you obtain a copy of the supporting documentation for the International Database in order to get the most out of the data. The supporting documentation is available at:

The data contained in the files accompanying this file are the Australian data. For the most part these data are the same as that contained in Australian files within the International Database. However these data files also contain some extra national variables and, where applicable, national options for items have been detailed in the variable and/or value labels.


This dataset is available for download as a zipped file


This is a data source for the report TIMSS 2015: Reporting Australia’s results.

Place of Publication

Melbourne, Vic


Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER)

Geographic Subject


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