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Table 1 Descriptive statistics

From: A new measure of skill mismatch: theory and evidence from PIAAC

Variable Mean St. dev. Min Max
1 = woman 0.480 0.500 0.000 1.000
1 = graduatea 0.431 0.495 0.000 1.000
1 = foreign born 0.102 0.302 0.000 1.000
Age distribution     
24 or less 13.75%    
25–34 22.67%    
35–44 24.17%    
45–54 23.72%    
55 plus 15.69%    
  Total Mean Min Max
Sample sizeb 78,422 3565 1666 15,060
  1. Source: OECD Survey of Adult Skills (PIAAC)
  2. aIndividuals with some tertiary education
  3. bTotal is the total size of the sample used for the analysis, across all countries. Mean is the mean sample size across countries. Min and max are the minimum and maximum sample size across countries