Table 3

Descriptive data for countries presented in rank order of by 2016 performance index

CountryNPerformance index±95% CICentile rank
Tanzania41 2741.85±0.0897
Iceland42 61301.45±0.0393
Estonia43–48 80131.42±0.0292
Norway29 23051.15±0.0487
Japan49 279 7320.98±0.0184
Denmark50 93420.85±0.0380
Czech Republic51 52 19530.75±0.0577
Finland51 53 54 56790.74±0.0377
Côte d'Ivoire55 32730.68±0.0475
Morocco56 25220.65±0.0374
France16 57–62(G Cazorla, JP Colin, L Léger. Condition physique des jeunes collégiens et lycéens de la région aquitaine (France). Unpublished manuscript, 1999).72440.59±0.0372
Lithuania43 45 64790.52±0.0270
Benin63 41410.51±0.0370
Djibouti64 15240.48±0.0468
Mauritius65 26950.47±0.0368
Slovakia66–71 48270.39±0.0365
Germany16 51 11460.38±0.0665
Sénégal72 22430.37±0.0464
Canada18 73–77 29 0090.32±0.0163
Turkey78 450.32±0.2063
UK79–91 (RM Ranson, S Taylor. Unpublished ‘F’ Factor Report for Denbighshire County Council. Wrexham, UK: Glyndwr University, 2010)49 1400.31±0.0162
Poland92–95 58 6810.30±0.0162
Suriname96 2700.30±0.0862
Belgium16 51 97–105 23 3580.28±0.0161
China106 5480.25±0.0760
Sweden16 450.20±0.3758
Austria16 700.19±0.2358
Netherlands107–109 34570.18±0.0357
Spain16 110–122 25 9500.14±0.0156
South Africa123–130 29700.09±0.0454
Switzerland131 132 32240.08±0.0353
Uganda133 14460.08±0.0553
Seychelles134 135 91740.07±0.0253
Colombia136–138 36 1170.05±0.0152
Australia139–149 (S Mulkearns, G Naughton, J Carlson, et al. The effects of additional physical education on health-related fitness measures of circumpubertal females. Unpublished manuscript, 2000.)26 719−0.01±0.0150
Hungary16 51 150 151 3294−0.08±0.0447
Italy16 152–157 5900−0.09±0.0246
Hong Kong158 1214−0.11±0.0546
Chile15 159 17 057−0.13±0.0145
Argentina160 1259−0.16±0.0544
Philippines161 340−0.19±0.1142
Greece51 162–166 268 382−0.26±0.0040
Portugal167–172 (Oliveira personal communication)30 764−0.26±0.0140
Brazil173–175 4528−0.34±0.0337
Cyprus176 177 6902−0.34±0.0337
Republic of Korea178 82−0.38±0.1235
USA179–189 171 058−0.47±0.0132
Latvia190 3400−0.64±0.0326
Peru191 560−0.67±0.0625
Mexico192 (Esteve-Lanao personal communication)7541−0.96±0.0217