Education Statistics
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The UNESCO Education Statistics dataset includes over 1600 indicators for 290+ countries/territories from 1970 onwards. From pre-primary school enrolment to tertiary graduation rates, it covers all education levels and addresses key policy issues such as gender parity, teachers and education financing.

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UNESCO Education Statistics

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Bibliographic citation:
UNESCO: Education Statistics (December 2016 Edition). UK Data Service. http://dx.doi.org/10.5257/unesco/edulit/2016-12

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Education: December 2016 release
Literacy: August 2015 release
Educational Attainment: June 2015 release
Disparities: June 2016 release

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Annual data

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Start: 1970
End: 2016

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Education StatisticsAbstract

The UNESCO Education Statistics dataset includes over 1600 indicators for 290+ countries/territories from 1970 onwards. From pre-primary school enrolment to tertiary graduation rates, it covers all education levels and addresses key policy issues such as gender parity, teachers and education financing.

Contact person/organisation

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UNESCO Education Statistics

Direct source

Bibliographic citation:
UNESCO: Education Statistics (December 2016 Edition). UK Data Service. http://dx.doi.org/10.5257/unesco/edulit/2016-12

Periodicity

Annual data

Reference period

Start: 1970
End: 2016

Date last updated

Education: December 2016 release
Literacy: August 2015 release
Educational Attainment: June 2015 release
Disparities: June 2016 release

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Methodologyhttp://uis.unesco.org/en/methodology/education-and-literacyRecommended uses and limitations

UIS Terms and Conditions of Data Usehttp://uis.unesco.org/en/terms-and-conditionsOther comments

UNESCO Institute for Statisticshttp://www.uis.unesco.orgUK Data Service guide to Unesco Education Statisticshttp://ukdataservice.ac.uk/use-data/guides/dataset/unesco-education