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UNESCO releases data from 2008 education survey

The UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS) has announced its main education data release for 2008. The UIS Data Centre is updated three times per year, in January, May-June, and in October. The current release adds new data on primary education for about 155 countries. New data are also available for secondary and tertiary education, for 135 and 103 countries, respectively.

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Screenshot of UIS Data Centre
Source: stats.uis.unesco.org, June 2010

The data can be retrieved from predefined tables or custom tables. Data are also available in country and region profiles, and in global rankings for specific indicators. The Data Centre offers the following predefined tables.
  • Table 1: Education Systems
  • Table 2: Demographic and economic data
  • Table 3A: Enrolment of new entrants to primary education (ISCED 1)
  • Table 3B: Enrolment by ISCED level
  • Table 3C: Enrolment of pupils of the official age in pre-primary, primary and secondary education (ISCED 0-3)
  • Table 3D: Enrolment by grade in primary education (ISCED 1)
  • Table 3E: Repeaters by grade in primary education (ISCED 1)
  • Table 3F: Enrolment by grade in general secondary education (ISCED 2 and 3)
  • Table 3G: Repeaters by grade in general secondary education (ISCED 2 and 3)
  • Table 4: Teaching staff by ISCED level
  • Table 5: Enrolment ratios by ISCED level
  • Table 6: Intake rates to primary education
  • Table 7: Measures of children out of school
  • Table 8: School life expectancy (approximation method)
  • Table 9: Repetition rates and percentage of repeaters in primary education (ISCED 1)
  • Table 10: Percentage of repeaters in general secondary education (ISCED 2 and 3)
  • Table 11: Indicators on teaching staff at ISCED levels 0 to 3
  • Table 12: Measures of progression and completion in primary education (ISCED 1)
  • Table 13: Upper secondary (ISCED 3) graduation and entry to tertiary (ISCED 5) education. 2007 (selected countries)
  • Table 14: Tertiary Indicators
  • Table 15: Enrolments by broad field of education in tertiary education
  • Table 16: Graduates by broad field of education in tertiary education
  • Table 17: Inbound mobility rate, female percentage, and sums of internationally mobile students in tertiary education by host country and continent of origin
  • Table 18: International flows of mobile students at the tertiary level (ISCED 5 and 6)
  • Table 19: Finance Indicators by ISCED level
  • Table 20A: Regional sum of enrolment by ISCED level
  • Table 20B: Regional sum of new entrants to primary education (ISCED 1)
  • Table 20C: Regional sum of teaching staff by ISCED level
  • Table 20D: Regional average of enrolment ratios for pre-primary to tertiary education (ISCED 0-6)
  • Table 20E: Regional average of intake rates to primary education
  • Table 20F: Regional average of indicators on teaching staff by ISCED level
  • Table 20G: Regional average of school life expectancy (approximation method) by ISCED level
  • Table 20H: Regional sum of primary school age children out of school
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Friedrich Huebler, 28 June 2010, Creative Commons License
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