KNOEMA: Education Data Atlas

15+ public education-related datasets from the World Bank, OECD, UNESCO, IMF, and other authoritative sources.


The Education Data Atlas provides access to education statistics on a variety of topics from education inputs, access, and participation to education outcomes, efficiency, financing, and human resources. Key indicators covered include education expenditure, enrollment rates, attendance rates, repetition rates, literacy rates, educational attainment, duration of education, student-teacher ratio, school life expectancy, and more. The data is presented for different education levels: pre-primary, primary, secondary, post-secondary, and tertiary.

Topics covered:

– Education Inputs

– Access to Education

– Education Outcomes

– Education Efficiency

– Education Participation


Datasets include:

– World Bank Education Statistics

– UNESCO Education Statistics Data

– U.S. Census Bureau Educational Attainment

– U.S. Census Bureau School Enrollment – 15 others


Please see reference table EDUCATION_DATASETS that includes the list of all tables/datasets included in this listing, with key details on each table/dataset including name, source, frequency of refresh, source, documentation on data, etc

Fields include:

– Enrollment rates

– Literacy rates

– Attendance Rates

– Expenditure on education

– Educational attainment


Sources include the World Bank, OECD, UNESCO, IMF, World Economic Forum, UN, U.S. Census Bureau, Editorial Projects in Education, State Higher Education Executive Officers Association. Datasets are updated within 1-7 days of the most recent data being made available by the underlying reporter. More detail on each of the datasets, fields, and sources included in the share can be found at the link in our documentation.

Use cases

РAssessing a country’s human resources

– Estimating education quality

– Quantifying returns to education


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