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Unesco Institute for Statistics (UIS.Stat)

What is this?
The UIS is the statistical office of UNESCO and is the UN depository for cross-nationally comparable statistics on education, science and technology, culture, and communication. UNESCO is the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization. It seeks to build peace through international cooperation in Education, the Sciences and Culture.
Key points
  • Education
  • Science, technology and innovation
  • Culture
  • Demographic and socio-economic indicators
What can it be used for?

The data portal provides worldwide information through the lens of the Sustainable Development Goals. Users can use the website’s tooling to explore and analyse data and find answers to popular questions such as school attendance. Users can generate and download Excel spreadsheets and charts. The information provides a supporting context for budget analysis, in particular from the viewpoint of the specific targets of the sustainable development goals.

How can it be accessed and used?

A user guide is available at

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