Learning and education

Introduction | Statistics | Standards and methods

The United Nations Statistics Division issues standards and methods approved by the Statistical Commission to assist national statistical authorities and other producers of statistics in the collection, compilation and dissemination of data.

Standards and methods:
Concepts and definitions
Principles and Recommendations for Population and Housing Censuses, Revision 2
International Standard Classification of Education 1997, (ISCED) - Custodian: UNECSO

The UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS) is the main international agency responsible for the development of conceptual and methodological frameworks for the collection of internationally comparable statistics and indicators on education.