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International Statistics

The links below provide statistical resources for international data. To make a submission to the listing, please write to aims.bgk[at]

UNESCO Institute for Statistics
For the EFA Global Monitoring Report, Global Education Digest, etc.

UIS Technical guidelines for Education Statistics
includes a selection of Methodological studies and Classifications (including the ISCED - the International Standard Classification of Education), survey Questionnaires and a Glossary of terms and definitions.

Heads of National Statistical Offices in Asia and the Pacific

OECD Statistics Portal
World Education Indicators, etc.

United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)
The State of the World Children Report, etc.

UNICEF Resources for development professionals

United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM)
Statistics on women and gender issues

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
Has data on Human Development, Millennium Development Goals and Monitoring Indicators

United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia-Pacific (ESCAP)
UN ESCAP's Statistics Division for Asia and the Pacific

United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation
Food and agriculture statistics

United Nations International Labour Organization (ILO)
Labour statistics

United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)
Population and Development Data and Indicators

United Nations Statistics Division Population Estimates


United States Census Bureau
The official website of the US Census Bureau, which includes a link to National Statistical Agencies of countries around the world


World Bank
The World Development Report, data and statistics


International Monetary Fund 
Country data and statistics, the World Economic Outlook, etc.


Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)
Statistics related to ASEAN member countries


Website of the EU statistical office


African Development Bank Group 
Provides various statistics about Africa on gender, poverty and environment


ADEA Databases
The Association for the Development of Education in Africa (ADEA) has user-friendly databases of information on education in Africa.