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Education Indicators. Technical Guidelines (2003)

Education Indicators. Technical Guidelines (2003)

A comprehensive list of education indicators, their definition, purpose, calculation method, formula and so on.

Indicator definitions include:

  • Adult literacy or illiteracy rates
  • Number of adult illiterates
  • Apparent intake rate
  • Net intake rate
  • School-life expectancy
  • Transition rates
  • Gross enrolment ratio
  • Net enrolment ratio
  • Age specific enrolment ratio
  • Repetition rates
  • Survival rates by grade
  • Coefficient of efficiency
  • Years-input per graduate
  • Percentage of repeaters
  • Public expenditure on education as percentage of gross national product
  • Public expenditure on education as percentage of total government expenditure
  • Percentage distribution of public current expenditure on education by level
  • Public current expenditure per pupil (student) as % of gnp per capita
  • Pupil-teacher ratio
  • Percentage of female teachers
  • Percentage of students in tertiary education by ISCED level
  • Percentage of female students in each ISCED level of tertiary education
  • Students in tertiary education by ISCED fields of education
  • Percentage distribution of graduates by ISCED fields of education in tertiary education
  • Percentage of private enrolment
  • Percentage teaching staff in private educational institution
  • Educational attainment of the population aged 25 years and above
  • Number of students in tertiary education per 100 000 inhabitants
  • Enrolment in secondary education by type of education
  • Public current expenditure on education as percentage of total public expenditure on education
  • Teachers’ emoluments as percentage of public current expenditure on education

    • Author(s): UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS) 
    • Publication Date: 29-05-2003