New UIS Data for SDG 9.5 on Research and Development

The UIS has published updated data on the human and financial resources devoted to research and experimental development (R&D) for 162 countries and territories. This includes the results of…

UIS Releases SDG 4 Data Book 2019

Where does your country stand in relation to the ten targets of the Sustainable Development Goal on education (SDG 4)? You can now go straight to the source with the new edition of the

Get the Latest Data on Girls’ and Women’s Education: UIS Releases New Edition of UNESCO eAtlas on Gender Inequality in Education

As policymakers and advocates from around the world gather for the Women Deliver Conference (Vancouver, Canada, 3-6 June), the UNESCO Institute for Statistics (…

UIS at CIES 2019: Education Data for Sustainability

As the custodian agency for SDG 4, the UIS works with countries and a wide range of partners to develop the indicators and methodologies needed to monitor progress towards the global education…

More Timely and Country-Level Data Now Available for Education, Science and Culture

UIS global education database

While the global numbers and regional averages on key indicators such as out-of-school rates remain the same as those published in September…

Tools to Help Countries Measure Digital Literacy

Digital literacy is a key component of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), with Target 4.4 aiming to increase the share of youth and adults with relevant technical and vocational skills for…

The UIS Launches 2020 Education Survey

The 2020 Survey of Formal Education covers key data for the school year ending in 2019 required for the monitoring of international and national education goals.

Following the adoption of…

World Teachers Day 2019

To mark World Teachers Day, the UIS has released a new edition of its eAtlas of Teachers, which presents a wide range of data and indicators based on results of the Institute’s…

UIS Launches R&D Survey

Research and experimental development (R&D) plays a pivotal role in driving a country’s economic growth and hence is instrumental in alleviating poverty. As part of the Sustainable Development…