International Educational Comparisons

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) is a federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education. A range of online tables and figures are available with country comparisons under the categories of attainment, enrolment, financial/expenditures, subject proficiencies, post-secondary education, and school system characteristics. There are a range of data tools available including: a data analysis system, an educational data analysis tool, national assessment and educational program (NAEP) data explorer, plus links to surveys and programs.

Spatial Coverage: 

Questionnaire item banks are available online.



Data Access: 

Freely available data on internet.