UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS)collects data for more than 200 countries from Member States and international organizations. The Data Centre contains over 1,000 types of indicators and raw data on education, literacy, science and technology, culture and communication.Data can be downloaded from predefined tables or users can choose to create customised tables from a selection of countries, indicators and years. The Data centre also links to country profiles and global rankings
A Data Centre user guide, glossary, guide to education statistics, and tutorial are available online
MS Excel, raw ASCII CSV, Beyond 20/20 table format, Adobe PDF
Freely available data on internet.