Finding Data: Data on Education - Latin America & the Carribean
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- Selected Resources for: Education - Argentina
:: Education - Bolivia
:: Education - Brazil
:: Education - Chile
- Selected Resources for: Education - Colombia
:: Education - Haiti
:: Education - Mexico
:: Education - Panama
- Selected Resources for: Education - Peru
:: Education - Uruguay
- Adult Literacy and Life Skills Survey, 2003
Large-scale co-operative effort undertaken in 2003 by governments, national statistics agencies, research institutions and multi-lateral agencies. The ALL study builds on the International Adult Literacy Survey (IALS), the world's first internationally comparative survey of adult skills undertaken in 3 rounds of data collection between 1994 and 1998.
The foundation skills measured in the ALL survey include prose literacy, document literacy, numeracy and problem solving. Additional skills assessed indirectly include familiarity with and use of information and communication technologies. This dataset is composed of 7 countries or regions that collected data in 2003. They include Bermuda, Canada, Italy,
Norway, Switzerland, the United States and the Mexican State of Nuevo Leon.
- Barro-Lee Educational Attainment Dataset
Contains enrollments at all education levels (primary, secondary, and tertiary) for a sample of 89 countries from 1820 to 2010 at 5-year intervals. Contains estimated educational attainment for the total, female and male populations from 1870 to 2010. The estimates are available in 5-year intervals for 89 countries. Contains projections of educational attainment for the total, female and male populations from 2015 to 2040. The estimates are available in 5-year intervals for 146 countries. Can also be found in an easy to use interface from the World Bank which also contains the supplement from IIASA/VID which provides projections to 2050.
- Education Statistics (World Bank)
Worldwide data on education from national statistical reports, statistical annexes of new publications, and other data sources. Includes public expenditure data.
- Household Survey of Grenada, 1985
Interview items included standard demographic variables such as age and sex of family members, education of head of household, and occupation and earnings of all earners. Also included were house value, number of bedrooms, land ownership and property value, rental income, income and/or savings from fishing, gardening, sewing, ownership of and income from livestock, monthly food costs, self-employment, money or help received or given, savings plans, and whether last year was better or worse economically than the previous year.
- Indigenous Peoples and Afro-descendants in Latin America and the Caribbean Data bank - PIAALC
Contains different subsystems of information that were created on the basis of several projects developed by the Division in recent years. Includes statistics on population, education, health, labor, and migration.
- Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) (1995+)
Provides reliable and timely data on the mathematics and science achievement of U.S. 4th- and 8th-grade students compared to that of students in other countries. Collected in 1995, 1999, 2003, 2007, and 2011. Next round of collection will be in 2015. Also see the NCES Bibliography for literature that has used this data.
- UNICEF: Monitoring the Situation of Children and Women
Contains the full range of statistical information made available by UNICEF. Includes the official global statistical databases published in The State of the World's Children. Indicators on child survival and health, child nutrition, maternal health, water and sanitation, education, child protection, HIV/AIDS, immunization, and Millennium Development Goals.
This page last updated: October 21, 2009