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Glossary:International standard classification of education (ISCED)

The International standard classification of education, abbreviated as ISCED, is an instrument for compiling internationally comparable education statistics.

Data by levels of education/educational attainment until 2013 are classified according to ISCED 1997 and data as from 2014 according to ISCED 2011. Data by fields of education are classified until 2015 according to ISCED 1997 and data as from 2016 are classified accroding to ISCED-F 2013.

For more information on ISCED, please see: International Standard Classification of Education (ISCED)

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