Education and training – Overview


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What information can I find here?

Education and training statistics provide information on the participation of individuals in education and training activities, education financing and teaching staff as well as on outcomes of education.

Education and training statistics cover the following broad topics:

  • Participation in education and training (including adult learning);
  • Learning mobility;
  • Education personnel;
  • Education finance;
  • Education and training outcomes; 
  • Language learning and self-reported language skills. 

For more detailed information on which data and indicators are covered by these topics, please see the page 'Information on data' in this section.

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