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Education & Curriculum Studies: Education Statistics

Quick Links: Australian Sources for Educational Statistics

  Visualising Facts and Figures

Stats News!


Now freely available from the World Bank DataBank website!

Read: about

.....The World Bank's open data initiative. Browse or search the Data Catalog which provides access to 2,000 indicators

You can also link directly to the Data Catalog Education Statistics page.

or with the increase of freely available  datasets the British Educational Research Assocations paper on using large scale datasets in research.


OECD iLibrary is the online library of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development.

Featuring its books, papers and statistics and is the gateway to OECD’s analysis and data in OECD.Stat. You can browse by theme (e.g. education) and country/countries.

OECD iLibrary also contains content published by PISA (Programme for International Student Assessment).

Help sheets:

OECD.Stat cross database statistical browser quick guide.

Getting started Quick Guide for the for OECD iLibrary

More statistical sources...

Databases and datasets for Education Statistics

Books on Educational Statistics

Search for books in our Library catalogue on educational statistics


OECD.Stat allows you to search across complex complex statistical datasets. You can utilise the database in the following:

  • browse or search by keyword within broad themes for eg. education and training
  • customise tables of data
  • mix and merge by taking data from different data sets to create customised tables
  • access metadata which prides definitions, source explanations and other information about the data you are using

OECD.Stat User Guide (PDF 40 pages)