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Education at a Glance 2019 (EAG 2019): Highlights
EAG 2019, Chapter A: The output of educational institutions and the impact of learning
EAG 2019, Chapter B: Access to education, participation and progression
EAG 2019, Chapter C: Financial resources invested in education
EAG 2019, Chapter D: Teachers, learning environment and organisation of schools
TALIS 2018 (Volume I): Teachers and School Leaders as Lifelong Learners
TALIS 2018 (Volume II): Teachers and School Leaders as Valued Professionals
TALIS 2018: Starting Strong Survey
PISA 2018: Highlight indicators
PISA 2018 Results (Volume II): Where All Students Can Succeed
PISA 2018 Results (Volume III): What School Life Means for Students' Lives
PISA 2018 Results (Volume IV): Are Students Smart About Money?
PISA 2015 (Volume V): Collaborative Problem Solving
Survey of Adult Skills (PIAAC): Full selection of indicators
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Education at a Glance 2019 (EAG 2019): Highlights
  • Demand for tertiary education is still strong despite a larger supply of graduates.
  • Education systems have facilitated access to tertiary education yet some gaps remain.
  • Increased funding has sustained the expansion of tertiary education.
  • Graduation rate from upper secondary has increased over the past decade.
  • The teaching profession still struggles to attract new recruits.
  • The gender gap favors girls in education but men in the labour market.
  • Total spending on education has outpaced student enrolments, particularly at tertiary level.
  • Despite increases in public spending, a significant share of total funds for tertiary and pre-primary education comes from private contributions.


  • Indicators from EAG 2019 by chapter:

  • Chapter A: The output of educational institutions and the impact of learning
  • Chapter B: Access to education, participation and progression
  • Chapter C: Financial resources invested in education
  • Chapter D: Teachers, learning environment and organisation of schools


  • | Education at a Glance 2019 (EAG 2019): OECD Indicators | Annexes from Education at a Glance 2019 | OECD Handbook for Internationally Comparative Education Statistics 2018 | On-line databases |
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    Note: These values should be interpreted with care since they are influenced by countries' specific contexts and trade-offs. In education, there is often no simple most- or least-efficient model. For instance, the share of private expenditure in education must be read against other measures designed to mitigate inequities, such as loans and grants; longer learning time is an opportunity to convey more and better content to students, but may hinder investments in other important areas. If you want further information on the nature of different variables, please take the time to read the analysis and contextual information, available at the website for each publication.
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    *TALIS averages are based on all countries participating in the TALIS survey, including partner countries and economies. This explains the difference between the OECD average and the TALIS average. Data from the TALIS survey and Education at a Glance (EAG) may differ. See Annex E of the TALIS technical report and Annex 3 of EAG 2019 for more details about the data collections.

    B-S-J-Z (China) refers to the four PISA-participating provinces/municipalities of the People's Republic of China: Beijing, Shanghai, Jiangsu and Zhejiang.

    For additional notes, please refer to annexes in the list of links below the introductory text.