Skills beyond school

Education at a Glance 2003 - Tables and Charts


Please be aware that all the tables for a given indicator are part of the same Excel file. If you follow the link to Table A1.1., Table A1.2 may open on the screen. But there will be tabs at the bottom of the Excel sheet for both Table A1.1 and Table A1.3, allowing you to toggle from one table to another. This same principle applies to all the tables for a given indicator.

Charts and annexes for Education at a Glance 2003 follow these tables.

Chapter A: The output of educational institutions and the impact of learning
Indicator A1: Current upper secondary graduation rates and attainment of the adult population

Indicator A2: Current tertiary graduation and survival rates and attainment of the adult population

Indicator A3: Graduates by field of study

Indicator A4: Reading literacy of 4th-grade students

Indicator A5: Reading literacy of 15-year-olds

Indicator A6: Mathematical and scientific literacy of 15-year-olds

Indicator A7: How student performance varies between schools

Indicator A8: Profiles of 15-year-old readers

Indicator A9: Engagement in reading of 15-year-olds

Indicator A10: Fifteen-year-olds’ self-regulated learning

Indicator A11: Gender differences in student performance

Indicator A12: Labour force participation by level of educational attainment

Indicator A13: Expected years in education, employment and non-employment between the ages of 15 and 29

Indicator A14: The returns to education: Education and earnings

Indicator A15: The returns to education: Links between human capital and economic growth

Chapter B: Financial and human resources invested in education
Indicator B1: Educational expenditure per student

Indicator B2: Expenditure on educational institutions relative to Gross Domestic Product

Indicator B3:Relative proportions of public and private investment in educational institutions

Indicator B4:Total public expenditure on education

Indicator B5:Support for students and households through public subsidies

Indicator B6:Expenditure on institutions by service category and by resource category

Chapter C: Access to education, participation and progression

Indicator C1: School expectancy and enrolment rates

Additional Web Table:

Indicator C2: Entry to and expected years in tertiary education and participation in secondary education

Indicator C3:Foreign students in tertiary education

Additional Web Tables:

Indicator C4: Education and work status of the youth population

Indicator C5: The situation of the youth population with low levels of education

Chapter D: The learning environment and organisation of schools

Indicator D1: Total intended instruction time for students in primary and secondary education

Indicator D2: Class size and ratio of students to teaching staff

Indicator D3: Teachers’ and students’ use of information and communication technology

Indicator D4: Teacher training and professional development of teachers

Indicator D5: Salaries of teachers in public primary and secondary schools

Indicator D6: Teaching time and teachers' working time

Indicator D7: Teacher supply and demand

Indicator D8: Age and gender distribution of teachers, and staff employed in education


Data for indicators




Annex 1

Annex 2

Annex 3



Related Documents


Education at a Glance: OECD Indictators - 2003: Coding of Missing Data (UOE source)