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Survey on adult skills (PIACC)

The Survey of Adult Skills (PIAAC) assesses the proficiency (literacy, numeracy and problem solving in technology-rich environments) of adults from age 16 onwards in 2012, together with skills used at work and in everyday life, and a rich set of labour market and demographic information. It consists of individual data for 24 countries in Round 1 (2012) and nine extra countries in Round 2 (2014). 

► World Indicators of Skills for Employment (WISE)  

World Indicators of Skills for Employment (WISE) provides a comprehensive system of information relating to skills development. It covers the period from 1990 to the present from a variety of data sources and consists of five inter-related domains of indicators: (1) Contextual factors (2) Skill acquisition (3) Skill requirements (4) The degree of matching (5) Economic performance and employment and social outcomes.

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