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The UIS is the only statistical agency to provide a global perspective on the world’s most lucrative cultural industry and one of the most popular cultural practices – movie-watching. Demand for data...
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The UIS is the official source of data used to monitor progress towards Sustainable Development Goal 4 (SDG 4) to ensure quality and equitable education for all. In particular, Target 4.a calls upon...
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Studies have found that every dollar invested in R&D generates nearly two dollars in return. While the rate will vary, R&D is an important driver of economic growth. To seize this potential,...
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With Sustainable Development Goal 9 (SDG 9), countries have pledged to “build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation”. In particular,...
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Despite the steady rise in literacy rates over the past 50 years, there are still 750 million illiterate adults around the world, most of whom are women. These numbers produced by the UIS are a stark...
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The quality of education ultimately depends on teachers. This is why Sustainable Development Goal 4 (SDG 4) specifically calls on countries and donors to significantly increase their recruitment and...
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With the adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the UIS has been clearly recognised as the “the official source of cross-nationally comparable data on education”, as confirmed in the...
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International Observatory on Equity and Inclusion in Education Equity is at the core of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), with Target 4.5 specifically aiming to “eliminate gender disparities...
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