Instructional educational institution


Institution that provides education as its main purpose, such as a school, college, university or training centre. Such institutions are normally accredited or sanctioned by the relevant national education authorities or equivalent authorities. Educational institutions may also be operated by private organizations, such as religious bodies, special interest groups or private educational and training enterprises, both for profit and non-profit.

Data source

Statistical unit of the Ministry of Education or, alternatively, national statistical office.

Source definition

UNESCO Institute for Statistics