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The UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS) encourages the use of its data, publications and other products for informational purposes only. All contents on this website are protected by copyright. By accessing the GEO website and using any content found therein, you (the “User”) acknowledge that you have fully read and understood, and agree to be bound by, these Terms of Use. The UIS may update these Terms of Use from time to time.

The information available on this website has been posted with the intent that it be readily available for personal or public non-commercial use and may be reproduced, in part or in whole, and by any means, without charge or further permission unless otherwise specified. All requests for commercial use and translation rights should be submitted to: uis.publications@unesco.org.

Users are required to exercise due diligence in ensuring the accuracy of the materials reproduced, and to acknowledge the UIS as the source of the data, publications or other informational materials as indicated below.

Statistics and information materials reproduced from the GEO website.

Source: (If appropriate "Adapted from") Global Education Observatory, complete URL, date of extraction.

It should be noted that UIS databases are subject to updates and revisions on a regular basis. Therefore, it is important to include the date of extraction when citing GEO sites which uses UIS data.

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The User may neither represent nor imply that the GEO has participated in, approved, endorsed or otherwise supported his or her use or reproduction of the Material. The User may not claim any affiliation with the GEO. For information about the use of the UIS name, acronym and logo, please see section below.

Website links

Linking to the UIS website: An external website may include a hyperlink to any page of the UIS website without requesting permission. However, this must not infringe on the Institute’s intellectual property rights in particular relating to its name, logo, copyright or author’s rights. To request permission to use the UIS logo when linking to the Institute’s website or referring to the Institute, please contact: uis.publications@unesco.org

Links from the UIS website: Hyperlinks to other websites imply neither responsibility for, nor approval of, the information, documents and materials contained in those other websites on the part of the UIS. These hyperlinks should not be construed as an endorsement by the Institute of the validity, accuracy or views expressed in those other websites.

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If you have any trouble finding or interpreting GEO data, please send your requests and questions to uis.geo@unesco.org. We also welcome your suggestions and ideas for using or facilitating access to our data.