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Education in figures 2020/21 – Volume of tables

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Published: 05/2022
Periodicity: annually

Statistics Austria draws a comprehensive and objective picture of Austrian society and economy on the basis of high-quality scientific statistics and analysis. With the numbers and data, Statistics Austria provides the basis for a fact-oriented public debate, empirical research and evidence-based decisions in society, politics and the economy, for example on the challenges and setting the course on the labour market, in education, social, health and economic policy and the economy, for example regarding the challenges in labour market, education and social and economic policy or sustainable financing of health, care and pensions against the background of demographic change.

This volume of tables, part of the publication Bildung in Zahlen (Education in figures), supplements the "Key indicators and analyses" volume and provides, comprehensive and detailed information on the school and university systems as well as key data on educational attainment of the resident population and on government expenditure on education.

The publication contains data on the number of schools, classes, pupils, students, graduations and teaching staff in Austria. Survey results are presented by all key personal and training-related characteristics and are also broken down regionally. Long-term time series give a quantitative picture of the development of the Austrian education system.

This publication gives an overview of the entire formal education system in a brochure, and replaces since the reporting year 2006/07 the publications Schulwesen in Österreich (The school system in Austria) and Hochschulstatistik (University statistics), which were previously published in separate series.

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