From website: A series of publications initiated in 1962, the Digest’s primary purpose is to provide a compilation of statistical information covering the broad field of American education from prekindergarten through graduate school. The Digest contains data on a variety of topics, including the number of schools and colleges, teachers, enrollments, and graduates, in addition to educational attainment, finances, and federal funds for education, libraries, and international comparisons.
Education is identified as a core theme on this United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization site. Statistics related to Access and Participation, Efficiency, Resources, Literacy and Attainment, and Education System characteristics are available from over 200 countries.
The IAU WHED Portal*, a service provided by the International Association of Universities (IAU), is the unique tool where you can find comprehensive information on higher education systems and credentials in 184 countries and over 18,000 higher education institutions.