Times Higher Education recognized the University of Oxford as the world's top university of 2017, snatching the top spot away from the California Institute of Technology, which had held the top rank since 2012 when it displaced Harvard University. This is the first year in the history of this ranking that a university from the UK has held the top spot.
The World University Ranking by the Times Higher Education assesses research-intensive universities of different countries around the world across four key missions: research, teaching, spreading new knowledge, and international outlook.
Use the charts below to explore the most recent data from the Times Higher Education World Univerity Ranking 2016-2017.
OECD's Social Justice Index is based on the following measures: poverty prevention, access to education, labor market inclusion, social cohesion and non-discrimination, health, and intergererational justice.
Education Levels by Estimate Type (Value) | Education Levels by Estimate Type (%) | Estimate Types by Education Level (Value) | Estimate Types by Education Level (%) Present dashboard is aimed at providing comprehensive visual analysis of the dataset developed on the basis of the research "Projection of populations by level of educational attainment, age, and sex for 120 countries for 2005-2050" (Samir KC et al., 2010) (http://www.demographic-research.org/volumes/vol22/15/22-15.pdf). The full dataset is available through the link below. The four categories of educational attainment are based on International Standard Classification of...
Educating a student costs a lot of money, but incarcerating someone in the United States costs much more because of the required 24/7 care and supervision of prisoners. The data from the 40 US states with operating prisons in 2010 reveals just how much money the US government spent on the incarcerated in contrast to elementary/secondary school students. Sources: Vera Institute of Justice; US Census Bureau.