Data Query


Full Dataset


Full dataset: Download full data set (146 countries) by 5-year age group or 15 years, 25years, and over in 5-year interval (1950-2010) in xls, csv, or dta format.



Country Report


Country Report: Download data by country in xls, csv, or dta format.





Please cite the Barro-Lee data set as follows:

Barro, Robert and Jong-Wha Lee, 2013, "A New Data Set of Educational Attainment

in the World, 1950-2010." Journal of Development Economics, vol 104, pp.184-198.