Terms and Conditions

The UNESCO Institute for Statistics and the Global Education Monitoring Report encourage the use of the World Inequality Database on Education (WIDE) for informational purposes only. All contents on this website are protected by copyright. By accessing the WIDE 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 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 WIDE@unesco.org.

Users are required to:

  • Exercise due diligence in ensuring the accuracy of the materials reproduced; 
  • Acknowledge WIDE as the source prominently alongside the data using the following format: 

Source: (If appropriate "Adapted from") World Inequality Database on Education (WIDE), https://www.education-inequalities.org, date of extraction.

It should be noted that the database is subject to updates and revisions on a regular basis. Therefore, it is important to include the date of extraction when citing WIDE data.

Licenses

You are encouraged to use WIDE data to benefit yourself and others in creative ways. You may extract, download and make copies of the information contained in the datasets, and you may share that information with third parties. 

No association or endorsement

The User may neither represent nor imply that the UNESCO Institute for Statistics and the Global Education Monitoring Report have participated in, approved, endorsed or otherwise supported his or her use or reproduction of the Material. The User may not claim any affiliation with WIDE (or the UNESCO Institute for Statistics and the Global Education Monitoring Report). 

Website links

Linking to the WIDE website: An external website may include a hyperlink to any page of the WIDE website without requesting permission. However, this must not infringe on the intellectual property rights of the UNESCO Institute for Statistics and the Global Education Monitoring Report, in particular relating to their names, logos, copyright or author’s rights. 

Disclaimer

The UNESCO Institute for Statistics and the Global Education Monitoring Report maintain this website to enhance public access to WIDE data and related information. They make every effort to ensure, but do not guarantee, the accuracy or completeness of the information on this site. Our goal is to keep this information timely and accurate. If errors are brought to our attention, we seek to correct them.

The designations employed and the presentation of the material on this website do not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of UNESCO concerning the legal status of any country, territory, city or area, or of its authorities, or concerning the delimitation of its frontiers or boundaries.

The UNESCO Institute for Statistics and the Global Education Monitoring Report are responsible for the choice and the presentation of the facts contained on this website, which are not necessarily those of UNESCO and do not commit the Organization.

We make every effort to minimise disruption caused by technical errors. However some data or information on the website may have been created or structured in files or formats which are not error-free and we cannot guarantee that our service will not be interrupted or otherwise affected by such problems. The UNESCO Institute for Statistics and the Global Education Monitoring Report accept no responsibility with regard to such problems (failure of performance, computer virus, communication line failure, alteration of content, etc.) incurred as a result of using the WIDE website or any link to external sites. 

Privacy

By accessing the WIDE website, certain information, such as Internet protocol (IP) addresses, navigation behaviour through the website, the software used and the time spent, along with other similar information, will be stored on our servers. This information will not specifically identify you and will be used for website traffic analysis.