The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) in Tanzania Mainland is mandated to issue guidelines to be used by various stakeholders within the National Statistical System (NSS) to produce and publish quality statistics for use by the public.

The department of Statistical Methods, Standards and Co-ordination (SMSC) of NBS, together with Education sector stakeholders has compiled a compendium for the Education Statistics sector.

This compendium contains Background Information on Education, Pre-Primary and Primary Education, Secondary Education, Vocational Education, Technical and Training Education, Higher Education, Adult and Non formal Education, Database Coding System, Concepts and Definitions.

Click here to download the  Compendium of Education Statistics Classifications for Tanzania Mainland