How does one gain access to the various courses of study in higher education? What proportions of students are enrolled in the public and private sectors? Who is enrolled in educational provision at this level and in what types of programme and fields of study? What is the situation regarding doctoral students? What are the levels of public and private investment in higher education? What contributions are students asked to pay and what types of support do they receive? What percentage of students study abroad and how far is this kind of mobility facilitated? What is the distribution of graduates by age, sex, type of course and study programme? The first edition of this subject-based volume of Key Data on higher education provides some insight into these and other questions.