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Schedule and Plans


U.S. Participation in PIAAC

This is a computer generated image of the PIAAC timeline highlighting specific years in the PIAAC data collection in the United States. The first year shown is 2012, the second year shown is 2014, the third year shown is 2017 and the fourth year shown is 2021.

Cycle 1

  • 2012: U.S. Round 1 Data Collection (including 23 other countries)
  • 2014: U.S. Round 2 Data Collection (including 9 additional countries)
  • 2017: U.S. Round 3 Data Collection
    • Small area estimates (estimates for U.S. states and counties based on all three rounds of data)

Cycle 2

  • 2021: U.S. Data Collection (including more than 35 other countries)

The future schedule for U.S. PIAAC products is as follows:

  • Summer 2017: Young Adults Report
  • Spring – Summer 2020: Release of PIAAC Small Area Estimate Study

For more detailed information on PIAAC's past and future schedule and plans, please click here