5. Number of instruction hours in formal education and training per participant during 12 months according to age in selected European countries over the years 2005-2008 (population aged 25-64 that participated in formal education and training), %

Country Age
  25-34 35-54 55-64 Total
Germany 922 844 1 081 905
Bulgaria 662 465 350 609
Latvia 698 496 212 572
Austria 612 346 799 532
Estonia 554 488 363 526
Sweden 615 436 230 515
Hungary 510 435 480 487
Cyprus 513 373 1 481
Poland 445 362 511 420
Spain 472 329 293 413
Greece 479 271 640 405
Finland 436 355 382 399
Norway 448 325 182 379
Lithuania 389 321 486 372
Italy 411 310 127 367
France 362 325 175 339
Slovakia 379 239 120 326
United Kingdom 161 112 44 121

Source: EU Adult Education Survey, Eurostat

Inquiries: Timo Ruuskanen (09) 1734 3620, Irja Blomqvist (09) 1734 3221

Director in charge: Riitta Harala


Updated 24.4.2009

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Participation in adult education [e-publication].
ISSN=2489-6926. European comparison 2006, 5. Number of instruction hours in formal education and training per participant during 12 months according to age in selected European countries over the years 2005-2008 (population aged 25-64 that participated in formal education and training), % . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 1.3.2021].
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