Appendix table 2. Participation in adult education and training subsidised by the employer (personnel training) by content of education in 2017 (wage and salary earners aged 18 to 64 having participated in education and training concerned)

Content of education 1) Business economics and law Services, hobbies, safety Health care and social welfare, well-being Technology, manufacturing and construction Information technology Educational sciences Social and behavioural sciences Foreign languages Arts Participants total
  % % % % % % % % % %
Age                    
18–24 .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 18
25–34 38 21 25 17 11 4 5 3 2 242
35–44 39 24 22 16 19 6 6 3 4 286
45–54 36 30 23 14 16 7 6 5 3 307
55–64 36 25 19 14 15 6 4 2 1 219
Sex                    
Men 36 33 11 26 14 3 4 4 2 476
Women 37 20 33 6 15 8 6 3 4 596
Socio-economic group                    
Upper-level employees 42 14 14 15 22 10 9 5 5 443
Lower-level employees 40 22 37 10 14 4 3 4 2 427
Workers 17 58 11 25 4 0 2 1 2 183
Other or unknown .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 19
Level of education                    
Basic level 29 41 17 17 13 . 3 2 2 53
Upper secondary level 28 38 24 18 9 3 2 3 2 396
Tertiary level 44 15 23 13 19 8 8 5 3 623
Municipality group                    
Urban 40 25 23 15 16 6 6 4 3 818
Semi-urban 28 32 21 15 10 5 4 3 4 137
Rural 25 28 21 19 12 4 3 1 3 117
All 37 26 23 15 15 5 5 4 3 1 072
Total 367 713 260 699 228 521 152 322 146 796 54 422 51 869 36 601 28 392 1 004 137
1) Only the most common subjects included. Summing up the proportions does not give 100 per cent, as the respondents could report several contents of education.

Source: Participation in adult education 2017, Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Helena Niemi 029 551 2488, Timo Ruuskanen 029 551 3620, aet.statistics@stat.fi

Director in charge: Jari Tarkoma


Updated 4.10.2018

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Participation in adult education [e-publication].
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