7. Main results from EU member states and Norway 1)

  Proportion of enterprises providing courses Participation rate Number of training hours Percent
of training costs of total labour costs
of all employees in all enterprises of employees
in enterprises providing CVT courses
per employee (all employees) per participant
  % % %     %
EU 27 49 33 43 9 27 1,6
Czech Republic 63 59 67 14 23 1,9
Slovenia 61 50 59 14 29 2,0
Luxembourg 61 49 60 16 33 2,0
France 71 46 50 13 28 2,3
Sweden 72 46 51 15 34 2,1
Belgium 48 40 51 12 31 1,6
Finland 70 39 46 10 25 1,5
Slovakia 38 38 56 12 32 1,8
Denmark 81 35 37 10 30 2,7
Netherlands 70 34 39 12 36 2,0
Spain 38 33 51 9 26 1,2
Austria 67 33 38 9 27 1,4
United Kingdom 67 33 39 7 20 1,3
Malta 31 32 52 11 35 1,8
Germany 54 30 39 9 30 1,3
Cyprus 47 30 43 7 22 1,3
Italy 27 29 49 7 26 1,2
Norway 55 29 48 9 32 1,3
Portugal 32 28 46 7 26 1,1
Estonia 56 24 32 7 27 1,6
Poland 24 21 36 6 30 1,3
Romania 28 17 31 5 31 1,1
Hungary 34 16 23 6 37 1,9
Bulgaria 21 15 33 4 30 1,1
Latvia 30 15 27 4 26 0,8
Lithuania 26 15 28 5 32 1,2
Greece 19 14 28 3 25 0,6
1) Descending order according to participation rate in CVT courses. Excluding Ireland.

Source: CVTS, Continuing vocational training survey, Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Hannu Virtanen 09–1734 2514, Tarja Seppänen 09–1734 3220

Director in charge: Riitta Harala


Updated 8.5.2009

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): CVTS, Continuing vocational training [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-0003. Participation in course-format training 2005, 7. Main results from EU member states and Norway 1) . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 22.2.2018].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/cvts/2005/02/cvts_2005_02_2009-05-08_tau_008_en.html

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