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Table 8. Main results from EU member states and Norway

  Enterprises
providing
courses         
 
 
Participation rate Training hours Percentage 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
 
 
 
  % % %     %
Sweden 83 61 63 18 31 2.8
Denmark 88 53 55 22 41 3.0
Finland 75 50 54 18 36 2.4
United Kingdom 76 49 51 13 26 -
Norway 81 48 53 16 33 2.3
France 71 46 51 17 36 2.4
Belgium 48 41 54 13 31 1.6
Netherlands 82 41 44 15 37 2.8
Ireland 56 41 52 17 40 2.4
Luxembourg 50 36 48 14 39 1.9
Germany 67 32 36 9 27 1.5
Austria 71 31 35 9 29 1.3
Italy 23 26 47 8 32 1.7
Spain 28 25 44 11 42 1.5
Portugal 11 17 45 7 38 1.2
Greece 9 15 34 6 39 0.9
15 EU countries 56 38 48 13 35 2,0

The United Kingdom does not have information on the percentage of training costs of total labour costs because the figure is not comparable.


Last updated 31.5.2005

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): CVTS, Continuing vocational training [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-0003. 1999, Table 8. Main results from EU member states and Norway . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 1.7.2022].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/cvts/1999/cvts_1999_2004-05-31_tau_009_en.html