Official Statistics of Finland

Participation in adult education

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Business economics and law, and services, hobbies and safety are studied in adult education and training
04 Oct 2018
Studies related to business economics and law and services, hobbies and safety were the most common subjects of adult education and training. Training related to these subjects had been received by 14 per cent of persons aged 18 to 64 in 2017. This information derives from Statistics Finland's Adult Education Survey for 2017.

Next release:
12 Dec 2018

Description: The adult education survey is an extensive interview survey on participation in education and learning among the adult population in Finland. The survey produces internationally comparable data on the participation of the adult population in education, learning, the willingness and need to participate in education, opinions and attitudes concerning studying, as well as the obstacles to participation and the adult population’s language skills.
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Keywords: adult education, vocational adult education, vocational education, personnel training, self-directed studies, language skills, education, other education than that leading to a qualification, information technology, education leading to a qualification.
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Change: Statistics renamed
04 Jan 2018
Statistics on Adult education survey will in future be published under the name Participation in adult education.

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Participation in adult education [e-publication].
ISSN=2489-6926. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 22.10.2018].
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