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EUR 330 per employee was spent on course training in 2020

release | CVTS, continuing vocational training 2020


A figure removed from the release for technical reasons was returned on 12 December 2023.
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According to Statistics Finland, private sector enterprises spent an average of EUR 330 per employee on course-based studying in 2020, which is 40.1 per cent less than in 2015. Costs of course-based training as a share of labour costs decreased in services from 1.4 per cent in 2010 to 0.7 per cent in 2020 and in manufacturing from 1.3 per cent in 2010 to 0.5 per cent in 2020. The data for the statistics are collected every five years.

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  • Costs of course-based studying as a share of labour costs was 0.7 per cent.
  • EUR 330 per employee was spent on course-based studying and EUR 1,134 per training participant per year.
  • Forty-three per cent of course training hours relate to technical, practical or task-specific work skills (special skills related to occupation or job tasks).
  • Measured by training hours, training enterprises organised nearly one-half of all training.
  • Over one-half of enterprises reported that online studying had increased as a result of the
    corona pandemic.

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