Continuing vocational training


This table shows the core figures on continuing vocational training of enterprises with 10 and more employees in the private sector in the Netherlands.

Data available from: 1986 up to and including 2015

Status of the figures:
The figures in this table are definite.

Changes as of 7 march 2018:
Figures regarding the percentage of hours spent on courses in the year 2015 have been revised so that these are consistent with other output regarding continuing vocational training.

Changes as of 6 December 2017:
New figures over 2015 are added.
Figures regarding the hours spent on courses per male/female employee have been removed from the table because they were not reliable.

When will new figures be published?
New figures over 2020 are expected in 2022.

Continuing vocational training

Periods Training enterprises Enterprises with CVT activities (%) Training enterprises Enterprises with courses (%) Employees with coursesTotal employees (%) Employees with coursesMale employees (%) Employees with coursesFemale employees (%) Hours spent on courses Spent per employee (uur) Hours spent on courses Spent per participant (uur) Percentage hours spent on courses Percentage hours internal courses (%) Percentage hours spent on courses Percentage hours external courses (%) Excluding personal absence costsSpent per employee (euro) Excluding personal absence costsSpent per participant (euro) Excluding personal absence costsSpent per training hour (euro) Excluding personal absence costsPercentage of total labour costs (%) Including personal absence costsSpent per employee (euro) Including personal absence costsSpent per participant (euro) Including personal absence costsSpent per training hour (euro) Including personal absence costsPercentage of total labour costs (%)
1986 31 . . . . . . . . . . . . 360 1,360 . 1.5
1990 39 . . . . . . . . . . . . 420 1,230 . 1.7
1993 45 35 26 27 24 8 30 . . . . . . 490 1,850 . 1.8
1999 87 80 41 44 35 15 37 40 60 500 1,220 25 1.7 810 1,980 41 2.7
2005 71 66 34 36 31 12 36 42 58 450 1,320 37 1.2 810 2,360 66 2.2
2010 77 69 39 40 37 14 35 53 47 460 1,190 34 1.1 880 2,270 64 2.1
2015 85 76 41 45 37 13 30 49 51 490 1,180 39 1.2 880 2,140 70 2.2
Source: CBS.
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