Caribbean Netherlands; MBO students by level, sector and domain


This table contains information about students who participate in secondary vocational education, MBO (‘middelbaar beroepsonderwijs’) in particular, on the islands of the Caribbean Netherlands. Only education that is funded by the Ministry of Education, Culture and Science is included in the tables. The numbers of students are given by region (Bonaire, St Eustatius and Saba), by level (MBO-1,MBO-2, MBO-3, MBO-4) and by fields of education (‘sector’ and ‘domain’). Students in Caribbean Vocational Qualification (CVQ), a Caribbean education system that was introduced in school year 2019/’20 on St Eustatius and Saba, are not included in the figures.
As of 10 October 2010, the islands of Bonaire, St Eustatius and Saba have held the status of ‘special municipalities’ of the Netherlands. The education in the Caribbean Netherlands forms part of the Dutch national education system. The Dutch Minister of Education, Culture and Science is responsible for education policies.

Data available from: school year 2009/'10.

Status of the figures:
Figures up to and including the 2018/'19 school year are final and the figures over school year 2019/'20 are provisional.

Changes as of 1 July 2020:
One of the hyperlinks is changed.

When will new figures be published?
In the second quarter of 2021, the provisional figures over the 2019/'20 school year will be replaced by final figures and the provisional figures over the 2020/'21 school year will be published.

Caribbean Netherlands; MBO students by level, sector and domain

Education level Fields of education Caribbean Netherlands Periods Participants (number)
Total MBO Total fields of education Bonaire 2019/'20* 542
Total MBO Sector Economics Bonaire 2019/'20* 163
Total MBO Sector Technology Bonaire 2019/'20* 102
Total MBO Sector Health and welfare Bonaire 2019/'20* 150
Total MBO Combination of sectors Bonaire 2019/'20* 127
Total MBO Domain Construction and infrastructure Bonaire 2019/'20* 2
Total MBO Domain Final constr, timber, maintenance Bonaire 2019/'20* 27
Total MBO Domain Technique and process industry Bonaire 2019/'20* 58
Total MBO Domain Media and design Bonaire 2019/'20* 15
Total MBO Domain Information, communication techno Bonaire 2019/'20* 0
Total MBO Domain Economy and administration. Bonaire 2019/'20* 103
Total MBO Domain Security and sports Bonaire 2019/'20* 25
Total MBO Domain Hospitality and bakery Bonaire 2019/'20* 35
Total MBO Domain Tourism and recreation Bonaire 2019/'20* 25
Total MBO Domain Health and welfare Bonaire 2019/'20* 125
Total MBO Domain not classified Bonaire 2019/'20* 127
MBO entrance training Total fields of education Bonaire 2019/'20* 127
MBO entrance training Sector Economics Bonaire 2019/'20* 0
MBO entrance training Sector Technology Bonaire 2019/'20* 0
MBO entrance training Sector Health and welfare Bonaire 2019/'20* 0
MBO entrance training Combination of sectors Bonaire 2019/'20* 127
MBO entrance training Domain Construction and infrastructure Bonaire 2019/'20* 0
MBO entrance training Domain Final constr, timber, maintenance Bonaire 2019/'20* 0
MBO entrance training Domain Technique and process industry Bonaire 2019/'20* 0
MBO entrance training Domain Media and design Bonaire 2019/'20* 0
MBO entrance training Domain Information, communication techno Bonaire 2019/'20* 0
MBO entrance training Domain Economy and administration. Bonaire 2019/'20* 0
MBO entrance training Domain Security and sports Bonaire 2019/'20* 0
MBO entrance training Domain Hospitality and bakery Bonaire 2019/'20* 0
MBO entrance training Domain Tourism and recreation Bonaire 2019/'20* 0
MBO entrance training Domain Health and welfare Bonaire 2019/'20* 0
MBO entrance training Domain not classified Bonaire 2019/'20* 127
MBO level 2 Total fields of education Bonaire 2019/'20* 142
MBO level 2 Sector Economics Bonaire 2019/'20* 46
MBO level 2 Sector Technology Bonaire 2019/'20* 38
MBO level 2 Sector Health and welfare Bonaire 2019/'20* 58
MBO level 2 Combination of sectors Bonaire 2019/'20* 0
MBO level 2 Domain Construction and infrastructure Bonaire 2019/'20* 0
MBO level 2 Domain Final constr, timber, maintenance Bonaire 2019/'20* 15
MBO level 2 Domain Technique and process industry Bonaire 2019/'20* 23
MBO level 2 Domain Media and design Bonaire 2019/'20* 0
MBO level 2 Domain Information, communication techno Bonaire 2019/'20* 0
MBO level 2 Domain Economy and administration. Bonaire 2019/'20* 11
MBO level 2 Domain Security and sports Bonaire 2019/'20* 0
MBO level 2 Domain Hospitality and bakery Bonaire 2019/'20* 35
MBO level 2 Domain Tourism and recreation Bonaire 2019/'20* 0
MBO level 2 Domain Health and welfare Bonaire 2019/'20* 58
MBO level 2 Domain not classified Bonaire 2019/'20* 0
MBO level 3 Total fields of education Bonaire 2019/'20* 199
MBO level 3 Sector Economics Bonaire 2019/'20* 99
MBO level 3 Sector Technology Bonaire 2019/'20* 49
MBO level 3 Sector Health and welfare Bonaire 2019/'20* 51
MBO level 3 Combination of sectors Bonaire 2019/'20* 0
MBO level 3 Domain Construction and infrastructure Bonaire 2019/'20* 2
MBO level 3 Domain Final constr, timber, maintenance Bonaire 2019/'20* 12
MBO level 3 Domain Technique and process industry Bonaire 2019/'20* 35
MBO level 3 Domain Media and design Bonaire 2019/'20* 0
MBO level 3 Domain Information, communication techno Bonaire 2019/'20* 0
MBO level 3 Domain Economy and administration. Bonaire 2019/'20* 74
MBO level 3 Domain Security and sports Bonaire 2019/'20* 10
MBO level 3 Domain Hospitality and bakery Bonaire 2019/'20* 0
MBO level 3 Domain Tourism and recreation Bonaire 2019/'20* 25
MBO level 3 Domain Health and welfare Bonaire 2019/'20* 41
MBO level 3 Domain not classified Bonaire 2019/'20* 0
MBO level 4 Total fields of education Bonaire 2019/'20* 74
MBO level 4 Sector Economics Bonaire 2019/'20* 18
MBO level 4 Sector Technology Bonaire 2019/'20* 15
MBO level 4 Sector Health and welfare Bonaire 2019/'20* 41
MBO level 4 Combination of sectors Bonaire 2019/'20* 0
MBO level 4 Domain Construction and infrastructure Bonaire 2019/'20* 0
MBO level 4 Domain Final constr, timber, maintenance Bonaire 2019/'20* 0
MBO level 4 Domain Technique and process industry Bonaire 2019/'20* 0
MBO level 4 Domain Media and design Bonaire 2019/'20* 15
MBO level 4 Domain Information, communication techno Bonaire 2019/'20* 0
MBO level 4 Domain Economy and administration. Bonaire 2019/'20* 18
MBO level 4 Domain Security and sports Bonaire 2019/'20* 15
MBO level 4 Domain Hospitality and bakery Bonaire 2019/'20* 0
MBO level 4 Domain Tourism and recreation Bonaire 2019/'20* 0
MBO level 4 Domain Health and welfare Bonaire 2019/'20* 26
MBO level 4 Domain not classified Bonaire 2019/'20* 0
Source: CBS.
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