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12869: Participants in formal and non-formal education, by sex and labour force status (C) 2008 - 2022

Eirik Fredborg, Statistics Norway
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Jiaying Ye, Statistics Norway
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Anna Lena Keute, Statistics Norway
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2023-03-24 08:00
Participants (1 000 persons):
1 000 persons
Participants (per cent):
per cent
Participants (1 000 persons):
Interview in first quarter from 2008 to 2020, and throughout the year from 2021.
Participants (per cent):
Interview in first quarter from 2008 to 2020, and throughout the year from 2021.
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From 2021 there is a new Labour Force Survey (LFS) and Learning Conditions Monitor (LCM) questionnaire, which leads to a break in the time series. From 2008 to 2020, LCM was conducted in the first quarter. From 2021, LCM is conducted throughout the whole year, in every quarter. Sample size has increased from around 18000 to 21000 people. 2022 figures for 'with learning-intensive work' were corrected 24 March 2023.


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21 Svalbard

Svalbard is not defined as a county in the legal sense, but in official statistics Svalbard is treated in the same way as the other counties in Norway.

formal and non-formal education


Includes persons 15-66 years.

Formal education

Includes persons 15-59 years.
Includes also formal supplementary education.

Formal supplementary education

Includes persons 22-59 years.

With learning-intensive work

Includes only employed persons.