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Continuing Vocational Training Statistics (CVTS)

Official statistics of Sweden

Upcoming publishing: 2023-06-15

The results from the survey, Continuing Vocational Training Statistics (CVTS), describes provision of staff training by the enterprises, employees participation in staff training, staff training hours and staff training costs during 2015 by economic activity and size of the enterprise. The survey constitutes of enterprises mainly in private sector with 10 employees or more. The survey is coordinated by the European Union and results from the countries in EU are published by Eurostat.

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Nine out of ten enterprises arranged staff training


Nine out of ten enterprises arranged staff training for their employees in 2015 and courses were the most common type of training. Staff training was most common at large enterprises, compared with medium-sized and small enterprises. Just over half of the employees took part in courses. Employees devoted on average 11 hours to courses in 2015. In small enterprises, just over 50 percent of all course hours were dedicated to internal courses, compared with just over 70 percent in large enterprises. Total costs for internal and external courses accounted for, on average, 1.6 percent of total labour costs in 2015.

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