Description

Participation rate in formal and non-formal education and training in the last 12 months among 25-64 year-olds ( BAB )

This indicator is proposed as an indicator for Sustainable Development Target 04.4 By 2030, substantially increase the number of youth and adults who have relevant skills, including technical and vocational skills, for employment, decent jobs and entrepreneurship

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Data

This indicator is usually calculated from individual level data collected in household survey. One such source is the European Union's Adult Education Survey covering about 30 countries. Considerable work is required to develop a set of questions to be applied in labour force or other surveys globally. This is expected to take 1-3 years to achieve.

UNESCO-UIS will convene an inter-agency group of experts to develop common methodologies for, initially, completion and participation indicators derived from household surveys. UNESCO-UIS will compile data from household surveys conducted by other organizations

Linkages: 1.4, 4.3, 5.b, 8.5, 9.2


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Sources

The list of indicator proposals (as of 11 August 2015) used for the IAEG-SDG Open Consultation with Civil Society, Academia and Private Sector.