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MODERNISATION OF VOCATIONAL EDUCATION AND TRAINING IN LATVIA

Economic activity of population

Table 9. Economically active population by age groups and structure of educational attainment (in thousands), November, 1999

Economically active population by age groups, (thousands of population)

age groups

total in the country

in urban areas

in rural areas

15-19

30.6

19.1

11.5

20-24

111.2

79.9

31.3

15-24

141.8

99.0

42.8

25-34

295.7

211.9

83.8

35-44

324.3

232.7

91.6

45-54

245.1

181.6

63.5

55-59

82.6

57.3

25.3

60 and more

67.3

41.7

25.6

total

1,156.8

824.2

332.6

Economically active population by obtained education, thousands of  population
total in urban areas in rural areas ISCED
higher

220.4

187.5

32.9

ISCED 5

vocational secondary

288.5

195.0

93.5

ISCED 4

technical secondary

157.1

119.2

37.9

ISCED 3A

general secondary

282.5

210.4

72.1

ISCED 3A

vocational

51.5

35.2

16.3

ISCED 3C

basic

134.4

68.6

65.9

ISCED 2

less than basic

21.6

7.7

13.9

ISCED 1

no school education

0.8

0.6

0.2

total

1,156.8

824.2

333.6

Source: Labour force in Latvia. Labour force survey data, November 1999. A statistical bulletin. Central Statistical Bureau of Latvia. Riga, March 2000.

 Table 10. Economic activity rate by age groups and educational attainment, November, 1999

Economic activity rate by age groups
(as % of given group in total)

age groups total in country in urban areas in rural areas
15-19

17.1

15.6

20.2

20-24

68.7

70.0

65.6

15-24

41.6

41.9

40.9

25-34

85.6

87.2

81.7

35-44

88.9

89.5

87.5

45-54

84.1

84.8

82.3

55-59

53.9

53.5

54.9

60 and more

13.7

12.4

16.5

total

58.2

59.0

56.4

Economic activity rate by educational attainment
(as % of given group in total)

total in country in urban areas in rural areas
higher

78.8

78.7

78.9

secondary vocational

73.0

72.1

74.9

secondary technical

77.5

76.7

80.3

secondary general

62.2

60.1

69.3

vocational

74.1

76.0

70.3

basic

31.9

27.4

38.5

less than basic

14.0

9.4

19.2

no school education

7.5

10.9

3.8

total

58.2

59.0

56.4

Source: Labour force in Latvia. Labour force survey data, November 1999. A statistical bulletin. Central Statistical Bureau of Latvia. Riga, March 2000.

Table 11. Economic activity rate by gender and age groups (as % of the given group in total), November, 1999

age groups

total in the country

in total

in urban areas

in rural areas

males

females

males

females

males

females

15-24

41.6

46.6

35.8

48.3

35.6

45.1

36.1

25-34

85.6

92.2

78.6

94.2

79.8

85.2

75.9

35-44

88.9

91.1

86.3

93.3

86.3

86.5

86.6

45-54

84.1

86.3

82.2

88.7

81.6

80.5

84.3

55-59

53.8

73.2

39.0

71.8

39.8

75.7

36.8

60 and more

13.7

21.4

9.7

20.6

8.1

22.9

13.1

total

58.2

67.8

50.3

69.1

50.9

64.9

48.9

Source: Labour force in Latvia. Labour force survey data, November 1999.
A statistical bulletin. Central Statistical Bureau of Latvia. Riga, March 2000.

 

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