Table A.2.2 Proportion of Canadians aged 18 to 64 who reported various reasons for not undertaking further education or training between July 2007 and June 2008
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|Total||18 to 24 year olds||25 to 64 year olds|
|Couldn't find the information you were looking for||3.7||6.2||3.5|
|Was not sure if it was worth it||9.1||12.4||8.8|
|Training conflicted with your work schedule||24.8||22.1||25.1|
|Didn't have the prerequisites||3.8||9.6||3.2|
|Lack of employer support||5.6||3.6||5.8|
|Needed to work||25.5||29.6||25.1|
|Training was too expensive, couldn't afford the cost||20.8||29.7||19.9|
|Could not get a loan||2.3||4.8||2.0|
|Training was offered at an inconvenient time||12.2||13.0||12.1|
|Training was offered at an inconvenient place||8.1||9.2||8.0|
|Lack of confidence, interest or motivation||16.0||16.7||15.9|
|Source: Access and Support to Education and Training Survey (ASETS), 2008.|