Education Indicators in Canada: An International Perspective 2017
Table E.1.5
Barriers to participating in formal and/or non-formal education of 25- to 64-year-olds, OECD, G7 Countries, provinces and territories, 2012/2015

Table E.1.5
Barriers to participating in formal and/or non-formal education of 25- to 64-year-olds, OECD, G7 Countries, provinces and territories, 2012/2015
Table summary
This table displays the results of Barriers to participating in formal and/or non-formal education of 25- to 64-year-olds Reasons for not participating in formal and/or non-formal education, Child care or family responsibilities, Too expensive, Too busy at work, I did not have the prerequisites, Lack of employer’s support, The course or programme was offered at an inconvenient time or place, Something unexpected came up that prevented me from taking education or training and Other, calculated using percent and standard error units of measure (appearing as column headers).
  Reasons for not participating in formal and/or non-formal education
Child care or family responsibilities Too expensive Too busy at work I did not have the prerequisites Lack of employer’s support The course or programme was offered at an inconvenient time or place Something unexpected came up that prevented me from taking education or training Other
percent standard error percent standard error percent standard error percent standard error percent standard error percent standard error percent standard error percent standard error
OECD averageTable E.1.5 Note 1 15 0.2 15 0.3 29 0.3 Note ..: not available for a specific reference period Note ..: not available for a specific reference period Note ..: not available for a specific reference period Note ..: not available for a specific reference period Note ..: not available for a specific reference period Note ..: not available for a specific reference period Note ..: not available for a specific reference period Note ..: not available for a specific reference period Note ..: not available for a specific reference period Note ..: not available for a specific reference period
England (UK) 14 0.9 20 1.4 30 1.6 Note ..: not available for a specific reference period Note ..: not available for a specific reference period Note ..: not available for a specific reference period Note ..: not available for a specific reference period Note ..: not available for a specific reference period Note ..: not available for a specific reference period Note ..: not available for a specific reference period Note ..: not available for a specific reference period Note ..: not available for a specific reference period Note ..: not available for a specific reference period
France 8 0.7 17 1.1 23 1.3 Note ..: not available for a specific reference period Note ..: not available for a specific reference period Note ..: not available for a specific reference period Note ..: not available for a specific reference period Note ..: not available for a specific reference period Note ..: not available for a specific reference period Note ..: not available for a specific reference period Note ..: not available for a specific reference period Note ..: not available for a specific reference period Note ..: not available for a specific reference period
Germany 15 1.2 9 0.9 33 1.5 Note ..: not available for a specific reference period Note ..: not available for a specific reference period Note ..: not available for a specific reference period Note ..: not available for a specific reference period Note ..: not available for a specific reference period Note ..: not available for a specific reference period Note ..: not available for a specific reference period Note ..: not available for a specific reference period Note ..: not available for a specific reference period Note ..: not available for a specific reference period
Italy 19 1.8 15 1.6 40 2.3 Note ..: not available for a specific reference period Note ..: not available for a specific reference period Note ..: not available for a specific reference period Note ..: not available for a specific reference period Note ..: not available for a specific reference period Note ..: not available for a specific reference period Note ..: not available for a specific reference period Note ..: not available for a specific reference period Note ..: not available for a specific reference period Note ..: not available for a specific reference period
Japan 19 1.4 8 1.0 38 1.9 Note ..: not available for a specific reference period Note ..: not available for a specific reference period Note ..: not available for a specific reference period Note ..: not available for a specific reference period Note ..: not available for a specific reference period Note ..: not available for a specific reference period Note ..: not available for a specific reference period Note ..: not available for a specific reference period Note ..: not available for a specific reference period Note ..: not available for a specific reference period
United States 17 1.1 23 1.3 28 1.5 Note ..: not available for a specific reference period Note ..: not available for a specific reference period Note ..: not available for a specific reference period Note ..: not available for a specific reference period Note ..: not available for a specific reference period Note ..: not available for a specific reference period Note ..: not available for a specific reference period Note ..: not available for a specific reference period Note ..: not available for a specific reference period Note ..: not available for a specific reference period
Canada 17 1.0 19 0.9 30 0.9 2Note E: Use with caution 0.3 6 0.5 12 0.7 3 0.4 12 0.6
Newfoundland and Labrador 9Note E: Use with caution 1.7 17 2.5 27 2.8 Note F: too unreliable to be published 0.6 9Note E: Use with caution 1.9 20 2.6 Note F: too unreliable to be published 0.9 15 2.2
Prince Edward Island 8Note E: Use with caution 1.9 12 2.0 37 3.8 Note F: too unreliable to be published 1.6 5Note E: Use with caution 1.5 16 2.6 5Note E: Use with caution 1.5 13 2.1
Nova Scotia 13 1.7 21 2.0 29 3.0 Note F: too unreliable to be published 0.6 7Note E: Use with caution 1.7 12 1.9 Note F: too unreliable to be published 1.4 13 1.8
New Brunswick 12 1.8 20 2.6 26 2.7 Note F: too unreliable to be published 0.7 9Note E: Use with caution 2.1 15Note E: Use with caution 2.5 Note F: too unreliable to be published 1.2 13Note E: Use with caution 2.1
Quebec 21 1.4 14 1.1 25 1.4 2Note E: Use with caution 0.5 5 0.7 13 1.1 4 0.7 16 1.3
Ontario 16 1.4 21 1.6 32 1.4 1Note E: Use with caution 0.4 6 0.9 10 1.1 2Note E: Use with caution 0.5 11 1.0
Manitoba 14Note E: Use with caution 2.5 14 2.0 33 3.0 Note F: too unreliable to be published 0.7 7Note E: Use with caution 1.7 11 1.7 4Note E: Use with caution 1.2 16 2.6
Saskatchewan 13Note E: Use with caution 2.4 16 2.2 31 3.2 Note F: too unreliable to be published 1.4 6Note E: Use with caution 1.5 17 2.7 Note F: too unreliable to be published 1.0 12Note E: Use with caution 2.1
Alberta 13Note E: Use with caution 2.3 15Note E: Use with caution 2.6 33 3.2 Note F: too unreliable to be published 1.2 10Note E: Use with caution 2.1 16 2.4 Note F: too unreliable to be published 1.0 8Note E: Use with caution 1.7
British Columbia 18 2.5 22 2.6 30 2.9 Note F: too unreliable to be published 1.0 Note F: too unreliable to be published 1.1 10Note E: Use with caution 1.8 4Note E: Use with caution 1.1 11Note E: Use with caution 1.9
Yukon 9Note E: Use with caution 3.0 9Note E: Use with caution 2.2 42Note E: Use with caution 9.0 Note F: too unreliable to be published 1.9 Note F: too unreliable to be published 2.1 Note F: too unreliable to be published 8.2 Note F: too unreliable to be published 1.8 9Note E: Use with caution 2.9
Northwest Territories 15Note E: Use with caution 3.2 12Note E: Use with caution 2.5 26 3.5 Note F: too unreliable to be published 1.2 10 1.5 14 2.1 Note F: too unreliable to be published 2.0 15Note E: Use with caution 3.4
Nunavut 17Note E: Use with caution 3.3 5Note E: Use with caution 1.6 29 3.6 Note F: too unreliable to be published 1.1 9Note E: Use with caution 2.7 16 2.7 Note F: too unreliable to be published 1.3 18Note E: Use with caution 3.5
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