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  • Demographic Background
  • Labour and Employment
  • Level of education and training
  • Access to information about learning possibilities
  • Participation in Education and Training
  • Informal learning
  • Information and Communication Technologies (ICT)
  • Languages
  • Cultural & Social Participation
  • Attitude towards learning
  • Income
  • Household Structure
  • Technical items

  2016 2011 2007
 

1 Demographic Background

2016 2011 2007
Sex SEX SEX SEX
Year of birth BIRTHYEAR BIRTHYEAR YEARBIR
Month of birth BIRTHMONTH BIRTHMONTH  
Age AGE AGE  
Citizenship CITIZEN CITIZEN CITIZEN
Country of birth BIRTHPLACE BIRTHPLACE COUNTRYB
Country of Residence COUNTRY COUNTRY COUNTRY
Years of residence in this country RESTIME RESTIME YEARRES
Degree of urbanisation   DEG_URB DEGURB
Legal marital status   MARSTALEGAL  
Material status (de facto) MARSTADEFACTO MARSTADEFACTO  
Country of birth of the father BIRTHFATHER    
Country of birth of the mother BIRTHMOTHER    

2 Labour and Employment

2016 2011 2007

2.1 Main Labour Status

     
Main current labour status MAINSTAT MAINSTAT MAINSTAT
Employment during the last 12 months EMP12M    

2.2 Employment characteristics of the main job

     
Professional status JOBSTAT JOBSTAT STAPRO
Occupation JOBISCO JOBISCO ISCO2D
Economic activity of the local unit LOCNACE LOCNACE NACE2D
Number of persons working at the local unit LOCSIZEFIRM LOCSIZEFIRM NBPERS
Year in which person started working in his/her current main job JOBTIME JOBTIME YSTARTWK
Full-time/Part-time     FT_PT
Existence of more than one job or business     EXIST2J

2.3 Economic activity one year before

     
Situation with regard to activity one year before survey     WSTATUS1Y
Professional status one year before survey     STAPRO1Y
Occupation one year before survey     ISCO1Y2D
Permanency of the job one year before survey     TYPE_CON1Y

2.4 Parental occupation

     
Main occupation of father   ISCOFATHER ISCOFATH1D
Main occupation of mother   ISCOMOTHER ISCOMOTH1D

3 Level of education and training

2016 2011 2007

3.1 Education and training sucessfully completed

     
Highest level of education of training successfully completed HATLEVEL HATLEVEL ISCED2D
Field of the highest level of education or training successfully completed HATFIELD HATFIELD HATFIELD
Year when highest level of education or training was successfully completed HATYEAR HATYEAR ISCDYEAR
Orientation of the highest level of education or training successfully completed HATVOC HATVOC  
Other formal education of training successfully completed in another field than 'HATLEVEL'   HATOTHER  
Level of the formal education programme (for HATOTHER)   HATOTHER_LEVEL  
Orientation of the formal education programme (for HATOTHER)   HATOTHER_VOC  
Field of the formal education programme (for HATOTHER)   HATOTHER_FIELD  
Procedure of recognition of skills and competences undertaken   HATCOMP  
Recognition of skills and competences to a higher formal education programme   HATCOMPHIGH  

3.2 Not completed education and training

     
Formal education not completed DROPEDUC DROPHIGH EDUAB
Level of formal education not completed DROPEDUCLEVEL DROPLEVEL ISCDAB2D
Orientation of the formal education not completed DROPEDUCVOC DROPVOC  

3.3 Parental education

     
Highste level of education successfully completed by father HATFATHER HATFATHER ISCEDFATH1D
Highste level of education successfully completed by mother HATMOTHER HATMOTHER ISCEDMOTH1D

4 Access to information about learning possibilities

2016 2011 2007
Looked for any information concerning learning possibilities in the last 12 months SEEKINFO SEEKINFO ACESLOK
Information found   SEEKFOUND ACESFIND
Source to access information   SEEKSOURCE  
Source to access information: internet   SEEKSOURCE_1 SOURINT
Source to access information: member of the family, neighbour, work colleague   SEEKSOURCE_2 SOURFAM
Source to access information: employer   SEEKSOURCE_3 SOUREMPL
Source to access information: guidance services (e.g. career guidance provider by employment service office)   SEEKSOURCE_4 SOURGUID
Source to access information: an education or training institution (school, college, centre, university)   SEEKSOURCE_5 SOURSCH
Source to access information: mass media (tv, radio, newspapers, poster)   SEEKSOURCE_6 SOURTV
Source to access information: books   SEEKSOURCE_7 SOURBOOK
Source of information concerning learning possibilities: other     SOUROTHER
Information or advice/help on learning possibilities received from institutions/organisations in the last 12 months GUIDEINST    
Free of charge information or advice/help on learning opportunities from institutions/organisations GUIDEINST_1    
Paid information or advice/help on learning opportunities from institutions/organisations GUIDEINST_2    
No information or advice/help on learning opportunities from institutions/organisations GUIDEINST_3    
Source of free of charge information or advice/help on learning possibilities received in the last 12 months GUIDESOURCE    
Free of charge information on learning possibilities from education or training institutions GUIDESOURCE_1    
Free of charge information on learning possibilities from employment services GUIDESOURCE_2    
Free of charge information on learning possibilities from employer or employer organisations GUIDESOURCE_3    
Free of charge information on learning possibilities from trade unions or work council GUIDESOURCE_4    
Free of charge information on learning possibilities from other institutions/organisations GUIDESOURCE_5    
Type of free of charge information or advice/help on learning possibilities received in the last 12 months GUIDETYPE    
Information or advice/help on learning possibilities GUIDETYPE_1    
Assessment of skills and competences through tests, skills audits or interviews GUIDETYPE_2    
Information or advice/help on procedure for validation/recognition of skills, competences or prior learning GUIDETYPE_3    
Other type of information or advice/help GUIDETYPE_4    
Mode of delivery of free of charge information or advice/help on learning possibilities received in the last 12 months GUIDEMODE    
Mode of delivery of the free of charge informationon learning possibilities: Face to face interaction GUIDEMODE_1    
Mode of delivery of the free of charge informationon learning possibilities: Interaction with a person through media GUIDEMODE_2    
Mode of delivery of the free of charge informationon learning possibilities: Interaction with a computer based application GUIDEMODE_3    
Mode of delivery of the free of charge informationon learning possibilities: through dedicated material, not interaction GUIDEMODE_4    

5 Participation in Education and Training

2016 2011 2007

5.1 Formal Education

     

5.1.1 Participation in formal Education

     
Participation in formal education during the last 12 months FED FED FEDSTAT
Number of formal education activities participated in during the last 12 months FEDNUM FEDNUM FEDNUM
Level of the most recent formal education activity FEDLEVEL FEDLEVEL  
Level of the 1st FED activity     FEDLEV1
Level of the 2nd FED activity     FEDLEV2
Level of the 3rd FED activity     FEDLEV3
Field of the most recent formal education activity FEDFIELD FEDFIELD  
Field of the 1st FED activity     FEDFIEL1
Field of the 2nd FED activity     FEDFIEL2
Field of the 3rd FED activity     FEDFIEL3
Orientation of the most recent education or training FEDVOC FEDVOC  
Theroretical full-time duration of the formal activity   FEDTHEODUR  
Main method of learning used in the most recent formal education activity   FEDMETHOD  
Computer or Internet used for the 1st FED activity     FEDCOM1
Computer or Internet used for the 2nd FED activity     FEDCOM2
Computer or Internet used for the 3rd FED activity     FEDCOM3
1st FED activity was delivered through the distance learning     FEDDIST1
2nd FED activity was delivered through the distance learning     FEDDIST2
3rd FED activity was delivered through the distance learning     FEDDIST3
Year when the most recent formal education activity started FEDSTARTYEAR    
Month when the most recent formal education activity started FEDSTARTMONTH    
Completion of the most recent formal education activity FEDCOMP    
Most recent learning activity organised as distance learning FEDDIST    
Distance learning organised as online course FEDDISTOL    
Use of online educational resources (OER) for the most recent formal education activity FEDOERA    
Interaction with other people through educational websites/portals for the most recent formal education activity      
Use of the skills or knowledge acquired from the most recent formal education activity   FEDUSE  
Current use of skills/knowledge from formal education activity FEDUSEA    
Expected use of skills/knowledge from formal education activity FEDUSEB    

5.1.2 Reason for participating in formal education

     
Reasons for participating in the most recent formal education activity FEDREASON FEDREASON  
Reason for participating in the 1st FED activity     FEDPUR1
Reason for participating in the 2nd FED activity     FEDPUR2
Reason for participating in the 3rd FED activity     FEDPUR3
Reasons for participating in the most recent formal education activity: to do my job better and/or improve carrier prospects   FEDREASON_01  
Reasons for participating in the most recent formal education activity: to do my job better FEDREASON_01A    
Reasons for participating in the most recent formal education activity: improve my carrier prospects FEDREASON_01B    
Reasons for participating in the most recent formal education activity: to be less likely to lose my job FEDREASON_02 FEDREASON_02  
Reasons for participating in the most recent formal education activity: to increase my possibilities of getting a job, or changing a job/profession FEDREASON_03 FEDREASON_03  
Reasons for participating in the most recent formal education activity: to start my own business FEDREASON_04 FEDREASON_04  
Reasons for participating in the most recent formal education activity: i was obliged to participate FEDREASON_05 FEDREASON_05  
Reasons for participating in the most recent formal education activity: to get knowledge/skills useful in my everyday life FEDREASON_06 FEDREASON_06  
Reasons for participating in the most recent formal education activity: to increase my knowledge/skills on a subject that interests me FEDREASON_07 FEDREASON_07  
Reasons for participating in the most recent formal education activity: obtain certificate FEDREASON_08 FEDREASON_08  
Reasons for participating in the most recent formal education activity: to meet new people/for fun FEDREASON_09 FEDREASON_09  
Most recent formal education activity during paid working hours FEDWORKTIME FEDWORKTIME  

5.1.3 Volume of instruction hours

     
Total number of instruction hours FEDNBHOURS FEDNBHOURS  
Volume of instruction hours of the 1st FED activity     FEDLEN1
Volume of instruction hours of the 2nd FED activity     FEDLEN2
Volume of instruction hours of the 3rd FED activity     FEDLEN3
Number of weeks   FEDNBWEEKS  
Average number of instruction hours per week   FEDDURPERWEEK  

5.1.4 Payment and costs

     
Partial or full payment for the tuition, registration, exam fees, expenses for books or technical study means for the most recent formal education activity by: FEDPAIDBY FEDPAIDBY  
Partial or full payment for the most recent formal education activity: employer or prospective employer FEDPAIDBY_1 FEDPAIDBY_1  
Partial or full payment for the most recent formal education activity: public employment services FEDPAIDBY_2 FEDPAIDBY_2  
Partial or full payment for the most recent formal education activity: other public institutions FEDPAIDBY_3 FEDPAIDBY_3  
Partial or full payment for the most recent formal education activity: a household member or a relative FEDPAIDBY_4 FEDPAIDBY_4  
Partial or full payment for the most recent formal education activity: yourself   FEDPAIDBY_5  
Payment for the tuition, registration, exam fees, expenses for books or technical study means for the most recent formal education activity FEDPAID    
Full payment for the tuition, registration, exam fees, expenses for books or technical study means for the most recent formal education activity by those identified in 'fedpaidby'   FEDPAIDFULL  
Costs paid personally or by any household member or relative for tuition, registration, exam fees, books and/or technical study means regarding studies in the most recent formal education activity   FEDPAIDVAL  
Partial or full payment for the 1st formal education activity, for tuition, registration or exam fees: employer or prospective employer     FEDEMSUPS1
Partial or full payment for the 1st formal education activity, for expenses of books or technical study means: employer or prospective employer     FEDEMSUPG1
Partial or full payment for the 2st formal education activity, for tuition, registration or exam fees: employer or prospective employer     FEDEMSUPS2
Partial or full payment for the 2st formal education activity, for expenses of books or technical study means: employer or prospective employer     FEDEMSUPG2
Partial or full payment for the 3rd formal education activity, for tuition, registration or exam fees: employer or prospective employer     FEDEMSUPS3
Partial or full payment for the 3rd formal education activity, for expenses of books or technical study means: employer or prospective employer     FEDEMSUPG3
Partial or full payment for the 1st formal education activity, for tuition, registration or exam fees: respondent or any member of the family     FEDHOUSS1
Partial or full payment for the 1st formal education activity, for expenses of books or technical study means: respondent or any member of the family     FEDHOUSG1
Partial or full payment for the 2st formal education activity, for tuition, registration or exam fees: respondent or any member of the family     FEDHOUSS2
Partial or full payment for the 2st formal education activity, for expenses of books or technical study means: respondent or any member of the family r     FEDHOUSG2
Partial or full payment for the 3rd formal education activity, for tuition, registration or exam fees: respondent or any member of the family     FEDHOUSS3
Partial or full payment for the 3rd formal education activity, for expenses of books or technical study means: respondent or any member of the family     FEDHOUSG3
Cost in EURO of the 1st FED activity paid by respondent or any member of the family for tuition, registration or exam fees     FEDINWESTS1
Cost in EURO of the 1st FED activity paid by respondent or any member of the family for books or technical study means     FEDINWESTG1
Cost in EURO of the 2nd FED activity paid by respondent or any member of the family for tuition, registration or exam fees     FEDINWESTS2
Cost in EURO of the 2nd FED activity paid by respondent or any member of the family for books or technical study means     FEDINWESTG2
Cost in EURO of the 3rd FED activity paid by respondent or any member of the family for tuition, registration or exam fees     FEDINWESTS3
Cost in EURO of the 3rd FED activity paid by respondent or any member of the family for books or technical study means     FEDINWESTG3
The 1st FED activity took place during paid working hours     FEDWRK_HR1
The 2nd FED activity took place during paid working hours     FEDWRK_HR2
The 3rd FED activity took place during paid working hours     FEDWRK_HR3

5.1.5 Satisfaction

     
Satisfaction with the most recent formal education activity   FEDSAT  
Reasons for not being satisfied with the most recent formal education activity   FEDUNSATREASON  
Reasons for not being satisfied with the most recent formal education activity: relevance/usefulness   FEDUNSATREASON_1  
Reasons for not being satisfied with the most recent formal education activity: level of training too low   FEDUNSATREASON_2  
Reasons for not being satisfied with the most recent formal education activity: level of training too high      
Reasons for not being satisfied with the most recent formal education activity: quality of teaching   FEDUNSATREASON_4  
Reasons for not being satisfied with the most recent formal education activity: organisation of training (location, materials, classrooms etc.)   FEDUNSATREASON_5  

5.1.6 Outcome

     
Outcomes of the new skills/knowledge acquired through the most recent formal education activity FEDOUTCOME FEDOUTCOME  
Outcomes of the new skills/knowledge acquired through the most recent formal education activity: getting a (new) job FEDOUTCOME_1 FEDOUTCOME_1  
Outcomes of the new skills/knowledge acquired through the most recent formal education activity: promotion in the job FEDOUTCOME_2 FEDOUTCOME_2  
Outcomes of the new skills/knowledge acquired through the most recent formal education activity: higher salary/wages FEDOUTCOME_3 FEDOUTCOME_3  
Outcomes of the new skills/knowledge acquired through the most recent formal education activity: new tasks FEDOUTCOME_4 FEDOUTCOME_4  
Outcomes of the new skills/knowledge acquired through the most recent formal education activity: better performance in the job FEDOUTCOME_5 FEDOUTCOME_5  
Outcomes of the new skills/knowledge acquired through the most recent formal education activity: personal related reasons (meet other people, refresh your skills in general subjects etc.) FEDOUTCOME_6 FEDOUTCOME_6  
Outcomes of the new skills/knowledge acquired through the most recent formal education activity: no outcomes yet FEDOUTCOME_7 FEDOUTCOME_7  
Outcomes of the new skills/knowledge acquired through the most recent formal education activity: no outcomes expected   FEDOUTCOME_8  

5.2 Non-formal Education

     

5.2.1 Participation in non-formal Education

     
Existence of any non-formal education and training activity NFE    
Participation in any courses with the intention to improve knowledge or skills in any area (including hobbies) during the last 12 months NFECOURSE NFECOURSE  
Participation in any course conducting through open and distance education during the last 12 months as non-formal education and training activity     DISTANCE
Participation in any workshops or seminars with the intention to improve knowledge or skills in any area (including hobbies) during the last 12 months NFEWORKSHOP NFEWORKSHOP SEMWORK
Participation in any guided on the job training with the intention to improve knowledge or skills in any area (including hobbies) during the last 12 months NFEGUIDEDJT NFEGUIDEDJT GUIOTJT
Participation in any private lessons with the intention to improve knowledge or skills in any area (including hobbies) during the last 12 months NFELESSON NFELESSON CLASSROOM
Number of non-formal education and training activities during the last 12 months NFENUM NFENUM NFE999
Number of non-formal education and training activities described (up to 7 activities) NFERPT    
Number of employer-sponsored job-related non-formal activities (up to 7 activities) EMPSPON_NFE    
Number of job-related non-formal activities (up to 7 activities) JOBREL_NFE    
Total number of hours spent in non-formal education and training NFENBHOURSX    
Type of the 1st NFE activity NFEACT01_TYPE NFERAND1_TYPE
NFEACT01_TYPE
NFE001
Type of the 2nd NFE activity NFEACT02_TYPE NFEACT02_TYPE NFE002
Type of the 3rd NFE activity   NFEACT03_TYPE NFE003
Type of the 4th NFE activity NFEACT04_TYPE NFEACT04_TYPE NFE004
Type of the 5th NFE activity NFEACT05_TYPE NFEACT05_TYPE NFE005
Type of the 6th NFE activity NFEACT06_TYPE NFEACT06_TYPE NFE006
Type of the 7th NFE activity NFEACT07_TYPE NFEACT07_TYPE NFE007
Type of the 8th NFE activity   NFEACT08_TYPE NFE008
Type of the 9th NFE activity   NFEACT09_TYPE NFE009
Type of the 10th NFE activity   NFEACT10_TYPE NFE010
At least one job related activity among NFE activities 1 to 10   NFEPURP10  
Purpose of the 1st NFE activity NFEACT01_PURP    
Purpose of the 2nd NFE activity NFEACT02_PURP    
Purpose of the 3rd NFE activity      
Purpose of the 4th NFE activity NFEACT04_PURP    
Purpose of the 5th NFE activity NFEACT05_PURP    
Purpose of the 6th NFE activity NFEACT06_PURP    
Purpose of the 7th NFE activity NFEACT07_PURP    
At least one activity during paid working hours (including paid leave and recuperation) among NFE activities 1 to 10   NFEWORKTIME10  
The 1st NFE learning activity took place fully or mostly during paid working hours NFEACT01_WORKTIME    
The 2nd NFE learning activity took place fully or mostly during paid working hours NFEACT02_WORKTIME    
The 3rd NFE learning activity took place fully or mostly during paid working hours NFEACT03_WORKTIME    
The 4th NFE learning activity took place fully or mostly during paid working hours NFEACT04_WORKTIME    
The 5th NFE learning activity took place fully or mostly during paid working hours NFEACT05_WORKTIME    
The 6th NFE learning activity took place fully or mostly during paid working hours NFEACT06_WORKTIME    
The 7th NFE learning activity took place fully or mostly during paid working hours NFEACT07_WORKTIME    
At least one activity partially or fully paid by the employer among NFE activities 1 to 10   NFEPAIDBY10  
The 1st NFE learning activity was partially or fully paid by the employer NFEACT01_PAIDBY    
The 2nd NFE learning activity was partially or fully paid by the employer NFEACT02_PAIDBY    
The 3rd NFE learning activity was partially or fully paid by the employer NFEACT03_PAIDBY    
The 4th NFE learning activity was partially or fully paid by the employer NFEACT04_PAIDBY    
The 5th NFE learning activity was partially or fully paid by the employer NFEACT05_PAIDBY    
The 6th NFE learning activity was partially or fully paid by the employer NFEACT06_PAIDBY    
The 7th NFE learning activity was partially or fully paid by the employer NFEACT07_PAIDBY    

5.2.2 Detailed information concerning 1st randomly selected non-formal activity

     

5.2.2.1 Characteristics 1st non-formal education

     
Code of the 1st randomly selected NFE activity NFERAND1 NFERAND1 NFERAN1
Type of the 1st NFE activity (randomly selected) NFERAND1_TYPE    
Purpose of the 1st NFE activity (randomly selected) NFEPURP1 NFEPURP1 NFEPURP1
Field of the 1st NFE activity NFEFIELD1 NFEFIELD1 NFEFIELD1
Main method of learning used for the 1st NFE activity   NFEMETHOD1  
Distance learning for the 1st activity organised as an online course NFEDISTOL1    
Use of online educational resources for the first activity NFEOERA1    
Interaction with other people (e. g. teachers, learners) through educational, websites/portals for the 1st activity NFEOERB1    
The 1st NFE activity was mainly delivered through the distance learning NFEDIST1   NFEDIST1
Country where the 1st NFE activity took place     NFEPLACE1
Computer or Internet used for the 1st NFE activity selected     NFECOM1
Provider of the 1st NFE activity NFEPROVIDER1 NFEPROVIDER1 NFEPROV1
Certificate obtained after the 1st NFE activity NFECERT1 NFECERT1  
The 1st NFE activity selected leaded to a certificate required by law for the current or the planned activity on the labour market (as employer or employee)     NFECER1

5.2.2.2 Reason for participating in 1st non-formal education

     
Reasons for participating in the 1st NFE activity NFEREASON1 NFEREASON1  
Reasons for participating in the 1st NFE activity: to do my job better and/or improve carrier prospects   NFEREASON1_01 NFERJOB1
Reasons for participating in the 1st NFE activity: to do my job better NFEREASON1_01A    
Reasons for participating in the 1st NFE activity: to improve carrier prospects NFEREASON1_01B    
Reasons for participating in the 1st NFE activity: to be less likely to lose my job NFEREASON1_02 NFEREASON1_02 NFERLOSJ1
Reasons for participating in the 1st NFE activity: to increase my possibilities of getting a job, or changing a job/profession NFEREASON1_03 NFEREASON1_03 NFERPROM1
Reasons for participating in the 1st NFE activity: to start my own business NFEREASON1_04 NFEREASON1_04 NFENBUIS1
Reasons for participating in the 1st NFE activity: i was obliged to participate   NFEREASON1_05 NFEROBL1
Reasons for participating in the 1st NFE activity: to get knowledge/skills useful in my everyday life NFEREASON1_06 NFEREASON1_06 NFERSKIL1
Reasons for participating in the 1st NFE activity: to increase my knowledge/skills on a subject that interests me NFEREASON1_07 NFEREASON1_07 NFERSUB1
Reasons for participating in the 1st NFE activity: obtain certificate NFEREASON1_08 NFEREASON1_08 NFERCER1
Reasons for participating in the 1st NFE activity: to meet new people/for fun NFEREASON1_09 NFEREASON1_09 NFERFUN1
Reasons for participating in the 1st NFE activity: for health reasons NFEREASON1_10    
Reasons for participating in the 1st NFE activity: required by the employer or the law NFEREASON1_11    
Reasons for participating in the 1st NFE activity: to do voluntary work better NFEREASON1_12    
Reasons for participating in the 1st NFE activity: because of organisational and/or technological changes at work NFEREASON1_13    
Reasons of participation in the 1st NFE activity selected: other reason     NFEROTH1

5.2.2.3 Volume of instruction hours 1st non-formal education

     
1st NFE activity during paid working hours NFEWORKTIME1 NFEWORKTIME1 NFEWRK_HR1
Total number of instruction hours for 1st NFE activity NFENBHOURS1 NFENBHOURS1 NFELEN1
Total number of hours spent on homework or self study linked to the 1st NFE activity apart from the normal instruction hours     NFEHOMWRK1
Total number of hours spent on travel linked to the 1st NFE activity apart from the normal instruction hours     NFETRAW1
Number of weeks of instructions for 1st NFE activity   NFENBWEEKS1  
Average number of instruction hours per week for 1st NFE activity   NFEDURPERWEEK1  

5.2.2.4 Payments and costs 1st non-formal education

     
Payment for the 1st randomly-selected non-formal learning activity NFEPAID1    
Partial or full payment for the tuition, registration, exam fees, expenses for books or technical study means for the 1st NFE activity NFEPAIDBY1 NFEPAIDBY1  
Partial or full payment for the 1st NFE activity: employer or prospective employer NFEPAIDBY1_1 NFEPAIDBY1_1  
Partial or full payment for the 1st NFE activity: public employment services NFEPAIDBY1_2 NFEPAIDBY1_2  
Partial or full payment for the 1st NFE activity: other public institutions NFEPAIDBY1_3 NFEPAIDBY1_3  
Partial or full payment for the 1st NFE activity: a household member or a relative NFEPAIDBY1_4 NFEPAIDBY1_4  
Partial or full payment for the 1st NFE activity: yourself   NFEPAIDBY1_5  
Full payment for the tuition, registration, exam fees, expenses for books or technical study means by those identified in 'nfepaidby' for the 1st NFE activity   NFEPAIDFULL1  
Costs paid personally or by any household member or relative for tuition, registration, exam fees, books and/or technical study means regarding the 1st NFE activity NFEPAIDVAL1 NFEPAIDVAL1  
Partial or full payment for the 1st NFE activity, for tuition, registration or exam fees: employer or prospective employer     NFEEMSUPS1
Partial or full payment for the 1st NFE activity, for tuition, for expenses of books or technical study means: employer or prospective employer     NFEEMSUPG1
Partial or full payment for the 1st NFE activity, for tuition, registration or exam fees: respondent or any member of the family     NFEHOUSS1
Partial or full payment for the 1st NFE activity, for expenses of books or technical study means: respondent or any member of the family     NFEHOUSG1
Cost in EURO of the 1st NFE activity paid by respondent or any member of the family for tuition, registration or exam fees in the last 12 months     NFEINWESTS1
Cost in EURO of the 1st NFE activity paid by respondent or any member of the family for books or technical study means in the last 12 months     NFEINWESTG1

5.2.2.5 Satisfaction 1st non-formal education

     
Satisfaction with the 1st NFE activity   NFESAT1  
Reasons for not being satisfied with the 1st NFE activity   NFEUNSATREASON1  
Reasons for not being satisfied with the 1st NFE activity: relevance/usefulness   NFEUNSATREASON1_1  
Reasons for not being satisfied with the 1st NFE activity: level of training too low      
Reasons for not being satisfied with the 1st NFE activity: level of training too high   NFEUNSATREASON1_3  
Reasons for not being satisfied with the 1st NFE activity: quality of teaching   NFEUNSATREASON1_4  
Reasons for not being satisfied with the 1st NFE activity: organisation of training (location, materials, classrooms etc.)   NFEUNSATREASON1_5  

5.2.2.6 Outcome 1st non-formal education

     
Outcomes of the new skills/knowledge acquired through the 1st NFE activity NFEOUTCOME1 NFEOUTCOME1  
Outcomes of the new skills/knowledge acquired through the 1st NFE activity: getting a (new) job NFEOUTCOME1_1 NFEOUTCOME1_1  
Outcomes of the new skills/knowledge acquired through the 1st NFE activity: promotion in the job NFEOUTCOME1_2 NFEOUTCOME1_2  
Outcomes of the new skills/knowledge acquired through the 1st NFE activity: higher salary/wages NFEOUTCOME1_3 NFEOUTCOME1_3  
Outcomes of the new skills/knowledge acquired through the 1st NFE activity: new tasks NFEOUTCOME1_4 NFEOUTCOME1_4  
Outcomes of the new skills/knowledge acquired through the 1st NFE activity: better performance in the job NFEOUTCOME1_5 NFEOUTCOME1_5  
Outcomes of the new skills/knowledge acquired through the 1st NFE activity: personal related reasons (meet other people, refresh your skills in general subjects etc.) NFEOUTCOME1_6 NFEOUTCOME1_6  
Outcomes of the new skills/knowledge acquired through the 1st NFE activity: no outcomes yet NFEOUTCOME1_7 NFEOUTCOME1_7  
Outcomes of the new skills/knowledge acquired through the 1st NFE activity: no outcomes expected   NFEOUTCOME1_8  
Use of the skills or knowledge acquired from the 1st NFE activity   NFEUSE1 NFEEVAL1
Current use of the skills or knowledge acquired from the 1st activity NFEUSEA1    
Expected use of the skills or knowledge acquired from the 1st activity NFEUSEB1    

5.2.3 Detailed information concerning 2nd randomly selected non-formal activity

     

5.2.3.1 Characteristics 2nd non-formal education

     
Code of the 2nd randomly selected NFE activity NFERAND2 NFERAND2 NFERAN2
Type of the 2nd NFE activity (randomly selected) NFERAND2_TYPE NFERAND2_TYPE  
Purpose of the 2nd NFE activity (randomly selected) NFEPURP2 NFEPURP2 NFEPURP2
Field of the 2nd NFE activity NFEFIELD2 NFEFIELD2 NFEFIELD2
Main method of learning used for the 2nd NFE activity   NFEMETHOD2  
Distance learning for the 2nd activity organised as an online course NFEDISTOL2    
Use of online educational resources for the 2nd activity NFEOERA2    
Interaction with other people (e.g. teachers, learners) through educational websites/portals for the 2nd activity NFEOERB2
FEDOERB
   
The 2nd NFE activity was mainly delivered through the distance learning NFEDIST2   NFEDIST2
Country where the 2nd NFE activity took place     NFEPLACE2
Computer or internet used for the 2nd NFE activity selected     NFECOM2
Provider of the 2nd NFE activity NFEPROVIDER2 NFEPROVIDER2 NFEPROV2
Certificate obtained after the 2nd NFE activity NFECERT2 NFECERT2  
The 2nd NFE activity selected leaded to a certificate required by law for the current or the planned activity on the labour market (as employer or employee)     NFECER2

5.2.3.2 Reason for participating in 2nd non-formal education

     
Reasons for participating in the 2nd NFE activity NFEREASON2 NFEREASON2  
Reasons for participating in the 2nd NFE activity: to do my job better and/or improve carrier prospects   NFEREASON2_01 NFERJOB2
Reasons for participating in the 2nd NFE activity: to do my job better NFEREASON2_01A    
Reasons for participating in the 2nd NFE activity: to improve carrier prospects NFEREASON2_01B    
Reasons for participating in the 2nd NFE activity: to be less likely to lose my job NFEREASON2_02 NFEREASON2_02 NFERLOSJ2
Reasons for participating in the 2nd NFE activity: to increase my possibilities of getting a job, or changing a job/profession NFEREASON2_03 NFEREASON2_03 NFERPROM2
Reasons for participating in the 2nd NFE activity: to start my own business NFEREASON2_04 NFEREASON2_04 NFENBUIS2
Reasons for participating in the 2nd NFE activity: i was obliged to participate   NFEREASON2_05 NFEROBL2
Reasons for participating in the 2nd NFE activity: to get knowledge/skills useful in my everyday life NFEREASON2_06 NFEREASON2_06 NFERSKIL2
Reasons for participating in the 2nd NFE activity: to increase my knowledge/skills on a subject that interests me NFEREASON2_07 NFEREASON2_07 NFERSUB2
Reasons for participating in the 2nd NFE activity: obtain certificate NFEREASON2_08 NFEREASON2_08 NFERCER2
Reasons for participating in the 2nd NFE activity: to meet new people/for fun NFEREASON2_09 NFEREASON2_09 NFERFUN2
Reasons for participating in the 2nd NFE activity: for health reasons NFEREASON2_10    
Reasons for participating in the 2nd NFE activity: required by the employer or the law NFEREASON2_11    
Reasons for participating in the 2nd NFE activity: to do voluntary work better NFEREASON2_12    
Reasons for participating in the 2nd NFE activity: because of organisational and/or technological changes at work NFEREASON2_13    
Reasons of participation in the 2nd NFE activity selected: other reason     NFEROTH2
2nd NFE activity during paid working hours (including paid leave and recuperation) NFEWORKTIME2 NFEWORKTIME2 NFEWRK_HR2

5.2.3.3 Volume of instruction hours 2nd non-formal education

     
Total number of instruction hours for 2nd NFE activity NFENBHOURS2 NFENBHOURS2 NFELEN2
Total number of hours spent on homework or self study linked to the 2nd NFE activity apart from the normal instruction hours     NFEHOMWRK2
Total number of hours spent on travel linked to the 2nd NFE activity apart from the normal instruction hours     NFETRAW2
Number of weeks of instructions for 2st NFE activity   NFENBWEEKS2  
Average number of instruction hours per week for 2st NFE activity   NFEDURPERWEEK2  

5.2.3.4 Payments and costs 2nd non-formal education

     
Payment for the 2nd randomly-selected non-formal learning activity NFEPAID2    
Partial or full payment for the tuition, registration, exam fees, expenses for books or technical study means for the 2nd NFE activity NFEPAIDBY2 NFEPAIDBY2  
Partial or full payment for the 2nd NFE activity: employer or prospective employer NFEPAIDBY2_1 NFEPAIDBY2_1  
Partial or full payment for the 2nd NFE activity: public employment services NFEPAIDBY2_2 NFEPAIDBY2_2  
Partial or full payment for the 2nd NFE activity: other public institutions NFEPAIDBY2_3 NFEPAIDBY2_3  
Partial or full payment for the 2nd NFE activity: a household member or a relative NFEPAIDBY2_4 NFEPAIDBY2_4  
Partial or full payment for the 2nd NFE activity: yourself   NFEPAIDBY2_5  
Full payment for the tuition, registration, exam fees, expenses for books or technical study means by those identified in 'nfepaidby' for the 2nd NFE activity   NFEPAIDFULL2  
Costs paid personally or by any household member or relative for tuition, registration, exam fees, books and/or technical study means regarding the 2nd NFE activity NFEPAIDVAL2 NFEPAIDVAL2  
Partial or full payment for the 2nd NFE activity, for tuition, registration or exam fees: employer or prospective employer     NFEEMSUPS2
Partial or full payment for the 2nd NFE activity, for tuition, for expenses of books or technical study means: employer or prospective employer     NFEEMSUPG2
Partial or full payment for the 2nd NFE activity, for tuition, registration or exam fees: respondent or any member of the family     NFEHOUSS2
Partial or full payment for the 2nd NFE activity, for expenses of books or technical study means: respondent or any member of the family     NFEHOUSG2
Cost in EURO of the 2nd NFE activity paid by respondent or any member of the family for tuition, registration or exam fees in the last 12 months     NFEINWESTS2
Cost in EURO of the 2nd NFE activity paid by respondent or any member of the family for books or technical study means in the last 12 months     NFEINWESTG2

5.2.3.5 Satisfaction 2nd non-formal education

     
Satisfaction with the 2nd NFE activity   NFESAT2  
Reasons for not being satisfied with the 2nd NFE activity   NFEUNSATREASON2  
Reasons for not being satisfied with the 2nd NFE activity: relevance/usefulness   NFEUNSATREASON2_1  
Reasons for not being satisfied with the 2nd NFE activity: level of training too low   NFEUNSATREASON2_2  
Reasons for not being satisfied with the 2nd NFE activity: level of training too high   NFEUNSATREASON2_3  
Reasons for not being satisfied with the 2nd NFE activity: quality of teaching   NFEUNSATREASON2_4  
Reasons for not being satisfied with the 2nd NFE activity: organisation of training (location, materials, classrooms etc.)   NFEUNSATREASON2_5  

5.2.3.6 Outcome 2nd non-formal education

     
Outcomes of the new skills/knowledge acquired through the 2nd NFE activity NFEOUTCOME2 NFEOUTCOME2  
Outcomes of the new skills/knowledge acquired through the 2nd NFE activity: getting a (new) job NFEOUTCOME2_1 NFEOUTCOME2_1  
Outcomes of the new skills/knowledge acquired through the 2nd NFE activity: promotion in the job NFEOUTCOME2_2 NFEOUTCOME2_2  
Outcomes of the new skills/knowledge acquired through the 2nd NFE activity: higher salary/wages NFEOUTCOME2_3 NFEOUTCOME2_3  
Outcomes of the new skills/knowledge acquired through the 2nd NFE activity: new tasks NFEOUTCOME2_4 NFEOUTCOME2_4  
Outcomes of the new skills/knowledge acquired through the 2nd NFE activity: better performance in the job NFEOUTCOME2_5 NFEOUTCOME2_5  
Outcomes of the new skills/knowledge acquired through the 2nd NFE activity: personal related reasons (meet other people, refresh your skills in general subjects etc.) NFEOUTCOME2_6 NFEOUTCOME2_6  
Outcomes of the new skills/knowledge acquired through the 2nd NFE activity: no outcomes yet   NFEOUTCOME2_7  
Outcomes of the new skills/knowledge acquired through the 2nd NFE activity: no outcomes expected NFEOUTCOME2_7 NFEOUTCOME2_8  
Use of the skills or knowledge acquired from the 2nd NFE activity   NFEUSE2 NFEEVAL2
Current use of the skills or knowledge acquired from the 2nd activity NFEUSEA2    
Expected use of the skills or knowledge acquired from the 2nd activity NFEUSEB2    

5.2.4 Detailed information concerning 3rd randomly selected non-formal activity

     

5.2.4.1 Characteristics 3rd non-formal education

     
Code of the 3rd randomly selected NFE activity   NFERAND3 NFERAN3
Type of the 3rd NFE activity (randomly selected) NFEACT03_TYPE NFERAND3_TYPE  
Purpose of the 3rd NFE activity (randomly selected) NFEACT03_PURP NFEPURP3 NFEPURP3
Field of the 3rd NFE activity   NFEFIELD3 NFEFIELD3
Main method of learning used for the 3rd NFE activity   NFEMETHOD3  
The 3rd NFE activity was mainly delivered through the distance learning     NFEDIST3
Country where the 3rd NFE activity took place     NFEPLACE3
Computer or Internet used for the 3rd NFE activity selected     NFECOM3
Provider of the 3rd NFE activity   NFEPROVIDER3 NFEPROV3
Certificate obtained after the 3rd NFE activity      
The 3rd NFE activity selected leaded to a certificate required by law for the current or the planned activity on the labour market (as employer or employee)     NFECER3

5.2.4.2 Reason for participating in 3rd non-formal education

     
Reasons for participating in the 3rd NFE activity   NFEREASON3  
Reasons for participating in the 3rd NFE activity: to do my job better and/or improve carrier prospects   NFEREASON3_01 NFERJOB3
Reasons for participating in the 3rd NFE activity: to be less likely to lose my job   NFEREASON3_02 NFERLOSJ3
Reasons for participating in the 3rd NFE activity: to increase my possibilities of getting a job, or changing a job/profession   NFEREASON3_03 NFERPROM3
Reasons for participating in the 3rd NFE activity: to start my own business   NFEREASON3_04 NFENBUIS3
Reasons for participating in the 3rd activity: i was obliged to participate   NFEREASON3_05 NFEROBL3
Reasons for participating in the 3rd NFE activity: to get knowledge/skills useful in my everyday life   NFEREASON3_06 NFERSKIL3
Reasons for participating in the 3rd NFE activity: to increase my knowledge/skills on a subject that interests me   NFEREASON3_07 NFERSUB3
Reasons for participating in the 3rd NFE activity: obtain certificate   NFEREASON3_08 NFERCER3
Reasons for participating in the 3rd NFE activity: to meet new people/for fun   NFEREASON3_09 NFERFUN3
Reason of participation in the 3rd NFE activity selected: other reason     NFEROTH3
3rd NFE activity during paid working hours (including paid leave and recuperation)   NFEWORKTIME3 NFEWRK_HR3

5.2.4.3 Volume of instruction hours 3rd non-formal education

     
Total number of instruction hours for 3rd NFE activity   NFENBHOURS3 NFELEN3
Total number of hours spent on homework or self study linked to the 3rd NFE activity apart from the normal instruction hours     NFEHOMWRK3
Total number of hours spent on travel linked to the 3rd NFE activity apart from the normal instruction hours     NFETRAW3
Number of weeks for 3rd NFE activity   NFENBWEEKS3  
Average number of instruction hours per week for 3rd NFE activity   NFEDURPERWEEK3  

5.2.4.4 Payments and costs 3rd non-formal education

     
Partial or full payment for the tuition, registration, exam fees, expenses for books or technical study means for the 3rd NFE activity   NFEPAIDBY3  
Partial or full payment for the 3rd NFE activity: employer or prospective employer   NFEPAIDBY3_1  
Partial or full payment for the 3rd NFE activity: public employment services   NFEPAIDBY3_2  
Partial or full payment for the 3rd NFE activity: other public institutions   NFEPAIDBY3_3  
Partial or full payment for the 3rd NFE activity: a household member or a relative   NFEPAIDBY3_4  
Partial or full payment for the 3rd NFE activity: yourself   NFEPAIDBY3_5  
Full payment for the tuition, registration, exam fees, expenses for books or technical study means by those identified in 'nfepaidby' for the 3rd NFE activity   NFEPAIDFULL3  
Costs paid personally or by any household member or relative for tuition, registration, exam fees, books and/or technical study means regarding the 3rd NFE activity   NFEPAIDVAL3  
Partial or full payment for the 3rd NFE activity, for tuition, registration or exam fees: employer or prospective employer     NFEEMSUPS3
Partial or full payment for the 3rd NFE activity, for tuition, for expenses of books or technical study means: employer or prospective employer     NFEEMSUPG3
Partial or full payment for the 3rd NFE activity, for tuition, registration or exam fees: respondent or any member of the family     NFEHOUSS3
Partial or full payment for the 3rd NFE activity, for expenses of books or technical study means: respondent or any member of the family     NFEHOUSG3
Cost in EURO of the 3rd NFE activity paid by respondent or any member of the family for tuition, registration or exam fees in the last 12 months     NFEINWESTS3
Cost in EURO of the 3rd NFE activity paid by respondent or any member of the family for books or technical study means in the last 12 months     NFEINWESTG3

5.2.4.5 Satisfaction 3rd non-formal education

     
Satisfaction with the 3rd NFE activity   NFEUNSATREASON3
NFESAT3
 
Reasons for not being satisfied with the 3rd NFE activity      
Reasons for not being satisfied with the 3rd NFE activity: relevance/usefulness   NFEUNSATREASON3_1  
Reasons for not being satisfied with the 3rd NFE activity: level of training too low   NFEUNSATREASON3_2
NFEUNSATREASON1_2
 
Reasons for not being satisfied with the 3rd NFE activity: level of training too high   NFEUNSATREASON3_3  
Reasons for not being satisfied with the 3rd NFE activity: quality of teaching   NFEUNSATREASON3_4  
Reasons for not being satisfied with the 3rd NFE activity: organisation of training (location, materials, classrooms etc.)   NFEUNSATREASON3_5  

5.2.4.6 Outcome 3rd non-formal education

     
Outcomes of the new skills/knowledge acquired through the 3rd NFE activity   NFEOUTCOME3  
Outcomes of the new skills/knowledge acquired through the 3rd NFE activity: getting a (new) job   NFEOUTCOME3_1  
Outcomes of the new skills/knowledge acquired through the 3rd NFE activity: promotion in the job   NFEOUTCOME3_2  
Outcomes of the new skills/knowledge acquired through the 3rd NFE activity: higher salary/wages   NFEOUTCOME3_3  
Outcomes of the new skills/knowledge acquired through the 3rd NFE activity: new tasks   NFEOUTCOME3_4  
Outcomes of the new skills/knowledge acquired through the 3rd NFE activity: better performance in the job   NFEOUTCOME3_5  
Outcomes of the new skills/knowledge acquired through the 3rd NFE activity: personal related reasons (meet other people, refresh your skills in general subjects etc.)   NFEOUTCOME3_6  
Outcomes of the new skills/knowledge acquired through the 3rd NFE activity: no outcomes yet   NFEOUTCOME3_7  
Outcomes of the new skills/knowledge acquired through the 3rd NFE activity: no outcomes expected   NFEOUTCOME3_8  
Use of the skills or knowledge acquired from the 3rd NFE activity   NFEUSE3 NFEEVAL3

5.3 Difficulties in participation in education

     
No need for (further) education and training NEED    
Difficulties related to participation (or more participation) in education and training during the last 12 months DIFFICULTY
DEG_URB
DIFFICULTY  
Type of difficulties DIFFTYPE DIFFTYPE  
Type of difficulties: prerequisites DIFFTYPE_01 DIFFTYPE_01 WNTPERQ
Type of difficulties: cost DIFFTYPE_02 DIFFTYPE_02 WNTPRIC
Type of difficulties: lack of employer's support or lack of public services support DIFFTYPE_03 DIFFTYPE_03 WNTSUPP
Type of difficulties: schedule DIFFTYPE_04 DIFFTYPE_04 WNTWRSC
Type of difficulties: distance DIFFTYPE_05 DIFFTYPE_05 WNTDIST
Type of difficulties: no access to a computer or internet (for distance learning) DIFFTYPE_06 DIFFTYPE_06  
Type of difficulties: family responsibilities DIFFTYPE_07 DIFFTYPE_07 WNTNTIM
Type of difficulties: health or age DIFFTYPE_08A DIFFTYPE_08 WNTAGER
Type of difficulties: health      
Type of difficulties: age DIFFTYPE_08B    
Type of difficulties: other personal reasons DIFFTYPE_09 DIFFTYPE_09  
Type of difficulties: no suitable education or training activity DIFFTYPE_10 DIFFTYPE_10  
Type of difficulties: no need for (further) education and training   DIFFTYPE_11  
Type of difficulties: negative previous learning experience DIFFTYPE_12    
Most important difficulty DIFFMAIN DIFFMAIN  
The respondent wanted to participate in education and training in the last 12 months     WNTPAR
The respondent wanted to participate still more in education and training during the last 12 months     WNTPARMOR
Reason why the respondent did not participate or did not participate still more in education and training, though wanted to: was not confident with the idea of going back to something that is like school     WNTSHOL
Reason why the respondent did not participate or did not participate still more in education and training, though wanted to: other     WNTOTHR
The most important reason why the respondent did not participate or did not participate still more in education and training, though wanted to     WNTMSTIMP
Reason why the respondent did not want to participate in education and training: did not need it for the job     NWNTJOBR
Reason why the respondent did not want to participate in education and training: did not need it for personal (non job related) reasons     NWNTPERS
Reason why the respondent did not want to participate in education and training: did not have the prerequisites     NWNTPERQ
Reason why the respondent did not want to participate in education and training: training was too expensive or the respondent could not afford it     NWNTPRIC
Reason why the respondent did not want to participate in education and training: lack of employer's support     NWNTNSUP
Reason why the respondent did not want to participate in education and training: training conflicted with the work schedule     NWNTWRSC
Reason why the respondent did not want to participate in education and training: did not have time because of family responsibilities     NWNTNTIM
Reason why the respondent did not want to participate in education and training: there was no training offered at the reachable distance     NWNTDIST
Reason why the respondent did not want to participate in education and training: the respondent was not confident with the idea of going back to something that is like school     NWNTSHOL
Reason why the respondent did not want to participate in education and training: health or age of the respondent     NWNTAGER
Reason why the respondent did not want to participate in education and training: other     NWNTOTHR
The most important reason why the respondent did not want to participate in education and training     NWNTMSTIMP
Reason why the respondent did not want to participate still more in education and training: training was too expensive or cost was difficult to afford     PARPRIC
Reason why the respondent did not want to participate still more in education and training: lack of employer's support     PARNSUP
Reason why the respondent did not want to participate still more in education and training: training was organised in the inconvenient time     PARITIM
Reason why the respondent did not want to participate still more in education and training: training took place at the distance hard to reach     PARDIST
Reason why the respondent did not want to participate still more in education and training: respondent was not feeling happy with the idea of going back to something that was like school     PARSHOL
Reason why the respondent did not want to participate still more in education and training: respondent experienced difficulties in finding what he/she wanted     PARFIND
Reason why the respondent did not want to participate still more in education and training: other     PAROTHR
The most important reason why the respondent did not want to participate still more in education and training     PARMSTIMP

6 Informal learning

2016 2011 2007
Participation in other activities in the last 12 months (deliberate self-teaching to improve knowledge or skills) INF INF  
Learning by using computers (online or offline) INFCOMPUTER    
Learning from a family member, friend or colleague INFFAMILY    
Learning by visiting learning centres (including libraries) INFLIBRARIES    
Learning by using printed material (books, professional magazines...) INFMATERIAL    
Learning through television/radio/video INFMEDIA    
Learning by guided tours in museums, historical or natural or industrial sites INFMUSEUM    
Field of 1st INF activity   INFFIELD1 SELFFIEL1
Purpose of 1st INF activity   INFPURP1  
Informal learning method used for 1st INF activity   INFMETHOD1  
Field of 2nd INF activity   INFFIELD2 SELFFIEL2
Purpose of 2nd INF activity   INFPURP2  
Informal learning method used for 2nd INF activity   INFMETHOD2  
The 3rd most important subject learned using informal learning methods     SELFFIEL3
Informal learning at work or during free time in the last 12 months: by learning from a family member, friend or colleague     SELFFAM
Informal learning at work or during free time in the last 12 months: by using printed material (books, professional magazines, etc.)     SELFPRINT
Informal learning at work or during free time in the last 12 months: by using computers (online or offline)     SELFCOM
Informal learning at work or during free time in the last 12 months: by television, radio or video     SELFTV
Informal learning at work or during free time in the last 12 months: by guided tours of museums, historical/natural/industrial sites     SELFMUSE
Informal learning at work or during free time in the last 12 months: by visiting learning centres (including libraries)     SELFLIBR

7 Information and Communication Technologies (ICT)

2016 2011 2007
Computer using     COMUTER
Capacity to use a computer     ICTSKILLS
ICT skills level     ICTLEVELS
Computer related activities already carried out   ICTCOMPUTER  
Computer related activities already carried out: copying or moving a file or folder   ICTCOMPUTER_1  
Computer related activities already carried out: using copy and paste tools to duplicate or move information within a document   ICTCOMPUTER_2  
Computer related activities already carried out: using basic arithmetic formulas in a spreadsheet   ICTCOMPUTER_3  
Computer related activities already carried out: compressing (or zipping) files   ICTCOMPUTER_4  
Computer related activities already carried out: connecting and installing new devices, e.g. a modem   ICTCOMPUTER_5  
Computer related activities already carried out: writing a computer program using a specialised programming language   ICTCOMPUTER_6  
Computer related activities already carried out: transferring files between computer and other devices (from digital camera or from/to mobile phone, mp3/mp4 player)   ICTCOMPUTER_7  
Computer related activities already carried out: modifying or verifying the configuration parameters of software applications (except internet browsers)   ICTCOMPUTER_8  
Computer related activities already carried out: creating electronic presentations with presentation software (e.g. slides), including e.g. images, sound, video or charts   ICTCOMPUTER_9  
Computer related activities already carried out: installing a new or replacing an old operating system   ICTCOMPUTER_10  
Internet using     INTERNET
Internet related activities have already carried out   ICTINTERNET  
Internet related activities have already carried out: using a search engine to find information   ICTINTERNET_1  
Internet related activities have already carried out: sending e-mails with attached files (documents, pictures, etc.)   ICTINTERNET_2  
Internet related activities have already carried out: posting messages to chatrooms, newsgroups or an online discussion forum (e.g. on websites for social networking)   ICTINTERNET_3  
Internet related activities have already carried out: using the internet to make telephone calls   ICTINTERNET_4  
Internet related activities have already carried out: using peer-to-peer file sharing for exchanging movies, music, etc.   ICTINTERNET_5  
Internet related activities have already carried out: creating a web page   ICTINTERNET_6  
Internet related activities have already carried out: uploading text, games, images, films or music to websites (e.g. to websites for social networking)   ICTINTERNET_7  
Internet related activities have already carried out: modifying the security settings of internet browsers   ICTINTERNET_8  

8 Languages

2016 2011 2007
The 1st language which respondent can use     LANGUA1
The 2nd language which respondent can use     LANGUA2
The 3rd language which respondent can use     LANGUA3
The 4th language which respondent can use     LANGUA4
The 5th language which respondent can use     LANGUA5
The 6th language which respondent can use     LANGUA6
The 7th language which respondent can use     LANGUA7
1st mother tongue LANGMOTHER1 LANGMOTH1 MOTHTONG1
2nd mother tongue LANGMOTHER2 LANGMOTH2 MOTHTONG2
Other languages except mother tongue(s) LANGUSED LANGUSED  
Other languages except mother tongue(s): first language LANGUSED_1 LANGUSED_1 FRLG1
Other languages except mother tongue(s): second language LANGUSED_2 LANGUSED_2 FRLG2
Other languages except mother tongue(s): 3rd language LANGUSED_3 LANGUSED_3  
Other languages except mother tongue(s): 4th language LANGUSED_4 LANGUSED_4  
Other languages except mother tongue(s): 5th language LANGUSED_5 LANGUSED_5  
Other languages except mother tongue(s): 6th language LANGUSED_6 LANGUSED_6  
Other languages except mother tongue(s): 7th language LANGUSED_7 LANGUSED_7  
First best known language (excluding mother tongue) LANGBEST1 LANGBEST1  
First best language knowledge (excluding mother tongue) LANGLEVEL1 LANGLEVEL1 FRLGSKILL1
Second best known language (excluding mother tongue) LANGBEST2 LANGBEST2  
Second best language knowledge (excluding mother tongue) LANGLEVEL2 LANGLEVEL2 FRLGSKILL2
Best known other language used only at the national level (excluding mother tongue)   OTHERLANG  
Knowledge about other known language used only at the national level mentioned   OTHERLANGLEVEL  
Frequency of using the 1st foreign language for work or for study     FRLGFRQW1
Frequency of using the 1st foreign language for leisure or with the family and friends     FRLGFRQL1
Frequency of using the 2nd foreign language work or for study     FRLGFRQW2
Frequency of using the 2nd foreign language for leisure or with the family and friends     FRLGFRQL2

9 Cultural & Social Participation

2016 2011 2007
Number of times going to live performances in the last 12 months   CULTPAR1 LIFEPER
Number of times going to the cinema in the last 12 months   CULTPAR2 CINEMA
Number of visits to cultural sites in the last 12 months   CULTPAR3 CULTSIT
Number of times attending live sport events in the last 12 months   CULTPAR4 SPORT
Reading newspapers (paper or internet) in the last 12 months   CULTNEWS NEWSPAFQ
Read a book in the last 12 months   CULTBOOK READBOK
Approximate number of books read in the last 12 months   CULTBOOKNUM  
Number of books having at home     BOOKHOME
Number of books read on average     READBOKNB
Taking part in a public performance involving singing, dancing, acting or music     SINGDAN
Cultural activities like making photographs, movies or video tapes     PHOTO
Cultural activities like making a painting, drawing, sculpture or printing (including computer graphics, designing web sites, etc.)     PAINT
Cultural activities like write prose, poems or short stories     WRITING
Participation in any of the following social activities in the last 12 months   SOCIALPAR  
Participation in any of the following activities in the last 12 months: activities of political parties or trade unions   SOCIALPAR_1 POLITIC
Participation in any of the following activities in the last 12 months: activities of professional associations   SOCIALPAR_2 ASOCIAC
Participation in any of the following activities in the last 12 months: activities of recreational groups or organisations   SOCIALPAR_3 RECREA
Participation in any of the following activities in the last 12 months: activities of charitable organisations   SOCIALPAR_4 CHARITY
Participation in any of the following activities in the last 12 months: informal voluntary activities   SOCIALPAR_5 VOLUNT
Participation in any of the following activities in the last 12 months: activities of religious organisations   SOCIALPAR_6 RELIGIUS
Participation in activities of other groups or organisations     OTHERORG

10 Attitude towards learning

2016 2011 2007
People who continue to learn as adults are more likely to avoid unemployment     ATTUNMPL
If you want to be successful at work you need to keep improving your knowledge and skills     ATTSKILLS
Employers should be responsible for the training of their employees     ATTEMPLR
The skills you need to do a job can't be learned in the classroom     ATTINCLAS
Education and training can help you manage your daily life better     ATTLIFE
Learning new things is fun     ATTFUN
Learning gives you more self-confidence     ATTSELFC
Individuals should be prepared to pay something for their adult learning     ATTONEPAY
Permanency of the job     TYPE_CON

11 Income

2016 2011 2007
Income group based on the monthly (take home) pay from main job     QUANTILE
Net monthly income of the household HHINCOME HHINCOME  

12 Household Structure

2016 2011 2007
Persons 0-3 years old living in the household     NUMP03
Persons 0-4 years old living in the household   HHNBPERS_0_4  
Persons 4-5 years old living in the household     NUMP45
Persons 5-13 years old living in the household   HHNBPERS_5_13  
Persons 6-13 years old living in the household     NUMP613
Persons 0-13 years old living in the household HHNBPERS_0_13    
Persons 14-15 years old living in the household   HHNBPERS_14_15  
Persons 14-18 years old living in the household     NUMP1418
Persons 14-24 years old iving in the household HHNBPERS_14_24    
Persons 16-24 years old living in the household   HHNBPERS_16_24  
Persons 25 years and older living in the household HHNBPERS_25PLUS    
Persons 19-64 years old living in the household     NUMP1964
Persons 25-64 years old living in the household   HHNBPERS_25_64  
Persons 65 years and older living in the household   HHNBPERS_65plus NUMP65
Total number of persons living in the household HHNBPERS_TOT    
Household type HHTYPE HHTYPE  
Persons aged 16-64 in the household who are at work   HHLABOUR_EMP  
Persons aged 16-64 in the household who are unemployed or inactive   HHLABOUR_NEMP  

13 Technical items

2016 2011 2007
Identification      

13.2 Data Collection

     
Reference year of the survey REFYEAR REFYEAR YEAR
Quarter of the interview     MONTH
Reference month of the survey REFMONTH REFMONTH  
Data collection method used INTMETHOD INTMETHOD INTERVMETH
Language used for the interview   INTLANG IDLANGUA

13.3 Weighting

     
Weighting factor for individuals RESPWEIGHT RESPWEIGHT  
Whole part of the final weighting factor for individual     COEFINDW
Decimal part of the final weighting factor for individual     COEFINDD
Weighting factor for non-formal activities NFEACTWEIGHT NFEACTWEIGHT  
Weight of the activities (to be used for calculation of indicators based on variables collected on up to 7 activities) NFEACTWEIGHT2    
Whole part of the weighting factor for the 1st non-formal education activity selected     COEFACT1W
Decimal part of the weighting factor for the 1st non-formal education activity     COEFACT1D
Whole part of the weighting factor for the 2nd non-formal education activity selected     COEFACT2W
Decimal part of the weighting factor for the 2nd non-formal education activity     COEFACT2D
Whole part of the weighting factor for the 3rd non-formal education activity selected     COEFACT3W
Decimal part of the weighting factor for the 3rd non-formal education activity     COEFACT3D