Iceland -Lifelong learning participation 1 out of 3 -October 03, 2013

In 2012 71,900 people aged 16-74 took part in lifelong learning, either in school or other education with an instructor, in percentages 32.1% of the population (41.9% of unemployed and 30.9% of employed people). The share of the population aged 16-74 taking part in lifelong learning has increased since 2003. In 2003, 28.3% of the population took part in lifelong learning but the proportion was greatest in 2006 when it was 33.1%. The proportion of women taking part in lifelong learning is higher than among men. 



For more information, please contact the editor Jan Cremers, Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Labour Studies (AIAS) or the communications officer at the ETUI, Mariya Nikolova For previous issues of the Collective bargaining newsletter please visit You may find further information on the ETUI at, and on the AIAS at

News Archive