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İndicator 4.3.1 Participation rate of youth and adults in formal and non-formal education and training in the previous 12 months, by sex

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İndicator name: Participation rate of youth and adults in formal and non-formal education and training in the previous 12 months, by sex
1 1 Contact
1.1 Contact organisation State Statistical Committee of the Republic of Azerbaijan
1.2 Contact organisation unit Department of Social Statistics
1.3 Contact name Haji Elchin
1.4 Contact person function Head of Department of Social Statistics
1.5 Contact mail address Baku-AZ1136, Inshaatchilar Avenue
1.6 Contact email address elchinh@azstat.org
1.7 Contact phone number +99412 538 90 12
1.8 Contact fax number +99412 538 86 41
2 1 Metadata update
2.1 Metadata last certified
2.2 Metadata last posted  24.07.2014
2.3 Metadata last update  27.10.2017
3 1 Statistical presentation
3.1 Data description Higher education institutions include academia, universities, and institutions. At the higher education level, preparation of highly qualified specialists and scientific and pedagogical personnel, taking into account the needs of society and the labor market, and the preparation is "Bachelor's degree", "Master's degree" (except for medical education) and "Doctoral degree". Vocational education institutions (colleges) prepares professional experts with secondary education. These include industry, construction, transport, agriculture, economic, pedagogical, music, cultural and educational colleges and technical schools, medical and choreographic schools. Training of specialists in secondary vocational education institutions is conducted on condition of dismissing or not. The first vocational education institutions (vocational schools and vocational high schools) are the first aimed at the revival of rare and traditional craftsmanship of different professions. Youngsters who have completed compulsory education in vocational training institutions, have interest in art, who want to improve their vocational training in different industries, also who want to change their profession are accepted.
3.2 Classification system Classification of Administrative-Territorial Units, Classification of Measurement Units
3.3 Sector coverage Social
3.4 Statistical concepts and definitions Higher education institutions are entities that have the status of a legal entity and implement vocational training programs in higher education. For higher education, the following types of educational institutions education provides: academies, universities, institutes, conservatories, colleges. These institutions may include branches, faculties, chairs, training departments, research laboratories, magistrates, doctoral studies, vocational educational departments, experimental farms, educational theaters and other structural units. Secondary education institutions (secondary vocational education institutions) are education institutions that implement specialized training programs for vocational education. Colleges belong to secondary education institutions. Secondary education institutions branch offices can be educational and consultation points (institutions), divisions, training courses, training cabinets and laboratories, educational and training-production workshops and farms, training polygons, improvement of professional skills of specialists and workers and retraining and other structural units. Secondary education institutions are established, functioning, reorganized and liquidated in accordance with the Law of the Republic of Azerbaijan "On Education". Primary vocational training enterprises - primary vocational training in accordance with the needs of the labor market, general secondary education and full secondary education provides training on preparing different professions and staff on the basis of mass professions.
3.5 Statistical unit Local unit (non-legal entity status), legal person (entity)
3.6 Statistical population Population covered by the indicator are those who are studying at higher education, secondary special and primary vocational education institutions throughout the country. The data is obtained by the complete observation method.
3.7 Reference area All higher education institutions, secondary vocational education institutions and the first vocational education institutions, irrespective of their form of ownership in the Republic
3.8 Time coverage It covers all the years since 1990.
3.9 Base period 2015
4 1 Unit of measure percent
5 1 Reference period annual
6 1 Institutional mandate
6.1 Legal acts and other agreements International Standard Classification of Education (ISCED 2011)
6.2 Data sharing Only State Statistical Committee participates in the calculation of data.
7 1 Confidentiality
7.1 Confidentiality - policy In accordance with the Law of the Republic of Azerbaijan "On Official Statistics", preliminary information is prohibited.
7.2 Confidentiality - data treatment In accordance with the Law of the Republic of Azerbaijan "On official statistics", the initial data are considered confidential and may only be used for scientific purposes in the formulation of official statistical materials or anonymity of the statistical unit in exceptional circumstances (by means of the annulment of means allowing recognition).
8 1 Release policy
8.1 Release calendar It is implemented based on the statistical data and the approved schedule. Data analysis is reflected in the report and the journal.
8.2 Release calendar access The broadcasting schedule is posted on the Committee's website on the Electronic Services section. Login is open to all users and is not subject to any restrictions. (http://www.stat.gov.az/menu/4/publications/)
8.3 User access The State Statistical Committee has an official statistical reporting policy and has been approved by Decree No 8/02s on 19.02.2014.
9 1 Frequency of dissemination annual
10 1 Accessibility and clarity
10.1 News release It is both paper and electronic version.
10.2 Publications Azerbaijan's statistical indicators, Azerbaijan in numbers, regions of Azerbaijan, women and men in Azerbaijan, children in Azerbaijan, Education, Science and Culture in Azerbaijan
10.3 On-line database The publication of annual bulletins and journals is based on the baseline data. Press Release, Express-Info, and many Tasks are based on the results of baseline data.
10.4 Micro-data access Access to micro-data is prohibited. Only preliminary information can be used by the Chairman of the State Statistical Committee in accordance with the "Rules for issuing micro-data to users for use in research purposes" approved on 13.06.2011.
10.5 Other
10.6 Documentation on methodology Instruction on how to fill out the form on 1-higher education (bachelor) form about "Higher education institutions", 1-form of secondary special education on "Secondary special educational institutions" and 1-professional vocational education on "First vocational education institutions" (http://www.stat.gov.az)
10.7 Quality documentation
11 1 Quality management
11.1 Quality assurance The implementation of quality management system has been started
11.2 Quality assessment Quality management processes are being implemented.
12 1 Relevance
12.1 User needs Public authorities, research centers, students, and citizens are key users. In many requests it is reported that information is required for scientific research and writing of diploma works.
12.2 User satisfaction Online surveys are regularly held on the website of the Committee in order to find out the user's satisfaction and the last time the results of online surveys on "Providing users with statistical information" posted on the website on 31.08.2013 (https://www.stat.gov.az/source/others/sorqu-yekun_06.12.2017.pdf)
12.3 Completeness The information is fully covered
13 1 Accuracy and reliability
13.1 Overall accuracy No such assessment has been made
13.2 Sampling error There is no selective error as the information is obtained as a result of general observation
13.3 Non-sampling error The non-selective error is conducted in accordance with the "Rules on classification and elimination of errors in reporting data", approved by the Order of the State Statistical Committee of 4 January 2013, number 4/t.
14 1 Timeliness and punctuality
14.1 Timeliness There are 185 calendar days, 125 working days between the end date of the report period and the publication date.
14.2 Punctuality The collection and dissemination of information on higher education, vocational education and primary vocational education are conducted in accordance with the Statistical Work Program. There are no delays in the broadcast schedule and program.
15 1 Coherence and comparability
15.1 Comparability - geographical It is comparable with the corresponding numbers from other countries
15.2 Comparability - over time Dynamic sequences are given continuously and no breaks are provided.
15.3 Coherence - cross domain There is no connection with the data of other fields of statistics
15.4 Coherence - internal Slight differences may arise between the preliminary information and clarified information on the indicators characterizing pre-school institutions.
16 1 Cost and burden Online reception of data on the annual official statistical reporting form № 1 on higher education (bachelor's degree), № 1-secondary vocational education and № 1- the first official vocational education ensures the time saving of the observation units, obtaining timely and qualified data and adaptation to modern conditions. Refusal to receive report data on paper carriers also contributes to the reduction of burden on the department staff as well as respondents.
17 1 Data revision
17.1 Data revision - policy The main procedures for the revision of the data are conducted under the "Statement of Review of Statistical Data on Basic Statistics", approved by the Order of the State Statistical Committee of the Republic of Azerbaijan dated 10.05.2016, number 60/t. This document is available to the public and posted on the Committee's website on the Statistical Publications section.
17.2 Data revision - practice Reporting data is immediately checked, corrections are made when errors are detected and mandatory instructions are given to statistical unit.
18 1 Statistical processing
18.1 Source data Information on higher education institutions is collected through the official statistical report № 1-higher education (bachelor). The source is higher education institutions. Information on the institutions of secondary special education is collected through the official statistical report № 1-secondary special education. The source is vocational schools and vocational high schools. Information on the first vocational education institutions is collected through the official statistical report №1-the first vocational education. The source is vocational schools and vocational high schools
18.2 Frequency of data collection annual
18.3 Data collection Data is obtained online.
18.4 Data validation Regardless of property type, they submit to the statistical office of the district (city) where the institution of higher education, secondary special education and the first vocational education institution is located on the www.stat.gov.az web-site in real-time base.
18.5 Data compilation Informational edits are made in the data on higher education, secondary special education and primary vocational education institutions. Imputation is not conducted based on the nature of the work.
18.6 Adjustment Conducted in accordance with the methodological materials for the "Seasonal adjustments and the use of Demetra program", approved by the State Statistical Committee, dated July 25, 2011, No 30/14.
19 1 Comment