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Portugal: adult education survey 2011

Of the population aged 18 to 69, 46% participated in some kind of education or training in 2011.

Approximately half the population aged between 18 and 69 years (45.9%) participated in some activity of lifelong learning (formal or non-formal education) in 2011. Younger age groups and the more educated population have higher levels of participation. Compared to 2007, for the age range from 18 to 64 years, there has been an increase in participation in lifelong learning by 17.9 percentage points, mainly due to the observed increase in the non-formal education component.

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