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Table TDI-12. Education status of clients entering treatment, 2009 or most recent year available [see all tables in this series...]

Part (ii) All outpatient clients by country and education status (%)

CountryPrimary level not completedPrimary level of educationSecondary level of educationHigher level of educationStatus known (n)Status not known
Belgium1.725.464.98.057261555
Bulgaria8.219.065.67.2136140
Czech Republic 5.948.044.02.11847160
Denmark9.930.553.65.94236723
Germany(1)0.021.578.50.0410122427
Estonia(2)0.054.844.50.76861
Ireland(3)4.730.961.23.23917590
Greece1.622.666.39.5295034
Spain(4)1.346.048.93.9513471808
France0.54.063.532.13199012641
Italy0.670.027.42.04379910342
Cyprus0.949.638.011.555814
Latvia(5)::::::
Lithuania::::::
Luxembourg 0.051.946.61.513163
Hungary2.443.850.53.33857102
Malta(6)0.04.084.112.01564228
Netherlands(7)11.840.641.95.788181780
Austria0.76.591.61.24020167
Poland(8)1.050.143.15.8201567
Portugal::::::
Romania3.848.942.54.8186350
Slovenia(9)1.938.756.23.284472
Slovakia1.640.855.52.074020
Finland3.868.026.61.61043100
Sweden11.543.936.87.71992366
United Kingdom ::::::
Croatia1.524.768.15.66706106
Turkey::::::
Norway::::::
Total1.636.854.37.222134533756

Notes:

 : Indicates data are not available.               

 Percentages are of clients whose status is known (n).               

 (1) The category "never went to school" is not available, due to the obligation to visit school at least for 9 years, it can be assumed, that nearly nobody (very few exceptions) has not visited school at least for four years. 

 (2) - Data refers to outpatient and inpatient treatment centres (aggregated data). Primary level education is until the end of 9th grade, as from 9th grade the pupil ended the first stage of the schooling and can leave the school. "Vocational education" is taken as "the secondary level of education" as well as ended high-school is secondary level. "Higher education" consists of variables such as "professional higher education (applied higher education)", "higher education (diploma/bachelor's degree", "higher education (master degree)", "Phd/candidate". 

 (3) 350 cases excluded as they are still in education. This is not possible to include these cases according to the maximum attained level of education as these clients are currently still in education. Also, it is not possible to directly record the maximum level of completed education based upon a client being still in education and 16 years old in our information system. In Ireland a person may generally completes secondary level between the ages of 17-19, however there are instances where people have completed their leaving cert aged 16. If a client is older and has returned to education, it would be impossible to infer a maximum level of completed education, for example a client aged 50 may have returned to education but their the maximum level of education completed to date could be any of the following: never completed primary level, primary, or secondary level. In order to record the maximum level of completed education the requirements for the information system would have to be changed. Such a change will require changing the data collection form and database, along with retraining all service providers. 

 (4) Last data available refer to 2008 and to outpatient and prisons treatment centres (aggregated data). 

 (5) Data refers to outpatient and inpatient treatment centres (aggredated data).               

 (6) Data refer to outpatient, inpatient treatment centres, low-threshold agencies, units in prison and dual-diagnosis unit of psychiatric hospital (aggregated data). 

 (7) Data refer to outpatient treatment centres, inpatient treatment centres and low-threshold agencies (aggregated data). 

 (8) Data refers to 2008 and to 33 health care units.               

 (9) - Category "Never went to school/Never completed primary school" refers only to Never completed primary school.               

 See also ‘General notes for interpreting data’ on the Explanatory notes and help page

Sources:

 Reitox national reports 2010 — Table TDI — outpatient treatment centres. 

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