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ABOUT THE POPULATION CENSUS

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Definitons and explanations - EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT

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Educational attainment is the highest level of publicly recognised education that a person obtained by finishing schooling in:

publicly recognised programs in regular school;
schools replacing regular schools (part-time education, long-distance education, etc.), courses, examinations or in other ways in accordance with regulations on obtaining publicly recognised education.

The highest level of education is proven by a public document (school certificate, diploma, etc.).


A person with no education is the one that did not finish any elementary school grade.


Incomplete
basic education is education of a person who:

did not finish elementary school;
did not finish elementary school but trained for the job;
has incomplete elementary school and finished a publicly recognised vocational training program.


Basic
education is education obtained by a person who finished 8 elementary school grades or less if he or she finished education when elementary school lasted less than 8 years.


Lower and middle vocational educatio
n is education obtained by a person who finished lower or middle vocational education or passed a school or exam for a semi-skilled or skilled worker.


Upper secondary professional and general education
is education obtained by a person who finished the program of upper secondary professional or general education or a professional course of the fifth degree, a school for foremen or managers, a school or exam for a highly skilled worker.


Short-term tertiary education
is education obtained by a person who finished the program of post-secondary vocational education, short-term higher education or specialist program after finishing short-term higher education.


Higher undergraduate education
is education obtained by a person who finished the program of higher professional or university education.


Higher postgraduate education
is education obtained by a person who finished specialisation after finishing higher undergraduate education, a master’s degree or a doctor’s degree.


Population that participated at least in one educational programme are:
- persons attending educational programmes for obtaining state approved education;
- persons who participated in the last 12 months at least in one programme of education, training or advance training that does not enable state approved education;
- persons attending educational programmes for obtaining state approved education and other programmes.


Educational attainment after finishing the programme is state approved education obtained by finishing schooling in:
- publicly recognized programs in regular school;
- schools replacing regular schools (part-time education, long-distance education, etc.), courses, examinations or in other ways in accordance with regulations on obtaining publicly recognized education at any level.


Programmes for the need of work are intended for improving knowledge and skills for the need of work or occupation that persons perform or intend to perform.


Programmes for personal development are not directly connected to work or occupation that persons perform or intend to perform. Programmes of personal development include also general informal education for leisure and spare time.


Persons in formal education (without higher post-graduate education) are persons attending educational programmes for obtaining state approved education at basic, secondary and higher undergraduate level irrespective of the mode of education (full-time, part-time).


Frequency of journey to school determines whether a person returns from the place of schooling every day or at the time of schooling lives outside the household (e.g. boarding homes for pupils and students, own or rented dwelling) and returns to the household weekly or even less frequently.


Mode of transport to school is the most frequently used means of transport (walking) in the last school year in normal conditions for journey (weather, traffic). For persons using more than one mode of transport, the mode of transport used for the greatest distance is regarded.


Time spent for journey to school in one direction in minutes is total average time spent on all means of transport (walking) in normal conditions for journey (weather, traffic) using the usual route to school.
 

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CENSUS PUBLICATIONS

First Release


PDF - 108 KB

 

  Basic data on the population, families, buildings and dwellings in Slovenia, and changes between the 1991 and 2002 censuses.

Rapid Reports, Population

Census data show that demographic characteristics of the population in Slovenia, its way of living and habitation are changing.
 

Slovenia

PDF - 0,95 MB

 
  Municicipalities overview

PDF - 2,16 MB

Censuses in Slovenia 1948–1991 and Census 2002


PDF - 5,23 MB

  Short analytical overview of the population, households and housing in Slovenia in words, pictures and figures.
 

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