EUR-Lex Access to European Union law

Back to EUR-Lex homepage

This document is an excerpt from the EUR-Lex website

Document 32021R0859

Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2021/859 of 4 February 2021 supplementing Regulation (EU) 2019/1700 of the European Parliament and of the Council by specifying the number and titles of the variables for the data set in the education and training domain (Text with EEA relevance)

C/2021/511

OJ L 190, 31.5.2021, p. 1–18 (BG, ES, CS, DA, DE, ET, EL, EN, FR, GA, HR, IT, LV, LT, HU, MT, NL, PL, PT, RO, SK, SL, FI, SV)

In force

ELI: http://data.europa.eu/eli/reg_del/2021/859/oj

31.5.2021   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

L 190/1


COMMISSION DELEGATED REGULATION (EU) 2021/859

of 4 February 2021

supplementing Regulation (EU) 2019/1700 of the European Parliament and of the Council by specifying the number and titles of the variables for the data set in the education and training domain

(Text with EEA relevance)

THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION,

Having regard to the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union,

Having regard to Regulation (EU) 2019/1700 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 10 October 2019 establishing a common framework for European statistics relating to persons and households, based on data at individual level collected from samples, amending Regulations (EC) No 808/2004, (EC) No 452/2008 and (EC) No 1338/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council, and repealing Regulation (EC) No 1177/2003 of the European Parliament and of the Council and Council Regulation (EC) No 577/98 (1), and in particular Article 6(1) thereof,

Whereas:

(1)

To cover the needs identified in the relevant detailed topics, the Commission should specify the number and titles of the variables for the data set in the education and training domain.

(2)

The number of variables to be collected should not exceed by more than 5 % the number of variables collected for the education and training domain at the time when Regulation (EU) 2019/1700 entered into force,

HAS ADOPTED THIS REGULATION:

Article 1

The number and titles of the variables for the data set in the education and training domain are set out in the Annex.

Article 2

This Regulation shall enter into force on the twentieth day following that of its publication in the Official Journal of the European Union.

This Regulation shall be binding in its entirety and directly applicable in all Member States.

Done at Brussels, 4 February 2021.

For the Commission

The President

Ursula VON DER LEYEN


(1)  OJ L 261 I, 14.10.2019, p. 1.


ANNEX

Number and titles of the variables for the data set in the education and training domain

Topic

Detailed topic

Variable identifier

Variable name

01. Technical items

- 12 technical variables

Localisation

COUNTRY

Country of residence

REGION

Region of residence

DEG_URB

Degree of urbanisation

Data collection information

REFYEAR

Year of interview

REFMONTH

Month of interview

REFDAY

Day of interview

Identification

RESPID

Unique identifier

Weights

RESPWEIGHT

Weighting factor for individuals

NFEACTWEIGHT_5

Weighting factor for the details of 5 non-formal learning activities

NFEACTWEIGHT_2

Weighting factor for the 2 randomly-selected non-formal learning activities

Interview characteristics

INTMETHOD

Interviewing mode used

INTPART

Nature of participation in the survey

02. Person and household characteristics

- 14 collected variables

- 1 derived variable

Household composition

HHNBPERS_tot

Total number of members of the household (including the respondent)

HHNBPERS_0_13

0-13 years old members of the household

HHNBPERS_14_24

14-24 years old members of the household (including the respondent)

HHNBPERS_25plus

Members of the household 25 years old and older (including the respondent)

HHTYPE

Household type

MARSTADEFACTO

Partners living in the same household

Demography

SEX

Sex

BIRTHYEAR

Year of birth

BIRTHPASS

Passing of birthday

AGE

Age in completed years

Citizenship and migrant background

CITIZEN

Country of main citizenship

BIRTHPLACE

Country of birth

BIRTHFATHER

Country of birth of the father

BIRTHMOTHER

Country of birth of the mother

Duration of stay in the country

RESTIME

Duration of stay in the country of residence in completed years

03. Educational attainment and background

- 21 collected variables

Educational attainment level

HATLEVEL

Educational attainment level (highest level of education successfully completed)

Educational attainment - details, including education interrupted or abandoned

HATFIELD

Field of the highest level of education successfully completed

HATYEAR

Year when the highest level of education was successfully completed

DROPEDUC

Formal education or training abandoned

DROPEDUCLEVEL

Level of the formal education or training abandoned

Educational background

HATFATHER

Educational attainment level of the father of the respondent

HATMOTHER

Educational attainment level of the mother of the respondent

Self-reported skills

LANGMOTH1

Code of the first mother tongue language

LANGMOTH2

Code of the second mother tongue language

LANGUSED

Language(s) used other than mother tongue(s)

LANGUSED_1

Code of the first language

LANGUSED_2

Code of the second language

LANGUSED_3

Code of the third language

LANGUSED_4

Code of the fourth language

LANGUSED_5

Code of the fifth language

LANGUSED_6

Code of the sixth language

LANGUSED_7

Code of the seventh language

LANGBEST1

First best-known language other than mother tongue(s)

LANGLEVEL1

Level of the first best-known language other than mother tongue(s)

LANGBEST2

Second best-known language other than mother tongue(s)

LANGLEVEL2

Level of the second best-known language other than mother tongue(s)

04. Labour market participation

- 7 collected variables

Main activity status (self-defined)

MAINSTAT

Main activity status (self-defined)

Elementary job characteristics

FTPT

Full- or part-time main job (self-defined)

JOBSTAT

Status in employment in main job

JOBISCO

Occupation in main job

LOCNACE

Economic activity of the local unit for main job

Duration of contract

PERMJOB

Permanency of main job

Establishment size

LOCSIZEFIRM

Size of the local unit for main job

05. Job tenure, work biography and previous work experience

- 2 collected variables

Start of job

EMP12M

Employment at any point in time during the last 12 months

JOBTIME

Year in which the person started working for current employer or as self-employed in main job

06. Participation in education and training

- 196 collected variables

Access to information on learning possibilities and guidance (12 months)

SEEKINFO

Looked for any information concerning learning possibilities in the last 12 months (formal and non-formal education and training)

GUIDE

Guidance on learning received from institutions/organisations during the last 12 months

GUIDE_1

Counselling/advice on learning possibilities (including support to search for information and applying to learning possibilities)

GUIDE_2

Screening/evaluation of individual learning needs based on professional tests and/or interviews

GUIDE_3

Advice/help on procedure for validation/recognition of skills, competences or prior learning

GUIDESOURCE

Source of guidance on learning received during the last 12 months

GUIDESOURCE_1

Education or training institutions (school, college, university, vocational education and training (VET) centre, institution for adult learning, validation centre, etc.)

GUIDESOURCE_2

Public employment services

GUIDESOURCE_3

Employer or prospective employer

GUIDESOURCE_4

Other institutions/organisations

GUIDEINTER

Type of interaction used for guidance on learning received during the last 12 months

GUIDEINTER_1

Interaction with a person: face to face, skype, phone, e-mail, dedicated websites, etc.

GUIDEINTER_2

Interaction without a person: bots/web robots, online automatic applications as long as they provide for interaction

Participation in formal education activities (12 months)

FED

Participation in formal education and training (student or apprentice) during the last 12 months

FEDNUM

Number of formal education or training activities

Most recent formal education activity - details (12 months)

FEDSTARTYEAR

Starting year of the most recent formal education activity

FEDSTARTMONTH

Starting month of the most recent formal education activity

FEDMAINSTAT

Main activity status (self-defined) at the start of the most recent formal education activity

FEDLEVEL

Level of the most recent formal education or training activity

FEDCOMP

Completion of the most recent formal education activity

FEDFIELD

Field of the most recent formal education activity

FEDWORKTIME

Most recent formal education activity during paid working hours

Use of information and communication technologies in most recent formal education (12 months)

FEDPLACE

Place of instruction of the most recent formal education activity

FEDONMAT

Online provision of teaching materials for the most recent formal education activity

FEDONTEA

Online interaction with teaching staff for the most recent formal education activity

FEDONPAR

Online interaction with other participants for the most recent formal education activity

Reasons for participating in most recent formal education (12 months)

FEDREASON

Reasons for participating in the most recent formal education activity

FEDREASON_01a

To do my job better

FEDREASON_01b

To improve my career prospects

FEDREASON_02

To be less likely to lose my job

FEDREASON_03

To increase my possibilities of getting a job, or changing a job/profession

FEDREASON_04

To start my own business

FEDREASON_05

I was obliged to participate

FEDREASON_06_7

To increase my knowledge/skills for my own general interest and curiosity

FEDREASON_08

To obtain a certificate

FEDREASON_09

To meet new people/for fun

FEDREASONMAIN

Main reason for participating in the most recent formal education activity

Payment and hours of most recent formal education (12 months)

FEDNBHOURS

Number of instruction hours of the most recent formal education activity

FEDPAID

Payment for the most recent formal education activity

FEDPAIDBY

Source of funding of partial or full payment for the most recent formal education activity

FEDPAIDBY_1

Employer or prospective employer

FEDPAIDBY_2

Public employment services

FEDPAIDBY_3

Other public or private institutions

FEDPAIDBY_4

A household member or a relative

Outcomes and use of skills from most recent formal education (12 months)

FEDUSEA

Current use of skills or knowledge from the most recent formal education activity

FEDOUTCOME

Outcomes of the most recent formal education activity

FEDOUTCOME_1

Getting a (new) job

FEDOUTCOME_3

Higher salary/wages

FEDOUTCOME_2

Promotion in the job

FEDOUTCOME_4

New tasks

FEDOUTCOME_5

Better performance in present job

FEDOUTCOME_6

Personal benefits (meet other people, refresh or acquire skills on general or specific subjects, etc.)

FEDOUTCOME_7

No outcome yet

FEDOUTCOMEMAIN

Main outcome of the most recent formal education activity

Participation in non-formal education activities (12 months)

NFE

Participation in non-formal education and training during the last 12 months

NFECOURSE

Courses

NFEWORKSHOP

Workshops and seminars

NFEGUIDEDJT

Guided on-the-job training

NFELESSON

Private lessons

NFENUM

Number of non-formal education and training activities

Non-formal education activities - details (12 months)

NFEACT01_TYPE

Type of the first non-formal learning activity

NFEACT01_MAINSTAT

Main activity status (self-defined) at the start of the first non-formal learning activity

NFEACT01_PURP

Purpose of the first non-formal learning activity

NFEACT01_WORKTIME

First non-formal learning activity during paid working hours

NFEACT01_PAIDBY

First non-formal learning activity partially or fully paid by the employer or prospective employer

NFEACT02_TYPE

Type of the second non-formal learning activity

NFEACT02_MAINSTAT

Main activity status (self-defined) at the start of the second non-formal learning activity

NFEACT02_PURP

Purpose of the second non-formal learning activity

NFEACT02_WORKTIME

Second non-formal learning activity during paid working hours

NFEACT02_PAIDBY

Second non-formal learning activity partially or fully paid by the employer or prospective employer

NFEACT03_TYPE

Type of the third non-formal learning activity

NFEACT03_MAINSTAT

Main activity status (self-defined) at the start of the third non-formal learning activity

NFEACT03_PURP

Purpose of the third non-formal learning activity

NFEACT03_WORKTIME

Third non-formal learning activity during paid working hours

NFEACT03_PAIDBY

Third non-formal learning activity partially or fully paid by the employer or prospective employer

NFEACT04_TYPE

Type of the fourth non-formal learning activity

NFEACT04_MAINSTAT

Main activity status (self-defined) at the start of the fourth non-formal learning activity

NFEACT04_PURP

Purpose of the fourth non-formal learning activity

NFEACT04_WORKTIME

Fourth non-formal learning activity during paid working hours

NFEACT04_PAIDBY

Fourth non-formal learning activity partially or fully paid by the employer or prospective employer

NFEACT05_TYPE

Type of the fifth non-formal learning activity

NFEACT05_MAINSTAT

Main activity status (self-defined) at the start of the fifth non-formal learning activity

NFEACT05_PURP

Purpose of the fifth non-formal learning activity

NFEACT05_WORKTIME

Fifth non-formal learning activity during paid working hours

NFEACT05_PAIDBY

Fifth non-formal learning activity partially or fully paid by the employer or prospective employer

NFERAND1

Code of the 1st randomly-selected non-formal learning activity

NFERAND1_TYPE

Type of the 1st randomly-selected non-formal learning activity

NFEFIELD1

Field of the 1st randomly-selected non-formal learning activity

NFEPROVIDER1

Provider of the 1st randomly-selected non-formal learning activity

NFECERT1

Certificate after the 1st randomly-selected non-formal learning activity

NFERAND2

Code of the 2nd randomly-selected non-formal learning activity

NFERAND2_TYPE

Type of the 2nd randomly-selected non-formal learning activity

NFEFIELD2

Field of the 2nd randomly-selected non-formal learning activity

NFEPROVIDER2

Provider of the 2nd randomly-selected non-formal learning activity

NFECERT2

Certificate after the 2nd randomly-selected non-formal learning activity

Use of information and communication technologies in non-formal education activities (12 months)

NFEPLACE1

Place of instruction of the 1st randomly-selected non-formal learning activity

NFEONMAT1

Online provision of teaching materials for the 1st randomly-selected non-formal learning activity

NFEONTEA1

Online interaction with teaching staff for the 1st randomly-selected non-formal learning activity

NFEONPAR1

Online interaction with other participants for the 1st randomly-selected non-formal learning activity

NFEPLACE2

Place of instruction of the 2nd randomly-selected non-formal learning activity

NFEONMAT2

Online provision of teaching materials for the 2nd randomly-selected non-formal learning activity

NFEONTEA2

Online interaction with teaching staff for the 2nd randomly-selected non-formal learning activity

NFEONPAR2

Online interaction with other participants for the 2nd randomly-selected non-formal learning activity

Reasons for participating in non-formal education activities (12 months)

NFEINITIA1

Initiator of the 1st randomly-selected non-formal learning activity

NFEREASON1

Reasons for participating in the 1st randomly-selected non-formal learning activity

NFEREASON1_01a

To do my job better

NFEREASON1_01b

To improve my career prospects

NFEREASON1_02

To be less likely to lose my job

NFEREASON1_03

To increase my possibilities of getting a job, or changing a job/profession

NFEREASON1_04

To start my own business

NFEREASON1_13

Because of organisational and/or technological changes at work

NFEREASON1_11

Required by the employer or prospective employer or by law

NFEREASON1_06_7

To increase my knowledge/skills for my own general interest and curiosity

NFEREASON1_08

To obtain a certificate

NFEREASON1_09

To meet new people/for fun

NFEREASON1_10

For health reasons

NFEREASON1_12

To do voluntary work better

NFEREASONMAIN1

Main reason for participating in the 1st randomly-selected non-formal learning activity

NFEINITIA2

Initiator of the 2nd randomly-selected non-formal learning activity

NFEREASON2

Reasons for participating in the 2nd randomly-selected non-formal learning activity

NFEREASON2_01a

To do my job better

NFEREASON2_01b

To improve my career prospects

NFEREASON2_02

To be less likely to lose my job

NFEREASON2_03

To increase my possibilities of getting a job, or changing a job/profession

NFEREASON2_04

To start my own business

NFEREASON2_13

Because of organisational and/or technological changes at work

NFEREASON2_11

Required by the employer or prospective employer or by law

NFEREASON2_06_7

To increase my knowledge/skills for my own general interest and curiosity

NFEREASON2_08

To obtain a certificate

NFEREASON2_09

To meet new people/for fun

NFEREASON2_10

For health reasons

NFEREASON2_12

To do voluntary work better

NFEREASONMAIN2

Main reason for participating in the 2nd randomly-selected non-formal learning activity

Payment and hours of non-formal education activities (12 months)

NFENBHOURS1

Number of instruction hours of the 1st randomly-selected non-formal learning activity

NFEPAID1

Payment for the 1st randomly-selected non-formal learning activity

NFEPAIDBY1

Source of funding of partial or full payment for the 1st randomly-selected non-formal learning activity

NFEPAIDBY1_1

Employer or prospective employer

NFEPAIDBY1_2

Public employment services

NFEPAIDBY1_3

Other public or private institutions

NFEPAIDBY1_4

A household member or a relative

NFEPAIDVAL1

Expenditure for the 1st randomly-selected non-formal learning activity

NFENBHOURS2

Number of instruction hours of the 2nd randomly-selected non-formal learning activity

NFEPAID2

Payment for the 2nd randomly-selected non-formal learning activity

NFEPAIDBY2

Source of funding of partial or full payment for the 2nd randomly-selected non-formal learning activity

NFEPAIDBY2_1

Employer or prospective employer

NFEPAIDBY2_2

Public employment services

NFEPAIDBY2_3

Other public or private institutions

NFEPAIDBY2_4

A household member or a relative

NFEPAIDVAL2

Expenditure for the 2nd randomly-selected non-formal learning activity

Outcomes and use of skills from non-formal education activities (12 months)

NFESKILLSMAIN1

Main skills acquired through the 1st randomly-selected non-formal learning activity

NFEUSEA1

Current use of skills or knowledge from the 1st randomly-selected non-formal learning activity

NFEOUTCOME1

Outcomes of the 1st randomly-selected non-formal learning activity

NFEOUTCOME1_1

Getting a (new) job

NFEOUTCOME1_3

Higher salary/wages

NFEOUTCOME1_2

Promotion in the job

NFEOUTCOME1_4

New tasks

NFEOUTCOME1_5

Better performance in present job

NFEOUTCOME1_6

Personal benefits (meet other people, refresh or acquire skills on general or specific subjects, etc.)

NFEOUTCOME1_7

No outcome yet

NFEOUTCOMEMAIN1

Main outcome of the 1st randomly-selected non-formal learning activity

NFESKILLSMAIN2

Main skills acquired through the 2nd randomly-selected non-formal learning activity

NFEUSEA2

Current use of skills or knowledge from the 2nd randomly-selected non-formal learning activity

NFEOUTCOME2

Outcomes of the 2nd randomly-selected non-formal learning activity

NFEOUTCOME2_1

Getting a (new) job

NFEOUTCOME2_3

Higher salary/wages

NFEOUTCOME2_2

Promotion in the job

NFEOUTCOME2_4

New tasks

NFEOUTCOME2_5

Better performance in present job

NFEOUTCOME2_6

Personal benefits (meet other people, refresh or acquire skills on general or specific subjects, etc.)

NFEOUTCOME2_7

No outcome yet

NFEOUTCOMEMAIN2

Main outcome of the 2nd randomly-selected non-formal learning activity

Obstacles to participation in education and training (12 months)

WANT

Will to participate (more) in education and training

NONEED

No need for (further) education and training

DIFFTYPE

Reasons for not participating (more) in formal or non-formal education and training

DIFFTYPE_01

Prerequisites

DIFFTYPE_02

Cost

DIFFTYPE_03a

Lack of employer support

DIFFTYPE_03b

Lack of public services support

DIFFTYPE_04

Schedule

DIFFTYPE_05

Distance

DIFFTYPE_07

Family responsibilities

DIFFTYPE_08a

Health

DIFFTYPE_08b

Age

DIFFTYPE_09

Other personal reasons

DIFFTYPE_10

No suitable education or training activity (offer)

DIFFTYPE_12

Negative previous learning experience

DIFFTYPE_13

Course was booked out

DIFFTYPE_14

Too few registrations

DIFFMAIN

Main reason for not participating (more) in education and training

Informal learning

INF

Participation in informal learning during the last 12 months

INFFAMILY

Learning from a family member, a friend or a colleague

INFMATERIAL

Learning by using printed material (books, professional magazines, etc.)

INFDEVICE

Learning by using electronic devices (online or offline)

INFMUSEUM

Learning by guided tours in museums, historical or natural or industrial sites

INFLIBRARIES

Learning by visiting learning centres (including libraries)

INFPURP

Purpose of the informal learning during the last 12 months

07. Health: status and disability, access to and availability and use of health care and health determinants

- 2 collected variables

Disability and other elements of Minimum European Health Module

GENHEALTH

Self-perceived general health

GALI

Limitation in activities because of health problems (global activity limitation indicator - GALI)

08. Income, consumption and elements of wealth, including debts

- 1 collected variable

Total monthly household income

HHINCOME

Net current monthly household income


Top