Percentage of adults age 16 or older who participated in adult educational activities, by type of activity and locale: 2005
|Locale||Overall participation||Type of adult educational activity|
|College or university credential programs1||Work-related courses||Personal interest courses||Other activities2|
! Interpret data with caution.
1 Full-time participation for all or part of the year in a college or university credential program or a vocational or technical diploma program was not counted as an adult educational activity. However, individuals who were enrolled part-time in a college or university credential program or vocational or technical diploma program were included in the denominator.
2 Includes basic skills training, apprenticeships, and English as a Second Language (ESL) courses.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Adult Education Survey of the 2005 National Household Education Surveys Program (NHES).