Youth Work » Participation in hobby education: Participation in hobby education by gender

The number of young (7–26 y. o.) people who participate in hobby education activities. The share of young (7–26 y. o.) people who participate in hobby education in total number of young (7–26 y. o.) people.

Hobby education is an area of youth work that provides young people with knowledge and skills outside formal education. Hobby education is organised by local governments and legal personnel. The local government budget has funding for cultural and youth issues, which is also used for financing hobby education.
The Hobby Schools Act (2007) sets the basis for the activities of hobby schools and centers. There are more than 300 sports, music, art, dance, language and drama schools, as well as culture and science centers in Estonia that provide young people with quality non-formal learning opportunities.

Unit: number, percent

Disaggregated by: academic year, value, age group, gender

Source: Estonian Ministry of Education and Research, Estonian Education Information System (EHIS)

Gender
Age (by year) Academic year Value Males and females Male Female
7-26 2008/2009 Number 45298 18069 27229
7-26 2008/2009 Percent 13,6 10,5 16,8
7-26 2009/2010 Number 52202 21605 30597
7-26 2009/2010 Percent 16 12,9 19,4
7-26 2010/2011 Number 53660 22985 30675
7-26 2010/2011 Percent 16,9 14 19,8
7-26 2011/2012 Number 57534 25045 32489
7-26 2011/2012 Percent 18,6 15,7 21,6
7-26 2012/2013 Number 69740 32883 36857
7-26 2012/2013 Percent 23 21,1 25,1
7-26 2013/2014 Number 80441 38108 42333
7-26 2013/2014 Percent 27,2 25 29,5
7-26 2014/2015 Number 83942 39881 44061
7-26 2014/2015 Percent 28,9 26,6 31,3
7-26 2015/2016 Number 92011 44453 47558
7-26 2015/2016 Percent 32,3 30,2 34,4
7-26 2016/2017 Number 91944 43812 48132
7-26 2016/2017 Percent 32,4 30,02 35,02
7-26 2017/2018 Number 98775 46728 52047
7-26 2017/2018 Percent 35,4 32,6 38,4
7-11 2008/2009 Number 20732 8425 12307
7-11 2008/2009 Percent 33,9 26,7 41,5
7-11 2009/2010 Number 26777 11240 15537
7-11 2009/2010 Percent 44,1 35,7 53
7-11 2010/2011 Number 28221 12199 16022
7-11 2010/2011 Percent 46 38,6 53,9
7-11 2011/2012 Number 29787 12961 16826
7-11 2011/2012 Percent 47,9 40,6 55,6
7-11 2012/2013 Number 38567 18054 20513
7-11 2012/2013 Percent 60,5 55,2 66,1
7-11 2013/2014 Number 45014 20901 24113
7-11 2013/2014 Percent 69,3 62,7 76,2
7-11 2014/2015 Number 47208 22020 25188
7-11 2014/2015 Percent 70,5 64 77,3
7-11 2015/2016 Number 51848 24921 26927
7-11 2015/2016 Percent 74,4 69,6 79,5
7-11 2016/2017 Number 52410 24890 27520
7-11 2016/2017 Percent 72,2 66,5 78,1
7-11 2017/2018 Number 55346 25851 29495
7-11 2017/2018 Percent 74,1 67,3 81,4
12-17 2008/2009 Number 20780 8106 12674
12-17 2008/2009 Percent 22,4 17 28,1
12-17 2009/2010 Number 21797 8798 12999
12-17 2009/2010 Percent 25,3 19,9 31
12-17 2010/2011 Number 21443 9036 12407
12-17 2010/2011 Percent 26,5 21,7 31,5
12-17 2011/2012 Number 23385 10155 13230
12-17 2011/2012 Percent 30,8 26 35,8
12-17 2012/2013 Number 26743 12549 14194
12-17 2012/2013 Percent 36,4 33,3 39,7
12-17 2013/2014 Number 30202 14427 15775
12-17 2013/2014 Percent 41,6 38,6 44,9
12-17 2014/2015 Number 31072 14757 16315
12-17 2014/2015 Percent 43,3 39,8 47
12-17 2015/2016 Number 34042 16112 17930
12-17 2015/2016 Percent 47,4 43,5 51,6
12-17 2016/2017 Number 33137 15488 17649
12-17 2016/2017 Percent 45,7 41,6 50
12-17 2017/2018 Number 36964 17426 19538
12-17 2017/2018 Percent 49,6 45,7 53,8
18-26 2008/2009 Number 3786 1538 2248
18-26 2008/2009 Percent 2,1 1,7 2,6
18-26 2009/2010 Number 3628 1567 2061
18-26 2009/2010 Percent 2 1,7 2,4
18-26 2010/2011 Number 3996 1750 2246
18-26 2010/2011 Percent 2,3 1,9 2,6
18-26 2011/2012 Number 4362 1929 2433
18-26 2011/2012 Percent 2,5 2,2 2,9
18-26 2012/2013 Number 4430 2280 2150
18-26 2012/2013 Percent 2,7 2,7 2,7
18-26 2013/2014 Number 5225 2780 2445
18-26 2013/2014 Percent 3,3 3,4 3,2
18-26 2014/2015 Number 5662 3104 2558
18-26 2014/2015 Percent 3,7 4 3,5
18-26 2015/2016 Number 6121 3420 2701
18-26 2015/2016 Percent 4,3 4,6 3,9
18-26 2016/2017 Number 6397 3434 2963
18-26 2016/2017 Percent 4,6 4,8 4,4
18-26 2017/2018 Number 6465 3451 3014
18-26 2017/2018 Percent 5 5,2 4,8