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

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, county

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

Note: Since year 2012 percentages are calculated according to corrected population data, thus are not comparable to previous years.

County
Academic year Value Harju county Hiiu county Ida-Viru county Järva county* Jõgeva county Whole country Lääne county Lääne-Viru county* Pärnu county Põlva county Rapla county Saare county Tartu county Valga county Viljandi county Võru county
2008/2009 Number 18961 143 6122 585 670 45298 925 1447 4226 679 695 753 6005 627 2098 1362
2008/2009 Percent 15,5 4,7 14,4 5,5 6,2 13,1 11,8 7,5 17,4 7,6 6,5 7,6 15,6 6,5 13,1 12,6
2009/2010 Number 23772 148 6286 958 814 52202 898 1533 4547 756 777 738 6711 793 2062 1409
2009/2010 Percent 19,9 4,9 15,1 9,2 7,6 15,5 11,6 8 19 8,6 7,4 7,5 18,2 8,3 13,2 13,2
2010/2011 Number 24321 160 6374 1164 675 53660 960 1501 4711 856 830 481 7434 701 1962 1530
2010/2011 Percent 20,9 5,4 15,7 11,5 6,5 16,3 12,8 8,1 20,2 10 8 5 20,4 7,4 12,8 14,7
2011/2012 Number 27952 146 6335 1022 679 57534 890 1515 4762 745 701 759 8054 609 1882 1483
2011/2012 Percent 24,5 5 16,2 10,5 6,7 17,9 12,2 8,4 21,1 8,9 7 8,2 22,4 6,6 12,7 14,7
2012/2013 Number 36422 162 5747 1259 720 69740 947 1568 5191 807 902 2112 9558 983 1858 1504
2012/2013 Percent 28,7 8,5 18,9 17,5 9,7 23 17,3 11 27,1 12,8 11 29,9 22,7 14,1 16,4 19,2
2013/2014 Number 43109 186 6731 1309 702 80441 906 1653 5351 774 1000 2557 11328 968 2210 1657
2013/2014 Percent 34,8 9,7 22,5 18,5 9,6 27,2 16,7 11,8 28,4 12,5 12,4 36,4 27,8 13,9 19,8 21,3
2014/2015 Number 46174 186 7171 - 652 83942 875 - 5262 800 1177 2657 10734 1014 2184 1961
2014/2015 Percent 37,4 9,8 25 - 9,2 28,9 16,7 - 28,7 12,9 14,9 38,3 27,4 14,9 20,1 25,7
2015/2016 Number 36637 315 5567 - 675 66798 798 - 4290 744 1219 1334 9229 603 1912 1501
2015/2016 Percent 30 17,3 20 - 9,6 23,4 15,5 - 23,8 12,3 15,6 19,5 24,5 9 18,1 14
2016/2017 Number 36398 333 5624 - 682 67127 621 - 4490 728 1203 1337 9342 590 1881 1619
2016/2017 Percent 29,6 16,9 20,6 - 9,5 23,7 11,8 - 24,5 11,8 15,3 18,6 27,8 8,5 17,5 15,1