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Table 7. Percent of employees who received training by selected establishment characteristics



Table 7.  Percent of employees who received training by
selected establishment characteristics
                            
			Received formal training
                                                   Received
     Characteristic      While with  Within the    informal
                           current     last 12     training
                          employer     months     while with
                                                    current
                                                   employer
                                                 
        Total
        All employed1       84.4        69.8          95.8
                                               
                                                 
        Industry                                 

Mining                      98.0        94.7          98.8
Construction                88.8        71.2          92.5
Manufacturing:                               
 Durables goods             94.1        78.3          99.0
 Nondurables goods          93.7        85.4          96.9
Transportation,                              
communications, and         93.2        81.4          98.1
public utilities
Wholesale trade             79.7        68.1          94.2
Retail trade                70.0        48.8          91.4
Finance, insurance,         91.6        87.4          96.4
and real estate
Services                    84.3        70.7          97.3
                                                 
   Establishment size                            

50 to 99 employees          78.9        61.6          97.1
100 to 499 employees        84.7        73.0          95.0
500 employees or more       87.7        71.0          96.1
                                                 
   Number of selected                            
establishment benefits2
            
Fewer than 4                71.0        57.2          88.5
4 or 5                      70.0        57.8          93.4
6 or 7                      91.5        74.4          95.6
8 or more                   90.3        76.5          99.7
                                                 
   Number of selected                            
     establishment
    work practices3
0                           71.8        57.4          94.6
1 or 2                      84.0        66.5          97.7
3 or 4                      75.8        66.8          96.5
5 or 6                      94.9        80.5          97.9
7 or more                   95.0        74.6          88.9

                                                 
  Presence of contract                           
       employees
            
None                        79.5        63.6          95.9
Some                        90.1        77.0          95.8                                         

   Turnover rate4
           
Low                         87.4        78.0          98.0
Medium                      89.8        74.7          97.3
High                        75.5        60.7          93.2
                                               
Employment change over                         
  the last 3 months
           
                                               
Declining                   82.6        70.3          98.6
Stable                      88.3        74.3          94.9
Increasing                  83.9        68.0          95.0
                                               
 Part-time employment                          
           
None                        88.1        73.5          96.7
Some, but less than 10%     90.4        72.8          95.0
10 percent or more          78.3        65.8          96.1


1  Employees working in establishments of 50 or more
employees.
2  The survey questionnaire asked respondents of the
establishment to select which, if any, of 11 listed benefits
they provided to their employees.
3 The survey questionnaire asked respondents of the
establishment to select which, if any, of nine listed
workplace practices they used at their establishment.
4  A turnover rate of less than 1.0 percent of average
employment over the prior three months was defined as low, 1
to 25 percent was considered medium, and 25 percent or
greater was considered high.

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