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Table 2 Descriptive statistics, by training intensity

From: Investing in formal on-the-job training: are SMEs lagging much behind?

  Training firms Non-training firms
Number of Firms 19,260 29,320
Micro 0.15 0.39
Small 0.33 0.40
Medium 0.28 0.14
Large 0.13 0.04
Foreign Ownership 0.18 0.08
Public Ownership 0.09 0.03
Age Firm 18.62 15.06
Share of Skilled Workers 0.68 0.73
Managerial Terciary Education 0.82 0.64
Technology Adoption 0.65 0.45
Investment R&D 0.38 0.18
ISO Technlogical Certification 0.32 0.09
Value added per employee (log) 2.14 1.48
  1. Source: Author’s calculations are based on the Enterprise Suveys (World Bank).
  2. Note: Table reports characteristics of firms by training intensity. All the variables are definied in Additional file 3.