To celebrate World Statistics day earlier this week, we’ve decided to put together a list of statistics we feel best demonstrate the importance of e-learning.
Below is a ranking of the most influential e-learning statistics that express the benefits of online training for individuals and within the workplace. Tweet us your favourite statistic @FilteredCourses and we’ll be happy to retweet.
10) The US and Europe account for over 70% of the global e-learning industry.
9) In a survey of HR managers, 12% listed “not enough training” as the top reason for employees leaving.
8) E-Learning is generally shorter than classroom training on the same subject by between 25-60%.
7) Enterprise Survey Results state that over 41% percent of Fortune 500 companies now use some form of e-learning to instruct employees.
6) Self-study e-learning (asynchronous) is on the rise now accounting for 15% of all training delivered.
5) E-Learning is also eco-friendly. Studies conducted by Britain’s Open University have found that e-learning consumes 90% less energy than traditional courses. The amount of CO2 emissions is also reduced by 85%.
4) E-Learning is proven to increase knowledge retention by 25% to 60%.
3) E-Learning students have more control over their learning process and can better understand the material, leading to a 60% faster learning curve, compared to instructor-led training.
2) Companies who use e-learning tools and strategies have the potential to boost productivity by 50%.
1) Companies who offer best practice e-learning and on-the-job training generate around 26% more revenue per employee.