Published: 30 August 2011

Completers of curriculum-based basic vocational education numbered 33,800 in 2010

According to Statistics Finland, completers of curriculum-based vocational education provided by educational institutions numbered 33,800 in 2010. The number of students was around 0,7 per cent up on the previous year. Fifty-three per cent of the qualifiers were men. The largest number, or 43 per cent, of the qualifications were attained in the field of technology and transport. The next largests numbers were attained in the fields of welfare, health and physical exercise (15 per cent) tourism, catering and economics (12 per cent) and business economics and administration (10 per cent). The shares of other fields of education were below 10 per cent.

Completers of curriculum-based basic vocational education by field of education 2010 1)

Field of education Completers of education total Completers of education, men Completers of education, women
Total 33 801 17 870 15 931
Humanities and Education 633 145 488
Culture 2 508 810 1 698
Economics and Administration 3 539 1 216 2 323
Natural sciences 1 201 1 013 188
Technology and Transport 14 517 12 084 2 433
Natural resources and the Environment 1 697 780 917
Welfare, Health and Sport 5 180 400 4 780
Tourism, Catering and Home economics 3 910 921 2 989
Other education 616 501 115
1) Excluding apprenticeship training.

Source: Education. Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Reija Vento (09) 1734 3279, koulutustilastot@stat.fi

Director in charge: Jari Tarkoma

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Updated 30.8.2011

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Vocational education [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-1986. Students in curriculum-based vocational education 2010. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 15.11.2019].
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