Published: 3 November 2011

Students in apprenticeship training number 59 700 in 2010

According to Statistics Finland, 59,700 students attended apprenticeship training leading to a qualification or degree during calendar year 2010. The number of students was 10 per cent lower than in the previous year. Thirty-nine per cent of the students attended training for an initial vocational qualification, 33 per cent for a further vocational qualification and 28 per cent for a specialist vocational qualification. The shares of men and women among the students were almost equal. New students numbered 21 700. Of the students, 14 300 completed an entire qualification. Of the completed qualifications, 42 per cent were initial vocational qualifications, 32 per cent further vocational qualifications and 26 per cent specialist vocational qualifications. The shares of men and women among completers of a qualification were equal. These data have been collected from the organisers of apprenticeship training.

New students, students and qualifications in apprenticeship training by field of education 2010

Field of education New students total Students total Completers of a qualification total
Total 21 674 59 702 14 306
Humanities and Education 491 1 220 304
Culture 545 1 384 242
Economics and Administration 8 472 20 982 4 882
Natural sciences 195 781 200
Technology and Transport 6 348 20 678 5 365
Natural resources and the Environment 490 1 294 258
Welfare, Health and Sport 3 131 8 817 2 019
Tourism, Catering and Home economics 2 002 4 546 1 036

Source: Education. Statistics Finland

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

Director in charge: Jari Tarkoma

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Updated 3.11.2011

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Vocational education [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-1986. Students in preparatory education for a skills examination and/or passers of a skills examination in the calendar year 2010. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 16.12.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/aop/2010/04/aop_2010_04_2011-11-03_tie_004_en.html