Published: 6 November 2012

Students in apprenticeship training number 56 900 in 2011

According to Statistics Finland, 56,900 students attended apprenticeship training leading to a qualification or degree during calendar year 2011. The number of students was 5 per cent lower than in the previous year. Forty-one per cent of the students attended training for an initial vocational qualification, 30 per cent for a further vocational qualification and 29 per cent for a specialist vocational qualification. Fifty-two per cent of the students were women. New students numbered 22 000. Of the students, 13 300 completed an entire qualification. Of the completed qualifications, 45 per cent were initial vocational qualifications, 30 per cent further vocational qualifications and 25 per cent specialist vocational qualifications. Fifty-five per cent of the qualifiers were women. These data have been collected from the organisers of apprenticeship training.

New students, students and qualifications in apprenticeship training by field of education 2011

Field of education New students total Students total Completers of a qualification total
Total 21 977 56 876 13 271
Humanities and Education 454 1 185 264
Culture 536 1 375 252
Economics and Administration 8 124 20 549 4 972
Natural sciences 159 602 186
Technology and Transport 6 824 18 353 4 137
Natural resources and the Environment 517 1 280 214
Welfare, Health and Sport 3 211 8 702 2 210
Tourism, Catering and Home economics 2 152 4 830 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 6.11.2012

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 2011. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 19.7.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/aop/2011/04/aop_2011_04_2012-11-06_tie_004_en.html