Official Statistics of Finland

Subject choices of students

Producer: Statistics Finland

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Two out of three students in lower level comprehensive schools study English
24 May 2016
According to Statistics Finland, English was the most commonly studied foreign language on grades 1 to 6 of comprehensive school in the autumn semester of 2015. Sixty-six per cent of the pupils attending grades 1 to 6 studied English either as a compulsory or optional foreign language. The percentages of pupils studying other foreign languages remained at 5 per cent or below.

Next release:
24 May 2017

Description: The statistics on subject choices of students contain data on subject choices in comprehensive and upper secondary general schools.
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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Subject choices of students [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-1056. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 29.4.2017].
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