Official Statistics of Finland

Subject choices of students

Producer: Statistics Finland
Data:

Latest release:
Majority of comprehensive school pupils study English
23 May 2019
According to Statistics Finland, English was the most commonly studied foreign language in comprehensive schools in the autumn term 2018. Seventy-four per cent of students in grades 1 to 6 studied English. The share of students studying English increased by three percentage points from the previous year in grades 1 to 6. Almost all students in grades 7 to 9 studied English. Nineteen per cent of students in grades 1 to 6 and 92 per cent of students in grades 7 to 9 studied Swedish as a foreign language.

Next release:
18 Dec 2019

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: 19.10.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/ava/index_en.html