Appendix table 5. Comprehensive school pupils receiving part-time special education in the academic year 2009-2010 by primary reason for special education 1)

Primary reason for
part-time special
education
Pre-primary
education
Year-classes
1–6
Year-classes
7–9
Additional
education
Total Change from
previous year
Change from
previous year,
%
Boys Girls
Speech disorder 1 571 13 862 138 3 15 574 –869 –5,3 9 678 5 896
Reading or writing disorder 662 47 843 3 693 16 52 214 –394 –0,7 33 951 18 263
Learning difficulty in mathematics 112 19 619 10 762 43 30 536 731 2,5 13 835 16 701
Learning difficulty in foreign languages 7 2 764 8 927 17 11 715 –221 –1,9 6 906 4 809
Difficulties in adjustment or emotional disorder 118 3 241 3 738 14 7 111 272 4,0 5 438 1 673
Other learning difficulties 434 5 514 5 530 29 11 507 1 249 12,2 7 677 3 830
Total 2 904 92 843 32 788 122 128 657 768 0,6 77 485 51 172
Compared with number of pupils in comprehensive school, % 21,8 26,8 17,1 9,7 23,3 . . 27,3 19,0
Number of pupils in comprehensive school on 20 Sept 2009 13 322 347 060 191 684 1 263 553 329 –7 732 –1,4 283 647 269 682
1) Data on part-time special education were collected on those pupils in the autumn 2009 having received part-time special education in the academic year 2009–2010. Each pupil is entered in the table only once according to the primary reason for part-time special education. The pupils accepted or transferred to special education who received part-time special education in addition to other special teaching arrangements are also counted as having received part-time special education.

Source: Education. Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Riikka Rautanen (09) 1734 2375, koulutustilastot@stat.fi

Director in charge: Jari Tarkoma


Updated 9.6.2011

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Special education [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-1617. 2010, Appendix table 5. Comprehensive school pupils receiving part-time special education in the academic year 2009-2010 by primary reason for special education 1) . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 25.5.2019].
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