Appendix table 1. Changes from previous year made to educational institutions of the school system by type of educational institution 2017

Type of educational institution Number Total change New Closed down Merged Not in operation Operation re-started Students 1)
11 Comprehensive schools 2 276 -63 9 -22 -47 -3 - 539 600
12 Comprehensive school level special education schools 73 -2 1 - -3 - - 4 400
15 Upper secondary general schools 340 -2 - - -2 - - 109 500
19 Comprehensive and upper secondary general level schools 41 - - - - - - 28 100
21 Vocational institutes 96 -3 2 - -5 - - 179 100
22 Special needs vocational institutes 6 - - - - - - 5 100
23 Specialised vocational institutes 26 -1 - - -1 - - 30 500
24 Vocational adult education centres 20 -3 - - -3 - - 27 600
28 Fire, police and security service institutes 1 - - - - - - 200
29 Military vocational institutes 6 - - - - - - ..
41 Universities of applied sciences 25 -1 1 - -2 - - 144 900
42 Universities 14 - - - - - - 157 800
43 Military academies 1 - - - - - - 1 000
61 Music schools and colleges 84 -1 - - -1 - - 64 100
62 Sports institutes 14 - - - - - - 9 000
63 Folk high schools 73 -1 - - -1 - - 18 100
64 Adult education centres 181 -3 - - -3 - - 464 400
65 Study circle centres 12 - - - - - - 30 700
66 Summer universities 20 - - - - - - 31 600
99 Other educational institutions 6 - - - - - - 400
Total 3 315 -80 13 -22 -68 -3 - 1 846 100
1) The data on the number of students are mainly as on 20 September 2017 and include the number of all students educational institutions belonging to the type of educational institution independent of the level of education.
2) Data on the number of students at universities, universities of applied sciences, vocational institutions and upper secondary institutions is preliminary.

Source: Education Statistics. Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Mika Witting 029 551 3530, koulutustilastot@stat.fi

Director in charge: Jari Tarkoma


Updated 13.2.2018

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Providers of education and educational institutions [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-5825. 2017, Appendix table 1. Changes from previous year made to educational institutions of the school system by type of educational institution 2017 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 23.5.2018].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/kjarj/2017/kjarj_2017_2018-02-13_tau_001_en.html

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