Current expenditure on regular education system increased in 2010
According to Statistics Finland, current expenditure on the regular education system increased by 4.0 per cent in 2010 compared with the previous year. Current expenditure on the regular education system totalled EUR 11.5 billion in 2010. Expenditure on comprehensive school education constitutes the biggest proportion of the current expenditure on the regular education system. Expenditure on comprehensive school education was EUR 4.1 billion in 2010. The next biggest proportions were university education and research, on which EUR 2.2 billion was expended, and vocational education on which EUR 1.6 billion was spent.
Current expenditure on regular education system by type of expenditure 2010
|Type of expenditure||EUR million||%|
|Pre-primary education 1)||312||2,7|
|Comprehensive school education||4 120||35,7|
|Upper secondary general education||695||6,0|
|Vocational education||1 614||14,0|
|University education and research 2)||2 162||18,8|
|Financial aid for students||871||7,6|
2) Includes universities' external financing for research.
Source: Education. Statistics Finland
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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF):
Educational finances [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-0963. 2010. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 26.4.2015].
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