2. Students and completed qualifications and degrees in education leading to a qualification or degree by sector of education and sex 2008 1)

Sector of education New students New students, women Students Students, women Completed qualifications and degrees Completed qualifications and degrees, women
  %   %   %
Total 267 757 52 1 249 831 51 222 294 55
Basic comprehensive school education, compulsory education school 57 028 49 561 061 49 66 810 49
Basic education of adults . . 2 463 55 . .
Upper secondary general education 38 744 57 114 240 57 32 963 57
Vocational education 115 343 49 275 498 49 62 498 53
Polytechnic education 36 999 57 132 501 55 21 812 64
University education 19 643 56 164 068 53 38 211 64
1) Excl. new students and qualifications in basic education of adults and new students in post-graduate education in universities (licentiates degrees, doctors degrees, specialist degrees in medicine).

Source: Education 2009. Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Riikka Rautanen (09) 1734 2375, Irma Suovirta (09) 1734 3280, koulutustilastot@stat.fi

Director in charge: Jari Tarkoma


Updated 26.1.2010

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Students and qualifications of educational institutions [e-publication].
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