Appendix table 1. Students in education leading to a qualification or degree by sector of education 2009 and 2010

Sector of education 2009 2010 1) Change
2009-2010, %
Total 1 252 823 1 252 200 0
Basic comprehensive school education, compulsory education school 553 329 546 423 –1
Basic education of adults 2 326 2 361 2
Upper secondary general education 112 088 112 500 0
Vocational education 281 572 282 700 0
Polytechnic education 135 033 138 852 3
University education 168 475 169 400 0
1) The data on upper secondary general education, vocational and university education are preliminary. From 2010 onwards, the students in the Finnish National Defence University have been included in the number of students in university education (the preliminary number of students was 680).

Source: Education 2010. Statistics Finland

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Updated 26.1.2011

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Students and qualifications of educational institutions [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7679. 2010, Appendix table 1. Students in education leading to a qualification or degree by sector of education 2009 and 2010 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 24.1.2020].
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