Appendix table 2. Students and completed qualifications and degrees in education leading to a qualification or degree by sector of education and sex 2009 1)

Sector of education New students New students, women Students Students, women Completed qualifications and degrees Completed qualifications and degrees, women
  %   %   %
Total 267 862 52 1 252 823 51 209 414 54
Basic comprehensive school education, compulsory education school 56 770 48 553 329 49 65 083 49
Basic education of adults . . 2 326 53 . .
Upper secondary general education 38 054 57 112 088 57 33 034 58
Vocational education 114 672 50 281 572 49 66 427 51
Polytechnic education 38 197 55 135 033 54 21 039 64
University education 20 169 56 168 475 54 23 831 62
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 2010. Statistics Finland

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Updated 26.1.2011

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