Appendix table 1. Students and qualifications and degrees completed in education leading to a qualification or degree by sector of education and gender in 2012 1)

Sector of education New students New students, women (%) Students Students, women (%) Persons that completed a qualification Persons that completed a qualification, women (%)
Pre-primary, basic and additional education in comprehensive schools 59 115 49 539 545 49 61 170 49
Adults in basic and additional education in comprehensive education .. .. 2 530 47 .. ..
Upper secondary general education 35 959 57 107 412 57 32 002 58
Vocational education 114 023 51 276 471 51 70 803 53
Polytechnic education 38 300 57 139 876 54 23 914 63
University education 26 032 56 169 041 54 29 357 60
Total 273 429 53 1 234 875 51 217 246 54
1) Does not include new students and qualifications of adults in basic and additional education in comprehensive education. Includes new students, students and degrees in university education and postgraduate education.

Source: Education. Statistics Finland

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Director in charge: Riitta Harala


Updated 29.1.2014

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Students and qualifications of educational institutions [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7679. 2012, Appendix table 1. Students and qualifications and degrees completed in education leading to a qualification or degree by sector of education and gender in 2012 1) . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 22.1.2020].
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