Appendix table 1. Students in education leading to a qualification or degree by sector of education 2012 and 2013

Sector of education 2012 2013 Change
2012-2013, %
Total 1 234 875 1 268 846 3
Basic comprehensive school education, compulsory education school 539 545 540 477 0
Basic education of adults 2 530 2 440 –4
Upper secondary general education 107 412 105 898 –1
Vocational education 1) 276 471 313 972 14
Polytechnic education 139 876 138 880 –1
University education 169 041 167 179 –1
1) Data on curriculum-based basic vocational education for 2013 is from the entire calendar year. Data for 2012 is for the situation on 20 September.

Source: Education. Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Vesa Hämäläinen 029 551 2594, koulutustilastot@stat.fi

Director in charge: Riitta Harala


Updated 20.1.2015

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Students and qualifications of educational institutions [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7679. 2013, Appendix table 1. Students in education leading to a qualification or degree by sector of education 2012 and 2013 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 25.1.2020].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/opiskt/2013/opiskt_2013_2015-01-20_tau_001_en.html