Appendix table 1. Students in education leading to a qualification or degree by sector of education in 2013 and 2014

Sector of education 2013 2014 Change
2013–2014, %
Total  1 268 846  1 273 172 0
Basic comprehensive school education, compulsory education school (incl. pre-primary education) 540 477 542 932 0
Basic education of adults 2 440 2 112 –13
Upper secondary general education 105 898 103 914 –2
Vocational education 1) 313 972 321 736 2
Polytechnic education 138 880 138 719 0
University education 167 179 163 759 –2
1) Data on vocational education are from the entire calendar year. Data for other sectors of education are for the situation on 20 September.

Source: Education, Statistics Finland

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Updated 16.12.2015

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Students and qualifications of educational institutions [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7679. 2014, Appendix table 1. Students in education leading to a qualification or degree by sector of education in 2013 and 2014 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 22.1.2020].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/opiskt/2014/opiskt_2014_2015-12-16_tau_001_en.html