Appendix table 1. Students in education leading to a qualification or degree by sector of education in 2014 and 2015

Sector of education 2014 2015 Change
2014–2015, %
Total  1 273 172  1 274 593 0
Basic comprehensive school education, compulsory education school (incl. pre-primary education) 542 932 546 065 1
Basic education of adults 2 112 2 220 5
Upper secondary general education 103 914 104 060 0
Vocational education 1) 321 736 325 085 1
University of applied sciences education 138 719 139 727 1
University education 163 759 157 436 –4
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

Inquiries: Heli Hiltunen 029 551 3314, koulutustilastot@stat.fi

Director in charge: Jari Tarkoma


Updated 29.11.2016

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Students and qualifications of educational institutions [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7679. 2015, Appendix table 1. Students in education leading to a qualification or degree by sector of education in 2014 and 2015 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 21.1.2020].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/opiskt/2015/opiskt_2015_2016-11-29_tau_001_en.html