Appendix table 2. Students and completed qualifications and degrees in education leading to a qualification or degree by sector of education in 2015

Sector of education New students New students, women Students Students, women Completed qualifications and degrees Completed qualifications and degrees, women
  %   %   %
Total 283 108 52 1 274 593 51 223 507 54
Basic comprehensive school education, compulsory education school 1) 61 019 49 546 065 49 58 284 48
Basic education of adults 2) . . 2 220 47 604 45
Upper secondary general education 35 262 58 104 060 57 31 081 57
Vocational education 122 237 51 325 085 50 74 645 53
University of applied sciences education 38 671 55 139 727 53 26 175 62
University education 25 919 55 157 436 53 32 718 58
1) Including pre-primary education in comprehensive schools.
2) Excluding new students in basic education of adults.

Source: Education, Statistics Finland

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

Director in charge: Jari Tarkoma


Updated 29.11.2016

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Students and qualifications of educational institutions [e-publication].
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