Appendix table 1. Students in education leading to a qualification or degree by sector of education in 2015 and 2016

Sector of education 2015 2016 Change
2015–2016,
%
Total  1 274 593 1 280 032 0,4
Basic comprehensive school education, compulsory education school (incl. pre-primary education) 546 065 550 236 0,8
Basic education of adults 2 220 2 984 34,4
Upper secondary general education 104 060 103 550 -0,5
Vocational education 1) 325 085 327 734 0,8
University of applied sciences education 139 727 140 792 0,8
University education 157 436 154 736 -1,7
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 29.11.2017

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Students and qualifications of educational institutions [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7679. 2016, Appendix table 1. Students in education leading to a qualification or degree by sector of education in 2015 and 2016 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 23.1.2020].
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