Appendix table 2. Students and completed qualifications and degrees in education leading to a qualification or degree by sector of education in 2016

Sector of education New students 1) New students, women Students Students, women Completed qualifications and degrees Completed qualifications and degrees, women
  %   %   %
Total 286 656 52 1 280 032 51 221 900 54
Basic comprehensive school education, compulsory education school 2) 61 750 49 550 236 49 58 028 48
Basic education of adults . . 2 984 39 592 47
Upper secondary general education 35 058 57 103 550 57 30 986 58
Vocational education 125 636 51 327 734 50 74 700 54
University of applied sciences education 38 598 54 140 792 53 25 713 62
University education 25 614 55 154 736 53 31 881 57
1) Excluding new students in basic education of adults.
2) Including pre-primary education in comprehensive schools.

Source: Education, Statistics Finland

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

Director in charge: Jari Tarkoma


Updated 29.11.2017

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