Appendix table 1. Students in education leading to a qualification or degree by sector of education in 2016 and 2017

Sector of education 2016 2017 Change
2016–2017,
%
Total   1 280 032   1 286 123 0,5
Basic comprehensive school education, compulsory education school (incl. pre-primary education) 550 236 556 742 1,2
Basic education of adults 2 984 4 160 39,4
Upper secondary general education 103 550 103 753 0,2
Vocational education 1) 327 734 326 952 -0,2
University of applied sciences education 140 792 141 254 0,3
University education 154 736 153 262 -1,0
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 29.11.2018

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Students and qualifications of educational institutions [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7679. 2017, Appendix table 1. Students in education leading to a qualification or degree by sector of education in 2016 and 2017 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 8.12.2019].
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