Appendix table 2. Students and completed qualifications and degrees in education leading to a qualification or degree by sector of education in 2017

Sector of education New students 1) New students, women Students Students, women Completed qualifications and degrees Completed qualifications and degrees, women
  %   %   %
Total 287 628 53 1 286 123 51 223 237 55
Basic comprehensive school education, compulsory education school 2) 62 656 49 556 742 49 57 609 49
Basic education of adults . . 4 160 33 838 44
Upper secondary general education 35 153 58 103 753 58 30 641 58
Vocational education 126 884 52 326 952 51 76 831 54
University of applied sciences education 38 047 55 141 254 53 26 304 63
University education 24 888 56 153 262 53 31 014 58
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 29.11.2018

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