Appendix table 1. Students in education leading to a qualification or degree by sector of education in 2017 and 2018

Sector of education 2017 2018 Change
2017–2018,
%
Total   1 286 123 1 286 703 0,0
Basic comprehensive school education, compulsory education school (incl. pre-primary education) 556 742 560 503 0,7
Basic education of adults 4 160 5 013 20,5
Upper secondary general education 103 753 103 440 -0,3
Vocational education 1) 326 952 322 296 -1,4
University of applied sciences education 141 254 142 022 0,5
University education 153 262 153 429 0,1
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 28.11.2019

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Students and qualifications of educational institutions [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7679. 2018, Appendix table 1. Students in education leading to a qualification or degree by sector of education in 2017 and 2018 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 25.1.2020].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/opiskt/2018/opiskt_2018_2019-11-28_tau_001_en.html