Appendix table 2. Students and completed qualifications and degrees in education leading to a qualification or degree by sector of education in 2018

Sector of education New students 1) New students, women Students Students, women Completed qualifications and degrees Completed qualifications and degrees, women
  %   %   %
Total 285 264 53 1 286 703 51 226 897 55
Basic comprehensive school education, compulsory education school 2) 61 296 49 560 503 49 56 701 48
Basic education of adults . . 5 013 34 997 34
Upper secondary general education 35 482 59 103 440 58 30 873 59
Vocational education 123 106 52 322 296 51 79 588 55
University of applied sciences education 39 133 56 142 022 53 27 965 62
University education 26 247 57 153 429 54 30 773 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 28.11.2019

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