Official Statistics of Finland

Educational structure of population

Producer: Statistics Finland

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Considerable differences in educational levels between municipalities in 2014
05 Nov 2015
By the end of 2014, altogether 3,213,533 persons, or 70 per cent of the population aged 15 or over had completed a post-comprehensive level qualification. Kauniainen had the population with the highest and Kivijärvi with the lowest educational qualifications. People living in Kauniainen had educated themselves for an average of 5.8 years after basic level education and people living in Kivijärvi for an average of 2.1 years.

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Description: The statistics on the educational structure of the population describe the post-comprehensive school educational qualifications and degrees attained by the population aged 15 and over. Besides diverse data describing education, the statistics contain information on the age, gender, native language, nationality and migration of attainers of educational qualifications and degrees.
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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Educational structure of population [e-publication].
ISSN=2242-2919. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 29.11.2015].
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