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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. The data are based on Statistics Finland’s Register of Completed Education and Degrees. Completers of education and degrees are classified by level of education according to the latest/highest vocational qualification. In accordance with the Statistics Act, the personal data from which these statistics are compiled are confidential. As a rule, the statistics produced from them are public.

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Educational structure of population [e-publication].
ISSN=2242-2919. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 25.11.2017].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/vkour/meta_en.html

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