Education

Population by level of edecation, 2016

  Total % Females %
Population aged 15 or over 4 609 119 100 2 353 862 100
Population with educational qualification, total 3 287 272 71,3 1 702 742 72,3
Upper secondary education 1 852 669 40,2 883 194 37,5
Post-secondary non-tertiary education 32 199 0,7 14 820 0,6
Lowest level tertiary education 441 758 9,6 271 636 11,5
Lower tertiary level 500 520 10,9 281 100 11,9
Higher tertiary level 416 084 9,0 232 607 9,9
Doctorate level 44 042 1,0 19 385 0,8
Only basic education 1 321 847 28,7 651 120 27,7

Source: Statistics Finland, Educational structure of population

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Students and qualifications attained, 2016

Sector of education Students 1) Qualifications attained
Basic comprehensive school education, compulsory education school 550 236 58 028
Basic education of adults 2 984 592
Upper secondary general school education 103 550 30 986
Vocational education 327 734 74 700
University of applied sciences education 140 792 25 713
University education 154 736 31 881
Total 1 280 032 221 900

1) Students in education leading to qualifications. The data for vocational education relate to a calendar year. The data for other educational sectors describe the situation on 20 September.

Source: Statistics Finland, Students and qualifications of educational institutions

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Employment of graduates one year after graduation, 2016

Employment of graduates one year after graduation, 2016

Source: Statistics Finland, Students and qualifications of educational institutions

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Main topic: Education

Last updated 20 Sep 2018