Education

Population with educational qualification 1)

Age 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
               
Total 66,2 67,0 67,7 68,5 69,4 70,2 70,7 71,3
70– 32,5 33,9 35,9 37,5 39,4 41,3 43,5 45,8
65–69 53,4 55,6 57,9 59,4 61,0 62,6 64,3 66,2
60–64 62,1 63,9 65,9 68,1 70,5 72,9 74,7 76,6
55–59 72,1 74,3 76,2 77,8 79,2 80,5 81,6 82,9
50–54 79,6 81,1 82,5 83,8 84,9 85,7 85,7 85,8
45–49 84,9 85,3 85,4 85,5 85,7 85,8 85,4 85,3
40–44 85,0 85,0 85,0 85,0 85,3 85,7 85,9 86,4
35–39 85,0 85,7 86,3 86,8 87,2 87,1 86,3 85,7
30–34 86,6 86,2 85,7 85,3 85,1 84,7 84,2 83,9
25–29 83,8 83,7 83,5 83,4 83,7 83,8 83,5 83,5
20–24 80,6 80,6 80,7 81,0 81,6 82,2 82,3 82,8
15–19 13,3 13,3 13,8 13,7 14,3 14,2 14,0 14,1

1) Population by age group with a qualification from upper secondary schools, vocational schools
    and colleges, universities of applied sciences or universities

Source: Statistics Finland, Educational structure of population

Table in Excel format (xlsx)

Updated: 23.11.2017

Students in education leading to qualifications and qualifications attained

Students   2014 2015 2016
Basic comprehensive school education, compulsory education school 542 932 546 065 550 236
Basic education of adults 2 112 2 220 2 984
Upper secondary general school education 103 914 104 060 103 550
Vocational education 321 736 325 085 327 734
University of applied sciences education 138 719 139 727 140 792
University education 163 759 157 436 154 736
Total 1 273 172 1 274 593 1 280 032
Qualifications achieved      
Leaving certificates from comprehensive school, compulsory education 58 009 58 284 58 028
Leaving certificates from comprehensive school, adult education 537 604 592
Upper secondary general school qualifications 32 064 31 081 30 986
Vocational qualifications 71 987 74 645 74 700
University of applied sciences degrees 1) 25 002 26 175 25 713
University degrees 31 164 32 718 31 881
Total 218 763 223 507 221 900

1) Incl. second-cycle university of applied sciences degrees

Source: Statistics Finland, Students and qualifications of educational institutions

Table in Excel format (xlsx)

Updated: 1.12.2017

 

Main topic: Education

Last updated 1 Dec 2017