Education

Population by level of edecation, 2017

  Total % Females %
Population aged 15 or over 4 622 706 100 2 358 607 100
Population with educational qualification, total 3 334 648 72,1 1 726 666 73,2
Upper secondary education 1 863 943 40,3 885 689 37,6
Post-secondary non-tertiary education 38 429 0,8 17 929 0,8
Lowest level tertiary education 436 426 9,4 268 435 11,4
Lower tertiary level 518 969 11,2 292 374 12,4
Higher tertiary level 431 146 9,3 241 915 10,3
Doctorate level 45 735 1,0 20 324 0,9
Only basic education 1 288 058 27,9 631 941 26,8

Source: Statistics Finland, Educational structure of population

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Updated: 7.12.2018

Students and qualifications attained, 2017

Sector of education Students 1) Qualifications attained
Basic comprehensive school education, compulsory education school 556 742 57 609
Basic education of adults 4 160 838
Upper secondary general school education 103 753 30 641
Vocational education 326 952 76 831
University of applied sciences education 141 254 26 304
University education 153 262 31 014
Total 1 286 123 223 237

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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Updated: 7.12.2018

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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Updated: 27.4.2018

 

Main topic: Education

Last updated 10 Dec 2018