Education and research

Subject choices of students

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF)
The statistics on subject choices of students contain data on the subject choices in comprehensive school and upper secondary education. The data are mainly obtained from the KOSKI database and they are produced annually.


Statistics Finland


According to Statistics Finland, studying English in grades 1 to 6 increased in 2020 compared with the previous year. A total of 93 per cent of pupils in grades 1 to 6 studied English. The share of pupils studying English in grades 1 to 6 increased by 10 percentage points from the previous year. Al…

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