Education and research

Entrance to education

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF)
Statistics on entrance to education describe entrances and admissions to post-comprehensive education leading to a qualification, and placement in further education of comprehensive school leavers and passers of the matriculation examination. Data are produced by combining several register data and published once a year.


Statistics Finland


According to Statistics Finland's education statistics, entrance to further studies became easier for new passers of the matriculation examination in spring in 2020, when over 37 per cent continued their studies in the same year. Close on 13 per cent continued in university of applied sciences educ…

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