Education and research

Progress of studies

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF)
The statistics on progress of studies describe completion of qualifications by students in post-comprehensive education within the target time. The data are produced by combining several register data and published once a year.


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See key statistical data in the figures.

Pass rates sector of education 2014-2021, %

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General upper secondary education80.680.580.681.581.980.278.878.3
Vocational education65.666.967.466.663.761.459.155.9
University of applied sciences degree, full-time studies43.546.448.649.652.655.955.856.0
Higher university degree (Master)23.623.424.327.128.930.334.335.3

Started vocational qualification completed 2014-2021 by biggest field of education, %


Started university of applied sciences degree completed 2014-2021 by start of studies, %


Pass rates sector of education by start of studies and origin, %

Statistical experts

Inquiries primarily
Anna Loukkola
Senior Statistician
029 551 3678

Referencing instructions

Referencing instructions

The statistical data released before 5.4.2022 can be found on the archive pages of the statistics.

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