The concepts described on these pages are words and expressions used in statistics with a specific, limited meaning. In everyday speech the word may have a different meaning. In connection with each definition you can find information about which sets of statistics use the concept.

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Language of teaching of an educational institution

In the statistics on providers of education and educational institution the language of teaching is based on a public authority's decision about it. An educational institution may also provide teaching in a language other than that stated in the decision.

Languages of teaching of educational institutions are grouped as follows:
1 Finnish
2 Swedish
3 Finnish/Swedish
4 English
5 Sami
9 Other.

The language of teaching of an educational institution is Finnish/Swedish when the educational institution provides teaching in both languages.

Statistics using the definition

Validity of the definition

  • Valid until (31 December 2078)

Source organisation

  • Tilastokeskus