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Published: 22 June 2011

Students in curriculum-based basic vocational education numbered 133,800 in 2010

According to Statistics Finland, the number of students in curriculum-based vocational education provided by educational institutions was 133,800 in 2010. New students numbered 50,700. The number of students was 2 per cent higher and that of new students 0,4 per cent lower than one year previously. Fifty-three per cent of students were men. The majority of students were studying in the fields of technology and transport (42 per cent), welfare and health (16 per cent) and tourism, catering and home economics (12 per cent). Data on students describe the situation of 20 september.

New students and students in curriculum-based basic vocational education by field of education 2010 1)

Field of education New students total New students, women Students total Students, women
Total 50 713 24 551 133 770 62 508
Humanities and Education 821 629 2 388 1 843
Culture 3 801 2 500 10 155 6 646
Economics and Administration 5 723 3 562 14 804 9 070
Natural sciences 1 623 253 4 686 613
Technology and Transport 20 596 4 084 56 631 10 201
Natural resources and the Environment 2 787 1 557 7 015 3 796
Welfare, Health and Sport 8 146 7 116 20 773 18 387
Tourism, Catering and Home economics 6 665 4 755 16 296 11 753
Other education 551 95 1 022 199
1) Excluding apprenticeship training.

Source: Education. Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Reija Vento (09) 1734 3279, koulutustilastot@stat.fi

Director in charge: Jari Tarkoma

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Updated 22.6.2011

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Vocational education [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-1986. Participants and/or completers of a qualification in apprenticeship training in then calendar year 2010. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 28.1.2022].
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