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Appendix table 1. Applicants to education and new students by educational sector and gender 2012 1)

Sector of education Applicants to education New students The share of new students of all applicants, %
Total Women Men Total Women Men Total Women Men
Upper secondary general education 38 302 21 655 16 647 35 838 20 469 15 369 93,6 94,5 92,3
Upper secondary vocational education 138 596 72 905 65 691 111 876 56 975 54 901 80,7 78,1 83,6
Polytechnic education 102 595 61 953 40 642 37 404 21 267 16 137 36,5 34,3 39,7
University education 76 819 45 948 30 871 22 815 12 871 9 944 29,7 28,0 32,2
Total 356 312 202 461 153 851 207 933 111 582 96 351 58,4 55,1 62,6
1) Includes persons with a Finnish personal identity code. The applicant or student is included once in the numbers for the educational sector. In addition, 12,500 persons that did not have a Finnish personal identity code applied to education and 1,500 such persons began studying.

Source: Education. Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Riikka Rautanen 09 1734 2375, koulutustilastot@stat.fi

Director in charge: Riitta Harala


Updated 29.4.2014

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Entrance to education [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-4527. 02 2012, Appendix table 1. Applicants to education and new students by educational sector and gender 2012 1) . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 11.8.2022].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/khak/2012/02/khak_2012_02_2014-04-29_tau_001_en.html