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Appendix table 2. Applicants to education by educational sector and prior education in 2012 1)

Sector of education Applicants to education Prior education of applicants to education
Matriculation examination Matriculation examination and vocational qualification or tertiary degree Vocational qualification or tertiary degree Comprehensive school or unknown degree or qualification
Total % Total % Total % Total % Total %
Upper secondary general education 38 302 100,0 - - - - 942 2,5 37 360 97,5
Upper secondary vocational education 138 596 100,0 16 612 12,0 15 338 11,1 36 305 26,2 70 341 50,8
Polytechnic education 102 595 100,0 47 444 46,2 21 566 21,0 30 243 29,5 3 342 3,3
University education 76 819 100,0 50 030 65,1 19 898 25,9 5 593 7,3 1 298 1,7
Total 356 312 100,0 114 086 32,0 56 802 15,9 73 083 20,5 112 341 31,5
1) Includes persons with a Finnish personal identity code. The applicant is included once in the numbers for the educational sector.

Source: Education. Statistics Finland

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

Director in charge: Riitta Harala


Updated 29.4.2014

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Entrance to education [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-4527. 02 2012, Appendix table 2. Applicants to education by educational sector and prior education in 2012 1) . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 19.8.2022].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/khak/2012/02/khak_2012_02_2014-04-29_tau_002_en.html