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Appendix table 3. New students by educational sector and prior education in 2012 1)

Sector of education New students New students’ prior 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 35 838 100,0 - - - - 914 2,6 34 924 97,4
Upper secondary vocational education 111 876 100,0 11 050 9,9 13 672 12,2 32 796 29,3 54 358 48,6
Polytechnic education 37 404 100,0 17 152 45,9 8 871 23,7 9 201 24,6 2 180 5,8
University education 22 815 100,0 14 682 64,4 5 655 24,8 1 033 4,5 1 445 6,3
Total 207 933 100,0 42 884 20,6 28 198 13,6 43 944 21,1 92 907 44,7
1) Includes persons with a Finnish personal identity code. The student 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 3. New students by educational sector and prior education in 2012 1) . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 19.8.2022].
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