Appendix table 1. Changes from previous year made to educational institutions of the school system by type of educational institution 2012

Type of educational institution Number Total change New Closed down Merged Not in operation Operation re-started Students 1)
11 Comprehensive schools 2) 2 644 -73 4 -47 -25 -5 - 520 000
12 Comprehensive school level special education schools 110 -8 - -1 -7 - - 5 600
15 Upper secondary general schools 381 -7 - -1 -6 - - 118 000
19 Comprehensive and upper secondary general level schools 2) 41 - - - - - - 26 600
21 Vocational institutes 124 -5 - - -5 - - 176 200
22 Special needs vocational institutes 6 - - - - - - 5 200
23 Specialised vocational institutes 34 0 1 - -1 - - 28 600
24 Vocational adult education centres 26 - - - - - - 36 700
28 Fire, police and security service institutes 1 - - - - - - 300
29 Military vocational institutes 13 - - - - - - ..
41 Polytechnics 27 - - - - - - 147 700
42 Universities 16 - - - - - - 168 200
43 Military academies 1 - - - - - - 800
61 Music schools and colleges 88 - - - - - - 66 700
62 Sports institutes 14 - - - - - - 4 600
63 Folk high schools 80 -2 - - -2 - - 20 700
64 Adult education centres 195 -1 - - -1 - - 526 700
65 Study circle centres 10 - - - - - - 33 700
66 Summer universities 20 - - - - - - 34 900
99 Other educational institutions 7 - - - - - - 600
Total 3 838 -96 5 -49 -47 -5 - 1 921 800
1) The data on the number of students are mainly as on 20 September 2012 and include the number of all students educational institutions belonging to the type of educational institution independent of the level of education.
2) The type of educational institution for two educational institutions was changed from type 11 to type 19.

Source: Education Statistics. Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Mika Witting 09 1734 3571, koulutustilastot@stat.fi

Director in charge: Riitta Harala


Updated 19.2.2013

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Providers of education and educational institutions [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-5825. 2012, Appendix table 1. Changes from previous year made to educational institutions of the school system by type of educational institution 2012 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 20.5.2019].
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