Appendix table 1. Changes from previous year made to educational institutions of the school system by type of educational institution 2013

Type of educational institution Number Total change New Closed down Merged Not in operation Operation re-started Students 1)
11 Comprehensive schools 2 576 -67 3 -37 -30 -3 - 520 800
12 Comprehensive school level special education schools 105 -6 1 -3 -4 - - 5 500
15 Upper secondary general schools 374 -7 1 -2 -6 - - 115 400
19 Comprehensive and upper secondary general level schools 41 - - - - - - 27 400
21 Vocational institutes 120 -4 2 -3 -3 - - 173 200
22 Special needs vocational institutes 6 - - - - - - 5 000
23 Specialised vocational institutes 34 - - - - - - 12 900
24 Vocational adult education centres 25 -1 1 - -2 - - 36 500
28 Fire, police and security service institutes 1 - - - - - - 300
29 Military vocational institutes 13 - - - - - - ..
41 Polytechnics 27 - - - - - - 144 800
42 Universities 14 -2 1 - -3 - - 166 300
43 Military academies 1 - - - - - - 900
61 Music schools and colleges 87 -1 - - -1 - - 64 500
62 Sports institutes 14 - - - - - - 5 100
63 Folk high schools 78 -2 - - -2 - - 22 000
64 Adult education centres 187 -8   - -8 - - 540 600
65 Study circle centres 10 - - - - - - 29 900
66 Summer universities 20 - - - - - - 35 200
99 Other educational institutions 7 - - - - - - 500
Total 3 740 -98 9 -45 -59 -3 - 1 906 800
1) The data on the number of students are mainly as on 20 September 2013 and include the number of all students educational institutions belonging to the type of educational institution independent of the level of education.

Source: Education Statistics. Statistics Finland

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

Director in charge: Riitta Harala


Updated 13.2.2014

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Providers of education and educational institutions [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-5825. 2013, Appendix table 1. Changes from previous year made to educational institutions of the school system by type of educational institution 2013 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 17.10.2019].
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