Appendix table 1. Changes from previous year made to educational institutions of the school system by type of educational institution 2015

Type of educational institution Number Total change New Closed down Merged Not in operation Operation re-started Students 1)
11 Comprehensive schools 2 397 -102 5 -72 -36 -1 2 526 800
12 Comprehensive school level special education schools 85 -14 1 -7 -8 - - 4 700
15 Upper secondary general schools 350 -16 1 -7 -10 - - 113 100
19 Comprehensive and upper secondary general level schools 41 - - - - - - 27 800
21 Vocational institutes 102 -3 1 -1 -3 - - 169 700
22 Special needs vocational institutes 6 - - - - - - 5 300
23 Specialised vocational institutes 29 -3 - -1 -2 - - 34 200
24 Vocational adult education centres 26 - - - - - - 37 000
28 Fire, police and security service institutes 1 - - - - - - 200
29 Military vocational institutes 6 -6 - -2 -4 - - ..
41 Polytechnics 26 - - - - - - 143 600
42 Universities 14 - - - - - - 160 700
43 Military academies 1 - - - - - - 900
61 Music schools and colleges 86 -1 - -1 - - - 64 000
62 Sports institutes 14 - - - - - - 5 200
63 Folk high schools 76 -1 - - -1 - - 17 400
64 Adult education centres 185 0 1 - -1 - - 495 000
65 Study circle centres 12 1 1 - - - - 33 100
66 Summer universities 20 - - - - - - 28 800
99 Other educational institutions 6 - - - - - - 500
Total 3 483 -145 10 -91 -65 -1 2 1 868 000
1) The data on the number of students are mainly as on 20 September 2015 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 029 551 3571, koulutustilastot@stat.fi

Director in charge: Jari Tarkoma


Updated 11.2.2016

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Providers of education and educational institutions [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-5825. 2015, Appendix table 1. Changes from previous year made to educational institutions of the school system by type of educational institution 2015 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 8.8.2020].
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