Appendix table 1. Changes from previous year made to educational institutions of the school system by type of educational institution 2016

Type of educational institution Number Total change New Closed down Merged Not in operation Operation re-started Students 1)
11 Comprehensive schools 2 339 -58 9 -44 -18 -5 - 532 700
12 Comprehensive school level special education schools 75 -10 - -5 -5 - - 4 400
15 Upper secondary general schools 342 -8 2 -4 -6 - - 112 200
19 Comprehensive and upper secondary general level schools 41 - - - - - - 27 800
21 Vocational institutes 99 -3 - - -3 - - 164 500
22 Special needs vocational institutes 6 - - - - - - 5 100
23 Specialised vocational institutes 27 -2 - -2 - - - 29 900
24 Vocational adult education centres 23 -3 - -1 -2 - - 30 200
28 Fire, police and security service institutes 1 - - - - - - 300
29 Military vocational institutes 6 - - - - - -  
41 Universities of applied sciences 26 - - - - - - 144 400
42 Universities 14 - - - - - - 158 700
43 Military academies 1 - - - - - - 900
61 Music schools and colleges 86 - - - - - - 65 200
62 Sports institutes 14 - - - - - - 5 700
63 Folk high schools 74 -2 - - -2 - - 18 500
64 Adult education centres 183 -2 - - -2 - - 482 400
65 Study circle centres 12 - - - - - - 34 900
66 Summer universities 20 - - - - - - 28 100
99 Other educational institutions 6 - - - - - - 500
Total 3 395 -88 11 -56 -38 -5 - 1 846 400
1) The data on the number of students are mainly as on 20 September 2016 and include the number of all students educational institutions belonging to the type of educational institution independent of the level of education.
2) Data on the number of students at universities, universities of applied sciences, vocational institutions and upper secondary institutions is preliminary.

Source: Education Statistics. Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Mika Witting 029 551 3571, koulutustilastot@stat.fi

Director in charge: Jari Tarkoma


Updated 14.2.2017

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Providers of education and educational institutions [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-5825. 2016, Appendix table 1. Changes from previous year made to educational institutions of the school system by type of educational institution 2016 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 18.6.2019].
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