Appendix table 1. Changes from previous year made to educational institutions of the school system by type of educational institution 2018

Type of educational institution Number Total change New Closed down Merged Not in operation Operation re-started Students 1)
11 Comprehensive schools 2 234 -44 6 -15 -32 -4 1 541 200
12 Comprehensive school level special education schools 70 -3 - -1 -2 - - 4 200
15 Upper secondary general schools 336 -4 - -2 -2 - - 109 900
19 Comprehensive and upper secondary general level schools 42 1 1 - - - - 28 400
21 Vocational institutes 84 -15 1 - -16 - - 189 100
22 Special needs vocational institutes 5 -1 - - -1 - - 5 000
23 Specialised vocational institutes 20 -3 - -3 - - - 25 500
24 Vocational adult education centres 14 -6 - -1 -5 - - 18 100
28 Fire, police and security service institutes 1 - - - - - - 300
29 Military vocational institutes 6 - - - - - - ..
41 Universities of applied sciences 25 - - - - - - 145 500
42 Universities 14 - - - - - - 158 200
43 Military academies 1 - - - - - - 1 000
61 Music schools and colleges 84 - - - - - - 62 800
62 Sports institutes 13 -1 - - -1 - - 18 000
63 Folk high schools 72 -1 - - -1 - - 18 600
64 Adult education centres 178 -3 - - -3 - - 465 400
65 Study circle centres 12 - - - - - - 28 000
66 Summer universities 19 -1 - - -1 - - 24 900
99 Other educational institutions 6 -1 - -1 - - - 500
Total 3 236 -82 8 -23 -64 -4 1 1 844 600
1) The data on the number of students are mainly as on 20 September 2018 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: Tarja Seppänen 029 551 3220, koulutustilastot@stat.fi

Director in charge: Jari Tarkoma


Updated 12.2.2019

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Providers of education and educational institutions [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-5825. 2018, Appendix table 1. Changes from previous year made to educational institutions of the school system by type of educational institution 2018 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 25.6.2019].
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