Official Statistics of Finland

Providers of education and educational institutions

Producer: Statistics Finland
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Latest release:
Number of comprehensive schools continued declining, most closures in North Ostrobothnia
18 Feb 2021
According to Statistics Finlands register of providers of education and register of educational institutions, there were 691 active providers of education and 3,105 educational institutions in which around 1.79 million students pursued studies at the end of 2020. There were 2,130 active comprehensive schools. Comprehensive schools were closed down most in North Ostrobothnia, in total eight.

Description: The statistics on providers of education and educational institutions describe the network of education providers and educational institutions that is administered by public authorities, changes that have taken place in it during the year, as well as contain address data for educational institutions and indicate school sizes by data on total number of students per school on 20 September.
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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Providers of education and educational institutions [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-5825. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 21.4.2021].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/kjarj/index_en.html