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Appendix table 1. Discontinuation of education in upper secondary general, vocational, university of applied sciences and university education in academic years 2000/2001 to 2018/2019, %

Academic year    Sector of education
Upper secondary general education (aimed at young people) Vocational education (aimed at young people / initial vocational qualifications) 1) University of applied sciences education (university of applied sciences degrees) University education (Bachelor's and Master's degrees)
2000/2001 4,2 13,1 9,5 4,2
2001/2002 4,1 12,3 7,6 5,3
2002/2003 3,7 11,3 8,2 5,0
2003/2004 3,8 10,7 8,4 4,8
2004/2005 3,9 10,5 8,7 5,4
2005/2006 4,2 10,5 9,2 5,8
2006/2007 4,2 10,2 9,0 5,6
2007/2008 4,5 9,8 9,2 6,1
2008/2009 3,9 8,5 8,6 6,2
2009/2010 4,0 9,1 8,6 5,9
2010/2011 4,0 9,1 8,8 6,5
2011/2012 3,5 8,7 8,5 6,4
2012/2013 3,4 8,5 8,3 6,9
2013/2014 3,4 7,6 8,3 6,7
2014/2015 3,1 7,6 7,6 6,2
2015/2016 3,0 7,3 7,2 6,1
2016/2017 3,1 7,4 7,3 5,9
2017/2018 3,2 8,7 7,1 5,9
         
2018/2019 3,0 9,4 7,5 5,8
1) Data on vocational education are not comparable starting from 2018/2019 because the population has changed. From 2018/2019, the population consists of students in initial vocational education, while in earlier years it was students in vocational education aimed at young people.

Source: Education. Statistics Finland

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Updated 12.3.2021

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