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Published: 11 May 2016

Current expenditure on the regular education system remained nearly unchanged in 2014

According to Statistics Finland, current expenditure on the regular education system decreased by 0.2 per cent in 2014 compared to the previous year. Current expenditure on the regular education system totalled EUR 12.3 billion in 2014. Expenditure on comprehensive school education constitutes the biggest proportion of the current expenditure on the regular education system. Expenditure on comprehensive school education was EUR 4.5 billion in 2014. The next biggest proportions were university education and research, on which EUR 2.3 billion was expended, and vocational education on which EUR 1.7 billion was spent.

Current expenditure on regular education system by type of expenditure 2014

Type of expenditure EUR million %
Pre-primary education 1) 352 2.9
Comprehensive school education 4 538 37.0
Upper secondary general education 738 6.0
Vocational education 1 723 14.1
Apprenticeship training 157 1.3
Polytechnic education 874 7.1
University education and research 2) 2 320 18.9
Other education 481 3.9
Administration 222 1.8
Financial aid for students 852 6.9
Total 12 257 100.0
1) Pre-primary education for 6-year-old children (pre-school education) in day-care centres and comprehensive schools.
2) Includes universities' external financing for research.

Source: Education. Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Vesa Hämäläinen 029 551 2594, Mika Tuononen 029 551 3504, koulutustilastot@stat.fi

Director in charge: Jari Tarkoma

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Updated 11.5.2016

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Educational finances [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-0963. 2014. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 23.2.2024].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/kotal/2014/kotal_2014_2016-05-11_tie_001_en.html