Appendix table 2. Students in upper secondary general education and completers of matriculation examination by region in 2016

Region of studying Students, total Students, women Completers of matriculation examination, total Completers of matriculation examination, women
Mainland Finland 103 058 58 889 30 347 17 729
Uusimaa 35 043 19 166 9 988 5 675
Varsinais-Suomi 8 402 4 807 2 614 1 509
Satakunta 3 916 2 266 1 101 683
Kanta-Häme 2 819 1 623 891 541
Pirkanmaa 9 602 5 706 2 692 1 596
Päijät-Häme 3 568 2 084 1 045 605
Kymenlaakso 2 852 1 700 826 493
South Karelia 1 908 1 115 611 353
Etelä-Savo 2 868 1 765 758 472
Pohjois-Savo 4 391 2 605 1 321 788
North Karelia 2 749 1 627 851 497
Central Finland 4 725 2 716 1 509 876
South Ostrobothnia 3 392 1 978 1 038 621
Ostrobothnia 3 215 1 806 1 069 647
Central Ostrobothnia 1 357 796 462 277
North Ostrobothnia 8 163 4 742 2 314 1 334
Kainuu 1 318 744 372 245
Lapland 2 770 1 643 890 517
Åland total 447 255 175 98
Åland 447 255 175 98
Whole country, total 1) 103 550 59 170 30 531 17 834
1) Includes the Aurinkorannikon suomalainen koulu (Colegio Finlandés) located in Spain, with 45 students in upper secondary general education of whom 26 are female and with 9 completers of matriculation examination of whom seven are female.

Source: Education, Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Leena Halinen 029 551 3288, koulutustilastot@stat.fi

Director in charge: Jari Tarkoma


Updated 13.6.2017

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Upper secondary general school education [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-165X. 2016, Appendix table 2. Students in upper secondary general education and completers of matriculation examination by region in 2016 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 22.10.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/lop/2016/lop_2016_2017-06-13_tau_002_en.html