Appendix table 2. Students in upper secondary general education by region in 2018

Region of studying Students, total Students, women Completers of matriculation examination, total Completers of matriculation examination, women
Continental Finland 102 958 59 551 30 188 17 651
Uusimaa 35 419 19 685 9 656 5 465
Varsinais-Suomi 8 368 4 851 2 575 1 474
Satakunta 3 522 2 067 1 176 701
Kanta-Häme 2 710 1 544 910 537
Pirkanmaa 9 660 5 809 2 904 1 760
Päijät-Häme 3 457 2 045 1 079 642
Kymenlaakso 2 729 1 610 864 525
South Karelia 1 936 1 124 594 364
Etelä-Savo 3 219 2 008 745 448
Pohjois-Savo 4 412 2 595 1 296 797
North Karelia 2 642 1 525 807 469
Central Finland 4 722 2 803 1 364 796
South Ostrobothnia 3 391 2 018 1 013 607
Ostrobothnia 3 258 1 892 1 028 583
Central Ostrobothnia 1 287 802 436 261
North Ostrobothnia 8 384 4 882 2 473 1 470
Kainuu 1 226 714 370 209
Lapland 2 616 1 577 898 543
Åland total 432 243 171 100
Åland 432 243 171 100
Whole country, total 1) 103 440 59 820 30 365 17 754
1) Includes the Aurinkorannikon suomalainen koulu (Colegio Finlandés) located in Spain, with 50 students in upper secondary general education of whom 26 are female and with 6 completers of matriculation examination of whom three are female.

Source: Education, Statistics Finland

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

Director in charge: Jari Tarkoma


Updated 18.6.2019

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Upper secondary general school education [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-165X. 2018, Appendix table 2. Students in upper secondary general education by region in 2018 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 20.10.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/lop/2018/lop_2018_2019-06-18_tau_002_en.html