Official Statistics of Finland

Students and qualifications

Producer: Statistics Finland

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Number of university degrees continued growing
12 May 2021
According to Statistics Finlands education statistics, a total of around 35,800 university degrees were completed in Finland in 2020. The number of degrees increased by 13 per cent from the previous year. The number of lower university degrees went up by 12 per cent and that of higher university degrees by 14 per cent. The number of doctorate degrees grew by seven per cent.

Description: The statistics describe pupils and students in pre-primary and basic education and post-comprehensive education leading to a qualification, as well as completers of qualifications or degrees.
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Change: Education statistics will be combined
23 Mar 2021
Statistics Finland will combine statistics according to sector of education.

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Students and qualifications [e-publication].
ISSN=2737-0410. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 15.5.2021].
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