Appendix table 1. Changes from previous year made to educational institutions of the school system by type of educational institution 2019

Type of educational institution Number Total change New Closed down Merged Not in operation Operation re-started Students 1)
11 Comprehensive schools 2 187 -49 7 -28 -24 -4 - 550 400
12 Comprehensive school level special education schools 63 -7 2 -3 -6 - - 4 200
15 Upper secondary general schools 335 -1 2 -1 -2 - - 112 200
19 Comprehensive and upper secondary general level schools 42 1 1 - - - - 28 600
21 Vocational institutes 84 0 1 -1 - - - 194 500
22 Special needs vocational institutes 5 - - - - - - 5 500
23 Specialised vocational institutes 19 -2 - -2 - - - 13 000
24 Vocational adult education centres 10 -4 - - -4 - - 19 700
28 Fire, police and security service institutes 1 - - - - - - 300
29 Military vocational institutes 6 - - - - - - ..
41 Universities of applied sciences 25 - - - - - - 146 100
42 Universities 13 -1 1 - -2 - - 176 200
43 Military academies 1 - - - - - - 900
61 Music schools and colleges 84 - - - - - - 60 900
62 Sports institutes 13 - - - - - - 19 200
63 Folk high schools 73 1 1 - - - - 15 900
64 Adult education centres 177 -1 - - -1 - - 472 300
65 Study circle centres 12 - - - - - - 31 700
66 Summer universities 19 - - - - - - 26 000
99 Other educational institutions 6 - - - - - - 1 000
Total 3 175 -63 15 -35 -39 -4 - 1 878 600
1) The data on the number of students are mainly as on 20 September 2019 and include the number of all students educational institutions belonging to the type of educational institution independent of the level of education.
2) Data on the number of students at universities, universities of applied sciences, vocational institutions and upper secondary institutions is preliminary.

Source: Education Statistics. Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Mika Witting 029 551 3571, koulutustilastot@stat.fi

Director in charge: Jari Tarkoma


Updated 12.2.2020

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Providers of education and educational institutions [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-5825. 2019, Appendix table 1. Changes from previous year made to educational institutions of the school system by type of educational institution 2019 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 10.4.2020].
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