Official Statistics of Finland

Educational structure of population

Producer: Statistics Finland

Latest release:
Educational qualifications highest among persons aged 40 to 44 in 2019
05 Nov 2020
By the end of 2019, altogether 3,435,387 persons, or 74 per cent of the population aged 15 or over had completed a post-comprehensive level qualification. The share of persons with an educational qualification grew by one percentage point from the year before. Thirty-two per cent of the population had completed a tertiary level qualification.

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Description: The statistics on the educational structure of the population describe the post-comprehensive school educational qualifications and degrees attained by the population aged 15 and over. Besides diverse data describing education, the statistics contain information on the age, gender, native language, nationality and migration of attainers of educational qualifications and degrees.
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Keywords: degrees, education, graduates, level of education, qualifications.
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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Educational structure of population [e-publication].
ISSN=2242-2919. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 3.12.2020].
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