Education and research

Support for learning

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF)
Statistics on support for learning describe pupils having received intensified or special support in comprehensive schools, part-time special education and special education in vocational education. The data are collected with an inquiry and from the KOSKI database. The data are published once a year.


Statistics Finland

Future releases


See key statistical data in the figures.

Share of those having received part-time special education by sex in school years 2000/2001 to 2020/2021

Forms of support for comprehensive school pupils having received intensified or special support 2022

Statistical experts

Inquiries primarily
Heli Hiltunen
Senior Statistician
029 551 3314

Referencing instructions

Referencing instructions

The statistical data released before 5.4.2022 can be found on the archive pages of the statistics.

Go to the archive page