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Published: 29 August 2007

Completers of curriculum-based basic vocational education numbered 31,100 in 2006

According to Statistics Finland, completers of curriculum-based vocational education provided by educational institutions numbered 31,100 in 2006.

The number was 0.5 per cent lower than in the previous year. Fifty-two per cent of the qualifiers were men.

The largest number, or 39 per cent, of the qualifications were attained in the field of technology and transport. The next largest numbers were attained in the fields of welfare, health and physical exercise (15 per cent) tourism, catering and economics (14 per cent) and business economics and administration (11 per cent). The shares of other fields of education were below 10 per cent.

Completers of curriculum-based vocational education by region 2006

Region of education Curriculum-based basic vocational education in 2006
Completers of education
Total Men Women
Whole country 31,119 16,082 15,037
Mainland Finland 30,934 15,974 14,960
Uusimaa 5,489 2,727 2,762
Itä-Uusimaa 389 235 154
Varsinais-Suomi 2,367 1,191 1,176
Satakunta 1,416 795 621
Kanta-Häme 1,200 633 567
Pirkanmaa 2,947 1,546 1,401
Päijät-Häme 1,359 582 777
Kymenlaakso 1,023 521 502
South Karelia 773 399 374
Etelä-Savo 952 524 428
Pohjois-Savo 1,915 1,042 873
North Karelia 1,232 679 553
Central Finland 1,743 823 920
South Ostrobothnia 1,510 769 741
Ostrobothnia 1,110 601 509
Central Ostrobothnia 664 333 331
North Ostrobothnia 2,910 1,511 1,399
Kainuu 541 305 236
Lapland 1,394 758 636
Åland 185 108 77
Åland 185 108 77

Source: Education Statistics. Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Ms Reija Vento +358 9 1734 3279, koulutus.tilastot@stat.fi

Director in charge: Mr Jari Tarkoma

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Last updated 29.8.2007

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Vocational education [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-1986. Completers of curriculum-based vocational qualifications in the calendar year 2006. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 13.8.2022].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/aop/2006/02/aop_2006_02_2007-08-29_tie_002_en.html