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Published: 16 June 2008

Students in curriculum-based basic vocational education numbered 126,100 in 2007

According to Statistics Finland, the number of students in curriculum-based vocational education provided by educational institutions was 126,100 in 2007.

New students numbered 48,500. The number of students was 0.3 per cent higher and that of new students one per cent lower than one year previously. Fifty-four per cent of students were men.

A total of two-thirds of the students were studying in the fields of technology and transport (42 per cent), welfare and health (14 per cent) and tourism, catering and economics (13 per cent).

Data on students describe the situation of 20 September.

New students and students in curriculum-based vocational education by region 2007

Location of education Curriculum-based basic
vocational education in 2007
New students Students
Whole country, total 48,486 126,085
Mainland Finland 48,186 125,338
Uusimaa 9,671 24,869
Itä-Uusimaa 748 1,897
Varsinais-Suomi 3,752 9,634
Satakunta 2,243 5,911
Kanta-Häme 1,977 4,937
Pirkanmaa 4,469 11,244
Päijät-Häme 2,075 5,448
Kymenlaakso 1,567 4,381
South Karelia 1,119 2,934
Etelä-Savo 1,537 4,154
Pohjois-Savo 2,978 6,946
North Karelia 1,734 4,893
Central Finland 2,642 6,661
South Ostrobothnia 2,155 5,761
Ostrobothnia 1,634 4,423
Central Ostrobothnia 845 2,400
North Ostrobothnia 4,150 10,816
Kainuu 736 1,900
Lapland 2,154 6,129
Åland 300 747
Åland 300 747

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 16.6.2008

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Vocational education [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-1986. Students in curriculum-based vocational education 2007. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 13.8.2022].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/aop/2007/01/aop_2007_01_2008-06-16_tie_001_en.html