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Published: 29 August 2008

Completers of curriculum-based basic vocational education numbered 32,100 in 2007

According to Statistics Finland, completers of curriculum-based vocational education provided by educational institutions numbered 32,100 in 2007.

Their number was 3 per cent higher than in the year before. 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 (13 per cent) and business economics and administration (11 per cent). The shares of other fields of education remained below 10 per cent.

Completers of curriculum-based vocational education by region 2007

Region of education Curriculum-based basic vocational education in 2007
Completers of education
Total Men Women
Whole country, total 32,106 16,770 15,336
Mainland Finland 31,929 16,681 15,248
Uusimaa 5,872 2,873 2,999
Itä-Uusimaa 436 253 183
Varsinais-Suomi 2,526 1,317 1,209
Satakunta 1,495 839 656
Kanta-Häme 1,214 642 572
Pirkanmaa 3,031 1,682 1,349
Päijät-Häme 1,315 621 694
Kymenlaakso 1,049 552 497
South Karelia 832 425 407
Etelä-Savo 1,066 580 486
Pohjois-Savo 1,944 1,089 855
North Karelia 1,280 702 578
Central Finland 1,830 909 921
South Ostrobothnia 1,510 827 683
Ostrobothnia 1,211 611 600
Central Ostrobothnia 665 347 318
North Ostrobothnia 2,722 1,441 1,281
Kainuu 473 252 221
Lapland 1,458 719 739
Åland 177 89 88
Åland 177 89 88

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 29.8.2008

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Vocational education [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-1986. Completers of curriculum-based vocational qualifications in the calendar year 2007. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 12.8.2022].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/aop/2007/02/aop_2007_02_2008-08-29_tie_002_en.html