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Published: 30 August 2010

Completers of curriculum-based basic vocational education numbered 33,600 in 2009

According to Statistics Finland, completers of curriculum-based vocational education provided by educational institutions numbered 33,600 in 2009. The number of students was around three per cent up on the previous year. Fifty-three per cent of the qualifiers were men. The largest number, or 42 per cent, of the qualifications were attained in the field of technology and transport. The next largests 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 (10 per cent). The shares of other fields of education were below 10 per cent.

Completers of curriculum-based basic vocational education by region in 2009 1)

Region of education Completers of education, total Completers of education, men Completers of education, women
Whole country, total 33 566 17 803 15 763
Mainland Finland 33 351 17 701 15 650
Uusimaa 6 273 3 234 3 039
Itä-Uusimaa 456 300 156
Varsinais-Suomi 2 542 1 284 1 258
Satakunta 1 666 945 721
Kanta-Häme 1 347 738 609
Pirkanmaa 3 001 1 689 1 312
Päijät-Häme 1 409 672 737
Kymenlaakso 1 132 602 530
South Karelia 818 425 393
Etelä-Savo 1 073 581 492
Pohjois-Savo 1 951 1 061 890
North Karelia 1 325 735 590
Central Finland 1 868 909 959
South Ostrobotnia 1 608 870 738
Ostrobotnia 1 277 685 592
Central Ostrobotnia 665 338 327
North Ostrobotnia 2 867 1 492 1 375
Kainuu 558 341 217
Lappi 1 515 800 715
Ahvenanmaa 215 102 113
Ahvenanmaa 215 102 113
1) Excluding apprenticeship training.

Source: Education 2009. Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Reija Vento (09) 1734 3279, koulutustilastot@stat.fi

Director in charge: Jari Tarkoma

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Updated 30.08.2010

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Vocational education [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-1986. Completers of curriculum-based vocational qualifications in the calendar year 2009. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 12.8.2022].
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