Appendix table 1. Changes from previous year made to educational institutions of the school system by type of educational institution 2020

Type of educational institution Number Total change New Closed down Merged Not in operation Operation re-started Students 1)
11 Comprehensive schools 2 130 -60 6 -31 -31 -4 - 548 100
12 Comprehensive school level special education schools 61 -2 - - -2 - - 3 50
15 Upper secondary general schools 335 -1 2 -2 -1 - - 114 300
19 Comprehensive and upper secondary general level schools 40 -1 - -1 - - - 28 300
21 Vocational institutes 82 -2 - - -2 - - 208 700
22 Special needs vocational institutes 5 - - - - - - 5 600
23 Specialised vocational institutes 18 -1 - - -1 - - 18 100
24 Vocational adult education centres 10 - - - - - - 15 000
28 Fire, police and security service institutes 1 - - - - - - 400
29 Military vocational institutes 6 - - - - - - ..
41 Universities of applied sciences 24 -1 1 -2 - - - 153 400
42 Universities 13 - - - - - - 160 400
43 Military academies 1 - - - - - - 900
61 Music schools and colleges 83 -1 - - -1 - - 59 200
62 Sports institutes 13 - - - - - - 13 100
63 Folk high schools 72 -1 - - -1 - - 16 000
64 Adult education centres 174 -4 - - -3 -1 - 405 100
65 Study circle centres 12 - - - - - - 11 800
66 Summer universities 19 - - - - - - 22 800
99 Other educational institutions 6 - - - - - - 400
Total 3 105 -74 9 -36 -42 -5 - 1 785 100
1) The data on the number of students are mainly as on 20 September 2020 and include the number of all students educational institutions belonging to the type of educational institution independent of the level of education.
2) Data on the number of students at comprehensive schools, universities, universities of applied sciences, vocational institutions and upper secondary institutions is preliminary.

Source: Education Statistics. Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Mika Witting 029 551 3571, koulutustilastot@stat.fi

Head of Department in charge: Hannele Orjala


Updated 18.2.2020

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Providers of education and educational institutions [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-5825. 2020, Appendix table 1. Changes from previous year made to educational institutions of the school system by type of educational institution 2020 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 24.7.2021].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/kjarj/2020/kjarj_2020_2021-02-18_tau_001_en.html