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The statistics on upper secondary general school education contain data on the educational institutions providing upper secondary general education: upper secondary general schools, comprehensive and upper secondary level schools and folk high schools. The preliminary statistics by educational institution for the current autumn describe the total number of students on 20 September at educational institutions offering upper secondary general school education. The statistics on upper secondary general school pupils contain individual-based data on the pupils attending the full upper secondary general school syllabus at the reference time of 20 September. The statistics on matriculation examinations contain data on completers of the matriculation examination in a certain year, and the statistics on completers of an international matriculation examination collected separately contain data on completers of the International Baccalaureate certificate(IB-certificate), the European Baccalaureate certificate (EB-certificate) and the DIA examination (previously Reifeprüfung examination).

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Upper secondary general school education [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-165X. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 17.10.2021].
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