Appendix table 1. Students in education leading to a qualification or degree by sector of education in 2018 and 2019 1)

Sector of education 2018 2019 Change
2018–2019,
%
Total 1 286 703 1 290 513 0,3
Basic comprehensive school education, compulsory education school (incl. pre-primary education) 560 503 564 100 0,6
Basic education of adults 5 013 5 183 3,4
Upper secondary general education 103 440 105 248 1,7
Vocational education 322 296 320 058 -0,7
University of applied sciences education 142 022 142 157 0,1
University education 153 429 153 767 0,2
1) The data for vocational education relate to a calendar year. The data for other educational sectors describe the situation on 20 September. Starting from 2019, the data on upper secondary general education and vocational education are mainly based on the Finnish National Agency for Education's Koski database.

Source: Education, Statistics Finland

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Updated 26.11.2020

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Students and qualifications [e-publication].
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