Official Statistics of Finland

Students and qualifications

Producer: Statistics Finland

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Number of attainers of vocational qualifications decreased further, number of new passers of the matriculation examination unchanged
10 Jun 2021
According to Statistics Finlands education statistics, a total of 107,000 students attended upper secondary general school education leading to a qualification and 314,000 students were in vocational education leading to a qualification in 2020. The number of matriculation examinations completed was 29,000, which is nearly 300 more than in the previous year. A total of 65,000 vocational qualifications were completed, which is nearly 7,000 fewer than in the year before.

Description: The statistics describe pupils and students in pre-primary and basic education and post-comprehensive education leading to a qualification, as well as completers of qualifications or degrees.
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Change: Education statistics will be combined
23 Mar 2021
Statistics Finland will combine statistics according to sector of education.

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Students and qualifications [e-publication].
ISSN=2737-0410. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 22.10.2021].
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