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Official Statistics of Finland

Educational structure of population

Producer: Statistics Finland

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Share of population with educational qualifications has multiplied in 50 years
03 Nov 2021
By the end of 2020, altogether 3,469,000 persons, or 74 per cent of the population aged 15 or over, had completed a qualification after basic level education. Fifty years earlier, 880,000 persons, or 25 per cent of the population, had completed a qualification.

Description: The statistics on the educational structure of the population describe the post-comprehensive school educational qualifications and degrees attained by the population aged 15 and over. Besides diverse data describing education, the statistics contain information on the age, gender, native language, nationality and migration of attainers of educational qualifications and degrees.
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Keywords: degrees, education, graduates, level of education, qualifications.
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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Educational structure of population [e-publication].
ISSN=2242-2919. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 20.6.2024].
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