Description of the data collection
In compliance with the Statistics Act (280/2004) Statistics Finland collects individual-based data on qualifications attained, and specialisation studies and vocational teacher training attended at polytechnics during the calendar year of 2013.
The data on qualifications should be submitted to Statistics Finland by 20 January 2014.
From whom are data collected?
All active polytechnics in Finland.
The obligation to provide data is based on the Statistics Act (280/2004). The Statistics Act obliges Statistics Finland to treat the provided data as confidential.
What are the data used for?
Statistics Finland uses the collected data for its statistics and information services, for example by releasing them as summary data to the KOTA database maintained by the Ministry of Education.
How often are data collected?