Published: 21 June 2012

Students in curriculum-based basic vocational education numbered 133,800 in 2011

According to Statistics Finland, the number of students in curriculum-based vocational education provided by educational institutions was 133,800 in 2011. New students numbered 50,600. The number of students was equal and that of new students 0.1 per cent lower then one year previously. Fifty-three per cent of students were men. The majority of students were studying in the fields of technology and transport (42 per cent), welfare and health (16 per cent) and tourism, catering and home economics (12 per cent). Data on students describe the situation of 20 september.

New students and students in curriculum-based basic vocational education by field of education 2011 1)

Field of education New students total New students, women Students total Students, women
Total 50 637 24 775 133 794 62 799
Humanities and Education 861 688 2 325 1 840
Culture 3 604 2 392 9 901 6 420
Economics and Administration 5 712 3 513 15 154 9 190
Natural sciences 1 560 252 4 390 555
Technology and Transport 20 789 4 190 56 143 10 174
Natural resources and the Environment 2 655 1 479 6 974 3 791
Welfare, Health and Sport 8 508 7 468 21 396 18 862
Tourism, Catering and Home economics 6 515 4 704 16 375 11 730
Other education 433 89 1 136 237
1) Excluding apprenticeship training.

Source: Education. Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Reija Vento 09 1734 3279, koulutustilastot@stat.fi

Director in charge: Jari Tarkoma

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Updated 21.6.2012

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Vocational education [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-1986. Participants and/or completers of a qualification in apprenticeship training in then calendar year 2011. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 27.8.2014].
Access method: http://tilastokeskus.fi/til/aop/2011/01/aop_2011_01_2012-06-21_tie_001_en.html.

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