Published: 30 August 2012

Completers of curriculum-based basic vocational education numbered 35,300 in 2011

According to Statistics Finland, completers of curriculum-based vocational education provided by educational institutions numbered 35,300 in 2011. The number of students was around 4,4 per cent up on the previous year. Fifty-three per cent of the qualifiers were men. The largest number, or 44 per cent, of the qualifications were attained in the field of technology and transport. The next largest numbers were attained in the fields of welfare, health and physical exercise (16 per cent) tourism, catering and economics (11 per cent) and business economics and administration (10 per cent). The shares of other fields of education were below 10 per cent.

Completers of curriculum-based basic vocational education by field of education 2011 1)

Field of education Completers of education, total Completers of education, men Completers of education, women
Total 35 287 18 659 16 628
Humanities and Education 586 104 482
Culture 2 644 825 1 819
Economics and Administration 3 684 1 283 2 401
Natural sciences 1 046 908 138
Technology and Transport 15 407 12 829 2 578
Natural resources and the Environment 1 737 788 949
Welfare, Health and Sport 5 668 536 5 132
Tourism, Catering and Home economics 4 058 1 018 3 040
Other education 457 368 89
1) Excluding apprenticeship training.

Source: Education. Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Riitta Auvinen 09 1734 3569, koulutustilastot@stat.fi

Director in charge: Jari Tarkoma

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Updated 30.8.2012

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Vocational education [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-1986. Students in curriculum-based vocational education 2011. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 16.4.2014].
Access method: http://tilastokeskus.fi/til/aop/2011/02/aop_2011_02_2012-08-30_tie_002_en.html.

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