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|
Source: Education. Statistics Finland
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