Official Statistics of Finland

Vocational education

Producer: Statistics Finland

Latest release:
Number of new students in vocational training 125,600 in 2016
27 Sep 2017
According to Statistics Finland's education statistics, a total of 125,600 new students attended education leading to a vocational qualification in 2016. Of the new students, 47,100 studied in curriculum-based education aimed at young people leading to an initial vocational qualification, 38,600 in preparatory initial vocational education for a skills examination, and 39,900 in further vocational education (further and specialist vocational qualifications). There were three per cent more new students than in the previous year.

Next release:
27 Sep 2018

Description: Statistics Finland produces statistics on vocational education annually. The preliminary statistics for the ongoing autumn that are specific for each educational institution, describe the total number of students at educational institutions offering vocational education on 20 September. The final statistics on vocational education contain data on new students, students and completers of qualifications for the calendar year. In accordance with the Statistics Act, the personal data from which these statistics are compiled are confidential. As a rule, the statistics produced from them are public.
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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Vocational education [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-1986. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 22.9.2018].
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