Appendix table 2. Language choices of completers of full upper secondary general school syllabus 2010, female

Studied language Compulsory A-languages Compulsory language B1 Elective language B2, at least six courses Elective language B3, at least six courses Elective language, fewer than six courses Total Share of female completers of full upper secondary general school syllabus, %
English 17 667 18 11 0 0 17 696 99.0
Swedish 1 714 14 570 3 5 27 16 319 91.3
Finnish 1 158 34 0 19 1 1 212 6.8
French 461 6 743 1 121 1 890 4 221 23.6
German 1 190 5 1 005 1 065 1 847 5 112 28.6
Russian 122 4 34 447 805 1 412 7.9
Sami 3 - 3 3 8 17 0.1
Latin 0 - 15 57 295 367 2.1
Spanish 9 - 38 1 183 2 006 3 236 18.1
Italian 0 - 11 198 610 819 4.6
Other 0 - 1 11 211 223 1.2

Source: Education 2010. Statistics Finland

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Updated 14.12.2010

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Subject choices of students [e-publication].
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