Appendix table 1. Language choices of comprehensive school pupils in 2010, boys

  Compulsory language A1 Optional language A2 Compulsory language B1 Elective language B2 Boys total Share of boys in grades 1-6 % Share of boys in grades 7-9 %
Grades Studied language              
Grades 1-6 English 111 824 6 616 - - 118 440 66.8 -
Swedish 1 416 5 630 - - 7 046 4.0 -
Finnish 7 140 557 - - 7 697 4.3 -
French 852 1 748 - - 2 600 1.5 -
German 1 408 4 118 - - 5 526 3.1 -
Russian 358 329 - - 687 0.4 -
Sami 1 80 - - 81 0.0 -
Other 117 308 - - 425 0.2 -
Grades 7-9 English 87 172 6 994 141 42 94 349 - 99.1
Swedish 837 5 463 80 949 3 87 252 - 91.7
Finnish 5 196 516 98 1 5 811 - 6.1
French 488 1 271 70 1 493 3 322 - 3.5
German 727 3 816 174 3 407 8 124 - 8.5
Russian 194 135 - 631 960 - 1.0
Sami 1 13 - 1 15 - 0.0
Latin 0 0 - 137 137 - 0.1
Other 17 118 - 664 799 - 0.8

Source: Education. Statistics Finland

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Updated 25.5.2011

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Subject choices of students [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-1056. Subject choices of comprehensive school pupils 2010, Appendix table 1. Language choices of comprehensive school pupils in 2010, boys . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 19.7.2019].
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