Appendix table 2. Language choices of completers of full upper secondary general school syllabus 2011, 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 17 603 15 1 5 5 17 629 99.6
Swedish 1 744 14 555 0 9 60 16 368 92.5
Finnish 1 146 14 0 13 10 1 183 6.7
French 420 9 699 938 1 919 3 985 22.5
German 1 076 22 910 985 1 946 4 939 27.9
Russian 112 0 35 403 939 1 489 8.4
Sami 1 - 1 1 2 5 0.0
Latin 0 - 9 36 261 306 1.7
Spanish 36 - 55 1 344 2 256 3 691 20.8
Italian 0 - 2 145 680 827 4.7
Other 0 0 0 1 267 268 1.5

Source: Education. Statistics Finland

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Updated 14.12.2011

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