Appendix table 2. Language choices of completers of full upper secondary general school syllabus 2013, 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 17 279 36 3 0 1 17 319 99.7
Swedish 1 584 14 375 0 5 17 15 981 92.0
Finnish 1 152 27 0 30 3 1 212 7.0
French 395 16 618 909 1 914 3 852 22.2
German 872 5 786 796 1 872 4 331 24.9
Russian 159 4 51 459 936 1 609 9.3
Sami 1 - 0 1 2 4 0.0
Latin 0 - 10 30 245 285 1.6
Spanish 10 - 80 1 353 2 393 3 836 22.1
Italian 0 - 1 148 555 704 4.1
Other 0 0 15 3 306 324 1.9

Source: Education. Statistics Finland

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Updated 16.12.2013

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