Appendix table 2. Language choices of completers of full upper secondary general school syllabus 2015, 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 16 621 29 1 0 2 16 653 99.0
Swedish 1 494 13 809 30 4 3 15 340 91.2
Finnish 1 080 35 1 28 18 1 162 6.9
French 329 20 509 753 1 507 3 118 18.5
German 598 15 614 785 1 670 3 682 21.9
Russian 140 3 85 535 1 068 1 831 10.9
Sami 5 . 0 1 0 6 0.0
Latin 0 . 6 29 203 238 1.4
Spanish 21 . 98 1 257 2 567 3 943 23.4
Italian 5 . 2 112 387 506 3.0
Other 6 0 0 17 258 281 1.7

Source: Education. Statistics Finland

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Updated 16.12.2015

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