Appendix table 2. Language choices of completers of full upper secondary general school syllabus 2017, female

Studied language 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 16 398 2 0 2 8 16 410 97.9
Swedish 1 610 13 056 45 0 289 15 000 89.5
Finnish 872 60 0 27 15 974 5.8
French 263 10 373 655 1 273 2 574 15.4
German 459 15 659 701 1 592 3 426 20.4
Russian 124 4 82 548 1 013 1 771 10.6
Sami 1 . 0 15 4 20 0.1
Latin 0 . 1 39 177 217 1.3
Spanish 18 . 70 1 126 2 266 3 480 20.8
Italian 0 . 0 90 309 399 2.4
Other 3 0 0 21 222 246 1.5

Source: Education. Statistics Finland

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Updated 14.12.2017

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Subject choices of students [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-1056. Subject choices of completers of upper secondary general school education 2017, Appendix table 2. Language choices of completers of full upper secondary general school syllabus 2017, female . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 10.12.2019].
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