Appendix table 8. Comprehensive school pupils having received part-time special education from academic year 2001/2002 to academic year 2011/2012 1)

Academic year Boys Girls Total Share of pupils in comprehensive school, % Number of comprehensive school pupils in autumn term
Total Share of boys in comprehensive schools, % Total Share of girls in comprehensive schools, %
2001–2002 77 422 25,4 42 125 14,5 119 547 20,1 595 727
2002–2003 78 572 25,7 45 565 15,6 124 137 20,8 597 356
2003–2004 79 356 26,0 47 034 16,1 126 390 21,2 597 414
2004–2005 80 541 26,5 49 407 17,1 129 948 21,9 593 148
2005–2006 78 600 26,2 49 691 17,3 128 291 21,9 586 381
2006–2007 78 388 26,5 50 253 17,8 128 641 22,2 578 918
2007–2008 76 583 26,2 49 705 17,9 126 288 22,1 570 689
2008–2009 77 160 26,9 50 729 18,5 127 889 22,8 561 061
2009–2010 77 485 27,3 51 172 19,0 128 657 23,3 553 329
2010–2011 70 458 25,1 47 969 18,0 118 427 21,7 546 423
2011–2012 68 524 24,7 47 743 18,1 116 267 21,5 541 931
1) Pupils can receive part-time special education during general, intensified or special support. In the academic year 2011-2012, approximately 87,400 pupils received part-time special education as general support. Among those who received part-time special education, 13,900 were recipients of intensified support and 15,000 were recipients of special support in autumn 2011.

Source: Education. Statistics Finland

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Updated 12.6.2013

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Special education [e-publication].
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