Official Statistics of Finland

Entrance to education

Producer: Statistics Finland
Data:

Latest release:
Nearly 70 per cent of new passers of the matriculation examination remained outside education
28 Sep 2016
According to Statistics Finland's education statistics, 32 per cent of new passers of the matriculation examination in 2015 immediately continued studies leading to a qualification or degree. Sixteen per cent continued in university education, 11 per cent in university of applied sciences education and five per cent in vocational education. The share of those left outside further studies in the year of passing the matriculation examination grew by one percentage point from the year before, in ten years it has grown from 58 to 68 per cent.

Next release:
13 Dec 2017

Description: These statistics describe entrances and admissions to post-comprehensive school education leading to a qualification or degree, and placement in further education of comprehensive school leavers and passers of the matriculation examination immediately after completing the qualification. The statistics contain data on the numbers of applicants and entrants to education and on their previous education, as well as on students having applied simultaneously to different sectors of education. These data have been produced annually since the 1990s. In accordance with the Statistics Act, the personal data from which these statistics are compiled are confidential. As a rule, the statistics produced from them are public.
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Keywords: education, educational institutions, further studies, joint application, students.
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Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Entrance to education [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-4527. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 10.12.2016].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/khak/index_en.html

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