Education

Population with educational qualification 1)

Age 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
 
15–19 13,1 13,0 13,3 13,3 13,8 13,7 14,3 14,2
20–24 80,7 80,6 80,6 80,6 80,7 81,0 81,6 82,2
25–29 84,7 84,1 83,8 83,7 83,5 83,4 83,7 83,8
30–34 86,4 86,5 86,6 86,2 85,7 85,3 85,1 84,7
35–39 84,2 84,4 85,0 85,7 86,3 86,8 87,2 87,1
40–44 84,9 84,9 85,0 85,0 85,0 85,0 85,3 85,7
45–49 83,1 84,1 84,9 85,3 85,4 85,5 85,7 85,8
50–54 77,0 78,3 79,6 81,1 82,5 83,8 84,9 85,7
55–59 67,5 69,9 72,1 74,3 76,2 77,8 79,2 80,5
60–64 58,9 60,5 62,1 63,9 65,9 68,1 70,5 72,9
65–69 48,2 50,9 53,4 55,6 57,9 59,4 61,0 62,6
70– 29,6 30,9 32,5 33,9 35,9 37,5 39,4 41,3
Total 64,8 65,5 66,2 67,0 67,7 68,5 69,4 70,2

1) Population by age group with a qualification from upper secondary schools, vocational schools and colleges, university of applied sciences or universities

Source: Statistics Finland, Educational structure of population

Table in Excel format (xlsx)

Updated: 19.1.2016

Students in education leading to qualifications and qualifications attained

Students   2012 2013 2014
Basic comprehensive school education, compulsory education school 539 545 540 477 542 932
Basic education of adults 2 530 2 440 2 112
Upper secondary general education 107 412 105 898 103 914
Vocational education 276 471 I   313 972 321 736
University of applied sciences education 139 876 138 880 138 719
University education 169 041 167 179 163 759
Total 1 234 875 I   1 268 846 1 273 172
Qualifications achieved      
Leaving certificates from comprehensive school, compulsory education 61 170 59 886 58 009
Leaving certificates from comprehensive school, adult education 408 478 537
Upper secondary general school qualifications 32 002 32 125 32 064
Vocational and professional qualifications 70 803 69 206 71 987
University of applied sciences degrees 1) 23 914 24 833 25 002
University degrees 29 357 30 322 31 164
Total 217 654 216 850 218 763

l   line across a time series shows substantial breaks in the homogeneity of a series

1) Incl. second-cycle university of applied sciences degrees

Source: Statistics Finland, Students and qualifications of educational institutions

Table in Excel format (xlsx)

Updated: 19.1.2016

 

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