Appendix table 1. Number of languages studied by students in upper secondary general education in 2014 to 2019

Number of foreign languages 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Students Share of students, % Students Share of students, % Students Share of students, % Students Share of students, % Students Share of students, % Students Share of students, %
1 1 135 1,1 977 0,9 1 459 1,4 1 195 1,1 1 435 1,4 1 008 0,9
2 60 431 57,9 61 986 59,2 62 538 60,2 62 607 60,2 62 954 60,6 66 273 63,1
3 34 646 33,2 34 411 32,8 32 885 31,7 33 491 32,2 32 651 31,4 31 536 30,0
4 7 042 6,7 6 473 6,2 6 148 5,9 5 862 5,6 5 934 5,7 5 398 5,1
5 1 006 1,0 802 0,8 707 0,7 692 0,7 732 0,7 658 0,6
6 189 0,2 136 0,1 100 0,1 138 0,1 114 0,1 107 0,1
Students total 104 449 100,0 104 785 100,0 103 837 100,0 103 985 100,0 103 820 100,0 104 980 100 ,0

Source: Education. Statistics Finland

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Updated 26.11.2020

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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 2019, Appendix table 1. Number of languages studied by students in upper secondary general education in 2014 to 2019 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 21.6.2021].
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