Official Statistics of Finland

Subject choices of students

Producer: Statistics Finland
Data:

Latest release:
Share of pupils studying English continued growing in lower grades of comprehensive school
14 Oct 2021
According to Statistics Finland, studying English in grades 1 to 6 increased in 2020 compared with the previous year. A total of 93 per cent of pupils in grades 1 to 6 studied English. The share of pupils studying English in grades 1 to 6 increased by 10 percentage points from the previous year. Almost all students in grades 7 to 9 studied English. The share of those studying Spanish and German went up in grades 7 to 9, while the share of those studying French and Russian remained almost unchanged.

Description: The statistics on subject choices of students contain data on the subject choices in comprehensive school and upper secondary education.
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Change: Release of subject choices in upper secondary education will be postponed
13 Dec 2021
The release of figures on subject choices in upper secondary education concerning the year 2020 will be postponed.

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Subject choices of students [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-1056. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 17.1.2022].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/ava/index_en.html