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Appendix table 1. Children of compulsory education age outside comprehensive school in 1990 to 2020 1)

Year Received
postponement
Being home-
schooled
Temporarily
residing abroad
Total
1990 1 350 1 520 1 069 3 939
 
1995 1 295 427 1 512 3 234
1996 1 391 465 1 299 3 155
1997 1 449 448 1 280 3 177
1998 1 459 275 1 050 2 784
1999 1 445 262 1 058 2 765
 
2000 1447 302 990 2 739
2001 1639 291 688 2 618
2002 1527 347 492 2 366
2003 1429 248 587 2 264
2004 1522 282 612 2 416
 
2005 1 485 332 603 2 420
2006 1 502 350 598 2 450
2007 1 277 376 636 2 289
2008 1 251 375 700 2 326
2009 1 161 297 580 2 038
 
2010 1 100 273 646 2 019
2011 882 222 871 1 975
2012 875 275 896 2 046
2013 713 285 1 062 2 060
2014 698 303 1 078 2 079
 
2015 680 332 1 242 2 254
2016 669 343 1 402 2 414
2017 582 378 1 428 2 388
2018 665 414 1 335 2 414
2019 668 437 1 332 2 437
2020 .. 1) 501 327 828
1) Data on those having received postponement were not available for 2020.

Source: Education. Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Vesa Hämäläinen 029 551 2594, Anna Loukkola 029 551 3678, koulutustilastot@stat.fi

Head of Department in charge: Hannele Orjala


Updated 31.3.2021

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Students and qualifications [e-publication].
ISSN=2737-0410. Pre-primary and basic education 2020, Appendix table 1. Children of compulsory education age outside comprehensive school in 1990 to 2020 1) . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 5.10.2022].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/opiskt/2020/13/opiskt_2020_13_2021-03-31_tau_001_en.html