Official Statistics of Finland

Students and qualifications

Producer: Statistics Finland

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Comprehensive schools had 566,600 pupils in 2020
31 Mar 2021
According to Statistics Finlands education statistics, comprehensive schools had 566,600 pupils in 2020. The number of pupils in comprehensive schools grew by 0.4 per cent from the year before. Forty-nine per cent of the pupils were girls and 51 per cent were boys. A total of 371,400 pupils attended grades 1 to 6 of comprehensive schools and 183,900 pupils grades 7 to 9.

Description: The statistics describe pupils and students in pre-primary and basic education and post-comprehensive education leading to a qualification, as well as completers of qualifications or degrees.
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Change: Education statistics will be combined
23 Mar 2021
Statistics Finland will combine statistics according to sector of education.

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Students and qualifications [e-publication].
ISSN=2737-0410. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 16.4.2021].
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