Published: 7 April 2010

A total of 21,000 polytechnic degrees were attained in 2009

According to Statistics Finland, a total of 21,000 polytechnic degrees were attained in Finland in 2009. This is 3,5 per cent less than in the year before. The numbers of degrees were highest in the fields of welfare, health and physical exercise as well as in technology and transport. The proportion of women of polytechnic degrees was 64 per cent. Higher polytechnic degrees were obtained by 941students, of whom 66 per cent were women.

Polytechnic degrees by region 2009

Region Degrees Men Women
Whole country 21,039 7,589 13,450
Continental Finland 20,995 7,566 13,429
Uusimaa 5,288 1,707 3,581
Itä-Uusimaa 265 60 205
Varsinais-Suomi 1,564 500 1,064
Satakunta 960 349 611
Kanta-Häme 829 305 524
Pirkanmaa 1,747 754 993
Päijät-Häme 961 305 656
Kymenlaakso 668 263 405
South Karelia 508 178 330
Etelä-Savo 836 283 553
Pohjois-Savo 1,037 408 629
North Karelia 587 233 354
Central Finland 1,151 445 706
South Ostrobothnia 746 292 454
Ostrobothnia 869 360 509
Central Ostrobothnia 274 93 181
North Ostrobothnia 1,356 530 826
Kainuu 361 125 236
Lapland 988 376 612
Åland 44 23 21
Åland 44 23 21

Source: Education 2009. Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Vesa Hämäläinen (09) 1734 2594, koulutustilastot@stat.fi

Director in charge: Jari Tarkoma

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Updated 07.04.2010

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): University of applied sciences education [e-publication].
ISSN=2489-3196. 2009. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 21.7.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/akop/2009/akop_2009_2010-04-07_tie_001_en.html