Published: 7 April 2011

A total of 21,900 polytechnic degrees were attained in 2010

According to Statistics Finland, a total of 21,900 polytechnic degrees were attained in Finland in 2010. This is 4 per cent more 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 63 per cent. Higher polytechnic degrees were obtained by 1,253 students, of whom 64 per cent were women.

Polytechnic degrees by region 2010

Region Degrees Men Women
Whole country 21 899 8 125 13 774
Continental Finland 21 842 8 098 13 744
Uusimaa 5 584 1 901 3 683
Itä-Uusimaa 254 64 190
Varsinais-Suomi 1 804 664 1 140
Satakunta 960 293 667
Kanta-Häme 887 347 540
Pirkanmaa 1 771 728 1 043
Päijät-Häme 918 301 617
Kymenlaakso 704 280 424
South Karelia 576 224 352
Etelä-Savo 999 344 655
Pohjois-Savo 1 098 388 710
North Karelia 666 280 386
Central Finland 1 089 461 628
South Ostrobothnia 718 277 441
Ostrobothnia 849 393 456
Central Ostrobothnia 295 108 187
North Ostrobothnia 1 316 554 762
Kainuu 367 115 252
Lapland 987 376 611
Åland 57 27 30
Åland 57 27 30

Source: Education 2011. Statistics Finland

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

Director in charge: Jari Tarkoma

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Updated 7.4.2011

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): University of applied sciences education [e-publication].
ISSN=2489-3196. 2010. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 19.7.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/akop/2010/akop_2010_2011-04-07_tie_001_en.html