Published: 10 April 2012

A total of 22,900 degrees were attained in polytechnics in 2011

According to Statistics Finland, a total of 22,900 polytechnic degrees were attained in Finland in 2011. This is 4.6 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 1,500 students, of whom 66 per cent were women.

Degrees attained in polytechnics by region of education in 2011

Region Degrees Men Women
Whole country 22 898 8 393 14 505
Continental Finland 22 851 8 360 14 491
Uusimaa 6 140 2 053 4 087
Varsinais-Suomi 1 785 603 1 182
Satakunta 1 015 373 642
Kanta-Häme 907 341 566
Pirkanmaa 1 847 827 1 020
Päijät-Häme 1 014 341 673
Kymenlaakso 655 237 418
South Karelia 615 244 371
Etelä-Savo 1 038 340 698
Pohjois-Savo 1 007 411 596
North Karelia 726 274 452
Central Finland 1 258 464 794
South Ostrobothnia 829 269 560
Ostrobothnia 841 334 507
Central Ostrobothnia 288 113 175
North Ostrobothnia 1 473 655 818
Kainuu 321 113 208
Lapland 1 092 368 724
Åland 47 33 14
Åland 47 33 14

Source: Education. Statistics Finland

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

Director in charge: Jari Tarkoma

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Updated 10.4.2012

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): University of applied sciences education [e-publication].
ISSN=2489-3196. 2011. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 21.7.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/akop/2011/akop_2011_2012-04-10_tie_001_en.html