Appendix table 1. New students and total number of students in polytechnics by type of education and fields of education (Educational Administration's classification) in 2014

Level of education New students, total New students, men New students, women Students, total Students, men Students, women
Fields of education, total 38 574 17 198 21 376 138 682 64 185 74 497
  Humanities and Education 568 137 431 1 826 432 1 394
Culture 2 098 614 1 484 10 226 3 277 6 949
Social Sciences, Business and Administration 8 382 3 284 5 098 28 813 11 465 17 348
Natural Sciences 1 568 1 190 378 5 789 4 427 1 362
Technology, Communications and Transport 11 008 9 309 1 699 41 131 34 996 6 135
Natural Resources and the Environment 937 443 494 4 000 1 977 2 023
Social Services, Health and Sports 12 183 1 805 10 378 39 226 5 799 33 427
Tourism, Catering and Domestic Services 1 750 361 1 389 7 511 1 690 5 821
Other Education 80 55 25 160 122 38
Education for young people leading to a polytechnic degree Fields of education, total 28 548 13 417 15 131 107 761 52 264 55 497
Humanities and Education 425 97 328 1 508 351 1 157
Culture 1 674 507 1 167 8 712 2 883 5 829
Social Sciences, Business and Administration 5 968 2 507 3 461 21 483 9 162 12 321
Natural Sciences 1 168 937 231 4 457 3 594 863
Technology, Communications and Transport 8 643 7 399 1 244 33 575 28 819 4 756
Natural Resources and the Environment 723 346 377 3 087 1 627 1 460
Social Services, Health and Sports 8 641 1 351 7 290 29 144 4 447 24 697
Tourism, Catering and Domestic Services 1 306 273 1 033 5 795 1 381 4 414
Adult education leading to a polytechnic degree Fields of education, total 6 564 2 569 3 995 21 703 8 624 13 079
Humanities and Education 95 31 64 228 64 164
Culture 292 73 219 1 288 327 961
Social Sciences, Business and Administration 1 567 510 1 057 4 887 1 540 3 347
Natural Sciences 245 180 65 905 622 283
Technology, Communications and Transport 1 531 1 281 250 5 358 4 456 902
Natural Resources and the Environment 144 62 82 685 259 426
Social Services, Health and Sports 2 366 319 2 047 7 048 1 007 6 041
Tourism, Catering and Domestic Services 244 58 186 1 144 227 917
Other Education 80 55 25 160 122 38
Higher polytechnic degree (Master) Fields of education, total 3 462 1 212 2 250 9 218 3 297 5 921
Humanities and Education 48 9 39 90 17 73
Culture 132 34 98 226 67 159
Social Sciences, Business and Administration 847 267 580 2 443 763 1 680
Natural Sciences 155 73 82 427 211 216
Technology, Communications and Transport 834 629 205 2 198 1 721 477
Natural Resources and the Environment 70 35 35 228 91 137
Social Services, Health and Sports 1 176 135 1 041 3 034 345 2 689
Tourism, Catering and Domestic Services 200 30 170 572 82 490

Source: Education. Statistics Finland

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Director in charge: Riitta Harala


Updated 14.11.2014

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): University of applied sciences education [e-publication].
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