Official Statistics of Finland

Subject choices of students

Producer: Statistics Finland
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Share of pupils studying English continued growing in lower grades of comprehensive school
14 Oct 2021
According to Statistics Finland, studying English in grades 1 to 6 increased in 2020 compared with the previous year. A total of 93 per cent of pupils in grades 1 to 6 studied English. The share of pupils studying English in grades 1 to 6 increased by 10 percentage points from the previous year. Almost all students in grades 7 to 9 studied English. The share of those studying Spanish and German went up in grades 7 to 9, while the share of those studying French and Russian remained almost unchanged.

Description: The statistics on subject choices of students contain data on the subject choices in comprehensive school and upper secondary education.
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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Subject choices of students [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-1056. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 2.12.2021].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/ava/index_en.html