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Folk High School statistics

Annual statistics on the participants in folk high school are presented by type of course, rate of study, field of education, level of education, national background, gender, region and year. Annual statistics on the educational staff and costs of the folk high school are also presented here.

Statistical news

Folk High School statistics 2020


The COVID-19 pandemic has had an impact on the general level of education. In 2020, only 20 000 people attended short courses at folk high school, compared with just over 50 000 in a normal year. In long courses, the number of participants remained the same. In long courses, many of the lessons transitioned to distance learning.

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Tables and graphs

Tables in the Statistical Database


Title Language Type Date
Folk high school spring and autumn term 2016 English SM 2017-12-20
Folk high-school spring and autumn term 2015 English SM 2016-12-14
Folk high school spring and autumn term 2014 English SM 2015-10-08
Folk high school spring and autumn term 2013 English SM 2014-05-16
Folk high school spring and autumn term 2012 English SM 2013-05-16

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