Facts on Finland

Population (2018): 5 517 919
Capital: Helsinki
Area: 338 145 km2, 10% water, >70% forest
Two official languages: Finnish, Swedish
Member of European Union since 1995
Euro currency since 2002
Economic structure by GDP: services 74%,
industry 22%, agriculture and forestry 4%

Beautiful lake scenery

Happy person in snow and sun

Few more Facts

Four amazing seasons
Warmest and coldest (2018): +33.7°C / -37.1°C
Safe and forward-thinking society
The Land of a Thousand Lakes –
and of course Sauna and Santa Claus

Happiest Country in the World

World Happiness Report 2019

Best Contributor to the Common Good of Humanity

The Good Country Index 2019

Most Stable Country in the World

Fragile States Index 2019

Education in Finland

Finland has a proven track-record as the home of world-class education.
The Finnish school system is based on the egalitarian principle of good quality universal education, which is inclusive and comprehensive.
Finland has been ranked among the top three most innovative countries in the world (Bloomberg 2019) and as the Best Contributor to the Common Good of Humanity (The Good Country Index 2019).

Finland’s education system builds on the natural curiosity of children and students, placing it at the heart of education planning and curricula.

Innopeda® reflects also these fundamental core values of the Finnish education system.

Finnish Education System

The Finnish education system consists of pre-primary and basic education, general and vocational education and higher education.

How is the System Build?

Education System in Finland

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