The new student 2009 - who are they?
How many are student this year and what kind of student they become. How do you distribute the new student in relation to parents' education, and how many have a different ethnic background than Danish.
The number of students continues to grow
In total, about 33,500 people graduate from upper secondary education in 2009.
Women make up the majority of new students
Almost six out of ten students in 2009 are women.
More people with other ethnic backgrounds get student cap
Well 8 percent of all students in 2009 will be those with a different ethnic background than Danish.
Parents' education affects
The proportion of new students from homes where at least one parent has a medium or long-term education is almost twice as high (46 percent) as the proportion of people with such education among the 30-69 year old population (24 percent). Read more about the new student at the Ministry of Education statistics pages
. Source: Ministry of Education