"the Interest for the scholastic aptitude test continues to fall. A total of 67 590 people have signed up to write the test on 6 april, which is a decrease of 11.5% compared to the spring of 2018, according to statistics from the University and högskolerådet (UHR)."
"in the Autumn of 2018, it was 6 500 fewer who signed up to the sample compared with the fall of 2017."
" We have not had time to do any deeper analysis of the latest numbers yet, but over the last few years there has to be fewer applicants to higher education and therefore easier to get into. It could be a reason for fewer writing sample, " Tuula Kuosmanen, head of department at the UHR."
"more than 80 per cent of those who registered this year were born in 1994 or later. Around 25 per cent of the notified is born in 1999 and represents the single largest age group."