Appendix table 40. Unemployment rates by educational level and sex in 2006 - 2010, persons aged 15-74

  Unemployment rate, %
Year
2006    2007    2008    2009    2010   
Sex Level of education          
Both sexes total Total 7,7 6,9 6,4 8,2 8,4
Upper secondary education (3) 8,1 7,1 6,5 9,3 9,0
Tertiary education total (5,6,7,8) 3,9 3,7 3,5 4,3 4,6
- lowest level tertiary education (5) 4,0 3,9 3,3 3,8 4,4
- lower university level (6) 4,6 4,1 3,9 5,2 5,8
- higher university or doctorate level (7,8) 3,1 3,2 3,2 3,8 3,6
No post-basic level education or level of education unknown 13,6 12,3 11,9 14,0 15,5
Males Total 7,4 6,5 6,1 8,9 9,1
Upper secondary education (3) 7,5 6,4 5,9 9,9 9,7
Tertiary education total (5,6,7,8) 3,4 3,4 3,0 4,2 4,8
- lowest level tertiary education (5) 3,7 3,6 2,9 4,8 5,5
- lower university level (6) 4,2 4,1 3,2 4,8 5,9
- higher university or doctorate level (7,8) 2,4 2,7 3,0 3,2 3,3
No post-basic level education or level of education unknown 12,5 11,4 11,0 13,7 14,9
Females Total 8,1 7,2 6,7 7,6 7,6
Upper secondary education (3) 8,9 7,9 7,1 8,5 8,2
Tertiary education total (5,6,7,8) 4,3 4,0 3,8 4,3 4,4
- lowest level tertiary education (5) 4,2 4,0 3,6 3,3 3,8
- lower university level (6) 4,9 4,2 4,6 5,6 5,7
- higher university or doctorate level (7,8) 3,7 3,7 3,4 4,4 3,8
No post-basic level education or level of education unknown 15,1 13,4 13,3 14,4 16,3

Source: Labour Force Survey 2011. Statistics Finland

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Updated 9.3.2012

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
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