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Appendix table 47. Employed person aged 15-74 by educational level and sex in 2010 - 2012

  Year Change Change
2010 2011 2012 2011/2012 2011/2012
1000 persons 1000 persons 1000 persons 1000 persons Per cent, %
Sex Level of education          
Both sexes Total 2 447 2 474 2 483 10 0,4
Upper secondary education (3) 1 116 1 120 1 139 18 1,6
Tertiary education total (5,6,7,8) 965 997 1 003 6 0,6
- lowest level tertiary education (5) 351 351 326 -25 -7,1
- lower university level (6) 294 315 335 19 6,2
- higher university or doctorate level (7,8) 319 331 342 12 3,5
No post-basic level education or level of education unknown 367 357 342 -15 -4,2
Males Total 1 259 1 278 1 277 -1 -0,1
Upper secondary education (3) 614 622 632 10 1,6
Tertiary education total (5,6,7,8) 427 438 438 0 -0,1
- lowest level tertiary education (5) 133 134 122 -11 -8,5
- lower university level (6) 136 147 157 10 6,6
- higher university or doctorate level (7,8) 158 157 158 1 0,7
No post-basic level education or level of education unknown 218 217 208 -10 -4,5
Females Total 1 188 1 196 1 206 10 0,9
Upper secondary education (3) 502 498 507 9 1,7
Tertiary education total (5,6,7,8) 538 558 565 7 1,2
- lowest level tertiary education (5) 218 217 203 -14 -6,3
- lower university level (6) 158 168 178 10 5,8
- higher university or doctorate level (7,8) 162 173 184 10 6,0
No post-basic level education or level of education unknown 149 139 134 -5 -3,6

Source: Labour force survey 2013, December. Statistics Finland

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Updated 21.1.2014

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. December 2013, Appendix table 47. Employed person aged 15-74 by educational level and sex in 2010 - 2012 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 6.12.2019].
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