Students and employed students aged at least 18 years by level of education and age in 2008

Level of education Students total Employed students 18 years 19 years 20 years 21 years 22 years 23 years 24 years 25 years-
    %                
Upper secondary general education 48 289 15 616 32,3 7 872 3 563 828 461 317 251 209 2 115
Upper secondary vocational education 220 120 136 333 61,9 8 175 5 260 4 003 4 537 4 844 4 787 4 557 100 170
Post-secondary non-higher vocational education 122 122 100,0 - - - - - - - 122
Polytechnic degree (Bachelor) 127 938 74 516 58,2 53 2 546 4 936 6 792 8 186 8 147 7 332 36 524
Lower university degree (Bachelor) 96 005 51 928 54,1 69 1 527 3 071 4 315 4 884 4 697 4 091 29 274
Higher polytechnic degree (Master) 4 536 4 240 93,5 - - - - - - - 4 240
Higher university degree (Master) 44 549 29 806 66,9 2 30 125 228 485 1 340 2 489 25 107
Specialisation in medicine, veterinary medicine and dentistry 2 718 2 522 92,8 - - - - - - - 2 522
Licentiate's degree 3 082 2 651 86,0 - - - - - 1 4 2 646
Doctoral degree 17 710 13 904 78,5 - - - - - 11 58 13 835
Total 565 069 331 638 58,7 16 171 12 926 12 963 16 333 18 716 19 234 18 740 216 555

Source: Education 2010. Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Ritva Kaukonen (09) 1734 3311, koulutustilastot@stat.fi

Director in charge: Jari Tarkoma


Updated 30.03.2010

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Employment of students [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-0017. 2008, Students and employed students aged at least 18 years by level of education and age in 2008 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 5.8.2021].
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