Appendix table 2. Students and employed students aged at least 18 years by level of education and age in 2009

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 46 562 12 849 27,6 6 686 2 896 614 361 267 188 149 1 688
Upper secondary vocational education 225 565 127 705 56,6 6 701 4 690 3 598 4 304 4 145 4 242 4 016 96 009
Post-secondary non-higher vocational education 46 46 100,0 - - - - - - - 46
Polytechnic degree (Bachelor) 129 449 71 580 55,3 32 2 148 4 420 6 847 7 505 7 446 6 568 36 614
Lower university degree (Bachelor) 97 428 50 252 51,6 43 1 317 2 608 4 247 4 526 4 466 4 099 28 946
Higher polytechnic degree (Master) 5 544 5 153 92,9 - - - - - - 1 5 152
Higher university degree (Master) 47 600 30 879 64,9 1 18 90 205 435 1 077 2 150 26 903
Specialisation in medicine, veterinary medicine and dentistry 2 940 2 751 93,6 - - - - - - - 2 751
Licentiate’s degree 2 785 2 384 85,6 - - - - - 1 2 2 381
Doctoral degree 17 717 14 142 79,8 - - - - 3 8 79 14 052
Total 575 636 317 741 55,2 13 463 11 069 11 330 15 964 16 881 17 428 17 064 214 542

Source: Education 2011. Statistics Finland

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

Director in charge: Jari Tarkoma


Updated 15.3.2011

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Employment of students [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-0017. 2009, Appendix table 2. Students and employed students aged at least 18 years by level of education and age in 2009 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 5.8.2021].
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