Appendix table 2. Employment of students aged at least 18 by level of education and gender in 2012

Level of education Students total Employed students Female students total Of whom employed Male students total Of whom employed
    %     %     %
Upper secondary general education 45 630 12 943 28,4 25 536 8 512 33,3 20 094 4 431 22,1
Upper secondary vocational education 224 371 119 329 53,2 119 056 67 137 56,4 105 315 52 192 49,6
Post-secondary non-higher vocational education 92 90 97,8 13 12 92,3 79 78 98,7
Polytechnic degree (Bachelor) 131 947 72 763 55,1 70 235 41 936 59,7 61 712 30 827 50,0
Lower university degree (Bachelor) 96 230 49 205 51,1 48 861 26 962 55,2 47 369 22 243 47,0
Higher polytechnic degree (Master) 7 834 6 983 89,1 4 980 4 460 89,6 2 854 2 523 88,4
Higher university degree (Master) 48 048 29 634 61,7 28 117 17 282 61,5 19 931 12 352 62,0
Specialisation in medicine, veterinary medicine and dentistry 4 169 3 871 92,9 2 866 2 653 92,6 1 303 1 218 93,5
Licentiate’s degree 1 906 1 559 81,8 890 759 85,3 1 016 800 78,7
Doctoral degree 18 687 14 458 77,4 9 843 7 653 77,8 8 844 6 805 76,9
Total 578 914 310 835 53,7 310 397 177 366 57,1 268 517 133 469 49,7

Source: Education. Statistics Finland

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Updated 20.3.2014

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Employment of students [e-publication].
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