Appendix table 3. Students and employed students aged at least 18 years by level of education and age in 2012

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 45 630 12 943 28,4 7 260 2 896 559 336 261 199 159 1 273
Upper secondary vocational education 224 371 119 329 53,2 7 869 4 791 3 925 4 666 4 766 4 437 4 043 84 832
Post-secondary non-higher vocational education 92 90 97,8 - - - - - - - 90
Polytechnic degree (Bachelor) 131 947 72 763 55,1 31 2 058 4 575 6 535 7 948 7 666 6 580 37 370
Lower university degree (Bachelor) 96 230 49 205 51,1 32 1 340 2 696 3 945 4 490 4 388 3 940 28 374
Higher polytechnic degree (Master) 7 834 6 983 89,1 - - - - - - 1 6 982
Higher university degree (Master) 48 048 29 634 61,7 - 27 86 199 482 1 139 2 365 25 336
Specialisation in medicine, veterinary medicine and dentistry 4 169 3 871 92,9 - - - - - - 2 3 869
Licentiate’s degree 1 906 1 559 81,8 - - - - - - - 1 559
Doctoral degree 18 687 14 458 77,4 - - - 1 1 15 77 14 364
Total 578 914 310 835 53,7 15 192 11 112 11 841 15 682 17 948 17 844 17 167 204 049

Source: Education. Statistics Finland

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Director in charge: Riitta Harala


Updated 20.3.2014

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Employment of students [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-0017. 2012, Appendix table 3. Students and employed students aged at least 18 years by level of education and age in 2012 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 5.8.2021].
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