Appendix table 2. Employment of students aged at least 18 by level of education and gender in 2016

Level of education Students total Employed students Female students total Of whom employed Male students total Of whom employed
    %     %     %
General upper secondary education 42 920 11 570 27,0 24 025 7 484 31,2 18 895 4 086 21,6
Vocational upper secondary education and training 158 687 61 231 38,6 84 500 35 867 42,4 74 187 25 364 34,2
Further qualification 55 491 35 817 64,5 29 633 18 750 63,3 25 858 17 067 66,0
Specialist qualification 25 271 21 899 86,7 14 266 12 381 86,8 11 005 9 518 86,5
Polytechnic bachelors degree 129 762 68 182 52,5 67 493 38 580 57,2 62 269 29 602 47,5
University bachelor degree 81 265 38 720 47,6 41 758 22 117 53,0 39 507 16 603 42,0
Higher polytechnic degree (Master) 11 001 9 504 86,4 7 134 6 184 86,7 3 867 3 320 85,9
Higher university degree (Master) 54 445 32 506 59,7 30 486 18 367 60,2 23 959 14 139 59,0
Professional specialisation in medicine, veterinary and dentistry 155 144 92,9 147 137 93,2 8 7 87,5
Licentiates degree 1 046 802 76,7 519 427 82,3 527 375 71,2
Doctoral or equivalent level 17 824 13 172 73,9 9 494 7 063 74,4 8 330 6 109 73,3
Total 577 867 293 547 50,8 309 455 167 357 54,1 268 412 126 190 47,0

Source: Education. Statistics Finland

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Director in charge: Jari Tarkoma


Updated 14.3.2018

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Employment of students [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-0017. 2016, Appendix table 2. Employment of students aged at least 18 by level of education and gender in 2016 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 5.8.2021].
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