Appendix table 2. Employment of students aged at least 18 by level of education and gender in 2017

Level of education Students total Employed students Female students total Of whom employed Male students total Of whom employed
    %     %     %
General upper secondary education 43 165 13 582 31,5 24 447 8 854 36,2 18 718 4 728 25,3
Vocational upper secondary education and training 160 199 66 775 41,7 85 515 38 618 45,2 74 684 28 157 37,7
Further qualification 54 514 37 657 69,1 29 773 20 208 67,9 24 741 17 449 70,5
Specialist qualification 25 434 22 047 86,7 14 589 12 684 86,9 10 845 9 363 86,3
Polytechnic bachelors degree 129 036 70 945 55,0 66 476 39 465 59,4 62 560 31 480 50,3
University bachelor degree 78 256 37 309 47,7 40 136 21 169 52,7 38 120 16 140 42,3
Higher polytechnic degree (Master) 12 198 10 716 87,9 7 969 7 026 88,2 4 229 3 690 87,3
Higher university degree (Master) 56 215 34 604 61,6 31 739 19 605 61,8 24 476 14 999 61,3
Professional specialisation in medicine, veterinary and dentistry 169 159 94,1 159 149 93,7 10 10 100,0
Licentiates degree 919 718 78,1 440 364 82,7 479 354 73,9
Doctoral or equivalent level 17 702 13 319 75,2 9 385 7 094 75,6 8 317 6 225 74,8
Total 577 807 307 831 53,3 310 628 175 236 56,4 267 179 132 595 49,6

Source: Education. Statistics Finland

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Updated 14.3.2019

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