Appendix table 3. Students and employed students aged at least 18 years by level of education and age in 2017

Level of education Students total Employed students 18 years 19 years 20 years 21 years 22 years 23 years 24 years 25 years-
    %
General upper secondary education 43 165 13 582 31,5 8 570 2 730 410 231 218 182 172 1 069
Vocational upper secondary education and training 160 199 66 775 41,7 7 899 3 344 2 438 2 865 2 921 2 935 2 565 41 808
Further qualification 54 514 37 657 69,1 9 88 361 756 849 990 1 040 33 564
Specialist qualification 25 434 22 047 86,7 - - 22 47 89 142 231 21 516
Polytechnic bachelors degree 129 036 70 945 55,0 23 817 2 795 5 038 6 945 7 524 6 685 41 118
University bachelor degree 78 256 37 309 47,7 22 1 009 2 299 3 786 4 239 3 955 2 887 19 112
Higher polytechnic degree (Master) 12 198 10 716 87,9 - - - - - - - 10 716
Higher university degree (Master) 56 215 34 604 61,6 5 33 120 181 650 1 864 3 334 28 417
Professional specialisation in medicine, veterinary and dentistry 169 159 94,1 - - - - - - - 159
Licentiates degree 919 718 78,1 - - - - - - 1 717
Doctoral or equivalent level 17 702 13 319 75,2 - - - 1 - 9 42 13 267
Total 577 807 307 831 53,3 16 528 8 021 8 445 12 905 15 911 17 601 16 957 211 463

Source: Education. Statistics Finland

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Director in charge: Jari Tarkoma


Updated 14.3.2019

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Employment of students [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-0017. 2017, Appendix table 3. Students and employed students aged at least 18 years by level of education and age in 2017 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 7.12.2019].
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