Appendix table 3. Students and employed students aged at least 18 years by level of education and age in 2018

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 42 385 13 469 31,8 8 720 2 746 384 214 168 154 135 948
Vocational upper secondary education and training 127 317 49 938 39,2 7 965 3 385 1 991 2 158 2 105 1 820 1 809 28 705
Further qualification 35 923 26 530 73,9 9 51 215 408 538 586 709 24 014
Specialist qualification 20 987 18 401 87,7 - 1 18 36 71 122 142 18 011
Polytechnic bachelors degree 128 526 71 463 55,6 20 759 2 572 4 725 6 524 7 265 6 439 43 159
University bachelor degree 76 951 36 112 46,9 19 1 054 2 280 3 737 4 290 3 639 2 930 18 163
Higher polytechnic degree (Master) 13 478 11 767 87,3 - - - - - - - 11 767
Higher university degree (Master) 58 005 35 889 61,9 - 32 121 206 674 1 958 3 551 29 347
Professional specialisation in medicine, veterinary and dentistry 159 149 93,7 - - - - - - - 149
Licentiates degree 800 616 77,0 - - - - - - - 616
Doctoral or equivalent level 17 507 13 276 75,8 - - - - 2 14 45 13 215
Total 522 038 277 610 53,2 16 733 8 028 7 581 11 484 14 372 15 558 15 760 188 094

Source: Education. Statistics Finland

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Updated 12.3.2020

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Employment of students [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-0017. 2018, Appendix table 3. Students and employed students aged at least 18 years by level of education and age in 2018 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 5.8.2021].
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