Appendix table 1. Employment of students aged at least 18 years in 2019 and the share of employed students of all students in 2007-2019

Sector of education Students total 2019 Employed students 2019 1) 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007
    % % % % % % % % % % % % %
Upper secondary general education 43 073 14 047 32,6 31,8 31,5 27,0 26,0 25,8 27,4 28,4 30,1 29,1 27,6 32,3 31,6
Vocational education 163 848 77 013 47,0 51,5 52,7 49,7 47,8 48,2 49,8 53,2 57,4 56,3 56,6 62,0 62,1
University of applied sciences education 142 130 82 023 57,7 58,6 57,8 55,2 54,3 54,3 56,3 57,1 59,4 58,9 56,8 59,5 58,5
University education 153 765 84 517 55,0 56,1 56,2 55,2 55,0 56,3 57,9 58,4 61,2 61,2 59,6 61,4 60,9
Total 502 816 257 600 51,2 53,2 53,3 50,8 49,7 50,3 52,0 53,7 56,9 56,1 55,2 58,7 58,3
1) The figures concerning vocational education for 2019 are not comparable with those for earlier years.

Source: Education. Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Vesa Hämäläinen 029 551 2594, koulutustilastot@stat.fi

Head of Department in charge: Hannele Orjala


Updated 12.3.2021

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