Appendix table 3. Students and employed students aged at least 18 years by level of education and age in 2019 1)

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 43 073 14 047 32,6 9 269 1 970 485 365 261 213 177 1 307
Vocational upper secondary education and training 122 149 45 459 37,2 7 949 3 340 2 245 2 021 1 899 1 606 1 519 24 880
Further qualification 27 757 19 452 70,1 7 48 185 324 409 471 506 17 502
Specialist qualification 13 942 12 102 86,8 - 1 14 25 46 72 86 11 858
Polytechnic bachelors degree 127 854 70 027 54,8 27 835 2 543 4 372 6 159 6 699 6 251 43 141
University bachelor degree 76 794 34 571 45,0 13 1 126 2 213 3 545 4 009 3 540 2 619 17 506
Higher polytechnic degree (Master) 14 276 11 996 84,0 - - - - - - 1 11 995
Higher university degree (Master) 58 372 36 025 61,7 - 18 108 222 711 2 099 3 595 29 272
Professional specialisation in medicine, veterinary and dentistry 145 134 92,4 - - - - - - - 134
Licentiates degree 706 526 74,5 - - - - - - - 526
Doctoral or equivalent level 17 748 13 261 74,7 - - - - 1 8 53 13 199
Total 502 816 257 600 51,2 17 265 7 338 7 793 10 874 13 495 14 708 14 807 171 320
1) The figures concerning vocational education for 2019 are not comparable with those for earlier years.

Source: Education. Statistics Finland

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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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