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Appendix table 1. Employment of students aged at least 18 years in 2020 and the share of employed students of all students in 2008-2020

Sector of education Students total 2020 Employed students 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008
% % % % % % % % % % % % %
Upper secondary general education 43 374 10 646 24,5 32,6 31,8 31,5 27,0 26,0 25,8 27,4 28,4 30,1 29,1 27,6 32,3
Vocational education 164 382 70 526 42,9 47,0 51,5 52,7 49,7 47,8 48,2 49,8 53,2 57,4 56,3 56,6 62,0
University of applied sciences education 148 768 78 174 52,5 57,7 58,6 57,8 55,2 54,3 54,3 56,3 57,1 59,4 58,9 56,8 59,5
University education 156 566 79 484 50,8 55,0 56,1 56,2 55,2 55,0 56,3 57,9 58,4 61,2 61,2 59,6 61,4
Total 513 090 238 830 46,5 51,2 53,2 53,3 50,8 49,7 50,3 52,0 53,7 56,9 56,1 55,2 58,7

Source: Education. Statistics Finland

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

Head of Department in charge: Hannele Orjala


Updated 17.3.2022

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Employment of students [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-0017. 2020, Appendix table 1. Employment of students aged at least 18 years in 2020 and the share of employed students of all students in 2008-2020 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 1.2.2023].
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