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Appendix table 3. Students and employed students aged at least 18 years by level of education and age in 2020

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 43 374 10 646 24,5 6 739 1 602 407 266 204 159 151 1 118
Vocational upper secondary education and training 122 580 40 421 33,0 6 102 2 810 1 827 1 902 1 533 1 382 1 233 23 632
Further qualification 28 368 18 882 66,6 9 38 147 323 350 379 449 17 187
Specialist qualification 13 434 11 223 83,5 - 1 9 26 28 56 96 11 007
Polytechnic bachelors degree 132 740 65 164 49,1 10 840 2 310 4 019 5 249 5 997 5 353 41 386
University bachelor degree 77 867 30 615 39,3 14 1 025 2 002 3 053 3 490 3 027 2 393 15 611
Higher polytechnic degree (Master) 16 028 13 010 81,2 - - - - - 2 10 12 998
Higher university degree (Master) 59 855 34 670 57,9 1 36 75 188 694 2 071 3 644 27 961
Professional specialisation in medicine, veterinary and dentistry 136 121 89,0 - - - - - - - 121
Licentiates degree 567 417 73,5 - - - - - - - 417
Doctoral or equivalent level 18 141 13 661 75,3 - - - 1 - 11 38 13 611
Total 513 090 238 830 46,5 12 875 6 352 6 777 9 778 11 548 13 084 13 367 165 049

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 3. Students and employed students aged at least 18 years by level of education and age in 2020 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 5.2.2023].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/opty/2020/opty_2020_2022-03-17_tau_003_en.html