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Appendix table 47. Employed person aged 15-74 by educational level and sex in 2011 - 2013

  Year Change Change
2011 2012 2013 2012/2013 2012/2013
1000 persons 1000 persons 1000 persons 1000 persons Per cent, %
Sex Level of education          
Both sexes Total 2 474 2 483 2 457 -27 -1,1
Upper secondary education (3) 1 120 1 139 1 120 -19 -1,7
Tertiary education total (5,6,7,8) 997 1 003 1 025 22 2,2
- lowest level tertiary education (5) 351 326 308 -18 -5,5
- lower university level (6) 315 335 355 20 6,0
- higher university or doctorate level (7,8) 331 342 362 19 5,7
No post-basic level education or level of education unknown 357 342 312 -29 -8,6
Males Total 1 278 1 277 1 261 -16 -1,2
Upper secondary education (3) 622 632 623 -9 -1,4
Tertiary education total (5,6,7,8) 438 438 449 11 2,6
- lowest level tertiary education (5) 134 122 116 -6 -5,2
- lower university level (6) 147 157 165 8 5,1
- higher university or doctorate level (7,8) 157 158 168 10 6,2
No post-basic level education or level of education unknown 217 208 189 -18 -8,8
Females Total 1 196 1 206 1 195 -11 -0,9
Upper secondary education (3) 498 507 497 -10 -2,0
Tertiary education total (5,6,7,8) 558 565 575 10 1,8
- lowest level tertiary education (5) 217 203 192 -12 -5,7
- lower university level (6) 168 178 190 12 6,9
- higher university or doctorate level (7,8) 173 184 193 10 5,2
No post-basic level education or level of education unknown 139 134 123 -11 -8,2

Source: Labour force survey 2014, December. Statistics Finland

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Updated 20.1.2015

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. December 2014, Appendix table 47. Employed person aged 15-74 by educational level and sex in 2011 - 2013 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 13.12.2019].
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