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Appendix table 47. Employed person aged 15-74 by educational level and sex in 2018 - 2020

  Year Change Change
2018 2019 2020 2019/2020 2019/2020
1000 persons 1000 persons 1000 persons 1000 persons Per cent, %
Sex Level of education          
Both sexes Total 2 540 2 566 2 528 -37 -1,5
Upper secondary education (3,4) 1 116 1 128 1 078 -50 -4,4
Tertiary education total (5,6,7,8) 1 129 1 164 1 210 46 3,9
- lowest level tertiary education (5) 271 255 239 -16 -6,2
- lower university level (6) 438 463 493 30 6,6
- higher university or doctorate level (7,8) 420 447 478 31 7,0
No post-basic level education or level of education unknown 294 274 240 -34 -12,3
Males Total 1 317 1 327 1 314 -12 -0,9
Upper secondary education (3,4) 640 648 633 -14 -2,2
Tertiary education total (5,6,7,8) 489 509 530 21 4,2
- lowest level tertiary education (5) 101 96 90 -7 -6,8
- lower university level (6) 194 213 229 15 7,2
- higher university or doctorate level (7,8) 195 199 212 13 6,4
No post-basic level education or level of education unknown 188 170 151 -20 -11,5
Females Total 1 223 1 239 1 214 -25 -2,0
Upper secondary education (3,4) 477 480 445 -35 -7,4
Tertiary education total (5,6,7,8) 640 655 680 25 3,7
- lowest level tertiary education (5) 171 158 149 -9 -5,8
- lower university level (6) 244 249 265 15 6,1
- higher university or doctorate level (7,8) 225 248 266 19 7,5
No post-basic level education or level of education unknown 106 103 89 -14 -13,6

Source: Labour force survey 2020, December. Statistics Finland

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Updated 28.1.2021

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. December 2020, Appendix table 47. Employed person aged 15-74 by educational level and sex in 2018 - 2020 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 29.9.2022].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/tyti/2020/12/tyti_2020_12_2021-01-28_tau_047_en.html