Appendix table 9. Employed persons aged 15-74 by educational level and sex in 2009 - 2017

  Employed, 1000 persons
Year
2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Sex Level of education                  
Both sexes total Total 2 457 2 447 2 474 2 483 2 457 2 447 2 437 2 448 2 473
1 120 1 116 1 120 1 139 1 120 1 103 1 098 1 103 1 097
Tertiary education total (5,6,7,8) 942 965 997 1 003 1 025 1 043 1 057 1 064 1 102
- lowest level tertiary education (5) 354 351 351 326 308 300 293 282 273
- lower university level (6) 283 294 315 335 355 366 382 399 423
- higher university or doctorate level (7,8) 305 319 331 342 362 377 382 383 407
No post-basic level education or level of education unknown 395 367 357 342 312 302 282 282 274
Males Total 1 255 1 259 1 278 1 277 1 261 1 254 1 249 1 267 1 282
614 614 622 632 623 608 607 620 623
Tertiary education total (5,6,7,8) 410 427 438 438 449 457 461 466 479
- lowest level tertiary education (5) 133 133 134 122 116 116 112 109 105
- lower university level (6) 130 136 147 157 165 166 174 181 191
- higher university or doctorate level (7,8) 147 158 157 158 168 175 175 176 183
No post-basic level education or level of education unknown 230 218 217 208 189 190 180 181 180
Females Total 1 202 1 188 1 196 1 206 1 195 1 193 1 188 1 182 1 191
506 502 498 507 497 495 491 483 473
Tertiary education total (5,6,7,8) 532 538 558 565 575 586 595 598 623
- lowest level tertiary education (5) 221 218 217 203 192 184 181 173 168
- lower university level (6) 154 158 168 178 190 200 207 218 232
- higher university or doctorate level (7,8) 157 162 173 184 193 202 207 207 224
No post-basic level education or level of education unknown 165 149 139 134 123 112 102 101 94

Source: Labour Force Survey 2018. Statistics Finland

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Updated 11.4.2019

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. Time series data 2009-2018 2018, Appendix table 9. Employed persons aged 15-74 by educational level and sex in 2009 - 2017 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 18.11.2019].
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