Appendix table 1. Population aged 15 or over by level of education and gender 2011

Level Gender 
Total  Men Women 
%
Total  4 512 285 100,0 2 198 362 100,0 2 313 923 100,0
Basic education  or less (ISCED 2 or less)  1 455 959 32,3 722 387 32,9 733 572 31,7
Population with educational qualifications 3 056 326 67,7 1 475 975 67,1 1 580 351 68,3
Upper secondary /Post-secondary non tertiary education (ISCED 3/4) 1 783 389 39,5 927 200 42,2 856 189 37,0
Tertiary level (ISCED 5/6) 1 272 937 28,2 548 775 24,9 724 162 31,3
ISCED 5 B programmes 467 164 10,4 181 464 8,2 285 700 12,3
ISCED 5 A Medium programmes (Bachelor level) 414 622 9,2 184 002 8,4 230 620 10,0
ISCED 5 A Long/very long programmes (Master level) 353 721 7,8 161 339 7,3 192 382 8,3
Second stage of tertiary Education (ISCED 6) 37 430 0,8 21 970 1,0 15 460 0,7
Licentiate's degree 9 507 0,2 5 575 0,3 3 932 0,2
Doctor's degree 27 923 0,6 16 395 0,7 11 528 0,5

Source: Education 2012. Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Aila Repo 09 1734 3271, Mika Witting 09 1734 3571, koulutustilastot@stat.fi

Director in charge: Jari Tarkoma


Updated 4.12.2012

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Educational structure of population [e-publication].
ISSN=2242-2919. 2011, Appendix table 1. Population aged 15 or over by level of education and gender 2011 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 7.8.2020].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/vkour/2011/vkour_2011_2012-12-04_tau_001_en.html