Official Statistics of Finland

University education

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Number of doctorate degrees fell by 7 per cent from the previous year
08 May 2018
According to Statistics Finland's Education Statistics, 31,000 university degrees were completed in 2017, which is almost 900 fewer than in the previous year. The number of doctorate degrees fell proportionally most, by seven per cent compared with the previous year. The number of lower university degrees decreased by three per cent and that of higher university degrees by two per cent from the year before.

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Description: The statistics on university education contain data on new students, students and attained degrees in university education leading to a degree.
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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): University education [e-publication].
ISSN=2324-0148. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 14.11.2018].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/yop/index_en.html