Appendix table 1. Tertiary degrees by the field of science in 1991, 2000 and 2009

Tertiary degree Fields of science Year (completion of degree)
1991 2000 2009
Tertiary degrees total Fields of science total 38 134 37 225 45 931
Doctorate Fields of science total 542 1 142 1 642
Natural sciences 121 245 317
Engineering and technology 78 152 302
Medical and health sciences 187 330 384
Agricultural sciences 13 43 70
Social sciences 80 234 384
Humanities 63 138 185
Licentiate Fields of science total 615 746 307
Natural sciences 136 177 53
Engineering and technology 154 145 60
Medical and health sciences 22 27 6
Agricultural sciences 18 9 6
Social sciences 167 269 139
Humanities 118 119 43
Higher-level tertiary degree Fields of science total 10 161 12 404 12 048
Natural sciences 877 1 377 980
Engineering and technology 1 538 2 009 2 764
Medical and health sciences 1 626 1 661 1 960
Agricultural sciences 213 219 307
Social sciences 4 241 4 980 4 109
Humanities 1 666 2 158 1 928
Other tertiary degrees Fields of science total 26 816 22 933 31 934

Source: Human resources of science and technology 2009. Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Marianne Kaplas (09) 1734 3421, tiede.teknologia@stat.fi

Director in charge: Leena Storgårds


Updated 24.3.2011

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