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Table 2. Number of employed students by fields of education and gender in 2020

Field of education Men Women Total
Arts and humanities 5,108 12,434 17,542
Education 1,695 7,796 9,491
Business, administration and law 19,083 29,955 49,038
Natural sciences, mathematics and statistics 3,279 4,451 7,730
Agriculture, forestry, fisheries and veterinary 2,859 4,891 7,750
Services 9,399 11,305 20,704
Engineering, manufacturing and construction 33,130 11,106 44,236
Health and welfare 9,083 44,068 53,151
Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) 12,001 4,064 16,065
Social sciences, journalism and information 2,987 7,864 10,851
Generic programmes and qualifications 3,849 7,124 10,973
Total 102,473 145,058 247,531
1) Data are preliminary

Source: Employment Statistics, Statistics Finland

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Updated 16.12.2021

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Employment [e-publication].
ISSN=2323-6825. profession and socio economic position 2020, Table 2. Number of employed students by fields of education and gender in 2020 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 24.9.2022].
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