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Table 2. Number of long-term unemloyed by field and level of education in 2020 and 2019

Field of education 2020 Tertiary level or lowest level tertiary 2020 Upper secondary level 2020 Total 2019 Tertiary level or lowest level tertiary 2019 Upper secondary level 2019 Total
Agriculture, forestry, fisheries and veterinary 481 1,738 2,219 356 1,145 1,501
Arts and humanities 2,976 2,507 5,483 2,033 1,704 3,737
Business, administration and law 6,638 4,856 11,494 4,821 3,290 8,111
Education 715 67 782 478 45 523
Engineering, manufacturing and construction 4,020 16,731 20,751 2,965 11,421 14,386
Generic programmes and qualifications 0 5,629 5,629 0 3,947 3,947
Health and welfare 1,511 3,177 4,688 1,067 2,118 3,185
Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) 1,767 1,847 3,614 1,305 1,270 2,575
Natural sciences, mathematics and statistics 785 144 929 605 102 707
Other fields of education 164 135 299 113 88 201
Services 652 7,457 8,109 448 4,807 5,255
Social sciences, journalism and information 1,183 25 1,208 801 16 817
Total 20,892 44,313 65,205 14,992 29,953 44,945

Source: Employment Statistics, Statistics Finland

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Updated 10.3.2022

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Employment [e-publication].
ISSN=2323-6825. profession and socio economic position 2020, Table 2. Number of long-term unemloyed by field and level of education in 2020 and 2019 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 24.9.2022].
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