Appendix table 9. Employed person aged 15-74 by educational level and sex in 2000 - 2008

  Employed, 1000 persons
Year
2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
Sex Level of education                  
Both sexes total Total 2 335 2 367 2 372 2 365 2 365 2 401 2 443 2 492 2 531
Upper secondary education (3) 990 1 018 1 038 1 035 1 049 1 095 1 120 1 138 1 155
Tertiary education total (5,6,7,8) 788 800 807 822 838 855 880 918 942
- lowest level tertiary education (5) 412 417 403 396 394 389 378 367 364
- lower university level (6) 163 167 174 191 205 219 243 269 282
- higher university or doctorate level (7,8) 213 217 230 234 239 247 259 281 297
No post-basic level education or level of education unknown 557 548 527 508 477 451 444 436 434
Males Total 1 228 1 240 1 229 1 227 1 229 1 243 1 266 1 289 1 315
Upper secondary education (3) 543 554 560 566 576 598 615 627 639
Tertiary education total (5,6,7,8) 369 372 371 375 380 383 390 406 419
- lowest level tertiary education (5) 173 177 162 153 151 152 144 140 142
- lower university level (6) 86 86 93 104 108 106 118 128 133
- higher university or doctorate level (7,8) 110 109 116 119 121 125 128 138 144
No post-basic level education or level of education unknown 315 314 297 286 273 263 261 256 257
Females Total 1 108 1 127 1 144 1 137 1 136 1 158 1 178 1 202 1 216
Upper secondary education (3) 447 464 478 469 474 497 505 511 516
Tertiary education total (5,6,7,8) 419 429 435 446 458 473 490 511 524
- lowest level tertiary education (5) 239 239 241 244 243 237 234 228 222
- lower university level (6) 77 81 81 88 97 113 125 140 149
- higher university or doctorate level (7,8) 103 108 114 115 118 122 131 143 153
No post-basic level education or level of education unknown 242 234 230 222 204 188 183 180 176

Source: Labour force survey 2009. Statistics Finland

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Updated 3.12.2010

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. 17 2009, Appendix table 9. Employed person aged 15-74 by educational level and sex in 2000 - 2008 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 17.11.2019].
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