Appendix table 27. Unemployment rates by educational level and sex in 2005 - 2009, persons aged 15-74

  Unemployment rate, %
Year
2005    2006    2007    2008    2009   
Sex Level of education          
Both sexes Total 8,4 7,7 6,9 6,4 8,2
Upper secondary education (3) 8,8 8,1 7,1 6,5 9,3
Tertiary education total (5,6,7,8) 4,6 3,9 3,7 3,5 4,4
- lowest level tertiary education (5) 4,8 4,0 3,9 3,3 3,8
- lower university level (6) 5,2 4,6 4,1 3,9 5,6
- higher university or doctorate level (7,8) 3,6 3,1 3,2 3,2 4,0
No post-basic level education or level of education unknown 13,9 13,6 12,3 11,9 13,8
Males Total 8,2 7,4 6,5 6,1 8,9
Upper secondary education (3) 8,4 7,5 6,4 5,9 9,9
Tertiary education total (5,6,7,8) 4,2 3,4 3,4 3,0 4,4
- lowest level tertiary education (5) 4,4 3,7 3,6 2,9 4,8
- lower university level (6) 5,2 4,2 4,1 3,2 5,1
- higher university or doctorate level (7,8) 3,0 2,4 2,7 3,0 3,3
No post-basic level education or level of education unknown 12,9 12,5 11,4 11,0 13,6
Females Total 8,6 8,1 7,2 6,7 7,6
Upper secondary education (3) 9,2 8,9 7,9 7,1 8,5
Tertiary education total (5,6,7,8) 4,9 4,3 4,0 3,8 4,5
- lowest level tertiary education (5) 5,1 4,2 4,0 3,6 3,3
- lower university level (6) 5,3 4,9 4,2 4,6 6,0
- higher university or doctorate level (7,8) 4,2 3,7 3,7 3,4 4,6
No post-basic level education or level of education unknown 15,4 15,1 13,4 13,3 14,1

Source: Labour Force Survey 2010. Statistics Finland

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Updated 15.2.2011

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. 2010, Appendix table 27. Unemployment rates by educational level and sex in 2005 - 2009, persons aged 15-74 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 21.11.2019].
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