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Appendix table 55. Unemployment rates by educational level and sex in 2010 - 2012, persons aged 15-74

  Year Change
2010 2011 2012 2011/2012
Per cent, % Per cent, % Per cent, % Percentage points
Sex Level of education        
Both sexes Total 8,4 7,8 7,7 -0,1
Upper secondary education (3) 9,0 8,4 8,3 -0,1
Tertiary education total (5,6,7,8) 4,6 4,0 4,1 0,0
- lowest level tertiary education (5) 4,4 3,6 3,7 0,2
- lower university level (6) 5,8 4,8 4,3 -0,4
- higher university or doctorate level (7,8) 3,6 3,8 4,1 0,3
No post-basic level education or level of education unknown 15,5 15,3 15,3 -0,1
Males Total 9,1 8,4 8,3 -0,1
Upper secondary education (3) 9,7 8,8 8,8 0,0
Tertiary education total (5,6,7,8) 4,8 4,3 4,6 0,3
- lowest level tertiary education (5) 5,5 4,7 5,6 0,9
- lower university level (6) 5,9 5,0 4,3 -0,8
- higher university or doctorate level (7,8) 3,3 3,3 4,2 0,8
No post-basic level education or level of education unknown 14,9 14,8 13,9 -0,9
Females Total 7,6 7,1 7,1 0,0
Upper secondary education (3) 8,2 7,9 7,7 -0,2
Tertiary education total (5,6,7,8) 4,4 3,8 3,7 -0,2
- lowest level tertiary education (5) 3,8 2,9 2,6 -0,3
- lower university level (6) 5,7 4,6 4,4 -0,2
- higher university or doctorate level (7,8) 3,8 4,2 4,1 -0,2
No post-basic level education or level of education unknown 16,3 16,1 17,3 1,1

Source: Labour force survey 2013, December. Statistics Finland

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. December 2013, Appendix table 55. Unemployment rates by educational level and sex in 2010 - 2012, persons aged 15-74 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 17.11.2019].
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