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Appendix table 47. Employed person aged 15-74 by educational level and sex in 2012 - 2014

  Year Change Change
2012 2013 2014 2013/2014 2013/2014
1000 persons 1000 persons 1000 persons 1000 persons Per cent, %
Sex Level of education          
Both sexes Total 2 483 2 457 2 447 -9 -0,4
Upper secondary education (3) 1 139 1 120 1 103 -17 -1,5
Tertiary education total (5,6,7,8) 1 003 1 025 1 043 18 1,8
- lowest level tertiary education (5) 326 308 300 -8 -2,6
- lower university level (6) 335 355 366 11 3,0
- higher university or doctorate level (7,8) 342 362 377 16 4,3
No post-basic level education or level of education unknown 342 312 302 -11 -3,4
Males Total 1 277 1 261 1 254 -7 -0,6
Upper secondary education (3) 632 623 608 -15 -2,5
Tertiary education total (5,6,7,8) 438 449 457 8 1,7
- lowest level tertiary education (5) 122 116 116 0 -0,3
- lower university level (6) 157 165 166 1 0,6
- higher university or doctorate level (7,8) 158 168 175 7 4,1
No post-basic level education or level of education unknown 208 189 190 0 0,2
Females Total 1 206 1 195 1 193 -2 -0,2
Upper secondary education (3) 507 497 495 -2 -0,4
Tertiary education total (5,6,7,8) 565 575 586 11 1,9
- lowest level tertiary education (5) 203 192 184 -8 -4,0
- lower university level (6) 178 190 200 10 5,1
- higher university or doctorate level (7,8) 184 193 202 9 4,5
No post-basic level education or level of education unknown 134 123 112 -11 -8,9

Source: Labour force survey 2015, December. Statistics Finland

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Updated 27.1.2016

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. December 2015, Appendix table 47. Employed person aged 15-74 by educational level and sex in 2012 - 2014 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 15.11.2019].
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