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Appendix table 47. Employed person aged 15-74 by educational level and sex in 2013 - 2015

  Year Change Change
2013 2014 2015 2014/2015 2014/2015
1000 persons 1000 persons 1000 persons 1000 persons Per cent, %
Sex Level of education          
Both sexes Total 2 457 2 447 2 437 -10 -0,4
Upper secondary education (3) 1 120 1 103 1 098 -5 -0,5
Tertiary education total (5,6,7,8) 1 025 1 043 1 057 14 1,3
- lowest level tertiary education (5) 308 300 293 -6 -2,1
- lower university level (6) 355 366 382 16 4,3
- higher university or doctorate level (7,8) 362 377 382 4 1,2
No post-basic level education or level of education unknown 312 302 282 -19 -6,4
Males Total 1 261 1 254 1 249 -5 -0,4
Upper secondary education (3) 623 608 607 -1 -0,1
Tertiary education total (5,6,7,8) 449 457 461 5 1,0
- lowest level tertiary education (5) 116 116 112 -3 -2,9
- lower university level (6) 165 166 174 9 5,1
- higher university or doctorate level (7,8) 168 175 175 0 -0,3
No post-basic level education or level of education unknown 189 190 180 -9 -4,8
Females Total 1 195 1 193 1 188 -5 -0,4
Upper secondary education (3) 497 495 491 -4 -0,8
Tertiary education total (5,6,7,8) 575 586 595 9 1,6
- lowest level tertiary education (5) 192 184 181 -3 -1,7
- lower university level (6) 190 200 207 7 3,7
- higher university or doctorate level (7,8) 193 202 207 5 2,4
No post-basic level education or level of education unknown 123 112 102 -10 -9,1

Source: Labour force survey 2016, December. Statistics Finland

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Updated 24.1.2017

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. December 2016, Appendix table 47. Employed person aged 15-74 by educational level and sex in 2013 - 2015 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 17.11.2019].
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