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1. Tertiary degrees by the field of science in 1991-2006

Tertiary level Field of science Year of completing the degree
1995 2000 2006
Total of which women Total of which women Total of which women
Total of tertiary degrees 41 794 24 821 37 225 22 823 42 237 26 617
Doctorate Total 786 288 1142 518 1 411 660
Natural sciences 179 62 245 99 294 115
Engineering and technology 114 13 152 29 286 57
Medical and health sciences 221 114 330 201 316 201
Agricultural sciences 22 8 43 17 58 29
Social sciences 168 57 234 111 315 181
Humanities 82 34 138 61 142 77
Licentiate Total 809 339 746 352 489 233
Natural sciences 153 65 177 71 117 46
Engineering and technology 165 41 145 34 104 27
Medical and health sciences 23 18 27 21 10 8
Agricultural 19 10 9 4 6 3
Social sciences 278 120 269 164 175 108
Humanities 171 85 119 58 77 41
Higher-degree level Total 11 270 6 149 12 404 7 148 14 135 8 479
Natural sciences 1 071 516 1 377 700 1 520 737
Engineering and technology 1 770 393 2 009 441 2 334 571
Medical and health sciences 1 657 1 064 1 661 1 103 1 748 1 264
Agricultural sciences 223 100 219 101 274 156
Social sciences 4 728 2 739 4 980 3 192 5 879 3 981
Humanities 1 821 1 337 2 158 1 611 2 380 1 770
Other tertiary degrees Undefined field of science 28 929 18 045 22 933 14 805 26 202 17 245

Source: Human resources of science and technology 2006. Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Markku Virtaharju (09) 1734 3290

Director in charge: Kaija Hovi


Updated 19.12.2007

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Statistics: Human resources of science and technology [e-publication].
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