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1. Tertiary degrees by the field of science in 1995, 2001 and 2007

Tertiary degree Fields of science Year (completion of degree)
1995 2001 2007
Tertiary degrees total Fields of science total 41794 38205 45035
Doctorate Fields of science total 786 1187 1528
Natural sciences 179 223 373
Engineering and technology 114 197 279
Medical and health sciences 221 334 293
Agricultural sciences 22 39 52
Social sciences 168 258 358
Humanities 82 136 173
Licentiate Fields of science total 809 689 460
Natural sciences 153 165 128
Engineering and technology 165 142 83
Medical and health sciences 23 37 9
Agricultural sciences 19 6 9
Social sciences 278 226 145
Humanities 171 113 86
Highet-level tertiary degree Fields of science total 11270 12543 15099
Natural sciences 1071 1420 1704
Engineering and technology 1770 2061 2441
Medical and health sciences 1657 1651 1977
Agricultural sciences 223 219 337
Social sciences 4728 5150 6092
Humanities 1821 2042 2548
Other tertiary degrees Field of science undefined 28929 23786 27948

Source: Human resources of science and technology 2007. Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Markku Virtaharju (09) 1734 3290

Director in charge: Leena Storgårds


Updated 11.12.2008

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Human resources of science and technology [e-publication].
ISSN=1797-3244. 2007, 1. Tertiary degrees by the field of science in 1995, 2001 and 2007 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 21.2.2019].
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