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3. Population with a tertiary degreeby principal activity in 2006

Tertiary degree Field of science Principal activity
Principal activity total In labour force Employed Unemployed Not in labour force
Tertiary degrees total Fields of science total 1092092 895626 851575 44051 196466
Doctorate Fields of science total 20589 17549 17138 411 3040
Natural sciences 4577 3846 3708 138 731
Engineering and technology 2940 2638 2608 30 302
Medical and health sciences 6079 5233 5175 58 846
Agricultural sciences 880 726 700 26 154
Social sciences 3935 3389 3299 90 546
Humanities 2178 1717 1648 69 461
Licentiate Fields of science total 9227 7522 7233 289 1705
Natural sciences 1803 1431 1366 65 372
Engineering and technology 2407 2084 2022 62 323
Medical and health sciences 266 221 219 2 45
Agricultural sciences 190 142 131 11 48
Social sciences 3039 2507 2435 72 532
Humanities 1522 1137 1060 77 385
Higher degree level Fields of science total 283809 242842 233694 9148 40967
Natural sciences 30315 25668 24391 1277 4647
Engineering and technology 48165 42298 41033 1265 5867
Medical and health sciences 29184 25234 24973 261 3950
Agricultural sciences 10002 8174 7818 356 1828
Social sciences 117055 102169 98657 3512 14886
Humanities 49088 39299 36822 2477 9789
Other tertiary degrees Undefined field of science 778467 627713 593510 34203 150754

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, 3. Population with a tertiary degreeby principal activity in 2006 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 23.2.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/tthv/2007/tthv_2007_2008-12-11_tau_003_en.html