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4. Employed population with tertiary level education in 2006

Industry Tertiary degree
Tertiary degrees total Doctorate Licentiate Higher-degree level Other tertiary degrees
Industries total 851575 17170 7201 233694 593510
Agriculture, forestry and fishery 16400 64 35 2013 14288
Mining and quarrying 855 7 7 192 649
Food, textiles 9601 48 16 1653 7884
Wood products, pulp, paper products 34508 413 230 8880 24985
Metals, machinery and equipment 48466 308 256 10398 37504
Computers, telecommunication equipment 21788 341 259 8861 12327
Other manufacturing 6842 18 27 966 5831
Electricity, gas and water supply 7002 22 29 1476 5475
Construction 24779 16 34 1685 23044
Trade 89685 250 165 11574 77696
Transport, communications 26608 31 42 3119 23416
Telecommunications 8444 15 25 1629 6775
Financial and insurance intermediation 27509 98 130 7046 20235
Computer and related activities 28090 188 163 9747 17992
Business services 93453 576 563 25590 66724
Research institutes in publec sector 8510 1449 466 4069 2526
Other research activities 2591 400 104 1127 960
Universities 24714 6593 1573 12052 4496
Other tertiary education 6722 443 500 3675 2104
Other education 89469 737 968 51844 35920
Human health activities 157069 3461 417 27567 125624
Public adminstration 72650 1148 828 23658 47016
Other industry 40564 480 323 13658 26103
Industry unknown 5256 64 41 1215 3936

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, 4. Employed population with tertiary level education in 2006 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 21.2.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/tthv/2007/tthv_2007_2008-12-11_tau_004_en.html