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3. Persons with doctorate degree, median ages by the field of science in 1991 - 2008

3. Persons with doctorate degree, median ages by the field of science in 1991 - 2008
The youngest doctorate degree holders are found in the fields of natural sciences and technology. Their median age is a little over 30 years. Those completing doctorate degrees in the fields of social sciences and humanities and arts are about eight years older.

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

Inquiries: Marianne Kaplas (09) 1734 3421, tiede.teknologia@stat.fi

Director in charge: Leena Storgårds


Updated 22.04.2010

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Human resources of science and technology [e-publication].
ISSN=1797-3244. 2008, 3. Persons with doctorate degree, median ages by the field of science in 1991 - 2008 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 20.7.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/tthv/2008/tthv_2008_2010-04-22_kuv_003_en.html