These statistics have been discontinued.

No new data will be produced from these statistics.

4. Persons with tertiary degrees as a proportion of the population aged 16 to 74 in 2000 - 2007

4. Persons with tertiary degrees as a proportion of the population aged 16 to 74 in 2000 - 2007
The proportion of the population with tertiary level degrees has grown steadily at the annual rate of 0.5 per cent throughout the 2000s. In 2007 slightly over 28 per cent of the population were highly educated. Good eight per cent of the population have completed doctorate or higher tertiary level degrees.

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

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Human resources of science and technology [e-publication].
ISSN=1797-3244. 2008, 4. Persons with tertiary degrees as a proportion of the population aged 16 to 74 in 2000 - 2007 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 20.7.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/tthv/2008/tthv_2008_2010-04-22_kuv_004_en.html